Books tagged: social class

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J.D. Vance’s Hillbilly Elegy A Memoir of a Family and Culture In Crisis | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Rural, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
In this #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER from a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, this book is a powerful account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of America’s white working class
Broken Rice: Second Serial Installment
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,910. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Part 2 of a serial, about 6500 words. Caleb is a poor child laborer who used to work in a sweatshop, until he stole materials to sew a doll to be the brother he never had. But the doll sprang to life and flew away, leaving him to be beaten and fired from the terrible job his family sorely needed. Now it's time for Caleb to find work and forget the doll. But will the doll forget him?
Bunting, Bicycles and Blackmail
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,870. Language: British English. Published: August 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Coming of age
(A novella) In 1953, Coronation Year, wartime rationing is almost over. Things can only get better. Daniel is leaving school. He gives up his part-time job at the warehouse where such puzzling things have happened. He wants to work as a mechanic but Mum wants him to aim higher and to marry a better class of girl.
Atrapados en la red
Price: Free! Words: 79,300. Language: Spanish. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Literary
A pesar de que la historia transcurre prácticamente en una sala de Chat y el título pueda hacer creer que se trata de estar atrapados en Internet, nada más allá de la realidad; ya que si, en vez del título, analizas la imagen: el hombre representa a los que ostentan el poder, la marioneta, a los políticos y el mundo representa a los que estamos atrapados en sus redes...
Xmas Cake: A Modern Fairy Tale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,910. Language: American English. Published: December 1, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
A story from Boughs of Evergreen: A Holiday Anthology. When Kyle Prince sees Riley collapse in the snow-covered parking lot, he swoops in to the rescue, whisking the feverish young man off to his high-rise apartment without a second thought, and a feeling of closeness grows between the two men. But every fairy tale has its complications. Will the two find their happily ever after this Christmas?
Tamsin Harte
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 125,220. Language: British English. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Come down in the world? Welcome to the solid ground! The mother, Harriet Harte, feels disgraced when left only a modest inheritance when her husband dies. But Tamsin, the daughter, finds it a liberation from upper class stiffness and boredom - and a chance to pursue her dream: to progress from running a seaside boarding house to owning a premier hotel overlooking the bay in Penzance.
Silicon Facades
Price: Free! Words: 37,880. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
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How our online presence in the early 2000′s evolved into the government’s digital social tool of the 2130's to pigeonhole citizens into social classes and control their every activity, even where babies come from.
A Staple in the Granola
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Civil Law, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Jorge goes on another adventure which will introduce him to the inefficient legal system in Mexico. Live through real life events of a simple conflict taken to the civil courts. Meet up close and personal the haughtiness, discrimination, and lobbying of the rich in Mexico, also known as the Bourgeoisie class.
Wrestling With Oresteia
Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
A non-fiction piece about the concept of Fate inspired by something said in the novel Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami.