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CHINGLISH: The Joys of Chinese English
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013 by Oleander Press. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Chinglish is an affectionate look at the strange, charming, tortured and often nonsensical English that is affectionately known as Chinglish. "Trushing name is the first consumers are the highest" as one instruction manual for a motorbike begins. This book is a collection of these failed attempts of the Chinese to get their heads around the complexities of the English language.
JAPLISH: The Joys of Japanese English
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013 by Oleander Press. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
The influence of Western popular culture and the many foreign businessmen and tourists in Japan means that the English language has now become very common. Try as they might, though, they don't always get it quite right. This book is a collection of these failed attempts of the Japanese to get their heads around the complexities of English.
124 Attraktionen in Bangkok
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Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 16,010. Language: German. Published: January 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Bangkok ist hochinteressant, denn es gibt viele Attraktionen in der Stadt, seien es Museen, Wassersport-Parks, Tempel, Einkaufscenter, und selbst mit einer Boeing 737 kann man in einem Flugsimulator als Kapitän fungieren. Die Attraktionen werden einzeln beschrieben, und es werden die besten Verkehrsverbindungen beschrieben. Ob als Single oder als Familie: Bangkok wartet auf Sie!
This is Thailand
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,300. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Unexpected Danger I was walking around at work and deliberating the day’s activities that were ahead of me, when my mobile phone rang. It was my wife calling who had dropped me off, not more than thirty minutes before. She was frantic and crying. “I’m in the car. Something bit me – I’m Pain – I’m pain!” The best I could do was to tell her I was coming and would meet her at the hospital. I dropped
Chiang Rai City Guide
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Series: AsiaForVisitors.com eGuides. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,820. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This small ebook provides a handy guide to the sights of Chiang Rai city in the north of Thailand. It covers more than a dozen temples, museums and artist's homes, most of which can be reached on foot from the city center. Included are descriptions of the famous White Temple, as well as the lesser known Black House, and all of the ancient temples around town.
Rückblick unter Palmen
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,320. Language: German. Published: January 15, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Hier versucht es der Autor mit einer Symbiose, erst blickt er zurück auf die Biografie seines um neun Jahre älteren Bruders, um dann nach seinem Tod seine Rolle weiter zu führen! Mit Ausnahme eines kleinen Zusatzberichtes, handelt es sich dabei um einen Tatsachenbericht. Aufmerksame Leser mögen den Abschnitt erkennen, welcher die Geschichte abgerundet hat! Er ändert aber nichts an den Tatsachen, d
Melaka eGuide
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Series: AsiaForVisitors.com eGuides. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
With its long history at the crossroads of many cultures, and occupation by many different European masters, Melaka has a rich supply of historical and cultural attractions. Although usually visited as part of a packaged day trip from Kuala Lumpur or Singapore, there's actually a lot to see in the old trading port, for those with a keen interest in art, architecture and archeology.
The Strategic Culture of the Islamic Republic of Iran - Operational and Policy Implications, A Nation of Martyrs, Soft Power, Propaganda, Warfare
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,240. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Defining what is the strategic culture of the Islamic Republic of Iran since 1979 is challenging. Its nature is often contradictory and paradoxical and its meaning elusive.
Lebanon -- Where East Meets West
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,120. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Few countries have had so long and complex a history, and few so tortured a recent past, but Lebanon has emerged from it all with a beauty that belies its history and a face that beguiles all comers. Join the author as he tries to understand the fascinating complexities of post-war Lebanon.
Journey to Jordan
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You set the price! Words: 98,830. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Travels of a young Mormon writer to Jordan, Egypt, and the Holy Land.
Chronicles of Nightmarch
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 367,800. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012 by Proglen. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This compilation of the columns of Nightmarch covers its beginnings in the Pattaya Mail newspaper in June 2000 and goes all the way through to its conclusion in the Pattaya One newspaper in September 2011. Almost unwittingly it provides an interesting social history of the growth of the nightlife scene in Pattaya in the first decade of the twenty-first century. This volume also includes items tha
Traveling in Laos
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This is a true account of a friend who traveled through Laos and documented his experiences with the people he met along the way.
Turkey, the Raw Guide
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Series: The Best of Perking the Pansies, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,200. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Have you ever wondered what it’s really like to pitch your tent in a foreign field, particularly a Muslim one? Guidebooks and travelogues only go so far. To get a real feel, you need to ask someone who’s been there, done that and bought all the fake designer t-shirts.
Sorcerers And Cigarettes: Falling Off the Map in Burma
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,850. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
What would you do if you found staring up at an assault rifle in the jungle reaches of one of the most isolated countries on earth? In this funny, thoughtful, bone-breaking account, Daniel Isaac Combs brings us to the edge and back again in modern Myanmar, revealing just what life is like in a country in the midst of profound and historic change.
Everyday Exile
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,720. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Everyday Exile addresses a range of issues which drive Tibetans to leave their homeland and the difficulties they face upon resettling in exile communities in India and Nepal. The book is aimed at those with little or no knowledge of the Tibetan situation. The region's unique culture is introduced, along with descriptions of the settlements and interviews with Tibetans from many walks of life.
A Personal and Political Journey Through Beirut, April/May, 1977
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,530. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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Amidst the Lebanese Civil War in 1977 the author was delivered to an indigenous,bomb-damaged hotel on the Green Line, the dividing line in war-torn Beirut, where he lodged for nearly two weeks. Daily, and nightly, he traversed between West and East Beirut, met with the indomitable inhabitants of that exotic metropolis, and engaged in one incident and revelatory moment after another.
Kingdom of Sharks
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,500. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
It's a bad start to one's career: Alone in a foreign country, broke, homeless, living on borrowed time with an expired visa. That was just the start of one teacher's sojourn through the People's Republic of China.
Rising from the Dust ~ India's Hidden Voices
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,510. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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A quest for adventure becomes a labour of love as Mark Helyar gains intimate access into the heart of a society rarely experienced by the western world.
Taking the Long Way Home: An Unexpected Adventure from Shanghai to Hangzhou
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012 by West Lake Books. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Undisputedly, Hangzhou, known for its extravagant natural beauty and thousands of years of tea and silk culture, is simply the most traditionally elegant city in China. It is a "must see" on an China itinerary. But, be careful how you get there!
Absent Friends ~ The Hidden Dangers of Being an Indian Girl
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Price: Free! Words: 7,710. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Absent Friends places the reality and impact of gender discrimination in the context of daily life in the Himalayan foothills, told through the stories of the girls and women who live there. From the author of Rising from the Dust ~ India's Hidden Voices, it includes references and links to relevant news stories, publications and online material.