Books tagged: immigrant

The adult filter is active; there may be additional content. To view this content, click the "Adult Content" button above to change your filtering option.

Found 86 results

The Last of the Blacksmiths
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 133,440. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
Following his dreams of freedom and prosperity, a 19th century blacksmith from the Bavarian Rhineland travels to Cleveland, Ohio, to pursue an artisan way of life that will ultimately vanish.
Starting Over
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,530. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Though she doesn’t understand exactly why, Maria isn’t content with her lot. The prospect of exchanging dependence on her family for dependence on a husband doesn’t sit well with this young woman growing up in late 19th Century Germany. Three generations later, on the other side of the Atlantic, Eva struggles with a similar restlessness; she’s generally happy but never quite satisfied.
Savadio's Secrets
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,260. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
In this young adult, historical fiction tale, fourteen-year old Fredo Ponterutto tries hard to be accepted by family and friends. Conflicts regarding money, his papa’s expectations, and neighborhood thug Donato have left him feeling insecure. Fredo vows to uncover Savadio’s secrets. He begins a journey full of peril and unexpected discoveries changes his life forever.
Well Water Woman
Series: Grandmothers, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,190. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
(5.00)
Well Water Woman is a personal narrative of a Chinese American female who explores and reconstructs her journey from girlhood to womanhood, piecing information from two generations of memories to weave the life and legacy of the paternal grandmother whom she has never personally met. This short memoir explores the inner workings of spirit through the cycle of birth, life, death, and eternity.
Who Do I Call My Countryman?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,570. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » History » Military
In 1994, an estimated 80,000 Cubans and Haitians attempted a mass migration to the United States across the Caribbean. They were taken to the US Navy base at Guantanamo, Cuba, where the US military conducted a humanitarian mission code-named Operation Sea Signal. The stories from this mission raise larger questions of how people come to America and how they might behave once they have immigrated.
Chips Off The Block
Price: Free! Words: 43,710. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Flash fiction, short stories, novelettes, and a poem or three round out this author’s tenure in the Top Writers Block cooperative. Themes range from loneliness and poverty to out of the ashes and meringue. Yes meringue, along with stitches, pumpkins, trash day, fools rush in and why me? Comedy and romance interweave with tragedy, sometimes within the same tale.
Leaving Little Havana: A Memoir of Miami’s Cuban Ghetto
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,620. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013 by Beating Windward Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
While most memoirs by Cuban-Americans revolve around childhood scenes in Cuba and explore the experiences of a young man, Leaving Little Havana is the first refugee memoir to focus on a Cuban girl growing up in America, rising above the obstacles and clearing a path to her own American Dream.
She Haunts Me
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: American English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Inspirational
(5.00)
Based on a true event, this is the touching tale of a woman misunderstood and left unjustifiably incarcerated for life. She is forever a sparkle of light in her dim surroundings, leaving valuable lessons in her wake. It is a story of joy, heartbreak, surprise, and anger, and is destined to be remembered.
Real Life in the UK: Reflections of an Immigrant Doctor
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 92,270. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
An immigrant doctor's shocking experiences of real life in today's United Kingdom.
Klan Rags: A True Story of Jewish Defiance in 1920s Alabama
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: American English. Published: September 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
This is the true story of a Jewish rag dealer in 1920s Huntsville Alabama who defied the local Ku Klux Klan. The Klan was determined to drive him out of town...or worse. Everyone expected blood in the streets. This is a tense but inspirational story with an unanticipated ending.