Books tagged: california

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Caryl Chessman: Red Light Bandit?
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Legal History
Caryl Chessman was executed in the gas chamber at San Quentin in 1960. Convicted of kidnappings, his case dragged on for more than 12 years. During this time Chessman wrote 4 successful books, which were autobiographical in genre. My book looks at his paternal ancestry and the kidnappings for which he was sentenced to die. There is new information about his family and the red light bandit victims.
Taxifornia: Liberals' Laboratory to Bankrupt America
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,820. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014 by Post Hill Press. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Things have never been worse for California and its citizens, and Liberalism is to blame. In Taxifornia, James V. Lacy identifies and examines California's “one-party” domination of the liberal faction of the California Democratic Party and their union and environmental lobby cronies as the cause of California's rotting economy, and how all Americans are losing as a result.
The Silverlake Angel
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,060. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Not the usual angel book or your usual angel. This one’s a teenage gangbanger (sort of) who bought it in a wreck, woke up with a pair of wings and a big problem. He needs earthly help and gets it from a nurse, a cop and the MysticHA, a band of late great rockers who come down (literally) to save the day. It’s a drama, an adventure, a romance, a comedy, and a real wing-ding of a bargain!!!
The Transformation of Criminal Due Process in the Administrative State: The Targeted Urban Crime Narcotics Task Force
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,440. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
Classic study in law & society, available to scholars & others in criminal justice, due process & policing. The author reflects: "...it was my first day in the field that the police liaison to the district attorney's probation revocation program exclaimed, 'Forget rights! Forget right to jury! Forget right to bail! There are no rights!' " This book shows how due process became mere administration.
San Francisco - The Stapleton 2014 Long Weekend Gay Guide
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,300. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014 by Andrew Delaplaine. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Gay and lesbian
Complete Gay Guide to SAN FRANCISCO, including lodgings, restaurants, attractions, casinos, outdoor sports, tours and excursions, shopping and everything else you'd want to do in the area - edited with an emphasis on the gay traveler. "One good thing about this handy guide is that it’s not ‘just gay.’ It’s got loads of listings that any gay traveler would find interesting." John, L'ville
Chasing My Roots: New World Finally Meets Old World
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Do you love genealogy? If so, then this story is for you. Written by the grand-daughter of a Belgian immigrant who came to America in 1910, it describes her efforts to find and reunite with his family in Belgium after a breakdown in communication for twenty-five years. When she makes a pilgrimage to meet her relatives in the old world, they pull out all the stops and treat her like a movie star.
SoCal Muse: Art inspired by the beautify landscape and unique lifestyle of Southern California
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Price: Free! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Collection of fine art oil paintings by California artist Jennifer Richards and inspired by the beautiful landscape and unique lifestyle of Southern California.
New World Blues - The Messenger
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Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
People aren't always known by the words they speak or the deeds they do, sometimes it's by the paths they walk. A courier travels one final road home in a post-nuclear California and learns the significance of what messengers can create by the words they deliver and everything they leave behind down the roads they walk.
Long Road to California
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Price: Free! Words: 43,490. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Caleb and Nina Byrnes, long married and struggling financially, travel from Texas to California, following the route Caleb's grandmother took when her family migrated from the Dust Bowl. As Nina chronicles the journey, they discover a secret in Grandma's past. Learning about Vera's hardships offers perspective into their own lives. And tracking down old friends may help Vera in her waning years.
West Hollywood & Hollywood - The Delaplaine 2014 Long Weekend Guide
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,990. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
A complete guide for everything you need to experience a great Long Weekend in West Hollywood (also known as WeHo) as well as world-famous Hollywood itself. Updated throughout the year, you'll save a lot of time using this concise guide. “We never left the WeHo area except to do a studio tour. Used this guide extensively.” –Felicia G., Wichita