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Food Plane Soup: The Desert Island Letters By Ron-Luc Nickell
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When the dot com bubble burst in the fall of 2001, the newly laid-off author spent three months on Grand Turk in the Turks & Caicos Islands of the British West Indies. This collection comprises... More > the weekly email updates with which he entertained and stymied his audience back home. It follows his misadventures with backwardness and corruption in a colony no longer wanted by its rulers, dealing with the events of September 11 in a foreign country, and the imminent nervous breakdown which threatened his sanity and forced him back into "civilization."< Less
Sex, Surf and Sunburn By V.J. Mochel
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“What happens on the island stays on the island”. This was the battle cry of the tourists that descended on us each week. If they only knew I could write this might have turned out... More > differently. Sex, Surf and Sunburn is a true account of my experiences while working as a scuba instructor in the Caribbean. It’s 1999 and I am 42. I have no wife, no mortgage, no kids (no, I’m not gay) and no major responsibilities. I apply to Club Med and they send me to one of their resorts labeled a “party village for singles”. From my lovers to my enemies to all the humor and drama behind a job that averaged sixteen hour days six days a week, you’ll find it here. I quickly learn that working in paradise is not as easy as I thought it might be. So get comfortable, grab a drink and come spend thirteen months with me and get a feel of what it's like to work while the rest of the world comes to your house for vacation. Also on this site check out "Down and Dirty: Confessions of a Chief of Sports" by Greg Usas.< Less
Sex, Surf and Sunburn By V.J. Mochel
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“What happens on the island stays on the island”. This was the battle cry of the tourists that descended on us each week. If they only knew I could write this might have turned out... More > differently. Sex, Surf and Sunburn is a true account of my experiences while working as a scuba instructor in the Caribbean. It’s 1999 and I am 42. I have no wife, no mortgage, no kids (no, I’m not gay) and no major responsibilities. I apply to Club Med and they send me to one of their resorts labeled a “party village for singles”. From my lovers to my enemies to all the humor and drama behind a job that averaged sixteen hour days six days a week, you’ll find it here. I quickly learn that working in paradise is not as easy as I thought it might be. So get comfortable, grab a drink and come spend thirteen months with me and get a feel of what it's like to work while the rest of the world comes to your house for vacation. Also on this site check out "Down and Dirty: Confessions of a Chief of Sports" by Greg Usas.< Less
The Miracle in The Cell Membrane By Harun Yahya
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The 100 trillion or so cells that make up the human body perform countless activities, without ever stopping, growing tired or needing a rest. In the same way that every living thing needs... More > energy—and therefore, food—to survive, so the cell also needs various nutrients in order to perform its countless functions. In the same way that raw materials to be used in production are carried inside a factory and stored until needed, and waste products are later sent out of the factory later, so a very complex production, storage and waste-disposal system operates within the cell.< Less
CWRS Special Publication 14 By Crimean War Research Society
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The false reports of the cowardly conduct of the Turks on the morning of the 25th October 1854 led directly to their treatment by the allies as nothing more than slaves; hundres if not thousands died... More > of overwork and malnutrition as a result of theis treatment. It is an attempt to put the record straight, and to acknowledge the contribution of the soldiers of the Sublime Porte that this work has been written. Michael Hargreave Mawson, 1996. [A4, 24pp, saddle-stitch]< Less
Wounded Dove in Honor and Disgrace By Marta Pravica Trklja
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Set in the sixteenth century Village of Gruica's Bridge in Eastern Herzegovina, Wounded Dove in Honor and Disgrace explores an age long struggle for human understanding between the Muslim and... More > Christian civilizations in the midst of political and social upheaval. Through the portrayal of a tradition in turmoil, it clearly points to grave sorrow the oppressed women of that time had to endure. It depicts their struggle for survival in the dominant male world and their reaction to overwhelming conditions, imposed upon them by the Ottoman Turks from the outside, and by the outlawed slave-traders from within. Angelina, the wounded dove in this story achieves some extraordinary things. Restrictions inherent in the traditional codes of behavior of her own people do not make her life any easier. Numerous adversities force Angelina to take charge of her life and to undertake drastic measures in order to ensure her husband’s release from the Turkish Bey’s dungeons and to save her family’s honor.< Less
Wounded Dove in Honor and Disgrace By Marta Pravica Trklja
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Set in the sixteenth century Village of Gruica's Bridge in Eastern Herzegovina, Wounded Dove in Honor and Disgrace explores an age long struggle for human understanding between the Muslim and... More > Christian civilizations in the midst of political and social upheaval. Through the portrayal of a tradition in turmoil, it clearly points to grave sorrow the oppressed women of that time had to endure. It depicts their struggle for survival in the dominant male world and their reaction to overwhelming conditions, imposed upon them by the Ottoman Turks from the outside, and by the outlawed slave-traders from within. Angelina, the wounded dove in this story achieves some extraordinary things. Restrictions inherent in the traditional codes of behavior of her own people do not make her life any easier. Numerous adversities force Angelina to take charge of her life and to undertake drastic measures in order to ensure her husband’s release from the Turkish Bey’s dungeons and to save her family’s honor.< Less
That’s Going to Leave a Marker... Historical Markers in Chester County & Just Beyond its Borders By Keith S. Smith
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Almost a picture on every page, that just about tell the story for me. Have you ever wondered why markers exist? This book takes a look at some of the markers in Chester County, Pennsylvania and... More > others just beyond its borders in Delaware County, PA and New Castle County, Delaware. I add my opinion in some cases and attempt humor in others.< Less
The Ring of Kékkő Castle By Gábor Szántai
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In the tumultuous year of 1634, Bálint Felföldi starts a quest to find the lost Ring of King Matthias Corvinus in the wild lands of the Hungarian Borderlands where the remnants of the... More > once great Hungarian kingdom mix with the Habsburg and Ottoman Empires. At the center of this tale of adventure and intrigue is Bálint, the son of a Hungarian mother of the Székely frontier guards of the Carpathian Mountains and Scottish soldier-of-fortune who came to Hungary to serve the Prince of Transylvania. On his quest, he has adventures and overcoming obstacles, hardships, and foes that seek to undermine his efforts. The novel wishes to pay tribute to the Hussar and Hajdú warriors of the Hungarian Valiant Order of the Borderland who had been gloriously blocking the Ottoman Empire’s expansion into Europe for centuries.< Less
Travel Journal Cockburn Town By E Locken
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Travel Journal Cockburn Town - Keep a diary of your holiday / vacation to Cockburn Town, Turks and Caicos Islands. Includes diary, budget planner, activity planner, packing checklist and other... More > useful aids to help you record and remember every aspect of your trip.< Less

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