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Lin McLean By Owen Wister
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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: Owen Wister (July 14, 1860 – July 21, 1938) was an... More > American writer and "father" of western fiction. He is best remembered for writing The Virginian, although he never wrote about the West afterwards.Owen Wister was born on July 14, 1860, in Germantown, a well-known neighborhood in the northwestern part of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His father, Owen Jones Wister, was a wealthy physician raised at Grumblethorpe in Germantown. He was a distant cousin of Sally Wister. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Owen_Wister< Less
Wanderyear By Richard Grayson
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Richard Grayson has been keeping a daily diary compulsively since the summer of 1969, when he was an 18-year-old agoraphobic about to venture out into the world – or at least the world around... More > him in Brooklyn. His diary, approximately 600 words a day without missing a day since August 1, 1969, now totals over 9 million words, rivaling the longest diaries ever written. But Grayson is not merely an eccentric with graphomania. His books of short stories have been praised in reviews by ROLLING STONE, THE LOS ANGELES TIMES, THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW, THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, LIBRARY JOURNAL and BEST SELLERS. Grayson’s nineteenth compilation of diary entries, WANDERYEAR, takes place between mid-1997 and mid-1998, when he quits his job as a staff attorney in social policy at a University of Florida law school think tank to move from place to place – South Florida, Brooklyn, Silicon Valley, Wyoming, Long Island, New Orleans, and suburban Phoenix, Los Angeles, Chicago and Philadelphia.< Less
The Scouts of the Valley By Joseph A. (Joseph Alexander) Altsheler
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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: Joseph Alexander Altsheler (April 29, 1862 – June 5, 1919)... More > was an American newspaper reporter, editor and author of popular juvenile historical fiction. He was a prolific writer, and produced fifty-one novels and (at least) fifty-one short stories. Thirty-two of his novels were part of his seven series:Although each of the thirty-two novels constitutes an independent story, Mr. Altsheler suggested a reading order for each series (i.e., he numbered the volumes).The remaining nineteen novels can be read in any order. [Note, however, that A Knight of Philadelphia was later expanded through the addition of nineteen chapters and some minor tweaks to become Mr. Altsheler's novel In Hostile Red. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Alexander_Altsheler< Less
The Ranch Girls and Their Heart's Desire By Margaret Vandercook
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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: Margaret O'Bannon Womack Vandercook (January 12, 1877 –... More > February 7, 1958) was an American writer of children's literature. Daughter of Joel Mayo Womack and Nannie Gibson (O'Bannon) Womack, she was born in Louisville, Kentucky, where she attended both public and private schools. In 1900 she married John Filkin Vandercook, who later became the first president of the United Press Association. He died in 1908. They had one son, John Womack Vandercook. Margaret spent her summers in Leonardo, New Jersey and winters in Gramercy Park, New York, but during her husband's lifetime she also spent several years living in Europe. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margaret_Vandercook< Less
Vampires of Northwest Arkansas By Richard Grayson
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These ten stories present gay men coping with unusual situations: a best friend and fellow former prostitute bitten by an Ozarks bat in the wake of 9/11; a fashion designer morbidly worried about an... More > impending worldwide chocolate shortage; an Orthodox Jew who consults his rabbi because a lover refuses to ever remove his socks during sex; a young African-American college student on a homophobic campus who has to put up with his Muslim roommate’s therapy monkey; a Wyoming cattle ranch manager dealing with an outbreak of leafy spurge on his land shortly after the murder of Matthew Shepard; a writer confronting on his past affair with his much younger filmmaker stepbrother; a Puerto Rican teacher compelled to watch shirtless teabag-eating white boys on YouTube; a former babysitter of the actor Laurence Fishburne unable to understand his young gay tenants' interest in knitting and supply chain management; and a Florida man haunted by the shuttered suburban movie theaters of his youth.< Less
Orpheus Rising By August MacGregor
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"Orpheus Rising: Erotic Stories of Hooking Up" is a collection of six short stories that explore the hot moment when two people—strangers or friends—hook up to become lovers.... More > These erotic pieces of fiction cover a range of settings: A cowboy on a ranch in Wyoming. A romantic novel writer in New York City. A painter hired to be a human sushi tray in an art gallery. Two models posing in challenging Kama Sutra positions for a new book. Strangers caught in a massive snowstorm. A blind violinist playing his masterpiece, "Orpheus Rising."< Less
Orpheus Rising By August MacGregor
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"Orpheus Rising: Erotic Stories of Hooking Up" is a collection of six short stories that explore the hot moment when two people—strangers or friends—hook up to become lovers.... More > These erotic pieces of fiction cover a range of settings: A cowboy on a ranch in Wyoming. A romantic novel writer in New York City. A painter hired to be a human sushi tray in an art gallery. Two models posing in challenging Kama Sutra positions for a new book. Strangers caught in a massive snowstorm. A blind violinist playing his masterpiece, "Orpheus Rising."< Less
Vampires of Northwest Arkansas By Richard Grayson
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Ten stories by acclaimed short story writer Richard Grayson (WITH HITLER IN NEW YORK, I BRAKE FOR DELMORE SCHWARTZ) spotlight gay men coping with unusual situations: a best friend and fellow former... More > prostitute bitten by an Ozarks bat in the wake of 9/11; a boyfriend morbidly worried about an impending worldwide chocolate shortage; an Orthodox Jew who consults his rabbi because a lover refuses to ever remove his socks during sex; a Wyoming cattle ranch manager dealing with an outbreak of leafy spurge on his land; a writer contrasting his adventures with those of the comic book superhero Green Arrow; a Puerto Rican teacher compelled to watch shirtless teabag-eating white boys online; a former babysitter of the actor Laurence Fishburne unable to understand the young gay Phoenix couple who are his tenants; and a Florida man haunted by the shuttered suburban movie theaters of his youth.< Less
At Home and at Large in the Great Plains: Essays and Memories By Paul Johnsgard
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These fourteen essays originally appeared in Prairie Fire, a monthly newspaper that for seven years has carried important messages of social, environmental, and economic issues to residents of... More > Nebraska, Iowa, Colorado, and South Dakota, and subscribers in the rest of the world. They discuss the North American east-west ecological boundaries, spring migration events, bird feeders, feathered survivors of a glacial past, the threatened sharp-tailed grouse, the effects of climate change, some “sacred places”—Aransas National Wildlife Refuge, the Ashfall Fossil Beds, Squaw Creek Refuge, the Hutton Niobrara Ranch Sanctuary, and Yellowstone National Park—, our troubles with mountain lions and grizzly bears, and crane season in Wyoming. There is also an expanded informal autobiography, “My Life in Biology” and a current and comprehensive list of all publications of a writer described as “probably the world’s most prolific living author of ornithological and natural history literature.”< Less