Books tagged: immigrant experience

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Spirit Falls
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,080. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Spirit Falls, a coming-of-age novel set in the empty hardscrabble borderland between Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and Wisconsin. It is an story of childhood friendship growing into profound love. The refugee Marina Svetaeva unexpectedly joins Ricky Belisle and Marie Jeanne Charbonneau at curtain call on the night of their school’s Christmas program.
How to Succeed as an Immigrant
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,210. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
This is an excellent practical guide for all immigrants. It contains insights into what immigrants can do or should do in order to succeed before and after they migrate to a new country or region.It provides actionable steps that any immigrant can take to succeed, whether they are emigrating from one country to another or from one region to another within the same country.
The Cisco Kid in the Bronx
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,570. Language: American English. Published: June 20, 2012 by Hamilton Stone. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
In the Bronx, on a street called Rogers Place, Mario Ortega grows up remembering his childhood in Puerto Rico. We follow him into early manhood as he weaves the cultural strands of the past with those of an urban present in New York City.
Tu éxito está a tu alcance
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,700. Language: Spanish. Published: June 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Mentoring & coaching
In Make It Your Business, Sylvia Montero tells the story of her journey from the plantation shack in Puerto Rico and the Projects of the Lower East Side to a Human Resources career at Pfizer Inc which she capped by becoming the highest ranking Latina in the history of the company, as head of global Human Resources. Sylvia narrates her linear story highlighting the situations that most challenged
Average Joe: An Autobiography of a Working Man
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,830. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Many years ago we gave my parents a computer. When they asked, “What will we do with it?” we suggested that they write their life stories. This is Dad’s life story, in his own words.
Bonanno Family Members In New York In 1920
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
My eBook profiles more than 100 Bonanno family members who lived in all boroughs of New York City in 1920. For each head of household, I have listed street address information as well as work industries. Related family members are described. Immigration and Naturalization dates are given, as is literacy data. Entries were researched from the 1920 U.S. Census and New York City Business Directory.
The Engelking Letters
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 41,830. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013 by The Hugh & Helene Schonfield World Service Trust. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
'The Engelking Letters' is a collection of letters written by or pertaining to Ferdinand Friedrich Engelking 1810-1885.
Ледоход
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,520. Language: Russian. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
“Ледоход” - повествование о подростках, растущих в пустынной области между верхним полуостровом Мичигана и севером Висконсина на американском Среднем Западе. Это - трогательная история дружбы детства, перерастающей в глубокую любовь.
Behind the Curtains
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,660. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
A novel about romance, family, and overcoming personal struggles, Behind the Curtains tells the story of a humble boy born on a small Caribbean island who suffered from abject poverty and was abandoned by his parents at an early age. Marked by the negative experiences of his childhood, he did all he could to overcome his past and follow the path to success. Based on a true story.
If I Never Went Home
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Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 78,580. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Written in two distinct, alternating voices, this powerful story follows ten years in the turbulent lives of two narrators – one in Boston and another in Trinidad – as they separately navigate devastating losses, illness and betrayal in their quest to belong. Moving back and forth from the present to the past we see their lives collide, and the gamble they take to find home.