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La sociedad de los moribundos
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,510. Language: Spanish. Published: October 28, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
La sociedad de los moribundos es una novela que plasma la descomposición del sistema educativo, quedándonos entre los dedos los hilos de historias que se enredan, hasta asfixiar a la pieza más frágil de una sociedad inmersa en su propia inexistencia.
A Sunday Market Seller
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Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
From the second collection of 17 stories in My Other Shorts & Formal Tales. A Sunday country market is livened up by a gate-crashing, old lady. A fiercely independent migrant, Polish WW2 survivor from out of town. She wants to set up to sell a range of memorabilia, home cooking and sweets. Immediately charming the regular stall-holders with stories and skills. She has other skills; unrevealed.
Going Home In Chains
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,190. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Themes of displacement and sexual disillusionment run through these stories as they shift between the Caribbean and America, arriving doused in magic and humor. From the title story of man trapped in the nightmare of post 9/11 scrutiny; to the delicious tale of a man unable to deal with his wife’s sexual awakening, Lovell’s lyrical prose delights, and captures the vibrant rhythms of love and loss.
A Candle For a Marine
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Series: Always a Marine. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,930. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013 by Decadent Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Zehava only has eight days to prove her love and win Isaac’s trust again, but Hanukkah is a time for healing, reconciliation, and miracles.
Primo's Numbah Two: Is Chicken Skin a Local Delicacy?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,950. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Second book in the Primo series, set in a fictional bar in the town of Kapaa on the island of Kauai. An eccentric group of regulars and irregulars blunders through adventures both humorous and spooky.
Dear Daddy, Diary Of A Caribbean Immigrant
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,610. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 25, 2013 by Pine Lake Books. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Dear Daddy chronicles the life of a young Caribbean immigrant beginning with her arrival in Canada to live with her father and stepmother.
Ghost Town
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Price: $3.91 USD. Words: 127,060. Language: British English. Published: October 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
1981. Coventry, city of Two Tone and Ska, is riven with battles between skinheads and young Asians. Photographer Baz—‘too Paki to be white, too gora to be desi’—is capturing the conflict on film. Unemployed graduate Maia—serial champion of liberal causes—is pregnant with a mixed-race child. Neither can afford to let the racists win. They must take a stand. A stand that will cost lives.
Кто нас учит. Диалоги
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 47,090. Language: Russian. Published: October 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Преподаватели социальных дисциплин колледжа в Санкт-Петербурге обсуждают состояние преподавания в их учебном заведении, падение уровня образования в России. Автор ставит перед читателем вопросы: - кто занимается обучением и воспитанием наших детей? - как справляются со своим предназначением учителя? - откуда берутся образованные люди и хорошие специалисты при несовершенном составе учителей?
Makoti Enters the Kraal
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,580. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Ndiwe is Makoti - a new bride of the Mantshinga family. Madly in love and excited for her new life, she soon realises that not all is as it seems, in particular the strange, menacing family cat, Madevana. Just what role does the feline play in the family? And why is she treated with such respect and awe?
A Quick Guide to "Mrs. Dalloway"
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 26 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 159. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“Mrs. Dalloway” by Virginia Woolf was first published on 14th of May 1925. It is one of the most prominent works of Virginia Woolf.
Brazilian Elevator Tales
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,950. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Brazilian Elevator Tales contains 14 humorous short stories featuring elevator operators or passengers involved in a variety of situations that deal with culture, corruption, politics, economics, and the Brazilian "jeitinho", finding an original way to get around an impediment. Some stories end with the character's disappointment, doubt or confirmation of beliefs that surprise the reader.
Dragon's Fin Soup
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 70,100. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013 by Proglen. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Dragon's Fin Soup: And Other Modern Siamese Fables by World Fantasy Award Winner S.P. Somtow. Eight Rowdy Tales where East and West don't meet - they collide. Eight Frightening Ruminations where nothing is as it seems, and even the unreal is an illusion. Eight Delectable Servings that could only have sprung from the fevered mind of S.P. Somtow.
The Old Queen's Murder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,380. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In this second book of the Kohala Coast Mystery series, a serial killer arrives on the Big Island of Hawaii, bringing with him death and grief for the women of the Pono Family.
The Challenge
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Series: Book 4, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,540. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This collection of short stories by Ruperake Petaia contains eleven stories about life in general. One of these, ‘The Challenge,’ was highly commended in the 2011 Commonwealth Short Story Competition.
Catfish Trailer Park - And Other Southern Tales
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 11,240. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
“Catfish Trailer Park - And Other Southern Tales” are the three Southern short stories “Catfish Trailer Park”, “The Dark Seam” and “Penelope”.
Harvest - A Novel in Progress
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,030. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Cultures and personalities clash in this family saga set in California's fertile Delta and the Bay Area 1955 to 1980. Carlos, a Mexican immigrant, wants to marry Rose, but her Chinese family objects; their son, confused about his own sexuality, experiments in far-away New York City. Cherry, daughter of divorce, struggles with her own demons and the responsibilities to her illegitimate daughter.
The Chain
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,490. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: October 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
It is spring 1982, and change is in the air. Frank has got a job at one of the big Hawkes Bay meatworks. Mereana's uncle has got her hired on the mutton slaughter floor, and torn her away from her quiet life in the backblocks. The meat companies have plans to bring in machinery that will wipe out jobs, and the government is about to eliminate subsidies to farmers. A confrontation is looming.
Jasmine Nights
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 127,680. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013 by Proglen. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
At twelve years old, Little Frog has a richly fantastic and sustaining inner life. It is 1963, his parents have disappeared, and he lives with his maiden aunts, known affectionately as the Three Fates, on a family estate in Bangkok. But, fed by a steam of books and accompanied by his pet chameleon, Little Frog refuses to accept that he is Thai; eats English food; speaks only English...
not exactly haiku
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry
what is the size of / the space between your dreams / and your realities
Conversation with My Sis -- Ego Poison--Spirit Medicine
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,500. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Being bored, Francine decides to attend an Interntional Mediumship Workshop at the Omega Institute. She feel much like her friend: DEAD IS DEAD. But soon learns an entity from 'beyond' has a life-altering message. John Holland, the medium, wants her to listen. However, she wants John and his message to go away. John delivers; then, James Van Praagh has yet another whether she wants it or not.