Books tagged: racial discrimination

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L'abito da sposa
By Elisabetta Randazzo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,650. Language: Italian. Published: March 29, 2010 by Scrivere. Category: Fiction
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.
Still I Rise: The Story of Maya Angelou
By Waln Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Maya Angelou grew up experiencing discrimination and segregation. At the young age of eight, her mother's boyfriend raped Maya. At 16, she had a son. Maya turned to prostitution to support her son and to drugs to hide her shame. When she became involved in the Civil Rights Movement with Reverend Martin Luther King, she turned her life around and rose above her humble and troubled beginnings.
The Harvest of Reason
By Rhea Harmsen
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 107,370. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2011. Category: Fiction
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."
The Dark Side of the Publishing Industry: What Big Publishers Don't Want You to Know
By Timothy Aldred
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
In October of 2006, author Millenia Black, filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against New York publishing giant, Penguin Group, U.S.A. After two years, Penguin Group settled the case out of court, and she is prohibited from ever discussing the details of the case again. THE DARK SIDE OF THE PUBLISHING INDUSTRY is a father's explosive tell-all about the case...because he's not gagged.
Violet of a Deeper Blue
By Rick Malone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 121,220. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Fiction
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
By Abimbola
Price: $4.87 USD. Words: 38,170. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
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
By paul anderson
You set the price! Words: 105,830. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Fiction
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
By adesuyi leslie ajayi
Price: $4.87 USD. Words: 37,610. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
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
By Jonah Becker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,160. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: September 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
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
By Charlesson Brown
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 81,280. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Fiction
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.