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I Am Vietnamese
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You set the price! Words: 73,710. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies
Think Pho Ga for the Vietnamese soul. This is an edgy collection of 70+ English short stories from Vietnamese people across the world about our struggles with cultural identity, failure, parents, expectations, and life itself. Contributing authors include best-sellers Madeline Truong, Andrew Pham, Andrew Lam, and MasterChef Christine Ha, and many talented amateurs. All proceeds go to charity!
LIVING IN THE SHADOWS: The Reality of Life As An Illegal Immigrant
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014 by One Life Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
For anyone currently planning to move to a new country with the intention of becoming (or is already in such country as) an illegal immigrant, this book provides you with real life and experience-based insight on how life is for an illegal immigrant in a new country.
The Diamond & the Star
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,620. Language: British English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
With the world and the human race facing serious problems ranging from global warming, environmental despoliation, terrorism, war and a major economic downturn, many writers are trying to goad mankind into action. The author argues they `are written in an evangelical or rhetorical way, as though society can somehow be swayed into adopting some new or im-proved consciousness'.
How I Became a Conservative
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Price: Free! Words: 28,640. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social classes
An odyssey through college, New York slums, domestic version of the peace corps, welfare, running a home for mental patients, land-lording, and writing.
Jak přišel svět na svět
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 58,830. Language: Czech. Published: November 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Jak si lidé z různých končin planety Země představovali stvoření světa? Různě. V této knize je shrnuto více než sto padesát pověstí, evropskými počínaje, přes Asii, obě Ameriky a Tichý oceán až ke kolébce lidstva, Africe.
Dziedzictwo religijne Islamu. Ideologiczny asumpt eskalacji konfliktu społeczno-politycznego na tle kulturowo-cywilizacyjnego pluralizmu
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 42,550. Language: Polish. Published: November 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Islamic studies
Celem pracy było scharakteryzowanie źródeł wszelkich elementów wpływających na negatywne reperkusje w kwestii zawiązanego dialogu chrześcijańsko-islamskiego na tle zmieniającej się rzeczywistości i kierunku możliwych interpretacji prognostycznych dalszego rozwoju procesów odziaływujących na dynamikę uniwersalistycznej wizji determinizmu religijno-kulturowego i warunków potencjalnej uniformizacji.
Second Lincoln? Essays on Obama and the Post-Racial Society
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,880. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
Not only has President Obama shown himself to be Lincolnesque in emancipating nearly 5 million undocumented migrants, he has redeemed himself, having come into office on the shoulders of blacks, minorities, the anti-war, and the economically disenfranchised. But only partly: here, in the voice of one writer, is a history of the dreams of those who supported him, and what more he could do.
Innovation and Learning in a Changing Asia: Highlights of the Evaluation Learning Event
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Price: Free! Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
This ebook documents a September 2014 learning event hosted by Independent Evaluation at the Asian Development Bank (ADB), which brought together thought leaders from different parts of the world to explore the vital links involving innovation, learning, and change in the context of development challenges facing Asia and the Pacific—inequality and environmental sustainability.
Handsome Yeva: An Attempt to Synthesize and Reconstruct Some Prominent Themes of the Proto-Indo-European Myth in Context of the Slavic Jarilo Folklore Cycle
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,250. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
A synthesis and reconstruction of some prominent themes of the Proto-Indo-European myth is presented in context of the Slavic-Jarilo folklore cycle. A contemporary, fantasy style is chosen for the literary form of this reconstruction.
Etruscan Origins
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Etruscans remain one of Western Europe’s most enigmatic people. Where they came from is uncertain. Herodotus believed they were from Lydia. Dionysius of Halicarnassus argued they were indigenous to Tuscany. This overview sets out the models of causation used to explain their origins and incorporates the finding of recent DNA studies.
Puppets of Faith: Theory of Communal Strife
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Price: Free! Words: 83,720. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Islamic studies
How is it that the western-educated, non-conformist, Muslim youth all over, not to speak of the fresh converts that too from the Christian world get attracted to fight for Islam and die for it? This novel exercise that delves into this least explored aspect of Islamic ethos has the potential to expand the horizons of the Muslim mind for universal good.
A Weaver of Inclines
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Series: The Rabbit of Usk, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,180. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
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A Weaver of Inclines, tells of our hero's first attempt to belong to the clans of the English. This attempt is ably assisted by a man of many parts whose substance and advice is up for debate.
Kenehi
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Price: Free! Words: 3,430. Language: British English. Published: November 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
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Based on Māori mythology. Kenehi tells the story of the separation of Ranginui and Papatūānuku by the gods and the violent conflict that ensues. Original text by James Hansard. Translation by Joy Ngaropo-Hau.
An Addicted Cross-Dresser, Married and a Happy Ending - A True Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,570. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Men's sexuality
A married couple come to terms with a husband’s cross-dressing after he finally reveals his secret to his wife. A true story, fictionalized, about how something as difficult and humiliating as this, can turn into a new way of living that enhances and improves this couple’s life. If the woman isn't open to the concept, it probably won't go as well as it did for this couple. 41 pages 10,500 words.
The Last Catholic Colony: Scenes and Voices from Mangalore
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,910. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Two coming-of-age stories, one soaked in Catholicism, another magical and Marquez-like, are woven together into this book of fiction and nonfiction set in the coastal South Indian town of Mangalore and its surrounding villages. A colorful, witty, vibrant buffet of local culture, character, history, religion, and myths, "The Last Catholic Colony," consists is fiction blended with nonfiction.
RovingYarn™ "Stories Of Others" 1st edition volume 1 chapter 1 1st section
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
After spending over 5 years on the road and hearing stories from people that I ran into. I'd like to share the insights of how it's changed my life. It will start as a small snapshot and grow into a lifelong journal with hopes that it will help others. Thank you for your feedback and support. Please send a link off to your friends that might find RovingYarn™ / Stories Of Others, to be interesting.
My Little Po-Mo: Unauthorized Critical Essays on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Season Two
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,900. Language: American English. Published: October 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
This second volume of essays in the My Little Po-Mo series combines critical analysis of the second season of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic with ethnographic examination of its fandom, with a focus on what might be called the "dark side" of the latter. Sex, death, and chaos, handled as only a children's cartoon can!
Helping Others - Gnani Purush Dadashri
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Price: Free! Words: 10,220. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Volunteer Work
Many say that liberation is not their interest. Instead they want the pleasures that life offers. Gnani Purush Dadashri, in this small and beautiful book opens up the ways to attain happiness in life through helping others. Various ways of helping others are explained in context with cause and effect, life after life. Helping others helps the self. This little book of the Gnani will help humanity.
Plan RD: An Essay
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Price: Free! Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A war plan integrated into an economic viability shift to the hunter/gatherer aspect of human society. We sabotage alliances against us through raiding and destruction of assets overseas.
How to Grow a Mask
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,580. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Josh Sitter author of “How to Grow a Mask”. The story of Haardt Zongo, one of the first members of Anonymous, the internet’s most elusive hacktivists for global change, follow him as he hitchhikes he way through Latin America.