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Ya Te Puedes Casar y Otras Tonterías by M.P. Capellan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,580. Language: Spanish. Published: April 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
El machismo latino y caribeño lo han perfeccionado tanto que hasta las mismas mujeres repiten las frases que las denigran. De tantas expresiones y moralejas que existen sobre la subordinación del género femenino, surge esta idea: un breve relato acerca de algunas de esas frases “inocentes” que escuchamos desde niñas y que continuamos perpetuando. El fin es promover la igualdad entre los géneros.
Dispossessed: The Burning of Murder City USA by Michael C. Hughes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,130. Language: American English. Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Detroit in 1950 was a bustling metropolis, the most advanced and fastest growing city on the planet at the time... "Motor City USA": a place with the brightest of futures. But by 1967 it was being called "Murder City USA" and, in July of that year, tensions that had been simmering for too many years finally blew. In four days of rioting Blackbottom, the heart and soul of old black Detroit, burned.
Deliverance Mary Fields, First African American Woman Star Route Mail Carrier in the United States: A Montana History by Miantae Metcalf McConnell
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 199,790. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » American
1885. Emancipated slave, Mary Fields, rushes to the Montana wilderness, saves her friend’s life and remains, surviving inclement weather, peril and plots against her while helping Ursuline nuns and native american girls to survive. Employing strategy, grit and goodwill toward her community for thirty years, Mary Fields manifests a personal vision of rightful independence before her death in 1914.
In Those Other Lands by Caroline Mertens
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 189,290. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
The Dekkers are a Dutch family transplanted from the Netherlands into the maturing culture of the Dutch East Indies, and the country transforms them – as they help influence the country.
Die aandvuur se kole by Annemarie Pieterse
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,740. Language: Afrikaans. Published: February 2, 2017 by Rosslyn Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Die sketse in hierdie bundel is Heiveldstories en sluit aan by Tussen die waboomrante wat in 1988 verskyn het. Dis ’n bydrae tot die voorgeskiedenis van Agter-Pakhuis sowel as Clanwilliam se mense in die jare toe die dorp nog Jan Disselsvlei geheet het.
Kersfees op Wonderfontein. Sketse oor vergange se dae by Gerrit Olivier
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,920. Language: Afrikaans. Published: January 23, 2017 by Rosslyn Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Dit teken ‘n landelike kontrei waar die skrywer sy gelukkige kindertyd deurgebring het, spesifiek by ‘n sendingstasie in die Noord-Transvaalse Bosveld. Daar ontmoet ons die mense, dikwels die karakters, in hulle uniekheid, beleef ons die avonture en waarnemings van ‘n optekenaar soos min.
American Sweetheart: Still Not Making the Team by Chiufang Hwang
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,960. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2016 by SDP Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
In 1999, Chiufang Hwang tried out for the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders on a whim, and the experience was an epiphany. “That day in Texas Stadium, I finally understood what I had missed out on in high school and college growing up as the eldest daughter of Taiwanese immigrants. I felt so special. I felt included. I felt more like a teenage girl than when I was one. But mostly, I felt so American."
My Polish Grandmother: From Tragedy In Poland To Her Rose Garden In America by Stephen Szabados
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Anna was the youngest daughter of a Polish farmer and very small physically. However, she was always in command when she was in the room. This book describes the tragedies in her early life and the challenges she overcame to make a new life in America. It is different from many stories of immigrants because it is told from the perspective of a woman.
An Imaginary Conversation with Muhammad Ali by Eric v.d. Luft
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,850. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2016 by Gegensatz Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
Social, political, literary, and cultural criticism and commentary, presented as if it were a humorous conversation between the author and Muhammad Ali.
Falling in Love with Myself by Savina Redpath
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,340. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 19, 2016 by Robin Beck. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
This is a story of the difficulties which an Italian prisoner of war and later immigrant family to South Africa had to endure, and the toll it took on the family, and on the author as the daughter of the family in particular. It is especially the story of her battle to overcome the trauma of her childhood and youth, and the Sicilian family culture of that time.
Becoming Americans by Robert N. H. Duong
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,860. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Refugees...Immigrants...Americans...an inspirational story about a Vietnamese boat people family's journey of escaping communism, finding freedom in the United States, and achieving their American Dream.
Crossing the Bamboo Bridge: Memoirs of a Bad Luck Girl by Mai Donohue
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,170. Language: American English. Published: August 30, 2016 by Stillwater River Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
This vivid, compulsively readable memoir of courage, grief and redemption illuminates the life of Mai, a young girl from Vietnam’s rice fields, who risks everything to escape poverty, abuse and war.
Boys by Bob Fields
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
Boys author Bob Fields depicts an accurate and vivid description of young adolescent males in the 1940's & early 1950's in rural Maine. Fields’ perceptive analysis of boy’s personality traits and how they influence their attitude toward life (and girls) is on target. The onset of testosterone further complicates boy’s views about girls and sets up conflict and confusion about sex.
The Rangity Tango Kids by Lorraine Rominger
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,970. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2016 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
The Rangity Tango Kids is the story of a fifth-generation, German Catholic farm family in 1950s and 1960s California, narrated by the eldest of 17 grandchildren. Born into a loving, hard-working, highly competitive family, and united by a strong faith, every day was an adventure growing up on a bucolic American farm, a way of life that is rapidly disappearing.
Un hombre acabado by Giovanni Papini
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,550. Language: Spanish. Published: June 29, 2016 by Libros Selectos. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Un hombre acabado (autobiografía) es considerada la obra maestra de Giovanni Papini. Un libro lleno de fuerza, con un deseo ferviente de traspasar los límites impuestos al hombre por el tiempo y el contorno. Como diría Jorge Luis Borges: “una melancólica autobiografía”. Como comienza el libro: Yo nunca he sido niño. No he tenido infancia...
The Little Gate-Crasher: The Life and Photos of Mace Bugen by Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 13,730. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016 by The Sager Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Mace Bugen might have been an achondroplastic dwarf—forty-three inches tall with an average-sized head and a torso set on small, twisted legs—but that didn’t mean he was an idiot or a pushover. In truth, he was smarter than most; over the years, he learned to effectively turn what society in those days called a handicap into a powerful tool he could use to his advantage.
Buddug, Brenhines Iceni Prydain/Boudicca, Britain’s Queen of the Iceni by Laurel A. Rockefeller
Series: Cyfres Merched Chwedlonol yn Hanes y Byd, 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,540. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » European
Stori wir syfrdanol am arwres Prydain yn yr hen oes – ar gael i’w darllen yn Gymraeg a Saesneg mewn un gyfrol ddwyieithog! The fascinating true story of ancient Britain's greatest heroine -- now told in both Welsh and English in one bilingual volume! Perfect for students of both Welsh and English, improve your language proficiency while you learn about ancient Britain.
50 Years with my hands in a basin - A memoir by Susan Ratapu by Susan Ratapu
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,020. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2016 and represented by IntrepidSparks. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
50 Years with my hands in a basin, is a short memoir by Susan Ratapu, featuring a collection of memories and short stories from both her early life growing up in and around Greytown, New Zealand, and her over 50 years experience as a hairdresser, including owning and operating 4 hair and beauty salons around the region.
Yiddish Lost and Found: Eavesdropping on the Ancestors by Ellen Galford
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,980. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Social Science » Jewish studies
Yiddish learner and novelist Ellen Galford (author of The Dyke and the Dybbuk, The Fires of Bride and other feminist cult classics) takes a short, sharp look at the fragmentary, battered but tenacious Yiddish that survived three generations of her family’s journey from the Russian Pale of Settlement to the fleshpots of the Bronx and the wilds of New Jersey.