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Küss die Hand, gute Nacht, die liebe Mutter soll gut schlafen
By Martin Auer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,350. Language: German. Published: February 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Kindheit und Jugend der Mutter des Autors im Wien der dreißiger und vierziger Jahre. Im evangelischen Waisenhaus wird dem 9jährigen Arbeiterkind die Nazidoktrin eingeimpft, bei den zwei Tanten, die sich darum bemühen, sie aus dem Waisenhaus zu holen, wird sie mit den Ansichten des Widerstands konfrontiert. Erstveröffentlicht: Kerle, Wien 1996 Jugendbuchpreis der Stadt Wien 1997
Ö ( Eux )
By David Santamaria
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 36,930. Language: French. Published: January 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
The romanced chronicles of David Santamaria... Sorry... With autobiographical content starting from my birth... But mostly during the 00's... Wrote in french... More than twenty chapters... With paragraphs please ! Full of celebs and rock & roll. Mature content for adults only.
5 Aces
By Waran Payce
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
a Roy Harper adventure Roy is on the North Slope of Alaska to work on the oil pipeline.The pay is great, the food is great, and the work is not hard. This could be a great opportunity if he doesn't screw it up. But his temper flares up again and gets him into trouble, this time seriously. The arctic can be very unforgiving.
El Rufián Ambulante
By Karlheinz Paulsen
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: Spanish. Published: January 19, 2011 by I.M.D. Publicación C.A.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
La serie “La isla de los fracasados” narra de forma amena biografías breves (en parte ficticias) de emigrantes europeos que han encontrado en la Isla Margarita del Caribe un hogar y que tienen una imagen algo dudosa. En “El Rufián Ambulante”, se cuenta la vida de uno de esos personajes fracasados, cuya propensión al fraude tiene un matiz casi cómico, o al menos grotesco.
The Strizzi
By Karlheinz Paulsen
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 7,040. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011 by I.M.D. Publicación C.A.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
The series “The Island of the Marooned” offers entertaining, partially fictitious biographical portraits of European expats that have found a refuge on the Caribbean Island of Margarita where some have come to enjoy a rather dubious reputation. “The Strizzi” lampoons the fraudulent character traits of this marooned, whose acts of felony are sometimes grotesquely humorous.
Gattasorniona the anthology
By Gatta Sorniona
Price: Free! Words: 34,730. Language: Italian. Published: January 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
L'equilibrio precario tra: la dieta, il panino alla porchetta e un sano desiderio di fuga... tutto questo pedalando per la mia città! Raccolta di frammenti banali.
Kodak Moments
By Georgiann Baldino
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Boxes of old slides find new life when they become a computer slide show. Ron watches the parade and recaptures those precious Kodak moments. Georgiann Baldino's short story recalls a simpler time and the joy of precious memories.
De très bons livres
By Françoise Sagan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,770. Language: French. Published: December 9, 2010 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Ce Carnet d’articles de F. Sagan regroupe un ensemble de textes ayant pour thème commun le goût de l’écriture, celui de la lecture et celui enfin des grands écrivains. Centrés sur des interrogations qui se recoupent et se complètent, ils offrent une approche limpide de sa pensée, de sa réflexion et de son style.
FPM Ahoy
By Anindya Basu
Price: Free! Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
FPM comes visiting with her pre-conceived notions on male nudity and female nudity, with hilarious results.
Zigzag: Flashbacks of a Painter
By Gym Halama
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,500. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An erratic journey through fifty short stories and illustrations by artist Gym Halama. Pulp, fiction, autobiographical sketches and oil on canvas brought together in a fascinating book. ‘It's a great read, atmospheric and witty.’ Peter Capaldi ‘Her book is a little gem...’ Sam Cutler ‘A fascinating memoir of a fascinating life.’ Paolo Hewitt ‘Terrific.’ Chris Stewart
Letter To Berkshire Shareholders (First Draft)
By Stefano Boscutti
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Let them eat credit default swaps. Warren Buffett’s partner is in a crotchety mood. He’s fed up with ordinary people thinking they can get rich off the sweat of others. Who do they think they are? Hedge fund managers? “Letter to Berkshire Shareholders (First Draft)” is a businesslike corporate story. Think of it as a moral bailout. Can Warren Buffett make the truth more palatable?
The Gate - Things my Mother told me.
By Stan I.S. Law
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,130. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010 by Inhousepress. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 9 reviews)
The Gate draws you in with subtlety, wit, compassion and faith. An intriguing and captivating look at the last sixty years of western culture that holds you even though we all know how her story is going to end. It will be of particular interest to people who experienced Alzheimer's or Dementia in their immediate family. "This is a jewel of a piece of writing…" [Kate Jones, USA]
Green Goblin
By David J. Steele
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,780. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
In 2005 I was hospitalized for Wernickes Encephalopathy. I was lucky: I received excellent care and I recovered. Truth and fiction blend together in strange ways sometimes. I present this little book as a work of fiction, but it's as close to the truth as a patient can come. Names have been changed.
The Intern
By David Laing Dawson
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 83,010. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010 by Bridgeross Communications. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
During the tumultuous sixties, Dr. Robert Snow interns in a big city hospital. Dawson lets his readers feel the triumphs and tragedies, the exhausting, overwhelming experiences of hospital life and death. Set against the social upheavals of 67/68 the author once again gives us vital characters struggling in an ambiance that rings all too true.
Remembrance
By Nathan Hipps
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 108,400. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2010 by CyPress Publications. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
In 1905, measles ravages a Georgia community, turning neighbor against neighbor. One victim, Luther Smith, is a 29-year old husband and father whose sudden death irrevocably alters the lives of his widow and two young daughters. With no means of support, Leola and her daughters move in with her parents, a home devoid of love. Based on a true story, Remembrance tells a story of love and survival.
We Are All Here And That Is Just How It Is
By Keemo
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 9,920. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
50 works of art by Keemo. This book illustrates that the literary world and the art world can peacfully coexist. Keemo's portraits are equal parts painting and words and give unique insight into his subjects, the artist and the world around us. This is a book for the art lover, artwork for the book lover, and in the end each painting and each story is really about each one of us.
Beyond All Price
By Carolyn P. Schriber
Series: The Civil War in South Carolina's Low Country, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,840. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Nellie Chase joined the 100th Pennsylvania Regiment, known as "The Roundheads,” to escape an abusive husband. Too young and inexperienced to qualify as a nurse, she remained a Union volunteer. In 1861 she traveled with the regiment to the coast of South Carolina, where she managed the regimental headquarters in Beaufort and its staff of slaves who had been abandoned by their owners.
The Grey Life
By Adam Wasserman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 128,670. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
David Berkowitz attends the Johns Hopkins University in 1991 where he gets mixed up in drugs and insanity. Combined with a violent home life, David can't quite cope with his experiences. Later on, as the world crumbles around him, he remains curiously unaffected. For he is still held in thrall by the events that occurred in that short time - and the girl he loved and lost.
O Arrastar dos Dias
By José Leon Machado
Price: $4.10 USD. Words: 67,360. Language: Portuguese. Published: May 12, 2010 by Jose Barbosa Machado. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Retomo esta diarice com alguma repulsa. Tem-me feito mal andar a ler a Conta-Corrente do Vergílio Ferreira. Escrever o dia-a-dia torna-se num vício e eu não sou um homem de vícios. Não fumo, não bebo café, não tomo álcool e não faço muitas outras coisas viciantes. Mas como um homem sem vícios não é, no rifão popular, verdadeiramente um homem, dou-me por vencido e fico-me por este.
Memórias Quase Íntimas - III
By José Leon Machado
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 73,470. Language: Portuguese. Published: May 12, 2010 by Jose Barbosa Machado. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Um balanço dos últimos anos impõe-se: o que fiz, o que poderia ter feito, o que senti, os ódios, as alegrias; os momentos comigo próprio e com os outros, as embrulhadas da vida, os alívios; a luz, a noite, o sentido, o absurdo, as conquistas, a perda. Talvez me fique por estas linhas, o resumo destes anos a construir o que não passa já de ruína.