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The Art of Process Improvement
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management
The Art of Process Improvement is a high level strategic book aimed at leaders looking to cut expenses, improve employee morale and maximize profits. This book focuses on managing the process and creating a culture where quality, change, and innovation are encouraged and rewarded.
Expatriate Insights - Dissertations on International Living and Deep Comparative Culture Analyses
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 144,020. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Dissertations on Expatriate Living and Comparative Culture Analyses by Ladislav, an Expatriate Expert and Chief Advisor of HappierAbroad.com, considered "The Socrates of Expatriate Living".
Love Notes from Tunis: Part One
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,200. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The Love Notes from Tunis series is the true story of a young man's recent experience teaching American culture and politics at a Tunisian university, and the year's struggle for empathy and intimacy between clashing individuals, lovers and cultures. What emerges is a deeply personal account of understanding, friendship and romance between people chancing a crossroad of Islam and the West.
The Tragic Death of Major Policarpo Quaresma
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,070. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Considered Barreto's magnum opus, this book tells the story of Policarpo Quaresma, a radical Brazilian patriot. Policarpo's dearest dream is to see Brazil as one of the world's most powerful nations, but he notices a lot of problems in his country...
Doctor Miss Sahiba
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,210. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Dr. Adelaide Woodard was a nurse who fell in love with the ability to serve those who needed care most. In 1915, Dr. Miss Sahiba (as she would later be called) would join the North India Mission to serve in a country where women could not seek care from male doctors. This story will have you captivated as Woodard shares her love for India and those who shared with her that culture.
'Your Neighbours' The Gypsies in Australia
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Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 74,970. Language: Australian English. Published: April 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Kate tells of the little-known history and culture of the Gypsies in Australia from the First Fleet to the present day. By drawing on the oral history of the Romani and the written word of the non-Gypsies, her cultural heritage and five years of recent itinerant research, she reveals how this maligned, landless, ethnic nation has brought the best of their culture to share with their neighbours.
Beautify, Oh : fifty-one poems
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
Fifty-one poems sifted from 14 years of art, theater, filmmaking and contemplation. Childhood memories, deep space, history, theology, and life in the forest are capsulated under 8 headings. Links are included to view films featuring some in the sound tracks. Background is offered for each by date and place of writing and, for many, scripture references which were formative in their composition.
Puppets Can't Pray: Part 1
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 73,730. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This novel follows a day in the life of a British Bangladeshi family. It is meant to be a day of celebrating Eid al-Adha, the Islamic holy festival of sacrifice. However, as the pressures mount, it proves to be a day when the strains within the repressed family put it on the brink. The novel is a look at patriarchal repression and Bangladeshi-British society.
A Child's Eye View of Totems and Tutelary Spirits
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,260. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012 by Spero Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Religion and Spirituality
Written for the 8 to 13 year old crowd, this book examines teaching and protective spirits, spirit ancestors and power animals from mythologies from all over the world. Good, protective spirits and malevolent "evil spirits" from all six inhabited continents are discussed in an easy to read format.
Question Reality! The Curious Way to Peace and Happiness
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,630. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health
Question Reality! is about identifying and reviewing the many stories, concepts, beliefs, and ideologies--with which we have all been programmed by our languages and cultures. By pursuing The Curious Way of Self-Enquiry and other meditative practices we may learn to break the magic spell of language and Return to the Original Source of peace and happiness.