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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.
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.
I Am Beautiful
Price: $14.00 USD. Words: 340. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Read All About The Importance Of Understanding Your Beauty I Am Beautiful is a story about embracing your own personal beauty. It inspires all of use to see the beauty in ourselves.
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.
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: 11,800. 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: 4,370. 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.
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.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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 Guides: 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.
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
You Have A Message From Arabia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,570. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is a short, easy to read novel that would likely appeal to a young crowd, especially those who dream of going to a foreign land and sharing their life with someone special.
Ngeso Lokhozi
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,370. Language: Zulu. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A new voice in Ndebele poertry.Ngeso lokhozi (Eagle’s eye view) is a collection of poems, touching on a variety of subjects including love, life, culture, death, pain, anger, depression, love, friendship and faith. Intended to inspire, motivate and give you a sense of purpose, this is a thought provoking work that will set you thinking.....