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Singapore Dream And Other Adventures

Author : Hermann Hesse
ISBN : 9780834841628
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Hermann Hesse's voyage to the East Indies, recorded in journal entries and other writings translated into English for the first time, describes the experiences that influenced his greatest works. “I knew but few of the trees and animals that I saw around me by name, I was unable to read the Chinese inscriptions, and could exchange only a few words with the children, but nowhere in foreign lands have I felt so little like a foreigner and so completely enfolded by the self-existing naturalness of life’s clear river as I did here.” In 1911, Hermann Hesse sailed through southeastern Asian waters on a trip that would define much of his later writing. Hesse brings his unique eye to scenes such as adventures in a rickshaw, watching foreign theater performances, exploring strange floating cities on stilts, and luxuriating in the simple beauty of the lush natural landscape. Even in the doldrums of travel, he records his experience with faithful humor, wit, and sharp observation, offering a broad vision of travel in the early 1900s. With a glimpse into the workings of his mind through the pages of his journals, poems, and a short story—all translated into English for the first time—these writings describe the real-life experiences that inspired Hesse to pen his most famous works.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Race Around The World Totally True Adventures

Author : Nancy Castaldo
ISBN : 9780553522808
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Does Nellie Bly have what it takes to race around the world? Travel to all corners of the globe in this action-packed Totally True Adventure. When Nellie Bly read Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne, she had an amazing idea. What if she traveled around the world in real life, and did it in less than eighty days? In 1889, people doubted it could be done—especially by a woman. But with one small bag and a sturdy coat, Nellie set out anyway. Soon the whole world was rooting for her. Could she make it back home in time? This nonfiction chapter book makes history exciting and accessible for younger readers and features illustrations, photographs, a map, Common Core connections, and additional Story Behind the Story facts. Perfect for readers of the I Survived series and the Who Was . . . ? series, Totally True Adventures are captivating nonfiction stories with not-to-be-missed bonus content. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Exploring The World Adventures Of A Global Traveler

Author : Howard J. Wiarda
ISBN : 9781475996999
Genre : Travel
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Professor Howard J. Wiarda, a leading academic expert on foreign policy, comparative politics, and international affairs, is the author of more than eighty books. Wiarda has traveled to many of the world's most troubled and exciting places. Now, in the more personal accounts of his global travels, he recalls his foreign research adventures, the countries visited, and the people he met and interviewed along the way. Wiarda's new four-volume set, "Exploring the World: Adventures of a Global Traveler," details his travels and foreign adventures since 2006. In these travel books, he tells the stories that lie behind the research, offers his impressions of the countries and regions he has explored, and considers how and why some have been successful and others not. Volume I in this new series tells the story of Wiarda's 2010 circumnavigation of the globe. Volume II focuses on Europe and the continued importance of European regionalism-despite the bumper stickers advertising "Europe Whole and Free." Volume III deals with Latin America and questions whether the region is really as democratic as we would like it to be. Volume IV provides Wiarda's analysis of Asia's economic miracles while also recounting his recent visits to the Persian Gulf and his assessment of modernization and development in the Islamic world. Insightful and entertaining, Wiarda's travel narratives offer commentary on important and interesting sites all over the world.
Category: Travel

The Shadow Of A Shadow Of A Dream

Author : Catherine Lim
ISBN : UOM:39015012953041
Genre : Romance fiction, English
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Category: Romance fiction, English

Goh S 12 Best Singapore Stories

Author : Sin Tub Goh
ISBN : UOM:39015029798660
Genre : Short stories, Singaporean (English)
File Size : 56.21 MB
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Category: Short stories, Singaporean (English)

Adventures Among The Dyaks Of Borneo

Author : Frederick Boyle
ISBN : BL:A0019033276
Genre : Borneo
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This book's description of Borneo's native people the Dyaks, a collection of hill-dwelling ethnic subgrouops, is full of condescension typical of contemporary European accounts of natives from the East. The book also delivers an appraisal of James Brooke's reign as the White Rajah of Sarawak since 1841.
Category: Borneo

Honour And Other Stories

Author : Sin Tub Goh
ISBN : UOM:39015047788164
Genre : Singapore
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Category: Singapore

Encounter And Other Stories

Author : Keng Thye Woo
ISBN : UOM:39015016986682
Genre : Singaporean fiction (English)
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Category: Singaporean fiction (English)

The Road To Chandibole

Author : Marie Gerrina Louis
ISBN : UOM:39015034442510
Genre : Malaysian fiction (English)
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Category: Malaysian fiction (English)

Mass Possession A True Story

Author : Sin Tub Goh
ISBN : UOM:39015035328833
Genre : Short stories, Singapore (English)
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Category: Short stories, Singapore (English)

Frommer S Singapore Malaysia

Author : Jennifer Eveland
ISBN : 0028620992
Genre : Travel
File Size : 59.58 MB
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It's a Whole New World with Frommer's. Frommer's is packed with completely up-to-date practical information,exact prices, and candid insider advice. It's the most authoritative, easy-to-use guide you can buy. Everything You Need for the Perfect Trip: The most inviting places to stay, from grand hotels and breath-taking beach resorts to charming boutique inns—with the best bets for business travelers The best dining: Malay, Chinese, Indian, and Peranakan, from haute cuisine to the most authentic streetside fare A complete sightseeing guide: shrines and temples, colonial architecture, walking tours, and more The most spectacular beaches, gardens, and nature reserves How to get the best deals on antiques, crafts, Oriental rugs, pewter, spices, and more The lowdown on colorful cultural festivals—plus great nightlife Detailed, accurate two-color city and regional maps Frommer's. The Name You Can Trust. Find us online at
Category: Travel

The Journal Of Commonwealth Literature

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ISBN : OSU:32435027666635
Genre : English literature
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Issues for 1965- include section: Annual bibliography of Commonwealth literature, 1964-
Category: English literature

Singapore Business

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ISBN : UCLA:L0075899088
Genre : Industries
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Category: Industries