Overlords Karma; Miami's Urban Chronicles; Volume 1

Overlords Karma; Miami's Urban Chronicles; Volume 1

by Thomas Barr Jr.

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Overlords Karma; Miami's Urban Chronicles; Volume 1 by Thomas Barr Jr.

Overlords Karma; Miami�s Urban Chronicles; Volume I, an urban literary fiction portrays a biopic of the career of African-American politician; Arthur E. Teele; set in Miami�s Overtown community.
A Miami city commissioner commits suicide, after being overwhelmed by the trials and tribulations he faced as a professional minority which are comparably different from his nonminority counterparts. For the main character; Anthony �Amp� Tate his desire to fit in leads to his detriment as a leader of his community.
Tate was raised a moral man of standards with southern roots by his parents. He has followed all the societal norms of the traditional education and career track realization of the American Dream. In his desire to be recognized on the level as his peers he faces serious moral conflicts of judgment. As Tate navigates the climate of the professional world which can�t be taught in school, he confronts the dignity of truth.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940149174034
Publisher: VIP INK Publishing Group; Inc. / Printhouse Books
Publication date: 04/20/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 97 KB

About the Author

Hailing from Miami Florida; Author Thomas Barr was born in Lake City, South Carolina home of the 2nd African American astronaut, killed on the Challenger space mission, Dr. Ronald E. McNair. He is the grandson of a share cropper whom taught him the value of hard work and education. At age 17 he began college at Bethune-Cookman University and graduated Cum Laude with honors. While in college he was inspired to write when he read the novel, Black Boy by Richard Wright. He began writing short stories for campus publications and won a $500 dollar publication contest in a local campus circular. He entered the Air Force after college and spent two tours of duty in the gulf during the Persian Gulf War. Upon leaving the Military he went back to school and completed graduate school at the University of Akron in Ohio earning a master of public administration. He began a career in government as an Intern with the Ohio legislature and later became employed with the Florida Senate as a legislative assistant. His current works were inspired by his work with the City of Miami as a civil servant in administration.
Thomas Barr�s writings reflect the everyday struggle of the average individual trying to make something of life. Every person has a story to tell and the job of an inspirational writer is to bring those stories to life for the good of all. As an author Thomas Barr desires to be the chronicler of inspirational stories designed to assist dreamers in achieving.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is an inspirational story of struggle reflecting present day society issues. Great read and i recommend this book for all to enjoy.