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The poisonwood Bible : a novel —Kingsolver, Barbara.

The family of a Baptist missionary begins to unravel after they embark on a 1959 mission to the Belgian Congo, where they find their lives transformed over the course of three decades.

The headhunter's daughter —Myers, Tamar.

In 1945, an infant left inadvertently to die in the jungles of the Belgian Congo is discovered by a young Bashilele tribesman on a mission to claim the head of an enemy. Recognized as human--despite her pale white skin a...

City of saints & thieves —Anderson, Natalie C., author.

Sixteen-year-old Tina and two friends leave Kenya and slip into the Congo, from where she and her mother fled years before, seeking revenge for her mother's murder but uncovering startling secrets.

Rickie and Henri : a true story —Goodall, Jane, 1934-

When her human guardian goes on a business trip, Ricki, an orphaned chimpanzee infant, adopts Henri, a shaggy dog, as her "mother."

The poisonwood bible —Kingsolver, Barbara.
Book On CD
1998
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The Poisonwood Bible is a story told by the wife and four daughters of Nathan Price, a fierce evangelical Baptist who takes his family and mission to the Belgian Congo in 1959. They carry with them all they believe they ...

The gunman

A sniper on an unscrupulous slaying team kills the minister of mines of the Congo. Terrier's successful kill shot requires him to go into hiding to safeguard himself and his team from revenge. Terrier goes back to the Co...

Heart of darkness —Taylor, Nancy, 1947-

"Resting one night on a boat on the River Thames, Charlie Marlow tells his friends about his experiences as a steamboat captain on the River Congo. There, in the heart of Africa, his search for the extraordinary Mr. Kurt...

The legend of Tarzan

It has been years since the man once known as Tarzan left the jungles of Africa behind for a gentrified life as John Clayton III, Lord Greystoke, with his beloved wife, Jane at his side. Now, he has been invited back to ...

King Solomon's curse —McDermott, Andy.

Nina Wilde is back on the hunt. Now a presenter of her own TV documentary series, Nina is in Jerusalem. Clues found at the Ark of the Covenant recovery site have led her to the ruins of the First Temple, buried beneath T...

The mission song —Le Carré, John, 1931-2020

A tale of mystery and corruption set in post-colonial Africa. As interpreter Bruno Salvador eagerly plays his small part in brokering a deal that could bring peace and prosperity to his native Congo, he stumbles into a c...

Dark side of valor —Singleton, Alicia.

Child advocate Lelia Freeman saves children for a living. As the director of ChildSafe Shelters, she ventures to abandoned squats and crackhouses to rescue teens from the hellish streets of Los Angeles. When she is summo...

Recoil —McNab, Andrew.

Initially ex-special forces soldier Nick Stone heads to the Congo to pursue matters of the heart but once there he finds himself at the centre of a conspiracy in the war-torn country.

The headhunter's daughter —Myers, Tamar.
Large Print
2011
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In 1945, an infant left inadvertently to die in the jungles of the Belgian Congo is discovered by a young Bashilele tribesman on a mission to claim the head of an enemy. Recognised as human--despite her pale white skin a...

Heart of darkness —Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924.
Book On CD
2002
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A journey up the river in the Belgian Congo is also a journey into the darkest part of a man's soul.

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