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Return to India: an immigrant memoir
By Shoba Narayan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,480. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
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.
The Triangle Route
By E. A. Samuels
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,520. Language: British English. Published: October 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
The extraordinary journey of an ordinary man. In this enjoyable autobiography the Jamaican born Errol Samuels looks back on the first 27 years of his life during which he travelled between the Caribbean, the USA and the UK. It is an inspiring story of determination interwoven with interesting and amusing anecdotes on many subjects from mento and ska, to food and family life.
Luck is Random
By Martin D. Rivers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,970. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Between the two covers of this book, you will find a series of real events; these events may seem bizarre due to their frequency and the brief timeframe in which they occurred. But they are, indeed, true events in my life.
Ink
By Sabrina Vourvoulias
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 97,680. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012 by Crossed Genres Publications. Category: Fiction
Are YOU marked for disappearance? What happens when rhetoric about immigrants escalates to an institutionalized population control system? The near-future, dark speculative novel INK opens as a biometric tattoo is approved for use to mark temporary workers, permanent residents and citizens with recent immigration history - collectively known as inks.
From Roaring Hate to Ramrod Straight A Journey from Hitler’s Germany to the US Marine Corps
By Peter S. Beck
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 202,210. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction
This story tracks the life of an immigrant German Jew who was able to escape the clutches of Nazi Germany, fleeing Berlin, with his family in 1939, shortly after the horrific events of “Kristallnacht” when the Nazi Party in Germany finally showed its’ true colors. Left without a country and nowhere to go, the family manages to get to Genoa where transportation to Ecuador is arranged.
Rockin' The Bronx
By Larry Kirwan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,290. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction
The Bronx is burning in 1980-82. John Lennon is being stalked, Bobby Sands is dying, the Reagan Revolution has begun and AIDS is about to be identified. Sean arrives from Ireland searching for his girlfriend, Mary. He finds a lot more than he's looking for, including Danny McCorley, a hard-hitting, book-loving, construction worker with a shadowy past in the Irish Republican movement and a secret.
Bonanno Family Members In New York In 1920
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
My eBook profiles more than 100 Bonanno family members who lived in all boroughs of New York City in 1920. For each head of household, I have listed street address information as well as work industries. Related family members are described. Immigration and Naturalization dates are given, as is literacy data. Entries were researched from the 1920 U.S. Census and New York City Business Directory.
The Engelking Letters
By Flora von Roeder
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 41,830. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013 by The Hugh & Helene Schonfield World Service Trust. Category: Nonfiction
'The Engelking Letters' is a collection of letters written by or pertaining to Ferdinand Friedrich Engelking 1810-1885.
Mariuzza, A Life
By Richard Estrada
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,270. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Mariuzza, A Life is the story of Maria Bellino Amato who was born in Sicily, emigrated to the United States when she was 16, and experienced numerous family tragedies. Nevertheless, she prospered and eventually died in the garden in her suburban home near New Brunswick NJ in 1979 at the age of 84.
Melting Point 2040
By Mike Bushman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,420. Language: American English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Fiction
A riveting, thought-provoking tale, Melting Point 2040 explores the human costs of an America facing divide. The book follows intertwined lives of a young Mexican immigrant, a disjointed survival gaming fanatic, a University professor and many others fighting over the nation's greatest split since the Civil War. America’s future may depend on a reluctant hero.