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The “People Power” Job Superbook: Book 45. Europe Job Guide (Covers Western & Eastern Europe, Includes Tourist Websites) By Tony Kelbrat
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This is a book of websites and contact information about working in Western and Eastern Europe. There are some complicated rules about working in the European Union if you're not a citizen of it. ... More > It gets complex when you start dealing with income tax and unemployment benefits in countries you're not native to. Before you embark on a job anywhere, contact the country's embassy or consulate in your home country about entry requirements for working there. Non-EU citizens need a work permit to work legally in Europe. The process is that an individual cannot apply for a work permit on his or her own. The prospective employer must do this for you. There is some discrimination in Europe to non-natives looking for work but on the other hand, the tourist industry likes to hire English speaking people for their English tourists.< Less
Save for Fireflies By Nathaniel Missildine
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In 2008, after years living abroad, the author returned to his native United States with his wife and two young daughters to drive a full loop around the country. His travel memoir of the experience... More > traces the rediscovery of home as a tourist with no fixed address and no planned destination. Covering 12,000 miles through 32 states, the book offers an accelerated take on the life of a new family as well as the story of a country that may have undergone a greater shift than the traveler who has returned to pay witness to its resilience and splendor.< Less
Arizona Images 2014 By David M. Rubin
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The colorful "Arizona Images" wall calendar offers sweeping views of Arizona's unique landscapes as interpreted by photographer and artist David M. Rubin.
Gold Coast of Australia By Sherrianne Talon
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16 month calendar starting in September 2008. Pictures from the beautiful Gold Coast of Australia. Both the beaches and the Hinterland are captured. Hidden places, not always on the tourist trail.
Frisco Okie: Indian Blood Along the Dust Bowl Trail By Remington Cox
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Remington Cox, a liberal from foggy San Francisco, is way out of his comfort zone in the arid Southwest, dodging heat stroke, lightning, and prickly Republicans. He’s on a reverse migration... More > along the Dust Bowl trail, searching for the truth about his Native American ancestors. Armed with an ominous warning from a mystic and a game plan courtesy of couchsurfing.com, Cox shuns the tourist traps for the local haunts. From Flagstaff to Albuquerque, Santa Fe to Taos, and Dallas to Oklahoma City, he hooks up with a mountain man, a bottle-cap artist, and Cherokee, Cheyenne-Arapaho and Tesuque Pueblo Indians. But at the end of the road, it is an 85-year-old relative named Junior who could uncover the secret of Cox’s heritage.< Less
Frisco Okie: Indian Blood Along the Dust Bowl Trail By Remington Cox
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Remington Cox, a liberal from foggy San Francisco, is way out of his comfort zone in the arid Southwest, dodging heat stroke, lightning, and prickly Republicans. He’s on a reverse migration... More > along the Dust Bowl trail, searching for the truth about his Native American ancestors. Armed with an ominous warning from a mystic and a game plan courtesy of CouchSurfing, Cox shuns the tourist traps for the local haunts. From Flagstaff to Albuquerque, Santa Fe to Taos, and Dallas to Oklahoma City, he hooks up with a mountain man, a bottle-cap artist, and Cherokee, Cheyenne-Arapaho and Tesuque Pueblo Indians. But at the end of the road, it is an 85-year-old relative named Junior who could uncover the secret of Cox’s heritage.< Less
Soul of Paradise By Sam Antone
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The planet Caprin is called a man-made utopia because of the products it offers: Clones (animals that look like humans), Dream Drug, and Fantasy Scenarios. Tourists who visit the planet by the... More > millions are not aware of the machinations behind the fulfillment of their lusts and fantasies, nor do they care. But after Alethea Banding's father dies under suspicious circumstances, she and her hired hand, Ivan, discover a secret among the dodecs -- the planet's native insect -- that reveals corruption of the most brutal nature.< Less
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Tragedy of the Korosko By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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From the author of the Sherlock Holmes novel comes The Tragedy of the Korosko. This is a very significant book about the general opinions of Western people about middle eastern-Arabs at the end of... More > 19th century. The tale is about how tourists on a steamer have been taken hostage by a gang of Arabs, and how "the heroic" British army saved them. What is behind the tale is what has been codified by Kipling: "the burden of the white man". The superior civilized Anglo Saxons and their mission toward uncivilized barbarians. The depiction of natives in mild racists words is what, unfortunately, has not changed so much in western opinions (even if hidden behind layers of politically correct). Very instructive for whoever is interested in the root of racisms, as described by E. Said in "Orientalism". A very funny part of the book is the contrast between the arrogant French tourists who at the beginning criticizes the wise Brits, but by the end is grateful and convinced.< Less
Big Easy By Eric Wilder
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Someone is killing New Orleans street people and this is hurting the City's tourist trade just beginning to recover from Hurricane's Katrina and Rita. More than just simple acts of murder, voodoo is... More > involved, the killer possibly an actual Vodoun deity. Homicide detective Tony Nicosia seeks the help of Wyatt Thomas, the City's foremost expert on the often-secret side of the Big Easy. Wyatt enlists the aid of Mama Mulate, Tulane English professor, and an actual voodoo mambo, to assist him. Together, they unravel the strangest mystery to hit the venerable City since Marie Laveau herself. Take a deep breath, then prepare to see the Big Easy, as you never imagined. Eric Wilder, author of five previous books, is a native of Louisiana. He presently lives and writes in Edmond, Oklahoma.< Less
Oak County By John Gallagher
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Matthew Kooper ran away thirty years ago. Now he has returned to his native Wisconsin. Yet, Oak County has grown a bit sleazy and Kooper’s family has fallen into disrepair with his... More > mother’s death. His ex-fiancé, Dawn Bullock, has remained cold and single in order to make her orchard business thrive. Kooper decides to remain in the tourist town so he can make things better. He rekindles his business friendship with the opulent playboy Harold Teague. Matthew even becomes a bartender and successfully brings his extended family back together—but not before tragedy takes its toll on the entire town.< Less