Books tagged: homelessness

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True Charity - Replacing Flypaper with Freedom
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,550. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness
Is it is possible that in our effort to help the poor, we may in fact be encouraging those conditions responsible for creating their poverty?
Homeland
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Price: Free! Words: 50,100. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The sun is shining brightly over Jerusalem this morning. In the sunrise, I look out from the top of the garrison tower. There is a certain feeling that comes with morning, a feeling of renewal, of hope. But then I look out in the distance and see the tents of the Chaldeans,and my heart falls in my chest. I know that He has protected our people for dozens of generations, but… Will he do so now?
Taking Fog to Nantucket
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 98,870. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is a true life account of a nomad boy who grew up alcoholic, suffered injury and struggled with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and who remained shackled by lack of insight until empowered by love.
Setback Conqueror
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
These poems were written to express the plight of the homeless population in this country. The good news is that homelessness is not intended to be a permanent situation. It is a setback in life that can be temporary or permanent, and depends upon the attitude of each individual. The author spent several years of serving and interacting with persons who fell into this category of existence.
The Tattered Soul
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Price: Free! Words: 260. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
A short poem with a passionate message about a homeless man shivering in the cold. This hungry old man was seen sitting alone in a parking lot on New Year's day, with a few rags for clothes.
The Accidental Sleuth, an Emma Winberry Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,440. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Sixtyish Emma Winberry has a sixth sense and talks to her Guardian Angel. She is living in a posh condo on Chicago's lakefront with her significant other, Nate Sandler. She becomes involved with an anorexic teenager, her abusive uncle and a cadre of homeless folks and their problems. She suspects everything is tied to a murdered inventor. Follow Emma as she unravels a puzzle of danger and deceipt.
Elmore's Accident
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Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
"It was that most loathsome of all things: an uncanny, routine-disrupting inconvenience and anomaly." Elmore had never reckoned on the paranormal or the preternatural. But now that he's had his accident, he is "seeing" certain events in the near future – including his own (although he doesn't know it yet).
Eve's Refusal
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Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
St. Francis knew it, Bobby McGee learned it, and Andrew Thurston meets the realization head on. Eve is a nobody – just a dirty, mentally challenged homeless woman who stands on a street corner in her rags and "prophesies." But she knows exactly what she possesses, what most of those who pity her don't have. "Eve's Refusal" is a Flannery O'Connor-esque short story of approximately 3,400 words.
The Elephant of Surprise
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Series: Russel Middlebrook. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,760. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Book 4 in the Lambda Award-winning Russel Middlebrook Series, about a gay teen and his romance with charismatic by mysterious homeless activist. Geography Club, the first book in this book series, is now a feature film co-starring Scott Bakula and Nikki Blonsky.
Study Guide: Maniac Magee
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Series: Study Guides, Book 112. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Classics
The perfect companion to Jerry Spinelli's, "Maniac Magee," this study guide contains a chapter by chapter analysis of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book. This study guide is an unofficial companion and not endorsed by the