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Deception by Design: The Intelligent Design Movement in America
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,300. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
A history of the anti-evolution "Intelligent Design" movement in the US, from the Scopes trial in 1925, through the rise of creation "science" in the 1980's, to the rise of intelligent design "theory" in the 1990's. Appendix includes the Wedge Document, a leaked internal document which spells out the theocratic political goals of the Intelligent Design movement.
State of the Union: Selected Annual Presidential Addresses to Congress, from George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Franklin Roosevelt, Ronald Reagan, George Bush, Barack Obama, and others
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 209,420. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Selected State of the Union speeches from George Washington to Barack Obama. The War of 1812, the Civil War, the Spanish-American War, World War I, the Great Depression, World War II, the Korean War and the Cold War, Vietnam and Civil Rights, the end of the Cold War, the First Persian Gulf War, 9-11 and the Second Persian Gulf War, and the 2008 Economic Meltdown.
'Fly-Over State' by Emma Straub
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 14,860. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Fly-Over State is the debut of author Emma Straub, the 08/09 Halls Emerging Fellow at University of Wisconsin. Fly-Over State includes two stories: Fly-Over State and Hot Springs Eternal. Themes of love and aging, loneliness and danger in a new environment, and self-discovery and painful growth run deep in this impressive debut from one of America's emerging power-house authors.
The Freel of Streel: Part One in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 65,650. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
It is always advisable, when you are a conman, to make sure that the town that you're about to try to con does not have a land such as Streel hidden within it. For if it does, you may find yourself trying to escape your mind in an incomprehensible land with a left-handed scribe, being forced to deal with lexically picky ants, Kweengs, and the Freel on your journey through your fears, God and love.
La soif du gain
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,160. Language: French. Published: December 13, 2010 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
"Les politiques qui critiquent l’avidité des banquiers sont hypocrites, car c’est sur l’avidité que repose l’ensemble de notre système économique libéral, et cela dès ses fondements, qui remontent au XIXe siècle. Quand la recherche du profit maximal est le seul dogme, le résultat ne peut qu’être le chaos."
Claustrum: Part Two in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,290. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Claustrum, a superhero with a strange power, the ability to control people with strange, elegiac mixtures of words, seemingly randomly shows up in the city of Dioma, not knowing where he came from or why he is there. The city is then beleaguered by the cruel villain Sine Animus, who is immune to Claustrum's powers over words. Claustrum flees the city and is forced to seek his own personal truth.
The Polyglot's Nightmares: Part X½ in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,080. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Fleeing a war and in search of himself, Ion finds himself residing in a number of strange caves, on the walls of which are written a strange language. He meets a woman who guides him through his state of being a refugee and is troubled by strange dreams that seem to incorporate the existence of the war, his love for the woman he has met and a sense of the divine.
The Quite Possibly Near Death of Hurol Davelrish: Part Three in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
When an arrogant stuntman, Hurol Davelrish, has a seizure during a stunt, he finds himself in the kingdom of Scalter, a land in which he is king, but which is strangely ruled by a phantasmic man named Viscount Vaunt. Hurol meets a strangely kind friend, Grib, in the malevolent world, who tries to pull him back from the ledge of his pride - what will become of the much-admired stuntman?
An Enlightening Lie About the Lucidity of Bees
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,270. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
Crofton Eer, a member of a militaristic society set in a canyon that knows only war, seeks an escape from the troubled canyon in which he lives, guided by the embodiment of the lone star that is visible from the canyon depths. His escape takes him on a journey in which he discovers that there are a great many more stars (gods) in the sky, which leads to a search for truth in the valley of life.
How To Be a Successful Election Candidate
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,780. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
A simple, step by step guide on how to be a winning election candidate by one of the best campaign managers in the business.