Books tagged: culture and honor

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A Matter of Tea and other stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,690. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
"Delicate as bisque china, dangerous as a snake den, Charles T. Whipple's writing resonates across the seven seas. Tales of sacrifice and honor that flick at the heart and encircle the soul." – Marsha Ward. Stories include: A Matter of Tea, The Dragon of Torigoe, The Floating World, Kamo Ike, From Chojagasaki Bay, Masakado's Revenge, and Bonus Sections.
Embryos in Space
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Award-winning author and physician, Melissa Yuan-Innes, explores the strange new worlds of embryo transplantation ("Red"), human-ape genetic engineering ("Growing Up Sam"), and exile (two Shaolin monks banished to outer space in "Iron Monk") in an exclusive collection of her science fiction stories.
Understanding American Exceptionalism
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,330. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
In Understanding American Exceptionalism, David Nordmark explores just what made America exceptional to begin with. He looks at how America's "Bottom Up" style of government allowed for the creation of an exceptional people and nation. He then explores the reasons why American exceptionalism is fading, and what the consequences of this are for itself and the world.
Civility in America: Essays from America's Thought Leaders
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,030. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
In 2011, The Dilenschneider Group, a strategic communications firm, sponsored a series of lectures on civility in conjunction with the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs. Collected in this volume are the thoughts of six of the nation’s most insightful minds as they explore this crisis and offer their opinions as to how we can restore civility in society.
The Tapu Garden of Eden
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You set the price! Words: 28,560. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: October 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Like 'The Whalerider', with which it has been favourably compared, this is a simple but compelling story from New Zealand with mystical qualities from a Maori cultural perspective. Fast paced and timeless, it joins generations, cultures and worlds in a spine-tingling, enriching story of community, love, people, pets and the natural world and leaves the reader feeling better for having read it.
Gema: A Trooper's Tale
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Price: Free! Words: 77,980. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
gema..born into a culture in the heart of borneo with a headhunter for a grandfather. years later, through life experiences she finds herself a successful business woman in the heart of rural england. george..a veteran of special forces stationed in sarawak. after retirement he ends up a wealthy, influential businessman. they come together in a clash of cultures.
Arab culture from an Arab's perspective Diwan Baladna
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Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 35,780. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A light and humorous--yet informative--look at Arab culture through an Arab's eyes.