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Back To Sea (British Merchant Navy)
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Price: $7.40 USD. Words: 38,220. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by M. Brown. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After a year at Leith Nautical College to obtain a 1st Class PMG Certificate in Radiotelegraphy, the author returns to sea on the old Blue Funnel ship Atreus which carries Muslim pilgrims to Jeddah on the homeward passage.
What You Should Know When Deciding Whether to Buy a New or Used Car
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides
Should you buy a new or used car? What is the difference? We walk through the two options using real numbers to show you which option is better and why, plus some ideas on saving cash for your next car.
AirSafe.com Airline Complaint Guide
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,550. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Bringing together information from numerous airlines, government, agencies, and from the AirSafe.com network of web sites, this book provides airline passengers with advice on how effectively complain to their airline or to the TSA when they experience bad service. More importantly, it gives passengers detailed advice on how avoid situations that may lead to a complaint.
Refits, More Ways to Make Your Boat Better.
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Series: Cruising Boats, How to Select, Equip and Maintain. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,010. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Six chapters including marine refrigeration, hard stand haul out, refitting in Thailand, engine vibration problems, accessing components on board and mistakes made by builders we have to live with. Non technical and easily understood with a few laughs to make this a fun and informative read.
Your Moving Guide to an Organized Relocation
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,370. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning
Moving can be overwhelming, but with patience, organization and a good sense of humor, it can be accomplished without the loss of hair or sanity (assuming you had those things to start with). This guide will help you with issues such as determining which items you will be taking, how to pack or if a professional mover is needed. It's your best investment for saving time and money.
Not Quite Classic Cars. Saved From the Scrapyard With a Rusty Spanner. Car Repairs on a Shoestring.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Antique & Classic
This lovingly written little book recounts a true car enthusiast's thrifty repairs on cars that were never considered classics and mostly destined for the scrap yard! Enough images and 'car stuff' for the mechanic in you; enough story even for those with only a passing interest in cars, this book is a fantastic window on an era when everybody tinkered with their cars to keep them on the road.
Terra Nova: Antarctic Voyager
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,190. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
On the 15th June, 1910 the S.S. Terra Nova left Cardiff Docks to the cheers of a huge crowd, sailing into maritime history and carrying the hopes of a nation. With a foreword by Captain Scott's granddaughter, Dafila Scott, this book tells the story of the ship and the men who sailed on her, including her re-discovery in 2012.
Important Upgrades for Your Cruising Boat
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Series: Cruising Boats, How to Select, Equip and Maintain. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Canvas, sails, marine sanitation systems, redundant systems and fuel systems. Five easy to read chapters explaining the benefits and pitfals of these topics. Choose the best benefit for your money.
Think Like A Lawyer: Negotiating A New Car Purchase
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides
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Buying a new car can be both exciting and frightening. There’s a lot of money at stake, and car salesmen are notoriously slick. This ebook will guide you through the car buying process, arming you with enough information and negotiating tools to bring the most battle-hardened salesman to his knees. Save hundreds, maybe even thousands, of dollars on your next new car purchase!
Two Clowns Cross the Pacific in a Small Boat
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,760. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Tells of a sailing journey from San Diego to Australia in a 40 foot sailing boat. Covers Mexico, French Polynesia, Cook Islands, Tonga and Fiji. Also has a chapter on various events "that were too much fun," for the crew. Includes useful detail on various formalities required in the respective ports of call.
Rocket Boy - Eyewitness to the Early Railways
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,420. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
This is the eyewitness account of Edward Entwistle, who drove the famous steam locomotive 'Rocket' during the opening of the world's first passenger railway, and his long life in England and the United States. It is one of the most inportant documents concerning the early years of transport ever produced.
How to Select and Buy a Cruising Boat at Home or Offshore.
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Series: Cruising Boats, How to Select, Equip and Maintain. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,310. Language: Australian English. Published: September 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
Outlines the selection and purchase of cruising sailing boats with particular detail on purchasing from the USA. Includes checklists for boat inspections, discussion on vessel types, tax, formalities and importation methods. A light hearted but factual read as amusing as it is informative.
The Indianapolis 500, a History - Volume One: Resurrection and Blue Crowns
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Series: The Indianapolis 500 - A History, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 50,620. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
REVISED EDITION - First of five book series examining the history of the Indianapolis 500 from 1946 to 1969. Volume One: Resurrection and Blue Crowns includes the story of the Speedway’s catastrophic opening, its 1945 sale to Tony Hulman, and each race from 1946 through 1953, examining events and people who shaped the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing" and its legend.
Aviation at the Edge
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Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 104,650. Language: British English. Published: September 1, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
Three thousand feet above the Zambian bush, the DHC2 Beaver had only ten minutes' fuel remaining. Night was drawing in; ground features were indiscernible. I could not raise anyone on the radio. Would this be the end?
Renata Project
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,440. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning
Renata Project is a new concept of city design and transportation. Remember; innovation doesn't have to be superimposed on a system that already exists. If we did, it would be unfixable.
On the Wrong Line: How Ideology and Incompetence Wrecked Britain's Railways
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Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 149,390. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012 by Kemsing Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
Britain's rail privatisation was one of the greatest political failures of recent history. This acclaimed book serves as a valuable reminder of the risks of privatising a single, state-owned service and breaking it up into competing entities, linked by contracts instead of a shared service ethos... mistakes the Coalition Government now seems determined to repeat with the National Health Service
Taking the Eurostar
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,860. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
A comprehensive guide to travelling on the high-speed train connecting London with Paris and Brussels through the Channel Tunnel
Survive the Drive! How to Beat Freeway Traffic in Southern California
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 96,140. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
The ultimate companion to driving in Southern California to help you: plan ahead to determine the quickest commute; get the most out of radio traffic reports; find alternate routes around major accidents; avoid getting lost; cope with commuting stress and avoid being a victim of road rage; and deal with unexpected traffic problems such as Sigalerts, diesel spills, and earthquakes.
U.S. Fire Administration Technical Report Series Special Report: Rail Emergencies, Amtrak Sunset Limited Domestic Terrorism, Amtrak Derailment, Eleven Case Studies
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 15,120. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
The USFA has selected the topic of rail emergencies as the subject of a special report under the Major Fires Investigation Program. The focus of this report will be the planning and response aspects of managing large scale rail emergencies from the standpoint of command and control, with the objective of providing care to the injured.
101 Car Care Tips: Ways to Make Your Car Last Longer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Repair & Maintenance
A quick, easy-to-read, glove-compartment-sized guide to help you make your car last longer, run better, and give you better service so that you don't have to spring for a new car until you are darned good and ready to make that investment. Valuable Tips on Maintenance (that most of us neglect)