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Alone:The Immigrant's Yoga of Life in Mzansi
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,640. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General
The captivating story of the struggles ,challenges and perseverance of an immigrant.A young man from Zimbabwe of a Tswana descent joins the great trek to mzansi for greener pastures.What he encounters is beyond words.....The book draws from Advocate Charandura's fountain of wisdom in stroytelling,motivational prowess and mentorship to create a paradimn shift in dire times.
Book 35 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,830. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Rhino horns are highly sought after commodities, particularly for traditional medicines in the Far East. From the late eighties, the slaughter of these gentle giants has increased exponentially. It is a multi-faceted problem involving legal hunting, poachers and criminal syndicates. And, as the game ranger in this story discovers, it is aided and abetted by corrupt officials.
A Tale Of Two Men
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A collection of inspirational and contemporary poems with a find blend of humour, satire, pun, spirituality and narrative style. Most of the poems in this collection are reflections of the dynamics of the contemporary Nigerian society, with a focus on such issues as morality, womanhood, and societal fads,
Overthrown
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 28,460. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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Oroma had always lived an ordinary life until her vllage was invaded and she was carried off as a slave to an unknown land. What could the future hold for her? Gloom or good? Never could she have imagined that she was about to take part in the greatest part of history! * * * * * For all you who want to have that thrill of African adventure, this is for you
Book 34 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,870. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Sometimes adopted children wish to meet their biological parents. This can be arranged. But, what about a baby that was stolen at birth? Suppose that the abductors are tracked down several years later and the child re-united with its biological parents. Is this really in the child’s best interests? The child would have bonded with its “adoptive” parents while its biological parents are strangers.
Book 33 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,420. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Bongani has made it. Starting from nothing, he is now fabulously wealthy. And to celebrate his success, he has built himself a mansion and married three wives. Thereby hangs a tale of relatives and high blood pressure every Christmas Day when it is open house at Bongani’s mansion. The second story is the dramatization of a true incident in the life of a navigator on a bomber during WW 2.
The Kingmaker and Other Stories and Selected Poems
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,280. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
A collection of short stories, all with an unexpected twist at the end. Experience the highs and lows and all that's in between with these short stories that are actually short. Bonus poems are at the end for you to reflect on but not to worry, the book ends with a laugh.
Book 32 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,350. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In the first story, a schoolgirl has a dream of becoming a singer, a dream opposed by her mother who wants her daughter to take up a “useful” profession. However, the real reason for her opposition is a family secret. The trouble with secrets is that they often have a way of coming out into the open. The second story is loosely based on traditional Xhosa folklore.
Book 31 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: Free! Words: 10,390. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: November 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In the first story, a lawyer defends a peasant woman accused of murdering her baby. Communication between lawyer and client is made difficult by language and cultural issues so that the lawyer eventually resorts to doing an investigation of her own. The second story is about a strike on the mines. The police surround the strikers and a witch doctor gives them medicine to make them invulnerable.
The Colonialist
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 16,850. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Administration / elementary & secondary, Essay » Literature
Where black history met European history and the rewriting of black history after Africans lost the war.