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Hangman's Point
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 175,260. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Hong Kong and southern China in 1857. An action-filled exotic world of crinolines and top hats; opium dens and clipper ships; betrayal and sudden death. Rich in detail, Hangman's Point brings to life a shocking murder, a sensational trial, a mass poisoning, a cruel slave trade and the desperate schemes of Chinese trying to the hated "foreign devils."
How to Retire in Bali
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Price: $24.99 USD. Words: 39,870. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
How to Retire in Bali is a complete guide to retiring in Bali. The guide book covers all of the essential information you need to know before contemplating a move to Bali, such as visas, health care, insurance, buying property, finding accommodation and adapting to life in Bali. The book includes interviews with retirees who have already made the move to Bali.
Japanese in Depth vol.1
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Price: Free! Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
This is vol.1 of the collection of monthly columns contributed to The Daily Yomiuri, Japan's nationwide English newspaper. It amusingly illustrates how mindsets are different between English and Japanese. It's an eye opener for English as well as Japanese.
Flickers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,470. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
When movies were first shown in boxes and on sheets, they were known as "flickers." For 30 years the movies were silent. A newsreel camerman made the first sound-on-film movie, one of the anonymous cameramen who brought reality to the movie palaces. Sound brought a revolution to Hollywood, and changed the way we see and hear in today's communications revolutions.
The Brevity of Life Part 1: Down From The Mountain
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,590. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A Serial Novel: Part 1 of 8 DATELINE:BURMA Journalist Peter Dunn rushes to Asia to cover the latest uprisings of rebel groups in Burma only to discover a plot to assassinate a former head of the U.N. To redeem himself for past sins Peter must make a painful choice between those he loves most and the fate of the country which threatens to slip back into brutal repression.
Song of India: Tales of Travel and Transformation
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,080. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
After several harrowing years of losses, author Mariellen Ward set out to recover from grief, understand the essence of yoga and rediscover the joy of living by traveling, studying yoga and volunteering in India.
Places to Go
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,690. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
"Places to Go" by Nalynn Dolan Caine is a travel book with 120 main destinations and many more small gems from all around the world.
The Yellow Banana
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,090. Language: Australian English. Published: October 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
"The Yellow Banana" explores the life journey of a 16-year old Malaysian student migrant in Australia. Sent by his family, in the 1970s, with a quest to find success in the new country, he arrived in Australia without knowing where he would spend his first night. This humorous yet poignant book tells the true story of this student’s 30-year life changing experience.
Delightful Asian Infatuation - Travel, and Romance, in Tropical Paradise
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Price: $4.16 USD. Words: 36,620. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
For decades, Hans Meier traveled between Thailand and Vietnam, Cambodia and the Philippines. Several times, Hans fell in love with respectable ladies of the area. Until he married one of them. Hans tells of his Asian encounters, written from real life. There’s no profanity, the author meets respectable people only. A warm-hearted, funny, entertaining book with amazing cultural insight.
14 Fun Facts About Elephants: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
You might know that they are the biggest land animal on earth, but here are some other things about elephants that you might not know. How much water can an elephant’s trunk hold? Can an elephant drink through its trunk? Can an elephant’s foot get stuck in the mud? Can elephants run? Learn the answer to these questions and many more in this 15-Minute Book.