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Smugglers - The Complex Web of the Drug, Blood Diamond, Human Organ, Ivory and Cigarette Underworlds
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,160. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
Caribbean pirates and European smugglers of the18th-century have managed to make a good name for themselves in the history books. To dress up as a pirate is every child’s – and a lot of adults’ – dream, and stories of rum-running across the high seas, and tunnels stored with kegs of liquor that were distributed amongst the local villagers has put a rose-tinted, idealistic spin on what was.
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad: A Study Guide
Series: Study Guides, Book 10. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Would you like to develop a deeper understanding of this classic piece of literature? This guide places the novella in its historical context and through more than 80 in-depth questions guides the reader to a deeper understanding of the themes, and characters of the text. Even if you know this text well, you will gain new insights.
Africa Day by Day- Book II - Ivory Kills
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,040. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Biography
‘Cape East’ Settler’s since 1920. ‘Egoli’ Place of Gold. ‘Gingerbread House’. In ‘Ivory Kills’ the elephants. ‘Morning in Joburg’ An African city. ‘Natal Rock’ The dark rock. ‘New Age Centre’ watering hole. Meeting a ‘Personal Trainer’. Clashes in ‘Polarities’. In ‘Present City Life’ cake, coffee, book. ’This Place of Fate’ an oasis. ’Weaver’.
Karamojo Bell
Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Walter "Karamojo" Bell spent half his life hunting in Africa, and made a fortune from the ivory trade.
White Nile
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,540. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Alistair and Tom Banks, fresh from their advertures in Sicily, make for Egypt to explore the land of the Pharaohs. On their arrival, they are immediately marked out by the Egyptian authorities for smuggling ivory. Away to the west in Chad, Abakar is forced into poaching. Their paths aligned, they must all work together to defeat Masud, the criminal mastermind.
Game of the Century
Price: Free! Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
In this re-imagining of Richard Connell's famous story "The Most Dangerous Game," a boy named Spencer Rainsford takes a trip back home from the the city to the country to visit the family. He's been gone for five years and soon realizes that his hometown is very different now. He goes on an epic journey that is both sadistic and dangerous, but soon answers the question of who is the strongest.
Murder In Mo-Town
Price: Free! Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
In the small town of Moscow, TN everything is calm and friendly until some new neighbors move to town. Jade and Janine Hawthorne, two suspicious acting sisters, move in and everything starts to change. A group of close friends experience something that changes their lives forever, even uncovering something unexpected.
A Very Wimpy Kid
Price: Free! Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
In the small town of Rocking Creek, the story of one boy's unforgettable summer is spelled out in a collection of his journal entries. The story follows Brandon, a boy that has been labeled as the wimpiest kid around. His life is miserable and he sets out to find a way to change it. The only thing is, his way of changing his image go him into a lot more trouble than he could have imagined.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,100. Language: Italian. Published: December 2, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Un documento segreto sfugge a un computer della NASA e la prima conseguenza è una caccia spietata agli elefanti per le loro zanne. Tra Milano e il Kenya si incrociano così i destini di diverse persone: finanzieri, speculatori, burocrati, cacciatori, avventurieri e ambientalisti. La partita in gioco è la sopravvivenza di un’intera specie e la soluzione arriva nel luogo più impensato.