Books tagged: cultural

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Washaka--The Bear Dreamer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,450. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
An award-winning and beautiful story of friendship between a young Lakota boy and a white boy during a time of great change. Little Chief dreams of a white bear tied to a tree and bleeding at the neck. His grandfather tells him the dream is Wakan and he must watch for this bear—or something like it. The story is based on the dream of Leon Hale, a Lakota man from South Dakota
A Cultural Paradox: Fun in Mathematics
You set the price! Words: 17,730. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Mathematics
“A Cultural Paradox: Fun in Mathematics” is ideal for high school and college students who need a little push to get motivated in math, and also great for scientists and those in the math community that want to stay in the know on current math topics. Perfect as an accompaniment to any high school or college course, and a quick read at around 17,000 words.
Peeko Pacifiko
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,810. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This work is best described as the quintessential Twentieth Century fin de siècle novel of Los Angeles and perhaps the only one. Its narrator and gallery of characters are too willing pawns in the battle of high and low, individuality and expectations, art and commerce, survival and resignation and the liberation of hedonism versus its perils to the soul.
Abe‘s Guide to Full Sun Perennials
Series: Abe’s Guide to the Full Sun Perennial Flower Garden, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,070. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2011 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Abe‘s Guide to Full Sun Perennials contains complete cultural and propagation information on twenty perennial flowers suitable for full sun.
An Old Black Marble
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 181,690. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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You like Game of Thrones? You think life in that mythical world is harsh and the characters faced with unimaginable struggle? Than you have not read An Old Black Marble. This book is about real struggle. Struggle and pain that makes the quest for the iron throne a walk in the park. So I challenge your comfort, on your reading throne, and ask you read one chapter to see if you can ignore the rest.
Bangkok Noir
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 64,320. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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This first ever noir anthology of Bangkok, twelve seasoned and internationally known—Thai and Western—writers have come together to make a powerful collection of crime fiction short stories that portray the dark side of this Asian metropolis where the lives of most citizens seem as far away from heaven as its Thai name Krungthep is distant from its meaning—City of Angels.
An American Sporting Man Goes To Hell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
[Short Story] A true tale of gloriously misguided sporting expectations, instantly withered to so much overcooked gnocchi when steeped in a small town Italian soup. (If you surf, you'll find that this little story has 5-star ratings!)
Nick and Knobby Go to Mexico
Series: Nick & Knobby, 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
Nick and Knobby take their bass drum act to Mexico City, where Knobby accidentally gets involved with a bull in a bullring. This wonderful drum-playing dog becomes a national hero to accolades of “Olé!” from the local aficionados. Children also learn a few words in Spanish.(Age Level – 7-10)
All I Got for Christmas
Series: Smartboys Club, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,870. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011 by Wonder Realms Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Oh No! Principal Green says Santa can't come to the school Christmas party. Monkey needs a plan to get Santa to come. Too bad Monkey's ideas get him on Santa's Naughty List. It looks like all he'll get for Christmas is a bucket of coal. But when a blizzard knocks out the power lines and buries the roads, it's up to Monkey and the Smartboys to save Christmas for everyone.
My Crazy Diary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,730. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012 by DoroClem Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A young man working on his PhD thesis visits a remote village while doing some research. What he encounters is a very backwards society that is still very much into their traditional beliefs. They do not believe in modern medicine and instead rely on traditional healers. The young man has a new goal. He tries to bring modernisation to the society and meets his future wife in the process.