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Nazareth House in Southern Africa - A Short History By Sister Teresa Matson
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This book is a History of the Nazareth Houses in South Africa and Zimbabwe, compiled from the diaries and records of the Sisters of Nazareth, that "is closely intertwined with the history of the... More > region, the Catholic Church and of the world." Anyone who has lived in any of these Houses, or has been closely associated with the Sisters, will find that reading it and seeing the photographs is like taking a nostalgic trip though their own history. "We also see the opening, expansion, contraction and closing of Homes as circumstances change in the different centers and the adaptation to needs of the country." From the discovery of diamonds and gold, through the Boer Wars, the first and second World Wars, Nazareth House has both suffered with and rejoiced for the people of the region.< Less
Aging in Africa By Matthias Hollwich
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Aging in Africa sets out to be the first age-valued community on the African continent where the elderly can maintain a meaningful and healthy lifestyle in a comfortable and safe environment. It is... More > a retirement community for Catholic priests that are excluded from the traditional, family based, model of elder care in Cote D’Ivoire. The architecture is shaped by deploying a holistic set of social, economic and environmentally sustainable theories pertaining to elder living and care. It is about architecture that does not just house caring, it is architecture as the caring device. Our hope is that it is an inspiration for a new breed of community that values the efficacy of spirit over efficiency of care.< Less
South Africa in Prophecy By Ron Fraser, Philadelphia Church of God
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Since the handover of government to Nelson Mandela in May 1994, the euphoria which greeted the new president’s inauguration has soured as crime runs rampant in the major cities, the... More > country’s health services unravel, educational standards adjust downward and the rand plummets. The vision outlined by South Africa’s new government included many promises in the areas of housing, welfare, education and employment. These promises have yet to be largely fulfilled. What does the future hold for South Africa?< Less
My First Trip to Africa By Hanny Hernandez
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My First Trip to Africa, the debut children’s book written by Hanny Hernandez. A story of a ten-year-old Atlanta girl named Jane who has her world turned upside down when she travels to Africa... More > for the first time with her mother, living with a local family in a house without electricity or running water. With the help of her host’s young daughter Nakato, Jane learns about Ugandan culture and important lessons about friendship and her own values. My First Trip to Africa is suitable for children of all ages, and promotes cultural enlightenment, diversity and appreciation.< Less
My First Trip to Africa By Hanny Hernandez
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My First Trip to Africa, the debut children’s book written by Hanny Hernandez. A story of a ten-year-old Atlanta girl named Jane who has her world turned upside down when she travels to Africa... More > for the first time with her mother, living with a local family in a house without electricity or running water. With the help of her host’s young daughter Nakato, Jane learns about Ugandan culture and important lessons about friendship and her own values. My First Trip to Africa is suitable for children of all ages, and promotes cultural enlightenment, diversity and appreciation.< Less
Derelict House By Lesley Thomson
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Elephants breaking down walls, a hyena sharing a fire with the night guard to keep warm, hippos fighting, armless monkeys bringing their young to be admired by the author. This book is a kaleidoscope... More > of wild animals, strange and often eccentric tourists, the trails and tribulations of running a poorly-equipped lodge in a remote wilderness area and the laughter and tears of working with and living alongside staff from a different background and culture. The Derelict House, Elephants in my Garden, also describes the consequences of nature on the environment, the devastating effect of 9/11 on their American guests, the joy of guests seeing wildlife up close for the first time and the sadness of leaving it all behind. Beautifully illustrated, this charming book brings Africa to life, in all her colours and moods.< Less
Mules in the Mission House By Judy Wright
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A jolly canter through four amazing years which the author spent in North Africa in the 1960’s. In her time there Judy worked with the poorest people who had nothing but an animal with which to... More > scrape a living. In a matter-of-fact style, the author takes us through the ups and downs of daily life, often in the most remote of places. In the course of her narrative she skilfully recaptures the characters and times from what is now a bygone age. And threaded throughout her story are the animals she nursed back to health or saved from a pitiful life. “How I had loved my few years in North Africa. How I loved the people and how much I’d learned from them all. It was the most incredible experience that I wouldn’t have missed for the World!”< Less
The House of a Thousand Candles By Meredith Nicholson
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The book begins with young Jack Glenarm returning from various exploits in Europe and Africa for the reading of his grandfather’s will. In it, he stands to inherit his grandfather’s... More > estate, but only if he can remain for one year in residence at the old man’s unfinished “House of a Thousand Candles” in Annandale, Indiana, with only his grandfather’s mysterious valet for company. If he violates the terms of the will, the house will go to a young woman, heretofore unknown to him, whom the will also forbids Jack to marry if he wants to retain his inheritance.< Less
The House of Petrus Wagter By David Short
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In 1864,Young Petrus Wagter leaves his Transvaal farm to explore Africa. In 1899 he returns with a community of coloured people. Rejected by white colonial authorities and black tribes alike,... More > these people had no home until Petrus brought them to his farm. The South African War starts. After quickly building a small house, Petrus joins, leaving a coloured youth Klein (Small) Piet in charge. Petrus dies in the war, Klein Piet and his wife are murdered in the house. Evicted and scattered, the community never loses touch, and the house becomes their rallying point. Apartheid collapses. The new government decides to build a massive dam on Petrus Wagter’s abandoned farm . The community converges on the farm, determined to take back their land. Incidents occur that some put to Petrus Wagter’s ghost protecting his house, which must go to make way for the dam. Pat Daniels, beautiful , female dam engineer, has a solution, but a last-minute disaster strikes. Can she save the situation? Read on.< Less
Nicky and Ricky's Magic Tree House By Jacob Papineau, Gavino Barrera
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Join Nicky and Ricky as they journey in their magical tree house to far away lands.