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Heart Of Diamonds: a novel of scandal, love, and death in the Congo
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,840. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Corruption at the highest levels, greed in the church and brutality among warring factions make the Congo a very dangerous place for television journalist Valerie Grey. Amid the bloody violence of that country's civil war, Grey uncovers a diamond-smuggling scheme that reaches from the heart of Africa to the White House by way of a famous American televangelist. Her goal: reveal it to the world.
Dall’Altopiano al Mayumbe
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Price: $3.81 USD. Words: 24,590. Language: Italian. Published: December 18, 2010 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Tutto parte dalla scoperta di un taccuino-promemoria che ha più di cento anni e racconta la storia di Giuseppe che il 3 gennaio 1903 parte da contrà Tortima sull’Altopiano di Asiago, e muore a Luki, in Congo Belga, il 27 agosto dell’anno successivo, dopo aver attraversato due volte l’Oceano Atlantico.
Tutaishi: The African Tale
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 38,270. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011 by Mondial. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
An African story of shame, hope and triumph. A novel about a young girl, Theo, who manages to escape abuse from the Congo, where she has been in the hands of rebel soldiers. After many difficulties she travels to South Africa where she befriends and later falls in love with a young man, Qhama. They go through a number of hardships, including xenophobia, drugs, and HIV, but at the end they triumph.
I Ape
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,220. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A 911 hang-up. A dead body on the kitchen floor. A noise from the garage. No time to wait for backup. Officer Jack Fillion kicks in the door and discovers a remarkable creature, an intelligent ape able to communicate with humans through modern technology. An animal that is frighteningly close to being human. An animal with human-like emotions including jealousy. And rage.
Displaced
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Price: Free! Words: 59,210. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » African
The trial of a warlord in the International Criminal Court sets off a series of events including the assault and flight of a young Congolese woman. The book follows her journey, and the circumstances and interests leading to her flight. The impact of the trial is far reaching and extends from a priest in Uganda, to Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army, and to a mining company in the U.S.
Malachite: A Journey in Africa
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,250. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
No bribes! With this approach to driving a 30 year old Bedford truck across Africa, a very eventful 7 months unfolds. Malachite is an enthralling account of an overland journey from Cape Town to London, across the length of Africa. Written in a deeply personal style, the book takes the reader not only into the wilds of the central African jungle and the Sahara, but into the wilder group dynamics.
Safe at Last: Refugees in America
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,550. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Clinical Psychologist Dr. Don Miller has interviewed over 2,000 refugees who escaped from danger from seven different countries. This is a book of their stories. Most of them went through incredible suffering and hardship in their native countries and on their way to America. This included ethnic cleansing, starvation, torture, beatings and long periods of incarceration.
Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) and Joseph Kony: American Efforts to Counter the LRA in Central Africa, Uganda, Central African Republic (CAR), Congo, and South Sudan
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 284,260. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This essential compilation of government and military reports and papers, totaling over 700 pages, provides analysis and background data on the LRA and related issues includes extensive background information on Uganda, the Central African Republic (CAR), South Sudan, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Kinshasa).
DeltaWomen
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Price: Free! Words: 7,710. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
DeltaWomen December Issue 2011 is dedicated to Rape Victims and women who are subject of Sexual Violence. This issue consists of articles, poems and stories plus wonderful artworks of artists from all around the world.
Desert Diamonds
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,440. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
An enthralling tale of discovery and adventure littered with a sense of daring and romance, the intrigue of the stock market mixed with the brutal harshness of the Australian outback and the dangers of the African jungle.