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Being Biracial: Where Our Secret Worlds Collide Sarah Ratliff
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Good, bad, ugly and illuminating—everyone has an opinion on race. As biracial people continue trending, the discussion is no longer about a singular topic, but is more like playing a game of multi-level chess. The anthology, Being Biracial: Where Our Secret Worlds Collide, cites the experiences of twenty-four mixed-race authors and parents of multiracial children of all ages and backgrounds, from all over the world. It blends positivity, negativity, humor, pathos and realism in an enlightening exploration of what it means to be more than one ethnicity.
Death of the Phoenix: RIse Avery D Jameson
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Size: 5" x 8"
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ISBN: 9781364072445
Overcoming the challenges that go along with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder can be defeating, lonely, and full of darkness. In this poetic progression of the experience of PTSD, you'll gain a first hand understanding of the thought processes and patterns that we undergo when struggling to cope with what just happened. 'Rise' is exactly just that, as Jameson illustrates his triumph over his battle with PTSD and explains his reasoning and lessons learned from all the chaos. This book is meant to be a light at the end of the tunnel for anyone who may be suffering post-trauma, regardless its degree of severity. Discover the esoteric wisdoms and noble truths proclaimed in the artful and enlig ...
Honoring My Father & Mother Samm Simpson
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ISBN: 9781645508120
On the thirty first day of the first pagan month in the year numbered 2019, my mother, Lila Lee Simpson, said goodbye to this bountiful Earth, a destiny awaiting all living beings. Her body shone luminous and the day was miraculous. I had the honor and privilege of being with her and laying her body to rest as it should be – intact, whole, no embalming, no cremation, no funeral industry chemicals, body plugs, wires, glues or make up. The story grew much larger than a simple descriptive narrative. It morphed into a tale of my idyllic childhood, seen through the lens of America’s self-destruction and fall from grace. You will read of miracles as well as be exposed to difficult or unco ...
Juggling: Poems and Ruminations on Life with a Toddler Jonah Hall
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ISBN: 9781645504009
The trip was a kind of pilgrimage. We planned and waited and planned and waited and then we made this baby girl. She is now a year old, with a head of dark curls, curious expressions and observant round eyes, which Natasha tells me are mine. This collection is a mix of personal essays, poems, and ruminations on my days with our toddler, Rebelle Harmony, and life as a father, husband, writer, teacher and lover of words.
Miss Dorene Dorene Lewis
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ISBN: 9781648582110
Miss Dorene is a captivating story about trauma and triumph, rejection and resilience, and God's presence and saving grace. The self-titled memoir is a must read as the author gives a detailed account of surviving her experiences with child abuse, a learning disorder, and domestic violence to reach her dreams and discovery her life's purpose.
NO ONE FIGHTS ALONE THE NORTHPOINT TRAINING CENTER STORY Jack R.Godbey
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Northpoint Training Center has had a long and interesting history. From operating as a Hospital for mental illness to a Juvenile Detention Facility to a men's prison ran by the state, the history of the land and buildings are discussed and revealed in this tale of courage and determination
SCAT CAT Keya Coppage
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Size: 8.5" x 11"
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ISBN: 9781648584008
People become easily attached to something or someone they can express love to especially pets. Because of this, cats are a common pick for pets. They have a place in the home an on the porch. They come across as seeming scary and will definitely- seal the deal with a scratch. Once warmed up to, they are creatures that can give a crazy kind of love. The kind that one never wants to let go of. Every encounter we make, we might not feel welcomed. We may not feel welcomed once or twice or possibly never. It does not necessarily mean that someone or something is totally against having an experience with us. I made a visit to a big city and the experience was one to write about. This is ...
Tales of the Sea Steven Horn Jr
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Several autobiographical stories of a young sailors most memorable experiences of intercontinental sailing in the early 1900's(~1904 to ~1930) in mainly wind only powered sailing ships, known as 'Wind-Jammers'. From the dangers of sailing Cape Horn, being an officer on a ship chartered for filming a 1920's movie, becoming a temporary surgeon at sea, the absurdness of the equator-crossing ceremony, somber tales of friends lost to sea, to the surprisingly harrowing tale of delivering a yacht from a seller in Pennsylvania, USA to the buyer in Florida. Converted from a combination of loose personal handwritten and typewriter-typed papers into a format more suitable for reading. These ...
The Vigilante of Nemaha, Iowa One Woman’s Crusade to Protect a Small Town Marlys J. Waters
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ISBN: 9781539793618
This book is based on the actual arrest of author Marlys J. Waters on September 24, 2016 at age 71 during a verbal altercation with county law enforcement in the small town of Nemaha,Sac County, Iowa where she grew up. The circumstances are so ridiculous that Marlys had trouble controlling laughter mixed with rage while trying to explain what had happened and what the solution should be. Because there was no accident and the hazardous conditions that led to her near head-on collision were deemed legal, a Sac County Deputy Sheriff tried to close the case. Marlys disagreed to ignoring a situation that put Nemaha resident's lives in danger due to an unnecessary obstacle placed on a ...
Una Vida Bella - A Beautiful Life Marla Oliphant
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Size: 5.83" x 8.26"
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ISBN: 9781645509677
A short autobiography/memoir summarizing and highlighting the most interesting life events of Mexican born Maria, “Marla” Luisa Elorza del Villar Suarez in 1938. Now known as Marla Oliphant, she moved from Mexico as a young girl and has lived in the United States ever since, and is now in her 80’s. But this is not your typical immigrant story. Not many realize how interesting her heritage, her struggles and her joys she would endure to get to this point. So many struggles, and so much joy, and oh so talented. A proud Mexican, and a proud American. A short-story to truly warm your heart, no matter who you are or where you come from. Excerpt; “My young life in Mexico was not withou ...

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