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Another Way of Seeing: Essays on Transforming Law, Politics and Culture
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,330. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
In this challenging collection of essays, Gabel argues that our most basic spiritual need as human beings is the desire for authentic mutual recognition. Because in our world this desire is systematically denied due to the legacy of fear of the other that has been passed on, we exist as “withdrawn selves,” perceiving the other as a threat rather than as the source of our completion as humans.
Makoti Enters the Kraal
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,580. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » African
Ndiwe is Makoti - a new bride of the Mantshinga family. Madly in love and excited for her new life, she soon realises that not all is as it seems, in particular the strange, menacing family cat, Madevana. Just what role does the feline play in the family? And why is she treated with such respect and awe?
(Almost) Uniquely Singapore - 18 Objects
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 34,850. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013 by We Green Solutions. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Ever wonder what the thumbdrive, SAR-21, Tiger Beer, RISIS orchid and the parking coupon have in common? These and another 13 objects are all (almost) uniquely Singapore in their origin or association with the city-state. This book, written by Singapore Management University undergraduates, tells the fascinating stories behind these objects.
The Jamerican
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,480. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013 by Banana Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
THE JAMERICAN, by J.J. Gumbs, is a novel about an American Christian living in a Jamaican subculture in NYC. The Jamerican reveals how faith and culture, though we want them sometimes to be mutually exclusive, are really mixed into one thing that forms the principle ingredient of some people's lives.
Happy am i. Holy am i. Healthy am i.
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Price: Free! Words: 34,840. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This e-book is an inspirational, thoughtful, funny, sarcastic straightforward, kick-in-the butt look at life. It's full of personal experiences, thoughts and rants about personal identity, sex, love, God, the Universe and life after war and cancer. Letting go of crap and embracing gratitude, forgiveness, prosperity, self-love and acceptance is the path towards inner peace.
Palestinian Women: Rising Above Limitations, Expectations & Conditions
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Price: Free! Words: 36,690. Language: American English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Reference
This book discusses the evolution of a Palestinian woman, from early 1900's until now. It includes fifty-five face-to-face interviews with Palestinian women ages eighteen to ninety about their perceptions regarding their lives, relationships, education, role models, religion, and views of the West.
What Are We Going To Do
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013 by The Florida Hooiser. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
America is in serious trouble, many no longer realize what values and principles our country is founded on and have strayed from the common sense and creative thinking of our ancestors, how can we fix it?
Angkor: Eighth Wonder of the World
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 22,680. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
For much of the second half of the 20th century Cambodia was racked by war and famine. Considered a sideshow in the Vietnam War, the country was nevertheless invaded by both North and South Vietnam, bombed to smithereens by the United States, and—worst of all—ruled, between 1975 and 1979, by Pol Pot’s genocidal Khmer Rouge regime.
Kommunikation mit Außerirdischen - Gedanken zum Kulturwechsel -
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Price: $3.92 USD. Words: 7,770. Language: German. Published: November 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Social aspects / general
Es gibt Menschen, die halten das Smartphone für ein Telefon, andere halten es für einen Mini-Computer und nur wenige haben verstanden, dass wir keine neue Technologie vor uns haben, sondern einen Kulturwechsel. Kommunikation hat sich verändert, die Wertewelt wurde neu definiert und niemand hat es gemerkt.
From Darkness To Triumph: Creating Success Amidst Barriers
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 72,310. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A moving account of the life of Anastasia Charalabakos, a writer and teacher of English as a second language. Raised in a traditional Greek household, Anastasia describes the trials and achievements of her life – inspite of blindness and shares her insights for creating a more understanding and peaceful world.