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America-Culture Shock
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Price: Free! Words: 65,750. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Culture shock is about the shock of cultures coming together in our world today. This book presents the story of culture shock within America to Americans. This book consolidates twenty years of writing and research about the culture shock experience into a definitive collection of essays, poems, commentaries and stories. They offer practical perspectives for students in high school and college,
Jacob’s Voices: Reflections of a Wandering American Jew
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,120. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An acclaimed U.S. professor of history finds his roots in a personal journey through Israel--and through assimilated America, academia, baseball, and family--headlong into deep tensions about country, culture, identity and religion. Worried about the commitment of Jews to their heritage, Auerbach (renowned author of Unequal Justice) shares his story and musings with insight, irony, and intensity.
Ordinary Lives: A Journey Through America
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 227,460. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
America…Of the People, By the People, For the People…and what kind of People. A coming-of-age story of a newcomer, from the point of view first of a naïve, innocent young man to that of an adult, battle-hardened by the realities of life he found in his struggle to survive in New Jersey, Canada, Detroit, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C.
Going To Pieces…the Dismantling of the United States of America
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,200. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Congress
Follow two brave women who discover, document and report a frightening and escalating reality: Congress is spawning tax-funded tribalism across America. Enrolled tribal members are dual citizens – full citizens since 1924, but “federal instrumentalities,” (property) of the federal government as dependent wards. Congress must end race-based separatism and unequal citizenship in America.
Spontaneous Evolution
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Short Story- On a Venusian outpost, cut off from their Earthen ancestors, a society loses its humanity in exchange for security. Edwin Lackey watches the surveillance monitors keeping his world safe. If a citizen breaks the strict code of conduct, they'll be hauled in for reconditioning. Has this future colony gone too far to control its inhabitants? What price will they pay?
Return to the Beginning - Book One of the Company Wars Chronicle
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Series: The Company Wars. Price: Free! Words: 77,530. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
There is a time far, far into the future where all that has happened before is forgotten. A future where all people know of is a century's long war that raged even before the systems were colonized. Some believe that having the knowledge of how it began can bring it to an end, but changing the past has consequences that no one could have imagined.
Assimilation - Book Two of the Company Wars Chronicle
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Series: The Company Wars. Price: Free! Words: 63,680. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The future can never escape from the past no more than situations can remain the same. Such too can be said of each and every person, but you and I are not always who we seem to be, even to ourselves let alone to a stranger. In some the secrets are even deeper, so deep that even they are unaware of their place or of the course that fate has laid out before them.
Coming and Going - Book Three of the Company Wars Chronicle
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Series: The Company Wars. Price: Free! Words: 63,850. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Necessity creates the most unlikely of partnerships. Hostility can become Tolerance. Distrust can become Caution. Competition can become Cooperation; and sometimes a relationship becomes friendship.
Return to Pla - Book Four of the Company Wars Chronicle
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Series: The Company Wars. Price: Free! Words: 60,300. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
We are all players; centre stage in our lives, and while around us things change, deep down inside us we rarely do. Sometimes we receive praise; even adoration for what we have done or achieved: other times we are the villain and carry the blame. Mostly we are there, but unseen. Through whatever life may place in our way we must keep perspective and be true to ourselves
Assimilation and its Discontents
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Price: Free! Words: 120,470. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
When I realized that nobody had written a comprehensive history of Jewish assimilation, I knew that I had to try doing it myself. It was a remarkable learning experience as I researched a wide range of cultural and historical issues and discovered lots of people and events of which I’d previously known nothing.