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The Years of Walter Gordon Fischer: Fleeting Moments
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,160. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In a life on the front lines of 80 years of political, military and social upheaval Gordon Fischer has done it all: dancing while bombs landed in Damascus, held at gunpoint in Togo, dating Ms India, skiing with the aristocracy during the Korean War and deer stalking in Scotland. Travel the world and go back in time to see the rich and the poor as you have never done before.
Of dictators and aristocrats: with some common characteristics
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,980. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Fleeting Moments takes the reader on a journey through the remarkable life and times of Walter Gordon Fischer. These autobiographical stories are told in Gordon's inimitable wry style as he journeys through the world in the search of adventure under the guise of making a living.
Malachite: A Journey in Africa
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,250. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
No bribes! With this approach to driving a 30 year old Bedford truck across Africa, a very eventful 7 months unfolds. Malachite is an enthralling account of an overland journey from Cape Town to London, across the length of Africa. Written in a deeply personal style, the book takes the reader not only into the wilds of the central African jungle and the Sahara, but into the wilder group dynamics.
A Bucket of Warm Water
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,500. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A small village in Central Africa which promised adventure lured us from Canada. Flying medavac flights over uncharted jungle and teaching English to highly motivated teenagers - what could be better? The promise was fulfilled and much much more. But at the end, deep in the jungle, we were saved by the very people we had come to help.
Escape from Kikwit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,200. Language: American English. Published: June 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Christian » Suspense
Abandoned in the Heart of Darkness with every escape route closed, a young missionary woman and a courageous young soldier struggle to get back to the safety their own worlds.
Africa Lives in My Soul: Responses to an African Childhood
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 71,340. Language: American English. Published: August 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
How do missionary kids really feel about growing up in Africa? This heartfelt book exposes their raw feelings about their childhoods in Angola and Congo from the 1930s to the 1960s. Variously called third culture kids, global nomads, or MKs, we share an overwhelming love for Africa along with a lifelong sense of not belonging in North America.
Congo Mission
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 111,660. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In Congo Mission a young Dr. Jack Sharp is a missionary in Congo in the 1980’s. He has stepped beyond his comfort zone into an unfamiliar world desiring to do what he believes God wants of him. Jack’s skills, knowledge and faith are tested as he learns what life as a missionary has to offer. His will and character get a work out when danger and intrigue engulf his new life.
George Smith Stories and Plays
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,860. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Spaceship to Mars is written from the perspective of an astronaut on a long journey to Mars. Alaskan Goodbye is a play about a mud engineer and his family in Alaska. At the Zoo with Billy is a political play set in the Houston Zoo. No More Ice, Ice, Baby is a play about global warming set in a bar at the Four Seasons Hotel. Squirrel 35 is a little story about the atavistic need to shoot squirrels.
Patrice Lumumba Socialist Leader Of The Congo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Patrice Lumumba was a controversial man who gained followers quickly. His path to power coincided with the independence movement that gathered steam in Africa in the twentieth century. Lumumba received only a meager formal education. However he asserted his opinions which were published in newspapers and various anti-colonial media. He was assassinated after being removed from office in late 1960.