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Autumn Changes --Part I. By Red Jordan Arobateau
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This is the opening volume of RJA’s life work, his Unofficial Semi-Autobiography; 1,600 pages long, which has been divided into 5 parts for publishing purposes. Each volume is sold individually... More > or the whole set together. This book in its original typewritten font, unspellchecked, is a collectors dream! We encounter the 5 year old Red in his family home on the South Side of Chicago. Scenes switch fast up to 1998, then jumps back to 1948, to depict more of Red’s history as a boy/girl; a mixed raced tomboy, that defines his childhood in the colored ghetto of Chicago’s South Side. Glimpses of this early crossdresser (age 7), playing baseball outdoors in the alley with other boys, or inside with chemistry, and erector sets & refusing to play with dolls. Becoming aware of his sexuality later in teenage, by reading pulp novels such as Journey to a Woman, and Ann Bannon’s Bebo Brinker series. Trans auto biographies -- except this one is different----Transman is an artist, a spiritual searcher, & a sexual libertine.< Less
Rung Ho! A Novel By Talbot Mundy
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Talbot Mundy (born William Lancaster Gribbon, 23 April 1879... More > – 5 August 1940) was an English-born American writer of adventure fiction. Based for most of his life in the United States, he also wrote under the pseudonym of Walter Galt. Best known as the author of King of the Khyber Rifles and the Jimgrim series, much of his work was published in pulp magazines.Mundy was born to a conservative middle-class family in Hammersmith, West London. Educated at Rugby College, he left with no qualifications and moved to British India, where he worked in administration and then journalism. He relocated to East Africa, where he worked as an ivory poacher and then as the town clerk of Kisumu. In 1909 he moved to New York City in the U.S., where he found himself living in poverty. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talbot_Mundy< Less
Hira Singh : when India came to fight in Flanders By Talbot Mundy
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Talbot Mundy (born William Lancaster Gribbon, 23 April 1879... More > – 5 August 1940) was an English-born American writer of adventure fiction. Based for most of his life in the United States, he also wrote under the pseudonym of Walter Galt. Best known as the author of King of the Khyber Rifles and the Jimgrim series, much of his work was published in pulp magazines.Mundy was born to a conservative middle-class family in Hammersmith, West London. Educated at Rugby College, he left with no qualifications and moved to British India, where he worked in administration and then journalism. He relocated to East Africa, where he worked as an ivory poacher and then as the town clerk of Kisumu. In 1909 he moved to New York City in the U.S., where he found himself living in poverty. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talbot_Mundy< Less
Tarzan the Terrible By Edgar Rice Burroughs
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Tarzan the Terrible is a novel written by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the eighth in his series of books about the title character Tarzan. It was first published as a serial in the pulp magazine Argosy... More > All-Story Weekly in the issues for February 12, 19, and 26 and March 5, 12, 19, and 26, 1921; the first book edition was published in June 1921 by A. C. McClurg. Its setting, Pal-ul-don, is one of the more thoroughly realized "lost civilizations" in Burroughs' Tarzan stories. The novel contains a map of the place as well as a glossary of its inhabitants' language.In the previous novel, during the early days of World War I, Tarzan discovered that his wife Jane was not killed in a fire set by German troops, but was in fact alive.In this novel two months have gone by and Tarzan is continuing to search for Jane. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tarzan_the_Terrible Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The Complete Cases of Mr. Maddox, Volume 2 By T.T. Flynn & John Fleming Gould
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To habitués of the nation’s top racetracks he’s known as "The Bland Buddha of the Bangtail Circuit." Less polite players of the ponies call him a tout or a bookie.... More > There’s no doubt that Mr. Joe Maddox is a shrewd judge of horseflesh, but he's also a shrewd judge of men. And that's a critically important quality to possess, because Mr. Maddox repeatedly finds himself pitted against crooks and killers whose depredations are linked in some way to the racing game. Assisted by his sidekick Oscar, the heavyset handicapper has always managed to beat the odds, but sooner or later his luck is bound to change…. The work of prolific pulpster T.T. Flynn, 35 Mr. Maddox novelettes were published in the pages of Dime Detective between 1938 and 1950. Fast-moving and suffused with authentic racing atmosphere, they were among the most popular stories ever to appear in this prestigious crime pulp, second only to the legendary Black Mask in its impact on the genre.< Less
The Complete Cases of Vee Brown, Volume 1 By Carroll John Daly & Ed Hulse
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Limited edition hardcover, only 100 made. Vivian “Vee” Brown leads two lives. Delicate-looking and small in stature, he lacks physical strength and endurance. But that doesn’t... More > prevent him from being an effective special operative to the Manhattan District Attorney. In this capacity he often ignores the legal niceties of due process, shooting first and asking questions later. Many citizens view him as a hair-trigger gunman whose promiscuous killings make him little better than the vicious criminals he hunts. In his other life, Brown lives in a luxurious Park Avenue penthouse, paid for not with his modest civil-servant salary, but with the royalties he earns as a phenomenally successful composer of sentimental songs—a sideline he keeps secret. The creation of Carroll John Daly, father of the hard-boiled private eye, Vee Brown plied his trade in the page of Dime Detective, the classic crime pulp that was second only to the legendary Black Mask in its impact on the genre.< Less
At the Earth's Core By Edgar Burroughs
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Excerpt: ...fruit, scooped out all its seed, thereby checking more advance, and throwing into the rind strength that would otherwise have gone to reproductiveness. They said each fruit made two... More > vessels, but the upper half was always best and used for long salt-water journeys, the lower piece being but for punting or fishing on their lakes. They cut them in half while still green, scraped out the light remaining pulp when dry, and dragged them down with the minimum of trouble, light as feathers, tenacious as steel plate, and already in the form and fashion of dainty craft from five to twenty feet in length, when the process was completed. By the time we had explored this strangest of ship-building yards, and I had seen last year's crop on the stocks being polished and fitted with seats and gear, the sun was going down; and the Martian twilight, owing to the comparative steepness of the little planet's sides, being brief, we strolled back to the village, and there< Less
The Return of Tarzan By Edgar Rice Burroughs
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The Return of Tarzan is a novel written by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the second in his series of books about the title character Tarzan. It was first published in the pulp magazine New Story Magazine in... More > the issues for June through December 1913; the first book edition was published in 1915 by A. C. McClurg.The novel picks up where Tarzan of the Apes left off. The ape man, feeling rootless in the wake of his noble sacrifice of his prospects of wedding Jane Porter, leaves America for Europe to visit his friend Paul d'Arnot. On the ship he becomes embroiled in the affairs of Countess Olga de Coude, her husband, Count Raoul de Coude, and two shady characters attempting to prey on them, Nikolas Rokoff and his henchman Alexis Paulvitch. Rokoff, it turns out, is also the countess's brother. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Return_of_Tarzan Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Ray Cummings, Science Fiction Collection By Ray Cummings
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Ray Cummings (byname of Raymond King Cummings; (1887 – 1957) was an American author of science fiction, rated one of the "founding fathers of the science fiction pulp genre". Cummings... More > worked with Thomas Edison as a personal assistant and technical writer from 1914 to 1919. His most highly regarded work was the novel The Girl in the Golden Atom published in 1922, which was a consolidation of a short story by the same name published in 1919 (where Cummings combined the idea of Fitz James O'Brien's The Diamond Lens with H. G. Wells's The Time Machine) and a sequel, The People of the Golden Atom, published in 1920. His career resulted in some 750 novels and short stories, using also the pen names Ray King, Gabrielle Cummings, and Gabriel Wilson. In this ebook: Brigands of the Moon The White Invaders Wandl the Invader The Girl in the Golden Atom Tarrano the Conqueror Beyond the Vanishing Point Phantoms of Reality The Exile of Time The Fire People The Man Who Mastered Time The Shadow Girl< Less
A Princess of Mars By Edgar Rice Burroughs
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A Princess of Mars (1917) is a science fantasy novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the first of his Barsoom series. Full of swordplay and daring feats, the novel is considered a classic example of 20th... More > century pulp fiction. It is also a seminal instance of the planetary romance, a sub-genre of science fantasy that became highly popular in the decades following its publication. The story is set on Mars, imagined as a dying planet with a harsh desert environment. This vision of Mars was based on the work of the astronomer Percival Lowell, whose ideas were widely popularized in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The Barsoom series inspired a number of well-known 20th century science fiction writers, including Ray Bradbury, Arthur C. Clarke, Robert A. Heinlein, and John Norman, and was also inspirational for many scientists in the fields of space exploration and the search for extraterrestrial life, including Carl Sagan, who read A Princess of Mars when he was a child.< Less

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