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Literature Companion: A Lesson Before Dying
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 96 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 281. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 9,460. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The story of the novel is set ten years before the Civil Rights Movement began. It is set in the year 1948. The African-Americans had to face a lot of problems during this period but they had their own successes as well, but the dramatic events of the Civil Rights Movement overshadowed all that.
I am just Jes — One Man’s Journey from Slave to Freedman
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,660. Language: American English. Published: August 7, 2014 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Slavers took him from his African home when he was just four years old. He and a group of adults were loaded onto a ship and herded into the hold. They would be sold as slaves once they reached their destination. Now, 14 years later, he is just Jes.
Ready Reference Treatise: Disgrace
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Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 113 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 267. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The story very descriptively deals with the country’s changing scenario. There is a third person narrator, David Lurie, whose narration dominates the major part of the story.
A View from the Bench
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,230. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Proglen. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A View from the Bench by Philip Small. This is a fascinating tale about a young boy mercilessly whipped by his teacher then later ordered to stand on the bench for the rest of the school term.
Literature Help: Weep Not, Child
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 70 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 248. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,060. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The book has been specifically written to describe the Mau Mau Uprising in Africa. The novel also describes how an entire people had to face the astonishing dispossession of their ancestral land.
At the Request of James Dougle (Round Hill Justice)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,680. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
A Black Man is accused of murder in 1884 Arkansas. He requests to be crucified instead of hanged.
Standing on the Promises, Book Three: The Last Mile of the Way (Revised & Expanded)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,750. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014 by Zarahemla Books. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Book three of the Standing on the Promises trilogy about black LDS pioneers.
Standing on the Promises, Book Two: Bound for Canaan (Revised & Expanded)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,490. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014 by Zarahemla Books. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Book two of the Standing on the Promises trilogy about black LDS pioneers.
Standing on the Promises, Book One: One More River to Cross (Revised & Expanded)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,500. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014 by Zarahemla Books. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Book one of the Standing on the Promises trilogy about black LDS pioneers.
Arriva
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » General
Dream for western life
Crime i never knew about
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Criminal mind
god of thunder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
The gods and the God
Honor Never Fades
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Price: Free! Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
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1966 - The Vietnam War seems to be landing in the living rooms of America. Christopher comes home from school to tell his family of his decision--to enlist in the U.S. Army. This story tells of how one family had to adjust to the decision, and deal with the consequences of war. Story included in a larger book entitled The Creek: Where Stories of the Past Come Alive
Past The Shadows
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Series: The Decision, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
In the previous story, Path To Distant Dreams, Lily was faced with a tough decision sure to change her life, as well as that of her friend, Margot. In Past The Shadows, discover whether Lily made the choice to help herself, help a friend, or even if she had the chance to make a choice at all.
The Wind Sculpture
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Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
It is the hottest day in the summer of 1965 in Jackson, Mississippi. The March on Washington and the words of Martin Luther King JR ring loud and clear in the town, yet crowds have congregated around the town square with only hatred on their minds. One boy remains rooted by the town centre determined to honour the memory of his father, undeterred by the swelling crowd determined to silence him.
Isolation (Life Prison: Mercy's Prisoner #4)
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Series: Life Prison. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
A prisoner's life takes an unexpected turn when he learns he may be able to play a role in changing the harsh conditions at Mercy Life Prison. To do so will mean risking what remains of his life, as well as turning away from the only life he has known. What reward can he hope to receive in exchange for such a sacrifice?
Left by the Side of the Road: Characters without a Novel
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Series: The Civil War in South Carolina's Low Country, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,670. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Left by the Side of the Road is a collection of short historical fiction. The characters are real people whose stories provide interesting sidelights on the main narratives of my other books. All take place in 1862, primarily in the coastal islands of South Carolina. They feature Union and Confederate soldiers, plantation slaves, missionaries and teachers, cotton agents, spies, and profiteers.
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.
Standing in the Shadows of War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,200. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
After having relocated to California in the early 1970’s and living there for over forty years, the memories created from family and events made writing "Standing in the Shadows of War" a pleasure for Cedric. Most of the people in the book are family members, friends, and Soldiers that he served with during 20+ years in the Army, including the ’90–‘91 Gulf War.
Cherry Blossoms and The Delta Cotton - written by Jimi Massey and Marty Denton
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Price: Free! Words: 360. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
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this poem is about the Japanese American internment camp in Rhower, Arkansas during WWII. It is about the innocense of youth that helps the healing bridge of differing opinion.