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Littbarski's Gambit
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Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Table football, chess and gin provide perfect substitutes for a common language in this tale about striving to communicate and scoring the perfect goal.
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.
Happily Divorced, or how to rob the robber
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
After 40 years of troublesome marriages two 65 year old men are happily divorced but broke. Their future may only last five years. They decide to rob the robber.
Kara Safak
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,550. Language: Turkish. Published: April 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Anlam verilemeyecek bir ruyanin pesinden yola koyulan genc bir adamin gizem ve buyu dolu bir evrendeki macerasi...
The Secret of the Fish and Other Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,900. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
A collection of rare, classic, supernatural Japanese short stories by Kotarou Tanaka: "Moths," "The Soldier Who Vanished Into Thin Air," and "The Secret of the Fish." A creepy pseudo-romance, ghosts, poison, and shapeshifting!
Rebellion
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
This is a short story by the classic Japanese author Tsuseko Yada. At its core, Rebellion is about human faith and frailty. The story follows Omatsu, her children, and the Christian church that both saves and destroys the fragile family. Please note that this story totals about 5000 words.
Traveling Alone
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Three short stories by one of Japan's earliest famous female authors. Themes of isolation, familial relationships, and political activism intersect in this fascinating snapshot of early 20th-century Japanese literature.
Visiting, Living in, or Doing Business in Costa Rica or Another Frontier Market or a Country Foreign to You
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 56,330. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Human resource management
Information about traveling in, living in, doing business or investing in, Costa Rica, other frontier markets, or a country foreign to you. Things managers, investors, tourists, and those planning on moving to foreign countries should know.
Bouquet of Emotions
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,650. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
Two Books in one... America, You Were A Scarlet Rose (Poetry) - Powerful symbols that evoke poignant memories laced with romantic overtones - M.V. PILLAI Catching The Dream (Short Stories) - "These stories will undoubtedly stir empathy within the reader." - Sue Pauling
Charlotte and the Internet Fairies - Betty, die Backfee (US version)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Concepts / Words
As a birthday gift Charlotte receives a membership to a German fairy website. She chooses a baking fairy and spends the afternoon with her. Betty speaks only German, but there is no word-for-word translation provided. Instead the book is designed to enable the child to infer all meaning from the context. Cake recipe, bonus questions and a vocabulary list are provided at the end of the book.