Books tagged: immigration

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Julia's Violinist
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,500. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The lovely Julia has it all—a seemingly perfect life. The aftermath of WWII changes all that. Widowed and homeless, Julia and her two small children become refugees in their own land. As she tries to rebuild her life, Julia is drawn into a love triangle. New flames or old flames—both can burn and destroy.
Farewell, My Denmark
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,350. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Historical
A failed engagement and the last minute defiance by her sister has Catherine Erichsen questioning everything she once believed. As Catherine, her parents, and hundreds of Mormon converts leave their homes and almost everything they hold dear, they immigrate to America on a journey filled with trials, sacrifice, and danger. Inspired by the true accounts of immigrants aboard the John J. Boyd.
Caught in the American dream Stigmatized
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 110,600. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
A man is arrested and wrongly accused of sexual abuse of his six-year old neighbor girl. Once he has been picked up, the village community turns against him.Even after his innocence is proved, his life and of his family is damaged. He decides to emigratie to the U.S.A., but will he ever feel free again? A Dutch TV-personality, about this novel:A mesmerizing book,that captivates from the first page
Petit n'oublie jamais qui tu es
Price: $21.99 USD. Words: 53,590. Language: French. Published: March 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography
"Tout fait Retour". Tel est le secret de l’ancien mysticisme Perse, axé sur la lutte entre le bien et le mal. Secret que découvre progressivement M. Parfait, épithète ironique donnée à ce 'Surhomme' venu de l'Iran actuel, éternel errant qui s'interroge en boucle sur le sens des choses, les contradictions intimes de l'être, le devenir chaotique d'un monde en quête de Grands Hommes et créateurs.
Orphan Train Rider: One Boy's True Story
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,770. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / General
Between 1854 and 1930, more than 200,000 orphaned or abandoned children were sent west on orphan trains to find new homes. Some were adopted by loving families; others were not as fortunate. In recent years, some of the riders have begun to share their stories. Andrea Warren alternates chapters about the history of the orphan trains with the story of Lee Nailling, who in 1926 rode an orphan train.
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 63,500. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » General
How do you fit in in a new country when you’re a “giant freak,” you don’t speak the language and bizarre things are happening to your motherland as well as to your body? In a candid and peculiar voice, Aga Maksimowska tells the story of an eleven-year-old girl in an adult’s body whose coming of age in a Poland undergoing a revolution is interrupted by a sudden and cruel move to Canada.
1880 Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad Directory Topeka, Kansas
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
The Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad was completed to Santa Fe, New Mexico in 1880. I have used ancestral records to compile an employee directory for A.T.& S.F.R.R. for Topeka, Kansas. The directory lists titles of railroad workers, their family members, and where the came to Kansas from. The publication will be useful for students of railroad history and those doing family ancestry profiles.
Pui de tigan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,910. Language: Romanian. Published: April 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Un pic de umor, un pic de satiră, un pic de tragism, un strop de erotism – autorul nu insistă, păstrând un echilibru demn de apreciat.
Journey of Honor A love story
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,980. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A Journey Through the Refiner’s Fire Disowned, she came to America anyway. Attacked and left pregnant by a vicious mob, she still pressed on. Finally, in spite of being accused of theft by the vilest of her attackers, Giselle tries to remain as upbeat and uncomplaining as a prairie wildflower as she travels on to Zion. Thoroughly disillusioned with the ugliness and cruelty of slavery in the Sou
Moving to Canada Eh? The Survival Guide for New Arrivals
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,290. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
This survival guide gets the reader settled into a foreign country quickly and painlessly. Using inspirational stories and easy to follow guidelines Jones guides and helps us avoid the potential pitfalls of moving to Canada, combining humour and useful information.