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No Hiding Place
Price: Free! Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
In the maternity ward of a Brooklyn, New York City hospital immigrant parents hold on to their newborn child and wonder about the life he'll lead. As new arrivals from Haiti and the Dominican Republic, they try to understand what awaits their infant son based on their past. Through memories we're taken on a fast-paced journey within personal stories and a political history seldom talked about.
Locks Of Conciousness
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,060. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
(free?)To Begin, If you would like to read this book for free before purchasing just email me at youngthirties@gmail.com and I will send you a pdf version. This Book is a collection of poems I've written over the years after a motorcycle accident I had. The accident made me realize how precious life is and it inspired me to change the way I eat, live, and write poetry.
Goat Blood
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,790. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
In 1961 the Dominican Republic has become a pariah nation ruled by a vain, clinically paranoid egomaniac. Former American soldiers John Murphy and John Hooper become entangled with a plot to eliminate Rafael Leonidas Trujillo Molina.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
The story primarily explicitly describes the author’s own experience under dictator Rafael Trujillo in his ancestral homeland.
US Support for Trujillo contributed to the brutalization of the Dominican people
Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Categories: Essay » Political
This presentation will show how the United States chose to put a higher value on their global military and economic strategies than the values of democracy and human rights thereby contributing to the brutalization of the Dominican people by Trujillo.
What About Your Saucepans?
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,700. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 30, 2014 by Summertime Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Lindsay de Feliz walked away from an enviable lifestyle – marriage, successful career, expensive holidays, designer clothes, fast cars – to pursue her dream of being a scuba diving instructor. She could not have predicted the journey ahead when she arrived in the heat, sunshine and vibrant culture of the Dominican Republic.
Spellbound: a Tale of Magic, Mystery & Murder
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,080. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » Undead
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Based on real magic, real mystery, and real murder: A fictionalized account of one family’s incredible experience with Santeria, Voodoo, a demon, and a book of great magical power. One man distorted the power for criminal purposes and human sacrifice. When I turned his story into a novel, he cursed this book. And so every life touched upon by this villain, including my own, became spellbound
Where Are The Bright Sparks?
You set the price! Words: 790. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Essay » Business
A short essay on the perils of using amateur contractors.
Dancing with Mao and Miguel
You set the price! Words: 91,690. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Historical » USA
Dancing with Mao and Miguel is a riveting love story set against the backdrop of radical politics in the 1970s. Jenny, an organizer in a refinery in New Jersey, falls in love with a Dominican immigrant. As she’s drawn ever closer to him, she struggles with intense political doubts, longtime fears of intimacy and sex, and personal betrayal on the way to discovering her own path.
Voluntary Nomads: A Mother's Memories of Foreign Service Family Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,440. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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In this engaging memoir Nancy LaTurner recalls how the Foreign Service whisked her family from New Mexico to Washington, DC and onward to assignments in Iran, Cameroon, New Zealand, Somalia, Dominican Republic, Austria, and Bolivia. Voluntary Nomads: A Mother's Memories of Foreign Service Family Life celebrates the resilience, adaptability, and resourcefulness of a spirited American family.