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Nowhere Near Manhood
By Michael Mecherikoff
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 36,760. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
In his "laugh-out-loud" debut, author Michael Mecherikoff captures the timeless episodes of American boyhood—from bringing home a stray dog to discovering pornography, toilet-papering houses to underage drinking. With charm, wit, nostalgia, and humor, this book takes readers on an endearing and hilarious trip back in time to relive the joy, the pain, the danger and the laughter of childhood.
Paths
By Roy Pace
Price: Free! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2010. Category: Essay
Remembering the neighborhood where he grew up, a man realizes all the paths his life took. As a boy, he was mostly up to the usual boyhood mischief, but as a man, he sees the life lessons learned on those paths.
Robbing Honey
By Janice Daugharty
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2010. Category: Fiction
Davey follows Jack along the river bank to their favorite fishing spot, but things aren't how they used to be. Jack has married Davey's sister the night before and that's all Davey can think about, even as they follow the smell of sweet-ripe honey and the sound of swarming bees to the tree with the honey.
The Peach Tree Limb
By Jim Dobkins
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,590. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2010 by UCS PRESS. Category: Nonfiction
The author relives adventures he experienced in 1940's and 1950's California as the son of a conman who served six prison terms and was married five times. Ranging from humor to serious, we go from Midnight the nannygoat baby-sitter to nearly driving the pickup off a cliff and getting the truck off the train tracks seconds before a freight train roared by, and a most unusual birthday present.
The Stolen Child
By Carl Reader
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,100. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2010. Category: Fiction
The Stolen Child is a novella of one day in the life of a boy in the 1950s, a day that defines his existence from then on. It begins with a kiss from a girl and ends with a devastating insight into his mother's life, a life that has veered tragically off-course after the death of a soldier in World War II. He gets to know about love, loss, death, war and tragedy all in the course of that one day.
Grand Theft Auto
By Marshall J. Pierce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Your family's treasured blue Chevy Cavalier has been stolen. You're to blame, but you have no idea how. What do you do? Escape!
The Road Less Travelled
By John Porter
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 247,910. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
This is the epic tale of a real-life journey that began by mistake way back last century in a quiet European backwater, spanning three continents in a largely unexpected fashion: a fifty-year walk. It includes triumphs, adventure, excitement and dissappointments, heart-rending losses, love, death, discovery, wonderment and hope. Retrace the journey as you too wander along The Road Less Travelled.
Deeper Than Blood
By Antony Bennett
Price: Free! Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Category: Fiction
In one brief moment, a golden childhood summer turns into a nightmare. A story of true friendship, and of how, years later, one man finds his loyalty tested to its dark and gruesome limit.
The Inspiration For My Writings... STOLEN IN PARIS: A Look Behind The Scenes With Author David Wyant
By David Wyant
Price: Free! Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
In this FREE eBook you will find the inspiration and introduction to David Wyant's new series, "STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway", documenting a series of "Lost but Found Again" manuscripts written by classic author, Ernest Hemingway. The manuscripts come alive in the mind of David Wyant, taking us back to Hemingway's boyhood youth in Northern Michigan.
Memories of RAF Negombo Ceylon, 1950 - 1952
By Ben Bennetts
Price: Free! Words: 5,700. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Essay
As a young boy, I lived for two years between 1950 and 1952, in Ceylon, now Sri Lanka, with my parents and sister. My father was in the Royal Air Force and we were based at RAF Negombo, not far from Colombo. This is an account of my life there.