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Daughters of Distance
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,120. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
What does it mean to be a female in endurance sport? Hundreds of women open up about their realities as athletes, wives, girlfriends and mothers. From the intimacy of the bedroom to the community of competition, some of these stories will encourage and uplift. Others will surprise and infuriate. Welcome to the beautiful and complicated world of strong women.
Mathurin
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Series: The Rabbit of Usk. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,550. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Tells of our hero's preoccupation with the initials JH, the failure of King Alfred, the Sabean understanding of punishment, the Sheedi veneration of the crocodile, the continuing domination of Saxons by their Norman Overlords, and onward into the world.
Introduction to Conducting Private Investigations: Private Investigator Entry Level (02E)
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 75,730. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015 by Coventry House Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
"Introduction to Conducting Private Investigations" provides the essential tools you need to become a successful private investigator. From conducting straightforward background investigations to more complicated cases involving accidents and fraud, you will learn the critical skills needed to conduct all types of investigations and build a thriving business.
Meet Your Neighbors
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Price: Free! Words: 78,820. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015 by Norman K. Breslow. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
This book is made up of vignettes about people I have met in cyberspace and at S&M clubs between 1988 and 1996 in and around Los Angeles, California. If you saw these people on the street, you wouldn’t give them a second glance. They look and act like ordinary men and women. They have in common their kinky sexual interests and their entire lives seemingly revolve around their sexual interes
Known to Social Services
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,420. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by FARAXA Publishing (USA). Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social Work
Written from life experience and ringing with authenticity, Known to Social Services follows Diane Foster, a dedicated social worker, into the grim, grey world of the Deacon Hill estate in Millbrook and the tormented lives of its inhabitants.
Collapse Now and Avoid the Rush: The Best of the Archdruid Report
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,720. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Since 2006, author John Michael Greer has been sharing his perspectives on the fate of industrial civilization and more on his weekly blog, The Archdruid Report. His writing, both highly engaging and rooted in a depth of broad scholarship, has earned him thousands of readers who want to understand the trajectory our world has taken. Collapse Now and Avoid the Rush includes some of his best essays.
Women in Islamic Societies: A Selected Review of Social Scientific Literature - Monolithic Stereotype Succumbs to Multi-Faceted Empirical Studies on Muslim Women, Sex-Role Ideologies, Sacred Texts
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 150,880. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography
This study provides a literature review of recent empirical social science scholarship that addresses the actualities of women's lives in Muslim societies across multiple geographic regions.
The Woman I Was Born To Be
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,350. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
(5.00 from 1 review)
Told with truth, humor and flair, this is the autobiography of one transsexual's wild ride from boyhood as Alfred Brevard ("Buddy") Crenshaw in rural Tennessee to voluptuous female entertainer in Hollywood. This memoir is a rare pre-Women's Movement account of coming to terms with gender identity.
Essential Guide to Child Abuse and Missing Children: Law Enforcement and Family Response, Injuries, Illness, Fatalities, STDs and Sexual Abuse, Battered Child Syndrome, Burn Injuries, AMBER Alert
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,540. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Child abuse
This professionally-formatted free-flowing ebook compilation reproduces official documents about child abuse and missing children.
Insights and Interviews From the 2014 Families in Global Transition Conference: The Global Family Redefined
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,340. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015 by Summertime Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Children's Studies
Almost 20 years ago, four women sat round an Indianapolis kitchen table and had a dream. They dreamed of creating a conference that would inspire, support, inform and encourage families living overseas. This book of insights and interviews, garnered from the 2014 event and written by the Parfitt Pascoe Writing Residents provides those who cannot make it to Washington DC a peek into what goes on.
A Costly American Hatred
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,640. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015 by Joseph Dole. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Penology
A Costly American Hatred is an in-depth look at how America’s hatred of “criminals” has led the nation down an expensive path that not only ostracizes and demonizes an ever growing segment of the population, but is also now so pervasive that it is counterproductive to the goals of reducing crime and keeping society safe, wastes enormous resources, and destroys human lives.
A Joseph Campbell Companion: Reflections on the Art of Living
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,670. Language: American English. Published: February 1, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
One of Joseph Campbell's most popular, most quoted works, A Joseph Campbell Companion is a treasure trove of insight and inspiration, thought-provoking in its depth, poetic in its scope. Drawn from a month-long workshop at the world-famous Esalen Institute held in celebration of the scholar's eightieth birthday, the Companion captures Campbell at his best: wise, funny, intelligent, and inspiring.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Guide for All-Hazard Emergency Operations Planning (EOP) State and Local Guide (SLG) 101, Earthquake, Hurricane, Flood and Dam Failure
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 107,630. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This State and Local Guide (SLG) provides emergency managers and other emergency services personnel with information on FEMA's concept for developing risk-based, all-hazard emergency operations plans.
A Derailment
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Series: The Rabbit of Usk, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,280. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tells of our hero's attempt to grasp the nature of seasons, English Speaking People, the London Underground and the domination of Saxons by their Norman overlords.
Myths to Live By
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,470. Language: American English. Published: January 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Psychology of Religion
Joseph Campbell famously compared mythology to a kangaroo pouch for the human mind and spirit: "a womb with a view." In Myths to Live By, he examines all of the ways in which myth supports and guides us, giving our lives meaning.
Hunting Practices of the Wachiperi: Demystifying Indigenous Environmental Behavior
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,850. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015 by Amakella Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
What makes indigenous peoples conserve or degrade biodiversity? The reasons why indigenous communities end up degrading or conserving natural resources are addressed in this book, filling a critical gap in current knowledge about the socioeconomic drivers of biodiversity loss and the rise of community-based conservation in tropical forests.
Adaptive Society: Biology Supports Global Law, Consensual Government, and Sustainable Technology
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 83,420. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies
Adaptive Society explains why industrial civilization does not “fit” human needs and creates warfare, 80% of disease, extreme wealth differentials, dysfunctional families, dwindling childbirth, state corruption, and high drug consumption. Science can fix everything, but only if humans unite under natural global law, and revert to their naturally evolved, and decentralized, social organization.
Be a Hobbit, Save the Earth: the Guide to Sustainable Shire Living
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 185,120. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
Be a Hobbit examines the problems facing the Earth today through the lens of Tolkien’s world. Middle Earth faced destruction from Sauron and Saruman; our world is under attack from the 'Two Towers’: Ignorance & Fear, and Poverty & Greed. Our world has lost its 'Shireness.' Be a Hobbit is a guide to bringing it back, from the bottom up: one Hobbit, one home, and one Shire at a time.
CHOSEN CHILDREN - Billion Dollar Babies in America's Failed Foster Care, Adoption & Prison Systems
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 159,500. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Discover the shocking stories and statistics behind the stories of the "chosen" ones, the "billion dollar babies" in America's failed Foster Care, Adoption and Prison systems.
Faces: Imprisoned Women and Their Struggle with the Criminal Justice System
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,380. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
(5.00 from 1 review)
In 2008 a group of women serving life sentences for capital crimes decided to reach out to at-risk youth and warn them of the consequences of bad choices. With the mantra: If we can help just one kid, all this work will be worth it, they produced and performed a play: FACES. The play became a phenomenon and reached hundreds of people—in the prison and at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.