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Conversations with Myself
Conversations with Myself
by Nelson Mandela
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“[Nelson Mandela] has done so much to change his country, and the world, that it is hard to imagine the history of the last several decades without him.” —from the foreword by President Barack Obama Foreword by President Barack... (read more)

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The Ghosts of Happy Valley: Searching for the Lost World of Africa's Infamous Aristocrats
The Ghosts of Happy Valley: Searching for the Lost World of Africa's Infamous Aristocrats
by Juliet Barnes
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‘Happy Valley’ was the name given to the region of Kenya’s Central Highlands where a community of affluent, hedonistic white expatriates settled between the wars. Including the writer Karen Blixen (Isak Dinesen), the pioneering aviator... (read more)

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The Fortunes of Africa: A 5000-Year History of Wealth, Greed, and Endeavor
The Fortunes of Africa: A 5000-Year History of Wealth, Greed, and Endeavor
by Martin Meredith
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Africa has been coveted for its riches ever since the era of the Pharaohs. In past centuries, it was the lure of gold, ivory, and slaves that drew fortune-seekers, merchant-adventurers, and conquerors from afar. In modern times, the focus of attention is... (read more)

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King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa
King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa
by Adam Hochschild
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"An enthralling story, full of fascinating characters, intense drama, high adventure, deceitful manipulations, courageous truth-telling, and splendid moral fervor . . .A work of history that reads like a novel." Christian Science Monitor "As Hochschild's... (read more)

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Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela
Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela
by Nelson Mandela
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The book that inspired the major new motion picture Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. Nelson Mandela is one of the great moral and political leaders of our time: an international hero whose lifelong dedication to the fight against racial oppression in South... (read more)

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A House in the Sky
A House in the Sky
by Amanda Lindhout
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BREAKING NEWS: Amanda Lindhout’s lead kidnapper, Ali Omar Ader, has been caught. Amanda Lindhout wrote about her fifteen month abduction in Somalia in A House in the Sky. It is the New York Times bestselling memoir of a woman whose curiosity led... (read more)

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A History of Egypt: From Earliest Times to the Present
A History of Egypt: From Earliest Times to the Present
by Jason Thompson
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In A History of Egypt, Jason Thompson has written the first one-volume work to encompass all 5,000 years of Egyptian history, highlighting the surprisingly strong connections between the ancient land of the Pharaohs and the modern-day Arab nation. ... (read more)

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Rainbow in the Night the Tumultuous Birth of South Africa
Rainbow in the Night the Tumultuous Birth of South Africa
by Dominique Lapierre
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In 1652 a small group of Dutch farmers landed on the southernmost tip of Africa. Sent by the powerful Dutch India Company, their mission was simply to grow vegetables and supply ships rounding the cape. The colonists, however, were convinced by their... (read more)

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Mandela's Way: Fifteen Lessons on Life, Love, and Courage
Mandela's Way: Fifteen Lessons on Life, Love, and Courage
by Richard Stengel
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Notes to the Future: Words of Wisdom
Notes to the Future: Words of Wisdom
by Nelson Mandela
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andlt;Bandgt;andlt;Iandgt;and#8220;The book that you hold in your hands is nothing short of a miracle.and#8221; and#8212;Desmond Tutu, from the Introductionandlt;/Iandgt;andlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;The authorized record of Nelson... (read more)

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The Zanzibar Chest
The Zanzibar Chest
by Aiden Hartley
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"The finest account of a war correspondent's psychic wracking since Michael Herr's Dispatches"—Rian... (read more)

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After Freedom: The Rise of the Post-Apartheid Generation in Democratic South Africa
After Freedom: The Rise of the Post-Apartheid Generation in Democratic South Africa
by Katherine S Newman
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Katherine S. Newman is the James Knapp Dean of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences and professor of sociology at Johns Hopkins University. She is the author of twelve books on poverty, the working poor, and the consequences of inequality, including... (read more)

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Into Africa: The Epic Adventures of Stanley & Livingstone
Into Africa: The Epic Adventures of Stanley & Livingstone
by Martin Dugard
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Impossible Odds: The Kidnapping of Jessica Buchanan and Her Dramatic Rescue by SEAL Team Six
Impossible Odds: The Kidnapping of Jessica Buchanan and Her Dramatic Rescue by SEAL Team Six
by Jessica Buchanan
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andlt;Bandgt;A andlt;Iandgt;New York Timesandlt;/Iandgt; bestseller!andlt;/Bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;In 2006, twenty-seven-year-old Jessica Buchanan stepped off a plane in Nairobi, Kenya, with a teaching degree and long-held dreams of helping to... (read more)

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A Labyrinth of Kingdoms: 10,000 Miles Through Islamic Africa
A Labyrinth of Kingdoms: 10,000 Miles Through Islamic Africa
by Steve Kemper
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In 1849 Heinrich Barth joined a small British expedition into unexplored regions of Islamic North and Central Africa. One by one his companions died, but he carried on alone, eventually reaching the fabled city of gold, Timbuktu. His five-and-a-half-year,... (read more)

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A House in the Sky: A Memoir
A House in the Sky: A Memoir
by Amanda Lindhout and Sara Corbett
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The spectacularly dramatic memoir of a woman whose curiosity about the world led her from rural Canada to imperiled and dangerous countries on every continent, and then into fifteen months of harrowing captivity in Somalia — a story of courage... (read more)

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Slave: My True Story
Slave: My True Story
by Mende Nazer
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A shocking true story of contemporary slavery: A young girl, snatched from her tribal village in Africa, survives enslavement in Sudan and London before making a courageous escape to freedom... (read more)

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Tutu: Authorized
Tutu: Authorized
by Allister Sparks
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Commemorating Desmond Tutu's eightieth birthday, this stirring biography commemorates the life, philosophy, faith, and achievements of one of the greatest moral heroes of our time. Written by Allister Sparks, Tutu: Authorized featuring contributions from... (read more)

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The World's Most Dangerous Place: Inside the Outlaw State of Somalia
The World's Most Dangerous Place: Inside the Outlaw State of Somalia
by James Fergusson
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Although the war in Afghanistan is now in its endgame, the West’s struggle to eliminate the threat from Al Qaeda is far from over. A decade after 9/11, the war on terror has entered a new phase and, it would seem, a new territory. In early 2010, Al... (read more)

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One Hundred and Four Horses: A Memoir of Farm and Family, Africa and Exile
One Hundred and Four Horses: A Memoir of Farm and Family, Africa and Exile
by Amanda Retzlaff
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There is little in this world that a family cannot endure, if endure they must. For we all have it within us to lose everything, absolutely everything, and still find strength in the most simple, beautiful things. Pat and Mandy Retzlaff lived a hard but... (read more)

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