Books tagged: ethiopia

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Sinagiri
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,590. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Romance » Historical
SINAGIRI the castle built on the top of a rock probably in the 6th century – the origin of the ladies and the Frescoes painted on the rock face of the Hall of Mirrors at Singiriya in Sri Lanka. A history story with an exciting addition – the 4th wife of the Rajah!
Hypothetical Future Baby: An Unsentimental Adoption Memoir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,320. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption, Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
This unsentimental adoption memoir is the story of what happened to Claudia when pregnancy didn't. From England to Ethiopia and back again, it’s a story about doing something different. About too much cleaning. It’s a story about paperwork, pregnancy announcements, wrestling with God, falling down, getting up, coming to terms, and - eventually - it’s a story about becoming a mother.
Of Kings and Bandits
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 128,270. Language: American English. Published: August 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A story that is never told: that many "child warriors" to whom we are asked to offer sympathies befitting helpless victims and hostages are actually premature adults who have made a conscious decision to stand up against brutality and oppression as is the case of Eritreans fighting the oppression of Haile sellasie who was-his massacres, brutality, and how the people resisted his tyranny.
Dust of the Danakil
Series: African Memoir, Book 4. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,860. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013 by Mosaique Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
A gripping memoir of the 1974 humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia, Dust of the Danakil is a true story of an ill-conceived project in the violent, drought-stricken Danakil region. The author, sent by UK government pen-pushers to harness seasonal flood water and turn the notoriously aggressive Afar herdsmen into farmers, discovered a hostile environment that almost cost him him his life.
Hope and Salvation in Addis Ababa
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
These pictures, digitally processed to capture the atmosphere, colour, and emotive sense of place, are intended to give a glimpse of everyday life in the city of Addis Ababa, although not in photojournalistic way, and without the normal stereotypes of images of Ethiopia. All proceeds from this book are being donated to the Kidane Mehret Children’s Home.
'Good health at low cost' 25 years on. What makes a successful health system?
Price: Free! Words: 112,920. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013 by London School Of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
In an extension to the original, this book filled with recent research explores five new countries asking why some low and middle income countries are able to achieve better health outcomes. With chapters focusing on Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Kyrgyzstan, Tamil Nadu (India) and Thailand, 'Good health at low cost' has identified a series of inter-linking factors necessary for a health system to succeed.
Traveling Alone - little bits of an unfinished trip
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 67,110. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Traveling Alone is a fascinating mosaic of travel adventures culled from a three-year, five-continent trip in over 50 countries ― sad, hilarious, frightening, bizarre and even romantic, but never boring. From composing love letters in Cairo and stalking crocodiles in the South American pampas to hitching rides through Rwandan refugee camps and spending time in a Bolivian prison, it's a wild ride.
The 13th Power War
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 113,790. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012 by TWB Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Mathematical genius Dr. Janis Mackey, his wife falsely arrested for treason, must help the Department of Defense return to the green planet, this time with armed shuttles to conquer the aliens, or she’ll be put to death.
Nightlife and Other Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Anthologies
Ethiopia 1972, New York City 1992, and Hong Kong 2032. Three stories set in three different time periods, all sharing the same milieu and mood of rainy streets, discreet nightclubs and watering holes where lost souls meet and part, some violently and others romantically. Love, missed connections, and soulful music mingle with drunken waltzes, warm reveries, new starts and regretful ends.
Hakuna Matata
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 15,750. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Imagine being 3 years old and losing your entire family to war. This is the story, in his own words, of one of the Lost Boys of the Sudan. Manyang tells how he survived a refugee camp by scavenging for food and shelter. He describes growing up without adult guidance or help. Since coming to America at age 15 he has become a success story as the Founder of Humanity Helping Sudan Project.