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The Piano Book
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Price: Free! Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A curious 10-year old school boy visits the house of a reclusive neighbor to play his piano. What he discovers is the ultimate reason why this neighbor does not like visitors.
Tears of the San
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,500. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012 by WSIC EBooks Ltd.. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
Deep in the heart of the Kgalagadi (Kalahari) Desert, a San (Bushmen) community is attempting to come back from the cold after being dispossessed of everything. From health, politics, rights issues, livelihood ventures right up to education; the odds are stacked against it. However, one courageous woman is determined to be at the forefront of confronting the challenges. She is called Mma Mabaki.
Safari Girl
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 340. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012 by Hot Tropica Books. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Join Safari Girl on her African adventure. She is exploring the land while watching her animal friends play. From silly monkeys, to tall giraffes, this book can provide hours of entertainment for your little one.
The Search for African Orality
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Series: In search of human culture. Price: $30.99 USD. Words: 74,030. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Africa is commonly seen as the 'oral' continent, a contrast to 'literate Europe'. The anthropologist Ruth Finnegan, building on long experience of Africa's oral arts from both documentary and first-hand field sources, queries this notion and reveals Africa as the site of both oral and literate practices, and astoundingly rich in each. Remarkably readable as well as illuminating .
Music and Creation
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Series: In search of human culture. Price: $30.99 USD. Words: 74,090. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Ethnomusicology
What is music and how can we study it? In this third volume of her forthcoming series 'In Search of Human Culture', the eminent anthropologist offers her own answers. she draws on both on her own first-hand work in Africa, the South Pacific and England and on extensive documentary sources, and provides a guide to the vast literature on the issues.
UniverSoul Reflections
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Series: Universoul. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,000. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012 by LionheART Publishing House. Category: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
'UniverSoul Reflections' is a collection of five previously published works: 'A Nonentity With Identity', 'Epistles of Poetic Purity', 'Missives From Within', 'Silent Voice' and 'Verses For The Next Generation' and also includes six previously unpublished poems.
African Hearts
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,910. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » Romance
A romance that touches the heart with its poignant tale of fresh starts, past wounds and second chances.
Sungudogo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,820. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
"The Heart of Darkness" meets "The Poisonwood Bible" with shades of "Venus on the Halfshell" and "Call of Cthulhu," and a bit of "Raiders" added for fun, but with a significant female character. Set in the pre-War Congo, this novel provides a fictional explanation for the modern Skeptical movement.
Love Notes from Tunis: Part Five
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,490. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Love Notes from Tunis series is the true story of a young man's recent experience teaching American culture and politics at a Tunisian university, and the year's struggle for empathy and intimacy between clashing individuals, lovers and cultures. What emerges is a deeply personal account of understanding, friendship and romance between people chancing a crossroad of Islam and the West.
The Swing of Death
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,110. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012 by WSIC EBooks Ltd.. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
As a Game Warden, John knew that the African bush took no prisoners. It was by pure accident that he got caught by the swing of a Black Mamba. It was through sheer coincidence that a twelve-year old bushwhacker happened to be in the neighborhood. It was due to fate that Priscilla found herself tangled in the nightmare of a total stranger. By the time the destinies of these three people...