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The Great Australian Pie: a history and culinary adventure
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,580. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012 by BWM Books. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Baking
Nowhere else in the world is there anything quite like it; and nothing is more beloved by Australians. Its appeal leaps across the generations, the sexes and all the social, political and religious persuasions. It is the one thing we all have in common: it is the great Australian meat pie.
Государство - как источник зла и разрушения цивилизации - подлежит уничтожению
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Price: Free! Words: 66,550. Language: Russian. Published: April 19, 2012 by L&L Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Это произведение в жанре сатиры - попытка пробудить Ваши мыслительные способности в преобразовании своей жизни и общества, либо задуматься о сущности своего пребы-вания на Земле, либо посмеяться над составителем сего творения.
Mommy and Daddy’s Love Letters; A true story from the 1950s
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 74,090. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
This romance has letters written between the author's Mother and Father during their courtship in 1951 and 1952. The relationship between the author's Mother and Father and the people around them is the main theme and early 1950s life is explained. This should appeal to older readers, readers in rural areas, readers in Missouri (especially Kansas City) and readers interested in early 1950s life.
Titanic: A Man-Made Disaster
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,640. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Oceania
Like many others, I have always been drawn to the story of the Titanic. It is like a fairy tale, a love story, a disaster and a tragedy all rolled into one, with stories of heroics, cowardice, desperation and separation.
Jerusalem: Correcting the International Discourse - How the West Gets Jerusalem Wrong
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,040. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The Holy City of Jerusalem is one of the most contentious facets of the Arab-Israel conflict. In this volume, Nadav Shragai, who served as a journalist and commentator at Ha'aretz between 1983 and 2009 and has documented the dispute over Jerusalem for thirty years, offers a fresh perspective that seeks to correct the international discourse on the future of the city.
My Passage to Africa.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,350. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This is my true account of a journey to southern Africa with two of my friends in 1971, and my experiences whilst working for a fire brigade in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). There are many amusing anecdotes, but most of the humour is derived from the differences in the eras over the past 40 years, especially in today's PC climate. I hope this tale will interest, amuse & amaze the reader.
Titanic - Letters in the Ocean
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Three strangers, three classes - one fateful night... This is a part fact, part fiction piece about (possible) life on board the ill-fated ship
Bitter Freedom: Memoir of a Holocaust Survivor
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,900. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012 by Gihon River Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Remarkable first-person story of survival in Nazi occupied Poland. Narrowly escaping the Nazi sweep in Southern Poland, Jafa Wallach and her husband, Natan, a physician, were able to send their four-year-old daughter to safety (they prayed) while they themselves—along with two of Jafa's brothers—managed to dig a shallow hole in the ground beneath the cellar of an heroic Polish mechanic's shop.
Elizabethan Era
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Price: Free! Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Elizabethan Era England Life: All major aspects of life in England during Elizabethan era. Includes biography of Elizabeth I, daily life of people, crime and punishment, theaters, plays, costumes, religion and famous Elizabethan era people including Shakespeare.
Unwanted Wives
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Series: Old Cases, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,000. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012 by Dingbat Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Carlyle Harris and Robert Buchanan had several things in common. Both worked in the medical field, with Harris a medical student and Buchanan a practicing physician. Both lived in New York City in the early 1890s. And both had wives they didn't want. 5,000 words
Well Down Freedom Highway: The Staple Singers' 1965 Masterpiece
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Well Down Freedom Highway discusses the 1965 Epic LP Freedom Highway by the Chicago-based gospel family act the Staple Singers. The Staples are best-known today for their string of hits for Stax in the ’70s. But in the early to mid 1960s, they were basically the house band for the Civil Rights movement (at the same time that they were the best-selling gospel act in the country).
1775 (chapter 1) (first half only)
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Price: Free! Words: 7,710. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
"1775" is a forthcoming history (nonfiction) book by Derek W. Beck. "1775" is unique to other American Revolution books in that it is the first book to tell the complete story in one volume. Written in narrative form and intended for a general audience, "1775" follows the forgotten heroes through the beginning of the Revolution. This is the first half of chapter 1 only.
Jesus vs. Mithra
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Price: Free! Words: 18,590. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Comparative Religion
Jesus vs. Mithras is an attempt to place the victory of Christianity on Polytheist religions in a historical context. The historical data are real and provide to an inexperienced reader an overall picture on certain historical phenomena such as persecution of Christians, rivalry of Christianity with gods as Mithras, persecutions of Pagans, certain Roman Emperors’ deeds, etc.
Preserving Bronze Plaques & Memorial
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Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Study & teaching
A how-to manual showing how to properly care for bronze plaques and memorials.
Look Up, Charleston! A Walking Tour of Charleston, West Virginia
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,610. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Charleston, West Virginia from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Ghosts of Gettysburg: Spirits, Apparitions and Haunted Places on the Battlefield
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Series: The Ghosts of Gettysburg. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,030. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012 by Second Chance Publications. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal
"Ghosts of Gettysburg" is the first volume in Mark Nesbitt's popular book series. A combination of history and mystery, this volume focuses on the early ghost-lore of Gettysburg. Included are the timeless stories of the woman in white, the surgeons of Old Dorm, the ghosts of Devil's Den, the Blue Boy, and other infamous spectres who wander the Gettysburg battlefield.
'Your Neighbours' The Gypsies in Australia
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Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 74,970. Language: Australian English. Published: April 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Kate tells of the little-known history and culture of the Gypsies in Australia from the First Fleet to the present day. By drawing on the oral history of the Romani and the written word of the non-Gypsies, her cultural heritage and five years of recent itinerant research, she reveals how this maligned, landless, ethnic nation has brought the best of their culture to share with their neighbours.
Titanic Sites in Philadelphia and Vicinity
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,370. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The Titanic disaster continues to fascinate us even after 100 years. This book discusses sites in and around Philadelphia that are related to the ship and its passengers.
雪狮与龙(上)Snow Lion and Dragon (Part I)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 590. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
本书是在现实政治框架内,用平衡的方式对西藏问题进行剖析的一本书,重点放在参与各方的策略。采用时间线索,从帝国时期、间隔期、毛时代、后毛时代到未来。这是上半部分,即帝国时期和间隔期的西藏。
The Colonization Era
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Price: Free! Words: 2,590. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Malaysia was once a colonized land, subjugated by three main powers at its early history. These include the Portuguese, Dutch and British.