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Laird Barron (ology)
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Price: Free! Words: 166,680. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
About the work of horror writer Laird Barron, and is a companion to the Laird Barron (ology) website http://lairdbarron.blogspot.com and collects the content found at the site. The various entries and elements can also be browsed there. Barron as a writer often works in a Lovecraft type tradition, using his own Pacific Northwest and in particular Washington State mythos. Also noir influences.
Please Hold! Ruminations of an Agent
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Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 41,000. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
Please Hold! turns the spotlight on the dark corners of the production floor. Former agent and noted expert, Jeff Rose-Martland reveals the good, bad, and hideously ugly sides of call centre work. Part advice, part observation, this is an essential read for industry pros. Playful, provocative, and positively poignant, Please Hold! reveals the warts and beauty-marks of a billion-dollar business.
The Totally Geeky Guide to The Princess Bride
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,120. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Do you know the Three Terrors of the Fire Swamp? Have you fallen victim to one of the Classic Blunders? If you’d love to surrender to the Dread Pirate Westley, then you need this breezy deconstruction of the cult-favorite movie by popular and respected film critic and geek-watcher MaryAnn Johanson.
Vintage Reading: From Plato to Bradbury: A Personal Tour of Some of the World's Best Books
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,750. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Vintage Reading brings eighty of the world's most unforgettable books out from behind the high castle walls, lowers the drawbridge, and welcomes readers inside. With lively and concise commentary, award-winning author Robert Kanigel throws an arm around the reader and becomes the tour guide to classics, best-sellers, lesser-known greats, and everything in-between.
Lenny, Lefty, and the Chancellor: The Len Bias Tragedy and the Search for Reform in Big-time College Basketball
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 131,290. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
On June 19, 1986, Len Bias, one of the greats of college basketball, destined for NBA stardom, died of a cocaine overdose. The nation was stunned, and for the next several months, millions followed the unfolding tragedy at University of Maryland. In this account, Baltimore Sun reporter C. Fraser Smith examines the abuses that led to the Bias tragedy, and the crucial reform that followed.
Analysis Through Pictures
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You set the price! Words: 90,160. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Enterprise IT management
This book describes a requirements lifecycle based on the Rational Unified Process (RUP) framework, from business modeling through to analysis and design. It contains a subset of RUP and UML, such that when combined together prove an effective method for software development in almost any situation. It makes use of the most useful development practices and the most common UML notations.
Complementary/Holistic Medicine for Rectal Cancer - It's Your Life, Live It!
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,770. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine
As an Oncology Nurse. I had only one protocol in mind while writing this book. That was to show you the most successful alternative, natural & complimentary cancer treatments available today for rectal cancer. To that end, you won't find a better warrior in the war on cancer than reading this book. We are honored to inform you that many leading hospitals use our books in their medical library.
Dreams 2
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,320. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
These dreams get deeper and more prevalent and seem to have social commentary woven into them. An entertaining exercise in looking under the covers and a fun quick read. Useful for someone wanting to see dream-work in action and to speculate what's behind them.
letter to budding flowers, my friends
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Price: Free! Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
I have done some literary work promoting students to have tons of ideas rather having tons of information, helping them to find indomitable spirit in them. Am submitting the same for your comments and ideas to be included.
Vector Theory and the Plot Structures of Literature and Drama
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 62,480. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011 by Oestara Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This book examines what literary and dramatic plotting is--what plot is. "Cynthia Clay has developed an innovative, powerful and extremely useful way for writers to analyze and develop their work. I recommend this book highly." Ben Bova, Hugo winner