Books tagged: immigrant

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Concerning Mary Ann
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 94,140. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012 by PBL Limited. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Christian » Historical
In the nineteenth century, a band of Irish immigrants came to Monroe County, Iowa, where the hills and trees reminded them of Ireland. They built a church which stands today in the hamlet of Georgetown, Iowa. Leo R. Ward centers his tale around a child born in 1860 - a child whose life intertwined with community and church.
No Canadian Experience, Eh? A Career Success Guide for New Immigrants
Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 69,700. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Careers / job hunting
No Canadian Experience, Eh? is a handy companion for every professional immigrant thinking of moving to Canada or those who have already arrived and need guidance in understanding the Canadian job search landscape. It is a toolkit of career coaching techniques for anyone trying to understand what it takes to succeed in today’s competitive job market.
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".
Tempest of the Timber
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,050. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Most lumberjacks wanted what came in bottles and corsets in the nearest lumber town saloon, but Matthias Timmermann wanted out of the logging camps and into the arms of Annabella, a beautiful German girl working in a boarding house. On October 8, 1871, there was more than desire burning. The people of Peshtigo and the Sugar Bushes ran for the rivers and creeks trying to outrun the fire storm.
All Fathers Are Giants and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,860. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012 by New Alexandria Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
Heartwarming and sad, life is filled with laughter and tears. But for the children everywhere, the painful transition to adulthood is a universal constant. In All Fathers Are Giants, Wallace Caminsky's collection of short stories and poems brings to life a bygone age now largely lost to suburban sprawl and computer games.
Gunfighter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,630. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by zanybooks. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
In 1873, when Reuben Lee arrived in the Wyoming Territory by train from Philadelphia, tired, hungry and virtually penniless, he had no idea that in a few short weeks he would be called "The Gunfighter."
Puppets Can't Pray: Part 1
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 73,730. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
This novel follows a day in the life of a British Bangladeshi family. It is meant to be a day of celebrating Eid al-Adha, the Islamic holy festival of sacrifice. However, as the pressures mount, it proves to be a day when the strains within the repressed family put it on the brink. The novel is a look at patriarchal repression and Bangladeshi-British society.
Brian: A New Beginning
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,080. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » General
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10-year-old Bronislav finds that immigrating from the Soviet Union means facing bullying and other hardships. But he triumphs over adversity, handles a serious crisis, makes friends and even finds a way to make some money for his struggling family.
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.
Gibbin House
Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 117,440. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
During World War II this Hampstead villa was a refuge for artists and intellectuals fleeing the continent. But when the former beacon of hope becomes a prison for the four men who remain exiled there, the mysterious arrival of a young mute woman with secrets of her own, tests the men's perception of love and loss, and their ability to forgive the past in order to live again.