Books tagged: urban alienation

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Alone in the Night (Mechanicsville 2)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,810. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Coming of age
(5.00)
Alone in the Night picks up a few weeks after the events in A Test of Loyalty. Samantha is alone, cast adrift in a dangerous neighborhood. Ashleigh has everything she ever wanted, so why is she throwing it away? Faraj is lost in the systemic prejudice and violence of youth detention. "If your teen only ever reads one book, make it this one.” Gale S. on A Test of Loyalty
The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
In The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace, Jeff Hobbs’ seamlessly weaves the socioeconomic and racial realities of the residents of Newark, New Jersey while highlighting the story of a mother and son, Jackie and Robert Peace. Hobbs’ research and intimate writing style provides the reader with an in-depth view of what Jackie endured to give her son a chance at a better life.
Bet Your Own Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,720. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
20 hard-hitting tales of war, lust, revenge, hate and madness -- spanning fantasy, mystery, horror and science fiction. Inside this volume, ordinary men and women in extraordinary circumstances are forced to make life's hardest choices. With appearances by private eye Jack Hagee and supernatural detective Teddy London. This anthology also includes a "Rick Rambler / Time Patrol" mystery.
Brushstrokes
Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: Australian English. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00)
*Shortlisted in the 2014 Tod Hunter Literary Award.* This is a short story about an Indigenous Australian art teacher, frustrated by bereavement and the loss of her heritage in an ever changing world. This is a modern, contemporary literary piece set in Perth, Western Australia,.
Winston Moseley Murderer Of Catherine Kitty Genovese
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Kitty Genovese was murdered in 1964 in the Kew Gardens section of Queens, NY. Her death was unnecessary. Had any of 38 witnesses acted, i.e. calling police, subduing her attacker, she might have lived. Instead she was left to die near the entrance of her Austin Avenue apartment. She waged a terrific battle before she died. I have profiled her killer, Winston Moseley, from his roots in Alabama.
Bribing the Dogs
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 71,970. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
John Ballard, a once-promising actor, has become used to the dull pain of eking out a living as a telemarketer in Los Angeles until his flimsy existence begins to crumble. In danger of losing his apartment and his job, he latches on to a last great hope of reviving his acting career and salvaging his life. Yet the desperate city has other plans for him.