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The Magic Pencil
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 38,720. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2009. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
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.
African National Congress: A Documentary History of the Struggle Against Apartheid in South Africa
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,280. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
A collection of historical documents from the African National Congress. The ANC, led by Nelson Mandela, Walter Sisulu, and Oliver Tambo, was, in partnership with the South African Communist Party and the Congress of South African Trade Unions, the core of the movement against the white supremacist Apartheid regime in South Africa.
Selected Speeches and Writings of Nelson Mandela: The End of Apartheid in South Africa
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,770. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
For 30 years, the African National Congress, led by Walter Sisulu, Oliver Tambo and Nelson Mandela, was the core of opposition to the white supremacist apartheid regime in South Africa. After organizing strikes and founding the armed military wing of the ANC, Mandela spent 27 years in jail before emerging as a worldwide symbol of human freedom.
Lots and Lots of Sugar
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,900. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
Join Maria in her bittersweet telling of a South African woman’s coming of age: Of dawn patrols as a child with her Oupa (grandpa) for rogue lion in the bush veldt; of mischievous boarding school life with its insatiable prankishness; of a hitchhiking tour in cold war Europe, sweet romance, political intrigue and tragedy. Then, back again in Africa, caught in the horror of the Congolese uprising
The Smoke That Thunders
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Price: Free! Words: 109,020. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
"Africa held the promise of changed hearts and souls. This Africa would offer renewed hope and the possibility of love. It would define their destinies. Yet, at any moment, this Africa could rob them of hope, love, and destiny. Chad and Peter were to be tested and refined in ways they dare not imagine."
The Pawn
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 127,850. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The abduction of his daughter sends Paul Van Niekerk into a spiral of disintegration until a chance meeting gives him hope. His quest to find out what happened to his daughter drags him through the corrupt underbelly of South Africa's apartheid regime. The Pawn is about the passions, fear and greed that drive men to unspeakable acts. It is, equally, about the triumph of love and justice.
Storage Space: A collection of contemporary poetry
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Price: Free! Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
Darren Stein worked in the townships and squatter camps around Johannesburg and Soweto from 1992-1996. His fields included adult literacy, voter education and community policing. His poetry deals with the emotional turmoil of his years in the townships, the psychological toll that this took upon him, and his subsequent immigration to Australia. His salvation is the joy of parenthood and marriage.
Apartheid: It's Also An Individual Reality
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Price: $2.29 USD. Words: 15,070. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
In this book Mark Howard takes a very personal look at the political system he grew up in. He links that to later experiences, post apartheid and outside of South Africa, and concludes that an inhumane system associated with a single period and place in history is in fact more than that. Apartheid is as much a personal preference as it is a political system.
Peace Far Away
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Price: $2.39 USD. Words: 12,860. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A small family decided to leave the land they loved. Their search was for something very simple, although they never knew it at the time. This story is true. Only the names of a few of the people in it have been changed. Their memories may still be a little raw, and they do not need reminders of what happened.
Defective
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,450. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Apartheid South Africa 1982. An unexpected windfall for her eighteenth birthday gives Kara Butler the opportunity to escape her miserable home life and start somewhere else afresh. She randomly picks Bretherton, a small sleepy seaside town where nothing much happens. But soon her life becomes tangled up with a brain-damaged co-worker, a manipulative married doctor and his agoraphobic wife.