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Study Guide: Black Like Me (A BookCaps Study Guide)
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Series: Study Guides, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The perfect companion to John Howard Griffin's "Black Like Me," 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.
Panorama Beach Mysteries: The Best Devil Money Can Buy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,260. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011 by Tsunami Ridge Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
In 1967 Panorama Beach, is awash with dirty money: Developer money, drug money, vice money, and green Deputy Tommy “Mustang” Sawtell might just be the last untouched lawman in north Florida. But Mustang will be tested as he investigates his first suspicious death, a “floater” found in a pond under the Sky Bucket ride, from which the Deputy believes he fell, jumped – or was thrown.
The Great Flag Flap
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011 by Calumet. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
‘The Great Flag Flap’ describes a nickel-plated bald eagle’s confrontation with the legacy of racism embodied in his high school’s flag. The eagle is a popular student-athlete at Rebel High, and he leverages this popularity to demand the retirement of the shameful symbol. The cloistered community that is home to Rebel High refuses, though, to heed the eagle's admonitions.
The Triptych Papers: Lectures in Post-Colonialism, Creolisation and the Epistemologies of Displacement
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,170. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Post-Colonialism is revealed as "backward looking"; as tending to read its anthropology against the sociology, economics and history of which it escaped in Colonialism. In the Triptych Papers, Morris explores the problem of post-colonialism and argues that there is a value in the situation or anthropology - which is to say the life-world - of the post-colonial which he or she is apt to overlook.
An Essay On What They Call Us
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,050. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Category: Essay » Political
An essay about the illusion of race in America. According to anthropologists, there is only one race – the human race. A “must read” for anyone interested in race relations in America.
Perigee Love
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Price: Free! Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
There is no greater love than a pilot's for her star-ship. During the decades long journey woman and machine had become inextricable entwined. Vigdis survived the crash but the AI did not...
Unanswered Cries
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 122,880. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
The night she was attacked in her Florida home, Karen Gregory let out a scream. More than a dozen neighbors heard her, but none called the police. By the time her body was discovered, the trail was already cold. The detective assigned to solve the murder ran down one blind alley after another, eliminating suspects until finally the evidence led him to the front door of one of his best friends.
The Restless Heart
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Short Story - A young woman's recurring nightmares are the key to a murder case over 1000 miles away and decades ago.
The Domino Effect
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,160. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A humorous and heartfelt story about growing up and growing wise, The Domino Effect is the story of Danny Rorro, a charismatic kid from Queens poisoned by the past.
The Collected Stories, Volume 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,790. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012 by Black Bay Books. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
These are all stories of race. Written between 1917 and 1947, they are the author's attempts to describe the racial situation in the South in the early part of the 20th Century. Like her award-winning novel, "The Other Room," the stories are sensitive, original, and important.