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Interstate: Confessions of a Rookie Truck Driver
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,900. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Trucks
Join author Doug Sanderson as he maneuvers his way through truck driver school and starts moving freight down the interstates from the front seat of an eighteen wheeler. Learn a little about the lifestyle of a professional driver; the long hours, the log books, the truck stops, and the reasons for the huge turnover in this industry that is so vital to our economy.
New Zealand Railways
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,050. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014 by Chris O'Byrne. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
New Zealand railway builders surmounted many obstacles: the terrain, a sparse and scattered population, two islands separated by an often stormy stretch of water, demands from every small settlement for their own railway line. But build a railway system — and a comprehensive one at that — New Zealand did. This is the story of that railway, from its heyday to the day of reckoning.
The Indianapolis 500 - Volume Four: British Invasion (1963 – 1966)
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Series: The Indianapolis 500 - A History. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,860. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Volume Four: British Invasion (1963 – 1966) tells how Ford Motor Company and Team Lotus joined to conquer the Indianapolis 500, inaugurating the modern era of higher automotive technology supported by corporate money - especially the opening shots of the infamous tire wars between Firestone and Goodyear. Speeds climbed quickly until tragedy struck in turn four in 1964.
Biofuels. An Overview.
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,300. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Chemistry / Industrial & Technical
A survey of resource availability and the constraints and advantages of technologies that could be used for biofuels.
Titanic's Last Secret
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,100. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014 by SDS Publishing. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
New take on the 1912 Titanic disaster. Little-known survivor Raimondo Vitillo insisted a ship pulled alongside Titanic, from the shadow of the iceberg. In 1911, White Star Line faced bankruptcy, insurers refusing to pay after the Royal Navy denied responsibility for a collision between HMS Hawke and Titanic’s sister ship Olympic. Did White Star find a radical solution to their financial turmoil?
Patria Sin Fronteras
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Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 82,410. Language: Spanish. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Patria sin fronteras es un libro que con un realismo descriptivo relata las costumbres de 20 países lejanos y la vivencia del autor a bordo de un barco carguero con una tripulación de origen griego. Es además un libro ameno e informativo para el sociólogo, el político, el periodista y todo aquel que desconozca el mundo más allá del límite de una ciudad.
100,000 BMW Prayer Miles
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,340. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles
100,000 miles on a Sport BMW motorcycle? And you are riding that kind of miles in 5 years? Most of the time alone? Follow along as I give Praise and worship to Jesus Christ my savior and LORD as I ride or repair one BMW K1100RS.
The Big Dipper Route
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,470. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
A true story of how a young bush pilot matured as a pilot and as a man through solving the problems he encountered, and we gain an insight into the interaction of the white and the native communities in the wilds of the Canadian Arctic.
The Nearly Men
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,240. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by Stanhope Books. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Over 400 drivers have taken part in World Championship Grand Prix racing, since it's inception in 1950. Some have won championships, others just races. Then there are those who sat on edge of greatness. Those who stood on the podium but cannot claim a victory to their name. This is their story.
Flying Bass Strait
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,030. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
In 1919 it was thought Bass Strait, between Tasmania and mainland Australia, would never be flown over. This is the story of how it was and how regular air services were gradually established over this stormy Strait.
Pirate Trials: Hung by the Neck Until Dead
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Series: Pirate Trials, Book 2. Price: $5.97 USD. Words: 55,840. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Second in the series of Pirate Trials from news reports of the days and actual trial documents. NOTE: This is not a pirate romance novel or a Johnny Depp adventure of fantasy and make believe, but the details and drama from first person confessions and details of the charges against real pirates. This is not Hollywood.
The History of Waterloo Station
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,060. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
The definitive history of Britain’s busiest rail terminal, written by a long term commuter to the station and bulging with illustrations.
Help для помощников капитана (и не только...)
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 56,060. Language: Russian. Published: May 24, 2013 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / Pictorial
A very short "cheat sheet" on various aspects of working on the modern tankers. With unconventional language, typos and special tanker "slang." Here is what you really need to know. Information for training navigators of different levels. An author is the captain, who has an experience of working for various companies, with the mixed crews and at the shore-based positions such as superintendent,
Doctor Who? The Atomic Bomber Beeching and his War on the Railways.
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,980. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
Doctor Who? Richard Beeching is the infamous architect of massive British railway closures in the 1960's, designed to boost the roads lobby.He was also, revealed for the first time, one of the key designers of the British A-bomb. Doctor Who's story is employed by the author to attack the inability of British transport planners and politicians to design a coherent transport policy.
The Impossible Takes a Little Longer
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 89,320. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
This is a true account of an incredible journey across the world, driving a Land Rover. The year is 1957, and the intrepid Eric Edis has an expedition planned on scraps of paper.
Maverick Pilot, Volume Three
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,360. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Freight dog to freelance, is flying freighters around the world. Then, becoming an independent international instructor, a test pilot, and the director of flight operations for a flag carrier in the Pacific. It's all PG rated, just a bunch of hangar-flying stories. It's a grand run I'm sharing with you. One that allowed me to taste many of the flavors life offers; for that I'm forever thankful.
Maverick Pilot, Volume Two
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,280. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Props to Jets, volume two takes me from Honolulu to Hong Kong (where I met and married Vickie.) Flying a dc-3 round trip, once a week to Vung Tau and Cam Ranh bay during the war. I then hired on to fly jets with overseas national airways, a growing supplemental airline. Before deregulation put the airline out of business I learned how to span oceans carrying passengers and cargo.
Maverick Pilot, Volume One
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,660. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Minnow to mercenary, volume one, tells of learning to fly, dealing with engine failure, smuggling seafood off beaches in Mexico and going to jail, flying corporate, fighting in the Congo, timber spraying, getting shot at in Laos, and Vietnam. Captain Case’s destiny was life-on-the-edge adventure.
Flygirl Adventures: An Autoflyography
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 190,400. Language: British English. Published: March 14, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A candid, funny heart-warming account of one girl's struggle to achieve her dream - to fly! And it's all here - the agonies and ecstasies of failure and triumph. Initially rejected as an air hostess, Mays then became a flying instructor and subsequently an executive jet pilot for the world's rich and famous, thereby offering us a unique glimpse into the world of private jet travel.
50 Tales of Flight: From Biplanes to Boeings
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
In “50 Tales of Flight”, the reader is not simply taken aloft in everything from biplanes to Boeings as the title may suggest. True, the flight deck door has been cracked ajar and the canvas cover pulled back from the open cockpit, but this book is built from the ground up. From the alarm clock buzzing to begin the airline pilot’s day to the sound of silence when a light aircraft engine fails...