Books tagged: poverty struggle

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The Peasant
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,900. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Struggle of a poor, old peasant against poverty and humiliation. After death of his bullocks he had no money to buy a new pair of bullocks to till his paddy field. He knew that if he cannot grow paddy during the rainy season then his family will starve but he was tired running from one person to another seeking help. At last he tied the shaft on his neck and tried to plough the field.......
Brazilwood
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,090. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
From the time she was young, Ana Cartena’s mother warned her to stay away from wolves. Ana, however, sought the comfort and safety wolves provide. Ana followed her mother’s orders after she had her son, but became tired of the struggles; struggles that turned her hands knotted and gnarled like the Brazilwood trees. When the demon Exú came into her life, Ana would have to pay.
In Melancholia
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
Childhood is sometimes marred by violence, pain, and abuse but revisiting those once familiar streets can be healing. Vincent Moore's In Melancholia explores the darker side of childhood lived inside the cracks of poverty and abuse and yet it is not without hope. The candle shines brighter and the songs are sweeter as a young boy stands poised at the edge of manhood.
The Kid in Purple Pants: Structured Approaches to Educating Underprivileged Students
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Price: $16.00 USD. Words: 43,330. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012 by Gordon Burgett. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Behavioral management
The Kid in Purple Pants: Structured Approaches to Educating Underprivileged Students, by Patrick Anderson, is a best methods book that is immediately applicable for any teacher, principal, superintendent, or board member. It tells what it takes to meet the needs of those underprivileged students who either never reach their full potential or simply vanish in today's U.S. educational system.
Addiction to Poverty - The Tragedy, the Hope and the Change, Part 1: The Tragedy
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,760. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Money & monetary policy
From the Books for Change Series. We may not admit it, but most people are addicted to some kind of poverty, and this situation is tragic. The amount of struggling, pain, fear, misunderstanding and poor creativity in making money is extraordinary nowadays. The only path to recovery from this epidemic begins with recognizing this is an addiction and from this realization is borne hope and change.
Behind the Curtains
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,660. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
A novel about romance, family, and overcoming personal struggles, Behind the Curtains tells the story of a humble boy born on a small Caribbean island who suffered from abject poverty and was abandoned by his parents at an early age. Marked by the negative experiences of his childhood, he did all he could to overcome his past and follow the path to success. Based on a true story.
Off the Edge
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,850. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
15-year-old maid, Emily, abused by the aristocracy and falsely accused of theft, is transported in 1787 as a 'convict' to new colony, Australia. She struggles to survive amongst thieves and prostitutes, but her bravery and resilience in the face of male brutality shine through. Royal Marine, Jimmy declares his love for her, but Emily, aware of her inferior status, faces a dilemma in accepting it.