Books tagged: cape verde

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Phoenix of the Seas
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 94,420. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Here is the saga of the Ernestina-Morrissey, official State Ship of Massachusetts. It recounts her remarkable history from Gloucester fishing schooner on the Grand Banks, to expedition vessel to the Arctic under famed navigator Captain Bob Bartlett, to packet ship linking Cape Verdean-Americans with their home island, and finally to seagoing educational vessel.
Voodoo Kingdoms And Dodgy Places: Travels in Timbuktu, Burkina Faso And Other West African Lands
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,710. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Voodoo Kingdoms And Dodgy Places is intrepid traveller Tan Wee Cheng’s latest collection of travelogues. Follow him to West Africa, the land of Timbuktu, the very epitome of remoteness and lost wealth, and of the enigmatic voodoo kingdoms in Benin and Togo. He was mobbed by former child soldiers in Liberia, caught in a riot in Burkina Faso and chased after desert giraffes in a Nigérien taxi.
American Caboverdeano
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,860. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Americano Caboverdeano is a moving story of a Cape Verdean American whose personal struggles reflect the deep challenges faced by our people living in America in the mid 20th century. A memoir filled with vivid life stories of a child of first generation Cape Verdean immigrants, raised in New England, Americano Caboverdeano is a remarkable tale of triumph in the face of adversity.