Books tagged: immigrant story

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Fixer
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,950. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Political "fixer" Harry Leonnoff overcomes the poverty of the Lower East Side, polio, and anti-semitism to become the admired Robin Hood of Depression-Era New York. But vindictive Mayor Fiorello La Guardia doesn't like losing out to Harry over his election redistricting campaign and swears he will get even. "A modern classic." -- Susanna Hutcheson, award-winning journalist
Edge of a Dream
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,220. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Escaping with only their lives, a young immigrant couple flees Sarajevo, their war-torn city. With hope for a new and better life, they arrive in America with their infant daughter. But while the wife struggles for survival, her husband, lured away by dreams of easy money, falls into a world of crime and violence.
The Westering
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,130. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by MilSpeak Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The 21 short stories crafted by Tom Sheehan in THE WESTERING tell of the pioneering of those who came from many countries, many customs, many cultures, and brought much of that mix with them to create the American West as we now know it. THE WESTERING has been nominated for the 2012 National Books Award in Fiction.
American Falls
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,780. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
At the age of 16, Christian Miller leaves home to escape his past and finds adventure, enlightenment, disillusion and a new friendship that leads to revelation.