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Life on the Water: Logbooks and Journals
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,140. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
A brief account of living in the Cook Islands, South Pacific (1991) and logbooks of the three summers I spent on the Whimsey, a wooden sailboat I built in 2003 and sailed around the Strait of Georgia, British Columbia. As well, in 2004, I canoed the St John River in New Brunswick. Come learn along with me as I discovered, by times slowly and always with delight, what a life on the water entailed.
Marconi Radio Officer
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Price: $7.96 USD. Words: 24,330. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
The story of my father who joined the Merchant Navy as a Radio Officer in November 1939 at just under 18 years old. The ships he sailed on, the convoys they sailed with, the losses on the convoys and the ports visited are all in the story. Details of the Canadian escort corvettes are given along with images of notable corvettes and all of my fathers ships .
The Smell of Diesel
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Price: $5.61 USD. Words: 47,730. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Trucks
The personal account of my working life as a lorry driver beginning in the 1960s. The lorries driven, the loads carried on general haulage, and the companies I worked for are all narrated in the story. My personal life is mentioned along with the many friends I made over the years .The work of an earlier lorry driver is described, not just the driving but also the difficult manual work involved.
Mercedes-Benz, SLK R172
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 30,090. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles / History
This new e-book is all about the R172, the third generation SLK and covers the car's complete history. It lets the reader experience driving the SLK250 CDI, advises on future potential vario roof issues and talks about the different multimedia options. It explains the SLK's VIN, the various option packages plus the different model and equipment codes
Mercedes-Benz, SLK R171
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 34,750. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
This new e-book is all about the R171, the second generation SLK and covers the car's complete history. It lets the reader experience driving the SLK55 AMG, talks about occasional early problems with the M272 engine and discusses potential issues with the vario roof. It explains the SLK's VIN, the different model and equipment codes and it gives advice of what to look out for in a second hand SLK
Mercedes-Benz, SLK R170
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 29,080. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
This new e-book is all about the SLK R170. It covers the complete history of the first generation SLK, talks about the different engine options with pre-facelift and facelifted SLKs, discusses possible issues with the vario roof and explains the SLK's VIN. It also gives a detailed list of the different model and equipment codes and it helps with what to look out for in a second hand SLK
The Day the Whistles Cried: The Great Cornfield Meet at Dutchman's Curve
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,140. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
Two steam locomotives collide head-on in a cornfield at the edge of Nashville on July 9, 1918, taking the lives of more than a hundred people and injuring at least 300 others. This tragic tale, set against a backdrop of wartime urgency and human error, unfolds in the midst of the racial and societal divisions of the early twentieth century: a riveting story of decided historical impact.
The $100 Hamburger - 2014/15
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 48,790. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
“The $100 Hamburger – 2014/15” follows John Purner's three editions of the very popular “The $100 Hamburger- A Guide to Pilot’s Favorite Fly-In Restaurants”. Everything you need to know to make a decision for your next burger run is included; maps, phone numbers, website URLs and email addresses. Includes the Best of the Best list for 2014/15!
02 Golf
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,010. Language: American English. Published: December 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
Come along with a Silicon Valley escapee as he accepts the challenege of flight and does so with an inexpenisve used aircraft purchased for less than the cost of a cheap car. Let your imagination take you along as he makes his first long cross country flight in this small, frail airplane. Meet the people he meets and live the experience through the eyes of someone just like you, a person who decid
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.
MH 370; Follow the lies to get to the truth.
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,850. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
this book lifts the lid on the lies and cover ups surrounding the disappearance of malaysian airlines flight mh 370.this book offers a different solution to what happened that night and the reasons why. this book shows that the security on most passenger jets is ridiculously weak and that any aeroplane could be hijacked at any time. this book explains where, why, when and who were responsible.
U.S. Arctic Marine Transportation System: Overview and Priorities for Action 2013 - Climate Change Sea Ice Loss, Ecology, Ports, Hydrographic Surveys, Mapping, Navigation, Icebreaking, SAR
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,040. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions
Growth in human use of the Arctic illustrates the need, in both the short and longer term, for a more robust MTS infrastructure, whether for energy development, spill response, search and rescue, indigenous and environmental protections, or maritime law enforcement.
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.
Конструкции и методики, исключающие формирование пробок и заторов в условиях города.
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,750. Language: Russian. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
Технические решения обеспечивают безостановочное движение практически любого числа автомобилей на магистралях. Они характеризуются повышенной пропускной способностью и сравнительно низкими затратами.
The Technical Solutions Excluding a Formation of Traffic Jams and Congestion in Conditions of a City.
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,260. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
The technical solutions provide non-stop movement practically any number of cars on highways. They are characterized by high throughput, high average car speed and relatively low expenses.
Diary of a Pissed-Off Flight Attendant
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 46,790. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
A brash, funny, and downright ballsy memoir about the ups and downs of a flight attendant's life in the air.
Business Logistics: Theoretical and Practical Perspectives with Analyses
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Price: $75.00 USD. Words: 47,540. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / transportation
This book is the collection of my own studies in logistics, targeted to a broad readership. Although it is not intended for beginners in logistics, they might find the whole book interesting and beneficial.
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?