Books tagged: africa

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The Alchemy of Fuchsine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
Salima, a beautiful Somalian girl, captures the heart of a nomadic seller of carpets. A man with an extraordinary sensitivity to colours, who later becomes a witness to all that befalls his people. What tragic fate befalls Salima in this heart wrenching story is based on real events.If only it were not so. This story is dedicated to the memory of Halima Ibrahim Abdurrahman who died aged 20.
Land-Based Air Power in Third World Crises: A Look at Different Types of Crises, Mayaguez Incident, Bay of Pigs, Yom Kippur War, Sub-Saharan Africa
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,560. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The basic thrust of this study is to demonstrate the utility and limitations of land-based aircraft when used to attain political objectives in crises occurring in the third world. Crises, when used in the context of this study, are viewed primarily as a series of interactions between or within states for which there exists the perception of a high probability of war.
Stopping Mass Killings in Africa: Genocide, Airpower, and Intervention - Somalia, Rwanda, Hutus and Tutsis, Ivory Coast
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,200. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph seeks to contribute to the urgent task of developing realistic strategies for preventing and stopping genocide and mass killings. Neither humanitarian operations in a passive environment nor combat operations serve as appropriate models for interventions geared specifically at stopping genocide.
Kai - A Mission for Her Village, Africa 1440
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,290. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Biographical / Other, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Kai - A Mission for Her Village, Africa 1440 Kai isn't like the other girls in her Yoruba village of Ife. The boys tease her because she can run faster than they can. Even her best friend, Aisha, can't understand Kai's desire to learn how to make the beautiful terra cotta masks and bronze figures for which Yoruba craftsmen are celebrated, an art women in Ife are forbidden to learn.
Blood-Price of the Missionary's Gold: The New Adventures of Armless O'Neil
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,310. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
A stranger with a glittering hook for a left hand. He came to the untamed wilderness of Africa to escape from a dark, troubled past to make his fortune. Yet his new life comes at an unexpected price. Wherever he goes adventure, danger, and death seems to follow... From Pulp Obscura comes brand new adventures of one of the most unique heroes of Classic Pulp!
Indian Summer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,560. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
What do you do when your best friend comes back from the Peace Corps crazy? When he declares that he loves Indian movies and is suddenly talking in an Indian accent? When he wants to drive you across the country to meet an Indian girl he is madly in love with, and then, halfway across that country, in the middle of nowhere, he starts getting in fights, dancing and singing with windmills?
Voodoo Kingdoms And Dodgy Places: Travels in Timbuktu, Burkina Faso And Other West African Lands
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,710. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Voodoo Kingdoms And Dodgy Places is intrepid traveller Tan Wee Cheng’s latest collection of travelogues. Follow him to West Africa, the land of Timbuktu, the very epitome of remoteness and lost wealth, and of the enigmatic voodoo kingdoms in Benin and Togo. He was mobbed by former child soldiers in Liberia, caught in a riot in Burkina Faso and chased after desert giraffes in a Nigérien taxi.
Origin of Species
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,020. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Prompted by a series of emails, a reporter begins to uncover the story of Isaac Feyer, a missionary from the nineteenth century. Aided by a chapter in Feyer’s journals, and a two century old letter written by him, the reporter finds himself in an unconventional part of history. A short story.
Daura Girl
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,560. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
Daura Girl is a collection of poems as they relate to Nigeria. The poems are apt in their depiction of the Nigerian socio-political history which has not really been rosy at all since 1960 when the country had her independence.
From a Distance
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,610. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Ruth fled her home and married a man she didn’t love to escape the clutches of the man who will stop at nothing to possess her. But will distance be enough to keep her safe? In Africa where survival depends on animal instinct, can she forge a future with Malone even as all her instincts pull her toward his brother? Brett gave up his eye for his brother. What is he willing to sacrifice for Ruth?