Category: Sociology-societal


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Ugly the True Story of a Loveless Childhood

By: Briscoe, Constance

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, 2006

This book is an account of a child's memories of how she was abused, humiliated and rejected. This is a powerful book. The very beauty of biographies is that they are somebody's own version of what happened to them and how they lived it or fought it. There's no third person commenting on it or describing it from an emotionally detached point of view. View more info

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A Wealth of Wisdom: Legendary African American Elders Speak

By: Camille Cosby, Renee Poussaint

Price: $18.00

Publisher: USA, Atria, 2004

The editors collected these stories as part of the (US) National Visionary Leadership Project - The wisdom of our elders is our most valuable resource. In A Wealth of Wisdom, a collection of stories, experiences, and observations of more than fifty African Americans, ages seventy and over, extraordinary men and women explain how we as a nation got to where we are. With accounts by everyone from Maya Angelou and Ray Charles to Robert Guillaume and Coretta Scott King, thes... View more info

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SHEEDS Pockets of Greatness

By: Prior, Tom

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Wilkinson Books, 1996

Kevin Sheedy is full of surprises. For one thing, he is an old fashioned Australian patriot with some very modern, international ideas. He is all for the family, the Australian team, but also for 'motivation', and he makes huge allowances for individual talents... A book about motivation using the experiences of sporting and non-sporting people who have achieved their potential. Kevin Sheedy describes many footballers from his long career as a coach and observer of footb... View more info

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One Hand Clapping

By: Rafe Martin, Manuela Soares

Price: $38.00

Publisher: USA, Rizzoli, 1995

ex-lib - 1stpage (that presumably held the lib pocket) has been removed, but rest of the book is in harmony with being a new book, dj has plastic protector on - 46 pages - No preview A collection of traditional tales used for teaching the basic principles of Zen Buddhism, including "The Tigers and the Strawberry," "The Zen Master and the Samurai," and "A Silver Cat". Martin and Soares have selected 18 anecdotes from the lives and writings of the ... View more info