Books tagged: african diaspora

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The Magic Pencil
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 38,720. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
Malcolm Bakersfield's new classmate, Nia Stellar is "not your average girl." Exciting and fantastic events occur, seemingly to do with her and a scruffy, used pencil. Nia challenges Malc in many ways and he discovers new abilities and sides to himself. We join him in his quest to find the truth to to the power of the pencil. And, like him, we just may learn a lot about ourselves.
The African Sun: Collected Poems
Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 15,110. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2010 by Imprimata Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
‘The African Sun’ is an eclectic collection of poems linked by one common element, the author’s abiding love for Africa. He rejoices in adventures with elephants, leopards, lemurs, snakes and elusive birds, protests at the precipitous decline in the quality of life in his former homeland of Zimbabwe (whilst taking some comfort from the enduring tradition of ubuntu).
Dust on His Soul
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 136,300. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
Inspired by the life and times of Stephen Biko an apartheid activist arguably as important as Mandela. This novel is a fictional account of such a character. A story of sacrifice, suffering but ultimately redemption. Set in apartheid South Africa during the 1970s and 1980s, the dark days of South Africa's history also bred an incredible thirst for justice. A triumph of the human spirit.
The Tale of The Cow Tail & Other Stories from the African Diaspora
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,330. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012 by Esteem MultiMedia. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » History » Africa
"... a vivid view of an African community and its citizens. The author took me there, and I did not have purchase a ticket." Herb Metoyer, Author
African Expectations: Musings from Where I Stand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,070. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Essay » Political
African Expectations is a collection of essays about how political, economic, and socio-cultural issues retard Africa’s development and how the most important factor for this failure is the lack of good leadership. The book offers tentative solutions to some of the most pressing issues of our times based on the author’s worldview and life experiences.
Beyond Southern Africa, A Story of the Fight for Freedom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,700. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Two young men—one Southern African, the other African American—go from humble beginnings to the center of Africa’s fight against colonialism, but one of them is being tracked by a killer.
Sold into Slavery: The Middle Passage, The Story of Adaku Part II
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,130. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Part 2 on the Middle Passage in the series Sold into Slavery, The Story of Adaku promises an inspiring journey that dwells on friendship and love, of hardships and terror, of betrayals and loyalties, all forged amidst the roar of slavery on the harsh Atlantic seas.
Soucouyant: A Caribbean Supernatural Tale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,170. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Soucouyant is the first of a series retelling Caribbean folktales updated for today's taste. In this entry, the ancient soucouyant manifests as a beautiful woman of Indian descent. She extracts her unique style of justice from a local small time thug ("bad John") whose action resulted in the suicide of a teenage girl.
Coming to America: A Journey of Faith
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,790. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014 by IEM Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Screenplays » Biographical
Coming to America: A Journey of Faith is Dr.Tangumonkem’s true story of wrestling with fear and doubts. God called him to America from Cameroon to pursue graduate studies at the University of Texas at Dallas, but he had no money to put towards this dream. In this book he shares his journey of learning to trust God as he stepped out in faith and embarked on a Journey of Faith to America.
Stir It Up: The CIA Targets Jamaica, Bob Marley and the Progressive Manley Government
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 121,720. Language: American English. Published: June 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A violent outburst brings Scott to a psychologist. What happened in Jamaica four years earlier? Had Bob Marley and the Manley government been under attack by the CIA? Was his father CIA? Had he come at him with a machete? Doc M pushes Scott to relive the fateful year 1976 leading to the historic Smile Jamaica concert and uncover the truth that will either set them both free or be their undoing.