Books tagged: immigration

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Hello Gomorrah
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,380. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: American English. Published: September 20, 2012. Category: 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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,380. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,820. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
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
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Price: Free! Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: 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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
"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?
The Hundred Years Farce
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,650. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The United States invaded México in 1846! What if they never left? See what the world might look like if the Old South had acquired the territory of México before the Civil War. This alternative history covers the period from 1846 to 1946 and indulges in political satire that is more relevant than ever.
Waiting On the Arriaga-Ixtepec
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A week on Mexico's southern border with a group of illegal Central American migrants. An original and highly moving contribution to the current immigration debate.
Schooling Carmen
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,220. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When beauty is all you've got... You've got nothing to lose.
Ink
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 97,680. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012 by Crossed Genres Publications. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Are YOU marked for disappearance? What happens when rhetoric about immigrants escalates to an institutionalized population control system? The near-future, dark speculative novel INK opens as a biometric tattoo is approved for use to mark temporary workers, permanent residents and citizens with recent immigration history - collectively known as inks.