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The Cook's House
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Price: Free! Words: 11,110. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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Set in the rural Mississippi Delta of the 1950s, The Cook's House is the story of a privileged white boy growing up with the synergism of his family, his small community, and a colored lady, the cook. As a boy would, he took for granted her kindness and the richness of her wisdom. She was his unconditional champion and became a lifetime companion in his heart.
Progresso in marcia
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Price: Free! Words: 38,700. Language: Italian. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
C’è progresso e progresso. Quello tecnologico è neutro, né buono né cattivo: dipende dall’uso che se ne fa. E poi c’è il Progresso, con la “P” maiuscola, il trionfo dell’umanità orgogliosamente protesa verso la propria autoaffermazione, la propria autodeificazione, che culminerà nell’anticristo. Da quel “Progresso” Dio ce ne scampi e liberi.
Tell A Thousand Lies
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,220. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Shortlisted for the 2012 Tibor Jones South Asia award. 'Tell A Thousand Lies' tells the story of two sisters - one dark skinned, one not - caught in the web of deceit and betrayal.
Pink Blancmange
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,200. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
How does the arrival of a stranger in a small northern town affect the lives of the local residents? Can a wife swap possibly work? Do fairies really exist? How does love find a grumpy old man? How does a museum guide escape a randy chav? Love, humour, compassion and tragedy all combine to make a readable novel.
Raven's Eye View
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Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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Raven's Eye View is a first nations story about the Creator and its companion the Raven. The Raven is sent out to find the perfect space where life could flourish. As the Raven sits back and waits for the Creator to form the stars and planets in new galaxies, a newborn planet becomes vulnerable to the very sky that is suppose to protect it from explosions of space birthing.
Russian Jews Don’t Cry
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 295,470. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The story is written as told by a young man in his twenties bouncing as a loose boat around the world, trying to find his place in it. He hits the biggest jackpot of his life and lets it go away so easy. If reality can turn into bizarre fantasy and the fantasy can morph back into reality, then a twilight transition may exist somewhere on the way.
Ring of Fire; Or: Antumbra of a Wintered Empire
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 66,590. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Manu is constantly in love with the wrong person. He runs around a twenty-first century America looking in all the wrong places. An immigrant in a strange land, he goes daydreaming on airplanes and buses, aimless and lost. Looking for work in all the wrong places, Manu dreams the American dream. Is he the enemy? he wonders, running in the long shadow of the violent birth of this Global century.
Run Away from The Tiger, Face The Crocodile
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Series: Isaan Black Magic. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,050. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013 by Robert Bell. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Martin headed for Thailand, leaving behind his former, self destructive, alcoholic self, James. The last person he expected to see was Rene, especially not one who had descended into drink and drugs. Together they headed for a temple to be cured of their addictions. The temple wasn’t a temple. The big question was whether Isaan Black Magic could cure them. Would the Master succeed?
Quintet: Doctor Banner's Garden: Family Agendas: Ambition: The Ultimate Success: A Son's Father, A Father's Son
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,270. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A collection of five novellas: DOCTOR BANNER'S GARDEN, FAMILY AGENDAS, AMBITION, THE ULTIMATE SUCCESS, A SON'S FATHER, A FATHER'S SON
The oranges of Dubai
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Price: Free! Words: 69,210. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Paolo Manfredi is an affirmed paediatric surgeon who lives and works in Paris. Born in Torre dell'Isola, a town not too far from Palermo, after high school he left Sicily, a land then upset by serious upheavals, to pursue his ambitions. After thirty years, he comes back with his wife and his children to celebrate his fiftieth birthday, and to retrace the steps of a brusquely interrupted...
Mars Descending: The Fall and Decline of the Human Male
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,900. Language: American English. Published: February 27, 2013 by UCS PRESS. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Aging Choctaw Indian sage Kostininchi spins a fascinating tale of the past, present, and future histories of Man and Woman. He foresees a future in which the winner of the ultimate battle of the sexes takes all. The battle plays out in stunning point and counter-point dialog between male and female. The turning point is when Man teaches Woman to clone barking oranges in this futuristic saga.
The Holy Road
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 111,320. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Eleven years have passed since Lieutenant John Dunbar became the Comanche warrior Dances With Wolves and married Stands With A Fist, a white born women raised as a Comanche from early childhood. With their three children, they live in the village of Ten Bears. But there is unease in the air, caused by violent confrontations with white soldiers who want to drive the Comanche onto reservations.
Dances With Wolves
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,930. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Ordered to hold an abandoned army post, John Dunbar found himself alone, beyond the edge of civilization. Thievery and survival soon forced him into the Indian camp, where he began a dangerous adventure that changed his life forever. Relive the adventure and beauty of the incredible movie, DANCES WITH WOLVES.
Soloman
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,840. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » 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 » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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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Series: Mysterieus België Series, Book 19. 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 » Plays & Screenplays
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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.