Books tagged: working class

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A Demon Named Martha
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,450. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Delivered with a macabre humor which oscillates between gut splitting satire and a dark psychological depth Forrester succeeds in weaving his interpretation of existential philosophy with the brute facts of existence. He is a master of kneading in obscure fascinating facts about specimens such as the clawed toad (Xenopus) and broader theories such as Freudian repression into everyday life.
Welcome to Confluence
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 122,350. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
The City of Confluence is dying. It's been five years since the steel mills closed for good. Twentysomethings Sophia and Will are passionately at odds about saving their rusting hometown. When the town's secret benefactor dies, they suddenly find themselves battling gamblers, opportunists, and entrenched moneyed interests, changing their lives and their town forever.
Strange Things are Afoot at the Circle A
Price: Free! Language: English. Published: December 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » General
For Jimmy Spliff and Sativa Velazquez, it’s just another graveyard shift at the AnarchyBurger All-Nite Drive Thru and Shakes. The drunks are lined up at the pickup window, the bacon jalapeno poppers are squealing in the deep fryer, and the struggle is as real as the threat of heart disease. But just when it seems all hope is lost, a time traveller stumbles out of the promotional kids’ meal display
The Gurry Room
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,770. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Did you ever wonder what really goes into a can of cat food? Frank Parker, a mechanic in a fish processing plant, discovers that some knowledge can be hazardous to your health. This is a novella of approximately 30,000 words.
Kids From Over The Water
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 40,080. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A touching and fascinating window on the way ordinary people lived more than a century ago. This book tells of the lives of working-class Londoners in the early years of the century, the ups and downs of existing on the breadline leap into life from its pages, helped by the authors wit and humour.
A Sense of Occasion
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 21,030. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
1960s England - Marconis, milk bars, mods and rockers. As Tommy Tucker puts on his ‘Hi-Heel Sneakers’ the Vespas pull up outside the Orpheus coffee bar. A wedding, a ban the bomb march, a cocktail party create A Sense of Occasion. Award winning author Elizabeth Woodcraft's interlinked stories describe life growing up on a working class estate, and show how the 60s changed the lives of 4 mod girls.
Fine English
You set the price! Words: 27,630. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Categories: Screenplays » Comedy, Screenplays » Drama
Partially based on a true story. A politically incorrect comedy about outsourcing jobs back to the good ol’ USA.
Let's Go Ahead, Then!
Price: Free! Words: 4,150. Language: English (Scottish dialect). Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
A free ebook selection from the author's previous seven books.
The Belt Room
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: English (Scottish dialect). Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
A collection of poems inspired by the use of corporal punishment in Scottish schools in the ‘60’s. Includes much belting of children and mostly deserved.
The Ethnicity Of Linda Lovelace
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Linda Lovelace, born Linda Susan Boreman, was of working class origins. Her father's people came to the United States from England and Ireland. The father was a New York City policeman until his retirement. As Linda Lovelace, Boreman starred in Deep Throat in 1972. She came to dislike her husband who she accused of forcing her to make porn films. Linda's maternal grandfather came to NY from Italy.