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How Blue is my Valley
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,510. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The true scents of Provence? Lavender, thyme and septic tank. There are hundreds of interesting things you can do in a bath but washing dishes is not one of them, nor what writer Jean Gill had in mind when she swopped her Welsh Valley for a French one. Discover the real Provence
Invisible Ink
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 57,580. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Assemble a cast of colorful characters — heroines, villains, lovers, odd-ball journalists, and life-shaping historical events. Weave unpredictable plots that challenge our assumptions of reality. Enact a drama of high adventure in space, in the street, and in the newsroom. Then lean back and ponder that these are rue stories from our own times.
America Unraveling: A Politically Incorrect Analysis of Public Faith And Culture
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,800. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011 by Father's Press. Category: Essay » Political
In a new book, aptly entitled America Unraveling: A Politically Incorrect Analysis of Public Faith and Culture, Dr. L. Scott Smith distinguishes himself as a critical voice of social and political reform. His critique of American culture is white-hot, while his scholarship, reasoning, and logic are incisive and courageous.
Ole and Nelse, those swedish brothers
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Price: $2.13 USD. Words: 9,330. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
These two wild & crazy emigrant/immigrant brothers are learning that things are never as easy as they think they should be. These light hearted stories from 1930's to 1960's. They are funny poem-stories worded in old swedish slang, about life back then and including a political viewpoint poem about the war in Viet Nam.
Act of Creation & Other Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 7,700. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Food, obsession, heartbreak. Three stories. (These stories first appeared in the literary magazines Quarterly West, Tatlin's Tower and VerbSap.)
The Desperate American: a manifesto
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Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Discusses the decline of America and her citizens and how to put ourselves and our country back together. Explains the problems with the "Right-wing nut jobs" & "Liberal weenies" and how the average American must deal with the politicians, illegal immigrants, minorities, homosexuals and each other by taking personal responsibility.
Painting Haiti
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,090. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Claudia drives a taxi and paints, but not necessarily in that order. She must face a new form of violence in her adopted city of Raleigh, a kind of violence that bring back dark echoes from her past, when she was living in Haiti with her family.
Myna's Shakti
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Category: Essay » Sociology
A journey to New York that is a testament to girl power and a mother's love. (Part of a series of Jackson Heights short stories taken from the book "Salaam Jackson Heights")
Tul Tul's Train (Jackson Heights Short Stories)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Tu Tul is the heroine for anyone who has a heart. She was literally kicked to the curb after she landed in New York with her new husband, and remarkably found that she was not truly alone in Jackson Heights - Little Bangladesh. With some luck, new found friends, and plenty of pluck, she picks herself up and carves out a life for herself. (short story)
The Royal Razzaks (Jackson Heights Short Stories)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,860. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jahangir Razzak (JR) is an icon, a man to be reckoned with, a Sharukh Khan of sorts ... in his own mind, that is. And he has come a long way to prove it: from Noakhali to New York, baby! As he tells his family, he has 'sweated blood' to give them the life they lead, for they are now the 'royal Razzaks'. If only his two daughters would tow the royal line. (Short Story)