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Stranger Than Fiction 2
Series: Stranger Than Fiction, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00)
People say the strangest things! In my career as a freelance writer, I’ve come across many people and some of the things they say are downright offensive. But many are hilarious, touching and stay with me for a long while. ‘Stranger Than Fiction 2’ is a collection of three fictionalised accounts of some of my encounters.
Land of Demons: The Proto-Colonization of Ezochi, an Alternate Model of Japanese Expansion
Series: Most Downloaded · History and Historical Fiction · Hot Picks. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » Asian
(5.00)
Long before Japan was united under the Tokugawa Shogunate, the northern island of Ezo (modern Hokkaido) was invaded, ruled, and pillaged by the Japanese for financial and political gain, marginalizing the native people there. They never officially colonized the island until the late 1800s but for centuries, practiced "proto-colonization."
East
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,560. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Travel memoir: Inspired by a slim guidebook purchased at Fred and Pat Cody's legendary Berkeley bookstore, Shelley Buck took off alone in 1972 on a journey she hoped would take her overland from Europe to India and Nepal, using mostly public transit. East chronicles Shelley's emergence into adulthood as she crosses into lands she dreamed of visiting. The journey will make her a feminist.
Asia Gemstone Travel
Price: Free! Words: 13,790. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Freelance journalist Jordan Clary combines her love of travel and jewelry in these linked essays. Take the journey through China, Mongolia, Cambodia and Vietnam as Jordan shares vignettes about the culture, people, landscapes and mines where gemstones make their way up from the earth and into our hands.
The Ultimate Asia Train Travel Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,640. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Have you ever wanted to travel around Asia and see all the beautiful places this great land has to offer? If you travel by airplane, you miss so much being in the air. If you travel by vehicle, you are cramped for hours and days and by the time you arrive to your destinations you are worn out. The train offers a great mode of transportation giving you the opportunity to relax while you observe the
Christopher G. Moore Non-fiction Bundle (The Cultural Detective / Faking It in Bangkok / Fear and Loathing in Bangkok)
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 228,350. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Essay » Literature, Essay » Political
Christopher G. Moore Non-fiction Bundle (The Cultural Detective / Faking It in Bangkok / Fear and Loathing in Bangkok)
Люди, принесшие холод 1
Price: Free! Words: 84,270. Language: Russian. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
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How Does One Dress to Buy Dragonfruit? True Stories of Expat Women in Asia
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,880. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
In this collection, twenty-six women reveal the truth about expatriate life in modern East Asia through original works of memoir and creative non-fiction. Their experiences are varied and unique, demonstrating that expat women's lives go far beyond the stereotypical. Together, they create a portrait of the modern expatriate experience that will both resonate and inspire.
Augmenting Our Influence: Alliance Revitalization and Partner Development - U.S. Strategic Interests in Asia-Pacific, Senkaku, Obama Strategy, Europe, NATO, Future of American Landpower
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,590. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This important book addresses the importance of allied and partner contributions to current and future national security challenges and the most effective and efficient ways for the United States to leverage those contributions in the pursuit of common interests.
Flying the Storm
Price: Free! Words: 104,620. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action
(4.00)
A sci-fi novel set in the near future, where the most common form of transport has become the aircraft. A vast aerial warship roams the skies above Eurasia, pirating and conquering. It has seized the Crimean Peninsula - the most lucrative trade hub on the Black Sea. The story follows two merchant airmen as they try to escape its clutches, having accidentally murdered two of its crew...