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The Biography of Philip Reid: Historical Fiction By Eugene Walton
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Slaves made up half of the workforce that built the U.S. Capitol. The most famous of these was Philip Reid, who supervised the bronze casting of the Statue of Freedom atop the Capitol’s... More > dome.. The story of Philip Reid begins with his African heritage, steeped in the Yoruba culture of sculpture and metal casting. Philip’s life as a slave in America is covered in his birth and rearing in Charleston, and his purchase by Clark Mills, the Washington foundry owner who had the contract to cast the Statue of Freedom. This is the story of how Philip, a slave, came to supervise the bronze casting of The Statue of Freedom while enduring the disappointments of American slavery. Philip Reid’s enslavement is ended by the Washington, D.C. Emancipation Proclamation. He becomes a respected member of Washington’s Free Black society, establishes his own business and marries an educated Free Black on the very same day that the Statue of Freedom was raised to the Capitol dome.< Less
The Biography of Philip Reid: Historical Fiction By Eugene Walton
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Slaves made up half of the workforce that built the U.S. Capitol. The most famous of these was Philip Reid, who supervised the bronze casting of the Statue of Freedom atop the Capitol’s... More > dome.. The story of Philip Reid begins with his African heritage, steeped in the Yoruba culture of sculpture and metal casting. Philip’s life as a slave in America is covered in his birth and rearing in Charleston, and his purchase by Clark Mills, the Washington foundry owner who had the contract to cast the Statue of Freedom. This is the story of how Philip, a slave, came to supervise the bronze casting of The Statue of Freedom while enduring the disappointments of American slavery. Philip Reid’s enslavement is ended by the Washington, D.C. Emancipation Proclamation. He becomes a respected member of Washington’s Free Black society, establishes his own business and marries an educated Free Black on the very same day that the Statue of Freedom was raised to the Capitol dome.< Less
R.K. Narayan's Fictional World of "Malgudi": An Overview on Postcolonialism By Dr. Afsar Nawaboddin Shaikh
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English language was transplanted in India by the British rulers who ruled country more than 150 years. People believed that English is a language of Britishers and hence it must go with them. But to... More > learn English language does not mean that people would evolve a slave mentality. In the present scenario, English language with its great literary heritage is no longer a language of particular country or a race. It has become global lingua franca. It is a medium of an international mutual contact among the natives of all over the world. It has thrown open a vast panorama of world-wide scientific, literary, cultural and political world of knowledge.< Less
The Exiled Queen By Rita Michaels
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Adesuwa and Uyi are young and in love, but their relationship must remain in the dark as her parents may not approve of him as a worthy suitor. He’s a poor farmer. Uyi struggles to save up... More > some money before summoning the courage to ask for Adesuwa's hand in marriage. He gives her a stipulated date to meet her parents. As she dreamily counts down the days Uyi finally claims her from her parents, the worst happens. The king of Benin kingdom has found Adesuwa worthy of bearing him a long overdue heir. He has paid her bride price, and no one can dispute his decision...except Adesuwa herself.< Less
Decoding Kashgar By Serdar Aydin & Marc Aurel Schnabel
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This photobook portrays Kashgar, the westernmost city in China and once considered one of the best preserved examples of a traditional Islamic city in Central Asia. With a renewal project, a large... More > portion of old houses have been replaced with new ones that just look sufficiently old to make a visitor feel in a fictional world of Kashgar’s maze-like urban pattern with narrow alleyways and tunnels. This book offers a visual engagement with Kashgar in 13 sections, each with their own stories and themes based on a series of specific content ranging from historical architecture to people of Kashgar and from black-and-white urban scenes to 3D digital reconstructions.< Less
Almost a Turkish Soap Opera By Anne-Rae Vasquez
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Almost a Turkish Soap Opera is about Adel,a young Turkish man whose family has lived in poverty while his grand uncle controls the inheritance money which rightfully belongs to his father. Adel... More > travels to the USA with his best friend Kamil, works illegally, and is deported back to Istanbul. He flies to Canada, marries his rich grand uncle's spoiled obnoxious granddaughter in exchange for his permanent resident status. He becomes infatuated with his beautiful English teacher and tries to hide this from his wife. How did his life turn into a Turkish soap opera? The novel paints a vivid portrayal of the lives and struggles of young modern Turkish men trying to make a life in the West. Anne-Rae Vasquez's projects include Almost a Turkish Soap Opera (to be released in 2012), Gathering Dust, a collection of poems, and Teach Yourself Great Web Design in a Week, published by Sams.net (a division of Macmillan Publishing).< Less
The Storyteller’s Secret - Summarized for Busy People: A Novel: Based on the Book by Sejal Badani By Goldmine Reads
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A young New York journalist named Jaya is desperate to stifle her sorrow after being heartbroken by her third miscarriage and her faltering marriage. She resolves to go to a rural village in India... More > where the legacy and the secrets of her family’s past are waiting to be discovered. Completely entranced by India’s sights, tastes, and sounds, Jaya decides to spend some time and learn more about the country’s vibrant culture. Jaya meets a man named Ravi—her late grandmother’s servant turned friend and confidant—who tells her about her grandmother’s pioneering spirit and the remarkable life she had lived. Through her grandmother’s tragic yet heartwarming tale about love and being in the face of adversity, Jaya finds within herself strength and resilience that she had not known was there all along.< Less
The Storyteller’s Secret - Summarized for Busy People: A Novel: Based on the Book by Sejal Badani By Goldmine Reads
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A young New York journalist named Jaya is desperate to stifle her sorrow after being heartbroken by her third miscarriage and her faltering marriage. She resolves to go to a rural village in India... More > where the legacy and the secrets of her family’s past are waiting to be discovered. Completely entranced by India’s sights, tastes, and sounds, Jaya decides to spend some time and learn more about the country’s vibrant culture. Jaya meets a man named Ravi—her late grandmother’s servant turned friend and confidant—who tells her about her grandmother’s pioneering spirit and the remarkable life she had lived. Through her grandmother’s tragic yet heartwarming tale about love and being in the face of adversity, Jaya finds within herself strength and resilience that she had not known was there all along.< Less
Trafficked By Rita Michaels
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Anna is from a poor home. It's only a matter of time before she loses her sick younger sister to a deadly illness. Without money for constant medical care, she would die. Anna seizes an opportunity... More > to travel abroad, but she is in for a surprise when she finds herself among trafficked teenagers heading to Italy. Caged in a web of human trafficking, she must either choose to flee from her nightmare, or stay and prevent her sister from dying.< Less
The Slave Boy By Rita Michaels
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Twelve-year-old Boma’s life takes another turn the day he prepares for his village land-cleansing festival. He is silently kidnapped, bound and spirited away from the shores of southeastern... More > Nigeria to the Caribbean Island as a slave. Bound by the laws governing the festival that requires all participants remain mute throughout the cleansing, to prevent misfortunes from befalling the Kalabari community, Boma faces a crossroad between shouting and saving himself, or sacrificing himself for his people, whom the slavers threaten to burn down with the village. He is determined to return to his homeland, but can he trace his way back?< Less

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