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The Art of Acquiring: A Portrait of Etta & Claribel Cone
By Mary Gabriel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,520. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction
For four and a half decades, Etta and Claribel Cone roamed artists' studios and art galleries in Europe, building one of the largest, most important art collections in the world. In 1949, they awarded all their holdings to the Baltimore Museum of Art. In 2002, that collection was valued at nearly $1 billion, making them two of the most philanthropic art collectors of our age. This is their story.
High Times at the Hotel Bristol
By Roger Williams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,110. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2010. Category: Fiction
Fact, fiction, gossip, history, anecdote, scandal... These 20 entertaining short stories are based on some of the scores of hotels around the world named Bristol. Here you'll find Lady Thatcher, Leon Trotsky, The Prince of Wales and the outrageous Lord Bristol. A great bedside book to read at home - or in a hotel. ***As featured in the Wall Street Journal and on BBC Radio 4's Excess Baggage
Italy: Passport to Dining
By Jon Albertson
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Know What You Eat! A convenient menu translator for English-speakers visiting Italy. From Abbacchio to Zuppa Pavese, this concise food and menu translator provides clear, alphabetized descriptions of over 1,000 common (and not-so-common) Italian dishes that you are likely to find on menus throughout Italy. Know what you order!
The Battle Honours of the Royal Hampshire Regiment
By Rupert Matthews
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,990. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction
Men from Hampshire have for generations fought in the ranks of the Royal Hampshire Regiment, or its predecessors. All 160 Battle Honours of the regiment are featured in this book, including Blenheim, Minden, Barrosa, Kabul, Paardeburg, Mons, The Somme, Mesopotamia, Ypres, Passchendaele, Dunkirk, North Africa, Sicily, D-Day and Rhine Crossing.
For Having Offended Thee
By Drew Bacigalupa
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 69,250. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2010. Category: Fiction
Echoing the international "dolce vita" scandals of mid-20th century, the novel follows New York socialite Kirsten de Furia's flight from celebrated American husband and brilliant son to the arms of famous Italian artist in Tuscany. The center of numerous, colorful, creative family members and friends, Kirsten's betrayals and ultimate search for reconciliation leaves no one unscathed.
Leonardo the Florentine
By Catherine Jaime
Series: The Travels of da Vinci, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,050. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2010. Category: Fiction
Who are the Medici brothers? Who is trying to assassinate them? Why was the Pitti Palace never completed? And what part does Leonardo play in all of this? Leonardo da Vinci is remembered as an artist and inventor. But who was he before anyone knew his name? This family-friendly novel explores the history and legends of his early years in Florence. It also weaves a mystery of politics and power.
Sell House Fast For Quick Cash
By Mark Van Dyke
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Learn how to sell your house fast for quick cash. This ebook shows you how to get a cash offer, without a Realtor, without expensive commissions, and without paying any closing costs. This ebook shows homeowners how to get a cash offer for your house in 24 hours or less! This ebook is required reading for motivated home owners who are in a distressed situation or need to sell their house fast
Salmon River Legends and Campfire Cuisine
By Darcy Williamson
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 21,110. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
The Salmon is one of the most popular rivers for rafting in the country today—and no wonder! Besides its well-spaced mix of turbulent rapids and lazy stretches of calm water there are Indian pictographs to be examined, abandoned miners' settlements to be explored, wildlife to be spotted, and natural hot springs to relax in.
A Walking Tour of Florence, South Carolina
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Florence, South Carolina is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Escalating Success: 101 Ways to Move Past Depression
By Keshawn Durant
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,660. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2011 by Poinsettia Publications. Category: Nonfiction
Keshawn Durant, the oldest brother of the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguar,Justin Durant, and the CFL's Saskatchewan Roughrider, Darian Durant releases his autobiography/self-help title about depression and athletics.Listen to other athletes' stories and hear expert commentary from top sports psychologists.101 natural ways to move past depression are included.