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A Thailand Diary Volume 2 July - 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.
Travels in Turkey
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 76,090. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The author traveled around Turkey, with his turkish partner, and met many people far away from the developing tourist hot-spots. He stayed with Turkish people and their families, explored places where few Europeans have been; unspoiled coastal towns, remote villages in the Olympus mountains, medieval communities near the Black Sea coast and the amazing scenery and geology of Kapadokya.
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.
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.
Your Health Guide for the Indian Subcontinent
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 93,990. Language: British English. Published: July 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health
'Your Health Guide for the Indian Subcontinent' is a practical user-friendly book offering tips on prevention of health risks, along with advice on how to tackle common problems; whether at home or travelling within the subcontinent. This book is essential for Local citizens, Domestic tourists, visiting and returning NRI’s, Inbound tourists and Expatriates living in the subcontinent.
Bosnia and Herzegovina in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Military, Religion, Serbs and Croats, Sarajevo, Tuzla, Zenica, Mostar
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 103,680. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Azerbaijan in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Azeri Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Military, Religion, Traditions, Baku, Mingacevir, Naxcivan City
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 102,240. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Azerbaijan.
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.
The Updated South African Story
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 134,750. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
An easy-to-read collection of entertaining commentaries covering every aspect of South Africa, written especially for the foreign visitor, or anyone who just wishes to know more about South Africa without having to purchase a library or enrol in a university.
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.
How Does One Dress to Buy Dragonfruit? True Stories of Expat Women in Asia
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,880. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 by Typhoon Media. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In this collection, twenty-six women reveal the truth about expatriate life in modern East Asia through original works of memoir and creative non-fiction. Their experiences are varied and unique, demonstrating that expat women's lives go far beyond the stereotypical. Together, they create a portrait of the modern expatriate experience that will both resonate and inspire.
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.
Rainbow Nation Navigation - A practical guide to South African cultures (revised edition)
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 60,760. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
With 11 official languages and an abundance of cultures, interacting with South Africans can be very complicated. Rainbow Nation Navigation offers a guide to the background, history and habits of each main South African culture: from Zulu to Afrikaner; Tswana to Xhosa; Pedi to Venda. Fun illustrations. Fascinating facts. Updated statistics. Main greetings tips. Even taxi culture!
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.