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Raising Ruckus: The Decline of Public Education in the 21st Century
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,410. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
What is the purpose of education? Why did we create a national school system? The answers are a lot darker than you think. Before we can solve the problems in schools today, we must consider how schools were first started. Witbeck takes the reader back in time to the Industrial Revolution to discover what our schools are really for, the hidden agenda of education, and how it can be stopped.
Одиссей (дилогия)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 199,550. Language: Russian. Published: October 28, 2012 and represented by K-Group. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Я, Одиссей, сын Лаэрта-Садовника и Антиклеи, лучшей из матерей. Одиссей, внук Автолика Гермесида, по сей день щедро осыпанного хвалой и хулой, и Аркесия-островитянина, забытого едва ли не сразу после его смерти...
Manisses
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 128,440. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Manisses is a rollicking adventure told through a thousand years of history, where you'll meet a brave native maiden, a demure pirate, Prohibition rum-runners, a vengeful witch and many others -- all connected through time by an inconspicuous pile of rocks.
Dark Ages to the Vikings 410 to 1050
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Price: $7.65 USD. Words: 51,260. Language: British English. Published: October 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
A straightforward general & social History from 410 and the collapse of the Romans leaving and the Anglo Saxon invasions via the Vikings to Edward the Confessor 1050 and the eve of the Norman invasion, based on authoritative sources of Dark Ages England and its emergence into a Nation amid the turmoil of the Viking raids, this book will delight. Written in an easy to read gripping style
Subject to Change
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 114,440. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A hybrid metafictional memoir by a prescient Vietnam veteran. He was in Morocco on 9/11. It blends journalism, history, creative nonfiction and world travel. It incorporates abandonment, loss, exile, renewal, creativity, diversity, kindness and gratitude.
Karamojo Bell
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Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Walter "Karamojo" Bell spent half his life hunting in Africa, and made a fortune from the ivory trade.
Manifesto for the Abolition of Enslavement to Interest on Money
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,020. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
Originally published in 1919 by Gottfried Feder, this new translation of one of the most important historical economic manuscripts proposes some revolutionary changes to the German economy that are also applicable to any nation today. Gottfried Feder was a key founder of the German Nazi Party and the economic mentor of Adolf Hitler.
51 Questions for the Diehard Fan: Boston Red Sox
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,830. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Test your knowledge with these hardball questions about your favorite team—all the sluggers, hurlers, and greatest moments in Boston Red Sox history … 51 questions to challenge the diehard Red Sox fan.
Updates
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,630. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Election night—the busiest night of the year, at least for the newsroom at the local listener-sponsored station. Marisa, the news director, has no time for anything, certainly not for the death threats that some idiot insists on calling into the station. They’re an annoyance, nothing more. Or so she believes, until one of the crew goes missing—and the night has just begun.
Vision Quest
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 48,200. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Vision Quest is the story of Jared Spotted-Horse: a young man caught between two competing worlds, lost in a haze of drugs and alcohol, deprived of a heritage, and facing a bleak — and likely short — future. Will he find the strength and courage to rebuild his life? Vision Quest is a tale of the redemptive power of going to the source.