Books tagged: africa

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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?
Aliens Among Us: Gods Who Would Be Men
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 92,480. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012 by Iris Barratt. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A visionary adventure that engages you on a journey of discovering the profound impact that aliens have had throughout our history and into the present day. A Basque archeologist, Eli Izaguirre, searching for the source of his ancestors, discovers that the Sumerian clay tablets found in Mesopotamia contain information on the origin of mankind. The myths of pre-biblical history are revealed
South Sudanese Community Insights: A Cross-Generational Cross-Cultural Rescue Model for Families and Family Counselors
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 24,510. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012 by Marilyn McLeod. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Africana, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
South Sudanese people have experienced tremendous changes both within their homeland and as refugees abroad. This book describes typical South Sudanese culture, and challenges of both South Sudanese families and western professionals counseling them. John Chuol Kuek was born in South Sudan, survived refugee camps, and is now an Advanced Ph.D. Candidate while raising a family in the U.S.
Kara, Relocated and Afraid
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,540. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Kara has a scary past. Being a refugee from a dangerous place, and then sold into the sex trade industry at a young age was a tragedy. Kara, now a teenager, is faced with the need to share her story. Can her friends help her heal? Can she even tell them? What will happen as her story is revealed?
When I Get to Dakar
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 119,800. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Inspirational
An American soldier who defected from the Afghanistan war finds himself in Senegal lost and unsure of his next steps. Masood, a wayward Senegalese teen is also on an unsure life trajectory when their two paths meet. When Masood meets Shawn, the American soldier an unlikely bond forms and the two take on unbelievable odds as they move towards their joint 'promised land".
Cape Town - A Photobook
Price: Free! Words: 60. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
Martin Peltz looks for unusual and beautiful images of Cape Town that tell a story. These photo's were taken from 2007 - 2011.
The hungry lion and the donkey
Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Adventure » General
Free eBook narrating the short Sotho story of the hungry lion and the donkey.