Books tagged: segregation

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Philadelphia Mercy
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 80,480. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2009. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
As heavyweight Spots Spotswood struggles to float his sinking career, cope with wartime privation and keep the draft board at bay, he must guide Chicken Johnson, his young ward, through the complex racial divide of America during WW2. Spots must do battle with Felix Staffieri, Philly's lethal white-haired man, speaking in the blue collar idiom of men and women who labor and love at ground level.
People Who Changed History
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 14,790. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy
Biographies of people of consequence who did unusual activities that changed world history or added to human knowledge. This book is ever expanding:Barack Obama,Benazir Bhutto,Elvis Presley,Harriet Tubman,Indias Gandhi,Karl Marx,Mikhail Gorvbachev,Muhammad Osma Bin Laden, Reverend Jim Jones,Terry Fox,Winston Churchill and others.Revealing facts:World War 2,segregation, mind control,and much more.
The All Nations Team
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Series: The All Nations Team. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 103,160. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The All Nations Team tells the story of the first fully integrated, "post-racial" baseball team, very loosely based on an actual team that played in the years before World War I. Haunted by the ghost of their white, former head coach, George must hold the All Nations together, or he'll miss his chance to reunite with his estranged family. If he doesn't score this final run, he loses everything.
Great Architecture and The Grand Hotels
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,140. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2010 by Frank Touby. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Master Storyteller Bruce Bell captures the glories and downfalls, tragedies and comedies, as a bawdy city carved by slaves, freemen and women from thick hardwood forest on Lake Ontario emerges to become the most multicultural city on earth. This first in a series of 5 History of Toronto books is inspired by his acclaimed columns in The Bulletin, Toronto's famed Downtown community newspaper.
An Enlightening Lie About the Lucidity of Bees
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,270. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
Crofton Eer, a member of a militaristic society set in a canyon that knows only war, seeks an escape from the troubled canyon in which he lives, guided by the embodiment of the lone star that is visible from the canyon depths. His escape takes him on a journey in which he discovers that there are a great many more stars (gods) in the sky, which leads to a search for truth in the valley of life.
Liongold
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,590. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Liongold is a vivid chronicle of the life of a troubled white surburban family in Johannesburg during South Africa's pivotal years of apartheid. The story is told against the background of race relations governed by harsh laws - a society in which gross injustice appears normal.
A Miracle in Shreveport
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Series: The All Nations Team. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,660. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
"We were lucky to make it out of Shreveport alive on that early spring day in 1917." A story of the first truly integrated baseball team, decades before Jackie Robinson, set during the early years of World War I. Magic, miracles, and more... Part of the historical baseball novel, The All Nations Team (also an ebook).
Parson Campbell's Breakthrough
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,110. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
Parson Campbell's Breakthrough will encourage all who labor in the night, unsure of what the dawn may bring, as Parson Campbell did in his small Virginia community in the turbulent 1950's. It revisits the tensions and occasional triumphs in America in that era, not to be forgotten in this era when a black man can aspire to be President.
Crossing the Camp
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Series: The Wannoshay Cycle. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Two priests, one young and one old, stand at the gates to the detainment camp where the alien Wannoshay have been rounded up and contained. On this day, they will learn valuable lessons not only from each other, but from the aliens themselves. "Crossing the Camp" was first published at Strange Horizons and was reprinted in the SF novel "The Wannoshay Cycle" (also an ebook).
Willie – The Man, the Myth and the Era, Texas Roots/California Dreams
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,760. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
Willie – The Man, the Myth and the Era is the historical and biographical account of California’s Willie Brown and the era in which he served in the legislature.