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Backpackers' Fishing Guide to the Andes
By Allan Taylor
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 12,880. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
The mighty Andean cordillera of South America, from Venezuela to Tierra del Fuego has always attracted the backpacker. This fishing guide for catching trout and salmon in the Andean region will make a visit even more exciting. The Waltonian tradition of fly and spin fishing is explained and you can read where to go to get results. Tight lines!
The Limit of Words and Silence
By Geraldine O'Connell Cusack
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,190. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012 by Grey Gate Media LLC. Category: Fiction
In the year 1924, a young singer arrives from Paris with the Folies Bergère at a mining camp, deep in the Atacama Desert—to perform for is elite mangers. There, Colette Marchand falls in love with a young engineer, and this sets off events that will determine the lives of three generations of her family—events that explode into the rapidly changing social/political fabric of Chilean society.
Under a False Flag
By Tom Gething
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,630. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Category: Fiction
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
By Tarla Kramer
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Category: Fiction
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
By Ken Smith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,300. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
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
By Shirley Jones
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,960. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012 by Casa de Snapdragon. Category: Fiction
"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
By John Caviglia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 302,830. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Fiction
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
By Alastair Scott
Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 136,680. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
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
By Alastair Scott
Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 162,100. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
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
By Rowley Macklin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 148,070. Language: British English. Published: April 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
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..