Books tagged: american culture

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The Socratic Trucker: An American Memoir
Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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A contemporary man travels across the United States as a big-rig trucker, discovering his country through talking with his fellow Americans on life and meaning, leading to his developing a vision for a new American and ultimately global social order.
From Iran to America: Changes, Choices, and Challenges (Farsi Edition)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,270. Language: Persian. Published: November 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
Journey with the author from youth in Iran to America, blindness, and happiness. Now an American citizen and a proud resident of Boston, Mortazavi has much to say about Iran vs. America, volunteerism, American culture and humor, and what makes this country a true home for him. His gratitude and optimism shine throughout the book. Farsi (Persian) version. Translated and expanded by the author.
An American Fairy-Tell
Price: Free! Words: 23,230. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The story of America the Country and the people that make it what it is, can only be told by telling real stories and not fairy-tales, so we have An American Fairy-Tell about the nationwide Backlash aimed at the regressive left and the biased MSM. The public grew tired of being told what to believe and how to act. The relentless spreading of fake news to all who dared listen covered the country..
Rebecca Traister’s All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Pregnancy and childbirth, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Over the course of her vast research and more than a hundred interviews with academics and social scientists and prominent single women, Traister discovered a startling truth: the phenomenon of the single woman in America is not a new one. And historically, when women were given options beyond early heterosexual marriage, the results were massive social change.
Kerouac's Ghost
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,550. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2016 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Frankie McCracken is still recovering from the Psychedelic Sixties when, while working as a fire lookout in the Canadian Rockies, he finds himself wrestling with a miracle-worker who claims to be the late Jack Kerouac, King of the Beats. This kaleidoscopic coming-of-age novel arrives in 2016 like a note in a bottle from a distant world.
Practical English and Chinese Phrases and Pointing Expressions for Travelers
Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 16,460. Language: American English. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Phrasebooks
Practical English and Chinese Phrases and Pointing Expressions for Travelers is the first book to utilize pointing method to enable non-native speakers to communicate with native speakers fast and effectively. Users will not need to learn how to pronounce a single foreign word or phrase to communicate because all they have to do is to point to the applicable words or phrases.
Maybe It's Just Me
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,830. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Award-winning humorist Barry Parham delivers in his eighth hilarious collection of weekly columns, covering everything from insane interpreters to Olympic Game glitches, all in the "take no sacred cow prisoners' style his subscribers have come to crave.
A Room in the House of the Ancestors Books One and Two
Price: Free! Words: 76,820. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Computer whizkid Edward’s adopted father taught him that his biological family rejected him at birth. After Edward’s biological brother, Andrew, reaches out to befriend him, the men forge a friendship based on a shared computer system dream. When Edward arrives at the ancestral home of the family he believes abandoned him, he learns the whole story he'd been told about his history is a lie
50 States in 50 Weeks
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 87,140. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Looking for adventure in an aging Baby Boomer kind of way, Kevin B Parsons and his wife Sherri ('Quilter Girl') rode a motorcycle with a pop top tent trailer around the United States, immersing themselves in the country and culture. The book takes you along for the ride and looks at current America.
50 Stories in 50 States: Tales Inspired by a Motorcycle Journey Across the USA Vol 5, The West
Price: Free! Words: 31,750. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary, Fiction » Western
Book five of the five book series features the west, where the author and his wife live, and where their '50 States in 50 Weeks Adventure' both began and ended. The journey inspired Kevin to write a short story for each state, and the west bats cleanup with the ten final states.