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100 Minutes of Grace -...

100 Minutes of grace is the personal journey of a mother that has lost her daughter un-expectantly in a bike accident. With no time to say goodbye, she was left with the pain, shock and unbelief of death. This is her journey she has walked bravely to overcome this tragic happening, to learn to adjust and start living this new type of life.

Price R160.87

A Bullet in the Back - The...

Who killed Koos de la Rey and who captured Christiaan de Wet?

Here’s a thrilling novel based on historical fact about ordinary men catapulted into uniform and driving their own cars into battle against an Afrikaner hero described as the world’s greatest guerrilla leader. Told from the points of view of D H Saker, founder of Saker’s garage, and Harm Oost, founder of Het Volk newspaper and head of De Wet’s bodyguard, the action follows battles and chases across the Union of South Africa

Price R169.57

A Feather’s Tale by...

A feather’s journey starts when it becomes detached from its source, the Blue Crane - South Africa’s National bird. Eleven-year-old author, Ammaarah, uses her imagination to describe the feather’s journey through the African savannah. The feather symbolizes the commonality of all the elements of nature: existence.

Where will the feather end up?

Price R182.61

A Lute of Eleven Strings -...

Paris 1505. Tragedy strikes at the rue Daniel bookshop of Arnoul De La Porte. Alone with his little son Paoul, he finds comfort in the writings of Luther and becomes involved in the illegal Reformation Movement. As Huguenot heretics, his descendants must walk a dangerous tightrope of pretence to prevent being executed. Luc is betrayed and escapes to relatives in Flanders with Sibylle, the daughter of his Protestant mentor.

Price R278.26

Absorbing too much of the...

What do you do when your son tries to strangle your husband? Only the author of this remarkable book has a ready answer for that. She takes the reader along for a frequently shocking life - affirming ride. It describes a wife and mother's journey into her son's mental illness. Her story allows us to see that recovery is not a neat, linear path, but instead a convoluted and complicated daily journey. 'In sharing her adversities and how she coped,' comments Kendal Brown, 'maybe we can draw some lessons from this brave lady to be better prepared for the lemons life all to often hands us.'

Price R217.39

Africa in my Heart - A...

I am greeted by the petrifying sight of thirty or sixty or seventy buffalo looming large at a distance, each of them staring at me. Just staring would be okay; I could handle that. But these are also coming at me.

I just stand there turned to stone, waiting for something to happen – something other, that is, than having a herd of cape buffalo running toward me. If it weren't for Peter, they surely would have trampled me to death. Fortunately, he recollects himself just in time to yell at me to get my ass behind the tree.

The tree. Hmm . . . What tree?

Price R521.74

African Epic by Neil...

African Epic is a photographic collection, capturing the allure of the Untamed African Mountain Bike Race. Every year, the event produces great stories of personal triumph, inspiration, honour, the settling of old scores, and rising above adversity. This book will inspire you to join the journey of the Absa Cape Epic, whether it’s blazing the trail at next year’s race or watching from the comfort of your armchair, witnessing this great tale unfold.

Price R426.09

After the Dance

In April 1994, South Africa stepped back from the slough of endemic violence and danced its first bold dance with constitutional democracy. Millions of people entered into a state of euphoric rejoicing. The date marked the end of the apartheid past and the beginning of a brave new future.

Price R321.74

Aftreetyd

The book is part two of the Afrikaans time-series, where the importance of time with 12 hours and 144 pages, is again the foundation. “Aftreetyd” is a guide to retirement using a central metaphor of a hot air balloon to describe two aspects of life, where nature with elephants and baobab trees colour the journey.

Emphasis is placed on proactive planning for the later stages of life.

Meaning is discovered in simple and sometimes unexpected experiences, accompanied by knowledge, insight and wisdom as treasures on the road.

Dr Jeannine van den Berg is a psychiatrist. She has 27 years of experience in medicine, as a private practitioner and later as a psychiatrist. She has a passion for improving people’s quality of life, by installing hope and happiness.

Price R252.17

Again

Again is a love story depicting a growing relationship between two people in their sixties, who are in the process of overcoming loss. Erin is a widow and Francis, a divorcee.

Still bruised by their pasts, they find each other in unlikely circumstances. Although different  people, both seek lightness, warmth and humour in their lives. Slowly and tentatively, they establish a connection which deepens despite initial doubts.

It is a story of loneliness, longing and letting go. It focuses on being open to new experiences and the healing, creative power of new love and human sexuality during one’s advanced years.

Price R243.48

ALMOST A PREACHER -...

This beautifully written memoir tells the almost unbelievable story of a South African boy who got as far as Grade 8 in his township primary school, and then hit a glass ceiling. Only through the intervention of a caring Catholic Father was he able to continue with his education. This same township boy recently retired from the University of South Africa as a professor emeritus in Systematic Theology and Theological Ethics. Between these two important events lies a life of extraordinary academic achievement in the United States and deep thinking about his native country. He has written four books, the most influential being The theory and Practice of Black Resistance to Apartheid: A Social-Ethical Analysis. which was later republished in America as Challenge to Apartheid.

Price R278.26

AMANDLA!

Nelson Mandela, first commander of the armed struggle against the apartheid regime in South Africa, buried a gun at his secret hideout shortly before he was betrayed by the CIS and captured by the South African police.

Price R291.30