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Looking Back........ by Joan Williams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,490. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Former Jamaican journalist Joan Williams shares transfixing experiences ranging from the dangerous fight against communism to the netherworld when her only son was murdered. She only able found the formula to normalcy, on accepting Hellen Keller’s advice that; “Your success and happiness lie in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.”
Down The Line by Jim Gardner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,790. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Having survived the trauma of acrimonious divorces and travelling the world opening bank accounts,Joe and Helen decide it’s time to put down some roots. For logistical reasons the South of Spain is their preferred option and for a while life is good. The economy is booming and money freely available. Come 9/11 however they are forced to sell their apartment and again become embroiled in bad things
Naughty Boys: Ten Rogues of Oxford by Rob Walters
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.
Finally Reid: The Extraordinary Testimonies of an Ordinary Woman by Marcia Reid
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,470. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013 by WheelMan Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
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...
The Boy Who Learned to Read by Mohamud Ege
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 25,590. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Born into a family of nomads in northern Somalia, Mohamud Ege’s life changed forever at five years old when his father was killed by a snake. Thanks to the foresight of a wise uncle, he was sent to school, where he discovered a love of learning. Forty years on, after many adventures and trials, he is a doctor in the UK.
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: 26,880. 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".
Who am I Really? by Anna Rosenburg
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 36,950. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Taken away from her father aged 7, Anna Rosenburg spent the next 12 years in a children's home. All because a nosey neighbour thought her father was incapable of looking after her. She was desperately unhappy and started to rebel against the strict regime. Her misery was compounded by confusion over her own identity. What did her black skin mean?
The Devil's Waiting Room by berry burgess
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,160. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Categories: 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...
The Sudden Death Of Michael Jackson: The Coroner's Report and Other Medical Facts About The Causes Of by Andrew Dolan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,600. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Michael Jackson had six different drugs in his body, but he need not have died: a common nontoxic neurohormone could have treated the chronic insomnia that led to his drug abuse and ultimate death.
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. 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.
Black Not Blind by Bryant K. Smith
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.
Is Your Father Black ? by Joseph Baraba
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.