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Red River
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Price: $3.59 USD. Words: 60,190. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
A Gay Novel set in the Far East. Sam, a Burmese boy, is desperate to leave his country of birth to escape the brutal regime and go to live in Thailand. Fate leads him into the Burmese jungle where he meets the Burmese Rangers. Escorted safely to the Thai border, his new life can begin. He falls in love with an Englishman. Can he trust him?
Burmese Shadows
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,090. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
When a modern young Burmese woman falls in love, the ancient spirit of Lady Three Times Beautiful must guard her from a dishonorable man. But protecting the heart and protecting a woman are two very different things. In a changing world can The Lady and the old powers do both?
Missing In Rangoon
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 100,210. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
As foreigners rush into Myanmar with briefcases stuffed with plans and cash for hotels, shopping malls and high rises, they discover the old ways die hard. Vincent Calvino’s case is to find a young British-Thai man gone missing in Myanmar, while his best friend and protector Colonel Pratt of the Royal Thai Police has an order to cut off the supply of cold pills from Myanmar used for the ...
The Front of Beyond
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 55,200. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
‘The Front of Beyond’ is a collection of travellers’ tales. It describes my wanderings around East Asia and elsewhere. In China I tried to nip across borders in militarised zones. I stuck my nose into parts of Burma where the authorities didn’t want me to go. I delved into parts of Kurdistan. I had a look at the Sahara, being chased by the army. I hitched and bussed across borders in East Africa.
The Paddy Field Tigers
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Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 131,030. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
John Montigue is a spy for the British government. On Christmas Day, 1941 the Japanese army invades Burma. With his boyhood friend, head of the secret Golden Triangle, he has to evacuate his family yet stay behind to destroy anything of use to the enemy. Before he can escape he finds himself having to flee on foot thru 1,800 miles of jungle to India with 25,000 women, children, and elderly.
Oh Burma Vol 2
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,880. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Feeling the pulse of the Burmese people of Burma, before the 1988 popular uprising and not yet renamed to Myanmar. The dynamics of what happens when people live under unbearable pressure and yet find ways for much needed relief. That the uprising came we know, but the people then did not and express with risk what happens when a country, their country is abandoned and military dictators can do as
Wanderlust - an Anthology of Best Extracts from the Round-the-World Trilogy: Scot Free, A Scot Goes South & A Scot Returns
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Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 162,100. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Alastair Scott's epic five-year sojourn roughing it round the world was originally (and still is) published in three volumes. Wanderlust brings together a 'best' collection of his writings from this journey. He writes with deep insight and caustic humour; diverse, bizarre, beautiful and poignant impressions of our world and humanity in all its forms. This is a delight from start to finish.
Hurry on Sundown
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,250. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This is the tale of many attempted entries into Burma to meet the people living life in political oppression. Unfortunately, the two visas that were granted came with limited timeframes. The first one barely allowed a whistle-stop tour of basic city centers, where we saw what they allowed us to see. Next up, a visit to the Three Parallel Rivers region of Yunnan Province, China, bordering North-Eas
Naypyidaw: The New Capital of Burma
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 51,110. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Proglen. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
Naypyidaw: The New Capital of Burma examines the possible factors involved in the current relocation of the capital in order to enrich and enhance understanding about contemporary Burma/Myanmar in various aspects - including History, Geography, Political Science, Military Science, Economics, Sociology and Urban Architecture. Fully illustrated with maps and colour photographs.
Burma (Myanmar) in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Burmese Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Military, Religion, Rangoon, Mandalay, Theravada Buddhism
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 107,750. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Burma (Myanmar).