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Book 18- Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,850. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
One hundred years after the Zulu uprising of 1906, a family buys a farm near to where the final battle was fought. By coincidence, the farmer’s grandfather was in command of the force which put down the rebels. The rebel leader Bambatha was never caught. His ghost is believed to haunt the forest. The second story is a light-hearted look at an isolated village cut off from the rest of the world.
Literature Companion: My Name is Asher Lev
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,810. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
The novel is set in a Hasidic Jewish Community in the 1950s, in Brooklyn, New York. The protagonist lives in that community but he also studies art outside in New York, Massachusetts, and Europe. As the story progresses he grows into an artist and a good Jew.
Christmas Stories: or What Christmas Means to Me
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,590. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
On that most special time of year, it is time to read some heartwarming stories by the fire, and hope we don't set the house on fire. Nine stories and and three essays.
"Main Street" Summarized and Analyzed
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.
Book 17- Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,780. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In the first short story, a child hitches a ride on the fishmonger’s cart. His mother is frantic with worry over his disappearance. The portrait of childhood innocence is set against the background of the political disturbances of the day where coloured people were forcibly removed from “white suburbs”. The second story is an African version of Shakespeare’s play: A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
La Selva
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 82,420. Language: Spanish. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
La selva es una serie de relatos que muestran las vivencias de sus protagonistas teniendo como escenario una parte de la selva peruana. Allí el policía Willy con otros policías y el perro llamado Zandor bregan para que la selva sea un lugar seguro y confortable para trabajar y vivir.
La città verticale
Price: $6.79 USD. Words: 45,660. Language: Italian. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Sullo sfondo di una città del Mezzogiorno segnata dal degrado e dalla violenza, in un quartiere dominato dalle bande criminali, nel quale l’onnipresente potere malavitoso si è incarnato nella figura di un boss crudele e spietato e dove ognuno lotta ferocemente per conquistare il suo posto al sole fuggendo dai bassifondi della vita, dall’ombra dell’anonimato e della sconfitta, un prete...
The Night the Old Man Kicked the Bucket
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Howard Johnson, a widower, and Honus McDaniels, a bachelor, both live alone in their own respective cabins near a place called Flintlock Mountain. Their daily lives are still filled with awe, as the summer heat rolls into the Pemigewasset. Nearby dwells yet another old man, who seems to be in serious decline.
Literature Help: The Kite Runner
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,680. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
According to the author, “The Kite Runner” is basically a father-son story. Even in his later works, he uses this subject matter.Although the author explores several themes in the novel, guilt and redemption come out as the most significant themes.
Tin Universe Monthly? #19
Series: Tin Universe. Price: Free! Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
It's sort of a flash fiction document thingee so.... How do you write a description about that?
Book 16- Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: November 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first story is loosely based on African folklore. The Crocodile Queen rules over a unique tribe whose centuries old culture is disturbed by the intrusion of the modern world. The second story is set on a remote farm during the Anglo-Boer war of 1899. The family hosts a tramp on his way from the coast. When a Boer Commando arrives, it is the tramp who is abducted, not the farmer.
Bright Red Devil
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 82,960. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Set in 2010 Nashville, Tennessee, Bright Red Devil chronicles eight months in the life of Jake Maynor. Once the city’s foremost radio disc jockey, he has in a decade descended to the depths of occupational ruin and moral decay.
The Harshlands and Eternal Summer
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The travelers would change their world. When Panil sees the newcomers approaching, change is in the air like smoke on the breeze. But his teacher does not hear him – she believes all will be well, or so she says. Even the elder Nashat's patience and unparalleled wisdom cannot save Panil from the pride and fire of youth. And it might be that nothing can save their world from the change to come.
Spencer Rifle
Series: Trail of Blood on Ice, Book 1 · Trail of Blood on Ice, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,910. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Just before and at the beginning of the US Civil War Indian Territory was an untamed lawless place filled with Indians, outlaws teamsters, farms, townsfolk and houses of ill repute.This is a work of historical fiction set in the Civil War Era. It is about the people that lived in those times and their way of life.
Bo-Aku - Undisputed King of the Forest (Tales from West Africa)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,510. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
Bo Aku, King of the Forest and other Stories is an adaptation of some sixty myths and legends collected in Africa with a research grant from the Southern Education Foundation.The stories describe the experiences of children and parents confronted by a gorilla and lion in the African jungle. They are eclectic, rich in moral values, humorous, suspenseful, and contain wisdom.
The Dragon's Lady
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,600. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
San Francisco at the time of the Great Earthquake and Fire of 1906 brings a tale of love and loss when the daughter of a shipping magnate discovers the lawless area known as Chinatown. As her fascination grows, she is pulled deeper into its intrigue, and into the life of a tong leader. But the two are from completely different worlds, and when the earthquake hits, they face their ultimate test.
Never Died A Winter Yet
Price: Free! Words: 18,850. Language: English (Scottish dialect). Published: November 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A collection of short stories where the characters are Glaswegian and the dialogue is in the local vernacular. Real life stories about real working class people.
Form Follows Function
Series: Write Easily and Productively · Computer User Fiction · All Earnest Long's Fiction. Price: Free! Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Imagine you get a computer and you want to do something on it, perhaps using your word processor and spreadsheet software. This is what someone does is this story. They print a form to fill in every day how they spent their time. Sounds like research but without any training in research, he only has his computer to help him. Time will tell what he does with it!.
इवान तुर्गनेव की महान कथायें
Series: Hindi Stories and Novels (हिन्दी कथा संसार). Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,060. Language: Hindi. Published: November 1, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Classics
तुर्गनेव को रूस के महानतम लेखकों में गिना जाता है। वो एक उपन्यासकार, लघु कथा लेखक होने के साथ ही एक उच्च श्रेणी के नाटककार भी थे। उनकी प्रथम प्रकाशित पुस्तक का शीर्षक था "ए स्पोर्ट्समैंस स्केचेस" जो की १८५२ में प्रकाशित हुई थी। रूसी यथार्थवाद की क्ष्रेणी में इस पुस्तक को मील का पत्थर माना जाता है।
From the Coast of Gaza
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