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Scot Free - A Journey from the Arctic to New Mexico
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Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 129,170. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The first in the trilogy describing Alastair Scott's epic five-year journey around the world, much of it wearing a kilt. On and (sometimes very far) off the beaten track, he brings the unusual and the eccentric vividly before our eyes, giving many an unforgettable portrait of people with whom he shared, for brief moments or extended periods, his own delight in humanity in all its forms.
Alaska/McPooch Mail-A-Tale: A'mushin' in Alaska
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Series: McPooch Mail-A-Tale/STATE, STATE. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013 by A. A. Randazzo. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Other
Each "McPooch Mail-A-Tale" has an adventure and fun facts about a great state in the USA. Characters include J. Pierpont McPooch, the globe-trotting hound dog, his sassy sidekick, Trixie, and Big Bad Benny, the pirate cat, who is after McPooch's magic suitcase. Send a "postcard" on your travels or your home state to the special children in your life.
Wanderlust - an Anthology of Best Extracts from the Round-the-World Trilogy: Scot Free, A Scot Goes South & A Scot Returns
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Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 162,100. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Alastair Scott's epic five-year sojourn roughing it round the world was originally (and still is) published in three volumes. Wanderlust brings together a 'best' collection of his writings from this journey. He writes with deep insight and caustic humour; diverse, bizarre, beautiful and poignant impressions of our world and humanity in all its forms. This is a delight from start to finish.
Bear 2 Cross Stitch Pattern
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 690. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013 by L H. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Bear 2 Cross Stitch Pattern Size on 14 count roughly 9" X 6" Includes Cross Stitch Tips
Chacun sa route
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,200. Language: French. Published: May 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Seul, à vélo, de l'Alaska à la Terre de Feu. A l'image des papillons monarques fuyant les températures hivernales, Philippe Jacq quitte les parcs nationaux nord-américains pour l'Amérique Centrale avant de se hisser sur la cordillère des Andes pour atteindre Ushuaia au terme d'une formidable aventure de 24000 Km. Parcourir la Panaméricaine en solitaire laisse du temps au voyage intérieur...
The Death of the Dollar
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: American English. Published: May 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
This is a fiction story about a possible future of the United States. Overspending and over-borrowing put the U.S. in great debt to China. In 2030, China called the loan, to be paid back in gold. China knew there wasn't enough gold in the world to cover the $40 trillion debt that had piled up over the years. China gave the U.S. "an offer it couldn't refuse."
Little House in the Arctic
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,180. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013 by Dust Jacket. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Adventure & Adventurers
Little House in the Arctic is a true story of a bygone era written for “children of all ages.” It will capture your imagination from the very first page as you read about pioneer life in a rugged land. In this exciting book, Kathy Slamp tells how her family (including a brand new baby) was uprooted from their comfortable, warm life in south Texas and moved to frigid Alaska.
Little House in the Rain Forest
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,440. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013 by Dust Jacket. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Adventure & Adventurers
Little House in the Rain Forest is a sequel to Kathy’s popular book, Little House in the Arctic. It, too, is a true story packed with adventure and written for “children of all ages.” After five years in Fairbanks and one year “outside,” Kathy’s family felt the draw of the north and returned to Juneau in the Southeast panhandle of Alaska.
Alaskan Heart
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,290. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Cassie has never experienced anything like Alaska, and is drawn to its natural beauty. She's also drawn to Jason, one of the wilderness guides, but has no intention of betraying Charles. Jason will never allow anyone near his heart again. The risks are too great. But Cassie is unlike anyone he has ever met. She belongs in Alaska, not married to Charles who treats her like a child.
After the Galaxy
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,800. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Captain Dave Shoemaker's account of the crisis on the Fishing Vessel Galaxy ranks as one of the great stories of sea survival. No one knew of the plight of his vessel, 30 miles southwest of the Pribilofs, the remote fur seal islands north of the Aleutian Chain; even if they did know, rescue units were hours away. Their circumstance was hopeless, yet 23 of 26 men and women would ultimately survive.