Books tagged: refugee

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Suzanne's Peace
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,960. Language: British English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
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It's June 1918 and 15 year old Suzanne is waiting in exile for the war to finish and to return home to battle-scarred Ypres in Belgium. Join her in her journey through grief and dread towards discovery and hope, finding unexpected opportunities and characters amongst the chaos and destruction.
Notes from a Necrophobe: How To Survive Your Own Survival (The Necrophobe Series Book 1)
Series: Notes from a Necrophobe. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 119,150. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Undead
Tiny, aggressive, and lethal microbes have wormed their way into the world’s water supply. How do you live when the very thing you need to exist can kill you?
The Exodus
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
In a post-industrial world of energy scarcity, one man finds himself marooned on his island home. Once a major global hub for trade and finance, the island city now lies in decay, its remaining inhabitants cut off from the world and struggling for existence. Faced with dwindling prospects and with nothing to lose, he leaves for another land, in search of a new beginning.
Tap Rack Bang - A Ben Blackshaw Novel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,230. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A midnight intruder begs former Navy Seal Ben Blackshaw to save a young girl from human traffickers scheming to deal with their prisoners in the most gruesome ways imaginable. Blackshaw stalks in toward the truth, realizing that only extermination of these of butchers can free the girl and shut the slaughterhouse down. The final cost of the rescue will be too devastating for Blackshaw to bear.
Palawan Story
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 70,580. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Under the cover of darkness, Kim, a young girl, is put by her mother on a crowded fishing boat to escape Vietnam. The derelict boat drifts for two weeks on the South China Sea before reaching Palawan, a refugee camp in the Philippines. There, an American immigration officer mistakes Kim for a sponsored orphan with the same name and sends her to America.
Born a Refugee: A Novel of One Palestinian Family
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,800. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 by S & H Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Four brothers and their widowed mother struggle to maintain their lives amidst the maelstrom of political violence and military occupation. Differing political views and clashes between traditional and modern views threaten to tear the family apart. Personal tragedy can make the split permanent or draw them together.
Bringing the Rains
Series: Infinite Horizons, Book 13. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,290. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Refugees from a drought that destroyed their home, Lesedi and her family settled in a new land with a whole new climate. Lesedi struggled to find her place not only in this new society but also in her family's weather magic. One rainy day brought Lesedi hope that she never expected. Bringing the Rains is a poignant fantasy story about gender identity and finding one's path when everything changes.
Transition: A Journey in Laos
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,870. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The year was 1994. Somewhere in Bokeo, a tiny province in Laos, a seven-year old Sanva and his family were about to start building their new lives after being stateless for years. When the opportunity came for Sanva to continue his education in Vientiane, the capital of Laos, he found himself faced with one of his most difficult decisions yet: to obey his father and stay on in Bokeo or defy him.
From Condoms to Cabbages
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 109,640. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014 by Proglen. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Abortion & Birth Control, Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists
From Condoms to Cabbages: An Authorized Biography of Mechai Viravaidya In Thailand, a condom is called a "Mechai". Mechai Viravaidya, Thailand's Condom King, has used this most anatomically suggestive contraceptive device to turn the conventional family planning establishment on its head. First came condom blowing contests, then T-shirts with condom shrouded anthropomorphic penises...
SURVIVING BRIGITTE’S SECRETS
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 90,510. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014 by Author Way Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A unique and true story of how Saskia's mother, Brigitte, survived the holocaust and her own experiences as the child of a holocaust survivor in circumstances that will surprise many readers.