Books tagged: azores

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On the Edge of History
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,750. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The Dabney family from Boston settled on the island of Faial in the Azores during the 19th century and quickly became involved in the political, literary, intellectual and religious changes taking place in Europe and America. This book provides a glimpse of their life and significant influence on 19th-century history at the crossroads of the Atlantic.
Sailors, Scientists, Spies
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,300. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Sailors describes the lives of two Spanish naval officers. Jorge Juan and Antonio Ulloa, chosen in 1735 by Philip V to represent Spanish interests on a French expedition to South America. Their experiences on this journey and their later contributions to eighteenth-century Spain were remarkable, from ship design to canal building, mining, dangerous sea patrols to naming the base metal platinum.
Saudade
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,460. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The Azores archipelago is isolated by thousands of miles of open ocean. In this picturesque but harsh environment, its people developed a unique culture. Herself isolated by circumstance, Ann Parker finds solace in exploring the lives of her ancestors on the Azores. The interwoven stories of Ann’s past and the Azores’ past unfold when she flees to the islands.
Nove Estações
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,620. Language: Portuguese. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Desirée, uma jovem canadiense que vê William morrer-lhe nos braços, vê-se na obrigação de consumar o último desejo do septuagenário. Um poema que lhe é entregue leva-a a visitar as ilhas atlânticas para encontrar algo que se transforma numa descoberta fascinante.