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Soloman
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,840. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Big John and John Two are “twins,” identical but for the color of their skin. The bonds of their friendship are tested by “the depth of the hatred some whites feel for blacks — of hatred and guilt held in dark fathoms, a murky, engulfing pain and misery and the bitterness and fear it breeds in equal measures.” A confrontation with a violent racist ultimately leads to death.
Devoted
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Big Bull was never without his faithful dog, Chases the Wind. They had proven themselves as great providers of the tribe for many moons. Time moves quickly and Big Bull finds himself in the sunset of his life. But the great sky spirits have one more lesson for Big Bull to teach the young braves.
The Love of a Silver Fox: Folk Tales from Seki CIty
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Price: Free! Words: 55,490. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The collection of Seki City folktales called “The Love of a Silver Fox” became very popular in Seki when originally published in Japanese. Readership and popularity has since spread. This collection was created by local writers who have studied the legends, old tales and fairy tales about and relating to Seki.
De Eenhoorn van Herkenrode
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Price: $25.95 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: Dutch. Published: February 20, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Draaiboek en scenario bij een doe-het-zelf pakket voor een interactief toneelspel, een geanimeerde stadswandeling, een stadsspel of een GPS-spel (type schattenjacht) op de abdijsite van Herkenrode bij Hasselt. Onderzoekers zijn het erover eens dat de mythische eenhoorn ooit echt heeft bestaan, en dat het laatste exemplaar hier werd gesignaleerd... Maar waar is de eenhoorn gebleven? En bij wie?
The Haunting And Paradise Taxi
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Price: $3.59 USD. Words: 74,290. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The once fun loving big apple city reporter Clarissa Max tells a pink slip remembrance narrative with a serendipitous beginning that ends with a haunting.
Tales from The Painted Door II: Wallace
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Series: Tales from The Painted Door, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
(5.00 from 1 review)
An old man, a semi-regular at the Door, walks in one quiet Thursday evening and begins drinking his usual beverage. Normally, he’d just drink quietly by himself, pay, and leave. Not this night. This night he reveals at least part of the reason he is what he is. Does it free him from his ghosts or does it just bring him a moment of peace? Does it really matter?
Nisnol Siboal: Two Rivers
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013 by Greenfield Review Literary Center III. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Two Rivers is a collaboration that reflects not only our two generations of father and son, but also the flow of language from two different yet deeply connected cultures. The relationships between the European newcomers to the northeast and the Algonquin-speaking first peoples began at least five centuries ago. Poems in both the English and Abenaki language.
Just A Song Before I Go
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,310. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Makia, a single mother living in the projects on the South Side of Chicago. Joseph Scallettio, retired musician and composer, at peace living out his final days at St. Vincent's Nursing Home. Neither knew of each other... until now. If you enjoyed stories such as ‘The Notebook’ and ‘Fried Green Tomatoes’, you will truly enjoy this poignant love story.
Het iPad van Lange Wapper
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 6,670. Language: Dutch. Published: February 14, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel Games
Dit is het scenario voor een stadswandeling of een stadsspel in Antwerpen, dat zich op diverse manieren laat gebruiken. Zo kunt u deze stadswandeling in uw eentje of met een beperkt gezelschap doen, en daarbij de aanwijzingen in dit ebook volgen. Idem dito voor het stadsspel, waarbij u binnen uw beperkte groepje de vragen probeert te beantwoorden en de opdrachten tot een goed einde brengt.
Michael Book 2 in the Norah's Children trilogy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,430. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Irish, orphaned, and abandoned, Michael aged three, is given to strangers who unjustly judge him inferior and pass him on again, this time to an exploitive spinster. The novel explores the meanings of family to a child confused by loyalties to country, (England/ Ireland), and to family, (biological/ surrogate). 'Michael' ultimately celebrates the triumph of character over tragic circumstance.
University Challenge in the 23rd Century
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Price: Free! Words: 1,300. Language: British English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The near to distant future as seen through the questions on a quiz program.
Conversations
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Price: Free! Words: 31,400. Language: American English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
There are so many good, decent, liberal minded people in this country and the world, who are working hard for real change. This book is not meant for them. It is writen for the brain-dead, flag-waving morons who, through their naivete and ignorance, support and enable Fascist governments, their corporate masters, and the gun-toting lackeys that do their dirty work. Wake up!
Race Against Time
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,920. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013 by Cynthia Meyers-Hanson. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Who started the Riots? What is Racism? What is Reverse Racism? Is there a bridge to connect the two groups, or are we stuck in Limbo? This YA level book shows real lessons done within the classroom’s walls that may have prevented some of the spread of intolerance on campus and into local neighborhoods.
The Crossing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: American English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story that takes place in 1897. Ignazia Traina, a Sicilian peasant woman, is left behind in Palermo, Italy when her husband and son leave for America. This is the story of her journey to reunite her family.
Noble Intentions
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Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 68,290. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » African
School teacher, Vuma Sithole, has high hopes and ideals. He aims to be the best husband, father and educator he can be. But being the “best teacher” soon becomes a challenge, for the school at which he teaches is plagued by drug-dealers. In his attempt to help, he unwittingly becomes implicated. As the drama unfolds, Vuma finds he has to make a choice - to feel or to think ...
Brid
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,400. Language: British English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
a story about a female druid from before the roman invasion of England to the annihilation of the druids on anglesey.
Das Nest
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 111,590. Language: German. Published: January 25, 2013 by Ebozon Verlag. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Roman über die multikulturelle Gesellschaft im Heimatort des Protagonisten Timo Staps. Dazu gesellen sich die »ewigen« zwischenmenschlichen Fragen nach Verrat, Macht, Abenteuer, Freundschaft, Liebe, Gier, Lust und Treue.
Hotel 27
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Price: Free! Words: 58,550. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
For Michael Falcon, a holiday to Thailand turns into a life-changing voyage of discovery… from a new language and culture, to a new home and family. In the process, Michael’s attitude develops from that of a disillusioned cynic, to a much more open-minded and philosophical outlook.
The Ayurvedic Healer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 127,710. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: January 22, 2013 by Copperhill Media. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Set in the intriguing atmosphere of India in the early 20th century, full of mysticism, love, compassion, and political drama, The Ayurvedic Healer tells the story of Madhavan Namboodiri, a physician practicing an ancient medical science, and his enduring love for Rosalie.
The Seagulls
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 87,730. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: January 22, 2013 by Copperhill Media. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The people of the coastal areas of Kerala live catching fish from the Arabian Sea. In olden times rich people used to exploit the poor. In the summer seasons, waterspouts are formed in the sea due to extreme heat. Seeing the waterspouts, the uneducated fishing people believe they were the wicked dealings of evil spirits.