Books tagged: rhodesia

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Once Upon a White Man - a memoir of War and Peace in Africa
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,700. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
From the terrors of Rhodesia’s 1970’s bush war, to the final disintegration of Zimbabwe under Robert Mugabe, this is a traumatic account of a conflicted young man who experiences his life and homeland being torn asunder. Honest, revealing and deeply emotional. Offers intriguing insights into the dilemma faced by patriotic white Africans trapped in the march of politics and history
The African Sun: Collected Poems
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Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 15,110. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2010 by Imprimata Publishers. Category: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
‘The African Sun’ is an eclectic collection of poems linked by one common element, the author’s abiding love for Africa. He rejoices in adventures with elephants, leopards, lemurs, snakes and elusive birds, protests at the precipitous decline in the quality of life in his former homeland of Zimbabwe (whilst taking some comfort from the enduring tradition of ubuntu).
Commonwealth Air Forces - A History
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
When at the beginning of the 20th Century large areas of the world were marked in the atlas in red the airplane was born and soon became a weapon of war. Post-WW I many countries of the former British Empire re-emerged as new nations from which emerged the Commonwealth of Nations with the own air forces some of which were very formidable air forces in their own right as they are today some died.
The Legacy of Lobengula
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Series: Wallace Boys, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,010. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
The fourth in the series of the Wallace Boys, Nigel and Bruce are back home on their parents’ farm outside Bulawayo in Zimbabwe, and they team up with Muyunda Munalula, of the Lozi tribe in Zambia. For nearly as long as he can remember, Muyunda has worn a pendant round his neck. When it gets tampered with, signals the start of an adventure that leads to the search for Lobengula's treasure.
Killers against Kariba
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Series: Wallace Boys, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,710. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
This is the fifth of the Wallace Boys series. Here the Wallace brothers and their best friend, Muyunda, plan a quiet camping trip on Lake Kariba on the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe, but things turn a little hairy.
My Passage to Africa.
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,950. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This is my true account of a journey to southern Africa with two of my friends in 1971, and my experiences whilst working for a fire brigade in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). There are many amusing anecdotes, but most of the humour is derived from the differences in the eras over the past 40 years, especially in today's PC climate. I hope this tale will interest, amuse & amaze the reader.
Loving Me: Reclaiming My Power
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,160. Language: British English. Published: August 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In this book, you are drawn into the life of a young black girl living in Zimbabwe, through which you get a fascinating, sometimes shocking insight into the culture, 'traditions' and true reality of living in this country during massive political changes. The health theme running throughout this book shows how the author cures the chronic headaches and allergies that plagued her life.
To Fly!
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,270. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
"To Fly!" is a compendium of stories about flying adventures of a father and son, the father in the RAF and the son in Zimbabwe. Bill Igoe learned to fly an aeroplane in 1934, forty years after the death of the Wright Brothers' inspiration Lilienthal. And Bill’s son Brian learned to fly forty years after that, when the Concorde was around. Both had a lot of stories to tell.
Fearful Odds
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,110. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013 by E-Books Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is an autobiographical account of 23 years in the British South African Police Force.
Born to Fish Forced to Work
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,730. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
The 2012 season saw 1384 Wild Brown Trout caught to one boat in Caithness and Sunderland. This is the sporting and working story of Roger’s 70 years of fly fishing that started at Glenforsa, the Isle of Mull in the west of Scotland in 1942, then moving to Africa Rhodesia Brahman cattle farming with some extraordary duck shooting. Then a fly fishing school and lodge in the west of Ireland.