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GOLD KILLS TOO
By Frank Gauthier
Price: $9.49 USD. Words: 83,200. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2009. Category: Fiction
Gold Kills Too is a thriller, and a page turner, set in West Africa. Frank Gauthier’s nosiness puts him in the middle of a border dispute: one country believes him a mercenary, another one a murderer, powerful international corporations and corrupted politicians a threat to their business. Frank has to be silenced: he knows too much. Franks has to find out who’s really after him and why.
Afro-Muse: The Evolution of African-American Music
By Ian C. Dawkins Moore
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 21,710. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
The story of music making in early African societies and its importation to America. A review showing the musical influences of Africa onto America. Chapters includes: Africa's history, musicology, instruments,the middle passage, seasoning in the islands, new world Africans arrive with their music,conversion to Christianity, the spirituals, camp meetings,the blues and hip hop's real origins.
The Meaning of Life
By Ian C. Dawkins Moore
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 34,210. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010. Category: Fiction
A collection of short stories and poems of romance, travel and adventure. For all readers who love language, words and expression, this collection is dedicated to you and the passionate stories that are now germinating in your hearts. May my humble stories act as a catalyst for your exuberant creations.
By Sheer Pluck
By Roger Kean
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,700. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2010. Category: Fiction
In 1873, orphaned at 15 and penniless, Frank Hargate, too proud to accept help from others, determines to make his own way in life and joins an explorer's expedition to darkest West Africa. Among new friends, he struggles against staggering odds to survive hostile nature, cannibals, disease and the bloody Ashanti war. From the horrors, a man aspiring to help others toward a better life is forged.
What the Hell Are We Doing Here! [Across the Sahara to West and Central Africa by Land Rover]
By Murray Gough
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,750. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Three friends confronting middle-age set out to explore the world and the great sweep of people who inhabit it. 4WD across the Sahara to Africa - sights & adventures from one of the world’s most colourful overland routes. For travellers, 4WD enthusiasts, and armchair adventurers. For iPad & similar - 180 colour photos, links to videos. Greyscale version also available "Across the Sahara..."
Bread From the Sky
By Marie McCarthy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,460. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
How many cat heads do you have to eat before you acquire the characteristics of a cat? Why do you hang a snail shell in a tree? How do you get a curse removed? And who buried a gri-gri in the yard? These and other questions are answered in Bread From the Sky, a Peace Corps memoir.
Redefining Business in the New Africa
By Lauri Elliott
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,950. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011 by Conceptualee Publishing. Category: Nonfiction
2001-2010 proved to be a transitional decade for Africa, ushering in a new image and status for the continent. Africa began to show it was truly shaking the shackles of its colonial and chaotic past. Now that the New Africa has arrived, what does that mean? And, what does it mean for business?
The Big Blue Diamond
By Jack Fraser
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,900. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction
Jack Fraser is an ordinary guy working globally for major oil companies. He ends up on assignment in Singapore. There his normal life is turned upside down as he enters into a relationship with the wrong woman and travels to Thailand to learn about life and all it holds in the erotic and exotic orient.
I Love Liberia
By Wayetu Moore
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 220. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011 by One Moore Book. Category: Fiction
I LOVE LIBERIA is an original illustrated poem that encourages national and cultural pride.
Jamonghoie
By Wayetu Moore
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011 by One Moore Book. Category: Fiction
Jamonghoie tells the story of a young prince whose life is saved by music, after being thrown in a ditch by his jealous older brothers.