Books tagged: vignettes

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Sacrifice and the Sweet Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,000. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2009 by Open Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A profound and disturbing collection of eight short stories, four poems and one vignette by award-winning author David A. Ross.
Growing Up Mostly Normal in the Middle of Nowhere: A Memoir
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,030. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2009 by Foremost Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
With the depth of a memoir and the flow of a novel, John Sheirer chronicles how his simple youth of farm, sports, school, nature, and family led him to an unlikely adulthood as an author and college professor. He explores intensely personal experiences and relationships with humor, surprise, awe, suspense, and deep insight. He teaches us we can go home again.
On Remembering, a short collection
Price: Free! Words: 6,360. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
These are a loose collection of short stories and poems I've written [and by short stories, I really mean vignettes]. Most of these, especially the poems, were originally posted to my blog at wessf.tumblr.com. This just seemed like a great way to combine them all into one THING — plus it's given me something to offer for free on smashwords.com [more to come, I'm sure].
Rumored to Exist
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,960. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A combination of pop-fiction references, heavy metal speed, and hilarious parody mix the half-dozen different stories together into a nightmarish tale of post-apocalyptic America.
Not Funny
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,340. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00)
Is one really the loneliest number? How do weathermen predict the weather? What do chess pieces say during battle? Why are aliens so interested in probing? Why is there no state called East Virginia? Would the Park Place Planning Committee really allow someone to build a hotel? Comedian Patrick Hennessey explores these topics and many more in his debut collection of 28 hilarious short stories.
Because She Was a Woman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,520. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Anthologies
A collection of vignettes about the lives of a dozen women from all walks of life, trying to get from one moment to the next in as graceful a fashion as possible.
The Great American Pee Fight And Other True Stories Of The 50's
Series: True Stories Of The 50's. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(4.67)
You read it right; it's not "pie." The rhythm of a south-east Omaha neighborhood is captured in these humorous vignettes of the 1950's.
True Stories Of The 50's Part Two
Series: True Stories Of The 50's. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(4.75)
The rhythm of a south-east Omaha neighborhood is captured in these humorous vignettes of the 1950's.
Portsmouth Square Stories: Tales of A San Francisco Childhood
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,060. Language: American English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Literature
A bricolage of childhood stories circa 1950 San Francisco. The nabe center is Portsmouth Square: beatniks, writers, Irish hookers, Negro evangelicals, WW II vets, cops, and Chinese families gather to sun and protect the sacredness of childhood as urban Tom Sawyers race cable cars uphill, catch crabs on the bayside, pick raspberries at Coit Tower, feed leaping sea lions, and such like mischief.
When Life Was Unfair... How One Man Survived... And Learned How To Cope
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,650. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; truth isn’t” - Mark Twain. This book chronicles a man’s journey through an eventful life. When his dreams were dashed and life knocked him down, how did he get up and move on? People can be amazingly resilient, but what determines who will be? Roberto hopes that sharing his story can help others.