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Eccentric Explorers
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 132,990. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Eccentric Explorers was Winner of the Biography category at the 2009 Indie Excellence Book Awards, California, USA. In this extensively researched book, the rich culture and history of Tibet are viewed through a rather special lens--through the eyes of ten wild and wacky adventurers, each bent on unlocking the strange riddles and secrets of Tibet.
The Last Turn of the Wheel: Book Two of the Ashoka Chronicles
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 127,700. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
"The holocaust will begin in the year 2013 and reach the peak of its devastating fury in 2019. For the two years that follow, the fate of humankind will hang in the balance. In the year 2021, all will be decided. This world will either dissolve into the nothingness from whence it came, or our Grand Design will have succeeded in awakening the new dawn of consciousness on Earth." - Master Jyangtzu
The Pleasure Of Rustics
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,850. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Some earthenware and pottery of an antique collector have powers to not only transform into humans and animals but also to go underground as well as to fly in the air. They travel across China, India, Tibet, etc, where they have a wide variety of experiences, and finally come back to their master in Japan to have a good time.
Travels in the Tibetan World
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,070. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Travels in the Tibetan World was winner of a Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Award for Best Travel Book (2003). Extreme travel author Michael Buckley sets off on a decade-long quest to explore the bizarre Tibetan world. Join him for a remarkable journey--encompassing sacred realms and skulduggery, chats with the Dalai Lama, and rough trips over snowbound passes.
New York Interviews: First Thoughts
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,560. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
New York Interviews: First Thoughts is a wise and exciting collection of interviews from a variety of artists and writers, scholars and scientists – people such as Jane Goodall (chimp-human connection), Huston Smith (world religion), Allen Ginsberg (creativity and Buddhism), Salima Ikram (mummies), James Carse (Gnostic Gospels), E. L. Doctorow (history and fiction) and many others.
Embryos in Space
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Award-winning author and physician, Melissa Yuan-Innes, explores the strange new worlds of embryo transplantation ("Red"), human-ape genetic engineering ("Growing Up Sam"), and exile (two Shaolin monks banished to outer space in "Iron Monk") in an exclusive collection of her science fiction stories.
Iron Monk
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Two Shaolin monks exiled to outer space try to keep up their traditions, including kung fu, on their way to answer an alien communication signal. But when Little Tiger falls ill, they must reinvent their approach in order to survive. "[A]n intriguing story of a group of Chinese dissidents sent on a treacherous space mission to contact aliens in the outer Solar System..." D. Douglas Fratz, sfsite
China's Ancient Tea Horse Road
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 10,640. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The antique Silk Road that connected the Chinese and Mediterranean Worlds for more than a millennium, facilitating the exchange of both goods and cultures, is widely known and celebrated. Less familiar is its more southerly equivalent, the ‘Ancient Tea-Horse Road’ that once linked the lush gardens of southwest China with the frigid wastelands of Tibet and the torrid plains of northern India.
Monsoon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011 by Wonderland Press. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Too old to flirt with the Norwegian meditation teacher. Too young for menopause.
The Christian Discovery of Tibet
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 233,390. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Over the centuries Christian missionaries made their way east from Jerusalem through China. This reached a high point with the Portuguese in the 15th century. Jesuit missionaries accompanied the explorers as far as Japan and founded over 800 missions. This book ends with the astounding story of Padre António de Andrade who went over the Himalayas to Tibet where he founded a mission in 1625.