Books tagged: nelson mandela

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Dust on His Soul
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 136,300. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Inspired by the life and times of Stephen Biko an apartheid activist arguably as important as Mandela. This novel is a fictional account of such a character. A story of sacrifice, suffering but ultimately redemption. Set in apartheid South Africa during the 1970s and 1980s, the dark days of South Africa's history also bred an incredible thirst for justice. A triumph of the human spirit.
Aristotle eating ice cream and other poems of little gravity
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography
a collection of poems, residue from my encounters during the 20 years from (1964-1985)--ok, 21
Twenty men with a past
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Price: Free! Words: 17,800. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A free collection of articles published during 2011 in the online biographical magazine, Egopendium. Twenty men of today assessed, not always sympathetically, by great figures from the past who had similar talents or achievements.
The Simple Guide To Nelson Mandela
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Series: The Simple Guide To. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
This short, simple guide tells you all about Nelson Mandela, from his early years with the ANC, through the turbulent times and tough decisions on the use of violence for the cause, to his working with the South African government to end apartheid. On becoming president and transforming the great nation of South Africa. History in the making
The Valley of the Two Tall Oaks
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Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 19,700. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Africa
Many have written about Nelson Mandela, but I wanted to write about his dream; a dream which sustained him through three decades of imprisonment; a dream held by other tribal chiefs in the Africa of old and passed on to the next generation, like a baton until it eventually ended up in the hands of Nelson Mandela, who then gave it to the world. Nelson Mandela described this story as ‘Wonderful’.
Afro-Indian Dreams Trilogy
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 47,480. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Africa
This book is a compilation of the 3 stories that Nelson Mandela phoned me personally to say were ‘Wonderful’ at their publication in the year 2000. They tell the story of an African, Indian and Jamacian from the individual perspective of three children; one from South Africa, one from the Punjab in India and one from Falmouth in Jamaica, and provide an accurate historical background setting.
Mean Streets - Life in the Apartheid Police
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Series: The Mean Streets, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,550. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
The first book in the Mean Streets Series, it is a brutally honest and unconventional account of life in the South African Police Force (1985-1991) in the years before Mr Nelson Mandela was released from jail. This one recalls the Author's basic training and other events at the South African Police College in Pretoria.
Black Annihilation
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,010. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
It is becoming irrefutable that as a race, we'll either take ourselves out through complacency, indifference, ignorance, and educational suicide or be taken out through violence, guns, incarceration, and preventable diseases.
Gewetenlose Strate - Lewe in die Apartheid Polisie
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Series: The Mean Streets, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 188,140. Language: Afrikaans. Published: May 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
Hierdie boek is nie jou gewone "troepie" boek nie maar 'n seldsame blik op die lewe in die Suid Afrikaanse Polisie Mag in die vyf jaar voor mnr Nelson Mandela vrygelaat is in Suid-Afrika. Die Suid Afrikaanse Polisie was toe een van die mees gevreesde polisie magte in die wêreld en met rede ook. Dit vertel die verhaal van 'n jong straat polisieman wat sy pad vind op die gewetenlose strate.
Ride the Wings of Morning: Letters to and from Africa
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,510. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A conventional English girl arrived in South Africa, to help a friend run horseback safaris on a game reserve in the Northern Transvaal. It was 1992. There were yellow road signs declaring "Dit is die Volkstaat". Sophie had heard of "biltong" but knew nothing of Afrikaans culture.