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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...
Doorways to Significance: Finding Peace, Power, Passion
By Pat Holland Conner
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,770. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
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It's never too late to change the brokenness.
The Sudden Death Of Michael Jackson: The Coroner's Report and Other Medical Facts About The Causes Of
By Andrew Dolan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,600. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
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.
As The Waffle Burns
By Jay M Horne
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 15,430. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A line cook at Waffle House recounts his encounters with the colorful locale and shares shocking stories and hilarious pictures from customers and co-workers landing him jobless when the corporate office gets wind of it but on top of sales charts across the nation in the publishing community.
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.
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.
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.
Sitting On The Gatepost: The Story Of Zora Neale Hurston
By Waln Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
This biography of Zora Neale Hurston examines her childhood of poverty, abandonment and racial discrimination. After her mother died, Zora was sent off to a boarding school. When her father would not pay her expenses, Zora had to drop out of the school. Despite many struggles, Zora rose above her difficult childhood to be one of America's greatest African-American writers and folklorists.
Satchmo: The Story of Louis Armstrong
By Waln Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
This biography examines Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong's life, including his dropping out of school and firing a gun in public, which resulted in spending 18 months in a juvenile detention home for African-American youth, where the young Louis joined the Waifs' Home Colored Band and learned to play the coronet. Satchmo rose above his troubled childhood to become America's Ambassador of Jazz.
Still I Rise: The Story of Maya Angelou
By Waln Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
Maya Angelou grew up experiencing discrimination and segregation. At the young age of eight, her mother's boyfriend raped Maya. At 16, she had a son. Maya turned to prostitution to support her son and to drugs to hide her shame. When she became involved in the Civil Rights Movement with Reverend Martin Luther King, she turned her life around and rose above her humble and troubled beginnings.
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
EEOC: The Real Deal - Do They Really Support Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act?
By Phillip M. Duse Sr.
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 188,720. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2010 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
The public will learn the “Real Deal” about the EEOC. This book explains why the vast majority of Title VII citizen complaints, as proven by statistical results alone, reflect a reality that complaints referred to the EEOC seldom receive the justice presumed available under the act. The public has an undeniable right to the truth!
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.
Inside Out: Book One
By Rae McCall
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,160. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
True short stories from Denver’s first Black Female Undercover Vice and Narcotics Detective. Rae started in 1973 and quickly achieved detective status.On loan to the FBI, CBI, DEA and other metro police depts. Due to political corruption, resigned the department in 1979 and moved to Georgia. Names have been changed, and parts have been added to make it steamy!
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.
Journey of Hope, Memoirs of a Mexican Girl
By Rosalina Rosay
Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 40,680. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2010 by Claude Rosay. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Journey of Hope, Memoirs of a Mexican Girl is the autobiography of a Mexican girl who immigrates illegally to Los Angeles, California in the 1970's. Rosalina recounts her early childhood memories in a small town surrounded by farms in the state of Guanajuato, Mexico. Follow along the journey taken by one Mexican girl whose love for learning and appreciation for America will touch your heart.
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.
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.