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Dan Quixote: Boy of Nuevo Jersey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,870. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
13-year-old Dan Tyler believes in every fantasy and science fiction novel he's ever read. His best friend Sandy Goldberg believes it's time for him to grow up. Can their friendship survive a bully, a teacher nicknamed "The Dragon," and Dan's first crush? This touching, sweet and funny children's novel based on the classic Don Quixote will have readers rooting for its heroes and laughing out loud!
Tours and Tales.
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,470. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Amusement & theme parks
Here we bring you pleasant narratives described with stories sandwiched in between and about visits to places of interest, whether tourist or educational.
Indian Summer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,560. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
What do you do when your best friend comes back from the Peace Corps crazy? When he declares that he loves Indian movies and is suddenly talking in an Indian accent? When he wants to drive you across the country to meet an Indian girl he is madly in love with, and then, halfway across that country, in the middle of nowhere, he starts getting in fights, dancing and singing with windmills?
A Touch of Rural Justice -- another Illinois Love Story
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,220. Language: American English. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
MJ and Eddie return to Twin Beeches ready to start a new life. When the stripmining company decides to wipe out Twin Beeches so their processing plant can be seen from Peoria, Martha goes to work and convinces Eddie to sabotage the mine to get them to reconsider. His schemes are brilliant and effective, but the town thinks MJ & Eddie might need a 'Touch of Rural Justice' to set them straight.
Handbook to the Legacy & Odyssey of Don QuiXote - Everything the armchair academic needs to know about the greatest novel ever written
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,680. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Essay » Literature
If the literally great and good consider Don QuiXote to the best novel ever written then this Handbook is for the culturally curious, who wish to grapple with the greater picture of world literature and its universal meaning. It will also take you briskly through the novel and explain its influence on the English language and European thought, closing with a trip through Castilla-La Mancha.
Jousting with Windmills - A Journey into the Heart of Spain
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 114,310. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Without a word of Spanish to his name, Mark was perfectly prepared to leave home behind and begin life in Spain teaching English. Under his arm was a copy of Don Quixote, which acted as his indirect guide to the nation's psyche. His ambition was to learn the language, travel the country, unlock Cervantes' novel and add to his outlook on life. What he hadn't counted on was precisely what happened.
Variations on the Morning of the World: An Essay
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 10,730. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature
Wide-ranging, philosophical, and deliberately musical, "Variations on the Morning of the World" is an unconventional inquiry into the passage of time, the experience of being lost, the construction of memory, and the mysteries of imagination.
Captain Latane
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,090. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
In this retelling of the Don Quixote story, Harry Hoffman has become too absorbed in the Civil War books in his library. He has become Captain Latane. His mission: to save Richmond form the Yankee invasion. Riding through the fields east of the city, he finds, Pepper, a pitiful man deserted by his friends, and together they will defend their country from the northern invaders.