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The Foreign Policies of U.S. Presidents
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,700. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
From America's beginning its presidents have grappled with foreign policy concerns, some of which are well remembered while others are long forgotten. For example, Fillmore in the 1850's resisted pressure to go to war with Peru over bird droppings. Eisenhower resisted pressure in the 1950's to get pulled into war in Vietnam. This volume summarizes the foreign policies of each U.S. President.
Vietnam War Elegy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Biography, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
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This poem was born on a hilltop over forty-five years ago in Vietnam. It is the result of the experiences both of its author and the Vietnamese people. Its many fragments came together into final form twenty-five years later. The length of time it took to develop this elegy is a testament to the enduring impact of the Vietnam conflict on our national psyche and the men and women who served there.
Palawan Story
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 70,580. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Under the cover of darkness, Kim, a young girl, is put by her mother on a crowded fishing boat to escape Vietnam. The derelict boat drifts for two weeks on the South China Sea before reaching Palawan, a refugee camp in the Philippines. There, an American immigration officer mistakes Kim for a sponsored orphan with the same name and sends her to America.
Marble Mountain Memoirs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,380. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A Diagnosis of stage 4 Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma caused by Agent Orange exposure in Vietnam 35 years prior launches the author back into the depths of his soul as a young man, the soul of America at war, and the enemy within.
Bạc Liêu Ngày Cũ
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,460. Language: Vietnamese. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Sách giới thiệu một cách ngắn gọn & dễ hiểu những hiểu biết của tác giả về thị xã Bạc Liêu trước đây. Sách có đề cập đến một số địa điểm giờ đã không còn như Nhà thờ Đức Mẹ Hồn Xác Lên Trời, BCH Sư đoàn 21 VNCH, Sân bay Bạc Liêu. Đặc biệt còn có một số hình ảnh minh họa quý giá do tác giả sưu tầm hoặc được bạn hữu gửi tặng.
Briefly on Vietnam Legal Framework for Foreign Investors
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 790. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Business and commercial law
Brief overview on Vietnam Legal system for Foreign Investors.
Political Chemistry: Margaret Thatcher and Dorothy Hodgkin
Price: $3.48 USD. Words: 25,830. Language: British English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
A fascinating set of fiction from fact conversations between two extraordinary women. Margaret Thatcher is known to all. Dorothy Hodgkin should be: she is Britain's only female scientific Nobel Prize winner, a reward for her groundbreaking work in determining the structure of penicillin and vitamin B12. Dorothy, a woman of the left, was Margaret's tutor at Oxford university where this book is set.
Trăm Việt Trên Vùng Định Mệnh
Price: Free! Words: 107,740. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 31, 2014 by Kệ Sách eBook. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Hơn 40 năm sau khi loạt bài "Trăm Việt trên vùng định mệnh" được đăng tải lần đầu trên tạp chí Bách Khoa (Sài Gòn 1969-1974), cùng với các tranh chấp biên giới và lãnh hải giữa Việt Nam và người láng giềng khổng lồ phương Bắc (và với cả các lân bang Trăm Việt), những điều chứa đựng trong Trăm Việt Trên Vùng Định Mệnh ngày càng minh bạch và đầy ý nghĩa.
Ken's War
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,380. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
As the conflict in Viet Nam escalates, army brat Ken and his hot-headed dad are suddenly deployed from Pennsylvania to a dinky post in Japan. Culture clash is just one of the many sucker punches that knocks Ken's world upside down. He struggles as his assumptions about friends and enemies, loyalty and betrayal, and love and manipulation are fractured.
Keeping On Keeping On---23---African Safari---Kenya-Tanzania III
Series: Keeping On Keeping On---A Retiree's Travels Abroad 2006-2016---A Personal Travelogue of People, Places and Pictures, Book 23. Price: Free! Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
This e-book is one in a series of 28 similar e-books recounting the author's travel adventures independently or as part of a tour group during the period 2006-2016. They describe in a light-hearted style, with photographs, anecdotes and specific descriptive highlights, his personal travels, as a retiree, to South America, New Zealand, the Far East, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Antarctica.