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"Native Son" Summarized and Analyzed
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Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,510. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“Native Son” by Richard Wright was first published in 1940. It was originally the title of Nelson Algren’s first novel, “Somebody in Boots.” The story of that novel was based on a piece of doggerel about the first Texan.
Kingpin Wifeys Season 2, Part 1: A Dollar Before Sunset
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,190. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
Season 2 of Kingpin Wifeys is back with more twist than ever before! This Season has it all - new love, new drama and new characters who will test the loyalties of the Wifeys. Starr continues to mourn the loss of Trey, but will a new love interest lead to more heartbreak? Is she really ready to move on? Jada, too, finds herself alone as Shamari goes to jail but she is determined to get him out.
Daddy Dearest
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,060. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014 by K Elliott. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
After Carl "Hammer" Bobbit was sentenced to fifteen years in prison, he became obsessed with his daughter, Cataya.Through his best friend, Ron, he controls every aspect of her life. He regulates where she goes, what she watches on T.V and who she hangs with. He knows that Cataya hates him, but his fatherly instincts won't allow him to lighten up, or confess to his guilt.
Fate's Destiny
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,440. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
A man with no faith; a woman with a callous view of the world; a boy who desperately needs to be loved. Each of them—Winston, Ann, and Sheldon—must face a challenge. They must dig deep within themselves to face their greatest fears as they stand trial for the sins of humanity. No courtroom, no jury, and only one chance to get it right. If only they knew they were on trial to begin with…
Overcoming the Odds: From War on the Streets in Louisiana to War on Terrorism in Iraq, How I Successfully Overcame the Odds
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,860. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
(5.00 from 1 review)
"Overcoming the Odds" details the miraculous account of a boy who became more than anyone ever thought possible. From the rough streets of Louisiana to the war on terrorism in Iraq, the book realistically portrays the remarkable tale of dedication, discipline, determination that it took Dr. Antonio Webb to rise above his austere beginnings to achieve his goal of becoming a physician and surgeon.
Belly of the Beast
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
A short story written from prison
FatherHoodlum: Chronicles of a Prison Dad
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,510. Language: American English. Published: November 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
FatherHoodlum brings the reader through a journey down the corridors of street life and then uplifts the reader with restored hope and faith in one man's determination and commitment to overcome his past and become a positive and outstanding role model and guide for his son. This story has a spirit that the reader can feel. This story transcends the literal environment and setting into a connect
Raggedy Ann
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,810. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Annie Mitchell was born behind a dumpster, the offspring of a crack head mother and a small time pimp. She was left to die on a cold December night, but God--or the devil--had other plans for her.
The Once and Future Thug
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Price: Free! Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Short story about a teen and how he became the leader of his gang.
Almost Doesn't Count
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,600. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Doris refuses to allow the hard work that she has done in turning a young man's life around go to waste. With fierce determination, Doris assumes the responsibility for ensuring that Lorenzo’s infant son, Zelman, does not succumb to the pressures of urban life. Doris becomes adamant that giving up is no longer an option and almost doesn’t count.
Why I Started Smokin' Cigarettes (or what happened th' night Daddy went to Hooter's to git some chicken wings)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Shaniqua Jones smokes like the proverbial smokestack, and was asked by a friend when and why she began smoking. This is her explanation.
Kingpin Wifeys Part 8: Finale for Season 1
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,320. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
KingPin Wifeys Part 8: The Finale for Season One will take your breath away. The women, Lani, Starr and Jada are back and facing their biggest challenges of the season. All hell will break loose as the women fight to hold on to the people and things they love. There will be love found and love lost. For Lani will she finally put Black behind her and start anew with Shakur? Will Starr and Trey ever
Kingpin Wifeys Part 7: Who Do You Love?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,990. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
The action picks up right where we left off and many questions remain! The beef with Black and Mike continues and Black is on a mission to get it all back - his son and his money! Things could turn deadly and Mike will have to make a hard choice - family or money. Which will he choose? Shamari now has a completely new face and a mission to remain free. But he needs money and he needs it fast!
Literature Companion: Monster
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 101 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 286. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 10,230. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
It is said that Dean Myers had a very troubled young age. Even as a young man, he struggled with his speech and it hindered him from expressing himself openly and completely.
SALAAM AMERICA! by Dr. C. Drago
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,190. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
In America, the young passionately loved wealth, honor and power. Money is power for Richie. Martial arts are the only goal of life for Rambo. Floating in her dream world, Roma thought only of romance. Uncle Monk preached non-involvement.
A Mother's Touch
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,920. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Based on a true story: Behind every smile is a story. Behind every lie is the truth. I have experienced everything that a woman could possibly experience yet I survived it all.
Country Roads. The Internal Life of a Mannish Rascal
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Price: $9.75 USD. Words: 79,540. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014 by Editions Dedicaces. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Country Roads is the story of an adventurous Black boy in the rural American South of the Nineteen Forties.
Achilla The Strong
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,870. Language: American English. Published: August 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When Achilla Johnson finally meets her estranged father, Brendan Johnson, everything changes; especially her. Achilla The Strong is the first novel of The Nephilim Chronicles written by G. Miller. It is a story about a father's dedication, a daughter's trust, and their will to fight for each other with all of their grit and determination.
Affiliated
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,150. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014 by Cosby Media Productions. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
14 year-old Tajalik Stokes is a member of the 17th Street Serpents, a murderous gang in Chicago. After losing his brother to gang violence, Tajalik becomes defiant and violent in his own right.
Keep Your Friends Close (A Makaveli’s Prince Novella)
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Series: Makaveli's Prince, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,740. Language: American English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
After parting ways with his crew, who want him to do one last job, and falling for his girlfriend’s sister, Cameron Hicks is in for a difficult summer.