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How the Steam Railways came to Surrey
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,970. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
A fascinating account of how the railways came to Surrey and the impact they had on the people who lived in the county The book the great days of the steam railways in the county. It shows how and why the lines were built, giving an account of the people who laid the lines and built the stations.
Fernweh: A Trans Continental Motorcycle Adventure
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,010. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012 by Unleash Your Adventure. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
A motorcycle adventure through Europe, Russia, Asia and South America. Take a seat in a Russian banya, a Mongolian ger, or a campfire in the deserted pampas. Ride through icy deserts, over dizzying mountain passes, through swamps and endless forests. And more important than the places, meet the people that make a motorcycle trip the most memorable adventure of a lifetime.
Lovers take up less space - an alphabet guide to the Tube
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,700. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011 by Alfie Dog Limited. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
A humorous review of the addictive misery of commuting on the London Underground. A blow by blow account of everything from how to find breathing space on a packed Tube train, to the psychological torture of your fellow passengers eating a fresh hot bag of chips and not passing them round. This book will open your eyes to experiences your senses have long since ignored in the interest of sanity.
The Rise of Champions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,160. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
This is the story of how team work and a common goal bring three strangers together to achieve what many thought to be an impossible goal. Take three cars from the Northwest and compete against the top tuner cars in the West Coast region.
How to Buy and Maintain a Used Car; For the Non-mechanical Person
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 28,540. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
You will need only a flashlight, a bath towel and a box of Kleenex to buy your next used car! This book was written for people who are “non-mechanical”. It assumes the reader has no experience diagnosing, repairing or maintaining a car. A “step-by-step” checklist is included, which will make it simple to decide if a car is worth buying. Navigation controls. Updated: 6-14-2012
Legendy naszej motoryzacji - Polish Edition po polsku
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,560. Language: Polish. Published: November 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
Wybierz się w pasjonującą podróż przez ponad 100 lat historii polskiej motoryzacji.
A Complete History of the Toyota Supra
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Price: Free! Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
A definitive history of the Toyota Supra, written by award-winning automotive historian Aaron Severson, with a forward by Tom Blackman of Olathe Toyota Parts Center. The book documents the development of each generation of the US-spec Supra, and includes original photos and technical specs.
Titanic, A Search For Answers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Good for casual Titanic readers and fans. An introduction to the ship, its sinking, and the controversies surrounding the ship to this day.
The Third Mode: Towards a Green Society
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Price: $3.33 USD. Words: 66,820. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » City planning
Jeff Olson's experiences in the nonprofit, public, and private sectors of the sustainable transportation field have made one thing clear: when most people think about transportation they often consider only two options, highways and mass transit. Through his experiences, Jeff realized that walking and bicycling are unique forms of mobility that represent a separate, Third Mode of transportation.
Hotels Near Chicago Union Station
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(3.00 from 1 review)
Reviews of hotels near Chicago Union Station, which is Chicago's Amtrak train station. Reviews and recommendations for Chicago metro Amtrak train Union Station hotels. Also includes a brief description and history of Chicago Union Station and tourist attractions and activities within one mile of Union Station. 8 pages.
European Style with American Muscle
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,300. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
The beauty, performance and elegance of a European car chassis and body style with an American engine, usually a powerful V8, results in a very fast, small car that is suitable to win races or just to drive around, have fun and look great. These cars are art on wheels and are appreciating in value as it becomes recognized that they are an important chapter in the history of the car.
Time Zones, Containers and Three Square Meals a Day
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,760. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(4.00 from 1 review)
Deadly pirate attacks and a near collision with an oil tanker are just two of the dangers faced by the crews of today's container ships. 'Time Zones, Containers and Three Square Meals a Day', is the story of life on the high seas, where real adventures still exist. The author recounts her adventures on the container ship Serenity River in this entertaining narrative travelogue.
Echo of a Distant Planet
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Series: Science Fiction for Astronomers. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,380. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
How would a distant alien intelligence contact earth? Shawna is an Air Force officer with remembrances of the future. Trapped in a structured military world, her unearthly memories persist for nearly three decades, culminating in a first contact message from the stars.
Intelligent Vehicle Buyer's Manual: Version 2009
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,860. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
This book was written to help the typical car buyer purchase the safest, well-suited vehicle for the buyer and his/her family at the best possible price and terms. We wrote this booklet to help level the informational playing field between today's vehicle buyers and sellers. A typical US vehicle buyer buys one new or used vehicle every four years.
Tracks and Horizons: 26 Countries on a Motorcycle
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,970. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles
In the 60's, Carlos Caggiani traveled to 26 countries on an old motorcycle with hardly a penny to his name. He suffered famine, intense weather, was chased by the FBI, was shot at in Bolivia, and even survived a serious accident. The experiences in this book demonstrate a human being's tenacity and triumph in the face of adversity.
The Great Puncture Rip Off
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
This is a great guide on how to save money by telling you how tyre (Tire) dealers can try and rip you off when you get a puncture. after reading this you will know what to look out for and the right questions to ask. and should be able to save money by not being taken advantage of when at your most Vulnerable.
Automotive Intelligentsia Money-Saving New-Car Guide
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,290. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
The Automotive Intelligentsia Money-Saving New-Car Guide takes an engaging step-by-step approach to choosing and acquiring a new car or truck, keeping a sharp eye on the bottom line at every turn. Included among its time-tested tips are in-depth descriptions of what buyers can expect to find in each of 11 new-vehicle categories, including capsule reviews of all available models--254 in all.
A Flight With Hippo
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Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
(4.00 from 1 review)
A journey to any place in the world might be of the good choice, but a business trip when seeking relish is likely to be amiss. (This site doesn't seem to grant the whole content of my book, even though it is completely free. So, In order to read the whole story click on this link http://authonomy.com/books/58820/a-flight-with-hippo/ )
ACARS - A Users Guide
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Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
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The History of Locomotives: The Steam Era
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,020. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013 and represented by Eugene Weiser. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
The steam locomotive has brought fascination to railroad fans worldwide. As you watch them roll by, you cannot help admire the beauty of the motive. Artisanship is evident as you look at the sleek lines, the wheels that seem to move with an almost orchestrated movement led by the conductor.