Books tagged: oceania

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Children of Sun and Moon
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Series: Skyfall Era, 1. Price: Free! Words: 76,750. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The blood of the Moon God runs through Chandi's veins. Her king has sent her to the underwater palace of the Solars, to spy on them during the uneasy alliance. Chandi wants nothing more than proof of Solar treachery so she can go home. But as the Solar Naresh shows her the wonders of his underwater world, she finds herself forced to choose between her people and her heart.
Atocha Farewell
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,870. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
“Atocha Farewell” is a book about two lovers, who have a destiny, and a bond, unknown even to them until an accident sends the heroine, a very successful romance writer into a coma.
That Other Kind
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Price: Free! Words: 11,740. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
The questions begin when Seagren first notices her difference. "Are these overpowering hulks really my parents?" Later when she flees those who would surgically alter her, to destroy her craving for the sea, she wonders, "Why do they call me dangerous?"
Other side of paradise
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,610. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Fiji is paradise and tourist come to enjoy its beauty and friendly people with big smiles. However behind that big smile is a very violent culture that has a history in waring tribes and cannibalism. This book is about growing up in a culture that is probably the modern equivalent of the Spartans during Greek mythological times.
The Tahiti Syndrome-Hawaiian Style
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 172,800. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
The Tahiti Syndrome Hawaiian Style is an introspective journey taken under sail into the very heart of the Great Pacific Ocean to the magnificent Hawaiian archipelago. The author seeks life and love while attempting to ascertain the meaning of life as seen from the deck of a 52 foot ketch, the sailing vessel Maiatla II.
World Atlas - Continents & Oceans
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 340. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Elementary
Africa, the Americas, Antarctica, Asia, Australia together with Oceania, and Europe are considered to be Continents. The term continent is used to differentiate between the various large areas of the earth into which the land surface is divided. The book contains outstanding maps that help children learn the continents and oceans of the world.
Like a Leaf on a River
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,400. Language: American English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Like a Leaf on a River reflects my deepest passion in life: wanderlust. This book takes you on my first solo international journey, a 10,000-mile hitchhike from my home in Wisconsin to Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula when I was 20 years old. Next you’ll travel with me vicariously around the world, living life on the cheap, visiting a variety of countries, meeting interesting people and learning about
Travel is my Passion
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You set the price! Words: 34,530. Language: American English. Published: February 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Travel is my Passion begins with a short essay on my philosophy of world travel that can be summed up in four short sentences: Be a dreamer. Be open-minded. Be confident. Be prepared. The book continues with 29 chapters of stories about my extensive travels in 34 countries in 6 regions of the world. The book ends with a description of one of my four journeys around the world.
Sheltering Down Under (Oceania)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
Sheltering Down Under is a meditation on the nuclear issue written from a bomb shelter in South Australia. In this essay, the spotlight is on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the nuclear tests of 1953, the Cold War, Three Mile Island, Chernobyl and Tokaimura (the accident before Fukushima).
That's Entertainment: The Observation Principle from Bentham to Foucault (Oceania)
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Price: Free! Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
In this essay, I begin with Jeremy Bentham’s Panopticon and the observation principle as a method of control. I then discuss George Orwell's 1984 and Michel Foucault’s development of this idea as a means of control and a form of entertainment. Finally, I take up ways in which the individual - and not the state - has become the unwitting purveyor of suffering as entertainment for a mass audience.