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Gas d'Falaise
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Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 12. Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: French. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A Falaise, au XVIIIe siècle, on ne se souciait guère de Guillaume le Conquérant, l'enfant du pays. Les préoccupations de l'époque étaient plus modestes. Il en résulte un petit conte aux dialogues truculents sonnant bien la langue normande.
Legend of the Salmarine
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Price: Free! Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Riveting tale of animal love and its consequences. (Safe for children.)
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.
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 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
The Questioner
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Price: Free! Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
At some point in the continuum of life comes the realization that one is indeed mortal. The phrase, “today is the first day of the rest of your life”, slowly becomes more poignant. Finally, the concept of one’s days being numbered becomes a constant companion. This story relates an experience of a man caught up in the end-game.
And it was such a nice little town..
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Price: Free! Words: 9,180. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The real town of Truro, Nova Scotia has problems. It's suffered similarly to the rest of the Canadian province with one small exception: Truro is the Hub of paranormal phonomenon. The following is a collection of short stories about children dealing with disturbing, real life occurances.Childrens imaginations run rampant to explain the circumstances they cannot emotionally fathom.
Outback Aboriginal Stories
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You set the price! Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by Springwood Emedia. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Australia & Oceania
Out of this deep respect for nature Aborigines have learned to live in remarkable harmony with the land and its animals. Here are a few stories, which relate to a culture we can all learn from. If we try harder we can all live in harmony with planet earth.
Khatchkar - le croci di pietra
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Price: Free! Words: 1,190. Language: Italian. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
Nella prima decade del XX secolo ancora prima del grande olocausto della seconda guerra mondiale, si compie un altro genocidio che coinvolge piu' di un milione di Armeni. In questo primo racconto dei sei proposti su altre vicende incredibili, si intreccia la storia del XX secolo con le vicende miracolose di S.Gregorio Armeno, che nel 301 a.c. aveva convertito il re pagano Tiridate III.
Bird Season
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Price: Free! Words: 9,770. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Inspired by true accounts of one of the world’s most unusual competitions, this story describes the efforts of two young men driven by a lifetime in opposition to each other. Both are determined to win at any cost, motivated by the same precious prize. One seeks only to possess her … and the other loves her.
Course Change
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Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
History has taught us one document, one grouping of words can show you so much about what followed its creation.
Voices And Bullets
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Price: Free! Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Original Sin #4 A Vignette about a young man standing up to speak in a political atmosphere of confusion and hate. Using your voice isn't about changing the world as much as it's about changing yourself.
Kepsteno Rotwo
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Price: Free! Words: 2,200. Language: British English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In the village of Pokot in Kenya, traditional father, Felix struggles to cope as his daughter Matilda decides to reject one of the oldest rituals of their community.
Zipangu, Year of the Dog 1274: The Second Wave
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Price: Free! Words: 9,640. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Set in Zipangu (ancient Japan) at the time of the first Mongol invasion, The Second Wave is the story of Chen who survives the typhoon sent by sun-goddess Amaterasu to protect the island chain. Washed up on a beach and close to death, he is rescued by monks from the nearby temple. He evades capture by adapting to life among them until the time of the second invasion.
Monkey Say
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Price: Free! Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
"No interview has made me feel more awkwardly American than the capuchin monkey seated across the small stone table from me." I couldn't think of a better blurb than the lead-in sentence. Really, don't you want to read about what happens when a man interviews a monkey?
Lupan Buchannan
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Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is the story of a man in Arizona who respected,is hard working, loves his family and with his wife happens to be mixed blood. A new stranger from the east comes with a ingrained prejudice and hate for anyone who does not measure up to his idea of purity.
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