Books tagged: segregation

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Philadelphia Mercy
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 80,480. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
As heavyweight Spots Spotswood struggles to float his sinking career, cope with wartime privation and keep the draft board at bay, he must guide Chicken Johnson, his young ward, through the complex racial divide of America during WW2. Spots must do battle with Felix Staffieri, Philly's lethal white-haired man, speaking in the blue collar idiom of men and women who labor and love at ground level.
People Who Changed History
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 14,790. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy
Biographies of people of consequence who did unusual activities that changed world history or added to human knowledge. This book is ever expanding:Barack Obama,Benazir Bhutto,Elvis Presley,Harriet Tubman,Indias Gandhi,Karl Marx,Mikhail Gorvbachev,Muhammad Osma Bin Laden, Reverend Jim Jones,Terry Fox,Winston Churchill and others.Revealing facts:World War 2,segregation, mind control,and much more.
The All Nations Team
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,250. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
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The All Nations Team tells the story of the first fully integrated, "post-racial" baseball team, very loosely based on an actual team that played in the years before World War I. Haunted by the ghost of their white, former head coach, George must hold the All Nations together, or he'll miss his chance to reunite with his estranged family. If he doesn't score this final run, he loses everything.
Great Architecture and The Grand Hotels
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,140. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2010 by Frank Touby. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Master Storyteller Bruce Bell captures the glories and downfalls, tragedies and comedies, as a bawdy city carved by slaves, freemen and women from thick hardwood forest on Lake Ontario emerges to become the most multicultural city on earth. This first in a series of 5 History of Toronto books is inspired by his acclaimed columns in The Bulletin, Toronto's famed Downtown community newspaper.
An Enlightening Lie About the Lucidity of Bees
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,270. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Religious, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Crofton Eer, a member of a militaristic society set in a canyon that knows only war, seeks an escape from the troubled canyon in which he lives, guided by the embodiment of the lone star that is visible from the canyon depths. His escape takes him on a journey in which he discovers that there are a great many more stars (gods) in the sky, which leads to a search for truth in the valley of life.
Liongold
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,590. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Liongold is a vivid chronicle of the life of a troubled white surburban family in Johannesburg during South Africa's pivotal years of apartheid. The story is told against the background of race relations governed by harsh laws - a society in which gross injustice appears normal.
Parson Campbell's Breakthrough
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,110. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical
Parson Campbell's Breakthrough will encourage all who labor in the night, unsure of what the dawn may bring, as Parson Campbell did in his small Virginia community in the turbulent 1950's. It revisits the tensions and occasional triumphs in America in that era, not to be forgotten in this era when a black man can aspire to be President.
Willie – The Man, the Myth and the Era, Texas Roots/California Dreams
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,760. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Willie – The Man, the Myth and the Era is the historical and biographical account of California’s Willie Brown and the era in which he served in the legislature.
Meltdown
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 57,680. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What is the thin line that separates fantasy from reality? What marks the boundary between good and evil? The characters in Meltdown each face a decision, a crossroad which will determine their future destiny. Each short story shares themes of loss, of searching, and, yes, sometimes of destruction. Some may survive; others may not.
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.