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Medical Equipment Buying Guide
By MedWOW
Price: Free! Words: 148,300. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
Written as a guideline for those involved in the purchasing of medical equipment, this guide provides buying tips, recommended questions to ask sellers and inspections forms for over 300 of the most common medical devices used in clinics, hospitals, labs, and other medical facilities. The result is a first-of-its-kind, comprehensive database, relevant to anyone dealing with medical devices.
The 2014 Wilmington Real Estate and Relocation Guide
By Buddy Blake
Price: Free! Words: 84,230. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by Wexford House Books. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
Everything you need to know about Coastal Carolina Real Estate featuring... -Insider tips about buying and selling real estate in the Coastal Carolina Area -Information about surrounding towns, and which is best for your family -Insight into employment opportunities, schools, health care, recreational and cultural activities, shopping, climate, transportation, and more
Dr. Toy's Smart Play Smart Toys
By Stevanne Auerbach
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,780. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
Unique, comprehensive guide helps selection of best toys and games to develop "Play Quotient" (PQ) and expanding child’s play. Helps adults navigate toy and play options, offers tips, toy safety, and suggests 160 playful activities. The book identifies educational, age-appropriate toys, supplies for playtime, and hundreds of ways to make play a life-long and nurturing experience. Let’s play!
21st Century Pocket Guide to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and the Privacy Act - Your Right to Federal Government Records, Sample Request Letters
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,520. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
Vital information about requesting government records under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Privacy Act of 1974, with detailed sample request and appeal letters useful for any situation. FOIA Reference Guide, federal department and agency FOIA contacts, recent FOIA litigation, exemptions from disclosure, Your Right to Federal Records, and A Citizen's Guide on Using FOIA and Privacy Act.
Ruff! Guide to Space Opera
By Leigh Reynolds
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,250. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
Ruff! Guide to Space Opera is a comprehensive guide to large scale and romantic outer space adventures in all media. Movies, television, games, animation, comics, role-playing games, books, stories, computer games and more. Ruff helps you develop your fascination with fast spaceships roaming the deep void, sword swinging raygun duels on other planets, aliens and the conflicts of Galactic Empires.
Queued!: The Best and Worst of Netflix in 101 Independent Movie Reviews
By Christopher Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,730. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
"Queued" features 101 movie reviews by film critic Christopher Smith, whose 14 years as a film critic at a major Northeast daily newspaper has produced more than 4,000 movie reviews. Since Smith often is asked, "What should I add to my Netflix queue?," he has begun a series of ebooks called "Queued!," which will help readers find what to add to their queue--and what to leave queueless.
Queued!: The Best and Worst of Netflix in 101 Independent Movie Reviews, Vol. 2
By Christopher Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,850. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
"Queued: Vol. 2" features 101 movie reviews by film critic Christopher Smith, whose 14 years as a film critic at a major Northeast daily newspaper has produced more than 4,000 movie reviews. Since Smith often is asked, "What should I add to my Netflix queue?," he has begun a series of ebooks called "Queued!," which will help readers find what to add to their queue--and what to leave queueless.
Whistleblowers Book of 1001 Secrets: Consumer News You Can Use (Second Edition)
By Glenn Cole
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 453,730. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
The scams, schemes, "deals," myths, cons, and inside secrets consumers want to know--but hidden from the public--collected and documented in one ready reference. Alphabetical, clear, sourced and supported. Includes cars and dealers, ads, marketing, travel, food, restaurants, health, drugs, doctors, hospitals, pets, government, law, banks, insurance, funerals, contests, TV news, charity, 100s more.
21st Century Essential Veterans Benefits Sourcebook: Complete Coverage of Education Benefits, the GI Bill, Home Loan Programs, Life Insurance Programs, Health Care - Including Dependents and Survivors
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 111,830. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
This ebook provides reproductions of Department of Veterans Affairs documents with coverage of every aspect of federal benefits for veterans, dependents and survivors, with information on eligibility, special groups outside of wartime service, documents, health care benefits and enrollment, priority groups, financial information required, health care, disability, vocational rehabilitation, more.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Are You Ready? An In-depth Guide to Citizen Preparedness (IS-22) - Basic Preparedness, Natural Disasters, Terrorism, Recovery
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,860. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
This vital Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) has been designed to help the citizens of this nation learn how to protect themselves and their families against all types of hazards. It can be used as a reference source or as a step-by-step manual.
Hollywood Gold: Famous Films of the Forties & Fifties
By John Howard Reid
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,870. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
This book's real meat lies in its extensive cast and camera credits plus background information and reviews on all 160 titles from Adventures of Mark Twain through to You Were Never Lovelier. Most enjoyable of many extras are the inside comments on Ghost of Frankenstein, Humoresque, The Killers, Letter from an Unknown Woman, Nightmare Alley, Niagara, The Thin Man, We're Not Married, Malaya, etc.
Best Western Movies: Winning Pictures, Favorite Films and Hollywood "B" Entries
By John Howard Reid
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,690. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
If you're just starting a cowboy movie DVD collection or are a seasoned fan of all things Western, this book is an absolute must. More than 160 films are examined in detail. All-time greats mingle with B-movie gems starring legendary heroes like Gene Autry, Roy Rogers, Bill Boyd. In his reviews, Reid lists the entire cast plus release dates and all essential info: directors, writers, songs, etc.
Award-Winning Films of the 1930s
By John Howard Reid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,170. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
Unlike other books on this topic, Reid's account includes more than just the main winners. Most books, even those that claim to be complete, exclude those films associated with honorary award winners such as Judy Garland's Babes in Arms, Mickey Rooney's Hold That Kiss and Judge Hardy's Children, Edgar Bergen's Goldwyn Follies, Shirley Temple's Baby Take a Bow, Charles Chaplin's The Circus, etc.
These Great Movies Won No Hollywood Awards: A Film-Lover's Guide to the Best of the Rest
By John Howard Reid
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,020. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
A most interesting book, These Great Movies Won No Hollywood Awards details 142 marvelous films that thrilled audiences and critics, with a special supplement on director Henry Hathaway and his movies. JHR was the first critic to make people aware of Hathaway's importance. At first, only the French critics agreed with John, but now Hathaway is recognized as one of the great masters of the cinema.
CinemaScope Four: M-G-M MOVIES Light Up the Screen
By John Howard Reid
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,170. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
This book examines 110 wide-screen CinemaScope titles including Bad Day at Black Rock, Bells Are Ringing, Brigadoon, Designing Woman, Far From the Madding Crowd, Gigi, Guys and Dolls, King of Kings, Les Girls, Lust for Life, Moonfleet, The Reluctant Debutante, Rose Marie, 7 Brides for 7 Brothers, Silk Stockings, The Swan, Viva Las Vegas; as well as Ben-Hur, High Society and 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Hollywood's Miracles of Movie Entertainment: Classic Films from a Golden Era
By John Howard Reid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,130. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
What do all Hollywood's marvelous classic movies have in common? To me, they're all miracles of entertainment. Here are 125 of the best vintage, brought together with full credits, background information and up-to-date reviews in a spellbinding book that also includes a piece on director Charles Vidor (Cover Girl, Gilda, Rhapsody, Love Me Or Leave Me, etc.) and a breakdown of The Wolf Man series.
Great Hollywood Westerns: Classic Pictures, Must-See Movies & "B" Films
By John Howard Reid
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,860. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
As many "B" and major "A" westerns are now available on DVD, here's a must-have book for every fan. Beginning with Tim McCoy's "Aces and Eights", this guide winds up with Gene Autry's best, "Yodelin' Kid from Pine Ridge". Other stars include Charles Starrett, Ken Maynard, Roy Rogers, Bill Boyd, Hoot Gibson, Tex Ritter, John Wayne, Buck Jones, Randolph Scott, Bob Steele, Audie Murphy, Alan Ladd.
Silent Films & Early Talkies on DVD: A Classic Movie Fan's Guide
By John Howard Reid
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,400. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
This handbook reviews 178 movies, dating from 1918 to 1934, now available on DVD. They showcase stars like Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, Clara Bow, Lon Chaney, Louise Brooks, Charles Chaplin, Joan Crawford, Colleen Moore, Harold Lloyd, Gary Cooper, William Powell, Greta Garbo, Rudolph Valentino, Norma Shearer, Buster Keaton, Shirley Temple, Barbara Stanwyck, Ronald Colman, Lillian Gish, etc.
MOVIE WESTERNS Hollywood Films the Wild, Wild West
By John Howard Reid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,450. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
A feast of entertainment for western fans, this mammoth book details not only typical Ranch Night films like Riders of Destiny, In Old Monterey and Duel at Silver Creek, but the big "A" entries: The Searchers, The Spoilers, San Antonio, Big Country, etc. In all, 174 films are examined and reviewed. They include all the top box-office stars: Autry, Rogers, Wayne, Scott, Boyd, Holt, Maynard, Dix.
Memorable Films of the Forties
By John Howard Reid
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,090. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
This book not only captures headliners like Laura, Casablanca, Easter Parade, Meet Me in St Louis, Yankee Doodle Dandy, All About Eve, Tree Grows in Brooklyn, 3 Musketeers, Picture of Dorian Gray and The Paleface, but also focuses on popular pix like Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein, Egg and I, Ali Baba and 40 Thieves, Cobra Woman, Cat and the Canary, Ghost Breakers, Caught, Glass Key, Dallas.