Books tagged: loneliness

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At the Table of Want
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,930. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2009 by Foremost Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » General
At the Table of Want, a coming-of-age love story, chronicles orphan Truman Kramer's settling into a Peace Corps assignment in a small Malaysian community, where he eventually finds himself involved with a local shopkeeper's wife, an unloved woman craving anything of her own.
Road To Chupadero
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2010 by Four Moons Books. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
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Having given up on the world, a Vietnam veteran and loner reflects upon his life, and contemplates his end days, while traveling the back roads from West Texas to New Mexico.
The Beekeeper - from the collection: 'Night Flight from Marabar'
Price: Free! Words: 8,530. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Many years ago, the beekeeper struck a terrible bargain. He could have as much wealth as he wanted and a life as long as he wished. In return, however, he must secure the lease of a thousand souls for one year. Set on the Greek island of Kythera this story captures daily life and culture as it is today and gives insights into human nature as it has been for thousands of years. A haunting story.
Kendall's Storm
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 53,930. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2010 by Raven Publishing of Montana. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
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Ten-year-old Kendall’s life is not only unpredictable; it's a mystery. Why can’t he and Dad live in one place more than a few months? Why the all-night drives, the tucked-away motels, always leaving things behind? What is Dad's job? Kendall only knows two thing for sure: He's afraid of just about everything—and Dad hates cowards. Can a rescued puppy and love from a stranger change his life?
The Substitute People
You set the price! Words: 21,350. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
This book is for anyone that has ever felt second best, for the bridesmaids, the backup choices, the substitute people.
A Cry Unheard: New Insights into the Medical Consequences of Loneliness
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,150. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Depression, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Every year, millions of lonely people, unable to communicate with their fellow human beings, die broken-hearted, long before their time. It is a silent epidemic, says Dr. James Lynch, hailed by many of our nation's leading medical experts as a pioneer and visionary in the field of mind/body/interpersonal health. A groundbreaking work, A Cry Unheard connects loneliness and heart disease.
Herman Bylles testamente
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,360. Language: Swedish. Published: July 14, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
På sitt etthundrasjätte levnadsår får Herman Bylle veta att han har en okänd son och dotter. I den åldern har man inte tid att tveka. Beslutsamt dammar han av sitt gamla skrivbord och börjar skriva sitt testamente. Han berättar om sin ungdoms stora äventyr. Om sin resa genom 1920-talets Sverige. Förklarar varför han blev en enstöring. Sätter omsorgsfullt sitt märkliga liv på pränt.
Something Safe, Something Free
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In time, Willie will drop from his high on alcohol and self-pity. In time, he will adapt to working for the black man who used to work for him. Bear now owns Willie's heavy-construction business, because of a change in govt. regulations. What Willie will never adapt to though is his x-wife's conning him out of his twin girls.
Redemption and Ashes, Book Two
Price: $2.29 USD. Words: 52,020. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of ten dark stories from the road less taken: a frustrated office-worker who ponders a mysterious dream; an adolescent from the inner city who falls in love with an older coworker; a woman wondering at the nightly burning cigarette in her yard in the small hours; a "Santa Claus" finds a young crack-addict; a rookie cop impresses by shooting the "blood brother" of his adolescence.
Air People
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 730. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010. Categories: Essay » Literature
Recorded for NPR by Janice Daugharty I was at first shocked by the sheer mass of scurrying humanity at Hartsfield International Airport, in Atlanta, Georgia. All alone under one roof, yet not a foot apart from each other. Nobody spoke to me. Then I wondered what would happen if I actually tried to strike up a conversation with somebody...