Books tagged: obituaries

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The Obits
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2016 by WordCrafts Press. Categories: Plays » American / African American
Two strangers - both retired - get off on the wrong foot over a favorite table at the cafe. From this awkward beginning, an unlikely friendship develops.
A Concordance of One's Life
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,040. Language: American English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / African American
Jim Nelson's first collection features ten stories introducing you to a unique and unforgettable menagerie of fictive worlds that ride the fine edge of what's possible and what lays just beyond, all while remaining intensely personal, human, and enjoyable.
Obits: Reading Behind the Fine Print
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Biography, Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
Recent Door County Poet Laureate Barbara Larsen’s seventh book is Obits: Reading behind the fine print, uses her interest in obituaries to move beyond the printed words to capture essential meaning of the subject’s lives. At times light-hearted, at times poignant, but always respectful, Larsen’s poems bring energy, hope, and resonance to lives of the departed.
The Ethnicity Of Linda Lovelace
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Linda Lovelace, born Linda Susan Boreman, was of working class origins. Her father's people came to the United States from England and Ireland. The father was a New York City policeman until his retirement. As Linda Lovelace, Boreman starred in Deep Throat in 1972. She came to dislike her husband who she accused of forcing her to make porn films. Linda's maternal grandfather came to NY from Italy.
Dug For Victory: Poems from RIP-TV
Price: Free! Words: 14,210. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Gay & lesbian, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Epitaphs and obituaries for the age of digital confession. Artists, athletes, activists, entertainers, evil-doers, rich widows, philosophers: here are 40 sharply observed, often humorous poems by the author of Famepunk.
The Tragic Life of Film Actress Lynne Baggett
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Lynne Baggett was not a successful film star. The highlight of her career was a 1948 marriage to Hollywood producer Sam Spiegel. She played mostly uncredited parts in movies. Baggett experienced a spiral of despair which led to suicide in 1960. Like Marilyn Monroe pills were found close to her bedside. Unique to Lynne was her progressive disintegration after a car accident that killed a young man.
The Man Who Reads Obituaries
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,420. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 24, 2012 by Quarter Castle Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Morris, Laurence Aiden—48, Dartmouth, has waited more than six months for this day. Still, he’s unsure if he is ready to make the journey to Heaven…or Hell. Something is missing, but he can’t fathom what. While he bides his time, he reads the obituaries, playing his game of Heaven or Hell. The parasite fed on the old, the young…the middle-aged. I glanced at the incomplete obituary on the bedside.
Have The Last Word – Write Your Own Obituary (And Learn to Live)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,010. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011 by Floating Word Press, LLC.. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
A self-help guide to writing your own obituary. Learn the secrets not often shared about living a full and happy life. Obituaries can contain some of the most interesting, amazing and touching stories imaginable. This guide provides step by step details and nearly a hundred examples written by some of the most fascinating people of this century. You too can have "the last word".
Dead Letters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011 by Green Snake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Bart’s ghost writing job finds him penning letters from a deceased man to send to his widow. It’s a weird job, sure, but it’s a living. Then one day Bart gets a call. “Is this the place that sends letters from my Max?” and fear strikes at Bart’s soul. What does he do if no one wants his ghost written letters? What is his responsibility to those who have passed on? (short story)