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Left across the Border
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,240. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Imagine alone in a hostile unfamiliar place. Unable to speak the native language who can you trust?
An Immigrant's Story: In The Belly Of The Beast
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,410. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
A look at New York City's immigrant community in one of the most racially and ethnically diverse cities in the United States where over 70 languages are spoken every day - the great borough of Brooklyn. Told through the eyes of an immigrant its a sometimes funny, sometimes blunt - but away frank - narrative that is a joy to read.
Eli's Paradise
You set the price! Words: 37,690. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Omar Bishara and his family have moved into Eli’s Creek and life in the small town will never be the same—the Scandinavian hamlet in the Sierra foothills hasn’t changed much since the gold rush days. The Arab immigrants want to buy an old landmark property, which draws protests, but when the town’s favorite daughter, Lilly, falls for the Arab boy, Baligh, protest turns to distrust and resentment.
His Hundred Years, A Tale
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 48,570. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016 by Albion-Andalus Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
“This fascinating book by gifted writer and storyteller Shalach Manot reflects on the life of an unusual Sephardic man, his childhood in Turkey, and later, his adaptation to life in America. We follow his adventures and come away with a deeper appreciation and understanding of the Sephardic immigrant experience during the 20th century.” — Marc D. Angel
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.
Ivica: A True Story of an Immigrant
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,210. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The second son of a widow who works diligently just to keep herself and her young sons alive, John Ljuba dreams of seeing the world and having a life somewhere beyond the tiny coastal island he calls home.
Blind Scorpion: Iran's Nuclear Sting, Books 1, 2 & 3
Series: Blind Scorpion. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,510. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Dr. Ross Shaheen, a U.S. citizen and the developer of a Top Secret computer program for simulating nuclear weapons, is lured into lecturing before an elite group of scientists in the country of his birth: Iran. It turns out that the program—called BLIND SCORPION—is the key to completing Iran’s clandestine nuclear weapons program.
Blind Scorpion: Iran's Nuclear Sting, Book 3
Series: Blind Scorpion. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,590. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Dr. Ross Shaheen, a U.S. citizen and the developer of a Top Secret computer program for simulating nuclear weapons, is lured into lecturing before an elite group of scientists in the country of his birth: Iran. It turns out that the program—called BLIND SCORPION—is the key to completing Iran’s clandestine nuclear weapons program.
Blind Scorpion: Iran's Nuclear Sting, Book 2
Series: Blind Scorpion. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,830. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Dr. Ross Shaheen, a U.S. citizen and the developer of a Top Secret computer program for simulating nuclear weapons, is lured into lecturing before an elite group of scientists in the country of his birth: Iran. It turns out that the program—called BLIND SCORPION—is the key to completing Iran’s clandestine nuclear weapons program.
Like a Guardian
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,090. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Like a Guardian is the autobiography of Holocaust survivor, artist, author/playwright and musician Leo Cappel. Graduate of the Rietveld Art Academy, Amsterdam, and immigrant from Holland to New Zealand. Leo and his wife built their own yacht, and lived aboard for 16 years. Format: Leo recounts his memories to his granddaughter Tracy. Suitable for adults and teenagers. Easy reading.