Books tagged: ghetto

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The Ghetto Valedictorian
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 32,530. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is about how a young boy from the inner city hood was able to defy the odds and become successful.
A Living Memory: Immortality for Sarra Copia Sulam
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,470. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Venice contains many remarkable historical figures. One deserving recognition is Sarra Copia Sulam, a Jewish writer who was publicly attacked by the men who benefitted from her learning and generosity. The only Jewish woman to host a literary salon in the seventeenth century, Sarra overcame such censure to remain true to her faith and to produce writings that have ensured her "living memory."
Unlikely Destined: A Hidden Gift
Pre-release—available September 30, 2018. Price: $7.49 USD. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
17 years old and raised in the crime ridden areas of Baltimore. All Raum knows is the code of the streets and the violence that surrounds him. Number one rule of the code: Don't trust the Feds. Finding himself gifted with strange new abilities, he is recruited by the law that he hates to defend the planet from a threat that will destroy everything he knows. Now Raum must change to save us all.
We'll Always Have Tea & Other Stories
You set the price! Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Three stories linked by their plumbing the depths of life in all its chaos, glory and intrigue. 'We'll always have tea' is about an elderly couple whose lives are linked by their love of tea. This is a meditation on love and how it endures in the lives of Derek and Deirdre, despite Deirdre having died a few years ago. Other stories are 'Of Thosalus born' and 'The Maenad's touch'.
The Meditations of Thomas Sandoski
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,210. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
A man lies dying in a Warsaw sewer having been shot during the Ghetto Uprising. He uses meditation and astral travel to cope with the pain and loss of recent events. A story about two lovers and their families who suffer at the hands of evil men but never lose their ability to give and receive love.
Ghetto Demonz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,680. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2015 by Little Jo. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In technical terms it’s a spiritual incarnation story, or a reincarnation of the Gods if you will. It meshes the theological story of Iblis (Satan) with the Egyptological Osiris-Isis Story. The God/Spirit Reincarnates in the form of a young modern ethnically diverse young male growing up in Queensbridge.
Rhythmic Filipino American Poetry
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,710. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / General, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
A poetic biography of M.M. Renaissance. Film Maker, Stand Up Comedian, Actor, Film Producer, Record Producer, Restaurant Owner, Screen writer, Article Writer, Peak Performance Coach, Father, Author of several books, and he also has a music album. He's just all over the place, mentally, emotionally, physically and financially.
Glorious Goodwood Road
Price: Free! Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Olivia is a teenager who tells her own story about her battle to fit into a culture, a society. She learns the nature of a well kept secret and her life is left in turmoil. Will she accept the fate that has shaped her life or will she fight to learn the truth about her own identity?
I'm Coming Down Front Street!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,410. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Life is not fair, but it is what a person makes it to be. If living in "da hood" makes you nothing, then nothing is what you'll be. However, change is always possible when you see yourself doing something else, other than being a Nudnik, no matter where you live.
Leaving Little Havana: A Memoir of Miami’s Cuban Ghetto
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,620. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013 by Beating Windward Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
While most memoirs by Cuban-Americans revolve around childhood scenes in Cuba and explore the experiences of a young man, Leaving Little Havana is the first refugee memoir to focus on a Cuban girl growing up in America, rising above the obstacles and clearing a path to her own American Dream.