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Hot Topics in the Legal Profession 2010
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,600. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Courts and trial practice
Current important events in legal ethics, with up-to-the-minute research, are explored by Tulane students and a legal ethics professor in his Foreword. Purchase of this book benefits Tulane PILF, a nonprofit student group which funds public interest and indigent client representations. Topics include social networking and ads; judicial bias and Caperton; ancillary businesses; and negotiations.
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.
Shia LaBeouf
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Nonviolent
Antisemitic songs are sung with logos in the shape of swastikas. Jewish actors are standing by the bands expression of creativity. They are Jewish, but they are foolish enough to think that hate crimes against Jews are a thing of the past. Their luxury lives have allowed them to forget the holocaust. Shia LaBeouf is a role model yet he promotes Manson who created a new logo shaped like a swastika.
My Toddler is Not a Terrorist
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,450. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Islamic studies
Ramadan finished during the last full moon. During the evening gatherings for Ramadan, I went to different mosques to interviews parents. I am the author of the book, My Toddler Is Not a Terrorist. I was at Ground Zero during 9/11 when the World Trade Center was attacked yet I married a Muslim girl in New York City who was born in Ankara, Turkey.
Marilyn Manson Banned from the United Kingdom
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Jewish studies
Warning: I wrote this letter to dozens of Jewish groups over a three week time period. I gave them my address, email, and phone number, which I never give out. Two people got back to me. The rabbi’s letter said it all. His response summed up the danger in the Jewish community with one line that read, “We are not equipped for this.”
Amirah
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Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
After 9/11 life in the United States became more difficult for Muslims. They are looked at like terrorists. Simple story on the difficulties facing a person under religious persecution. Fiction short story.
Public Affairs
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,510. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012 by Accio Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Even Satan takes a lunch break. Of course, the apple is always at the top of the food pyramid. In this case, the devil runs a television newsroom. And the world of television news is always shaken, not stirred. Because while life isn’t cheap in television news, it can be deeply discounted.
The DNA of Prejudice: On the One and the Many
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Series: Subway Line, no. 2. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 18,610. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
Winner of the 2010 Next Generation Indie Book Award for Social Change. This book takes the reader through the many layers of meaning that accompany the word ‘prejudice’. By critically confronting the ways in which we think and speak about prejudice, Michael Eskin clears the path for a new understanding of prejudice as a concept, a phenomenon, and a lived experience.
A Book of Business Philosophy
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 17,680. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
You’re setting up a business. You know the product or service. You’ll locate customers. You’ve given it all you have. Suddenly you discover that others painted too rosy a picture of the possibilities, and have cut corners. This book has 20 principles to ethically guide your business and motivate its success, when others in the same business are failing. It’s a short read and well worth your time.
The Secret to Certainty: How to be right about everything in five easy steps
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Price: Free! Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Sick of being proved wrong? Tired of being a doubting Thomas? Suffer no more! The secret is out and you too can learn to believe like a pro. In five simple steps you'll learn the tricks of the trade used by every committed champion of every cause. Believed to be recommended by religious leaders and politicians the world over, the Secret to Certainty will no doubt change your life.