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Tips on Emigrating to New Zealand
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,210. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This book offers tips and commentary on emigrating to New Zealand. It was written by an American couple who moved to New Zealand. It's based on their first-hand experiences and is told from their perspective. It's an invaluable resource for anyone interested in moving to New Zealand.
Hakuna Matata
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 15,750. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Imagine being 3 years old and losing your entire family to war. This is the story, in his own words, of one of the Lost Boys of the Sudan. Manyang tells how he survived a refugee camp by scavenging for food and shelter. He describes growing up without adult guidance or help. Since coming to America at age 15 he has become a success story as the Founder of Humanity Helping Sudan Project.
Miss Jones and the Refugee
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Series: ShadowGrimm. Price: Free! Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Miss Jones is story #9 in Clive's ShadowGrimm series... A story of genteel conservatism in England's leafy home counties, where the scion of a long standing family comes face to face with the harsh reality of life on the streets...
Fusion Entrepreneurs: Cross-Cultural Execs and Companies Revolutionizing the Global Economy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,590. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
Fusion Entrepreneurs explores the many business and cultural mega-forces dramatically changing the 21st century global economy. At the heart of this epic transformation are fusion entrepreneurs, a rising breed of cross-cultural leader that includes JetBlue founder David Neeleman, AT&T Mobility CEO Ralph de la Vega, Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn, IBM venture chief Claudia Fan Munce, and others.
Lebanese Immigrant's Daughter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,360. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Mother was pleased with her daughter's birth. Father cried because a daughter's dowry costs money. What does a girl do when her parents plan to marry her off to a stranger in Lebanon when she turns twelve? World War II comes to her rescue until her father makes another marriage contract. A serious car accident frees the girl to attend nursing school, travel, and find her own true love.
Two
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,520. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Time Keepers motivate the human population; or at least that's what they have been told. Two, the protagonist of this novella, learns, with the help of Four and One that the organization they work for is much more than any of them expected. A fantasy and fantastical, this short novel will take readers high and low, cause you to laugh and cry. A must read.
Runaway Comeback
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 84,500. Language: American English. Published: September 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » General
After years of physical and mental exploitation and voyaging over intercontinental waters way too many times, Rose Thorn finally flees her native Jamaica for good to hide out in Brooklyn with her daughter. In her quest to realize her dream of pursuing a college degree she is reunited with her soul mate, Calvin Jones.
Hello Gomorrah
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,380. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Killed in a car crash, Homer T. Quest arrives at the pearly gates. Learning the hereafter has no sex, coffee nor golf, he accepts a deal from St Peter, returning to earth to study America’s problems. He gives reports to an apprentice angel,in spite of adversity by an old enemy, romance, and a weird companion group; a Japanese lady elitist, a private investigator and a georgous Korean hooker.
The Man Who Sued the Governor, and other tales of Northern New Mexico
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: American English. Published: September 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In a uniquely New Mexican voice influenced by Tony Hillerman and Mary Austin, Jim Curry's 'The Man Who Sued the Governor' mixes factual events and fictional material in a collection of short stories that bridge the Old West to the New.
The Storm Before the Calm: The Early Lives of Venus and Hiro
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You set the price! Words: 43,380. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
The wedding that Thanksgiving weekend 1958 in Chicago should never have happened. Venus Ballesteros should have been on her way back to the Philippines. Hiro Tanamachi should have died in the war. Somehow, the man who had trained to die as a suicide submarine pilot in the Japanese Navy, and the woman whose hometown had been occupied by the Japanese, met 8,000 miles away from their homelands.