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The Updated South African Story
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 134,570. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
An easy-to-read collection of entertaining commentaries covering every aspect of South Africa, written especially for the foreign visitor, or anyone who just wishes to know more about South Africa without having to purchase a library or enrol in a university.
Rainbow Nation Navigation - A practical guide to South African cultures (revised edition)
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 60,760. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
With 11 official languages and an abundance of cultures, interacting with South Africans can be very complicated. Rainbow Nation Navigation offers a guide to the background, history and habits of each main South African culture: from Zulu to Afrikaner; Tswana to Xhosa; Pedi to Venda. Fun illustrations. Fascinating facts. Updated statistics. Main greetings tips. Even taxi culture!
Msomi and Me
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,960. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Tales of the African Bush, recounting the incredible highs and devastating lows that occur when running a game-lodge in Africa. In the company of an incredible man, my life at the lodge was an experience second to none.
The Light Of Love
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 31,060. Language: British English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Responding to the yearnings of the people of East Africa for His grace, Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba made a divine visit to that place by leaving Mumbai on 30th June, 1968. Sri. N. Kasturi, who was one of the fortunate few to have basked in His divine sunshine during that visit, has brought out this booklet, 'The Light Of Love'.
Seychellen Reiseführer
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,490. Language: German. Published: January 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Die Seychellen mit ihren 115 Inseln, sind ein Paradies auf Erden, wo jede Insel, die anderen Inseln an Schönheit überbieten möchte. Hier in diesem Buch werden nicht nur die Attraktionen von den »Inneren Inseln« (Granit-Inseln), und den »Äußeren Inseln« (Korallen-Inseln) vorgestellt, sondern es wird beschrieben, wo man Tauchen oder Segeln kann.
Spaces & Places 2.0 - JoburgPlaces
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,720. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Spaces & Places 2.0 - JoburgPlaces provides insider's knowledge of how to make the most of your time in extraordinary Johannesburg. This guide for visitors and residents provides all the essential info for you to venture out confidently in order to experience the incredible pulse, people and places of the city.
The Little Baobab: A Toubab in Africa
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 130,240. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A compilation of articles from the popular Little Baobab site. Simon Fenton relocated to Senegal and has been building a guest house against a back drop of floods, snakes and interfering witch doctors.
The Knowledgeable Lion: Poems and Prose by the Unfeeling Doctor in Africa
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,830. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
I yearned to visit Africa. Instead, I finished my medical training, got married, and had kids. Then my teacher friend, Becky, said, “My school is going to South Africa. You could come.” This is a short book of poems, mixed with occasional prose, about my travels in South Africa and Swaziland. As a tourist, instead of as a doctor. As the African proverb says, “Travel teaches how to see."
A History of the East African Coast
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,650. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This book tells the history of the East African coast from ancient times to today, from the slave markets and clove plantations of Zanzibar, to the stone towns of the Lamu Archipelago, to the fight for control of Mombasa and its great bastion, Fort Jesus. It tells the stories of Zanzibari sultans, Swahili merchants, Portuguese explorers and Christian missionaries in an epic story of 4000 years.
Healing Rhinos and Other Souls: The Extraordinary Fortunes of a Bushveld Vet
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,550. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
Healing Rhinos and other Souls tells the story of a pioneering wildlife vet in the South African bushveld. It is a story of love and life; of nature and adventures; of humour, passion and understanding. It is a story about a man who was simply himself all his life, the story of a life well lived.
Complete Guide to the U.S. Africa Command (USAFRICOM, AFRICOM) - The Fight Against Terrorism, al-Qaida, Strategic Interests, Contingency Operations, ACOTA, Kony and LRA
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,640. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The emerging role of the recently formed U.S. Africa Command is explored in this comprehensive ebook featuring a wide-ranging compilation of official documents.
Supper with the President
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Series: African Memoir, Book 3. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,930. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013 by Mosaique Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
West Africa in the 1970s: volatile years immediately following independence brought the author in contact with a number of Presidents, Kings, Emperors, village and tribal chiefs and a succession of extraordinary people. Circumstances contrived to place him at dinner with four heads of state whose rule had immense impact, positive and negative, on their countries and on West Africa.
Ride the Wings of Morning: Letters to and from Africa
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,510. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A conventional English girl arrived in South Africa, to help a friend run horseback safaris on a game reserve in the Northern Transvaal. It was 1992. There were yellow road signs declaring "Dit is die Volkstaat". Sophie had heard of "biltong" but knew nothing of Afrikaans culture.
A Bucket of Warm Water
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,500. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A small village in Central Africa which promised adventure lured us from Canada. Flying medavac flights over uncharted jungle and teaching English to highly motivated teenagers - what could be better? The promise was fulfilled and much much more. But at the end, deep in the jungle, we were saved by the very people we had come to help.
My Mauritius
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,450. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
“My Mauritius” is a unique travel book narrated through a humorous first-person family experience with snippets of historical fiction and cultural insights from interviews with local personalities. The three strands are woven together to form the narrative, in brief and dynamic chapters that should not only interest the million tourists who visit Mauritius annually, but also the armchair dreamer.
Game Drive
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 61,790. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013 by Camel Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Travel agents Sidney Marsh and Jay Wilson are sent by their agency on a research trip to South Africa. One of the stops on the proposed safari tour package is a luxury game lodge, whose handsome owner sets his sights on Sidney. When one of the other agents is killed by a wild animal, Sidney starts to wonder if human predators are also involved. Book 2 in the Sidney Marsh Murder Mystery series.
The Front of Beyond
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 55,200. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
‘The Front of Beyond’ is a collection of travellers’ tales. It describes my wanderings around East Asia and elsewhere. In China I tried to nip across borders in militarised zones. I stuck my nose into parts of Burma where the authorities didn’t want me to go. I delved into parts of Kurdistan. I had a look at the Sahara, being chased by the army. I hitched and bussed across borders in East Africa.
A Monkey Ate My Breakfast : Motorhome Adventures In Morocco
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Price: $6.30 USD. Words: 66,030. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing
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With the abyss of Fortysomethingness looming, Julie and Jason quit work and set off on an adventure. Their goal - tour Europe for a year. Their transport - Dave, a motorhome half their age. Join them and pet pooch Charlie (almost 40 in dog years) as they explore the mountains and deserts of Morocco - a country they never planned to visit.
How To Clean Your Underwear In Africa
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 30,230. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
When I made the decision to quit my job to see the world I didn't think I'd end up in Dubai airport with no wallet, no phone and no voice with a flight leaving for Nairobi in 3 hrs time...that was just day 1! Welcome to my trip through Africa.
U.S. Marines in Humanitarian Operations: On Mamba Station - U.S. Marines in West Africa, 1990 - 2003, Civil War in Liberia, Samuel Doe, Evacuation Operations, Sharp Edge, Assured Response
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,170. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This monograph tells the story of thousands of U.S. Marines who supported Operations Sharp Edge, Assured Response, Quick Response, Noble Obelisk, and Joint Task Force Liberia, the noncombatant evacuation operations in 1990, 1991, 1996, and 2003 from Liberia, in 1996 from the Central African Republic, and in 1997 from Sierra Leone.