Books tagged: caribbean

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The Brethren Prince
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 236,300. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
James Ketcham is sent to the Caribbean as an indentured English boy, wanting little more than a humble plantation life. But when Holy Spain purges “heretics” from its imperial lands, they destroy all that Ketcham loves. He takes up sword and sail, banding together with a crowd of the world’s misfits and castaways to achieve two simple things: glittering wealth and vengeance against Spain.
Sex, Family and Fertility, Volume 2
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Price: Free! Words: 60,750. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
"Timothy t Schwartz challenges prevailing wisdom ... with a strong set of data. He shows the relationship between marriage, family, fertility, agriculture, and emigration in rural Haiti. He relates beliefs with behavior and opportunities and strategies for living. In the process he makes much sense of rural Haitian life." Bill Wedenoja, Missouri State University
From Cracked Shadow
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,590. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012 by Eye of the Eagle. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A lost soul struggling to find the light . . . A mother’s retribution . . . A woman’s misguided faith . . . A much-needed lesson . . . A nagging gone wrong . . . Five tales that peer into lives about to split wide open. Includes Empty Shells and Broken Stones, And Then She Was Dead, Eggstreme Measures, In the Arms of the Sea, Swallowing the Serpent’s Tail
From Deepest Shadow
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,530. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012 by Eye of the Eagle. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Unexpected visitors, redemption gone wrong, misguided love, lightless souls, and misguided faith are only some of the problems faced in theses ten stories woven from Life’s darkest threads. Includes Broken Dreams, Spirit Lake, Hunting for Worms, Empty Shells and Broken Stones, Eggstreme Measures, Swallowing the Serpent’s Tail, and more.
Seven Days in Jamaica
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 63,710. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
A young MBA graduate tries to begin life on his own, so he visits Jamaica for seven days to prove himself and his over-possessive parents that he can do it. But the land of reggae and Bob Marley holds many surprises - from solving past mysteries to discovering his new self. Daniel Paige has seven days to swim or sink!
Turnbull's Slaves: A Minorcan Story - Plus Taino
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,400. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Contains two historical Novellas, "The Minorcans of Florida" and "Taino." The first is based on an ill-fated British colony in Florida in the 18th century and its Minorcan slaves. The second is based on the people who met Columbus, the hardships and dangers they faced before, during, and after the arrival of Columbus.
The Independent Black Cat
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
This is a fiction short story about a black cat that didn't like to lie down on people. In this story, he had to give up and lay on the pilot's chest because the survival raft was so small.
Delaplaine's 2013 Long Weekend Guide to Cancun (Mexico)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,000. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A complete guide for everything you need to experience a full weekend in the Cancún. =Lodgings =Fine & budget restaurants =Nightlife listings =Spas, Tours, the Ruins & other attractions
Cuba in Transition: Impressions and Reflections
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,020. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Curiosity about the US media’s transformation of Fidel Castro from hero in 1959 to villain in 1960 sparked an interest in the contradictory narratives about Cuba. A 2010 Havana choir festival provided the catalyst for a month-long, 10 city trip through Cuba, and for the author’s observations of Cuba and thoughts about possible directions for its evolution, fifty-plus years after the Revolution.
U.S. Marines in Humanitarian Operations: A Skillful Show of Strength: U.S. Marines in the Caribbean, 1991-1996 - Gitmo, Guantanamo Bay, Haitian Migrants, Support Democracy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,430. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
What Marines did in the Caribbean between 1991 and 1996 was both new and old. It was new because humanitarian operations were different from combat in Vietnam or Southwest Asia. It was also new for many because it was "joint," Marines were integrated into joint task forces, especially when they were called on to care for Haitian and Cuban migrants at Guantanamo Bay.