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Somewhere. Over the Ghetto By Frank Settineri
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This contemporary story vicariously exposes the decadence and corruption of the slums through the romantic relationship between a white male teacher and a black mother of one of his students. Love,... More > romance, sex, decadence, power, corruption, chaos, humor and carnage are interwoven to reveal the one thread that binds all of us together.< Less
Somewhere. Over the Ghetto By Frank Settineri
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This contemporary story vicariously exposes the decadence and corruption of the slums through the romantic relationship between a white male teacher and a black mother of one of his students. Love,... More > romance, sex, decadence, power, corruption, chaos, humor and carnage are interwoven to reveal the one thread that binds all of us together.< Less
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EYE OF THE WITNESS By Bart Wolffe
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A contract for the publication of this book was first signed with College Press in Zimbabwe in the 1990’s and then, for fear of political repercussions, the publisher reneged on the contract... More > and withdrew publication. The reasons will become apparent on reading the work which deals with the thorny issues of land, power and corruption in Zimbabwe. The protagonist is a white journalist working for the mass media who happens to be the son of a white farmer. Several thousand productive white farmers were dispossessed, often violently, of their farms in Mugabe’s land redistribution programme and now only a tiny handful remain on borrowed time.< Less
Voyage: Spirit of the Annako By Luis J. Cui
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In the shadow of a rugged mountain range in the Philippines, lies San Ysidro, a rice farming community of tradition-bound residents determined to maintain their way of life that includes telling... More > folklore tales around the campfire. More than two decades after a violent crime transforms San Ysidro forever, events begin to unfold as an ancient ritual, the Annako, demands revenge for the victims’ souls. As the spirits stir, a mother, her daughter, and a newspaper reporter are drawn into the dark past and into a world where the line between reality and the supernatural is blurred. As all three are led on circuitous paths of mystery made worse by violent threats and political scandals, now only time will tell whether they will find answers and peace for the victims’ souls. Voyage: Spirit of the Annako shares a mysterious tale about a horrific crime in a rural Filipino community and a vengeful ancient ritual with the power to reveal the truth.< Less
Voyage: Spirit of the Annako By Luis J. Cui
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In the shadow of a rugged mountain range in the Philippines, lies San Ysidro, a rice farming community of tradition-bound residents determined to maintain their way of life that includes telling... More > folklore tales around the campfire. Unfortunately as time goes on, change appears to be inevitable for the San Ysidroans. More than two decades after a violent crime transforms San Ysidro forever, events begin to unfold as an ancient ritual, the Annako, demands revenge for the victims’ souls. As the spirits stir, a mother, her daughter, and a newspaper reporter are drawn into the dark past and into a world where the line between reality and the supernatural is blurred. As all three are led on circuitous paths of mystery made worse by violent threats and political scandals, now only time will tell whether they will find answers and peace for the victims’ souls.< Less
Land, Legacy and Lynching: Building the Future in Black America By MONICA DAVIS
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A century ago, the segregated South had a deep secret--black farmers owned the majority of farmland in the region. Then came the 1910 Census results along with an organized effort to drive black... More > farmers off the land. Through lynching and intimidation, and predatory use of federal farm loan programs, hundreds of thousands of black farmers, 90% of African-American farmers, were driven from the land through a 60 year orgy of lynching, murder, intimidation and theft. Many found refuge in factory towns and became middle class through factory work, especially in the auto industry. Others gathered in segregated ghettos in the nation's urban hell holes and continue to fuel the nation's prisons. Many claim the goal of federal farm policy is to drive family farmers out of business in favor of corporate agri-businesses.< Less
Land, Legacy and Lynching: Building the Future in Black America By MONICA DAVIS
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A century ago, the segregated South had a deep secret--black farmers owned the majority of farmland in the region. Then came the 1910 Census results along with an organized effort to drive black... More > farmers off the land. Through lynching and intimidation, and predatory use of federal farm loan programs, hundreds of thousands of black farmers, 90% of African-American farmers, were driven from the land through a 60 year orgy of lynching, murder, intimidation and theft. Many found refuge in factory towns and became middle class through factory work, especially in the auto industry. Others gathered in segregated ghettos in the nation's urban hell holes and continue to fuel the nation's prisons. Many claim the goal of federal farm policy is to drive family farmers out of business in favor of corporate agri-businesses.< Less
Maximum Credible Accident By John Howlett
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When this book was first published in the 1980’s, it was dramatised by BBC Radio. After only one episode, the Thatcher government tried to have it taken off air. The then heads of the BBC... More > decided Maximum Credible Accident was ‘factually correct and an essential element in the public debate’ – and refused to censor it in any way. 'Imagine concentrating everything that scares you most about a conventional nuclear reactor, speeding it all up and immersing it in liquid that burns in air and explodes on contact with water. Then persuade yourself that nothing will ever go wrong with it: no terrorists, no Chernobyl, no Fukushima ... No Acts of God, no Murphy’s Laws can be permitted.' In Maximum Credible Accident the decision about Britain's nuclear future is entrusted to a senior civil servant - Gordon Aylen, Whitehall and Washington determined to sway Aylen's decision –while unknown to him, a prototype Fast Breeder is running wild in Tuscany, beyond human control and beyond reach of any known fail-safe system.< Less
Misguided Loyalties By B. J. Swanson
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This book is about a real corporation; how it started, how it was ruined, and the people caught in the tidalwave of lies as they crashed on the shore of the American dream. Most men do not start out... More > to cheat and betray, but greed and power corrupt those who want to win an any cost. Too often they take many innocents down with them when they fall. Who are the true criminals?< Less

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