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The Years of Walter Gordon Fischer: Fleeting Moments
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,160. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In a life on the front lines of 80 years of political, military and social upheaval Gordon Fischer has done it all: dancing while bombs landed in Damascus, held at gunpoint in Togo, dating Ms India, skiing with the aristocracy during the Korean War and deer stalking in Scotland. Travel the world and go back in time to see the rich and the poor as you have never done before.
More travels and other salutory lessons
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,450. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
More travels...is the seventh compilation in the Fleeting Moments series of stories that take the reader on a journey through the remarkable life and times of Walter Gordon Fischer. These autobiographical stories are told in Gordon's inimitable wry style as he journeys through the world in the search of adventure under the guise of making a living.
La flor del frío
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,010. Language: Spanish. Published: October 21, 2011 by Editorial Amarante. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Estamos ante una antología de relatos que recrea, con gran habilidad, una suerte de Sin City quiteña, en la que los personajes, sin embargo, tienen rasgos y características más reconocibles, más ┬ôreales┬ö. A través de la sórdida corrupción de sus habitantes, la urbe despliega su pléyade de monstruos, engendros y pesadillas.
The Heart's Discovery
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,420. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Will Anjaline return Gabriel’s feelings in time or will tragedy tear them apart before she has the chance?
Sailors, Scientists, Spies
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,300. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Sailors describes the lives of two Spanish naval officers. Jorge Juan and Antonio Ulloa, chosen in 1735 by Philip V to represent Spanish interests on a French expedition to South America. Their experiences on this journey and their later contributions to eighteenth-century Spain were remarkable, from ship design to canal building, mining, dangerous sea patrols to naming the base metal platinum.
A Scot Goes South - A Journey from Mexico to Ayers Rock
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Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 136,680. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Here is the sequel to Alastair Scott's highly acclaimed Scot Free, describing the next two years of his five-year odyssey, this time in Central and South America, Australia and New Zealand. He writes with the same infectious brio as in his first book, a photographer's eye enriching the writer's, seizing with delight upon the egregious and eccentric, the larger-than-life that turns out to be life.
Wanderlust - an Anthology of Best Extracts from the Round-the-World Trilogy: Scot Free, A Scot Goes South & A Scot Returns
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Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 162,100. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Alastair Scott's epic five-year sojourn roughing it round the world was originally (and still is) published in three volumes. Wanderlust brings together a 'best' collection of his writings from this journey. He writes with deep insight and caustic humour; diverse, bizarre, beautiful and poignant impressions of our world and humanity in all its forms. This is a delight from start to finish.
Memorias de mi memoria
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 84,170. Language: Spanish. Published: November 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Libro que destaca momentos de la participación pública de la autora, una de las importantes activistas del movimiento feminista, su labor profesional y especialmente su vida familiar, que cuenta con detenimiento y sinceridad. Contiene abundante información sobre la cotidianidad y referencias de la trayectoria de su esposo, Néstor Vega Moreno, destacado economista y funcionario internacional.