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Mama Koko and the Hundred Gunmen
Mama Koko and the Hundred Gunmen
By Blackstone on Brilliance Audio
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ean: 9781721329472, isbn: 1721329471,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 136 reviews
International human rights activist Lisa Shannon spent many afternoons at the kitchen table having tea with her friend Francisca Thelin, who often spoke of her childhood in Congo. Thelin would conjure vivid images of lush flower gardens, fish the siz...


Patton, Montgomery, Rommel: Masters of War
Patton, Montgomery, Rommel: Masters of War
By Brand: Tantor Media
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ean: 9781400114979, isbn: 1400114977,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 26 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 flawe...


Joining Africa: From Anthills to Asmara
Joining Africa: From Anthills to Asmara
By University Press Audiobooks
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 139 reviews
This eye-opening personal history tells the story of an American college professor's 20-year engagement with a thriving Africa rarely encountered by Western visitors, including an extraordinary connection to poets across the continent. At once adven...


Pirates of Barbary: Corsairs, Conquests and Captivity in the Seventeenth-Century Mediterranean
Pirates of Barbary: Corsairs, Conquests and Captivity in the Seventeenth-Century Mediterranean
By Tantor Audio
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ean: 9781400119240, isbn: 1400119243,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 9 reviews
It's easy to think of piracy as a romantic way of life long gone-if not for today's frightening headlines of robbery and kidnapping on the high seas. Pirates have existed since the invention of commerce itself, but they reached the zenith of their ...


Mandela: His Life and Legacy for South Africa and the World
Mandela: His Life and Legacy for South Africa and the World
By Audible Studios
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 102 reviews
Nelson Mandela is known worldwide as a great moral and political leader, the first democratically elected South African president, the recipient of a Nobel Peace Prize, and a beacon of interracial goodwill. In Mandela, former foreign correspondent Bo...


How I Found Livingstone in Central Africa
How I Found Livingstone in Central Africa
By Brand: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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ean: 9781455165018, isbn: 1455165018,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 27 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...


Shining: The Story of a Lucky Man
Shining: The Story of a Lucky Man
By HarperAudio
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 115 reviews
A remarkably warm-hearted, uplifting and inspiring story of one boy's survival against the odds. Abdi's world fell apart when he was only 15 and Somalia's vicious civil war hit Mogadishu. Unable to find his family and effectively an orphan, he f...


Mandela: My Prisoner, My Friend
Mandela: My Prisoner, My Friend
By Bolinda Audio
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ean: 9781486213290, isbn: 1486213294,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 81 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 ...


The Travels of Reverend Olafur Egilsson: The Story of the Barbary Corsair Raid on Iceland in 1627
The Travels of Reverend Olafur Egilsson: The Story of the Barbary Corsair Raid on Iceland in 1627
By University Press Audiobooks
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 99 reviews
In the summer of 1627, Barbary corsairs raided Iceland, killing dozens of people and abducting close to 400 to sell into slavery in Algiers. Among those taken was the Lutheran minister Reverend Olafur Egilsson. Reverend Olafur wrote The Travels to c...


West With the Night (Audio Editions)
West With the Night (Audio Editions)
By Brand: Audio Partners
SKU: #902527874
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sku: 902527874, ean: 9780945353720, isbn: 0945353723,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 11 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....


Adamalui: A Survivor's Journey from Civil Wars in Africa to Life in America
Adamalui: A Survivor's Journey from Civil Wars in Africa to Life in America
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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ean: 9781538432327, isbn: 1538432323,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 70 reviews
As a survivor of the devastating civil wars in Sierra Leone and Liberia, Joseph Kaifala recounts the harrowing details af an early life punctuated by unimaginable violence and his journey to survival that eventually led him to the United States. Told...


Rainbow's End: A Memoir of Childhood, War and an African Farm
Rainbow's End: A Memoir of Childhood, War and an African Farm
By Recorded Books
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 142 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...


The Wife's Tale: A Personal History
The Wife's Tale: A Personal History
By HarperCollins Publishers and Blackstone Audio
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ean: 9781538502488, isbn: 1538502488,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 87 reviews
In this indelible memoir that recalls the life of her remarkable ninety-five-year old grandmother, Guardian journalist Aida Edemariam tells the story of modern Ethiopia -- a nation that would undergo a tumultuous transformation from feudalism to mona...


Congo Stories: Battling Five Centuries of Exploitation and Greed
Congo Stories: Battling Five Centuries of Exploitation and Greed
By Hachette B and Blackstone Audio
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ean: 9781549177415, isbn: 1549177419,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
Congo is one of the most complex countries in the world, yet it is the most overlooked. It is one of the wealthiest in Africa as a result of its natural endowments, but its people are some of the poorest in the world. Congolese culture is informed by...


Land of a Thousand Hills: My Life in Rwanda (Library Edition)
Land of a Thousand Hills: My Life in Rwanda (Library Edition)
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
SKU: #0786198591BAKM
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sku: 0786198591BAKM, ean: 9780786198597, isbn: 0786198591,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews


STOLEN LIVES: TWENTY YEARS IN A DESERT JAIL
STOLEN LIVES: TWENTY YEARS IN A DESERT JAIL
By Hyperion AudioBooks
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ean: 8601422032505,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews


American Warlord: A True Story
American Warlord: A True Story
By Recorded Books
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
A gripping work of reportage that, for the first time, tells the story of "Chucky" Taylor, a young American who lost his soul in Liberia, the country where his African father was a ruthless warlord and dictator. Chucky Taylor was in many ways an aver...


Tears of the Desert: A Memoir of Survival in Darfur
Tears of the Desert: A Memoir of Survival in Darfur
By Brilliance Audio
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ean: 9781501240485, isbn: 150124048X,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 60 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 ...


Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst The Rwandan Holocaust
Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst The Rwandan Holocaust
By Brand: Hay House
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ean: 9781401911492, isbn: 1401911498,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 129 reviews
Immaculee Ilibagiza grew up in a country she loved, surrounded by a family she cherished. But in 1994 her idyllic world was ripped apart as Rwanda descended into a bloody genocide. Immaculee’ family was brutally murdered during a killing spree that...


The Bolter
The Bolter
By Audible Studios
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
A San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the YearAn O, The Oprah Magazine #1 Terrific ReadIn an age of bolters - women who broke the rules and fled their marriages - Idina Sackville was the most celebrated of them all. Her relentless affairs, wild sex ...



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