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The Gone World

Author : Tom Sweterlitsch
ISBN : 9780698142763
Genre : Fiction
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“I promise you have never read a story like this.”—Blake Crouch, New York Times bestselling author of Dark Matter Inception meets True Detective in this science fiction thriller of spellbinding tension and staggering scope that follows a special agent into a savage murder case with grave implications for the fate of mankind... Shannon Moss is part of a clandestine division within the Naval Criminal Investigative Service. In western Pennsylvania, 1997, she is assigned to solve the murder of a Navy SEAL's family—and to locate his vanished teenage daughter. Though she can't share the information with conventional law enforcement, Moss discovers that the missing SEAL was an astronaut aboard the spaceship U.S.S. Libra—a ship assumed lost to the currents of Deep Time. Moss knows first-hand the mental trauma of time-travel and believes the SEAL's experience with the future has triggered this violence. Determined to find the missing girl and driven by a troubling connection from her own past, Moss travels ahead in time to explore possible versions of the future, seeking evidence to crack the present-day case. To her horror, the future reveals that it's not only the fate of a family that hinges on her work, for what she witnesses rising over time's horizon and hurtling toward the present is the Terminus: the terrifying and cataclysmic end of humanity itself. Luminous and unsettling, The Gone World bristles with world-shattering ideas yet remains at its heart an intensely human story.
Category: Fiction

Pictures Of The Gone World

Author : Lawrence Ferlinghetti
ISBN : 0872863034
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Published to celebrate forty years of City Lights publishing, which began with the letterpress printing of this book in 1955. It was Lawrence Ferlinghetti's first book, and it has been reprinted twenty-one times, having never been out of print. The...

A Coney Island Of The Mind

Author : Lawrence Ferlinghetti
ISBN : 0811200418
Genre : Poetry
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Includes 29 poems revolving around the title, selections written for oral readings with jazz accompaniment, and 13 previously published poems
Category: Poetry

Forgotten Horrors Presents Mummy S Family Album

Author : Michael Price
ISBN : 1512344621
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The originators of the FORGOTTEN HORRORS movie books strike again with MUMMY'S FAMILY ALBUM -- a collection of horrific -- and often humorous -- one-page comics stories depicting the secret lives of the Famous Monsters of folklore, mythology, the movies and even Real Life Its Ownself. A 170-page whopper, the book also contains the entire set of horror-movie-star portraits from Michael H. Price's long-out-of-print HOLLYWOOD HORRORS portfolio set, and a selection of George E. Turner's comics, stories, gag cards, and storyboards from the 1950s and 1960s. A treasure-trove for all you FORGOTTEN HORRORS enthusiasts, and a unique comics anthology.

The Gone Away World

Author : Nick Harkaway
ISBN : 9781407005621
Genre : Fiction
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The Jorgmund Pipe is the backbone of the world, and it's on fire. Gonzo Lubitsch, professional hero and troubleshooter, is hired to put it out - but there's more to the fire, and the Pipe itself, than meets the eye. The job will take Gonzo and his best friend, our narrator, back to their own beginnings and into the dark heart of the Jorgmund Company itself. Equal parts raucous adventure, comic odyssey and Romantic Epic, The Gone-Away World is a story of - among other things - love and loss; of ninjas, pirates, politics; of curious heroism in strange and dangerous places; and of a friendship stretched beyond its limits. But it also the story of a world, not unlike our own, in desperate need of heroes - however unlikely they may seem.
Category: Fiction

Encyclopedia Of Beat Literature

Author : Kurt Hemmer
ISBN : 9781438109084
Genre : American literature
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Discusses the literary works and great authors of the Beat Generation.
Category: American literature

The Farkleschweiler Dossier

Author : Michael Price
ISBN : 1453763155
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Horror comics meet Theatre of the Absurd in a new collection from Rondo-nominated Michael Aitch Price -- author and co-artist of the acclaimed "Carnival of Souls" graphic novel. Adapted from a wealth of pre-censorship comics of the 1950s -- but with bizarre twists straight out of the stand-up improv scene -- "The Farkleschweiler Dossier" is a cram-packed 300-page whopper of ghastly mirth and hair-raising hilarity. A companion volume to Mike Price's "Carnival of Souls," "Scream Chills Illustrated," and "MHP's Great Big Crock of Christmas" -- all Comics from the Gone World!

The First Few Friends I Had

Author : Christopher Newton
ISBN : 0989710815
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Someone asked me who the first hippies were, those unknowns who kicked off the psychedelic era of the 1960s. Were they born-too-late beatniks who arrived at the party after everybody had gone home? Or were they something else? Something new? I actually knew some of those first freaks. In fact, they were the first few friends I had. This trip starts in Nineteenth Avenue Park, San Mateo, California, winter of 1958, muddy raw subdivision streets, brine shrimped salt flats stretching to the Bayshore Freeway and beyond to sorrowful tract houses of Norfolk Street. The ground I sprung from. But we won't tarry. We'll hit the road through the vast Sonoran Desert on solitary two-lane highways spring of 1961 to adventures in Mexico, then on to steaming East Village summer to swirling fog over North Beach, broken hearted spring of 1962. Along the way, we'll stop at the corner of Seventh and Judah Street in San Francisco's Inner Sunset to watch a girl named Solveig rush out our door with 'Ban the Bomb' placards banging against her shoulder. We'll scene shift till midnight to watch Peter Weissinger swing over the stair rail into teens crashing our big peacenik party and whomping on them in peacenik joy. We'll contemplate a ghostly Carmen O'Shaughnessy stride through the archway in badass logger boots, tawny lionhair in long braids, brassy confident smile and my handmade Mexican chaleco. Snow is falling over Long Island, the first winter rains are pouring into the sewers of Lily Alley, San Francisco. Carmen has jumped off the bus in Barstow, hitched home across the desert and there is not a damn thing I can do about it. Summer 1964 in the Langley Porter Psychiatric Day Care Center for Mind-Blown Proto-Hippies and Hysterical Teenagers, the passengers are unraveling hidden meanings within Sally Go Round the Roses by the Jaynettes. They hear the Bomb, the war, the police dogs attacking demonstrators, fire hoses of death, J Edgar Hoover vs the Commies, peyote, pot, fear, angst, and - hey everybody, it's Mashed Potatoes Time. Look, the sky has gone blue, the golden city beckons. It's spring again. Let's stroll down to the North Beach Arts Festival to find my friends. Come on, they want to meet you. The First Few Friends I Had.

Forbidden Horrors

Author : Michael Price
ISBN : 1453787593
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From the studio responsible for the celebrated "Forgotten Horrors" series of movie books -- a new collection of original and rebooted classic-horror comics.