Books tagged: poverty

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Dry among Spraying Fountains
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,880. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Short story- explores the life of a sugar cane farmer. Illuminates the continuing life experiences of cane farmers in Fiji which has become the "norm" of society and is widely justified.
Sunday Wild Child
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,740. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Summer Wild Child captures the point of view of the mother as well as that of the daughter in this homespun tale of small town Florida life of the 40s and early 50s. It depicts a powerful, but disturbing picture of poverty, racism and juvenile cruelty. On the other hand, it showcases the strength of will to overcome those conditions through perseverance.
The Anacostia Diaries: The Rants of a Madman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,380. 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.
The Fabulous T-4
Price: Free! Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Phil Riggins, a troubled boy living in poverty, walks uneasily into his psychiatrist's office to take part in an experimental form of therapy. All he has to do is have the new device called the "T-4" connected to himself, fall asleep, and the machine does the talking for him. It ends up telling the doctor and the world far more than he'd ever care to know.
Then Came The Liars, Then Came The Fools
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,560. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017 by Fiction4All. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
A young girl thinks she has special powers to change events, does she? Told through the eyes of Leila, the story unfolds in a time when money is scarce and the people have to make their own amusements, when a thought could perhaps change the lives of those around her - not always for the better. Does Leila have special powers? Read her story and find out!
CHOICES AND DESTINY: STORIES THAT TOUCH THE HEART.
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 9,660. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
The book is a collection of short stories on the dangers of drug abuse. it is made up of true life stories and recommended as 'gift items' for young people especially.
Pinky: Poverty to Prosperity
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,160. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
Pinky is the story of a young man born into poverty who had a father without ambition to change things, but had a loving, caring mother who struggled to raise twelve children over a 45-year period. Abandoned by her husband, the mother raised six young kids to adulthood, fed and clothed them, and bought a home for them to live in...
Damn Near Broke
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,450. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2017 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Buddy and Martha Whitacre, a blue-collar couple, celebrate early retirement with a trip to Spain. They return home to discover that they’ve been wiped out by the investment fund that made retirement and travel possible. Damn Near Broke is the tale of how they deal with impending poverty, each other, and especially the shame of it all. Chapters alternate between Martha and Buddy,..
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.
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.