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Silicon Valley Monk: From Metaphysics to Reality on the Buddhist Path
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Price: Free! Words: 102,580. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
"Silicon Valley Monk" is a memoir of one man's attempt to wake up amid the reality distortion field of Silicon Valley - and his own mind.
The Fox Trails: A Bicycle Adventure Along the Mississippi River
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 110,800. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A true story of a man's quest to live in harmony with nature in modern-day America.
I Sold My Gold Tooth for Gas Money: True Tales to Make you Laugh, Chortle, Snicker and Feel Inspired
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 52,580. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Traveling is not for the timid of heart. What can go wrong often does, as twenty-six road warriors relate in this book. Whether it's driving across Canada at Christmastime or journeying to remote corners of the planet, you'll alternately laugh, cringe, giggle and feel inspired by these writers, and the often bizarre and extraordinary circumstances they find themselves in.
A Bear Stole My Fishing Boat: True Tales to Make you Laugh, Chortle, Snicker and Feel Inspired
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 54,610. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
What happens when your trip goes awry? When your sandal-clad foot steps in the cow dung? Perhaps you too have watched with disbelief as your travel plans fell apart, and have been tempted to look up at the cosmos and cry, “Why me?” Join our posse of twenty-five traveling scribes as they endure some of the weirdest, wackiest, and most comic moments of misadventure you are ever likely to read about.
Never Trust a Smiling Bear: True Tales to Make you Laugh, Chortle, Snicker and Feel Inspired
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 50,990. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The fifth volume in Summit Studios bestselling travel and outdoor humor series. Join thirty-one intrepid travel writers who will take you on a journey from Alaska to the Amazon to the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. It’s another helping of zany, absurd and downright preposterous tales of misadventure, some of which are hardly believable.
A Beaver is Eating My Canoe: True Tales to Make you Laugh, Chortle, Snicker and Feel Inspired
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 54,860. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Have you ever felt like the Universe is laughing at you? Like you’re the butt of some great cosmic joke? Fear not! You are not alone. In this long-awaited sequel to Mugged by a Moose, we hope you’ll find a feeling of kinship with our twenty-five free-spirited wanderers as they relate some of their craziest, wackiest, funniest and most inspiring tales of travel from the far side of beyond.
Mugged by a Moose: True Tales to Make you Laugh, Chortle, Snicker and Feel Inspired
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 51,830. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Is a bad day spent outside really better than a good day at the office? This collection of twenty-three short stories, written by twenty semi-intrepid adventurers, aims to answer that question. Alternately laugh, cringe, giggle and feel inspired by our writers as they tell some of the most outrageous tales from the Great Outdoors you've ever heard.
An Italian Village - a perspective on life beside lake Como
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Series: Paul Wright's Italian adventures ยท Earlswood Press Life Stories. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,340. Language: British English. Published: November 7, 2014 by Earlswood Press. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
British ex-pat Paul Wright tells of his life as an artist in a village beside Italy's Lake Como. Occasionally, he visits a group of retired men to catch up on local gossip and takes part in food festivals, although one, involving the eating a lot of rather muddy frogs, turns out rather different from what he expected!
The Five Minute Wine Book
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,590. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014 by Bev Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Wine
Tony Aspler says he is a wine evangelist, not a critic. Here he celebrates the pleasures of the grape and shares nuggets of wisdom. He offers tips for bluffing the best wine snobs, describes flying wine-serving Angels in Las Vegas, and can even use wine to fish. He recounts wine peccadillos of the powerful and shares details on the history and production of wine. Enjoy, glass in hand!
Executive Moves
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,290. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Executive Moves is a captivating account of the life of Mobil Corporation executive Peter Hoverkamp and his wife, Christel. During a career with Mobil that spanned over thirty years, Peter and his wife moved around the northeast and then from the U.S. to live in England, Indonesia, Norway, Saudi Arabia and Qatar and provided the opportunity to reconnect with her lifelong friends in Germany.
Beijing and Beyond: Eating (and spending) our way through China, with personal reflections on China’s coming-of-age criminal justice system... and of my fellow travelers, 1981
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,380. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
This photograph-rich memoir recounts a three-week trek through China's criminal justice system in 1981, just emerging from the destruction of the Cultural Revolution. You'll visit some seldom-seen institutions, like prisons and reform schools, but also meander through amusing commentary on what it is like to travel with 30 "well-heeled" professionals with an inflated sense of their own importance.
Happier Than A Billionaire: The Escape Manual
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,230. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
The Escape Manual is your guide for moving to, living in, or traveling through Costa Rica. In this perfect blend of information and entertainment, Nadine Hays Pisani answers all of your questions in her patented comedic style. She introduces you to her colorful cast of characters as you laugh your way through reading how to obtain residency, avoid crime, find quality healthcare, and much more.
Story Book 3
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,490. Language: German. Published: October 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Story Book 3 - Myanmar + Laos Edition - Mit Fotos, Karten und City-Maps, Verkehrsverbindungen, Tipps und Tricks, Unterkünften, und vieles mehr! »Laos - Die besten Attraktionen« Hier werden die besten Attraktionen von Laos vorgestellt. »92 Attraktionen in Myanmar« In diesem Buch, werden 92 Attraktionen von Myanmar vorgestellt, die sich lohnen, sie zu besichtigen.
Franklin, Oops, Mud & Cupcake: Canoeing the Coppermine, Seal, Anderson & Snowdrift Rivers in Northern Canada
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,930. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014 by Agio Publishing House. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Franklin, Oops, Mud & Cupcake is an engaging account of four canoe trips in northern Canada written by outdoor author and adventurer Michael D. Pitt. Michael's intimate writing style brings you "into the canoe" as he and his wife Kathleen discover the strength, challenges and self-reliance that come from absolute isolation. The trips are down the Coppermine, Seal, Anderson and Snowdrift rivers.
Traveling Softly and Quietly
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,090. Language: American English. Published: October 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A young man's journey for meaning on and off the beaten path.
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. . .
Moose on the Loose: True Tales to Make you Laugh, Chortle, Snicker and Feel Inspired
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 52,710. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Travel brings with it extraordinary moments—from the whimsical to the hilarious to the downright absurd. By following in the footsteps of previous bestselling humor titles such as "Mugged by a Moose" and "A Beaver is Eating My Canoe," our twenty-six writers continue to celebrate those moments. While outlandish things can happen on the road less traveled, there's no such thing as a bad story!
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.
Little Snowbirds: A Love Story on Wheels
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,070. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Amusement & theme parks
"Little Snowbirds: A Love Story on Wheels" is the story of a young couple who throw off the shackles of conventional wisdom to experience life on the edge—living like retired Snowbirds. This funny and heartwarming tale takes armchair travelers on a fantastic, 18-month RV road trek around the U.S. as Erin and Patrick search the highways for a new perspective on life.