American Icarus and America on the Couch, two new books by Pythia Peay

A journalist’s epic biography of the life and death of her father-a flier, farmer, dreamer and alcoholic-and interviews w/ psychologists on the American psyche.
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$36,154USD
raised of $35,000 goal
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This campaign started on Nov 07 and closed on January 05, 2014 (11:59pm PT).
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  • $10USD
    Spread the Word!

    A heartfelt email from the author will thank you.

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  • $35USD
    American Icarus

    You get the book! Includes shipping anywhere in the world.

    39 out of 200 claimed

  • $35USD
    America on the Couch

    You get the book! Includes shipping anywhere in the world.

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  • $45USD
    American Icarus Signed

    You get the book, personally signed by the author. Includes shipping anywhere in the world.

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  • $45USD
    America on the Couch Signed

    You get the book, personally signed by the author. Includes shipping anywhere in the world.

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  • $70USD
    One Each!

    You get both books. Includes shipping anywhere in the world.

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  • $80USD
    One Each Signed!

    You get both books, each personally signed by the author. Includes shipping anywhere in the world.

    41 out of 150 claimed

  • $150USD
    5 x America on the Couch

    You get FIVE copies of the book. Includes shipping anywhere in the world. A total bargain price. Great for gifts and book clubs.

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  • $150USD
    5 x American Icarus

    You get FIVE copies of the book. Includes shipping anywhere in the world. A total bargain price. Great for gifts and book clubs.

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  • $200USD
    Five Copies Each

    You get FIVE copies of both books. Includes shipping anywhere in the world. A total bargain price. Great for gifts and book clubs.

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    Ten Copies Each

    You get TEN copies of both books. Includes shipping anywhere in the world. A total bargain price. Great for gifts and book clubs.

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  • $500USD
    For Memoirists & Historians

    Signed copies of both books, a personal thank you card, a mention in both books' acknowledgments, and shout-out on social media. PLUS, I'll help you identify the patterns, myths, and narrative strengths in your ancestral lineage. I'll guide you on how to focus on key historical and political events in your family background that shape your fate. Available in two-hour Skype or in-person session.

    3 out of 4 claimed

  • $1,000USD
    For Writers with a Manuscript

    Signed copies of both books, a personal thank you card, a mention in both books' acknowledgments, and shout-out on social media. PLUS, one-hour publishing/writing/ms. consultation with Lantern Books publisher and writer Martin Rowe, and a one-hour "writer's lunch" with Pythia (on Skype or in person) focused on your inner creative process: how dreams, fantasies, and reveries nourish your imagination, and practical tips on working with editors and new media.

    1 out of 3 claimed

  • $2,500USD
    "Soul of Washington" Tour

    Signed copies of both books, a personal thank you card, a mention in both books' acknowledgments, and shout-out on social media. PLUS a one-day tour of Washington, DC, guided by Pythia Peay, based on her Washingtonian article, “The Soul of Washington.” Includes a walk from the Supreme Court across the Mall to MLK statue, and hot chocolate at the historic Willard Hotel; drinks and a view from the top of the famous Jefferson Hotel bar, and lunch at the historic Old Tabard Inn.

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  • $2,500USD
    Writer's Retreat

    The author will host a daylong retreat (place to be determined) for a writer with a work-in-progress. The retreat will include immersive sessions on the manuscript/and or book or article proposal, lunch, and in-depth dialogue on the writer's inner and outer creative process.

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