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Book 35 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,830. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Rhino horns are highly sought after commodities, particularly for traditional medicines in the Far East. From the late eighties, the slaughter of these gentle giants has increased exponentially. It is a multi-faceted problem involving legal hunting, poachers and criminal syndicates. And, as the game ranger in this story discovers, it is aided and abetted by corrupt officials.
Mulag The Plantation Ant (A Clever Plan)
Series: Mulag The Plantation Ant. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 850. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / Values & Virtues, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Together with his friends, Mulag was able to hatch a clever plan. It was clever. Very clever. But there was a problem.
Summarized & Analyzed "Obasan"
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,020. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2017 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
The author was the winner of the Books in Canada First Novel Award, and the Canadian Authors Association Book of the Year Award.
Waker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
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The Place You Call Home
Price: Free! Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sometimes the place you call home, is the one place where you are not welcome. When Maria, asks about her home and her people, it comes off as a child simply being curious, but to the one who hears this, it is more like wandering in the dark.
Book 34 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,870. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Sometimes adopted children wish to meet their biological parents. This can be arranged. But, what about a baby that was stolen at birth? Suppose that the abductors are tracked down several years later and the child re-united with its biological parents. Is this really in the child’s best interests? The child would have bonded with its “adoptive” parents while its biological parents are strangers.
Summarized & Analyzed "Homeless Bird"
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,170. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2016 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The story revolves around a thirteen-year-old girl named Koly. She grows up in India. It was a tradition that most of the girls at the age of thirteen got married in India at that time.
Summarized & Analyzed "To Kill a Mockingbird"
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,220. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2016 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
“To Kill a Mockingbird” describes a tragic incident of rape and racial inequality, but it is also known for the warmth and humour that the author has added so skillfully to the novel.
Book 33 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,420. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Bongani has made it. Starting from nothing, he is now fabulously wealthy. And to celebrate his success, he has built himself a mansion and married three wives. Thereby hangs a tale of relatives and high blood pressure every Christmas Day when it is open house at Bongani’s mansion. The second story is the dramatization of a true incident in the life of a navigator on a bomber during WW 2.
Jesus Speaks Galician
Price: Free! Words: 7,870. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2016 by Cyberworld Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
Immediately on the heels of caring for her terminally ill and troublesome father in England at Christmastime, Penny Stanley receives word that her sister, Millie, estranged from Penny’s dysfunctional family for a decade, is terminally ill and returning to a remote village in the Galician region of northwestern Spain, with no known support other than Penny. Penny answers the call for help.
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.
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: 4,370. 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
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
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。