Books tagged: ethiopia

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The Sullivan Saga: Memories of an Overseas Childhood
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 89,990. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
These are the exotic, funny and sometimes bittersweet stories of an overseas childhood in Asia & Africa from 1957-1972. The author is the daughter of a State Dept. diplomat and through her stories, you can begin to appreciate the adaptability of children to other cultures and the fortitude of parents trying to raise their children to be citizens of the world as well as good Americans overseas.
The Reluctant Traveller
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,660. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010 by Prospera Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
“It’s hard not to warm to the author” – The Sunday Telegraph. Fleeing the world of freelance business journalism in London, self-confessed coward Lumley inadvertently finds himself joining a treacherous expedition to find a legendary lost mountain in the northern highlands of war-ravaged Ethiopia.
on the Trail of the Real St George
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,780. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Dragon-slayer, English hero, martyr, warrior, soldier and saint — St George has been all these things. But who was the real St George? This fascinating book draws on the most recent academic research into folklore and legends to put together an accurate account of St George’s original life story, and how he has developed in folklore and legend to become what he is today.
The Trespass
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,410. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Anthropologist Simon Dracup's daughter has been kidnapped... The CIA reveals that his only hope of tracing her lies within his grandfather's diary, the record of a century-old expedition to Mount Ararat, resting place of the Ark of Noah. Trusting no one, least of all the CIA, Dracup journeys to Africa to track down a mysterious cult and uncover their secrets. But is he too late to save his child?
No Fixed Destination: Eleven Stories of Life, Love, Travel (Townsend 11 Vol 1)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,010. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This collection of 11 personal essays, memoirs, and true stories from Townsend 11, a group of award-winning writers, takes readers on emotional journeys and adventures around the world. If you like to read the stories published in Travelers’ Tales, Lonely Planet, and other creative nonfiction anthologies, you’ll love No Fixed Destination.
Richard Blaine
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,140. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Richard Blaine gives essence to the question that has puzzled many for years – Who was Rick before he opened Rick’s Café? Even for the younger generation who may not have experienced the movie classic, the book Richard Blaine is still a thrilling tale and a valuable lesson to remember always that freedom and liberty, unless given away belong to everyone
March on Magdala
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 179,100. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
In 1868 Queen Victoria’s British empire was at the height of its power. But one nation challenged British dominion: Ethiopia’s mystical Emperor Theodore had delivered his people from the rule of the Turks, but his heroic arrogance was about to bring the full strength of the British army crashing down on his kingdom.
Constructing Qatar: Migrant Narratives from the Margins of the Global System
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,090. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Every year, tens of thousands of men and women from South Asia, Africa, and other parts of the world journey to Qatar and the other petroleum-rich states of the Arabian peninsula to work. Constructing Qatar, containing eighteen meticulously crafted migrant stories and two photo essays, is an attempt to illuminate the experiences and perspectives of these transnational laborers.
Hakuna Matata
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 15,750. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Imagine being 3 years old and losing your entire family to war. This is the story, in his own words, of one of the Lost Boys of the Sudan. Manyang tells how he survived a refugee camp by scavenging for food and shelter. He describes growing up without adult guidance or help. Since coming to America at age 15 he has become a success story as the Founder of Humanity Helping Sudan Project.
Nightlife and Other Stories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » Anthologies
Ethiopia 1972, New York City 1992, and Hong Kong 2032. Three stories set in three different time periods, all sharing the same milieu and mood of rainy streets, discreet nightclubs and watering holes where lost souls meet and part, some violently and others romantically. Love, missed connections, and soulful music mingle with drunken waltzes, warm reveries, new starts and regretful ends.