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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.
Ghostly
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,380. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
The Ghostly Beings are coming! What will you do? Terrible things happen to Zoe and Seth after they find a strange scroll. With help from Chong and Karina, they uncover a creepy conspiracy to turn their school into a place of horrors. Who is the mysterious Madam White Cat? How will Demon Boy carry out his shockingly sinister plan? What is Zoe's awesome secret? Read to find out!
Viaje a Japón - Turismo fácil y por tu cuenta
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 23,230. Language: Spanish. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
‘Viaje a Japón - Turismo fácil y por tu cuenta’ es la guía práctica definitiva para organizar por libre tu itinerario por el país del Sol Naciente. Recorreremos paso a paso los puntos más importantes de Japón y encontraras consejos eminentemente prácticos para que tu viaje sea fácil de realizar y resulte lo mejor posible.
SoKoDiaries: An American Teacher Living in South Korea
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,510. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
In 2012, 3% of the population in South Korea (SoKo) were foreigners; an even smaller percentage (of foreigners) were Black-Americans. As a Black-American woman living in SoKo during that time, culture shock was not the only thing Nailah had to overcome. From being pushed in line by older Korean women, to being known in her city as "Reggae Hair" because of her dreadlocks, it's all written in here.
Like a Leaf on a River
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,400. Language: American English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Like a Leaf on a River reflects my deepest passion in life: wanderlust. This book takes you on my first solo international journey, a 10,000-mile hitchhike from my home in Wisconsin to Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula when I was 20 years old. Next you’ll travel with me vicariously around the world, living life on the cheap, visiting a variety of countries, meeting interesting people and learning about
Travel is my Passion
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You set the price! 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 · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,330. 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.