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Book 10 Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,230. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: August 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first story is an “Aesop’s Fable” from the African bush. A greedy honey badger learns a lesson about the African tradition of “Ubuntu” or sharing. The second story, The Snoek Run, is a sketch about the west coast fishermen and the lives they lead. Snoek are a type of fish related to the mackerel sometimes growing up to two meters in length.
From Haiti to Guinee' on the Immamou - A Tale of Redemption
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,740. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Haiti, Tropical Paradise or Hell? I wrote this Haitian Folk Tale to illuminate the roll of the loa, nature spirits, in supporting the Haitian People in a continuing desperate struggle for survival in a seductive, but very dangerous part of the world. The book is illustrated with photographs of a Haitian themed sculpted wall hanging made of flamed copper sheeting.
Book 9 Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,440. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In the first story, a young Xhosa woman is busy cleaning her father’s grave when a stranger appears, claiming that her father is buried in the grave. The confusion is a problem not only for the two women but also for the ancestors. In the second story, a hero in the struggle for freedom is awarded a medal. This gives him an opportunity to reflect on whether his sacrifice was worth it.
Book 8 Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,880. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: July 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
These two stories continue the African theme. The first is a love story set in Cape Town during the Minstrel Carnival. The carnival is a 100-year old festival amongst the coloured community where minstrel bands compete for trophies. The second is a bitter-sweet story about the scourge of AIDS. A benevolent employer teaches her gardener how to drive, with unforeseen consequences.
Book 7 Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,930. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: July 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
These two short stories continue the African theme. The first story is about a ladies’ savings club, a characteristic feature of urban, working-class black women. The story is light and humorous. The second is darker in tone. The story is about young, Zulu country boy seeking his fortune in the big city. It is an African version of Charles Dickens’ “Oliver Twist”.
Book 6 Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,540. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: July 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
These two short stories continue the African theme. The first story is about an eight year old Zulu herd boy looking after his family’s cattle. It is based on a children’s nursery rhyme: “Mother Caught a Flea”. The tone of the second story is darker. It chronicles the life of a young woman torn between traditional Zulu culture and a western value system.
Boko Haram
Series: Boko Haram part1, The Habinger. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Unsuspecting preys in the hands of unscrupulous political Mafia that will stop at nothing to achieve its totally selfish and criminal agenda at any cost. Would Muba, Muazu, Nasir and Buzu have become prepared and willing instruments of destruction in the hands of the Mafia if it were not for their faulty foundation? find out in this highly emotional eye opener.
The Temple Is Not My Father
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,940. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Ensnared by a tradition hundreds of years old, a woman fights for her daughter’s happiness. A short tale of 40 pages. Set in India.
The Roots Of My Family Tree
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 410. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Multigenerational, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Multicultural children's book -Take a trip around the world with a little girl, who is proud of her rich multicultural heritage. The Roots of My Family Tree, is a celebration book for children, families and educators to use as an enjoyable springboard for conversations about family heritage. Bright, colorful, written in rhyme.
Literature Help: Flight
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 73 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 253. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
“Flight” is written from the perspective of a first person. It has conversational tone. The inclusion of humor and abrupt confrontation makes the story more interesting and meaningful. Taking its momentum from the historical events, the story moves from present to past and then back to present, exploring the relations between Native Americans and European Americans.
L'île aux mouettes
Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 33. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: French. Published: June 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
L'intensité de la vie professionnelle et la déshumanisation du cadre de vie dans les grandes agglomérations conduisent assez souvent certaines personnes à "péter les plombs". L'histoire de Thomas, brillant ingénieur, est ici caractéristique du "mal vivre" et de l'effondrement des relations sociales engendrés par la concentration urbaine.
The Testimony of Aliens
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Testimony of Aliens is a compelling cross cultural story set in the heart of the chiangmai Mai expat community. It is a love story across the ethnic divide and a moral lesson between two generations. Moore's humor and insight are brilliantly realized in this story.
Sara & Habeel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,710. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is the story of two protagonists, Sara and Habeel, but it is also the story of a tribe who have lived in one area for generations, but forced by a changing climate that affects both them and their livestock. They must make a brave decision to leave all that they knew behind them and journey to another land where they can build a new life.
Colorful Us
Price: Free! Words: 690. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(3.00 from 1 review)
This book comprises of some reasons behind the celebration of the festival of colors. Our culture is filled with festivals. This is my sincere attempt to cover maximum festivals that we celebrate at my place. My poems are very close to my life and also live of many in this world.
The Menu: More Than Just A List
You set the price! Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A paper of a mock restaurant designed to engender critique.
Beyond the Crossing
Price: Free! Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
In 'Beyond the Crossing', Liz and her partner Martin, lived together in Melbourne in the early 1970s. Nearly everyone was attending antiwar protests and smoking dope in dimly lit folk clubs. They found they had inadvertently joined the rat race and decided to move to outback Australia and work in an Aboriginal community. It changes their lives forever.
“The Starets's Hunt”
Price: Free! Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Wayne is a geek who turned to the small crime scene; selling stolen goods online and to pawn shops. He and his accomplices stumble into the wrong place to plunder at a Russian Orthodox Church when they run into a mystic figure from the days of Tsar Nicholas II. And now Wayne is also Rasputin's prey!
Quick Guide: Poor Folk
Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 31 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 237 · A Quick Guide. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Dostoyevsky was greatly inspired by the works of other famous writers such as Pushkin, Gogol, and Karamzin. The English and French writers inspired him too.
House Arrest
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,680. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014 by Blushing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
An Australian teacher turns to a Japanese businessman to rescue her from false drug charges.
Мир аж… Колобок
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 12,180. Language: Russian. Published: May 1, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Все рассказы иронической прозы «Мир аж… больше чем мир»- это философские размышления о современной жизни на земле. О том, что зависть, злость и непонимание основ нравственности останавливает развитие мышления человека на одном уровне и заводит его сознание «в тупик». Объясняют то, что человек это не просто материальное тело, а дух. Опыт, желания, привычки, интересы и инстинкты представляют основу