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Happy Landings

Happy Landings

Duncan James | Short Stories
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Published: Feb 2012
Downloads: 1085
Pages: 8

A press photographer in a great rush jumps on the wrong aircraft at a local airfield, and only when they are airborne does the young unqualified pilot realizes that it is not his instructor sitting beside him. A death defying drama for them, but an amusing tale told with great humour is a good...

Domicile 4.5

Domicile 4.5

Matthew S Williams | Short Stories
Rating:     Rated: 2 times
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Published: Feb 2012
Downloads: 720
Pages: 8

The Patterson's loved their happy home; an idyllic 4th generation domicile based on the most advanced nanoengineering specifications. However, news has reached their ears that an even more advanced model has come out, the 4.5! With everyone else in the neighborhood set to upgrade, they don't want...


Jon Hersey - Industrial Spy

Jon Hersey - Industrial Spy

Leo N. Ardo | Short Stories
Rating:     Rated: 13 times
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Published: Jan 2012
Downloads: 11916
Pages: 37

Alone, is how Jon Hersey feels after the death of his ... soul-mate Jon is a very successful business analyst, whose reputation for quick adaption to changing business environments has saved many deals from disaster. It is this talent, and his shortened Navy Seal training, that has him targeted...

Five Stories That Are Almost True, But Not Quite

Five Stories That Are Almost True, But Not Quite

George Loukas | Fiction
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Published: Dec 2011
Downloads: 2846
Pages: 75

Some events in life are like tiny seeds that take root and blossom in a writer's imagination to produce a story. To him the stories are almost true, though they are not. "A Peculiar Arrangement" tells the story of a peculiar sexual alliance between aunt and nephew to solve a peculiar existential...

Accounts from an old Ledger

Accounts from an old Ledger

George Loukas | Biography
Rating:     Rated: 15 times
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Published: Dec 2011
Downloads: 6420
Pages: 127

A series of short memoirs starting from my very early school years,(G.P.S.) through secondary education, (Delinquents), through university studies in London, England,(3, Wetherby), through my many, intimate, precious and not so precious friendships, through my life and occupation in Cairo, Egypt...


In and Out of Greece

In and Out of Greece

George Loukas | Short Stories
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Published: Dec 2011
Downloads: 1054
Pages: 155

Three stories with Greece as the common denominator. "Lea, Portrait of an Artist" begins on the island of Limnos and our characters meander in England and Switzerland. Lea is a fascinating, troubled painter who interacts with the true and imagined personae of her life. In "Tribulations" an obese...

In and Out of Egypt

In and Out of Egypt

George Loukas | Short Stories
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Published: Dec 2011
Downloads: 1288
Pages: 99

After the 1952 Revolution by Gamal Abdel Nasser, the foreign communities or "colonies" slowly faded away as their members drifted out of Egypt. Some Italians but mainly Greeks and Armenians were the last to go, especially the ones with established and thriving businesses. It is in this context...

The Fragrance of Egypt Through Five Stories

The Fragrance of Egypt Through Five Stories

George Loukas | Short Stories
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Published: Dec 2011
Downloads: 981
Pages: 210

Five different stories with different principal characters give a taste of the life in Egypt a few years back. "A Thousand and One Nights" is a doomed romance between a Greek man and an Egyptian woman. "Chez Raymond" is the story of a young, talented Coptic hairdresser. "The Sporting Life"...


Comfort Women in Search for Understanding

Comfort Women in Search for Understanding

Shanna Todd | Human Rights
Rating:     Rated: 8 times
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Published: Dec 2011
Downloads: 4128
Pages: 8

The Gender and Peace Studies course at the University for Peace focuses on how gender is intricately intertwined in every aspect of our lives. Throughout the course we have discussed the complex definition of “gender” and its relationship with family, science, war, human trafficking and...

Life Shouldn't be Like This

Life Shouldn't be Like This

Hubert Williams | Short Stories
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Format: PDF, ePub, Kindle, TXT
Published: Dec 2011
Downloads: 3552
Pages: 14

Imagine. You awaken to find that your six year old granddaughter has been taken during the night. You have raised this child since her birth. Your daughter, who had abandoned the child is the only suspect. Would you do what this woman did? This story could mirror your own story. It might also be...

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