Books tagged: asia

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Il ritorno dell'Impero di Mezzo
Series: Incroci, Book 6. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,980. Language: Italian. Published: February 5, 2013 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Political
La grande strategia della Repubblica Popolare Cinese in Asia nel XXI secolo.
The Gunners of Shenyang
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 73,410. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Yu Jihui's memoir of his life as a university student in China as the nation starved during Mao's Great Leap Forward.
Ghostly
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,380. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
The Ghostly Beings are coming! What will you do? Terrible things happen to Zoe and Seth after they find a strange scroll. With help from Chong and Karina, they uncover a creepy conspiracy to turn their school into a place of horrors. Who is the mysterious Madam White Cat? How will Demon Boy carry out his shockingly sinister plan? What is Zoe's awesome secret? Read to find out!
Viaje a Japón - Turismo fácil y por tu cuenta
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 23,230. Language: Spanish. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
‘Viaje a Japón - Turismo fácil y por tu cuenta’ es la guía práctica definitiva para organizar por libre tu itinerario por el país del Sol Naciente. Recorreremos paso a paso los puntos más importantes de Japón y encontraras consejos eminentemente prácticos para que tu viaje sea fácil de realizar y resulte lo mejor posible.
SoKoDiaries: An American Teacher Living in South Korea
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,510. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
In 2012, 3% of the population in South Korea (SoKo) were foreigners; an even smaller percentage (of foreigners) were Black-Americans. As a Black-American woman living in SoKo during that time, culture shock was not the only thing Nailah had to overcome. From being pushed in line by older Korean women, to being known in her city as "Reggae Hair" because of her dreadlocks, it's all written in here.
Like a Leaf on a River
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,610. Language: American English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
LIKE A LEAF ON A RIVER reflects my deepest passion in life: wanderlust. The first section of this book takes you on my first solo international journey, a 10,000-mile hitchhike from my home in Wisconsin to Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. The second section of the book describes my first trip around the world during which I lived life on the cheap and met many interesting people.
Travel is my Passion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,470. Language: American English. Published: February 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This second edition of TRAVEL IS MY PASSION begins with a short essay on my philosophy of world travel summed up as follows: Be a dreamer. Be open-minded. Be confident. Be prepared. The book contains twenty-nine chapters of stories about my extensive travels in thirty-four countries in six regions of the world. The book ends with a description of one of my many journeys around the world.
Giant Pandas: Cuddly Bamboo Lovers
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Bears, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Bears
Giant pandas are animals that live in China. For many years, people couldn't decide if a panda was part of the bear family or part of the raccoon family. Now they know that they are really bears. They look like a huge, cuddly bear. They have four legs and a short, stubby tail. Find out what a panda is, where it lives, what it eats, who are its enemies, and how babies are raised. For ages 7 to 10.
Under a Tropical Sun
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,150. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » General
On a moonlit evening in 1951, three American Navy men are beheaded on a Philippine beach. The CIA suspects Pulog, a rebel leader. Ben, a young operative based in Washington, is sent to find him. The two have crossed paths before, as students at an elite Jesuit college in Manila.A decade later, their connections to a Catholic priest and a beautiful Eurasian woman complicate the search for justice.
Back Part 1: Across the Fence
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 50,790. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A covert 1968 Special Forces mission to the Ho Chi Minh Trail in Laos, led by Spike Miller, who gives his grandson, Mark, a combat journal and asks him to recover something he left behind in the jungle. Mark, his friend Brad (an ex-US Marine) and a group of NYU students prepare to backpack into the tri-border jungle of Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia to find what Spike left behind.