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Doobie's Odyssey: Civet Coffee, Brothels, and the Andaman Sea
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,770. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Join Craig Dobbins and his friend Zach as they explore Southeast Asia by any means available—bus, train, plane, boat, motorcycle, and on foot—bringing them to exotic locales: snorkeling off uninhabited islands; trekking in the oldest rainforest in the world; participating in an indigenous Lahu New Year's ceremony; working on remote farms (one in the process of developing a civet coffee operation).
Are They Serious? The Discourses of Family Planning, Bio-Citizenship and Nationalism in the Philippines
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,780. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2016 by Warrior Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography
Why did the State implement a Family Planning Program for the lower classes when policy makers thought they were incapable of being uplifted? I explore the discourses of bio-medicine, nationalism & citizenship in the Philippines: who is a proper & fit person to be a citizen & reproduce the nation. This nationalist Malthusian narrative aims to maintain a high level of population growth.
The Conquest of the World
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 176,640. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
It is 1983 in the Republic of the Philippines. U. S. Navy Commander Thomas Parker stays on in the Philippines after 20 years service. His love for Maria de la Cruz causes him to engage now in the country's political maelstrom, raising a tangled web of moral issues. Upon the resulting tableau of faith, nationalism, and western thought, Parker now must play out his destiny.
Styling Serendipity
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,520. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
But what happens when it seems the jinx is strong and the ghosts of their painful pasts start coming back and making themselves felt? Will these ghosts threaten their very new and very fragile relationship? Or will Jake’s love for Olivia break the October 1st curse?
Price: Free! Words: 5,240. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Intramuros is the sequel of "Escolta" - After meeting Julia in Escolta, Charles wanders around the ancient walled city of Intramuros where he revisits his memories of Julia. He now faces the grim reality of Julia's absence in his life and questions the universe if they will meet again.
Filipino Culture 101
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,060. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Whether you are planning to retire in the Philippines or you want to really gain a deep understanding of your Filipina girlfriend or wife this book will show you everything you need to know to understand the culture of the Philippines.
Major General Leonard Wood: A Study of Leadership in an Army in Transition - Frontier Surgeon, Rough Riders, Cuba, Philippines, Confrontation with President Wilson, Stimson, World War I, Pershing
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 36,460. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Leonard Wood rose from obscure civilian contract doctor in the American southwest of 1885 to Chief of Staff of the United States Army as the Army itself changed from frontier constabulary to global fighting force.
Price: Free! Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Charles spends his day at the flea market where he meets a girl in the most unexpected way. Drawn together by the situation of their lives, they end up spending the day together sharing their experiences of heartbreaks and realize that they are both lost souls finding the right direction. Was their meeting on that particular day was by chance, mere coincidence, or fate?
The Windmills Of Amsterdam
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,390. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2016 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS. August 2, 1983. Catalina Smit felt a mixture of joy and anxiety knowing she would be meeting her twenty year old daughter tomorrow evening at the Schiphol International Airport. She had not seen her only child, Jacqueline, in the past ten years. The last time she saw her was during her first and only vacation in the Philippines.
The Military Strategies of Spruance and Halsey - World War II Battle of Midway, Battle for Leyte Gulf, Philippines, Sibuyan Sea, Surigao Strait, Cape Engano, Samar, Military Strategy Comparisons
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,610. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book presents a review, analysis and comparison of the World War Two military strategies of Admiral Raymond A. Spruance at the Battle of Midway, and Admiral William P. Halsey at the Battle Of Leyte Gulf.