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Légendes inédites d’Afrique
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,270. Language: French. Published: May 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Speak French? Discover 40 great African tales in a wonderful universe. You will love it ! Les contes africains mélangent à l’infini histoires d’animaux et vie des hommes prédateurs ou victimes, un peu comme les anciennes fables de La Fontaine. Venez écouter les griots et sorciers d’Afrique vous narrer leurs plus belles histoires d'amour, de magie, de guerre et plus encore.
The Barefoot Sergeant
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Price: Free! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Short historical fiction. What happens to the "primitive" or "primal" art from Africa? The prices of African art are fueled by strange prejudices. In this story about Benin, a hero from the 1930s escapes oblivion and finds a home.
Voodoo Kingdoms And Dodgy Places: Travels in Timbuktu, Burkina Faso And Other West African Lands
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,710. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Voodoo Kingdoms And Dodgy Places is intrepid traveller Tan Wee Cheng’s latest collection of travelogues. Follow him to West Africa, the land of Timbuktu, the very epitome of remoteness and lost wealth, and of the enigmatic voodoo kingdoms in Benin and Togo. He was mobbed by former child soldiers in Liberia, caught in a riot in Burkina Faso and chased after desert giraffes in a Nigérien taxi.
Gbesu Wema Kulito Vol I: Book of Divine Ancestral Law
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 32,710. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Psychology of Religion
Gbesu Wema Kulito bridges the mundane to the spiritual with illustrations of spiritual laws and as it is expressed by the laws of the universe. Sections on mind science, ancestral worship science, the various souls of the human and much more show the viability of Vodun for today's Afrikan.
Nosa's Wedding
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Price: Free! Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
A young Nigerian woman prepares for her white wedding to her boyfriend of 3 years. Their relationship has outlived unusual trials. However, what happens on the day of the wedding will determine the future of this couple.
Murder in Benin: Kate Puzey's Death in the Peace Corps
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,680. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Kate Puzey was a popular, outgoing 24-year-old who loved being a Peace Corps volunteer in West Africa. She taught English at a village school in Benin and fought tirelessly for girls' empowerment and opportunity. But when she discovered a dark secret in her village, she knew she needed to take a stand-- a decision that would ultimately cost her life.