Books tagged: western culture

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Happy? Exposing the Cultural Myths about Happiness
By Tony Wellington
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 109,890. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
our culture is continually insisting that we can all be much happier than we already are. but is this really possible? to find out tony wellington went in search of answers. he analysed masses of empirical research from around the globe and interviewed a wide range of people, from celebrities to doctors. the results provide a fascinating insight into western society and the human condition.
WESTERNS: A Guide to the Best (and Worst) Western Movies on DVD
By John Howard Reid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,280. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
A feast for western movie fans, this book looks at over 400 of the 2,000 DVDs on sale. In addition to detailed reviews of classics (The Big Country, Broken Arrow, The Searchers, Stagecoach, Shane, etc., the author focuses on William Boyd (the entire 66 Hopalong Cassidy series), John Wayne, Gene Autry, Roy Rogers, Buck Jones and Alan Ladd. Finally, some of Hollywood's worst westerns are examined.
Best Western Movies: Winning Pictures, Favorite Films and Hollywood "B" Entries
By John Howard Reid
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,690. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
If you're just starting a cowboy movie DVD collection or are a seasoned fan of all things Western, this book is an absolute must. More than 160 films are examined in detail. All-time greats mingle with B-movie gems starring legendary heroes like Gene Autry, Roy Rogers, Bill Boyd. In his reviews, Reid lists the entire cast plus release dates and all essential info: directors, writers, songs, etc.
This Never Happened
By Lee Dodson
Price: $6.93 USD. Words: 179,260. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011. Category: Fiction
The investigation of a mysterious death on the Navajo Reservation in 1960 leads a young stock manager to discover the reasons the Ancient Ones disappeared. The adventure reveals the reason he had to come the first time and why he returned again and again.
The Westering
By Tom Sheehan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,130. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by MilSpeak Books. Category: Fiction
The 21 short stories crafted by Tom Sheehan in THE WESTERING tell of the pioneering of those who came from many countries, many customs, many cultures, and brought much of that mix with them to create the American West as we now know it. THE WESTERING has been nominated for the 2012 National Books Award in Fiction.
How to be a Wizard - How life is magical, and we are too
By Peter Harris
Price: Free! Words: 11,040. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
This short book is not about 'pointy hats'. Instead, I outline the foundations of the True West, and list the 'Wizard's Desiderata' - what is needed to live a life which is truly powerful, truly magical, truly mythical, and truly possible. It always has been possible to be a 'wizard' of one's life, though never perhaps with as little danger of being burned at the stake!
The Christian Family
By Herman Bavinck
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,010. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012 by Christian's Library Press. Category: Nonfiction
A century ago when this book was first published, marriage and the family were already weathering enormous changes, and that trend has not abated. Yet by God’s power the unchanging essence of marriage and the family remains proof, as Bavinck notes, that God’s “purpose with the human race has not yet been achieved.”
A Little Primitive
By Josh Langston
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,600. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Category: Fiction
Life can be tough, but it's even tougher for a guy who's only two feet tall -- and utterly uncivilized. When the little primitive tumbles into the world of a reclusive young woman, he changes her life forever. It's not enough that she must protect herself from an insanely jealous ex-husband, she now has to nurse her tiny, unwanted guest back to health *and* maintain the secret of his existence!
A Little More Primitive
By Josh Langston
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,740. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Fiction
In this delightful sequel to "The Little Primitive," readers not only get reacquainted with the title character, but the love of his life, too. And no Josh Langston novel would be complete without a memorable supporting cast. This time it's a wannabe mobster, an angelic stripper, a pair of villains who can't even *spell* ETHICS, and some fishermen who don't play by anyone's rules. Don't miss it!