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East
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,560. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Travel memoir: Inspired by a slim guidebook purchased at Fred and Pat Cody's legendary Berkeley bookstore, Shelley Buck took off alone in 1972 on a journey she hoped would take her overland from Europe to India and Nepal, using mostly public transit. East chronicles Shelley's emergence into adulthood as she crosses into lands she dreamed of visiting. The journey will make her a feminist.
Land of Demons: The Proto-Colonization of Ezochi, an Alternate Model of Japanese Expansion
Series: Most Downloaded · History and Historical Fiction · Hot Picks. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » Asian
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Long before Japan was united under the Tokugawa Shogunate, the northern island of Ezo (modern Hokkaido) was invaded, ruled, and pillaged by the Japanese for financial and political gain, marginalizing the native people there. They never officially colonized the island until the late 1800s but for centuries, practiced "proto-colonization."
A Tramp for all Oceans
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 70,540. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The exploits, memories and experiences of a young man who arrived in Hong Kong at an early age, grew up there then embarked upon a career at sea as a Apprentice Deck Officer in the Merchant Navy. Set in the 1960's the main theme is Asia, India, Oceania, East and South Africa. It traces the voyages and adventures of this young man during his novice years spent at sea.
Ghost Cave: a novel of Sarawak
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 76,290. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
A tale of tragedy and romance unfolds in the jungles and gold mining country of Borneo. Ah Min, a young Chinese immigrant, follows a friend to seek his fortune in Sarawak in the mid-19th century. Ah Min explores a humid land of beguiling women, of fragrant spices and of ghosts. But the oppression of the English White Rajah draws the men into a rebellion that will have catastrophic consequences.
There's Fungus on the Mushrooms - or if something can go wrong it will
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,070. Language: British English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
There’s Fungus on the Mushrooms – or, if something can go wrong it will! The autobiography of a man who lived through turbulent times in Asia, Africa and then back to Asia. There’s horror, humour and excitement and most of all enjoyment all in one package!
Shoestring Philippines: The 139-day Journey Around The Philippines To Cross 50 Bucket List On A $1000 Dollar Budget
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,280. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Travel » Budget
For years, Echo Santos dreamed of embarking on an epic journey around the Philippines but harsh realities of urban living kept the dream in the back burner. So, he left his job, and went on a once-in-a-lifetime trip with $1000 in his pocket. The experience he had along the journey made him realize that everything has become more than just crossing off items on a bucket list.
Asia: Its People and History
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 25,000. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Religion / Christianity
Is Asia a mystery to your kids? Do they know who lives there and how to pray for them? Could you use some help introducing your family to this vast land? This sixteen-week course presents a brief picture of Laos, Bangladesh, Nepal, China, Iran, and Vietnam. We’ll get to know the children there, hear about their experiences, and pray for them.
I Never Had a Virgin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
The dream of Yue and E.C. was to open a special restaurant in Fenghuang. They wanted to prepare food only from sources occurring naturally without intervention. But there were very few pure resources remaining. This is a story about positive meaning for destiny and authentic deep flavors full of organic and living ingredients.
3 Simple Tips To Succed In Life
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 100. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- General
Learn that you can decide what happen in your life
Tet and Soul of Vietnamese
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,230. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
On the 1st of January every year is global Tet Holiday. Tet holiday takes place very quickly and shortly within only one day. Therefore Vietnamese people attach great importance to the traditional New Year’s Day of ethnicity, usually held on the first day of lunar January.