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1,000 Foods To Eat Before You Die: A Food Lover’s Life List

The final reward for the meals lover. In the similar Manner that 1,000 Puts to See Ahead of You Die reinvented the trip ebook, 1,000 Meals to Consume Ahead of You Die is a joyous, informative, fantastic, mouthwatering lifestyles listing of the arena’s best possible meals. The lengthy-awaited new ebook within the extraordinary 1,000 . . . Ahead of You Die collection, it’s the wedding of an impossible to resist matter with the easiest author, Mimi Sheraton―award-profitable cookbook writer, grande … Read More

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A History of Thailand

A Historical past of Thailand gives a full of life and out there account of Thailand’s political, financial, social and cultural Historical past. This e-book explores how an international of mandarin nobles and unfree peasants used to be remodeled and examines how the monarchy controlled the root of a brand new countryside on the flip of the 20 th century. The authors seize the clashes among more than a few teams of their makes an attempt to take keep watch … Read More

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A Perfect Red: Empire, Espionage, and the Quest for the Color of Desire

In the 16th century, one of the vital global’s such a lot treasured commodities used to be cochineal, a mythical purple dye valuable by way of the traditional Mexicans and offered within the nice Aztec marketplaces, the place it attracted the eye of the Spanish conquistadors. Shipped to Europe, the dye created a sensation, generating the brightest, most powerful purple the arena had ever noticed. Quickly Spain’s cochineal monopoly used to be value a fortune. Because the English, French, Dutch, … Read More

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Bikes of Burden

In Vietnam the bike is the principle mode of delivery, no longer just for other people however for each and every conceivable and unattainable product and bring. With out the bike the financial system could grind to a halt. Bikes of Burden displays in 182 shocking, complete colour images how the motorbikes, the drivers and their rather a lot trip across the towns and nation-state in acts that defy your wildest imagination A photographic file of existence in up to … Read More

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Buddhism Plain and Simple: The Practice of Being Aware, Right Now, Every Day

“That is the clearest and such a lot exact exposition of Buddhism I’ve ever learn. Should you’re searching for enlightenment relatively than simply scholarly knowledge, you’d higher learn this.”—Robert M. Pirsig, writer of Zen and the Art of Motorbike Maintenance This is a book about awareness. It’s about being “awake” and in touch with what’s going on here and now. Sensible and down-to-earth, it deals completely with the existing, no longer with speculation, theory, or trust in a few a long … Read More

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Cambodia’s Curse: The Modern History of a Troubled Land

A technology after the Khmer Rouge, Cambodia presentations each signal of getting triumph over its historical past–the streets of Phnom Penh are paved; skyscrapers dot the skyline. However underneath this façade lies a rustic nonetheless haunted by way of its years of terror. Joel Brinkley received a Pulitzer Prize for his reporting in Cambodia at the fall of the Khmer Rouge regime that killed one quarter of the country’s inhabitants all through its years in energy. In 1992, the sector … Read More

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City of Fortune: How Venice Ruled the Seas

“The upward thrust and fall of Venice’s empire is an impossible to resist tale and [Roger] Crowley, along with his rousing descriptive presents and scholarly consideration to element, is its best possible chronicler.”—The Monetary Times   The New York Times bestselling writer of Empires of the Sea charts Venice’s amazing 5-hundred-12 months voyage to the head of energy in an epic tale that stands unequalled for drama, intrigue, and sheer opulent majesty. City of Fortune traces the whole arc of … Read More

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Cloud Forest: A Chronicle of the South American Wilderness

A vintage paintings of nature and humanity, by way of popular creator Peter Matthiessen (1927-2014), creator of the Nationwide Ebook Award-profitable The Snow Leopard and the brand new novel In Paradise Peter Matthiessen crisscrossed 20,000 miles of the South American desolate tract, from the Amazon rain forests to Machu Picchu, top within the Andes, all the way down to Tierra del Fuego and again. He adopted the paths of antique explorers, encountered river bandits, wild tribesmen, and the proof of … Read More

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Morocco

Explore Morocco’s busy city streets, historic mosques, and delicious food. Discover the different regions of Morocco, and see the beautiful culture firsthand through events, festivals, and local markets. Discover DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Morocco. • Detailed itineraries and “don’t-miss” destination highlights at a glance. • Illustrated cutaway 3-D drawings of important sights. • Floor plans and guided visitor information for major museums. • Guided walking tours, local drink and dining specialties to try, things to do, and places to eat, drink, and shop by … Read More

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Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia

The tenth anniversary version of probably the most iconic, liked, and bestselling books of our time. Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat Pray Love touched the sector and altered numerous lives, inspiring and empowering thousands and thousands of readers to seek for their very own best possible selves. Now, this liked and iconic ebook returns in a fantastic tenth anniversary version, whole with an up to date advent from the writer, to release an entire new era of fanatics. In her early thirties, … Read More

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Eating Viet Nam: Dispatches from a Blue Plastic Table

A journalist and blogger takes us on a colourful and highly spiced gastronomic excursion via Viet Nam on this unique, offbeat commute memoir, with a foreword by means of Anthony Bourdain. Rising up in a small the city in northern England, Graham Holliday wasn’t focused on commute. However in his early twenties, an image of Hanoi sparked a interest that propelled him midway around the globe. Graham didn’t need to be a vacationer in an alien land, even though; he … Read More

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In August 1914, polar explorer Ernest Shackleton boarded the Endurance and set sail for Antarctica, the place he deliberate to pass the closing uncharted continent walking. In January 1915, after fighting its means via 1000 miles of % ice and just a day’s sail wanting its vacation spot, the Endurance became locked in an island of ice. Therefore started the mythical ordeal of Shackleton and his workforce of twenty-seven males. For ten months the ice-moored Endurance drifted northwest sooner than it … Read More

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