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Cowboy & Injin Dictionary: The Official Companion to the Cha'a Many Horses Series
Series: Cha'a Many Horses. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » USA
A companion volume to Barbara Neville's Cha'a Many Horses series. Some unconventional spelling is used in the Cha’a Many Horses and Spirit Animal books to impart an authentic cowboy feel to the narrative. Here is a guide to the more unusual vernacular terms, along with the Spanish, Apache, Hawaiian Pidgin and assorted other words used in the books.
LOL: Losing Our Language
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,530. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2016 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
LOL is a tongue-in-cheek look at language trends in the wireless age through the jaundiced eye of a self-hating Luddite and grammar scold. LOL: Losing Our Language is an irreverent guide to what's funny about the American English vernacular in the new millennium. LOL sheds crocodile tears over the fate of our language as it bends to the will of such pervasively destructive influences as adolesce
Never Died A Winter Yet
Price: Free! Words: 18,850. Language: English (Scottish dialect). Published: November 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A collection of short stories where the characters are Glaswegian and the dialogue is in the local vernacular. Real life stories about real working class people.
Grind
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 38,230. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Country local feels threatened by city incomer. Conflict is not easily resolved. Length: 40,000 words (novella) Style: cinematic realism
The Waster's Tale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Urban
This award-winning short story follows twenty-four hours in the life of a young Glaswegian man. It is written in the first person vernacular voice of the narrator. First published in the anthology Glasgow Tales, The Waster's Tale won the EndPapers Tales Series prize.
All Night by the Rose
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,250. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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A city of depravity, a misanthrope who blasts away delusions of grandeur, a patient terrorized by an author, the entropic boredom at a car plant, a man caught by a spider, a building encompassing eras, a fellow who must come to terms with his brother, love stories that defy expectations, tales of the fantastic to be found in the Middle-East, childlike theism and a trailer park in space.