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I Saw the Sky Catch Fire.

by Echewa, T. Obinkaram

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Published
1992
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9780452269491
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New York Dutton, 1992, paperback. Novel set in a Nigerian village with an elderly grandmother's stories. -- Softcover. Condition: very good (spine crease; light corner curl). ISBN 0452269490
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Comes the Voyager At Last; A Tale of Return to Africa.

by Awoonor, Kofi N.

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Published
1992
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Trenton NJ Africa World Press, 1992, paperback. Paperback printing, African Writers Library. -- Softcover. Condition: very good minus (scattered marks, otherwise sharp and tight). -- Author (1935-2013) was Ghanaian poet, dramatist, novelist, critic; he was later Ghana's representative to the United Nations.
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Venture To the Interior.

by van der Post, Laurens

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Published
1951
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New York Morrow, 1951, hardcover. Later printing. The author was assigned by London to explore Central Africa; he discovered a plateau not on any map of Nyasaland and had deep spiritual experience from meeting diverse peoples, the mountain climbing. -- Hardcover. Condition: very good, with very good dust jacket (short creased tears; chip at spine foot).
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Journal of Democracy, Fall 1990.

by Mandela, Nelson; Marc F. Plattner

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Published
1990
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Washington DC Journal of Democracy., 1990, paperback. Nelson Mandela's short essay "African National Congress" pp.32-35, as deputy president of that organization after his release from prison in February 1990. -- Other articles, various authors: South Africa's Future; the fall of communism; Paraguay; Burma; Thailand; Dominican Republic, etc. -- Softcover, 136 pages, journal issue. Condition: very good (spine and… Read more
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Rebel.

by Asare, Bediako

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Published
1970
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9780435900595
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London Heinemann, 1970, paperback. Later printing 1984. African Writers Series AWS 59. -- Softcover, 156 pages. Condition: very good (cover edges lightly rubbed; page margins tanned). ISBN 0435900595
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Circling Song.

by Saadawi, Nawal el

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Published
1989
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9780862328177
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$23.28

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London Zed, 1989, paperback. Called "her most original novel," this story of separated twins examines sex, class, gender, and military violence. -- Softcover, 88 pages. Condition: very good. Translated from Arabic. ISBN 0862328179
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God Dies By the Nile.

by Saadawi, Nawal El [Sa'dawi]

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Published
1985
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9780862322953
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London Zed, 1985, paperback. Later printing. Translated from Arabic by Sherif Hetata. Softcover. Condition: very good. -- Author (1930- ) Egyptian feminist, novelist, short story writer, physician. ISBN 0862322952
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Two Women in One.

by Saadawi, Nawal El

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Published
1986
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First Edition
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9780931188411
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Seattle Seal, 1986, First Edition. hardcover. First Edition, First Printing in U.S. -- Novel of a female medical student in Egypt and her struggle for independence and dignity. -- Hardcover. Condition: near fine (but owner name) in very good dust jacket (spine color change). -- Original language publication was 1975. Translated from Arabic by Osman Nusairi and Jana… Read more
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Death of an Ex-Minister.

by Saadawi, Nawal El

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Published
1987
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9780413421005
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London Methuen, 1987, paperback. Stories of sexual politics in Egypt. -- Softcover, 110 pages. Condition: very good (page margins tanned; small peel mark front cover). Translated from Arabic by Shirley Eber. ISBN 0413421007
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Money-Order, with White Genesis.

by Ousmane, Sembene

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Published
1972
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First Edition
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9780435900922
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London Heinemann, 1972, First Edition. paperback. Original language publication was 1965. AWS 92. Translated from French by Clive Wake. 138 pages. Softcover, near fine (spine color lightly sunned). ISBN 0435900927
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David's Story.

by Wicomb, Zoe

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Published
2000
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9780795701092
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Cape Town South Africa Kwela Books, 2000, paperback. Republication edition, fiction, main character is of aboriginal Griqua peoples. Laudatory blurbs for author by Coetzee and Toni Morrison. -- Softcover. Condition: near fine. ISBN 0795701098
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Actual Africa, or, The Coming Continent; A Tour of Exploration.

by Vincent, Frank

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Published
1895
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New York Appleton, 1895, hardcover. Third edition, 1897 printing. -- With folded, color map and 100+ illustrations: photos of people in regional costume, structures, and landscapes. Frontispiece of the King of Belgium. An exceedingly detailed travelogue in the Africa of the late 19th century. -- Hardcover, 531 pages, decorative cover, top-edge-gilt, nice period bookplate. Condition: near fine (cover has… Read more
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Into Morocco.

by Loti, Pierre [Julien Viaud]

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Published
1889
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New York Welch Fracker Company, 1889, hardcover. Illustrations by Benjamin Constant and Aime Marot. Translated from French. -- Travels in 1889 through this north Africa country, where the author was treated kindly and felt himself half Arab. Descriptions of the people and their customs, the Sultan and politics. -- Hardcover, bright gilt cover art, top-edge-gilt. Condition: very good minus… Read more
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Nigeria, Giant of Africa.

by Holmes, Peter

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Published
1985
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First Edition
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9780950849812
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London O Oregon Press, 1985, First Edition. hardcover. First Edition. SIGNED by the author. -- Comprehensive photographic study of Nigeria, from the author's travel visiting every state three or more times, including the most remote areas. Includes notes on 181 photographs, a bibliography, maps, index. -- Hardcover, 10x12 inches, in slipcase. Condition: near fine, with near fine dust jacket… Read more
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Bloomington Indiana University Press, 1993, paperback. Softcover. Condition: very good. ISBN 0253208335
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Chaka.

by Mofolo, Thomas

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Published
1981
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9780435902292
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London Heineman, 1981, paperback. Later printing. African Writers Series AWS. New translation [from Sesuto] by Daniel P. Kunene. -- Softcover. Condtion: very good (spine lightly sunned). -- Author (1876-1948) South African novelist, this novel was written about 1910, the Zulu king as the subject. ISBN 0435902296
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The Political Economy of West African Agriculture.

by Hart, Keith

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Published
1982
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9780521284233
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Cambridge Cambridge University Press, 1982, paperback. Social anthropology, including a note on kinship and slavery, types of crops, division of labor, role of the state and of international donors. -- Softcover, 226 pages. Condition: very good (corner lightly bumped). ISBN 0521284236
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Serowe: Village of the Rain Wind.

by Head, Bessie

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Published
2008
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9780435902735
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Harlow Essex UK Heinemann, 2008, paperback. African Writers Series, AWS. -- First edition with the new foreword by Ronald Blythe. The author "blends her skills as novelist with the actual words of 100 inhabitants" of this Botswana village. -- Softcover. Condition: near fine. ISBN 9780435902735
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African Widsom for Life: A Calendar.

by Miller, Annetta

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Published
2005
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Nairobi Kenya Paulines Pubications Africa, 2005, paperback. One proverb per calendar day from Ethiopia, Kenya, etc. (Not a year calendar.) -- Softcover, metal coil binding, 4x4 inches. Condition: near fine.
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Hand on the Navel.

by Johnson, Lemuel

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Published
1978
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First Edition
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9780882333274
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Ann Arbor MI Ardis, 1978, First Edition. hardcover. First Edition, First Printing. -- Poetry, based on the historical Royal West African Frontier Force, fighting for the Allies then returning to their villages carrying memory of the clash of cultures. The author was born in Northern Nigeria, and taught in Sierra Leone and Michigan. -- Hardcover. Condition: near fine… Read more
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