Books tagged: latin america

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Our Lady of American Sorrows
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,150. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A novella of alternate history, nuclear threat and religion from award-winning speculative fiction writer Jay Lake. Mayan magic, Papal politics, and the grinding burdens of colonial life meet in this retelling of the Cuban missile crisis in a very different version of Central America.
Justicia e Injusticias en Venezuela: Estudios de Historia Social del Derecho
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 99,590. Language: Spanish. Published: June 11, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law, Nonfiction » History » South American
Analysis of institutions of law, politics, and reform in Venezuela 1780-2000, from the leading voice. El tema principal es la relación entre la justicia y la política. No está explorada usando una hipótesis sencilla, e.g. que la justicia ha estado siempre al servicio de la política. Tal tipo de hipótesis empobrecería el análisis... El aparato de justicia es necessario pero es peligroso.
He Went Thataway !
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,450. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A country boy from the dusty south of the depression wanders with bewildered amusement through the land of the Munchkins to the jungles of Guyana, the alleys of Istanbul, a Bedouin camel roast, the backrooms of Congress, and hither and thither and ... and it's all true. An anecdotal autobiography of an adventuresome spirit.
South American Cuisine - Experience the Many Diverse Flavors
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » General cookbooks
South American or Latin American foods blend a medley of cultures with distinct flavors and tastes. We have discovered 20 of the best South American recipes to share with you so you can enjoy this delicious cuisine in your own home.
Flight 715
Price: Free! Words: 1,130. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The airbase in the empty wastes of southern Chile exists for one reason - disposal. Disposal of inconvenient political garbage. Young Chilean Air Force officer Manuel Montero is today on his first disposal flight. He's nervous, but has clear instructions: put the Hercules into a climb, flick a switch. What could go wrong?
Freelancing in Paradise:The Story of Two American Reporters Who Supported Their Family by Covering Turbulent Times in the Caribbean, 1958-1963
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 129,890. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011 and represented by Concierge Publishing Services. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After living and working in India during the first years of their marriage, John and Pegge Hlavacek moved their children and Indian nanny to New York when John accepted a fellowship from the Council on Foreign Relations. When the fellowship ended, the Hlavaceks moved to Jamaica and supported the family by providing news and photography services to print, radio, and TV.
Los Desengaños
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,710. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Cuba to 1959 - This is not the Cuba of Havana tourists, politicians and prostitutes. This is a candid first person account of life as it was on the other end of the island. Of life on a cattle ranch, the tradition bound city of Camaguey, and later, the mining town of Nicaro in Oriente province. The author describes living with political unrest in the background that exploded into a revolution.
Peru: South America’s economic tiger
Price: Free! Words: 18,350. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Categories: Essay » Business
Many people associate Peru with historic sites like Machu Picchu and the Nazca Lines, but few realise that the 30 million-strong country is among South America’s fastest growing economies. Growing confidently with trade liberalisation and retail modernisation over recent years, Peru is worth more attention from those who are looking for emerging markets.
Glamour Doom
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,040. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Handsome serial lover Humphrey Flanagan is shocked to learn that his dead uncle's million-dollar legacy has disappeared. In great need of this money, he does his best to discover where it went. The trail leads to an occult society and a wealthy woman who soon captivates him with her irresistible version of 18th century glamour.
Man of the Misty Trail
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Inspirational
In this magical real tale reminiscent of short works by Isabel Allende and Gabriel Garcia Marquez, a young man finds himself trapped by his existence in the cloud forests of the eastern Andes. Through a series of bizarre encounters with animals of the mist, he comes to realize a dreadful truth, and he is faced with the most important decision of his life.