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- Hodder & Stoughton 2011; US$ 6.99
In the tense days before the American Civil War, in the swamplands of the Maryland shore, a wounded slave girl and her visions of the future tear a community apart in a riveting drama of hope and redemption. Kidnappings, gunfights and chases ensue in this extraordinary story of violence, tragic triumph, and unexpected kindness. more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 8.99
As a boy in Brooklyn's Red Hook projects, James McBride knew his mother was different. But when he asked about it, she'd simply say 'I'm light-skinned.' Later he wondered if he was different too, and asked his mother if he was black or white. 'You're a human being,' she snapped. 'Educate yourself or you'll be a nobody!' And when James asked what... more...
- Orion 2016; US$ 12.99
'A formidable free-style book that isn't straight biography but a mix of history, street-level investigative reporting, hagiography, Deep South sociology, music criticism, memoir and some fiery preaching' Rolling Stone magazine A Guardian best music book of 2016 The music of James Brown was almost a genre in its own right, and he was one... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2016; US$ 15.15
National Book Award winner James McBride goes in search of the ?real? James Brown after receiving a tip that promises to uncover the man behind the myth. His surprising journey illuminates not only our understanding of this immensely troubled, misunderstood, and complicated soul genius but the ways in which our cultural heritage has been shaped by... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2010; US$ 10.99
Based on the historical incident of an unspeakable massacre at the site of Sant'Anna Di Stazzema, a small village in Tuscany, and on the experiences of the famed Buffalo soldiers from the 92nd Division in Italy during World War II, Miracle at Sant'Anna is a singular evocation of war, cruelty, passion, and heroism. It is the story of four American Negro... more...
- Lexington Books 2011; US$ 36.99
How Not to Be Governed explores the contemporary debates and questions concerning anarchism in our own time. The authors address the political failures of earlier practices of anarchism, and the claim that anarchism is impracticable, by examining the anarchisms that have been theorized and practiced in the midst of these supposed failures. The authors... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 94.99
This book commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of the Second Vatican Council?s Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World. Through the lens of this crucial document, this book examines contemporary social issues such as immigration, women in the Church, environmental ethics, human rights, economic justice, and the Church in Africa.... more...