Books tagged: immigrant life

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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 and 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.
How Migration Affects Our Lives
Series: Motivation and Inspiration. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » Social Science » Human Services
How Migration Affects Our Lives ? Migration has been with us since time immemorial. As people search for countries that offer high wages, they also affect national security, the spread of diseases, brain drain and globalization. In all, using the concepts of social construction, definition of reality by the powerful and hegemony, we will then be able discuss the effect of migration.
Desi Drive: short, interlinked stories
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,950. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Desi Drive is a compilation of short stories based in Jackson Heights, NYC. The stories are interlinked; much like the lives of friends and neighbors. Many of these have been published as standalones. This book includes these, and also additional ones that tie into the various story lines of the people who live on Desi Drive, Jackson Heights, Queens, New York. All the characters are completel
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.
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.
Young & Wicked: The Death of a Wayward Girl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,840. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Young & Wicked is the true story of star-crossed Irish-American lovers Willie Flannelly and Polly Sexton who started down the wrong path early as petty criminals. In 1893, they fled Jersey City to escape arrest, intending to disappear into the shadows of Manhattan's Bowery district. Just months later their fast life together in NY met a violent end, one a victim and the other an accused murderer.