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African National Congress: A Documentary History of the Struggle Against Apartheid in South Africa
By Lenny Flank
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,280. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
A collection of historical documents from the African National Congress. The ANC, led by Nelson Mandela, Walter Sisulu, and Oliver Tambo, was, in partnership with the South African Communist Party and the Congress of South African Trade Unions, the core of the movement against the white supremacist Apartheid regime in South Africa.
Selected Speeches and Writings of Nelson Mandela: The End of Apartheid in South Africa
By Lenny Flank
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,770. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
For 30 years, the African National Congress, led by Walter Sisulu, Oliver Tambo and Nelson Mandela, was the core of opposition to the white supremacist apartheid regime in South Africa. After organizing strikes and founding the armed military wing of the ANC, Mandela spent 27 years in jail before emerging as a worldwide symbol of human freedom.
Behind The Walled Garden of Apartheid
By Claire Datnow
Price: $6.93 USD. Words: 73,760. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Set against the backdrop of the draconian apartheid regime, Behind the Walled Garden of Apartheid, Datnow’s memoir of growing up in South Africa deftly conjures up the era's blatant racism and the rich African landscape. The author vividly recreates her growing up years as white and Jewish at the height of the apartheid regime.
Dust on His Soul
By Jason Blacker
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 136,300. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Fiction
Inspired by the life and times of Stephen Biko an apartheid activist arguably as important as Mandela. This novel is a fictional account of such a character. A story of sacrifice, suffering but ultimately redemption. Set in apartheid South Africa during the 1970s and 1980s, the dark days of South Africa's history also bred an incredible thirst for justice. A triumph of the human spirit.
Tricks of Trade - Memories of a Rogue Lawyer
By Jacobus Kotze
Price: Free! Words: 86,170. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
The author said in his other book Mean Streets -Life in the Apartheid Police "that it is never good advice to see a lawyer for they are only good at taking your money and give long boring explanations on why you do not see tangible results for your case." It cannot be denied that hard working honest folk is scammed every day. This book is about the scams encountered by his clients in Africa.
Mandela on My Mind
By Tony Hayman
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 9,560. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
A tribute to the life and work of Nelson Mandela through his own words, the memories of others in his life and the comments of the author. An opportunity to learn about an iconic figure of the 20th & 21st centuries who brought change to South Africa through the force of his personality and the strength and clarity of his ideas. A timely book that seeks to understand the impact of this great man.
Mandela-In Memoriam
By Wale Owoeye
Price: $4.66 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014 by Pipit Inc.. Category: Nonfiction
Mandela-In Memoriam is a book of verse specially commissioned to celebrate the memory and legacies of late Nelson Mandela.
Southern Crosses: An African Ghost Story
By D.A. Winstead
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 103,010. Language: American English. Published: February 1, 2014. Category: Fiction
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.
Jungle Junction
By Ray Wilson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,460. Language: British English. Published: February 20, 2014. Category: Fiction
Jungle Junction - Ray Wilson's talent for the political thriller is terrific: his handle on this fascinating account of skulduggery at high levels is sophisticated and informed. It's all entirely plausible and the action sequences are wonderful, very filmic. Patrick McGrath.
Wisdoms of Legendary Figures
By Jordan Lou
Price: Free! Words: 9,250. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction
Legendary figures show their wisdoms and inspire us in our daily live. Hopefully by reading this book we can make them a mirror, because I am sure, this planet will not stop giving birth of her best sons.