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Neon Pilgrim
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 90,960. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2009 by Aduki Independent Press. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Seriously unfit & unmotivated, Lisa Dempster is an unlikely candidate for a gruelling outdoor adventure. When her life needs a shake-up, she decides the only thing for it is to hike the henro michi, a 1200 kilometre Buddhist pilgrimage through the mountains of Japan. Lisa’s journey from overweight dole bludger to intrepid explorer is a witty & fascinating insight into Japan’s famed pilgrimage
America-Culture Shock
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 65,530. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Culture shock is about the shock of cultures coming together in our world today. This book presents the story of culture shock within America to Americans. This book consolidates twenty years of writing and research about the culture shock experience into a definitive collection of essays, poems, commentaries and stories. They offer practical perspectives for students in high school and college,
Life Was A Cabaret: A Tale of Two Fools, A Boat, and a Big-A** Ocean
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 58,540. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2009 by Moonlight Mesa Associates. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A rollicking, award-winning travel memoir that details a hilarious six years aboard the sloop, Cabaret, as the author manages to stay afloat for 25,000 miles of fun and adventure from Alaska to the South Pacific. A terrific read for sailors or those who love adventure stories and sea yarns. If you're planning to go to sea, this book is a MUST! Audacious and bold!
Voyagers and Voyeurs - Travels in 19th Century France
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 257,610. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2009 by FishesEye Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A treasure-chest from the golden age of travel. Annotated, humorous highlights from over 100 eye-witness accounts (diaries, journals, collected letters, reports, travel guides) written between 1750 & 1918. By some of the most famous English and American authors of the 18th and 19th centuries, plus a host of eccentric parsons, antiquarians and ladies of independent spirit. A huge read!
Father, I am Waiting by the River
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Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2009. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A coming of age book of poems juxtaposing the ideas of bastardization within religion and individuals, and traditional gender roles that exist within culture.
High Road To Tibet - Travels in China, Tibet, Nepal and India
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,830. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Overland adventurer John Dwyer has less than three months to cross China, Tibet, Nepal and India and he has a to-do list: drink snake blood, get smuggled into Tibet, and hike to Mount Everest. Join him on his epic trek from the Great Wall of China to the Taj Mahal and read about Asia's wildest and most fascinating regions.
A Candle in the Dark
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 90,770. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Born in the American South, Lisa Engle Escobar gave up the relative comfort of family, friends and home to follow her love's dictates to exotic places around the world, including the tropical paradise of Belize, where she found a new "home" and fell in love once again, not only with the region and its people, but with her young son, Christian, who shares his story as well.
Ragazzo Quest
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 17,200. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
15-year old, Anne Marie, has boy friends but no boyfriend. A summer in Italy means a chance to snag a ragazzo. Born in the States of Italian parents she finds that the rules are different between men and women when she exports her made-in-America attitudes and co-ed soccer moves. Elena, a look-alike cousin in Sicily comes to live with Anne Marie leading to boyfriend troubles in two languages.
Look Up, Asheville! A Walking Tour of Asheville, North Carolina
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Asheville, North Carolina from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Buccaneers and Bathing Huts... Tales of Pirates, Tourists, Wrecks & Recipes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,030. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2010 by FishesEye Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A humorous, gastronomic voyage down the European Atlantic coast, in search of the legacy of “day raiders”, in the widest sense of the term, through the ages: Vikings, English monarchs, pirates and corsairs, bohemians, tourists…. Then-and-now sketches of the major pirate ports, and humorous insights into present-day relations between the English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.