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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2006; US$ 19.00
In her long-awaited fifth novel, acclaimed writer Marita Golden takes another unflinching look into the face of family, race, love and identity. For twelve years Carson Blake inhabited a world of his own creation. Scorned by the father who was incapable of showing him affection and nearly consumed by the mean streets of Prince George?s County, Maryland,... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 173.83
Das Bemessungskonzept "Betriebsfestigkeit" verfolgt das Ziel, Maschinen, Fahrzeuge oder andere Konstruktionen gegen zeitlich veränderliche Betriebslasten unter Berücksichtigung ihrer Umgebungsbedingungen für eine bestimmte Nutzungsdauer zuverlässig bemessen zu können. Ingenieure, Wissenschaftler und Studenten finden in diesem Buch die experimentellen... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.00
?Don?t play in the sun. You?re going to have to get a light-skinned husband for the sake of your children as it is.? In these words from her mother, novelist and memoirist Marita Golden learned as a girl that she was the wrong color. Her mother had absorbed ?colorism? without thinking about it. But, as Golden shows in this provocative book, biases... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2009; US$ 16.95
In It?s All Love , Black writers celebrate the complexity, power, danger, and glory of love in all its many forms: romantic, familial, communal, and sacred. Editor Marita Golden recounts the morning she woke up certain that she would meet her soul mate in ?My Own Happy Ending?; memoirist Reginald Dwayne Betts, in a piece he calls ?Learning the Name... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00
Distinguished author and television executive Marita Golden writes movingly about her life -- first as a black activist in the sixties in her hometown Washington, D.C., then as a journalism student in New York. In those turbulent years, she gained a profound understanding of what it means to be black in America. While studying in America, she met Femi,... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2011; US$ 14.99
Critically acclaimed Black writers reveal how books have shaped their personal lives?in often unexpected ways. In these thirteen strikingly candid interviews, bestselling authors, winners of the Pulitzer Prize, and writers picked by Oprah?s Book Club discuss how the acts of reading and writing have deeply affected their lives by expanding the conceptual... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 46.95
In this timely book, Gronnvoll offers a feminist rhetorical examination of gender and torture, looking at the media coverage of Abu Ghraib and Guantánamo Bay, as well as recent popular entertainment television serials where torture appears as a plot device (including 24). In exposing news media coverage to such scrutiny, she finds that cases of American... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00
When Marita Golden decided to write her personal account of the challenges of raising a black son in today's world, she didn't intend to write more than her own faily's story. But through the story of raising her son against the backdrop of a racially divided society, Golden discovered she was also confronted the causes of the violence that surrounds... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 13.00
A Miracle Everyday takes an illuminating and intimate look at flourishing single-mother families. Single motherhood and the children of single mothers have been the subject of overwhelmingly negative statistical analysis. But, asks Marita Golden, where are the studies that analyze the strengths of single mothers, the positive adaptive skills learned... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00
"An engaging saga of unconditional friendship, love, and foregiveness...Golden's style is modern, refreshing and accurately captures a slice of African-American life." ST. PETERSBURG TIMES In the exciting, yet frightening days of Freedom Summer in 1963, two very different African-American women meet, each to discover in the other an elegant completion... more...