Books tagged: cultures and traditions

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Lady Linguist
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
After a near break-in at her apartment, a young Greek woman reassesses her life. She starts a blog under the alter-ego of Lady Linguist. As she ventures forth into the new and strange cyber-world, she finds herself confronted with the real-life decision of either huddling within the safe strictures of her culture, or stepping out into the unknown.
Inconvenient Relations
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,390. Language: American English. Published: March 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Shaan Ahuja found himself bowing to tradition and agreeing to an arranged marriage to the beautiful Ruhi Sharma. He went through the motions but had no intention of carrying through on his vows. But, he was completely unprepared for what his new wife had in mind.
A Flower Blooms in Aria
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: American English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
Theresa is a 24 year old American university student studying abroad in Avalon, the capital city of Aria. She has one assignment: To participate in the culture and take notes. Follow her as she eats, shops, and writes in the Arian English language.
Santa Fe
You set the price! Words: 247,860. Language: Unknown language. Published: April 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
After years of grieving and loneliness, an ex-luchador who has lost his wife and children in a mysterious accident becomes aware of his still alive children. But he has to fight the most horrible human trafficking ring to save them.
The Fear Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,340. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014 by Gwyneth Jones. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
Andrei's family has been on the run from Andrei's absent dad for as long as he can remember: changing towns and changing schools every few months. His mum has never told him why. But now Andrei's a teenager, and things are coming to a head. The mysterious house on Roman Road, with its gruesome magic, draws him, irrisistibly. Maybe it's time to stop running; time to stand and fight.
Letters To America From Communist East Germany
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I am publishing some of the texts of letters and cards I received from an East German finance student in the years from 1984-1991. As far as I know "Dana" is now living in Berlin, married since 1989. Her letters show a brightness and curiosity about life and culture. A child of socialism, she was deeply curious about life in capitalist America. Yet she felt a duty to produce a child for the state
Man in a Mud Hut
Series: African Memoir, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 81,170. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013 by Mosaique Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » New Age » Witchcraft and wicca
A true-life memoir from West Africa. The culture shock experienced by a London-based government trouble-shooter when he travels to Africa only deepens when he is hit by tropical fever, mysterious forces and the ramifications of corruption at high level. His gradual coming to terms with Africa opens a window on the colour, vibrancy and richness of rural life in Africa in the 1970s.
Heresies: Essays on the Future of Humanity
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,620. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / business development
Heresies are seminal ideas that are at fundamental variance with the established order. Over the many years I have been advising governments and corporations I have often been branded a heretic. I have invariably taken this as a compliment. In the quest for alternative wisdom and new ways of knowing, this short book of essays examines the future of humanity from a mindfully contrarian perspective.