Books tagged: african american book

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Doll Rafferty
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Originally from Chicago Doll Rafferty came to prominence in Milwaukee as a pupil of former fight great Joe Gans. He was also trained by former lightweight champion Pinkey Williams. Doll's best punch was a right and he ascended the lightweight ladder for a time, before peaking around 1947. My book looks at his fights, family, untimely death and contains a detailed list of his opponents & fights.
Poetry, Soul Food and Me
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,070. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Soul Food
Is a wonderful book of inspirational poems and very old soul food recipes that is not easily found in soul food restaurants today, such as old fashioned head cheese, crackling bread, tea cakes and bourbon nut cake, banana pudding. The book gives a brief history of the author's reflection on growing up in rural Mississippi and the personal effect the civil rights movement had on her life.