Books tagged: emigration

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Man of Two Worlds
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,920. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
In 1854, Wilhelm F. Kempe, 26, and his sister Auguste, 20, left their native Kingdom of Saxony in Europe for a new home in Texas. Remaining in Saxony were their aging, widowed father and a 10-year-old sister and an 8-year-old brother. Their letters to Wilhelm tell, often painfully, of the emotional toll this disruption took on the lives of family and friends who remained in the Fatherland.
Far Travels, The Gracchian Adventures, Book One
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Price: Free! Words: 64,070. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Far Travels is an adventure set in the near future. The Ellsworth family—Abby and Tom, age 11, and their adoptive father Oliver—must emigrate to the planet of Gracchia. The adventure culminates in the Bonebreaker Race, a multi-species event that combines aspects of a scavenger hunt and a speed race. But during the event, Abby and Tom become aware that not all is as it seems on Gracchia.
The Story of New Earth
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Series: The Casitian Universe, Book 2. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 52,760. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Many human beings from Earth have settled on a new planet, called "New Earth." Humans on Earth and on New Earth learn of a new danger that they must contend with. Marianne comes back to New Earth, humans are put on trial by the Galactic Community, and the Casitians must face the consequences of their actions. Follow a host of old and new characters in this adventure.
Humans Untied
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Series: The Casitian Universe, Book 3. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 83,710. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
"Humans Untied" is Volume 3 of the Casitian Universe Trilogy. This novel takes off where "The Story of New Earth" (Volume 2) left off. Things on Earth and New Earth are settling down, but then Terrans are faced with an almost insurmountable task. Marianne and Ja'el reunite, and help the next generation prepare New Earth for massive immigration of Humans from Earth.
o Menino
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,170. Language: French. Published: May 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Le petit Albert part à la recherche d'un souvenir perdu
Bound with an Iron Chain: The Untold Story of How the British Transported 50,000 Convicts to Colonial America
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
In 1723, James Bell stole a book from a London bookstall. As punishment, he was loaded on a ship and sent to colonial America, where he was sold as an indentured servant. In telling the epic story of how thousands of British convicts like Bell were separated from families and transported to America in the 18th century, Anthony Vaver challenges the way we think about immigration to early America.
To A Far Country
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Series: Highland Tales, Book 3 ยท 18th & 19th Century, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,970. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Evicted from their Highland croft, Jamie and Flora Lennox, with their baby daughter and other families of the township, go to Nova Scotia to start a new life. The leaving of the glen is heart-rending, and soon more disasters strike, on the voyage and as they move westwards to find suitable land. Can they survive in this new, raw country? Will they find happiness in their new lives?
Moon Prayer
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Price: Free! Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
During a horrible tragedy, Yalda reflects on her and her twin sister Aarya's childhood. "Moon Prayer" won first prize in the 2007-2008 issue of FRESH INK, the literary journal of Naugatuck Valley Community College.
Alien Corn
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,490. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Emigrating at 40 from Urban Scotland to the Canadian Prairies in 1978, with a wife, four kids and a dream, brought the challenges of the New World. A sequel to `Strathalmond`.
The Caroline
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Price: Free! Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Susan Unwin is an emigrant sailing from England to Australia in the Nineteenth century. Tragedy befalls the ship and they are close to sinking, but an American captain finds them adrift in the middle of the ocean and offers help. As the ship struggles towards its destination, Susan’s daydreams torment her with her own tragedy.