Books tagged: customs

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Women's Surname Change
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
How do women experience the surname change issue in terms of the protection of equal, legal, social and economic rights? To begin with, I started to think about this question in a larger context when my surname was changed without my consent after my marriage. One day I realized I had two diplomas, each with a different name on it; however, both those people are me.
Creepy Customary Christmas
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,600. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Elise Grimes scours the Internet, deciding it would be a novel idea for her family to celebrate different customs from around the world. Her husband, Bob, and son, Jimmy, come up with customs of their own. This book is about their eight nights of “customary” Christmas. The true facts of the customs represented in this book are explained at the end of each tale.
501 German Oddities
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,350. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies
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Sure you may have thought that you already knew everything there was to know about Germany and the Germans. Every school child knows that Germany is the land of circulatory disorders, Döner Kebab, naked sledding competitions and David Hasselhoff. But Germany is more than that. Much more...
Supernatural Kid on the Block
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,450. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013 by Whimsical Publications. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » General
Camden Harrison’s life used to be perfectly normal. That is until his unfortunate murder and following resurrection by a witch. Though grateful for his second chance at life, it doesn’t come without its side effects. Despite his complete cluelessness over dragon habits and customs, Camden just might actually help Priya, the unofficial leader of the revolution, win their freedom. But at what cost?
Day of the Dead
Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: American English. Published: November 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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A family of gringos camp by the highway from Tijuana to Mexicali and experience some strange goings-on as the Day of the Dead advances to night.
The Forest Awakes: Landscape and Imagery of Japan
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 81,940. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Asian poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry
A vivid, emotional trip throughout Japan is presented in this collection of haiku by author Kenneth Thomas with a Foreword written by Dr. Nakato Hiroshi, president of the Minneapolis Japanese School. In these three line, light verses you will be able to visualize Japan with fun, sensitive and intimate details of Japanese culture. This visual transit of Japan that will leave the reader enchanted.
Bin Laden's Woman
Price: Free! Words: 7,840. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
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Ups and downs in Samira’s life, an Arab young lady who immigrates to Brazil. Her father, after a luxurious life in Damascus, is broke; they struggle to start over, they win and prosper. When everything is getting on track, an unexpected proposal involves Samira in an amazing and frenetic adventure which takes her back to the Orient, its ancient tradition and endless religious wars
China. My culture shock! An insider´s view
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,690. Language: American English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Essay » Sociology
Ever asked yourself after walking in Shanghai if this was the real China ? If this is it? Well, here you go with an Insider´s view from China ! A book written by an expert on the subject. He has felt it deeply and personally, and is still recovering. He wants you to understand why in China some things are done in a certain way, so you avoid falling into traps and don´t do the same mistakes.
African Short Stories vol. 1
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 95,300. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
A collection of thirty eight short stories of African narrative traditions. The entertainment and educational values of this remarkable volume will appeal to readers and story lovers of all ages and nationalities.
Elephant Small Vol 5
Series: Elephant Small, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
Welcome to Elephant Small Vol 5. This is the fifth in a series of five ebooks that cover five years of original verse previously published on my weblog 'Elephant Small'. Vol 5 covers edited highlights from the years 2010 - 2013.