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Without A Mother
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,030. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2010 by Linda Phillips. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
June migrated from England to Australia in 1954, married an Australian and had two sons. After completing a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and journalism she worked in the specialised field of corporate communications. In the mid seventies she joined the International Information Bureau of the ICRC in Geneva as foreign correspondent.
Herr Balaban und seine Tochter Selda
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Series: Herr Balaban und seine Tochter Selda, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,560. Language: German. Published: February 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Ein Flüchtling - sein Hut kommt aus Usbekistan - kommentiert die Welt des Westens mit dem Witz des Ostens. "Verbüffende Geschichten, Anekdoten und heitere Szenen über die Unwirklichkeit des Realen und die Realität des Unwirklichen. Jeder einzelne Text regt zum Nachdenken an. Seite für Seite stehen kindsköpfige Aha-Erlebnisse neben philosophischem Witz." Focus
Manchmal hört es nie zu regnen auf. Neues von Herrn Balaban und seiner Tochter Selda
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Series: Herr Balaban und seine Tochter Selda, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,870. Language: German. Published: February 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
„Wenn du am Morgen gleich nach dem Aufstehen eine lebendige Kröte verschluckst“, sagte Herr Balaban, „dann kann dir den ganzen Tag nichts Schlimmeres mehr passieren.“ Aber dann fügte er nachdenklich hinzu: „Wahrscheinlich.“ -.- Noch einmal 222 witzige Geschichten von Herrn Balaban und seiner Tochter Selda.
Running Over a Chinaman
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,040. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2011 by MoshPit Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
A tale about surviving in the web of trauma. Running Over a Chinaman explores the effects of repeated trauma on an otherwise sunny mind.
Twenty Seven Seventy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,230. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011 by StreetWise Publications. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Is A Tag On A Fence Worth The Rest Of Your Life? Twenty Seven Seventy, 2770, the postcode of one of Sydney's most working class of suburbs, Mt Druitt. This edgy story of choice and consequences gives the reader pause to consider their own decisions and how they can lead to life changing moments. A gritty, all too real and very readable novel about social issues that challenge ordinary people.
Puppets Can't Pray: Part 1
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 73,730. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This novel follows a day in the life of a British Bangladeshi family. It is meant to be a day of celebrating Eid al-Adha, the Islamic holy festival of sacrifice. However, as the pressures mount, it proves to be a day when the strains within the repressed family put it on the brink. The novel is a look at patriarchal repression and Bangladeshi-British society.
Night Patrol
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Two women meet in the early hours of the morning. One, a cleaner, taking her break. The other, an aged widow. A friendship is born from the shared solitude.
Who Do I Call My Countryman?
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,570. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
In 1994, an estimated 80,000 Cubans and Haitians attempted a mass migration to the United States across the Caribbean. They were taken to the US Navy base at Guantanamo, Cuba, where the US military conducted a humanitarian mission code-named Operation Sea Signal. The stories from this mission raise larger questions of how people come to America and how they might behave once they have immigrated.
Landing Gear
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,310. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014 by eBookPartnership.com. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Suburban housewife Harriet spends her days doing what she’s worst at. Formerly a local radio host, now she grocery shops for her family who has too much to eat, parents a son who refuses to communicate with her, and tries to be a wife to a man who hasn’t embraced her in years. But what starts out as a mundane trip to the supermarket turns her world upside down.