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Mahendra Lal Bose, The Great Philanthropist
Price: Free! Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Categories: 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.
Black Not Blind
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 21,500. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,700. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2010 by Torch Legacy Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
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.
When Chalk Is More Valuable Than Gold
Price: Free! Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
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The inspiring true story of how Frederick Douglass learned to read and write, in his own words.
Change of Heart: A Black Man A White Woman A Heart Transplant, and A True Love Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,900. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011 by Open Books Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
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".
I Didn't Know Biomedical Engineering Was an Option
Price: Free! Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
This book gives one woman's perspective, from personal experience, on the lack of minority group representation in the STEM fields.
El Rufián Ambulante
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: Spanish. Published: January 19, 2011 by I.M.D. Publicación C.A.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
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.
Catwalk Supermodel
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 97,730. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2010 by Ragged Cover Publishing. Categories: 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
Is Your Father Black ?
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 35,640. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2009. Categories: 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.
In Black In White
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 104,880. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Woody... young, black, from hardcore Harlem Park of the sixties, plucked from his community and educated in a New England prep school...creating the man he was to become from the fertile soil of both worlds.
True Life - The Soldier who Served Under Three Flags
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
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.
The Strizzi
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 7,040. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011 by I.M.D. Publicación C.A.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
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
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 5,650. Language: German. Published: January 19, 2011 by I.M.D. Publicación C.A.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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.
The Gordons of Tallahassee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,320. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2010. Categories: 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.
Great Indian
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,760. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Gandhiji was very simple even in his childhood. He never fought with anyone and did not life to play much. He used to climb trees and admire nature. One day he was sitting on the branch of a tree. His elder brother came near him and pulled his legs down.
Against Heavy Odds
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,030. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Against Heavy Odds is the story of how little guy Eddie Swanson ended up becoming a world champion power lifter. This “little guy makes it big” tale will make you an Eddie Swanson fan and have you cheering for all the things he stands for in life.
Naughty Boys: Ten Rogues of Oxford
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,380. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » History » Biography
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.
Mother Teresa (A Brief Biography)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Mother Teresa was able to start an open air school and established a home for the destitute who were dying unattended in the city. For this, she was able to convince the city authorities to donate her dilapidated building.
John Kirby and His Orchestra - A Forward Step in The Development of Jazz
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,670. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Big Band & Swing, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
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.
Two Drinks At A Night's Waltz
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: Simple English. Published: October 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
"The afternoon hadn't started like this."

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