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📒At The Dark End Of The Street ✍ Danielle L. McGuire
✏At the Dark End of the Street Book Summary : Groundbreaking, controversial, and courageous, here is the story of Rosa Parks and Recy Taylor—a story that reinterprets the history of America's civil rights movement in terms of the sexual violence committed against black women by white men. Rosa Parks was often described as a sweet and reticent elderly woman whose tired feet caused her to defy segregation on Montgomery’s city buses, and whose supposedly solitary, spontaneous act sparked the 1955 bus boycott that gave birth to the civil rights movement. The truth of who Rosa Parks was and what really lay beneath the 1955 boycott is far different from anything previously written. In this groundbreaking and important book, Danielle McGuire writes about the rape in 1944 of a twenty-four-year-old mother and sharecropper, Recy Taylor, who strolled toward home after an evening of singing and praying at the Rock Hill Holiness Church in Abbeville, Alabama. Seven white men, armed with knives and shotguns, ordered the young woman into their green Chevrolet, raped her, and left her for dead. The president of the local NAACP branch office sent his best investigator and organizer--Rosa Parks--to Abbeville. In taking on this case, Parks launched a movement that exposed a ritualized history of sexual assault against black women and added fire to the growing call for change.
📒The Dark End Of The Street ✍ Maria Damon
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📒The Dark End Of The Street ✍ Jonathan Santlofer
✏The Dark End of the Street Book Summary : In one fast-paced story, a strong and aggravated man considers the pretty woman at the bar while he fingers the knife in his pocket. But what becomes of his prey when they move to the bedroom? In another tale, a man remembers the victim of a ghastly murder who visited the same hair salon as he does. And a Don Juan of a protagonist has a hobby of marrying vulnerable women, getting access to their bank accounts, and then robbing them blind. But there is much more to this collection than dark-haired vixens and crimes of passion. Some stories are brooding, some twisted; some bring righteous satisfaction, some linger in the back of your mind. What is truly on display is an impressive collection of literary talent: a group of some of the best writers we have, weaving fresh and memorable stories from a pair of classic themes. Taken as a whole, they are a rare treat for fans of great fiction, whether it's high literature, good old-fashioned suspense, or anything in between. Original black-and-white art by artist/author Jonathan Santlofer completes this innovative, exciting, and irresistibly intriguing book-a true literary gem.
📒Catwoman ✍ Ed Brubaker
✏Catwoman Book Summary : Catwoman has disappeared and is presumed dead. Yet, her disappearance draws the attention of private eye Slam Bradley, who discovers that Catwoman is very much alive. Now she's faced with a choice - remain in the shadows, or move into the light to seek her destiny.
📒At The Dark End Of The Street ✍ Danielle L. McGuire
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📒The Dark End Of The Street ✍ DIANE. CHAMBERLAIN
✏The Dark End of the Street Book Summary : **Pre-order the NEW Diane Chamberlain novel now** From the Sunday Times top ten bestselling author of The Silent Sister and Big Lies in a Small Town comes an irresistibly gripping and unputdownable new novel. Secrets won't stay silent for ever... 2020. A young therapist is shocked and afraid when her elderly client confides her plan to murder someone . . . and then disappears, leaving the therapist to solve the mystery of her identity and thwart a murder. 1964. A young white female student becomes involved in the fight for civil rights in North Carolina, falling in love with one of her fellow activists, a black man, in a time and place where such a relationship must be hidden from family, friends and especially the reemerging Ku Klux Klan. The future and the past are set to collide at the dark end of the street... Unlock the secrets you'll love to discover with Diane Chamberlain, the storyteller beloved of readers everywhere: 'An excellent read that will be loved by her fans and anyone who enjoys reading' Jodi Picoult 'I completely LOVED this book' Jane Green 'Totally amazing...so powerful and beautifully written. I love Diane's writing' Cathy Kelly 'Incredibly moving story, rich in character and atmosphere. I couldn't put it down' Susan Lewis 'With beautifully drawn characters and a string of twists that will keep you guessing right up to the end' Stylist 'Chamberlain puts so much grit, emotion and drama into her books that it's impossible to stop thinking about them' Heat 'Gripping' Woman & Home
📒Dark End Of Dream Street ✍ Lesley Choyce
✏Dark End of Dream Street Book Summary : Tara's got it made - good grades, cool parent's, a weekend job, and a boyfriend, Ron. Then there's her friend Janet who lives on the street when she can't get on with her parents. Along with other street kids, Janet panhandles for money and spends nights at an abandonned building called Hell's Hotel. Ron wants the world to know that it's adults who force the kids on to the streets - parents, teachers, police - and he asks Tara to help him publish his opinions in his alternative newspaper, The Rage. As Ron confronts authority, Tara begins to question his motives. Then, quite suddenly, many of the pieces of her perfect life start to crumble, including her stable, happy home. Her grades slip, her friends desert her and her mother leaves town. Where will Tara turn for help.
📒Dark End Of The Spectrum ✍ Anthony S. Policastro
✏Dark End of the Spectrum Book Summary : "The family elements in the story - the real struggles with marriage, raising a family, making a living, and just trying to enjoy life - have broadened the book's appeal to a wider audience, primarily women who are not into technology."DARK END OF SPECTRUM will make you think twice before turning on your cell phone or PDA!DARK END OF THE SPECTRUM is a frighteningly plausible and headline ripping tale of the real threats that loom in cyberspace and beyond with a Michael Crichton realism. Based on the author's years of research into the hacker culture.DARK END OF THE SPECTRUM is a thriller that will connect with everyone with a cell phone, PDA or wireless device.When a group of digital terrorists known as ICER take over the US power grid and the cell phone network, they give the government an ultimatum - bomb the borders of Afghanistan and Pakistan with nuclear weapons to put an end to Al-Quada or they will start downing commercial airliners. When the government refuses, ICER destroys most of the downed aircraft in airports all over the country. When ICER sends a pulse that will kill millions on the East Coast, only security expert Dan Riker can stop them, but ICER has kidnapped Dan's family.Will Dan save his family or will millions die?
📒Chance ✍ Kem Nunn
✏Chance Book Summary : From Los Angeles Times Book Prize winner Kem Nunn and “principal heir to the tradition of Raymond Chandler and Nathanael West” (The Washington Post)—an intense psychological suspense novel about a San Francisco neuropsychiatrist who becomes sexually involved with a woman suffering from multiple personality disorder, whose pathological ex-husband is an Oakland homicide detective. A dark tale involving psychiatric mystery, sexual obsession, fractured identities, and terrifyingly realistic violence—Chance is set amid the back streets of California’s Bay Area, far from the cleansing breezes of the ocean. Dr. Eldon Chance, a neuropsychiatrist, is a man primed for spectacular ruin. Into Dr. Chance’s blighted life walks Jaclyn Blackstone, the abused, attractive wife of an Oakland homicide detective, a violent and jealous man. Jaclyn appears to be suffering from a dissociative identity disorder. In time, Chance will fall into bed with her—or is it with her alter ego, the voracious and volatile Jackie Black? The not-so-good doctor, despite his professional training, isn’t quite sure—and thereby hangs his fascination with her. Meanwhile, Chance also meets a young man named D, a self-styled, streetwise philosopher skilled in the art of the blade. It is around this trio of unique and dangerous individuals that long guarded secrets begin to unravel, obsessions grow, and the doctor’s carefully arranged life comes to the brink of implosion. Amid San Francisco’s fluid, ever-shifting fog, in the cool, gray city of love, Dr. Chance will at last be forced to live up to his name. Chance is a twisted, harrowing, and impossible-to-put-down head trip through the fun house of fate, mesmerizing until the very last page.
📒Remember My Name ✍ Dean Raven
✏Remember My Name Book Summary : When Sheri Starling saves the life of a child she gets the offer of a lifetime. But what makes Sheri think an ex-prostitute can get away with being the public face of a children's charity? Even if she pulls off the impossible and fools the world, would the indomitable Miss Gloria Meadows ever allow Sheri to marry her son and possibly inherit a share of her vast fortune? Sheri's transformation from hooker to hero, her attempts to hide her past and the devastating effects of her good fortune on the sex workers, street kids and friends she leaves behind, form the backbone of this epic story. 'Remember My Name' is a modern fairy tale, a social satire that shines a light on contemporary attitudes towards morality, sexuality, celebrity and family. It's 'Pretty Woman' for today's faster, more complex times. What is it about sex and prostitution and media megastars and rags-to-riches stories and great tragedies that makes the world prick up its ears? Sheri Starling is about to find out.