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The Southland

Author : Johnny Shaw
ISBN : 9781951709228
Genre : Fiction
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THE SOUTHLAND tells the story of three unauthorized Mexican immigrants living in Los Angeles: Luz works multiple jobs to provide for herself and her teenage son Eliseo. Nadia, a former journalist with PTSD, fled Mexico and tries to stay hidden from the dangerous men that she exposed in Sinaloa. Ostelinda works as a laborer in a garment factory, having been deceived by coyotes and imprisoned in the same building since her arrival. Their lives intersect through terrifying circumstance that clarify and contrast the horrors of existence. When Eliseo goes missing, Luz is lost. She doesn’t trust the authorities to help. One wrong move could get her deported. Luz has no option but to investigate her son’s disappearance on her own. Engaging Nadia and her roommate, they navigate an increasingly hostile American environment in an effort to reunite Luz’s small family. When Luz and Nadia uncover a link to the people that run the garment factory, the two women become determined to save more than just Luz’s son. THE SOUTHLAND is a crime story, but more than that, it’s a story of America and the dangers that migrants face when being forced to live in the shadows.

Southland

Author : Nina Revoyr
ISBN : 9781936070480
Genre : Fiction
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"[A]n absolutely compelling story of family and racial tragedy. Revoyr’s novel is honest in detailing southern California’s brutal history, and honorable in showing how families survived with love and tenacity and dignity." —Susan Straight, author of Highwire Moon Southland brings us a fascinating story of race, love, murder and history, against the backdrop of an ever-changing Los Angeles. A young Japanese-American woman, Jackie Ishida, is in her last semester of law school when her grandfather, Frank Sakai, dies unexpectedly. While trying to fulfill a request from his will, Jackie discovers that four African-American boys were killed in the store Frank owned during the Watts Riots of 1965. Along with James Lanier, a cousin of one of the victims, Jackie tries to piece together the story of the boys’ deaths. In the process, she unearths the long-held secrets of her family’s history. Southland depicts a young woman in the process of learning that her own history has bestowed upon her a deep obligation to be engaged in the larger world. And in Frank Sakai and his African-American friends, it presents characters who find significant common ground in their struggles, but who also engage each other across grounds—historical and cultural—that are still very much in dispute. Moving in and out of the past—from the internment camps of World War II, to the barley fields of the Crenshaw District in the 1930s, to the streets of Watts in the 1960s, to the night spots and garment factories of the 1990s—Southland weaves a tale of Los Angeles in all of its faces and forms. Nina Revoyr is the author of The Necessary Hunger ("Irresistible."—Time Magazine). She was born in Japan, raised in Tokyo and Los Angeles, and is of Japanese and Polish-American descent. She lives and works in Los -Angeles.

A History Of Southland College

Author : Thomas Kennedy
ISBN : 9781557289162
Genre : Education
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In 1864 Alida and Calvin Clark, two abolitionist members of the Religious Society of Friends from Indiana, went on a mission trip to Helena, Arkansas. The Clarks had come to render temporary relief to displaced war orphans but instead found a lifelong calling. During their time in Arkansas, they started the school that became Southland College, which was the first institution of higher education for blacks west of the Mississippi, and they set up the first predominately black monthly meeting of the Religious Society of Friends in North America. Their progressive racial vision was continued by a succession of midwestern Quakers willing to endure the primitive conditions and social isolation of their work and to overcome the persistent challenges of economic adversity, social strife, and natural disaster. Southland’s survival through six difficult and sometimes dangerous decades reflects both the continuing missionary zeal of the Clarks and their successors as well as the dedication of the black Arkansans who sought dignity and hope at a time when these were rare commodities for African Americans in Arkansas.

The Southland Corporation Investigation

Author : United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Subcommittee on Securities
ISBN : PURD:32754066847140
Genre : Bribery
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The Southland Conference

Author : George Becnel
ISBN : 9781504918879
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Did you know? Four future NFL receivers, Roger Carr, Mike Barber, Pat Tilley, and Billy Ryckman were all on Louisiana Tech’s 1973 national championship team. The Independence Bowl was created as a postseason game for the Southland Conference champion. Jacksonville State kicker Ashley Martin kicked three extra points to become the first female to kick an extra point in a NCAA Division I football game in the Gamecocks’ 72-10 win over Cumberland in 2001. Future Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III of Baylor made his first-ever collegiate start as a freshman against Northwestern State in 2008. Future Walter Payton Award winner, quarterback Jeremy Moses of Stephen F. Austin, set a single-game NCAA record by completing 57 of 85 passes for 501 yards in a game against Sam Houston State in 2008. Future NFL defensive backs from Nicholls State, Lardarius Webb and Kareem Moore each returned two interceptions for touchdowns against Northwestern State in 2007. Although Southeastern Louisiana didn’t compete in football in the Southland until 2005, the Lions played a “designated” conference game against Louisiana Tech in 1971. Super Bowl quarterback Stan Humphries of the San Diego Chargers played at Northeast Louisiana. Louisiana Tech, which joined the Southland in 1971, didn’t allow a conference opponent to score a single point in the third quarter until the 1975 season. Diontae Spencer of McNeese State returned two kickoffs and one punt return for a touchdown to tie a FCS single-game record.

Southland Writers

Author : Ida Raymond
ISBN : CORNELL:31924022009702
Genre : American literature
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These biographical sketches of over forty female authors of the Southern States are prefaced by an interesting discussion of the literary phases of the South.

A Raid On The Southland

Author : Gene Lovell
ISBN : 9780595431052
Genre : Fiction
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A century after the close of the Civil War, Yankees stage another foray into Dixie, this time the objective is control of a venerable beloved insurance company-The Southland. In terms reminiscent of Sherman's assault on Atlanta, Baltimore stockbrokers attempt to gain control of an institution as emblematic of southern culture and manners as Tara in Gone With the Wind. Fought this time with proxies and ballots instead of musket balls, this conflict puts to the test the hearts and minds of a generation who thought they had outgrown the biases and prejudices of the survivors of the War Between the States.

Thanatos On A Southland Freeway

Author : Jack Bowman
ISBN : 9780595219643
Genre : Fiction
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In Thanatos on a Southland Freeway the reader senses a range of dark, brooding cloud poems on the horizon, and as the wind blows each moves overhead and deposits its contents on the reader below. A sense of interesting dread and a mysterious forest of words attempt to lure the reader in, and keeps him there trapped.

Dissenter In The Baptist Southland

Author : G. McLeod Bryan
ISBN : 0865541760
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Undocumented

Author : Johnny Shaw
ISBN : 1947993968
Genre : Fiction
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THE SOUTHLAND tells the story of three unauthorized Mexican immigrants living in Los Angeles: Luz works multiple jobs to provide for herself and her teenage son Eliseo. Nadia, a former journalist with PTSD, fled Mexico and tries to stay hidden from the dangerous men that she exposed in Sinaloa. Ostelinda works as a laborer in a garment factory, having been deceived by coyotes and imprisoned in the same building since her arrival. Their lives intersect through terrifying circumstance that clarify and contrast the horrors of existence. When Eliseo goes missing, Luz is lost. She doesn't trust the authorities to help. One wrong move could get her deported. Luz has no option but to investigate her son's disappearance on her own. Engaging Nadia and her roommate, they navigate an increasingly hostile American environment in an effort to reunite Luz's small family. When Luz and Nadia uncover a link to the people that run the garment factory, the two women become determined to save more than just Luz's son. THE SOUTHLAND is a crime story, but more than that, it's a story of America and the dangers that migrants face when being forced to live in the shadows.

Plein Air Painters Of California

Author : Ruth Lilly Westphal
ISBN : UOM:39015025391361
Genre : Art
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From The Southland

Author : Thomas Lux
ISBN : 193485137X
Genre : Art
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"Lux creates a series of remarkable portraits of contemporary Americans engaged in peculiar and sometimes hilarious trades: fire-eaters, bridge-workers, bug photographers, hypnotherapists, crime lab cops, master taxidermists, inveterate weepers and denizens of the night. A delicious mix of captivating science writing and colorful studies of contemporary Americana"--Cover, p. [4].

From The Southland

Author : Harry Thacker Burleigh
ISBN : UOM:39015048244381
Genre : Music
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(Piano Large Works). From the Southland is the only work for solo piano by African-American composer Harry T. Burleigh. "On Bended Knees" was included in the historic 1912 Clef Club concert of black music at Carnegie Hall. Contents: Through Moanin' Pines * The Frolic * In de Col' Moonlight * A Jubilee * On Bended Knees * A New Hiding-Place.

A Description Of The Province Of Southland New Zealand

Author : John Murray
ISBN : UOM:39015058526198
Genre : Agriculture
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Southland Writers

Author : Mary T. Tardy
ISBN : UVA:X030572509
Genre : American literature
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The Farm Location Map Of Southland And West Otago

Author : Lumsden Lions Club (Lumsden, N.Z.)
ISBN : OCLC:773198852
Genre : Farms
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Place Names And Early History Of Otago And Southland

Author : W. H. Sherwood Roberts
ISBN : UCLA:L0080694656
Genre : Names, Geographical
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Jesus Walks The Southland

Author : Robert Gray (Poet)
ISBN : 0942544943
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Poetry. "In JESUS WALKS THE SOUTHLAND, Robert Gray paints a triptych of the holy Trinity of the South—religion, racism, and politics. And, as 'The Power of Prayer' signals, the painting is a personal prayer of a white Southerner offered as liturgy for others to recite. If before you devour the collection you want to know whether the prayer is lament, confession or thanksgiving, the answer is a powerful yes."—Rev. O. Wesley Allen, Jr., author ofThe Renewed Homiletic and Reading the Synoptic Gospels

Southland

Author : Trevor Jacob
ISBN : 0730907406
Genre : Australia
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Origins of Aboriginal people; migration theory and theory of origin in Australia; contact of Aborigines with European maritime explorers; Macassan contacts.

Southland Video Anthology 1976 77

Author : Long Beach Museum of Art
ISBN : UOM:39015006793726
Genre : Video art
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