Unwanted Girl

Author: MK Schiller
Publisher: Lyrical Shine
ISBN: 9781601835000
Size: 15.33 MB
Format: PDF
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When a man loves a woman Recovering addict Nick Dorsey finds solace in his regimented life. That is until he meets Shyla Metha. Something about the shy Indian beauty who delivers take-out to his Greenwich Village loft inspires the reclusive writer. And when Shyla reveals her desire to write a book of her own, he agrees to help her. The tale of a young Indian girl growing up against a landscape of brutal choices isn’t Nick’s usual territory, but something about the story, and the beautiful storyteller, draws him in deep. Shyla is drawn to Nick, but she never imagines falling for him. Like Nick, Shyla hails from a village, too…a rural village in India. They have nothing in common, yet he makes her feel alive for the first time in her life. She is not ready for their journey to end, but the plans she’s made cannot be broken…not even by him. Can they find a way to rewrite the next chapter?

Unwanted

Author: Kristina Ohlsson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439198933
Size: 16.92 MB
Format: PDF
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Kristina Ohlsson’s critically acclaimed, award-winning mystery debut introduces readers to captivating investigative analyst Fredrika Bergman. One mistake changes everything...In the middle of a rainy Swedish summer, a little girl is abducted from a crowded train. The nightmare is just beginning.

Chinese Cinderella

Author: Adeline Yen Mah
Publisher: Laurel Leaf
ISBN: 0307482804
Size: 13.16 MB
Format: PDF
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A riveting memoir of a girl's painful coming-of-age in a wealthy Chinese family during the 1940s. A Chinese proverb says, "Falling leaves return to their roots." In Chinese Cinderella, Adeline Yen Mah returns to her roots to tell the story of her painful childhood and her ultimate triumph and courage in the face of despair. Adeline's affluent, powerful family considers her bad luck after her mother dies giving birth to her. Life does not get any easier when her father remarries. She and her siblings are subjected to the disdain of her stepmother, while her stepbrother and stepsister are spoiled. Although Adeline wins prizes at school, they are not enough to compensate for what she really yearns for -- the love and understanding of her family. Following the success of the critically acclaimed adult bestseller Falling Leaves, this memoir is a moving telling of the classic Cinderella story, with Adeline Yen Mah providing her own courageous voice. Includes 6-page photo insert. From the Hardcover edition.

Unwanted

Author: HENRY MAZI-NJOKU
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 9781491889572
Size: 13.85 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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UNWANTED is a story that brings to the fore discrimination and stigmatization towards people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA). Set in the bustling city of Port Harcourt, it narrates the story of three youthful girls and a young man whose paths are more intertwined than they can imagine...made stronger and weaker by their experiences of stigmatization. It is a tale of struggles, successes and human frailties.

Unwanted

Author: Sandra M. Bucerius
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199968954
Size: 10.22 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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The immigration of Muslims to Europe and the integration of later generations presents many challenges to European societies. Unwanted builds on five years of ethnographic research with a group of fifty-five second-generation Muslim immigrant drug dealers in Frankfurt, Germany to examine the relationship between immigration, social exclusion, and the informal economy. Having spent countless hours with these young men, hanging out in the streets, in cafes or bars and at the local community center, Sandra Bucerius explores the intimate aspects of one of the most discriminated and excluded populations in Germany. Bucerius looks at how the young men negotiate their participation in the drug market while still trying to adhere to their cultural and religious obligations and how they struggle to find a place within German society. The young men considered their involvement in the drug trade a response to their exclusion at the same time that it provides a means of forging an identity and a place within German society. The insights into the lives, hopes, and dreams of these young men, who serve as an example for many Muslim and otherwise marginalized immigrant youth groups in Western countries, provides the context necessary to understand their actions while never obscuring the many contradictory facets of their lives.

Loves Unwanted

Author: Bonnie Lee Driscoll
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781450041157
Size: 17.43 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Kidnapped, denied his heritage, falsely identified and sold to The Captain, Ben’s life is transformed from comfort and wealth to pain and bondage. His value is the white color of his skin and as ‘Breeder’ he must impregnate young slave girls for the Mulatto market. Attempts to escape bring multiple injuries, whippings, a branding and in the care of Mamma Pearl. Forced to wed and exploited by the Captain’s daughter, he suffers the inhumanities of slavery. But despite his declaration of “Love unwanted!” his life is touched by these few who warm his heart, and his body, throughout the years.