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  • af Joey Diaz
    225,95 kr.

    Tremendous is a captivating book authored by the talented Joey Diaz. Published by BenBella Books in 2023, this book is a remarkable addition to the literary world. The genre of the book is beautifully woven into the narrative, making it a must-read for everyone. Joey Diaz, with his unique storytelling style, takes the readers on an unforgettable journey. The book 'Tremendous' truly lives up to its name, making it a tremendous read. A book that will keep you hooked till the end, it is a testament to Joey Diaz's prowess as a writer. Published by BenBella Books, it is a book that you wouldn't want to miss out on. So, get your copy today and embark on an extraordinary journey with 'Tremendous'.

  • af Mark Anthony
    157,95 kr.

    Whether you are a hopeful romantic, a skeptic, or someone in need of healing, "Twin Flames" will touch your heart, inspire your spirit, and remind you that, in the end, love is the greatest force in the universe-one that can overcome all obstacles, bridge all distances, and rekindle faith in even the most wounded of souls. This enchanting new collection of love poems by bestselling poet Mark Anthony is born out of direct experiences and will take the reader on a profound journey through the many facets of a twin flame relationship and its timeless ability to heal and inspire the soul.

  • af Zachary Zane
    137,95 - 195,95 kr.

    A sex and relationship columnist bares it all in a series of essays¿part memoir, part manifestöthat explore the author's coming-of-age and coming out as a bisexual man and move toward embracing and celebrating sex unencumbered by shame

  • af Fat Joe
    182,95 kr.

    Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum–selling artist, entrepreneur, and philanthropist Fat Joe pulls back the curtain on his larger-than-life persona in this gritty, intimate memoir about growing up in the South Bronx and finding his voice through music.“An adrenaline rush . . . buckle up and lean back.”—SpinFat Joe is a hip-hop legend, but this is not a tale of celebrity; it is the story of Joseph Cartagena, a kid who came of age in the South Bronx during its darkest years of drugs, violence, and abandonment, and how he navigated that traumatizing landscape until he found—through art, friendship, luck, and will—a rocky path to a different life.Joe is born into a sprawling Puerto Rican and Cuban family in the projects of the South Bronx. From infancy his life is threatened by violence, and by the time he starts middle school, he is faced with the grim choice that defined a generation: to become predator or prey. Soon Joe and his crew dominate the streets, but he finds his true love among the park jams where the Bronx’s wild energy takes musical form. His identity splits in two: a hustler roaming record stores, looking for beats; and a budding rapper whose violent rep rings in the streets. As Joe’s day-to-day life becomes more fraught with betrayal, addiction, and death, until he himself is shot and almost killed, he gravitates toward the music that gives him both a voice to tell the stories of his young life and the tools he needs to create a new one. The challenges never stop—but neither does Joe.This memoir, written in Joe’s own intensely compelling voice, moves with the momentum of pulp fiction, but underneath the tragicomedy and riveting tales of the streets and the industry is a thought-provoking story about a generation of survivors raised in warlike conditions—the life-and-death choices they had to make, the friends they lost and mourned, and the glittering lives they created from the ruins.

  • af Isabel Allende
    112,95 - 147,95 kr.

  • af Camilo José Cela
    165,95 kr.

    Complete and uncensored in English for the very first time, a fragmented, daringly irreverent depiction of decadence and decay in Franco's Spain written by the 1989 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature.The translator Anthony Kerrigan compared Camilo José Cela, the 1989 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, to Louis-Ferdinand Céline and Curzio Malaparte—all “ferocious writers, truculent, badly spoken, even foulmouthed.” However provocative and disturbing, Cela’s novels are also flat-out dazzling, their sentences as rigorous as they are riotous, lodging like knives in the reader’s mind. Cela called himself a proponent of “uglyism,” of “nothingism.” But he has the knack, to quote another critic, Américo Castro, of deploying those “nothings and lacks” to construct beauty.The Hive is set over the course of a few days in the Madrid of 1943, not long after the end of the Spanish Civil War, when the regime of General Francisco Franco was at its most oppressive. The book includes more than three hundred characters whose comings and goings it tracks to hypnotic effect. Scabrous, scandalous, and profane, The Hive is a virtuosic group portrait of a wounded and sick society.

  • af Elizabeth Acevedo
    152,95 - 187,95 kr.

    In a novel-in-verse that brims with grief and love, National Book Award-winning and New York Timesbestselling author Elizabeth Acevedo writes about the devastation of loss, the difficulty of forgiveness, and the bittersweet bonds that shape our lives.Camino Rios lives for the summers when her father visits her in the Dominican Republic. But this time, on the day when his plane is supposed to land, Camino arrives at the airport to see crowds of crying peopleIn New York City, Yahaira Rios is called to the principals office, where her mother is waiting to tell her that her father, her hero, has died in a plane crash.Separated by distanceand Papis secretsthe two girls are forced to face a new reality in which their father is dead and their lives are forever altered.And then, when it seems like theyve lost everything of their father, they learn of each other.Great for summer reading or anytime! Clap When You Land is aTodayshow pick for 25 childrens books your kids and teens wont be able to put down this summer!"e;Plus don't miss Elizabeth Acevedo's The Poet X and With the Fire on High!

  • - A Collection of Poetry
    af Renzo del Castillo
    156,95 - 272,95 kr.

    Still is a collection of poems that focuses on the immigrant experience: a family's journey from Lima, Peru to Miami, Florida as political refugees and asylum seekers and the impact that had on the life of a boy as he grew into a man. Renzo Del Castillo's poems often reveal larger moral concerns, touching in their language the world of politics and betrayal that cannot help but impose upon the world of private language. That heritage of terror and exile that sometimes underlies these poems gives them a sense of history within the lyric confusions of a single life, capturing the idiosyncrasies of the Miami landscape as a destination for Latin American and Caribbean migrations that intersect with an evolving definition of American identity. These poems include reflections of memory and transition, as well as adaptation to new cultures and geographies, through an ethnographic lens. There is a lovely and intimate tone, used to remind the reader that imagination triumphs over, or sometimes through, adversity.

  • - The Rick Salewske Story
    af Cindy Woods
    247,95 - 293,95 kr.

    At 538 pounds, Rick Salewske lived a small life that consisted of his job, his house, and his car--and he was very close to no longer fitting into his car. His stomach rubbing on the steering wheel had already worn a threadbare line across his pants. Often ridiculed by total strangers, he felt humiliated and very much alone. Rick had been raised in a traditional Catholic family, but his relationship with God was more of a distant, respectful belief than an up-close and personal experience. He couldn't fit into a church pew and most definitely not into a confessional booth. What Rick didn't know was that even then, God was actively pursuing him, even when Rick was not pursuing God at all.When Rick's weight cost him a chance at his dream job, God would lead him on a journey that would reach the mountaintops of national television appearances and even the New York Marathon, but his own poor choices would plunge him back down to a valley leading nowhere. It was in that valley that Rick eventually looked up and recognized God's hand in his life. When he learned to keep his eyes on God, the life God intended him to lead finally came into focus.His path was not always smooth or straight. But learning to put his full trust in the Lord led Rick to be less than half and more than twice the man he used to be.

  • af Anthony Estrada
    170,95 - 212,95 kr.

  • af Sandra Cisneros
    192,95 - 308,95 kr.

  • af Jesus Briones
    115,95 kr.

    In this book, the author Jesus Briones focuses on the fragility of our psychological ecosystem--a fancy way of saying we are constantly changing and never know exactly what we are becoming. His writing is direct and organic, no fillers or artificial flavors, like folk medicine. He stresses the importance of avoiding false values and appreciating life's simple and unadorned truths. Not dark or gloomy, his message is timely and optimistic, but with provisos. While the world may measure the value of a man by the number of zeroes in his bank account, Mr Briones offers another take on what makes people worth knowing and staying connected to throughout the inevitably unpredictable course of life.His worldview has been shaped by a life spent among all types of people. He was born in 1940 and grew up in rural Mexico. Orphaned at a young age, he worked at a variety of jobs in Mexico and then Arizona, where he is now a builder/contractor. In the process, he came to refine what it means to be a "winner." Success has taught him that winning is not about who has the most points or the most money. For him, life is about accumulating experiences that forge your character and make you the person you were meant to be, something that is often apparent from a young age, as it was in his case.Mr Briones was born on Christmas more than eight decades ago, and he continues to go to work every day and build character, along with fine homes.

  • af Leonel Castillos
    155,95 kr.

    La colección de poesías está compuesta de pensamientos y momentos que han marcado la vida de Leonel y la vida de las personas de su alrededor. Es como un tipo de jornada de los días cálidos como de los días nublados que hemos vivido. Cada sección intenta poner las diferentes etapas de emociones que vivimos en nuestro día a día y poder reflexionar indirectamente un poco sobre ellas. La colección de fotografías está compuesta del recorrido de Oscar por la fotografía. Cada foto muestra una perspectiva diferente de nuestro planeta además de los lugares que a visitado.

  • af Victor Martinez
    122,95 kr.

    Dad believed people were like money. You could be a thousand-dollar person or a hundred-dollar person -- even a ten-, five-, or one-dollar person. Below that, everybody was just nickels and dimes. To my dad, we were pennies. Fourteen-year-old Manny Hernandez wants to be more than just a penny. He wants to be a vato firme, the kind of guy people respect. But that′s not easy when your father is abusive, your brother can′t hold a job, and your mother scrubs the house as if she can wash her troubles away. In Manny′s neighborhood, the way to get respect is to be in a gang. But Manny′s not sure that joining a gang is the solution. Because, after all, it′s his life -- and he wants to be the one to decide what happens to it.

  • af Ruben Garcia
    139,95 kr.

    Si creció en los setenta, los ochenta o los noventa, este libro es para usted, estimado lector pre-millenial: los Pocketeers, el Atari, las partidas de truco, la pelota Pulpo y el fulbito en la calle, todo está presente acá.Pero además no faltan las anécdotas del colegio, los asaltos en la casa de los amigos, los amores imposibles, las vacaciones y las golosinas que ya no se consiguen en ningún lugar...salvo en estas páginas.

  • af Jasminne Mendez
    197,95 kr.

    Pura Belpré Author Honor Award** Four starred reviews!**A powerful and expertly told novel-in-verse by about a 12-year-old Dominican American swimmer who is diagnosed with Juvenile Arthritis by an award-winning poet.Aniana del Mar belongs in the water like a dolphin belongs to the sea. But she and Papi keep her swim practices and meets hidden from Mami, who has never recovered from losing someone she loves to the water years ago. That is, until the day Ani’s stiffness and swollen joints mean she can no longer get out of bed, and Ani is forced to reveal just how important swimming is to her. Mami forbids her from returning to the water but Ani and her doctor believe that swimming along with medication will help Ani manage her disease. What follows is the journey of a girl who must grieve who she once was in order to rise like the tide and become the young woman she is meant to be. Aniana Del Mar Jumps In is a poignant story about chronic illness and disability, the secrets between mothers and daughters, the harm we do to the ones we love the most—and all the triumphs, big and small, that keep us afloat."Beautiful in its honesty and vulnerability, this is a powerful story about dreams and bodily agency that sings from the heart.”—Natalia Sylvester, award-winning author of Breathe and Count Back From Ten

  • af Aida Salazar
    192,95 kr.

    **Four starred reviews!**A farm-working girl with big dreams meets activist Dolores Huerta and joins the 1965 protest for workers’ rights in this tender-hearted novel in verse, perfect for fans of Rita Williams-Garcia and Pam Muñoz Ryan.Lula Viramontes aches to one day become someone whom no one can ignore: a daring ringleader in a Mexican traveling circus. But between working the grape harvest in Delano, California, with her older siblings under dangerous conditions; taking care of her younger siblings and Mamá, who has mysteriously fallen ill; and doing everything she can to avoid Papá’s volatile temper, it’s hard to hold on to those dreams.Then she meets Dolores Huerta, Larry Itliong, and other labor rights activists and realizes she may need to raise her voice sooner rather than later: Farmworkers are striking for better treatment and wages, and whether Lula’s family joins them or not will determine their future.

  • af Javier Zamora
    192,95 kr.

    "When Javier Zamora was nine, he traveled unaccompanied by bus, boat, and foot from El Salvador to the United States to reunite with his parents. This is his memoir of that dangerous journey, a nine-week odyssey that nearly ended in calamity on multiple occasions. It's a miracle that Javier survived the crossing and a miracle that he has the talent to now tell his story so masterfully. While Solito is Javier's story, it's also the story of millions of others who have risked so much to come to this country. A memoir that reads like a novel, rooted in precise and authentic detail, Solito is destined to be a classic of the immigration experience"--

  • af Julia Ellifritt
    168,95 kr.

    Where would an independent, redheaded, suburban American woman bump into a fiery preacher man from Nigeria? How did sparks of both attraction and anger start to fly right away? Can a deep friendship or even a romance begin to form between people whose lives are so radically different in most every way possible? Little did they know that they would remain connected for many years ahead, even though they would live on different continents in a time where there were no computers, Internet, or cell phones to connect them. Miracle on Julia Street is the story of their relationship, as told through their correspondence and the author's journals. Spanning more than a decade and two continents, their story is one of faith, discernment, trying to navigate cultural differences, and ultimately trusting a good God for the outcome of their lives. Is it a friendship? Sometimes. Is it a romance? Sometimes. Could it ever become a marriage? Miracle on Julia Street will keep you guessing to the end.

  • af Alexandra Diaz
    192,95 kr.

    In 1960, twelve-year-old Victoria's family leaves Cuba and seeks refuge in Miami, and when Victoria's best friend and cousin Jackie makes the trip alone, the reunited girls attempt to bring the rest of their family to safety.

  • af Lisa Bullard
    112,95 kr.

    "Day of the Dead is a holiday when families celebrate their loved ones who have died. Learn all about the customs of this holiday"--

  • - An American Teenager and the City That Failed Him
    af Laurence Ralph
    317,95 kr.

    A riveting and heart-wrenching story of violence, grief and the American justice system, exploring the systemic issues that perpetuate gang participation in one of the wealthiest cities in the country, through the story of one teenager. In September of 2019, Luis Alberto Quiñonez--known as Sito-- was shot to death as he sat in his car in the Mission District of San Francisco. He was nineteen. His killer, Julius Williams, was seventeen. It was the second time the teens had encountered one another. The first, five years before, also ended in tragedy, when Julius watched as his brother was stabbed to death by an acquaintance of Sito's. The two murders merited a few local news stories, and then the rest of the world moved on. But for the families of the slain teenagers, it was impossible to move on. And for Laurence Ralph, the stepfather of Sito's half-brother who had dedicated much of his academic career to studying gang-affiliated youth, Sito's murder forced him to revisit a subject of scholarly inquiry in a profoundly different, deeply personal way. Written from Ralph's perspective as both a person enmeshed in Sito's family and as an Ivy League professor and expert on the entanglement of class and violence, SITO is an intimate story with an message about the lived experience of urban danger, and about anger, fear, grief, vengeance, and ultimately grace.

  • af Lori M Carlson
    257,95 kr.

    Includes an author Q&A and a poem by Gary Soto from the collection Red hot salsa.

  • af Soledad O'Brien
    257,95 kr.

  • af Sandra Cisneros
    277,95 - 317,95 kr.

  • af Pamela Ratsey
    90,95 - 122,95 kr.

  • af Cristina Henriquez
    277,95 - 317,95 kr.

    An epic novel of the construction of the Panama Canal, casting light on the unsung people who lived, loved, and labored there, by Cristina Henríquez, acclaimed author of The Book of Unknown Americans It is said that the canal will be the greatest feat of engineering in history. But first, it must be built. For Francisco, a local fisherman who resents the foreign powers clamoring for a slice of his country, nothing is more upsetting than the decision of his son, Omar, to work as a digger in the excavation zone. But for Omar, whose upbringing was quiet and lonely, this job offers a chance to finally find connection.Ada Bunting is a bold sixteen-year-old from Barbados who arrives in Panama as a stowaway alongside thousands of other West Indians seeking work. Alone and with no resources, she is determined to find a job that will earn enough money for her ailing sister's surgery. When she sees a young man?Omar?who has collapsed after a grueling shift, she is the only one who rushes to his aid.John Oswald has dedicated his life to scientific research and has journeyed to Panama in single-minded pursuit of one goal: eliminating malaria. But now, his wife, Marian, has fallen ill herself, and when he witnesses Ada's bravery and compassion, he hires her on the spot as a caregiver. This fateful decision sets in motion a sweeping tale of ambition, loyalty, and sacrifice. Searing and empathetic,The Great Divide explores the intersecting lives of activists, fishmongers, laborers, journalists, neighbors, doctors, and soothsayers?those rarely acknowledged by history even as they carved out its course.

  • af Angela Cervantes
    87,95 - 182,95 kr.

    Born into a family of over-achievers, fifth-grader Allie Velasco has never finished first in anything, and lately things have been going badly: her science project is ruined by a well-meaning student, her former best friend is hanging out with another girl--but now she is determined to win the Trailblazer contest with a photographic presentation about her great grandfather, the first Congressional Medal of Honor winner from their town.

  • af Brian K. Davis
    154,95 kr.

    This book has taken many years and has caused a lot of sweat, blood, and tears.The poems in this book will shine like gold and illuminate the dark corners of your heart, mind, and soul.Some of the poems will make you laugh, some will make you cry, some will make you glad, and there are even a few that may make you very mad.Open this book to take a look. Make sure you open your mind, and I'm sure the treasures inside you'll find.I didn't mean for this to rhyme, but I found I had the time. Now begins the fun, and I hope your reading has begun.

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