Books tagged: working class

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Channel Zero
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,850. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Infidelity, drinking, work, lovers, family and friends— Channel Zero is a novel that deals with all of the compelling, provocative issues that we face every day. In the tradition of Raymond Carver, G.H. Thomason has written a moving, realistic portrait of Charlie and Linda Rivers and their friends as they struggle to make the right decisions and live with the consequences, when they don't.
Kane
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 81,040. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
From the emotional story of one family's struggle with rural poverty, pain and loss, the unequal power of beauty, the pits of despair and the longing to escape comes Kane, a beautifully crafted and poignantly told tale of patience and perseverance, of love and understanding and the difficulty of growing up when destitution is knocking on the door.
The Old Man Who Worked at the Cannery
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is the story of a conversation between a retired cannery worker and someone who just met him. Read how the man reminisces mostly positively about his childhood, moving up to management within the cannery, marriage, children and his more ambivalent and negative thoughts on working class life, drinking, rock and roll hedonism, and the pitfalls of 8-track tapes.
Twenty Seven Seventy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,230. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011 by StreetWise Publications. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Is A Tag On A Fence Worth The Rest Of Your Life? Twenty Seven Seventy, 2770, the postcode of one of Sydney's most working class of suburbs, Mt Druitt. This edgy story of choice and consequences gives the reader pause to consider their own decisions and how they can lead to life changing moments. A gritty, all too real and very readable novel about social issues that challenge ordinary people.
Jake Hehl Brooklyn Robins Pitcher And Catholic League Bowling Star
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Jake Hehl is an atypical biographical subject. He was a high school sports phenom. He excelled in baseball, basketball, and football at Brooklyn Prep. Hehl pitched one inning in major league baseball before being summoned for military duty in World War I. He pitched in the minor leagues from 1918-1926. He was a versatile athlete who became a star bowler in Brooklyn's 1940s Catholic Church Leagues.
Patchwork
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,560. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Patchwork is a story about Connie being born, growing up and growing old. It is about her thoughts and aspirations. It dips in and out of social issues of a working class family in the 50s and 60s.The book is illustrated with delightful glimpses of her past life, filled as it was with moments of extreme sadness but also with bursts of joy, creating a living patchwork of emotion.
Modern Cons
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,910. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
What would it feel like to be raised by a skilled con artist? Would you know when she was pulling a con on you?
The Ethnicity Of Linda Lovelace
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Linda Lovelace, born Linda Susan Boreman, was of working class origins. Her father's people came to the United States from England and Ireland. The father was a New York City policeman until his retirement. As Linda Lovelace, Boreman starred in Deep Throat in 1972. She came to dislike her husband who she accused of forcing her to make porn films. Linda's maternal grandfather came to NY from Italy.
The Belt Room
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: English (Scottish dialect). Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
A collection of poems inspired by the use of corporal punishment in Scottish schools in the ‘60’s. Includes much belting of children and mostly deserved.
Let's Go Ahead, Then!
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Price: Free! Words: 4,150. Language: English (Scottish dialect). Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
A free ebook selection from the author's previous seven books.