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Mama Mganga Woman Doctor
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 38,630. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From an Indian-Catholic family in Portuguese India, Mimi Correia-Afonso Desai’s marriage to a Gujarati Hindu from Tanzania moved her in 1959 from one continent to another and from one culture to another entirely alien. Disowned by her family and unaccepted by the Gujarati community, she remembers her years in Tanzania - her joys, pains and struggles in her personal and professional life.
Sins of a Mage
Series: Sorceress Islands. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Twelve year old Marii cares for the burns on her father, Bridge Guardian Mikolas, after they let a mage’s family escape to avoid execution. No one comes to relieve her hurt father and she can’t leave the bridge unprotected. When the Temple finds out a mage escaped, someone will pay the price.
Defying The Gods
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 13,750. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A story about a young man's love for a woman whose bride price is too high for him to pay. The Bride's father wants riches, the bride wants love and the gods have something else in mind. Will true love defy the gods in this pre-colonial novel?
Perception and Deception: A Mind-Opening Journey Across Cultures
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 40,830. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Perception and Deception is an engaging and insightful introduction to cross-cultural communication in a globalized world.
Gli Italiani Del Sudafrica
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,720. Language: Italian. Published: September 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
This book traces the contributions of Italian immigrants in South Africa, as well as some who were interned in POW camps and made a mark on South African soil.
The Family Made of Dust: A Novel of Loss and Rebirth in the Australian Outback
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,570. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In this thrilling debut novel ranked alongside Pulitzer winners, a gripping and poignant search for a missing best friend unearths the real emotional price one adopted boy paid for a government’s attempt at genocide. Winner of two national awards "The best novel in ten years." --Hackney Literary Awards Committee
Myanmar Gems
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 29,360. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2015 by Today Publishing House. Categories: Essay » Literature
Myanmar's Pearls are noted not only for lustre and beauty but also for their large size. The Myeik (Mergui) area is Myanmar's Large Pearl-producing area. Under the British colonial Government, fishing rights were auctioned every year and the successful bidders always harvestet good profit in fishing out natural pearls.
There Will Be Pauses Just Like This
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 950. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
These distillations, inspired by my home in North Uist, have been compiled to create this, my second independently published poetry collection.
Ivica: A True Story of an Immigrant
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,210. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The second son of a widow who works diligently just to keep herself and her young sons alive, John Ljuba dreams of seeing the world and having a life somewhere beyond the tiny coastal island he calls home.
2084 (A Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 5,290. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Futuristic, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
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Our changing world is on course to become very warped and contradictory when it comes to issues like the sanctity of life and the influence of Biblical morality. Written by a Christian fundamentalist, this half satirical/half speculative fiction story is intended to make people think about the issues currently facing Western Culture, especially the subtle genocide against minorities.