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Mann on Film: It's a Mad World and other essays
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Price: Free! Words: 29,170. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
S.E. Mann celebrates American cinema and culture in this first in a series of books on entertainment. From his Tokyo hideaway, S.E. Mann offers up a blue plate special of juicy insight garnished with humor and gushing with delicious admiration for America's most beloved institution, Hollywood.
Conspiracy to Rape America
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,780. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
This story is a semi-biographical tale taken from the journals of 1st Lieutenant Ben R. Games, 4th Fighter Squadron, USAF, written from 1948–50 during the start of the Korean War. This war or "Police Action" was fought with the United Nations establishing the rules of engagement. These rules were designed to give advantage to the Communist Chinese soldiers who out-numbered the Americans 5-1.
Let Nothing in the World Be Unknown to You!
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You set the price! Words: 7,340. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious cults
Belief of the existence of one Unknown World.
The Traditional Family of Okinawa
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You set the price! Words: 700. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
The way of life in Okinawa with its traditions and customs. The meaning of the word family since ancient times through the generations.
The Fall of the Kingdom of Nanzan
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Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This book tells the history of the ancient Kingdom of Nanzan, Ryukyu Islands, Japan. It also describes the holy places where the pilgrims pay their respects to their ancestors,every year.
Don’t Die Young - How to Live Well into Old Age
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
Billy Joel said that only the good die young but lately a lot more than that are dying before they’ve led a full life. Dr. Jan Garavaglia, a mortician with a show on the Discovery Health channel, says that over 70% of the bodies she sees in the morgue are premature and shouldn't be there. The good news is that we have a great deal of control over our own mortality.
SURVIVOR: USS Russell a World War Two Destroyer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,030. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
For six action-filled years, the USS Russell, a World War Two destroyer was in the thick of combat. From the pre-Pearl Harbor Battle of the Atlantic to most of the Naval battles in the Pacific, Russell and her gallant crew fought a determined enemy. After earning sixteen battle stars, she brought the warriors who manned her guns and engines home alive. The Russell was a SURVIVOR.
Domo Arigatou, Chutney Yamato
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,940. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Chutney Yamato is a 22-year old Japanese-American girl ready to leave everything she knows behind in Hawaii for an adventure abroad in the land of the rising sweet potato, Okinawa. However, things don't go exactly as planned and Chutney worries that the only roots she'll find will be the ones in her hair.
Crosscultural Doctoring.On and Off the beaten Path
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Price: Free! Words: 73,290. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is about my academic career as an Ob&Gyn; my decision at 55 to jump in the unknown; my work abroad; and how I accomplished this. The book is a series of loosely connected anecdotes, medical and non medical, funny and not so funny. I will convey the excitement and satisfaction of this decision. The hope is that the book will inspire others to make the jump and may be even to write their story
Glimpses of the Palace of the Sea Goddess
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,280. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology
44 small and heartful stories that a sea life and people of Okinawa weave.