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Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood by Trevor NoahMy rating: 5 of 5 stars Trevor Noah has produced an amazing book covering his youthful memories of growing up under apartheid in The Republic of South Africa. His stories are at times… Continue Reading “Book Review: Born a Crime by Trevor Noah”
Dear Friends and Followers: African Book, African Story, African Hero – The Ghosts of Ukuthula Below: The Author – 1967 Sasse College, Buea, W. Cameroon, taking off for Christmas ride up through Mamfe to Bamenda. Traveling light! Cover of my latest novel “The… Continue Reading “Holiday Gift Time – Africa Novel and Shell Book still free on a couple more dates!”
It’s here this weekend! The Northwest Book Festival in Portland, OR 30th of July, Pioneer Courthouse Square! Check it out! I’ll be there! With three books to sign for buyers! Here’s my author site! What time???? 3:30 – 5:00PM What books??? 1. “The Ghosts… Continue Reading “See you At Northwest Book Festival!”
My latest book is about the long term development of nations and the struggle both mentally and militarily to get through periods of instability that could fall towards peace and prosperity or descend into the chaos of anarchy and civil war. Although it is a… Continue Reading “50 years of Liberation Struggle in Southern Africa – Backgound for “The Ghosts of Ukuthula””
James Michener was once asked why he didn’t rewrite and expand his first book, “Caravans,” after he had established himself as one of the world’s renowned authors. He essentially answered the question by pointing out that the process of writing is creative. The creation is,… Continue Reading “What happens when you rewrite an old book? – “Kalahari” morphs into “Ukuthula!””
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Slide Show on “Ghosts of Ukuthula”
Posted on April 4, 2017 by Richard H. McBee Jr.
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Here’s a set of 14 slides from one of my book talks that will help you understand the characterization and background of “The Ghosts of Ukuthula.” Enjoy! 1. The Cover showing the fading Old Apartheid Government Elephant and behind it ar two powers: right… Continue Reading “Slide Show on “Ghosts of Ukuthula””
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