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The Long Leg of Italy: Explore with Just Us Two
Series: Just Us Two Travel, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,560. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Having only travelled abroad twice before, our intrepid couple set off on their own as they began their love affair with Italy. Over the years, exploring Italy by rail, vaparetto, coach, and other modes of transport, they discovered the diverse life of Italy from the lakes in the mountains, Rome, Florence, Venice, Sorrento and down to Puglia and Calabria in the foot of The Long Leg of Italy.
Tokyo's Mystery Deepens
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,230. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Longtime resident, writer and professor Michael Pronko shows just why Tokyo life is equal parts trial and joy. Pronko examines Tokyo as a city, a culture and an overpowering experience. Tokyo’s Mystery Deepens taps the enigmatic sides of Tokyo with humor, delicacy and a large dose of healthy confusion. Tokyo’s Mystery Deepens are drawn from Pronko’s popular monthly column in Newsweek Japan.
Beauty and Chaos Essays on Tokyo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,190. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Tokyo--City of Contradictions? Yes and no! The largest city in the world teems with chaotic energy and serene, human-scale beauty. Want to know the real city? Writing about Tokyo for over 15 years, essayist and professor Michael Pronko opens up Tokyo life and reveals what’s beneath the gleaming, puzzling exterior of the biggest city in the world.
City of the Future
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 390. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Science fiction
Most northern cities are not tourist destinations, and lose out on money spent on vacations. Here is a theme park for urban rust belt cities designed to draw interest and visitors during those long, long cold winters.
Drowning Cities - A Voyage to Venice on Junk Art Rafts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,190. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
A sea voyage to Venice on a flotilla of art boats made of junk by street artist Swoon.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 121, Number 6 - April 2012
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 130,050. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Yale Law Journal (6th issue of Volume 121, Apr. 2012): Contributors include Daryl Levinson (on votes and rights), Michelle Wilde Anderson (on dissolving cities), and Patricia Bella (on WikiLeaks and national security law). The issue also features student contributions on elected prosecutors in legal history and on execution of the mentally retarded as an issue under section 1983 civil rights law.
Here She Comes Now
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Three short stories by Chad Taylor: 'Here She Comes Now', 'Close to You' and 'DIN.'
Life With More Vision
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Life With More Vision is a mark of transition that examines changing surroundings, society and a young person's widening awareness of life’s gifts. The final poem, Rise of the Twilight Dragon, epitomises the book's celebration of exploration and travel across this expansive world as well as the rich culture bursting from within it.
McPooch Mail-A-Tale: Holiday in Hollywood
Series: McPooch Mail-A-Tale/CITY. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013 by A. A. Randazzo. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / General
E-books for elementary age children. Each "McPooch Mail-A-Tale" has an adventure and fun facts about a country, state or city. This time J. Pierpont McPooch, the globe-trotting hound dog, and his sassy sidekick, Trixie, visit Hollywood, Ca. The pirate cat, Big Bad Benny, is after McPooch's magic suitcase. Send a "postcard" on your travels or various locales to the special children in your life.
Hard Change
Price: $4.80 USD. Words: 96,290. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
When a girl’s body is dumped in a bin, a city is forced to explore the boundaries of private interest and public good. hard change is a contemporary town hall thriller set in a midlands city with an alcohol problem. the discarded body forces police, council and health colleagues to get out from behind their desks and make personal choices - but can they act collectively to prevent another murder?