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Finally Reid: The Extraordinary Testimonies of an Ordinary Woman
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,470. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013 by WheelMan Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Finally Reid: The Extraordinary Testimonies of an Ordinary Woman is the life journey of a little girl from the poor and rural hills of the island of Jamaica, chronicling her struggles with epilepsy as a young girl, as a student with Attention Deficit Disorder; as a child who was ashamed of her mother’s occupation...
Against Heavy Odds
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,030. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
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.
Clara Luper: Civil Rights Pioneer
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Though a school teacher by profession and proud of it, Clara Luper courageously began early in her career a life-long battle against racism. She made local and national news in 1958 when she organized a small group of teenagers (including her own children) and led them in a sit-in a drugstore diner which did not serve Black people. They persisted, day after day, and were successful.
Tamales for Sale: The Untold Story of an Immigrant Family
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
The short biography of the struggles a real, undocumented family faced in the United States and the unlikely road they travelled to success.
John Kirby and His Orchestra - A Forward Step in The Development of Jazz
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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.
The Highest Peak
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,280. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Miracles or Coincidences A powerful and captivating memoir of a woman’s determination to push past the obstacles that should have defeated her.
Change of Heart: A Black Man A White Woman A Heart Transplant, and A True Love Story
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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".
True Life - The Soldier who Served Under Three Flags
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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.
All about Muhammad Ali
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Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 206. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,830. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Muhammad Ali (Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr.) is considered to be the greatest of boxer in the world. No other boxer has been able to emulate the examples set by the Great Muhammad Ali.
In Black In White
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Price: Free! Words: 104,880. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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.
When God Made Martin Luther King Jr. Smile: The Man, The Leader, The Dreamer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is all smiles as he watches over us as we celebrate his life and dedication to freedom. Author Raymond Sturgis has put in wonderful words the life work of Dr. King which was inspired by his faith in God. Martin Luther King Jr.
Mahendra Lal Bose, The Great Philanthropist
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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.
Can Anything Good Come From Englewood
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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 Devil's Waiting Room
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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...
El Rufián Ambulante
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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.
Der Strizzi
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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.
The Strizzi
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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.
Catwalk Supermodel
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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
The Gordons of Tallahassee
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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.
God Has Smiled on Me: A Tribute to a Black Father Who Stayed and a Tribute to All Black Fathers Who Stay
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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.