Books tagged: immigrant story

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Left Across the Border
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,240. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Imagine alone in a hostile unfamiliar place. Unable to speak the native language who can you trust?
Transatlantic, The Ballad of Thomas Fox
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,460. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
HE CAME FOR A DREAM, BUT FOUND A NIGHTMARE. By the thousands they come, searching for a better life, hoping for the dreams to materialise. Mayo man Thomas Fox is just one of these dreamers.
American Falls
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,780. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
At the age of 16, Christian Miller leaves home to escape his past and finds adventure, enlightenment, disillusion and a new friendship that leads to revelation.
The Westering
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,110. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by MilSpeak Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The 21 short stories crafted by Tom Sheehan in THE WESTERING tell of the pioneering of those who came from many countries, many customs, many cultures, and brought much of that mix with them to create the American West as we now know it. THE WESTERING has been nominated for the 2012 National Books Award in Fiction.
Edge of a Dream
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,220. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Escaping with only their lives, a young immigrant couple flees Sarajevo, their war-torn city. With hope for a new and better life, they arrive in America with their infant daughter. But while the wife struggles for survival, her husband, lured away by dreams of easy money, falls into a world of crime and violence.
Fixer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,930. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Political "fixer" Harry Leonnoff overcomes the poverty of the Lower East Side, polio, and anti-semitism to become the admired Robin Hood of Depression-Era New York. But vindictive Mayor Fiorello La Guardia doesn't like losing out to Harry over his election redistricting campaign and swears he will get even. "A modern classic." -- Susanna Hutcheson, award-winning journalist
Those Who Walk in Darkness
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 116,370. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Action, surprises, and betrayal—these are the ingredients of THOSE WHO WALK IN DARKNESS, a sweeping immigrant family saga. From Bessarabia (today’s Moldova) at the start of the twentieth century to Boston in the 1930s, we follow the Rabinowitz family as they fight to reach America and strive to make it in their adopted home.
The Revised Kama Sutra: A Novel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,220. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In this comic novel of an Indian boy trying to lose his virginity and become a man ("very funny"- Kurt Vonnegut), universal themes such as longing for one's parents, childhood insecurities and joys, manhood and ambition, loneliness and lust, culture shock, and immigration are explored, and Jackie Kennedy, a blonde editor, and pop culture also make a few appearances.