Shamrocks, Trolls, Angels And Drunks

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Enjoy the following stories - along with some seventy others - that run the gamut from whimsy and giggle to divorce, the death of a teenage son, alcoholism and recovery, rape, and murder, along with life and living.

Allan and the Troll When a little boy becomes a man, sometimes he remembers the stories his father told him.

"Dad, I heard you smiling" The same little boy observes something odd about his father.

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Overview

Enjoy the following stories - along with some seventy others - that run the gamut from whimsy and giggle to divorce, the death of a teenage son, alcoholism and recovery, rape, and murder, along with life and living.

Allan and the Troll When a little boy becomes a man, sometimes he remembers the stories his father told him.

"Dad, I heard you smiling" The same little boy observes something odd about his father.

Ernie's Claim to Fame To earn extra money for his little family, an apprentice plumber became a punching bag for up and coming boxers. Find out how he became a footnote in boxing history.

The Game Ball There was no doubt who would win this high school football game. But why did the losing team get the game ball?

The MDA Summer Camp Revolt and the '76 Montreal Olympics When Canada refused admittance to the Taiwan athletes, these quadriplegic kids stood up and were counted.

Sister Superman, the Frog-Breathing Nun Sometimes prayers are answered in a most implausible way. Wait 'til you get a load of what happens here.

Up Everest With Jennings An unlikely narrator explains to the reader the complete life of a quadriplegic.

Kerry's Rendezvous With Death From his earliest childhood he knew he was going to die young. Read this inspiring story on how this young man conducted himself and innocently covered himself with glory.

The Pinochle Strategy An analogy of why a marriage goes bad.

A Sibling Reverie These three kids didn't live together until they were teenagers. Enjoy their escapades as they learn about each other.

The Wolverine Potato Chip Caper Hi-jinx by friends who became "dumb criminals."

Antabuse and the Compulsion to Drink If you have a drinking problem or you know someone who does, read this gritty story that details the penalties of alcoholism.

Anderson's Garden of Whores In any large city there are establishments that cater to the dregs of society. Take a peek in this saloon and meet a few of the outcasts of society.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781936400904
  • Publisher: Mill City Press
  • Publication date: 1/3/2011
  • Pages: 344
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.72 (d)

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