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A Family Gathering
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 153,330. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
Pulitzer Prize Nominee 2007 It was 1974....the South. She was 12; he was 16. She was the daughter of a poor black, south Baptist minister. He was a son of the state's wealthiest white family. What happened on a day in May ended her first life. His was unaffected until 14 years of her painful exile; a vicious murder; a display of arrogance and power; an unexpected visitor, and ‘A Family Gathering.
Jamestown Odyssey: America's Unspoken Legacy of Multi-Racial Families From Its Founders
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,420. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Jamestown Odyssey is a ground breaking book on race and family in America. It chronicles the author's journey researching his family's Southern history. When he discovers that he has ancestors and distant cousins in both the black and Native communities, he has to come to terms with his, and American society's, hidden racial prejudices. Many Americans, if they have the courage, will find the same.
The Death of the Immortals
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 117,090. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
One race was wiped out and the rulers of another are facing certain extinction− until the experiments. Zooric is now paying the price of the experiment that went terribly wrong. To survive he must escape. It is then he discovers the Tifoosas, a race at war with themselves.
Freedom's Comet - Signs
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,630. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Freedom’s Comet is a coming-of-age trilogy of historical fiction set during the Civil War. Although its spine is based on the daily dairies written by LeRoy Wiley Gresham of Macon, Georgia, the story is told through the eyes of LeRoy’s personal slave and valet, Bill Gresham.
Linked
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 43,840. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by Demarche. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Linked is a teen novel about two boys who were begging for help and unable to cope in a world filled with overwhelming family problems. One was black and the other was white and now they had switched!
The White Aborigine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,860. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013 by MoshPit Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
In the way life imitates art, Gerry Walshe's life began in a way similar to that of Steve Martin's character Navin R. Johnson in the movie 'The Jerk'. Gerry Walshe spent his early years living as an Australian Aborigine. As the illegitimate son of a Roman Catholic woman, he was given away to a tribal Aboriginal woman at the age of four months. This is his story - an Australian story.
Black, White, Other: Biracial Americans Talk About Race and Identity
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 146,200. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
In this 20th anniversary edition of the landmark "Black, White, Other" (Morrow, Quill), journalist Lise Funderburg explores the lives of 46 adult children of black/white unions. Her subjects' unflinching honesty, humor, and deep feeling result in a stunning—and enduring—portrait of race in America. New foreword by novelist Mat Johnson and links to updated commentary from original participants.
Shades of Brown
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,930. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
“Mom, have you ever noticed that black people aren't really black and white people aren't really white? Have you ever noticed that people are really brown, many different shades of brown? I think the world would be better off if more people saw brown shades, instead of black and white."Jaylene Johnson’s profound observation is about to change her young life in many unexpected ways.