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Jim Zulu By Willem Steenkamp
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"Jim Zulu" was inspired by the only recorded case of lynching in South African history, and is set in the diamond-rush days in the Northern Cape Colony towards the end of the 19th Century.... More > It is a story as old as the old South Africa and as new as the new South Africa. Set in the trackless hinterland of the Northern Cape, a world of dust and heat - and uncountable riches - it tells of strong men battling for power, women and the most wonderful diamonds in the world, of love and hatred, of blind racial prejudice and stubborn adherence to the principles of justice. Its cast of characters are men and women of all races and creeds, from every level of society. For many the diamond diggings mean a new life and a new name ... and, perhaps, wealth beyond their imaginings.< Less
Bubba By William Spain
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They were the first generation of President Kennedy’s Peace Corps volunteers. Some were idealists. Some were realists. All were destined for an experience beyond their wildest imaginings. One... More > among this group is James Edward “Bubba” Johnson, a young black man from Virginia who arrives in the southern African nation of Malawi with little more than his wits and his charm. What follows is an adventure through love, loss, betrayal, and political intrigue that ends in a shocking conclusion. Bubba: The African Adventures of James Johnson captures the atmosphere of an era. Part history, part mystery, this is a novel for those who experienced the 1960s—and for those who wish they had. This is a novel about a new Africa in the making and the young Americans who played a part in making it.< Less
Bombay Gardens By Jameela Siddiqi
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The story of smalltime Ugandan Indian landlord Naranbhai, who likes to think big-big -- big house, big business schemes, two wives -- unfolds when two strangers, who share a childhood fairy tale,... More > meet thirty years after the Asian Expulsion< Less
Orphaned Epics By Frank Menser
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Ever pick up a themed anthology and then decided you wanted to read something different? ORPHANED EPICS is a collection of tales designed to give that variety other anthologies lack. Tales from the... More > frozen fiords of Viking lands to the steamy depths of the African Savannas, this collection offers an eclectic mix of stories from High Adventure, Drama, to SciFi or tales of the Supernatural-a variety of stories to suit almost any taste. (Recommended for age 14 and older due to mature content)< Less
Orphaned Epics By Frank Menser
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Ever pick up a themed anthology and then decided you wanted to read something different? ORPHANED EPICS is a collection of tales designed to give that variety other anthologies lack. Tales from the... More > frozen fiords of Viking lands to the steamy depths of the African Savannas, this collection offers an eclectic mix of stories from High Adventure, Drama, to SciFi or tales of the Supernatural-a variety of stories to suit almost any taste. (Recommended for age 14 and older due to mature content)< Less
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Canby's Camelot By Rose T. Mantell
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John Canby, intelligent, persevering, and handsome, is running for President of the United States. Canby is a former state governor with a compelling record of compassionate social achievement.... More > However, problems lurk in his background: born a foundling, raised in foster homes, John Canby is also black. Is the nation ready for its‚ first African American president? Canby's Camelot tells the story of John Canby's dramatic run for the White House, as well as his personal quest to seek his unknown biological parents. As the compelling novel unfolds, Canby confronts problems of drug addiction, interracial marriage, infidelity, the Klu Klux Klan, and a terrorist nuclear bomb threat. Canby's Camelot is a highly entertaining novel that speaks to America's current problems and offers thoughtful solutions to many of them.< Less
Canby's Camelot By Rose T. Mantell
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(Hard Cover Version) John Canby, intelligent, persevering, and handsome, is running for President of the United States. Canby is a former state governor with a compelling record of... More > compassionate social achievement. However, problems lurk in his background: born a foundling, raised in foster homes, John Canby is also black. Is the nation ready for its‚ first African American president? Canby's Camelot tells the story of John Canby's dramatic run for the White House, as well as his personal quest to seek his unknown biological parents. As the compelling novel unfolds, Canby confronts problems of drug addiction, interracial marriage, infidelity, the Klu Klux Klan, and a terrorist nuclear bomb threat. Canby's Camelot is a highly entertaining novel that speaks to America's current problems and offers thoughtful solutions to many of them.< Less
Solitary Freedom By Hussaini Sani
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Solitary Freedom captures for us a story of remarkable original debut weaved with tenderness, seduction and tumultuous actions. This is a novel of tragic beauty and exquisite tension that details the... More > British conquest of Northern Nigeria and the ensuing resistance by the natives. With its assembled whopper of plots, cutting across incidences set in both the 20th and 21st century Nigeria, the author succeeds in crafting a finely polished amalgam of two warring civilisations and cultures- Western and African, with each other battling for supremacy. From both the ancient and modern Nigeria, to the scorching and barren Sahara desert with its mysterious tribe of Tuareg, down to the Arabian penunsula, the author takes us on an obsorbing voyage of shattering suspense and actions where death and the desperate hope for survival ruled. This book foretold a moving story of the innocence of hope and tragedy through a young man called Jarma, who lost virtually everything (family, property and even hope).< Less
Solitary Freedom By Hussaini Sani
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Solitary Freedom captures for us a story of remarkable original debut weaved with tenderness, seduction and tumultuous actions. This is a novel of tragic beauty and exquisite tension that details the... More > British conquest of Northern Nigeria and the ensuing resistance by the natives. With its assembled whopper of plots, cutting across incidences set in both the 20th and 21st century Nigeria, the author succeeds in crafting a finely polished amalgam of two warring civilisations and cultures- Western and African, with each other battling for supremacy. From both the ancient and modern Nigeria, to the scorching and barren Sahara desert with its mysterious tribe of Tuareg, down to the Arabian penunsula, the author takes us on an obsorbing voyage of shattering suspense and actions where death and the desperate hope for survival ruled. This book foretold a moving story of the innocence of hope and tragedy through a young man called Jarma, who lost virtually everything (family, property and even hope)< Less

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