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Dining Out
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Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Move over, Paris! An introduction to Tokyo, the official gourmet capital of the world, ranging from the Michelin Diet of my imagination to the real-life American supermodel peanut butter diet and everything in-between. Includes some practical advice for tourists visiting Japan and Taiwan on a budget and some irreverent comments about Japanese “obatarian” (battleaxes) and Starbucks.
Laughter Tears Peace
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,110. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014 by MoshPit Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
This is the story of an activist, a sculptor, and a seeker of peace. Born in England in the 1940s, Tom Coley grew up without a father into a world he felt he had no place in. His life path took him through Australia and the world, from Tasmanian sheds to Vietnamese Agent Orange conferences, on a fascinating, amusing and relatable search through the world for peace and the perfect sculpture.
Strange Body
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,630. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
Memoir on a mothers journey through autoimmune disease in order to gain knowledge to educate her children later in life. Common Autoimmune Disease Questions Answered and the "Triggers" that cause them are covered in this book and so much more.
Tea Leaves in Coffee Cups
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Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Just when you thought it was safe to dine out… Sometimes it is better not to know those secret ingredients in the food and drinks we consume, but in some circumstances, such lack of knowledge could kill us. When it comes to food poisoning, no one is immune and nowhere is safe! My first job in Japan leads to me question some aspects of food safety and hygiene in advanced countries.
Billy Idol Gone Wrong
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Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,550. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
I have been called many things in my time, but "Billy Idol gone wrong" surely takes the cake! Look beyond the differences in fashion sense and demeanour, however, and his fans might be surprised to discover that my supposed antithesis and I actually have some things in common. A reflection on how we expatriates come to assimilate physically in our adopted countries either by accident or design.
Lezioni di tango raccontate da una principiante
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 19,560. Language: Italian. Published: May 25, 2014 by Enrico Massetti. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I tremori e le incertezze, le folgorazioni e le palpitazioni attraverso cui passano tutti i principianti della danza più bella del mondo, non a caso dichiarata “Patrimonio culturale dell’Umanità” dall’Unesco, raccontati con uno stile ironico ma appassionato attraverso 16 lezioni – a metà tra diario intimo e bozzetto sociale – che toccano tutti gli aspetti, le convenzioni e le “regole” del tango.
The Immigrant
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,840. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014 by National Pacific Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Immigrant is the fascinating true story of George Tamer, a man who truly knew the meaning of hardship. Growing up in Lebanon during the early part of the 20th century, George, his family, and many of their fellow citizens endured extreme poverty and great suffering under Turkish occupation during the First World War, before embarking on a journey to begin a new life in far-away New Zealand..
And I thought I’d Be a Nun
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,440. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"We are less damaged by the traumas of childhood than by the traumatic way we remember childhood." Psychologist James Hillman ‘And I thought I’d Be a Nun’ is a heart-wrenching, true, family drama about the life, trials, and tribulations of author, Georgianne Landy-Kordis. No book comes closer to exposing the depths of a woman’s soul. Forced to deal with extraordinary hardships, death, rejection."
Naked Communication
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Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Japanese naked communication was once too much for prudish American sailors to take, but attitudes had changed significantly by the time Marilyn Monroe arrived in Tokyo on her honeymoon. Today, people come from all over the world to engage in the practice, often unaware that there is more to it than just hot water. Here, I discuss the dynamics of communal bathing from a multicultural perspective.
Reef Beach
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Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
My late aunt and uncle enriched the lives of countless Australians and instilled in me a greater appreciation of opera, conservation, and religion. They also introduced me to the delights of Reef Beach, a haven for nudists on Sydney Harbour, before it fell victim to a misinformation campaign by some "moralistic" local residents. This is our story, plus some off-the-wall revelations from Japan.
Dammit, I Learned a Lot from That Son-of-a-Gun
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 32,670. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
What happens when someone shares a story with us—a true story, a story from their heart-of-hearts? We feel connected. We realize the commonality of our emotions. How we are, as human beings, all the same. We all falter. We all fear. We all stumble. And we can all come back stronger. This book contains those stories.
Tale Of A Tea Planter
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Price: Free! Words: 29,890. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Jim Glendinning describes the early parts of his life coming from a small town in Buckinghamshire to become a Tea Planter in India.
Different Stars for Different Times: Memoirs of a Woman Doctor
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Price: Free! Words: 98,220. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This autobiographical account traces the story of Dr Margaret Guthrie following her return to New Zealand in 1963 as a widowed mother of three children. She describes her experiences as a medical officer in an Airforce Base and as New Zealand's first female medical superintendent of a major hospital in the 1970s. Since the 1980s Margaret has been at the forefront of gerontology in New Zealand.
Lawyerly Behaviour
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Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,840. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When I was a mischievous tyke in Melbourne, no one imagined I would grow up to be an Australian lawyer, let alone a New York attorney or law professor in Japan. If my family had only been paying attention, however, they would have seen the signs when I dutifully removed my pyjamas at the door at the age of three. Naughty, but nice!
From Bullied to Black Belt Fightback
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 49,480. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From Bullied To Black Belt is the true sometimes harrowing, always emotional but inevitably triumphant story of a man’s journey.
Millennium - A Memoir
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,010. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
It’s December 1999, the cusp of a new millennium. The tiny Pacific Kingdom of Tonga will be first nation in the world to usher it in. Our narrator takes us there to see the sun set on the old and the dawn rise on the new. We discover much more.
How I Came to Be Here
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Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,600. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Take an ordinary Australian boy, add some breakfast cereal, send him to school, and see what happens… Was it fate that led me to become a permanent resident of Japan, or am I simply another example of permissive parenting gone wrong? One man’s story of how he became a pioneering, expatriate law professor in Japan despite having no family connections to this country.
No Girls Allowed
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,120. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In Hessville, Indiana, Kevin Blair learns that the girls around him are not all they seem to be as he finds himself in one disaster after another. When the onset of puberty strikes, he is left at the mercy of all things feminine and his naive view of the world; a cross between Curious George and Godzilla. A humorous recollection of events that made growing up in the Sixties so unforgettable.
Kiss and Tell
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Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Discretion may be my middle name, but it would be a disservice to some of my younger and more impressionable readers not to share at least one celebrity kiss-and-tell story of my own. Although the contents will almost certainly not be what you expect, they should still leave you feeling warm and fuzzy in a Hollywood sort of way. The lesson to be learned is that a single kiss can change a life.
Inside Male Modeling Today: A Shockingly Honest Personal Story
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Price: Free! Words: 79,010. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The most honest description of the modeling world ever published. Revealing all the things models refuse to talk about publicly!