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Steve Jobs Bio: The Unauthorized Autobiography
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Price: $6.66 USD. Words: 72,170. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Steve Jobs in His Own Words. Get a unique insight into the mind of one of the most influential thinkers, creators and entrepreneurs of all time. The man responsible for ringing in the digital age, known for his perfectionist attitude and futuristic vision. Hear his story from the advent of the personal computer to revolutionizing the handheld industry with the iPod, iPhone, iPad and more...
What's in Your First Name?: Our Personal Names, their History and Evolution in Britain
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,480. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » History
WILLIAM LEWIS uncovers the origins and development of first names in Britain. This unique insight takes the reader from the names of ancient Britons in Roman times through to the modern day and the cult of the celebrity. ‘What’s in your First Name’ discusses the history of over 1,500 names in common use in English, including the very latest names as well as those dating back over 2,000 years.
Since Hero: A Mechanic's History of the Age of Power
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,500. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » History
A general-interest history of the development of power technology over the last two thousand years. Steam engines, internal combustion engines, nuclear power, and more are described and simplified for the reader's understanding and enjoyment. The author is a professional mechanic who has worked on everything from humble lawn mower engines to multi-million dollar gas turbines.
The Box: An Oral History of Television, 1920-1961
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 282,240. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Guaranteed to keep you up long after prime time, The Box re-creates the old-time TV years through more than three hundred interviews with those who invented, manufactured, advertised, produced, directed, wrote, and acted in them. “Wondrous... An oral scrapbook of the pioneering days of our video nation” —The New York Times Book Review