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Rainbow's End: A Memoir of Childhood, War and an African Farm
4.9 out of 5 stars with 281 reviews
Celebrated journalist Lauren St. John "bears witness to a remarkable story" (Publishers Weekly) in this striking memoir of her African childhood. In the 1970s St. John lived on a Rhodesian farm that should have been paradise. But the specter of war h
Hannibal's Oath: The Life and Wars of Rome's Greatest Enemy
4.4 out of 5 stars with 294 reviews
According to the ancient sources, Hannibal was nine years old when his father led him to the temple at Carthage and dipped the young boy's hands in the blood of the sacrificial victim. Before those gods, Hannibal swore an oath of eternal hatred towa
Tears of the Desert: A Memoir of Survival in Darfur
4.2 out of 5 stars with 122 reviews
Halima Bashir was born into the Zaghawa tribe, whose customs have remained unchanged for centuries, in the remote western deserts of Sudan in the region of South Darfur. Halima's father named his daughter after the traditional medicine woman of the
Conversations with Myself
4.0 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
Nelson Mandela is widely considered to be one of the most inspiring and iconic figures of our age. Now, after a lifetime of taking pen to paper to record thoughts and events, hardships and victories, he has bestowed his entire extant personal papers
Invictus: Nelson Mandela and the Game That Made a Nation
4.8 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
Beginning in a jail cell and ending in a rugby tournament-the true story of how the most inspiring charm offensive in history brought South Africa together.
After being released from prison and winning South Africa's first free election, Nelson Ma
Patton, Montgomery, Rommel: Masters of War
ean: 9781400114979, isbn: 1400114977,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 145 reviews
In the Second World War, the United States, Great Britain, and Germany each produced one land-force commander who stood out from the rest: George Patton, Bernard Montgomery, and Erwin Rommel. All were arrogant, publicity seeking, and personally flawed, yet each possessed a genius for command and an unrivaled enthusiasm for combat. But their explosive relationships with one another rivaled the pyrotechnics of their tank battles in determining the conduct and outcome of the war. In the first book
The Desert and the Sea: 977 Days Captive on the Somali Pirate Coast
4.2 out of 5 stars with 248 reviews
Michael Scott Moore, a journalist and the author of Sweetness and Blood, incorporates personal narrative and rigorous investigative journalism in this profound and revelatory memoir of his three-year captivity by Somali pirates - a riveting, thoughtful, and emotionally resonant exploration of foreign policy, religious extremism, and the costs of survival.
In January 2012, having covered a Somali pirate trial in Hamburg for Spiegel Online International - and funded by a grant from the Pulitzer
Kaffir Boy: The True Story of a Black Youth’s Coming of Age in Apartheid South Africa
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
4.1 out of 5 stars with 176 reviews
The classic story of life in apartheid South Africa.
Mark Mathabane was weaned on devastating poverty and schooled in the cruel streets of South Africa's most desperate ghetto, where bloody gang wars and midnight police raids were his rites of passage. Like every other child born in the hopelessness of apartheid, he learned to measure his life in days, not years. Yet Mark Mathabane, armed only with the courage of his family and a hard-won education, raised himself up from the squalor and
Mandela: My Prisoner, My Friend
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ean: 9781486213290, isbn: 1486213294,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 53 reviews
Nelson Mandela as he has never been seen before. His life’s sacrifices recounted in vivid detail by the prison guard with whom he became lifelong friends.Raised in a multi-ethnic farming community, Afrikaner Christo Brand was confused and saddened when he first confronted the realities of South African apartheid. Conscripted into the military at 18, Brand chose to serve as a prison guard rather than embrace the brutality and danger inherent in the work of soldiers and policemen. Assigned to
Darkwater: Voices from Within the Veil: Library Edition
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ean: 9781483000022, isbn: 1483000028,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
[Directed by Claire Bloom][Read by Bernard K. Addison, Dion Graham, Lisa Renee Pitts, Bahni Turpin, Mirron Willis]A groundbreaking work from a major figure in American history.The distinguished American civil rights leader, W. E. B. Du Bois first published these fiery essays, sketches, and poems individually in 1920 in the Atlantic, the Journal of Race Development, and other periodicals. Reflecting the author's ideas as a politician, historian, and artist, this volume has long moved and
How I Found Livingstone in Central Africa
By Brand: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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ean: 9781455165018, isbn: 1455165018,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews
[Audiobook CD Library Edition in vinyl case.][Read by James Adams] This riveting history is a firsthand account of the long and arduous search for one of the greatest explorers of the nineteenth century. Journalist and adventurer Henry M. Stanley was known for his search for the legendary David Livingstone, and their eventual meeting led to the popular quotation ''Dr. Livingstone, I presume?'' A real-life adventure story, How I Found Livingstone in Central Africa tells of the incredible
Tears of the Desert: A Memoir of Survival in Darfur
ean: 9781501240485, isbn: 150124048X,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 246 reviews
Born into the Zaghawa tribe in the Sudanese desert, Halima was doted on by her father, a cattle herder, and kept in line by her formidable grandmother. A politically astute man, Halima’s father saw to it that his daughter received a good education away from their rural surroundings. Halima excelled in her studies and exams, surpassing even the privileged Arab girls who looked down their noses at the black Africans. With her love of learning and her father’s support, Halima went on to study
West With the Night (Audio Editions)
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sku: 902527874, ean: 9780945353720, isbn: 0945353723,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
The author describes growing up in an Africa that no longer exists, training and breeding race horses, flying mail to Sudan, and being the first woman to fly the Atlantic from east to west.
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