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Everyone Comes from Belterra v1 By Deji Olukotun
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An historical fiction tale about the rise and fall of Ford's ambitious experiment to grow rubber in the Brazilian Amazon. From Model T's to capoeira fights, this novel traces the lives of an... More > American manager and a Brazilian rubber tapper as they attempt to hold together a town ravaged by greed - and a startling new discovery.< Less
The Conjuror of Doubt By tim axelsen
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What if your waking world was an illusion and your dream world real? Who would the other people in your dreams be? From South America’s Amazon jungle, the Andean ruins of Machu Picchu and the... More > mysterious Nazca lines, this story infiltrates the minds of four Australians, whose travels get tangled between delusions and reality, woven with an Infinite Thread by a chameleonic persona who travels in dreams conjuring doubts. The Conjuror of Doubt - A novel on the effects of travel, the challenge of identity. An adventure into the uncertainty of runaway imaginations.< Less
The Conjuror of Doubt By tim axelsen
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What if your waking world was an illusion and your dream world real? Who would the other people in your dreams be? From South America’s Amazon jungle, the Andean ruins of Machu Picchu and the... More > mysterious Nazca lines, this story infiltrates the minds of four Australians, whose travels get tangled between delusions and reality, woven with an Infinite Thread by a chameleonic persona who travels in dreams conjuring doubts. The Conjuror of Doubt - A novel on the effects of travel, the challenge of identity. An adventure into the uncertainty of runaway imaginations. < Less
UNFLASHY, MATTER-OF-FACT FLASH FICTION By JOSÉ GUILHERME CORREA
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This collection of flash-fiction includes: From the diary of a psy, A fable of intelligence, Samarra and the bells of resurrection, Seance around a round table, Paraná, 1951, Dona Balbina,... More > Among paraders and frolickers, Belem - Manaus by way of Fordland, Nova Iguaçu, 1941, Not waiting for Godot, A parrot's memories, The auction house fable, From the diary of Florence Maybrick and other fiction.< Less
ENGENHARIA DE PRODUÇÃO 2 Coletânea de Escritos Científicos By Marcello Pires Fonseca
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Este artigo trata da gestão da qualidade em prestação de serviços e seus reflexos na melhoria da produtividade dos professores: uma proposta de aplicação... More > numa escola no centro de Manaus. A gestão da qualidade é o conjunto de métodos, processos e sistemas que as organizações empregam para maravilhar seus consumidores e, ao mesmo tempo reduzir custos, recuperar investimentos e envolver seus funcionários. Esses métodos evoluem com o tempo.< Less
The Tomb Robber By Michael J. Merry
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'The Tomb Robber', is a collection of seven short stories. The title novella tells of a Spanish expedition to Panamá which pillages a pre-Columbian burial site. Years later, a professional... More > tomb robber follows their trail. 'Coconuts' discloses how the author learned what a 'real' coconut tastes like. 'The Big Fellah' is a tale of Ireland's greatest hero whose dedication leads to the country's independence. 'Amazon' relates the adventures of Billy Devon, who goes to work for a riverboat company in Manaus. 'The Parish Priest' discloses how a newly ordained curate fares when he takes over a Catholic parish. 'Snap,' an ancient children's game, reveals the feelings of an SAS trooper recovering from a serious wound. 'Comandante' tells of a Latin American military commander facing a coup d'état. Finally, in 'Forester, Fleming, and Delderfield, a literary lecturer meets a rich admirer and a friendship forms< Less
Percy and Two Other Fools By Michael J. Merry
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Percy and Two Other Fools is based on the mysterious disappearance of Percy Harrison Fawcett (1867-1925) who, along with his son Jack, and a friend, Raleigh Rimmel, vanished in the jungles of the... More > Mato Grosso in March 1925. An experienced explorer, Fawcett and his two companions were searching for a lost city he called ‘Z’ near the Xingu river. They disappeared and were never heard from again. In 2018, an English aristocrat recruits a small group that travels to the area to search for Fawcett’s remains. Meeting the Kayapo, guardians of the Upper Olgo, and the Piripkura, protectors of Z, they are continually harassed by the Amazon Mafia, a gang of river pirates trying to usurp the expedition. From Manaus to Z, this tale will keep you in suspense every foot of the thousand-mile journey.< Less
ADMINISTRAÇÃO Coletânea de escritos científicos By MARCELLO PIRES FONSECA
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Encontram-se atualmente na literatura sobre gestão de pessoas alguns trabalhos, desenvolvidos por diferentes autores, que buscam retratar problemas e desconfortos presentes no cotidiano das... More > pessoas que podem reduzir sua produtividade e gerar conflitos e aborrecimentos. Por conseguinte, este trabalho busca abordar as consequências que os ruídos acima do normal, ou seja, 50 dB, acarretam ao ser humano. Observam-se na cidade de Manaus, em áreas residenciais, muitas edificações que se destinam ao lazer, diversão, alimentação e outros. Conquanto seja da natureza humana e pertinente ao cidadão o direito ao lazer, tais usos deverão respeitar a vizinhança, garantindo níveis de pressão sonora confortáveis, que expressem a normalidade dessas comunidades.< Less
Saravá, Michel! By Joseph Géara
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Un jeune anthropologue français, Michel Auvent, souffre d’un mal étrange, qui le frappe par intermittence. En mission au Brésil, et à la suite d’une nouvelle... More > crise, il consulte une prêtresse du Candomblé, qui s’offre de le guérir. Commencés à Rio de Janeiro, l’activité professionnelle de Michel, sa quête amoureuse et son voyage initiatique, se poursuivent dans les méandres de l’Amazonie,< Less
Saravá, Michel! By Joseph Géara
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Un jeune anthropologue français, Michel Auvent, souffre d’un mal étrange, qui le frappe par intermittence. En mission au Brésil, et à la suite d’une nouvelle... More > crise, il consulte une prêtresse du Candomblé, qui s’offre de le guérir. Commencés à Rio de Janeiro, l’activité professionnelle de Michel, sa quête amoureuse et son voyage initiatique, se poursuivent dans les méandres de l’Amazonie,< Less