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A Light In The Darkness: Insight from a Christian Southern Gentleman
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 36,220. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Ernie invites us to get in touch with the intended meanings of the biblical text and pursue those meanings not only through the experiences of the biblical writes, but also through our own everyday experiences. His love for God’s Word is very evident. His readiness for his convictions, shaped by many years of experience, to be reshaped is challenging. His humility is genuine.
Getting Into Singapore: A Guide for Expats and Kaypoh Singaporeans
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,310. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Most people associate Singapore with the banning of chewing gum and the caning of Michael Fay. David Goldwich, an American who had the good fortune to marry a Singaporean, has been recording his observations about living and working in Singapore for 10 years. His humorously absurd essays covering all aspects of Singapore life are collected in this rib-tickling book. You'll laugh out loud!
Bliss
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,580. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2009. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Bliss is a funny and irreverent account of the inner workings of small town government during rampant development. Join Health Inspector Ross Ryan as he probes the kitchens of greasy spoons and traipses through unsavory neighborhoods. The laughs and gaffes continue when Ross is promoted to Assistant Fire Marshal. Spend some time with the eccentric characters in Bliss. You'll enjoy your visit.
Links and Factoids
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Price: Free! Words: 41,440. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Anthology of fascinating historical and scientific facts and links to relevant Web sources.
Why I Don't Read Fiction
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 11,230. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A collection of anecdotes, close calls, and other ephemera in the life of a musician. The action takes place in Algeria, USSR, Texas, Madagascar, New York, France; Italy, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Illinois and Okinawa. Twelve musical pieces are included in this ebook. This book was the joint winner in the 2009 Lord Mayor's Creative Writing awards in Melbourne.
He Went Thataway !
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,450. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A country boy from the dusty south of the depression wanders with bewildered amusement through the land of the Munchkins to the jungles of Guyana, the alleys of Istanbul, a Bedouin camel roast, the backrooms of Congress, and hither and thither and ... and it's all true. An anecdotal autobiography of an adventuresome spirit.
The Funniest People in Movies: 250 Anecdotes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,630. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
This ebook contains 250 anecdotes about movies, including this one: Late in Peter Lorre’s career, after he had begun to make bad films, a fan wrote him, “I would love to be tortured by you.” Mr. Lorre wrote back, “You have been tortured enough by going to my pictures.”
The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds: Volume 1
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Series: The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,900. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
This book contains 250 stories of good deeds, including this one: Actor/writer/director Paul Bern often gave money to the poor. One day, an impoverished woman waited in his office to see him. Because he was busy, he sent her some money and a note of apology for being unable to see her. He also told a friend about the money: “It’s mine no more than hers.”
The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Volume 3: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 38,050. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book contains 250 stories about good deeds, including this one: At the 1992 Olympics Games in Barcelona, cameraman Kenny Woo went around dropping pennies because he knew that the members of the United States women’s gymnastics team thought that finding a penny meant they would have good luck.
The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Volume 4: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 43,050. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book contains 250 stories of good deeds, including this one: Comedian Jay Leno once wanted to do something special for Hattie Hannigan, an English teacher he had studied under while attending Andover (Massachusetts) High School. He gave her a videotape, on which 16 Hollywood stars, including Arnold Schwarzenegger, Debbie Reynolds, and Linda Gray, sent her greetings.