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Oil Brat By Jonathan Bennett
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Oil Brat is a coming-of-age story you probably won’t want your kids to read. Join Dylan, wannabe James Bond style lover, in his raunchy romp through childhood, adolescence, and early adulthood... More > – as he learns to survive, he sometimes gets the girl, but usually she comes with a lot more than he bargained for! An irreverent look at growing up in the dysfunctional world of international oil camps. A picaresque novel about alienation, set in an age when parents allowed kids the freedom to make their own mistakes...and Dylan Douglas is hard-wired for trouble! Oil Brat is also the story of the females that combine to make the boy a man. Dylan’s loves – Genevieve, Bridget, Gabriela, Poppy, Megan...and others – each play a special role in transforming a confused three-year-old into a more arrogant, but just as confused twenty-something.< Less
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Oil Brat By Jonathan Bennett
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Oil Brat is a coming-of-age story you probably won’t want your kids to read. Join Dylan, wannabe James Bond style lover, in his raunchy romp through childhood, adolescence, and early... More > adulthood – as he learns to survive, he sometimes gets the girl, but usually she comes with a lot more than he bargained for! An irreverent look at growing up in the dysfunctional world of international oil camps. A picaresque novel about alienation, set in an age when parents allowed kids the freedom to make their own mistakes...and Dylan Douglas is hard-wired for trouble! Oil Brat is also the story of the females that combine to make the boy a man. Dylan’s loves – Genevieve, Bridget, Gabriela, Poppy, Megan...and others – each play a special role in transforming a confused three-year-old into a more arrogant, but just as confused twenty-something.< Less
A State of Separation By Max Crawford
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Connor and his best friend Andrzej enjoy a night of forbidden romance before leaving for college. Once on campus, their lives follow separate paths. One takes halting steps toward coming out, one... More > tries to pursue a straight life. Connor finds new friends and a professor who serves as his secret mentor and benefactor. But there is a price to pay for Connor's new life. Drugs and sex tempt both Connor and Andrzej, then they are threatened by danger. Their paths cross again with another chance for love in this coming of age novel.< Less
A State of Separation By Max Crawford
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Connor and his best friend Andrzej enjoy a night of forbidden romance before leaving for college. Once on campus, their lives follow separate paths. One takes halting steps toward coming out, one... More > tries to pursue a straight life. Connor finds new friends and a professor who serves as his secret mentor and benefactor. But there is a price to pay for Connor's new life. Drugs and sex tempt both Connor and Andrzej, then they are threatened by danger. Their paths cross again with another chance for love in this coming of age novel.< Less
SUCKADOO By TONY WESTON
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Part TWO of the LORCAN'S HANDS Trilogy... a fourteen year old boy has become the Champion of an unloveable Princess. She wants to wed him as much as he wants to escape her attentions. Largely... More > character based and funny, if sometimes grim.< Less
Coming of Age By Robert Lobis
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Coming of Age is a seriocomic account of the adventures of Harold Square, MD. When he retires from the practice of medicine, Square undertakes a quest for a spirituality that he hopes will bring him... More > the inner peace to cope with the aging process and his eventual mortality. What follows is a series of picaresque encounters through which he eventually comes of age in spite of himself.< Less
Jackson Speed: The Hero of El Teneria By Robert Peecher
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The first volume of the Jackson Speed Memoirs, 1830 - 1847, edited by Robert Peecher
The Sunward Road By Daniel Peterson
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Eskander's woman betrays him. His king banishes him. His best friend is murdered. Now Eskander lives for revenge. He will make an army and dispense justice, even if thousands die. But what will... More > he live for when revenge is impossible? And what will he do when he becomes a target of revenge? Eskander struggles across a world, following the road sunward, driven by forces he strives to understand, and finally discovers his incredible, real purpose.< Less
The Sunward Road By Daniel Peterson
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Eskander's woman betrays him. His king banishes him. His best friend is murdered. Now Eskander lives for revenge. He will make an army and dispense justice, even if thousands die. But what will he... More > live for when revenge is impossible? And what will he do when he becomes a target of revenge? Eskander struggles across a world, following the road sunward, driven by forces he strives to understand, and finally discovers his incredible, real purpose.< Less