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The Kilkenny Cat Trilogy
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 287,520. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
The story is told through the eyes of travelling cats and shows that every country exercises discrimination against some of its citizens. The nature of discrimination may subtly change and vary from one country and situation to another in both shape and form, but it will always be present. Discrimination shows its ugly face most in issues of race, sexism, religion, culture, disability and colour.
Pete's Cafe - Somewhere Near the Great Khan In Half Moon Bay
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,940. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In a small seaside town 25 miles south of San Francisco, a colorful Italian restaurant and its salt-of-the-earth customers conspire to provide a very interesting and humorous window into multi-ethnic life in 1950's California.
Los espíritus de Venezuela
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,850. Language: Spanish. Published: August 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Los Espíritus de Venezuela señalan el final de una época de tabús impuesta en Venezuela por la Conquista Española y abre la puerta a un nuevo aspecto a como los venezolanos obran con la sabiduría práctica de sus antecesores.
Saint Anne Cameo
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 90,230. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Harold moves into a world where every person is expendable. He and Ruth find unity with each other. Harold’s new wife, pilots him through Mexico’s industrialist, politicians, drug smugglers and murderers to a new life. He has to live on the edge of legality, adjusting to a new cultural identity. In Mexico he discovers you have to be honest with the ones you love, all others are passing images.
Bushmen Stories: Beginning
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Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Very long ago, even before the dawn of time, a family of five lived deep in the warm heart of the Kalahari. The family only had daughters but the caring father and loving mother took care of them and they grew up to be very beautiful. They loved to dance and one day their trickster god saw the girls dance and couldn't stop looking at them.From the collection of "Boesmanstories" by G.R.von Wielligh
Ready Reference Treatise: Things Fall Apart
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Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 19 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 40. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,250. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Guide books or book notes are primarily written to make students understand the original text better, especially from all those angles which are often overlooked by a casual reader.
On Wings of Song
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Price: Free! Words: 9,490. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Two choirs, run by former friends now bitter rivals, are compelled to co-operate, leading to involvement with the murder of a Russian businessman and discovery of a mistake as the original cause of the leaders' quarrel.
Tatsie, the Thick-skinned Bushman
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Price: Free! Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(4.00 from 1 review)
Tatsie was a rude thick-skinned bushman with very little regard for his fellow tribesmen.
Little Moon and the Spirit Animals (Little Moon's Quest: Tales of the Red Path)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Joe Little Moon goes hiking along side a creek; he meets four animals; each one caught in a trap made by man's careless ways; he helps each one, concerned by the signs of pollution and the imbalance of nature verses humanity. Before he returns home the Animal Spirits show him a future that is all too bleak; is there hope?
Living Room, a novel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,210. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Carmen returns to NY for her mother’s funeral. Despite estrangement from her family, Carmen hopes to pay respects & leave the city unscathed. She fends off an accusation she abandoned her mother, but doubts her own motives for staying away. At the funeral, she reconnects with her former college sweetheart who seeks forgiveness for breaking her heart 30 yrs ago. Family & romantic betrayals multiply
All You Can Eat
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Wild and wilful teenager, Mabinty is such a handful that her mother tricks her into going to Africa to get straightened out. But this was no ordinary bootcamp. To her horror, she is offered to a much older man as his wife. With her passport gone and abandoned in the middle of nowhere, she needs to grow up quickly and learn how to take care of a new husband. Or find a way out. Fast.
Mr. Chef & Ms. Librarian
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,480. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Tariq and Ivy aren't just from opposite sides of the tracks, they're from opposite worlds. He lives for food. She tolerates it. He's got his Muslim-Canadian family on speed dial; she doesn't speak to her mother in England. Her ex just dumped her. His business is on its last loan. And yet, when Ivy strolls into Tariq's cooking class, love is too delicious to resist.
Triage
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 99,710. Language: American English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
"Be fruitful," advises Judeo-Christian Scripture, “and multiply, and replenish the earth." Seven billions crowded the globe in 2011. Despite wars, famines, pestilence, climate change and other natural disasters, the relentless numbers keep marching upward at an alarming, exponential rate. Learn the draconian population control tactic illustrated in TRIAGE, and pray that it never becomes a reality.
Marfud
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,700. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
'Marfud' is a Palestinian word meaning outcast. In the suffocating world of the village of Ad Deirat, a young Palestinian girl, becomes 'Marfud' when she is blamed for causing the death of her father. Did she really play any part in his death? What was her fault? Can the intervention of her mother's aunt save Marfud from ignominy as she becomes a woman? This is a story of hope, courage and trust.
Home Country
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Price: Free! Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012 by Dev Love Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
When Priyanka travels to America for an arranged marriage, she finds out why her groom accepted her bad horoscope and poor family.
Native Myths and Legends
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,900. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This compilation of traditional Native American myths and legends covers the work of three Nations of Native Americans. A collection of great stories, inspirational, family oriented and they make outstanding bedtime stories for the kids or the parents. In thanks Spoo Publications will donate 100% of the profits resulting from the sales of this book to Native American Heritage Association.
Ngabadala Abaziyo(Elders know)
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 17,460. Language: Zulu. Published: July 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
An action packed radio drama filled with suspense, infidelity, deceit and romance. When Qiniso comes of age, he demands that his uncle hand over his inheritance, but the cunning and scheming Uncle Methusi Khumalo refuses leading to an explosive showdown with hidden skeletons being unleashed from the closet.
Camelia in Winter
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,620. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(Fiction). Novel about love and adventure on a Canadian artist's teaching stint in South Korea. While exploring Korea, past and present, she learns more about herself. She ends up settling questions of her own identity and relationships.
Christmas Around the World
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays & Celebrations / Christmas & Advent
Mr. Johnson is reading his traditional Christmas Eve story to Bootsie, Lawanda, Latifa, Mrs. Johnson and Baby. He will relate how Christmas is celebrated around the world (or, more particularly, Ghana, Nigeria, China and England). Let him read to you, as you read to yours, and we'll all be children again.
The Mission
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
When a homeless woman and child show up in the alleyway, Max is captivated by the child. The little one stares at him with the most amazing gray eyes Max ever saw. He's not supposed to help them. In fact, if he lets them in the warehouse, he risks losing his job as night watchman. Then he'll be out on the street, too, and yet, Max cannot turn his back on the homeless child.