Books tagged: immigrant

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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
(4.50)
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.
The Poetry of A Hardened Teenage Mind
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
You will find herein a collection of poems from my adolescence. In here I catalog the pain and confusion that I experienced in those years as I found poetry to be an outlet. I publish this with the intention of showing that there is always a way out, no matter how bleak the circumstances.
Moshe
Price: Free! Words: 21,060. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Ottawa. 1949. Moshe Silverstein doesn't quite fit in. A Type 1 diabetic and one of the only Jewish students at school, the diminutive eleven year old has few friends and is tormented on a daily basis. With the help of a classmate and a former Golden Gloves boxer, Moshe gains the confidence to confront his tormentors and win back his dream.
Snapshots of a War Bride's Life
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 41,020. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012 by Joy A. Beebe. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A 1940s account of a young English girl and her family living and working during WWII. After an eternity of scary bomb sounds, sleeping under a table, and watching London burn, 22-year-old Joy marries American soldier Carl and leaves Britain behind. Traveling first by troop ship, then by train the couple arrives in Salem with $10 to their name and a two-year-old son to begin their life in America.
For Sophia's Heart, A Novella
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,410. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
A penniless but pretty girl...a wealthy young man on his way to war--what could draw them into a marriage of convenience?
American Falls
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,780. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
At the age of 16, Christian Miller leaves home to escape his past and finds adventure, enlightenment, disillusion and a new friendship that leads to revelation.
Monkey Say
Price: Free! Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Urban
(3.00)
"No interview has made me feel more awkwardly American than the capuchin monkey seated across the small stone table from me." I couldn't think of a better blurb than the lead-in sentence. Really, don't you want to read about what happens when a man interviews a monkey?
Return to India: an immigrant memoir
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,480. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Return to India is a brilliant and powerful memoir about what it means to be an immigrant in a foreign country and what propels immigrants to return to their homeland. Following in the tradition of her first book, Monsoon Diary: a memoir with recipes, award-winning author, Shoba Narayan explores themes of family, culture and identity.