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Wheelchair Around the World
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 148,990. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Patrick and Anne Simpson had a not so uncommon dream to travel the world upon their retirement. A major obstacle had to be crossed before this dream could become a reality. Anne, debilitated by a rare joint disease, would be confined to a wheelchair for much of their eight-month journey. Wheelchair Around the World is their heartwarming and inspiring account of a couple living out their dream.
L'artiglio del Drago.
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Series: Incroci, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,750. Language: Italian. Published: January 9, 2012. Category: Essay » Political
Strategia, armamento e capacità dell'Esercito Popolare di Liberazione cinese nel XXI secolo.
Turning Point: Michael Jackson
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
The shocking, public downfall of pop idol Michael Jackson can be traced back to one night in Bangkok, in 1993. Soon after he arrived in the Thai capital on his Dangerous World Tour, shocking allegations were revealed involving a teenage boy in California. Two news reporters, one Thai and one American, share their story in an exposé, commemorating the 20th anniversary of MJ’s turning point.
21: The Last Night with Taiwan's Sunflower Movement
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,670. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
On March 18, 2014, Taiwanese students known as the "Sunflower Movement" peacefully occupied their nation's legislature. Three weeks later, after their peaceful demonstration raised national and global awareness of the dangers of secret negotiations with China, they withdrew. This inside story tells the last 21 hours of the non-violent occupancy and includes background, politics, peace, and love.
Ilha Formosa
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Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Japan has been my home for such a long time now that it has become second nature, but sometimes I just want to escape the harsh, mundane realities of my everyday life by running away to somewhere safe but exotic, where I cannot speak the language and every moment of the day brings some new discovery. For me, that place has become the “beautiful island” of Taiwan, and the attractions are many.
City Walks
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Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Whenever I visit another country on business or for pleasure, I always make a point of seeing how the local people live and picturing how different my life would be if I lived among them. Part of my routine is to explore entire neighbourhoods on foot, but sometimes travelling as a semi-respectable, law-abiding male can present challenges of its own…