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The Hunger for More: Values in an Age of Greed
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,730. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012 and represented by SKLA. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Laurence Shames offers a brilliant and acerbic anatomy of America’s “Hunger for More,” from its roots in the optimism of the high frontier to its apotheosis in the frenzy–and panic–of the Reagan years. As a history of our love affair with consumption, as a prescription for a more durable and dignified national ethic, THE HUNGER FOR MORE is a book that defines the era just past, & maybe the future.
Lost Kingdom
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Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 14,220. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Values & Virtues
The story is about a Prince whose greedy parents plan that one day their son will become the wealthiest and most powerful monarch in the world. When the King and Queen die, so do their dream. The Prince becomes aware of the consequences produced by his parent’s behaviour and seeks to make amends to all those whose blood and sweat was the heavy price paid.
Anatomy of Betrayal
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,730. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
An industry predominantly occupied by men, Kendall Graves managed to earn the homage and respect of her competition. As the world was addressing the need for affordable healthcare, Kendall found herself in the middle of an International effort competing with the one person she'd hoped to never cross paths with again. Despite her confidence, she didn't expect the duplicity and betrayal of the game.
Achieving Growth!
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,610. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
The world has been deep in an economic crisis since 2008! Costs, inflation and unemployment are rising. Countries are about to collapse. Our finest political, economic and financial brains are unable to solve the problems. Uploaded 3/2012 predictions already coming true. Download full version to see more predictions. Best in .pdf.
Dirty Business
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,590. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Drug dealing can be dangerous. Other dealer... police investigations... self indulgence. Those are just the more glamorous hazards. But the insidious threats of greed and arrogance can do far more harm in the end, as one grower/dealer discovers. One in a series of stories from a compilation entitled A Collection Of Dirty Little Stories.
How To Beat The Energy Thieves And Make Your Life Better - Emotions
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Price: Free! Words: 19,660. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing
Did you know your emotions can get into control of the energy that you are and dictate your life to you? Fear, anger, hatred and more can trigger instant reactions in you that ensure you change into a different person, lose control of your energy and end up hurting others or yourself. Gain perspective over your emotions and stay in control of them so you can enjoy a much happier life.
All of a Sudden It's Too Late
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 56,970. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Dr. Darrell H. Cummings, Jamie Patrice Atkins and Josh Duncan epitomize the dedication, commitment and hard work of many career oriented professionals who, somewhere along the way, succumb to human frailties and personal insecurities. The ensuing unexpected, unnerving and dramatic developments take the reader through a torrent of emotions that culminates in a surprising and troubling climax.
More Tales of Mystery and Suspense
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,390. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In this collection are five stories of mystery and suspense. Detectives, both private and police, solving crimes. Love, corruption, and greed abound in mystery fiction. Included are stories that demonstrate how these volatile aspects of the human psyche fight to make us stray onto the dark side of our nature and too often bring out the worst aspects of otherwise good people.
I was Made in America
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Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This is a book of poems about unemployment, the economy, and the 99% vs. 1%.
Poor Little Rich Dude (Greed)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,090. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
A young man leaves his lover behind when a winning lottery ticket transforms his life. Part of the Bad Romance "7 Deadly Sins" anthology. * * * Genre: Fiction (pop culture / contemporary / dark humor) 11,500 words * * * By author/artist/non-conformist, Jess C Scott.