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Hobson's Choice
By David Hilton-Barber
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,840. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is book is a cameo of Len Hobson’s memories of growing up in the 1930s, the early days of farming in the Karoo, his youthful exploits, his exposure to the poverty of the poor whites at that time and his grief at losing his sibling and later, two of his wives. Len Hobson is a humble soul who has never lost touch with the simple side of life. He is a down-toearth man of the soil.
Footprints
By David Hilton-Barber
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,430. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Here is an idiosyncratic view of one of South Africa’s loveliest districts. History is certainly revealed, but the book is much more than dry-as-dust fact and chronologies. The mountains and valleys and abundant vegetation of the northern Drakensberg have inspired many people. Their stories enliven almost every page.
The Baronet And The Savage King
By David Hilton-Barber
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,560. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
“Gold mined at Tati was identifi ed with the dynasty of the Queen of Sheba and the ancient rulers of biblical Ophir. David’s book records how this notion, mentioned in Milton’s Paradise Lost, was discarded as being romantic fi ction. But romance there is here aplenty.” JOHN GORDON DAVIS, bestselling author of Hold My Hand I’m Dying
The Egg Breakers - Counter-Terrorism in Sub Saharan Africa
By Jacobus Kotze
Price: Free! Words: 93,210. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
It is not generally known that Sub Saharan Africa has a long tradition of successful counter-terrorism operations. During the 1950's to 1989 many operations took place in Colonial Kenya, Rhodesia and Apartheid South Africa. This book is not fiction and read in Military Academies of 5 countries. It also warns on the lack of good intelligence on the War of Terror in Sub Saharan Africa.
Foy Short, A Life in Southern Africa
By Gardner Hall
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.