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Kilimanjaro Diaries: Or, How I Spent a Week Dreaming of Toilets, Drinking Crappy Water, and Making Bad Jokes While Having the Time of My Life
By Eva Melusine Thieme
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,660. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Follow expat blogger, housewife, and mother of four Eva Melusine Thieme as she climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa, accompanied by a group of hilarious South African friends as well as her teenage son. Part guide book, part travel memoir, this story has something for everyone – the seasoned mountain climber, the armchair traveler, and the aspiring Kilimanjaro trekker.
Spaces & Places 2.0 - JoburgPlaces
By Gerald Garner
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,720. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Spaces & Places 2.0 - JoburgPlaces provides insider's knowledge of how to make the most of your time in extraordinary Johannesburg. This guide for visitors and residents provides all the essential info for you to venture out confidently in order to experience the incredible pulse, people and places of the city.
The Little Baobab: A Toubab in Africa
By Simon Fenton
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.
Healing Rhinos and Other Souls: The Extraordinary Fortunes of a Bushveld Vet
By Stephanie Rohrbach
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,550. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
Healing Rhinos and other Souls tells the story of a pioneering wildlife vet in the South African bushveld. It is a story of love and life; of nature and adventures; of humour, passion and understanding. It is a story about a man who was simply himself all his life, the story of a life well lived.
Complete Guide to the U.S. Africa Command (USAFRICOM, AFRICOM) - The Fight Against Terrorism, al-Qaida, Strategic Interests, Contingency Operations, ACOTA, Kony and LRA
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,640. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The emerging role of the recently formed U.S. Africa Command is explored in this comprehensive ebook featuring a wide-ranging compilation of official documents.
Supper with the President
By Ian Mathie
Series: African Memoir, Book 3. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,930. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013 by Mosaique Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
West Africa in the 1970s: volatile years immediately following independence brought the author in contact with a number of Presidents, Kings, Emperors, village and tribal chiefs and a succession of extraordinary people. Circumstances contrived to place him at dinner with four heads of state whose rule had immense impact, positive and negative, on their countries and on West Africa.
Ride the Wings of Morning: Letters to and from Africa
By Sophie Neville
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,510. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A conventional English girl arrived in South Africa, to help a friend run horseback safaris on a game reserve in the Northern Transvaal. It was 1992. There were yellow road signs declaring "Dit is die Volkstaat". Sophie had heard of "biltong" but knew nothing of Afrikaans culture.
A Bucket of Warm Water
By Heather Allen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,500. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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.
My Mauritius
By Paolo Rossetti
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,450. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
“My Mauritius” is a unique travel book narrated through a humorous first-person family experience with snippets of historical fiction and cultural insights from interviews with local personalities. The three strands are woven together to form the narrative, in brief and dynamic chapters that should not only interest the million tourists who visit Mauritius annually, but also the armchair dreamer.
Game Drive
By Marie Moore
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 61,790. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013 by Camel Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Travel agents Sidney Marsh and Jay Wilson are sent by their agency on a research trip to South Africa. One of the stops on the proposed safari tour package is a luxury game lodge, whose handsome owner sets his sights on Sidney. When one of the other agents is killed by a wild animal, Sidney starts to wonder if human predators are also involved. Book 2 in the Sidney Marsh Murder Mystery series.
The Front of Beyond
By Martin Edge
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 55,200. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
‘The Front of Beyond’ is a collection of travellers’ tales. It describes my wanderings around East Asia and elsewhere. In China I tried to nip across borders in militarised zones. I stuck my nose into parts of Burma where the authorities didn’t want me to go. I delved into parts of Kurdistan. I had a look at the Sahara, being chased by the army. I hitched and bussed across borders in East Africa.
A Monkey Ate My Breakfast : Motorhome Adventures In Morocco
By Julie Buckley & Jason Buckley
Price: $6.30 USD. Words: 66,030. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing
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With the abyss of Fortysomethingness looming, Julie and Jason quit work and set off on an adventure. Their goal - tour Europe for a year. Their transport - Dave, a motorhome half their age. Join them and pet pooch Charlie (almost 40 in dog years) as they explore the mountains and deserts of Morocco - a country they never planned to visit.
U.S. Marines in Humanitarian Operations: On Mamba Station - U.S. Marines in West Africa, 1990 - 2003, Civil War in Liberia, Samuel Doe, Evacuation Operations, Sharp Edge, Assured Response
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,170. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This monograph tells the story of thousands of U.S. Marines who supported Operations Sharp Edge, Assured Response, Quick Response, Noble Obelisk, and Joint Task Force Liberia, the noncombatant evacuation operations in 1990, 1991, 1996, and 2003 from Liberia, in 1996 from the Central African Republic, and in 1997 from Sierra Leone.
The Black Stars of Ghana: A Motorcycle Adventure in West Africa
By Alan Whelan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,940. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Alan Whelan sets off on a motorcycle adventure into the heart of West Africa. On this, his second major solo African trip, he meets witches, fetish priestesses, custodians of the slave trade, and the only white chief of Ashanti who confirm that - if Ghana is an indication of progress - the future of the continent is bright.
Tubob: Two Years in West Africa with the Peace Corps
By Mary Trimble
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,250. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
TUBOB: Two Years in West Africa with the Peace Corps is a memoir of a newly married couple who discover themselves in new light as they work and learn about a different culture in a third-world country. They find strength and frustration trying to make a difference. Caught up in a military coup, they seek refuge in a house with 116 other people and wonder if their lives will ever be the same.
Muslim Brotherhood (Al-Ikhwan) Encyclopedia: Islamist Extremism and Terrorism, Jihad and Sharia Law, Relationship to Hamas, Egyptian Uprising and the Ouster of Mubarak, Election of Mohamed Morsi
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 273,770. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This essential compilation of expert opinion and commentary from over twenty-five government and military reports and papers, totaling over 600 pages. The Muslim Brotherhood's role in the Egyptian uprising of 2011 and the subsequent election of Mohamed Morsi to the Egyptian Presidency has focused renewed attention on the organization, which has been accused of extremism and terrorism by some.
Cape Town Tour Guide Safari
By Gerald Jonas
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 64,740. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A guide to Cape Town and the interesting stories of its people and places that made it know as "The Tavern of the Seas."
Riding in a Matatu
By Steve Lonergan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,390. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A humorous account of the author's two years living in Kenya and working for the UN. Lonergan's memoir tells two parallel stories: one of the vivid contrasts in Kenyan society and the other recounting the vagaries of working in the UN system. From his unsuccessful attempt to become a Maasai warrior to the story of his pet rhinocerous, Murani, readers will be constantly beguiled and entertained.
The South African Story
By Ron McGregor
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,310. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A collection of commentaries from one of South Africa's most experienced tour guides. The work covers history, legend, current affairs, politics, personalities, and much more. It was written in response to popular demand for a book that would provide visitors with a good background to the country, and a memento to take home after their trip. Includes maps and illustrations.
Egypt Unshackled: Using social media to @#:) the System
By Denis Campbell
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,840. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Egypt, treasured 'bucket' list destination for many, saw pro-democracy youth battle for freedom in Tahrir Square. This is their story of revolution where social media and Twitter helped topple a brutal, dictatorial regime in just 18 Days. Journalist Denis G. Campbell, Editor of UK Progressive Magazine, weaves a compelling moment-to-moment narrative.