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Frankisms By Tony Parisi & with John Parisi
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From “You can’t spit-shine a turd” to “The harder I work, the luckier I get” to “Let’s put an egg in our shoe and beat it”, Frankisms are earthy... More > witticisms that our dad, Frank Parisi, has made his own through dogged repetition and sheer force of will. Mixing equal parts business savvy, human insight, and potty-mouth, Frankisms have inspired generations, while cowing those who lack perseverance and a sense of irony. This translated volume of Frankisms enables the understanding and usage of our dad’s sayings.< Less
The Hermit Hill Mysteries By Nate Bramble
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This comic strip collection features the wild adventures of a lonely hill and it's equally lonely inhabitant, Walter. While the hill is intended to be a remote getaway, life does tend to encroach... More > even where it isn't wanted. Poor old Walter tries, in vein, to keep the world at bay by hiding atop his earthy tower. Hermit Hill the comic strip was created by, written by and illustrated by indie cartoonist Nate Bramble. It was started in the Summer of 2008 and was published directly to the web as a comic strip three times a week (Mon., Wed. & Fri.) through the middle of 2010. More details can be found online at www.hermithillcomic.com .< Less
The Legend of Hermit Hill By Nate Bramble
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This comic strip collection features the wild adventures of a lonely hill and it's equally lonely inhabitant, Walter. While the hill is intended to be a remote getaway, life does tend to encroach... More > even where it isn't wanted. Poor old Walter tries, in vein, to keep the world at bay by hiding atop his earthy tower. Hermit Hill the comic strip was created by, written by and illustrated by indie cartoonist Nate Bramble. It was started in the Summer of 2008 and is published directly to the web as a comic strip three times a week (Mon., Wed. & Fri.). Read it online at www.hermithillcomic.com .< Less
A Ray Squeezed Through By Devrie Paradowski
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"A Ray Squeezed Through" is a poetry chapbook that rips the skin away from common and sometimes dusty circumstances. Devrie has an awkard nature that is exposed in her earthy, clumsy, and... More > usually very raw poetry. The poetry in this small collection of poems seems to undulate between very meticulously written poems, to stark images chaotically sewn together. The themes of these poems underline her experiences as a young teenager, to motherhood, and they culminate in a letter to her father, who, during his lifetime, was an immense inspiration for her being able to see complicated things as simple things.< Less
CAIN By James Clark
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Baptist minister John Wesley Cain, an earthy, theologically unconventional Vietnam veteran, deals with the possible loss of his position; problems with his son; a troubled teen-aged musician and his... More > drunken Vietnam-vet father; hypocritical church members, and his own shortcomings and ambitions. He tries to save the marriage of a man and wife, both of whom have been unfaithful. Present in this matter is the intrigue surrounding the man, a lawyer/legislator/bagman who is the operator in a kickback scheme perpetrated by casino operators interested in bringing riverboat gambling to the state. Cain doesn't break the law but he pushes the envelope and makes some hypocrites pay.< Less
Six Short Stories By Beverly J. Raffaele
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The stories in this book are honest, sensitive and earthy. You will laugh and you may even cry, but in some way they will touch you. Beth is a socialite who is taught a valuable lesson about giving... More > in the story, "Touched." "The Testimony" is the poignant story of a man who over came wrenching adversity. There is the story of "Jake," the selfish son. In "An Interview with a Preacher," a seminary student is amazed at the candidness and honesty of his Pastor. The short story "Mom's Insane," is gut wrenching. In it's few pages you will find stark raw emotion. The last story is biographical and unbelievable, but very true: "When The Pacific Ocean Came Through Our Front Door."< Less
Don Juan By George Byron
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Byron’s exuberant masterpiece tells of the adventures of Don Juan, beginning with his illicit love affair at the age of sixteen in his native Spain and his subsequent exile to Italy. Following... More > a dramatic shipwreck, his exploits take him to Greece, where he is sold as a slave, and to Russia, where he becomes a favorite of the Empress Catherine who sends him on to England. Written in ottava rima stanza form, Byron’s Don Juan blends high drama with earthy humor, outrageous satire of his contemporaries, and sharp mockery of Western societies, with England coming under particular attack.< Less
Six Short Stories By Beverly J. Raffaele
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The stories in this book are honest, sensitive and earthy. You will laugh and you may even cry, but in some way they will touch you. Beth is a socialite who is taught a valuable lesson about giving... More > in the story, "Touched." "The Testimony" is the poignant story of a man who over came wrenching adversity. There is the story of "Jake," the selfish son. In "An Interview with a Preacher," a seminary student is amazed at the candidness and honesty of his Pastor. The short story "Mom's Insane," is gut wrenching. In it's few pages you will find stark raw emotion. The last story is biographical and unbelievable, but very true: "When The Pacific Ocean Came Through Our Front Door."< Less
CAIN By James Clark
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Baptist minister John Wesley Cain, an earthy, theologically unconventional Vietnam veteran, deals with the possible loss of his position; problems with his son; a troubled teen-aged musician and his... More > drunken Vietnam-vet father; hypocritical church members, and his own shortcomings and ambitions. He tries to save the marriage of a man and wife, both of whom have been unfaithful. Present in this matter is the intrigue surrounding the man, a lawyer/legislator/bagman who is the operator in a kickback scheme perpetrated by casino operators interested in bringing riverboat gambling to the state. Cain doesn't break the law but he pushes the envelope and makes some hypocrites pay.< Less
Masterpieces of Mystery : Riddle Stories (Illustrated) By Joseph Lewis French
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The riddle story is the most naïve form of the mystery story. It may contain a certain element of the supernatural—be tinged with mysticism—but its motive and the revelation thereof... More > must be frankly materialistic—of the earth, earthy. In this respect it is very closely allied to the detective story. The model riddle story should be utterly mundane in motive—told in direct terms. Here again the genius of that great modern master asserts itself, and in "The Oblong Box" we have an early model of its kind. The stories of this collection cover a wide range and are the choice of reading in several literatures.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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