Books tagged: slum

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The Ghetto Survival Guide for Blacks and Latinos
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 47,050. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2009 by XTC Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Get in... Get Out.. Keep it moving! Useful hints tips an advice that somehow has gotten lost while we have been chasing a dream not our own! Written for the Black and Latin urban dweller... However good advice is good advice for any race!
Winter Hunt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,330. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
In a bleak winter. a young girl and a cashiered army officer are sought by a fearsome criminal gang. The author, a historian, takes readers into sordid inns, dank prisons, workhouses and squalid tenements and introduces them to the many colourful characters who people this adventure tale: law-breakers and law-makers, quack doctors, actors and that coolest of killers, the monstrous Teddy Kellett.
The Open Gate of Mercy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,660. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
As the Parish Priest for the Catholic community living beside Bangkok’s main slaughterhouse and founder of the Human Development Foundation - Mercy Centre, Father Joe has been walking arm in arm with his brothers, sisters, aunties, uncles, grannies, and children in the city’s slums for over 40 years.
Friendships of Gold
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,900. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Tony lives with the nightmare of what he did as a soldier in Vietnam. It consumes him day and night. He finally returns to Asia and rents a small house in a Bangkok slum where he hopes to live the rest of his life anonymously and in silence. But the people of Soi 4 Community begin to befriend Tony even though he tries hard to resist. Through the persistence of these friends, Tony is slowly dra
The Stone Buddha's Tears
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 28,260. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
S.P. Somtow's novel The Stone Buddha's Tears was inspired by a real-life incident in 1991 in which the city of Bangkok, about to host an international conference, decided to throw up a corrugated iron fence around a slum in order to conceal it from passing delegates. Two boys concoct a team of street kids, taxi drivers and elephant herders in a wild plan to bring down the fence.
Indien Underifrån
Price: Free! Words: 86,070. Language: Swedish. Published: February 23, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Mina upplevelser i västra Indien 2013 och 2014 tillsammans med underprivilegierade människor som försöker förbättra sina levnadsvillkor. Samtal om familjelivets skiftningar. All konversation var på hindi. Jag har haft särskilt nära band med soparkastens folk (bhangi), men även bra kontakt med andra grupper i stad och by, slättbygd och djungelområden. Om utvecklingsarbeten i byar och städer.
Delhi Underifrån
Price: Free! Words: 60,480. Language: Swedish. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology
Mitt sökande efter tankar om välfärden bland Delhis fattiga. Mellan april 2012 och maj 2014. Människor som lever i slumområden och har flyttat till Delhi från landsbygden i andra delstater på grund av fattigdom. De som arbetar med rengöring och de som samlar lump. Antikorruptionskampanjer mot mutor i offentlig förvaltning. Framväxten av AAP, ett nytt parti som stöds av fattigt folk.
Keeping Your Head...
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: British English. Published: September 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Terror is rife in the city’s streets. Fourteen-year-old Flora has been given refuge in a slum cellar, along with her mother and older sister, but it is only a matter of time before they are found. To survive, they are forced to separate, and Flora wonders if they will ever meet again.