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True Faith
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 96,940. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2009. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
When eight immigrants arrived at the Baltimore Federal Courthouse to be sworn in as citizens, they didn't give a thought to the trial next door of five terrorists charged with the bombing of a federal building until the terrorists escaped and took them all hostage. The wife and child of one of the prisoners had been killed in that bombing. Now his chance for vengeance has come.
America-Culture Shock
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 65,530. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Culture shock is about the shock of cultures coming together in our world today. This book presents the story of culture shock within America to Americans. This book consolidates twenty years of writing and research about the culture shock experience into a definitive collection of essays, poems, commentaries and stories. They offer practical perspectives for students in high school and college,
The World's Best Place Norway and the Norwegians
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,200. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
The United Nations says Norway is the world's best place to live. So what's it like to live there? Who are these people, and what are their civic and cultural values? An unblinking look at celebrated, and uncelebrated, aspects of this paradoxical socialist welfare state by a Norwegian-American journalist.
McNab
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 82,640. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Set in Canada, the Scottish Highlands, and the United States, McNab portrays the struggle of 19th century immigrants against the tyranny of Chief McNab who imposes the Scottish feudal system. And there’s romance! McNab’s piper has a turbulent relationship with an Irish lass who challenges his beliefs about marriage and women. Her passionate independence takes his heart on a wild ride!
They Call Me Korney
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,620. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
In one of Buffalo's most blood-soaked crime tales, this is the story of the bloody reign of Polish gangster John "Korney" Kwiatkowski, which ended with one of his friends in the electric chair. Before the end came, Korney masterminded robberies all over the city, leading a gang of violent thugs, dubbed the Korney Gang, while he maintained a facade of gentility. A true story set during Prohibition.
The Thundergod's Gold & House of the Fire Demon
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,950. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
In the literary tradition of young Detectives like Nancy Drew and The Hardy Boys, author Bill Edwards has written two exciting stories of mystery and lost treasure. Both are fast-moving thrillers, with likeable young characters, intricate mysteries, and lively suspenseful plots.
The Dreamers
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Set in a grotty bedsitter in the London of the late 60’s, THE DREAMERS centres on two Irish immigrant labourers, Shay and Liam: the former a maturing tree, the latter a mere sapling… They have much in common, little in common… Both are dreamers of dreams: we come to realise that their foremost dream - of making it, returning solvent to their homeland - may never be realised...
The Gilded Mirror
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,500. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
Anne Davenport is a stranger in a foreign land. An immigrant from Austria alienated from her family, she must learn to survive however she can even if that means becoming a maid. Dreams of returning to Austria collide with her employer Lord Birkshire and she has no one to turn to. Through unwarranted cruelty and social injustice Anne learns to spread her wings and fly.
America's Worldwide Recipes Volume 1
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » General cookbooks
America's Worldwide Recipes depicts a vast aray of dining experiences brought to our new land by the American Immigrant. The origin of the meals are from the four corners of the earth and contributes to America being called the melting pot of the world. The varied backgrounds of Americans from all 50 states creates the great addictive dining that is our heritage. So, take a look.
La Immigrata- Book One
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Price: Free! Words: 130,280. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Annie and her two year old daughter travel to America to join up with Joe, the love of her life. Come with her and experience the numerous trials of a 1912 Atlantic crossing, the many tests and exams that Ellis Island demands and the long three day journey by train... taking them to their new home in Utah, over 4,000 miles from her home in Italy.