Books tagged: cultures and travel

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A Candle for My Mother: A Daughter's Journey Toward Gratitude Inspired by the Stories of Lorraine E. Newton
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,190. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A Candle for My Mother is an inspirational story of Lorraine Newton, who longed to travel the world despite being the mother of four young children. “I’m going to see places, come hell or high water!” Her stories are told in her own words from letters and recordings made before she died. Her daughter began a tradition to honor her with gratitudes as she lit candles in churches across the globe.
Irish Feet in Asian Flip-Flops
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,460. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A collection of stories, anecdotes and reflections on the author's travel and work in Asia, in particular South Asia, spanning 15 years from first setting foot in Asia to present involvement and work with a small Irish charity organisation. The book is humorous, serious, reflective as the author communicates real experiences of an Irish mind grappling with life in new cultures.
The Noisiest Book Review in the Known World: The Best of the Review of Arts, Literature, Philosophy and the Humanities, Vol. II
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 79,080. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
For eighteen years, our reviews have intrigued, engrossed, irritated, and bemused literary America. Critiques of our earlier magazines appeared in the "Washington Post," the "Los Angeles Times," the "San Francisco Chronicle," "Library Journal" and on National Public Radio. This is a rare collection that includes writers like J. P. Donleavy, Paul Krassner, H. L. Mencken, and Sharon Olds.
The Noisiest Book Review in the Known World: The Best of the Review of Arts, Literature, Philosophy and the Humanities, Vol. I
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 71,910. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
For eighteen years, our reviews have intrigued, engrossed, irritated, and bemused literary America. Critiques of our earlier magazines appeared in the "Washington Post," the "Los Angeles Times," the "San Francisco Chronicle," "Library Journal" and on National Public Radio. This is a rare collection that includes writers like J. P. Donleavy, Paul Krassner, H. L. Mencken, and Sharon Olds.
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.
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.