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Motivation and Toleration: The Story of Ishmael Hieronymus Shannon III

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ISBN13: 9780975362204
ISBN10: 0975362208
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Ian Avi takes us on an electrifying roller coaster ride of his own personal neurosis. This dark comedy is an easy read with short chapters and a story that will get you hooked. Ishmael H. Shannon III is an anti-hero that anyone in our generation can relate to. His trials and problems are effecting all of us as well and all he wants to do is cope with this crazy world. Society tells him that prescription pills are the way to go. His hilarious adventure will keep you interested to the last page.

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"I loved the colorful characters and his raw writing style..." Pete Cornett of Floater

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"Fast paced read ...characters that you care about as well as those that horrify you...what was real, what wasn't, and what might have been...explosions, insanity, sex, and a reality that leaves more questions than answers. The book was over too soon." Chris, doorman at the Goodfoot

About the Author

Ian Avi has just returned from Iraq with a Purple Heart while serving as an Infantry Squad Leader and is currently finishing his second novel. A semi-non-fictional book about the life his father led as well as starting a book about his expreiences in Operation Iraqi Freedom II and III.

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blackcat11, November 7, 2006 (view all comments by blackcat11)
Such a great book. Fast, easy read. I am insane, I guess, because I could relate with the story so well. The book makes you wonder about the extent of Avi's hardships over the years to be able to write such a book. It puts in words perfectly, some of the problems with our society today, in a dark, semi sarcastic way. Laugh outloud funny. Raw and Gritty.
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ISBN:
9780975362204
Subtitle:
The Story of Ishmael Hieronymus Shannon III
Publisher:
P-Town Independent Press
Location:
Portland, Or.
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Publication Date:
2004
Binding:
Trade Paper
Language:
English

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"Review" by , "Fast paced read ...characters that you care about as well as those that horrify you...what was real, what wasn't, and what might have been...explosions, insanity, sex, and a reality that leaves more questions than answers. The book was over too soon."
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