Books tagged: apartheid

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Carry on Padre - Memoir of an Army Chaplain in Apartheid South Africa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,980. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Carry on Padre" is the inside story of a young man’s journey through National Service in Apartheid South Africa. This memoir reveals the doubts, fears and uncertainties that were all too common for many in South Africa of that era. What was the right thing to do? By doing National Service, did you condone official policies of discrimination? "Very highly recommended" Peter Chapman, SADF Veteran.
Hiramic Brotherhood of the Third Temple
Price: $6.69 USD. Words: 179,030. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
An Israeli archaeologist, an Israeli investigative journalist, and a British foreign correspondent resolve to expose both secret Israeli plans for tunnel excavations towards and under Temple Mount and the existence of a secret Brotherhood within the ranks of Freemasonry working towards the provocative and dangerous Judaic objective of building the “Third Temple” on that same Islamic site.
Sell Me a Gun
Price: Free! Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Adventure » General
A young man walks into a gun store, curious to learn how easy or difficult it is to buy a firearm. The experience turns out to be very different to what he was expecting. Set in apartheid South Africa in the 1970s, this darkly humorous short story will entertain both the gun enthusiast and the anti-gun lobbyist alike.
Jewish State, Pariah Nation: Israel and the Dilemmas of Legitimacy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,000. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel, Nonfiction » Social Science » Jewish studies
Jewish statehood was restored in 1948 amid a struggle over legitimacy that has persisted in Israel. After the United Nations declared Zionism to be “a form of racism,” Israel has confronted an escalating international assault on its legitimacy. In political, academic, media, and cultural circles it has been demonized as an “apartheid,” even “Nazi,” state that much of the world despises.
Africa Ahead
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,930. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Africa Ahead examines the situation of Africa and people of African origin around the world, for example, African-Americans in USA. It laments their generally low and poor status around the world, and analyses the causes. It goes on to provide solutions that, if implemented, will deliver Africans around the world to a better status and standard of living.
South Africa's People's Parliament: The Dream Deferred
Price: Free! Words: 115,310. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
In 2006, an employee of South Africa's Parliament was summarily fired, because he was a candidate in the municipal elections. This is the true story of his struggle to defend his political rights and that of Parliament’s 2000-plus employees. In the process he exposed the hypocrisy at the same Parliament that elected Mandela as the first black president of a post-Apartheid South Africa.
Southern Crosses: An African Ghost Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 103,020. Language: American English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
2012 International Book Awards Finalist...Southern Crosses: An African Ghost Story captures the early period in Apartheid South Africa and traces the lives of a family that were forever changed during a horrible massacre. Now fifty years later, an American diplomat must embark on her own internal search for reason and faith to save the family once again.
Mandela on My Mind
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 9,560. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A tribute to the life and work of Nelson Mandela through his own words, the memories of others in his life and the comments of the author. An opportunity to learn about an iconic figure of the 20th & 21st centuries who brought change to South Africa through the force of his personality and the strength and clarity of his ideas. A timely book that seeks to understand the impact of this great man.
Upside Down
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,770. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
In a small town, everyone knows everyone else's business. Or do they? In Tamboekiesfontein, perhaps only the local doctor knows the real truth, and he is guarding a very personal secret of his own. As the country staggers through a border war and liberation struggle, so the people of Tamboekiesfontein are caught up in the tumultuous events that create the new South Africa.
Balls (September 1981)
Series: The Fallen, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 7,160. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A short story, complimentary to The Devil & The Deep Blue Sea, based on actual events, set two years later. Jude and Su have got embroiled in violent civil conflict that threatens to tear New Zealand-Aotearoa apart. Of course NZ being NZ it could only be about Rugby!