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I Am Vietnamese
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You set the price! Words: 73,710. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies
Think Pho Ga for the Vietnamese soul. This is an edgy collection of 70+ English short stories from Vietnamese people across the world about our struggles with cultural identity, failure, parents, expectations, and life itself. Contributing authors include best-sellers Madeline Truong, Andrew Pham, Andrew Lam, and MasterChef Christine Ha, and many talented amateurs. All proceeds go to charity!
The Diamond & the Star
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,620. Language: British English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
With the world and the human race facing serious problems ranging from global warming, environmental despoliation, terrorism, war and a major economic downturn, many writers are trying to goad mankind into action. The author argues they `are written in an evangelical or rhetorical way, as though society can somehow be swayed into adopting some new or im-proved consciousness'.
How I Became a Conservative
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Price: Free! Words: 28,640. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social classes
An odyssey through college, New York slums, domestic version of the peace corps, welfare, running a home for mental patients, land-lording, and writing.
Jak přišel svět na svět
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 58,830. Language: Czech. Published: November 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Jak si lidé z různých končin planety Země představovali stvoření světa? Různě. V této knize je shrnuto více než sto padesát pověstí, evropskými počínaje, přes Asii, obě Ameriky a Tichý oceán až ke kolébce lidstva, Africe.
Dziedzictwo religijne Islamu. Ideologiczny asumpt eskalacji konfliktu społeczno-politycznego na tle kulturowo-cywilizacyjnego pluralizmu
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 42,550. Language: Polish. Published: November 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Islamic studies
Celem pracy było scharakteryzowanie źródeł wszelkich elementów wpływających na negatywne reperkusje w kwestii zawiązanego dialogu chrześcijańsko-islamskiego na tle zmieniającej się rzeczywistości i kierunku możliwych interpretacji prognostycznych dalszego rozwoju procesów odziaływujących na dynamikę uniwersalistycznej wizji determinizmu religijno-kulturowego i warunków potencjalnej uniformizacji.
Puppets of Faith: Theory of Communal Strife
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Price: Free! Words: 83,720. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Islamic studies
How is it that the western-educated, non-conformist, Muslim youth all over, not to speak of the fresh converts that too from the Christian world get attracted to fight for Islam and die for it? This novel exercise that delves into this least explored aspect of Islamic ethos has the potential to expand the horizons of the Muslim mind for universal good.
A Weaver of Inclines
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Series: The Rabbit of Usk, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,180. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
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A Weaver of Inclines, tells of our hero's first attempt to belong to the clans of the English. This attempt is ably assisted by a man of many parts whose substance and advice is up for debate.
The Last Catholic Colony: Scenes and Voices from Mangalore
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,910. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Two coming-of-age stories, one soaked in Catholicism, another magical and Marquez-like, are woven together into this book of fiction and nonfiction set in the coastal South Indian town of Mangalore and its surrounding villages. A colorful, witty, vibrant buffet of local culture, character, history, religion, and myths, "The Last Catholic Colony," consists is fiction blended with nonfiction.
My Little Po-Mo: Unauthorized Critical Essays on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Season Two
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,900. Language: American English. Published: October 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
This second volume of essays in the My Little Po-Mo series combines critical analysis of the second season of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic with ethnographic examination of its fandom, with a focus on what might be called the "dark side" of the latter. Sex, death, and chaos, handled as only a children's cartoon can!
How to Grow a Mask
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,580. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Josh Sitter author of “How to Grow a Mask”. The story of Haardt Zongo, one of the first members of Anonymous, the internet’s most elusive hacktivists for global change, follow him as he hitchhikes he way through Latin America.
Understanding and Using Chinese Grammar: An Easy-to-Use Guide with Clear Rules, Real-World Examples, and 200+ Pictures showing Daily Life in China.
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 63,740. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Mandarin
“Interesting,” “practical,” and “unique” are the right words for describing this grammar book. This book not only introduces the fundamental knowledge about the Chinese language but also, and more importantly, reveals the reasons behind the principles and rules, which helps learners to understand this language and apply the grammar rules well.
My Berlin
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,920. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Detlev Kirchgatter was a child during the Nazi era, who escaped what became East Germany as a refugee in 1947. His wide-ranging experience brings a unique perspective to the enormous political, social and economic changes which have characterized the past fifty years. A must read for anyone studying or interested in German history.
Pokolenie bez granic
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Price: Free! Words: 33,910. Language: Polish. Published: September 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Książka, która odmieni Twoje spojrzenie na życie Polaków za granicą! Przeczytaj inspirujące, nieznane historie z życia młodej polskiej emigracji. Dlaczego warto wyjeżdżać z kraju? Dlaczego warto wracać do Polski? Dowiesz się więcej z historii przedstawicieli Pokolenia bez granic.
Antiutopias
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Price: Free! Words: 69,950. Language: Unknown language. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
ANTIUTOPIAS - literatura, cinema e crítica social 1895-1990
A Gentle Transition - A Guide to Loss and the Fear of Death
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,750. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying
This unique book is the definitive guide on Death, covering such important subjects as, death of a lover, death of a child, death of a parent, death of a friend & death of a pet. Controversial topics such as Death relating to murder, war, executions, suicide, NDE's, reincarnation, Heaven & dying are all explored sensitively. You will never fear death again! One to share with family & friends!
Far From Home - Stories of the homeless and the search for the heart's true home
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Price: Free! Words: 57,820. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Mention the word 'homeless' and most people imagine an old tramp in a doorway but, young and old, many people whose lives seem secure can experience homelessness. These moving and honest interviews invite awareness that home means more than a roof over our heads; people may become homeless or rootless within their own mind or body, society or family. Sooner or later, we all need to find our way ho
The George Miller/Romero Connection, Was Mad Max a Survivor of the Zombie Holocaust?
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,050. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Comparison of film genres... Zombie and Holocaust. Focusing mainly on George A Romero and George Miller's visions of a world gone mad. And drawing the conclusion that both actually took place in the same universe... one caused the other!
'The Flying Whip' -The Story of Braithwaite 'Brait' Wilson and the Ullswater Foxhounds
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,300. Language: British English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
Braithwaite "Brait" Wilson was appointed whipper-in to the Ullswater Foxhounds in 1911, aged 26, having followed hounds most of his life. His agility and swift-footedness soon earned him the nickname of 'The Flying Whip'. However, his military service during WWI and later life have always been an enigma, but Ron's account using contemporary reports, begins to throw some light on this.
Lies with Long Legs
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 180,510. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
In his painstakingly long academic journey through mountains of source material available in Europe, Prof Prodosh Aich establishes that the entire understanding of India developed by self-claimed scholars from West is erroneous, since the initial attempt to comprehend ancient India through the Vedas was itself faulty.
Illusions
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 61,100. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014 by Gingernut Books Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories
Philip Gardiner for the first time in years is releasing a new book. An all-encompassing foray into the world of secret societies, mind manipulation, Royal families, UFOs, Nazis, propaganda, religion, mass murderers and everything in between. Prepare to have your mind exercised.