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Naga Harvest Festival
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,120. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Essay » Political
Two essays on two visits to the Burmese Military dominated dazzling Naga Harvest Festival. Nagaland in Burma/Myanmar, the other two thirds are in India is off limits to everyone except for one time a year during the traditional Naga Harvest Festival. Through this festival though colorful, charming and cultural the Burmese Military shows off its good side, though only for the time the foreign visit
La Flecha de Joseon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,140. Language: Spanish. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
(4.91)
La Flecha de Joseon narra la historia de Yoon Hee, princesa heredera de Joseon, y de In Sung, su mejor amigo, un guardaespaldas contratado en secreto por el rey para protegerla. Yoon Hee tiene inquietantes sueños en los que se ve a sí misma disparando una flecha en dirección a un enemigo desconocido. Intriga, suspenso, romance y acción se reúnen en este relato lleno de aventuras.
Tokyo Joe
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 87,160. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian, Fiction » Classics
A powerful, evocative novel of international betrayal, Tokyo Joe tells a story of Major Julian Bonner, a retired US soldier, confidante of General MacArthur, zen master, and yakuza boss, who is deported after forty-two years in Japan. The Japanese say he fixed a baseball game. Julian Bonner says the Japanese wanted to silence him, and he knows why. As a young officer in World War II, Julian ...
Daydreaming in Kyoto
Price: Free! Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Fiction » Poetry » Asian poetry
(5.00)
Haiku Notes from a Perfect Day in Japan’s Ancient Capital
Ellie the Elephant (Photo Edition)
Series: World Adventurers for Kids, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General
Book two in the World Adventurers for Kids Series, “Ellie the Elephant” is an illustrated picture book that encourages children to follow their dreams. A young elephant named Ellie living in Thailand dreams of joining the elephant polo team and playing in the Elephant Cup polo tournament, but her parents want her to work in the rice fields. Will she realize her dream of playing elephant polo?
Ellie the Elephant (Illustrated Edition)
Series: World Adventurers for Kids, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General
Book two in the World Adventurers for Kids Series, “Ellie the Elephant” is an illustrated picture book that encourages children to follow their dreams. A young elephant named Ellie living in Thailand dreams of joining the elephant polo team and playing in the Elephant Cup polo tournament, but her parents want her to work in the rice fields. Will she realize her dream of playing elephant polo?
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.
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.