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Black Not Blind
By Bryant K. Smith
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 21,500. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Have you ever gotten mad to the point that you thought about killing the source of your aggravation? Are you familiar with the notion of being called an "angry Black man?" Have you ever had a desire to stand up in a crowded room (perhaps at school or work) and yelling, "I see what you are trying to do, I am Black not blind!" This book chronicles what it is like to be a Black man in the new south.
God Has Smiled on Me: A Tribute to a Black Father Who Stayed and a Tribute to All Black Fathers Who Stay
By Daniel Whyte III
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,700. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2010 by Torch Legacy Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood
Daniel Whyte III's father, Rev. Daniel White, Jr., was not a perfect man, but he loved his family dearly. And even though there were many problems in the family, Rev. White did what so many black fathers today do not do—he stayed with his family through thick and thin. This book is a tribute to him—a father who stayed.
Mahendra Lal Bose, The Great Philanthropist
By Sandip Mitra
Price: Free! Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
The article depicts the life and activities of one of the great personalities of the Bengal-Renaissance during the Nineteenth Century.
Catwalk Supermodel
By Keith Hoare
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 97,730. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2010 by Ragged Cover Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Catwalk Supermodel is special. A non fiction book that follows the early life of a supermodel. Written as a story, it is both moving and fascinating, as this young girl climbs the ladder to what she perceives is success, but many of us know, success often comes at a cost
True Life - The Soldier who Served Under Three Flags
By Brian Comerford
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Clem Ryan, from Ireland, served in the Armed Forces of Ireland, Britain and the United States.He visited Hiroshima six months after the Atom Bomb. He provides a chilling first person account of that visit. He volunteered for service in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star for Meritorious Service. This is his story.
El Rufián Ambulante
By Karlheinz Paulsen
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: Spanish. Published: January 19, 2011 by I.M.D. Publicación C.A.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
La serie “La isla de los fracasados” narra de forma amena biografías breves (en parte ficticias) de emigrantes europeos que han encontrado en la Isla Margarita del Caribe un hogar y que tienen una imagen algo dudosa. En “El Rufián Ambulante”, se cuenta la vida de uno de esos personajes fracasados, cuya propensión al fraude tiene un matiz casi cómico, o al menos grotesco.
Is Your Father Black ?
By Joseph Baraba
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,640. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
At the age of seven Joey loses his father,his mother is young and is left with five small chidren. Two years later his mother meets a man and falls in love. Joey could never understand why people would give strange looks to him and his step-father until he finds out he's black. This is the struggle and heartaches of a family in the 1950's Brooklyn, New York living as a bi-racial family.
Change of Heart: A Black Man A White Woman A Heart Transplant, and A True Love Story
By Mitchell Fink
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,900. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011 by Open Books Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Robert Dunn experienced hatred and bigotry as part of a black family moving into Queens. At the same time, Dorothy Moore was abandoned by her Irish-Catholic parents. Their stories became one when heart surgeon Dr. Mehmet Oz implanted Moore’s heart into Dunn. The prior events, and the terror Dunn walked through upon realizing his life was saved by a white woman led to his true "change of heart".
The Strizzi
By Karlheinz Paulsen
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 7,040. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011 by I.M.D. Publicación C.A.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
The series “The Island of the Marooned” offers entertaining, partially fictitious biographical portraits of European expats that have found a refuge on the Caribbean Island of Margarita where some have come to enjoy a rather dubious reputation. “The Strizzi” lampoons the fraudulent character traits of this marooned, whose acts of felony are sometimes grotesquely humorous.
Der Strizzi
By Karlheinz Paulsen
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 5,650. Language: German. Published: January 19, 2011 by I.M.D. Publicación C.A.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Die Reihe „Die Insel der Gestrandeten“ erzählt in unterhaltsamer Weise (teilw. fiktive) Kurzbiographien europäischer Auswanderer, die auf der karibischen Insel Margarita eine Heimat gefunden und zu zweifelhaftem Ansehen gelangt sind. „Der Strizzi“ beschreibt einen Gestrandeten, dessen betrügerischer Charakter auf eine seltsame Art nahezu komisch wirkt, zumindest jedoch grotesk.
Can Anything Good Come From Englewood
By Hannah Faye
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,190. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
William Estese is a young man who grew up on the streets of Englewood, a well-known dangerous area in Chicago, Illinois. During the 90's, 88 people were killed in this area within a period of only four months. In John 1:46 Nathaniel asks Phillip of Jesus: "Can there any good thing come out of Nazareth?" In this true biography we shall see if anything good can from Englewood.
The Gordons of Tallahassee
By Sarah Weathersby
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,320. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
In the summer of 1955, our mother, Georgia recalled the details of the story I had heard all of my life. She was recuperating from a mastectomy, and I was trying to rearrange the pieces of my life. The continuous conversation under the ash tree on West Street, about Mama and all the kin folks was therapy for both of us.
The Devil's Waiting Room
By berry burgess
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,160. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
The Devil's Waiting Room is biographical journey through my eyes as a 10 year old boy centred around the summer of 1969 in the fishing port of North Shields on the banks of the River Tyne. Racism was still very strong and open and had an iron grip on the town during perpetual time for change. Outside we ran. At home we persevered. And late at night, I would hear my father cry...
All About Redheads: (Do Redheads Have Souls?)
By Sean Mosley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,300. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
We’ve all heard that blondes are dumb, brunettes are smart and dependable, and that curly-haired women are unhinged, but of all the hair stereotypes out there, no one suffers more injustice than redheads do.
Naughty Boys: Ten Rogues of Oxford
By Rob Walters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,380. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Love them or hate them, rogues mesmerise us. From Bill Clinton, ex-president, to Howard Marks, ex-drug smuggler, this book describes the exploits of the ten top Oxford rogues. All of them have lived and studied in the city and all have had exciting lives: some were womanisers, others big drinkers, most were great fun.
Confusion turned to Chaos
By Grace Gardener
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,490. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / school age
"Confusion turned to Chaos is a great book. The writing is superb. It comes with its own soundtrack. It's going to make a wonderful movie." - George Lucas
Cliff Notes: Fight 50 of 300
By Cliff Brotherton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
My life in excerpts is how these stories will unfold. They are the bits and pieces that defined me, the highlights of a life, moving from one fight to the next and meeting each with certainty and perseverance. An unwavering spirit to rise above the life my environment had laid out for me.
Cliff Notes: Fights Like A Girl
By Cliff Brotherton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
My life in excerpts is how these stories will unfold. They are the bits and pieces that defined me, the highlights of a life, moving from one fight to the next and meeting each with certainty and perseverance. An unwavering spirit to rise above the life my environment had laid out for me.
John Kirby and His Orchestra - A Forward Step in The Development of Jazz
By Alan Williams
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,670. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Big Band & Swing
John Kirby is a jazz icon and a forgotten legend. However, between 1937 and 1942 his orchestra had no equals. Notable accomplishments: gained instant superstardom recording a swing version of the Scottish ballad Loch Lomond in 1937; the first jazz band to sponsored their own radio show on CBS "Flow Gently Sweet Rhythm" in 1940, They were affectionately called - The Biggest Little Band in America.
When Chalk Is More Valuable Than Gold
By Steve Kenny
Price: Free! Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
The inspiring true story of how Frederick Douglass learned to read and write, in his own words.