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Be a Hobbit, Save the Earth: the Guide to Sustainable Shire Living
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 185,120. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
Be a Hobbit examines the problems facing the Earth today through the lens of Tolkien’s world. Middle Earth faced destruction from Sauron and Saruman; our world is under attack from the 'Two Towers’: Ignorance & Fear, and Poverty & Greed. Our world has lost its 'Shireness.' Be a Hobbit is a guide to bringing it back, from the bottom up: one Hobbit, one home, and one Shire at a time.
Caos - Economia, strategia e geopolitica nel Mondo globalizzato
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 207,430. Language: Italian. Published: December 1, 2014 by Fuoco Edizioni. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Il libro analizza, attraverso una minuziosa analisi storico-economica, il percorso egemonico intrapreso, dopo le Guerre Mondiali, dagli Stati Uniti come unico arbitro dei destini economico-politici dell'intero Globo, spesso anche con l'uso della forza. Oggi però assistiamo ad un progressivo bilanciamento di quel sistema verso un equilibrio caratterizzato da un nuovo spazio multipolare.
I Am Vietnamese
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Price: Free! Words: 73,580. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies
Think Pho Ga for the Vietnamese soul. This is an edgy collection of 70+ English short stories from Vietnamese people across the world about our struggles with cultural identity, failure, parents, expectations, and life itself. Contributing authors include best-sellers Madeline Truong, Andrew Pham, Andrew Lam, and MasterChef Christine Ha, and many talented amateurs.
How I Became a Conservative
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Price: Free! Words: 28,640. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social classes
(1.00 from 2 reviews)
An odyssey through college, New York slums, domestic version of the peace corps, welfare, running a home for mental patients, land-lording, and writing.
Jak přišel svět na svět
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 58,830. Language: Czech. Published: November 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Jak si lidé z různých končin planety Země představovali stvoření světa? Různě. V této knize je shrnuto více než sto padesát pověstí, evropskými počínaje, přes Asii, obě Ameriky a Tichý oceán až ke kolébce lidstva, Africe.
Puppets of Faith: Theory of Communal Strife
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Price: Free! Words: 83,720. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Islamic studies
How is it that the western-educated, non-conformist, Muslim youth all over, not to speak of the fresh converts that too from the Christian world get attracted to fight for Islam and die for it? This novel exercise that delves into this least explored aspect of Islamic ethos has the potential to expand the horizons of the Muslim mind for universal good.
A Weaver of Inclines
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Series: The Rabbit of Usk, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,180. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
(4.00 from 1 review)
A Weaver of Inclines, tells of our hero's first attempt to belong to the clans of the English. This attempt is ably assisted by a man of many parts whose substance and advice is up for debate.
The Last Catholic Colony: Childhood and Coming of Age in Mangalore
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,070. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
How do young boys come of age in the old-fashioned semi-Catholic town of Mangalore? By searching for answers, through curiosity, endless obsession, and the universal power of love. Two coming-of-age stories, one as Catholic as the Pope, another with a magical, Marquezian, Macondo-like setting, are woven together into this book of fiction and nonfiction set in the South Indian town of Mangalore.
How to Grow a Mask
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,580. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Josh Sitter author of “How to Grow a Mask”. The story of Haardt Zongo, one of the first members of Anonymous, the internet’s most elusive hacktivists for global change, follow him as he hitchhikes he way through Latin America.
Understanding and Using Chinese Grammar: An Easy-to-Use Guide with Clear Rules, Real-World Examples, and 200+ Pictures showing Daily Life in China.
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 63,740. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Mandarin
“Interesting,” “practical,” and “unique” are the right words for describing this grammar book. This book not only introduces the fundamental knowledge about the Chinese language but also, and more importantly, reveals the reasons behind the principles and rules, which helps learners to understand this language and apply the grammar rules well.
My Berlin
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,920. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Detlev Kirchgatter was a child during the Nazi era, who escaped what became East Germany as a refugee in 1947. His wide-ranging experience brings a unique perspective to the enormous political, social and economic changes which have characterized the past fifty years. A must read for anyone studying or interested in German history.
Pokolenie bez granic
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Price: Free! Words: 33,910. Language: Polish. Published: September 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Książka, która odmieni Twoje spojrzenie na życie Polaków za granicą! Przeczytaj inspirujące, nieznane historie z życia młodej polskiej emigracji. Dlaczego warto wyjeżdżać z kraju? Dlaczego warto wracać do Polski? Dowiesz się więcej z historii przedstawicieli Pokolenia bez granic.
Antiutopias
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Price: Free! Words: 69,950. Language: Unknown language. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
ANTIUTOPIAS - literatura, cinema e crítica social 1895-1990
Far From Home - Stories of the homeless and the search for the heart's true home
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Price: Free! Words: 57,820. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Mention the word 'homeless' and most people imagine an old tramp in a doorway but, young and old, many people whose lives seem secure can experience homelessness. These moving and honest interviews invite awareness that home means more than a roof over our heads; people may become homeless or rootless within their own mind or body, society or family. Sooner or later, we all need to find our way ho
Heaven Sent
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,520. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
In 1962-1963, at Indianapolis School #80, strange and coincidental events caused students and teachers to believe that I had been sent by God. At the same time, many Americans believed that John and Jackie Kennedy were the fulfillment of Arthurian legend and would turn the world into a Camelot. Both myths were lies, but the events motivated me to learn what we need to do to create heaven on Earth.
Deception
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,050. Language: Italian. Published: August 7, 2014 by Fuoco Edizioni. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Saggio sulla disinformazione e propaganda nelle moderne società di massa
Our Own Day Here
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,080. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
This is a collection of observations on community exploring how we get around, get along, and get a living in a world where not only nature but our own human nature are often hidden in plain sight.
Grants Chapel Alley
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 21,720. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
Grants Chapel Alley is based on true events. Good days were when life was merely unpleasant. The tiny houses that were behind Grants Chapel Alley were modeled after slave cabins. This was life in Macon, Georgia in 1950.
Travellers in Taiwan: Reflections of Formosa
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,390. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014 by Warrior Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
What do "foreigners" think of Taiwan ? How long do they stay ? What do they do ? Are Taiwanese really friendly & smart ? Should Taiwan be part of China ? These questions and curiosities are answered in this study, the first of its kind in Taiwan. An amusing but sociological insight into Taiwan.
Lure of the Vampire: A Pop Culture Reference Book
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,330. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Reference
Lure of the Vampire is a pop culture reference book that takes you on a journey through the mythology and history of the monstrous vampires – through the romantic and, at times, scary vampires in movies, television, and books. Included in this definitive guide are interviews with “real” vampires, lists, and websites for readers to continue their journey long after theyhave read the book.