Books tagged: ethiopia

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The 13th Power War
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 113,790. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012 by TWB Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Mathematical genius Dr. Janis Mackey, his wife falsely arrested for treason, must help the Department of Defense return to the green planet, this time with armed shuttles to conquer the aliens, or she’ll be put to death.
Traveling Alone - little bits of an unfinished trip
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 67,110. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Traveling Alone is a fascinating mosaic of travel adventures culled from a three-year, five-continent trip in over 50 countries ― sad, hilarious, frightening, bizarre and even romantic, but never boring. From composing love letters in Cairo and stalking crocodiles in the South American pampas to hitching rides through Rwandan refugee camps and spending time in a Bolivian prison, it's a wild ride.
'Good health at low cost' 25 years on. What makes a successful health system?
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Price: Free! Words: 112,920. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013 by London School Of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
In an extension to the original, this book filled with recent research explores five new countries asking why some low and middle income countries are able to achieve better health outcomes. With chapters focusing on Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Kyrgyzstan, Tamil Nadu (India) and Thailand, 'Good health at low cost' has identified a series of inter-linking factors necessary for a health system to succeed.
Hope and Salvation in Addis Ababa
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
These pictures, digitally processed to capture the atmosphere, colour, and emotive sense of place, are intended to give a glimpse of everyday life in the city of Addis Ababa, although not in photojournalistic way, and without the normal stereotypes of images of Ethiopia. All proceeds from this book are being donated to the Kidane Mehret Children’s Home.
Dust of the Danakil
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Series: African Memoir, Book 4. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,860. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013 by Mosaique Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A gripping memoir of the 1974 humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia, Dust of the Danakil is a true story of an ill-conceived project in the violent, drought-stricken Danakil region. The author, sent by UK government pen-pushers to harness seasonal flood water and turn the notoriously aggressive Afar herdsmen into farmers, discovered a hostile environment that almost cost him him his life.
Of Kings and Bandits
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 128,270. Language: American English. Published: August 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A story that is never told: that many "child warriors" to whom we are asked to offer sympathies befitting helpless victims and hostages are actually premature adults who have made a conscious decision to stand up against brutality and oppression as is the case of Eritreans fighting the oppression of Haile sellasie who was-his massacres, brutality, and how the people resisted his tyranny.
Hypothetical Future Baby: An Unsentimental Adoption Memoir
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,320. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption
This unsentimental adoption memoir is the story of what happened to Claudia when pregnancy didn't. From England to Ethiopia and back again, it’s a story about doing something different. About too much cleaning. It’s a story about paperwork, pregnancy announcements, wrestling with God, falling down, getting up, coming to terms, and - eventually - it’s a story about becoming a mother.
Sinagiri - Rajah Kasyapu and the Frescoes at Singiriya
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 57,790. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Book your next holiday to Sri Lanka, and when you get there head straight to Singiriya! The story is set in 5th Century Sri Lanka – Taprobane as it was then called. A princess from Eritrea becomes the fourth wife of the Raja of Taprobane. The story relates her journey by land and sea, escorted by her brother, from Assaba to Puttulam, and their adventures on the way, even being attacked by pirat
Slowly by Slowly
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,610. Language: American English. Published: January 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Growing up in a small Mississippi town Patrick dreamed of being a missionary to some exotic far away place. Through a series of disappointments, illness and heartbreak he was compelled to follow a narrow path. This would-be adventurer was being called to die to himself and live in Christ.
Under An African Sky
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,870. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Julene Hodges Schroeder was raised in an Ethiopia that was beginning to emerge from centuries of isolation. Under An African Sky is a story you can read to your children and grandchildren, about a girl who lived an unusual life and loved it.