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A Candle Burned
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,320. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
For "A Candle Burned," Jerry Guibor interviewed friends of his who were born into Soviet oppression and survived those terrible times to find out there is a living God who loves them. Others stubbornly cling to their atheistic upbringings. Nevertheless, their stories are just as compelling.
Distant Cousin: Reincarnation
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Series: Distant Cousin, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 125,200. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In volume 3 of the Distant Cousin series, Ana Darcy, an ordinary New Mexican housewife, has secrets even her family doesn't know. One is that her countrymen have accidentally given terrorists a deadly weapon they are about to use. As she risks her life to prevent a massacre, the FBI, the CIA, the Mafia, & even the Russian Mafia learn one more of her secrets: she is no ordinary housewife!
Clouds Across the Sun
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,830. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2009. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Hitler charged his most trusted comrades with a mission: educate your progeny, elevate them to power-rule the world. This is the story of just one of these children. Murder, deceit, intrigue, love and enlightenment occur as the plot to take over the U.S. government is revealed.
Rise and Fall of the Leninist State: A Marxist History of the Soviet Union
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,210. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
An economic history of the Soviet Union, from its inception in 1917 to its demise in 1991. It is in the economics of the Leninist state, not its politics or ideology, that we find the seeds of its destruction. By examining the economics of the USSR, we can see not only why the Russian Revolution took the course that it did, but why it could not have taken any other path.
Non-Leninist Marxism: Writings on the Workers Councils
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,350. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
The recent collapse of the Soviet Union made clear the weaknesses and deficiencies in Leninist theory and practice. In the period between the World Wars, however, an entirely different trend of socialism had rejected the Leninist model of centralized party and state. This movement was "council communism".
Who Stole the Train?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2009 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This short, nonfiction semi-biographical story from WWII tells of an Army Officer and five enlisted men racing the Russians to capture a Japanese experimental laser cannon. The weapon is located on a cliff overlooking the Sea of Japan. Read this entertaining account to find out who ultimately won the race and the extremes they went to in order to complete their mission!
At the Edge of the Abyss: A Declassified Documentary History of the Cuban Missile Crisis
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,760. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In the last two weeks of October 1962, the world came closer to nuclear warfare than it ever has. This volume is a collection of declassified documents from American and Soviet archives, detailing the history of those two weeks. Preface gives an overview and timeline of the crisis.
Writings of Karl Radek: The "Left Opposition" in Soviet Russia
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,480. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
A collection of essays and pamphlets from Karl Radek, the Russian Communist who became a leader in the "Left Opposition" faction within the Bolshevik Party, advocating party democracy and a greater role for the rank-and-file trade unions in the Soviet state.
Misha's Nutcracker
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,480. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2009. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Homeless 10-year old Misha sneaks into the back door of a large theater building where everyone is getting ready for the Nutcracker premiere. Misha dreams of joining the children-dancers, but his dream suddenly turns into a nightmare. This moving classic tale transports the reader into the modern day Russia where love, loyalty and the magic of theater battle with a corrupt and calculating world.
The Avenue of Eternal Tranquillity
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 144,220. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
On a ferociously cold Moscow night, a man drives to the car park of a hotel near Red Square, takes off his hat and coat and lies down in the snow as if going to bed to sleep. In the arctic conditions he dies. Set in Russia and China, this story traces two deeply founded relationships that provide insights into love's tenuous beginnings to its rewards, complexities and its potential for tragedy