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Book: Why Immigrants Come to America - Braceros, Indocumentados, and the Migra by Robert Joe Stout
Stout plunges the reader into the social and political upheaval that the immigration question exerts on 21st century America. Personal encounters, conversations, interviews and newspaper accounts provide a vivid and accurate picture of indocumentado life, both in the workplace and at home. They highlight the successes and failures of immigrants, as well as the challenges and contradictions that [...]
 
Book: The Insider’s Guide to the Best of Mexico - 42 experts tell you where to sun, swim, eat, stay, and celebrate the real Mexico by Carmen Amato
The Insider's Guide to the Best of Mexico is a unique collection of insider stories that you won't find anywhere else. It's your passport to a country full of color, culture, and contrasts. Forty-two writers, artists, educators, travelers, business owners and others share their experiences inside today's Mexico. Most of those who contributed stories are expatriates who have found opportunity and [...]
 
Book: Living or Retiring in Mexico - All you need to know before you go by Leo Buijs
This updated, and second edition is a captivating collection of stories and practical information for anyone with an interest in Mexico. Especially for those who want to spend more time in Mexico or consider staying permanently. Written by a seasoned gringo, the book covers Mexican culture and history, what to expect in this foreign country and how to deal with it. From selecting a location, [...]
 
Book: A Gringo's Tour of Mexico - The Practical Traveler's Guide by Grant M. Handgis
This gringo's tour will take you through thirteen states of Mexico, with your own tour guide leading you through every step necessary to navigate through Mexico as if you had been doing it all your life. All the necessary documentation requirements for travel through Mexico as well. You will come to get a feel for daily life in Mexico and what to expect along the way. You will be shown the royal [...]
 
Book: A Taste of Living in Mexico - A Collection of Stories and Suggestions for would-be gringos by Leo Buijs
'A Taste of Living in Mexico' is a collection of stories, based upon facts, and has suggestions or advise, that could be informative and or funny to anyone with an interest in Mexico. However, the content is primarily designed to benefit readers that hope to spend more time in the United States of Mexico. Either to 'live the life', or to retire there, and see their retirement budget gain [...]
 
Book: Marked in Mexico by Kim McMahill
An idyllic Caribbean vacation turns deadly when hostages are taken at one of Mexico's most popular Mayan ruins. The kidnappers believe the abduction will be a simple way to negotiate the release of a colleague from a Texas prison, but the stakes become much higher when they realize one of their hostages is the daughter of a powerful U.S. Senator and another, an ex-Army Ranger who has no intention [...]
 
Book: Mali to Mexico and Points In Between by Darlene Jones
It's amazing where the dreams of your childhood will take you. It's even more amazing the places you'll go and the experiences you'll have that you never could have dreamed of. From my childhood farm to Mali ... from the Canadian prairies to Kenya for a safari ... from the cold and snow of Edmonton to the sun and sand of Mexico ... from a career in teaching to writing ... from under the wheels of [...]
 
Book: Temples and Tacos by Valerie Astill
This fascinating expedition consisted of so much more than learning about ancient civilisations such as the Aztecs, Zapotecs and Mayans and seeing the remains of their once great cities. Whether travelling by coach, visiting a remote site by five-seater 'plane or travelling up-river by boat, the journey itself was part of the adventure. However, it was the discovery that many Indians still [...]
 
Book: The Hidden Light of Mexico City by Carmen Amato
A ruthless druglord is ready to buy Mexico's presidency. One man stands in his way . . . "Enthralling political drama . . . and a man and woman from opposite ends of the social spectrum who fall in love." -- Literary Fiction Review Grab your copy of today's most relevant thriller now! In this stunning political thriller from a former CIA officer, secrets fuel the drug war raging along the [...]
 
Book: Memories, Mummies, México by Ivan C. Browning
Mexico Travel Adventure Novel She's young, feisty, on a mission, and surrounded by carousing people with faces painted like skeletons. Ellen Greer is a freelance journalist whose career is on the way up. Her latest lead takes her to the historic cities of San Miguel and Guanajuato, Mexico. A "memory plant" used by an Indian healer living in a shack in the desert may help people afflicted with [...]
 
Book: A Vagabond in Mexico by S. Guzmán-C.
A Vagabond in Mexico, by S. Guzman-C., is an autobiographical novel concerning a man's travels to Mexico in search of a new life. As his search progresses he becomes more a participant than a spectator through his interactions in the Mexican culture. With his finances dwindling, he is drawn deeper into the oppressed world of the underpaid worker finally taking his place. Oppressed by poverty he [...]
 
Book: The Bold Investor - Short Stories by George Thomas Clark
39 Reviews and Ratings on Goodreads... In these luminous short stories George Thomas Clark presents a smorgasbord of mysteries, adventures, and issues. Edgar Allan Poe may have been murdered. Promising actor Martin Stevens drinks and drugs himself from Hollywood to the streets. Extraterrestrials benignly dominate the earth until they suddenly demand humans make Bakersfield the world's greatest [...]
 
Book: Ambrosia Lake - Adventures Mining Uranium in New Mexico During the 1970s by R. D. Saunders
It offers a collection of character sketches, entertaining anecdotes, stories and glimpses into a time and place and way of working that are now gone. The author consistently conveys the sense that his younger self was learning from all these different experiences, and that provided a unifying thread, as did the awareness that the story was building up to the eventual major injury described in [...]
 
Book: Into the Jumanes (Ten Men of Courage Book 1) by Dave P. Fisher
Was it chance, or destiny, that brought ten men together in the wild country of west Texas? Two brothers from Virginia, one wore blue, one gray; a New York prize fighter and his manager; two young cattlemen returning to claim the inheritance they were denied, and the two friends who came to back them; a Confederate sharpshooter, and a Mexican ex-bandito. All looking for a new start. All wearing [...]
 
Book: Under Gaslight by Michelle Wareham
It is 1918. The Great War is coming to an end, and Mary is holding hope her husband, Eli, a soldier, is still alive, although he has not written for three months. Worse still, Eli's army pay has vanished, and Mary's family is barely living on the breadline. At home, in a poverty stricken workers' town in the industrial North of England, there is Mary's mother Beatrix, who will never speak his [...]
 
Book: The Intolerant by Spencer Bailey
Roberto Zevallos has everything, good looks, charm, a sculptured physique, a profitable restaurant in La Molina and enough Money to enjoy all of life's luxuries. He also harbours a very dark secret, a secret that not only threatens his own moral high standing in society, but the integrity of all who come into contact with him. Sylvia Jimenez, despite her stunning beauty and unexpected green eyes, [...]
 
Book: CONJUROR - Living the Tale by Allen Pollens
(Updated edition with all 85 images in color.) In Mexico's Yucatan, Ancient Mayan Village Secrets will Change Storytelling Forever. Freelance writer Maureen Connor's journey to find a teller of stories, as in ancient times, puts her on the path of kidnapping thieves. She also comes upon, The Conjuror, who relates tales in which listeners live in the stories. Maureen brings the remarkable [...]
 
Book: A Sharecropper Christmas by Carlene Havel
What kind of Christmas will her children have? The Great Depression left the Shoemaker family hungry and homeless. Their - desperate prayers are finally answered when Henry Shoemaker finds work as a - sharecropper. Alice makes the best of the hard times without complaint, though she dreams of giving her little family a special Christmas.
 
Book: LYDIA CRAWFORD - DEATH BEFORE DYING by Jane Elton
College dropout Lydia Crawford prided herself on rising above the miserable life her tormenting father and neurotic mother created for her. Attractive, winsome, intelligent, and supported for more than thirty years by a string of lovers, Lydia finds herself on a collision course with the reality of poverty and homelessness, and perhaps death
 
Book: In Other Hands - Revised Edition by George Thomas Clark
In search of stimulating stories, George Thomas Clark interviewed prostitutes in Madrid, Mexico City, Havana, and Managua and on many boulevards in the United States, and talked to detectives and rode the rough roads of social workers who deal with human trafficking, which is contemporary slavery, and toured the tattered, handmade shelters of the homeless and also interviewed them on the streets [...]
 
Book: Thicker than Blood by Thea Hartley
When coalminer Davy is seriously injured in a pit accident it makes life very hard for him and his wife Marie. It is 1940 and besides the constraints of rationing, they become poor and I'll. in desperation, Marie takes a job in a local factory, earning money for her family. She meets the charismatic Tony who had been invalided out of the forces. They fall in love and she feels happier than she [...]
 
Book: The Chosen One by Brittany C Carson
This is a non-fiction book about Brittany Carson's life experiences. The Chosen One is a great book to read and learn from. In this book she explains most of her experiences of the ups and downs she has came across in her life. When going through the downs and darkness of life she still managed to get through to see the light at the end of the tunnel. Many things made an attempt to break her [...]
 
Book: Home At Last by Jan Sikes
With empty pockets and a heart full of dreams Luke Stone leaves behind the nightmare of fifteen long years in Leavenworth prison, not giving it a backward glance. Eyes firmly on the future, he boards a Greyhound bus bound for Texas...for freedom...for the one who holds his heart. The unjust conviction no longer matters and revenge haunts him no more. Darlina Flowers, the woman who takes his [...]
 
Book: Circling Carousels by Ashlee North
Synopsis: In a perfect world, the carousel of life should be a beautiful thing. It should turn with beauty and grace in peaceful, joyous revolutions. In reality, sometimes, this is just not the case! Regardless of our reaching for happiness, the ride can still grind on, spin uncontrollably, and leave bruises in its wake. Circling Carousels is such a story. In these pages, you will fall in love [...]
 
Book: Figs, Vines and Roses by Joy M. Lilley
Joy M. Lilley's first novel 'Figs, Vines and Roses' tells a moving tale of love and loss at the turn of the nineteenth century. In 1888 eight-year-old Issy Merryweather has a comfortable family life in Cobnut Hall, Derby. Sharing carefree summers with her brother Clarence, beloved dog Molly and cherished grandma Ella, Issy enjoys the freedom of childhood innocence. But as she comes of age a move [...]
 
Book: Collection: Daisy Hunter Story No. 1 by Marianne Sciucco
Daisy and her family accompany their hardworking father on a trip to collect his wages from a slow-paying customer, and encounter surprising consequences. A poignant coming of age story that captures the fallout in a collision of classes. Winner of Tom Howard/John H. Reid Short Story Contest 2007, Honorable Mention
 
Book: Degenerates by Neil Ostroff
Remember to breathe while reading, and keep repeating, it's only a book, it's only a book! A cold-blooded psychopath with gruesome tastes for twisted pleasures is out there. Undeniably genius, this psychopath kills anywhere at any time with seeming randomness. Police officer Aaron Miller receives the shock of his career when the mayor unwittingly assigns him the case. A chance encounter leads him [...]
 
Book: Stop Surviving and LIVE! - How I Changed My Poverty Mindset to Control My Future by Miko Marsh
You're not a mediocre person, so don't live as if you are. If you're tired of spinning your wheels or feeling like you're just "here," it's time for a major change! Miko Marsh's "Stop Surviving and LIVE!" is helping people to transform their lives. Journey with the author as she walks you through the process she used to transition from poverty to provision mentally, emotionally, and financially. [...]
 
Book: It Takes A Fool - A Tough Lesson Learned On Bullying by Sasha Dreams
Life couldn't be sweeter for ten year old Sasha... Sasha lives the good life and is the darling of her fifth grade class. Suddenly, her father loses his job, sending Sasha and the rest of her family into a downward spiral filled with drugs, disappointment, and disaster. To cope, Sasha empowers herself by bullying her best friend whose kindness and empathy only enrage her more. Sasha's struggle [...]
 
Book: Logistics of A Criminal by A. Alico
Trapped in a Brazilian slum, Alico wants more than his humble, hard-working parents can provide. Surrounded by poverty on every side, the young man sees only one escape membership in the Favela Kid, a local gang led by the charismatic Endo. Endo has everything Alico could desire money, food, fine possessions, and women. Alico idolizes the gang leader, not knowing his hero will betray him when he [...]
 
Book: The Art of Seeing Soul - How to Live Your Life with the Achingly Beautiful Grace of Now by Heather Fraser
This is a book about transcendence, the kind that comes from being able to see with soul in each moment, situation, or encounter and the achingly beautiful grace that comes from doing so. This will bring you peace. The kind that has you remaining in the moment while you are walking through the soul fires of your life, not away from them. This will bring you creativity, vitality, and abundance. [...]
 
Book: Million Dollar Question by Ellie Campbell
'Another engrossing read from the author that had me hooked right till the end!' NJKinny's World of Books and Stuff What can rock your world faster than winning or losing a king's ransom overnight? Just as a huge financial scandal throws New Yorker, Olivia Wheeler, from wealth and success to bankruptcy and shame, struggling impoverished single-mother Rosie Dixon wins an unexpected million pounds. [...]
 
Book: Edge of Nowhere by B.J. Myrick and Hazel Hart
A short story collection of dark fiction, Lock the door and journey into fear as Two women move into their dream home and discover the house is inhabited by a demonic angel In the EDGE OF NOWHERE. An obsessed young man commits DEADLY SINS when he plots to kill a beautiful woman. A college professor of mythology fears her twin is dating a werewolf in CRY WOLF. A man's desre to escape poverty [...]
 
Book: Vagabonds - The Sequel to Farewell - A Story of Life on the Streets by A. Pseudonym
A year later. What happened on the streets after Mikey's death? An over-zealous council tries to restructure homeless services to prevent rough sleeping in order to prevent deaths, but their efforts makes things worse. Some of the homeless move away to another town, but are faced with severe weather conditions and floods as well as illness. A mysterious man arrives at Sanctuary, with a mission, [...]
 
Book: Gifts of the Peramangk by Dean Mayes
In 1950s Australia, during the height of the divisive White Australia Policy, Virginia, a young Aboriginal girl is taken from her home and put to work on an isolated and harsh outback station. Her only solace: the violin, taught to her secretly by the kind-hearted wife of the abusive station owner. However, Virginia's prodigious musical gift cannot save her from years of hardship and [...]
 


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