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Asia: Its People and History
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 25,000. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Religion / Christianity
Is Asia a mystery to your kids? Do they know who lives there and how to pray for them? Could you use some help introducing your family to this vast land? This sixteen-week course presents a brief picture of Laos, Bangladesh, Nepal, China, Iran, and Vietnam. We’ll get to know the children there, hear about their experiences, and pray for them.
Shoestring Philippines: The 139-day Journey Around The Philippines To Cross 50 Bucket List On A $1000 Dollar Budget
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,280. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
For years, Echo Santos dreamed of embarking on an epic journey around the Philippines but harsh realities of urban living kept the dream in the back burner. So, he left his job, and went on a once-in-a-lifetime trip with $1000 in his pocket. The experience he had along the journey made him realize that everything has become more than just crossing off items on a bucket list.
There's Fungus on the Mushrooms - or if something can go wrong it will...
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 35,070. Language: British English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
There’s Fungus on the Mushrooms – or, if something can go wrong it will! This is the biography of a man who spent almost his entire working life in sub-Saharan Africa and South and East Asia.
Ghost Cave: a novel of Sarawak
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 76,290. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » General
A tale of tragedy and romance unfolds in the jungles and gold mining country of Borneo. Ah Min, a young Chinese immigrant, follows a friend to seek his fortune in Sarawak in the mid-19th century. Ah Min explores a humid land of beguiling women, of fragrant spices and of ghosts. But the oppression of the English White Rajah draws the men into a rebellion that will have catastrophic consequences.
A Tramp for all Oceans
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 70,440. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The exploits, memories and experiences of a young man who arrived in Hong Kong at an early age, grew up there then embarked upon a career at sea as a Apprentice Deck Officer in the Merchant Navy. Set in the 1960's the main theme is Asia, India, Oceania, East and South Africa. It traces the voyages and adventures of this young man during his novice years spent at sea.
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 » Humor & comedy » General
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Political
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 » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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 » Essays & Travelogues
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 » Transportation » Railroads
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