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Right Hand to the Champ:13 Lessons that Changed My Life
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,160. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Right Hand to the Champ is the highly anticipated memoir chronicling twelve years Tasha Robinson-White spent working for the iconic boxing champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. As she became the CEO of Mayweather Music and the President of the Floyd Mayweather Jr. Foundation, her life and career were forever changed by the complicated working environment she was a part of.
Tales of an All-Night Town
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,310. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
The riveting story of the charismatic James Bollinger, law enforcer and desperado, who was shot to death in 1973 on the main street of Brooklyn, Illinois, the oldest all-black town in America, “Tales…” is also an electrifying, documentary-style portrayal of Seventies street life that has been compared to “The Executioner’s Song,” “In Cold Blood,” “The Friends of Eddie Coyle,” and “The Wire.”
Political Chemistry: Margaret Thatcher and Dorothy Hodgkin
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Price: $3.48 USD. Words: 25,830. Language: British English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A fascinating set of fiction from fact conversations between two extraordinary women. Margaret Thatcher is known to all. Dorothy Hodgkin should be: she is Britain's only female scientific Nobel Prize winner, a reward for her groundbreaking work in determining the structure of penicillin and vitamin B12. Dorothy, a woman of the left, was Margaret's tutor at Oxford university where this book is set.
Armchair Theatre
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,870. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Having survived the trauma of acrimonious divorces and travelling the world opening bank accounts,Joe and Helen decide it’s time to put down some roots. For logistical reasons the South of Spain is their preferred option and for a while life is good. The economy is booming and money freely available. Come 9/11 however they are forced to sell their apartment and again become embroiled in bad things
Naughty Boys: Ten Rogues of Oxford
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,380. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Love them or hate them, rogues mesmerise us. From Bill Clinton, ex-president, to Howard Marks, ex-drug smuggler, this book describes the exploits of the ten top Oxford rogues. All of them have lived and studied in the city and all have had exciting lives: some were womanisers, others big drinkers, most were great fun.
The Heart of a Hero
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 41,160. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
How do you keep going forward when hope and a miracle are nowhere in sight? From the dust and rubble of Ground Zero on 9/11, Clarence Singleton takes readers on a harrowing emotional journey to hope and starting over. From the jungles of Vietnam, where he was awarded a Purple Heart, to the ash of that unspeakable day in our history, from a hard-scrabble childhood, to a new marriage and the promise
The Room: A Memoir of Youth, Football and a Win-or-Die Coach
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,720. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013 by One Monkey Books. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
A high school football player’s memoir of rebellion against a “winning” coach who encouraged brutality and bullying and ignored concussions and other serious injuries to his players. An engaging, candid, often grim, often wry account of growing up in Pittsburgh’s African-American community in the 1950’s and early 60’s. This book should be read by young athletes, their coaches and their mentors.
Finally Reid: The Extraordinary Testimonies of an Ordinary Woman
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,470. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013 by WheelMan Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Finally Reid: The Extraordinary Testimonies of an Ordinary Woman is the life journey of a little girl from the poor and rural hills of the island of Jamaica, chronicling her struggles with epilepsy as a young girl, as a student with Attention Deficit Disorder; as a child who was ashamed of her mother’s occupation...
Reginald F. Lewis Before TLC Beatrice: The Young Man Before The Billion-Dollar Empire
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,610. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Following the 1987 leveraged buyout of Beatrice Foods, Reginald F. Lewis was solidly positioned as CEO of a billion dollar conglomerate and a major player on Wall Street. Still in his forties, with a personal fortune that placed him on the Forbes 400 list, this pioneering African American businessman had achieved unimaginable success without benefit of inherited wealth or family connections.
Prisons to Presidents
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,590. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
HOW A CONVICTED FELON WHO WAS WRITTEN OFF BY FAMILY AND FRIENDS ROSE TO THE HIGHER ECHELONS OF POWER AND WEALTH AND STEPS ON HOW ANYONE CAN CLIMB THE PYRAMID TO SUCCESS THROUGH SELF ACTUALIZATION.
25 + Years Combating Ruses
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,600. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
This book “Phil Duse 25 + Years Combating Ruses” captures the essence of Government “running amuck” to pursue “Mental Masturbations” against a law abider for the pure sake of: we do it because we can—and you can’t do any thing about it!
The Boy Who Learned to Read
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Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 25,590. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Born into a family of nomads in northern Somalia, Mohamud Ege’s life changed forever at five years old when his father was killed by a snake. Thanks to the foresight of a wise uncle, he was sent to school, where he discovered a love of learning. Forty years on, after many adventures and trials, he is a doctor in the UK.
The Highest Peak
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,280. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Miracles or Coincidences A powerful and captivating memoir of a woman’s determination to push past the obstacles that should have defeated her.
Living Beneath the Radar; A Nine Year Journey Around the World
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,920. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This is the story of a young man who had a desire to travel and see the world. This nine-year journey gave him the opportunity to see our planet with different cultures and religions. The experience changed how he sees the world forever. Journey with the author and see what the world was like from 1970 to 1979.
Change of Heart: A Black Man A White Woman A Heart Transplant, and A True Love Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,900. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011 by Open Books Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Robert Dunn experienced hatred and bigotry as part of a black family moving into Queens. At the same time, Dorothy Moore was abandoned by her Irish-Catholic parents. Their stories became one when heart surgeon Dr. Mehmet Oz implanted Moore’s heart into Dunn. The prior events, and the terror Dunn walked through upon realizing his life was saved by a white woman led to his true "change of heart".
Who am I Really?
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Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 36,950. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Taken away from her father aged 7, Anna Rosenburg spent the next 12 years in a children's home. All because a nosey neighbour thought her father was incapable of looking after her. She was desperately unhappy and started to rebel against the strict regime. Her misery was compounded by confusion over her own identity. What did her black skin mean?
In Black In White
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 104,880. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Woody... young, black, from hardcore Harlem Park of the sixties, plucked from his community and educated in a New England prep school...creating the man he was to become from the fertile soil of both worlds.
While I Run This Race
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,080. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
A memoir by Pocahontas Gertler This African-Native American woman, born in the deep South during the Depression era, chronicles her courageous journey into the 21st Century. This is her story of persistence and triumph, of loss and struggle, of love and transcendence. It will heal, inspire, encourage and touch deep places in your heart.
The Devil's Waiting Room
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,160. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
The Devil's Waiting Room is biographical journey through my eyes as a 10 year old boy centred around the summer of 1969 in the fishing port of North Shields on the banks of the River Tyne. Racism was still very strong and open and had an iron grip on the town during perpetual time for change. Outside we ran. At home we persevered. And late at night, I would hear my father cry...
Doorways to Significance: Finding Peace, Power, Passion
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,770. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
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It's never too late to change the brokenness.