Books tagged: american culture

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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
Pre-release—available September 16, 2016. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,550. Language: English. Published 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.
50 Stories in 50 States: Tales Inspired by a Motorcycle Journey Across the USA Vol 2, The East
Price: Free! Words: 29,660. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
America teems with history and culture. Volume II of the five book series follows the same theme of ten short stories, taking place in the eastern seaboard. The tales, both historic and current, reflect the American way of life.
50 Stories in 50 States: Tales Inspired by a Motorcycle Journey Across the USA Vol 1, Great Lakes & N.E.
Price: Free! Words: 30,290. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Kevin & Sherri Parsons embarked on a 50 state motorcycle journey and wrote short stories in each state. Most are fiction, some historical, and a few non fiction. Each volume contains ten states, ten stories. Some are motorcycle stores and all take a look at American culture in each state. Enjoy the culture of America.from the imagination of the author who visited each state.
From Iran to America: Changes, Choices, and Challenges
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,230. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
Journey with the author from his youth in a small village in Iran, to two larger cities there, and then 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.