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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
There and There
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,010. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A million years ago Mars is in the final death throes as a livable planet. a young boy Ingy, his small sister Zesuva, board a Martian spaceship to leave Mars forever, where did they go? Dimitry, his brother and a friend enter the library at night and remove as many books, manuscripts and papyrus scrolls.
Pinatubo Sky
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,710. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
On foreign contract in Africa, Vince the Calgary oilfield engineer finds his client wants a geoengineering design as the president of Niger campaigns on bringing back a Green Sahara. Driven by his daughter's future, he ingores the risk of being a drone target and takes on political negotiating. Expected to explain climate science to politicians, he becomes immersed in an intense new career.
Wild Dreams (Dreams #2)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,590. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Dallas Montgomery doesn't do relationships. He bounces around from woman to woman, happy to live life as a bachelor. But a surprise excursion into the jungles of Africa has him wondering if “settling down” isn’t so bad after all - especially if it’s with the sexy Nicole Griffin. Nicole can't stand Dallas. He's arrogant, full of himself, and drop-dead gorgeous - everything she vowed to avoid
Letters From Zimbabwe
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,680. Language: Australian English. Published: September 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Quite different from many stories about Africa where loss of optimism and courage is echoed in laments about the violence, the dirt, the boredom, and the barren land scorched by the fierce sun, Kara takes a refreshing stance towards her new home. She derives her energy from writing letters to her best friend Hannah and from nature and people she encounters on her frequent travels through Zimbabwe.
The Interpreter: Ritual, Violence and Social Regeneration in the Writing of Wole Soyinka
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Price: $19.00 USD. Words: 52,790. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
A concern for social regeneration stands as the factor that animates Soyinka’s life-long involvement in social and political activism, leading to his incarceration for two years during the civil war, and his having to flee into exile during the period of Sani Abacha’s dictatorship. Soyinka expresses this same concern for social regeneration in his writings, using different metaphors.
Times and Places
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 45,990. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014 by Quadra Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A captivating short story collection that confronts universal questions in an array of vivid landscapes and cultures, in war and peace. Bridge's stories take us to China, Russia, Germany, England, Zambia and Brunei - and to the living center of the human heart.
Blood Ivory
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Series: Lance Weber, 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,340. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
BLOOD IVORY by Andrew McCoy: The equation is simple: on the day the last elephant in the world is shot, ivory will be more valuable than gold. Two men — one a merchant prince, the other a big-game hunter — are preparing for that day by acculumating vast hoards of the irreplaceable tusk. It is the hunter who makes the first mistake, and pays the price.
Lions: Big Cats of Africa
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Lions, Tigers, Leopards, etc.
Lions are big cats. They have tawny fur. Tawny means yellowish brown in color. Some lions have white fur on their stomachs and some lions have tawny fur on their stomachs. There are also a few lions that are all white. Lions also have a long tail. Their tail ends in a ball of fur. Scientists call the ball a tuft. The tuft on most lions is black. Learn about lions in this fun, 15-minute book.
The Ebola Nightmare
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Price: Free! Words: 640. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Category: Essay » Sociology
The fatal signature of the Ebola virus on the human population around the world, cannot be under emphasized. With its tentacles spreading delinquently like a wild fire across the globe and the disturbing increase of death rates at a super sonic speed; it is imperative for the global leaders of the world to unite in solidarity and save mankind from the likelihood of extinction, by finding a cure.