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Veteran Homelessness: Department of Veterans Affairs Homeless Assessment Report to Congress
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 15,260. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
This report is the result of ongoing collaboration between HUD and the VA to understand the extent and nature of homelessness among veterans in the United States. The information presented in this report is intended to inform public policymakers, local practitioners and the general public about veteran homelessness.
A Quarter Yellow Sun
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Price: Free! Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Based on a true tale from the author's hometown, 'A Quarter Yellow Sun' is the story of an aged war veteran, alone in the world and preparing for his final crusade. This story was nominated in 2011 for ‘The Pushcart Prize’.
Two Weeks Since My Last Confession
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 98,780. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A dramatically written family saga, Two Weeks Since my Last Confession is the story of one woman's survival in the face of serious childhood abuse and addiction. More than this, it is a tale that chronicles the triumph of the human spirit over its enemies — not only external enemies but also the ones we find within ourselves.
Korean Echoes
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,310. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011 by MilSpeak Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Korean Echoes draws the reader into piecing together a puzzle, each piece a small measure of the Korean War soldier's world, a world wholly embedded in the deepest design at the heart of human experience, embedded as if words were shrapnel.
Preacher's Kid
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 10,080. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Preacher's Kid is the stirring true story of author Christ-Lee Lizaire of Haiti, a woman who has known much heartbreak in her inspiring life. Christ-Lee was raised in the church surrounded by family, but then her family migrates to the U.S. from Haiti. She experiences the loss of loved ones due to natural disaster as well as a shocking murder.
The Chu Lai Jacket
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,540. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Puller Hobbs, war weary veteran, wants to be a whole man again. But a piece is missing. When he finds the Chu Lai Jacket, a talisman of what forced this sundering of his psyche, he begins to remember his madness. Reliving his dark past is the only way into the future. Without the love of family and friends, he will be hopelessly lost. This is a story of the renewal every veteran deserves to find.
One Morning Came Brightly
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,850. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
It’s payback time for Vietnam veteran, Favor Rousseau. Growing a crop of marijuana in the East Texas woods has put redneck thugs, the Kiley brothers, on his trail. But the ex-Marine is no longer alone. This time, the widower with a young daughter to protect, also risks losing the love and respect of others that he has so tenuously been building. Now Favor must go to war once again.
The Boy Died In Vietnam
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,920. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A raw portrayal of Don’s experience during the Vietnam War, dealing with dead and dying children. He exposes his soul discussing events in his life while coping with PTSD issues, not knowing for 40 years that he was suffering from the disorder. As conditions worsen he moves into a tent in the woods. Through treatment he returns to Vietnam and in a matter of a few months his whole life has changed.
Billy Palmer
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Price: Free! Words: 83,770. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
Vietnam was a frustrating experience for America. She got herself into a far off war that ate up her young men and woman for no apparent gains or motive. Sick of the carnage, Americans went looking for a scapegoat, and in many cases the same soldiers that were fighting and dying were singled out.
The Salome Effect
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You set the price! Words: 56,770. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
A former American soldier suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. A gorgeous Romanian stripper. A fascinating Italian city. A priceless painting. A murder. The Salome Effect.