Liberia

Books in this genre are set in or about Liberia.

She Would Be King
The House at Sugar Beach
This Child Will Be Great: Memoir of a Remarkable Life by Africa's First Woman President
The Dragons, the Giant, the Women: A Memoir
Mighty Be Our Powers: How Sisterhood, Prayer, and Sex Changed a Nation at War
Madame President: The Extraordinary Journey of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
Journey Without Maps
The Darling
A Marker to Measure Drift
Chasing the Devil: The Search for Africa's Fighting Spirit
Another America: The Story of Liberia and the Former Slaves Who Ruled It
Allah is Not Obliged
Dream Country
And Still Peace Did Not Come: A Memoir of Reconciliation
Blue Clay People: Seasons on Africa's Fragile Edge
Mr. Impossible by Loretta ChaseAs You Desire by Connie BrockwayThe Other Guy's Bride by Connie BrockwayA Spear of Summer Grass by Deanna RaybournMr. Impossible by Loretta Chase
Historical Romance Set in Africa
49 books — 18 voters
Things Fall Apart by Chinua AchebeCutting for Stone by Abraham   VergheseThe Poisonwood Bible by Barbara KingsolverHalf of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieThe No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith
Fictitious Africa
484 books — 266 voters

Cleopatra by Stacy SchiffCatherine the Great by Robert K. MassieNefertiti by Michelle MoranThe White Princess by Philippa GregoryVictoria The Queen by Julia Baird
Female Rulers
195 books — 36 voters
Everfair by Nisi ShawlNot So Stories by David Thomas MooreA Stranger in Olondria by Sofia Samatarالخباء by Miral al-TahawyMemoirs of a Porcupine by Alain Mabanckou
Africa-Influenced Epic Fantasy
19 books — 3 voters


Hank Bracker
Present day interactions between the races are directly related to what happened many generations ago. Although we as a people are not directly to blame for what happened those many years ago, many of us do carry with us a collective guilt or shame that can only be attributed to these events. However, we are responsible for how we interact with people of all races now. I am of the opinion that how we feel and act towards others, to a great extent came to us from our elders and the society that w ...more
Captain Hank Bracker, The History of Liberia & West Africa

Hank Bracker
Asking him about how I was expected to do all of this, he told me that “Maine turns out good seaman and they needed another Harbor Pilot at the Liberian Port.” At first I didn’t understand his reasoning for this, however he explained that Farrell Lines, being one of three American companies that constituted the “Port of Monrovia Company,” had the responsibility to operate the marine part of it. Liam Janssens, the chief pilot, was leaving for Belgium and would be on leave for the next few months. ...more
Captain Hank Bracker, "Seawater Two...."

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