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21 Moral Essays From Francis Bacon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,000. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
The Essays or Counsels, Civil and Moral, of Francis Bacon Ld. Verulam Viscount St. Albans
Saint George: Dragon Slayer
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
St George, defender of the helpless and slayer of dragons is a saint honored by many countries and many religions. He is as popular with Muslims and Jews as he is with Christians. How could this happen? We know dragons never existed. How could someone be so well known and honored worldwide for something that could never have happened? Find out about the life of this man who slew a dragon.
A Hand in Happiness
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013 by Terracentric Press. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Biography
Where is the line between love, survival and happiness? A Hand in Happiness expresses the everyday struggles and gradual triumph of a young female immigrant. 31 poems and drawings about survival, love and happiness will touch and encourage you to fight for the life you want to live. Read a sample poem online: http://terracentricpress.weebly.com/a-hand-in-happiness.html
Lady Gaga - Born This Way! The Making of an Icon
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,190. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013 by Colin Phillips. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Imagine waking up one morning, only to find out Lady Gaga has stopped her career…” Wouldn’t that be a tremendous loss for the music community? If you have not heard a song from Lady Gaga, you probably have been living in a bunker deep underground. Currently, Lady Gaga is one of those rare performers who dares to be completely original in her clothing, music composition, as well as performances.
Maverick Pilot, Volume One
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,660. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Minnow to mercenary, volume one, tells of learning to fly, dealing with engine failure, smuggling seafood off beaches in Mexico and going to jail, flying corporate, fighting in the Congo, timber spraying, getting shot at in Laos, and Vietnam. Captain Case’s destiny was life-on-the-edge adventure.
Maverick Pilot, Volume Two
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,280. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Props to Jets, volume two takes me from Honolulu to Hong Kong (where I met and married Vickie.) Flying a dc-3 round trip, once a week to Vung Tau and Cam Ranh bay during the war. I then hired on to fly jets with overseas national airways, a growing supplemental airline. Before deregulation put the airline out of business I learned how to span oceans carrying passengers and cargo.
Maverick Pilot, Volume Three
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,360. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Freight dog to freelance, is flying freighters around the world. Then, becoming an independent international instructor, a test pilot, and the director of flight operations for a flag carrier in the Pacific. It's all PG rated, just a bunch of hangar-flying stories. It's a grand run I'm sharing with you. One that allowed me to taste many of the flavors life offers; for that I'm forever thankful.
The Pencil Case
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,870. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Neither wrongful incarceration nor childhood abuse and deprivation could break Paul Wilson’s indomitable spirit, but survival means an endless battle against the system that stole him from his family and denied him his identity.
Николай Грешный. Троица Андрея Рублева
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Price: Free! Words: 14,050. Language: Russian. Published: March 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Иконописец Николай Грешный (1912-1985), хорошо известный в Европе и малоизвестный в России, вводит нас в таинство Троицы Андрея Рублева и предлагает ответ на вопрос «кто есть кто?» на этой иконе. Russian orthodox icon painter Nicholai Greschny (1912-1985), well-known in Europe, and almost unknown in Russia, introduces us to the mystery of the Holy Trinity by Andrei Rublev.
Discovering Baptist Beginnings
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,290. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
A spiritual pilgrimage is combined with the history and sites tracing the gradual growth of the Baptist Way. Your faith will mature as you walk with such early Baptists as Thomas Helwys, John Bunyan, Roger Williams, John Clarke, John Myles, Andrew Fuller, and Charles Haddon Spurgeon. Pilgrimage is travel that transforms; may you be renewed in your journey.