Books tagged: immigrant life

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Twelve Unending Summers: Memoir of an Immigrant Child
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,660. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration & Emigration
Bahamian. Haitian. American. Where can I fully belong? At age sixteen, Cholet Josué arrived on the shores of Miami in a Haitian wooden boat—and immediately put the past behind him. More than two decades later, he dismantles his own story to uncover a way to unashamedly, unabashedly fit in with three different worlds while belonging to none.
岁月的书签 The Bookmark of Time
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 1,650. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: August 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Parenting / child rearing
《岁月的书签》是女儿雷恒洁的成长史,也是我给她的成人礼。希望她父亲和我陪她一起走过的成长岁月成为她未来坚实的基石。 The Bookmark of Time is the growth record of my daughter, Daray Lei. I present this book as a gift to celebrate the first day that she reaches the age of majority. This is the love letter to her by her father and me. It is her past, her time with us, the bookmark of our life, and the solid foundation of her future.
I Give because I'm Blessed - I'm Blessed because I Give
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,520. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A Chronicle of an Immigrant’s Journey” It’s not easy to leave your birthplace behind, to immigrate to a new land, and start from the bottom to build a good life, especially as a minority. Yet, a life of meaning and value is available to anyone who is determined to work hard, move past the disappointments, accept the challenges, and embrace the joy in the journey. Through her life story, Moji Taiwo
The Butcher's Daughter A Memoir
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,360. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Family relationships
Told with compassion and brutal honesty, a riveting account of what it means to be the daughter of Holocaust survivors. Written in sparse, eloquent prose Grende brings the reader into her Bronx world of the 1950’s and 1960’s, into her home sheltering secrets and thick silences; and then further back into the frozen Polish forests of WWII, on a journey of discovery and renewal.
Инструкция по иммиграции. Пока вы дома.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,190. Language: Russian. Published: March 31, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Stress Management
Автор книги Алексей Панов - практикующий психотерапевт, который сам в свое время прошел через процесс иммиграции. Цель этой книги помочь иммигрантам, справиться со стрессом, сопровождающим процесс переезда. Книга построена в формате рабочей тетради, где читатель наравне с важной информацией получает упражнения для работы над собой. В конце читатель получит свой индивидуальный план иммиграции.
The Facebook Bride
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,630. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Dysfunctional relationships, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Dating
Marrying a person from your home country helps you preserve your tradition, but what happens when custom opposes the freedom of choice? This book tries to provide some answers to all those who are torn between tradition and freedom.
Fraud
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Chioma took a deep breath and inserted her card into the chip reader. After a moment of awkward silence she took it out and looked up anxiously. "Declined." Fraud is a story about a young woman who discovers an illegal charge on her credit card and her resolve to find the person responsible.
Chaudière Falls - A Novel of Dramatized History
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 270,160. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
The characters in Chaudière Falls, both fictional and historical, tell the story of how Ottawa, Ontario, became the capital of Canada. This “novel of dramatized history” begins in March 1800, when Philemon Wright, a farmer from Woburn, Massachusetts, arrives in Hull Township, and it ends in September 1860, when Queen Victoria’s son lays the cornerstone for Canada’s Parliament Buildings in Ottawa.
Uncorked: My year in Provence studying Pétanque, discovering Chagall, drinking Pastis, and mangling French
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,260. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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Will having smoke repeatedly blown in his face deter a foreigner from breaking in to French culture? Find out, as Paul Shore’s evocative story telling, wry wit, and big heart, inspire and entertain you, as he tells the tale of how he gained acceptance inside a charming village in France. Treat yourself today to some laughter and fond reminiscing about your own travels!
Burned Beyond Recognition The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire March 25, 1911
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Labor rights, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Labor
The inferno in the Asch Builiding on March 25, 1911 is undoubtedly the most notorious and influential industrial fire in history. From the ashes of the 8th, 9th and 10th floors grew a strong International Ladies Garment Workers Union (ILGWU). Ironically the union was founded the year before. 146 lives, most of them young immigrant women, were lost in the disaster. It might have been prevented.
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