ABC Travel Greenbook

ABC Travel Greenbook
Author: Martinique Lewis
Release: 2020-08-23
Editor: Martinique Lewis
Pages: 342
ISBN: 9798669167110
Language: en
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The ABC Travel Greenbook is the #1 resource for Black travelers to connect with the African Diaspora globally! This book was created to honor our roots, and celebrate Black owned businesses on 6 out of 7 continents. With this resource we are encouraging patronage that keeps the black dollar circulating, preserving our businesses worldwide, for generations to come. The ABC Travel Greenbook holds the information that search engines can’t tell you. In it are the communities, restaurants, tours, festivals, and more that have been overlooked by travel publications pertaining to black culture. Want to get your haircut in Budapest? Or take the Black history tour in Cartagena? The ABC Travel Greenbook has got you covered from A-Z.

The Negro Motorist Green Book

The Negro Motorist Green Book
Author: Victor H. Green
Release: 2022
Editor: Colchis Books
Pages: 329
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Language: en
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The idea of "The Green Book" is to give the Motorist and Tourist a Guide not only of the Hotels and Tourist Homes in all of the large cities, but other classifications that will be found useful wherever he may be. Also facts and information that the Negro Motorist can use and depend upon. There are thousands of places that the public doesn't know about and aren't listed. Perhaps you know of some? If so send in their names and addresses and the kind of business, so that we might pass it along to the rest of your fellow Motorists. You will find it handy on your travels, whether at home or in some other state, and is up to date. Each year we are compiling new lists as some of these places move, or go out of business and new business places are started giving added employment to members of our race.

Go Girl

Go Girl
Author: Elaine Lee
Release: 1997
Editor: The Eighth Mountain Press
Pages: 374
ISBN: 0933377428
Language: en
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The first travel book for the sisters!

Overground Railroad

Overground Railroad
Author: Candacy A. Taylor
Release: 2020-01-07
Editor: Abrams
Pages: 458
ISBN: 9781683356578
Language: en
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This historical exploration of the Green Book offers “a fascinating [and] sweeping story of black travel within Jim Crow America across four decades” (The New York Times Book Review). Published from 1936 to 1966, the Green Book was hailed as the “black travel guide to America.” At that time, it was very dangerous and difficult for African-Americans to travel because they couldn’t eat, sleep, or buy gas at most white-owned businesses. The Green Book listed hotels, restaurants, gas stations, and other businesses that were safe for black travelers. It was a resourceful and innovative solution to a horrific problem. It took courage to be listed in the Green Book, and Overground Railroad celebrates the stories of those who put their names in the book and stood up against segregation. Author Candacy A. Taylor shows the history of the Green Book, how we arrived at our present historical moment, and how far we still have to go when it comes to race relations in America. A New York Times Notable Book of 2020

Black Like Me

Black Like Me
Author: John Howard Griffin
Release: 2006-04-01
Editor: Wings Press
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9781609401085
Language: en
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This American classic has been corrected from the original manuscripts and indexed, featuring historic photographs and an extensive biographical afterword.

The Negro

The Negro
Author: William Edward Burghardt Du Bois
Release: 1915
Editor: IndyPublish.com
Pages: 274
ISBN: STANFORD:36105002511173
Language: en
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Make Room Make Room

Make Room  Make Room
Author: Harry Harrison
Release: 2010-07-01
Editor: Rosetta Books
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9780795311659
Language: en
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A stark, unbridled vision of planet Earth on the brink of collapse, and the inspiration behind the classic sci-fi film, Soylent Green. At the close of the twentieth century, a planet overwhelmed by rampant overpopulation teeters on the edge of self-destruction. In New York City alone, 35 million people are squeezed into its packed boroughs, scrambling like rats for the world’s dwindling resources. The only food available is a product called Soylent. And while the government tries to maintain order, the rich get richer and the poor stay underfoot. Finding a killer in this broken world is one hell of a job. But that’s exactly what detective Andy Rusch has been assigned to do. If he can stay alive long enough, he might just solve the biggest case he’s ever been on—unless humanity finally fulfills its promise and destroys itself first.

The Wide Range Readers

The Wide Range Readers
Author: Fred Joyce Schonell
Release: 1948
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 329
ISBN: OCLC:58408729
Language: en
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Phil Gordon s Little Green Book

Phil Gordon s Little Green Book
Author: Phil Gordon
Release: 2009-11-24
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 320
ISBN: 1439188092
Language: en
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Phil Gordon plays poker with the best players in the world. He has won -- and lost -- in tournaments and cash games around the globe, all the while studying the game and learning from every hand dealt. As the resident expert and cohost of Celebrity Poker Showdown, Phil has quickly become one of the most sought-after teachers of No Limit Texas Hold'em. It's a tough game. But anyone can become a winning player with the right amount of courage, patience, aggression, observation, and, perhaps most important, dedication to becoming a better player. After fifteen years of keeping notes on the things he's learned, the greats he's played with, and the celebrities he's taught, Phil Gordon has poured every single thing he knows about No Limit Texas Hold'em into this little green book. Taking a page from Harvey Penick's bestselling book of golf wisdom, Phil plays the role of both teacher and student, offering up insightful tips on how to think about poker and how to develop a singular style of play. Through philosophy, psychology, strategy, math, and the knowledge gleaned from playing poker with everyone from T. J. Cloutier and Phil Ivey to Hank Azaria and Ben Affleck, Phil breaks down the game into enlightening instructional tidbits and illustrative anecdotes that inspire the kind of persistence and motivation necessary to improve your game. A book to rank with Doyle Brunson's Super System and David Sklansky's The Theory of Poker, Phil Gordon's Little Green Book deserves a spot on the shelf of every serious student of the game.

The Fabric of the Cosmos

The Fabric of the Cosmos
Author: Brian Greene
Release: 2007-12-18
Editor: Vintage
Pages: 592
ISBN: 9780307428530
Language: en
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From Brian Greene, one of the world’s leading physicists and author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist The Elegant Universe, comes a grand tour of the universe that makes us look at reality in a completely different way. Space and time form the very fabric of the cosmos. Yet they remain among the most mysterious of concepts. Is space an entity? Why does time have a direction? Could the universe exist without space and time? Can we travel to the past? Greene has set himself a daunting task: to explain non-intuitive, mathematical concepts like String Theory, the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle, and Inflationary Cosmology with analogies drawn from common experience. From Newton’s unchanging realm in which space and time are absolute, to Einstein’s fluid conception of spacetime, to quantum mechanics’ entangled arena where vastly distant objects can instantaneously coordinate their behavior, Greene takes us all, regardless of our scientific backgrounds, on an irresistible and revelatory journey to the new layers of reality that modern physics has discovered lying just beneath the surface of our everyday world.

A Parallel Road Amani Willett

A Parallel Road  Amani Willett
Author: Anonim
Release: 2020
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 112
ISBN: 1999446844
Language: en
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This multi-layered work explores the Black experience of driving in America over the past 85 years. By picturing how it has too often been marked by fear, violence and death, 'A Parallel Road' challenges representations of the American ideal of the road trip that have long dominated our view through artistic and literary media. Referencing the historical Negro Motorist Green Book, and layering archival and new images, it examines the question of how long the road will continue to be a site of violence and oppression for Black people in American society.

American Dirt

American Dirt
Author: Jeanine Cummins
Release: 2020-02-26
Editor: Thorndike Press Large Print
Pages: 329
ISBN: 1432872249
Language: en
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"Extraordinary." --Stephen King "This book is not simply the great American novel; it's the great novel of las Americas. It's the great world novel! This is the international story of our times. Masterful." --Sandra Cisneros También de este lado hay sueños. On this side too, there are dreams. Lydia Quixano Pérez lives in the Mexican city of Acapulco. She runs a bookstore. She has a son, Luca, the love of her life, and a wonderful husband who is a journalist. And while there are cracks beginning to show in Acapulco because of the drug cartels, her life is, by and large, fairly comfortable. Even though she knows they'll never sell, Lydia stocks some of her all-time favorite books in her store. And then one day a man enters the shop to browse and comes up to the register with a few books he would like to buy--two of them her favorites. Javier is erudite. He is charming. And, unbeknownst to Lydia, he is the jefe of the newest drug cartel that has gruesomely taken over the city. When Lydia's husband's tell-all profile of Javier is published, none of their lives will ever be the same. Forced to flee, Lydia and eight-year-old Luca soon find themselves miles and worlds away from their comfortable middle-class existence. Instantly transformed into migrants, Lydia and Luca ride la bestia--trains that make their way north toward the United States, which is the only place Javier's reach doesn't extend. As they join the countless people trying to reach el norte, Lydia soon sees that everyone is running from something. But what exactly are they running to? American Dirt will leave readers utterly changed. It is a literary achievement filled with poignancy, drama, and humanity on every page. It is one of the most important books for our times. Already being hailed as "a Grapes of Wrath for our times" and "a new American classic," Jeanine Cummins's American Dirt is a rare exploration into the inner hearts of people willing to sacrifice everything for a glimmer of hope.

Paper Towns

Paper Towns
Author: John Green
Release: 2013
Editor: A&C Black
Pages: 321
ISBN: 9781408848180
Language: en
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Quentin Jacobson has spent a lifetime loving Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs into his life - dressed like a ninja and summoning him for an ingenious campaign of revenge - he follows. After their all-nighter ends, Q arrives at school to discover that Margo has disappeared.

Franny and Zooey

Franny and Zooey
Author: J. D. Salinger
Release: 2019-08-13
Editor: Little, Brown
Pages: 208
ISBN: 9780316459990
Language: en
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"Perhaps the best book by the foremost stylist of his generation" (New York Times), J. D. Salinger's Franny and Zooey collects two works of fiction about the Glass family originally published in The New Yorker. "Everything everybody does is so--I don't know--not wrong, or even mean, or even stupid necessarily. But just so tiny and meaningless and--sad-making. And the worst part is, if you go bohemian or something crazy like that, you're conforming just as much only in a different way." A novel in two halves, Franny and Zooey brilliantly captures the emotional strains and traumas of entering adulthood. It is a gleaming example of the wit, precision, and poignancy that have made J. D. Salinger one of America's most beloved writers.

The Other Woman

The Other Woman
Author: Jane Green
Release: 2005-05-19
Editor: Penguin UK
Pages: 464
ISBN: 9780141944166
Language: en
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Number one best-seller Jane Green - author of The Beach House and Mr. Maybe - explores a dilemma that women everywhere will recognise in The Other Woman. Ellie and Dan are proof that opposites attract . . . He always follows instructions: she throws the manual away. He loves sport: she's allergic to exercise. She doesn't have a mother: his wants to take over . . . EVERYTHING. At first Ellie is thrilled to have Linda as her 'adopted' mother and to be a part of the close, loving Cooper family. But when she and Dan decide to get married, she starts to wonder: is it normal for mother and son to speak on the phone twice a day? How on earth did they come to be having a reception with big white ribbons everywhere when all she wanted was a quiet registry office do? Is Ellie marrying Dan . . . OR HIS MOTHER? One thing's for sure: before the big day Ellie's going to have to work out who comes first in Dan's affections . . . 'Will send a shiver down the spines of brides everywhere' Daily Mirror 'A compelling page-turner from start to finish' Daily Express 'Utterly compulsive' Company

The Warmth of Other Suns

The Warmth of Other Suns
Author: Isabel Wilkerson
Release: 2011-10-04
Editor: Vintage
Pages: 642
ISBN: 9780679763888
Language: en
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NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In this beautifully written masterwork, the Pulitzer Prize–winnner and bestselling author of Caste chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities, in search of a better life. From 1915 to 1970, this exodus of almost six million people changed the face of America. Wilkerson compares this epic migration to the migrations of other peoples in history. She interviewed more than a thousand people, and gained access to new data and official records, to write this definitive and vividly dramatic account of how these American journeys unfolded, altering our cities, our country, and ourselves. With stunning historical detail, Wilkerson tells this story through the lives of three unique individuals: Ida Mae Gladney, who in 1937 left sharecropping and prejudice in Mississippi for Chicago, where she achieved quiet blue-collar success and, in old age, voted for Barack Obama when he ran for an Illinois Senate seat; sharp and quick-tempered George Starling, who in 1945 fled Florida for Harlem, where he endangered his job fighting for civil rights, saw his family fall, and finally found peace in God; and Robert Foster, who left Louisiana in 1953 to pursue a medical career, the personal physician to Ray Charles as part of a glitteringly successful medical career, which allowed him to purchase a grand home where he often threw exuberant parties. Wilkerson brilliantly captures their first treacherous and exhausting cross-country trips by car and train and their new lives in colonies that grew into ghettos, as well as how they changed these cities with southern food, faith, and culture and improved them with discipline, drive, and hard work. Both a riveting microcosm and a major assessment, The Warmth of Other Suns is a bold, remarkable, and riveting work, a superb account of an “unrecognized immigration” within our own land. Through the breadth of its narrative, the beauty of the writing, the depth of its research, and the fullness of the people and lives portrayed herein, this book is destined to become a classic.

August Snow

August Snow
Author: Stephen Mack Jones
Release: 2017-02-14
Editor: Soho Press
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781616957193
Language: en
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Winner of the Hammett Prize and the Nero Award From the wealthy suburbs to the remains of Detroit’s bankrupt factory districts, August Snow is a fast-paced tale of murder, greed, sex, economic cyber-terrorism, race and urban decay. Tough, smart, and struggling to stay alive, August Snow is the embodiment of Detroit. The son of an African-American father and a Mexican-American mother, August grew up in the city’s Mexicantown and joined the police force only to be drummed out by a conspiracy of corrupt cops and politicians. But August fought back; he took on the city and got himself a $12 million wrongful dismissal settlement that left him low on friends. He has just returned to the house he grew up in after a year away, and quickly learns he has many scores to settle. It’s not long before he’s summoned to the palatial Grosse Pointe Estates home of business magnate Eleanore Paget. Powerful and manipulative, Paget wants August to investigate the increasingly unusual happenings at her private wealth management bank. But detective work is no longer August’s beat, and he declines. A day later, Paget is dead of an apparent suicide—which August isn’t buying for a minute. What begins as an inquiry into Eleanore Paget’s death soon drags August into a rat’s nest of Detroit’s most dangerous criminals, from corporate embezzlers to tattooed mercenaries.

My Big Book of Beginner Books About Me

My Big Book of Beginner Books About Me
Author: Various
Release: 2011-12-27
Editor: Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 210
ISBN: 9780307931832
Language: en
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This collectible Dr. Seuss collection of six classic Beginner Books all about the body is perfect for inspiring a love of reading--and makes a great educational back-to-school gift! Eyes, ears, teeth, noses, feet, knees—practically every living thing has got them—and their variations are fascinating, especially to young children. And now, consumers of all ages can indulge their curiosity about these beguiling body parts. Books in this box set include: The Foot Book The Eye Book The Tooth Book The Nose Book The Ear Book The Knee Book A perfect gift for holidays and happy occaisions of all kinds, My Big Book of Beginner Books About Me is not only a great value, it's a great "body" of work! Originally created by Dr. Seuss himself, Beginner Books are fun, funny, and easy to read. These unjacketed hardcover early readers encourage children to read all on their own, using simple words and illustrations. Smaller than the classic large format Seuss picture books like The Lorax and Oh, The Places You’ll Go!, these portable packages are perfect for practicing readers ages 3-7—and lucky parents too!

Z for Zachariah

Z for Zachariah
Author: Robert C. O'Brien
Release: 2021-06-01
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9781665911641
Language: en
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In this post-apocalyptic novel from Newbery Medal–winning author Robert C. O’Brien, a teen girl struggling to survive in the wake of unimaginable disaster comes across another survivor. Ann Burden is sixteen years old and completely alone. The world as she once knew it is gone, ravaged by a nuclear war that has taken everyone from her. For the past year, she has lived in a remote valley with no evidence of any other survivors. But the smoke from a distant campfire shatters Ann’s solitude. Someone else is still alive and making his way toward the valley. Who is this man? What does he want? Can he be trusted? Both excited and terrified, Ann soon realizes there may be worse things than being the last person on Earth.

The Book of Alternative Services of the Anglican Church of Canada

The Book of Alternative Services of the Anglican Church of Canada
Author: Anglican Church of Canada,Anglican Church of Canada. Doctrine and Worship Committee,Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod
Release: 1985
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 928
ISBN: 0919891276
Language: en
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The pew edition of the prayer book of the Anglican Church of Canada. Includes: the Divine Office; Baptism and Reconciliation; the Holy Eucharist; the Proper of the Church Year; Pastoral Offices; Episcopal Offices; Parish Thanksgiving and Prayers; the Psalter; and Music. (ABC).