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Amazon Moon

Amazon Moon ebook ISBN: 9781258221829
Author: Rosemary Cunningham
Number of Pages: 66 
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Amazon Moon

Amazon Moon ebook ISBN: 1458211002
Publisher: Abbott Press
Author: Glenn Starkey
Number of Pages: 276 
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As a young man, John Alvarez is a bad boy, so it’s no surprise when a judge finally gives him the choice between going to prison and joining the Marine Corps. Alvarez reluctantly decides on the latter, not realizing that he will discover himself and find a home in the Corps. Shipped off to Vietnam, Alvarez leads his own band of bad boys—Iron Raven—into the jungle. They become the terror of their enemies and always the first choice for the most dangerous missions. On one such mission, the brain child of a couple of CIA ops, Alvarez and his squad are cut off from escape by their CIA handlers and are left to fight their way out alone or die. Only Alvarez survives—but his revenge upon the men who abandoned him and his brothers lands him in prison for life. After twenty years of incarceration, Alvarez is offered his freedom, but only if he agrees to undertake another suicide mission. If he’s going to be a free man, Alvarez must become the bodyguard of a Mr. Standish and lead him on a journey into the mysterious Amazonian kingdom ruled by the devil himself. It is only in the heart of the jungle that Alvarez discovers that he has accepted a mission with only two possible outcomes—redemption or death.

Ashes of the Moon

Ashes of the Moon ebook ISBN: 0595100775
Publisher: iUniverse
Author: C. Fred Alford
Number of Pages: 148 
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If the Indian Wolan hadn’t talked with the trees, or if the trees hadn’t talked back, my cousin Bebe would be safely nestled in her New York City apartment, instead of hiding out with her child, Wolan’s son, deep in the Amazonian rainforest. I’m Bebe’s cousin. Like Bebe, I’m an anthropologist, sent by our relatives to fetch Bebe back after she was charged with murder. It was true. Together with Wolan she had murdered four gold miners who were polluting the Amazon. I thought I could slip her out of the country if she wanted to return. But did she? C. Fred Alford is a Professor of Government and Distinguished Scholar-Teacher at the University of Maryland College Park. He is the author of ten books regarding moral psychology and this is his first novel. Several years ago Mr. Alford won fifth prize in Story magazine's short story contest. He has never been to the Amazon.

High Moon Over the Amazon

High Moon Over the Amazon ebook ISBN: 1590564227
Publisher: Lantern Books
Author: Patricia Chapple Wright
Number of Pages: 320 
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Before primatologist Patricia Chapple Wright became the world's foremost expert on lemurs, she was enchanted by another primate—Aotus, the owl monkey, or "monkey of the night." But along her journey to discover the behavior of these unique nocturnal creatures, Wright finds more than she expected about family, human nature, and herself. It all starts in a New York City pet shop when Wright and her husband buy an owl monkey whose lively and rambunctious ways soon lead the young couple to South America to acquire him a mate. But while Wright's monkey family is growing, her own begins to fall apart when her husband leaves her and her daughter. Undeterred by her lack of academic experience, Wright sets out as a single mother to study primate behavior in the wild, including a year at a research station in the remote jungles of Peru. There she encounters jaguars, poisonous snakes, army ants, and massive floods that threaten her and her daughter's lives, as well as moments of great clarity and beauty. From New York City in the 1960s to the depths of the Amazon in the 1970s and 80s, this story of one woman's transformation from Brooklyn housewife to an accomplished scientist will captivate fans of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Biruté Galdikas. High Moon Over the Amazon is a thrilling memoir of adventure, inspiration, and of falling in love with a species not so unlike our own.

Harvest Moon on the Amazon

Harvest Moon on the Amazon ebook ISBN:
Publisher: Evangelical Publishers
Author: Rosemary Cunningham
Number of Pages: 151 
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Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Author: Esther Royer Ayers
Number of Pages: 264 
File: the-amazon-ladies-caper.pdf
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Life can be such a bummer at times. For the sexy Sandy, disgruntled Bonnie, and perpetually pregnant Cathy, what burns them is their husbands’ annual hunting trip. In an effort to forever end these hunts, these three girls plan a secret caper wherein they’ll become Amazon lady warriors and conquer the very town where their husbands’ hunt. The Amazon Ladies’ Caper is a fun-filled fiction adventure with a little fantasy. Although it is humorous and highly entertaining, the book has a serious side as well. Within the pages of this book, we travel with the Amazon ladies from Sacramento, California (their hometown) to Glendive, Montana (where the caper takes place). Along our way, we join Elderhostelers on a dinosaur dig conducted by a Blackfoot Indian paleontologist. We enter the strange and secretive lands of Hutterites where we attempt a rescue. We even help a frustrated psychologist-author complete his book. Best of all, the Amazon ladies forever end their husbands’ annual hunting trip. Or do they? Join us on this most fantastic trip—which is guaranteed to be a “no bummer.”

Moon Bogotá

Moon Bogotá ebook ISBN: 1631215892
Publisher: Hachette UK
Author: Andrew Dier
Number of Pages: 160 
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Moon Travel Guides: Your World, Your Way Experience the freedom and sheer alegría Colombia's cultural epicenter has to offer with Moon Bogotá. Strategic travel plans with an adaptable week-long itinerary for exploring the city, plus highlights for Boyacá and Santanderes Curated advice from local writer Andrew Dier, who provides his American-expat perspective on his adopted city Full color detailed maps and photos for exploring on your own Activities and ideas for every traveler: Taste your way through nouvelle Colombian cuisine, or try puchero or ajiaco at a century-old restaurant. Wander through the Museo del Oro to learn about the indigenous Muiscas, or visit the historic district of La Candelaria. Salsa dance the night away, or discover Bogotá's thriving LGBTQ club scene. Explore the cloud forests, lakes, and alpine plains (or páramos) within a hours journey of the city and visit Laguna de Guatavita, supposedly the location of mythical El Dorado. Escape to nearby Boyacá to see beautifully-preserved colonial towns, or go white-water rafting, caving, or paragliding in the countryside Current background information on the landscape, culture, history, and environment, as well as a handy Spanish phrasebook, all packaged in a book light enough to fit in your carry-on Essential insight for travelers on trekking through jungles, accessing remote mountain ranges, and exploring ancient ruins, with tips for traveling safely and respectfully engaging with the local culture With Moon Bogotá's practical tips, myriad activities, and an insiders view, you can plan your trip your way. Expanding your trip? Try Moon Colombia. Country-hopping in South America? Check out Moon Peru or Moon Ecuador & the Galápagos Islands.

Death on the New Moon

Death on the New Moon ebook ISBN: 9780578532134
Author: Michael Lindley
Number of Pages: 302 
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Attorney Hanna Walsh and Detective Alex Frank return in this follow-up to Lies We Never See and A Following Sea, stories that continue to engage readers as the couple deal with the dark forces of betrayal and murder that threaten their relationship and their lives. In Death On The New Moon, Hanna and Alex seem to have found a promising new start for their lives together when Alex encounters a tragic loss and near-deadly run-in with a dangerous crime syndicate. As Hanna tries to help him through his recovery and search for a dangerous killer, the surprise return of a lover from her past sends all hope of her future with Alex into a tailspin. The story plays out against the idyllic backdrop of Charleston, Pawleys Island and the fictional Dugganville, South Carolina. Death on the New Moon can be read as a stand-alone novel, or readers can start at the beginning of the series with special pricing on both Lies We Never See and A Following Sea. This is Michael Lindley's sixth novel in his "Troubled Waters" suspense thriller series. His first book, The EmmaLee Affairs, first published as The Seasons of the EmmaLee, has been a frequent #1 selection on Amazon for Historical Fiction/Mystery Thriller & Suspense. It's available as a free download on Amazon and his website to introduce new readers to his books. Amazon Five Star Reviews for A Following Sea "Once I started, I couldn't put it down." "A very good mystery and thriller. A must read." "I am a fan and will be eagerly anticipating the author's next book." "I thoroughly enjoyed Michael Lindley's latest novel and highly recommend it." "I have read all your books and loved them all!" Praise for Michael Lindley novels "... Lindley is a masterful storyteller, effortlessly moving between past and present." "... his work reads elegantly and is artfully crafted." "... beautifully merges story-lines of then and now." "... a rising talent." Michael Lindley is a full-time novelist and blog writer, spending his time in Michigan, Florida and Colorado.

The Last Moon Dance

The Last Moon Dance ebook ISBN: 189753213X
Publisher: Club Lighthouse Publishing
Author: N.A
Number of Pages: N.A 
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A strange, nameless man grows up on a farm, which looks like any other farm in the gently rolling land of Eastern Pennsylvania, and is run by monks who called themselves Brothers. He is forced by the Brothers to do hard work. However, he's inhumanly strong and he move and run much faster than any of the Brothers, as well, he can jump incredibly well. One day, the Abbot who is the head of the Brothers gives him some instructions and a little money. The man is then sent on a journey which leads him to Brazil There he takes a river boat up the Amazon to the city of Manaus where he obtains supplies, and continues by canoe, up the river. One horrible night, he becomes sick and spits his teeth out, one by one. However, over the next month, he grows new, meat tearing teeth as he also grows even stronger, along with fur all over his face. These changes force him to continue his trip at night. As per the directions the Abbot gave him, he paddles up the Amazon until he finds a waterfall. There he climbs the waterfall cliff until he meets an individual who looks like him. The meeting triggers memories and the man suddenly realizes that he's Vekor, the King of the Voren. The Voren are a wolf like group of people living in a hidden part of the Amazon basin. The Voren don't believe that the newcomer is actually Vekor and he must fight the strongest of the Voren warriors in a death match. Vekor wins and becomes the King of the Voren. Vekor finds himself also mated with Avera. From Avera, he learns that he must prove that he's truly Vekor. In order to do this he must engage in a series of tests, which if he fails any of them, will result in his death. If he passes the testing, he'll then lead the Voren back through the Gate of Exile and away from their jungle home of more than a thousand years. Unfortunately, Vekor has no idea where to find the gate of exile. As he passes each test, the objects that he takes give him information about who he really is and what he must do. As he lives among the Voren, Vekor participates in the hunts that the males conduct to feed the village and also in the Moon Dances that are a vital ceremonial part of the Voren life. He is better than any of the males at the warrior tasks and also better than any of the males at the ritual Moon Dances. He learns that a group of people called Avarra exiled the Voren, many years before, and he must lead the Voren back to face the Avarra, who are a tall, handsome, nearly hairless people with a hidden secret that only the Avarra Science Alklar and Vekor know. The Voren have a temple in the jungle and the temple contains a time line. The time line ends after the next Moon Dance and the Voren must follow Vekor back through the Gate of Exile, their religion demands it. Vekor must lead the Voren warriors against the science of the Avarra and then he and his wolf men will breed with the Avarra!

Photoshop CS Savvy

Photoshop CS Savvy ebook ISBN: 0782151353
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Author: Stephen Romaniello
Number of Pages: 735 
File: photoshop-cs-savvy.pdf
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Savvy - n. Practical know-how. Just about anyone who works with digital images needs to know to how to use Photoshop. But its complexity can be confounding even to experienced users. In Photoshop CS Savvy, artist and teacher Steve Romaniello reveals the secrets behind Photoshop's power—showing you how to combine theory with practical techniques to get results that are inspirational and satisfying. Whether you're a graphic artist, photographer, web designer, desktop publisher, or, if your goal is to become Photoshop savvy, this is the book that will get you there. Work your way through from cover to cover or zero in on any topic, from setting up a Photoshop workflow to restoring old photos to creating a web photo gallery. In Hands On tutorials, you'll apply your knowledge in complex, real-world projects, mastering the techniques your own work demands. A 32-page full-color section showcases numerous color-related examples. Coverage includes: Core Photoshop Skills: selections, type, layers, paths, paint effects, alpha channels, Quick Mask, scanning, transformations. Features New in Photoshop CS: Shadow/Highlight correction, photo filters, Match Color, Color Replacement, Liquify enhancements, automations, support for raw camera files. Image Retouching: Dodge and Burn tools, cloning and healing, History Brush, Dust and Scratches filter. Color Management and Correction: levels and curves, color mapping, hue and saturation, channel mixing, CMYK conversion, printing. Photoshop, ImageReady, and the Web: page layout, optimization, image maps, animations, rollovers. Advanced Techniques: difficult selections, compositing, automation, duotones and spot color, advanced layering, 16-bit editing, preparing images for digital video. Note:CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Amazon Burning

Amazon Burning ebook ISBN:
Publisher: J. Robert Kennedy
Author: J. Robert Kennedy
Number of Pages: 338 
File: amazon-burning.pdf
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*** FROM USA TODAY & MILLION COPY BESTSELLING AUTHOR J. ROBERT KENNEDY *** IN THE DEPTHS OF THE AMAZON, ONE OF THEIR OWN HAS BEEN TAKEN! Days from any form of modern civilization, Archaeology Professor James Acton awakes to gunshots. Finding his wife missing, taken by a member of one of the uncontacted tribes, he and his friend, Interpol Agent Hugh Reading, try desperately to find her in the dark of the jungle, quickly realizing there is no hope without help. And with help three days away, he knows the longer they wait, the farther away she’ll be. And the less chance there will be of ever finding the woman he loves. From USA Today and million copy bestselling author J. Robert Kennedy comes Amazon Burning, the latest installment in the action-packed globe-spanning James Acton Thrillers series where Acton and his allies are in a race against time to save one of their own, while behind the scenes a far darker, sinister force is at play, determined to keep its existence a secret from the world. The stakes are high, the action is full-throttle, and hearts will be broken as lives are changed forever in another James Acton adventure ripped from the headlines. If you enjoy fast-paced adventures in the style of Dan Brown, Clive Cussler, and James Rollins, then you’ll love this heart-pounding tale. Get Amazon Burning now, and join the hunt! About the James Acton Thrillers: ★★★★★ "James Acton: A little bit of Jack Bauer and Indiana Jones!" Though this book is part of the James Acton Thrillers series, it is written as a standalone novel and can be enjoyed without having read any of the previous installments. ★★★★★ “Non-stop action that is impossible to put down.” The James Acton Thrillers series and its spin-offs, the Special Agent Dylan Kane Thrillers and the Delta Force Unleashed Thrillers, have sold over one million copies. If you love non-stop action and intrigue with a healthy dose of humor, try James Acton today! ★★★★★ “A great blend of history and current headlines.” USA Today bestselling author J. Robert Kennedy’s novels are ideal for fans of Dan Brown, Clive Cussler, James Rollins, Tom Clancy, and James Patterson, and those who enjoy intense action and intrigue with a healthy dose of humor and a touch of romance. Readers interested in action adventure, archaeological mysteries, historical fiction, men’s adventure, conspiracies and ancient mysteries, will love the James Acton Thrillers. If spies and espionage is your thing, then check out the CIA Special Agent Dylan Kane Thrillers for riveting tradecraft action. And for those who prefer the team approach and Special Forces, check out the Delta Force Unleashed series for exciting military thrills. Or maybe you just feel like a mystery? Check out the Detective Shakespeare Mysteries for dark, intense psychological thrillers.

The Amazon

The Amazon ebook ISBN: 0199938954
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Author: Euclides da Cunha
Number of Pages: 128 
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In the eight pieces that make up Land Without History, first published in Portuguese in 1909, Euclides da Cunha offers a rare look into twentieth century Amazonia, and the consolidation of South American nation states. Mixing scientific jargon and poetic language, the essays in Land Without History provide breathtaking descriptions of the Amazonian rivers and the ever-changing nature that surrounds them. Brilliantly translated by Ronald Sousa, Land Without History offers a view of the ever changing ecology of the Amazon, and a compelling testimony to the Brazilian colonial enterprise, and its imperialist tendencies with regard to neighboring nation-states.

The Amazon and the Page

The Amazon and the Page ebook ISBN:
Author: Karla Jay
Number of Pages: 152 
File: the-amazon-and-the-page.pdf
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Looks at the lives of two French writers, describes their relationship, and discusses their major works