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Homophobe: A Logical Response to an Ignorant Ideology
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,480. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A young graduate student finds herself in an altercation at a coffee shop with a man insisting homosexuality is an unnatural, exclusively human phenomenon. Her intelligence and sense of morality questioned, she sets out to prove him wrong. This work of literary nonfiction is a must read for anyone looking to understand how homosexuality exists as a component of the natural world.
Meaning and Identity: An Interdisciplinary Perspective
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 77,190. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: April 10, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
This book explores the construction of meaning, linguistically and culturally, and the relationship this bears to the production of identity. It looks at meaning and identity from a range of perspectives, including meaning-making and the identity of cities, the construction of national narratives and historical explanation, gender and sexuality, linguistic meaning, and shared meaning-making.
Making Infrastructure Disaster-Resilient
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This paper offers lessons for making infrastructure disaster-resilient based mainly on the experience of countries in Asia and the Pacific. It also shares practices associated with the multifaceted dimensions of resilience by drawing on publications from international organizations.
Cherokee Clans: An Informal History
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Series: Cherokee Chapbooks, Book 2. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013 by Panther's Lodge. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
The seven Cherokee clans are replicated in no other American Indian tribe. They are Wolf, Bird, Deer, Twister, Wild Potato, Panther and Paint. Find out about this ancient kinship system.
Cherokee Clans: An Informal History
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Series: Cherokee Chapbooks, Book 1. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013 by Panther's Lodge. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
The seven Cherokee clans are replicated in no other American Indian tribe. They are Wolf, Bird, Deer, Twister, Wild Potato, Panther and Paint. Find out about this ancient kinship system.
Unscripted Journeys
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Price: Free! Words: 25,950. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Unscripted Journeys is a true detailed account of perils, and adventures in the land of the Maya. It includes accounts of a year incarceration in a remote Mexican prison, exclusive access to Mayan village ceremonies and interesting discoveries in this mountainous region. It takes you on journeys into out-of-the-way destinations in areas of Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras.Photos & paintings.
In Plain Sight: The Story of TASK
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,940. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Human Services
This is the story of what has happened in one corner of a vast and thriving enterprise called hunger. It is an American story, and it has unfolded in plain sight on the streets of the capital city of New Jersey, one of the nation’s wealthiest states.
I Love You Baby Girl... A heartbreaking true story of child abuse and neglect.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,640. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Abuse
What are some of your childhood memories? Could they be things like a special birthday party, a family trip, a reward for an achievement? Sarah had her own set of childhood memories, a boy tied to a chair, a dark leather belt, forgotten birthdays, being hungry, vacant eyes, and lost innocence.
Three Years of Hate: The Very Best of In Mala Fide
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,620. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013 by MattForney.com. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
Three Years of Hate is a compilation of over 60 of my best blog posts from my old site In Mala Fide, from nearly 1,000 that were written. They include topics on game, dating, sex, self-improvement, politics, American society, humor and more.
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.
The State of American Thought: Ensnared in a fallacious liberal-conservative dichotomy
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 204,500. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
The State of American Thought is a theoretical framework of American culture followed by a narrative of the preliminary platform of The Ecumenical Humanist International Political Party. The goal of the book is to help Americans and people around the world eliminate man-made sufferings through engagement in ecumenical humanist behavioral, cultural and political revolutions.
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.
Unsafe In Human Hands
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 37,780. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
"Unsafe in Human Hands" describes the problems of violence in present day America as compounded by our historic gun culture. The book helps illuminate some of the myths and biases that cloud our ability to see these problems clearly, hoping to improve the quality of our national debate. Most importantly, it provides some real solutions. Gun violence is really a story about people, not guns.
P.R.C - Pretty Real China
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Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 61,180. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Denis spent 3 years in China. Chongqing to be precise. And he survived to tell the tale. This tale is one that he would have liked to read before moving, because the unpreparedness for what the country is truly like hit him harder than he had ever imagined. Forget what you think you know about contemporary China. At best it is mistaken, at worst dangerous. If you really want to know, read on.
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...