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Surgery on conscious patients by Dr Naga of Burma
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 15,400. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Surgery under local anaesthesia, Dr Naga (Thein Llaing) performed surgery in the Nagaland hills using only a local anaesthetic. He operated on his patients while they were conscious and obtained feedback from them during the operation. He would ask his patients to sing or speak while he operated, both to help them and to assist his surgery.
The Monk, the Clerk and the General
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Price: Free! Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
This short piece is a meditation on the last series of protests in Burma. It deals with the attempted uprisings from the point of view of three symbolic protagonists, a humble clerk who works for the regime, a senior Buddhist monk who has found himself embroiled in the politics of the military government and the dying general who is still able to justify his barbaric actions.
Now, We Begin
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,100. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A strategy for baby-boomers to grab life, have fun, and make a difference in our world. The reader is transported to the farthest corners of the world. They are exposed to the tribal and cultural eccentricities of Namibia in Africa, and to the unique cultures of Cambodia, Vietnam and Bhutan.
Red River
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Price: $3.59 USD. Words: 60,190. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
A Gay Novel set in the Far East. Sam, a Burmese boy, is desperate to leave his country of birth to escape the brutal regime and go to live in Thailand. Fate leads him into the Burmese jungle where he meets the Burmese Rangers. Escorted safely to the Thai border, his new life can begin. He falls in love with an Englishman. Can he trust him?
Linger Not At Chebar
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 89,740. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
A young American woman joins her missionary husband in an exotic and alien land. While she copes with burning heat, monsoons, strange customs and her own inadequacies, she tries to win the love of her seemingly indifferent husband. When the Japanese invade, Charity Phillips finds her life and that of her children depend on a mysterious Durwait named Ba Than. Based on real life experiences.
NTR: Nothing to Report
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 91,470. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
In the early spring of 1944, when the British fortunes of war in the East were low, the Japanese invaded India. From GHQ - the invasion must be stayed whatever the cost and thus the men of draft RAKXK were sent to one of the unknown, unheard of places in India to defend one of the smaller sectors of the front. NTR is their story and tells of their battles, their loves, their deaths.
Vipassana Meditation: My Experiences at a 10-Day Retreat
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Vipassana is one of the world's most ancient forms of meditation. In this detailed essay, author Robert Crayola describes all that goes on at a 10-day Vipassana course, providing a thorough accounting of the pros and cons involved. Also included is information on taking the course yourself.
Asien für 10 Euro pro Tag
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,300. Language: German. Published: April 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Das Blackbook für Budget-Reisende. Preiswert Reisen und Leben in Asien
The Mangroves
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,940. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Based upon actual events. In February, 1945, a thousand man Japanese garrison on Ramree Island began a retreat to mainland Burma, marching into a massive mangrove swamp. Only twenty would emerge, survivors of the most horrific crocodile massacre in history.
Look Out For The Headhunters
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,190. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Look Out For The Headhunters! “Look Out For The Headhunters!” details the struggles and victories of taking the Gospel into the forbidden terrain of an unreached people group. Restricted access nations have long challenged the imagination of missionaries, but access is possible.