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JFK: Selected Speeches of President John F Kennedy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,790. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In the short 1000 days of his Presidency, John F Kennedy launched the American space program and introduced the Civil Rights Act, led the nation through the greatest threat ever to its existence -- the Cuban Missile Crisis -- and then signed the first nuclear disarmament agreement with the USSR. This is an anthology of his most prominent speeches.
Audio Drama Script - Countdown to Meltdown
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Mike Masters is on his first day as anchorman at CMN News TV Studio in Atlanta, Georgia. Professor Jeff Harman announces live on air, that a comet will devastate north-eastern USA in less than 30 minutes. He has already notified the White House and the President has fled on Air Force One, leaving behind the Vice-President and Major Fenton, the holder of the nuclear codes briefcase. Chaos ensues.
Postcard from a Pigeon and Other Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,910. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of 18 short stories, from Postcard from a Pigeon, a story on the wave of immigration to Ireland in the ‘90s and it's impact, these stories look at change in Irish society in the last 50 years, from a very human perspective.
Fear Week
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,680. Language: British English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Teenager Adrian Thorby is about to experience a week of embarrassing and comic incidents. He's scared: it's 1962, the week of the Cuban missile crisis, and nuclear war menaces the world. Adrian wonders if all adults are insane. He's a science-fiction fan who fears he won't live to see a futuristic world of high-technology, including space travel and robots. And he will never have a girlfriend.