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ミッション峠の冒険家 by John Jeng
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 620. Language: Japanese. Published: November 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
台湾系アメリカ人二世であるジャスリーンとマイケルは、景色の素晴らしいミッション峠をハイキング中、お互いに相反する価値観を持っていることに気づく。 「ミッション峠の冒険家」はカリフォルニア州イーストベイ (サンフランシスコ・ベイエリア) を舞台に、アメリカで産まれた台湾系アメリカ人二世が全く違う西洋と東洋の文化の板挟みになりながらも、それぞれどのようにアメリカでアイデンティティーを形づくってきたのかを描く短編小説。
Een brandend dek by Véronique van der Griend
Price: Free! Words: 63,540. Language: Dutch. Published: November 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In de Gouden Eeuw verlieten duizenden Nederlanders de Republiek om onder de vlag van de VOC op Ceylon hun geluk te beproeven. Tegen het einde van de achttiende eeuw had zich daar een rijke Hollandse gemeenschap gevormd, maar toen het in Engelse handen kwam emigreerden de meeste families naar Batavia. De achtergebleven gezinnen waren rond 1900 geheel opgegaan in de Brits koloniale samenleving.
Brushstrokes 2 by Wendy Beach
Price: $1.10 USD. Words: 10,040. Language: Australian English. Published: November 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general(5.00 from 1 review)
Skye discovers she is pregnant. She isn't quite sure who the father is. Not that it matters, she isn't planning on keeping the baby. She searches for a way to get a late term termination over east. Meanwhile, her current boyfriend, indigenous Koori, Dylan, is searching for something else, and her ex, Josh, is only seeking the next wave to catch as he flees parenthood.
"Wise Blood" Summarized & Analyzed by Students' Academy
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature · A Quick Guide. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2016 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The story primarily tells about a returning veteran from the Second World War. That soldier suffers from a lifelong crisis of faith. However, he decides to create an anti-religious ministry in a Southern town that is said to be an eccentric place.
Welcome to Marib ... Goodbye by Darvin Babiuk
You set the price! Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Welcome to Marib, Yemen: the land that Sheba forgot. Or at least most of the modern world, until Al Qaeda and its putative successors made it a tableau for terrorism, civil wars, kidnappings and death; where the German called home, a man who had had no reason to live finally found one while searching for death. Goodbye.
Shrouded Witness by Hallett German
Series: One Of Books · My Personal Favorites · Truly Unique Books. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,040. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Peter Lachmere, a freelance video journalist learns about a nameless organization with members acting as observers of various societal strata and infrastructures. At great personal risk, they capture observations against the official narrative of the various diverse countries on the planet of Wolyraf. Will he make it to the end in this truly unique story?
The Holiday Secret by Neva Squires-Rodriguez
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,960. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2016 by Vanilla Heart Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Will Evaliz finally realize that the most important thing she could have wanted for Christmas was something she had the entire time?
The Secret Life of Bees | Summary by Summary Station
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In The Secret Life of Bees, the narrator’s voice is quite convincing as a 14-year-old girl. Sue Monk Kidd uses a straightforward style, adding small remnants of magical realism to incorporate the bees, as well as the strange string of events that brings Lily and Rosaleen to the Boatwright house. Using historical markers—like the Civil Rights Act
Chela by Daniela Chamorro Mantica
Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
CHELA is a collection of flash stories set in Nicaragua. These three stories are brief, intimate windows into the earthquake of 1972, the tense election of 1989, and the current tourism boom.
Literature Help: Fathers and Sons by Students' Academy
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,310. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Most conservative Russians criticized the novel when it was first published, thinking that the author had glorified nihilism through the character of Bazarov.
The Lady of Wild Rose Pass (Paisano Paranormal Patrol) by Allison Bruning
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2016 by Marfa House. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Legends tell of her suffering and determination to escape from her eternal imprisonment. Deep in the heart of the Big Bend Country of Texas lies the mysterious Wild Rose Pass. Dalton Hernandez knows better than to cross the dangerous pass under the full moon but he has no choice. Will he and Tasha ever survive their encounter with the distraught and desperate spirit?
Kongon satuja by Mats Soderberg
Price: Free! Words: 13,930. Language: Finnish. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Alternative history
Kongon satumaailma on hyvin rikas. Suvusta sukuun on kerrottu taruja, myyttejä, tarinoita ja satuja. Joskus on satu tai tarina lyhennetty sananparreksi, jonka rikas tausta vaihtelee kertojan esitystavan mukaan.
The Year of the Fiery Horse - Contemporary Fantasy Tales No.6 by William F. Wu
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2016 by EuroMark. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Ted Chang was simply a middle-aged grouch who couldn't find any good in anything. Lonely, and embittered by the holiday cheer in a Chinese restaurant celebrating Chinese New Year, he can’t even respond to a woman who makes a casual, friendly comment. When a live, prancing horse blazing with heatless flame appears, Ted does something crazy for the first time in his life.
On Sun and Moon Mountain - Supernatural Tales No.4 by William F. Wu
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2016 by EuroMark. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
In A.D. 641, the captain of Princess Wen Cheng’s bodyguard devotes every moment of his life to keeping her safe. The princess is traveling in a huge caravan from the Chinese Empire to Tibet to become the bride of the Tibetan king. Captain Lin finds a magic mirror that can help him serve the princess but what can a mere bodyguard do, caught between a princess and a minister, an emperor and a king?
The Spirit from the Ninth Heaven - Supernatural Tales No.3 by William F. Wu
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2016 by EuroMark. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Tod Ong, a young guy beset by bad dreams and inner conflicts of which he’s not even aware, accepts a gift from his younger sister: A poster, reproducing a painting of a woman of Chinese descent from the 1940s. He considers it just another poster until, one night, the woman in the painting steps out into his bedroom as a living human.
One Thousand and One Nights by alla elfandi
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 12,320. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Framework story main tales «One Thousand and One Nights» tells the story of King named Shahriar, where it began when King discovered that his brother's wife was unfaithful was shocked that matter, which has increased the discovery of betrayal of his wife to him, too, it was intolerable for him, so he decided to written off, he saw that all women Mkhtiat. King Shahryar married virgins per day whe
STORIE - o una soltanto, sempre la stessa - dalle ANTILLE by Gifi
You set the price! Words: 82,210. Language: Italian. Published: September 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Storie che s’accalcano e s’accavallano una sopra l’altra come ondate schiumose. Storie di antillani e non, che a fatica galleggiano in un corso d’acqua (la madre di tutti i fiumi, o è questo il mare?) di cui nessuno vede le sponde, né ricorda le sorgenti, e ancor meno ne scorge la foce. Però c’è chi giura di conoscerne ogni segreto, incluso il nome di Chi li ha buttati laggiù per provarli e render
Fairy Tales are for White People by Melissa Yuan-Innes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2016 by Olo Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Seven-year-old Trenton Lo loves basketball and Star Wars and most of all, his family and Guangdong Barbecue, the restaurant they’re desperately trying to run in Toronto, Canada. Until one day, Trenton opens the door to their rather evil fairy godfather. "Amazingly descriptive. Five stars." Hisham El-far, Goodreads "I would love an entire YA novel about the Lo family." Caelegh Snow, Goodreads
Knjiga njenega jezika 1 by Sandra Pavlic
Price: Free! Words: 9,340. Language: Slovenian. Published: September 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Hašija, mladega aboriginija iz Nove Zelandije, pošljejo na lov na južni otok. Tam ujame veliko živali, srno pa mu spelje mlada belka. To belko Haši sreča še večkrat in se vanjo tudi zaljubi. Ljubezen in raodvednost do nje je tako močna, da mu Jessica pošlje knjige iz katerih se on in njegov brat učita angleško. Kulturna razlika med njima pa je premočna, da bi se lahko ustalila na Novi Zelandiji.