Books tagged: africa

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Water and Witchcraft - Three Years in Malawi
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 85,400. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities
A volunteer in Malawi, Africa, discovers mystery, magic, and love.
The Deep Sand of Damaraland
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,910. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Traveling to Namibia, Africa, to work becomes an excursion into the beautiful and the bizarre.
Leopards On My Tail
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,430. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Londolozi is a game park in South Africa that is famous for its leopards. This is the story of a couples stay at Londolozi and their experiences in the African bush. Getting up before dawn in freezing temperatures, sitting wrapped in blankets to keep out the chill, watching the sun rise and the African animals emerge from their hides to greet the new day, was worth every second of it.
In the Shade of the Sausage Tree
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 33,330. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A light-hearted account of a recent safari to the New Africa which revives the author's memories of life there 35 years before
Poetry Excursion On An African Mind
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Pre-release—available November 13, 2014. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,820. Language: English. Category: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
This fresh voice of Ghana, Cecilia, writes with a voluptuous passion. That’s why these poems are a delight to the soul. Gheysika A. Agambila, Ph. D Author of Journey
There and There
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,020. 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: Free! 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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Pre-release—available September 30, 2014. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,590. Language: English. 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: 35,690. 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: $30.00 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.