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Living Without Rights By James B.T.B
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This book is written by a Chin refugee in Malaysia and it is about what they were and are facing in their refugees’ status. In fact, the Chins were persecuted and discriminated by their own... More > government in the way of giving religious and racialism pressure in their country. For the purpose of the government to wipe the Christianity off from their country and no other ethnic(s) were allowed to be higher position than Burmese. Especially, the Chin people were and are troubled based on what religion they practice and what kind of race they are rather than protecting their region and treating them kindly according to the law and the declaration of Human Rights by the government. Their rights have been destroyed and their living has been brought into abject poverty by economic crisis what the Burmese government has done.< Less
A Poor Little Starling By Anne Tucker Dray
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Shrouded in secrecy and unwarranted shame, the story of Amelia Ellen Peters came as a surprise to her living relatives. Born in abject poverty to a single mother, who was herself orphaned at an... More > early age, this account follows the passage of Amelia Ellen through the Workhouse, various family tragedies and ultimately to her premature death in the Cornwall County Lunatic asylum in Bodmin. The fortunes of her ancestors are seen to be closely bound to the vagaries of the Cornish mining industry of the 18th and 19th centuries. The history of her hitherto unknown father also extends the story to give a glimpse into the lives of the Cornish mining communities of Australia.< Less
The Naked Dance By Reuben Ornguga
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'The Naked dance' is a collection of voices from the dark ghetto where life is a strict struggle against nameless odds. It is a collection of voices from those long forgotten in abject poverty, and... More > who are facing the horrors provided by the abysmal night in life, who are however, hoping for a day they could see the sun and experience love, joy and happiness. Life is a game of odds, and so it is painted here in words in its many revelations like hope, love, hatred, despair, anger, etc. 'The Naked Dance' includes 'The Epic of Atoga' as a bonus.< Less
Confessions of a Data Scientist...or Warrior-Priest?: Lessons From 25 Years of Data Science, Performance Measurement and Decision Support By Ron Schack Ph.D.
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Confessions of a Data Scientist…or Warrior-Priest? Lessons from 25 Years of Data Science, Performance Measurement and Decision Support Delve into the mind of a well-regarded, experienced (and... More > perhaps slightly “twisted”) data scientist…Let Dr. Schack share some of his analytic arsenal, while regaling you with stories of his data science journey-- challenging situations, abject failures, and rousing successes…Read how Kant’s Ding un Sich, Sun-Tzu’s Art of War, Col. Boyd’s OODA Loop, and Egon Brunswik’s Len’s Model all inform our work as data scientists.< Less
The Road to Success: The Secrets Behind Wealth & Success By Jeremiah M. Maponde
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Your portion of prosperity from God is waiting for you but you continue languishing in abject poverty. Many will never realise their potential till death. My mission in this book is to enlighten you... More > on your entitlement from the Devine source. Clearly laid out for your understanding and assimilation is the story of my life struggles, plus facts and guides to wealth and success. This is a book you can read and understand within an hour. Success if for everyone irrespective of your ethnicity or where you originate from. In this book you will find 115 strong facts and guides to success and wealth.< Less
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The Food in the Manger By Richard James Mehdi
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The title of the antinovel The Food in the Manger refers to the characters, to how they are in various ways abject and philosophically desperate, unable to figure out how to be or feel useful to... More > society except as dehumanized objects, fuel, basically. This book is a place where the social pale is not a line, and not even really a white hole that everything darts and starves from – it’s just a haze, ungraspable cloud of a field of poppies – yet the characters want it – want to attain whatever is truly the social side of it – when they wake enough to want anything. But they think that by giving joy to powerful people as if those powers are God’s viceroys, jailers, guards of us-who-gravitate-toward-the-earth, they can give joy to God.< Less
Crime and Punishment By Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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Excerpt: This was not because he was cowardly and abject, quite the contrary; but for some time past he had been in an overstrained irritable condition, verging on hypochondria. He had become so... More > completely absorbed in himself, and isolated from his fellows that he dreaded meeting, not only his landlady, but anyone at all. He was crushed by poverty, but the anxieties of his position had of late ceased to weigh upon him. He had given up attending to matters of practical importance; he had lost all desire to do so. Nothing that any landlady could do had a real terror for him. But to be stopped on the stairs, to be forced to listen to her trivial, irrelevant gossip, to pestering demands for payment, threats and complaints, and to rack his brains for excuses, to prevaricate, to lie--no, rather than that, he would creep down the stairs like a cat and slip out unseen.< Less
Zona: Princess of Medea By Nick Berry
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This new novel about Zona, the indefatigable and charming, robust Princess of Martial Arts, with her strapless breast band, adds to the glowing reputation of this series of books. I opened the pages... More > eagerly to read of her new adventure as Princess of Medea, and was not disappointed! This story adds a whole new dimension to this fascinating heroine – a metaphysical dimension, for she is not just brawn and witty rejoinders, and there is a fascinating revelation of her character. Read the book for sheer enjoyment and once again you will be fascinated by the irresistible charm and impetuous energy of Zona who, refusing to comply with protocol and abjectly bow and prostrate herself before the gasbag King of Medea, is true to her independent and wayward nature. She is real and believable and behaves consistently with her stubborn and wilful, but endearing character! – Charles Muller, Diadem Books.< Less

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