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Mann on Film: It's a Mad World and other essays
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Price: Free! Words: 29,170. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
S.E. Mann celebrates American cinema and culture in this first in a series of books on entertainment. From his Tokyo hideaway, S.E. Mann offers up a blue plate special of juicy insight garnished with humor and gushing with delicious admiration for America's most beloved institution, Hollywood.
Other People's Children
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 178,660. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2009. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
1938-A young Irish American history graduate takes himself off to Europe and is fascinated by the vitality of the young people in Hitler's Germany. Motoring on a hot afternoon he interrupts an armed robbery and rescues a beautiful girl. When her father enlists his help with the consequences of the robbery, he is drawn ever more deeply into the Dictator's web, with violent and unpredictable results
Into the Woods
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,520. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2009 by Gryphonwood Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Into the Woods is the story of pioneer and patriot Jonathan Wood. Straining against the bonds of Tidewater society, and tempted by an ancient legend, his sense of adventure leads him “Over the Mountains” of southwest Virginia. "A gem of a story laced with action, villainy, revenge and reconciliation." Terry W. Ervin II, author of Flank Hawk *Includes previously-unreleased bonus chapters.
Time Pool: The Amazing Adventures of Eddie Dowd (Book I of a Trilogy)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,640. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
2009 Georgia Author of the Year Awards (GAYA) Finalist... Time travel, rides on monster turtles, battles with slavers, and a sea fight with the British Navy drive this modern Huck Finn forward. On the surface, it is a young teen's comic journey of self-discovery. Beneath this tale is a first-rate account of the historic, cultural, and environmental roots of Americana.
Guerrieri di Roma – La vita, le battaglie, il valore degli uomini che forgiarono una civiltà e fondarono un Impero.
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 74,840. Language: Italian. Published: December 17, 2009 by Area51 Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Chi erano i più grandi guerrieri di Roma? Quale fu il loro valore, quali le più grandi battaglie che combatterono? In questo e-book storico avrete tutte le informazioni che cercate: in ordine cronologico troverete le biografie dei più grandi guerrieri romani, la descrizione delle loro più famose battaglie e, direttamente dalle fonti classiche, il racconto del loro valore.
Growing Up Mostly Normal in the Middle of Nowhere: A Memoir
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,030. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
With the depth of a memoir and the flow of a novel, John Sheirer chronicles how his simple youth of farm, sports, school, nature, and family led him to an unlikely adulthood as an author and college professor. He explores intensely personal experiences and relationships with humor, surprise, awe, suspense, and deep insight. He teaches us we can go home again.
Truckerson (The Missing Chapter)
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Price: Free! Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2009. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Russian
A complete short story introducing my character, 'Truckerson'. If you like schoolboy humour, unbelievable plots or need cheering up generally, this is for you. Humour tinged with serious thought.
Warriors of Rome. The life, the battles, the valour of the men who forged an entire civilisation and founded an Empire.
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 56,480. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2009 by Area51 Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Who were the greatest warriors of Rome? How did they distinguish themselves in terms of valour and fighting skills? In this historical e-book you’ll find all the information you are looking for: the biographies of the immortal Roman warriors in chronological order and the detailed description of their most important battles, directly from the original sources of the past.
The Day the Flowers Died, a War World II Romance
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,580. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2009 by Ami Blackwelder. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
A Passion set in the time of prejudice. A novel about love and loss. The completed final edition. 1930 Munich. Two Lovers. Different Worlds. A Crumbling Country Book Taste Review: Ami Blackwelder paints her words in this gently narrated historical romance set in Munich, Germany early 1930. The scenes recreate pre-war Germany...
Last To Surrender
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Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 121,070. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
June 23,1865.When the leaders of the Confederate indians learned that the government in Richmond had fallen and the Eastern armies had been surrended,they,too,began making their plans to seek peace with the Federal government.The chiefs convened the Grand Council June 15 and passed resolutions calling for Indian commanders to lay down their arms and for emissaries to approach Federal authorities