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The Phone Rang in the Middle of My Shower
Price: Free! Words: 23,270. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
(4.00)
From the time Tony's phone started ringing when he was having a shower, it is a story with incidents and surprises that you'll never expect even in your wildest imagination. Dan, Chris, Aini and her baby daughter Sara are the main characters who keep the unusual journey ticking. You are rest assured the enjoyment of reading every bit of the novel.
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad: A Study Guide
Series: Study Guides, Book 10. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Would you like to develop a deeper understanding of this classic piece of literature? This guide places the novella in its historical context and through more than 80 in-depth questions guides the reader to a deeper understanding of the themes, and characters of the text. Even if you know this text well, you will gain new insights.
600 African Proverbs
Price: Free! Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
A list of wise words in the form of African proverbs from across the different tribes and nations of the continent.
An African Odyssey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 160,600. Language: British English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Peter Winton sets out alone on a 10,000 mile journey around Africa. He travels the hard way overland, encountering astonishing hardship and poverty, but also some of the most extraordinary natural wonders on the planet. On an odyssey into the unknown, where chance encounter is everything and where contentment and joy are found in the ordinary, the everyday, and the most unexpected of places.
Boobies, Baobabs and Bot Flies. Experiences of a ‘foreigner’
Price: $9.55 USD. Words: 105,730. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014 by PubliBook Ireland. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
This book will entertain you; make you laugh; inform you; and, sometimes, make you squirm. It is a book that can be dipped into when you have a few spare moments and take you on amazing adventures to the ends of the earth.
The Demon Stone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,200. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00)
In a supernatural thriller that journeys from the killing fields of Africa to the quiet Boundary Waters of Northern Minnesota, Datta spins a terrifying story about the spiritual forces—both real and supernatural—that incite the basest, bloodiest and most frightening of human behaviors.
A Walk Around Audubon
Price: Free! Words: 109,650. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Humor & comedy
Come join me on a walk around Audubon. Walk right into the lives of four very eccentric characters. You’ll first meet five-foot Hester and his wife six-nine Mavis. Along the way, you’ll also be introduced to their good friend and boarder, Tallulah. Although originally from West Africa, she’s lived in the United States for many years and still struggles in her quest to learn how to drive.
My Journey
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 98,670. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Born by the side of the road, Jim Woods went on to be a writer and an adventurous big game hunter.
Bandits
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,230. Language: Italian. Published: April 29, 2014 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
La lotta alla pirateria marittima nel Corno d'Africa nel XXI Secolo
A Franciscan Odyssey
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 129,410. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014 by William R. Parks. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Incredible true story! Arrested by the NKVD (Soviet Secret Police) along with thousands of Polish citizens, the author, Fr. Lucjan Krolikowski, was deported with them in box cars to labor camps. After the War he adopted 150 orphaned children whose parents had died in the labor camps. Autobiography of WW II prisoner, soldier, priest and foster parent of 150 war orphaned children.