Books tagged: pyrenees

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French Fried: one man's move to France with too many animals and an identity thief
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,870. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2010 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
* NY Times bestseller * Animals behaving badly, other people's misfortunes and a bizarre true crime story. His identity stolen, life savings gone, and getting nowhere with the police, Chris decides to solve the crime himself. But unlike fictional detectives he has an 80 year-old mother-in-law and an excitable puppy who insist they come along if he's going anywhere interesting - like a stakeout.
Lord Hugo's Wedding
Series: 17th Century, Book 14. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,560. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Romance » Historical
The wedding plans of the Earl of Winton and Sophie du Plessis are disrupted when Sophie and her parents have to return home to the south of France where her grandmother is dying. Then odd problems arise and they must fight to find one another and solve these difficulties.
Exploring Romanesque Architecture in Catalonia
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 58,470. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Peter Garwood and his wife Theresa travelled extensively in France and Spain over many years. 'Exploring Romanesque Architecture in Catalonia,' will give students and visitors an insight into the locality of towns and villages in this region, together with a visual documentation of the rich variety of decorative stonework on their churches. This book also doubles as a unique pictoral travel guide.
The Eastern Pyrenees & Perpignan
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 23,060. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A guide to the French department of the Pyrénées-Orientales including its history, geography, climate, culture, places of interest, transport, sports and activities, options, famous people and including over 100 websites giving details of its hotels, restaurants, self catering accommodation, cultural calendars, towns and cities
Second Spring
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,530. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Hoping not to retire at 60, Ellen buys a house in France with views of the Pyrenees. Living on a shoestring, she describes the day to day dilemmas of life as a second homer, with an aged cat. A picture is painted where spin is not yet King and traditional values linger on in a community close to the earth beneath vibrant skies. An entertaining guide for anyone who shares a similar dream.
Days Of Wine And Rascals
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,500. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A hamlet with a population of 22 people, whose language they couldn't speak or understand, was an unlikely place for two young Canadians to try to learn the skills of developing a bar-restaurant-discotheque business with the unprepossessing name of Casa No-No, high in the Pyrenees in the tiny European Co-principality of Andorra. Join the author in this hilarious romp down memory lane.
Steep Climb to Elsewhere. Trials of a Catalan Family in Post-war Spain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 282,200. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by Katchphrase International. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
The Spanish Civil War lost, brothers Josep and Eduard Balaguer are exiled. The Balaguer women stay behind in their town in the Catalan Pyrenees to face Francisco Franco's vengeful regime until Josep returns home—alone. It will take decades of bribery, smuggling, imprisonment, love affairs, and other adventures to bring the family together again. But what will they have lost on the journey?
Mito a Quattro Mani
Price: Free! Words: 7,170. Language: Italian. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Spiriti d’Inverno e di Samhain per varcare la soglia con il mondo fatato, la lunga Primavera di un cantore cieco e per finire un trittico sulla divinità più intrigante dell’Olimpo e sulla sua consorte. Storie delicate e romantiche, avventurose, oniriche e comiche si alterneranno per strapparvi un sorriso. Buona estate a tutti.