Books tagged: homelessness

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Bull City
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,710. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Sid Ellison believes that he’s left Durham, NC, for good. But when his older brother, Tyrell, is charged with the murder of a Pakistani woman, Sid has no choice but to confront his troubled past. Bull City moves from the tobacco factories of Durham to Pakistan and finally to Boston before returning to the South for a dramatic and unexpected climax.
The Cure
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 76,990. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Inspirational
The Cure is a dark subject, but there’s also a lot of light in Willy’s life given how difficult it must be to try and re-integrate into society after living on the streets for so long.
Study Guide: The Glass Castle (A BookCaps Study Guide)
Series: Study Guides, Book 86. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,410. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Classics
The perfect companion to Jeannette Walls' "The Glass Castle," this study guide contains a chapter by chapter analysis of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book. We all need refreshers every now and then.
How To Be Homeless With Grace & Style
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,700. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Formerly homeless author offers practical advice on making this difficult and dangerous lifestyle as safe and comfortable as possible. Just because you're at the lowest point of your life doesn't mean you have to be a "bum"! The second half of the book recounts the series of soul-crushing ordeals and astonishing miracles which finally delivered him out of homelessness.
United States Human Expedition
Price: Free! Words: 20,040. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
This title covers the systematic flaws of the leverage over human need held by money. I discuss some viable options of ways to deal with social and economic inequality. There are countless differences between natural selection and what is happening for profit.
Dead Birds
Price: Free! Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Newt Run is a town that shouldn't exist, a town of artists, drug dealers, miners and steam. It’s a town at the center of a broken universe, and broken universes have the bad tendency to fall apart. In this tale, a homeless man takes it upon himself to find out why so many pigeons are turning up without their heads.
Subterranean Emerald City Blues
You set the price! Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sex trade
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A short memoir from the authors life as a homeless teenager in Seattle during the late 1980's through early 1990's and the sad tale of encountering young prostitutes on the streets.
How?
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / History
How is a short e-book that attempts to enlighten the reader on life tough challenges and to offer some hope and some clear advice to help the reader to live a better and a more productive fulfill life in Jesus Christ.
Choosing a Different Direction
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 8,530. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement
There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them. Meaning that we have the power to bring about a change in our lives or any given situation we are presented with, if we so choose to do so.
Opening Your Heart: How Helping Others And Volunteering Really Helps You
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Volunteering is a selfless way to dedicate your time to work with individuals who are less fortunate than you are. It's a chance to use your skills as well as having new experiences.