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Cardinal Sin: Vanity
By Caroline Gerardo
Price: Free! Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2009. Category: Fiction
Jesse's modeling career is over, she finds herself prideful and not destined for sainthood. A short story in a series of seven deadly sins. Jesse has past turning fifty in a world where only beauty counts. Short Fiction, romance, literary, immigration
The Rucksack Letters
By Steve McAllister
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,150. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
In 2001, Steve McAllister decided to leave behind the life that he knew and follow the footsteps of Kerouac down the road less traveled. Filled with colorful characters, blazing humor, and somber soul-searching through the vivid tapestry of America’s underbelly, "The Rucksack Letters" is a pivotal first step at a time when the world is seeking a new path.
If Trees Could Fly
By Henri Debidour
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,400. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2010. Category: Fiction
« Henri Debidour has written a gripping novel. This coming of age story from France is as it turns a powerful drama on the American Dream. » Khaled Hosseini (« The Kite Runner » – Riverhead Books – Penguin) (« A Thousand Splendid Suns » - Riverhead Books – Penguin)
Poverty is a Choice: How and Why Millions Turn Their Backs on the American Dream
By Joseph S. Bayana
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,670. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
REVISED EDITION(aka Reviled by-drug-addicts-alcoholics-slackers-occupy-wall-street/dc edition) This is the best 2012 graduation gift for the brother, sister, cousin, etc. who lives in the basement.
If You Can Keep It
By Noel Carroll
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,190. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Civilizations die from suicide, not by murder - Arnold Toynbee, (1889 - 1975) We are about to awake from the American Dream. This book is about the loss of a good thing, our country. It addresses the poor care we give to maintaining it, how we fail to appreciate the economic, social and even military “monsters” that collectively embody a crushing burden we are less and less able to bear.
The Revised Kama Sutra: A Novel
By Richard Crasta
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 125,150. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010. Category: Fiction
A Confederacy of Dunces meets Catcher in the Rye as young Vijay Prabhu, freshly freed from his Catholic fascist indoctrination, appeals to Jackie Kennedy for liberation from his dung-splashed existence. A comic novel about a boy growing up in India with an American Dream, it was described as Kurt Vonnegut as "very funny" and published in ten countries and seven languages.
The Holy Terror
By Wayne Allen Sallee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,480. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction
"Crippled and insane, I am the American Dream!" Evan Shustak is on the hunt for the "Pain Killer," who is taking out Chicago's "invisible people" one by one. Evan and a mis-matched band of would-be saviors fight to protect their own, while the author leaves us wondering - is the killer evil, or is he a hero too? Painful to read, brutally honest. Reminiscent of Flannery Oconner.
The Blacker Berry Tells the Truth
By Nicole Burnette
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,020. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
I spent a great deal of my life struggling with issues that were actually beyond my control. I am grateful for the experience because it truly built the person that I am today. Upon doing some research, I found my trial by fire was a small symptom of very large issue in the African American community. I wrote this book to examine my issues at length and to expose the fallacies behind them.
The Schepp Family Chronicles
By Frances Schepp Ruh
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 75,970. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2011 and represented by Concierge Publishing Services. Category: Nonfiction
Fredrick Schepp stepped off a steamer in 1853 to seek his fortune on American soil. The dream led him and his mail-order bride to Kansas where their investment bought a piece of prairie that remains in the family to this day. Scattered to Nebraska and Oklahoma, Schepps live the American dream. But getting there, the family has experienced success, failure, wealth, poverty, kidnapping, and murder.
Bill's Tome
By Bill Rosoman
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 10,960. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
An ebook, “Bill's Tome”, All That I Know about Life, the Universe, Mortality etc! My thoughts and remarks as regard the World and Humanity