Books tagged: asia

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A Tramp for all Oceans
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 70,440. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: 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
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Series: Stranger Than Fiction, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: 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.
One Hundred and Forty-Three Days - Overland to Oz
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Price: Free! Words: 27,820. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
In England the decade was known as the swinging sixties. It was a time of change in almost every aspect of life: at least for the young. The Beatles: the clothes and for the adventurous few, the Hippy Trail. I was one of those few, and amongst those searching for the spiritual enlightenment, I discovered a new life.
Land of Demons: The Proto-Colonization of Ezochi, an Alternate Model of Japanese Expansion
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by JaMa Publishing. Category: 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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,560. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 13,790. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: 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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,640. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Category: 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
Christopher G. Moore Non-fiction Bundle (The Cultural Detective / Faking It in Bangkok / Fear and Loathing in Bangkok)
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 228,350. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Essay » Literature
Christopher G. Moore Non-fiction Bundle (The Cultural Detective / Faking It in Bangkok / Fear and Loathing in Bangkok)
Люди, принесшие холод 1
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Price: Free! Words: 84,270. Language: Russian. Published: April 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
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How Does One Dress to Buy Dragonfruit? True Stories of Expat Women in Asia
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,880. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 by Typhoon Media. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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.