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Why The Russian Language May Be a Clever Hoax by Piso Mojado
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This story stars Olga ("Olga" is a pseudonym to protect the woman from Shakespeare-loving Britons), an idealistic musically-voiced schoolgirl who left Russia in the 1990's to bring Light to the savages in the British Isles. I first heard her on British audio tapes, declaring in her comic tones, "This summer I am going to England to teach Our Shakespeare (nash Shakespeare) to the British."
Jasmine Nights by S.P. Somtow
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 127,680. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
At twelve years old, Little Frog has a richly fantastic and sustaining inner life. It is 1963, his parents have disappeared, and he lives with his maiden aunts, known affectionately as the Three Fates, on a family estate in Bangkok. But, fed by a steam of books and accompanied by his pet chameleon, Little Frog refuses to accept that he is Thai; eats English food; speaks only English...
8 Surefire Signs of a Jewish Mother by Morgan St. James
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,280. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
A comical look at what it takes to be an official Jewish Mother and how to deal with one. A Jewish Mother doesn't have to be Jewish, a mother or even a woman!
The Loneliest Sami by Eero Tarik
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
They were the loneliest of all peoples, isolated from humankind for thousands of years as their diaspora took them driving north, further and further. And yet just as they were excluded from mainstream society, so too did they exclude their own. He was the loneliest of them all, he was the loneliest Sami. A short story of imagination.
Second Wind by Jennifer Park
Price: Free! Words: 47,170. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Su Wan, an idealist on a mission to make sure that quality rehab is available to all, meets her match in Tae Joon, an ornery, spoiled, rich kid who experiences short-term memory loss after a motorcycle accident. Strong personalities collide on the restoration journey.
Nisnol Siboal: Two Rivers by Joseph Bruchac
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013 by Greenfield Review Literary Center III. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Two Rivers is a collaboration that reflects not only our two generations of father and son, but also the flow of language from two different yet deeply connected cultures. The relationships between the European newcomers to the northeast and the Algonquin-speaking first peoples began at least five centuries ago. Poems in both the English and Abenaki language.
लू शुन की महान कथायें by History World
Series: Hindi Stories and Novels (हिन्दी कथा संसार). Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,840. Language: Hindi. Published: October 28, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Fiction » Educational, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
उनकी लिखी हुई लघु कथायें और उपन्यास अब बहुत सी भाषाओं में अनुवादित हो चुकी हैं। इस पुस्तक में हमने लू शुन जी द्वारा लिखी तीन कहानियों का हिन्दी अनुवाद प्रस्तुत किया है। आशा है की पाठकों को ये कहानियाँ पसंद आयेंगी। हम आगे भी उनकी लिखी और कहानियों और उपन्यासों को हिन्दी अनुवाद प्रस्तुत करते रहेंगे।
Years From Now: the Reunion by Ann Michaels
Price: Free! Words: 13,980. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general(4.00 from 2 reviews)
We meet this group of friends at the farewell; it is the last night before school is officially over. The friends then scatter, as they pursue their goals and live their lives, following many and varied roads. Then, many years later, there is a school reunion. Who will return?
The Casablanca Connection by Victor Bellini
Series: Adventures in multinational business, Book 2. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 101,120. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A high-level court case on business corruption is linked to a political conflict in West Sahara. Two brave women with diverse cultural assets play havoc with a senior executive of a multinational corporation. Their intimacy evolves into a threesome of passion and deceit, with clandestine activities fraught with danger. The contrasting aspects of the story underscore a major cultural divide.
Book 6 Streets Paved with Gold by Clive Cooke
Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,540. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: July 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
These two short stories continue the African theme. The first story is about an eight year old Zulu herd boy looking after his family’s cattle. It is based on a children’s nursery rhyme: “Mother Caught a Flea”. The tone of the second story is darker. It chronicles the life of a young woman torn between traditional Zulu culture and a western value system.
Nobunaga World by Darvin Babiuk
You set the price! Words: 28,060. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A collection of short stories about modern Japan, told from from the perspectives of both native Japanese and expatriates living in Japan.
Race Wars: Episode One by DW Ulsterman
Price: Free! Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
AMERICA'S MELTING POT BOILS OVER... Possibly the most controversial story yet from best-selling author, D.W. Ulsterman. A young black man shot dead on the streets of Chicago by an off-duty white police officer leads to civil unrest and outright terror throughout America as government cowers and private citizens are left to defend themselves from those who would do them harm.
A Bargain Made With Fur by Lisa Williamson
Series: Echoes of Elder Times, 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
In ancient Japan there are legends of spirits who take other shapes. Legend tells that you can make a bargain with one and they will fulfill that bargain beyond your death. An Echoes of Elder Times short story
A Voice by Umm Zakiyyah
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 199,410. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Now Muslim, Tamika must face her Christian mother who instilled in her a love for Christ and made church the heartbeat of the family. Torn between her dedication to Islam, the longing of her soul, and her mother, the longing of her heart--her "lifeline," Tamika struggles to find peace somewhere in between. But she finds that something must give.
Tales from The Painted Door III: Molly's Walk by David H. Keith
Series: Tales from The Painted Door, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,700. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An old woman stumbles into The Door and sets off an emotional chain that leaves Chris, Shelly, Mike, and some of the others pondering their own lives and values. That's especially true for Davaidh, who comes face to face with someone from his past and must deal with the ramifications.
Dust Cloud by John Porter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,550. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
The stories of Australia's Aborigines date back thousands of years to the great Dreamtime, but still they impact on the people and the land of today. This tale describes how the ancient tales affect a series of events over several days as a violent windstorm sweeps New South Wales. One of a compilation of short stories called A Collection Of Dirty Little Stories.
If I Should Speak by Umm Zakiyyah
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,860. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
Tamika’s new college roommates are Muslim, and Tamika is immediately drawn to Dee, who shares her love for singing and her frustration with an overly religious, unsupportive mother. As the seeds of friendship are sown between them, the doors of fame are beginning to open. But Tamika is unprepared for the one obstacle that stands in her way to success...
From the Coast of Gaza by Permafusion
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 19,450. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Historical » General
"FROM THE COAST OF GAZA" It's all about Gaza. It's all about the people of Gaza. It's all about their miseries, their suffering and patience. "From The Coast Of Gaza" is a brief answer to many questions like "What is Gaza? Why is Israel attacking Gaza? Why is Israel keeping Gaza under siege? What is Hamas? Why does Hamas shoot rockets into Israel? All proceeds go to help the Children of Gaza
"Main Street" Summarized and Analyzed by Teacher Forum
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,210. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The author very skillfully uses the local speech, and presents the local customs. He criticizes the small town locale. The satire in the novel is double-edged: it is aimed at the simple townspeople and at the same time it satires the superficial intellectuals who look down on them.
Dancers of Epano by Wynn Parks
You set the price! Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
To trap an elusive partisan leader,foreign troops lay siege to Epano,his home village.An Englishman in Epano,Reginald Jordon,plots to escape---with his secret lover---from the village's desperate and bloody defense.When the partisan dies,trying to relieve Epano,the ex-pat imagines that he can stay uninvolved as his lover,and all,dance themselves,and their children off the sea-cliffs behind Epano.