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The Generous Qur'an: An accurate, modern English translation of the Qur'an, Islam's holiest book.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 198,920. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Koran & Sacred Writings
The only accurate English translation of the Qur’an available anywhere! It is a one-of-a-kind resource that exposes the true nature of Islam's most holy book. This book is not just for Jews, Christians, or Muslims, but for anyone who speaks English and is seeking an understanding of what is actually contained in the Qur’an—the basis of the Islamic faith.
Soul Survivors: A New Beginning For Adults Abused As Children
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 197,020. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Abuse, Nonfiction » Psychology » Child Abuse
Soul Survivors: A New Beginning for Adults Abused As Children is the republishing of a classic self-help manual for adult survivors and described as a "model of clarity and organization" by PW. This eBook edition serves as the "Big Book" for an international self-help group called ASCA (Adult Survivors of Child Abuse) and includes all meeting materials allowing anyone to start an ASCA meeting.
Writing Love: Screenwriting Tricks for Authors II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 141,520. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
A revised, expanded version of award-winning author/screenwriter Alexandra Sokoloff's story structure workbook Screenwriting Tricks For Authors, with twice the material and using examples from all genres – but with a special focus on the structure and key elements of love stories. Includes full breakdowns of ten romantic comedies, romantic adventure, period romance and romantic suspense films.
Underground Railway Theater, Engine of Delight & Social Change
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 125,820. Language: American English. Published: July 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Essay » Literature
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
JULIE TAYMOR: "I am delighted to see this ebook on the great output of the Underground Railway Theater...a testament to the unbridled experimentation & success they have achieved." Written by the founding co-directors, with VIDEOS of PERFORMANCES combining ACTORS, PUPPETS & MUSIC in the DEVISING OF ENGAGED PLAYS from improvisation, it also includes PUPPET-COMMISSIONS from orchestras like the BSO
21st Century Understanding Cancer Toolkit: Cancer Causes and Prevention, Cancer and the Environment, Comprehensive Coverage of Specific Risk Factors and Prevention by Type and Organ System
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 203,120. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
This massive compendium, with over 500 pages and fifty chapters, has authoritative information and practical advice from the nation's cancer experts about the causes and possible prevention of all types of cancer. In addition to easy-to-read discussions, there is substantial professional material on this vital topic.
Aces and Aerial Victories: U.S. Air Force in Southeast Asia 1965-1973 - Detailed History of Vietnam Air War, Dramatic Aerial Combat Tales of Heroes, F-4, F-105, Enemy MIG Fighter Planes, B-52 Gunners
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,230. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Aces and Aerial Victories is a collection of firsthand accounts by Air Force fighter crews who flew combat missions over North Vietnam between 1965 and 1973.
Outspoken: A Decade of Transgender Activism and Trans Feminism
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,680. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
Julia Serano (author of Whipping Girl and Excluded) combines elements of memoir, historical account, gender theory, and activist philosophy in her third book, Outspoken. This collection (spanning a decade of her work as a writer and trans feminist) provides an insightful overview of where transgender activism has been, and compelling analysis of where it should head in the future.
The Psychology of Computer Programming: Silver Anniversary eBook Edition
Series: The Psychology of Technology, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,060. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Programming, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Computer science
A penetrating analysis of the intelligence, skill, teamwork, and problem-solving power of the computer programmer. Topics include egoless programming, intelligence, psychological measurement, personality factors, motivation, training, social problems on large projects, problem-solving ability, programming language design, team formation, the programming environment, and much more.
Cold War Infrastructure for Strategic Air Command (SAC): The Bomber Mission - Hangars, Command Posts, Major Commands, B-36, B-47, and B-52, Sixteen Air Force Bases from Barksdale to Whiteman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,400. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a fascinating survey and detailed history of Strategic Air Command (SAC) bomber mission properties addressing the history of flightline real property supporting these missions from 1947 to 1991, with an emphasis on buildings and structures of the 1947 to 1963 period.
The Laundrymen - Inside Money Laundering, The World's Third Largest Business
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,650. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
The world is awash with dirty money. Most of it comes from illicit drugs. Who's laundering it? Bankers, lawyers, accountants and money managers - from Wall Street to Main Street via Switzerland and the Caribbean. The Laundrymen gets to the root of the problem and, 20 years since it first became an international bestseller, remains the definitive book on money laundering.
The Sink - Crime, Terror and Dirty Money in the Offshore World
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 145,980. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
The author of The Laundrymen and The Merger, Jeffrey Robinson, brings the story of dirty money full circle, back to the offshore islands in paradise where the business of crime does its banking.
The Merger - The Conglomeration of International Organized Crime
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 147,820. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
BESTSELLING SEQUEL TO "THE LAUNDRYMEN" Crime is no longer bound by borders. International organized crime gangs have formed joint ventures and strategic alliances to become the most dangerous special interest group on the planet. These unholy alliances provide criminal groups with more power, more leverage, more ill-gotten gains.
Escape the Matrix and Explore Reality: A Guide to Radical Transformation and Empowerment
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 645,300. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
A comprehensive & pragmatic guidebook to help you free your mind from the effects of cultural programming & conditioning. This brainwashing has created an internal virtual reality Matrix that exists in your head, which you mistakenly think is objective reality. But, it's like a video game or consensus reality that is actually mind control. Deprogram and free yourself from the Matrix! Be like Neo!
Full Throttle
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,810. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Full Throttle is an entertaining account of an amazing man’s life in aviation that is sure to leave the reader laughing and head-shaking as the pages turn quickly. It is a compilation of short stories told by John Deakin over the years on Compuserve's AVSIG Forum. Some of Deakin’s stories are funny, some are sad, and a few are shocking for the amount of trouble Deakin managed to get himself into.
The Chinese Air Force: Evolving Concepts, Roles, and Capabilities - Hypersonic Vehicle Technology, Aircraft, Reverse Engineering, Threat to Taiwan, PLAAF Air Force Leaders, Airpower
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 194,800. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
This vital report from a distinguished international group of experts on airpower, military affairs, and the People's Republic of China PRC - Taiwan relationship examines the present state and future prospects of the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF).
Dangerous Ground: The Spratly Islands and U.S. Interests and Approaches - South China Sea, Law of the Sea Convention, UNCLOS, Claims by China, Taiwan, Vietnam, ASEAN
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 147,390. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This timely analysis of the Spratly Islands dispute examines the economic and security importance of the region to the surrounding claiming states: the People's Republic of China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei, and the Philippines, and the violent acts and potential for instability in the region that has resulted.
Perilous and Fair: Women in the Works and Life of J. R. R. Tolkien
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,860. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015 by Mythopoeic Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays, Essay » Literature
Perilous and Fair includes seven classic articles as well as seven new examinations of women in Tolkien’s works and life. These fourteen articles bring together perspectives not only on Tolkien’s most commonly discussed female characters—Éowyn, Galadriel, and Lúthien—but also on less studied figures such as Nienna, Yavanna, Shelob, and Arwen.
Curious Goods: Behind the Scenes of Friday the 13th: The Series
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 186,690. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
In the first-ever examination of the Friday the 13th TV series, author Alyse Wax delves into the series episode-by-episode, with more than sixty exclusive interviews with the cast, writers, directors, and producers, as well as nearly fifty never published behind-the-scenes photos from the cast and crew’s personal collections.
The Lifelong Activist: How to Change the World Without Losing Your Way
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 112,550. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2011 by Lantern. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
The Lifelong Activist is a guide to living a joyful and productive life that includes a strong progressive mission. It offers simple and clear instructions that help you figure out the form your authentic life should take, and live that life with a maximum of joy and productivity, and a minimum of fear, guilt and shame.
People's Liberation Army After Next - China's PLA, Air Force Aircraft, Ballistic and Cruise Missiles, EMP, DF-11, DF-15, Silkworm, Fighter Aircraft, Taiwan, Advanced Technology, Military Space
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 202,590. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
An analytical schism has developed over differing assessments of China's military modernization.