Books tagged: immigrant story

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The Revised Kama Sutra: A Novel
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 125,370. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A Confederacy of Dunces meets Catcher in the Rye in this comic novel about a boy growing up Catholic in India, freeing himself from brainwashing by priests and nuns, and hitching himself to an American Dream. The Dream is interrupted by a grueling campaign against his virginity; the novel was described as Kurt Vonnegut as "very funny," and was published in ten countries and seven languages.
Fixer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,950. 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
Edge of a Dream
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,220. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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.
The Westering
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,130. 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.
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.
Twelve Days Down
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,040. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Zezva Chichinadze, a childhood immigrant of Georgia, sits on the couch in a single bedroom flat in London that he hasn’t left for three months. Drenched in sweat, he’s clutching a folder that recounts the truth behind his demise. So begins Zezva’s remarkable account of his twelve-day journey into oblivion.