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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.
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
A political essay about the deadly virus known as Ebola.
An African Fable: Will Steenbok find the Rain? (Book #7, African Fable Series)
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Series: An African Fable, Book 7. Price: Free! Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / General
When will it rain again? It is very hot and the river had dried up. There is only a little bit of water left in the last of the water-holes. Steenbok, a tiny antelope, is sent by the Animals to find the rain. Will she find it? Can she save Monkey who is dying of thirst? Will she be able to find the rain?
Synthetic Food Production: Solving Global Hunger
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Price: Free! Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Agronomy / Crop Science
This short technical paper presents a concept with the potential to solve the global hunger problem. A Synthetic Food Production facility is described which can provide daily food supplies for thousands of people at extremely low cost. Using the representative example, and 5 to 10 people operating the facility, it is possible to provide up to 10,000 ears (about 200 bushels) of corn per day.
My Mother's Cooking Pot
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Price: $0.99 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.