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Photographs from the Capital of Saudi Arabia
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This is a collection of photos taken from my year in Riyadh.Each photo has a small explanation and a brief description of my experience there.
Moonshiner The Wolf
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,660. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Early 1900s Anglo-Saxon society redirects Angela's life. Minimally daunted by hardship, a fiery character based on a real Texas woman faces obstacles with gritty conviction while struggling to reach a near impossible dream. Unconditional love manifests and rules a huge silver wolf to defend her land, avenge his family, save her, her home, and the granddaughter whom Angela leaves a great legacy.
Your Colossal Main Feature Plus Full Supporting Program: Over 175 Classic Hollywood Movies Examined
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,730. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
Many colossal main features are reviewed in this book. But until recently, such movies were not enough to satisfy patrons. They also wanted a supporting film, shorts and cartoons. So here are detailed not only main attractions like High Noon, Jezebel, Merry Widow, Zorro, A Star Is Born, Rio Rita, Great Waltz, but lesser movies that audiences also demanded. Many of these are now available on DVD.
Bunny and Coco Get Smashed
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,150. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Beverages - Wine & Spirits
Bunny and Coco drink. A lot. In the course of their imbibing, they have published two magazines exploring the culture of the cocktail. Here, compiled for the first times, are six years of their work: secret histories of mixed drinks, pagan origins of drinking customs, and both the best and the worst cocktails ever made -- with recipes!
Hollywood Gold: Famous Films of the Forties & Fifties
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,870. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
This book's real meat lies in its extensive cast and camera credits plus background information and reviews on all 160 titles from Adventures of Mark Twain through to You Were Never Lovelier. Most enjoyable of many extras are the inside comments on Ghost of Frankenstein, Humoresque, The Killers, Letter from an Unknown Woman, Nightmare Alley, Niagara, The Thin Man, We're Not Married, Malaya, etc.
America Unraveling: A Politically Incorrect Analysis of Public Faith And Culture
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,800. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011 by Father's Press. Category: Essay » Political
In a new book, aptly entitled America Unraveling: A Politically Incorrect Analysis of Public Faith and Culture, Dr. L. Scott Smith distinguishes himself as a critical voice of social and political reform. His critique of American culture is white-hot, while his scholarship, reasoning, and logic are incisive and courageous.
The Joy of Google
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,030. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Internet
Search results as memoir: A year in the life of a compulsive Googler, including THE SECRET OF LIFE IS......WHAT DOES PRICELESS MEAN...SEX FOR ME HAS ALWAYS BEEN...WHY MY DOG ALWAYS...CLICKABLE GOD...AND OPRAH INVITED...I KNEW WAS TROUBLE...THIS GINORMOUS CLOUD...and many, many more. Fascinating, hilarious, moving & compulsive reading from the author of Lemon" and "Horrible Child."
Developing Leadership through Organizational Culture in Public Administration
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
This research article explores the development of leadership characteristics for those individuals who work in public administration. The organizational culture and motivation are reviewed as well as expectations of leaders from different perspectives.
On Literature
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Price: Free! Words: 9,290. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A small collection of essays and journalism, On Literature explores the creative life, from poets waxing lyrical to poets getting down right political. Some crucial excursions with the muse are explored in the 'pages' of this book, so dip inside and be inspired, there's more to literary living than you might think.
Monoculture: How One Story is Changing Everything
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,830. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Winner of the 2011 George Orwell Award. One of The Atlantic's Top 11 psychology books of 2011. As human beings, we’ve always told stories. Now imagine that one story is taking over the others, narrowing our diversity and creating a monoculture. As a result, your work, your relationships, your community, your physical and spiritual health, your education, and your creativity are changing.