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There Is a Tree I Lean Against
Price: Free! Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors, Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
The poetry of a young Canadian opera singer who moved to South Africa in the tempestuous, final years of apartheid.
Singing Magic: Memoir of a Girl Who Thought Singing Was Life
Price: Free! Words: 86,860. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Memoir of a girl raised in rural Ontario and French Canada in the 1940s and 1950s, who then moved to South Africa in the late 1960s and witnessed the tumultuous dismantling of apartheid. Rich descriptions of people and places in rural Canada and remote regions in South Africa.
Zebra Horizon
Price: Free! Words: 141,040. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
1975 - 1976 Mathilda, 16, thinks there must be more to life than going to school in a small Bavarian town. Her parents refuse to emigrate to some fascinating exotic place, so she gets organized to become an exchange student. Rotary sends her to South Africa, a country she really doesn’t want to go to – apartheid and all – but it’s her only option.
The Clock Struck None
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 89,600. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2014 by Gray Rabbit Publications / Fantastic Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
From airships lost between universes, to golems winning the fight against racism, Lou Antonelli explains the many ways the world might have been. Dip into this collection of previously-published tales, including the 2013 Sidewise Award for Alternate History finalist short story "Great White Ship."
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.
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.