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Travels in Ghana
By Marie McCarthy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,890. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
This is a travelogue of a Ghana road trip in 2009. From Accra to the painted village of Sirigu, the people, the adventures and the sights are described. There are insights and explanations of Ghanaian customs, culture, cuisine and daily life. Among the places visited are the slave castle at Elmina, the stilt village of Nzulezu, Mole National Park, Sirigu and an unexpected find at Bolgatanga.
Bread From the Sky
By Marie McCarthy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,460. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
How many cat heads do you have to eat before you acquire the characteristics of a cat? Why do you hang a snail shell in a tree? How do you get a curse removed? And who buried a gri-gri in the yard? These and other questions are answered in Bread From the Sky, a Peace Corps memoir.
Quarantine on the Black Nile
By Michael Angel
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 18,630. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011 by Banty Hen Publishing. Category: Fiction
Eco-tourist Jonah Brooks stumbles into a nightmare as he’s snared in an East African quarantine zone. Black Nile hemorrhagic virus rampages through the Malindi rain forest like a feral beast. It burns through the human population with a terrifying kill rate; and everyone in the medical group sent to study it lies dead in their camp. It’s not quite the tour package that Jonah signed up for.
365 African Proverbs
By Adedoyin Adedeji
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Proverbs are the palm oil with which words are eaten - These are the golden words of the great African writer Chinua Achebe (Author – Things fall Apart). Now you can enjoy the richness in African ancient wisdom. With the satisfaction of the readers in mind, 365 proverbs of the finest African Proverbs were carefully selected for the maximum reading pleasure of everyone.365 Rich Proverbs.
Gabon
By Marius Gabriel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,040. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Category: Fiction
From the international bestselling author of THE MASK OF TIME, THE ORIGINAL SIN and THE SEVENTH MOON comes an enchanting coming-of-age novel set in 19th Century Africa.
Not Doing That Again...
By Anna Tomkins
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 68,150. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This is a humorous account of the many adventures of a small businessman from England who gets the idea that exporting his goods to exotic places is the way to get rich and see the world at the same time, with helpful tips on how to avoid some of the pitfalls doing business abroad. The stories are all true. The sad thing is that the author ha never owned a camera...
West of the Moon
By Barbara Bickmore
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 122,150. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012 by Karla Locke. Category: Fiction
West of the Moon is the story of the nobility of the human spirit, of people whose rewards are not monetary, who spend their lives putting others first and in so doing reach an heroic level, and in the middle of the war, find love. It shows how even just a few people can make a big difference.
African Tales
By Rony P
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,170. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Fiction
African folklore is in its nature plain, and primitive in its simplicity; not adorned with the wealth of palaces and precious stones to be met with in the folklore of more civilized nations, but descriptive in great measure of the events of everyday life, and of such imagery as is connected witwith the phenomena of nature.
Animal Tales The Journey Begins
By Rhia Roberts
Price: Free! Words: 8,370. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Fiction
Animal Tales is a series of 12 controlled readers bringing Dr. Phil McGraw’s Life Strategies to 3rd-5th graders. Students are taken on an African adventure where the life strategies are presented as fables. The Journey Begins is the first book in the series; readers are introduced to the main characters (Jake, Nia, and Elena), and their reasons for helping each other.
Animal Tales The Okapi's Tale
By Rhia Roberts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,450. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Fiction
Animal Tales is a series of 12 controlled readers bringing Dr. Phil McGraw’s Life Strategies to 3rd-5th graders. Students are taken on an African adventure where the life strategies are presented as fables. The Okapi’s Tale is the second book in the series. Here, readers watch as Jake is shown we all can ‘get it’ if we choose to behave like winners rather than losers.