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Book: Where Children Run - A true child abuse story (Pischke Twins Book 1) by Karen Emilson
For fans of Spilled Milk and A Child Called "It" comes an unforgettable story of survival and a powerful testament to the strength and adaptability of the human spirit. Twins David and Dennis Pischke's lives change forever when their father dies, and a man damaged by the war arrives at their farm near the isolated town of Moosehorn, Manitoba. Boleslaw Domko quickly works his way into their lives [...]
 
Book: An Immigrant's Tale - From Freedom to Slavery in the 21st. Century by Deborah Peters
An Immigrant's Tale took about 3 years to complete. I began writing it because I was angry at the system. It took her 23 years to finally become eligible to receive her green card. She had lost her mother during those years and was unable to return home to bury her. This is a tale of a young woman who gallantly left her country for a better life but instead was burdened and oppressed by her [...]
 
Book: The Avocado Tree - An Immigrant's Journey by Roxanne Catherine Mapp
The Avocado Tree: An Immigrant's Journey is about an immigrant who came to America with her two young daughters for a better life. It is a full color book of art, poetry and photography creatively used to inspire people to want to excel despite challenging experiences. The idea for this book came from the deep need to motivate immigrants to be proud of their cultural heritage. To have the courage [...]
 
Book: HENRY - A Polish Swimmer's True Story of Friendship from Auschwitz to America by Katrina Shawver
When Katrina Shawver met the eighty-five year old Henry Zguda, he possessed an exceptional memory, a surprising cache of original documents and photos, and a knack for meeting the right people at the right time. Couched in the interview style of Tuesdays with Morrie , Henry relates in his own voice a life as a champion swimmer, interrupted by three years imprisoned in Auschwitz and Buchenwald as [...]
 
Book: Hymie and the Angel by Norman Beim
"Hymie and the Angel" is both a memoir and a fantasy, a visit with relatives long since gone. I selected a picture of my father for the cover. I've set the Greek legend of Alcestis in Newark, New Jersey in the 1930s. This book features both suspense and love. The book is also a picture of an immigrant family, a group of people from an old country struggling and adapting to a new life, clinging to [...]
 
Book: The Lion of Kabul by Mustafa Oktem
"There are things in life I've learned I cannot change: I am an orphan. I grew up in poverty, poverty of the most wretched kind. I shall never forget the fear, the deprivation, the sense of hopelessness. At a young age, I witnessed the horrors of this world; etched in my memory are gruesome, macabre images, images that I cannot erase. For as long as I live, they will always be there that I know." [...]
 
Book: The Immigrants' Daughter - A Private Battle to Earn the Right to Self-actualization by Mary Terzian
In her award-winning book the author captures the universal immigrant experience through her personal memories. The scene is set in Cairo in the 1940's. She is a member of a tightly knit Armenian family living in an expatriate community of genocide survivors, or escapees, like her parents, from Turkey, during and after World War I. Peaceful life, joy with younger brother's arrival and happy [...]
 
Book: The Mares of Lenin Park by Agustin Martinez
Winner of Prize Americana, The Mares of Lenin Park is the story of Uli, a fourteen-year-old Cuban boy, who struggles to reconcile his deceased father's heroic past with his mother Graciela's new marriage. Finding it more and more difficult to live in the economic times of Cuba following the fall of the Soviet Union, Uli learns that the Revolutionaries are closer than expected - dealing drugs to [...]
 
Book: Rosa No-Name by Roger E. Bruner
Can a young Mexican woman forgive the villagers who rejected her years earlier and help them find a better way to live...and to survive? Sixteen-year-old orphan Rosa No-Name has grown up in the remote Mexican village of Santa Maria, where the villagers resentfully meet only her most basic physical needs. Unwilling to offer love or guidance, they not only refuse to answer Rosa's questions about [...]
 
Book: The Red Manor by Rene Natan
Lucio Maria de'Vigentini, Lord of the Red Manor, is loaded with years, money, memories and regrets the ancient curse cast upon his family weighing heavily on his soul. He lost his son, Rick, at sea and his wife left him, taking Rick's twin, Chris Sandcroft, to Canada. Lucio, lonely and ailing, is tortured by the prophesy predicting the extinction of the Red Manor and its occupants at the turn of [...]
 
Book: A Kiss And A Cappuccino by Molly Gambiza
What went wrong when it seemed so right? Hannah is a confident young woman who is not afraid to follow her heart even if it means upsetting her parents by going out with Jacob a man her parents don't approval of. They want her to marry their next door neighbour Alastair, a penny pinching individual who likes to count pennies at the checkout supermarkets, keeping other customers waiting and what's [...]
 
Book: A Tale of Survival - From War Ravaged Europe to the Promise of America by Thomas Kando
Tom Kando is born at the epicenter of the world's greatest war. In Hungary, his family survives the holocaust, the nazi and soviet occupations, the bombs, the genocide, and starvation. They escape from Budapest to Paris, living in abject poverty as war refugees. The boy roams the streets, subways and slums, encountering violence and dangerous people. Tom and his family keep moving, gypsy-like, [...]
 
Book: Coming to Astoria - An Immigrants Tale by Omar Kiam
Why do children growing up together in the same household turn out so completely different? How can a child raised in a family of twelve be so lonely? Coming to Astoria takes the reader on a journey of self-discovery which is humorous, entertaining, and educational. This is a fascinating human interest story filled with poignant memories about growing up alone in a large family.
 
Book: Swept into Destiny by Catherine Ulrich Brakefield
Forced to call each other enemies, can their love survive? Maggie Gatlan may be a Southern belle on the outside, but inside she's a rebel. Then she meets the handsome, strong Irish immigrant Ben McConnell who captures her heart. Ben is enchanted by Maggie's beauty and fiery spirit, but for him the South she so dearly loves represents the injustice and deprivation he left behind in Ireland. As the [...]
 
Book: A Twisted Rainbow by Roger E. Bruner
A Twisted Rainbow is a quirky, whimsical, and moving Christian coming-of-age novel about two young men who rebel against their Christian upbringing to pursue the American Dream. Joel, a Preacher's Kid plagued by guilt about almost everything wrong he's ever done, is afraid God will call him into the ministry. His best friend, Roberto, resents Christianity because of the way the church that [...]
 
Book: Politically Homeless - A Five-year Odyssey across Three Continents by Mary Terzian
In this memoir, Terzian's aspirations to attend college meet parents' refusal, flaring her yearnings even more. Consequently she quits her home in Cairo to work with the United Nations (Un) World Health Organization in Alexandria. Five years later she accepts a Un assignment in Congo, where civil war is rampant. She endures the rigors of expatriation, meanwhile saving funds for her college [...]
 
Book: With Love, The Argentina Family - Memories of Tango and Kugel; Mate with Knishes by Mirta Ines Trupp
With Love, The Argentina Family ~ Memories of Tango and Kugel; Mate with Knishes is an inspirational account of a young, immigrant girl. With a mother that never stops crying about The Argentina Family and a father who procures employment with an international airline, her life is divided in between her adopted country and her native land.Dramas and delights abound with a long distance, whirlwind [...]
 
Book: Echoes of Clara Avenue by Edward Farber
Take a stroll along an old, decaying, city neighborhood with its now-empty, silent hulks and imagine the people who lived there through the years. That is precisely what author Edward Farber does in his new collection of short stories, Echoes of Clara Avenue. In the collection are stories that appeared previously in literary magazines, an indication that these are not stories by a novice but by a [...]
 
Book: Zemsta by Victoria Brown
What Drives Good People to Do Something Bad? As terrible revelations come to light, four people join together to commit an unspeakable act... When a member of the privileged upper class frames a Polish immigrant for a socialite's murder in 1920s Akron, the heart-pounding events that follow lead to a stunning and unexpected conclusion. This gripping tale of bigotry and class distinctions includes [...]
 
Book: Simple Truth by Carol Bodensteiner
It's the perfect job. Angela's ticket up the career ladder. Until she suspects her new client of exploiting immigrant workers. As Angela immerses herself in the company and the town, she is faced with challenges similar to the company's immigrant workers. How will she navigate a new system and succeed in the face of obstacles and injustices she doesn't understand? Forced to confront her own [...]
 
Book: The Night I Danced with Rommel - Unbroken Bonds - Hilde's Story by Elisabeth Marrion
'May I have this dance, Hilde' asked Field Marshal Rommel, opening the Grande Ball held in his honour. Did this dance save the life of Hilde's Polish friends? Hilde had come a long way since her dream of becoming a singer was shattered when her father made arrangements for her to work as a housekeeper in Berlin at the tender age of fourteen. Hilde's life is thrown into turmoil in Berlin during [...]
 
Book: The Accidental Anarchist - From the Diaries of Jacob Marateck by Bryna Kranzler
What kind of man needs to be sentenced to death more than once to learn his lesson that standing up for his principles did not pay in pre-Russian Revolution Russia? My grandfather, Jacob Marateck: that's who. He was sentenced to death three times, and exiled to Siberia, for defending his Jewish heritage and trying to overthrow the Czar, among other things. Despite poverty, starvation, and the [...]
 
Book: The Journey by Christina Berta
Set in Brussels, Belgium, The Journey tells the story of ten people from all walks of life, each with their own problems. A single event unites them and forces them to think about their predicaments. Faced with the choice of maintaining the status quo or recounting their innermost thoughts for everyone to scrutinize, what will they decide to do? The characters include a Turkish snack bar owner [...]
 
Book: Butterfly Tears by Zoë S. Roy
Butterfly Tears is a collection of fifteen pieces of short fiction that depict the experiences of Chinese immigrant women facing the challenges of life in a new country. The stories are set in different parts of China, Canada, and to a lesser extent in the United States and examine Chinese women's cross-cultural experiences in North America as well as women's issues and political discrimination [...]
 
Book: Euphonics For Writers - Professional Techniques for Fiction Authors (Writer's Craft Book 15) by Rayne Hall
Learn how to touch your readers' subconscious with subtle tricks. Certain sounds have certain effects on the psyche. By using words which include those sounds, you influence how the reader feels. Euphonic techniques are popular in poetry, but seldom used in prose. This guide shows how you can apply them to make your prose fiction sparkle. For the purpose of this book, I define euphonics as the [...]
 
Book: Hinterland by Neil Carstairs
Hinterland - somewhere between life and the afterlife, where lost souls, demons and abandoned gods roam. Why is Harry Kellen seeing visions of his daughter, dead these past twenty years? Why is Sean Regan haunted by a man made of mud and clay? And what will an old immigrant man gain by giving his granddaughter in tribute to an abandoned God? Out in the streets of London darkness is coming; ready [...]
 
Book: Dreadnought (Carver & Banan Book 1) by Keith Pye
In late 1904, Lieutenant Philip Carver RN returns to a vibrant and confident Edwardian England from a fascinating diplomatic posting in Japan. He's depressed because his next assignment is to be a spit-and-polish tour of duty with the Royal Navy's immaculate Mediterranean Fleet. But the First Lord of the Admiralty, "Jackie" Fisher, has other ideas. He is about to pitch Carver and his American [...]
 
Book: The Pull of The Tide by Malachi Jones
1936 - Mallory is the captain of a tramp ship. Up to his eyes in hock he takes his ship 'Aspatria' anywhere he can to make a quick buck. Crewed by reprobates like Macpherson the homicidal Gorbals bosun, Auntie Joan the transvestite third engineer and "Fingers" Nestorowicz the digit-deprived Polish cook in carpet slippers, the ship oil slicks its way around the salubrious coasts of the world, [...]
 
Book: My Life Sentences - A True Story by Elisha Chirchir
After being born to a family of 14 and losing 5 siblings - for reasons he himself did not understand, Elisha learned to take things as they came his way. From the darkest corners of East Africa (Kenya) to the electrified streets of the United States, he shares his vivid description of life as he transitioned from a young uneducated boy to an adult facing the challenges as a non-immigrant! From [...]
 
Book: Bushwhacked! by David Belisle
It's the slap-leather summer of 1876. Sardinian immigrant Giovanni Sacchettini is on the run -- smack dab into the American old west. Historical fiction has only so many bullets and barbed wire, but Gio manages to find them all in chance encounters with Wyatt Earp, General Custer and the rest of the High Noon lineup. Will Sacchettini come of age, get the girl and lend his name to more than [...]
 


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