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That's When Buzz Met Bee
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 430. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Insects
A fun & educational introduction to the nature of bees and when they make their buzzing sounds. Your kids will love it!
A Thailand Diary
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Series: New Perspectives of Thailand, 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,010. Language: British English. Published: March 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A candid look at Thais and Thailand in a light and readable diary format. Holding back no punches, "A Thailand Diary" takes you inside the real Thailand and gives the reader a virtual tour of the country and its people. It allows its principal characters, real Thais, to talk of the cultural differences that make Thailand such a fascinating country. Get ready for some surprises when you read it.
Zwierzenia (Polish Edition - po polsku)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,160. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Grażyna Sygitowicz, z domu Szymańska, jest absolwentką Wydziału Dziennikarstwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego. W USA przebywa od 1988 roku, gdzie współpracowała z chicagowskim radiem. Zaraz po dziennikarstwie, drugą jej życiową pasją jest nauczanie. Książka pt. “Zwierzenia”, to wybór radiowych reportaży, będących dokumentalnym zapisem losów Polaków mieszkających w Stanach Zjednoczonych.
The Sweeter Science: A Look at Women's Boxing
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,260. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Award-winning boxing writer Thomas Gerbasi takes a look at the often unappreciated sport of women's boxing with this collection of stories featuring profiles of Christy Martin, Laila Ali, Lucia Rijker, Mia St. John, and Holly Holm, along with in-depth features on some of the most compelling athletes you may have never heard of.
Plug-in and Live: Voices from the Digital Natives
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Price: Free! Words: 25,620. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Essay » Technology
Plug-in and Live: Voices from the Digital Natives is a collection of essays by 7 college students at Concord University. Through their guided examination of the cultural context of technology, video gaming culture, and social media, they share what it is like to be a digital native in the US. Compiled by Dr. Alecea Standlee, these essays provide a glimpse into the techno world of college students.
Thailand Take 2
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Series: New Perspectives of Thailand, 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,730. Language: British English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Thailand Take 2 is a “no holds barred” exposé of Thais and Thailand, presented through the words and actions of real Thais. These ordinary Thais show how Thailand’s culture is so different from that of the West. The book starts with some extracts from a Thai diary. Unlike other books, Thailand Take 2 makes readers feel they are living and meeting with Thais and experiencing their way of life.
Doctors, Politicians, Bureaucrats, People And Private Practice.
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Price: Free! Words: 15,410. Language: British English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disease & health issues
Wherever there are uneducated politicians and jealous bureaucrats, they share a common jealousy and animosity towards doctors. Bureaucrats retire at an age and politicians stop when party men stop following them. This hatred and jealousy stems from the right of doctors to practice medicine till the end of their days.
Every Picture Tells A Story ~ Book Two
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
A collection of short stories by Karin E. Tupper. There is magic in a photograph. Sometimes that magic speaks to me and I feel that I know the story it truly wishes to tell. These are some of those stories. I hope you'll see the spell that I did through my words...
Why Me? When Bad Things Happen
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Price: Free! Words: 850. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Depression
(1.00 from 1 review)
Introduction to my book "WHY ME?". What do you do when bad things happen? When bad things happen in your life you ask questions like 'why me?'. How do you cope with all the stress caused by bad things, like an illness, divorce, job loss, grief, despair, crime, abuse, tragedy, accidents and many more...
Poems From a Drawer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
A summary of one of the Authors poems, a small sample of the type of writing you will find in this book: "Sadly, Anyone's Guess relates too much today, social media like Facebook and other forms create bandwagon type frenzies that destroy people's lives. It seems that we throw a lot of pebbles around; each eventually adds up to a ton. These pebbles are thrown just for a laugh
The Key to Mythic Victoria
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,420. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
(5.00 from 1 review)
The "Key to Mythic Victoria" unlocks the secret to understanding the myths that define Victoria, the capital city of British Columbia. From the distant past when Hayls the Transformer changed the landscape through the more recent past when modern Argonauts searched for El Dorado to the present day, the myths and symbols surrounding Victoria bring its underlying layers to life.
Supporting Good Governance in the Pacific
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
This brief distills key lessons from a 2011 special evaluation study that explored governance and development in the Pacific region, and assessed Asian Development Bank support for governance and public sector management in the past decade.
The Edge of Twilight
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,220. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Traveling Lite Volume 1, is the first in a series of stories from around the world. It takes you through winding roads and moving trains, from the wine country in Italy to the streets of Argentina, it focuses your attention to life’s psychological journey, and the path to easing the burden we bear through introspection and a shift of perspective.
Eating Our Way Toward Civilization: How food processing shaped human body, mind and cultures
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » History
In the series of short essays the author overviews works of anthropologists, archeologists, cultural sociologists, historians and gastronomists who argue that the cooking played a significant role in human evolution and history, and sometimes even whole Empires “were built not by the sword but by the spoon”.
ADB's Emergency and Rehabilitation Assistance on Flood-Affected Areas
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
The climate change phenomenon has contributed to severe weather disturbances over the past years, inflicting serious damage on vulnerable groups of people. This synthesis provides key lessons drawn from project evaluations and completion reports of Asian Development
A Plague of People
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Price: Free! Words: 115,730. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
People fill every part of the planet, using all resources and driving other species to extinction, until further expansion is impossible. The process and consequences are fully explored here with a science-based forecast of a complete collapse by 2030. The culture change urgently required is refused by a kamikaze culture of growth controlled by a foolhardy powerful minority.
The Waves of Life: Going Against the Tide
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,530. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by AZ Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
It may be in her genes, but Alyssa chooses to fight back against a rare disease called Gardner’s Syndrome. She knows what her disease is physically capable of, and what it cannot do. It may take from her body, but it can never harm her mind or heart. Gardner’s Syndrome will never take away her ability to love, overcome, or live life to its fullest. Alyssa has chosen to go against the tide.
China in Burma's Foreign Policy
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 25,390. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This book traces the course of Burma’s foreign policy towards China between World War II and the 1970's.
Attaining Health Outcomes through Synergies of Rural Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
Water and sanitation issues claims lives through diseases and associated illnesses. About 3.6 million people die each year from water-related diseases. This synthesis draws key lessons from evaluations and completion reports of Asian Development Bank-financed rural water supply and sanitation projects.
Mobbing Geht Alle An
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: German. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
Das Werk beschäftigt sich mit dem Thema Mobbing in Schulen. Der Autor hat in seiner Schulzeit selber Erfahrungen mit dem Thema gemacht und diese nun in einem eigenen Werk eindringlich geschildert und analysiert. Es ist ein Werk, das zum Nachdenken und zur Diskussion anregen soll.