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Searching for MH370
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,820. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
The story of the tragedy of the mysterious disappearance of flight MH370. The book examines all the known facts and provides an insight as to what happened to this aircraft. This is a modern day vanishing act that despite all the technology has failed find what happened to the 239 passengers and crew. It also looks at the plight of the families of those on board and the stress they are under.
The Last Boomer Rides On
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,430. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015 by Richard Whitehouse. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This book has no bloodshed, war, violence,politics or catastrophes. Sandifeet may not be the Last of the Baby Boomers but she is one of the last that boldly goes where none dare venture. So it's just a happy-go-lucky few weeks travel log of life with out a guide book or partner. The story is accompanied by 150 pictures of the journey.
Train Tripping Around Sydney
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,820. Language: Australian English. Published: March 30, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Travelling around Sydney on a three day, 592 km self-guided railway adventure Down Under. A humorous travelling companion for exploring one of the world's best known cities by train.
Canny Driving on Motorways
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Price: $4.79 USD. Words: 35,550. Language: British English. Published: March 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
Many Motorways are ‘victims of their own success’, carrying far more vehicles than they were designed for, with drivers regularly facing congestion varying from the occasional queue to lengthy stop/go queues. Using queuing theory, but expressing it in layman’s terms, this book looks at why and where queues can start, and which lane is best to try to get past the holdup as quickly as possible.
Motorcycles: A Guide Book To Long Distance And Adventure Riding
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 50,740. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles
An irrepressible sense of freedom, a winding, open road, lush green jungles, and you. Sound incredible? Oh, we’ve ignored the most important element in this scenario – a thumping, pulse-pounding engine, cradled between your legs, rocketing you to destinations, unknown, and adventures aplenty. Follow this guide book to plan your next adventure.
Past the Hood Ornament
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,400. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015 by WordCrafts Press. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Antique & Classic
Growing up in Pennsylvania, author Mike Carmichael could be found either at the library or “out tearing up a back road somewhere.” That love of both books and cars is borne out in the pages of his debut book, Past The Hood Ornament: Life Through The Rearview Mirror. In the tradition of story tellers like Jean Shephard.
Methods to Combat Maritime Piracy.
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 28,990. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning
Republication of a Thesis published at SUNY Maritime College. Tackles the problem of Global Maritime Piracy by developing thirteen security management principles. The thirteen principles provide a methodology for constructing strategic and tactical plans to combat Maritime piracy. End result is a 360 degree layered shield in the shape of a Dodecahedron.
Triking into Retirement
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,540. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Retirement means having the time to pursue your dreams of traveling. This book explores the world of three wheeled motorcycles and proves that you are never to old to try new things. Explore the experience of travel across county in the open air on a trike. Learn about the ins and outs of motorcycling - three wheeled style! Retirement can be fun and exciting.
Life on the Water: Logbooks and Journals
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,820. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
A brief account of living in the Cook Islands, South Pacific (1991) and logbooks of the three summers I spent on the Whimsey, a wooden sailboat I built in 2003 and sailed around the Strait of Georgia, British Columbia. As well, in 2004, I canoed the St John River in New Brunswick. Come learn along with me as I discovered, by times slowly and always with delight, what a life on the water entailed.
Mercedes-Benz, SLK R172
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 30,110. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles / History
The SLK R172 is the latest version of the successful Mercedes small sports car series. This fascinating and informative reference book gives a complete overview of its history from the SLK200 to the SLK55 AMG.it comes with superb photography, a comprehensive buyer's guide and continues with detailed explanations of the car's many features and a full list of its technical specifications.
Mercedes-Benz, SLK R171
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 34,780. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
This highly detailed book covers the complete history of the SLK R171 from the SLK200 Kompressor to the SLK55 AMG Black Series. Two other such books cover the R170 and R172. Unique photography, a comprehensive buyer’s guide and detailed explanations of the car’s features and upgrades make this reference book an ideal source of information, especially if you own a R171 or plan to buy one
Mercedes-Benz, SLK R170
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 29,110. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
This meticulous and fascinating book covers the complete history of the SLK R170 from the 1994 concept car to the Brabus SLK6.5-32. Two other such books cover the R171 and R172. Remarkable photography, a comprehensive buyer’s guide and detailed explanations of the car’s features and upgrades make this reference book an ideal source of information, especially if you own a R170 or plan to buy one
The Day the Whistles Cried: The Great Cornfield Meet at Dutchman's Curve
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,150. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
Two steam locomotives collide head-on in a cornfield at the edge of Nashville on July 9, 1918, taking the lives of more than a hundred people and injuring at least 300 others. This tragic tale, set against a backdrop of wartime urgency and human error, unfolds in the midst of the racial and societal divisions of the early twentieth century: a riveting story of decided historical impact.
The $100 Hamburger - 2014/15
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 48,790. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
“The $100 Hamburger – 2014/15” follows John Purner's three editions of the very popular “The $100 Hamburger- A Guide to Pilot’s Favorite Fly-In Restaurants”. Everything you need to know to make a decision for your next burger run is included; maps, phone numbers, website URLs and email addresses. Includes the Best of the Best list for 2014/15!
Interstate: Confessions of a Rookie Truck Driver
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,900. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Trucks
Join author Doug Sanderson as he maneuvers his way through truck driver school and starts moving freight down the interstates from the front seat of an eighteen wheeler. Learn a little about the lifestyle of a professional driver; the long hours, the log books, the truck stops, and the reasons for the huge turnover in this industry that is so vital to our economy.
New Zealand Railways
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,050. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014 by Chris O'Byrne. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
New Zealand railway builders surmounted many obstacles: the terrain, a sparse and scattered population, two islands separated by an often stormy stretch of water, demands from every small settlement for their own railway line. But build a railway system — and a comprehensive one at that — New Zealand did. This is the story of that railway, from its heyday to the day of reckoning.
MH 370; Follow the lies to get to the truth.
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,850. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
this book lifts the lid on the lies and cover ups surrounding the disappearance of malaysian airlines flight mh 370.this book offers a different solution to what happened that night and the reasons why. this book shows that the security on most passenger jets is ridiculously weak and that any aeroplane could be hijacked at any time. this book explains where, why, when and who were responsible.
U.S. Arctic Marine Transportation System: Overview and Priorities for Action 2013 - Climate Change Sea Ice Loss, Ecology, Ports, Hydrographic Surveys, Mapping, Navigation, Icebreaking, SAR
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,040. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions
Growth in human use of the Arctic illustrates the need, in both the short and longer term, for a more robust MTS infrastructure, whether for energy development, spill response, search and rescue, indigenous and environmental protections, or maritime law enforcement.
The Indianapolis 500 - Volume Four: British Invasion (1963 – 1966)
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Series: The Indianapolis 500 - A History. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,860. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Volume Four: British Invasion (1963 – 1966) tells how Ford Motor Company and Team Lotus joined to conquer the Indianapolis 500, inaugurating the modern era of higher automotive technology supported by corporate money - especially the opening shots of the infamous tire wars between Firestone and Goodyear. Speeds climbed quickly until tragedy struck in turn four in 1964.
Конструкции и методики, исключающие формирование пробок и заторов в условиях города.
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,750. Language: Russian. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
Технические решения обеспечивают безостановочное движение практически любого числа автомобилей на магистралях. Они характеризуются повышенной пропускной способностью и сравнительно низкими затратами.