Books tagged: migration

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The Second Landing
You set the price! Words: 160,990. Language: Australian English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
A fascinating study of Eastern Europe told by those who got out during and after World War II. The Second Landing is absolutely riveting. It helps to form a total concept of the period. For historians the book should have been a non-fiction historical chronicle, a source book, as much of what the author deals with, is not widely known.
Sgeul nan Eilthireach a dh’fhalbh à Beàrnaraigh na Hearadh
Price: Free! Words: 10,140. Language: Scottish Gaelic. Published: November 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Gàidhlig (Scottish Gaelic) translation of 'The Story of Emigration from Berneray, Harris' by Peter Kerr. Published by Comunn Eachdraidh Bheàrnaraigh/Berneray Historical Society 2012
On the Move
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 5,370. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
This is a collection of some of my most recent poems written from 2007 to 2010 published in 2012, a period of great transition in my life. It includes the four poems created for my first novel, Camelia in Winter. They cover a range of topics and themes but mostly address personal struggle in a sea of change.The January, 2014 version, includes some political poems on the theme of displacement.
The Goose Who Stayed North
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,810. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
The delightful story of a young goose who is curious of what winter is like, and of his adventures staying north rather than flying south with the flock.
Gone To Bed
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,120. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012 by Darling Newspaper Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
A British migrant family, determined to prosper, created a newspaper to dazzle the forested suburbs east of Perth, Western Australia. Over 21 years it battled media giants to pioneer the state's suburban press. This memoir relates the odd events and zany characters met along the way, starting without capital in a derelect haunted hotel. It shows how any community is a trove of wonder.
Inhabiting the Land
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,000. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012 by Acton Institute. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Education / Adult
John Paul II asserts the right to migrate and this monograph presents a defense for this case. But the meaning of right employed in this defense is wholly distinct from that employed in the contemporary rights language of public policy debates. Rather, the meaning of right in Catholic natural law tradition is analogous to the right to property, and not to the right to life.
Lost in Cognito
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,210. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012 by Piggy Press Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Undaunted by the skimpy information given for his latest case, Jake Brown, private investigator, finds himself in Cognito, a grid of connecting streets and avenues, a place designed for the lost and the transitory.
Constructing Qatar: Migrant Narratives from the Margins of the Global System
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,090. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Every year, tens of thousands of men and women from South Asia, Africa, and other parts of the world journey to Qatar and the other petroleum-rich states of the Arabian peninsula to work. Constructing Qatar, containing eighteen meticulously crafted migrant stories and two photo essays, is an attempt to illuminate the experiences and perspectives of these transnational laborers.
THE EMIGRANTS: The Brothers Five
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,800. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
It was not really a choice – starve, emigrate or be transported! Face death by drowning, disease or fire. Steal a loaf of bread and hang or be transported to the same colonies anyway… but in chains. The Emigrants is the thrilling tale of the brutality and cruelty of life at the time, the challenging story of migration to the colonies... and the hope, desire and love that traveled with them.
When The Bough Breaks
Series: Australian historical novel - The Katy Tree, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,780. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Anthologies
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Set in Hobart, Australia, in the mid 1870s 21 year old Meg Hamilton arrives from England to discover why she has not heard from her grandmother for two years. After learning that her beloved Grandma Kate is serving a prison sentence for a murder committed twenty-eight years ago, Meg sets out to prove her innocent, and her quest reveals the past.