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Summary: Bandits target a gold miner and his granddaughter in 19th century South Africa. Robert Gunnar is the bandit with a heart of gold, who is after Price's cache of gold, but falls in love with his granddaughter.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miracle Pictures 2002

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Jackals 2002

Van Niekerk, Colleen

Summary: South Africa, 1994. Against a backdrop of apartheid and racial violence, Yolanda Petersen returns to the land of her youth at the behest of her mother. While there Yolanda longs to reconnect with her estranged daughter, Ingrid, the product of an illegal mixed-race affair with a white man. But Ingrid is missing, and as Yolanda quickly discovers, she isn't the only woman in Cape Town desperate to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little a 2021

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC VAN

Doyle, Arthur Conan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Duckworth 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 916.8 DOY

Livingstone, David

1 hold on 1 copy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cooper Square Press 2002

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Lessing, Doris May

Summary: Feeling trapped and alienated by her husband, Martha Quest must choose between the security of marriage and the sacrifices of independence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1993

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LES

Lessing, Doris May

Summary: Intelligent, sensitive, and fiercely passionate, Martha Quest is a young woman living on a farm in Africa, feeling her way through the torments of adolescence and early womanhood.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perennial 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LES

Godwin, Peter

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 968.9105 GOD

Matthiessen, Peter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crescent 1972

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 967 MAT

Estes, Richard.

Summary: "The Safari Companion enables readers to recognize and interpret visible behavioral activities, such as courtship rituals, territorial marking, aggression, and care of young. Each account of over 80 species includes a behavioral table in which the unique actions of the hoofed mammals, carnivores, and primates are described for easy reference. In addition, useful maps show the major national...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea Green Pub. Co. 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 599.096 EST

Godwin, Peter.

Summary: This work traces how the author routinely traveled between his Manhattan home to Zimbabwe to check on his aging parents, visits during which he witnessed the African region's dramatic descent into social and political turmoil.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: W.F. Howes 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 968.9105 GOD

St. John, Lauren

Summary: A second prophesy, this time involving dolphins, comes true for eleven-year-old Martine, an orphaned South African girl who has mystical powers over animals, when she embarks on a school trip to study marine life off the coast of Mozambique.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD ST J

Hanes, Stephanie.

Summary: "The stunningly beautiful Gorongosa National Park, once the crown jewel of Mozambique, was nearly destroyed by decades of civil war. It looked like a perfect place for Western philanthropy: revive the park and tourists would return, a win-win outcome for the environment and the impoverished villagers living in the area. So why did some researchers find the local communities actually getting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt and Company 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333 HAN

St. John, Lauren

Summary: A second prophesy, this time involving dolphins, comes true for eleven-year-old Martine, an orphaned South African girl who has mystical powers over animals, when she embarks on a school trip to study marine life off the coast of Mozambique.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2008

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC StJ

Dugard, Martin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 DUG

Brandt, Nick

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams 2009

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 779.32 BRA

Lessing, Doris May

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flamingo 1993

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LES

Summary: Ian Wright, Justine Shapiro, Holly Morris, Sami Sabiti and Andrew Daddo explore the customs and cultures of Mozambique, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, and Malawi.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Pilot Productions 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 916.8 SOU

Aki, Evi

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: In Flavors of Africa, Evi Aki shares the traditional Nigerian dishes she grew up enjoying, as well as typical eats from all across the continent. She introduces customary recipes from each of Africa's different regions, including meals from Ethiopia, Ghana, South Africa, Kenya, Morocco, Egypt, Angola and more, all of which she collected with the help of relatives and family friends. Whether...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Page Street Publishng Co. 2018

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Unwin, Mike

Summary: Perhaps no other creature has so compelling a gaze as the owl. Its unblinking stare mesmerizes; its nocturnal lifestyle suggests secrets and mystery. This lavishly illustrated book celebrates owls from every corner of the world and offers abundant details on fifty-three of the most striking and interesting species, from the tiny Elf Owl of southwestern American deserts to the formidable...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press, [2016] 2016

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: 598 UNW

Summary: Experience the wildlife of the Okavango Delta, an oasis and lush paradise in Southern Africa that connects a wide array of creatures. Lions chase elephants, who chase hippos, who chase crocodiles.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV OKA

Brett, Jan

Summary: In this adaptation of the traditional folktale, three little dassies (also called rock hyraxes) build their houses in the Namib Desert of Southern Africa, hoping for protection from the eagle that lives atop a nearby mountain.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 BRE

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 398.2 Brett 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE BRE

Nelson, Jo

Summary: "Welcome to the museum! Here you will find a collection of objects from ancient civilisations. Objects of beauty, functionality, war, life, death and burial. As you wander from room to room, explore the magnificence of what civilisations have left behindover thousands of years of human history!"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BPP 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 930.1 NEL

Baranowski, Claire

Summary: Fodor’s correspondents highlight the best African safari destinations in both eastern and southern Africa. Travelers will be able to determine which African safari destination is best for them and plan their trip step by step starting months before departure up to the day of arrival. We cover the best local and international safari tour operators with information on how to create a dream...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fodor's Travel 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 910 TRAVEL AFRICA

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 916 AFR

Summary: The powerful tale of an unbreakable bond of friendship between a cheetah named Duma and a courageous young boy named Xan. Xan faces the true test of love when he must cross the wilds of Southern Africa to return his best friend to his rightful home.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA DUM

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Duma 2005

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