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African Dawn

Author : Tony Park
ISBN : 9780857387547
Genre : Fiction
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Natalie is ten years old when she is kidnapped by guerrillas from her grandparents' farm in Rhodesia. Bloodied, terrified, and beaten at the hands of her captor, her life is saved when a young soldier comes to her rescue. Thirty years later, Natalie returns to her homeland, now Zimbabwe. She becomes embroiled in the dangerous world of rhino conservation. Hunters are making a fortune on the black market by selling the horns and the survival of the black rhino is at stake. Natalie and her family must fight - not only to save Zimbabwe's rhinos, but to save themselves from the enemies who surround them. Spanning fifty years and three generations, African Dawn is the breathtaking saga of three families dealing with dark secrets and violent threats.
Category: Fiction

Bravo Force African Dawn

Author : Jackson Steel
ISBN : 9780987130969
Genre : Fiction
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Accomplish the Mission... or Die Trying.Africa. The cradle of life. A continent of splendor and beauty, of savagery and brutality, and home to a murderous warlord named General Kuhl Rahn who is about to make a deal with Pakistani terrorists that will not only result in an attack on thousands of innocent lives... it will deliver the world's most renowned genetic engineer into the diabolical hands of the network known only as The Enigma.Introducing the men of Bravo Force, an elite team of U.S. Marines led by Lt. Reese Rockwall. Their mission: to infiltrate Rahn's stronghold in the abandoned city of Sidanka, West Africa, and stop the warlord's exchange from taking place.Failure to do so is not an option.Bravo Force must accomplish their mission... or die trying.
Category: Fiction

African Dawn

Author : Langwill Hunter
ISBN : IND:39000001711071
Genre : Indigenous peoples
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African Dawn

Author : Millicent Gordon
ISBN : 0380753936
Genre : Fiction
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Abandoning her pampered Connecticut existence, Allison Stewart travels with her husband to the wilds of Kenya, Africa, and, while he chases poachers and hunts animals, she must find the courage to face the political upheaval that threatens their world
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A History Of Twentieth Century African Literatures

Author : Oyekan Owomoyela
ISBN : 080328604X
Genre : Literary Criticism
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African literatures, says volume editor Oyekan Owomoyela, "testify to the great and continuing impact of the colonizing project on the African universe." African writers must struggle constantly to define for themselves and other just what "Africa" is and who they are in a continent constructed as a geographic and cultural entity largely by Europeans. This study reflects the legacy of colonialism by devoting nine of its thirteen chapters to literature in "Europhone" languages—English, French, and Portuguese. Foremost among the Anglophone writers discussed are Nigerians Amos Tutuola, Chinua Achebe, and Wole Soyinka. Writers from East Africa are also represented, as are those from South Africa. Contributors for this section include Jonathan A. Peters, Arlene A. Elder, John F. Povey, Thomas Knipp, and J. Ndukaku Amankulor. In African Francophone literature, we see both writers inspired by the French assimilationist system and those influenced by Negritude, the African-culture affirmation movement. Contributors here include Servanne Woodward, Edris Makward, and Alain Ricard. African literature in Portuguese, reflecting the nature of one of the most oppressive colonizing projects in Africa, is treated by Russell G. Hamilton. Robert Cancel discusses African-language literatures, while Oyekan Owomoyela treats the question of the language of African literatures. Carole Boyce Davies and Elaine Savory Fido focus on the special problems of African women writers, while Hans M. Zell deals with the broader issues of publishing—censorship, resources, and organization.
Category: Literary Criticism

The African Diaspora In The United States And Canada At The Dawn Of The 21st Century

Author : John W. Frazier
ISBN : 9781438436845
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Offers important new perspectives on the African diaspora in North America. Drawing on the work of social scientists from geographic, historical, sociological, and political science perspectives, this volume offers new perspectives on the African diaspora in the United States and Canada. It has been approximately four centuries since the first Africans set foot in North America, and although it is impossible for any text to capture the complete Black experience on the continent, the persistent legacy of Black inequality and the winds of dramatic change are inseparable parts of the current African diaspora experience. In addition to comparing and contrasting the experiences and geographic patterns of the African diaspora in the United States and Canada, the book also explores important distinctions between the experiences of African Americans and those of more recent African and Afro-Caribbean immigrants.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Black Africa

Author : V. Klima
ISBN : 9789401017619
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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In October 1972, our Czech-written book Literatury eerne Afriky (Literatures of Black Mrica) was published in Prague, presenting a survey of an extensive field. The publication, which was signed at that time by all three authors, differed from most contemporary introductions to the study of Mrican literatures in a threefold way: a) The authors attempted to cover various literacy and literary efforts in the area roughly delimited by Senegal in the west, Kenya in the east, Lake Chad in the north and the Cape in the south. We were well aware-even at that time-that neither technically nor linguistically would it be possible to cover all literary efforts within that area. We did try, however, to include in our survey both the literacies and literatures written in the Indo-European linguae francae (English, French, Portuguese) and in at least several of the major African languages of the area. We did not attempt an exhaustive description, but wished, rather, to show the mutual relationships which emerge, if the literatures of thii\ area, written either in the major linguae francae or in the African languages, are studied not as isolated phenomena, but as mutually complementary features. b) As two of us were linguists and one was a literary historian, we did not limit our analysis of the developing literacies and literatures to the purely cultural and literary aspects. Our intention waR to deal-whcre and if it was relevant-not only with the process of African literary development, but also with the simultaneous, complementar.
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From Lark Rise To Madison County

Author : Francis Key
ISBN : 1453581073
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Brother Africa

Author : Johann Heydenrych
ISBN : 9781480998155
Genre : History
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The author grew up in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. A Seventh generation African, his passion is for the land, its battered inhabitants, its teeming wildlife, its heartache. His masterful writings absorb the reader in this Epic, as it navigates the historic events that have ravaged the precious tip of Africa. The novel is based in the Karoo, a farming and hunting district—harsh, unique, yet achingly beautiful where all life on earth is traced back to. Uncompromising in it’s true depiction of politics, racism, and poaching, its told the only way only a true African could. The novel transcends time: From the Portuguese battling the Cape of Storms in the 1400s to the Mandela era at the turn of the century, the reader lives and breathes the rich and colorful history of a country scarred yet alive, ruthless yet yearning for relief. The main character’s existence alters forever when he steps onto its bloodstained soils, a spiritual connection with the land, a new will to live, the love of a woman to fight for. This short-story is a simple yet charming read that warms the cockles of the human heart. Thrilling, inspiring, relentless, your reading senses will be left tingling and wanting more.
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Under An African Sun

Author : Frank Bennett
ISBN : 1845110838
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Frank Bennett's life was changed forever by his spontaneous decision to reply to an advertisement for the Colonial Service. Knowing little about the Service and where he might be sent, Bennett accepted the opportunity to serve his country in the twilight of imperialism. By fate, Bennett found himself as a junior clerk in the Ministry of Finance in Northern Rhodesia (modern Zambia). Written with verve and enjoyable humour, this is a gentle and humorous portrait of colonial government and the lifestyles of its officers.
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