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The Autistic Comedy By Barney Vincelette
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Don has just been offered the position of vice president of marketing at McDonald’s, but his life is about to change. He is visited by the ghost of Virgil, who takes him on a tour of of Hell... More > and Purgatory, where what he sees will impel him to turn his back on corporate America forever. Inspired by football and television evangelism, McDonald’s hires the ruthless Monte Feltro to destroy Palace Reno, an institution that stands in the way of fast food and pop culture monopolizing the American way of life. Don vows to save Palace Reno. He goes to Beatrice, its founder. A vicissitude takes them to a home for autistic children, where they discover the damning truth about the things that often happen to these children behind closed doors. Feltro finds them. He and Prosecutor Rupert G. Airy put Don, Beatrice, and the children on trial, claiming that Palace Reno is an international child pornography ring.< Less
The Autistic Comedy By Barney Vincelette
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Don has just been offered the position of vice president of marketing at McDonald’s, but his life is about to change. He is visited by the ghost of Virgil, who takes him on a tour of of Hell... More > and Purgatory, where what he sees will impel him to turn his back on corporate America forever. Inspired by football and television evangelism, McDonald’s hires the ruthless Monte Feltro to destroy Palace Reno, an institution that stands in the way of fast food and pop culture monopolizing the American way of life. Don vows to save Palace Reno. He goes to Beatrice, its founder. A vicissitude takes them to a home for autistic children, where they discover the damning truth about the things that often happen to these children behind closed doors. Feltro finds them. He and Prosecutor Rupert G. Airy put Don, Beatrice, and the children on trial, claiming that Palace Reno is an international child pornography ring.< Less
The Autistic Comedy By Barney Vincelette
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Don has just been offered the position of vice president of marketing at McDonald’s, but his life is about to change. He is visited by the ghost of Virgil, who takes him on a tour of of Hell... More > and Purgatory, where what he sees will impel him to turn his back on corporate America forever. Inspired by football and television evangelism, McDonald’s hires the ruthless Monte Feltro to destroy Palace Reno, an institution that stands in the way of fast food and pop culture monopolizing the American way of life. Don vows to save Palace Reno. He goes to Beatrice, its founder. A vicissitude takes them to a home for autistic children, where they discover the damning truth about the things that often happen to these children behind closed doors. Feltro finds them. He and Prosecutor Rupert G. Airy put Don, Beatrice, and the children on trial, claiming that Palace Reno is an international child pornography ring.< Less
The Divine Comedy: Cary Edition By Dante Alighieri
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An alternative to the popular Longfellow edition, this version translated by Rev. Cary offers full study notes that help us to understand the background and social climate that inspired certain... More > phrases within the Divine Comedy. Just like the original, the narrator is taken through the various layers of Hell seeing all the people that end up in certain places before being taken to the realm of Purgatory to witness the purification of people who are not quite deserving of Heaven yet. Lastly, he is taken to Paradise to witness the glory of the heavenly realms before being taken into the very presence of God.< Less
Green Stockings: A Comedy in Three Acts By A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
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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: Alfred Edward Woodley Mason (7 May 1865 Dulwich, London –... More > 22 November 1948 London) was an English author and politician. He is best remembered for his 1902 novel of courage and cowardice in wartime,The Four Feathers and is also known as the creator of Inspector Hanaud, a French detective who was an early template for Agatha Christie's famous Hercule Poirot.His prolific output in short stories and novels were frequently made and remade into films during his lifetime; though many of the silent versions have been lost or forgotten, the Korda productions of Fire Over England (1937) and The Four Feathers (1939) remain enduring classics of British cinema.Alfred Mason was born in Camberwell. He studied at Dulwich College and graduated from Trinity College, Oxford in 1888. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A._E._W._Mason< Less
The Trail of the Hawk: A Comedy of the Seriousness of Life By Sinclair Lewis
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The Trail of the Hawk: A Comedy of the Seriousness of Life by Sinclair Lewis. This early novel by Sinclair Lewis (his third) is said to be autobiographical. The protagnatist, Carl Ericson, born in... More > 1855 becomes whiteness to a period of great technological and social change in America. (Mike Vendetti)< Less
Prostate Dreams A Comedy of Medical Errors By Sal Atlantis Phoenix
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George and Julia are a middle aged couple intertwined together in love, sex and materialistic expectations, forced to separate after the medical error that recreates George as a female gender, and... More > compels her to seek identity in the qualm of social, economic and sexual insecurity and he is dismayed by the conspiracy of the establishment against his master who is a senior teacher working for the New York City department of meditation. The action of the play takes place in the doctor’s office; in George's house; in a meditation classroom; in u.s. congress; and in the surgery room of a hospital.< Less
Prostate Dreams a Comedy of Medical Errors By Sal Atlantis Phoenix
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George and Julia are a middle aged couple intertwined together in love, sex and materialistic expectations, forced to separate after the medical error that recreates George as a female gender, and... More > compels her to seek identity in the qualm of social, economic and sexual insecurity and he is dismayed by the conspiracy of the establishment against his master who is a senior teacher working for the New York City department of meditation. The action of the play takes place in the doctor’s office; in George's house; in a meditation classroom; in u.s. congress; and in the surgery room of a hospital.< Less
The Importance of Being Earnest: A Trivial Comedy for Serious People By Oscar Wilde
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The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People is a play by Oscar Wilde. First performed on 14 February 1895 at St. James's Theatre in London, it is a farcical comedy in which... More > the protagonists maintain fictitious personae in order to escape burdensome social obligations. Contemporary reviews all praised the play's humour, though some were cautious about its explicit lack of social messages, while others foresaw the modern consensus that it was the culmination of Wilde's artistic career so far. Its high farce and witty dialogue have helped make The Importance of Being Earnest Wilde's most enduringly popular play. Oscar Wilde (1854–1900) was an Irish writer and poet. Today he is remembered for his epigrams and plays, and the circumstances of his imprisonment which was followed by his early death.< Less
The Skin Game (A Tragi-Comedy) By John Galsworthy
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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: John Galsworthy OM... More > (/ˈɡɔːlzwɜːrði/; 14 August 1867 – 31 January 1933) was an English novelist and playwright. Notable works include The Forsyte Saga (1906–1921) and its sequels, A Modern Comedy and End of the Chapter. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1932.Galsworthy was born at what is now known as Galsworthy House (then called Parkhurst) on Kingston Hill in Surrey, England, the son of John and Blanche Bailey (née Bartleet) Galsworthy. His family was wealthy and well established, with a large estate in Kingston upon Thames that is now the site of three schools: Marymount International School, Rokeby Preparatory School, and Holy Cross Preparatory School. He attended Harrow and New College, Oxford, training as a barrister, and was called to the bar in 1890. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Galsworthy< Less

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