The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories

The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other StoriesThe ideal introduction to the genius of Ernest Hemingway, The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories contains ten of Hemingway s most acclaimed and popular works of short fiction Selected from Winner Take Nothing, Men Without Women, and The Fifth Column and the First Forty Nine Stories, this

Desertion

DesertionIn 1899, an Englishman named Martin Pearce stumbles out of the desert into an East African coastal town and is rescued by Hassanali, a shopkeeper whose beautiful sister Rehana nurses Pearce back to health Pearce and Rehana begin a passionate illicit love affair, which resonates fifty years later

The Tree Where Man Was Born

The Tree Where Man Was BornIn this classic volume, Matthiessen exquisitely combines both nature and travel writing to bring East Africa to vivid life He skillfully portrays the daily lives of herdsmen and hunter gatherers the drama of the predator kills the hundreds of exotic animals the breathtaking landscapes and the

We All Went on Safari

We All Went on SafariJoin a group of friends as they set out on a counting journey through the grasslands of Tanzania Along the way, the children encounter all sorts of animals including elephants, lions and monkeys, while counting from one to ten in both English and Swahili The lively, rhyming text is accompanied by

By the Sea

By the SeaOn a late November afternoon Saleh Omar arrives at Gatwick Airport from Zanzibar, a far away island in the Indian Ocean With him he has a small bag in which there lies his most precious possession a mahogany box containing incense He used to own a furniture shop, have a house and be a husband

Elizabeti's Doll

Elizabeti's DollUpon the arrival of her new baby brother, Elizabeti decides she needs a doll she can care for the way her mother cares for the new baby After looking around her village, Elizabeti finds the perfect doll to love, and names her Eva When Mama changes the new baby s diaper, Elizabeti changes Eva When

Golden Boy

Golden BoyA shocking human rights tragedy brought to light in a story of heartbreak and triumph Thirteen year old Habo has always been different light eyes, yellow hair and white skin Not the good brown skin his family has and not the white skin of tourists Habo is strange and alone His father, unable to

A Girl Called Problem

A Girl Called ProblemThirteen year old Shida, whose name means problem in Swahili, certainly has a lot of problems in her life her father is dead, her depressed mother is rud to be a witch, and everyone in her rural Tanzanian village expects her to marry rather than pursue her dream of becoming a healer So when

Eksil (Afrika-trilogien, #1)

Eksil (Afrika-trilogien, #1)Femten rige Samantha g r alt det forkerte, f rst og fremmest fordi hun ikke vil g re det rigtige, alt det, der forventes af hende Hun synes ikke, hun passer ind nogen steder Hun er engelsk og hvid udenp , men taler swahili og har boet i Tanzania, siden hun var tre Hun er ved at blive voksen, hun

The Book of Secrets

The Book of SecretsIn 1988, a retired schoolteacher named Pius Fernandes receives an old diary found in the back room of an East African shop Written in 1913 by a British colonial administrator, the diary captivates Fernandes, who begins to research the coded history he encounters in its terse, laconic entries What

Green Hills of Africa

Green Hills of AfricaGreen Hills of Africa is Ernest Hemingway s lyrical journal of a month on safari in the great game country of East Africa, where he and his wife Pauline journeyed in December 1933 Hemingway s well known interest in and fascination with big game hunting is magnificently captured in this

The Magic of Saida

The Magic of SaidaThe Magic of Saida tells the haunting story of Kamal, a successful Canadian doctor who, in middle age and after decades in North America, decides to return to his homeland of East Africa to find his childhood sweetheart, Saida Kamal s journey is motivated by a combination of guilt, hope, and the

Through a Window: My Thirty Years with the Chimpanzees of Gombe

Through a Window: My Thirty Years with the Chimpanzees of GombeTHROUGH A WINDOW is the dramatic saga of thirty years in the life of a community, of birth and death, sex and love, power and war It reads like a novel, but it is one of the most important scientific works ever published The community is Gombe, on the shores of Lake Tangganyika, where the