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Fusion Entrepreneurs: Cross-Cultural Execs and Companies Revolutionizing the Global Economy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,590. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » International business
Fusion Entrepreneurs explores the many business and cultural mega-forces dramatically changing the 21st century global economy. At the heart of this epic transformation are fusion entrepreneurs, a rising breed of cross-cultural leader that includes JetBlue founder David Neeleman, AT&T Mobility CEO Ralph de la Vega, Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn, IBM venture chief Claudia Fan Munce, and others.
Lebanese Immigrant's Daughter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,360. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
Mother was pleased with her daughter's birth. Father cried because a daughter's dowry costs money. What does a girl do when her parents plan to marry her off to a stranger in Lebanon when she turns twelve? World War II comes to her rescue until her father makes another marriage contract. A serious car accident frees the girl to attend nursing school, travel, and find her own true love.
Two
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,520. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Time Keepers motivate the human population; or at least that's what they have been told. Two, the protagonist of this novella, learns, with the help of Four and One that the organization they work for is much more than any of them expected. A fantasy and fantastical, this short novel will take readers high and low, cause you to laugh and cry. A must read.
Runaway Comeback
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 84,500. Language: American English. Published: September 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
After years of physical and mental exploitation and voyaging over intercontinental waters way too many times, Rose Thorn finally flees her native Jamaica for good to hide out in Brooklyn with her daughter. In her quest to realize her dream of pursuing a college degree she is reunited with her soul mate, Calvin Jones.
Hello Gomorrah
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,380. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Killed in a car crash, Homer T. Quest arrives at the pearly gates. Learning the hereafter has no sex, coffee nor golf, he accepts a deal from St Peter, returning to earth to study America’s problems. He gives reports to an apprentice angel,in spite of adversity by an old enemy, romance, and a weird companion group; a Japanese lady elitist, a private investigator and a georgous Korean hooker.
The Man Who Sued the Governor, and other tales of Northern New Mexico
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: American English. Published: September 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In a uniquely New Mexican voice influenced by Tony Hillerman and Mary Austin, Jim Curry's 'The Man Who Sued the Governor' mixes factual events and fictional material in a collection of short stories that bridge the Old West to the New.
The Storm Before the Calm: The Early Lives of Venus and Hiro
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,380. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The wedding that Thanksgiving weekend 1958 in Chicago should never have happened. Venus Ballesteros should have been on her way back to the Philippines. Hiro Tanamachi should have died in the war. Somehow, the man who had trained to die as a suicide submarine pilot in the Japanese Navy, and the woman whose hometown had been occupied by the Japanese, met 8,000 miles away from their homelands.
America - The Owner's Manual: How Your Country Really Works and How to Keep It Running
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,820. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Essay » Political
America - The Owner's Manual offers historical perspective on modern America, a must for thoughtful, informed citizenship. The book comprises posts from Professor Harvey Asher's even-handed and respected blog. Essays include "Politics As Usual," "American Capitalism: Moving Beyond Blind Faith," and "Immigration and the Myth of the One True American," plus sage advice on "Really Reading the News."
The Privilege of Jaffna the Sixth
Price: Free! Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
A doomed emperor's family tree branches off in unexpected directions, growing and stretching through changing times 'round the world. From a street thug to a lost soldier to a free-spirited young woman, a legacy is passed. The question is... which kind?
Monkey Say
Price: Free! Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Urban
"No interview has made me feel more awkwardly American than the capuchin monkey seated across the small stone table from me." I couldn't think of a better blurb than the lead-in sentence. Really, don't you want to read about what happens when a man interviews a monkey?