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Book 40 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,860. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first two stories are about misunderstandings that sometimes arise between Western and African cultures. At one level, these are humorous incidents. At a deeper level, they raise issues about insensitivity and intolerance. In the third story, Happy is a four year old child abandoned by his mother. He is taken in by a kindly woman. This is a story about the difficulties in finding acceptance.
Book 39 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,920. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first of these two stories is set in an expensive boarding school. We follow the life of one of the boys, a failure with a grudge against authority. The boy witnesses a man being thrown off a whites-only train. The incident has a profound effect on him. It is a story of growth and maturity. The second story is a humorous tale of three sisters fighting over their wealthy mother’s will.
Book 38 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Lindi has a bad habit of showing off in front of her friends. What she does not realize is that one day she might have to beg them for help. The second story traces the changing traditions in the lives of three Pedi women. The old granny’s life was bound by tradition. Hers was an arranged marriage. The second woman wants to choose her husband and the youngest rebels against tradition completely.
Book 37 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: Free! Words: 10,580. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first of these two stories is a humorous look at a rogue who invests in technology to cover his tracks. Unfortunately for him, it is the technology that leads to his downfall. In the second story, a young idealistic man journeys to Africa to help solve the problems of the continent. He is fated to learn the lessons of life which others who went before him have already learned.
Back Bay
Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Coming of age
Back Bay - Second Place PGP Best Short Story 2015 A short story. The Back Bay only has one family living there. She can't keep going by herself. With her grandfather getting too old to help, it's time to move on. A discovery while gathering seaweed and limpets gives her food for thought.
Nectar
Series: The House on Glass Beach, 4.1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,670. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2017 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Nectar tells of the atrocities of the Armenian genocide through the story of one young woman’s lifetime—the family she lost, the love she found, and her determination to survive.
Half
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A short autobiography of a multilingual, dual ethnic girl.
The Little Grey Warbler
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A touching short story about a Maori boy and his mother who go back in time to witness their forebears, just before the European settlement of New Zealand.
Slow Fishing the Fresh Waters of Italy
Price: Free! Words: 111,140. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Italian
Trying to make his way in a complex world, a talented but preoccupied young man’s love of fly fishing leads him to learn how to enjoy life’s moments and pleasures, unhurried.
Dangerous Innocence
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Terry was now indifferent. She did not want to see Lynn anymore, to her; he had been the cause of all her problems. She regretted the day she met him.
Slowly Giving Up
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Darius is the only brother to Donny who is epileptic. They are living a poverty stricken life at the village and he has to assume the role of taking care of his brother since his grandparents are old. His parents were divorced and his mother remarried leaving them at the care of their grand parents. He starts with enthusiasm, but along the way he slowly begins to give up.
Richter
You set the price! Words: 21,660. Language: Spanish. Published: September 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
"Richter" una serie de relatos cortos relacionados con eventos sísmicos que han ocurrido alrededor del mundo.
The Triangle
You set the price! Words: 86,000. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A gripping tale of intrigue and war in precolonial Africa. Two young people -- Kalinda, a page in the court of the King of Buganda; and Nagawa, one of the king's beautiful young wives -- are swept up in conflict as missionaries, rival tribes and soldiers of fortune vie for power in what is now Uganda. Meticulously researched, this historical novel describes a pivotal moment in African history.
Manifest Redress
Price: Free! Words: 1,870. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
What would happen if extreme leftists in America get their way? What would the United States look like if everyone really 'went home'? When a call goes out from all of the countries in the world for asylum to all of the discriminated minorities of America, they answer the call, evacuating in masses and leaving the United States of America to determine just what to make of itself in the wake.
Uncle Zan's Dog
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: Australian English. Published: July 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Inspirational
"It is not wise to discount the supernatural," says Fang, and proceeds to tell us why.
You are Hungry
Price: Free! Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
A story about being homeless and all alone. The nameless narrator attempts to justify his existence in his last minutes, only to find, that no one is listening.
Tchernaya Creek
Price: Free! Words: 5,020. Language: Australian English. Published: July 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
There is a tiny creek on Australia's east-coast Bruce Highway Queensland, called Tchernaya Creek, which is a Russian name. Research has the name coming from Russian immigrants escaping communism and building a new life in Central Queensland in the Colonial settlement era. This is the story of how Tchernaya Creek got its name.
"The Jamesons."
Price: Free! Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Jamesons, a middle-class Reno family, find themselves in a mystery of Native-American origins. One that puts the family in an unthinkable position for their home and an even more precious thing to them!
Who is the beggar?
Price: Free! Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Children teach people who are littering a public park a lesson.
The Death of Samuel Hersch
Price: Free! Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
DEATH OF EMPLOYEE. After opening this grimly titled email at work, watch as the unnamed narrator attempts to reconcile his emotions with the fact that he feels trapped and completely isolated inside his modern day office. He views all of his coworkers as impostors and frauds, and his attempts at remedying this involve a 'special sweetener' which he adds to his coffee...