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Book: Brazil by Errol Lincoln Uys
Through the lives of two powerful families, Brazil is the first work of fiction to depict five turbulent centuries in the history of a remarkable land. Brazil is an intensely human story, brutal and violent, tender and passionate. Perilous explorations through the Brazilian wilderness...the perpetual clash of pioneer and native, visionary and fortune hunter, master and slave...the thunder of war [...]
 
Book: The Liar's Guide to South America by Michael Delwiche
Andrew Mozart is in love. He fell for Sarah the first time they met, but he could never find the courage to tell her. When she leaves work on a gap year adventure to South America, he thinks he has missed his chance. Until he moves desks, and finds her computer still logged in to her email account. Sarah's old emails reveal that she thought more of him then he believed possible. Armed with [...]
 
Book: Dancing in the Streets by Steven P. Unger
Now and then, you still can see the tattered remains of a bumper sticker exclaiming: "If you remember the '60s, you weren't there!" But Steven P. Unger is an exception to the rule-he took notes. As a result, his novel Dancing in the Streets is replete with unforgotten and unforgettable images of events and scenes that have long been lost in a smoke-filled haze. From the Merry Pranksters' Wavy [...]
 
Book: From Coconuts to Condors by Valerie Astill
"They're going to throw those!" David said urgently. Carol was just assuring him that he was worrying unnecessarily when the first stones came hurtling across at the party. Out official City Guide immediately retaliated by picking up cobble stones himself and hurling them back at the youths..." This was just one of many unexpected incidents, such as having to sleep in a blood-spattered hotel room [...]
 
Book: Logistics of A Criminal by A. Alico
Trapped in a Brazilian slum, Alico wants more than his humble, hard-working parents can provide. Surrounded by poverty on every side, the young man sees only one escape membership in the Favela Kid, a local gang led by the charismatic Endo. Endo has everything Alico could desire money, food, fine possessions, and women. Alico idolizes the gang leader, not knowing his hero will betray him when he [...]
 
Book: How Umbro Got Stoned! by Ian McLaren
This is not a history of Umbro nor of the sport of football (aka soccer). There are some background elements relevant to the development of the sport, but the stories here are the author's recollections, many stimulated by other members of the Umbro team, of experiences during the wonderful growth years of Umbro USA, from the late 1970s through the early-1990s. There is focus on some of the [...]
 
Book: The Lost Priest by Karl Boyd
Set in Texas, Bermuda and Brazil, this two part masterpiece, ( The Lost Soul and The Lost Spirit ), introduces you to: Jocquin "Jock" Becker, who, while mourning the death of his young wife, Lori, becomes the resident drunkard of Bermuda and a lost soul. Lorna Hayden, a nurse from Peoria, Illinois who is an angel of mercy to Jock just when he needed one the most. Tom Fitch, a Catholic priest who [...]
 
Book: Love Takes Flight by Lee Carver
Volunteering in the Amazon to escape a broken heart, American R.N. Camille Ringold fears she has lost the chance to be married to a doctor and live well in suburbia. Serving two weeks with missionaries living out a sacred calling, she considers whether a more meaningful life might be hers. When the Wings of Help plane is hijacked, she and missionary pilot Luke Strong escape into the jungle. [...]
 
Book: Confederado do Norte by Linda Bennett Pennell
October, 1866 - Mary Catherine is devastated when her family emigrates from Georgia to Brazil because her father and maternal uncle refuse to accept the terms of Reconstruction following the Confederacy's defeat. Shortly after arrival in their new country, she is orphaned, leaving her in Uncle Nathan's care. He hates Mary Catherine, blaming her for his sister's death. She despises him because she [...]
 
Book: Flying for Jesus by Lee Carver
Why would an international banker retire early, at the peak of his career, to fly as a volunteer missionary over the Brazilian Amazon? And where did he get the money to donate a two million dollar airplane? He might be running drugs from Colombia or smuggling gems from the rich rocks of Minas Gerais. Many Brazilians believed the American missionaries were CIA spies. There had to be a reason.
 
Book: Fighting the Forgiven (Cageside Chronicles - Tommy Knuckles Trilogy 2) by Jarrah Loh
Cageside Chronicles: Tommy Knuckles Trilogy: Book 2 - The fiction book series that UFC & MMA fans have been waiting for! The story continues as Tommy Knuckles travels to beautiful Brazil in an incredible journey to fight the ghosts of his trainer's past. As secrets are unveiled, he'll discover new friends, amazing adventures, and come face to face with the rival of a lifetime.
 
Book: Truth Unscrewed by Lisbeth Foye
Simon Tate is slowly allowing himself to die. When Lana makes a throwaway comment about the people from her past, it triggers a notion in Simon's head, an idea which should have gone no further. Simon enlists the help of Rupert, his young nephew, to track these people down but his seemingly innocent project is on course to create carnage as it ushers his nephew towards the odious and dark world [...]
 
Book: Trapped in Limbo by John Robert McCauley
This is a remarkable story of family genes and individual triumph. As the curtain rises, New York City is infested with terrorists. This thriller revolves around an American, Dr. Wolfgang Von Braun, the father of drones, and his daughter, Kristen, a Brazilian. Though worlds apart, their shared scientific genes promise to bring them together until a tragic circumstance changes the time table. [...]
 
Book: Dia a Dia - Language, life and culture (Brazilian Portuguese) (Volume 2) (Portuguese Edition) by Edinaldo E. Santo
This book is divided in four short books/chapters. From Intermediate to advanced level. It starts with the Simple Past Tense (Indicative Mode) through the Compound Tenses and up to four different forms of the Subjunctive (Present, Future, Imperfect and Compound Pluperfect). It is designed to help students to achieve a higher level in Portuguese. it will help you to use most Tenses in Brazilian [...]
 
Book: Dia a dia - Brazilian Portuguese (Portuguese Edition) by Edinaldo E. Santo
Brazilian Portuguese grammar book. This book is divided in four short books/chapters. Book 1 -Present Tense (first steps), Book 2 -Present Tense (foundation), Book 3 -Present, Present Continuous, Immediate Future, Simple Future and The Imperative form. Book 4 -Simple Past Tense. It is designed to help students to achieve an intermediate level in 4-6 months with a 1h lesson a week, if used by a [...]
 
Book: Heist during the Rio Games by Dexter James
From a desolate cell located at a remote, state-of-the-art prison facility in Northern Ontario, inmate Brian Beasley plans his escape. Convicted of embezzlement when he masterfully infiltrated a bank's computer system, Beasley and a would-be journalist assigned to write about his story secretly plan to break him free and make their way to Brazil - a place with lax extradition laws where he can [...]
 
Book: INHUMAN ACTS by G. G. Rigby
While the rich who like to be seen enjoy Brazil's world cup, in a part of Rio that might be another planet, Inhuman Acts are being perpetrated amongst the city's street children. Nine-year-old Ruiz and his five-year-old brother Christiano are part of the army of children living on their wits. They weren't always street children. They were made so by the gunmen who shot their parents in a gang [...]
 
Book: 13 Ways of Looking at a Blackbird by James Jordan
What would you do if you knew the plane you are in is going to crash? And you knew in advance how it will happen? Upon take-off, travel writer Paul Thurber suddenly finds himself receiving revelations about the destiny of his Miami-Rio flight, facts about the other people on the plane, as well as warnings from a mysterious Being who speaks sporadically through the other passengers. Paul finds [...]
 
Book: Full Circle - Escape from Baghdad and the Return by Saul Silas Fathi
Full Circle... Chronicles a prominent Iraqi Jewish family's escape from persecution through the journey of one family member: A 10-years old boy who witnesses public hangings and the 1941 Krystalnacht (Farhood) in Baghdad. After a harrowing escape from Iraq through Iran, this boy begins a life-long search for meaning and his place in the world. His journey takes him to the newly-formed State of [...]
 
Book: OPERATION LIQUIDUS BORN TO BE KILLED by M C Raj
Shock after shock! Total shock runs through the pages of iOperation Liquidus', the latest novel from M C Raj. The dividing line between fiction and reality is almost invisible. The reader is made to oscillate constantly between the truth of fiction and the illusion of reality. When the reader comes out of the novel it will be a fully drenched world of intrigues. Shrugging off will be an onerous [...]
 
Book: The Cat That Became a Footballer (Astralia Wisdom Works) by Piero A. La Franca
By using modern football as a source, "The Cat That Became a Footballer" looks at humanity through the impartial and independent mind of a cat. This book is a constructive social satire filled with witty remarks and pearls of wisdom, humorous anecdotes, philosophical thoughts, solid mysticism and sometimes even bits of poetry. It also suggests how football, a sport that from its humble origins [...]
 
Book: Brown Scarf Blues by Mois Benarroch
WINNER OF THE YEHUDA AMICHAI PRIZE "KAFKA'S HEIR, PERHAPS." Reeling from the deaths of two loved ones, an Israeli writer travels to Spain--his ancestors' homeland--for a conference of Sephardic Jews. In Seville, he finds a scarf that comforts him for thirteen days. Then, just as suddenly, it vanishes in Madrid. For the writer, the scarf becomes a symbol of loss: of goodbyes to things and people. [...]
 
Book: A Guide to Foreign Obama Cartoons by Bohdan O. Szuprowicz
The cartoons we have identified in this guide are mostly foreign in origin although in many instances they are written in English, clearly prepared for distribution and use in English-language publications. Many foreign cartoons about Obama are seen to be insensitive, offensive, irreverent, vulgar, racist and otherwise "politically incorrect". They are often rated unsuitable for American [...]
 
Book: Sailing Adventures of Pazzo Pirata - Expecting the Unexpected by Pazzo Pirata
'Expecting the Unexpected' is a true story of an incredibly adventurous journey which I've taken 15 years ago, together with my brother Kuba. It all started from the genuine dream to become a sailor. I was only 20 years old, my budget was super low, and I've decided to turn my life upside down and dedicate it to the world of ocean sailing. At the time I imagined it consists purely of [...]
 
Book: Women, Rice and Beans - Nine Wisdoms I Learned From My Mother When I Really Paid Attention by Ana Barreto
Women too often are overwhelmed with long to-do lists while raising a family, working long hours, and helping everyone. Putting everyone and everything before ourselves is a behavior we've learned from our mothers and the women around us. We also teach it to our daughters. The book "Women, Rice and Beans" shows women the path to pay attention to our lives and learn the wisdom waiting to be [...]
 
Book: International Business Language - Part 2 by Tami Lancut Leibovitz
To network in another country, one needs to understand its hidden cultural codes. Each nation carries its own identity, its own peculiarities, unique dress code, individual world outlook, and specific parameters of acceptable behavior. Knowing the different customs and habits of each country will prevent potential embarrassment, while the incorrect interpretation of events may lead to rude and [...]
 
Book: Slinger - The Equilibrium of Stars by Ben Lyle Bedard
Beauty Ain't Always Nice. On the distant planet of Damodara, a group of pioneers struggles across the plains. Made up of old miners, prostitutes from pleasure ships, grizzled outlaws and outcasts, the pioneers search for a place to call home. But life isn't simple. The pioneers find themselves caught in a political web. As several powers come to bear on their fragile group, they meet the Slinger, [...]
 
Book: Mountains of Dawn by Rene Natan
Isolation, and the struggle one has sometimes to face to be part of the living both physically and metaphorically is Mountains of Dawn's subdued theme. The case is made by Tanya Caldwell, an orphan who, from the age of six to the age of eighteen, has been shipped like a parcel from one foster home to another. The lack of roots and the feeling of abandon sit deeply in Tanya's heart. When her best [...]
 
Book: Flapjack (The Case Files of Icarus Investigations Book 1) by Daniel Ganninger
The world may never be the same with these two detectives. It's time to meet the team at Icarus Investigations as they handle their first case. Murphy and Galveston realize there must be more to life than their mind-numbing cubical jobs. Over a barbeque lunch, Galveston attempts to convince his friend to join him in a daring new career as a private investigator. With nothing to lose, Murphy [...]
 
Book: Through the Lens of My Eye; Adventures of a Documentary Cameraman by Michael Boland
WARNING: This is NOT a 'How-to-be-a-documentary-cameraman' book. Rather, this is a non-fiction book where I take the reader on different journeys throughout the world as I practiced my craft of 35 years - filming and making documentaries. The stories I chose to tell are filled with the most diverse group of characters in some of the remotest parts of the planet. Most of these assignments were [...]
 


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