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Northern Pacific Railway Employees In Fargo North Dakota
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 10,690. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
My eBook consists of small bios of Northern Pacific Railway Employees in Fargo, North Dakota from 1896-1916. The biographical details includes as much ancestral information as I could find on each person who worked for N P Ry in Fargo. The e-book is pertinent to individuals who are railway enthusiasts. It is also a fine resource to learn more about Fargo, ND/Moorhead, MN history.
The Healer's Creed Series: Book 1: Sanctuary's Assassin
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 126,790. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
A healer’s duty is to sustain life, not take it. It seems a fact irrefutable. But when a mark is upon his head the healer must choose; hide in the safety of the fortress he has built around himself or venture out to aid his embattled people while sacrificing the lives of those who seek to deter him and---even more troubling---those who would protect him with their lives.
A Century is Nothing
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 185,000. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
A work of metafiction with a Gonzo attitude. On 9/11 a prescient Vietnam Veteran was in the Sahara. He met Omar, a blind Touareg writer in exile. They moved to Cadiz, Spain and later an isolated mountain pueblo where they wrote about the past, present and future. Their stories inside stories incorporate diverse world cultures and spiritual awareness. Life is CAT: chance, aptitude and timing
Pop! Goes the Weasel
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,560. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Memories of growing up in Australia during World War II inspire a story that weaves in and out of imagination and reality. For two children in Melbourne, the war is distant and unreal, but, almost imperceptibly, life is changing around them. Abruptly, they find themselves evacuated away from a loving family to harsher circumstances in the country. Do their experiences destroy or strengthen them? I
Mighty Fortress
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You set the price! Words: 4,940. Language: American English. Published: December 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
An Austrian pastor helps a Jewish family escape the Nazis, but their elderly grandmother must stay behind. He hides her in the church, caring for her and learning from her, until one fateful Christmas Eve.
Lynching Willie
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Price: Free! Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects
The book “Lynching Willie” was written to inform today’s youth about the schemes put in place to thwart the progress of African Americans in America. We can rebuild the family structure, and focus on financial empowerment and the restoration of sound morals. Destructive thinking and behavior has overwhelmed the potential of our youth throughout the inner cities of the U.S.
The Holly King
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Price: Free! Words: 44,230. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Holidays with the Hancocks: too many presents, too much booze, a lot of tears. Youngest son Carson, now a filmmaker, explores the history of Christmas by filming holiday visits to his family. Along the way he finds the dying cult of Mithras, Yulegoats in Rio, anarchists and squatters, evangelocalism, a costume solstice party, sleighs of reindeer bones, lapsed monks and their secular monastery.
Kentucky Derby IQ: The Ultimate Test of True Fandom
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Series: THE ULTIMATE TEST OF TRUE FANDOM, Book 24. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,510. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Test your skills. Wrack your brain. It’s the ultimate Kentucky Derby IQ test.
Stranger Stan
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Price: Free! Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Stranger Stan, in this short story, is about life during the Great Depression of the 1930's in America. A time of hunger, sorrow, depression and hope was a rare commodity. To maintain one's dignity, required metal and physical strength unequaled for the times. Stan was the 'stranger' of the times.
Διαφέροντα και περίεργα τινά ιστορήματα
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,270. Language: Greek. Published: December 13, 2012 by PELEKANOS BOOKS. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historiography
Τα γνωστά με τον τίτλο "Διαφέροντα και περίεργα τινά ιστορήματα" Απομνημονεύματα του Γιαννιώτη Αλέξη Κουτσαλέξη.