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Hear Through My Ears
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 30,630. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Hear Through My Ears is a motivational story of a young woman, Tara, who faces the challenges of growing up "hearing impaired" in a hearing world.
Dying for Dusty
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Price: Free! Words: 10,080. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
Lizbeth lives a “free, feral, unfettered” lifestyle at Popes Creek in Virginia--an oasis where innocence is lost and bad decisions are made, spontaneously, like Lizbeth's marriage to Jayden—a troubled soldier who fears deployment to Iraq. When Jayden returns, more broken than when he left, Lizbeth is drawn to Dusty, the Vietnam vet who offers her wisdom, friendship and support.
Joi Lansing Singer, TV Actress And B-Movie Icon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Joi Lansing died an untimely death in 1972. She was a multi-talented performer signed by MGM in the 1940s. Her curvy figure and facial beauty proved to be hindrances. They restricted her to playing "dumb blondes". Despite the stereotypes she was in steady demand as a singer, nightclub performer, as well as a stage, TV, and movie actress. My E-book focuses on her immense versatility and creativity.
Transgender People - Practical Advice, FAQs and Case Studies
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Price: $4.87 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Human resource management
What is a ‘trans’-friendly workplace? What do we mean by Transgender and Transexual? Transgender People is an excellent introduction to the topic of transgender in the workplace. It delivers clarity with best practice advice, Case studies and FAQs. Essential for all staff - especially those in Management positions and those with responsibility for training, HR, equality and diversity matters.
Homophobe: A Logical Response to an Ignorant Ideology
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,480. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / General
A young graduate student finds herself in an altercation at a coffee shop with a man insisting homosexuality is an unnatural, exclusively human phenomenon. Her intelligence and sense of morality questioned, she sets out to prove him wrong. This work of literary nonfiction is a must read for anyone looking to understand how homosexuality exists as a component of the natural world.
Blackmore's Compendium of Stigma Disorders
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Price: Free! Words: 32,050. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Are you depressed? A wee bit bonkers? Are you sick of all the messed up comments that are forever flying your way from friends, family, and all the rest? Then you need this book! This madcap guide will allow you to diagnose and treat all the insanities that befall normal people whenever they are confronted by mad people. You’ll never feel the same again about being told to “snap out of it”!
No Road Out: Yarrabah Mission
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Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 25,760. Language: Australian English. Published: May 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Yarrabah Mission was a dumping ground for Aboriginal people—especially half-caste children and women—forced from their homes by state police, who were appointed as their protectors. From its establishment in 1892, to its takeover by the Queensland Government in 1960, Yarrabah mission was a place of no return, with no way out and absolute control exercised over every aspect of an inmate's life.
Marvelous Price/Racism
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 89,720. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Civil rights
The days in the life time of Marvelous Price residing in Lincoln, Nebraska-a living symbol for black youths in America. Where the Bill of Rights and U.S.Constitution means absolutely nothing and all basic rights gain in the 60's have retrogressed in 2013, as profiling, impudence, bigotry,lynching, racism and DNA camps for blacks have sky rocketed.Forces Marvelous at 15 yrs.to learn the laws.
Many Untouchable Castes
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Price: Free! Words: 45,560. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
The book is about caste competition in feudal Rajasthan in the mid-20th century. About groups segregated by highcaste Hindus in the Marvar desert region. Castes heavily burdened by ageold customs prescribed by the feudal elite. The behaviour towards ritual untouchables. Attempts to rise in the society by leaving work disdained by others. As narrated by Tan Dan, a villager of the area.
Untouchable Friends
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Price: Free! Words: 34,290. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
In the 1970s Baya and other children in the Rajasthan desert region worked as sweepers at houses, where they were treated as untouchables. Although outsiders kept away from them, they enjoyed each others company, being good friends. Feudal attitudes influenced the life of all the sweeper families. The book also deals with death rites, Ganga water rites, Chandals and the meaning of outcasting.