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count von Luckner's escape
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Price: Free! Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Questions & answers
New Zealand 1917-The daring escape of Count Von Luckner, who, together with his shipwrecked crew, were held as prisoners of war on an island situated 25 miles from the mainland during the latter part of the first world war in 1917.
In a Cell Phone Minute
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,100. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Intriguing stories revealed by cell phone yakkers and eavesdroppers across the globe. You will be charmed by touching romantic connections; lose yourself in wild lost-and-found escapades; cheer at poignant, lifesaving 911 calls—and then howl with laughter at pranksters’ antics, absurd customer service calls, and wacky insurance claims. Go ahead…eavesdrop guiltlessly.
Admit It, You’re Crazy! Quirks, Idiosyncrasies and Irrational Behavior
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,050. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
Do you refuse to take the top newspaper on a stack (even if perfect)? Insist the toilet paper hang "over"? Wait for the phone to ring at least twice before answering? Hilarious collection of odd behaviors exhibited (and confessed to) by otherwise normal people. Laugh. Chortle. And gasp at people’s quirks. People do the darndest things! NY Times Book Review, Today show, Washington Post, more.
A Life In Rhyme - Life's Observations
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Price: $3.59 USD. Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Trivia
Observations about events in everyday life written in rhyming verse.
The Adventurous Feminine Mystique
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Price: Free! Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Questions & answers
The best stories are the interplay of the best characters. Discover the secrets that shape adventure fiction's most memorable female personas.
Quick and Easy Puppy Training. Top tips for training your new puppy
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Price: $4.26 USD. Words: 8,930. Language: British English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Antiques & collectibles
You're excited at being able to welcome a new furry friend to the family. The problem is, your new puppy isn't sure of his or her surroundings, and has yet to learn how to behave, or cooperate with the house rules. Becoming your puppy's trainer is an important role that you play in his or her life, and it's critical that you begin early, so that your puppy learns proper behaviour. Lets begin!
Seven Steps to Great Leadership
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 12,100. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
This book provides a theoretical and pragmatic engagement with the concept of leadership. It preoccupies us with the seven fundamental steps that would put one on the throne of great leadership. It emphasizes the three components of great leadership and goes on to move us from one stage in the ladder of great leadership to another. It is a must read for anyone who wants to be a great leader.
New York - Community, Spaces and Performance
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In the Social Age, we exist in many communities, both online and real. The ways we come together, the importance of the spaces we create and inhabit, the ways we co-exist, all of this fascinates me. In this essay I'm reflecting on three aspects of the New York: 'Spaces', 'Community' and 'Performance'.
The Dysfunctional Detective
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 10,500. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
This is a personal investigation of how a person could perceive and why a person perceives as they do, especially in a case like this.
Little Book Of Dogs
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 420. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Dogs
Brae Lynne is nine years old and loves dogs.This is her book.
Hollywood's Most Haunted Neighborhood: A Starry Eyed Tours eBook
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,740. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Hollywood is home to one of the most haunted neighborhoods in America. This neighborhood is full of multi-million dollar homes, history and lots of scandal. This eBook covers all of the little known facts about the residents, the scandals and the hauntings.
Tango Argentino a Buenos Aires - 36 stratagemmi per ballarlo felicemente
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 56,230. Language: Italian. Published: June 1, 2014 by Enrico Massetti. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
Patricia Müller ci fa conoscere, indagando sulle situazioni storiche, sui personaggi e sui luoghi importanti di Buenos Aires, come gli indios, gli schiavi africani, i coloni spagnoli e gli immigranti europei hanno plasmato il tango e sviluppato il suo ballo. Attraverso esercizi pratici e semplici impariamo a tonificare e rilassare il corpo, a ballare facendo un tutt’uno con il partner.
82 Tough Interview Questions
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Whether you are going for an interview or you are the one doing the interviewing you must read this book.
Pratiche Taosite
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 28,990. Language: Italian. Published: May 27, 2014 by Enrico Massetti. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Catalogs
‘Pratiche Taoiste’: un libro d’introduzione all’uso della Rete Taoista, che collega la teoria con vari campi d’applicazione attraverso il metodo del ‘librogame’. Oltre ad essere letto in modo tradizionale, può essere consultato secondo le esigenze del lettore, passando ai vari argomenti attraverso gli schemi consigliati. Nel libro la divinazione e l’oroscopo vengono collegati alla medicina cinese.
Magri da morire
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 7,150. Language: Italian. Published: May 25, 2014 by Enrico Massetti. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
Il libro ha per suo tema il dramma del vivere, il peso delle opere e dei giorni: ma per capire interamente il fascino del libro occorre anche sottolineare che Ivana Brigliadori illumina le sue pagine con la virtù di una particolare intelligenza, capace di trasfigurare la materia agra evocata dai versi nel divertimento della rappresentazione.
Dog Training
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
The key goal of this book is to channel your dogs energy into a positive outlet and create avenues in which your dog can excel. We want you to set your dogs up for success. And create training situations where skills will be strengthened and the overall outcome is positive. The best way to teach is positive training. Why, because its what keeps your dog listening and interested to learn.
Pushmepullyous
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,530. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
Pushmepullyous - BACKWARDS-FACING SPELLING RHYMES or REVERSE-RHYME SPELLINGS - ‘Pushmepullyous’ are rhymes with a difference - the alphabet letters themselves are involved with the rhyme when one of the two words involved is spelt in reverse.
Parts of Story: Plot
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,710. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
Knowledge is power. Knowledge of the craft of writing gives us the power to change, the power to improve. I started blogging about writing because I believed that, as Seneca wrote, "by teaching we are learning." This book grew from that quest.
People Who Changed Our Lives For Better Or Worse
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,190. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
People who changed our lives and altered the thinking pattern in the past 100 years or more are worth remembering. These people with remarkable talents have become immortals.
Why Is English Pronunciation Screwed? And Other Fascinating Questions
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,760. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Questions & answers
What is the point in childbirth being painful? What is it about flowers that make them so pretty? And why is English pronunciation so utterly ridiculous? In this short book, the author explores eight of the niggling questions that trouble us all - with a good bit of fun along the way.