From the caffeinated pen of Anthony Mrugacz

Stunning real life adventures, true stories of personal challenges, and current events and historical anlysis

The world awaits you- adventure travel in Mexico & Belize, taking motorcycling to the next level as a Texas safety instructor, decifering hybrid languages, election observing in the Kingdom of Cambodia, and analyzing alternative histories. Readers say these books are impossible to put down once you start.

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The Khmenglish Language Guide:
Definitive Dictionary to Understand English Slang usage in Cambodia.
Publication Date: June 4, 2019
Kindle $2.99
Paperback $6.99
After a decade in Cambodia, here is an amazing compilation of knowledge from the gritty streets of Phnom Penh and muddy rice paddies of the provinces. If you are a first time visitor to the Kingdom of Wonder, you will hit the ground running with important knowledge about modern post Pol Pot life in Kampuchea. If you are an ex-pat that has survived there, you will fall off your bar stool in laughter on how accurately this explains WTF is really going on in this third world gem of a country. In the sarcastic spirit of Ambrose Byrce’s “The Devil’s Dictionary”, understand how English is used and the reality of life in Cambodia. For entertainment use only.

Publication Date: May 3, 2017
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The Experience of 5 Days of Training to become a Motorcycle Instructor in the Great State of Texas. 
The Experience of 5 Days of Training to become a Motorcycle Instructor in the Great State of Texas. One transplanted Yankee goes head to head in a battle of wits with 11 Native Texans.

Misadventures in Mexico & Belize
Publication Date: July 31, 2017
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A true story- a travel journal from 1991. Two Texans and one Chevy four wheel drive truck cross the Rio Grande River, Longe before GPSs, smartphones,and the free WiFi-, an adventurer just needed a whole lotta cajones to traverse mountains, jungles, & beaches south of the border. Living at times off the land, at other just day dreaming in a hammock.

Why did Vietnam invade Cambodia in 1978?: Why States Conflict
Publication Date: June 4, 2019
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Short yet in depth analysis of the 1978 Indochina conflict that ended the reign of the Khmer Rouge. The conclusion is surprising and is deduced by comparing both states’ points of view.

The 2008 Parliamentary Elections in the Kingdom of Cambodia : How the ruling Cambodian People’s Party Won
Publication Date: April 25, 2019
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During summer break while getting my Master’s Degree in International Studies at Texas State University-San Marcos, I decided to sell my 1987 BMW 325i, buy an airplane flight to Cambodia, and be an election observer. This publication is my observations and experience documenting a pivotal moment in Cambodian history.

Julius Caesar – Systematic Victor or Genius General: In the Gallic Wars Did This Roman Commander Really Make a Difference?
Publication Date: April 25, 2019
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An alternative look at the Roman’s Gallic Campaigns under Julius Caesar. Using a point system to compare various battle scenarios during this conquest, we try to discover if Julius Caesar brilliance as a military commander was an important factor or did the tried and true Roman military machine honed over a few centuries actually produce victory. Read this essay to discover an alternative look into Roman military history.

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