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Realty Reality
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Price: Free! Words: 37,150. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Real estate
Since the 1997 Asian financial crisis, property markets have greatly developed through the years. Asian governments have improved the financial stance associated with the structure of housing finance, allowing more access to a diverse range of mortgages products.This handbook presents 27 interviews with some of the leading players in the real estate market in Asia to help you understand the market
How I was Murdered by a Fox Monster (Free version)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
I finally finished writing this ebook. You can find the new version here https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/266728
Sorcerers And Cigarettes: Falling Off the Map in Burma
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,850. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
What would you do if you found staring up at an assault rifle in the jungle reaches of one of the most isolated countries on earth? In this funny, thoughtful, bone-breaking account, Daniel Isaac Combs brings us to the edge and back again in modern Myanmar, revealing just what life is like in a country in the midst of profound and historic change.
Missing In Rangoon
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 100,210. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
As foreigners rush into Myanmar with briefcases stuffed with plans and cash for hotels, shopping malls and high rises, they discover the old ways die hard. Vincent Calvino’s case is to find a young British-Thai man gone missing in Myanmar, while his best friend and protector Colonel Pratt of the Royal Thai Police has an order to cut off the supply of cold pills from Myanmar used for the ...
Komodo Dragons: The Biggest Lizard in the World
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Reptiles & Amphibians
The Komodo dragon is the biggest lizard in the world. In fact, a Komodo dragon can grow to be 10 feet (3 metres) long. If a full-grown man laid down next to a Komodo dragon, the dragon would be a lot bigger than the man! The Komodo dragon can weigh up to 360 pounds (163 kilograms). That is as much as two average men weigh! Find out more about thses strange and wonderful animals in this book!
No Greater Love: A Family's Journey
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,410. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / general
This is a nonfiction, personalized story of a daughter’s journey starting with her family and childhood in a rural town in Southeast Asia in the throes of World War II. It describes her parents’ determination and struggles to send their children to college and ends with her caregiving experiences and insights that baby boomers and caregivers of their loved ones could benefit from.
World Atlas - Continents & Oceans
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 340. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Elementary
Africa, the Americas, Antarctica, Asia, Australia together with Oceania, and Europe are considered to be Continents. The term continent is used to differentiate between the various large areas of the earth into which the land surface is divided. The book contains outstanding maps that help children learn the continents and oceans of the world.
The Umbrella Man
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Series: The Inspector Samuel Tay Novels, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,380. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
The first bomb cracked the Hilton like an egg; the second gutted the lobby of the Marriott; and the third peeled the front off the Grand Hyatt. Three massive explosions, all at American hotels in the heart of the city, and all within a few horrifying seconds. Hundreds are dead and thousands are injured. Singapore is bleeding.
Elephants: The Kings of the Land
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Elephants
Elephants are the largest animal that lives on land. They are HUGE! A male elephant can stand 12 feet (3.75 metres) tall at the shoulders. It can weigh up to 26,000 pounds (12,000 kg). That means one elephant can weigh as much as 13 small trucks! Elephants have four very strong legs. Their legs are like posts. Find out more about these huge animals in this 15-minute book!
The Wallace Line: Where Worlds Collide
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,970. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
Why is it that the island of Bali is home to Asian birds such as the weaver bird, and the neighboring island of Lombok, just 24 kilometers away across a narrow strait, echoes to the screams of Australian cockatoos? This extraordinary biological boundary is known today as The Wallace Line, a near-magical boundary that has deeply changed the way we view the world.