Books tagged: czechoslovakia

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Lana and the Bird
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 750. Language: American English. Published: February 4, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
Lana and the Bird is a story based on a Czechoslovakian old wives tale about the bad omen a bird getting into a house represents.
Rusalka: A Supernatural Czech Fairy Tale
Price: Free! Words: 11,030. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Based on Antonin Dvorak's opera Rusalka, which in turn was inspired by traditional Czech fairytales, this novelette tells of the water nymph Rusalka and her love for a human prince. A haunting supernatural love story suitable for readers of all ages.
Full Circle: A Refugee's Tale
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 153,360. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Tempered by the war and Nazi occupation, Jan Neuman flees his country when the government is deposed in a communist coup. In the ruins of Germany, sewers of Paris, refugee camps of Italy, and ultimately America, he plumbs the highs and lows of guilt, betrayal, loneliness, romance, love, despair, and vengeance. Years later, as the Cold War ends, he realizes that freedom can exact a terrible price.
Czech Republic in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Religion, Prague, Praha, Brno, Communism, Velvet Revolution, Elbe River
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 155,460. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in the Czech Republic, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
Adagio for a simple clarinet
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,750. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
While rummaging in a cupboard one day, the narrator of 'Adagio for a simple clarinet' rediscovers his father's clarinet, forgotten for years on a high shelf. Finding the instrument arouses in him long-buried memories and the childhood passion for music that his father had thwarted. Can the haunting notes of a long-dead composer somehow provide the key to atonement? 'Adagio' swells the heart.
Yenni ... a Life Between Worlds
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 135,030. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 26, 2014 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Biographical
A tale of survival… after losing everything, leaving everything behind, what is left are the truly civilised, profoundly human values the author carried within her when all outward accoutrements have been destroyed
Blood Borne Connections
Price: $7.06 USD. Words: 88,370. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Fifteen-year-old Tatiana leaves an orphanage in Czechoslovakia with four other girls for a new start in America, where they are promised a better life. Less than a month later, Tatiana and the others are forced into prostitution. Blood Borne Connections is a fictional thriller about the Mafia, human sex trafficking, and the ability to survive against all the odds.
Adventurers Against Their Will: Extraordinary World War II Stories of Survival, Escape, and Connection-Unlike Any Others
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,540. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
2013 Global Ebook Award Winner: Nonfiction Biography Sorting through her parents belongings after their deaths, Joanie Holzer Schirm discovered an extraordinary lost world. Hand-written on faded and brittle stationary, stamped by censors, were 400 letters from 78 correspondents-along with carbon copies of the letters her Czech father had sent to them during World War II. An unforgettable story!
Escape Story
Price: $14.38 USD. Words: 36,000. Language: British English. Published: November 7, 2012 by Imaginative Minds. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Holocaust
This child's view of the holocaust is a unique and moving story as well as an important historical record.
Outcast Land
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,590. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A group of social work students, with their professor, is stranded during Tropical Storm Ernesto in the countryside house of a recluse. Anxiety, fear and suspicion soon take hold of the professor and several of the students. The ensuing conflicts leave no one unscathed.