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All Buyers Are Liars: Exposing The Closely Guarded Secrets of Elite Car Sales Professionals
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,260. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2010 by Bookshaker.com. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
Have you ever wondered what separates the truly successful car salesmen (and women) from the rest? Are you curious to know the persuasive patter they use to successfully secure the sale? Are you wondering how they convince people to make the second largest purchase they are ever likely to make? Whether you're a sales professional yourself or a canny customer looking to get inside the minds of...
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.
You Can Drive a Porsche
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 17,570. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
Many people think that you have to be rich to drive a Porsche, yet they waste money driving a mundane car when, in fact, they could own the Porsche of their dreams for less long-term outlay. Written by Porsche expert Philip Raby, this eBook will change the way you think about car ownership. Note that it is not a complete guide to buying a Porsche: contact the author if you need help about this.
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.
History of Aviation Disasters: 1950 to 9/11
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 297,600. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Former federal airline safety inspector documents a half century of corruption and non-feasance that enabled to occur many of America's worst airline disasters, and particularly those resulting from terrorist acts.
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.
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.
Titanic, A Search For Answers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,460. 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.
How to Buy a Car from an Auction
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Price: Free! Words: 840. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
Car auctions are an excellent way of buying a car, but beware, because the inexperienced and unwary can end up with a dog and I’m not talking about a furry four legged type with a cold wet nose. These simple pointers should help.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Rise of Champions
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Price: $0.99 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.
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.
100,000 BMW Prayer Miles
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,340. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles
100,000 miles on a Sport BMW motorcycle? And you are riding that kind of miles in 5 years? Most of the time alone? Follow along as I give Praise and worship to Jesus Christ my savior and LORD as I ride or repair one BMW K1100RS.
1880 Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad Directory Topeka, Kansas
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
The Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad was completed to Santa Fe, New Mexico in 1880. I have used ancestral records to compile an employee directory for A.T.& S.F.R.R. for Topeka, Kansas. The directory lists titles of railroad workers, their family members, and where the came to Kansas from. The publication will be useful for students of railroad history and those doing family ancestry profiles.
Adventures with a Moke
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Price: Free! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
This story takes the reader on a journey through the highs and lows of owning and driving a unique and not-very-pretty motor car on a daily basis. The adventures begin the day the author bought his Moke and continued to the sad day it was sold.
Mr.Taxi's Idea
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Price: Free! Words: 10,400. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Memoir of a long time N.J. cab driver and how he helped a tv producer create a hit show on a chance ride to Newark airport . The book took just about a year to write and is a true story.