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Illustrated What Are the Results of the Establishment of Secular Humanism?
Series: Illustrated Serial Antidisestablishmentarianism, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,630. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
"... To establish atheism on the ruins of Christianity [is] to deprive mankind of its best consolations and most animating hopes and to make a gloomy desert of the universe." Alexander Hamilton
Gettysburg
Price: Free! Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » Biography
Heroes as large as Lincoln and as exciting as Muhammad Ali march in memory of American greatness as well as beauty, love, and sorrow of the common man displayed in sophisticated drama..
Heart of England: Contributions to the Evening Standard, 1939-1941
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 4. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 33,480. Language: British English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Literature
Written originally as a way of paying off unexpectedly high bills during his early years of farming in Norfolk, these beautifully written articles by Henry Williamson, set in both Norfolk and Devon, are counterpointed and given immediacy by the inclusion of the evening’s headlines after each article, depicting the deteriorating international situation as the Second World War begins.
Guide to Future-Present Archetypes
Price: Free! Words: 19,000. Language: American English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Essay » Technology, Essay » Sociology
Adam Rothstein's series of essays interviewing thinkers about what technology means for the future, the present, and for our understanding of history.
The Old Man in the Bag and Other True Stories of Good Intentions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,490. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Philanthropy & Charity, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This collection of true short stories (with old photographs and letters) is about a young American couple who spend two years in a tiny village of grass huts helping very poor Ethiopian farmers establish a new town in the lowland jungle of Ethiopia’s Rift Valley. The stories are about how life choices are never black and white and even selfless good intentions can sometime have a serious downside.
Russia,oh my Russia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,100. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
follow a families agonizing struggle for survival during the collapse of communism in the gorbachev yeltsin era.out of control changes which sweep the country and a soviet leader who is unable to keep in check the dark forces who resist his reform program and stop at nothing to drag this mighty super power into the abyss
The Stilwell Family Cookbook
Price: Free! Words: 10,440. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » American / Middle Western States
This is a collection of recipes that spans three generations of the Stilwell Family. The earliest dishes are from the 1800's. In it you'll learn some family trivia, tying some famous figures and world events to meals served in an average American home.
The Union Pacific: America's Largest Railroad
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 16,790. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
A brief history of Americas' largest railroad whose founding father was Abraham Lincoln. The book traces the history from the beginnings until current times.
The Kingdom Treasure
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,360. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Hank Evans has a story to tell. It’s been bangin’ on his insides trying to get out something fierce. It involves shipwrecks, airplanes, friendships, a cowgirl, and a bunch of faith. During dark winter nights when the cold air seeps through his windows and makes the fire jitter and pop, he reflects on past days, trying to make sense of it all. Hank's gonna tell you his story. Will you believe?
Our Sunset Wall of Remembrance
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A Grantaburgh Short ~ A Melancholy Tale. A duel bourn of class divide results in a man waking alone in The Wilderness. A bullet in his temple and prostrate atop the corpses of The Ferryman’s Pit, he recalls the fate that dragged him there.