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The continuing adventures of gadfly 1940s sports reporter Billy Nichols, introduced in The Distance.
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A rambunctious ride through the history of publicly-viewed sex films, from the beginning of the cinema through the creation of the VCR.
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In-depth analysis of the "posters and graphics of the classic film noir era."
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The life story of a closeted gay movie star who was the idol of millions during the fifties and sixties.
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Deepening Fiction: A Practical Guide for Intermediate and Advanced Writers
This intermediate/advanced guide to writing fiction emphasizes the revision process and uses craft discussions, exercises, and diverse examples to show the artistic...
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A novelistic look at the movies, artists, politics and economics of Hollywood's classic Film Noir era.
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The Longman Guide to Intermediate and Advanced Fiction Writing
This intermediate/advanced guide to writing fiction emphasizes the revision process and uses craft discussions, exercises, and diverse examples to show the artistic...
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Maja was five years old when her black Cuban family emigrated from the Caribbean to London. Now, almost twenty years later, Maja is a singer, in love with Aaron,...
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Two plays exploring the pain of living and the difficulty of dying
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Jessamy “Jess” Harrison is eight years old. Sensitive, whimsical, possessed of an extraordinary and powerful imagination, she spends hours writing haiku, reading...
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Upstate tells the story of Antonio and Natasha, Harlem lovers torn apart when Antonio is convicted of a crime within his family. While Antonio serves his sentence,...
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Told by a young mother in Chicago and her unborn child, Conception narrates the true love affairs and comings-of-ages of Black women across several eras...
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Charlotte Branson dreaded the day graduation came. All the students at college celebrated it except her. Everyone seemed to already have a plan, a future; she had...
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Hoodoo Money (The Stolen Nickel Series, #1) 2nd Edition
After her almost-wedding to a bigamist, successful children's author Braeden McKay has given up on love. She's content to live vicariously through her imaginary...
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MANGROVES AND MONSTERS
In this sequel to Hoodoo Money, Charlie Cooper is a reluctant teacher by day and broken-hearted wanderer by night - and a man desperately in love with a dead...
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The President's Mortician
Largely unknown to history, John Liggett was one of the most macabre and gruesome figures of the 20th century. A skilled undertaker and body reconstructionist, he...
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When life is shattered you can live damaged or repair it With a signed death warrant and final appeals running out, Tess Olsen anticipates the execution of the man...
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Green Light for Murder
A mad director, off his meds, is making a movie about how he murders the producers who ruined his career. The movie is in his mind. The murders are real. Tommy...
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High Season
High Season is the story of Jim Hearn, a working class boy made good - and very, very bad. It's a tale about living on the edge, restaurant kitchens, drugs and...
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Last Train to Paris
1935.  Rose Manon, an American daughter of the mountains of Nevada, working as a journalist in New York, is awarded her dream job, foreign correspondent....
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