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Africa
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You set the price! Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » African
Africa is a must read!!! Wilson Amooro is a needed voice in the true world of pure poetry. A soul blessed with the rare gift of interpretations. I am impressed with the heart and art of Author Wilson Amooro, and I am honored to call him, my brother. Published Poet Ronnie Lee Daise, USA
Poetry Excursion On An African Mind
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,270. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
If you are looking for a good book to read, get ready to be rather read by Cecilia's art through her heart. Wilson Ayinbangya Amooro Author of ‘Love Letters’ book series
My Mother's Cooking Pot
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 16,620. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » African
A beautiful compilation of short stories, short plays, poems, and letters that will certainly appeal to your literary senses. It is a completely enjoyable book that has a lot of lessons to teach.
Abatwa
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,310. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In days gone by, in Africa, there were tiny people called the Abatwa who lived with ants. It is a hard life filled with dangers and difficulties. There are enemies both above and below ground. For all we know, they may still share their lives with ants. Tola and his wife Noti are on an expedition to another nest to exchange marriageable youngsters. On a hazardous journey, he tells folk tales…
Les Chemins du Paradis
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,020. Language: French. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » African
Lorsqu’un jeune prêtre décide de mener la révolution pour plus de justice sociale dans un pays d’Afrique noire, il est loin d’imaginer que le plus grand obstacle à son entreprise se présenterait sous les traits d’une jeune et belle étudiante quelle que peu rebelle. A travers Julie, l’abbé César finit par comprendre que "Les voies de Dieu sont insondables"
Hope For Liberia
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,850. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Spider is a character that holds the attention of 'most every Liberian child. In fact, even adults are trapped in Mr. Spider's web. He can be anything or anyone, provided he gets the most benefit.from the role. Hope For Liberia is a collection of tales, from the usual to the never before told spider stories; personal and mythical tales from across Liberia. Help us raise funds for the Ebola crisis!
Love Letters
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » African
The right words you need for a loved one. You can make them cry and smile at the same time. ~Love Letters Author, Wilson Ayinbangya Amooro I must warn you, you may fall in love again and again. Sweet memories of your ex and pleasure to meet your next. Lovely love poems that makes it fun. Enjoy reading it! ~ Amazon Author, Bernard Kelvin Clive
The Elders' Wisdom
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Price: Free! Words: 19,920. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » African
The Elders' Wisdom is a collection of hundreds of the most powerful Liberian Parables along with their meanings. The author gives some in depth explanations in some places to make understanding these parables easy for those that are unfamiliar to Liberian culture.
Proverbs From Liberia
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Price: Free! Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » African
Proverbs are a huge part of our oral tradition. In fact, whole sections of our traditional history are understood and transmitted through this method. Unfortunately, it is underappreciated like many other aspects of Liberian literature, culture or history. Our elders are known for dispensing their wisdom in these wise sayings. This book collects parables from all across Liberia. It's a must-have.
Suppose: Drabbles, Flash Fiction, and Short Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,290. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » African
Suppose you saw something you couldn't explain. And then suppose it turned out to be something far stranger, or funnier, or more horrifying than you ever expected. That element of surprise, and a different way of looking at things, is what this anthology is all about. Most of the short stories take less than fifteen minutes to read, and the ultra-short drabbles take less than thirty seconds.
Flatlander
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,170. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » African
Flatlander is a collection of poems and short stories by Robert C. Huckins, author of the novel American Dreamland and Two Flags in China: A Travelogue. Throughout forty one poems and a half dozen short stories presented in this collection, some of life's most constant themes play out through an array of ordinary characters and settings.
Nightmare Along the River Nile: A Story of Twentieth Century Slavery
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 138,900. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
When Edgar is on his way home to his mother after finishing high school exams, his bus is stopped by the rebels of the Lord’s Resistance Army. Along with other passengers, most of whom are students, Edgar is abducted. Things take a turn for the worse when, instead of being forced to become a soldier, he is sold into slavery. His friends find out and embark on a difficult mission to rescue him.
The Sun Does Not Set...And Other Works: Stories & Poems from Mauritius
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,320. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013 by Zen Publications. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » African
"Shakuntala Hawoldar’s writings are poignant renderings of human struggles and sufferings in a world dominated by power, ignorance, inequality, misfortunes and psychological frailties. Her rich vocabulary and her choice of syntax mesmerize the reader into a no-mind land where self-inquiry takes over your imagination.
Miriam Was Here
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 105,320. Language: American English. Published: August 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » African
A story about the ordeal of a beleaguered nation whose population have been going through untold sufferings since 1991 when their power was thwarted by the ruling clique of Eritrea led by a callous tyrant. It is a story of oppression, hostage taking, human trafficking and organ harvesting. It describes the agonies that the victims go through: rape, deprivation, torture and killing
Book 5 - Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 3,940. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » African
This is a story about a young migrant worker who made good in the big city and returns home after several years’ absence. He makes a grand entrance into his village showing off his material wealth. However, his family and the village elders teach him a lesson in “uBuntu” the African tradition of sharing.
Book 4 - Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » African
This serious short story is set in South Africa during the 1950-1960s and traces the effect that the influx control laws had on the families of migrant workers.
Book 3 - Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 3,210. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » African
This short story poses the question: where does one draw the boundary between a husband’s infidelity and a polygamous marriage in traditional African society?
Book 2 Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » African
This story is set about forty years ago at the time when laws were passed forbidding mixed marriages and sex across the colour bar. The main character in the story is faced with a moral dilemma: whether to co-operate with the authorities and betray his respected mentor for breaking the law, or whether to sacrifice a friend in order to protect his mentor.
Book 1 - Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,380. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » African
Johannesburg, the city of gold! The streets, so it was thought, were literally paved with gold. Millions of migrants flocked to the city every year looking for work. This story, set in the 1960s, follows the fortunes of a migrant worker at a time when influx control caused untold hardships for many.
Heard It on the Grapevine
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,500. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This collection of short stories ranges from light and humorous to serious. The eight stories about corporate culture are highly satirical. Pity Frank, the project manager, running around in circles trying to satisfy every boss and his dog. Learn the secrets of the Corporate Smile. Recognize the sociopath manager. Meet the team of demotivated subordinates.