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Pursuit of Prestige
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Price: Free! Words: 20. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
This dissertation (2002) examines Montana State University's research activity and its effects on graduate education just prior to the university's being recognized as a Tier I Research University by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The study found that prominent research faculty at MSU place a high priority on the university's educational mission.
Goals and Dreams: A Freelancer's Survival Guide Short Book
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Series: Freelancer's Survival Guide. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,920. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
Everyone has dreams, but most people don’t know how to achieve them. Goals help people achieve their dreams, but how do you know if you’ve set the right goals? In this short book, international bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch will help you set the right goals to achieve your dreams. She also has tips for staying positive and remaining patient.
Literature & Fiction Interviews Volume II
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Price: Free! Words: 35,040. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This volume of interviews provides an insight into a group of authors from the United States, Canada and Europe, and gives a glimpse of their past and present books. The unique collection of interviews will entertain and inspire readers to find out more about the authors and their books.
How to Negotiate Anything: A Freelancer's Survival Guide Short Book
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Series: Freelancer's Survival Guide. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,950. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
Most people hate negotiating. Instead of learning it themselves, they hire someone—an agent, a lawyer, a manager—to negotiate for them. But negotiators often do not have their clients’ best interests at heart. In this short book, international bestselling writer Kristine Kathryn Rusch shows you how to negotiate anything.
Perfect Software and Other Illusions About Testing
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Series: The Psychology of Technology, Book 4 ยท Software Testing, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,550. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Training and certification
James Bach says, "Read this book and get your head straight about testing. I consider Jerry (Weinberg) to be the greatest living tester." Answers the questions that puzzle the most people: Why do we have to bother testing? Why not just test everything? What is it that makes testing so hard? Why does testing take so long? Is perfect software even possible? Why can't we just accept a few bugs?
The Rewritten Word: How to Sculpt Literary Art, No Matter the Genre
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,500. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The only How-to-Write book that has nothing to do with writing. It's all about rewriting. Whittle away what buries the art of your words beneath pulp, no matter the topic, no matter the genre.
How to Survive the Next 365
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 32,520. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Do you know anyone who needs to learn "The Art of Trusting Yourself"? "How to Survive The Next 365" is a masterful look into a new way of thinking! “How to Survive the Next 365” can be your guide to developing a proper mind-set to get you to “your” next level! I also helps you re-define what the next “level” for you will be.
Trachodon Issue 1
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,560. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Trachodon Issue 1 features short stories by Jo Ann Heydron and Tom Weller, and poetry by Taylor Altman and Chris Dombrowski. Jewelry maker Amy Tavern offers a glimpse of her artistic process, and Wesley Middleton reports on Brooklyn's UrbanGlass, a modern glassblowing studio.
I Wandered from New Orleans: Poems from the South
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 8,680. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This collection of verses leads through the author's travels around the South as well as the explorations of life's celebrations and shortcomings. Experience the trials of months spent homeless on the city streets to the ruin left behind by Hurricane Katrina. Meet intriguing characters and delve into the lives of individuals who were parted too soon from this world.
Catwalk Supermodel
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 97,730. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2010 by Ragged Cover Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Catwalk Supermodel is special. A non fiction book that follows the early life of a supermodel. Written as a story, it is both moving and fascinating, as this young girl climbs the ladder to what she perceives is success, but many of us know, success often comes at a cost