Books tagged: emigration

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The Blight
Price: Free! Words: 380. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
The Blight is a poem commemorating the irish potato famine that occurred between 1845-1852 where entire families emigrated to Canada and the U.S. The entire country is said to have decreased in population by 20% due to the fleeing families and starvation. With a staggering total death count estimated at 1 million.
North South North
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 240,330. Language: American English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Hughes Henshaw Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A powerful, nonfiction, intense saga spanning three generations starting in a small Lithuanian village at the turn of the century. The book covers forced exile, the Holocaust, apartheid, the Texas real estate and banking crisis of the eighties, lawsuits, business mistakes,personal misfortune, love affairs gone awry and the various countries that provided safe harbor for the families. 762 pages
The Young Are Desperate: two novels
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 70,550. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013 by A. & A. Farmar. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Classics
The young are the heroes of these two boisterous novels by the renowned poet Brendan Kennelly. The Crooked Cross tells the dramatic story of a village in the south west of Ireland as it endures a prolonged drought, while The Florentines follows a young man who has left Ireland to go to an English university. Sharply unsentimental, these novels are told in attractive, spare and supple prose.
Sgeul nan Eilthireach a dh’fhalbh à Beàrnaraigh na Hearadh
Price: Free! Words: 10,140. Language: Scottish Gaelic. Published: November 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Gàidhlig (Scottish Gaelic) translation of 'The Story of Emigration from Berneray, Harris' by Peter Kerr. Published by Comunn Eachdraidh Bheàrnaraigh/Berneray Historical Society 2012
Rising Celestials (Восхождение небожителей)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,150. Language: Russian. Published: October 25, 2012 by irisbook publishers. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Essay » Literature
«Восхождение небожителей» — пронзительная, отчаянная и искренняя исповедь молодого писателя, разочаровавшегося в своей жизни.
The Tobacco Fields of Meath
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 32,590. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: October 21, 2012 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The true story of Irish families at the turn of the twentieth century, striving to make a go of a new crop in order to improve the lives of ordinary people and control the massive problem of unemployment and its consequence - emigration. The story of over 30 years of tobacco growing in Ireland is told here through the private papers of one who was at the heart of the Randlestown experiment.
The Missing Postman and Other Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 44,330. Language: British English. Published: September 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literary collections » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
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A book of quirky short stories about life in modern Ireland - mostly from those who have left its shores and who are no longer sure where 'home' is.
How to Succeed as an Immigrant
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,210. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
This is an excellent practical guide for all immigrants. It contains insights into what immigrants can do or should do in order to succeed before and after they migrate to a new country or region.It provides actionable steps that any immigrant can take to succeed, whether they are emigrating from one country to another or from one region to another within the same country.
iMigration
Price: Free! Words: 51,850. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
It all began with one question: “What if, for just a moment, I assume that my whole life is perfectly normal?” The result of my breakthrough is iMigration, an idea that let me escape beliefs that were hurting and holding me back. iMigration gives an empowering perspective to a new generation of people living a truly global lifestyle. If you're one of them, this book is for you.
A Brit in the Boonies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A collection of humorous short articles selected from writer and British expat Helen Leggatt’s column in the Malvern News – a local newspaper distributed in rural Canterbury, New Zealand. The 20 articles reveal how life in New Zealand can be a challenge, despite being viewed as "Little Britain".