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The Way of Beauty – Meidao
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Price: $15.95 USD. Words: 60,710. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012 by Worthy Shorts. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
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A spiritual novel written especially for students, business managers, celebrities and famous artists. It brings the secrets of an ancient wisdom tradition to the West in this work of semi-fiction.
Spiritually Rich and Sexy: A Woman's Guide to Becoming Infinitely Attractive
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 62,170. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011 by Worthy Shorts. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement
This book, which is dedicated to the heart and soul of every woman, lights your way, step by step, to the spiritual understanding that beauty, abundance, love, joy and freedom are your birthrights. In Spiritually Rich and Sexy, Pamela McQuade lets the secret out of the designer bag: You already possess everything you seek—and more—just by being -who you are!
Dogs Have Angels Too
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,880. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011 by Worthy Shorts. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
In the dog-eat-dog world of recessionary New York City, the irrepressible Miss Pink leads a pack of down-on-their-luck women, who ultimately find hope in the most unlikely of places: an over-crowded animal shelter, where unwanted pets are routinely abandoned to their grim fates.
Birth: When the Spiritual and the Material Come Together
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,070. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011 by Worthy Shorts. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Shari Arison, philanthropist and the leader of a global business empire in Israel has a message that we can - and must - transform the world. And we must start right now.
So You Think You Can’t Putt?
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 17,890. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2011 by Worthy Shorts. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
An irreverent book on putting. An hour with this guide makes a huge difference, immediately. If you gamble, you can recoup the cost of the book in a single round.
American Students Act in Their Oldest and Most Honored Traditions
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2010 by Worthy Shorts. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Excerpt of an address delivered at the Second World Student Congress of the International Union of Students as spokesman of the NSA. The event took place after the outbreak of the Korean War. Dominated by delegations hostile to America's entry into the war, the message, "the unity of all the students of the world within a progressive and democratic international union of students," was rebuffed.
Women Who Loved Too Long
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2010 by Worthy Shorts. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Divorce
Sally Nugent Hintzen had an idea for a book to be drawn from her own experience and seasoned by her wonderfully wise understandings of how women keep themselves in unsatisfying relationships long beyond their value. It benefits not only from her skills as a writer, but from a number of years as a family counselor.
Slavery: America's Fatal Compromise
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2010 by Worthy Shorts. Category: Essay » Political
This essay answers the following question- how could the United States, a country based consciously on philosopher John Locke's idea of the "rights of man," come into existence incorporating the institution of slavery? But it does more than this; it ties this "fatal compromise" to its fatal consequences: a gradual erosion of rights that has occurred across all of our country’s history.
Understanding the War We Are in Today
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Price: $5.45 USD. Words: 10,870. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2010 by Worthy Shorts. Category: Essay » Political
Carefully reasoned and sourced, the author reviews the historical origins of the conflicts in the Middle East. His review of the religious foundation of this war leads him to conclude that "it is imperative to recognize that there are people who are more anxious to die for religious theology than the west is for political ideology," and "the culprit here is not religious extremism but religion."
My 1953 Nash Four-Door Sedan: I Shouldn't Have Taken Seconds on the Pie
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2010 by Worthy Shorts. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author writes, "This story is one of a collection, "Forty Cars that Owned Me," that I published in April of 2007. My original intention was to write a brief history of some of the more interesting cars I have owned. What I ended up with was a collection of stories about people: the people involved with these cars and myself.
Light Cahill
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2010 by Worthy Shorts. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In this short story, a grown son reflects on his father's last and liberating final days. The author takes us to the edge of the Catskill creek and its teeming natural life in which his father fished for fifty years. He imagines the old man's thoughts and a life fully lived - a life of which he intended to be in charge until its last moments.
Back to College after the War
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010 by Worthy Shorts. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Memoirs of a World War II veteran and publishing industry professional (and founder of Worthy Shorts). A story of the colorful urban ethnic street and campus life of the depression and war-time era in New York City, and of a multicultural experience of military and college life that began the rapid dismantling of the invisible discriminatory barriers.
Bred in Chicago to Be A Catholic Women's College Activist
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010 by Worthy Shorts. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This reflection on growing up during the Depression, her college days and later teaching career, is an adaptation of a memoir by Sister Perkins that appeared in an anthology published by Praeger in 2006 (American Students Organize).
Destiny and Other Stories
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Price: $5.45 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010 by Worthy Shorts. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
An artist and graphic designer writes three well-plotted short stories: two that explore the unexpected in turning back time and one about overcoming fear for the sake of another. After a lifetime working as a graphic designer and advertising art director in New York City, Walsh has "retired" and now directs his creative talents into painting and writing.
The Songs and Stories of Camp Cory
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 13,910. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010 by Worthy Shorts. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Camp Cory's amazing culture and traditions are captured in this collection! Here are the lyrics to the songs, the frameworks of the campfire stories, and notes on their histories and origins. Camp Cory, located in the Finger Lakes region of Upstate New York, is one of the oldest summer camps in the world, and continues to have its own unique personality.
Caesar Americanus
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Price: $5.45 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2009 by Worthy Shorts. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Written in 1968, this is an excerpt from a play reflecting the playwright’s interest in politics, history, and the dangers of political power, as well as his interest in drama. It is, in part, a thought experiment exploring how power might be seized in the United States with the help of "modern" technology. But, it is mostly a gripping story.
I Do... Again - The Renewable Marriage
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Price: $5.45 USD. Words: 12,080. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2009 by Worthy Shorts. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family health
We want relationships that work. This book will help. Instead of looking at what's wrong, this book looks at what's good, because surely there was a lot of good when your relationship began. Relationships can work and "good" can be built into "better." Sharing their personal stories, the authors give the success tools they created. You're a person with relationships. This book is for you.
Poems That Sing by French Masters
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2009 by Worthy Shorts. Category: Fiction » Poetry » French Poetry
A collection of fifteen poets representative of their times and their stature in French poetry. Translated by Leon Schwartz, a professor of French at California State University. Schwartz remained as faithful as he could to particular schemes of rime and meter, as well as the sound play, imagery, and meaning of each poem. Themes include life's beauties, the emotions of love, and the pain of loss.
My Life As A Dog
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2009 by Worthy Shorts. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
This short story was written thirty-eight years ago by the prize-winning novelist for young readers, Harry Mazer, and first published in 2008 by Worthy Shorts.
Emerging a Leader, One Step at a Time
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Price: $5.45 USD. Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009 by Worthy Shorts. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Consulting
An instructional designer, motivational coach and author shares years of experience with presentations and training programs that are rich in relevance, motivating, powerful, and fun. This handbook includes two step by step program outlines. The author provides a complete overview of the two programs with details on the underlying elements.
A Dog Named Oney
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Price: $5.45 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2009 by Worthy Shorts. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
In this collection of 22 distinctive and expressive poems, David Weber, artist and composer, shares his reflections and the powerful imagery of a long life and lasting love, still lively, tender and turbulent.
Is Google the Next Stage of Evolution of Life on Earth?
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Price: $5.45 USD. Words: 930. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2009 by Worthy Shorts. Category: Essay » Technology
In this brief and incisive essay, a financial asset manager presents his thesis for “the thumbnail sketch of the evolution of life on earth: DNA, language, writing, printing, computers, the Internet, Google’s search algorithm.” Cook assigns to Google’s Page Rank algorithm “the genius of the solution”-- the way it “neatly sidesteps” a very difficult semantic problem.
Red Friday
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 1,960. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2009 by Worthy Shorts. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
This short story was written in 1984 by one of Hollywood's finest screenwriters, until he was blacklisted by the House Un-American Activities Committee in 1950. During the 1940s, he was responsible or partially responsible for such great films as The Letter, The Sea Hawk (both 1940), Sergeant York (1941) and Casablanca (1942), for which he shared an Oscar with his co-writers.
My Years at The Gotham Book Mart with Frances Steloff, Proprietor Recollections about The Pantheon of Writers and Artists Who Passed Through Her Store and How I Became a Bookman
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Price: $5.45 USD. Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2009 by Worthy Shorts. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
The proprietor of the “The Bookstore” in Lenox, MA, the author, Matthew Tannenbaum, reflects on getting his start at the legendary Gotham Book Mart on West 47th Street in New York City. He writes, “I am very fortunate to have found Frances Steloff, founder of The Gotham Book Mart, when I was a very young man, and she turned me into the bookman that I have since become.


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