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Tina Andres, Growing Thick Skin: One Consequence of Discrimination
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Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014 by Femspec Journal. Category: Essay » Political
It wasn’t until graduate school that I realized that as a woman my technical aptitude was an issue. I was the first woman in the environmental engineering doctoral program at Michigan Tech University. It was here that I first learned how differently I approached technical problem solving and how that tended to disturb my advisors. Tina Andres is explaining her experience with discrimination.
Notable Non-Fiction
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
Non-fiction in short story format can be entertaining too. These five contributions from members of Top Writers Block touch on a variety of subjects from 'Life After Death' to getting a ticket from the police. As always, the authors' proceeds will go to Sea Shepherd who devotes itself to protecting our oceans and the life within.
Good Morning Italia - 2015 L'anno che verrà
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Price: Free! Words: 12,260. Language: Italian. Published: December 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Dal quantitative easing europeo alle guerre dell’energia, dal secondo anno di Renzi all’uscita dalla recessione: cosa ha in serbo il 2015? Good Morning Italia scruta l’orizzonte ogni giorno. Questa volta raccontiamo l’anno che verrà.
Preppers Guide: The Essential Prepper's Guide & Handbook for Survival!
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Series: The Blokehead Success Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,980. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014 by Yap Kee Chong. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This book will help you to prepare well for disaster. Preparedness needs adequate knowledge and understanding, as well as careful planning and proper execution in order to be successful. Nobody wants to get all the hard work done only to find out that you got the wrong supplies or it wasn’t enough to tide you and your family through the critical days. Read on
An Essay on Causality in the Empirical and Social Sciences
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
A humorous essay comparing the nature of causality in the social and empirical sciences. 3800 words.
Vintilă Mihăilescu despre uitare, fasole, cârnați, speranță și sentimentul național
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: Romanian. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
An interview with the most famous Romanian anthropologist, Vintilă Mihăilescu, dealing with national identity, patriotism, politics.
Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Effects of Fire on Cultural Resources and Archaeology (Rainbow Series) Part 2 - Effects on Prehistoric Ceramics, Stone Artifacts, Rock Images, Fire Behavior and Effects
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,440. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
This state-of-knowledge review provides a synthesis of the effects of fire on cultural resources, which can be used by fire managers, cultural resource (CR) specialists, and archaeologists to more effectively manage wildland vegetation, fuels, and fire.
Nonviolent Struggle 50 Crucial Points
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Price: Free! Words: 19,190. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
This book is a primer on applying strategic nonviolent action in real campaigns. The techniques outlined in the following 15 chapters have been used successfully in many parts of the world. Contained in the book are lessons learned from many long and difficult nonviolent struggles against nondemocratic regimes and other opponents of basic human freedoms.
"Go Shout it from the Mountain, A Personal Look at Angels"
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 18,590. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
There are times when things occur in this life that are just unexplainable. We look at things in the natural and that’s all we see. I will tell you some of my personal experiences and what God has shown me over the years about angels and spirits and why we have them. There are angels who care for us, help us, help heal us with Gods permission, keep us safe and protect us from harm.
The Slaughter Of An NYU Graduate Student Greenwich Village New York City February 1955
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
24-year-old Herta Payson found the lifeless corpse of Ann Yarrow, an honors student at NYU. She leant her small apartment to Yarrow while she spent time traveling to S. Carolina. The murder was shocking in its starkness to veteran policemen who were used to homicide cases. The murder case was front page headlines for several months. I have used newspapers and ancestry records to complete my book.
Christine Jorgensen
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
Christine Jorgensen was the first highly publicized sex/gender reassignment in the United States. Though her surgery was the work of Danish physicians, she was an American and a military veteran. My ebook looks at the surgery and the public reaction to Christine's transformation. By 1971 the sex revolution began to leave out the family unit, a development that perplexed and troubled Jorgensen.
Living In The Shadows: The Reality of Life As An Illegal Immigrant
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014 by One Life Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
For anyone currently planning to move to a new country with the intention of becoming (or is already in such country as) an illegal immigrant, this book provides you with real life and experience-based insight on how life is for an illegal immigrant in a new country.
Innovation and Learning in a Changing Asia: Highlights of the Evaluation Learning Event
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Price: Free! Words: 7,870. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
This ebook documents a September 2014 learning event hosted by Independent Evaluation at the Asian Development Bank (ADB), which brought together thought leaders from different parts of the world to explore the vital links involving innovation, learning, and change in the context of development challenges facing Asia and the Pacific—inequality and environmental sustainability.
Handsome Yeva: An Attempt to Synthesize and Reconstruct Some Prominent Themes of the Proto-Indo-European Myth in Context of the Slavic Jarilo Folklore Cycle
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,250. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
A synthesis and reconstruction of some prominent themes of the Proto-Indo-European myth is presented in context of the Slavic-Jarilo folklore cycle. A contemporary, fantasy style is chosen for the literary form of this reconstruction.
Etruscan Origins
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Etruscans remain one of Western Europe’s most enigmatic people. Where they came from is uncertain. Herodotus believed they were from Lydia. Dionysius of Halicarnassus argued they were indigenous to Tuscany. This overview sets out the models of causation used to explain their origins and incorporates the finding of recent DNA studies.
My Preparedness List
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 12,140. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
What do I need? How do I start? What am I forgetting? Where do I find the gear, food, tools and information that my family will need to survive a manmade or natural disaster? This book will help you answers those very important questions when you make your preparedness list. Not only can you save time and money with these list but also reduce the chance of forgetting something.
Kenehi
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Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: British English. Published: November 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
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Based on Māori mythology. Kenehi tells the story of the separation of Ranginui and Papatūānuku by the gods and the violent conflict that ensues. Original text by James Hansard. Translation by Joy Ngaropo-Hau.
An Addicted Cross-Dresser, Married and a Happy Ending - A True Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,570. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Men's sexuality
A married couple come to terms with a husband’s cross-dressing after he finally reveals his secret to his wife. A true story, fictionalized, about how something as difficult and humiliating as this, can turn into a new way of living that enhances and improves this couple’s life. If the woman isn't open to the concept, it probably won't go as well as it did for this couple. 41 pages 10,500 words.
RovingYarn™ "Stories Of Others" 1st edition volume 1 chapter 1 1st section
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
After spending over 5 years on the road and hearing stories from people that I ran into. I'd like to share the insights of how it's changed my life. It will start as a small snapshot and grow into a lifelong journal with hopes that it will help others. Thank you for your feedback and support. Please send a link off to your friends that might find RovingYarn™ / Stories Of Others, to be interesting.
Helping Others - Gnani Purush Dadashri
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Price: Free! Words: 10,220. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Volunteer Work
Many say that liberation is not their interest. Instead they want the pleasures that life offers. Gnani Purush Dadashri, in this small and beautiful book opens up the ways to attain happiness in life through helping others. Various ways of helping others are explained in context with cause and effect, life after life. Helping others helps the self. This little book of the Gnani will help humanity.