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1492 and All That: A Fool's History of the USA
Price: Free! Words: 21,990. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
(4.96 from 23 reviews)
The "fool" of the title is the inept narrator, who takes us on a warm but clueless tour of US history. He stops briefly to visit American culture, the American mind and various problems he claims to solve but fails even to illuminate. Presidents get harpooned along with both parties. Yet the view is ever rosy, including a glimpse of endless prosperity that "only Yankee Doodle dares dream of."
Производные Нуля: Дневник Структуратора
Price: Free! Words: 47,240. Language: Russian. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Путеводитель по миру финансового инжиниринга и структурных продуктов от лица русского инсайдера. Влад Горячев проработал 15 лет в западных банках - в Нью Йорке, Лондоне и Москве - в роли структуратора и трейдера деривативов. Начиная с простейших инструментов, автор объясняет устройство и механизмы действия все более сложных производных, эволюцию банковских продуктов и причины кризиса 2008 года.
How I Learned
You set the price! Words: 64,160. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Home schooling, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is an autobiography of an autodidact, a personal story of one boy's meandering path through the American educational system.
The System - How To Have The Business You Deserve: Live Your Life And Run Your Business Your Way
Price: Free! Words: 89,150. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / business development
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The book explores the everyday business dilemmas of fictitious business owner John Stanley and shows how to turn your business around from you working for your business, to your business working for you. This ‘on-point’ handbook gives readers the sensation of eavesdropping on high-level decision-making and infighting and ultimately how to get your business working for you.
The Americas North to South, Part 1: Mom! There's a Lion in the Toilet
Price: Free! Words: 21,160. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Nothing goes to plan in this modern day family adventure. As the Anderson's leave winter behind and explore the mysteries of the Lost City of the Inca, unbelievable tales are shared with classmates back home. Pack your suitcase, and come along for the ride in Part 1 of Mom! There's a Lion in the Toilet, based on the true-life extraordinary adventures of 6 Andersons 1 World.
A Tree Change...at any age--and the risks/rewards in meeting a man on the Internet!
Price: Free! Words: 46,630. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
When Patria and Jack moved to a hobby farm in a beautiful Australian valley, life seemed to get better every year. With Jack constantly affirming his happiness and gaining Australian citizenship, his trusting partner was dumbfounded to discover he had covertly resurrected an old romance and that Stella was coming from USA to share his life, saying, 'I will share my toys, but not my man'!
Between the Lines
Price: Free! Words: 144,990. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
(4.54 from 13 reviews)
I wrote eighty letters to my family as an eighteen year old Marine serving in Vietnam during the war. I was reunited with these letters sixteen years later. When I sat and read them, I was blown away by what I had written, and what I had not... It has taken twenty-eight years to finish this book which pained me so many times that often I could not keep at it... Finally I have finished... Peace
Horse Vet - Chronicles of a Mobile Veterinarian
You set the price! Words: 51,170. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Gunshot injuries. Breeding disasters. Controlling trainers, nutty horse owners, warm hearted clients and “laugh-out-loud-funny stories that you just can’t make up”- Dr. Courtney deals with it all in this lively series of tales about the life of a mobile vet in the Colorado Rockies. Diehl makes us laugh, cry and smile, and shows what it’s really like to be a mobile veterinarian.
Snakeskins and Signposts
Price: Free! Words: 84,460. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(4.71 from 7 reviews)
Loaded down with dehydrated rice and beans and her hunger for freedom, Sher pedals 2,000 miles from Bellingham, WA, through the Cascade Mountains to southern OR and back. Strangers are friends, the smell of a forest ravages the senses, every caw from a crow is a sign, and home will never be the same again. Told with humor and candor, this tale keeps readers perched on handlebars leaning forward.
Emerge Already! The Ultimate Guide to Career Building for Emerging Artists
Price: Free! Words: 43,420. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
A priceless how-to & how-not-to guide by innovative concert pianist Jade Simmons. This tell all covers everything including carving your niche, marketing, creating package deals, approaching management, what presenters really think and how not to get re-engaged. This is the stuff they never taught you in school direct from one of America's most exciting and versatile young artists.
Entering the Race to the Moon - Autobiography of an Apollo Rocket Scientist
Price: Free! Words: 84,830. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the autobiography of a rocket scientist during the early years of NASA’s Apollo Mission to the moon. This writing describes four chapters of his life. Three were significant in U.S. history; early school integration in the deep south, a period of brutality in the Marine Corps, and the race to land a man on the moon. A fourth chapter includes short stories of his Sea Scout adventures.
Gone To Southwood--The Community You've Always Wanted
Series: The Southwood Collection, Book 1. You set the price! Words: 107,350. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Growth
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Southwood vision and mission: "...when Jesus saw the multitudes...the worn out, knocked down, wandering about." The broken, beaten, bruised and worn out come to Southwood to be healed, to learn skills, to find their life purpose, to be empowered, to be equipped, to be energized and to participate in the community they have always wanted--authentic, intimate, challenging, supporting, engaging.
A Few Days In Athens - With Notes and Appendix by Cassius Amicus
Price: Free! Words: 70,080. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
(5.00 from 1 review)
"A Few Days With Epicurus" contains the complete text of Frances Wright's 1820 Masterpiece "A Few Days In Athens, with an introduction, notes, and Appendix "Elemental Epicureanism" by Cassius Amicus. Thomas Jefferson stated that Wright's book was "a treat to me of the highest order," and her work stands today as the most important defense of Epicurus composed since the ancient world.
Rising Out of Obscurity into a New Life
Price: Free! Words: 21,440. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
(5.00 from 1 review)
Are you living up to your full potential? Every person must ask this question when they come to a place in life where they don't know where to turn. Countless people find themselves at the end of a road, many times an unpleasant one. This is the place called obscurity. It is a vague place, a place where we must realize that God cares about us and wants to see us living up to our potential in him.
Factory farming and animal liberation: the New Zealand experience
Price: Free! Words: 60,580. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Activism
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book describes the shocking ways factory farmed animals are treated in New Zealand, the lengths industry and government will go to maintain the status quo, and effective ways to make a difference for animals as individuals and as a society. The issues raised about exploitation, political influence and effective activism can be applied to many situations worldwide.
Hel's Legacy: The Second Coming
Price: Free! Words: 64,390. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Ancient
(5.00 from 1 review)
When an ancient text surfaced in 1871 describing a disaster similar to the sinking of the Island of Atlantis and a man resembling Jesus Christ living over 4,000 years ago, scholars quickly deemed it a fraud and later a hoax. Nevertheless, a closer examination into the manuscript, now being called the Oera Linda Book, provides ample evidence to refute their conclusions.
Violence in Rugby
Price: Free! Words: 48,350. Language: British English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book focusses on unsanctioned violence in rugby, and describes rugby's most renowned violent deeds, profiles infamous players and chronicles the most notorious incidents. It examines violence in the past, how rugby violence is changing in the modern game and its relationship with the criminal and civil law. This is the first book to explore violence in rugby in the widest sense.
Walking in the Footsteps of Jesus - My Sabbatical in Israel
Price: Free! Words: 50,390. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christianity
(5.00 from 1 review)
A journal with reflections covering an Episcopal priest's 28 day sabbatical in the Israel. Traveling alone and on foot most of the time, I spent 3 weeks in Jerusalem and 1 in Galilee. I also visited Bethlehem, Herodian, Qumran, Masada, and Beit Shean. I didn't find Jesus there. I had brought him with me and I felt he showed me around this place that was his earthly home.
No Wheat? No Sweat! Second Edition
Price: Free! Words: 38,330. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Health & healing / gluten-free, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Health & healing / allergy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Celebrate all the wonderful foods you can create gluten-free. An easy to follow cookbook for baking and cooking gluten-free.
A Close and Intimate Relationship with God
Price: Free! Words: 69,760. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012 by Lamplight Ministries, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Personal Growth
(5.00 from 1 review)
Do you want a close relationship with God? The same God Who created the earth, sun, moon, and stars wants a close relationship with you. You decide how close this relationship will be. This book has 500 verses of Scripture that tell you how to develop a deep relationship with God. Our prayer is that you will yearn to be close to God and that you will learn and obey God's instructions in this area.