Larry Porter

Biography

Larry Porter has been writing since 1976, when he had his second project, a children’s play, Treehouse, produced in Atlanta, Ga. He has written twelve full-length plays. Another, The Gospel According to Jesus, was produced in Asheville, NC. He has written numerous short stories, four novels including Chance Mountain, Ivan the Backward Man, True Globalization, and After America: Rebuilding. He has a memoir, Self-Storage Business and a collection of short stories titled Heaven? dealing with the afterlife. He has written three screenplays. He lives in the North Carolina Mountains where he continues to write.

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Cataloochee
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 9,640. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Plays » American / African American
Big Cataloochee and Little Cataloochee, rich valleys tucked in the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina, were settled by rugged individualists in 1838. These men were the first to cut the trees and cultivate this land. Then, in 1927, the government decided to build a national park in the east, Great Smoky Mountains National Park. They removed one thousand descendents from their farms and homes.
A Tragedy in the Mountains
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 9,120. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Plays » American / African American
This script is based on the true-life story of Nancy Kerley, a fifty-five year old, frail woman who was ordered by her son-in-law to take her two-and-a-half year old granddaughter and go to the County Home in Haywood County, North Carolina to live, since he could no longer support them. She came back to his cabin without the baby and professed to have given her away.
The Experiment
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,470. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
The Experiment is an epic history of the United States of America in poem form. The normal reader will find it disturbing and insist that, no matter what political persuasion they may embrace, the writer must be on the opposite side. The author has recorded true history, nothing more. But it is not the popular history most have been taught in our public schools.
Heaven ?
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Price: $4.87 USD. Words: 36,780. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Most, if not all, people question what the afterlife is all about. That includes religious people who believe in Heaven. This book consists of eighteen short stories, all with the theme of what an individual or family’s afterlife might be like. Each instance is dependent on how and where they spent their lives, and, in some cases, how they died. They are not meant to be religious in nature.
Self Storage Auctions and Business
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Price: $4.87 USD. Words: 29,610. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
Do you want to, attend auctions build a storage site, buy a storage site, manage a storage site or just store goods? You need to read this. It will give you invaluable information from the inside on these subjects and more in an entertaining, informative way. My wife and I managed storage sites for ten years all over the country. The stories and the information contained here are invaluable.
After America: Rebuilding
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Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 105,570. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The United States of America has collapsed and the continent is breaking into individual sovereignties based on geography, culture, political persuasion, and economics. The story is told through the eyes of Sam Buckwalter, one of the founders of Appalachian America, a new nation forming in the true Appalachian Mountains of the continent. They conclude by writing a new constitution.
True Globalization
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Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 62,740. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Henry Negley, Freedom Fighter, is locked in a battle for the very existence of the United States and the world. He heads an underground movement, created because all corporations in the world have now merged into one, The Corporation. The Corporation controls all governments through coercion. Many Board members have created their own armies to control their own territories.
Ivan the Backward Man
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Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 125,080. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Ivan Solansky was born in 2040. The year the story opens is 2005. Ivan is celebrating his thirty-fifth birthday as he moves backward in time. This is the story of a lonely man, a man whose circumstances prevent him from forming any relationships, man or woman, lover or friend. The story of Ivan is unusual, certainly, but is not much different from that of many of us who find life lonely.
Chance Mountain
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Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 50,210. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Three law-abiding brothers, professionals, rob a remote casino of forty-eight million dollars and bury the money on Chance Mountain. When they come back for it, six months later, it’s gone. Then the fun begins as twists and turns, murder and mayhem chase them in their pursuit of the money. They dash out of the country to Costa Rica,where the money finds them but so does more trouble.

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