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Heritage Hispanic-American Style/Patrimonio Hispanoamericano
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 119,830. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
Heritage Hispanic-American Style is a rich, entertaining bilingual cultural compendium of facts that surveys the vast Hispanic/Spanish culture, from its birthplace in Spain to the lands of the new world where its language, religion, and customs greatly influence two continents.
Mexican Autumn
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,310. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
These inter-related short stories are set in a small Mexican fishing village, Bahia de los angeles--a real place in Baja California, 350 miles from the USA border. As the villagers largely depend upon American tourists for their income, many stories deal with the resulting clash of cultures. Dominating Bahia, a treacherous mountain, Tricky Devil, almost pushes the village into the Sea of Cortez.
Going Native In Murcia 3rd Edition: All You Need To Know About Visiting, Living and Home Buying in Murcia and Spain's Costa Calida
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,080. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT THE MURCIA REGION! Full of useful tips straight from a British couple who now call this region their home. This third edition has been carefully revised and is packed full of 300% more information including all town guides and selected maps. Going Native in Murcia - the most comprehensive guide in print - is now even better.
Inside the Tortilla: A Journey in Search of Authenticity
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,310. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Life has a habit of throwing obstacles in your path for a good reason. When two nomads set out on an epic journey into the heart of the Deep South of Spain in search of a town that still cooked it's food rather than shopped for it, they discover something more than a simple recipe. Bill Bryson meets Laurie Lee in this captivating account of the search for authenticity in the home of the tortilla.
The A to Z of Spanish Culture
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Price: $6.40 USD. Words: 33,200. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
There are many clichés about Spain, very few of which can still be observed in the country today. Yet the Spanish have retained many of their traditions, which are embedded in modern times. Written in an informal style, each chapter of this A to Z addresses an aspect of Spanish culture: its society, traditions, history, gastronomy, language and art to bring you closer to Spain today.
Blood, Sweat and Axle Grease
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 50,190. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Semus Russell was ready to call it quits. Denied partnership and believing himself to be at the end of his rope,he traded his drafting board for a matador’s outfit and Matador Motors. It would turn a sleepy little town into a vibrant commercial hub in a way that would redefine the community and how individuals saw themselves, the good, the bad, the insane, the strange, and the ugly.
Boriken 1493 D.C.
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Price: Free! Words: 1,650. Language: Spanish. Published: February 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Puerto Rico, principios de la colonización. Un joven taíno y su hermano Dagüao estaban teniendo un día de cacería ordinario. Pero según trascurría el tiempo, lo que se podía llamar común para ellos, había dejado de serlo.
City of Sorrows
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,290. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Just turned nineteen, Diego is recently married, madly in love, expecting his first child, and completely unaware that his life is about to come crashing down around him. On a dark road outside Seville, this Gypsy’s life takes a tragic turn. He must find the courage to face death, the strength to survive it, and the power to hold onto his humanity while his mind and his will scream against it.