Books tagged: refugees

The adult filter is active; content marked as adults-only by the author is not listed. To view this content, click the button below to disable the adult filter.

Found 41 results

Vilkas
By
Price: Free! Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Vidas Mykolas' parents came to America as World War II refugees from Lithuania. The poems in Vilkas are about prostitutes in St. Petersburg Russia, the Armenian Holocaust and stickball, reviving dead brothers, Caligula eating pearls, mythical wolves in Baltic forests, dumpster diving, White Nights, ravaged family cemeteries, Mexican bands in Oregon, a pig roast, defiling St. Paul, and other poems.
An Enlightening Lie About the Lucidity of Bees
By
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,270. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
Crofton Eer, a member of a militaristic society set in a canyon that knows only war, seeks an escape from the troubled canyon in which he lives, guided by the embodiment of the lone star that is visible from the canyon depths. His escape takes him on a journey in which he discovers that there are a great many more stars (gods) in the sky, which leads to a search for truth in the valley of life.
The Only Candle - Ten True Stories about Afghanistan
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,690. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
We are all interested in the real Afghanistan. The Only Candle is a timely collection of ten gripping true stories, behind the scenes, that illustrate the miseries and atrocities suffered by a basically peaceful nation, invaded and overtaken by the Russians thirty years ago and still yoked today by a communist regime.
Displaced
By
Price: Free! Words: 59,210. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
The trial of a warlord in the International Criminal Court sets off a series of events including the assault and flight of a young Congolese woman. The book follows her journey, and the circumstances and interests leading to her flight. The impact of the trial is far reaching and extends from a priest in Uganda, to Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army, and to a mining company in the U.S.
Displaced
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Armed conflict captured international headlines, but most correspondents failed to cover the plight of refugees. What was it like for millions of Bosnians and Croatians who were driven from their homes? How does a family stand up to armed marauders? Baldino's short fiction dramatizes bravery at its finest.
Girt By Sea
By
Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Girt by Sea is an amalgam of several street theatre performances reworked as a play for voices (or for radio broadcast). There is nothing especially ambitious about the play as it merely tries to touch on a few notions about the mandatory detention of refugees and package them in a short, sharp piece that quickly gets down to satirical business.
The Kilkenny Cat Book 1:
By
Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 94,870. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
The Kilkenny Cat Trilogy is an allegorical story of all manner of discrimination practised throughout the world; and particularly in Ireland, Jamaica and England. Told through the eyes and experiences of travelling gypsy cats, it is a 'must' for all cat lovers and students of the 'Northern Riots', Ireland, Jamaica and 'Good v Evil. 'It is suitable for reading by teenagers and adults.
Soldier, Lily, Peace and Pearls
By
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 78,910. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011 by Deux Voiliers Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The novel spans the period from 1975 to the present day. Two children and their families become the victims of persecution when the Communists take Phnom Penh and Saigon. Three years later, they meet in a refugee camp in Malaysia where the boy, Quan, becomes the protector of his adopted sister Minh Chau.
The Kilkenny Cat Book 2: "Justice"
By
Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 97,270. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
The Kilkenny Cat Trilogy is an allegorical story of all manner of discrimination practised throughout the world; particularly in Ireland, Jamaica and England. Told through the eyes and experiences of travelling gypsy cats, it is a 'must' for all cat lovers and students of the 'Northern Riots', Ireland, Jamaica, 'Black v White' and 'Good v Evil. 'It is suitable for reading by teenagers and adults.
Medicine and Healthcare in War and Conflict
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,700. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
A compilation of seven essays on the challenges of providing healthcare in regions of war and conflict: This book by a doctor and humanitarian worker discusses some of the challenges of practicing medicine in areas affected by war and instability. The content includes essays on disease epidemics, effects on women, infant mortality, radioactive ammunition, and landmines.