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Jose Froilan Gonzalez
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Jose Froilan Gonzalez was like a meteor that flashed in the sport of international racing in the 1950s. The Buenos Aires native competed for 11 years. He won the British Grand Prix in 1951 and 1954. The former race was especially important in his career. It was the first victory for Ferrari in Formula1. Gonzalez began grand prix racing as a Maserati driver, switching to Ferrari soon after, in 1951
Eugenio Castellotti
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,550. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Eugenio Castellotti was a skilled racer whose career began in Italy's famed Mille Miglia in 1951. He entered a Ferrari that he had purchased from a local benefactor, leaving the Brescia ramp at 3:30 am in the morning on race day. The scion of a wealthy Lodi, Italy family, Eugenio raced Lancia cars until the marque merged with Scuderia Ferrari in late 1955. From 1956- January '57 he raced Ferraris.
Luigi Musso
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Luigi Musso was at once an Italian race driver and playboy. He dated playgirl/writer Doris Lilly (author of How To Marry A Millionaire) and beautiful Italian actress Fiamma Breschi. Musso was unfortunately one of many casualties of the sport he loved best. He died at Reims, France early in the 1958 French Grand Prix. Breschi held his hand in the hospital before trying suicide the same day.
Growing up with Spaceflight: Skylab / ASTP
Price: $2.97 USD. Words: 42,630. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
“Growing Up With Spaceflight- Skylab/ASTP” is the true story of an average kid who came of age watching the US space program and evolved from a casual observer to raving space buff. This volume the third release of the 6 book series. It covers Skylab 1 through Apollo/Soyuz and is garnished with humor and technical information. Readers may well see themselves in these stories.
Commercial Aviation 101
Price: Free! Words: 30,130. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Commercial Aviation 101 goes in depth to describe how things work today in the commercial aviation industry. Explanations for current aviation security programs are included in the first half of the book, while the second half reviews the business side of the industry and explains common terms and procedures. Finally an encyclopedia is included with definitions for dozens of various items.
Richie Ginther
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Phil Hill and Richie Ginther were Ferrari works drivers in the early 1960s, two of the three principal drivers of the Dino Shark-nosed cars entered in Formula 1 events by Maranello boss Enzo Ferrari. Though Ginther was never a World Champion like Hill, he nevertheless played a significant role in the European type of racing. In fact when Richie retired he settled in France where he died in 1989.
How To Drive Your Next Car Deal: The How-To Guide tp Negotiating A New Car Deal!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,570. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides
Every day, thousands of new cars and trucks are sold to consumers. Dealerships are making enormous profits with each sale. You can purchase a new car and know you received a great deal by following the plan in this eBook. This eBook covers all the aspects of the sales process from both the consumer's view, as well as, the dealership's view.
Giancarlo Baghetti
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Giancarlo Baghetti raced neck and neck with American driver Dan Gurney's Porsche at the Formula 1 Reims Grand Prix in 1961. Finally, on the penultimate lap Gurney pulled ahead, only to be repassed by Giancarlo's Ferrari in the final yards of the event. Baghetti became one of three drivers to win his first World Championship race. Giancarlo proved that he could defeat his most skilled competitors.
The Life and Times of a Jaguar Apprentice
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 52,720. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
An actual snapshot in time of a Jaguar Apprentice's journey in the 1960's. Good life lessons for all youngsters are prevalent throughout the pages.
Andre Pilette
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Andre Pilette might be considered a footnote in Formula 1 history, as he entered a fair number of races for which he failed to qualify, especially later in his career. During the mid 1950s the Belgian racer was an important members of Team Gordini along with his countryman Paul Frere. Andre's final races were run for Equipe Scirocco Belge. The Scirocco 02 was fitted with a Climax V8 engine.
Long - Long - Short . Long - : Weekly Training, Railroad Photography Throughout the Year
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,150. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / Pictorial, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
New Year's Resolution: Weekly Training! An entire year of railroad photography, clocking in at nearly 250 pictures, covering images for all 52 weeks, come rain or shine, heck or high water. Hang onto your butt, it's more challenging than you think.
Peter Collins
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Peter Collins was the son of a garage owner who began racing after being suspended from school. He apprenticed with his father and started entering cars in local events. By 1956 he was racing works Ferraris for Enzo Ferrari. Peter's new home was a villa across from the Ferrari factory in Modena. In two years time he had won multiple sports car races and 3 F1 events at Reims, Silverstone and Spa.
Smart Cities in Europe: Open Data in a Smart Mobility context
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 34,410. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Public Transportation, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Online services / general
Key words: Smart Cities; Smart Mobility; Public Sector Information; Open Data; Policy Analysis; Case Studies.
Alan Stacey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Alan Stacey was among the talented drivers who drove for Lotus in the late 1950s and 1960s. The most famous of these was Jim Clark of Scotland. Stacey overcame a great handicap that left him without a lower right leg after a motorcycle accident at 17. His cars were equipped with a special throttle to compensate for this. Stacey's promising career was ended in a fatal wreck at Spa in June 1960.
Jo Siffert
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Jo Siffert is among the fastest F1 and sports car drivers to ever compete internationally. He went very far with a sparse amount of quality automotive equipment during a short but very successful career. His 1968 British Grand Prix victory in a Rob Walker entered BRM remains the last independent entry to win a Formula One race. Had Jo lived he would likely have joined a factory team in Formula 1.
Piers Courage
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Piers Courage might have won many races in Formula 1 had he joined Scuderia Ferrari, the famous team which courted him to drive for them in 1970. Yet he elected to stay with Frank Williams and De Tomaso, and he soon met a frightful end. My e-book discusses Piers' career from the time he met Williams at Mallory Park in 1961. The text was written from news clippings and various other sources.
Jet Engines: Great Invention Ideas: The Story of Frank Whittle
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Inventions, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
From the bestselling author of Red Herrings & White Elephants, Shaggy Dogs, Pop Goes the Weasel, What Caesar did for my Salad, They Laughed at Galileo and many more.... The story of Frank Whittle and how he overcame huge odds to make sure his vision would win a war and change the world forever, despite fierce opposition from Her Majesty’s Royal Air Force.
Fatherland Without Borders
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 84,160. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Transportation » Navigation
Vicario Ventura, born in 1951, suspended his high school studies at the age of 26 to direct his footsteps to a port of Colombia and leave as a stowaway on board a foreigner ship, with a backpack as his only possession. Thus, began a life of trips and adventures around the world which he later dedicated to the profession of seaman, compatible with his vocation of solitary traveler.
The Electric Cars, Plug-Ins and Hybrids Handbook
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 18,840. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides
This book is invaluable for people considering buying a hybrid, plug-in hybrid or electric vehicle. Learn the secrets of hybrids and e-cars - how affordable they are, what special equipment you might need, and whether one will work for you or not. Be an informed consumer and know more than 99% of all car salesmen about plug-in hybrids and e-cars and the details of owning one.
The Ultimate Travel Packing Checklist
Price: Free! Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning
Create your perfect packing list. If you are planning a trip, you must read this free book now. You will discover a quick and easy way to pack every thing you need to guarantee a great trip. Help to ensure your journey with these complete and tested lists covering: *Clothing *Personal hygiene *Miscellaneous items *Traveling with children/family *Electronics. Download now for FREE!