Books tagged: sudan

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Hell and Gone
Price: $3.07 USD. Words: 85,700. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
When a bloodthirsty jihadist is given a nuclear weapon and a chance to forever alienate Israel from American support, all hope rides on thirteen expendable SpecOps veterans almost as insane as the suicidal plan they're given to stop him.
Sudan: Federal Research Study and Country Profile with Comprehensive Information, History, and Analysis - Politics, Economy, Military - Darfur, Khartoum, Muslim Brotherhood
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 110,490. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Comprehensive and unique information with professional analysis of Sudan, Darfur, politics and history, economic, social, military, and national security systems and institutions, written by the experts at the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress. This Country Study and Country Profile is an exceptional review of Sudan, its history, and nearby states.
I am Bakhita: The Lucky One
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
“I cannot remember much about my village in Africa, but I remember the day I left it.” So begins this story entitled I am Bakhita: The Lucky One. This story is based on the true experiences of Saint Josephine Bakhita who was canonized by Pope John Paul II in the year 2000. My fictionalized version is told from Bakhita’s point of view.
Notes Towards a Fatalist Theory of Decapitation
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,360. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
This quirky, brief historical fiction retells the life of Major-General Charles "Chinese" Gordon -- best-known for stubbornly ignoring orders and dying at Khartoum in 1885 in a quixotic effort to resist Muslim rebels. A charismatic religious crank and do-gooder, Gordon gained distinction leading the Ever Victorious Army against Christ's Younger Brother in China during the Taiping Rebellion.
To Break an Hourglass
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,580. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Adventure » General
A fictional coming-of-age adventure novel which parallels the lives of a young girl, Jemaline (Jem) Foster, and her older neighbor, Samantha Cunningham. Jem is a teenager when she runs away from home, chasing adventure and following in the footsteps of her older neighbor. Love, risk, danger, and high seas adventure dole out life’s lessons by the barrel.
Avenging Khartoum
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,730. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
1896—In the heart of the Sudan, as the British struggle to free Khartoum from fanatic Dervishes, one young man promises his dying mother to seek the truth of his long-lost father’s fate. Born and raised in Cairo, fluent in native languages, Gregory is pitched into the heat of war as an interpreter, and through battle unravels a tragic and life-changing mystery with its roots in far away England.
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.
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.
When You Come Again, You Will Never Go
You set the price! Words: 9,400. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012 by Unlikely Books. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Essay » Political
The winner of the WRITE REAL GOOD Poetry Chapbook Contest (conducted in 2010): Andreas Morgner's manuscript, When You Come Again, You Will Never Go. It's a long manuscript--its twenty-three poems are detailed and complex--and in the process of forming it into a book, we found it appropriate to include a number of journalistic photographs, especially from Ed Kashi.
Battling Burnaby: The Awe-Inspiring Exploits Of A Great Adventurer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Colonel Fred Burnaby is one of the greatest adventurers who ever lived and he was the kind of man on which romantic legends are built. A fearless dare-devil and intrepid traveller, he made two perilous journeys across Asia, and he became the first person to cross the English Channel single-handedly in a balloon. However, his first love was fighting and he was killed in action in the Sudan.