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Life is Change By Ernest Bywater
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No good turn goes unpunished. There's nothing so constant in life as change. Shortly after finishing his university exams Smoky Grey learns these two sayings are true. His life and plans are totally... More > changed by an encounter in the university car-park. For the next few years his life is one change after another. Some of them being ones he initiates. He's a catalyst for changes to improve the lives of many people. - 48,200 words.< Less
Stolen Memories By J. A. Anderson
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Stolen Memories is the poignant story of one family's journey through the harrowing world of Alzheimer's Disease. Though tragic, Maggie and John's story demostrates the power of the human spirit.... More > Hope can be found in a hopeless situation. Joy can coexist with despair. Above all else, Stolen Memories is a love story that shouldn't be forgotten.< Less
Hymns For Different By Scott MacLeod
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The husband's been dead for a week but still wants his eggs & toast. The wife's locked in the closet, the daughter's stuck to a goose, the cat's bladder is leaking, wolves are circling ominously... More > in the forests & train stations, and the music of Glenn Miller fills the air. We're caught in life's tight cup, up to our ears in dp sht & just when we think it can't get worse, the Demon shows up to make us write it all down. Again. This book is short stories, short prose, some excerpts from novels, with a few poems. The author thinks this is his best book so far.< Less
Bridget's Home By Katie M. Hill
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"All I ever wanted was a home. A wee home..." Following their eviction from an English-owned tenant farm, Moira and Barnard Culligan’s search for a home takes them far from their... More > beloved Ireland to rooming houses by the Erie Canal and servants' quarters, railroad camps, and crowded tenements in Worcester, Massachusetts. Throughout their journey they raise children, face down the "Irish Curse," and contend with the prejudice of nativist Yankees who fear the destruction of democracy at the hands of "Papist" Irish newcomers. Overcoming bigotry, backbreaking work, illness, and loss, the Culligans' resolute experience of survival in 19th century New England is a story that still resonates in today’s America, as 21st century immigrants— like their Irish predecessors— similarly struggle for acceptance in their newfound homeland.< Less
Extended Play and Assorted Works By M. Palmer-Cervantes
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A collection of thirty-five pieces. New dimensions and continued exploration.
Skeptical Inquiry and Religious Awakening in Beulah, by Augusta Jane Evans By Robert Milton Underwood, Jr.
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Beulah, by Augusta Jane Evans, was hugely successful at the time it was published in America in 1859. A semi-autobiographical account, the author felt it was her duty to warn readers of the problems... More > she had experienced with religious skepticism. Advances in science after the Middle Ages led to the increasing valuation of reason and objectivity. By the early- to mid-nineteenth century it was quite fashionable to be skeptical, especially about religious matters. The eponymous heroine of the novel passes through several phases of religious faith on her intellectual journey of skepticism before she finally reawakens with a mature Christian faith. She eventually learns to properly balance faith and reason.< Less
The Life We Live By Ruben Solano
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The story of a group of friends searching for peace and freedom in the calmness of nature. A tale of passion, of friendship, of romance.
Syzygy By M. Palmer-Cervantes
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An ambitious work following four artists, each in the throes of their own project--a writer, a painter, a musician, an actress--while at the same time struggling with the realization of their own... More > fictional existence. It is the story of itself in layered experiences, a fable of creative process--exploring the dimensions of the text and the fundamental questions surrounding all that we know to be real. Ranging from the grand and epic, to the intimate and deeply personal, the novel is intended to be a unique and active experience, pulling the reader into a constructive, emotional, and imaginative project all their own. Syzygy, is intended to redefine the space and possibilities of the book as socio-cultural object, arguing for its own autonomy as every person argues for their own individuality; yearning for semblance as each person yearns for love: it is the story of its own conception, dealing with that (un)reality, and figuring out how to move forward, in an effort to create something new.< Less
Second Chances By Wayne DePriest
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THE DEVIL’S IN THE DETAILS - Before you sign that Hellish contract, make sure you understand the fine print. JANET AND GEORGE - One day you fall down the stairs. When you wake up you’re... More > not quite yourself. Or anybody else you know. BRUMLEY’S GIFT - Even a gift of gab can’t talk you out of everything. SECOND CHANCES - Make sure that Do Over moment is really what you want. A HELL OF A STORY - Collaborations aren’t always the best idea. These and ten additional stories make the debut of the "Angeltown", "Selected" and "The Button Man" author into short fiction.< Less
Marvin's Garden By Joseph Brisben
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When she was growing up, all Madge Duckworth wanted was to marry a man who was going places. She got that in her husband, Marvin, a farmer, but she also discovers that she married a sadist, a... More > glutton, and a man so greedy and mean that he disowns his own son. Madge’s life runs on a terror-filled inertia. The only pleasant things in it are her job in the telephone company in Pond Creek, OK, her friendship with Marge Brauniger, and spying on her son Jason and his family. Then cancer strikes Madge, but she eventually finds solace in her housekeeper, Betty Buckley, Betty’s three-legged dog Frankie, and Betty’s old horse Argus.< Less
Odinochka: Armenian Tales from the Gulag By Suren Oganessian
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Vartan Manukyan is a 29 year old prisoner in a Soviet Gulag in Siberia, who has just been given a death sentence; three nights in solitary confinement. Odinochka delves into the mind of this single,... More > forgotten prisoner, and unveils the story of a man haunted by memories of his youth, growing up in an orphanage in the Ottoman Empire during the First World War. Caught in a siege in the city of Van, he and his friends are left with no choice but to participate in its defense. The novel follows his attempt to make sense of the world around him in the harshness of the orphanage and the turmoil of the war, and find an emotional escape through the stories he tells and the friends he makes. Odinochka is a story for those who did and did not survive, for those who are only remembered as statistics; a single number in the death toll. This book gives a unique perspective on the Armenian Genocide and Stalin’s Great Purge, intertwined with folk tales and insights into what it’s like to be a child during war.< Less
Some Goats By Fiction Class
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A selection of in-process writing from The Putney School Summer Programs, Session I. The work presented here was drafted between June 27 and July 13, 2016. Featuring Jeanne Burin de Roziers, Emmy... More > Dudley, Laura Dutilloy, Rebecca Fields, Gillian Gold, Elena Gosalvez, Andrew Hwang, Andrew Lu, Zadig Perrot, Laurel Rosenbaum, and Rosie Vasen.< Less
Angel Eyes By Amanda Hogan
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After her mother dies Angie Dempsey heads back to her hometown of Boston, having been away for thirteen years, to reconnect with family and friends. Vinny DeMarco meanwhlle is glad Angie has returned... More > as he never got a chance to tell her how he truly felt. As the two reunite and realize what they've missed out on dark family secrets emerge that not only threaten their relationship but the lives of everyone around them.< Less
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Hell: A Love Story By Mat Bowes
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A young man struggles to juggle his love life and choose between what is easy and what is worth working for when he starts to have disturbing dreams about a man in a black suit who wants to barter... More > for his soul.< Less
Black Tree By Deanna Skaggs
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To stare at the ocean and yet to crave the desert. To leave home to wander endlessly across the land and yet to be glad. To watch heartache fade away with the new rising of the sun. To see the... More > greatest depths of despair outlined in the very sky and earth—this is the fate of three women unalike in all ways except in their struggles. Abigail is the youngest, Julia is the oldest, and the third has neither age nor name. Their place is the past and the present and the future, and their landscape is the Southwest, which they hold in dearest regard. But to love the land, will that save them or will it be the thing that holds them back from life?< Less
Adrenaline Rush By Timothy Davis, David Coffey, Elliot Coffey
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A young man discovers his life has been fictionalized in the form of a game book. Is this a case of identity theft, or just a very slow-burning inside joke? Only he can ultimately tell, but other... More > readers will reach their own conclusions. Make your way through exciting choices leading to all sorts of plot twists and alternate endings. If you can, find the key to the digital Easter Egg for an added dimension of the story.< Less
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Just A Little Late By Fiction Class
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A selection of in-process writing from The Putney School Summer Programs, Session II. The work presented here was drafted between July 18 and August 3, 2016. Featuring Sam Backner, Katie Carrigan,... More > Natalie Churchill, Dimitri de Manassein, Logan Goldsmith, Lilly Harvey, leland hurd, Morio Lampriere,Leanne Mocynski, Brooke Murphy, Natalie Sokol-Snyder, and Hana Widerman.< Less
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Rachel and Karl By Radmila Raikow
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A young Nazi soldier discovers and a Jewish girl hiding out in a old church in Prague. World War II is ending and the two struggle to find a new life in the ruins.
Just A Man Named Jack By David Shepard
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We first met Jack Henry in the story 'They don't know Jack'. We saw how the Lottery changed not only his life but his family and friends lives forever. We followed him through his adventures in... More > 'Summer Heat' as he got to know his new wife, Abigail as their families joined together. Now we follow Jack through the last chapter in his saga as around every corner, a surprise awaits. Watch how his faith changes not only the people he meets but an entire nation, as he takes us on an unlikely run for the Presidency. Jack shows America why our forefathers chose the motto "In God we Trust" as our national motto and what God can do when he’s asked to get involved. This is not a book about religion but rather a book about a man that faces the same everyday issues we all face. He knows God but comes to realize he is never alone. God is always there in every event in your life if you just take a second and listen for him.< Less
The Jack Henry Saga ... Complete By David Shepard
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We first met Jack Henry in the story 'They don't know Jack'. We saw how the Lottery changed not only his life but his family and friends lives forever. We followed him through his adventures in... More > 'Summer Heat' as he got to know his new wife, Abigail as their families joined together. Now we follow Jack through the last chapter in his saga as around every corner, a surprise awaits. Watch how his faith changes not only the people he meets but an entire nation, as he takes us on an unlikely run for the Presidency. Jack shows America why our forefathers chose the motto "In God we Trust" as our national motto and what God can do when he’s asked to get involved. This is not a book about religion but rather a book about a man that faces the same everyday issues we all face. He knows God but comes to realize he is never alone. God is always there in every event in your life if you just take a second and listen for him.< Less
Writings from the Bathtub By Steve Pulley
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Steve Pulley, awash with yet another collection of short stories to amuse and abuse your sense of humor. Join him and his rubber duckies in a bathtub-load of romance, comedy, mystery, fantasy,... More > headscratching, and all-around fun Pangbornean hijinks.< Less
The Gentleman From Virginia By Robert Joseph Napoli
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General Washington fully engaged eluding the British's Howe and Cornwallis struggles to grasp their military strategy. Little known to him is something that happened out on the Atlantic, an event... More > which could change the incoming tides of war. What will Washington do? Follow his instincts or succumb to the traps laid by his adversaries? Will he listen to his trusted scouts from the frontier, or his Generals, who lay in wait to depose him? With military failures and the looming fight for Philadelphia comes hope. Not from the victory in the North by Gates and Arnold, but from a young man, Joshua- who has defied an Empire. Joshua's actions have consequences, now defiant he questions his actions and loyalty. General Howe zeros in on Philadelphia meaning to crush the rebellion. Unknown to Washington is an underlying plot to destroy the Congress. Follow Washington and his most trusted in their fight as they strive to keep the Glorious Cause alive.< Less