Books tagged: racial conflict

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Joshua: A Brooklyn Tale
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 146,780. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2017 by berwickcourt. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Culminating with the 1991 Crown Heights riots, this story traces the tensions between two communities close in proximity, but worlds apart. Joshua, a kid from Bed-Stuy, fights to escape his past; Rachel, a Hassidic rabbi’s daughter, rebels against her faith; Paul, the son of a wealthy family, yearns to find his path. Through them we see a vision of hope, tempered by the realities of human frailty.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,640. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
It is a short story about a South African doctor who tried hard to distance himself and his family from the outrage that swept his society against the aggression of the white people, but suddenly found himself held captive by Africans and subjected to the worst
Fifth Sunday: The Loving Hands Murder
You set the price! Words: 89,390. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Christian » Romance
When the members of the Loving Hands Baptist Church are shaken by a murder behind the church, all hell breaks loose, the only black resident of the community is blamed, and if they don’t soon see the error of their ways, the resulting scandal may force the historic church to close its doors.
The Poisoned Crop
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,230. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Can the love of a white Jewish boy and an African American girl survive in a small town in the 1950's, north of the Mason-Dixon line, where the Klan lurks in the hearts and minds of the local residents, already assaulted by rock 'n' roll and post-War America?
Black, White, Other: Biracial Americans Talk About Race and Identity
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 146,200. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » North America
In this 20th anniversary edition of the landmark "Black, White, Other" (Morrow, Quill), journalist Lise Funderburg explores the lives of 46 adult children of black/white unions. Her subjects' unflinching honesty, humor, and deep feeling result in a stunning—and enduring—portrait of race in America. New foreword by novelist Mat Johnson and links to updated commentary from original participants.
A House For Eliza: The Real Story of the Cajuns
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,830. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012 by Cypress Cove Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
What is the real story of the Cajuns? This goes beyond the stereotypes given the Cajuns by today’s media, & tells the true story of a Cajun family in Lafayette, LA, at the turn of the 19th century. Through the eyes of Eliza Landry, you will see what it was like to live on a fine plantation in the late 1800s, & raise a family of seventeen children during two World Wars.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 97,200. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Harmon “Buddy” Graves is drowning. At age 32, he has lost his job, the value of his home has plummeted, his marriage is troubled, and Buddy has no idea that he is about to have an encounter that will plunge his life even deeper into chaos.
Black Purse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,010. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
As one woman's story of overcoming unfolds, so do the pages of the Underground Railroad. North Carolina's Lumbee Indian heritage is explored and finally examined when a written document is handed to the rightful heir. But not before Exilee Sheffield learns through real life experiences that fate sometimes rides a hot horse.