Books tagged: apartheid

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Thandi - A Story of Hope
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
An pair of American ladies get lost in the rural Eastern Cape of South Africa. They get help from a young local girl, who besides guiding them to their destination, explains her perspective of life in the post-Apartheid society. Her story both shocks them and touches their hearts. The day becomes a turning point in all their lives, expanding their horizons and opening new doors.
The South African Story - 3rd Edition
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 134,290. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Ron McGregor is one of South Africa's most experienced tour guides. The South African Story - 3rd Edition is a collection of his commentaries, delivered in Ron's inimitable raconteurial style. For those who want a deeper understanding of the country they are visiting - but don't want to invest in a library - this is the single book that has it all.
Jasmine Falling
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,210. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
With the death of her mother and her father long gone, Jasmine is left alone. In order to receive her inheritance, she must discover the reasons of her father's disappearance a decade earlier. Forced to return to his home in Palestine, with a mysterious stranger as her guide and under the ever-encroaching Occupation, Jasmine must piece together her history before it destroys her future.
An Immigrant's Tale
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,970. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015 by Rosslyn Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Hilarious comedic Africana. A newcomer is baffled by the subtleties of the New South Africa.
The Man in the Bush
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,390. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Africa
Set in a unique period against the Pass Laws and racial controls in South Africa, The Man in the Bush explores the change in a young boy as he grows up and realizes that the world he lives in is not the same for all.
Children of Freedom
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,440. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015. Categories: Plays » Women Authors, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Xhosa storyteller Inkululeko tells the story of her life and narrates the history of South Africa from the start of the twentieth century until just before the end of apartheid. He stories help preserve the native African culture, inspiring her people and keeping hope alive.
There Is a Tree I Lean Against
Price: Free! Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors, Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
The poetry of a young Canadian opera singer who moved to South Africa in the tempestuous, final years of apartheid.
Singing Magic: Memoir of a Girl Who Thought Singing Was Life
Price: Free! Words: 86,860. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Memoir of a girl raised in rural Ontario and French Canada in the 1940s and 1950s, who then moved to South Africa in the late 1960s and witnessed the tumultuous dismantling of apartheid. Rich descriptions of people and places in rural Canada and remote regions in South Africa.
Zebra Horizon
Price: Free! Words: 141,040. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
1975 - 1976 Mathilda, 16, thinks there must be more to life than going to school in a small Bavarian town. Her parents refuse to emigrate to some fascinating exotic place, so she gets organized to become an exchange student. Rotary sends her to South Africa, a country she really doesn’t want to go to – apartheid and all – but it’s her only option.
The Clock Struck None
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 89,600. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2014 by Gray Rabbit Publications / Fantastic Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
From airships lost between universes, to golems winning the fight against racism, Lou Antonelli explains the many ways the world might have been. Dip into this collection of previously-published tales, including the 2013 Sidewise Award for Alternate History finalist short story "Great White Ship."