Books tagged: chile

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Under a False Flag
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,600. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
1972. Young Will Porter joins the CIA's secret war against Chile's Marxist President, Salvador Allende. Working under cover in a turbulent world of deceivers and deceived, Will must choose between friendship and betrayal, truth and lies, honor and duty. Based on historical events, this compelling novel brings to life a tragic moment that changed the course of a nation.
The Adventures of Manuel and Burrito
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
Manuel the Caterpillar and a young dinosaur named Burrito meet on the coast of Colombia. Together the two friends travel around South America meeting new friends and making new discoveries along the way. For ages 10+
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.
Spirits of the Jungle
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,960. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012 by Casa de Snapdragon. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
"Spirits of the Jungle" is a science fiction/fantasy set deep in the jungles of Central America. Cheryl, an archaeology student, two professors, and other archaeology students venture into the jungles of Central America to excavate Mayan ruins. They eventually experience alien creatures and lights of an unknown source, not of this earth.
Arauco: A Novel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 302,830. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
In 1540 the Spanish invaded the land now called Chile, meeting indomitable resistance from the Mapuche. For the first time, Arauco tells this war from both points of view. Its pages include the conquistador, Valdivia, his beautiful mistress, Inés de Suárez … and his scribe, Juan. Abducted by Mapuche and taken to live with the albino shaman, Ñamku, Juan comes to love the Mapuche girl, Raytrayen.
A Scot Goes South - A Journey from Mexico to Ayers Rock
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Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 136,680. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Here is the sequel to Alastair Scott's highly acclaimed Scot Free, describing the next two years of his five-year odyssey, this time in Central and South America, Australia and New Zealand. He writes with the same infectious brio as in his first book, a photographer's eye enriching the writer's, seizing with delight upon the egregious and eccentric, the larger-than-life that turns out to be life.
Wanderlust - an Anthology of Best Extracts from the Round-the-World Trilogy: Scot Free, A Scot Goes South & A Scot Returns
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Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 162,100. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Alastair Scott's epic five-year sojourn roughing it round the world was originally (and still is) published in three volumes. Wanderlust brings together a 'best' collection of his writings from this journey. He writes with deep insight and caustic humour; diverse, bizarre, beautiful and poignant impressions of our world and humanity in all its forms. This is a delight from start to finish.
Roll's Round the World
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 148,070. Language: British English. Published: April 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
In 2007 Rowley decided to backpack around the World for over a year. The mission: to inject some change and new experiences into his dull and predictable life. This is a light-hearted and humorous travel diary of his time in the USA, Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panamá, Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil, Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Chile, New Zealand, Australia and The Philippines..
End Bag
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,620. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
For 19 years, Robert N. Jenkins worked as the travel editor of the Tampa Bay Times and then as a freelance travel writer. In this illustrated anthology, Jenkins presents more than a dozen of his articles, taking readers through the contradictions of Cairo and of the former USSR, through the somber history of Gettysburg Military Park and the cornpone tour of the Jack Daniels Distillery, and more.
So Many Miles to Paradise - From Clare to There
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,650. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013 by Kiltumper Books. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
So Many Miles to Paradise is Breen’s engaging and inspirational account of a 9 month trip around-the-world she and author husband Niall Williams took with their 2 kids. Excitement,joy,disappointment,wonder and fear are brought to life. Whether trapezing through a Costa Rican jungle, or toasting with 10,000 ice in Patagonia, readers can join the dream and travel with them, celebrating adventure.