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Sitting On The Gatepost: The Story Of Zora Neale Hurston
By Waln Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This biography of Zora Neale Hurston examines her childhood of poverty, abandonment and racial discrimination. After her mother died, Zora was sent off to a boarding school. When her father would not pay her expenses, Zora had to drop out of the school. Despite many struggles, Zora rose above her difficult childhood to be one of America's greatest African-American writers and folklorists.
Doc Voodoo: Aces & Eights
By Dale Lucas
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,520. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011 by Beating Windward Press. Category: Fiction
Harlem, 1926: The First World War is still known as The Great War. Jazz is new and always in the air. Booze is black market and the market is worth killing over. But Doc Voodoo is conjuring the Loas and getting horsed to maintain peace, prosperity, and autonomy for the residents of Harlem.
The Spirit of Harlem
By Felicity Savage
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,030. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011 by Knights Hill Publishing. Category: Fiction
Shizuka Nishino, a young Japanese artist, is starving herself in a grotty Harlem apartment. When you've got love, who needs food? In an unwanted intervention, her brother's girlfriend, an American ex-artist, takes matters into her own hands. Her quest to save Shizuka's life brings the conflict between the two women to a head, and reveals the true cost of throwing away your dreams. 72 pages.
BLACK FIVES: The Alpha Physical Culture Club's Pioneering African American Basketball Team, 1904-1923
By Claude Johnson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,900. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
The Alpha Physical Culture Club's basketball team became famous during the 1910s playing within strict amateur ideals. But times were changing. New black fives dreamed of play-for-pay. Which ideal would prevail? The future of hoops was at stake.
The Newcomer
By Anna Christian
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,730. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Category: Fiction
Someone is vandalizing the apartment building where Bobby and Sonny live. These two amateur sleuths set out to find the culprit or culprits before they can do more damage. This is another mystery in the Bobby and Sonny Mystery series in which the eleven year olds solve crimes in their Harlem community.
L'Impasse
By Madeleine Ruh
You set the price! Words: 31,120. Language: French. Published: May 25, 2013. Category: Fiction
Un guide se met à saigner du nez et déroute une famille, un couple s'installe avec leur fils à Harlem, une fille redécouvre son père lors d'une nuit du nouvel an à Dubaï, un homme s'impose de monter un sommet, deux camionnettes se heurtent à La Paz, un fantôme apparait dans un bureau à Shinjuku... De Paris à Shanghai, de New-York à Tokyo, recueil de nouvelles où voyage rime avec aventure.
The Men of Jasper Hill
By A. Scott Boddie
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,980. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013. Category: Fiction
The Men of Jasper Hill A Novel in Seven Stories Six men living an embittered existence transmute to living out loud
One Way (Sam Archer 5)
By Tom Barber
Price: $4.79 USD. Words: 87,000. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Category: Fiction
On his way home on a Sunday afternoon in New York City, NYPD Detective Sam Archer gets caught up in a sudden, violent ambush on the Upper West Side. Forced to flee with four US Marshals and a young girl they are protecting, Archer and the group end up trapped inside a Harlem housing block,, their ambushers sealing off the building so they can't escape. And there are more killers on the way.