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A Man In Many Streets

Author : John Saintsbury
ISBN : 9781452063508
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A Man in Many Streets is an account of the author's life through his childhood in Britain, early youth in South Africa and subsequently in, many countries during WWII and life in Canada in later years. Events and experiences are related in frank and explicit style leaving little to the imagination of the reader. Some of the author's personal experiences may raise some eyebrows but throughout the book the author has tried to "call a spade a spade" and leave the reader to assess his or her's own mentality.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Relief Of Mafeking

Author : Filson Young
ISBN : 9783732620197
Genre : Fiction
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Category: Fiction

Poverty In Contemporary Literature

Author : B. Korte
ISBN : 9781137429292
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Poverty and inequality have gained a new public presence in the United Kingdom. Literature, and particularly narrative literature, (re-)configures how people think, feel and behave in relation to poverty. This makes the analysis of poverty-themed fiction an important aspect in the new transdisciplinary field of poverty studies.
Category: Literary Criticism

Good Roads

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ISBN : PSU:000067388042
Genre : Roads
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The American People Volume 1

Author : Larry Kramer
ISBN : 9780374712976
Genre : Fiction
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The long-awaited new novel by America's master playwright and activist—a radical reimagining of our history and our hopes and fears Forty years in the making, The American People embodies Larry Kramer's vision of his beloved and accursed homeland. As the founder of ACT UP and the author of Faggots and The Normal Heart, Kramer has decisively affected American lives and letters. Here, as only he can, he tells the heartbreaking and heroic story of one nation under a plague, contaminated by greed, hate, and disease yet host to transcendent acts of courage and kindness. In this magisterial novel's sweeping first volume, which runs up to the 1950s, we meet prehistoric monkeys who spread a peculiar virus, a Native American shaman whose sexual explorations mutate into occult visions, and early English settlers who live as loving same-sex couples only to fall victim to the forces of bigotry. George Washington and Alexander Hamilton revel in unexpected intimacies, and John Wilkes Booth's motives for assassinating Abraham Lincoln are thoroughly revised. In the twentieth century, the nightmare of history deepens as a religious sect conspires with eugenicists, McCarthyites, and Ivy Leaguers to exterminate homosexuals, and the AIDS virus begins to spread. Against all this, Kramer sets the tender story of a middle-class family outside Washington, D.C., trying to get along in the darkest of times. The American People is a work of ribald satire, prophetic anger, and dazzling imagination. It is an encyclopedic indictment written with outrageous love.
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The Unequal Homeless

Author : Joanne Passaro
ISBN : 0415909031
Genre : Social Science
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Persistently homeless New Yorkers are, overwhelmingly, black men. The reason, contends Joanne Passaro, is that homelessness is not simply an economic predicament, but a cultural and moral location as well. Remaining homeless is a very different process from that of becoming houseless. Based on field research in New York City, The Unequal Homeless examines the ways that the gender, race and family status of homeless persons helps determine their chances of survival. The author concludes that unless we abandon social and personal practices that give preferential treatment to homeless women - who are seen as "belonging" at home and hence are housed - homeless men will never escape the streets, while homeless women will do so only if they embody traditional ideals of Womanhood.
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A Man From The Dusty Streets

Author : Rev. Dr. Salatiel Sidhu
ISBN : 9781477201992
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Dr. Salatiel Sidhu is an accomplished speaker and writer. He has served as professor of physics for thirty-two years in a government college in India and other colleges in the state of Punjab, India. He has also served as a deacon and a presbyter in India for several years in Church of North India, Chandigarh Diocese. In the United States, he has been a very active member of Glenmont United Methodist Church in Silver Spring, Maryland, for the last fifteen years. His popular published work in Punjabi features “Christ and Christianity.” He has written and published several stories for Christian readers. He has been a member of the Bible Society of India and greatly contributed in translating the Bible into today’s Punjabi version. While in the United States, he has earned two doctoral degrees in theology, Doctor of Divinity from a theological university in India, and Doctor of Theology from Freedom Bible School College and Seminary, Rogers, Arkansas. He is a committed husband, a loving father, and an exceptionally wonderful grandfather. His work, A Man from the Dusty Streets takes readers to the streets of an extremely underdeveloped village in India. He has shown how God chose him and led him in the hardships of life, when he did not have many opportunities and privileges, and used him for His service as a warrior for Him. —Archana Arora
Category: Biography & Autobiography