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Silent Giants: A North American Odyssey
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Price: Free! Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2008. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography
Occasionally life presents the opportunity to do something very special. For me that opportunity came in the summer of 1991 when I flew my classic Cessna 195 from St.John's, Newfoundland, to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Our story begins just as the cliffs of the Newfoundland coast slowly emerge from the gray ocean mist...
Seven Cities of Gold
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 35,010. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1528, 300 conquistadores embarked on a mission to colonize La Florida. Within a matter of months, they disappeared. Thousands of miles and eight years later, a band of Spanish slave traders encountered the last four survivors of this lost expedition. Seven Cities of Gold is the amazing true story of four castaways who endured impossible odds in the first recorded exploration of North America.
Living La Vida Loca: When the Dream of a Life in Mexico Becomes Reality
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Price: $13.99 USD. Words: 24,890. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This book is for anyone who has ever thought, even fleetingly, of making a life as a “snowbird”, or even as a full-time resident, in the warm climes of Mexico. Just what is it like to make that dramatic step? What is the reality of the dream? What should I know before I take steps to make it real, or decide it’s just not for me?
Havana Ball
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 84,110. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
People with money among people with none! The bilingual Yankee escapes Cuban chaperones to deliver a literate view of Cuba. Meet gays, actors, whores, marijuana addicts, young adults, grandparents renting bedrooms, etc. Witnesses the rebirth of Havana's 'Carnaval' after a lapse of six years, and get to know a middle-aged American named Richard, who seeks a wife in Cuban dancer Wendy.
Journey of Hope, Memoirs of a Mexican Girl
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Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 40,680. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2010 by Claude Rosay. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Journey of Hope, Memoirs of a Mexican Girl is the autobiography of a Mexican girl who immigrates illegally to Los Angeles, California in the 1970's. Rosalina recounts her early childhood memories in a small town surrounded by farms in the state of Guanajuato, Mexico. Follow along the journey taken by one Mexican girl whose love for learning and appreciation for America will touch your heart.
No Other Choice
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 132,000. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2010 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A night drop in the middle of a drug war began the nightmare. Shell thought it was over but it had just begun. Her heart was in that jungle and she couldn’t live without him. In the process of trying to extract her unit, the chase ran through the Panama Canal and to the Fiji islands. Trying to get her family to safety was going to be a nightmare. Hopefully she could live with the death toll.
The Years of Walter Gordon Fischer: Fleeting Moments
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,160. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In a life on the front lines of 80 years of political, military and social upheaval Gordon Fischer has done it all: dancing while bombs landed in Damascus, held at gunpoint in Togo, dating Ms India, skiing with the aristocracy during the Korean War and deer stalking in Scotland. Travel the world and go back in time to see the rich and the poor as you have never done before.
Back From The Bardo
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Series: Back From The Bardo, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 35,310. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
James Cage’s cult classic, Back From the Bardo is a gritty, in-your-face, three-part novella following the drug-running, risk-taking life of one gutsy individual. Gripping plots, vivid characters, fast paced adventure from Mexico to Memphis, Rome and Africa, New York, Las Vegas and Los Angeles to the New Jersey Shore. Back From the Bardo, the best noir fiction.
Detrás de las montañas
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,550. Language: Spanish. Published: June 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Jean ha llegado al sureste mexicano. El estudiante francés pensó que ayudaría a la causa de las comunidades indígenas pero fue reclutado para una misión suicida: el secuestro del ministro de Economía de Colombia. Esto desencadena una serie de eventos que incolucrarán al gobierno, al narco, el ejército, a Estados Unidos, la ONU y a Colombia alterarndo por completo el orden de la región.
Where the River Splits
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,220. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Relationship suspense for wilderness lovers. David and Susan Brooks canoe white water trying to save their marriage. The canoe capsizes and strands them on opposite sides, believing the other dead. David discovers his wife has survived. Satisfied she is okay, he decides not to reveal himself. As Susan copes with his "death," David begins a new life. But can he start over?