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The Blight [large Print] By Nana S. Achampong
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[Large print] The Blight is a tragicomic African mystery about a disorientated man's quest to regain his soul, literally. This creepy tale unravels through the flawed protagonist’s own twisted... More > observations on a journey with disparate characters from the mean, pathetic psyche of turn-of-the-millennium urban West Africa. ‘The Blight’, an introspective of contemporary sensibilities, tackles the burning taboos of sexuality, politics, religion, education, tribe, pan-Africanism, corruption, class, sexual repression and wealth from a humorous and original, yet lucid point of view. Ansong wishes to die so he can regain his soul; Larepoh desires new breasts so she can ‘live’; Valentin needs to steal so he can become honest; Doc’s yearning is to cheat so she can taste love; and, Sgt. Tackey dreams of achieving recognition by any means necessary so he may gain the respect of his unfaithful wife. ‘The Blight’ is about the broken lives of these characters, humorous from a distance, but heartrending close-up.< Less
The Blight By Nana S. Achampong
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The Blight is a tragicomic African mystery about a disorientated man's quest to regain his soul, literally. This creepy tale unravels through the flawed protagonist’s own twisted observations... More > on a journey with disparate characters from the mean, pathetic psyche of turn-of-the-millennium urban West Africa. ‘The Blight’, an introspective of contemporary sensibilities, tackles the burning taboos of sexuality, politics, religion, education, tribe, pan-Africanism, corruption, class, sexual repression and wealth from a humorous and original, yet lucid point of view. Ansong wishes to die so he can regain his soul; Larepoh desires new breasts so she can ‘live’; Valentin needs to steal so he can become honest; Doc’s yearning is to cheat so she can taste love; and, Sgt. Tackey dreams of achieving recognition by any means necessary so he may gain the respect of his unfaithful wife. ‘The Blight’ is about the broken lives of these characters, humorous from a distance, but heartrending close-up.< Less
The Blight [large Print] By Nana S. Achampong
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[Large print] The Blight is a tragicomic African mystery about a disorientated man's quest to regain his soul, literally. This creepy tale unravels through the flawed protagonist’s own twisted... More > observations on a journey with disparate characters from the mean, pathetic psyche of turn-of-the-millennium urban West Africa. ‘The Blight’, an introspective of contemporary sensibilities, tackles the burning taboos of sexuality, politics, religion, education, tribe, pan-Africanism, corruption, class, sexual repression and wealth from a humorous and original, yet lucid point of view. Ansong wishes to die so he can regain his soul; Larepoh desires new breasts so she can ‘live’; Valentin needs to steal so he can become honest; Doc’s yearning is to cheat so she can taste love; and, Sgt. Tackey dreams of achieving recognition by any means necessary so he may gain the respect of his unfaithful wife. ‘The Blight’ is about the broken lives of these characters, humorous from a distance, but heartrending close-up.< Less
The Blight By Nana S. Achampong
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The Blight is a tragicomic African mystery about a disorientated man's quest to regain his soul, literally. This creepy tale unravels through the flawed protagonist’s own twisted observations... More > on a journey with disparate characters from the mean, pathetic psyche of turn-of-the-millennium urban West Africa. ‘The Blight’, an introspective of contemporary sensibilities, tackles the burning taboos of sexuality, politics, religion, education, tribe, pan-Africanism, corruption, class, sexual repression and wealth from a humorous and original, yet lucid point of view. Ansong wishes to die so he can regain his soul; Larepoh desires new breasts so she can ‘live’; Valentin needs to steal so he can become honest; Doc’s yearning is to cheat so she can taste love; and, Sgt. Tackey dreams of achieving recognition by any means necessary so he may gain the respect of his unfaithful wife. ‘The Blight’ is about the broken lives of these characters, humorous from a distance, but heartrending close-up.< Less
Colin Clink, Volume III (of III) By Charles Hooton
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: John Leech (29 August 1817 – 29 October 1864 in London) was... More > an English caricaturist and illustrator. He is best known for his work for Punch, a humorous magazine for a broad middle-class audience, combining verbal and graphic political satire with light social comedy. Leech catered to contemporary prejudices, such as anti-Americanism and anti-Semitism and supported acceptable social reforms. Leech's critical yet humorous cartoons on the Crimean War help shape public attitudes toward heroism, warfare, and Britons role in the world.John Leech was born in London. His father, a native of Ireland, was the landlord of the London Coffee House on Ludgate Hill, "a man", on the testimony of those who knew him, "of fine culture, a profound Shakespearian, and a thorough gentleman." Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Leech_(caricaturist)< Less
John Leech's Pictures Of Life And Character, Volume III (of III) From The Collection Of "Mr. Punch" By John Leech
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: John Leech (29 August 1817 – 29 October 1864 in London) was... More > an English caricaturist and illustrator. He is best known for his work for Punch, a humorous magazine for a broad middle-class audience, combining verbal and graphic political satire with light social comedy. Leech catered to contemporary prejudices, such as anti-Americanism and anti-Semitism and supported acceptable social reforms. Leech's critical yet humorous cartoons on the Crimean War help shape public attitudes toward heroism, warfare, and Britons role in the world.John Leech was born in London. His father, a native of Ireland, was the landlord of the London Coffee House on Ludgate Hill, "a man", on the testimony of those who knew him, "of fine culture, a profound Shakespearian, and a thorough gentleman." Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Leech_(caricaturist)< Less
Colin Clink, Volume I (of III) By Charles Hooton
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: John Leech (29 August 1817 – 29 October 1864 in London) was... More > an English caricaturist and illustrator. He is best known for his work for Punch, a humorous magazine for a broad middle-class audience, combining verbal and graphic political satire with light social comedy. Leech catered to contemporary prejudices, such as anti-Americanism and anti-Semitism and supported acceptable social reforms. Leech's critical yet humorous cartoons on the Crimean War help shape public attitudes toward heroism, warfare, and Britons role in the world.John Leech was born in London. His father, a native of Ireland, was the landlord of the London Coffee House on Ludgate Hill, "a man", on the testimony of those who knew him, "of fine culture, a profound Shakespearian, and a thorough gentleman." Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Leech_(caricaturist)< Less
John Leech's Pictures Of Life And Character, Volume I (of III) From The Collection Of "Mr. Punch" By John Leech
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: John Leech (29 August 1817 – 29 October 1864 in London) was... More > an English caricaturist and illustrator. He is best known for his work for Punch, a humorous magazine for a broad middle-class audience, combining verbal and graphic political satire with light social comedy. Leech catered to contemporary prejudices, such as anti-Americanism and anti-Semitism and supported acceptable social reforms. Leech's critical yet humorous cartoons on the Crimean War help shape public attitudes toward heroism, warfare, and Britons role in the world.John Leech was born in London. His father, a native of Ireland, was the landlord of the London Coffee House on Ludgate Hill, "a man", on the testimony of those who knew him, "of fine culture, a profound Shakespearian, and a thorough gentleman." Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Leech_(caricaturist)< Less
John Leech's Pictures Of Life And Character, Volume II (of III) From The Collection Of "Mr. Punch" By John Leech
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: John Leech (29 August 1817 – 29 October 1864 in London) was... More > an English caricaturist and illustrator. He is best known for his work for Punch, a humorous magazine for a broad middle-class audience, combining verbal and graphic political satire with light social comedy. Leech catered to contemporary prejudices, such as anti-Americanism and anti-Semitism and supported acceptable social reforms. Leech's critical yet humorous cartoons on the Crimean War help shape public attitudes toward heroism, warfare, and Britons role in the world.John Leech was born in London. His father, a native of Ireland, was the landlord of the London Coffee House on Ludgate Hill, "a man", on the testimony of those who knew him, "of fine culture, a profound Shakespearian, and a thorough gentleman." Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Leech_(caricaturist)< Less
Persian Perils By Barry Anderson
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An American’s personal accounts of events in 1978 and 1979 leading up to the Iranian revolution and the fall of the Shah of Iran. Chapters cover evacuation, sightseeing, food & culture and... More > the political chaos during this turbulent period in the Middle East and, specifically, Iran. From the tension at Mehrabad Airport during the desperate evacuation; to the smells and tastes of the kabobs, breads, fruits and desserts on the city streets; to the awe and majesty of Percepolis and Shriaz; to visits to the morgue and jails of Tehran; reading this book will make the reader feel like they are there. A copy of the death threat tacked on the author’s door brings home the tension and stress the American expatriates were experiencing. The book has many pictures taken by the author during his assignment in Tehran. Through the author’s experiences, some humorous and others frightening, the reader will develop a better understanding regarding the great divide between Iran and America that exists even today.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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