Books tagged: philippines

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God's Money: A novel based on actual events
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,140. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Four fishermen find twenty million dollars on an uninhabited island. Now they have to keep the cash from the drug cartel and pirates who claim it. The setting for this thrill and laugh-a-minute tale is the notorious Palawan Passage in the South China Sea. Based on a true story, so recent that the ending is still in play.
Three Year Old Slave Girl
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Price: Free! Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
This is a fictional story based on my beginnings in squalor without enough food and no love.
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.
From Brunei and Beyond: The Gaijin Girl's Guide to Asian Cuisine
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,450. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Chinese
Designed as a guidebook to Asian Cuisine, From Brunei and Beyond takes readers through a tour of east and southeast Asia - provided a handy introduction to each country's vocabulary and signature dishes.
The Sullivan Saga: Memories of an Overseas Childhood
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 89,990. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
These are the exotic, funny and sometimes bittersweet stories of an overseas childhood in Asia & Africa from 1957-1972. The author is the daughter of a State Dept. diplomat and through her stories, you can begin to appreciate the adaptability of children to other cultures and the fortitude of parents trying to raise their children to be citizens of the world as well as good Americans overseas.
Filipino Pride
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,860. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
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.
Silent Thunder
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 78,940. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2010 by Tanner Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Silent Thunder; a story based on an actual operation. Hostages were taken by terrorists and America was given a five day deadline to give in to their demands: unseat President Marcos or the hostages would be brutally murdered. Patrick Henry, the son of a powerful Senator, would be the first to die. Rather than give in, America sent in its best to try to do the impossible.
City of Gold: People who made their home and history in Cagayan de Oro
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,690. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2010 by Agio Publishing House. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Read about a young girl who witnessed the Bataan Death March and later emerged as Cagayan de Oro's most influential woman; the inventor of the ubiquitous motorela; "Lady Love", the first female FM radio DJ; and others. Cagayan de Oro is no ordinary city because of these extraordinary people who tell us their fascinating stories in the CITY OF GOLD by Ann Gorra.
A Gift is Waiting
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 51,040. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Surrounded by the selflessness and caring of people who love them, a broken father, a questioning nun and a lost child learn that life offers amazing gifts and moments to treasure. Based on real events, this beautiful story resonates with hope as it takes us to a place where we discover there is always a “gift” waiting somewhere in our lives should we choose to recognize it.
The Mermaid's Dream, internationally illustrated picture book
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Series: Sailing Books. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2011 by Style Writes Now. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Cover art: Rose Macleod. The picture book got together illustrators from seventeen countries around the world who contributed artwork to accompany the story. This is a unique and beautiful tale that resolves the mermaid's age-old dilemma of where to live, on the sea or on the land.