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A Fix for America
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 42,030. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
The author offers moderate, common sense solutions to the major issues divding our nation. His background is that of a USAF officer who served on the Joint Staff during the early 70s. After retirement from the Air Force he taught international affairs at the college level and wrote weekly newspaper columns about national and international affairs.
Sorry, We Can't Use Funny
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,210. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Following the success of his first book, the 2009 sleeper, "Why I Hate Straws," online humor columnist Barry Parham delivers again. Satire at its best! Includes the award-winning stories "Actuarial Family Theater" and "Perfect!"
Culture and the Pentatonic Scale
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
Don't read another book on pentatonic scales until you have read this book. Culture and the Pentatonic Scale is an inside look into the history of the pentatonic scale and its uses. Teachers will be able to use this as an excellent resource for their students. Musicians and non-musicians will read more information about pentatonic scales that they may not have known. Truly a fantastic music guide.
You and The Arts -- Why Art Matters
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,280. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Did you ever wonder? Why the arts are essential besides the giving of pleasure? What makes an artist function? What do the arts all have in common? Do the arts really help our health, education and economy? The answers are in this book YOU AND THE ARTS -- Why Art Matters
Eccentric Explorers
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 132,990. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Eccentric Explorers was Winner of the Biography category at the 2009 Indie Excellence Book Awards, California, USA. In this extensively researched book, the rich culture and history of Tibet are viewed through a rather special lens--through the eyes of ten wild and wacky adventurers, each bent on unlocking the strange riddles and secrets of Tibet.
The Wow! Workplace: How to build an employee recognition culture that engages your people and produces big results for your organization
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Price: $16.99 USD. Words: 32,730. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2010 by Terryberry. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
Researched and written by the managing partner of one of North America's most respected and established employee recognition firms, The Wow! Workplace shows you how to put together a powerhouse recognition culture that will: help you retain employees, inspire team loyalty and cooperation, boost productivity, and engage your workforce by aligning them with the goals and mission of your business.
Marriage of Convenience
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,980. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2010 by Camden Park Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An unexpected demand by the powerful Rhysa throws fragile treaty negotiations into a turmoil. Tasked with brokering an interspecies marriage of alliance between humans and Rhysians, Earth's negotiation team finds themselves caught in an interstellar re-enactment of Beauty and the Beast - one demanding personal sacrifices to ensure peace, and where no one will be magically transformed in the end.
LIARS! Vol. 1: Scout to the Pole
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 257,090. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
In 1965, two Eagle Scouts, were selected for the 1966 North Pole expedition. I was one of them. We were promised a Lewis and Clark ‘Journey of Discovery’ across the Northwest Passage. A Journey of Discovery it was. But NOT the promised one of progress and wonder. It was a journey into a world of lies and incompetence; but also of the discovery of answers to many of the worlds great questions.
Liars! Vol. 2: Escape to Insanity
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 413,930. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
1966, two Eagle Scouts went on a North Pole expedition. I was one of them. A Lewis and Clark ‘Journey of Discovery’ was promised. A Journey of Discovery it was. But, instead of progress and wonder, I met lies and incompetence. But I also discovered answers to many of the worlds great questions. After reaching the Pole, the insanity continued; life and death blurred. We escaped! But, to where?
The Complete Insider's Guide to Romania: 2011
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,300. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
An in-depth look at visiting, living in and experiencing all the timeless wonders that Romania has to offer, written by someone who has lived here for years and speaks and understands the local culture.