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The Long Trip to Canada
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,750. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2018 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
It is year 2000. The economy in Zimbabwe is just at the beginning of a nose dive that would see the country's rate of inflation break world records at 231 million per cent a year by 2008. You are a young engineering graduate with an entrepreneurial flair. Do you stay and go down the drain with the country or do you pack your bags and go?
The Librarian
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,360. Language: British English. Published: December 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
...She felt around in her handbag for the smart silver pen and felt how the cold steel slowly absorbed the heat from her liverspotted and wrinkled old hand...
Diplomat's Manual
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 21,760. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016 by thelittlefrench@zoho.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Etiquette
* PROTOCOL * PRACTICAL ADVICE * USES AND CUSTOMS For the Ambassador as well as the members of the diplomatic entourage, formal procedures and their correct application can be a source of anguish, torment or entertainment, depending on the level of familiarity with and adherence to the spoken an unspoken rules at play.
Горячие дни холодной войны. Москва 1967-68
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,470. Language: Russian. Published: January 16, 2015 by Boris Seaweed. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Воспоминания сотрудника военного атташата при посольстве США в СССР о его работе и жизни в Москве в 1967-68 годах. Перевод с английского Boris Seaweed.
A Hot Time in the Cold War
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,240. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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The author describes what it was like living in the American Embassy in Moscow, USSR, from 1967-68 in the middle of the Cold War. He was a staff sergeant in the Defense Intelligence Agency who was also the part time editor of TWIM (This Week in Moscow) the only free press in the USSR.
Flipspace: Oh Fortuna
Series: Flipspace, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,800. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » General
During a deep space rescue, the Mockingbird receives emergency dispatch orders for the Fortuna asteroid. Colonel Rama is warned of Russian Federation and Remote Space Conglomerated Industries vessels. The Fortuna Foreign Relations Office invites Mockingbird’s senior officers and Federation command officers to an embassy dinner.
The Joys and Perils of Serving Abroad: Memoirs of a U.S Foreign Service Family
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,990. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014 by MAP. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Diego's first overseas assignment was to Mexico, where he assisted jailed or troubled Americans and shipped dead Americans home, tasks that were "an effective introduction to the Foreign Service," he opines. Diego went on to assignments in Panama, Portugal, Brazil, and Venezuela, was appointed ambassador to Colombia and Brazil, and also served as Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs.
History of the Bureau of Diplomatic Security of the United States Department of State - Cold War, McCarthyism, Spies, Leaks, Bugs, Ambassador Dubs Killing, Moscow Embassy Bugging
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 175,300. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Law enforcement
This Diplomatic Security history, professionally researched and written by the State Department Historian’s Office, is an authoritative reference source and an archival record of the many critical duties, milestone events, prominent personalities, and worldwide locations with which DS has been associated over the past century.
The Few: A Tale of the Marines in the Near Future (The Return of the Marines: Book 1)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,690. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
When the US embassy in New Delhi is attacked during a presidential visit, it falls on the US Marine Security Guard Detachment to keep the president alive until help arrives. But with political games being played in Delhi and Washington, will that help arrive in time?
THE SIN OF POWER
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,380. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Power can corrupt the strongest of men, but will it corrupt Peter Kelonge? Peter is driven to oppose the corrupt dictator President Massa and liberate the African nation of Catanga from his tyrannical rule. Will Peter Kelonge manage to overthrow Massa? And, if so, will he manage to lead the people of Catanga with honor and justice, or will he, too, fall victim to the temptation such power offers?