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Introduction to Frankenstein: Origins and Aftermath
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Series: Tales of the Mythic World, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 18,770. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - English (insert language book was written in)
In the summer of 1816, five young people came together on the shores of Lake Geneva. It would be one of the most important events in literary history and result in the creation of a work that would never go out of print. That work is the novel Frankenstein. This is the story of how it all happened, and the tragedy that struck in its aftermath. Painstakingly researched and thoroughly documented.
From Holocaust to Innovation
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,000. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Biography of Holocaust survivor who lost all his family. He recovered and became a productive industrialist. The story starts at childhood in Poland. The horrible world-war II events terminated at Auschwitz concentration camp. The escape from the camp shortly before the end of the war. Building a new life and family in Israel as a new immigrant. Establishing a factory with innovative products.
Achievement IQ Moments
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Price: $1.88 USD. Words: 46,510. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Do you dare to be great? If you answered "yes" then you need to know what Stanley Bronstein knows. Do you dare to be massively successful? Then accept his dare and read this book. Learn how successful individuals achieved what others thought impossible.
Stieg Larsson Man Myth & Mistress
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,630. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Is Lisbeth Salander a feminist — or a comic book avenger? Is her creator Stieg Larsson a feminist — or a prurient, violent hack? What is the Millennium Trilogy really about? Is it literature or vicarious violence and sex? Should Eva Gabrielsson be in charge of the Girl franchise? Should there be a second Salander Trilogy? Who built the Stieg Larsson myth, and is any of it true?
Carver's Tomatoes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,630. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » General cookbooks
"Carver’s Tomatoes" includes all of George Washington Carver’s 115 Tomato Recipes updated for today’s cooks, using modern appliances and seasonings. These were originally published when Carver ran the Tuskegee Institute Agriculture Department. A brief biography is included. Great recipes for gardeners looking to use or store tomatoes. Includes linked Table of Contents for ease of use.
The Onion Peeler
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Price: Free! Words: 71,250. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book navigates the life of Malcolm Whyman, depicting a captivating view of wartime britain, the hungry 50's, the swinging 60's , the turbulent 70's and the free for all of the early 1980's . As biographical books swamp the shelves, this book offers a refreshing take on the genre. Ultimately Whyman shows that you dont have to be famous to have a life full of twists and turns.
Failure: The Secret to Success
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,370. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
Q: What do Michael Jordan, Coca-Cola, the Panama Canal, Warner Bros. and Ulysses S. Grant have in common? A: They were all miserable failures. We don't tend to remember famous people for their missteps or successful companies by their blunders. However, the colossal errors that have been made throughout history often light the way to amazing victories. Failure is the secret to success.
The Milk Jug Was A Goat
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 90,710. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011 by E-Books Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The author describes his Burt and Berridge ancestors and how they helped run St Kitts and Nevis in the Caribbean and parts of the British Empire for over 300 years. Extensive quotations from contemporary official correspondence give a flavour of the times and illustrate the difficulties experienced by the British government ruling the Empire in the days before air transport, radio and telephones.
Four-Star Leadership for Leaders
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,000. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Tried. Tested. Proven. Their decisions mean the difference between life and death, victory and defeat. Their actions determine the fates of nations and place an indelible stamp upon history. They are four-star generals and admirals, our country’s top-ranking military leadership, and in Four-Star Leadership for Leaders, they offer their hard-won expertise to you.
Four Parallel Lives of Eight Notable Individuals
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,090. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The parallel lives of Edward I and Andrew Jackson, William Wallace and Osceola, Theodore Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy and Abraham Lincoln and Alexander II of Russia are inaugural essays in what will be a series of essays paralleling the lives of significant people. The major inspiration for this project is Plutarch’s Lives, also known as Parallel Lives, written in Greek around 100 C.E.