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BLIND VISION By JOYCE HILL HOLDEN
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The story of a young couple, there seperation, and there struggles to get through the civil war and build a new life.
BLIND VISION By JOYCE HILL HOLDEN
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The story of a young couple, there seperation, and there struggles to get through the civil war and build a new life.
The Soldier's Elegy By Ameenah Aref
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Follow Abdul-Karim, a young Syrian boy who struggles to save not only his family, but himself from the cruel world ahead.
The Root Beer Kid By Chuck Bohatka
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The Root Beer Kid is a family-saga that weaves throughout the lives of the Elder family as they attempt to deal with the passing of their oldest boy, Eddie. In particular, his younger brother Jerry... More > struggles to find a way to cope with such a tragic loss. As he questions his own existence, the family that has kept him strong for so long is falling apart and he’s done nothing but watch. But now it’s time for action. Sure, dad has left and mom hasn’t stopped crying since the funeral, but he’s got bigger problems – he will be a freshman this fall. His days are filled with discovery and enthusiasm, his nights: anger and visits from Eddie. Too much for his mind to handle he retreats and finds a solution for all of his problems – a shiny silver can fuels his transformation into The Root Beer Kid. Becoming The Kid leads him to a fantasy world where everything is as it should be, painless and eventful, but most importantly it offers him distance – from his family, from his brother and from himself.< Less
Growing Old in New Town: What Marked Me, What Marred Me, What Made Me By Michael E. Goings
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A true saga of an African-American family that sprouted from the fallow soil of poverty, domestic violence, and the obnoxious weeds of bigotry, Growing Old in New Town narrates the memoir of a black... More > boy’s upbringing in a racist, small southern town. This memoir follows author Michael E. Goings and his family through their struggles, dramas, and triumphs, providing an accurate depiction of life in the Jim Crow South from the 1950s to the 1970s. Growing Old in New Town chronicles young Michael, the fifth born of ten siblings, who at an early age witnessed the horrors and happiness of being born in a poor black family in Dillon, South Carolina. He embodies many of the poor black children of his era and area who struggled with demons in their families, communities, and cultures. This bittersweet drama highlights the fraternal comradery of brothers and the sibling rivalry that often caused them to clash. It tells of rural and southern living during Jim Crow from a poor, black boy’s perspective.< Less
Growing Old In New Town: What Marked Me, What Marred Me, What Made Me By Michael E. Goings
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A true saga of an African-American family that sprouted from the fallow soil of poverty, domestic violence, and the obnoxious weeds of bigotry, Growing Old in New Town narrates the memoir of a black... More > boy’s upbringing in a racist, small southern town. This memoir follows author Michael E. Goings and his family through their struggles, dramas, and triumphs, providing an accurate depiction of life in the Jim Crow South from the 1950s to the 1970s. Growing Old in New Town chronicles young Michael, the fifth born of ten siblings, who at an early age witnessed the horrors and happiness of being born in a poor black family in Dillon, South Carolina. He embodies many of the poor black children of his era and area who struggled with demons in their families, communities, and cultures. This bittersweet drama highlights the fraternal comradery of brothers and the sibling rivalry that often caused them to clash. It tells of rural and southern living during Jim Crow from a poor, black boy’s perspective.< Less
Life, Love, and Loss: Short Stories and Poems Based on True Events By Magdalin M. Szabo
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War has horrific, widespread consequences that include destruction and chaos in the lives of all it affects. In a collection of short stories and poems based on true events, Magdalin Szabo draws on... More > personal childhood experiences to open the eyes of others to the impact of global conflict during the twentieth century. Through diverse characters, settings, and writings, Szabo shares a glimpse into several crises in the former Yugoslavia as a young woman is forced into an arranged marriage in a town where meddling is a sport; another is driven on a journey to freedom after German ethnic cleansing splinters her family; and as a family receives final letters from a grandmother forced into a death camp in the aftermath of World War II. Included are ten poems that highlight the blending of nature and man, the emotions surrounding the loss of a homeland, and reflections that accompany the aging process.< Less
Life, Love, and Loss: Short Stories and Poems Based on True Events By Magdalin M. Szabo
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War has horrific, widespread consequences that include destruction and chaos in the lives of all it affects. In a collection of short stories and poems based on true events, Magdalin Szabo draws on... More > personal childhood experiences to open the eyes of others to the impact of global conflict during the twentieth century. Through diverse characters, settings, and writings, Szabo shares a glimpse into several crises in the former Yugoslavia as a young woman is forced into an arranged marriage in a town where meddling is a sport; another is driven on a journey to freedom after German ethnic cleansing splinters her family; and as a family receives final letters from a grandmother forced into a death camp in the aftermath of World War II. Included are ten poems that highlight the blending of nature and man, the emotions surrounding the loss of a homeland, and reflections that accompany the aging process.< Less
In Skip's Corner By Robert S. MULHOLLAND
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SKIP HAD HIS SIGHTS ON BEING A LAWYER. DUE TO AN INCIDENT IN HIS YOUNG LIFE HIS PLANS BECOME VERY DIFFICULT. HIS LOVE LIFE BECOMES A BURDEN AND HIS PLANS ARE CHANGED IN AN UNEXPECTED WAY. WITH... More > DETERMINATION AND WILL POWER, HE STRUGGLES TO SUCCEED THROUGH ONE OBSTACLE AFTER ANOTHER.< Less
Grey Wine By Jonathan Oladeji
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The story centers around Ipade a young man born to a christian home, he struggles with his faith and raging youthful desires. He wants to be free from parents and doctrines but finds himself in... More > harder bondages that chase him back home but not after his loved ones have paid for his folly.< Less

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