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Eat Pray Love 10th-Anniversary Edition: One Woman's Search for Ev...
by Elizabeth Gilbert

Language

English

Pages

387

Publication Date

January 30, 2007

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<b>The 10th anniversary edition of one of the most iconic, beloved, and bestselling books of our time.<br /></b><br />Elizabeth Gilbert’s <i>Eat Pray Love</i> touched the world and changed countless lives, inspiring and empowering millions of readers to search for their own best selves. Now, this beloved and iconic book returns in a beautiful 10th anniversary edition, complete with an updated introduction from the author, to launch a whole new generation of fans. <br />  <br /> In her early thirties, Elizabeth Gilbert had everything a modern American woman was supposed to want—husband, country home, successful career—but instead of feeling happy and fulfilled, she was consumed by panic and confusion. This wise and rapturous book is the story of how she left behind all these outward marks of success, and set out to explore three different aspects of her nature, against the backdrop of three different cultures: pleasure in Italy, devotion in India, and on the Indonesian island of Bali, a balance between worldly enjoyment and divine transcendence.<br /><br /><br /><i>From the Trade Paperback edition.</i>
The Blue Zones of Happiness: Lessons From the World's Happiest Pe...
by Dan Buettner

Language

English

Pages

288

Publication Date

October 03, 2017

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<b><i>New York Times</i> best-selling author Dan Buettner reveals the surprising secrets of what makes the world's happiest places—and shows you how to apply these lessons to your own life.</b><br />      In this inspiring guide, you’ll find game-changing tools drawn from global research and expert insights for achieving maximum fulfillment. Along the way, you'll:<br /> • Discover the three strands of happiness—pleasure, purpose, and pride—that feature prominently in the world's happiest places.<br /> • Take the specially designed Blue Zones Happiness Test to pinpoint areas in your life where you could cultivate greater joy, deeper meaning, and increased satisfaction.<br /> • Meet the world's Happiness All-Stars: inspiring individuals from Denmark to the United States who reveal dynamic, practical ways to improve day-to-day living.<br /> • Discover specific, science-based strategies for setting up a “life radius” of community, work, home, and self to create healthier, happiness-boosting habits for the long-term.
Jesus for Japan: Bridging the Cultural Gap to Christianity (Brid...
by Mariana Nesbitt

Language

English

Pages

340

Publication Date

November 14, 2017

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Christian growth in Japan has been slow. This book fills a cultural gap, bridging the messages of Jesus and Paul to our gospel mission in Japan. It is a collection of insights from Japanese literature, the arts, and religion. No other work to date has attempted to include this much information in one book, focusing on Japanese opinions, research and theology.<br />Not only those working in Japan, struggling with language, culture and frustrating questions will benefit from the insights presented here, but also missiologists, theologians and students of cross-cultural evangelism. They will find this ground-breaking book to be organized in such a way that they can easily utilise the principles and guidelines it offers in their own spheres of work and study.<br /><br />
Into Thin Air
by Jon Krakauer

Language

English

Pages

368

Publication Date

November 12, 1998

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When Jon Krakauer reached the summit of Mt. Everest in the early afternoon of May 10,1996, he hadn't slept in fifty-seven hours and was reeling from the brain-altering effects of oxygen depletion. As he turned to begin the perilous descent from 29,028 feet (roughly the cruising altitude of an Airbus jetliner), twenty other climbers were still pushing doggedly to the top, unaware that the sky had begun to roil with clouds...<br /><br /><i>Into Thin Air</i> is the definitive account of the deadliest season in the history of Everest by the acclaimed Outside journalist and author of the bestselling Into the Wild. Taking the reader step by step from Katmandu to the mountain's deadly pinnacle, Krakauer has his readers shaking on the edge of their seat. Beyond the terrors of this account, however, he also peers deeply into the myth of the world's tallest mountain. What is is about Everest that has compelled so many poeple--including himself--to throw caution to the wind, ignore the concerns of loved ones, and willingly subject themselves to such risk, hardship, and expense? <br /><br />Written with emotional clarity and supported by his unimpeachable reporting, Krakauer's eyewitness account of what happened on the roof of the world is a singular achievement.<br /><br /><br /><i>From the Paperback edition.</i>
Lonely Planet Japan (Travel Guide)
by Lonely Planet

Language

English

Pages

928

Publication Date

August 01, 2017

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<P><I>#1 best-selling guide to Japan</I><I>*</I> </P><P><B><I>Lonely Planet</I></B> <B><I>Japan</I> </B>is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore a bamboo grove in Arashiyama, marvel at Shinto and Buddhist architecture in Kyoto, or relax in the hot springs of Noboribetsu Onsen; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Japan<I> </I>and begin your journey now! </P><P><B>Inside<I> Lonely Planet</I> <I>Japan </I>Travel Guide:</B> </P><UL> <LI><B>Colour </B>maps and images throughout <LI><B>Highlights</B> <B>and itineraries</B> help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests <LI><B>Insider tips</B> to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots <LI><B>Essential info</B> <B>at your fingertips</B> - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices <LI><B>Honest reviews for all budgets</B> - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss <LI><B>Cultural insights</B> give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, festivals, hiking, onsen, cuisine, architecture, sport, traditional accommodation, geisha, visual arts, performing arts, literature, music, environment, cinema <LI><B>Free, convenient pull-out Tokyo</B> <B>map</B> (included in print version), plus over 140 maps <LI><B>Covers</B> Tokyo, Mt Fuji, Nikko, Narita, Kamakura, Hakone, Nagoya, Gifu, Kanazawa, Nagano, Kyoto, Kansai, Hiroshima, Okayama, Osaka, Kobe, Nara, Matsue, Sapporo, Shikoku, Tokushima, Fukuoka, Okinawa and more </LI></UL><P><B>eBook Features: </B>(Best viewed on tablet devices and smartphones) </P><UL> <LI><B>Downloadable PDF and offline maps</B> prevent roaming and data charges <LI><B>Effortlessly navigate</B> and jump between maps and reviews <LI><B>Add notes</B> to personalise your guidebook experience <LI><B>Seamlessly flip</B> between pages <LI><B>Bookmarks</B> <B>and speedy search </B>capabilities get you to key pages in a flash <LI><B>Embedded links</B> to recommendations' websites <LI><B>Zoom-in </B>maps and images <LI><B>Inbuilt dictionary </B>for quick referencing </LI></UL><P><B>The Perfect Choice: </B><B><I>Lonely Planet</I></B> <B><I>Japan</I>,</B> our most comprehensive guide to Japan, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled. </P><P>Looking for a guide focused on Tokyo? Check out <B><I>Lonely Planet Tokyo</I></B> guide for a comprehensive look at all the city has to offer; <B>Best of <I>Japan,</I></B> a photo-rich guide to the <I>country's </I>most popular attractions; or <B><I>Pocket Tokyo</I> </B>a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip. </P><P><B>About Lonely Planet: </B>Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves. </P><P><I>*Best-selling guide to Japan. Source: Nielsen BookScan. Australia, UK and USA</I> </P>
Taste of Persia: A Cook's Travels Through Armenia, Azerbaijan, Ge...
by Naomi Duguid

Language

English

Pages

401

Publication Date

September 06, 2016

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<DIV><B>Winner, James Beard Award for Best Book of the Year, International (2017)<BR /> Winner, IACP Award for Best Cookbook of the Year in Culinary Travel (2017)<BR /><BR /> Named a Best Cookbook of the Year by <I>The Boston Globe</I>, <I>Food & Wine</I>, <I>The Los Angeles Times</I>, <I>The New York Times</I>, <I>The New York Times Book Review</I>, <I>The San Francisco Chronicle</I>, <I>USA Today</I>, and <I>The Wall Street Journal</I><BR /><BR /> “A reason to celebrate . . . a fascinating culinary excursion.” <I>—The New York Times</I></B><BR /><BR /> Though the countries in the Persian culinary region are home to diverse religions, cultures, languages, and politics, they are linked by beguiling food traditions and a love for the fresh and the tart. Color and spark come from ripe red pomegranates, golden saffron threads, and the fresh herbs served at every meal. Grilled kebabs, barbari breads, pilafs, and brightly colored condiments are everyday fare, as are rich soup-stews called ash and alluring sweets like rose water pudding and date-nut halvah.<BR /><BR /> Our ambassador to this tasty world is the incomparable Naomi Duguid, who for more than 20 years has been bringing us exceptional recipes and mesmerizing tales from regions seemingly beyond our reach. More than 125 recipes, framed with stories and photographs of people and places, introduce us to a culinary paradise where ancient legends and ruins rub shoulders with new beginnings—where a wealth of history and culinary traditions makes it a compelling place to read about for cooks and travelers and for anyone hankering to experience the food of a wider world.</DIV>
Lonely Planet Indonesia (Travel Guide)
by , Ryan Ver Berkmoes

Language

English

Pages

820

Publication Date

June 01, 2016

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<P><I>#1 best-selling guide to </I><I>Indonesia</I><I>*</I> </P><P><B><I>Lonely Planet Indonesia</I></B> is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Take in a traditional gamelan performance, laze on hidden beaches, or hike volcanic peaks; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Indonesia and begin your journey now! </P><P><B>Inside <I>Lonely Planet Indonesia</I> Travel Guide:</B> </P><UL> <LI><B>Colour </B>maps and images throughout <LI><B>Highlights</B> <B>and itineraries</B> help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests <LI><B>Insider tips</B> to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots <LI><B>Essential info</B> <B>at your fingertips</B> - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices <LI><B>Honest reviews for all budgets</B> - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss <LI><B>Cultural insights</B> give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, cuisine, environment, outdoor activities, responsible travel and more <LI><B>Over 60 maps</B> <LI><B>Cov</B><B>ers</B> Java, Bali, Nusa Tenggara, Maluku, Papua, Sumatra, Kalimantan, Sulawesi and more </LI></UL><P><B>eBook Features: </B>(Best viewed on tablet devices and smartphones) </P><UL> <LI><B>Downloadable PDF and offline maps</B> prevent roaming and data charges <LI><B>Effortlessly navigate</B> and jump between maps and reviews <LI><B>Add notes</B> to personalise your guidebook experience <LI><B>Seamlessly flip</B> between pages <LI><B>Bookmarks</B> <B>and speedy search </B>capabilities get you to key pages in a flash <LI><B>Embedded links</B> to recommendations' websites <LI><B>Zoom-in </B>maps and images <LI><B>Inbuilt dictionary </B>for quick referencing </LI></UL><P><B>The Perfect Choice: </B><B><I>Lonely Planet Indonesia,</I></B> our most comprehensive guide to Indonesia, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled. </P><UL> <LI>Looking for a guide focused on Bali or Lombok? Check out <B><I>Lonely Planet Bali & Lombok</I></B> for a comprehensive look at all these islands have to offer; or <B><I>Pocket Bali,</I></B> a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip. </LI></UL><P><B>Authors: </B>Written and researched by Lonely Planet. </P><P><B>About Lonely Planet: </B>Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves. </P><P><I>*Source: Nielsen BookScan. Australia, UK and USA</I> </P>
The Silk Roads: A New History of the World
by Peter Frankopan

Language

English

Pages

657

Publication Date

February 16, 2016

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<b><b>“This is history on a grand scale, with a sweep and ambition that is rare… A proper historical epic of dazzling range and achievement.” —William Dalrymple, <i>The Guardian </i></b><br />  <br />The epic history of the crossroads of the world—the meeting place of East and West and the birthplace of civilization</b><br /><br /> It was on the Silk Roads that East and West first encountered each other through trade and conquest, leading to the spread of ideas, cultures and religions. From the rise and fall of empires to the spread of Buddhism and the advent of Christianity and Islam, right up to the great wars of the twentieth century—this book shows how the fate of the West has always been inextricably linked to the East.<br /><br />Peter Frankopan realigns our understanding of the world, pointing us eastward. He vividly re-creates the emergence of the first cities in Mesopotamia and the birth of empires in Persia, Rome and Constantinople, as well as the depredations by the Mongols, the transmission of the Black Death and the violent struggles over Western imperialism. Throughout the millennia, it was the appetite for foreign goods that brought East and West together, driving economies and the growth of nations. <br /><br />From the Middle East and its political instability to China and its economic rise, the vast region stretching eastward from the Balkans across the steppe and South Asia has been thrust into the global spotlight in recent years. Frankopan teaches us that to understand what is at stake for the cities and nations built on these intricate trade routes, we must first understand their astounding pasts. Far more than a history of the Silk Roads, this book is truly a revelatory new history of the world, promising to destabilize notions of where we come from and where we are headed next.<br /><br /><br /><i>From the Hardcover edition.</i>
Lonely Planet Bangkok (Travel Guide)
by , Austin Bush

Language

English

Pages

288

Publication Date

August 01, 2016

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Customer Reviews
<P><I>Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher</I> </P><P><B><I>Lonely Planet Bangkok</I></B> is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Eat pat tai and other street food at open-air markets, visit breathtaking temples or shop 'til you drop at the MBK Center and Chatuchak Weekend Market; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Bangkok and begin your journey now! </P><P><B>Inside <I>Lonely Planet Bangkok</I>:</B> </P><UL> <LI><B>Full-colour </B>maps and images throughout <LI><B>Highlights</B> <B>and itineraries</B> help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests <LI><B>Insider tips</B> to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots <LI><B>Essential info</B> <B>at your fingertips</B> - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices <LI><B>Honest reviews for all budgets</B> - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss <LI><B>Cultural insights</B> give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, people, culture, eating in Thailand, the sex industry in Thailand <LI><B>Free, convenient pull-out</B> <B>Bangkok map</B> (included in print version), plus over 35 colour maps <LI><B>Covers</B> Siam Square, Pratunam, Ploenchit, Ratchathewi, Riverside, Silom, Lumphini, Sukhumvit, Thewet, Dusit, Banglamphu, Ko Ratanakosin, Thonburi, Chinatown, Greater Bangkok and more </LI></UL><P><B>eBook Features: </B>(Best viewed on tablet devices and smartphones) </P><UL> <LI><B>Downloadable PDF and offline maps</B> prevent roaming and data charges <LI><B>Effortlessly navigate</B> and jump between maps and reviews <LI><B>Add notes</B> to personalise your guidebook experience <LI><B>Seamlessly flip</B> between pages <LI><B>Bookmarks</B> <B>and speedy search </B>capabilities get you to key pages in a flash <LI><B>Embedded links</B> to recommendations' websites <LI><B>Zoom-in </B>maps and images <LI><B>Inbuilt dictionary </B>for quick referencing </LI></UL><P><B>The Perfect Choice: </B><B><I>Lonely Planet Bangkok,</I></B> our most comprehensive guide to Bangkok, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled. </P><UL> <LI>Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out <B><I>Lonely Planet Thailand</I></B> for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer. <LI>Looking for just the highlights of Bangkok? Check out <B><I>Pocket Bangkok,</I></B> a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip. </LI></UL><P><B>Authors:</B> Written and researched by Lonely Planet. </P><P><B>About Lonely Planet: </B>Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves. </P>
Lonely Planet Korea (Travel Guide)
by , Rob Whyte

Language

English

Pages

424

Publication Date

January 01, 2016

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Customer Reviews
<P><I>Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher</I> </P><P><B><I>Lonely Planet Korea</I></B> is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Walk along Cheong-gye-cheon's long-buried stream, hike around Jeju-do's volcanic landscape, or jump into a vat of mud during the Boryeong Mud Festival; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Korea and begin your journey now! </P><P><B>Inside <I>Lonely Planet Korea</I> Travel Guide:</B> </P><UL> <LI><B>Colour </B>maps and images throughout <LI><B>Highlights</B> <B>and itineraries</B> help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests <LI><B>Insider tips</B> to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots <LI><B>Essential info</B> <B>at your fingertips</B> <B>-</B> hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices <LI><B>Honest reviews for all budgets</B> <B>-</B> eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss <LI><B>Cultural insights</B> give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - including customs, history, art, literature, cinema, music, dance, architecture, politics, and wildlife <LI><B>Free, convenient pull-out Seoul map </B>(included in print version), plus over 97 local maps<B> </B> <LI><B>Covers</B> Seoul, Incheon, Jeju-do, Gyeonggi-do, Gangwon-do, Cheongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, Sokcho, Samcheok, Chungju, Daejeon, Gongju, Daegu, North Korea, Pyongyang, Panmunjom, the DMZ, and more </LI></UL><P><B>eBook Features: </B>(Best viewed on tablet devices and smartphones) </P><UL> <LI><B>Downloadable PDF and offline maps</B> prevent roaming and data charges <LI><B>Effortlessly navigate</B> and jump between maps and reviews <LI><B>Add notes</B> to personalise your guidebook experience <LI><B>Seamlessly flip</B> between pages <LI><B>Bookmarks</B> <B>and speedy search </B>capabilities get you to key pages in a flash <LI><B>Embedded links</B> to recommendations' websites <LI><B>Zoom-in </B>maps and images <LI><B>Inbuilt dictionary </B>for quick referencing </LI></UL><P><B>The Perfect Choice: </B><B><I>Lonely Planet Korea</I></B><B>,</B> our most comprehensive guide to Korea, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled. </P><UL> <LI>Looking for a guide focused on Seoul? Check out our <B><I>Lonely Planet Seoul</I> </B>guide for a comprehensive look at all the city has to offer. </LI></UL><P><B>Authors:</B> Written and researched by Lonely Planet. </P><P><B>About Lonely Planet: </B>Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves. </P>

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