Books tagged: brazil

The adult filter is active; there may be additional content. To view this content, click the "Adult Content" button above to change your filtering option.

Found 189 results (Try using more keywords)

Sinhana - Biografia de Uma Escrava Quilombola
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,890. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Social Science » Slavery
A história da escrava Sinhana , contada por ela mesma, não só nos mostra todo o sofrimento vivido por uma escrava no Brasil, como também a bela amizade entre duas mulheres em posições sociais completamente antagônicas: Sinhá Clarice e sua escrava Sinhana. Essa é a sua história, em suas próprias palavras.
Whistling the Water
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Iema, goddess of the sea, gives the Naré people everything. Life. Food. Even the secret of whistling the water. But now the Awnu arrive on their skyboats. Bringing secrets that may render the old ways obsolete. Mahru, a boy on the cusp of manhood. Struggling to master the art of forming solid shapes from seawater. Critical of these Awnu. Like his father. But the Awnu punish dissent...
An Impossible Dream: One Year in Brazil and the Making of a Man
Price: Free! Words: 10,190. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Educational
How to overcome, ignore, sidestep, trick, or charm away 13 obstacles to being accepted in the first and only Junior Year in Brazil college program. I needed proficiency in Portuguese; I knew 33 words. Spanish would have helped but I couldn't remember nada (though I'd been a Spanish major.) It cost $1,000+ and I had $294. And the director-to-be wanted a 15-minute interview in Portuguese tomorrow.
Running with the Curimbata
Price: Free! Words: 5,330. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
In this humorous, first-person short story, the reader is treated to a cautionary tale of fishing in a remote wilderness area of Brazil. Based loosely on real experiences, our clueless protagonist tries his hand at fishing undeterred by issues of communication, mosquitoes, piranhas, fishing regulations, and any perceivable fishing or boating competence.
Sun on the Rocks - The Copacabana Trikini (Travel Rio)
Series: Sun on the Rocks. Price: Free! Words: 23,170. Language: Simple English. Published: October 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Clarity reaches the airport of Rio, in Brazil, and is led to the prison of Catanduvas for becoming allegedly involved in the Scrub Leaks scandal of Sheik Hari Al Najib in the British Virgin Islands. Helped out by the scraggly Santana Martines, she follows Argyris gossip advisor Laia Osterova to the Copacabana Palace hotel in Rio to rid the town of Rio of rampant corruption at the Senate.
A Decade of BRICS: Indian Perspectives for the Future
Series: GP and ORF e-books. Price: Free! Words: 49,390. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
As the BRICS grouping nears a decade of existence, this GP-ORF volume offers commentary from pre-eminent scholars and emerging next-generation researchers on measures that can separate and insulate the group from the vagaries of international discord.
Back in Slowly
Series: The Will Bryant Thrillers, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,980. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The sequel to Southern Cross: A Will Bryant Thriller. Rio de Janeiro. Underneath the tanned bodies, the scorching beaches, the sex and the sounds: a seething discontent and ever present violence. While the postcard city preens as the Olympics approaches, a struggle for control erupts in the favelas...
Southern Cross
Series: The Will Bryant Thrillers, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,760. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Brazil: beaches, babes, samba. Will Bryant is not living in that Brazil. São Paulo is a seething megalopolis of twenty million, built on fast money and old lies. Will is a Canadian in exile, a disgraced ex-cop teaching English to feed his family when he lands a different sort of job, to find out why wealthy men with filthy habits are being blackmailed. The answer will take Will Bryant...
Breathing In Rio: A Short Story
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Rio, a place of beauty, excitement, and wonder. A place where you are free to dance until your feet ache and sing until you can no more. A woman and her mother experience this and more during their visit to Brazil's most famous city.
Xinguara
Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Transgressional fiction
In a small Brazilian town in 2016, a young man who loves to fish - but doesn't make much money doing it - has fallen for a pretty young lady. However, this sexy, beautiful, middle-class lady is also being courted by a rich guy. Who will win out? One exits the triangle down by the river. Based on real-life events. Approx. 1,200 words. If this were a movie, it would probably get a PG-13 rating.