Books tagged: immigration issues

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Diablo Creek
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 45,260. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2010 by CyPress Publications. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Sixteen-year-old Peter Grayson and his pal Jerrod rescue a nearly drowned young Hispanic man from raging floodwaters. He refuses to give the boys any clue about the terrible place from which he’s escaped. After leaving their care, Pedro’s body is found floating in the waters of Diablo Creek. The boys’ quest for the truth leads them into a deepening spiral of danger and corruption.
Una Propuesta Modesta: a practical solution to illegal immigration
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Category: Essay » Political
A modernization of Jonathan Swift’s "A Modest Proposal", this satirical essay proposes a shocking solution for illegal immigration in the US. J. Taylor Paulk uses dark humor to shed light on attitudes toward immigrants. "Una Propuesta Modesta" is a must read for anyone interested in the immigration debate.
True Life - The Soldier who Served Under Three Flags
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Clem Ryan, from Ireland, served in the Armed Forces of Ireland, Britain and the United States.He visited Hiroshima six months after the Atom Bomb. He provides a chilling first person account of that visit. He volunteered for service in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star for Meritorious Service. This is his story.
Feeling Better Instead of Bitter about the Latino Immigrant
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Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 58,790. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
You can find reasons to be mad at almost anybody. America is a far more interesting place when you stop to consider the many beautiful and different things about the people who live here. This book shows the fun differences among groups who have been here for ages and groups who are newer to our soil. The emphasis is on newer Latino arrivals because the author knows them so well.
Decisions Determine Destiny: Stories & Scenarios
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,460. Language: British English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
decisions determine destiny is a series of 13 stories designed to bring real issues, scenarios and stories to life through drama. the decisions determine destiny series is a book of stories, which are intended to be part of the life skills training for young people. ddd has been specially designed for young people & teenagers facing challenging issues and coming to terms with adolescents.
Northern Pacific Railway Employees In Fargo North Dakota
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 10,690. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
My eBook consists of small bios of Northern Pacific Railway Employees in Fargo, North Dakota from 1896-1916. The biographical details includes as much ancestral information as I could find on each person who worked for N P Ry in Fargo. The e-book is pertinent to individuals who are railway enthusiasts. It is also a fine resource to learn more about Fargo, ND/Moorhead, MN history.
Bonanno Family Members In New York In 1920
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
My eBook profiles more than 100 Bonanno family members who lived in all boroughs of New York City in 1920. For each head of household, I have listed street address information as well as work industries. Related family members are described. Immigration and Naturalization dates are given, as is literacy data. Entries were researched from the 1920 U.S. Census and New York City Business Directory.
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Series: 46. Ascending. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,250. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Alex once walked away from a rare ability to warp time. Now, he needs to relearn the skill quickly. To protect his daughter he must stop the school he teaches at from turning the clock backwards to an era of white supremacy. An old friend needs Alex to solve an ancient mystery. Both are possible, but only if Alex can learn to control his temporal talents before he runs out of time.
Pardon My Prejudice - America's Excuse for Bigotry
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,870. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Americans don’t talk enough with each other about bigotry. Yet most of us can identify with that feeling of discomfort as someone blurts out a stupid racial or ethnic remark. “Pardon My Prejudice, America’s Excuse for Bigotry,” is a candid, revealing look at the undercurrent of hatred in our society. Anecdotes, observations, and hard facts make this sensitive subject matter approachable.
The Ethnicity Of Linda Lovelace
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Linda Lovelace, born Linda Susan Boreman, was of working class origins. Her father's people came to the United States from England and Ireland. The father was a New York City policeman until his retirement. As Linda Lovelace, Boreman starred in Deep Throat in 1972. She came to dislike her husband who she accused of forcing her to make porn films. Linda's maternal grandfather came to NY from Italy.