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The Years of Walter Gordon Fischer: Fleeting Moments
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,160. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In a life on the front lines of 80 years of political, military and social upheaval Gordon Fischer has done it all: dancing while bombs landed in Damascus, held at gunpoint in Togo, dating Ms India, skiing with the aristocracy during the Korean War and deer stalking in Scotland. Travel the world and go back in time to see the rich and the poor as you have never done before.
The Golden Road to Samarkand
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,460. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Join a group of travellers as they visit Uzbekistan and celebrate Navrus (New Year) in Samakand, the centre of Central Asian culture. Journey to the ancient walled city of Khiva and spend time at some of most amazing bazaars in Asia.
Of princes and paupers
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,150. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Of princes and paupers is part of the Fleeting Moments series of short stories. They take the reader on a journey through the remarkable life and times of Walter Gordon Fischer. These autobiographical stories are told in Gordon's inimitable wry style as he journeys through the world in the search of adventure under the guise of making a living.
The Church in the Muslim World
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Price: Free! Words: 27,330. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / Growth
Simple, popular introduction to the Christian movement in the Islamic world. Previously published as parts of the best-selling 'Briefings' books. Newly updated. A helpful tool for information and prayer.
Following Marco Polo's Silk Road
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,150. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The book, Following Marco Polo’s Silk Road, is a personal account of a couple’s journey as they follow the footsteps of the legendary traveller, Marco Polo. As independent travellers, they explore the lands and the people along the mythical Silk Road. This is a graphic account about the lives of the people that they met along the way.
Travels with Checkpoints
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,860. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Oran Burke has encountered a few too many troublesome officials on his travels, from a cash-loving Uzbek doctor to a casually dressed Bolivian border guard. His journeys have taken him through remote desert checkpoints and busy land crossings, coming into contact with an assorted bunch of people who’ve both helped and hindered his passage.
Success Factors in Implementing Primary and Secondary Education Projects
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Education
This synthesis draws lessons from various independent evaluations and self-evaluations (project/program completion reports) of successful primary and secondary education programs and projects funded by the Asian Development Bank.
LONG YARN, THE STORY OF INDIAN COTTON AND FARMER SUICIDES
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You set the price! Words: 5,320. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: July 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
The cotton story is a tangled tale with thousands of farmers committing suicide.This book analyses what goes into the vicious cycle is indebtedness, brought on by a combination of international trade cycles, state policies on subsidies and tariffs and the trade-off between the interest of cultivators and manufacturers. Improper genetic revolution has benefited some while weighing on some others.
Four Decades through Thick & Thin – Musings of a Diplomat Part 3 – Russian Rhapsody
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Series: Four Decades Through Thick & Thin - Musings of a Diplomat, Part 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,290. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: July 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is the third in a series of books that constitute the Memoirs of a retired Indian Foreign Service officer. The Memoirs recount memorable parts of the author's forty years as a diplomat. This book is based on the author's posting in Moscow during the Soviet era.