Books tagged: senegal

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Desert Drive: A zine about crossing the Sahara
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Price: Free! Words: 40,120. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This is the story of a 2011/2012 road trip from Spain to Gambia, part of the Plymouth-Banjul Banger Rally. In it, I talk about all kinds of stuff: Western Sahara separatism, the Chinese mafia in Nouakchott and the slippery 'fixers' we dealt with along the way. There's also a poo story. I don't talk all that much about cars because I don't understand them, but I do talk about how I tried to learn.
When I Get to Dakar
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 119,800. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
An American soldier who defected from the Afghanistan war finds himself in Senegal lost and unsure of his next steps. Masood, a wayward Senegalese teen is also on an unsure life trajectory when their two paths meet. When Masood meets Shawn, the American soldier an unlikely bond forms and the two take on unbelievable odds as they move towards their joint 'promised land".
Voodoo Kingdoms And Dodgy Places: Travels in Timbuktu, Burkina Faso And Other West African Lands
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,710. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Voodoo Kingdoms And Dodgy Places is intrepid traveller Tan Wee Cheng’s latest collection of travelogues. Follow him to West Africa, the land of Timbuktu, the very epitome of remoteness and lost wealth, and of the enigmatic voodoo kingdoms in Benin and Togo. He was mobbed by former child soldiers in Liberia, caught in a riot in Burkina Faso and chased after desert giraffes in a Nigérien taxi.
Die afrikanische Freundin
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 9,800. Language: German. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Urlaub in Afrika, da sind Überraschungen vorprogrammiert, vor allen Dingen als Mann. Ein Buchhalter entschließt sich kurzfristig zu einem Last-Minute-Urlaub. Doch ihn erwarten nicht nur Sand, Sonne und Meer. Schon bald lernt er die andere, exotische Seite von Afrika kennen. Eine Liebesgeschichte – denn die Liebe kommt immer dann, wenn man es am wenigsten erwartet…
Deadly Adagio
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,810. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Was the murder of the Peace Corps Director’s wife in Senegal just random anti-American violence, as the official investigative team seems to think? Emily suspects it may have been something else. She ignores everyone’s warnings that she’s putting her life in danger to find out. But it turns out they’re right.
Distemper
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,570. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by Atomic Quill Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
A septet of very short stories exploring anger and those who refuse it. Combining laconic eloquence and allegorical power, Stirling Noh explores how people try to impose themselves on others out of fear and existential rage.
The Little Baobab: A Toubab in Africa
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 130,240. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A compilation of articles from the popular Little Baobab site. Simon Fenton relocated to Senegal and has been building a guest house against a back drop of floods, snakes and interfering witch doctors.
Peace Boat
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,120. Language: British English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
An eclectic mash up of styles and genres, this collection features over twenty stories inspired by the ports of call on a 2012 voyage with the Japanese NGO Peace Boat. A Japanese maid in Tokyo, a power hungry vizier in Istanbul and a sailor assailed by ghosts while navigating the Panama Canal are just a few of the varied characters to be found inside.