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Voodoo Kingdoms And Dodgy Places: Travels in Timbuktu, Burkina Faso And Other West African Lands
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,710. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Voodoo Kingdoms And Dodgy Places is intrepid traveller Tan Wee Cheng’s latest collection of travelogues. Follow him to West Africa, the land of Timbuktu, the very epitome of remoteness and lost wealth, and of the enigmatic voodoo kingdoms in Benin and Togo. He was mobbed by former child soldiers in Liberia, caught in a riot in Burkina Faso and chased after desert giraffes in a Nigérien taxi.
Where Then O Bliss
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,610. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
A beautiful damsel in distress. A starry-eyed young idealist. Their paths cross when they become unlikely participants in a training programme. Had she not been married, it would have been love at first sight. Had she not been abused, their friendship would never have grown into love. But grow it did, and grow and grow and grow.
From The Grand Canyon To The Great Wall: Travelers' Best, Worst And Most Ridiculous Stories From The Road
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 147,640. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
"Grand To Great" brings our huge, wild world home with an outstanding collection of 67 stories, experiences, and thoughts from 54 authors and 45 countries around the globe. Stories that will make you laugh, cry, and think. Experiences that will inspire you to get up and create your own story – either right here at home or out in the farthest reaches of our world.
A Purposeful Meander
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 28,920. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A search for intuitive happiness encapsulated within travels of Southeast Asia.
Misadventures of a Reluctant Road Warrior
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 25,600. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
No doubt about it, business travel can be a hassle. Here are a few of the unexpected and often humorous travel problems that befell the author during his long and semi-illustrious career.
Nautical Musings 2
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,540. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Forty short stories are excerpted from original articles published 1993 to 1996 in a weekly newspaper column named Nautical Musings that appreared in The Daily Southerner in Tarboro, NC.
The Retrospective Traveler: An Innocent in South America
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,700. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The humourous diary of a man who decides on a whim to travel on his own to South America. The 1980ies are a time of political upheaval with military coups and Sendero Luminoso still very much in the news. He hasn't researched it beforehand however, so everywhere he goes is a surprise to him -and them.
Petra: A Brief History
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,670. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Petra: A Brief History is an easy-to-read, popular history of one of the world’s most fabled cities and the mysterious people who built it. This is the ideal book for anyone who wants to know the entire story behind the "rose red city half as old as time," and the little known Nabataeans, who carved Petra from the living rock of Jordan's Sharah Mountains.
Wondering into Thai Culture
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,190. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012 by Proglen. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Wondering into Thai Culture by Mont Redmond Or Thai Whys and Otherwise New 2012 Edition A timeless work, first published as articles in The Nation and then printed as a book and reprinted several times.
Our Man in Pattaya
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 32,550. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012 by Proglen. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Our Man in Pattaya by Duncan Stearn, the author of Pattaya, Patpong on Steroids. Come for a walk on the wacky side as Pattaya and its locals and foreigners come together in a collection of the best of the popular Our Man in Pattaya monthly columns from the pages of the Pattaya Trader (also published by the Phuket Gazette newspaper under the title Streets of Pattaya).
Railroad 1869 Along the Historic Union Pacific Through Nebraska
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,870. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
This book chronicles the construction of the Union Pacific Railroad from its faltering start at Omaha in 1864 through the following three years as the builders press on through Nebraska. It describes the crews' dogged determination as they met the challenges of floods, scorching summers, Indian attacks and derailments.
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.
Jewels of French History Books, The Lauragais Story
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Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 101,420. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012 by Moulin Publications. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A new history book for France that examines the commercially and strategically important region of the Lauragais, sometimes known as the 'Land of Cockaigne' in reference to a time of Pastel and the flourishing cotton industry that once existed there.
Travel in Ukraine: Your Tour Guide to EURO 2012
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 21,640. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The book gives the reader an insight into traveling throughout Ukraine. It mainly focuses on 4 major cities in which the football championship Euro 2012 is to be held: Kiev, Kharkiv, Donetsk and Lviv. Whether you are a single traveller who decided to visit Ukraine or a member of a football fans team - you will find the book useful during your visit.
Birdies, Bogies and Kiwis: Golfing and Touring New Zealand
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 51,550. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
(5.00 from 1 review)
With 400 established courses, no country on Earth has more golf courses per capita than New Zealand. We’d heard visitors easily enjoy a game without the overcrowding experienced in many other parts of the world. So, when Geoff, my best pal and golfing partner popped the question, I was pretty darned pleased. “A golfing trip to New Zealand? When do we leave?”
Royal Holiday Handbook
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 35,490. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 1 review)
Check into your own castle or folly, or stately home hotel on grand estate with this illustrated guide to over 100 properties in England, Scotland & Wales. Includes the Royal Shopping Directory.
Glory Nights: From Wankdorf to Wembley
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Price: $6.42 USD. Words: 54,750. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Tottenham Hotspur returned to play in the European Cup for the first time in 49 seasons in 2010/11. Mel Gomes followed them over land and sea on their journey, staying on the Champions League Gravy Train for one of the epic series of Clasicos as Barcelona played Real Madrid four times in sixteen days, and then onto Barca's Final against Manchester United at Wembley. This books tells that story.
Smart Guide Italy Northern Cities: Milan, Venice, Turin & Genova
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,820. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Smart Guide Italy: Northern Cities is for travelers who want to experience urban Italy. It covers four remarkable Northern Italian cities that are relatively close geographically yet infinitely different culturally and artistically. Milan, Venice, Turin and Genova each offer a unique experience but seeing them all in succession provides an even greater sensation and a singular insight into Italy.
Chasing The Flame
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,030. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Dingo Smart is stuck in a dead-end desk job when the sudden demise of his newspaper's Olympic correspondent presents the chance of a lifetime. A stranger to foreign travel, he is soon winging his way to Atlanta where he stumbles into the chaos of possibly the worst Games ever staged and the Centennial Park bombing.
Always Forever
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,630. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012 by Typhoon Media. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Gay and lesbian
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
From the depths of sorrow begins a journey of hope. The dream of a life together is shattered when AD finds himself attending Mikee’s funeral. With help from Mikee’s family and friends, AD sets about piecing together Mikee’s story. As he begins to discover life’s lessons through Mikee’s eyes, AD finds himself falling in love with an entire nation.