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Bird Season
Price: Free! Words: 9,770. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Inspired by true accounts of one of the world’s most unusual competitions, this story describes the efforts of two young men driven by a lifetime in opposition to each other. Both are determined to win at any cost, motivated by the same precious prize. One seeks only to possess her … and the other loves her.
Rapa Nui. El ombligo del mundo.
Price: Free! Words: 14,880. Language: Spanish. Published: September 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
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En la lejana isla de Rapa Nui, el ombligo del mundo, las distintas tribus compiten por conseguir el primer huevo del Manutara, lo que determina quién sería el Tangata Manu, hombre-pájaro o líder de la isla. Ana Kena, una niña rapanui, debe pasar varias pruebas y resolver diversos acertijos para restablecer el liderazgo del nuevo Tangata Matu, Aku, su padre, y devolver el espíritu a la isla.
Tangata manu ~ Birdman of Easter Island
Price: $5.58 USD. Words: 82,300. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
A tour group arrives to visit Easter Island. They come to learn about the often tragic history of the Rapanui people, to see the giant statues standing on their ahus and explore the caves. They find a society of friendly islanders but also hear some very odd legends. One man becomes obsessed with the birdman ceremony and then uncovers a long-held secret from the island's mysterious past.