Books tagged: emigrants

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No Simple Passage
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,460. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » History » Social history
In 1842 the London set out from England with 258 pioneers looking for a new life in New Zealand. By imaginatively stowing away alongside her ancestor Rebecca Remington, Jenny Robin Jones has created a startling record of life on board with all its hardships. Combined with the voyage are accounts of the Wellington settlement as the pioneers will find it and the history they are caught up in.
Why Do You Want to Come to America
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Why are migrants risking all they have for the American dream? Is it worth losing one's culture, heritage and beliefs? This essay examines the reasons and if ultimately is the journey is actually worth it.
No Fighting Chance-Ireland's Lady of the Lake Disaster of 1833
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,120. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
No Fighting Chance recounts the "little Titanic" disaster when 250 Irish emigrants were abandoned by their drunken captain after striking an iceberg off Newfoundland. The few survivors were also later left for dead or murdered by their capricious captain. The book also follows the other tragedy Ireland experienced at the time when Simon Byrne lost the longest championship fight in history.
The Emigrant Trail (Annotated and Expanded Edition)
Series: O'Ronin Rye Collection. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 124,990. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015 by Ronin Robot Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Romance » Western
The California Trail one year before the Gold Rush-a dramatic and dangerous land where a good mule can be your best friend and each traveler’s refinements and pretensions will be stripped away by the tests of the trail. Fortunes will be made and lost, hearts won and discarded. Who will survive the journey and win the heart of the young woman? The trail will not be a safe or quiet one.
Over the Waves
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,680. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013 by Rafter Five Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Europe
In the summer of 1914, Joel Peterson goes with his mother on a visit back to Sweden. Joel wants to prove to his father he is old enough to make big decisions. He enjoys meeting his grandparents in Sweden and making friends with a girl named Kari. But lazy summer days end abruptly when World War I breaks out and finding passage home becomes a dangerous challenge.