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Hume's Fork
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,710. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2009 by Bancroft Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A comic drama about philosophy, family, religion, and, of course, professional wrestling. Barely adequate philosophy professor Legare Hume has a mind-body problem. No matter how far he goes, no matter how hard he thinks, he can’t escape the world he lives in. Hume’s Fork is a brilliantly satirical and philosophical novel, every bit as funny as it is intelligent—a true original.
Litany
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,030. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When a street girl with attitude meets an itinerant old gardener named Rose, sparks begin to fly, fanned by clashing aesthetics, defenses, and denial into a conflagration of misunderstanding that births an awkward and pragmatic partnership. It's Chicago,1968, and these two and a woman librarian,unaware of the cultural upheaval around them, are as affected as the beach is by the tide.
The Philadelphia Convention: In Their Own Words
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Series: 1787 and the Philadelphia Convention. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 27,170. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The debates at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia have intrigued me for some time now. While researching the participants in those debates, I ran across a number of their letters and diaries from that summer. As I read the letters, I was struck by their hopes and frustrations, that they often so freely shared with others through their writings. I present many of those writings here.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Special Events Contingency Planning for Public Safety Agencies (IS-15.b) - Concerts, Carnivals, Air Shows, Parades, Fairs, Aquatic Events, Festivals, Conventions
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,690. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This vital Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) provides public safety agency personnel information related to pre-event planning, forming the planning team, event hazard analysis, and responding to incidents during special events in their community.
Smoke Rings
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Series: The Clarke Lantham Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,390. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011 by AWP Books. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
An old girlfriend pulls Clarke Lantham into a New Year's Eve chase for a federal fugitive and the $50,000 price on his head. Book 3 of the Clarke Lantham Mysteries
Etiquette for Residents, Travelers, and Potential Immigrants to English-speaking Countries
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 6,870. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012 by Euan Guides. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
How to get new friends and job? Many well-educated professional people cannot even find a job because of a lack of proper manners. This book gives a concise review of typical behavior of people living in Australia, Canada, U.K., and the U.S.A. It is invaluable to these who want to start a new life as immigrants, travel or live in these countries.
Fantasti*Con
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,030. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Thought you had a bad weekend at a Con? Try being stalked by someone who knows more about you than you know about yourself....
What Does It Mean Being A Rotarian?
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,700. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Much of what is said in this book is the legacy of what the founder of Rotary International said or was literally picked up during his readings in the various conferences that Paul Harris performed throughout his life.Those who are part of this project called Rotary play a leading role in this epic endeavor that we undertake to overcome inequalities in a world of need.Buy our book & save 3 Childs!
Autumn of the Republic: The Generals of October, 20th Anniversary Edition
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,770. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012 by Clocktower Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A suspense thriller that makes us think. Article V in the US Constitution lets us hold a convention and revise or throw out the Constitution. Two young Army officers (David and Tory) discover each other while investigating a plot to seize the government. Updates Seven Days in May and other great political thrillers with action, passion, and a plausible crisis out of tomorrow's scary headlines.
Romney's Run
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,970. Language: British English. Published: December 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
A look at some of the key moments of the 2012 Republican Presidential Campaign, this is a collection of blog posts & entries originally published on the Al Jazeera English website. From the early campaigning in Iowa to Mitt Romney's concession on election night this follows an historic and dramatic election campaign. Also includes some exclusive 'behind the scenes' photos.