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One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories
B. J. Novak
B.J. Novak's One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories is an endlessly entertaining, surprisingly sensitive, and startlingly original debut that signals the arrival of a brilliant new voice in American fiction. A boy wins a $100,000 prize in a box of Frosted Flakes—only to discover that claiming the winnings might unravel his family. A woman sets out to seduce motivational speaker Tony Robbins—turning for help to the famed motivator ...
Who Was Nelson Mandela?
Pamela D. Pollack
Grosset & Dunlap
As a child he dreamt of changing South Africa; as a man he changed the world. Nelson Mandela spent his life battling apartheid and championing a peaceful revolution. He spent twenty-seven years in prison and emerged as the inspiring leader of the new South Africa. He became the country’s first black president and went on to live his dream of change. This is an important and exciting addition to the Who Was...? series.
Cathedral of the Wild: An African Journey Home
Boyd Varty had an unconventional upbringing. He grew up on Londolozi Game Reserve in South Africa, a place where man and nature strive for balance, where perils exist alongside wonders. Founded more than eighty years ago as a hunting ground, Londolozi was transformed into a nature reserve beginning in 1973 by Varty’s father and uncle, visionaries of the restoration movement. But it wasn’t just a sanctuary for the animals; it was also a place ...
Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela
Back Bay Books
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 Africa won him the Nobel Peace Prize and the presidency of his country. Since his triumphant release in 1990 from more than a quarter-century of imprisonment, Mandela has been at the ...
Mystical Mandala Coloring Book (Dover Design Coloring Books)
This vibrant collection of drawings was inspired by the hypnotic appeal of the mandala. An ancient form of meditative art, mandalas are complex circular designs that draw the eye inward, toward their centers. These 30 dazzling mandala designs will captivate colorists of all ages, challenging them to create kaleidoscopic effects.
An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments With Truth
Formax Publishing, 2008
This is Gandhi's autobiography covering his life from early childhood to approximately 1921. In Gandhi's own words: "I simply want to tell the story of my numerous experiments with truth, and as my life consists of nothing but those experiments, it is true that the story will take the shape of an autobiography. But I shall not mind, if every page of it speaks only of my experiments . . . I should certainly like to narrate my experiments in the ...
The Broken Men - An Action Thriller
Small Dog Publishing, 2014
Amazon Highly Recommended - Buy it NOW! Brutal and Uncompromising - says New York Times BEST SELLER Michael Marshall “Leon ran into the corridor, more bullets crackled past, so close that he could smell Death’s fetid breath upon him. But he felt no fear. For he was charmed beyond others and had danced with the Reaper many times before.” Can one man bring an end to three generations of war by sacrificing himself and everything that is ...
The Mandala Coloring Book: Inspire Creativity, Reduce Stress, and Bring Balance with 100 Mandala Coloring ...
Free your mind with these enlightening mandala designs! For centuries, mandalas have provided an elevated level of guidance to those seeking peace, inspiration, and a deeper connection to the world around them. Now, with The Mandala Coloring Book , you can use these sacred circles to help you find tranquility and balance in your life. Featuring 100 customizable mandala drawings, this book encourages you to use your imagination to create vibrant ...
Cry, the Beloved Country
An Oprah Book Club selection, Cry, the Beloved Country , the most famous and important novel in South Africa’s history, was an immediate worldwide bestseller in 1948. Alan Paton’s impassioned novel about a black man’s country under white man’s law is a work of searing beauty. Cry, the beloved country, for the unborn child that is the inheritor of our fear. Let him not love the earth too deeply. Let him not laugh too gladly when the ...
Children of God Storybook Bible
Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Desmond Tutu retells more than fifty of his most beloved stories, artfully highlighting God's desire for all people to love one another and to find peace and forgiveness in their hearts. Many of the finest artists from around the world have been selected to illustrate the stories. In an attempt to create the first truly global Bible for children, the artists have been invited to portray the stories with the style and richness of their own ...
No Future Without Forgiveness
The establishment of South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission was a pioneering international event. Never had any country sought to move forward from despotism to democracy both by exposing the atrocities committed in the past and achieving reconciliation with its former oppressors. At the center of this unprecedented attempt at healing a nation has been Archbishop Desmond Tutu, whom President Nelson Mandela named as Chairman of the ...
The Fate of Africa: A History of the Continent Since Independence
First published in 2005, The Fate of Africa was hailed by reviewers as A masterpiece. . . The nonfiction book of the year” ( The New York Post ); a magnificent achievement” ( Weekly Standard ); a joy,” ( Wall Street Journal ) and one of the decade’s most important works on Africa” ( Publishers Weekly , starred review). Now Martin Meredith has revised this classic history to incorporate important recent developments, ...
Coloring Mandalas 1
Susanne F. Fincher
Drawing the traditional circular designs known as mandalas is a meditative practice, a healing exercise in times of crisis, and a pleasurable act of creativity. As a symbol of the Self, the mandala provides a connection to our innermost being. The forty-eight drawings presented here for coloring include designs inspired by forms of nature, Native American and Tibetan sand paintings, Hindu yantras, Turkish mosaics, the illuminations of ...
The Power of a Positive No: Save The Deal Save The Relationship and Still Say No
No is perhaps the most important and certainly the most powerful word in the language. Every day we find ourselves in situations where we need to say No–to people at work, at home, and in our communities–because No is the word we must use to protect ourselves and to stand up for everything and everyone that matters to us. But as we all know, the wrong No can also destroy what we most value by alienating and angering people. That’s why ...
Mandela's Way: Lessons on Life, Love, and Courage
Crown Archetype, 2010
A compact, profoundly inspiring book that captures the spirit of Nelson Mandela, distilling the South African leader’s wisdom into 15 vital life lessons We long for heroes and have too few. Nelson Mandela, who died in 2013 at the age of ninety-five, is the closest thing the world has to a secular saint. He liberated a country from a system of violent prejudice and helped unite oppressor and oppressed in a way that had never been done ...
Top 10 Cape Town and the Winelands (EYEWITNESS TOP 10 TRAVEL GUIDE)
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Cape Town and the Winelands will lead you straight to the very best Cape Town and its surroundings have to offer. Whether you're looking for the things not to miss at the Top 10 sights or excursions to the winelands, this guide and its pull-out map is the perfect pocket-sized companion. The guide is divided by area with restaurant reviews for each, as well as recommendations for hotels, bars, and places to ...
National Geographic Traveler: South Africa, 2nd Edition
Active travelers trust National Geographic to deliver what they want in a guidebook: expert advice, insider tips, and the cultural feel of each destination not easily found online. These guides are pitch-perfect for today's experiential travel enthusiasts who want an authentic, enriching immersion. From vibrant, beautiful Cape Town to the flower-bedecked Namaqualand plains, from history-filled Johannesburg to the wildlife-dotted lands of Kruger ...
Katherine Tegen Books
In this picture book biography, award-winning author and illustrator Kadir Nelson tells the story of Mandela, a global icon, in poignant free verse and glorious illustrations. It is the story of a young boy's determination to change South Africa, and of the struggles of a man who eventually became the president of his country by believing in equality for all people, no matter the color of their skin. Readers will be inspired by Mandela's triumph ...
Kaffir Boy: An Autobiography--The True Story of a Black Youth's Coming of Age in Apartheid South Africa
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 ...
Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth
Mohandas Karamchand (Mahatma) Gandhi
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth is a work by Mohandas Karamchand (Mahatma) Gandhi now brought to you in this new edition of the timeless classic.
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