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Dinka Prayer By Burt, editor C. David
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The Lost Boys and Girls of Southern Sudan kept their Christian faith even in the face of adversity during the years of their long trek to safety. This book contains Anglican Morning Prayer and... More > Evening Prayer in Dinka and English, and Hymns in Dinka.< Less
Dinka Prayer By Burt, editor C. David
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The Lost Boys and Girls of Southern Sudan kept their Christian faith even in the face of adversity during the years of their long trek to safety. This book contains Anglican Morning Prayer and... More > Evening Prayer in Dinka and English, and Hymns in Dinka.< Less
Tobacco Roadrage By D.A. Stacy
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Unemployed degenerate sportswriter Richard Head is on the verge of crippling poverty. But from out of nowhere he gets a chance to cover the biggest rivalry in college basketball: Aristocrat versus... More > Mountain Mission University. His bizarre friends, the brutish hillbilly Benton Dodd and the ebony con-man Reggie Barstow, are more than happy to help cover the game. A savage journey from Greensboro to Durham, NC leads to horrific episodes filled with sex, drugs, and violence. But their lewd behavior inside Charmichael Indoor Stadium lands them in jail. An affluent booster offers them a way out; sign 7'10" Sudanese basketball recruit Bumtje. Can they convince him to sign with Aristocrat or will they serve 20 years in the NC State prison system? Their fate rests in Bumtje's hands.< Less
Tobacco Roadrage By D.A. Stacy
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Unemployed degenerate sportswriter Richard Head is on the verge of crippling poverty. But from out of nowhere he gets a chance to cover the biggest rivalry in college basketball: Aristocrat versus... More > Mountain Mission University. His bizarre friends, the brutish hillbilly Benton Dodd and the ebony con-man Reggie Barstow, are more than happy to help cover the game. A savage journey from Greensboro to Durham, NC leads to horrific episodes filled with sex, drugs, and violence. But their lewd behavior inside Charmichael Indoor Stadium lands them in jail. An affluent booster offers them a way out; sign 7'10" Sudanese basketball recruit Bumtje. Can they convince him to sign with Aristocrat or will they serve 20 years in the NC State prison system? Their fate rests in Bumtje's hands.< Less
My Resilience By Sarah Gabriel
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She was eight when the civil war broke out. She thought the sound of guns was thunder and was looking forward to playing in the mud. Before the day was out her neighbours were being shot in the... More > street. Sarah Gabriel remembers the run to the border, refugees eaten by crocodiles, her time in a rebel training camp and then, like magic, being whisked away to a residential boarding school in Cuba. This was a trial all on its own because her father, the SPLM ambassador for South Sudan, was recalled and he and her mother then disappeared! How she found the inner strength to overcome these obstacles, finish school, fly to Canada as a refugee and then prosper there through hard work, is one compelling theme of this book. But beyond that is the story of how Sarah not only found herself, but saved her family. One small girl against the world. It's quite a journey; you'll be amazed, awed, comforted and uplifted by her story and her resilience.< Less
My Resilience By Sarah Gabriel
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She was eight when the civil war broke out. She thought the sound of guns was thunder and was looking forward to playing in the mud. Before the day was out her neighbours were being shot in the... More > street. Sarah Gabriel remembers the run to the border, refugees eaten by crocodiles, her time in a rebel training camp and then, like magic, being whisked away to a residential boarding school in Cuba. This was a trial all on its own because her father, the SPLM ambassador for South Sudan, was recalled and he and her mother then disappeared! How she found the inner strength to overcome these obstacles, finish school, fly to Canada as a refugee and then prosper there through hard work, is one compelling theme of this book. But beyond that is the story of how Sarah not only found herself, but saved her family. One small girl against the world. It's quite a journey; you'll be amazed, awed, comforted and uplifted by her story and her resilience.< Less
LITTLE DENG'S JOURNEY By MARIAK CHUOR
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LITTLE DENG’S JOURNEY is a Dinka story passed down verbally from generation to generation. When I was seven years old, my mother told my brothers and me a story about a young boy named Little... More > Deng who changed lives and made a big difference in his village. The story was very interesting, so fascinating and powerful, that I didn’t forget it twenty years later. It was a story about a sense of family, purpose, character, leadership and determination, pursuing a dream, believing in possibility, personal responsibility, struggle, respect, love, equality, unity, and service. The story of Little Deng focuses on the characteristics of the culture, and customs of Dinka people from which the story originated.< Less
LITTLE DENG'S JOURNEY By MARIAK CHUOR
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LITTLE DENG’S JOURNEY is a Dinka story passed down verbally from generation to generation. When I was seven years old, my mother told my brothers and me a story about a young boy named Little... More > Deng who changed lives and made a big difference in his village. The story was very interesting, so fascinating and powerful, that I didn’t forget it twenty years later. It was a story about a sense of family, purpose, character, leadership and determination, pursuing a dream, believing in possibility, personal responsibility, struggle, respect, love, equality, unity, and service. The story of Little Deng focuses on the characteristics of the culture, and customs of Dinka people from which the story originated.< Less
A Journey through Sudan By Silvia Luciani
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A friendship between two women coming from worlds probably too far apart: Mara Voskič, a Yugoslavian journalist with a passion for Sudanese politics, and Nyamila Deng, a charming and pragmatic... More > Dinka woman who has left her native Southern Sudan for the North, in search of a better life. Their human trajectories intersect at the start of a devastating civil war, taking them on a risky journey during which mutual loyalty, expediency and resilience will prove to be key to their survival. Until their destinies, eventually, lead them in opposite, and maybe predictable, directions.< Less
Black Tales for White People: Illustrated By Chauncey H. Stigand
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Chauncey Hugh Stigand (1877–1919) was a British army officer, colonial administrator and big game hunter. He was killed in action while attempting to suppress a rebellion of Aliab Dinka. MANY... More > hundreds of years ago Arab sailors began to explore the east coast of Africa, being driven southwards in their sailing vessels by the northerly winds or monsoons of one part of the year and returning to their homes by the help of the southerly winds of the other half of the year. As trade with the coast grew, Persians and Arabs founded settlements on the coast, and the numerous islands and towns and kingdoms grew up. These original settlers mixed with the black races of the interior, and it is from this mixture that the people now called Swahili have sprung. The word Swahili, or Sawaheli, comes from the Arabic word Sawahil, meaning coast, and hence the east coast of Africa. These stories have not been kept in any book or written document, but have been repeated from mouth to mouth, perhaps for hundreds of years.< Less