Books tagged: racial tension

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Cocoa Almond Darling
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,850. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Young, white Milly runs away from her sexless husband. She thinks she knows about lust and love. Desperate for a job, she finds work with a married black man. Slowly and steadily, he seduces her. Illicit love entangles them both in a triangle of jealousy for the rest of their lives. Now a grandmother, Milly tells us all, remembering, slowly and steadily, taking her time while breaking your heart.
Red Clay and Roses
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,390. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A fictionalized true story of life in the Deep South during the time of Jim Crow Law, and before Roe vs. Wade. Women were supposed to keep quiet and serve, abortion was illegal, adoption difficult, and racism rampant. The discovery of an old ledger opens a window into the dynamics of the 1950s-60s, when the world was beginning to change.
Confusion Turned To Chaos
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Price: Free! Words: 46,010. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit
Confusion turned to Chaos had to be self published because, publishers told Grace, they were not willing to publish a book that tackles the subject of racism in high school, since none exists. It's about the struggles of High School in 1968, the year Madelyn West turns sixteen. George Lucas said, "Confusion turned to Chaos is a great book and will make a wonderful movie"
First Day of School: An "Internet Kill Switch" Micro-Novel
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Price: Free! Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Two kids struggle to fit in on their first day of school. Rick, African-American, is a transplant from Philadelphia to rural Texas; he says what he thinks, and it gets him in trouble. Tony is a shy, awkward wallflower who is constantly picked on. This unlikely pair learn hard lessons about life, and what true friendship is.
Sixteen Vs, Book Four, The Young Adult Years
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Series: Sixteen Vs, Book 4. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 225,150. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Chaos and unusual circumstances reign in Victor's life during the late '60s. At this last home location, he struggles in unique life lessons, surprising school events, and backfired plans. Tragedy in romance, a puzzling marriage start, and the military draft round out his trials. As Victor comes of age, he navigates through different types of challenges. Some successfully, and others, not so well.