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The Pine Bluff Project
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,480. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1957, racial tension in the state capital at a fever pitch over the integration of Central High, a deformed despot and his gang of fervent segregationists terrorize blacks in Pine Bluff, AR into swearing allegiance to "separate but equal." When the mob begins bullying even white passive supporters of integration, citizens of both races put aside longstanding prejudices to unite for revenge.
Fearless Freedom
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,230. Language: American English. Published: August 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
Eleven-year-old Bernice Givens learns about courage and fear when she becomes a freedom fighter in the civil rights movement that her hero, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., leads in her hometown of Birmingham, Alabama, during the historic spring and summer of 1963.
Quick Guide: Black Like Me
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Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 9 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 13. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,780. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The protagonist and the narrator of the book, John Howard Griffin, is a middle aged white man. He lives in Mansfield, Texas in 1959.
Railroad to the Moon
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,290. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Runaway slave Elijah has been living with the Laird family on a small farm in Maine. The family grieves their soldier son, Billy, who had exacted a promise from Elijah to take his place, to be a big brother to ten-year-old Jamie. Now, Jamie’s ability to heal hinges on his attachment to Elijah. Weaving historical realities into a work of fiction, this is a tale of friendship, loyalty, and love.
Kenyas neue Hoffnung
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Series: Kenyas Geschichte, six. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 227,760. Language: German. Published: June 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Das sechste Buch der großen kenyanischen Familien-Saga, erzählt vor dem Hintergrund wahrer geschichtlicher Begebenheiten. Sein 89. Geburtstag steht vor der Tür und er stellt bei einem Rückblick auf sein Leben fest, wie wenig sich im Land, der Republic Kenya, verändert hat.
Feuer über Kenya
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Series: Kenyas Geschichte, four. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 218,890. Language: German. Published: June 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Das vierte Buch der großen kenyanischen Familien-Saga, erzählt vor dem Hintergrund wahrer geschichtlicher Begebenheiten. Sein Enkel Erik hat zwei Kinder und William sieht 2007 seinem 84. Geburtstag entgegen. Nun erlebt er Diskriminierung am eigenen Leib, den Zerfall seiner Familie, und wie das Land, das seine Heimat geworden ist, im Rahmen der politischen Wirren zusammenbricht.
Diskriminierung der Farbe
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Series: Kenyas Geschichte, three. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 225,310. Language: German. Published: May 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Drittes Buch der Kenya-Saga Williams Enkel Erik arbeitet für den Kenya Wildlife Service. In diesem Umfeld wird die Geschichte der Ärztin Ariane Niebert erzählt, die voller hochgesteckter Ziele und bepackt mit einem Kopf voller Träume für ein Jahr in das Land kommt, um zu helfen.
Ergreifende Wildnis
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Series: Kenyas Geschichte, two. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 230,390. Language: German. Published: May 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
In diesem zweiten Buch der Saga kommt 1969 sein Sohn James aus England zurück zur Farm seines Vaters. Nur das Wiedersehen endet mit einem großen Streit und William erkennt, welchen großen Fehler er in der Vergangenheit gemacht hat. Das ist noch nicht alles Unangenehme. James teilt ihm mit, dass er eine Safarifirma mit seinen beiden farbigen Freunden gründen möchte
Kenya Gold oder Talmi
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Series: Kenyas Geschichte, five. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 224,650. Language: German. Published: May 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Das fünfte Buch der großen kenyanischen Familien-Saga, erzählt vor dem Hintergrund wahrer geschichtlicher Begebenheiten. Es entführt den Leser auf den afrikanischen Kontinent, mit all seinen verschiedenen Facetten, der Tierwelt, aber auch den Problemen.
Weisse Haut - Schwarze Haut
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Series: Kenyas Geschichte, one. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 228,100. Language: German. Published: May 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Es ist die erfundene Lebensgeschichte von drei Generationen weißer Siedler in Kenia, erzählt vor dem Hintergrund wahrer geschichtlicher Begebenheiten. William Shrimes kommt 1939, als fünfzehnjähriger Junge, in die Kronkolonie Kenia. Den Kopf voller Illusionen und Pläne.
Standing in the Shadows of War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,200. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
After having relocated to California in the early 1970’s and living there for over forty years, the memories created from family and events made writing "Standing in the Shadows of War" a pleasure for Cedric. Most of the people in the book are family members, friends, and Soldiers that he served with during 20+ years in the Army, including the ’90–‘91 Gulf War.
Simple Justice
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,470. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
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Lester Garret and his son, Roger, are rapists. Their victims, the women of 1930s Reed's Crossing. Their money, and a Sheriff bought with that money, prevent any justice for these women. Lester and Roger stalk their victims one after the other until with the latest, young Lydia, the women of the town confront Roger and seek justice on their own.
Voodoo Dreams: A Novel of Marie Laveau
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,760. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
New Orleans in the mid-nineteenth century: a city pulsing with an undercurrent of secret power. The source of this power is the voodoo religion, and its queen is Marie Laveau, the notorious voodooienne, worshipped and feared by blacks and whites alike. A mesmerizing combination of history, oral tradition, and storytelling, Voodoo Dreams reimagines the woman behind an enduring American legend.
Cherry Blossoms and The Delta Cotton - written by Jimi Massey and Marty Denton
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Price: Free! Words: 360. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
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this poem is about the Japanese American internment camp in Rhower, Arkansas during WWII. It is about the innocense of youth that helps the healing bridge of differing opinion.
The Woman with the Diamond Heart
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,950. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
Discover the side of Jamaica you've never seen before... The son of a white plantation owner befriends a slave girl, an ex-slave struggles with the challenges of emancipation, a poor girl from the country has to fight off the sexual advances of her employer, ... This is the fascinating story of the woman with the diamond heart - Jamaica, land of love.
Sold into Slavery: The Middle Passage, The Story of Adaku Part II
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,130. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Part 2 on the Middle Passage in the series Sold into Slavery, The Story of Adaku promises an inspiring journey that dwells on friendship and love, of hardships and terror, of betrayals and loyalties, all forged amidst the roar of slavery on the harsh Atlantic seas.
A True Mulatto Face
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Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
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Trouble brews when it's discovered the King of England's betrothed is of black African descent.
Nowhere To Run
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,690. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Exum,a free Black man who owns a town in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, longed for a Black woman and sends Solomon Hawk, the only man he can trust with his money and the mission. "..I'll go," Cassie Lee volunteers, and snatches the promise of freedom for the stranger's hand. Not knowing where she is going or what she'll find..., but her freedom. And the adventure begins!
The Man from Conant Gardens
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You set the price! Words: 70,660. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
“First of all, there are fifty-eight slaves on this plantation who are lighter than some of the whites in this room. These so-called ‘passers’ will be hated for being too ‘white’, or ridiculed by their own by not accepting their black partition. They can mingle among us or be stoned by us as well. When slavery ends, what do we do with these passers?” said Benjamin Godly in 1848 before the war.
Ready Reference Treatise: Beloved
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Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 70 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 91. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“Beloved” by the Nobel Prize winning American writer Toni Morrison was first published in 1987. The story is set during and after the Civil War in America, between 1861 and 1865. An African-American slave, Margaret Garner, is the source of inspiration for the story.