Books tagged: ethiopia

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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: 113,560. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012 by TWB Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Dr. Janis Mackey’s wife is arrested and falsely accused of treason for her role in the 13th Power conspiracy, so Janis must help the Department of Defense return to the green planet, this time with armed shuttles to conquer the aliens and steal their technology, 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.
Orion's Cartwheel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,510. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In the summer of 1980, a maverick young doctor gave it all up, to hitchhike around the world. The first arc he carved with his thumb stopped a little red pickup that took him over the horizon. Like his mythical hunter companion, Orion, he was on a vision quest, propelled toward the dawn to have his sight restored. This is the story of that five-year odyssey to discover his Destiny.
Constructing Qatar: Migrant Narratives from the Margins of the Global System
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,090. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Every year, tens of thousands of men and women from South Asia, Africa, and other parts of the world journey to Qatar and the other petroleum-rich states of the Arabian peninsula to work. Constructing Qatar, containing eighteen meticulously crafted migrant stories and two photo essays, is an attempt to illuminate the experiences and perspectives of these transnational laborers.
March on Magdala
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 179,100. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
In 1868 Queen Victoria’s British empire was at the height of its power. But one nation challenged British dominion: Ethiopia’s mystical Emperor Theodore had delivered his people from the rule of the Turks, but his heroic arrogance was about to bring the full strength of the British army crashing down on his kingdom.
Richard Blaine
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,140. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Richard Blaine gives essence to the question that has puzzled many for years – Who was Rick before he opened Rick’s Café? Even for the younger generation who may not have experienced the movie classic, the book Richard Blaine is still a thrilling tale and a valuable lesson to remember always that freedom and liberty, unless given away belong to everyone