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Make Housing Central: British Columbia and the Affordable Housing Crisis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,900. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Real estate, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Using personal stories, data, and a look inside the non-profit housing sector, Roy shows in vivid detail how British Columbians in many different situations are coping with the crisis. This digestible read helps makes sense of the most pressing issue facing our province – and shows that inaction will be more costly than action.
The Anacostia Diaries: The Rants of a Madman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,370. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness
The Anacostia Diaries is an account like no other. It is the story of living in a neighborhood blighted by violence and deprivation, a look at the flaws which exist in American society and the reality of living amongst drug dealers, addicts, gun crime and the racial prejudices which continue to haunt the United States.
Quickness
Price: Free! Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
Brent Grimes has risen through the ranks of his fraternity to become Mayor of Newark, New Jersey. Shortly afterwards, he's summoned to his frat's headquarters in Chicago, where he'll be briefed on their latest plan for his district. But what Brent doesn't know is his frat's course of action in Newark, will change his life forever.
Fishtown
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 68,500. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Bobby Bright loves the Philadelphia Eagles, scrapple sandwiches, and his stay-at-home girlfriend, Snooze. But most of all, Bobby loves his neighborhood, Fishtown, a sleepy burb in a crumbling corner of Philadelphia. But when a mysterious artist moves onto his street, Bobby’s world begins to change in ways he never imagined as old secrets and buried violence are unearthed.
Mid-Thirties Angst: A Short Novel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,310. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Essay » Sociology
A story about restlessness, travel, gentrification, alcohol, sex, friendship, and organic burgers, told from the point of view of a 34-year old who should have found his direction in life a long time ago.
Blight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,660. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Floyd Cervenka has issues. He's lost his health insurance, he's hallucinating, and the bank wants to foreclose on his home. To make matters worse, he's finding and dreaming about severed body parts, and limbless ghosts are haunting him.
Elemental
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
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ELEMENTAL is a chapbook of 11 poems by Jessica Erica Hahn. It was originally published by Passing Through Publications in 1998.