Books tagged: bigotry

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The Band Played Dixie: Race and the Liberal Conscience at Ole Miss
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 108,170. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012 by Iconoclassic Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Social history
A penetrating look at the University of Mississippi - ‘Ole Miss’. Nadine Cohodas (author of Spinning Blues Into Gold) covers the institution’s tumultuous racial history, with emphasis on how Ole Miss moved forward from the riot that erupted after James Meredith, the first African-American student, enrolled September 30, 1962. Updated in 2012 for the 50th Anniversary of the integration of Ole Miss.
Human Beings First: A Historical Examination of the Non-Bizarre Delusion of Biological Race
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,930. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
For the past several centuries, countless individuals have been taught to believe that there are different "races" of human beings. Despite the fact that geneticists have proven that human beings only belong to one "race", Homo sapiens sapiens, the belief in race remains steadfast. This book is dedicated to analyzing this phenomenon and the impact that it has had on human society.
What Lies Buried
Price: Free! Words: 97,570. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00)
A story of family secrets and misunderstandings, and the way in which they impact down the generations. Walter Blake's death brings a flood of memories to his two daughters. There is the question of what Walter and his wife buried in the garden. The notion of things being buried is also a metaphor for all kinds of issues including, art fraud, family feuds, and holocaust survival.
Deepwater
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,960. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
(4.00)
Harry, Louise and their illegitimate baby are trapped in the poverty and violence of the Sydney slums where Harry lives by his fists, collecting debts for a bookie, because he's never had the chance to live any other way. When a neighbour, Prue, befriends them opportunity comes out of a violent tragedy but it will be how Harry responds to a threat that will define him as a man.
Falling Stars
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,790. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Falling Stars is a coming of age love story set in a high school on a tough Indian reservation in Arizona in the shadow of the post-war atomic age. The new kid in school, Scout Logan, falls in love with a Native American girl, Rosalie Russell. He tries desperately to win her love, even if it means fighting for his life against a psychopathic rival.
The Land Children
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,600. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Wars start for any number of reasons-domination-greed-jealousy are just a few of them. It is the innocent, the unprotected, the children who suffer the most. In England in 1940, the children of the major cities, ports and coastal areas were sent away for their safety. This is the story of four such children.
Shayna's Shadows
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,110. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
(5.00)
Shayna's arrival at Pierre Elliott Trudeau Junior High School begins well until her Jewishness attracts the wrong kind of attention. Gilbert, a confirmed bully and bigot, together with his friends, seem to be lurking everywhere, and it doesn't look as though they'll ever leave her alone. Shayna struggles to find the courage to confront her tormentors before their hurtful prejudices overwhelm her.
The Way Home
Series: Sweet Passion. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,320. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
A novel in the Sweet Passion series. Class bigotry destroyed the young love of Marlena, a girl from the wrong side of town, and Winston, her wealthy boyfriend. When Marlena comes back to town as an acclaimed attorney, she finds things haven’t changed much, including her feelings for Winston and his for her. Will new winds of bigotry and secrets from the past destroy their second chance at love.
Abraham
Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 2. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Young raw-recruit Abraham is exposed to the terror of war during the Battle for New Orleans. A frontiersman provides the wisdom to help him survive and become a man.
Xenophobe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011 by Parsina Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This story is dedicated to the Republican Party. They do so well at drumming up distrust of homosexuals, foreigners and others who are different from their “norm” that one can only imagine what they’ll do when we encounter true aliens.