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Soft Knock Life
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Price: $5.69 USD. Words: 99,590. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012 by Gingernut Books Ltd. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Cyril’s life is perfect. It’s 1977 yet he knows little of the racial and social tension borne by his black British contemporaries. He’s a happily integrated entrepreneur and a liberal Pentecostal. Then along comes Natasha who unleashes Cyril’s sexual, racial and religious fears and deepest secret.
Bearin's: The Book
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 81,240. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
Bearin’s (bâr'ĭns)—When you’re on the water, the act of figuring out where you are and what’s going on is known as “getting your bearings.” The same applies to life itself. In the Northeast, we often don’t fuss around with the letter “g” at the ends of our words. Therefore, “Bearin’s”—which has been a column in Commercial Fisheries News for over 20 years. This book is a collection of those columns
The Rum Shop
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012 by Float Street Press. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In the islands of the West Indies, the rum shop is the center of community activity, mostly because everyone shows up there sooner or later. News of events and people, and gossip and stories are shared freely. It is a wonderful place to spend some time if you want to get to know the people. And the rum can be mighty fine too.
Single-mom in the Hood
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
This powerful epic details what's it like to be black in America. Through pain, love, and forgiveness learn something of what black Americans go through every day. Spiritually written to penetrate the heart and mind, this ebook is for those seeking wisdom, knowledge, and understanding of the past, present, and future.
Arab culture from an Arab's perspective Diwan Baladna
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Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 35,780. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A light and humorous--yet informative--look at Arab culture through an Arab's eyes.
How the ostrich lost his fire and other stories
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 9,120. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Curious about why the warthog shuffles on his knees or how the ostrich lost his fire? Then read on for a collection of short animal stories from the Nama, San, Sotho, Xhosa and Zulu people.
How the ostrich lost his fire
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Curious about why the ostrich can't fly and is covered with black feathers? Read the story on how ostrich lost his fire. Adapted from stories of the San.
Why the warthog shuffles on his knees
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Curious about why the warthog shuffles on his knees? Adapted from stories of the Zulu.
The Jackal and the Sun Child
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,880. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Read about the curious encounter of the jackal and the sun child and learn why the jackal has a black mark on his back. Adapted from stories by the Nama.
The Inkalimeva and the hare
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
The Inkalimeva is a mythical and fabulous creature according to Xhosa mythology. Read about the time when there was a severe drought and the Inkalimeva tried to sneak the food of the other animals!