Books tagged: urban alienation

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Bribing the Dogs
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 71,970. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
John Ballard, a once-promising actor, has become used to the dull pain of eking out a living as a telemarketer in Los Angeles until his flimsy existence begins to crumble. In danger of losing his apartment and his job, he latches on to a last great hope of reviving his acting career and salvaging his life. Yet the desperate city has other plans for him.
One In Ten Thousand
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,800. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
The average person meets 10,000 people in a lifetime. At a crime scene, grizzled crime reporter Dave Simmons accidentally reunites with the only woman he's ever loved, who saved his life one night before disappearing. Now in a position to save her life, Dave tries to seize the moment and tell her she's his one in 10,000. But time has changed them both, making a happy ending elusive.
Winston Moseley Murderer Of Catherine Kitty Genovese
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Kitty Genovese was murdered in 1964 in the Kew Gardens section of Queens, NY. Her death was unnecessary. Had any of 38 witnesses acted, i.e. calling police, subduing her attacker, she might have lived. Instead she was left to die near the entrance of her Austin Avenue apartment. She waged a terrific battle before she died. I have profiled her killer, Winston Moseley, from his roots in Alabama.
Brushstrokes
Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: Australian English. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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*Shortlisted in the 2014 Tod Hunter Literary Award.* This is a short story about an Indigenous Australian art teacher, frustrated by bereavement and the loss of her heritage in an ever changing world. This is a modern, contemporary literary piece set in Perth, Western Australia,.