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The Manila Album
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 460. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
The Manila Album is a street photography book capturing the everyday lives of Filipinos and being in their shoes. This book may not have many words, but it tells its story through photography, leaving the interpretation up to you. This book curtails, and is dedicated, to the masses and the beautiful lives they live.
48 Hours in Jerusalem
Series: 48 Hours. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Experience the ‘City of Gold’, a holy city to three religions, one of the oldest cities in the world and the capital of Israel in 48 hours.
Siamese Dreams
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 108,020. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Ready to change the world, two high school friends from America begin a new life in Thailand. They take new names, learn Thai, and experiment with sex, drugs and radical lifestyles -- from spectacular poverty to salacious stardom. Set amid economic booms and an epic tsunami disaster, Siamese Dreams is rich with emotion, wit and insights into relations across cultures and sexes.
Back Part 2: Into the Jungle
Price: $4.64 USD. Words: 76,380. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Back Part 2 follows the modern-day trekkers as they go deep into the Laotian jungle heading to the Ho Chi Minh Trail, looking for what Mark’s grandfather, Spike, left behind at the end of his 1968 Special Forces mission. Along the way they are confronted with dangers, historical and modern, before they are captured and tortured by people they have offended, when they desperately need to escape.
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
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.
Under a Tropical Sun
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,150. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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.
Giant Pandas: Cuddly Bamboo Lovers
Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 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 » Readers / Chapter Books
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.
Travel is my Passion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,450. Language: American English. Published: February 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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This book begins with a short essay on my philosophy of world travel that can be summed up in four short sentences: 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 several journeys around the world.
Like a Leaf on a River
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,670. Language: American English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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This book reflects my deepest passion in life: wanderlust. The first section takes you on my first solo international journey, a 10,000-mile hitchhike from my home in Wisconsin to Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula when I was 20 years old. The second section describes my first world trip during which I lived on a shoestring, visited many countries, met fascinating people, and learned a lot about myself.
SoKoDiaries: An American Teacher Living in South Korea (Vol.1)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,510. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Multicultural education
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.