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Sedition's Gift: The Age of Man ~Jyroed Chronicles
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,080. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
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The near future; evil has flesh, morality is subjective and the world's elites wield power born of forces beyond the scope of time. And at the height of man's exaltation of Man, nothing is safe, nothing is sacred... anyone is expendable. Hope for the world, and those who are labeled 'resisters,' may yet be found if they can find each other, and the most unlikely of weapons: The Stones.
I Am An Ostrich, Don't You Know
Series: 15-Minute Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Birds, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
"Well hello there. My name is like, Val. I’m, like, an ostrich, ya know. But I bet you knew that. You’re a smart one, you are. But even if you’re smart, I’m a lot smarter. And I’m better looking. Don’t I look just grand?" Meet Val, the vain ostrich, and let her tell you all about her life and what it is like to be an ostrich growing up in Africa. Ages 7 to 10.
Elephants (Read it book for Children 4 to 8 years)
Series: Read it books for Children, Book 17. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 430. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Elephants, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Welcome to Elephants, a read it book for children aged 4 to 8 years old. Along the way you will learn some easy and age appropriate facts about Elephants accompanied with pictures. Buy it for a great read before bedtime!
First You Pay
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,380. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
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To maintain his life style and pay for his wife’s experimental cancer therapy Dr. Paul Ochs slowly slides down the slippery slope of Medicare fraud. His arrogance exposes him to a side of life previously unknown to him. Sent to a maximum security prison his life is altered in unpredictable ways as he struggles to find a new direction. A life that almost ends before the answer appears.
Africa Safari Travel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A fascinating and factual guide designed to help you plan your Africa Safari Travel, every adventurer and wildlife enthusiast’s dream destination.
Beyond Southern Africa, A Story of the Fight for Freedom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,890. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
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Two young men—one Southern African, the other African American—go from humble beginnings to the center of Africa’s fight against colonialism, but one of them is being tracked by a killer.
Three Mangoes
Price: Free! Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
A teenage girl hawking mangoes on the streets of Lagos has only one goal: to raise enough money to pay her examination fees. Her short, but colorful journey turns out to be an adventure, and a brief glimpse into the lives of her customers. Of particular note, are the customers who purchase the last three yellow mangoes.
African Hearts
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 77,000. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A romance that touches the heart with its poignant tale of fresh starts, past wounds and second chances.
Music and Creation
Series: In search of human culture. Price: $30.99 USD. Words: 74,090. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Ethnomusicology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
What is music and how can we study it? In this third volume of her forthcoming series 'In Search of Human Culture', the eminent anthropologist offers her own answers. she draws on both on her own first-hand work in Africa, the South Pacific and England and on extensive documentary sources, and provides a guide to the vast literature on the issues.
The Search for African Orality
Series: In search of human culture. Price: $30.99 USD. Words: 74,030. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Africa is commonly seen as the 'oral' continent, a contrast to 'literate Europe'. The anthropologist Ruth Finnegan, building on long experience of Africa's oral arts from both documentary and first-hand field sources, queries this notion and reveals Africa as the site of both oral and literate practices, and astoundingly rich in each. Remarkably readable as well as illuminating .