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Chase The Wild Pigeons: A novel of the Civil War
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 118,770. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00)
Twelve-year-old Joe Taylor saw his mother and sister killed because of the war. His father may still be alive somewhere in Virginia fighting in General Lee's army. Joe will have to trek 600 miles from Arkansas to the Shenandoah Valley through the bloody and desperate Confederate South. He has no choice: He will go. But not alone; he has his friend Peter, a free black, who will always stand by Joe.
The Old Woman and Other Lesbian Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,820. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
(4.67)
The first story in this compilation of nine short stories is "The Old Woman." Jessica is a pretty good best friend, but she goes too far when she dares Rachel to ask an old woman on a date. Rachel has no choice; otherwise Jessica will do the asking, and Rachel has no intention of humiliating the old woman. Turns out maybe Jessica's idea was not so bad. There is a lot more to Ada than her age.
Sold into Slavery: The Story of Adaku, A Black Slave Woman Part I
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,590. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
The Story of Adaku discusses African slavery during the colonial times and highlights one young Igbo woman's plight as she journeys towards a world that means nothing to her.
Runaway Slave
Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 4. Price: Free! Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(4.50)
Tobacco plantation owner Alvin Tolle is confronted with a split-second decision that will affect the rest of his life. All of my books are drawn from the American frontier in the 1800s. This story is about one man at the forefront of dealing with racism and slavery in North Carolina. Runaway is a snippet from my hard copy novel "The Carolinian," available at Amazon.
Lives of the Saints
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 46,040. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
I think the time has come to embalm these stories and commit them to the museum of the written word. I beg you, though, to bear in mind that these stories are meant not at all to be read silently. Try reading them aloud, especially before a good campfire, and see if the mummies do not escape their wrappings and walk about in the firelight, as strange and beautiful as when first they came to me.
Gullah Ghosts: Stories and Folktales from Brookgreen Gardens in the South Carolina Lowcountry with Notes on Gullah Culture and History
Series: Tales from Brookgreen. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,350. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
(4.75)
Meet . . . the shrieking ghost of Crab Boy lost forever to a fierce marsh creature ~ an ingenious slave matching wits with his plantation owner ~ the unique residents of isolated Sandy Island . . . all "ghosts" of the African-American Gullah culture once so alive along the South Carolina coast (10,000 words, 4 illustrations, 84 pages in paperback) from the longer book, "Tales from Brookgreen."
Shaken by China
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,400. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
Shaken by China is a pacey novel based in modern China. It is eventful, thoughtful, and provides an intriguing insight into the modern republic. A young man takes a teaching job in China and becomes involved with one of his students. He avoids the repercussions by escaping, but after a long, lonely march he plunges into a nightmare existence as a slave labourer in an illegal brick factory.
Four Days With Grandpa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,080. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Grandpa tells his grand children how failure to learn their native language could destroy their identity and make them slaves of the other communities. He then tells them a story of how two piglets from a wealthy pig family who failed to learn their language finally found themselves in trouble when crisis hit the land.
An Essay On What They Call Us
Price: Free! Words: 11,050. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Sociology
An essay about the illusion of race in America. According to anthropologists, there is only one race – the human race. A “must read” for anyone interested in race relations in America.
Real Slave Talk, Freedom through words
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
This book is a gift from God, it is a basic insight of the clearest solution of modern day problems.