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Eastbury Halt - Stations of the Great Western Railway GWR
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Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A beguiling history of one of the long vanished stations on the Great Western Railway. Eastbury Halt was never one of the busiest stations on the GWR, and now is no more. There were often more milk churns on the platform than passengers, but the station still had a special place in this tiny village and occupied one of the most scenic sites of any railway station.
Lambourn - Stations of the Great Western Railway
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Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
A fascinating history of one of the long vanished stations on the Great Western Railway. Lambourn Station is no more. There is nothing left on the ground to show that this was once the thriving terminus of an independent railway line, later taken over by the Great Western Railway.
Boxford Station - Stations of the Great Western Railway GWR
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Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A dedicated history of a once busy rural station on a branch line of the Great Western Railway. Boxford was for many years a bustling little rural station on the branch line from Newbury to Lambourn. It is closed now, but some of the older residents can still remember the trains rattling through the station.
Stockcross & Bagnor Station - Stations of the Great Western Railway
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Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A dedicated history of one of this rural station on the Great Western Railway. Stockcross and Bagnor Station no more. This once bustling rural branch line station closed in the 1960s. Steam engines once chuffed up the long gradient from Newbury, stopped at Stockcross and Bagnor and then pushed on to Lambourn at the end of the line.
Newbury West Fields Halt - Stations of the Great Western Railway
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Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
A dedicated history of one of the more neglected stations on the Great Western Railway. Newbury West Fields Halt is no more. There is little left on the ground to show where this railway station once stood. Yet it was once a bustling commuter station serving residents of housing estates near Newbury, Berkshire.
Secrets to Buying Used Cars from a High Volume Purchaser
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,930. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides
Learn the secrets of buying used cars with no mechanical knowledge or automotive expertise. This is the system that was implemented by a high volume used car purchaser on a regular basis to buy vehicles with a high probability of being mechanically sound. Armed with this information you can eliminate JUNK and know what its worth before even going to physically inspect the auto.
Buying and Riding a Motorcycle in South East Asia
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,800. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012 by Unleash Your Adventure. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 1 review)
When it comes to riding Southeast Asia the big question is not "should I buy or should I rent" but rather "where do I even start?" The authors were confronted with just this question as they attempted to plan a motorcycle trip throughout Thailand, Malaysia, Cambodia & Laos. Every answer they found was different. So they decided to write this handbook as a guide for other new riders in the region.
Fear of Flying in the Age of Terrorism
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 18,490. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
By award-winning author Pat McCord, Fear of Flying in the Age of Terrorism takes a pragmatic look at this common affliction from the point of view of today’s air travel issues, airline safety records, aircraft construction, and the philosophy of life and death. Stories from fearful flyers and others intersperse the narrative with anecdotes that take the reader beyond the usual cure-all books.
Great Car Deals - How to Buy & Sell Cars Online
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,850. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance
Buying and selling cars is a big deal. Next to buying or selling a house, car purchases and sales are the biggest financial transactions many people make. Great Car Deals gives you the foundation to make favorable deals when buying or selling used cars.
Facing the Heat Barrier: A History of Hypersonics - V-2, Sanger, Missile Nose Cones, X-15, Scramjets, Space Shuttle, National Aerospace Plane (NASP), X-33, X-34 (NASA SP-2007-4232)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,560. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a fascinating and comprehensive account of the history of hypersonics, the study of flight where aerodynamic heating dominates the physics of the problem, normally at Mach 5 and higher.
"We Freeze to Please" - A History of NASA's Icing Research Tunnel and the Quest for Flight Safety (NASA SP-2002-4226)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,610. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a comprehensive account of NASA research on aircraft icing, a major threat to air safety.
Don’t Be Afraid To Teach Someone How To Drive! (Everyone Needs To Learn Sometime)
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 27,470. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
A simple step by step approach of how a professional driving instructor has taught basic driving skills to new drivers. These techniques can be used to teach teens, spouses or friends of any age. The author has been a certified driving instructor since 2003 and has taught hundreds of people to drive from 15 years old, to drivers in their 80s.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Marine Safety Manual Volume One, Marine Safety Program, Environmental Response, Commercial Vessel Safety, Boating Safety
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 172,530. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) manual covers the basics of the marine safety program including boating safety, commercial vessel safety, environmental response, and more.
Drive the Deal!
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Price: $24.95 USD. Words: 21,520. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides
Drive the Deal is an innovative new program designed to empower consumers to effectively negotiate their car purchase. You'll save thousands with our program.
A Pilot Turns 360
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Series: For Compensation or Hire, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 38,640. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After four years in the Air Force in the early seventies, a young man rejoins the "real" world. He wanted to be a doctor. While in the service he had gotten a taste of what it was like to fly an airplane and wanted that to be an option if the med school acceptance was not forthcoming. This book details the balancing act of going to college full time while flight instructing on the side.
Four
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,040. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Four friends connected by the bonds of motorcycle adventure head off on what initially seems like a weekend of companionship and fun in the Appalachian Mountains. The mountains, and their unpredictable weather, have their own plans for the weekend and the four suddenly find themselves perilously caught in a freak snowstorm, lost and cold.
Driving Test Tips: Learn the secrets of how to pass your driving test
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,140. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012 by Sixth Element Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
Practical hints and tips on how to pass the UK driving test from an experienced driving instructor.
Quotidien de ma formation CPL-MEP
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Price: $6.69 USD. Words: 13,950. Language: French. Published: November 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Cet e-book est le récit journalier de ma formation CPL-MEP, que j'ai effectuée en 2011 à Bournemouth, ville située dans le sud de l'Angleterre. Vous y trouverez des détails sur la formation à la licence de pilote professionnel en Europe, complétée par des récits de vol écrits à chaud, le soir même des vols. Bonne lecture!
Great Western Railway
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Series: Age of Engineering, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011 by Ragged Angel Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
Designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, the Great Western Railway was one of the fastest and most efficient of its time. This is a brief 5,000 word article on the achievements and history of the GWR, designed as an introduction for children or quick reference for older readers. Available free to download, or read online.
AirSafe.com Baggage and Security Guide
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,400. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Bringing together some of the most popular content from the AirSafe.com network of web sites, podcasts, and published articles, this book provides airline passengers with advice on how to deal with many common problems they may face when it comes to dealing with baggage problems, airport security issues, fear of flying, and travel with children.