A Pound of Flesh
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Published by Penguin Group USA, Inc. in New York .
Written in English


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ISBN 109781429552325, 9781440629495, 9781429552356

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Nov 21,  · Love and Always (A Pound of Flesh Book 2) - Kindle edition by Sophie Jackson. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Love and Always (A Pound of Flesh Book 2)/5(35). Daina Ramey Berry talked about her book The Price for Their Pound of Flesh: The Value of the Enslaved, from Womb to Grave, in the Building of a Nation, in which she examines the economic value. Origin of Pound of Flesh. The origin of this phrase is taken from William Shakespeare’s play, Merchant of Venice. The character Portia says this line on the insistence of Shylock, the Jew, for the payment of Antonio’s flesh, which is a central point of the play. In Act-IV, Scene-1, Portia concludes the conflict between Shylock and Antonio by saying to Shylock, “The words expressly are. "A Pound of Flesh is an intriguing tale of acceptance, and understanding, and finding love in unexpected circumstances. What sets it apart from others is the way Sophie weaves storylines to build suspense before everything ultimately comes together, leaving the reader guessing and gasping until the very end."Released on: June 09,

The Price for Their Pound of Flesh is the first book to explore the economic value of enslaved people through every phase of their lives—including preconception, infancy, childhood, adolescence, adulthood, the senior years, and death—in the early American domestic slave trade. Covering the full “life cycle,” historian Daina Ramey Berry. One in three adults in this country has a debt that has been turned over to a private collection agency. Thousands of debtors are arrested and jailed each year because they owe money. Millions more are threatened with jail. The debts owed can be as small as a few dollars and can involve every kind of consumer debt, from medical bills to car payments to student loans. Jun 01,  · “A Pound of Flesh is a rich and disturbing account of the new administrative penology that has seeped into every corner of contemporary criminal justice. Alexes Harris uses a full analytic toolkit to show the structure of legal financial obligations that have eclipsed the . Listen to the complete A Pound of Flesh book series. As always, downloaded books are yours to keep. Your first book is Free with Trial!

A Pound of Flesh provides a timely examination of how monetary sanctions permanently bind poor offenders to the judicial system. Harris concludes that in letting monetary sanctions go unchecked, we have created a two-tiered legal system that imposes additional burdens on already-marginalized groups. This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more? If you enjoy romance, a bit of suspense, and lots of sappy man meets girl and bedroom sex, this is the book for you. Has A Pound of Flesh turned you off from other books in this genre? Yes! What about Grace Grant’s performance did you like? She was excellant. Jan 24,  · Download the Guide A Reader’s Guide for Daina Berry’s The Price for Their Pound of Flesh: The Value of the Enslaved, from Womb to Grave, in the Building of a Nation. In her book, Daina Berry charts the ways enslaved people recalled and responded to their monetary value throughout the course of their lives. Book in this series, a novella titled Love and Always, was released August 3rd and gives us a bit more of Kat and Carter. I will definitely be reading this one soon. Though A Pound of Flesh can be read as a standalone and leaves us with complete closure, I’m still looking forward to /5.