Books tagged: angola

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Chris Lawler 'One Of A Kind'
Price: Free! Words: 78,270. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Chris Lawler was born into a military orientated house hold and his Officer Father forces him to join the Army that leads to the SAS. He goes on to Join the French Foreign Legion. To later find himself in Vietnam and later Angola. Eventually joining the Royal Marines and serving in Northern Ireland
Putting Feet to Your Faith
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 51,340. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Missions
The Christian Army is called to march to victory... Jesus Christ, our Commander in Chief has commissioned all Christians to "fight the good fight with all their might"... and help save souls. The Great Commission gives us our marching orders, and it's not to 'Just pray!" We are commanded to go, make disciples of all nations... baptising and teaching them to be obedient to the Word of God.
The Power of Words
Price: Free! Words: 1,440. Language: Portuguese. Published: June 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
This is a short story in Portuguese, about a young man who turned his life around, after thinking he had lost everything and every one. It takes place in Angola and it mirrors the life of a lot of young people these days.
Water after War - Seasons in Angola
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,850. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Water after War tells about searching for drinking water during a cease-fire. In an African country three times larger than California, joy and tragedy coexist in a gorgeous, war-ravaged land where abductions, anarchy, and strolling through minefields form part of daily life. Welcome to Angola - where each day is beautiful, though bizarre.
Angola in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Portuguese Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Military, Religion, Traditions, Luanda, Huambo, Benguela, Cabinda, Lobito
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 87,190. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Angola, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
A Igreja em Angola: Um rio com várias correntes
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 179,660. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Missions
The definitive history of all the Christian churches and denominations active in Angola from colonial times to 1989. Written in Portuguese, it is a basic text useful for scholars, seminarians, and others. It was written by Lawrence W. Henderson who spent 22 years as a UCC missionary in Angola from 1947 to 1969. This edition is available with authorization from the original publisher.
Africa Lives in My Soul: Responses to an African Childhood
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 71,340. Language: American English. Published: August 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
How do missionary kids really feel about growing up in Africa? This heartfelt book exposes their raw feelings about their childhoods in Angola and Congo from the 1930s to the 1960s. Variously called third culture kids, global nomads, or MKs, we share an overwhelming love for Africa along with a lifelong sense of not belonging in North America.
The Jesus Connection
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 113,460. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
It starts with the story of Leonard Lombard, a South African infantry soldier captured in Angola. He meets another prisoner, an American CIA agent. In confinement they are taught philosophy by a mysterious man who shows them ways to master their lives. He also gives them riddles to a treasure waiting to be revealed to the world.
The Lady King:Njinga Mbande
Price: $2.19 USD. Words: 71,560. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
We journey back to 17th century Africa, where Njinga Mbande, 81, is in a war that logic would suggest she can't win. The setting--17 December 1663--is Day of First Fruits and 5-years after signing the final revised treaty; requiring lost of her original homeland, The Ndongo kingdom, to the Portuguese. She is determined and remains undaunted by her enemy's apparent superior weaponry advantage.
Bye Camaradas
Price: $4.55 USD. Words: 47,090. Language: Spanish. Published: February 17, 2013 by El Barco Ebrio Editorial. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Bye, camaradas narra la historia de un veterano de la guerra de Angola, que luego de perder el pulgar de la mano derecha en combate es licenciado con honores y regresa a Cuba en el clímax de la caída del comunismo mundial (1989-1991). Su más importante misión, ahora como agente de la Seguridad del Estado en la Cuba del "período especial", será espiar el mundo de los artistas.