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Incident in a Duckyard
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,590. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 15, 2013. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
This radio play, adapted from a Hans Christian Andersen story, illustrates how easily racism, bigotry, hypocrisy, stupidity, and apathy can escalate into violence and destroy an innocent and gifted creature. Andersen’s folk tales always have a dark side and involve moral and ethical issues. Using poultry and droll humour to show us ourselves, this one is, indeed, a cautionary tale.
Jenno's Gangs
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Series: Jenno's Stuff, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,720. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Jenno's private look at gang members and life, in her territory of Widdlington.
Jade
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,940. Language: Australian English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Jade remembers her childhood days in Singapore during the 1960s. The third daughter in a family of eight girls, she tells of the difficulties faced by her Ma as she struggles to bring up her girls. Jade's anecdotes of life in her primary school compels us to empathize with her fear and rejection, and rejoice with her achievements. The book concludes with a narrative of a mother's sacrificial love.
Reportage Albanya
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: Italian. Published: May 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A differenza degli altri racconti della serie Amblimblone di Max Vergani, quasi tutti umoristici, questo è un toccante spaccato di umanità pur sempre raccontato con l'immancabile ironia che contraddistingue l'autore.
Pulling Back the Earth
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 17,310. Language: American English. Published: April 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
For believing there are other people beyond this world who may be able to save humans from extinction a young couple is banished to a quest outside the world to return only if they find other people. She is 9 months pregnant by the time they discover their own sacred writings in a strange camp guarded by large, pale, babbling creatures. Will their words be stolen and their heir be devoured?
Story Tell
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,010. Language: Italian. Published: April 4, 2013 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Guglielmo Tell scoccò, colpì la mela e divenne l’eroe nazionale Svizzero. A cosa pensò quando tutti i presenti trattennero il fiato? Trattenne il fiato anche lui? Al progetto partecipano autori della svizzera Italiana e tra loro, per scelta del curatore, anche una selezione di artisti di altri campi (cinema, teatro, pittura, musica, giornalismo).
The Weird Life of Joshua Mirabene
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Price: $99.99 USD. Words: 12,130. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Set almost entirely in the Washington, DC, suburb of Bethesda, Maryland, at the end of the twentieth and beginning of the twenty-first century, Garden Urthark’s Weird Life of Joshua Mirabene will thoroughly familiarize you with one strange life story.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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?
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.
Het iPad van Lange Wapper
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Series: Mysterieus België Series, Book 18. 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.
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.
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
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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.
The Night Jasmine
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Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A collection of poetry, inspired by the sights, sounds, flavours, aromas, textures and experiences of life in Thailand. Illustrated with photographs.
Buddha's teachings
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Price: Free! Words: 3,280. Language: Thai. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Buddha's teaching since centuries ago. This ebook (in Thai language only) is free for you to copy and distribute absolutely free. If you wish to donate towards man power and up keep, please kindly visit us at kanyanat.webs.com
Bushmen Stories: Mountains
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Price: Free! Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Bushmen believe that in the beginning there was only a shadowy darkness all over the world. The sun, moon and stars did not even exist yet. Yet in the Kalahari lived a family with three daughters, the oldest daughter was called “Kou” or Mountains. This story follows on the previous one called Beginning and both were freely translated from the collection of "Boesmanstories" by G.R. von Wielligh