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Ready Reference Treatise: Sounder
Series: Ready Reference Treatises ยท Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,160. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
The characterization is quite unique in the story because ‘Sounder’ is the name of a dog, and Sounder is the only character name that has been used in the book by the author. Several other characters in the book are referred to by their relationships or their roles that they have in the present story.
Disposable People: Inspired by true events
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 108,420. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American, Fiction » African American fiction » General
Disposable People tells the story of a young boy's journey out of a deeply superstitious, highly sexual, poor, and violent village in rural Jamaica. Kenneth Lovelace's story begins in the late 1970s when Jamaica's socialist regime had crippled the economy and plunged his family into even deeper poverty. Kenneth, now in his 40s, relives all the shocking details of his escape from his hateful past.