Books tagged: culture

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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).
Letters From A Student In Communist Poland
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Polish
The mid-1980s was shortly before freedom arrived in the USSR and its European satellites. In 1984/85 I corresponded with a Polish student from Nysa, who studied in Katowice. My friend, Miroslawa, struggled with a lack of freedoms. She could not travel to the U.K., as she desired. Before Polish independence, "Mirka" filled her life with music and various items that she bought on the black market.
Chariots of Ire
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,460. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
"Parham has done it again...'Chariots' is another smash in a long list of dangerously funny books" -- Author McKendree Long. Humorist Barry Parham is back, taking aim at social media, marketing, politics, and other human shortcomings.
The Forests of Fablemyr
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,980. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
People from all different countries, from all walks of life, are mysteriously waking up somewhere else. That somewhere is a place comprised of mankind's brightest dreams and darkest nightmares. Here, all the world's mythology lives and breathes. As they travel between the real life drama of work, family and culture and the fantastical adventures in the dream world, they begin to discover...
Breasts of Doom
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,390. Language: British English. Published: August 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » African
This is probably the saddest story ever, with a somewhat touching folded ending. It tells of a nameless newly married village girl, coerced into coming to the city with her husband to do menial work during the dry season. In a quick successive sequence of unending cruel happenings, she literally lives the life of her country.
Skopje City Walk
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
Macedonia is an up-and-coming holiday destination in Europe. Explore its capital Skopje in your own time, without a guide. Learn about the sights you see, in your own pace. This ebook includes a map, which makes it possible for you to explore the city in a cheap and easy way.
Stadswandeling Skopje
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,340. Language: Dutch. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
Macedonië is een steeds populairder wordende vakantiebestemming in Europa. Ontdek de hoofdstad Skopje in je eigen tempo, zonder reisleider. Je krijgt informatie over de bezienswaardigheden die je ziet, maar je kunt zelf bepalen hoeveel tijd je overal besteedt. Dit ebook bevat ook een plattegrond, zodat je de stad op een goedkope en gemakkelijke manier zelf kunt verkennen.