Books tagged: homelessness

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Best Podcasts: The Digital Divide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Podcasting, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social classes
An annotated guide to 22 podcasts on the topics of economic class, ageism, and people who are incarcerated. Recommended apps for listening are included, along with the benefits of podcasts. This guide is for anyone interested in podcasts on these topics and for those who recommend podcasts to others.
Road Home
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 107,490. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Inspirational
The tale of a homeless hitchhiker who finally opens up and shares her story. And in doing so learns that home isn't what what she thought it was.
La Verdad según Michael
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 103,330. Language: Spanish. Published: March 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Una novela sobre un hombre adicto al amor. Una historia basada en hechos reales que recorre los treinta y tres años de la vida de Michael Nicolau.
You Can't Sleep Here: A Clown's Guide to Surviving Homelessness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,080. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
Homelessness is like a snowstorm - you never know when it'll strike. I wrote this book from my first-hand perspective of homelessness. It's to help you deal with life in the unforgiving street. My approach is humorous in nature, after all, isn't being homeless bad enough without me making it seem so hopeless?
Commoner the Vagabond
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,200. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Inspirational
A young airman with Asperger’s, summarily discharged from military duty and plagued by mental health issues, becomes homeless and has frequent encounters with the law. Through his exploits, he inadvertently provides the inspiration for a popular TV show and becomes the hope of the poor and downtrodden in Seattle, Washington.
Tent City: Stories from the Heart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,570. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Tent City was destroyed by mayor Danny Jones in January 2016. Now, join Advocates and the residents of Tent City in Charleston, West Virginia share their personal stories of the aftermath of Tent City.
Car Living When There's No Other Choice: Tips & Strategies for Survival & Safety
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,490. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness
Could you survive in your car if you had no other place to live? Thousands of people worldwide have safely and successfully overcome short-term housing crises by living in a vehicle. This book will give you the knowledge, courage and confidence to do so, too.
Camp Expendable
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,550. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
America is a nation of economic and environmental refugees. When Casey loses his family and then his job, he goes on the drift. He’s scooped up to become one of 300 homeless single men locked behind razor wire in Camp Midway, a repurposed Army base. Violence and death stalk the camp and Casey take more losses. Will he accept a life with no future, or find a way out and make a new life for himself?
Michele
Price: $16.97 USD. Words: 25,030. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Your flaws make you who you are; don’t deny your imperfections, embrace them. This is the root of Mandy Boreskie's biographical tale which recounts her mother’s life and struggles with a very rare and deadly syndrome called “Sturge-Webbers”, as seen through multiple perspectives and the eyes of the one man who knew her best.
Desperately Seeking Cereal: A Travelogue
Price: $5.19 USD. Words: 14,400. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Abandoned by family and friends, this true story tells how Michael Mangold MD survived homelessness in Nicaragua by using his wits and at times doing the "unthinkable.” With help from unexpected sources like a Catholic priest in Estelí and Mormon missionaries in León, Desperately Seeking Cereal describes how those who are entrusted to serve the needy and desperate often do so at a cost. If at all.