Mama Might Be Better Off Dead

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  • Author : Laurie Kaye Abraham
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Pages : 308 pages
  • ISBN : 022662384X
  • Rating : 5/5 from 1 reviews
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Mama Might Be Better Off Dead

Mama Might Be Better Off Dead
  • Author : Laurie Kaye Abraham
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 10 May 2019
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North Lawndale, a neighborhood that lies in the shadows of Chicago’s Loop, is surrounded by some of the city’s finest medical facilities, Yet, it is one of the sickest, most medically underserved communities in the country. Mama Might Be Better Off Dead immerses readers in the lives of four generations of a poor, African-American family in the neighborhood, who are beset with the devastating illnesses that are all too common in America’s inner-cities. Headed by Jackie Banes,

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  • Author : Deborah Christie,Sarah Juliet Lauro
  • Publisher : Fordham Univ Press
  • Release : 27 January 2023
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What has the zombie metaphor meant in the past? Why does it continue to be, so prevalent in our culture? This collection seeks to provide an archaeology of the zombietracing its lineage from Haiti, mapping its various cultural transformations, and suggesting the post-humanist direction in which the zombie is ultimately heading.

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  • Author : John Paul Carinci
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Release : 06 October 2000
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Young Frank Granstino knew that selling life insurance would be a tough business even though he had only started selling six months before. But he never thought that it could cost him his life. After all, who knew that Tony Vongemi, the restaurant owner who had been feeding Frank people to write insurance on, was in the Mob? Not until Frank's clients start dying does he realize that something is very wrong, and the Vongemi Family is involved. Frank soon

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  • Author : Lee Child,Andrew Child
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Release : 26 October 2021
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  • Author : William W. Johnstone,J.A. Johnstone
  • Publisher : Pinnacle Books
  • Release : 23 February 2016
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In Big Buck, Texas, those who profit from war are about to face a bloody battle of their own . . . From America's bestselling Western authors comes this violent saga of the frontier legend known as the Town Tamer: the man who appears when all justice has fled . . . Feed the beast—or die On the West Texas border a behemoth is bellowing smoke, fire, and death. This monster is the infamous Abaddon Cannon Foundry, whose weapons of war have spread death and

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  • Author : R.J. Patterson
  • Publisher : Green E-Books
  • Release : 03 April 2014
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Fans of Nelson DeMille, Stieg Larsson and Gillian Flynn will love this exciting new thriller from bestselling author Jack Patterson! When NFL star running back Aaron Banks winds up dead in an abandoned warehouse, San Francisco newspaper reporter Cal Murphy begins an investigation that unearths secrets that are best left alone. Joined by fellow journalist Kelly Mendoza, Cal ventures into a world rife with conspiracies, butting heads with powerful people and putting a bulls-eye on his own chest. But with

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  • Author : Meryl Sawyer
  • Publisher : HQN Books
  • Release : 15 November 2014
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She'd better run… Devon's used to a life on the run—when she entered the Witness Protection program, she had to give up her friends, her family…even her name. But now someone's cracked her FBI file and sent a hired killer after her, and Devon can't count on the Feds to protect her. She'd better hide… Now Devon's fighting to stay one step ahead of the crime lord who's after her, but she can't do it alone. Her neighbor,

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  • Author : Antoinette Randall
  • Publisher : Antoinette Randall
  • Release : 01 April 2019
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“Better Off Dead” is a book that deals with purpose suicide from a state of depression. Much emphasis is placed on the obvious acts of suicide, but what about those who continue to live as a skeleton, beneath the surface of their appearance? Depression is a monster that will overtake people, regardless of their age, gender, religion, or socioeconomic status. There is a root cause to depression and getting better means, nourishing the root. There are factors that humans deal

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  • Author : Michael Fleeman
  • Publisher : WildBlue Press
  • Release : 17 January 2018
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The true story of the love triangle murder of Robert Limon—from the New York Times bestselling author of Missing . . . and Presumed Dead. In Better off Dead, Michael Fleeman strips away the pleasant veneer of the Silver Lakes neighborhood in California’s high desert to tell a shocking story about a headline-grabbing crime. A conversation with handsome young firefighter Jonathan Hearn leads Sabrina Limon, a vivacious blond mother of two, into a steamy affair that has them hooking up once

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  • Author : Helen McCloy
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 14 March 2014
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After 15 years of living elsewhere under an assumed name - one he has made famous by becoming a successful writer - Frank Bly, aka Stephen Longworth, returns to the town where an attempt was made on his life, and from which he escaped leaving no clues behind. He confronts several people who have thought him dead. He thinks one of them is the person who tried to kill him. Before he finds the truth, there is more murder, attempted murder

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  • Author : Alfie Tremayne
  • Publisher : Page Publishing Inc
  • Release : 03 November 2022
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The powers that be have designs on the presidency and a race war. A deadly virus with a forty-eight-hour mortality rate has an already-panicked nation on edge. The Methuselah gene is the nation's only hope for a cure with only twenty people known to possess the gene all missing. Selena McVain's research is resurrected when a new gene bearer with connections to a dead billionaire from Nashville, Tennessee, is discovered. Twenty of her carriers are missing, presumed dead, leading her

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Better Off Dead
  • Author : Tom Wood
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 10 April 2014
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Victor, a hitman without a conscience protects a human rights lawyer in Better Off Dead, the bestselling BBC Radio 2 Simon Mayo Book Club pick. A hitman must be anonymous, amoral... and alone Victor is the face in the crowd you don't see, a perfect assassin with nothing to live for. But when an old friend turns to him for help, he finds he can't refuse. For once his objective isn't to kill, but to protect. Hunted through the streets of

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Better Off Dead in Deadwood
  • Author : Ann Charles
  • Publisher : Ann Charles
  • Release : 12 January 2014
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One dead body. One century-old haunted opera house. One zombie musical. One pissed-off detective. Will Violet “Spooky” Parker keep her tail out of trouble or will she end up as one of Deadwood’s walking dead?

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  • Author : Odette C. Bell
  • Publisher : Odette C. Bell
  • Release : 27 January 2023
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There are only so many times you can die before it gets to you. And it’s sure getting to Eve. Now she knows what Hilliker wants her for, she’ll have to fight tooth and nail to escape him. But as his powers increase, there’ll be nowhere to hide. Even Sonos’s arms can’t offer her protection anymore. Eve’s destiny will catch up to her. And it’ll wrap its hands around her throat and squeeze ….

Better off Dead Book Four

Better off Dead Book Four
  • Author : Odette C. Bell
  • Publisher : Odette C. Bell
  • Release : 27 January 2023
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The end is here. It’s time to die – for good. Eve’s still on the run. It’ll cost her everything. Hilliker will not stop – not when he’s so close. He’ll invite chaos into this world, and he will see it feast on her and everyone she cares about. Can she sacrifice enough, or will her last lives be burned away as a gift to Armageddon? …. Better off Dead follows a woman cursed never to die and