Books tagged: rainforest

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The Lost Forest
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 156,510. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Ennis had no illusions about the risks of such ventures; he sought no challenge, no proof of his own mortality by leaving his body to rot in a dark corner of the humid rainforest. His justification was more down to earth; the search for rare tribal art and antique heirlooms to be sold at a profit in his Paris gallery. But what he discovers in Borneo will shake the science of human origins.
Borneo Pulp
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Price: Free! Words: 130,100. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
At the end of the twentieth century the destruction of the Indonesian rainforest accelerated as vast industrial forestry complexes were planned in the untouched heart of Borneo. The promoters of one of these, backed by international banks, vied for a share in the rich rewards, heedless of the destruction to be wreaked on the habitat of the indigenous peoples and the natural environment.
Izefia's Fall
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,310. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
When the planet of Izefia is attacked and destroyed by a universal plague known as the Black, Izefia's most cherished possession, the Crimson Gem, is shattered into thousands of piece and scattered across the universe. King Alexander now must embark on a desperate journey to recover the gem and save his dying planet!
The Insider’s Guide To Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, The Best Things to See and Do at Kilauea Volcano, Including Volcano Village
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,290. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks
Planning a trip to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park? This is the guidebook you need if you want to go to the most beautiful places and experience the best that Kilauea Volcano has to offer. Still-steaming calderas, congealed lava wastelands, dreamy woodlands, a secret lava tube cave, exhilarating, inspiring treks through delicate, emerald rainforests...it's all here! And much, much more!
Votamba's Son
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Price: Free! Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
As loggers work their way through the rain forest in the Mexican state of Chiapas, they are threatened by an old man claiming to speak for the forest demon Votamba. When they forge ahead, they discover that the old man is anything but feeble... and that Votamba's reach is far longer than that of a felled tree.
Sculpting God: Bedtime Stories For Adults
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,510. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011 by AWP Books. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The Award-nominated author of The Antithesis Progression and Down From Ten brings you a genre-spanning collection in the American Gothic tradition of Flannery O'Connor, Ray Bradbury, and Ambrose Bierce. Bedtime stories aren't just for children anymore. Contains: "Lilith" "Angels Unawares" "The Coffee Service" "We Create Worlds" "Control Room" "The Man In The Rain" and "Train Time"
Riff Raff
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Series: A Jack Vu Mystery. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,060. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011 by Floating Word Press, LLC.. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
"Adventure abounds in Costa Rica ... In his latest Jack Vu Mystery, best laid plans for a quiet vacation get shattered when the drug trade becomes a genuine threat to the peace and tranquility of this otherwise idyllic country. Jack and Betty soon find themselves back on duty. Once again, Mr. Macomber has scored a winner!"
Possum and Python
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You set the price! Words: 5,370. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
A story of rainforest love, beginning on a branch above and a branch below,with the mortal enemy of one causing something quite surprising.
Business Lessons from the Rainforest.
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Price: Free! Words: 24,750. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / business development
The rainforest is the most successful ecosystem on the planet: with more species of fish in one pond than all of the British Isle and over 2000 different species of plants per acre; the origin of half of the world's species and a quarter of all naturally occurring drugs. It also recycles a quarter of the world's oxygen. This book unveils this model for business, the economy and society.
El Canto de los Quetzales
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,450. Language: Spanish. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Narra las aventuras del joven Diego y su ingreso a una selva tropical al sur de Costa Rica, en las montañas de San Cristóbal. Según se dice, la selva está llena de peligros, ruinas y misteriosas esferas de piedra con extraños petroglifos, porque esconde un árbol azul del que se extrae un néctar que cura toda enfermedad, pero cuya raíz también otorga la inmortalidad a quien la come.