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Qi lái! - Arise!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,390. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012 by Edition Katzenschwanz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Translated from German - available in English 1st time! From 1939 till the end of the war in 1945 the Viennese doctor Walter Freudmann served with the Chinese Red Cross on the side of the Chinese government forces in the Sino-Japanese war. After his return he wrote a report about his adventures in China and Burma which was published in 1947 by Neue Zeit publishing house in Linz, Austria.
Renaissance Europe
Price: $1.90 USD. Words: 20,260. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
In this book there are six texts about renaissance Europe. Through these any reader can detect many elements of the renaissance states and study a general history of the 15th ant the 16th centuries.
WhereSheGoes - Chronicles of a Modern World Nomadess
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 82,890. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
WhereSheGoes is an epic journey of self-discovery detailing one brave young woman’s adventures, with innocence and wonder as her only companions. She travels abroad with reckless abandon in this inspiring account taken directly from her diaries. Her solo quest encompasses love on the run, fun in sand, snow, and water, and the personal revelations that can only come from global exploration.
Pellegrino di cemento. Le Voyage d'Orient a 100 anni da Le Corbusier
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 35,060. Language: Italian. Published: July 16, 2012 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Nel 1911 Le Corbusier intraprese un viaggio che lo avrebbe condotto attraverso la Germania, la Boemia, l’Austria, i Balcani, la Romania, la Bulgaria, l’Ungheria, Istanbul, Atene, fino al Monte Athos, per poi ricondurlo in Svizzera attraverso l’Italia. Chiamò l’esperienza “Voyage d’Orient”. Oggi cosa rimane? Perché non raccontare il viaggio di Le Corbusier cento anni dopo, ripercorrendolo?
Mainly in High Gear A cycling guide around Lake Constance
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,230. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A cycling guide around Lake Constance, not just the BOSEE route, with excursions to the north, the south and the west of the lake.
How I Overcame My Inventor’s Block
Series: Amazi Chronicles · Free Short Stories, Book 1 · Historical Fiction. Price: Free! Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Romy became an orphan at 17. Forced to move, she hates everything. The thing that keeps her going is the desire to invent something regardless of the implications. But she has one setback after another. An inventor's show is taking place soon in Vienna. Can she complete something in time? This is a free fantasy steampunk-inspired short story based on the characters in the Amazi Chronicles
The Monks of Montafon
Series: Wallace Boys, Book 15. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,470. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
In the fifteenth book in the Wallace Boys series, it is now winter, and the Wallace Boys have been recalled to Europe because the Archduke Prince Karl-Franz is missing. Their investigation leads to a lonely monastery high in the Montafon Range of mountains on the border of Austria. Here they discover that the monks hold a terrible secret dating back to World War Two.
Traitors in the Tyrol
Series: Wallace Boys, Book 11. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,200. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Almost immediately following 'Assignment in the Alps', the Wallace Boys and Karl-Franz head up into a remote area of the little Alpine kingdom for a bit of R&R. Little do they realize they are heading for trouble - in the form of a secret department of the CIA, America's Central Intelligence Agency.
Zwischen Weltkrieg und Staatsvertrag
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,520. Language: German. Published: April 7, 2012 by Edition Tirol. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
In diesem Buch geht es nicht um Dichtung, sondern um die Rekonstruktion der als Kind erfahrenen Geschichte. Hier meldet sich ein Autor zu Wort, den seine Kindheitserlebnisse zwischen seinem vierten und zwölften Lebensjahr seit sechzig Jahren beschäftigen.
The Death of Medicine
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,880. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Biographical
This is the incredible true story of the doctor often called "The Savior of Mothers" or "The Savior of Women". Yet very few people in the English-speaking world have heard of him. But why should someone learn about a doctor from mid-nineteenth-century Vienna? One major reason is that an understanding of what happens in this novel might some day save your life or the lives of those you love.