Books tagged: pacifism

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AutoFlick: a study of whales and cigarettes that became a novel
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 121,470. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
AutoFlick is a first-person narrative about the coming-of-age of a 16-year-old boy in 1968. The first part of the story unfolds as the narrator and his father track people who throw cigarettes from their cars. In the second part, 34 years later, the narrator resumes the project with his own son.
The Soldier And The Monk
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 29,760. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
In November 1967, a traditional Buddhist monk living in South Vietnam’s Central Highlands, faces a moral dilemma after finding a wounded American soldier. Complicating the picture are an angry North Vietnamese Army officer and the presence of nine-year-old Vo, a Down-syndrome child who is the monk’s ward.
The Bugle Trilogy
You set the price! Words: 179,450. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Essay » Literature
Three complete novels in one edition! "The Bugle Trilogy" is Norman MacDonald's epic story of a young man who resists his country's push towards police-state militarization and war. Readers who enjoy Hemingway will be drawn into MacDonald's simple yet powerful writing. Bonus material: an essay and afterwords to the novels are included.
Collected Works
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 316,760. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Essay » Literature
Canadian writer Norman MacDonald’s complete oeuvre in one edition! Four novels, plus many short stories and essays. Readers who appreciate Hemingway will enjoy MacDonald's simple yet intense tales: a young logger finding his way in the novel "Lost Magnificence", and the "Bugle Trilogy" where a boy becomes a pacifist in an oppressive regime. Essays on his literary theories, poetry, and more.
Cydwybod mewn Carchar
Price: Free! Words: 7,530. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This is a Welsh language essay on the only minister of religion in Wales to be imprisoned during the Great War as a conscientious objector. Hanes achos y gwrthwynebydd cydwybodol, y Parchedig Benjamin Meyrick, yn ystod y Rhyfel Mawr. Os nad ydach chi'n gyfarwydd iawn efo lawrlwytho e-lyfrau yna'r peth gorau ichi ydi dewis 'PDF' isod.
Gardens of the Desert
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 146,890. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A decade after their father's murder set them on separate life paths, three brothers deal with alienation from each other and their southern culture as they learn to walk the line between familial duty and social obligation, while ultimately defining themselves as individuals.
The Christmas Mutiny, Part 2
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,920. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
This much we know: In December of 1914, soldiers along the battlefront laid down their arms and observed a Christmastime truce. They buried their dead, sang and drank together, roasted pigs and rabbits they had caught, and had bicycle races, and, famously, played football. This, we do not know: What if they had decided not to go back to fighting? This books offers one possible answer.
Surviving Sanctuary
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 492,420. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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On a spring evening in 1982, a thousand people are killed in Sanctuary, a country founded by genocide survivors and devoted to pacifism. Decades later, Brian, a congenial and underemployed American, goes there to look for the sister of a former girlfriend who disappeared while visiting there. As he looks for clues and tries not to marry anyone accidentally, he learns he may be a target too.
Song of the Eagle
Series: Chronicles of the Stone, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,870. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
A vast Black Robe fleet gathers to destroy those who resist evil. Answering the cry of the eagle, warriors of peace leave Aotearoa in their great canoe, gathering stone to bring the energy of the stars to the aid of Earth. Old lore revealed in stone brings hope to those who carry no weapon but the Flame that is true.
The High Duties of Pacia: The Complete Saga
You set the price! Words: 220,270. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
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In a land threatened by evil, four special people (man, woman, boy, and girl) unite. Each has a unique power but all are committed to a millennia-old tradition of peace. How can such gentle survive and prevail against vicious brutality?