Books tagged: immigrant experience

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The Harder the Pain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,290. Language: American English. Published: May 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General
Fearless exuberance meets quiet desperation. Ever met people so broken, you wondered if they would ever come back? People trapped, bound, disconnected, yearning for a life …?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
I immigrated from China to Canada in 2005. What happens to a man when he is immigrating from one country to another while the two countries are totally different in culture and system? The story tells my own experience when I went though this dramatic life-changing moment. Ninety percent of the story actually happened.
A Better Life
Price: Free! Words: 81,820. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
In order to escape gang violence, Raul leaves Honduras to find a better life in the US. Armed with only his wits, he travels on the tops of freight trains as he traverses a hostile Mexican world overrun with bandits, drug cartels, and crooked cops. He knows he’ll face many dangers on his journey, but he is determined to continue north, always north, in the hopes of being reunited with his family.
Scapegoat: The Hounded
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,650. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » USA
Alexander Lloyd and his friend, Haroon Qubadi, fight for Haroon's father who is unjustly accused of supporting terrorism. The Hounded creates a timely exploration of prejudice, media power, fear politics and religion. A tale of friendship and family that proves love and justice can prevail. A terrific choice for a book club, family and classroom.
The Self-employed Housewife
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,130. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 27, 2015 by Robin Beck. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This story is of an immigrant from Holland to South Africa in the 70s, and is about the relationship between the young wife and mother to her husband who is a seaman. Every chapter is full of engaging chatty dialog between her, her two toddlers and the people she interacts with while starting her own leather craft business from home.
Talking Back: Voices of Color
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 55,670. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015 by Red Letter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Activism
A dynamic anthology featuring voices of youth, political prisoners, feminists, immigrants and history-makers. Introduction by poet Nellie Wong. "A rainbow of radical authors writing on many of the critical issues of today -- education, racism, healthcare, LGBT, immigration, the penal system, feminism... This book is a treasure."--James Wright, Black scholar, unionist, former civil rights organizer
Fool's Gold
Price: Free! Words: 80,080. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Western
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Seventeen year old Thomas Schmidt loves his beer. But too much of it one night and a tragic fight at the local Gasthaus sends him fleeing from his tiny village in 1830s Germany. He is so desperate to outrun the avenger (Rudolph Stein) pursuing him that Thomas becomes an indentured servant to buy passage to America. Eventually, their misadventure leads Thomas and Rudolph to the 1849 Gold Rush.
The Emotional Challenges of Immigration: Strategies and Stories Of Those Who Stayed
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,220. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » General, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation & inspiration
This book reveals the emotional challenges of being an immigrant. It is a book for immigrants to understand and help overcome their challenges. It is a book for potential immigrants and people who know or love immigrants.
The Immigrant - Poems and Reflections
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,500. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014 by Accomplish Press. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Poetry » Biography
A collection of emotionally heartfelt poems and reflections, about a girl who left her friends, loves , family and home town behind, to search for a new life abroad. The poems evoke themes of sadness, loneliness, adjusting to a new life, pleasant and unpleasant surprises as well as other issues that will be familiar to anyone who has had to travel and live beyond their country’s borders.
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 & 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.
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