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Komodo Dragons: The Biggest Lizard in the World
Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Reptiles & Amphibians, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
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!
Realty Reality
Price: Free! Words: 37,150. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Categories: 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
Story 1: Examination for the Post of Guardian Angel
Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. This publisher attempted to edit them with a more modern format, including punctuation and styling, to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Essays in Travel and Humor Vol. 2: Nomad
Series: Essays in Travel and Humor, Book 2. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 26,410. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012 by Goblinbrook Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Essay » Literature
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This second volume of author and photographer C. Patrick Neagle's series is bigger and better, containing 36 travel-sized essays and 30 photographs from around the globe (but mostly from Arabia, Asia, and the Mediterranean). Filled with humorous and sometimes thoughtful commentary, these essays may help you avoid moped gangs in Europe, dive for pearls in Bahrain, and ride elephants in Malaysia.
Faking It in Bangkok
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 75,650. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Essay » Literature, Essay » Sociology
The Cultural Detective established Christopher G. Moore as a writer whose essays deliver a unique perspective insight into Thai culture and contemporary political and social issues. In Faking It in Bangkok gangsters, gamblers, killers and other criminals are brought to life in the essays. Readers who follow Moore’s crime novels will enjoy his detours through the hard-edged noir world of Thailand..
The Cultural Detective
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 59,920. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Essay » Literature, Essay » Sociology
For more than twenty years, Christopher G. Moore has been writing about the history, culture and politics of Southeast Asia, in particular Thailand. The Cultural Detective is a behind-the-scene view into Moore’s writing life. In this selection of essays, Moore discusses with the humor and insight that he has become famous for. He draws widely on anthropology, neurology, psychology, ethnography...
A Life Less Ordinary
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 119,930. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What happens when an American from a small, rural town goes overseas to live and teach in one of the biggest cities in South Korea? Follow me on my one year journey to find out!
Waiting for the Lady
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 111,690. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
Sloan Wolcott, an American expat in Bangkok, a part-time art dealer and smuggler and a full-time rogue, comes into possession of a camera belonging to a Japanese newspaper reporter killed in a suspicious car crash. Inside the camera, he finds several images of the Lady, Aung San Suu Kyi, one of her riding in an automobile with a bullet hole in the rear window and one lone picture of a mysterious..
Zapizapu Crosses the Sea
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,220. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Issues / Values & Virtues, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Business & Economics
Zapizapu Crosses the Sea is a fascinating children's book. The script and colourful illustrations work together to simplify the concept of international trade and personify those involved around the world from grower to consumer. In its rawness we discover that the simple yet important concept of 'playing fair' is important for children and grown ups alike.
Battling Burnaby: The Awe-Inspiring Exploits Of A Great Adventurer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Colonel Fred Burnaby is one of the greatest adventurers who ever lived and he was the kind of man on which romantic legends are built. A fearless dare-devil and intrepid traveller, he made two perilous journeys across Asia, and he became the first person to cross the English Channel single-handedly in a balloon. However, his first love was fighting and he was killed in action in the Sudan.