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An Artist's Life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,320. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
An account of an ordinary artist's life in the extraordinary world of art. The vivid descriptions of the world about her, whether it be people with whom she works or sees on her daily commute, or the landscape and townscape through which she travels could only come from an artist with a keen eye for detail.
More Than Two: A Practical Guide to Ethical Polyamory
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 159,580. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014 by Thorntree Press. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Alternative family
A long-awaited, wide-ranging resource exploring the often-complex world of living polyamorously. Highlighting the nuances, the relationship options, the myths and the expectations, the authors share not only their hard-won philosophies about polyamory, but also their hurts and embarrassments, while gently guiding readers through the thorny issues of jealousy and insecurity.
The Origin And Evolution Of Religion And Science
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Price: Free! Words: 157,330. Language: American English. Published: October 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
A simple, unified model of nature and of the dimensions of time and space demonstrates how the evolution of our species naturally led to two symmetrical yet seemingly incompatible ways that our ancestors learned to understand nature; religion and science. Each of the stages in the evolution of nature, and of human awareness of nature, of religion, of science, and of language is analyzed in depth.
The Forever Boys
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 146,250. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Peter Golenbock spent the 1989 season with the St. Pete Pelicans of the Senior Professional Baseball Association. The story is fascinating, and the portraits of the aging athletes are hilarious, and at times poignant. Some are thrilled to compete again; some are bitter about how they were treated; still others cling to a desperate hope for one more chance at a game that is eager to forget them.
Messianic Torah with Commentary
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 195,780. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Messianic Judaism
The Messianic Torah with Commentary is a Yeshua/Jesus centered Messianic Jewish look at the Torah with links to the other books of the TaNaK/Old Testament and New Testament. It is a great way to connect with the text and culture of the bible and Israel.
The Organizational Weapon
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 141,290. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
The classic study of the methods, propaganda, and institutions which create infiltration and eventually coopt organizations from within. The study applies its theory to communist techniques but its analysis and insights have, over the years, become useful in perceiving and combating such methods in jihadist and terrorist organizations. The 2014 edition adds a foreword by Martin Krygier of UNSW.
Soft Machine: Out-Bloody-Rageous
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 159,330. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
The biography of the pioneering band who shaped psychedelic rock, progressive rock and jazz-rock. It recounts Soft Machine’s colourful career and unravels the mystique behind this elusive band. This revised and updated edition includes over a hundred illustrations, a concert file and discography. The first edition won an Award for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research..
Searching For Prometheus--Discovering the Soul of American Medicine in the Philosophies of Traditional China
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 189,360. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
The U.S. has the most advanced healthcare system in the world, yet Americans seem to be less healthy than ever before. We need new tools to enhance our diagnostic and treatment capabilities and promote better health. Integrating aspects of alternative medical therapies like Traditional Chinese Medicine with our own could be the answer, and it can be done without compromising our science.
Learning from Our Military History: The United States Army, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and the Potential for Operational Art and Thinking - Petraeus, COIN, Clausewitz, Counterinsurgency
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,270. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
OIF demonstrated the need for operational art and thinking, particularly in commanders of relatively junior rank. After all the effort expended in Iraq, we may ultimately fail in crafting our own military history in OIF in breadth and depth.
Antiacademy English Dictionary
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 171,980. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
The only English dictionary, intended as a lexicographical revolution.
War in the Balkans, 1991-2002 - Comprehensive History of Wars Provoked by Yugoslav Collapse: Balkan Region in World Politics, Slovenia and Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo, Greece, Turkey, Cyprus
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 191,020. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Balkan conflict of the 1990s, as a case study in state failure and medium intensity warfare, international conflict management and intervention, and U.S. military engagement, provides an excellent framework for asking basic questions about the dynamic of international security at the dawn of a new millennium.
Dialogue: Rediscover the Transforming Power of Conversation
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 128,610. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Decision-making & problem solving
First published in 1998 by John Wiley & Sons, this book offers insights, skills, and suggestions for how to introduce David Bohm’s proposal of Dialogue into organizational contexts. Peter Senge called Dialogue a key leadership tool for promoting team learning and fostering shared meaning, and community. The insights and skills offered in Dialogue: Discover the transforming power of conversation.
Walk Into The Unknown
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 168,720. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
One summer in 1960 an au pair flew into London from Switzerland. Alone in the soot and bombsites, she hoped only to broaden her horizons and improve her English. A stranger to Britain at a time when television was new, abortion was illegal and some said the Beatles were crap, her father expected her back within a year.
Dust in the Wind: Real FEMA Disaster Stories
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 144,470. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Integrating vital information and touching tales of compassion, Robert Winter, a twenty five year FEMA veteran, tells stories, tragic and hilarious, from his time working as a contract FEMA inspector. Including first-hand insight into the dealings of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, tips on working with FEMA to get fast assistance, and practical information regarding disaster recovery.
My Daughter Susan Smith
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 105,460. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Susan Smith was never a violent person, never abused her children. She never committed an act of any kind that those close to her could point to later as an omen of the killing of her children. She loved them dearly. Susan's confession left her family to deal with why it happened. This book is Linda Russell's answer. She is Susan's mother.
Bonded By Water
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 109,270. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Bonded by Water Memoirs of Family and Friends and a unique chronicle of success, surprise, comedy, and tragedy. Three generations of the author’s family and friends will move you from laughter to tears with their creatively linked stories. Follow the Olson family from Minnesota to the wild coast of Southeast Alaska, all the way to the South China Sea and back again.
RANT 2.0: Even More Politics & Snark in the Age of Obama
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 144,910. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
In this second volume collection of her daily column DIANNY RANTS, Diann Russell picks up where she left off in volume one. Including almost 100 hilarious DIANNY images, RANT 2.0 explores the person of Barack Obama and life in Obama's America. From the economy to climate change, from a nagging First Lady to the endless Obama vacations, Diann covers it all with razor wit and political savvy.
Steve Reeves Legends Never Die
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,810. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book is about my life with Steve ("Hercules") Reeves, during the last seven years of his life. It is written from the perspective of a woman who was (and will always be) deeply, madly in love with Steve Reeves, the incomparable, world class bodybuilder, larger-than-life actor and last, but not least, rancher, horse breeder and author. Dozens of heretofore unpublished pictures included
Hard Time 2nd Edition: Locked Up Abroad Raving Arizona
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Series: The English Shaun Trilogy. Price: Free! Words: 115,510. Language: British English. Published: October 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
As shown on TV worldwide on Nat Geo’s Locked Up/Banged Up Abroad, Hard Time is the story of how Shaun Attwood, an educated Englishman, survived Arizona’s deadliest jail run by "America's toughest sheriff," Joe Arpaio.
Whatever Happened to Patient 2410
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,640. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014 by Published by Westview, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
At age 15, Minda Lazarov became Patient 2410 at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital when diagnosed with Hodgkin's - a disease of the lymph nodes. The "C word" was never spoken that day in 1970. The fact that Minda survived into her 50's is remarkable in itself, but what makes her story so compelling is the intelligence of her writing, the humor of her humanity, and the resilience of her spirit.