Books tagged: mining

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Tumbler
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,300. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2009. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Libby Carter wanted to get away from it all, so she took a job mining asteroids as far out into the inky blackness as possible. However, her escape turned into a trap, leaving her stuck in indentured servitude, living on a tiny rock in space. As she tries to dig herself out, she gains friends and finds adventure.
Bougainville's Panguna mine and the economics of environmentalism
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
This discussion looks at some of the civil unrest on Bougainville Island in the mid 1990s with specific reference to the Panguna Mine. The hidden costs of the mining operations and environmental concerns of the time are explored. An interesting retrospective for someone investigating modern environmental impacts of mining to compare with concerns over 10 years ago.
Leadville, A Steve Dancy Tale
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,570. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In 1879, Joseph McAllen asks Dancy for help. Ute renegades have abducted a girl near Mesa Verde, Colorado, and the Pinkerton captain wants Dancy to join the rescue party. The trail doesn't lead into the mountains, but to Leadville—a mining town teeming with the worst elements of a raw frontier.
The Tunnel At The End Of The Light
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 151,300. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Our world is undergoing massive technology changes that hold the promise of a brighter future. New discoveries are leapfrogging over each other in ways that few understand, and fewer still know what the consequences will be. In the process many people are being left behind unable to find work in the new economy, unable to cope with the byproducts of science unleashed.
Reapers of the Damned
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Price: Free! Words: 42,040. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
High on top a desolate asteroid, the crew of mining space station V-323 must toil for a ruthless corporation with an insatiable thirst for mineral ore. At the same time an enraged entity living deep within the mined tunnels is hell bent on defending its sanctuary. Now locked in a battle for survival will the crew escape with their lives or will the demons of corporate greed consume them all?
Anunnaki Trilogy - the greatest story never told, book 1, gods gold and genes
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Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 140,210. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » Middle Eastern
Long, long ago they came to Earth to mine gold to save their ailing planet. They came with advanced technology at a time when the locals were just getting to grips with making fire.They created our ancestors, a slave race of hybrid human beings to do their bidding. They left a legacy of superstition, greed and fear. This is their and our story, the greatest story never told.
Mine, Mine, Mine....
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 940. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business biography
The story of coal mining in America in all its detail, including first-hand accounts of the Sago and Upper Big Branch mine explosions in West Virginia, as told through the eyes of miners, some of whom lived through the blasts. The book will involve interview materials from coal producing companies, including mgmt from Massey Energy, Peabody, and the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA).
The Trail Ends In Ouray
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,960. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
When Tex Hallman returns to town he thinks nothing will ever be the same again. A vicious gang has stolen his gold claim and controls the little mining town of Ouray. Two young ladies complicate his life just when he needs no other distractions. How can he recover his gold when there appears to be no one who will stand up to the killers? Only the use of hot lead and strong ropes will work.
Human Interest
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Paradise. A wind-swept mining town on a far-flung planet, and the latest stop for Samuel, a burned-out vid reporter stuck on the human interest circuit. Paradise. A town on the edge of the Big Nothing, the black emptiness between galaxies. Paradise. A town with a chilling secret. A secret that will change Samuel’s life forever.
Shanghaied
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011 by Bluetrix Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Claim jumpers target the wrong people when they kidnap several Earth Military Force officers. Before long, the hostages turn the tables. Not satisfied with escape, they want to capture the whole gang.