Philip Garlington

Biography

Phil Garlington has been a reporter for the Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Examiner, San Diego Evening Tribune, Orange County Register, Los Angeles Herald-Examiner, Washington Times, National Enquirer and a dozen obscure sheets. He has also been a commercial pilot, teen squid, and college student body president.

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Books

Aces and Eights
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 76,710. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
From the hard copy blurb: "Aces and Eights is a novel about a world in which the only morality is force, and the only heroes those strong enough to pummel their way through the chaos." Sounds good. "Two ex-Nam buddies now San Francisco cops and part of an anti-terror unit, are looking for underworld connections to smuggle prime Chinese heroin. Buoyant, mean, funny, tough, anarchistic."
Revolt of the Sergeants
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 95,080. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Revolt of the Sergeants: An American Insurgency in Sudan” has had sporadic, surreptitious printings, and a smuggled, back alley life that befits its character. The work, dealing as it does with Darfur, the janjaweed, American mercenaries, famine, and egregious misrule seems pertinent still, and has been put on this site for the benefit of scholarly interest, rather than for prurient ones.
Tenting Today
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 44,690. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Two recent graduates of a middling state college live in a tent in a public campground. They won't work, getting by on small remittances from their parents. Nothing about the cubicle, or the last, or the oarlock, appeals. They have taken a vow of failure, by Samland standards, and live only for themselves. It's a life of bohemian leisure and low-grade non-criminal hedonism. Also, sedition
Rancho Costa Nada: The Dirt Cheap Desert Homestead
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,170. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home design
After being fired for insubordination at his last two corporate jobs, the author wonders if he can become a modern pioneer on ten worthless acres he bought at a tax auction for $325. He's broke, and his land is arid and remote. But he finds that with a few simple expedients he can build a $100 shelter, be his own utility district, and live more or less comfortably and without any hardship.
City Haul
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,480. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A feckless, womanizing San Francisco supervisor and his 15-year-old administrative assistant rob the city hall payroll to finance an otherwise hopeless reelection campaign. The insouciant Jay Bodwell has antagonized his main contributor, his moneybags father-in-law, but his truant aide feels his boss still has a chance, if they just had the funds. A temptress makes a larcenous proposal