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              The Last Maasai Warrior
               

              The Last Maasai Warrior (Paperback)

              By Coates, Frank

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              Two men, an ancient nation ... and an impossible choice An ancient Maasai legend tells of a child born holding a stone in its palm. the story is a warning, and now a baby is born holding a stone in not one but each of its tiny fists ... In 1911, the British government breaks a pr...omise giving the Maasai control of their traditional lands - and now they must choose between war with a powerful enemy or a perilous trek to the land allocated them. Ole Sadera has risen from village scapegoat to leadership of his people. Now he struggles with rapid change - and his desire for another man's wife. George Coll arrives in East Africa to face impossible choices of his own. the Maasai gather to make their historic decision ... and an Empire holds its breath. 'won't disappoint ... exposes a history that changed an unassuming people forever' - BOOKSELLER AND PUBLISHER 'remarkable ... adverturesome ... suffused with tenderness' - AUStRALIAN BOOK REVIEW 'blockbuster adventure with authenticity' - WEEKEND AUStRALIAN
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              ISBN 9780732295653
              Published AU 5 Mar 2013
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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              Whisper at Dawn

              Whisper at Dawn (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Coates, Frank

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              The people, the tribes, the landscape, the legends . . . no one knows Africa like Frank Coates. At the dawn of the 20th century, young Dan Sullivan signs on to fight the Boers, but discovers war has horrors beyond the battle fields. In East Africa, a railway crosses a land with a...n unimaginable throng of wild animals. It is the golden age of the white hunter - men whose exciting lives entice rich hunters to go in search of big, dangerous game. After many failed attempts, old Bill Freeman sees his chance to make his fortune as a hunter and convinces Dan to join his fledgling safari company. Bill's young granddaughter, Liz, falls in love with Dan and with Africa - but tragedy forces her to return to Australia. Years later, as the shadow of the Great War falls across the continent, Liz returns to Africa and the man she has dreamed of since childhood. But Dan has secrets that threaten to shatter their love, and he must finally decide what courage truly means.
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              ISBN 9780732292324
              Published AU 20 Jan 2014
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              Softly Calls the Serengeti

              Softly Calls the Serengeti (Paperback)

              By Coates, Frank

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              A thrilling adventure and a poignant exploration of grief, family and identity, set against the upheavals of twenty-first century Kenya. Amid the violence of Kenya's upcoming presidential elections, Joshua Otieng is caught between the brutal realities of life in the slum and his ...dream of a return to the glories of his ancestral past. Mayasa is a young woman he believes could share his dreams, but the tide of tribal conflict is too strong to resist. Journalist Mark Riley travels to East Africa to find a missing orphan, and to escape the pain of his past. two women - feisty anthropologist Charlotte Manning and beautiful, mysterious Kazlana Ramanova - rekindle his interest in the world. On a journey to the Serengeti, they each discover that there is more to fear than just the wildlife ... 'Coates creates an enthralling, multi-layered tale' - GOOD READING 'A powerful novel' - ILLAWARRA MERCURY
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              ISBN 9780732286507
              Published AU 1 Apr 2012
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              In Search Of Africa
               

              In Search Of Africa (Paperback)

              By Coates, Frank

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              Two countries in turmoil, two lives betrayed and one love that links them. Kip Balmain, a young Australian boy taken to a small town in Africa, finds himself caught up in the violence of colonial Kenya. As the country struggles towards independence, Kip also struggles to understa...nd his mother's vindictive hatred of the father he has never met - and resolves to uncover the mystery of his parentage. In Uganda, Rose Nasonga, a girl at risk after her idyllic village life becomes a nightmare of civil war, uses her beauty to escape into the world of fashion, but learns that her new life can be equally destructive.Out of the horrors of war, across the boundaries of time and race, Kip and Rose discover that their lives are mysteriously linked. And that the paths they travel alone, and ultimately together, lead them inexorably to their greatest discovery. 'robust adventure ... Coates does a fine job suffusing his novel with Eastern Africa's postwar history' tHE AGE 'powerfully recreates the turbulent past' COURIER-MAIL
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              ISBN 9780732295578
              Published AU 1 Apr 2012
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              Echoes From a Distant Land
               

              Echoes From a Distant Land (Paperback)

              By Coates, Frank

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              The people, the tribes, the landscape, the legends . . . no one knows Africa like Frank Coates. A powerful story of doomed love against the backdrop of Africa ... Caught between the traditions of his Kikuyu tribe and the disturbing new ideas of the missionaries, Sam Wangira is of...fered a new life far away in the white man's world. Between the wars, white Kenya is a land of hunting safaris, horse racing and outrageous parties. Dana Northcote is a celebrated socialite but when she embarks on a dangerous, passionate affair, the consequences will echo through the generations. Spanning the first half of the twentieth century and culminating in Kenya's fight for independence from the British Empire, ECHOES FROM A DIStANt LAND is a vivid evocation of a nation in turmoil, and a story of a love that dared to cross the divide. 'powerfully recreates the turbulent past' - COURIER MAIL 'blockbuster adventure with authenticity' - WEEKEND AUStRALIAN
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              ISBN 9780732292317
              Published AU 1 Mar 2013
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              In Search Of Africa
               

              In Search Of Africa (Paperback, New title)

              By Coates, Frank

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              In the darkest days of the Second World War, a bereaved wife learns that her husband has kept an enormous secret, he has fathered an illegitimate child to another woman. She steals the child to raise as her own, and disappears into a new life in Kenya.

              ISBN 9780732282714
              Published AU 1 Jan 2007
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              Roar of the Lion
               

              Roar of the Lion (Paperback)

              By Coates, Frank

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              An epic story of a man who risked life and love to challenge Africa. From the bestselling author of TEARS OF THE MAASAI, BEYOND MOMBASA and IN SEARCH OF AFRICA. Love or empire; ambition or greed? What drives a man to walk from the Cape to Cairo? Ewart Grogan, known to the African...s as Bwana Simba - the man with the cold stare of the lion - is a man of unwavering self-confidence. From his early days fighting for Cecil Rhodes in the Matabele wars, Grogan's passion uniquely equipped him to conquer a continent.He risked all to trek across darkest Africa for the woman he loves and has gone on to dominate the business world of the burgeoning new colony of British East Africa. Domination has come at a price, however. Now, the Great War points its bloody finger towards Africa. And Grogan faces his greatest ordeal - and his most wrenching choice ... praise for Frank Coates's novels:'blockbuster adventure with authenticity' WEEKEND AUStRALIAN 'engaging and entertaining' tHE ADVERtISER
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              ISBN 9780732295561
              Published AU 1 Apr 2012
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              Beyond Mombasa
               

              Beyond Mombasa (Paperback, New title)

              By Coates, Frank

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              This epic new novel takes the reader on an adventure across Africa - a land full of danger and colour, which has, since the dawn of time, resisted the white man's scourge. A land where man is pitted against not only nature, but against himself.

              ISBN 9780732279196
              Published AU 14 Dec 2005
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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              Tears Of The Maasai
               

              Tears Of The Maasai (Paperback)

              By Coates, Frank

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              Taking up a UN posting in Kenya, Jack Morgan meets a beautiful Maasai woman called Malaika. Fleeing her abusive father, she had been forced to abandon her Masaai heritage. But when she is reunited with a Masaai man she met long ago, she is plunged back into a world of tribal resp...onsibilities. Can Malaika and Jack's love have a future?
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              ISBN 9780732279219
              Published AU 15 Dec 2004
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              The Last Maasai Warrior
               

              The Last Maasai Warrior (Paperback)

              By Coates, Frank

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              In 1904, the British government promised to leave the Maasai alone on their traditional lands as long as they shall exist as a people. Seven years later, that promise is shattered, and the Maasai must choose between war with a powerful enemy and a long perilous trek to land alloc...ated to them by the British.
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              ISBN 9780732286484
              Published AU 1 Sep 2009
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