David A. Ross

Biography

David A. Ross was born January 6, 1953 in Chicago, Illinois. In addition to his career as a novelist (Good Morning Corfu, 2009; Open Books; How High The Wall, 2008; Open Books; Sacrifice and the Sweet Life, 2003, Escape Media; A Winter Garden, 2003, Escape Media; Stones, 2001, Escape Media; Xenos, 1998, Escape Media; The Trouble With Paradise; 1997, Escape Media), he is a former columnist and contributing editor for Southwest Art Magazine (1984-1985). His first novel, The Trouble With Paradise, was awarded third prize in the 1997 National Writer's Association Novel Competition. David A. Ross lives on the Island of Corfu, Greece, where he is the editor of Corfu Magazine

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Books

The Virtual Life of Fizzy Oceans
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,940. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2011 by Open Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fizzy Oceans lives, works and travels in the virtual world where the dead are very much alive, places like ancient Babylon have been reconstructed, and with the click of a button—WHOOSH!—one is transported throughout the Ages to events and destinations that make up our human history.
Xenos: A Novel
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,960. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2010 by Open Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sometimes the only way to find yourself is to leave behind everything you've ever known... and become a stranger.
Stones
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,840. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2010 by Open Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A novel of art, love, intrigue and magic in the South of France.
How High The Wall: A Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,660. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2010 by Open Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
How high must a wall rise to ensure the separation of barely distinguishable classes in a modern-day American suburb?
A Winter Garden
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,580. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2009 by Open Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
With his longtime Greek friend Modestos Thromos at his side, Doran plants a winter garden; and as he patiently tills the Grecian soil, he reclaims his integrity, his sense of joy, and his humanity.
Sacrifice and the Sweet Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,980. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2009 by Open Books. Category: 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.
Calico Pennants
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,720. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2009 by Open Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A weekend sailor shipwrecked in the South Seas eventually discovers the island's only other human inhabitant - a woman who bears an uncanny resemblance to 1930s lost flying ace Amelia Earhart.
Good Morning Corfu: Living Abroad Against All Odds
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,030. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2009 by Open Books. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Often funny, always thoughtful, and surprisingly esoteric in nature, the forty-four short essays written by award-winning author David A. Ross deal with expatriate living in detail - from myth to reality, from novelty to stagnation, from glorious experiences to down-right gory experiences, and back again.

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