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Low-Intensity Conflict in the Third World: Middle East, Soviets, Russia, Latin America, South Africa, Southeast Asia, United States Policy and Strategic Planning
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,510. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The United States must improve its ability to cope with low-intensity conflict. We must become a great deal better at fighting this kind of war. We may learn quickly, in which case we will be able to cope with low-intensity conflict in the near-term; or we may learn slowly, in which case we will suffer years of frustration.
Two Continents One Hope: Searching The Atlantic For The Souls Of Black People
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,490. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
When S. Denice Newton made a trip to Zimbabwe in 2011, she didn't know that it would profoundly impact her life. For several weeks she was able to the devastation caused by the AIDS pandemic. Upon returning to the United States, Denice focused on the various societal ills such as gun and gang violence affecting black people in America that may eventually contribute to racial annihilation.
Out of Sync
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,020. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
Take a journey into the life of Charlie Breeze and enjoy the highs and lows of this fast moving, thrilling and exciting young adult novel. Charlie Breeze is born fractionally out of sync with the world around him. Charlie's imbalance with time expands as he grows up and his ability to predict events increases. In his younger years his innocent actions create life changing experiences.
Jaspa's Journey 2: The Pride of London
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Series: Jaspa's Journey, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,160. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Europe
Jaspa and his friends are at it again! This time they embark on a whirlwind tour of London, attempting to solve the riddles of ‘The Path’ in order to help their new friend Ernest, a Ratses, become a member of the clandestine Ses society known simply as ‘The Pride’.
When You Come Again, You Will Never Go
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012 by Unlikely Books. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
The winner of the WRITE REAL GOOD Poetry Chapbook Contest (conducted in 2010): Andreas Morgner's manuscript, When You Come Again, You Will Never Go. It's a long manuscript--its twenty-three poems are detailed and complex--and in the process of forming it into a book, we found it appropriate to include a number of journalistic photographs, especially from Ed Kashi.
Say Hello in Swahili
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Swahili
The purpose of 'Say Hello in Swahili' book is to bring out a nuanced reading to the beginning learners of Kiswahili. It aims at making learners of Kiswahili language hide the fact that they are new to the language. Many people appear novices to Kiswahili language despite reading many books that are supposedly teaching Kiswahili. Some learners still appear novices even after taking Kiswahili class.
Love Notes from Tunis: Part Four
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,450. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The Love Notes from Tunis series is the true story of a young man's recent experience teaching American culture and politics at a Tunisian university, and the year's struggle for empathy and intimacy between clashing individuals, lovers and cultures. What emerges is a deeply personal account of understanding, friendship and romance between people chancing a crossroad of Islam and the West.
Finding Round
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,820. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Finding Round is a tense thriller that wraps itself around the Nobel family at a relentless pace, with trouble and the unexplainable on every curve. When Craig's 17 yr-old son comes across small spheres found in an African mine, it sets off an unexpected and life-threatening chain of events.
14 Fun Facts About the Nile: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Nature
The Nile River has amazed people for thousands of years. It runs opposite from most river systems. It floods for miles, pushing back the desert and providing farming lands for civilizations to thrive. It fills a massive swamp and has canyons and waterfalls. Most of its course is through the desert, yet it never runs dry. Learn more about this amazing river in this fun, short book.
Giraffes: Long-Necked Wonders
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Giraffes
Giraffes are the tallest animal alive today. A male giraffe can grow to be over 18 feet (5.5 m.) tall. That's taller than a two-story house! Giraffes look like a horse with a stretched out neck and stretched out legs. They have long skinny legs and a very long neck. Their front legs are longer than their back legs. That is why their backs slope down toward their rump. Find out more in this book!