Books tagged: zambia

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Houses in Africa
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,780. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When I was 10, I was taken from my quiet, safe corner of old Europe and deposited into an exotic new world. Africa, at once breathtaking and soul-destroying, from the snow-capped mountains and teeming game plains of Kenya and Tanzania to the haunted hunger-stalked dustbowls of Ethiopia and the Sudan – the hideous and the magnificent have always gone hand in hand there.
The Hive and Other Stories
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,320. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
A collection of stories set in Zambia, both in the city and in the bush, the main themes are reconciliation and relationships. Four of the stories are linked, covering a saingle Saturday night out in Lusaka.
Bitterness (An African Novel from Zambia)
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 113,190. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by Mondial. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
This is one of the most realistic and passionate contemporary novels (Julius Chongo Award 2006 for Best Creative Writing) about the life of young people in today's Africa, written by Malama Katulwende, a Zambian poet, novelist, and intellectual. It depicts the political struggle of Zambia's students, and the hope and despair of the book's main character.
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.
Kidnapped in the Kafue
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Series: Wallace Boys, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,670. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
This is the sixth in the Wallace Boys series. Winner of the Highly Commended Award by the National Book Development Council of Singapore, this adventure takes place in the Kafue National Park of Zambia where poachers and terrorists await!
Foy Short, A Life in Southern Africa
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,110. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Biography of Foy Short, a pioneer evangelist who lived in what is now Zambia and Zimbabwe from 1922 through 1995. The book explores not only the traditional hazards he faced as a “missionary” (wild animals, primitive tribesmen and dangerous travel) but also the doctrinal and spiritual challenges that he had to battle in establishing churches of Christ and training African teachers.
Crash in the Caprivi
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Series: Wallace Boys, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,270. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
In this, the seventh of the Wallace Boys series, Muyunda invites his two friends to Mongu in Zambia to witness the colourful Kuomboka Ceremony. Muyunda himself is a royal paddler in the ceremony during which he sees someone behaving very strangely; when this same person takes the same flight the boys are on, Muyunda realizes that something very strange is going on!
The Fifteenth Attempt
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,150. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
On the African continent, the question of who reigns supreme in soccer is settled every two years at the Africa Cup of Nations tournament. Please tag along as this book traces the history path undertaken by the current African champions, Zambia from 1974 to 2012. Enjoy the commentary, the drama, the tears, the betrayals, the controversies, the goals and the inside outlook of Zambia's success story
In the Shade of the Mulberry Tree: A year in Zambia
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,120. Language: British English. Published: March 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Moving to Africa with two young children was not what Catharine had planned to do with her life, particularly given her fear of malaria and tropical diseases. But following her husband to Zambia, she contends with poverty and potholes, motherhood and mosquitoes, and is variously rescued by goats, nuts, lavender and Sherry. Could she ever come to call this home?