Books tagged: vignettes

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Sacrifice and the Sweet Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,980. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2009 by Open Books. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A profound and disturbing collection of eight short stories, four poems and one vignette by award-winning author David A. Ross.
Growing Up Mostly Normal in the Middle of Nowhere: A Memoir
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,030. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
With the depth of a memoir and the flow of a novel, John Sheirer chronicles how his simple youth of farm, sports, school, nature, and family led him to an unlikely adulthood as an author and college professor. He explores intensely personal experiences and relationships with humor, surprise, awe, suspense, and deep insight. He teaches us we can go home again.
On Remembering, a short collection
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Price: Free! Words: 6,360. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2010. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
These are a loose collection of short stories and poems I've written [and by short stories, I really mean vignettes]. Most of these, especially the poems, were originally posted to my blog at wessf.tumblr.com. This just seemed like a great way to combine them all into one THING — plus it's given me something to offer for free on smashwords.com [more to come, I'm sure].
Rumored to Exist
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,960. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A combination of pop-fiction references, heavy metal speed, and hilarious parody mix the half-dozen different stories together into a nightmarish tale of post-apocalyptic America.
Can't Take My Eyes Off You
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,870. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Has anyone ever given you a lollipop made of glue? Jedediah Murphy does it all the time, and that’s why his wife, Rosie, can’t take her eyes off him. He’ll get in too much trouble if she does. Ever since the day Jed waltzed into her bar, Rosie knew he would turn her life upside down. But Rosie never takes the easy way out of anything — including a 60-year marriage to an eternal prankster.
Not Funny
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,340. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Is one really the loneliest number? How do weathermen predict the weather? What do chess pieces say during battle? Why are aliens so interested in probing? Why is there no state called East Virginia? Would the Park Place Planning Committee really allow someone to build a hotel? Comedian Patrick Hennessey explores these topics and many more in his debut collection of 28 hilarious short stories.
The Great American Pee Fight And Other True Stories Of The 50's
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Series: True Stories Of The 50's. Price: Free! Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
You read it right; it's not "pie." The rhythm of a south-east Omaha neighborhood is captured in these humorous vignettes of the 1950's.
SUSHI WRITING WITH CROWD EDITING 2012
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 30,120. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
System*Publishing presents eight stories including short stories, vignettes, and even a TV pilot script written and released in 2012. 30,000 words in one collection for $1.00usd
True Stories Of The 50's Part Two
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Series: True Stories Of The 50's. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
The rhythm of a south-east Omaha neighborhood is captured in these humorous vignettes of the 1950's.
Portsmouth Square Stories: Tales of A San Francisco Childhood
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,060. Language: American English. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A bricolage of childhood stories circa 1950 San Francisco. The nabe center is Portsmouth Square: beatniks, writers, Irish hookers, Negro evangelicals, WW II vets, cops, and Chinese families gather to sun and protect the sacredness of childhood as urban Tom Sawyers race cable cars uphill, catch crabs on the bayside, pick raspberries at Coit Tower, feed leaping sea lions, and such like mischief.