Books tagged: india culture

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India for Idiots
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,570. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A funny, informative guide to the culture and etiquette of India. From why the cow is holy to a step by step guide to hand signals and head wobbles, India for Idiots attempts to demystify India for beginners.
Understanding Hinduism for Young People
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Religion and Spirituality
This is a simple guide to Hinduism to help children and young people start to understand key world religions. In a multi-cultural society it would be helpful for us all to understand each other better. It is easy reading with lots of pictures.
Understanding Sikhism for Young People
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Religion and Spirituality
Sikhism is one of the world’s main religions but to children who were not bought up in that faith it may be a mystery. We live in a multi-cultural world where it is important for everyone to have some understanding of the key religions. This guide for young people offers a simple explanation to some of Sikhism’s main features.
Hirens Magical Adventure
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,860. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Prejudice & Racism
This action packed mystery is well received from children and adults the same. The short and charming fable unfolds in India. Hiren visits his grandparents for the summer. Nothing could have prepared him for this strange world filled with magic and mystery. He encounters exotic creatures, a forbidden jungle, and a ghost that haunts the eerie palace...all illuminating acceptance, respect, and love.
Sachin Tendulkar: The Ton Machine
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,470. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket
This book is a journey through Sachin Tendulkar's Childhood, his Cricketing Career, Statistics of his insatiable World Records, Facts & Figures which most are unaware as also a peep into his other side. You will find answers here, as to why is he treated as the "God of Cricket World". This book is designed & priced to be a Collector's item for Each & Every Fan of his and this game of Cricket
The Autobiography of Amos G. Gona: More Than Luck
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Price: Free! Words: 55,070. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book, The Autobiography of Amos G. Gona, relates experiences of Amos G. Gona during the eighty years that he has lived so far. It was researched, compiled, and written for him by Ophelia De Laine Gona.
Warp and Weft
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 96,200. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Narayana, the protagonist, is orphaned at an early age. He wanders on the streets of Zarivaram like a vagrant looking for something to eat. He cannot escape from poverty, which sticks to him like a leech. He makes a selfish pledge to himself: to earn money and become the richest person in his village. Will fortune favour Narayana?
Scattered Fates - a novel on the second partition of India
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Price: Free! Words: 70,600. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
An alternate history novel, which unwraps in the backdrop of violent anti-Hindi agitations that rocked the State of Tamil Nadu (India) 50 years ago, narrated over two time frames – 1965 and 2005. It is the story of a son's search for the truth about his father's disappearance and the political intrigue that led to India's second partition into South & North, intertwined with the history of Korea
Many Many Many Gods of Hinduism
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,480. Language: American English. Published: October 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Hinduism
"Religion is the opium of the people," said Karl Marx many centuries ago. For more than a billion people living in India and abroad, Hinduism is the religion and a way of life. In this book Swami Achuthananda cracks open the opium poppy pods, analyzes the causes for euphoria, and comes away with a deeper understanding of the people and their religion.
A Blessing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Rajeen lives in India, near the bustling streets of the Taj Mahal. The boy's deformity, a badly twisted leg, creates pity and allows him to make a living begging from the tourists. It is not a good life, but the only one Rajeen knows until an unlikely friendship with a wealthy American artist leads him to an open door and a decision that could change his life forever.