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Travesty in Haiti: A true account of Christian missions, orphanages, fraud, food aid and drug trafficking
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,950. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
TRAVESTY is an anthropologist’s personal story of working with foreign aid agencies and discovering that fraud, greed, corruption, apathy, and political agendas permeate the industry. It is a story of failed agricultural, health and credit projects; violent struggles for control over foreign aid; corrupt orphanage owners, pastors, and missionaries; the nepotistic manipulation of research funds.
The Road Less Travelled
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 247,910. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the epic tale of a real-life journey that began by mistake way back last century in a quiet European backwater, spanning three continents in a largely unexpected fashion: a fifty-year walk. It includes triumphs, adventure, excitement and dissappointments, heart-rending losses, love, death, discovery, wonderment and hope. Retrace the journey as you too wander along The Road Less Travelled.
Tiny Trees
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Price: $1.55 USD. Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
This is an all in all bonsai creation and care guide.It will teach you everything you need to know on making a bonsai from scratch. For free.
Care and Treatment of Livestock After a Hurricane
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Price: Free! Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
Hurricanes can put livestock in immediate danger of drowning from flooding caused by heavy rains or storm surges in low-lying areas. In addition, flying debris or collapsing buildings can injure animals. These recommendations are just a partial list of actions that livestock owners should be aware of in a post-hurricane event and do not cover several species-specific concerns.
Hurricane Preparedness for Livestock Producers
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Price: Free! Words: 920. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
With the right preparation you can protect your livestock from injury should a hurricane occur. This eBook briefly covers vaccinations, barn preparation, livestock evacuations, feed, hay and water storage.
Chickens for Smart People
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,750. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
A guide to everything chicken that covers: * The history of chickens * Keeping chickens in the city * Coops and security, including basic blue prints, coop management, information protection again predators, and more! * The ins and outs of raising chicks and chickens, from feeding to water to noticing anything out of the ordinary. * Much, much, more!
Mastering the Grain Markets: How Profits Are Really Made
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,780. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Investments & securities / commodities
An immensely readable 360-degree look at all aspects of grain trading, Mastering the Grain Markets is a book that belongs in the hands of every investor, grain trader, farmer, merchant, and consumer who is interested in how commodity profits are really made.
Genetically Modified Foods vs. Sustainability
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012 by Pandora Poikilos. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Green living
“We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.” – Albert Einstein This ebook points out the surrounding issues of genetically modified fruit and vegetables that consumers are unaware of. While several parties defend the use of technology to create food, it appears that little is being done to increase awareness about this matter to the end consumer.
Tackling Food Insecurity With Genetically Modified Organisms
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Price: Free! Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biotechnology
The book describes in brief how genetically modified plants are the call of future as the world faces global food crisis as the world population soars to mind-boggling figures
Strange Harvest
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Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A humorous science fiction short story. Exploding tomatoes. Incendiary radishes. Electric potatoes. Something very odd is happening in Drinkwater. Can the town's sole reporter figure it out...before it's too late?