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Taboo Nation
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,380. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature, Essay » Sociology
This is a riveting, poetic collection of essays and stories. Still living with severe physically and emotional trauma and torn between vastly different cultures, a young woman of Middle-Eastern origin struggles to navigate the taboos of those cultures and wend her way toward wholeness and a salvation of self.
The Girl from the Tower, a journey of lies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,600. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a young girl's journey to the US from Greece on the premise that she would have "dream come true' life with new parents. Adoptee's followed the Greek Civil War and many children were adopted out through a corrupt agency. This journey gives apoignant perspective of an adoption gone wrong, the strong love between mother and daughter and how that love overcomes distance, time,and abuse.
Devil's In The Detail
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,370. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Planet earth releases an ancient and unstoppable virus from the depths of the ocean in order to rid itself of the blight that is humankind. Humanity is faced with total extinction and a group of hand picked elites led by a 200 year old Buddhist monk are burdened with the continuation of mankind. They must survive the impossible, this is man versus planet in a bid to continue their legacy
Mexican Autumn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,310. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
These inter-related short stories are set in a small Mexican fishing village, Bahia de los angeles--a real place in Baja California, 350 miles from the USA border. As the villagers largely depend upon American tourists for their income, many stories deal with the resulting clash of cultures. Dominating Bahia, a treacherous mountain, Tricky Devil, almost pushes the village into the Sea of Cortez.
Herbs and Spices Different Cultures and Uses
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011 and represented by Sheryl L. Young. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Spices
Although one could spend a great deal of time researching, trying various uses of herbs and spices, in this day and age we do not necessarily have the time nor the interest in doing it. Often we just wonder what makes different tastes according to other cultures so we can do it oursselves. This book is a quick glimpse of ideas to try and experiment with various herbs and spices.
The Saints of Jazz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,800. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2010. Categories: Poetry » Biography
They began their careers in small clubs. And cat houses. In choirs. And minstrel shows. They were applauded. Made famous. At times they were loved. They made a lot of money and spent it. On booze. On drugs. On men. And became famous. Some died in small rooms without family. Some in the arms of their children. They were all different. They were the Saints of Jazz. And they loved to sing.
He Went Thataway !
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,450. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A country boy from the dusty south of the depression wanders with bewildered amusement through the land of the Munchkins to the jungles of Guyana, the alleys of Istanbul, a Bedouin camel roast, the backrooms of Congress, and hither and thither and ... and it's all true. An anecdotal autobiography of an adventuresome spirit.