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What I've Learned... So Far Part II: Angels, Chimps & Tater Mitts
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,800. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Once you step into the strange and irreverent world of Erma Bombeck award-winning humorist Mike Ball, you won't want to leave. Mike banters about pirates, plumbing, pets, speedboats, Bill O'Reilly, Snow Days, Craigslist, dogs, cats, seagulls, beer, hot sauce, Japan, football, turkeys, and guitars. He can have you laughing with him one moment, then wiping away tears in the next paragraph.
L'art de mentir
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 8,460. Language: French. Published: April 25, 2012 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
Sur la décadence dans l’art de mentir est l’occasion d’une méditation « amorale » sur l’art de « bien » mentir dans une société où l’apparence de vérité tient lieu de vertu. Puisque nous devons mentir, faisons-le bien. Plutôt ne pas mentir que de mentir mal.
Down the Mississippi
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,530. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
When CNN citizen journalist Neal Moore slid his canoe into the Mississippi River to begin a 2,300-mile odyssey across the middle of the United States, he was doing what every self-respecting Twain-enthusiast wishes to do. He was on The River. And in it. And alongside it. He was in bright sun and harm's way. Neal was attracting characters as they attracted him, and their stories poured forth.
Cat O' 9 Tales
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,810. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
A horror anthology of nine short stories from the twisted mind of Mark Souza, for those who appreciate horror, a little chill up the spine, prickly-flesh, and a few sleepless nights. Included is the story "Witch Apples" - destined to be a Halloween classic.
Joe the Satirist
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. You set the price! Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A horror story in the style of Mark Twain about a man named Joe the Satirist who travels from town to town lampooning the local culture.
Berlin — The Chicago of Europe
You set the price! Words: 11,020. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013 by Eva Schweitzer. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Get a preview of the printed book, see the video! In fall 1891, Mark Twain headed for Berlin, the “newest city I have ever seen,”. He wrote a story from Berlin, titled "The Chicago of Europe". It is reproduced here, together with a newspaper feature story by Berlin reporter Max Horwitz on Twain, a preface by Andreas Austilat, and a short video of the book.
Speaking of Anger
Series: Speaking Of. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,880. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Anger
Anger is one of the most common emotions we possess and we face in daily life, something that destroys peace of mind and relationships, and causes tremendous hardships to the angry person and those around him, eventually affecting mental and physical health. This book of 50 powerful quotes will open the eyes of the angry person and encourage him or her to seek some therapy or anger management.
Mark Twain A Mini Biography
Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
This is a mini biography about Mark Twain, an American legend, writer, editor, publisher and inventor. His book "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" is loved throughout the world and is essential reading in American literature. Learn about his life, his work and interests in a book that give you lots of information but it won't take hours to read like a full length biographical book.
The Delaplaine Mark Twain - His 100 Essential Quotations
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign languages, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Here are Twain’s most essential quotations culled from as wide a variety of source materials available. They have been compiled, edited and carefully selected for inclusion in this book by that well-known Quote Monger, Andrew Delaplaine. The original illustrations are by his sister, Renee. Learn about the man’s wit and wisdom from his very own words.