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Filipino Pride
By Filipino Matters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,860. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Building a nation is more than building bridges and infrastructure. It's about nurturing our self esteem, our pride and our love for our homeland. If there is pride, we will not be indifferent to abuse, corruption and issues that concern our country even if they do not directly affect us. This is the objective of the Filipino Pride Book Project.
Thailand Old Hand
By Peter Jaggs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,930. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction
Peter Jaggs has the unerring ability of being able to blunder into a good story wherever he travels in Asia.
The 11th Airborne Brick
By Marvin Miller
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,210. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Memoirs of country boy Wayne Miller as he is taken from the hills of Texas and assigned to the 11th Airborne Division, 187th Glider Infantry Regiment in the Pacific Theater in World War II as they fought through Leyte, Luzon and Manila.
The Yellow Bar
By John Falch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,910. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Fiction
Meet the Reynaldos, a simple country family living happily on their farm in 1940s American Philippines. Good luck has bounced their way and the family is climbing out of rural poverty to become successful entrepreneurs. Life is swell until the Japanese invade and make them servants in their own house. Based on a true story.
Thai Gold
By Jason Schoonover
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 167,880. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Fiction
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….
Kurzgeschichten die das Leben schrieb
By Rolf Bahl
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,470. Language: German. Published: January 12, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Essay
Kurzgeschichten aus dem Leben können beinahe so spannend sein, wie Romane, mit dem kleinen Unterschied, dass sie Schicksale lebender Personen betreffen. Obwohl manche dieser 25 Geschichten seltsam anmuten mögen, haben sie sich genau so zugetragen, zum Schutz noch lebender Personen, wurden die Namen, und teilweise auch die Ortschaften geändert. Wenn Sie bei einigen Geschichten Lücken feststellen, i
Flucht aus Manila
By Rolf Bahl
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,620. Language: German. Published: January 14, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction
Hongkong-Bangkok-Pattaya Ein Tourist fliegt im Jahr 1991 nach Manila.Im Vergnügungsviertel Mabini, folgt er erwartungsvoll einer freundlichen Einladung. Dabei gerät er in eine bestens vorbereitete Falle von Kriminellen!Bald einmal muss er feststellen, dass nicht nur der Taxifahrer, sondern auch das Hotelpersonal mit den Banditen zusammen arbeitet. Er ergreift die Flucht durch die Millionenstadt Ma
Under a Tropical Sun
By Pasky Pascual
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,150. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Fiction
On a moonlit evening in 1951, three American Navy men are beheaded on a Philippine beach. The CIA suspects Pulog, a rebel leader. Ben, a young operative based in Washington, is sent to find him. The two have crossed paths before, as students at an elite Jesuit college in Manila.A decade later, their connections to a Catholic priest and a beautiful Eurasian woman complicate the search for justice.
The Manila Album
By Patrick Matutina
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 460. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
The Manila Album is a street photography book capturing the everyday lives of Filipinos and being in their shoes. This book may not have many words, but it tells its story through photography, leaving the interpretation up to you. This book curtails, and is dedicated, to the masses and the beautiful lives they live.
Filipino Cruz
By Robert Bell
Series: Cruz, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,650. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013 by Thai Diamond Books. Category: Fiction
Simon wants to put things right with Ace. Except Ace is Cruz. He travels to Manila in the hope that he can meet, talk, and put aside the ill feelings. Part as friends. Or learn he had been right a year earlier and leave for ever. He wasn’t sure why, it seemed the right thing to do. He wasn’t prepared for what happened, as he created a chain reaction where people found love and redemption.