Books tagged: senegal

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The Crash of an Air France Super Constellation Dakar, Senegal August 29, 1960
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Flight 343 an Air France Super Constellation disappeared in a rainstorm near dawn on August 29, 1960. Flight controllers had tracked the plane from an airport in Dakar, Senegal until it mysteriously fell off their radar screens. My e-book looks at the history of the Super Constellation, its advantages, flaws and previous crashes. I have also offered several explanations for the crash that morning.
Een treinrit in Senegal
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,720. Language: Dutch. Published: June 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Een treinreis in onderontwikkeld gebied in Senegal wordt na een treinongeluk een inblik in het overleven in sub-Sahara gebied. Hier geldt het recht van de sterkste, ook en juist na een ongeluk, terwijl voorzieningen voor de gewonden minimaal zijn. Een bizarre gebeurtenis tot vreugde van een Italiaanse filmer, waarbij overal het stof en zand uit de Sahara lijkt neer te dalen. (kort verhaal)
Smorgasbord
Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of flash/short stories. Just like a Smorgasbord this book is filled with many comedy, drama, and everything in between.
Peace Boat
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,120. Language: British English. Published: February 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
An eclectic mash up of styles and genres, this collection features over twenty stories inspired by the ports of call on a 2012 voyage with the Japanese NGO Peace Boat. A Japanese maid in Tokyo, a power hungry vizier in Istanbul and a sailor assailed by ghosts while navigating the Panama Canal are just a few of the varied characters to be found inside.
Distemper
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,570. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by Atomic Quill Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A septet of very short stories exploring anger and those who refuse it. Combining laconic eloquence and allegorical power, Timothy Dugdale explores how people try to impose themselves on others out of fear and existential rage.
Deadly Adagio
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,810. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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Was the murder of the Peace Corps Director’s wife in Senegal just random anti-American violence, as the official investigative team seems to think? Emily suspects it may have been something else. She ignores everyone’s warnings that she’s putting her life in danger to find out. But it turns out they’re right.
Die afrikanische Freundin
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 9,800. Language: German. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Urlaub in Afrika, da sind Überraschungen vorprogrammiert, vor allen Dingen als Mann. Ein Buchhalter entschließt sich kurzfristig zu einem Last-Minute-Urlaub. Doch ihn erwarten nicht nur Sand, Sonne und Meer. Schon bald lernt er die andere, exotische Seite von Afrika kennen. Eine Liebesgeschichte – denn die Liebe kommt immer dann, wenn man es am wenigsten erwartet…
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.
When I Get to Dakar
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 119,800. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Inspirational
An American soldier who defected from the Afghanistan war finds himself in Senegal lost and unsure of his next steps. Masood, a wayward Senegalese teen is also on an unsure life trajectory when their two paths meet. When Masood meets Shawn, the American soldier an unlikely bond forms and the two take on unbelievable odds as they move towards their joint 'promised land".
Desert Drive: A zine about crossing the Sahara
Price: Free! Words: 40,120. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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This is the story of a 2011/2012 road trip from Spain to Gambia, part of the Plymouth-Banjul Banger Rally. In it, I talk about all kinds of stuff: Western Sahara separatism, the Chinese mafia in Nouakchott and the slippery 'fixers' we dealt with along the way. There's also a poo story. I don't talk all that much about cars because I don't understand them, but I do talk about how I tried to learn.