Books tagged: racial discrimination

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L'abito da sposa
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,650. Language: Italian. Published: March 29, 2010 by Scrivere. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
Palermo, Italy, 1938: the war is still far away. Glitter is a young German artist, came to Italy to practice painting. Elisheva is the young daughter of a tailor of Jewish family. They meet and fall in love, live together a summer of sun, kisses, sunsets, thoughtless and completely enveloped by their love. But the reality is pitiless: Glitter is ordered to enlist in the Wehrmacht.
The Harvest of Reason
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 107,370. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
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African American Ph.D. student Maddie Hawkins loves science, but the world of academia is a minefield of sexism, racism and egoism. Blue-eyed graduate student John Pitts is a cocky genius, an individualist and a lady’s man; everything Maddie disapproves of. Yet the heart leads you where reason would forbid, "and when the fire of love is ablaze" it burns "to ashes the harvest of reason."
Violet of a Deeper Blue
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 121,220. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General
Part autobiographical, Violet of a Deeper Blue chronicles the journey of a young black man from innocence to maturity in an unwelcoming and often hostile white world. This journey takes him from the board rooms of corporate America to the crime-ridden streets of the inner city. Set in the late 1980s, Violet of a Deeper Blue takes an uncensored and disturbing look at America's obsession with race.
Immigration and Health USA by Adesuyi Leslie Ajayi & Abimbola T. Ajayi
Price: $4.87 USD. Words: 38,170. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health
Immigration and Health USA is to assist immigrants and their care givers attain optimum health during their acculturation period and long term stay in the USA with emphasis on health promotion and primary prevention that is ethnically sensitive and culturally appropriate.
Does It Hurt To Die
You set the price! Words: 105,830. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A terrorist attack on a church in Cape Town kills twenty people. Iannie de Villier’s, a well-known liver transplant surgeon avoids death, but is seriously wounded. Two weeks later while recovering at home Jannie de Villier’s is mysteriously murdered.Sixteen years later his son returns from Australia to discover that his father was involved in helping involved in the murky world of apartheid
Immigration And Health USA
Price: $4.87 USD. Words: 37,610. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Immigration and Health USA is to assist immigrants and their care givers attain optimum health during their acculturation period and long term stay in the USA with emphasis on health promotion and primary prevention that is ethnically sensitive and culturally appropriate.
iJuba A South African Journey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,160. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The author has drawn together his recollection of his youthful experiences on a farm in rural Natal, South Africa during the apartheid years. The narrative is a thought provoking blend of racism, humour, horror, sex, violence and social observation set in a time of social and political upheaval. The final chapter recalls the author's subsequent trip to the SA weather station on Marion Island.
A Fated Inheritance
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 81,280. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Historical » General
When Emma begins to investigate her great-grandfather’s past, she unlocks memories from the past and an inheritance fated by the greed and manipulation of mine owners and governments; and a murderous revenge that seems to embrace her friend and flatmate’s hidden past. With the police seemingly powerless to prevent more murders, they have to decide how they can avoid becoming the next victims.
Broken Spirits: A Letter to my cousin, Rodney G. King
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,430. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Broken Spirits: A letter to my cousin Rodney G. King is a story that has never been told. Ontresicia Averette, King's cousin, business partner and confidant discloses intimate details of King and his struggle while simultaneously fighting to maintain peace in her life from encountering vast amount of of gender and racial discrimination.
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.