Books tagged: far east

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The Tenth Avatar
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 220,140. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2009 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Follow four strangers as they are guided to a prophetic battle with apocalyptic implications at the roof of the world. Drawn together by an ancient prophecy, they climb toward a downed aircraft in the Himalayas, unaware that the plane’s cargo will change the world forever…
When the Tiger Weeps
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 18,890. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2009 by Pleasure Boat Studio. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This book is a far-ranging journey through disparate cultures; a history beginning in the West with the American Civil War and culminating in the wisdom-sage tradition of the Far East. Along the way—in poetry, prose and translations—the work dramatizes individual and collective responses to oppression—war, tyranny and social injustice— and the triumphs and tragedies of those responses.
Teaching Abroad: an alternative life
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,680. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Teaching Abroad combines travelogue, cultural description and teaching tips into a memoir giving a first hand account of what it's like to teach and earn a living overseas. The journey takes us from Central Europe to Oman, from Micronesia to East Asia. As creative nonfiction, it reminds us that success is not a destination; it is a journey.
Thailand Old Hand
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,930. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Peter Jaggs has the unerring ability of being able to blunder into a good story wherever he travels in Asia.
Beasts of Burden
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Price: Free! Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In the royal household the lord's eldest son, Kan, lives a life of privilege. Chosen by God and fate, he will one day assume his father's throne. But in a land where divine providence comes with giant stature and dominion over the giant, shaggy beasts that toil on the Komasaru plains, Kan senses that something is wrong. What he discovers threatens the very foundation of his entire world.
Cargo Ships Anthology: A Short Story about Globalization
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Price: $9.29 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Meet Timmy and his father Bob who are fascinated by Globalization and why we are in the current financial state that we are in. They go to the harbor and board an old cargo ship that had made more than its fair share of trips around the world and is now a museum with an incredible story to tell that has to be told for generations to come. A must have!
Following Josh
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 101,150. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012 by f/64 Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
From Beijing's hutongs to the "always undefeated" city of Warsaw, follow Josh along with author Dave Norman as they explore the Far East and Eastern Europe by rail. Whether drinking with nomads in Mongolia, dining with locals in Seoul, or exploring Russian paintball combat with a "retired" Soviet arms dealer, Norman's blend of humor and history makes the adventure come alive.
A Crash Course On the Anatomy of Robots
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,570. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012 by Pangea Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
CRASH COURSE is a daring hybrid of adventure, verse, and travel fiction, framed by a chronicle of self-revelation in a pitch-perfect voice for the post-millennium. This book heralds the return of a novelist of impressive literary gifts.
Jade Gate
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Series: Robert Gunn Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 69,700. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
To the powerful and arrogant Dr. Robert Gunn, life 'might be likened to a fierce race for enormous prizes'. No prize could be richer than the discovery of coal on Jade Gate Island - but then no race could be fiercer, more uncertain, or more violent....
Thai Gold
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 167,880. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
The most sacred relic of Buddhism - the bejeweled head of Buddha - is stolen. Adventurer Lee Rivers is called in to restore it. After learning it’s been stolen by an opium warlord, he nabs it with help from Tysee, the warlord’s beautiful daughter. The chase is on across Asia, but they find themselves dogged by mysterious forces and even more mysterious Guardian Angels….