No Ashes in the Fire
Score: 4.5
From 13 Ratings

No Ashes in the Fire


  • Author: Darnell L Moore
  • Release Date : 2018-05-29
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • File Size: 6834910 Bytes


From a leading journalist and activist comes a brave, beautifully wrought memoir. When Darnell Moore was fourteen, three boys from his neighborhood tried to set him on fire. They cornered him while he was walking home from school, harassed him because they thought he was gay, and poured a jug of gasoline on him. He escaped, but just barely. It wasn't the last time he would face death. Three decades later, Moore is an award-winning writer, a leading Black Lives Matter activist, and an advocate for justice and liberation. In No Ashes in the Fire, he shares the journey taken by that scared, bullied teenager who not only survived, but found his calling. Moore's transcendence over the myriad forces of repression that faced him is a testament to the grace ...

The Autobiography

The Autobiography


  • Author: Sir Alastair Cook
  • Release Date : 2019-09-05
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • File Size: 13820469 Bytes


THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER & TELEGRAPH BOOKS OF THE YEARWhile we wait for cricket to return to our screens and stadiums, get to know England's most-loved batsman, Alastair Cook_________________'He is England's greatest ever batsman . . . a hugely enjoyable book' Daily Mail, SPORTS BOOKS OF THE YEAR _________________Watch. The. Ball.It's just you. Standing at the crease. Waiting. The bowler is running. His arm swinging. The ball - 155 grams of cork, string and leather - is hurled at you. At 90 mph it travels 22 yards in under half a second. You can barely see it and you've got to be swinging your bat before it's halfway towards you. Because you are in its path . . . Alastair Cook, one of England's most decorated players and highest test run score...

No Ashes in the Fire
Score: 3
From 2 Ratings

No Ashes in the Fire


  • Author : Darnell L Moore
  • Publisher : Bold Type Books
  • Release Date : 2018-05-29
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781568589497


No Ashes in the Fire Book Description :

From a leading journalist and activist comes a brave, beautifully wrought memoir. When Darnell Moore was fourteen, three boys from his neighborhood tried to set him on fire. They cornered him while he was walking home from school, harassed him because they thought he was gay, and poured a jug of gasoline on him. He escaped, but just barely. It wasn't the last time he would face death. Three decades later, Moore is an award-winning writer, a leading Black Lives Matter activist, and an advocate for justice and liberation. In No Ashes in the Fire, he shares the journey taken by that scared, bullied teenager who not only survived, but found his calling. Moore's transcendence over the myriad forces of repression that faced him is a testament to the grace ...

No Ashes in the Fire
Score: 3
From 2 Ratings

No Ashes in the Fire


  • Author : Darnell L Moore
  • Publisher : Bold Type Books
  • Release Date : 2019-02-19
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1568589409


No Ashes in the Fire Book Description :

From a leading journalist and activist comes a brave, beautifully wrought memoir. When Darnell Moore was fourteen, three boys from his neighborhood tried to set him on fire. They cornered him while he was walking home from school, harassed him because they thought he was gay, and poured a jug of gasoline on him. He escaped, but just barely. It wasn't the last time he would face death. Three decades later, Moore is an award-winning writer, a leading Black Lives Matter activist, and an advocate for justice and liberation. In No Ashes in the Fire, he shares the journey taken by that scared, bullied teenager who not only survived, but found his calling. Moore's transcendence over the myriad forces of repression that faced him is a testament to the grace ...

No Ashes in the Fire
Score: 3
From 2 Ratings

No Ashes in the Fire


  • Author : Darnell L Moore
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2018-05-29
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781568589497


No Ashes in the Fire Book Description :

From a leading journalist and activist comes a brave, beautifully wrought memoir. When Darnell Moore was fourteen, three boys from his neighborhood tried to set him on fire. They cornered him while he was walking home from school, harassed him because they thought he was gay, and poured a jug of gasoline on him. He escaped, but just barely. It wasn't the last time he would face death. Three decades later, Moore is an award-winning writer, a leading Black Lives Matter activist, and an advocate for justice and liberation. In No Ashes in the Fire, he shares the journey taken by that scared, bullied teenager who not only survived, but found his calling. Moore's transcendence over the myriad forces of repression that faced him is a testament to the grace ...

No Ashes in the Fire
Score: 3
From 2 Ratings

No Ashes in the Fire


  • Author : Darnell L Moore
  • Publisher : Bold Type Books
  • Release Date : 2018-05-29
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781568589497


No Ashes in the Fire Book Description :

From a leading journalist and activist comes a brave, beautifully wrought memoir. When Darnell Moore was fourteen, three boys from his neighborhood tried to set him on fire. They cornered him while he was walking home from school, harassed him because they thought he was gay, and poured a jug of gasoline on him. He escaped, but just barely. It wasn't the last time he would face death. Three decades later, Moore is an award-winning writer, a leading Black Lives Matter activist, and an advocate for justice and liberation. In No Ashes in the Fire, he shares the journey taken by that scared, bullied teenager who not only survived, but found his calling. Moore's transcendence over the myriad forces of repression that faced him is a testament to the grace ...

Fire and Ashes
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Fire and Ashes


  • Author : Michael Ignatieff
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-11-19
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780674729650


Fire and Ashes Book Description :

In 2005 Michael Ignatieff left Harvard to lead Canada's Liberal Party and by 2008 was poised to become Prime Minister. It never happened. He describes what he learned from his bruising defeat about compromise and the necessity of bridging differences in a pluralist society. A reflective, compelling account of modern politics as it really is....

Fire in the Ashes
Score: 4.5
From 4 Ratings

Fire in the Ashes


  • Author : Jonathan Kozol
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2013-09-03
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781400052479


Fire in the Ashes Book Description :

The author of the National Book Award-winning Rachel and Her Children and Amazing Grace continues the personal journeys of inner-city youths who have struggled to work through formidable racial and economic inequalities while approaching adulthood. 60,000 first printing....

Surpassing Certainty
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Surpassing Certainty


  • Author : Janet Mock
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-06-13
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501145797


Surpassing Certainty Book Description :

Riveting, rousing, and utterly real, Surpassing Certainty is a portrait of a young woman searching for her purpose and place in the world—without a road map to guide her. The journey begins a few months before her twentieth birthday. Janet Mock is adjusting to her days as a first-generation college student at the University of Hawaii and her nights as a dancer at a strip club. Finally content in her body, she vacillates between flaunting and concealing herself as she navigates dating and disclosure, sex and intimacy, and most important, letting herself be truly seen. Under the neon lights of Club Nu, Janet meets Troy, a yeoman stationed at Pearl Harbor naval base, who becomes her first. The pleasures and perils of their union serve as a backdrop fo...

Angela s Ashes
Score: 3.5
From 206 Ratings

Angela s Ashes


  • Author : Frank McCourt
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780684874357


Angela s Ashes Book Description :

The author recounts his childhood in Depression-era Brooklyn as the child of Irish immigrants who decide to return to worse poverty in Ireland when his infant sister dies. 40,000 first printing. $35,000 ad/promo. First serial, The New Yorker....

The Fire in These Ashes

The Fire in These Ashes


  • Author : Joan Chittister
  • Publisher : Gracewing Publishing
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: Monastic and religious life
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0852443897


The Fire in These Ashes Book Description :

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Nobody
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Nobody


  • Author : Marc Lamont Hill
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2016-07-26
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501124945


Nobody Book Description :

An "analysis of deeper meaning behind the string of deaths of unarmed citizens like Michael Brown, Eric Garner, and Freddie Gray, providing ... [commentary] on the intersection of race and class in America today"--...