Books tagged: narrative

The adult filter is active; there may be additional content. To view this content, click the "Adult Content" button above to change your filtering option.

Found 65 results

The Bucko Mate: Twenty Years in the Merchant Marine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 141,710. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
(5.00)
The Bucko Mate describes the author's seafaring experiences sailing as an officer in the American merchant marine. Mates lived a colorful life few have ever experienced. From the storms, fog, waterfront bars and union halls, to the near collisions, deaths at sea, fights, dangerous cargo and foreign lands, it is an exciting life. This is my way of getting some of that colorful era written down.
The Search for African Orality
Series: In search of human culture. Price: $30.99 USD. Words: 74,030. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Africa is commonly seen as the 'oral' continent, a contrast to 'literate Europe'. The anthropologist Ruth Finnegan, building on long experience of Africa's oral arts from both documentary and first-hand field sources, queries this notion and reveals Africa as the site of both oral and literate practices, and astoundingly rich in each. Remarkably readable as well as illuminating .
Wandering Steps Across a Starry Sky
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,720. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00)
The Pyrius is not your typical merchant ship crossing the vast interstellar distances between the far flung colonies of the worlds humanity has come to call their own. But a single uncommon event changes the lives of her crew, and they are soon free to follow their dreams and wander through the stars, never knowing they are destined to change the way humans see those stars for all time.
Urchin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
(4.00)
A short narrative told through the experience of a corpse in the inner city exploring the darker side of civilization. Beyond the glaring light of society, the unbiased eyes of the dead look into the shadows of city life.
Grey-Dark Poems for Young Intellectuals
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
Inspired by language poetry and the work of Merwin, Bonnefoy, Celan and others, these poems explore the dark beauty of silence, emptiness, difference, solitude, estrangement, evolution, loss, love and time. They are radical acts of interiorization that push the limits of language into mystery and sublimity. The poems attempt some sort of reconciliation within fragmentation and modern loss.
The Monk, the Clerk and the General
Price: Free! Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
(4.00)
This short piece is a meditation on the last series of protests in Burma. It deals with the attempted uprisings from the point of view of three symbolic protagonists, a humble clerk who works for the regime, a senior Buddhist monk who has found himself embroiled in the politics of the military government and the dying general who is still able to justify his barbaric actions.
Communication and Reconciliation: moving towards embrace
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,430. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
The importance of storytelling in bringing about reconciliation. This book draws from the disciplines of theology, psychology, sociology and anthropology to unveil the mysteries of cognitive and affective engagement that bring about the change in attitude, behaviour and relationship that reconciliation requires and introduces a three-dimensional relational model of the process.
Self-Editing for Writers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011 by FrostProof808. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Avoid the most common errors this editor has seen over 15 years of freelance editing. This is a compilation of notes on punctuation, grammar, sentence structure, usage, etc. that cover the most common errors I've seen in over 15 years of editing. This, combined with The Seven Writerly Sins, would comprise what not to do if you want to be a successful writer.
The Wake-Up Call
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,760. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00)
On the surface he has it all: the women, the career, and the Central Park view penthouse, but behind his well-groomed and chiseled facade he has nothing. At least this is what he's about to realize. Find out how Jack gets his life-changing wake-up call in this fast-paced, heartfelt and funny novel about soul-searching, friendship, and love.
Bad Almond: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00)
Food triggers memories. The narrator experiences visions of nirvana and dead relatives in this richly descriptive moment in time.