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A Thailand Diary 1 July - 31 December
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,590. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The diary is a no holds barred account of the lifestyle and customs which you will find in the Land of Smiles. Matt Owens Rees does not hold back any punches in this candid look at the Thais and Thailand. He shows the paradise of Thailand as well as the bits no-one wants to talk about. Because authentic Thai people crop up regularly in the pages of the diary readers get a true view of the country
A Thailand Diary 1 January - 31 December
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,940. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
One of a series of books on Thailand culture and lifestyle, written in a diary format and introducing real Thai people. Read what the Thais feel about the culture shock that foreigners usually experience during their visits here and be entertained by the surprises that Westerners find in their contact with the Thais. A readable and often humourous book with entries that are fun to browse. . .
A Teacher on the Yukon - The Rampart Alaska Letters
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 72,600. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Graham Publishing Group. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
In 1969 I fulfilled a childhood dream and moved to Alaska. The Federal government was my travel agent, having accepted my application to become a VISTA Volunteer, an application which I had stamped “Alaska Only! ” With foresight that continues to astonish me, I asked my parents, to keep the letters that I sent home. As a result I have approximately 350 letters covering the years 1969 - 1977.
Renovating Vonnegut
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,650. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Renovating Vonnegut tells the story of Lake Maxinkuckee, Culver Military Academy, Culver, Indiana, and how author Kurt Vonnegut and his family are related to them. It also tells of the renovation of one of the Vonneguts' summer cottages on the east shore of Lake Maxinkuckee.
Lands End to John O Groats - Cycling the Google Route
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,710. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Smashed from his bicycle by an articulated truck Royston Wood found himself unable to complete a long planned for 875 mile cycling event. Battling the demons of failure he devised a plan to ride a similar distance across the UK from Land’s End to John O’Groats. With only a few days to plan the whole trip he delegated the routing to Google Maps. Cycle routing was brand new and in beta testing: what
A Bathtub in Our Garden
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Price: $5.17 USD. Words: 52,880. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
An amusing account of the attempted ecological renovation of an ancient French farmhouse in the heart of the countryside.
Sophie, Rice and Fish
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Price: Free! Words: 70,830. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Stuck in a job he hates, madly smitten with a woman two decades his junior, racing helplessly into middle age and living in a world where vodka and orange juice is considered breakfast food, Mark Hill quits his job and moves to a small town in Southern Portugal. To see photographs of the people and places mentioned in "Sophie, Rice and Fish" visit http://www.sophiericeandfish.weebly.com.
Smart Guide Italy: Rome and Florence
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 79,100. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Rome or Florence? Why choose when you can visit both. Smart Guide Italy: Rome and Florence provides everything you need to plan and enjoy a long weekend or an entire week in two of the most fascinating cities in Europe. Smart Guide Features: -Top attractions rated according to importance -Historical and background info -Full-color photos -Maps of neighborhoods -Opening hours -Easy Nav -Tips
Second Time Lucky
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,940. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Like thousands of others, Derek Paterson was incarcerated in Chile's notorious National Stadium following the coup of 11 September 1973. Politically and economically it was a different country when he returned to live 36 years later. This time he travelled throughout the country, reaffirming his love for the people and the landscape.
Smart Guide Italy: Florence
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $2.25 USD. Words: 62,920. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Smart Guide Italy: Florence contains advice and tips that will help newcomers and veteran travelers get the most from their visit to one of Italy's most famous cities. Along with background information to all of Florence's major monuments readers will discover great places to eat, sleep and enjoy the dolce vita in the Tuscan capital: Duomo, Uffizi Galleries, Ponte Vecchio, Palazzo Pitti and more.
Smart Guide Italy: Rome
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,640. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Smart Guide Italy: Rome 2014 is the most up-to-date and complete guide to the Eternal city. Travelers will find everything they need for an unforgettable visit presented in a convenient and easy-to-use format. Smart Guide includes information on planning a visit, navigating the city, experiencing Italian culture and exploring the beauty of Rome.
The Alaska Backgrounder, Volume One: Perils and Promise
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,450. Language: American English. Published: May 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Perils and Promise is a story-based narrative that connects Alaska’s pre-history with present-day, highlighting many of the perils faced by those coming into the country, and the promise that spurred them onward. The book also features in-depth answers to the most frequently asked questions by visitors, lots of facts and figures, where to go and what to see and do.
There Were Three Ships
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Price: $3.83 USD. Words: 68,480. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Three shiploads of settlers sail for a magnificent, isolated bay to establish a Utopia. But Australia, the oldest continent, settled by Europeans less than 100 years before, strikes back at the intruders through its climate, terrain and proud first people. Here in full for the first time is the award-winning story of the doomed Camden Harbour expedition of 1864-65.
Scared of Scorpions: My Year of Hell in the Holy Land
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 131,430. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
Songwriter Chauncey Roberts is robbed of his movie camera in Syria, beginning a hellish year in which his Palestine, My Heart Concert in Bethlehem is cancelled because of the Gaza Flotilla Tragedy, his TV sitcom nearly comes into being, and he begins Camp Evil in which Jewish settlers attack a scout camp. He overstays his Israeli visa by nine months, escaping at Tel Aviv's airport.
Msomi and Me
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,960. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Tales of the African Bush, recounting the incredible highs and devastating lows that occur when running a game-lodge in Africa. In the company of an incredible man, my life at the lodge was an experience second to none.
The 2014-2015 Honolulu Real Estate Guide
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Price: Free! Words: 74,250. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014 by Wexford House Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home buying
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Everything you need to know about Honolulu real estate. Insider tips about buying and selling real estate in Honolulu. Information about surrounding towns, and which is best for you and your family, including interviews with buyers who know the area best. Insight into employment opportunities, schools, health care, recreational and cultural activities, shopping, climate, transportation, and more.
A Bashful Country Boy Goes on Walkabout
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,190. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014 by The Florida Hooiser. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
At this period of time in the history of man, there is probably more individual searching being done into the theories behind the origin of the human race,what happens after death,the possibility of life on other planets, and what our relationship is to these life forms, if they do exist. This is an account of my thirty year journey
Portugal - Europe's Best-Kept Secret
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 63,040. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
A unique blend of practical information, humorous anecdotes and insider's tips about Portugal. Get to know the real story of Portugal and it's people
Dog Team to Dawson: A Quest for the Cosmic Bannock and Other Yukon Stories
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,850. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Agio Publishing House. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Dog racing
"Dog Team to Dawson" is a nostalgic collection of four true Yukon stories written by bestselling author Bruce Batchelor. The title story is the account of two young people travelling by dog team, tackling a long-abandoned Gold Rush era route. This book is the prequel to "Nine Dog Winter", providing readers of that classic account with earlier adventures into the heart and soul of Canada's North.
Sunshine and Orange Blossom
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,830. Language: British English. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Ralph Morris’ horizons are broader than his modest upbringing on the coast of North East Lincolnshire might suggest. He combines the thrill of visiting new places and cultures with his love of people watching, a hobby which gives both him and his family much entertainment.