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A Brownstone In Brooklyn
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Series: J. E. Thompson Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,660. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
A Brownstone In Brooklyn chronicles the life-altering events that shape the future of Andy Michael Pilgrim, a young man growing up in the turbulent sixties.
The Legacy of Roosevelt Clay
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
This is a tale of how a black man in the deep south of the 1950's and 60's became the biggest landowner in all of the region. Or so they say...
Chronicles of a Nappi Head
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,450. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
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Chronicles of a Nappi Head is a collection of tales that will excite the spirit, it may reveal times and places that you have never experienced, or it may simply bring back memories of past occurrences that have been in the back of your mind.
Paris in April
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 44,790. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011 by John McClure. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Canada's greatest military disaster gave rise to Canada's greatest love affair. A biracial romance during the second world war, centered around Canadian participation in the Battle of Dieppe , the largest military disaster in Canadian history, an Essex County white boy, Aiken Day, and one great looking black gal, Paris Chase.
Just a Season
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 156,190. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
It’s been said, there are no words that have not been spoken and there are no stories that have never been told but there are some that you will never forget – until now. Just a Season is a luminous story into the life of a man who, in the midst of pain and loss, journeys back in time to reexamine all the richness of his life.
Liza Jane No-Name
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013 by House of Lit. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Placed in the time of the Civil War, this literary short story carries us through darkness into light, as a young black girl finds her power and liberation in an unexpected place.
The Pull Of Freedom
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,540. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Even in bondage the people freshly arrived from Africa considered themselves free. Led by Nanny and Cudjoe the slaves escaped the Simmonds’ plantation and went in different directions to forge their destiny in the new country called Jamaica.
The Battle for Bougainville part 1
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 40. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
This is an illustrated movie-style comic book. It is a world war 2 fictional account about American minority Army battalions getting sent to the Solomon Islands in the Southwest Pacific to help out in the struggle to defeat The Imperial Japanese Army.
The Collected Stories, Volume 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,790. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012 by Black Bay Books. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
These are all stories of race. Written between 1917 and 1947, they are the author's attempts to describe the racial situation in the South in the early part of the 20th Century. Like her award-winning novel, "The Other Room," the stories are sensitive, original, and important.
Freedom Rides to Sweet Magnolia: Eyes on the Prize - Why I Got on The Bus
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
"Freedom Rides to Sweet Magnolia: Eyes on the Prize - Why I Got on The Bus" is a book of poetry that pays tribute to the men and women -black as well as white, young as well as old-who organized bus rides to the South and boarded those buses despite the mob violence that awaited them to protest and put an end to discriminatory practices in the U.S.A.
It Hides In Darkness
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Price: $3.89 USD. Words: 13,030. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013 by Creative Print Publishing Ltd. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Cassie is a slave on a southern cotton plantation. Her hard life is made worse by the slave overseer attempting to rape her, and her lover, Ulyee, being brutally killed for trying to save her. The answers and the help she thinks she wants may be found deep in the swamps. But at what cost?
Quick Guide: Black Like Me
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Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 9 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 13. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,780. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The protagonist and the narrator of the book, John Howard Griffin, is a middle aged white man. He lives in Mansfield, Texas in 1959.
A Time Of Essence
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,250. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Atrocity, deception, bravery, commitment... all combine in the small southern town of Glendylan, awaiting Thomas MacLachlan. His colleague has been murdered, and he's come to find out why. Thomas discovers an abiding darkness of intimidation, violence, and continuing vestiges of slave days thought long gone.
Snake Walkers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,320. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
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Snake Walkers tells of the first black reporter at a southern newspaper, who traumatized as a child after witnessing a tragic event in the 1950s, attempts to solve the mysterious abandonment of a small town and the disappearance of fourteen townspeople while seeking his own salvation.
The Truth about It All
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 880. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
Ever wanted to know the (whole) truth about it all?
The Man from Conant Gardens
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You set the price! Words: 70,660. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
“First of all, there are fifty-eight slaves on this plantation who are lighter than some of the whites in this room. These so-called ‘passers’ will be hated for being too ‘white’, or ridiculed by their own by not accepting their black partition. They can mingle among us or be stoned by us as well. When slavery ends, what do we do with these passers?” said Benjamin Godly in 1848 before the war.
Running and Dancing
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,610. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011 by Red Phoenix Books. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
Two African American girls grow into teenagers at the turn of the 20th century. The older girl's sister fled the U.S. to find fame and fortune in another country. She left behind a daughter, and the two girls each experience different coming of age adventures, according to their temperaments. Bertine, eldest of the pair, is a runner, like her sister. But Alma enjoys the dance of life where she is.
Butterfly Season
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,660. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
BUTTERFLY SEASON takes Lila Dean to the edge of madness and back as she learns to deal with tremendous loss and overwhelming fear in order to protect her daughter Olivia, whose extraordinary gift not only seals her destiny, but changes the lives of the people of Freedom, Texas forever.
Shadows of St. Louis
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,710. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
It’s 1917 in East St. Louis, Illinois. The wealthy Goodwin family and their children have been living with a dangerous secret. Suddenly, their 16 year old Negro maid Emma Lynn starts asking questions no one wants to answer. Where did she come from? Where are her parents? Why does she look like a darker version of the Goodwin daughter?
Blackbird Rising: A Novel of the American Spirit
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,520. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011 by Full Court Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
At the dawn of the 20th Century, the first city lit by electricity-Buffalo, New York-hosts a dazzling World's Fair. Unknown to organizers, the bold grandsons of a runaway slave plan to conquer the sky during a fateful presidential visit. They intend to show the world that nothing is more powerful than mankind's oldest dreams-flight and freedom.