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Dragon Ball Z 'It's Over 9,000!' Cosmovisiones en Colisión
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,440. Language: Spanish. Published: June 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
Dragon Ball, creado por Akira Toriyama, es la serie manga y anime más reconocida de todo el mundo que destaca por haber entretenido a millones de fans de todo el globo. La rivalidad legendaria de los dos últimos Saiya-jins de sangre pura, Goku y Vegeta, es el ejemplo emblemático de un conflicto vitalicio que llena de inspiración a los fans, animándoles a traspasar sus propios límites personales.
When the Pilot Light Goes Out
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,890. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Pilot Light suffers a breakdown following a string of personal losses. His grief leads him to commit a crime that doesn’t go to plan. Whilst delirious he attempts to cover his tracks. Through a sequence of flashbacks we understand how a nice, ordinary bloke has come to be feeding hacked up body parts to the hunting dogs at London Zoo.
Between River and Rock: How I Resolved Television in Six Easy Payments
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 108,430. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Drenched in gallows humor, Between River and Rock (How I Resolved Television in Six Easy Payments) is Norman Ball’s scathing report of TV’s—and the Internet’s—insidious impact on the American psyche. Yes, our endless gazing at telescreens has been mocked, scorned and rebuked before but never with such soul-force and literary panache. Before reading Norman Ball, please extinguish all devices.
'Alex Hamilton's phone call changed my life'
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Price: Free! Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
This is a story of human spirit,human bonds, love kindness and generosity...They say you are among the blessed people of God,when in your heart surges a sea of kindness and love,you desire to love & help every person around you....how does this sea come to be?...Khalil Gibran said 'generosity is giving you what i need more than you do',but why does man practice generosity at all in the first place
China. My culture shock! An insider´s view
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You set the price! Words: 18,690. Language: American English. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Ever asked yourself after walking in Shanghai if this was the real China ? If this is it? Well, here you go with an Insider´s view from China ! A book written by an expert on the subject. He has felt it deeply and personally, and is still recovering. He wants you to understand why in China some things are done in a certain way, so you avoid falling into traps and don´t do the same mistakes.
The Role of Productivity in Community Success: The Jesuit-Guaraní Cultural Confluence
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
This historical essay, drawn from the deepest jungles of Uruguay in South America, examines the creation of a flourishing culture and economy that lasted for almost two centuries. It explores the guided development of a virtuous web of social and economic controls that mixed the philosophy of Catholic Jesuits with the traditions of the native Guaraní peoples. Suggests application to our times.
Turkey Trove
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,120. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Turkey, the historic bridge between Europe and the East, excites the imagination. In a collection of ten short stories Rob Walters provides a fascinating glimpse into the culture and characters of this special country. The tales embrace everything from ants to fireflies, ferocious dogs to rutting bulls and natural aphrodisiacs to underground cities; all based within this secular, Islamic nation.
VUTO
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,390. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013 by Rocket Science Productions LLC. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
When the village elders banish Vuto from the only home she’s ever known, she seeks refuge in the hut of U.S. Peace Corps volunteer Samantha Brennan. The women go on the run from Vuto’s village and the Peace Corps, encountering physical, ethical and cultural struggles along the way.
TIMELESS Songkran
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 140. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
TIMELESS Songkran, a book that features a unique & amazing festival that is celebrated all over Asia. A culture since centuries ago, known by different names in different countries, most notably the "The Water Festival". At the heart of it, the core of Songkran, Chiang Mai. Where thousands of people flow in from all around for a wonderful experience like no other. That's a timeless moment.
Muslim Knights - Volume 1
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Series: Knights of Arabia, Book 3 ยท Muslim Knights, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,920. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
In this book you can read about historical Islamic figures such as Salman Al-Farisi (the first Persian Muslim), Bilal bin Ribah (the first man to do the athan), Ibn Al-Maghazilee (a talented comedian), Eyas bin Mu'awiya (a famously clever judge), Nuaiman bin Amr Al-Ansari (an irrepressible trickster), Muhammad (peace be upon him), Abdullah bin Huthafa and Suhaib bin Sinan (the first Roman Muslim).