Books tagged: apartheid

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In The Name Of God: Defending Apartheid
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 171,290. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A frank and outspoken coming-of-age memoir, 'In The Name Of God' is the author's exploration of the role he played in defending Apartheid as he negotiates his way through Infantry School and beyond, wrestling with life and love along the way. Please note: This book does not sanction Apartheid ― read it and see for yourself!
Nelson Mandela - Celebrity Biographies
Series: Biographies of Famous People. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » Law » Civil rights
Nelson Mandela was born on July 18, 1918 in a small South African village. His father, a tribal chief, gave his son the name Rolihlahla. At the age of 7, he began his British education, and his teacher gave him the name Nelson. When his father died, Nelson was sent to live with the leader of the Thembu people. For more interesting facts you must read his biography.
Revisiting South Africa's Nuclear Weapons Program
Price: Free! Words: 81,520. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control, Nonfiction » History » Military
Revisiting South Africa's Nuclear Weapons Program draws on previously secret information to provide the first comprehensive, technically-oriented look at South Africa’s nuclear weapons program; how it grew, evolved, and ended. It also finds lessons for today’s nuclear proliferation cases.
Thandi - A Story of Hope
Price: Free! Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
An pair of American ladies get lost in the rural Eastern Cape of South Africa. They get help from a young local girl, who besides guiding them to their destination, explains her perspective of life in the post-Apartheid society. Her story both shocks them and touches their hearts. The day becomes a turning point in all their lives, expanding their horizons and opening new doors.
The South African Story - 3rd Edition
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 134,290. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Ron McGregor is one of South Africa's most experienced tour guides. The South African Story - 3rd Edition is a collection of his commentaries, delivered in Ron's inimitable raconteurial style. For those who want a deeper understanding of the country they are visiting - but don't want to invest in a library - this is the single book that has it all.
Jasmine Falling
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,210. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
With the death of her mother and her father long gone, Jasmine is left alone. In order to receive her inheritance, she must discover the reasons of her father's disappearance a decade earlier. Forced to return to his home in Palestine, with a mysterious stranger as her guide and under the ever-encroaching Occupation, Jasmine must piece together her history before it destroys her future.
An Immigrant's Tale
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,930. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015 by Rosslyn Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Hilarious comedic Africana. A newcomer is baffled by the subtleties of the New South Africa.
Children of Freedom
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,440. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015. Categories: Plays » Women Authors, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Xhosa storyteller Inkululeko tells the story of her life and narrates the history of South Africa from the start of the twentieth century until just before the end of apartheid. He stories help preserve the native African culture, inspiring her people and keeping hope alive.
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.