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The Mandarin Club
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 111,050. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2009 by Bancroft Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A contemporary Washington mystery with a high tech, China twist . . . A brilliantly-conceived spy novel introducing seven engaging characters whose lives are transformed by crisis. Provocatively detailed through the knowing voice of a prominent Washington expert, this is highly literate fiction. It fuses Big Chill themes with Le Carré rhythms in a post-Cold War story of espionage.
High Times at the Hotel Bristol
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,110. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Fact, fiction, gossip, history, anecdote, scandal... These 20 entertaining short stories are based on some of the scores of hotels around the world named Bristol. Here you'll find Lady Thatcher, Leon Trotsky, The Prince of Wales and the outrageous Lord Bristol. A great bedside book to read at home - or in a hotel. ***As featured in the Wall Street Journal and on BBC Radio 4's Excess Baggage
And Then She Was Gone
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Series: The Clarke Lantham Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 59,510. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010 by AWP Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A fretful mother needs Clarke Lantham's help, but finding her missing daughter might just send reality into a drunken tailspin. From the posh shadow of Mount Diablo to the kink clubs of San Francisco, a lone detective chases down pieces of the weirdest puzzle he's ever seen, all for the sake of a 19-year-old girl whose face he can't stop seeing every time he closes his eyes.
The Man Behind The Brand - At School
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Open a copy of the Information Please Almanac and turn to the chapter on famous people. 4000 names and you won't know hardly any. But what about names everyone knows? Pillsbury, Kraft, Kellogg. Nowhere to be found. How many names are more famous than Howard Johnson or Oscar Mayer? But who were these folks? Let’s take a look at the men behind America's famous colleges...
How To Eat An Elephant
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
An Inspirational and Entertaining Short Story by Marcus McGee - The Secret For How Ordinary People Can Accomplish Extraordinary Things
Stanford Law Review: Volume 63, Issue 2 - January 2011
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,200. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory
One of the leading and most-read law journals adds a digital ebook edition to its worldwide distribution...the first general interest law review to do so. This current issue of the Stanford Law Review contains studies of law, economics, and social policy by such recognized scholars as Judge Richard Posner, Albert Yoon, Cynthia Estland, Kenneth Bamberger, Deirdre Mulligan, and Norman Spaulding.
Fast Times in Palestine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,390. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Pamela Olson, a small town girl from eastern Oklahoma, had what she always wanted: a physics degree from Stanford University. But instead of feeling excited for what came next, she felt consumed by dread and confusion. This irresistible memoir chronicles her journey from aimless ex-bartender to Ramallah-based journalist and foreign press coordinator for a Palestinian presidential candidate.
EssaySnark's Strategies for the 2011-'12 MBA Application for the Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 15,770. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Getting into college
This SnarkStrategies Guide takes you on a journey of self-discovery to develop your MBA application to Stanford. The process of introspection that you need to go through in creating your essays for this business school is different. EssaySnark invites you to brainstorm and daydream your way to a set of essays that are truly your own. Dare to dream big – dare to pursue a Stanford MBA!
Death of a Wannabe
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Series: The Frank May Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,670. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Frank May practices law but only the bland kind--writing wills, pushing papers. Not a seedy life in criminal law. But a dead body wakes you up to places you don't want to be. A call from frantic client Barney near the corpse of his wannabe-actress wife drags Frank in it. Only he really thinks Barney innocent. To see how, Frank will have to use his head. By Stanford law professor Lawrence Friedman.
The Brimming Void
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Art and poetry by Pamela J. Olson, author of Fast Times in Palestine. These 29 short poems were written in moments of awe and inspiration in the Middle East, Russia, and California. They are illustrated with pieces of art the author has created and artistic photography she has been featured in. Pamela is not a trained poet or artist, but who knows, you may find something that resonates with you.