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Travel is my Passion
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,530. Language: American English. Published: February 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Travel is my Passion begins with a short essay on my philosophy of world travel that can be summed up in four short sentences: Be a dreamer. Be open-minded. Be confident. Be prepared. The book continues with 29 chapters of stories about my extensive travels in 34 countries in 6 regions of the world. The book ends with a description of one of my four journeys around the world.
Giant Pandas: Cuddly Bamboo Lovers
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Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Bears
Giant pandas are animals that live in China. For many years, people couldn't decide if a panda was part of the bear family or part of the raccoon family. Now they know that they are really bears. They look like a huge, cuddly bear. They have four legs and a short, stubby tail. Find out what a panda is, where it lives, what it eats, who are its enemies, and how babies are raised. For ages 7 to 10.
Under a Tropical Sun
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,150. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
On a moonlit evening in 1951, three American Navy men are beheaded on a Philippine beach. The CIA suspects Pulog, a rebel leader. Ben, a young operative based in Washington, is sent to find him. The two have crossed paths before, as students at an elite Jesuit college in Manila.A decade later, their connections to a Catholic priest and a beautiful Eurasian woman complicate the search for justice.
Back Part 1: Across the Fence
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 50,790. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A covert 1968 Special Forces mission to the Ho Chi Minh Trail in Laos, led by Spike Miller, who gives his grandson, Mark, a combat journal and asks him to recover something he left behind in the jungle. Mark, his friend Brad (an ex-US Marine) and a group of NYU students prepare to backpack into the tri-border jungle of Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia to find what Spike left behind.
Back Part 2: Into the Jungle
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Price: $4.64 USD. Words: 76,380. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Back Part 2 follows the modern-day trekkers as they go deep into the Laotian jungle heading to the Ho Chi Minh Trail, looking for what Mark’s grandfather, Spike, left behind at the end of his 1968 Special Forces mission. Along the way they are confronted with dangers, historical and modern, before they are captured and tortured by people they have offended, when they desperately need to escape.
Istanbul Städtetour
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Series: Städtetour. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 820. Language: German. Published: March 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Ein Spaziergang durch die einzige Stadt der Welt zu überspannen über zwei Kontinente.
Mumbai Städtetour
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Series: Städtetour. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: German. Published: March 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Mumbai unverwechselbaren Mischung aus kolonialen und Art Deco-Architektur ist eine der bestimmenden Merkmale. Diese Wanderung führt Sie vorbei an vielen der Stadt die wichtigsten Gebäude und ist ein guter Weg, um alles von ein paar Stunden zu verbringen, um einen ganzen Tag.
Tel Aviv Städtetour
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Series: Städtetour. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: German. Published: March 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Spaziergang vorbei den verschiedenen Bauhaus Beispiele und ein paar andere Seiten von historischem Interesse in der kosmopolitischen Stadt Tel Aviv.
Siamese Dreams
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 108,020. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ready to change the world, two high school friends from America begin a new life in Thailand. They take new names, learn Thai, and experiment with sex, drugs and radical lifestyles -- from spectacular poverty to salacious stardom. Set amid economic booms and an epic tsunami disaster, Siamese Dreams is rich with emotion, wit and insights into relations across cultures and sexes.
48 Hours in Jerusalem
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Series: 48 Hours. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Experience the ‘City of Gold’, a holy city to three religions, one of the oldest cities in the world and the capital of Israel in 48 hours.