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Buddha's teachings
By Kanyanat David
Price: Free! Words: 3,280. Language: Thai. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Buddha's teaching since centuries ago. This ebook (in Thai language only) is free for you to copy and distribute absolutely free. If you wish to donate towards man power and up keep, please kindly visit us at kanyanat.webs.com
לאמריקה ובחזרה
By Mordechai Landsberg
Price: Free! Words: 74,640. Language: Hebrew. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Classics
נחומיק בן העשר, המתגורר עם אמו האלמנה, עובר את חוויות מלחמת תש"ח במושבה, שבה משפחות רבות מאבדות את יקיריהן בקרָבות. לפני המלחמה התחבר הילד עם צעיר מקסים, נמרץ ומלא תשוקה, שלימד אותו לרכב על סוס. פעם הוא מביאוֹ לביתו- ואמו מנהלת עם הבחור פרשת אהבים קצרה, טרם יציאתו לקרב לטרון, שממנו הוא אינו חוזר... עדוּת השכול נספגת בנשמתו של הילד. התקרבות אמו אל אביו האלמן של המאהב הגבור- נתקלת בהתנגדות הילד
Bushmen Stories: Mountains
By Jaco de Beer
Price: Free! Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Bushmen believe that in the beginning there was only a shadowy darkness all over the world. The sun, moon and stars did not even exist yet. Yet in the Kalahari lived a family with three daughters, the oldest daughter was called “Kou” or Mountains. This story follows on the previous one called Beginning and both were freely translated from the collection of "Boesmanstories" by G.R. von Wielligh
The Questioner
By William Gardner
Price: Free! Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
At some point in the continuum of life comes the realization that one is indeed mortal. The phrase, “today is the first day of the rest of your life”, slowly becomes more poignant. Finally, the concept of one’s days being numbered becomes a constant companion. This story relates an experience of a man caught up in the end-game.
Lead Petals
By Quelli di ZEd
Price: Free! Words: 105,340. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Warning: experimental translation (hybrid) 1937, Sardinia, mines of Montevecchio. The accidental death of the small Giuseppino marks the beginning of an unstoppable fall for a whole country. In a segment of reality that moves, that tears to pieces, so many characters fill the life of the village. Emilio, destroyed by the remorse for the death of Giuseppino...
And it was such a nice little town..
By Amy Marie Brander
Price: Free! Words: 9,180. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The real town of Truro, Nova Scotia has problems. It's suffered similarly to the rest of the Canadian province with one small exception: Truro is the Hub of paranormal phonomenon. The following is a collection of short stories about children dealing with disturbing, real life occurances.Childrens imaginations run rampant to explain the circumstances they cannot emotionally fathom.
Outback Aboriginal Stories
By Richard Eastwood
You set the price! Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by Springwood Emedia. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Australia & Oceania
Out of this deep respect for nature Aborigines have learned to live in remarkable harmony with the land and its animals. Here are a few stories, which relate to a culture we can all learn from. If we try harder we can all live in harmony with planet earth.
Bomba libera tutti (versione Light)
By Quelli di ZEd
Price: Free! Words: 106,600. Language: Italian. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Pubblicazione in due lingue / This publication is in two languages: Italiano: versione originale English: experimental translation
Bird Season
By Patrick M. Boucher
Price: Free! Words: 9,770. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Inspired by true accounts of one of the world’s most unusual competitions, this story describes the efforts of two young men driven by a lifetime in opposition to each other. Both are determined to win at any cost, motivated by the same precious prize. One seeks only to possess her … and the other loves her.
A Declaration
By Ulf Wolf
Price: Free! Words: 9,730. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
If true love is meant to be, how come its timing is so bad? Why was I married, and she too, though not to each other?
Course Change
By Brian Williams
Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
History has taught us one document, one grouping of words can show you so much about what followed its creation.
Voices And Bullets
By Brian Williams
Price: Free! Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Original Sin #4 A Vignette about a young man standing up to speak in a political atmosphere of confusion and hate. Using your voice isn't about changing the world as much as it's about changing yourself.
Kepsteno Rotwo
By Julie Wheeler
Price: Free! Words: 2,200. Language: British English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In the village of Pokot in Kenya, traditional father, Felix struggles to cope as his daughter Matilda decides to reject one of the oldest rituals of their community.
The 5th Marines
By Dov Silverman
Price: Free! Words: 35,510. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
This story is dedicated to the United States Marines Corps–past, present and future.The three men crucified Knox Sousie and Sarno were friends of mine and did not die that way.Decades later it was revealed the Chinese and North Koreans had dug an enormous tunnel under the Changdang Valley that reached below and behind the Marine lines. Similar to THE LONGEST DAY and SAVING PRIVATE RYAN
Zipangu, Year of the Dog 1274: The Second Wave
By Judith Lesley Marshall
Price: Free! Words: 9,640. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Set in Zipangu (ancient Japan) at the time of the first Mongol invasion, The Second Wave is the story of Chen who survives the typhoon sent by sun-goddess Amaterasu to protect the island chain. Washed up on a beach and close to death, he is rescued by monks from the nearby temple. He evades capture by adapting to life among them until the time of the second invasion.
Monkey Say
By S. A. Barton
Price: Free! Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
"No interview has made me feel more awkwardly American than the capuchin monkey seated across the small stone table from me." I couldn't think of a better blurb than the lead-in sentence. Really, don't you want to read about what happens when a man interviews a monkey?
Hector
By Richard DeCrescenzo, Jr
Price: Free! Words: 41,710. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
This is the story of a mysterious young man who seeks assistance from an insurance office everyday despite being turned away each time for over three years.
Lupan Buchannan
By The White Wolf
Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is the story of a man in Arizona who respected,is hard working, loves his family and with his wife happens to be mixed blood. A new stranger from the east comes with a ingrained prejudice and hate for anyone who does not measure up to his idea of purity.
Guru's Grace
By Ruth Madison
Price: Free! Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012 by Dev Love Press. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
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Sumitra's parents have brought her to India in the hopes that visiting a guru will help get her married. Single and twenty-nine, Sumitra has never told her parents that she struggles with a very particular attraction. Is it possible that the guru knows? Is he able to see into her soul and bring her the man of her dreams? *This is a short story of 4,000 words*
Bushmen Stories: Beginning
By Jaco de Beer
Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Very long ago, even before the dawn of time, a family of five lived deep in the warm heart of the Kalahari. The family only had daughters but the caring father and loving mother took care of them and they grew up to be very beautiful. They loved to dance and one day their trickster god saw the girls dance and couldn't stop looking at them.From the collection of "Boesmanstories" by G.R.von Wielligh