Books tagged: africa

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The Zoo
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,240. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Margarita Brown is a seven-year-old girl who wakes from a coma to find herself unable to speak or hear... until she visits the Bronx Zoo where the voice of a giraffe penetrates her silent world. Part contemporary literary novel and part supernatural fantasy, “The Zoo” is an exploration of a girl’s awakening to a world that is filled with both brutality and beauty.
Berserk Revenge
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Price: Free! Words: 66,640. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Berserk Revenge is a literary historical thriller, written in the style of authentic ancient Norse sagas. For lovers of action fiction, poetry and/or alternate history.
Solar Girl and Lunar Boy
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2009. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Solar Girl and Lunar Boy is a delightful collection of children stories that taps into their personal inner light to vanquish fear of the unknown (Solar Girl); humorously transforms a common experience from sadness to joy (No Smiling On Wednesdays); breaks stereotypes and teaches earthquake safety in Quake, Shake and Roll; and explores the world of ants and the environment, in As Precious As Gold.
Antithesis
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,820. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2009 by Cooper's Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
An entomologist seeking answers as to how ants communicate goes to Namibia searching of her long-lost mentor. She finds the answers, but is faced with a question she cannot answer. It's a story of one person’s hunt for the truth. An ‘old school’ work of science fiction, it questions our homocentric view of the universe and our place in it.
Africa Sky Stories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Africa Sky stories are tales which emerged from listening to that old story teller - the deep centre. Having long been walking in the deeps of my unconscious, occasionally the voice of that silent deep tells me a story. Here are some of those stories told me in African mode.
Easy Travels in South Africa
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,590. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This is the latest release of the popular Easy Travels in South Africa guidebook, completely revised and updated in March 2012. The book is aimed at independent travelers who want to plan their own trip online and save money in the process. It is written from the perspective of a South African who has traveled extensively throughout the country.
Poverty and Promise: One Volunteer's Experience of Kenya
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 122,080. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Author Cindi Brown sold everything to volunteer in Africa. With only her skills and desire to assist others, Brown hit Kenya hard... and then Kenya hit back. Follow Brown's setbacks and victories while getting an insider's view of Barack Obama's Luo homeland, polygamy, cycling past Cape Buffalo, floating past hippos, Sikh weddings, and Luo burials. Book proceeds train Africa's future leaders.
A Lion In The Living Room
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Price: Free! Words: 790. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2009. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Alex and his family bought a lion cub in a pet shop. They wanted to give him a good home. George was friendly and gentle, but he was growing fast. He grew too big for Alex’s bedroom...too big to sit in the shopping trolley... and too big for the backyard. The zoo arranged for him to travel to Africa. Will he feel at home in the wild and remember Alex when he visits him?
Remembering Names: Reflections from Kenya
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,650. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Andrew Kooman reflects on his time in Kenya while a member of the crew filming E for Everyone: The Mouse and the Elephant. With moving passages of his time in areas of Kenya affected by AIDs and drought, Andrew gives a behind the scenes look of the film that has inspired people around the world.
Afro-Muse: The Evolution of African-American Music
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You set the price! Words: 21,710. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The story of music making in early African societies and its importation to America. A review showing the musical influences of Africa onto America. Chapters includes: Africa's history, musicology, instruments,the middle passage, seasoning in the islands, new world Africans arrive with their music,conversion to Christianity, the spirituals, camp meetings,the blues and hip hop's real origins.