Books tagged: immigrant experience

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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.
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 and 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)
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 and 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.
There Goes The Neighbourhood And Other Short Stories
Price: Free! Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
A collection of three brand new short stories about characters young, old and in between. They are sons, brothers and fathers; good people, but they are human, and therefore flawed and ultimately misunderstood.
The Immigrant - Poems and Reflections
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,500. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014 by Accomplish Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » 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 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.
If I Never Went Home
Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 78,580. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.00)
Written in two distinct, alternating voices, this powerful story follows ten years in the turbulent lives of two narrators – one in Boston and another in Trinidad – as they separately navigate devastating losses, illness and betrayal in their quest to belong. Moving back and forth from the present to the past we see their lives collide, and the gamble they take to find home.