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Kendall's Storm
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 53,930. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2010 by Raven Publishing of Montana. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Ten-year-old Kendall’s life is not only unpredictable; it's a mystery. Why can’t he and Dad live in one place more than a few months? Why the all-night drives, the tucked-away motels, always leaving things behind? What is Dad's job? Kendall only knows two thing for sure: He's afraid of just about everything—and Dad hates cowards. Can a rescued puppy and love from a stranger change his life?
The Gift of the Dragons
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,340. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
When disaster strikes, morality is often the first casualty. "The Gift of the Dragons" blends action and adventure when a tsunami overtakes the Blue Kingdoms. The formidable wiles and strength of the Starcutter's crew may not be enough to see them through, this time. A disaster on this scale demands sacrifice! The story features Captain Ali and the saucy Coralshell Sisters from "Sisters in Arms."
Oregon's Greatest Natural Disasters
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,560. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Natural history
Giant earthquakes and tsunamis devastate western Oregon every 300 to 600 years. The last one hit in 1700, so we're due anytime. This informative, entertaining book tells the stories of Oregon's past floods, fires, and eruptions. Then it investigates the cycles behind our natural disasters and takes a look at what may happen when the next "Big One" strikes.
2011 Tsunami Sourcebook: Japanese Disaster, Science and Survival Guides, History, Physics, Detection and Forecasting, Warning Systems, Designing for Tsunamis, Hazard Mitigation Programs
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 118,180. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
One of nature's most powerful and destructive forces is fully covered in this authoritative collection of official documents with complete details on every aspect of tsunamis - including reports on the catastrophic Honshu, Japan tsunami of March 11, 2011. Over 300 pages cover science, forecasting, physics, preparations, warning systems, history, mitigation, and much more.
Cathartes Aura and the Apocalypse Zoo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A post-apocalyptic story of a zoo on the day no one showed up. Narrated by a captive turkey vulture. Written in verse. 10 syllables per line, 10 lines per stanza, 10 stanzas per chapter, and 10 chapters overall. The first episode in the series. The narrator must escape his cage and navigate a zoo without keepers or tourists on his way to a world without structure.
Boxing Day
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,660. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Based on a true story surrounding the 2004 tsunami, we follow author Chris Jaymes as he accidentally exchanged his would-be vacation in for a six-week stint as an aid worker in one of the world’s most tragic disasters. Upon arriving in Bangkok International Airport, he was informed that a tsunami had devastated the west coast of Thailand.
The Accidental Wizard
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,030. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational
My book The Accidental Wizard will be one of the most unusual you have ever read. It's about my (our) spiritual journey which seems to be a lot of other people's awakening journey too - once you've read it you will no longer feel alone. You will realise that the uncomfortable feelings of doubt about a pre-existing belief system has been created to trap you into not asking the right questions.
Rising Above the Wave
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,540. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As L. E. Muesch bear-hugged his wife, Helen, vowing to never let go, the surge of the tsunami engulfed them and their lives would never be the same. In Rising Above the Wave, Muesch not only takes readers through how they were able to survive such a horrendous event on Phi Phi Don Island, but, maybe even more importantly, shares how that moment in time has consumed him in many different ways.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Introduction to Residential Coastal Construction (IS-386) - Beach Nourishment and Replenishment, Flood and Wind, Codes and Siting, Wildfires, Tsunami and Hurricane
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,690. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) will introduce you to basic information about residential coastal construction. This manual identifies best practices for improving the quality of construction and reducing the economic losses associated with coastal disasters.
Through The Storm
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,820. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
A vicious attack out at sea sweeps a well-known entertainer to a far-off shore after a storm. A village girl and her family save him. But a cruel twist of fate kills the girl's parents and throws the young couple together, forcing them to weather a myriad of personal storms. All the while, danger lurks behind, growing bolder and more desperate, threatening to destroy everything in its path...