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Tatsie, El bosquimano de piel gruesa
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 2,640. Language: Spanish. Published: December 3, 2016 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Tatsie era un grosero campesino de piel gruesa con muy poca consideración por sus compañeros tribales.
Book 32 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,350. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In the first story, a schoolgirl has a dream of becoming a singer, a dream opposed by her mother who wants her daughter to take up a “useful” profession. However, the real reason for her opposition is a family secret. The trouble with secrets is that they often have a way of coming out into the open. The second story is loosely based on traditional Xhosa folklore.
Appalachian Trail Myths: The Ugalu & Pamola
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016 by Timothy Bond. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This book contains two short stories, inspired by my experiences thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine. The Ugalu, a Cherokee Nation spirit-beast and Pamola, the Penobscot Nation demon-beast who inhabits the summit of Mount Katahdin. These are taken from Take a Hike! A long walk on the Appalachian Trail.
Bread Head
Price: Free! Words: 11,820. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Business, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Are you are dreamer? Or are you an achiever? Encouraged by an older friend, a young man not yet out his thirties starts his own publishing/website concern. Then, he goes into town, sets up his office and actually does start a business. He wants to be rich, but then why choose publishing. Is he a Bread Head? Or is he one of the addicts?
Tatsie, Der Dickhäutige Buschmann
Price: $1.30 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: German. Published: December 1, 2016 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Essay » Sociology
Tatsie war ein roher, dickhäutiger Buschmann mit sehr wenig Rücksicht auf seine Mitstämme.
Ifechidere
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,210. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016 by The Fearless Storyteller House Emporium Ltd. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Coming of age
A tale of a young girl done good, despite bullying and poverty ...
The State Of Wyoming: Episode 1 -- LARAMIE
Price: Free! Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A book for people who like TV. Thirteen 'episodes' of political situation comedy, starring Elliot Vance, handsome millennial slacker and great-nephew of the former Secretary of State. Each episode takes 20-30 minutes to read. This one is Episode 1.
Misfortunes' Windfall
Price: Free! Words: 15,980. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Tabitha teaches English in Japan. Or she did, but after losing her job on Christmas Eve, insecurity overcomes her. Just as nothing is going well in her life, Tabitha meets a dubious girl at a Shinto shrine. Her advice can change Tabitha’s life but only if she has the courage to take it.
Book 31 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: Free! Words: 10,390. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: November 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In the first story, a lawyer defends a peasant woman accused of murdering her baby. Communication between lawyer and client is made difficult by language and cultural issues so that the lawyer eventually resorts to doing an investigation of her own. The second story is about a strike on the mines. The police surround the strikers and a witch doctor gives them medicine to make them invulnerable.
The Mission Peak Adventurer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,390. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
While hiking the scenic Mission Peak Trail together, Jusleen and Michael discover divisive differences between their values. For personal reasons, she identifies as Taiwanese while he identifies as Chinese. The Mission Peak Adventurer illustrates how environment shapes the Pan-Asian identity of the American-born second generation and the disconnect between Eastern and Western sensibilities.
ミッション峠の冒険家
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
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
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
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.