Books tagged: heritage

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One Love, One Heart
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 30,430. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Africa
This is an Afro-Caribbean publication containing two stories that Nelson Mandela said was ‘wonderful’. The African story concerns an Africa from the past to the present day and Nelson Mandela’s influence on it. The Jamaican story tells the story about the oldest slave capital of Falmouth, Jamaica. Both stories extol the virtues that the peoples of both proud countries have given to the world.
Reunion
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,230. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Food connects us, each to the other. For one orphan raised by adoptive parents, an elaborate meal prepared for strangers becomes an unexpected gateway to a heritage beyond her wildest imagining. Includes the free bonus story "Rolo the Great."
Dictionary of Superstitions
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 185,710. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
A comprehensive and up-to-date guide to the superstitions, old and new, of the English-speaking world, complete with their origins, meanings and variant forms. A first-class source book for the historian, folklorist and casual reader alike, it also offers antidotes to some of the most feared taboos. Would you know what to do if you broke a mirror?
Early History of a Midwestern Fire Department, Vol I
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 25,030. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Early History of a Midwestern Fire Department, rooted in volunterism, grounded in tradition and matured by over a hundred and fifty years of blood sweat and tears. A story of hard work, heart break, and heroism told from the department's perspective.
Palmyra Ridge
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,160. Language: American English. Published: August 25, 2012 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When the company Chani works for moves to take her people's lands, she must work to save them, but when Security Officer Asleyan steps in, she must work to get him on-side. Can two people from two very different cultures work together to save a nation, while retaining their own sense of self and sanity? Palmyra Ridge is the third short story in An Anthology of Worlds.
A Poet's Life For Me
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Price: Free! Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Biography
Nightclubs, faery queens, imaginary friends and madness, delve into the slightly unhinged musings of Ysabelle Moriarty. Join the journey of a wandering mind, transversing rainy days, rivers of wine and the kind of clarity one only finds on the road. 'A Poet's Life For Me' reflects a life scribbled on pub coasters and plane tickets.
The Coracle: One Man in a Tub
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Price: Free! Words: 10,700. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012 by Black Morning Marsh Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
My introduction to the coracle was not the most promising, I grant you, just a joke email from a bored colleague. But, apparently, it was all I needed. Because, it’s not just racing down a river in a glorified snow sled, shield, or basket, but a journey through such wild territories as Welsh Indians, cadavers, poaching, and sheep wrasslin’, just to name a few.
Raising My Only Child: A Generation X Mother's Pre-Cyberspace Parenting Experience
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,880. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
I wrote this book at the behest of my son. My experiences in raising him may be different from your background, way of life, and time period. But as parents we all share a common goal: we want to be successful in raising our children and derive a lasting and meaningful relationship with them. To this end, I hope that my experiences and insights will benefit current and future parents.
Family Secrets
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Price: Free! Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Kieron Bell has endured years of emotional abuse while caring for his bitter, ailing mother. But when she dies, Kieron is left without direction in his life. He embarks on a journey of exploration into his mother’s past and discovers a hidden story of tragedy…with a supernatural twist. As Kieron finds out, sometimes stirring up family secrets can have deadly consequences.
George Washington Keefe
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
George Washington Keefe was a less than average pitcher for the Washington Nationals during the first seasons of the National League club's 19th century existence, 1886-1889. He established records for most walks in an inning in 1887. Mostly disappointing, but sometimes brilliant, he was 5'8" and left-handed. On one occasion in 1889, he outdueled Hall of Fame, New York Giants pitcher Tim Keefe.