Books tagged: soweto

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Senke Remembers the Drums at Night
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,930. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017 by Rosslyn Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
The brothers in Soweto await the World Cup football matches in 2010. To get tickets seems an impossible dream to these impoverished orphans. But the young boy, Senke, who is still at school, has a plan.
Mandela-In Memoriam
Price: $4.66 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014 by Pipit Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Mandela-In Memoriam is a book of verse specially commissioned to celebrate the memory and legacies of late Nelson Mandela.
Murder is Just the Warning
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,270. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Murder in a park and a mob boss’ daughter is kidnapped. This is just a warning putting pressure on a jailed mobster to stop him grassing. An arrest is made and lively courtroom drama ensues. The lawyer and his PI try find the missing child. Action on South Africa’s Highveld and clashes with Zimbabwean poachers reaching a terrifying climax with an enraged Hippo in the remote Limpopo river.
Dust on His Soul
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 136,280. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
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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.
Storage Space: A collection of contemporary poetry
Price: Free! Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
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Darren Stein worked in the townships and squatter camps around Johannesburg and Soweto from 1992-1996. His fields included adult literacy, voter education and community policing. His poetry deals with the emotional turmoil of his years in the townships, the psychological toll that this took upon him, and his subsequent immigration to Australia. His salvation is the joy of parenthood and marriage.