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The Lucky Bean Tree By Pamela McFarlane
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Heartbreaking and joyous, this memoir is a celebration of life and love. From finding God under her bed to wanting to be a nun, this is also a story of faith that is both faltering and fierce.... More > Finding solace under a lucky bean tree, Pam develops a unique perspective of life. This tumultuous journey spans four continents and includes adventures such as wrestling in Mongolia, camel-riding in the Sahara and leopard-crawling along the Great Wall of China. First loves, marriage, children and family are a messy business. A psychiatrist is needed. Nervous breakdowns, Autism, ADHD, gay outing, trans-racial adoption, bankruptcy and on-line dating are all part of this rich, crazy tapestry. Threaded through the laugh-out-loud moments are the bitterly painful times of loss. Losing her beloved parents and ex-husband was indescribably difficult. Losing her son to cancer was impossible to process. Thankfully, she has faith and Pimms at her side...< Less
A Life Once Dreamed By Jiaching Lee
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Discover how to live happily in every moment through Jiaching Lee's courageous true story. Delve into the fascinating details of Jiaching Lee's life growing up in Beijing, Inner Mongolia and... More > Heilongjiang during China's Cultural Revolution. Feel encouraged by her fighting spirit despite incredibly difficult times, and read the exciting journey which culminated in triumph over cancer and took her from poverty to property-millionaire. DISCOVER THE ONE LIFE-CHANGING SECRET THAT MADE THIS INCREDIBLE LIFE POSSIBLE. "...you will be swept into Jiaching Lee's world of courage, high spirit and possibilities..." — JOSEPH CHOU, FOUNDER & CEO, IRONFISH “A book written with passion that is seriously worth reading and taking to your heart” — FENG XINZI< Less
A Life Once Dreamed By Jiaching Lee
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Discover how to live happily in every moment through Jiaching Lee's courageous true story. Delve into the fascinating details of Jiaching Lee's life growing up in Beijing, Inner Mongolia and... More > Heilongjiang during China's Cultural Revolution. Feel encouraged by her fighting spirit despite incredibly difficult times, and read the exciting journey which culminated in triumph over cancer and took her from poverty to property-millionaire. DISCOVER THE ONE LIFE-CHANGING SECRET THAT MADE THIS INCREDIBLE LIFE POSSIBLE. "...you will be swept into Jiaching Lee's world of courage, high spirit and possibilities..." — JOSEPH CHOU, FOUNDER & CEO, IRONFISH “A book written with passion that is seriously worth reading and taking to your heart” — FENG XINZI< Less
Life and Thangka By Tiffani Rezende
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“This is a sacred art, a path which can take you to enlightenment.” When a Mongolian lama whispered these words to her, she realized she was meant to follow this path. Tiffani H.... More > Rezende was born in Brazil in 1981. Her spiritual search took her through an alternative community, a marine life, an Australian aboriginal reserve, the Russian wilderness and finally to the Mongolia steppes, where she saw Thangka painting for the first time. She followed the suggestion from her lama to study in Dharamshala in northern India, the seat of HH the Dalai Lama in exile. There she was accepted as the first western student by the Norbulingka Institute, the leading centre for the preservation of Tibetan culture. A diary that describes with humour and sensibility, a daily life as an apprentice in the art of Thangka painting.< Less
The Table of Ancients By William Saldausky
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This is the true experience of a young man from the U.S. He was chosen by a secret group of monks in Mongolia to become the tenth member of "The Table of Ancients". The Table has existed... More > for tens of thousands of years. They are the keepers of our own esoteric knowledge. There are ten members of the Table. There can only be ten alive at one time. When a member dies, a world wide search is undertaken to find the next member. This search is conducted in traditional ways, much in the same way the next Dalai Lama is chosen. Zeysan survived the torturous mental, physical life or death testing gauntlet of the Ancients to become the youngest in thier history to succeed in this honor. Zeysan was then released to journey on his path bearing the brands of the dragon on his forearms. This is his story; a very spiritual book containing the single truth that we carry throughout our own lives.< Less
The Table of Ancients By William Saldausky
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This is the true experience of a young man from the U.S. He was chosen by a secret group of monks in Mongolia to become the tenth member of "The Table of Ancients". The Table has existed... More > for tens of thousands of years. They are the keepers of our own esoteric knowledge. There are ten members of the Table. There can only be ten alive at one time. When a member dies, a world wide search is undertaken to find the next member. This search is conducted in traditional ways, much in the same way the next Dalai Lama is chosen. Zeysan survived the torturous mental, physical life or death testing gauntlet of the Ancients to become the youngest in thier history to succeed in this honor. Zeysan was then released to journey on his path bearing the brands of the dragon on his forearms. This is his story; a very spiritual book containing the single truth that we carry throughout our own lives.< Less
Life and Thangka By Tiffani Rezende
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“This is a sacred art, a path which can take you to enlightenment.” When a Mongolian lama whispered these words to her, she realized she was meant to follow this path. Tiffani H.... More > Rezende was born in Brazil in 1981. Her spiritual search took her through an alternative community, a marine life, an Australian aboriginal reserve, the Russian wilderness and finally to the Mongolia steppes, where she saw Thangka painting for the first time. She followed the suggestion from her lama to study in Dharamshala in northern India, the seat of HH the Dalai Lama in exile. There she was accepted as the first western student by the Norbulingka Institute, the leading centre for the preservation of Tibetan culture. A diary that describes with humour and sensibility, a daily life as an apprentice in the art of Thangka painting.< Less
Exploring global leadership By Sander Schroevers & Aynur Doğan
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This new issue in our leadership series provides you with country-specific analysis of culturally endorsed leadership practices and expectations for the countries: Angola, Bahrain, Czechia, Egypt,... More > Iceland, Indonesia, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Latvia, Malawi, Mongolia, Panama, Slovenia, Tanzania, the United Kingdom and Zambia. 'Exploring Global Leadership' provides a reference for senior executives or those aiming at a cross-border career, to understand cultural differences across selected countries. Each semester we report on our quantitative survey-based global study, on our analyses of existing in-country leadership literature, preferably written by locals in the target language, and lastly on our empirical validations we hope to obtain through recorded video and audio interviews. A book providing a reference for those aiming at a cross-border career, or interested in international management issues.< Less
3000 Country Facts By James Egan
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It used to be a capital crime to wear glasses in Cambodia. Belgians once tried to use cats to deliver mail. It’s illegal to name a child “IKEA” in Sweden. Sudan has more pyramids... More > than any other country. Britain accidentally invaded Spain in 2002. Oil is cheaper than water in Venezuela. Dinosaurs were first discovered in Mongolia. The world’s oldest book resides in Bulgaria. North Koreans claim that unicorns live in their country. Holocaust denial is illegal in Austria. It’s considered rude to tip in Japan. There is a Carrot Museum in Belgium. An Australian election tv debate was rescheduled so it didn’t conflict with the Masterchef finale. Happy hour is banned in Ireland. In 2008, Norway knighted a penguin.< Less
The Abominable Snow Woman And Other Stories By Teejay LeCapois
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Yeti. Bigfoot. Abominable Snow Man. Sasquatch. You humans have many names for my kind. You've probably seen us without knowing it. We hide in plain sight, thanks to our shape-shifting powers. I live... More > in the Ghorki-Terelj region of Mongolia, near the Himalayas, and work as a tour guide. Two unusual clients walked into the shop recently. Harold Rosenthal, a South African big-game hunter, and Omar Kensington, an African-American Muslim scholar and Howard University student. They seek Abominable Snow Men. I'm to take them into the Himalayan wilderness, to find a brood of mythical creatures...of which I happen to be a member. This ought to be interesting. To the mundane world, I am Mariam Bagabandi, Mongolian businesswoman and tour guide. You may call me...The Abominable Snow Woman. Let the games begin...< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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