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On the Great Wall of Texas
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You set the price! Words: 1,130. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In 2045 a sergeant shows a young draftee the ropes of guarding the Mexican border, explaining how the Wall came to be built and why they are there. This is a short-short story, for general audiences, set very early in Harry Heyoka's all-too-plausible Spiral's Realms future history.
The Population Fix
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,480. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2009 by Aeonix Publishing Group. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
America has the highest birth rate and the fastest population growth rate of any developed nation. It also has the largest population of all the nations except for China and India. How many are “too many” and who decides? Isn’t it time for you and your fellow citizens to make those decisions?
The Remarkable Life of Kitty McInerney: How A Poor Irish Immigrant Raised 17 Children in Great Depression New York
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,210. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
The true story of a poor Irish immigrant who raised 17 children in Great Depression New York. Kitty McInerney’s life rode a wave of social and political transformation that would come to define modern America. Poor, burdened, and uncelebrated, Kitty McInerney is remarkable for her unrelenting faith, her unique, individual struggle and for exemplifying the American immigrant experience.
Cardinal Sin: Vanity
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Price: Free! Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Jesse's modeling career is over, she finds herself prideful and not destined for sainthood. A short story in a series of seven deadly sins. Jesse has past turning fifty in a world where only beauty counts. Short Fiction, romance, literary, immigration
Indian Immigration Stories 01: Gathering the Numbers
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2009. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Amar has grown up all his life helping gather the required number of people for rituals her mother performs. He savors his freedom from this chore thanks to admission in a U.S. University. One day in the small university town, he encounters another young man trying to collect some people for an apparent ritual. Amar thinks it is similar to the numbers he used to gather, but is it really so?
Indian Immigration Stories 02: Rohan the Drunkard
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2009. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
A story about Indian (South Asian) immigrants to the United States. Ajay, who has gotten an admission letter to a U.S. University, wants to get advice about life in the states from Rohan, another young man who lives in a neighboring town. He learns that Rohan likes foreign wines, and brings an expensive bottle as a gift. Rohan, however, turns out to be a teetotaler. How did he get that reputation?
The Case Against My Brother
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,180. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
In the fall of 1922, 15-year-old Carl and 17-year-old Adam Matuski are forced to move across the continent to live with their Uncle Pete in Portland, Oregon. When Adam is accused of theft, an increasingly resourceful Carl learns how to stand on his own two feet and confront painful truths about his fellow man. A historical mystery set against the backdrop of anti-Catholic discrimination.
Finn
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,500. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
A modern-day retelling of Mark Twain's classic The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Finn tells the story of Chloe Wilder, a quiet girl, part tomboy, part survivor. When Chloe and her grandparents' maid Silvia are torn from their quiet life, they enter a world of adventure and danger. Young people will see Finn as an adventure, older readers as social criticism. All will adore Chloe Wilder.
Palmer In History
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,940. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
We trace Palmer family name history and origins in a vivid march through time and place. Whether or not your name is Palmer, you may find a vital past personal connection; we visit many Palmers who left a memorable mark in history. Vikings, Crusaders, Royalty, Nobles, Bishops, Criminals, DNA, race, migrations, language and climate all feature in this worldwide study of the Name. Color images
Rimwood Tales
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Price: $2.55 USD. Words: 51,710. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Rimwood Tales is about my life, my struggle to survive and to find a better life.In 1951 I decided to emigrate to Canada from Germany and seek my fortune there. I didn't find any gold in the streets, but made a good living and found a good wife. Together we developed a small homestead and raised three good children.There are many interesting stories in this tale and it is very enjoyable to read.