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From Brunei and Beyond: The Gaijin Girl's Guide to Asian Cuisine
By Janet Clarke
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,450. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Designed as a guidebook to Asian Cuisine, From Brunei and Beyond takes readers through a tour of east and southeast Asia - provided a handy introduction to each country's vocabulary and signature dishes.
Flying With My Angel - surviving religion, sex and helicopters
By Phil Latz
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 170,580. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Phil, a feral white outback kid speared at age 4, grew up in desert isolation. He ate snakes, lizards, grubs & ants with Aboriginal friends in Central Australia. His frank account of Church boarding school life & morphing into a world-wide chopper mechanic/pilot/manager is an action packed, inspiring adventure story. Society wedding, divorce, ruin, corruption shown, photos. See reviews on Amazon.
The Betty G's Gold
By Jacques Evans
Series: Joe Lyons & Jimmy Carson, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,180. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2010. Category: Fiction
There was no name on the C-46 but the crews who flew the Hump called her the Betty G. The airplane was identified by a painting of a scantily clad female on the side of the nose. In 1944 the Betty G encountered severe turbulence and crashed into the side of a mountain---attempts to reach the site were futile. Rumors circulated that gold coins for Chiang Kai-shek's payroll were aboard the Betty G.
The Battle Honours of the Royal Hampshire Regiment
By Rupert Matthews
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,990. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction
Men from Hampshire have for generations fought in the ranks of the Royal Hampshire Regiment, or its predecessors. All 160 Battle Honours of the regiment are featured in this book, including Blenheim, Minden, Barrosa, Kabul, Paardeburg, Mons, The Somme, Mesopotamia, Ypres, Passchendaele, Dunkirk, North Africa, Sicily, D-Day and Rhine Crossing.
Out of Isolation - Exploring a Forgotten World
By Frans Welman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 205,650. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction
Out of Isolation is a study of culture and conflict of the six decades old conflict between India and Nagaland. Culture is the driving force and because it is strong, it enables to stand up against invasions.
Forbidden Land - The Quest for Nagalim
By Frans Welman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,380. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction
Forbidden Land tells the story of three attempts by Frans Welman and his companions to enter Nagaland, the land of more than forty Naga tribes.
A Land Like None You Know
By Patrick Forsyth
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,820. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction
Burma (or Myanmar as it is now called) is in the news for all the wrong reasons. It has been ruled for many years by a ruthless, repressive junta, it suffers regular earthquakes and the cyclone of May 2008 left more than a hundred thousand people injured, homeless or dead.
Soldiers’ Tales - As told to the folks back home
By Barbara Hayes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,230. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction
Genuine tales told by soldiers from the Boer War of 1899 to Afghanistan in 2011. The clear unvarnished truth from men who were in the tranches of World War I, who flew bombing missions over Germany in World War II, who were captured by the Japanese, who invaded Suez in 1956, who met Russians in the Cold War and much else besides.
Still Time to Live: A Biography of Jack Belden
By Gary Yerkey
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 95,330. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
TIME-LIFE correspondent Jack Belden covered war and only war reporting from China, Burma, North Africa and Europe in the 1930s and 1940s. Now, in this first-ever biography of an American original -- described by Edgar Snow as “mad and gifted” -- we see him wounded in battle fighting his way back to the front lines only to be wounded again, perhaps irreparably, by the ravages of McCarthyism.
The Marine from Mandalay
By James Leasor
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,230. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This is the true story of a Royal Marine wounded by shrapnel in Mandalay in WW2 who undergoes a long solitary march to the Japanese through the whole of Burma and then finds his way back through India and back to Britain to report for duty in Plymouth. On his way he has many encounters and adventures and helps British and Indian refugees.