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Military Brats
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 217,110. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology
A startling, groundbreaking exploration, Military Brats is the first book to analyze what it means to grow up in the military. Based on five years of research, this book probes the consequences—both positive and negative—of being raised in a family characterized by rigid discipline, nomadic rootlessness, dedication to military mission, and the threat of war and personal loss.
Streams Of Yesterday
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Price: Free! Words: 117,760. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Streams of Yesterday weaves humorous and tragic events together amidst a background of economic and social upheaval in a small Kansas farm town. An ensemble of odd characters join Will Clayton, a modern day nomad, in his misadventures as they try to resist the rising tide of corporate corruption and greed threatening to destroy the town.
Amgalant One: The Old Ideal
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Series: Amgalant (original), Book 1. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 210,690. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Temujin comes into the world on the day the Mongols suffer a catastrophic defeat in battle. He isn't the hero type, but he has expectations to live up to, and he has a cause: freedom for his way of life, unity against China, where a nomad is an animal.
Kyrgyz Legends
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Price: Free! Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Four legends from the beautiful land of Kyrgyzstan: Legend about Lake Issyk Kul; Legend about the Burana Tower; Legend about the Santash Pass and Legend about Tash Rabat.
Naked in Budapest - Travels with a passionate nomad
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,370. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Whether naked in Budapest, canoeing down the Zambesi, sailing the Great Barrier Reef, eating durian in Malaysia, cooking in Athens, shaking hands with the King of Cambodia, watching bear cubs in Alaska, visiting Gracelands or having a young Egyptian lover, Heather says she feels most alive when on the road. A slow traveler, Heather gets to know locals, eat their food & learn something as she goes.
The Alchemy of Fuchsine
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Salima, a beautiful Somalian girl, captures the heart of a nomadic seller of carpets. A man with an extraordinary sensitivity to colours, who later becomes a witness to all that befalls his people. What tragic fate befalls Salima in this heart wrenching story is based on real events.If only it were not so. This story is dedicated to the memory of Halima Ibrahim Abdurrahman who died aged 20.
Reindeer: Nomads of the North
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Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Deer, Moose & Caribou
A reindeer is a fur covered animal. Reindeer look like the animals that are said to pull Santa’s sleigh, but they don’t have shiny noses, and they can’t fly! Reindeer are often called caribou. In some parts of the world they are called reindeer. In other parts they are called caribou. Find out more about the reindeer in this fun book!
Tales of a Grey Nomad
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,410. Language: Australian English. Published: August 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian
A mostly light-hearted collection of verse written about the experiences and observations of the author, whilst travelling around Australia. Some are fishy tales indeed.
Rite of Passage
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Series: Pioneers of the Shattered Waters. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Fahd grew up in a desert tribe that travels at night and shuns the burning day. But as children often do, he longs to disobey his elders, and see for himself just what it is that they fear so much. But when he has an accident shortly before a holy ritual, he may find himself learning more about the day than he ever wanted.
The Outsiders: Exposing the Secretive World of Ireland's Travellers
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 82,820. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The Outsiders, first published in 2006, uncovers the secretive world of Irish Travellers where prejudice, crime and a burning loyalty to family, clan and tradition have made the community stand apart. Eamon Dillon investigates Irish Travellers and their worldwide drive to succeed - a hunger that has taken some Traveller gangs into the realms of fraud, bare-knuckle boxing and violent feuds.