Books tagged: poverty and culture

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On Behalf of the Non-humans: The Struggle to Restore Our Humanity
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 69,220. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2016 by Wordeee. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Wadih spent my early years amidst the turmoil of the Lebanese civil war, experiencing the political strife that tore his country down to its fabric. During his college years, he volunteered for the Red Cross and other humanitarian missions and saw first hand the common dilemma of the disenfranchised. On Behalf of Humans is an account of his experiences with suggestions for restoring humanity.
Escaping The Poverty Cycle
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 13,720. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family health, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
In this book I try to highlight financial and other areas we may not consider as young or working class people, to help improve ourselves and future generations. A simple and positive reminder to keep trying to achieve our goals. Written in an understandable format and not academic level so people can grasp concepts easily.
Dangling Riches
Series: Words To Elate. Price: $1.15 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2016. Categories: Essay » Sociology
When someone shows off their wealth by adorning their bodies with jewels, driving flashy cars and going on expensive vacations, it sends one message, this fellow is not really rich, he may be owning only a few homes, and therefore tries to show off to his other neighbors that he is equally rich just as they are by weighing down his body with shiny jewels, if he was really rich, he won't be...
Etched in Granite ~ Historical Fiction Series ~ Book One
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 138,470. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Secrets of passion and forbidden love, betrayal, and survival are resurrected from anonymous graves in this harrowing account of life and death on a rural New England Poor Farm in 1872. After being sentenced to a life of shame, will the old Indian woman provide the wisdom and courage that Abigail needs to face Silas?
American Poverty: Why America’s Treatment of the Poor Undermines its Authority as a World Power
Series: American Stories. Price: Free! Words: 17,590. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness
In this thought-provoking historical and economic analysis, Laurel A. Rockefeller takes on poverty culture head-on, exploring what it means to poor in the United States while taking a look at how America's closest and much more economically successful allies (Canada, Germany, France, and the United Kingdom) take care of their poor. Topics include complacency, poverty shaming, and rape culture.
Set Her Free
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,640. Language: British English. Published: September 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Adult
Dona Lucia- a young Mozambican married woman lands a job with an NGO. Her husband is not amused when she gets promoted. He engineers her dismissal and kicks her out of the matrimonial home. All hell breaks lose. Against him. It is then that he discovers that he is still in love with her. Or so he swears. This will rob you of sleep as you journey through post civil war Mozambique with Germáno.
Scions of the Aegean C, Descent into the Wilds
Series: SCIONS of the Aegean C, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,570. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014 by Wild Flower Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Christian » Futuristic
The spacecraft named "Aegean C" crashed on an unknown planet a century ago. Descendents of those who survived live on using a fascinating mix of old-world tech and secret recipes. Attempts to end clashes of culture and power struggles have resulted in a society where few, if any, feel truly free. Will the Fifth Generation see a return of the unrest that nearly ended the colony years ago?
Everything Rainbow
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 73,390. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Urban
A series of short stories that weave through the lives of the inhabitants of a London housing estate, offering fragments of their hopes, fears and relationships.
Jeff the Hedge - Landless Not Homeless
Price: $3.35 USD. Words: 9,800. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Inspirational
Jeff is a homeless man living rough on the streets, sleeping in doorways and begging for food. Life is a struggle, made worse by the endless harassment he gets from the homeless patrol brought in to clean up the image of the town. One day he finds a tent discarded beside a bin and leaves town. His life then becomes an unexpected journey of self discovery and understanding of society.