Books tagged: asia

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Neville Changes Villages
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,300. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Neville Palmer is the last of the Teddy Boys. Afraid his nefarious activities will finally catch up with him, Neville decides to escape abroad armed with a suitcase full of Elvis music, drape jackets and pneumatic breasts. He becomes embroiled in a series of bizarre adventures that take him from the rock and roll clubs of London to the gates of Siam Sanitary Land. Neville discovers that Thai famil
Handover
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,900. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Handover, a vivid, cinematic new novella by Paul Blaney, writer in residence at Rutgers University, peels back the skin of expatriate Hong Kong to uncover vengeance, betrayal, and madness
Success Factors in Implementing Primary and Secondary Education Projects
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Education
This synthesis draws lessons from various independent evaluations and self-evaluations (project/program completion reports) of successful primary and secondary education programs and projects funded by the Asian Development Bank.
JAPLISH: The Joys of Japanese English
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013 by Oleander Press. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
The influence of Western popular culture and the many foreign businessmen and tourists in Japan means that the English language has now become very common. Try as they might, though, they don't always get it quite right. This book is a collection of these failed attempts of the Japanese to get their heads around the complexities of English.
The Seagulls
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 87,730. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: January 22, 2013 by Copperhill Media. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The people of the coastal areas of Kerala live catching fish from the Arabian Sea. In olden times rich people used to exploit the poor. In the summer seasons, waterspouts are formed in the sea due to extreme heat. Seeing the waterspouts, the uneducated fishing people believe they were the wicked dealings of evil spirits.
Ho Chi Minh City für Fortgeschrittene
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 14,820. Language: German. Published: January 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Ho Chi Minh City ist die größte Stadt im Süden Vietnams. Eine traumhafte Stadt ist ein Paradies für Fotografen. Welche Stadtteile sind teuer oder billig zum Wohnen? Was kostet Vietnam? Wo sind die Hotels? Wie finde ich einen Job in Vietnam? Dieses Buch ist ihr Kompass für diese wunderschöne Stadt.
Asia Specific
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,830. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Business and leisure travel in Asia exposing the challenges when attempting to adapt to foreign cultures. Stories include Living in SIN’gapore, Two Nights in Bangkok, Anarchy in Patong Beach, The Chiang Mai High, Wat to see in Siem Reap, The Mushroom Cloud, The Trouble with India, KOh! Samui, Ho ho ho Chi Minh, The Singha Shuffle, Very Hanoi’ing, Wild Man in Borneo, plus lots more
Lessons Learned from ADB's Response to the Global Economic Crisis of 2008-2009
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development
This synthesis distills the lessons and key findings from a real-time evaluation study on the Asian Development Bank's response to the global economic crisis of 2008–2009.
Il ritorno dell'Impero di Mezzo
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Series: Incroci, Book 6. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,980. Language: Italian. Published: February 5, 2013 by Fuoco Edizioni. Category: Essay » Political
La grande strategia della Repubblica Popolare Cinese in Asia nel XXI secolo.
The Gunners of Shenyang
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 73,410. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Yu Jihui's memoir of his life as a university student in China as the nation starved during Mao's Great Leap Forward.