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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
This new e-book about the R172 is backed by detailed information sourced directly from Daimler AG and covers the car's complete history. It lets the reader experience driving the SLK250 CDI, explains the VIN and the different model codes. On top it covers the technical specifications of each model, talks about potential vario roof issues and gives advice on what to look out for in a 2nd hand SLK
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 new e-book about the R171 is backed by detailed information sourced directly from Daimler AG and covers the car's complete history. It lets the reader experience driving a SLK55 AMG, explains the VIN, the different model codes and covers technical specs and production history. it talks about vario roof and balance shaft sprocket issues and advises on what to look out for in a 2nd hand SLK
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 new e-book about the SLK R170 is backed by detailed information sourced directly from Daimler AG and covers the complete history of the first generation SLK. It lets the reader experience driving the SLK230, explains the VIN, the different model codes and covers technical specs and production history. Possible vario roof issues and what to look out for in a 2nd hand SLK are also dealt with
The Day the Whistles Cried: The Great Cornfield Meet at Dutchman's Curve
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Price: $1.99 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!
02 Golf
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,010. Language: American English. Published: December 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
Come along with a Silicon Valley escapee as he accepts the challenege of flight and does so with an inexpenisve used aircraft purchased for less than the cost of a cheap car. Let your imagination take you along as he makes his first long cross country flight in this small, frail airplane. Meet the people he meets and live the experience through the eyes of someone just like you, a person who decid
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.
The Technical Solutions Excluding a Formation of Traffic Jams and Congestion in Conditions of a City.
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,260. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
The technical solutions provide non-stop movement practically any number of cars on highways. They are characterized by high throughput, high average car speed and relatively low expenses.
Diary of a Pissed-Off Flight Attendant
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 46,790. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
A brash, funny, and downright ballsy memoir about the ups and downs of a flight attendant's life in the air.
Business Logistics: Theoretical and Practical Perspectives with Analyses
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Price: $75.00 USD. Words: 47,540. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / transportation
This book is the collection of my own studies in logistics, targeted to a broad readership. Although it is not intended for beginners in logistics, they might find the whole book interesting and beneficial.
Biofuels. An Overview.
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,300. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Chemistry / Industrial & Technical
A survey of resource availability and the constraints and advantages of technologies that could be used for biofuels.