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Turtle on the Run
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 870. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Essay » Author profile
Time to uproot roots, and move on...the author laments the past, and eyes the future...
You Can't Choose Your Family
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 840. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Essay » Author profile
Since you can't choose your family, what if, for shits and giggles, you could? A fantasy.
Fear and Loathing at the Urinal
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 730. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Essay » Author profile
A boy recalls the very first time he felt a violation of his privacy....
Arguments of Passion
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Essay » Political
This is a discussion of 3 essays or speeches that were written around the time of the American Revolution.These articles show the opinions on both sides of the war. They were written by reverend Samuel Seabury, Patrick Henry, and John Adams.
Comment j'ai arrêté de fumer dans ma vie !
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: French. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Essay » Sociology
STOP SMOKE!Arrêter de fumer. Arrêter de fumer. Un rêve, un besoin, une volonté. Vous pouvez! oui, vous pouvez vous arrêté de fumer! Et cet ebook va vous y aider! Vous découvrirez dans cet ebook des termes familliers, compréhensibles qui vous inspirons à comprendre qu'il existe un monde sans fumée, sans tabac. Un monde ou vous vous sentirez chez vous, car c'est chez vous
Movies by the Book: The Hound of the Baskervilles
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,590. Language: American English. Published: July 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
"The Hound of the Baskervilles" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is one of the most adapted novels in the literature. This book examines three film adaptations of the classic Sherlock Holmes story for faithfulness to the source material.
A Penny For My Thoughts
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
I hope these simple ideas will make someone think. Note I said someone, not all. Heaven help us if we all did it. What might happen? The ability of us all that makes us special is our ability to think and to dream. Sometimes those ideas are simple or funny. Sometimes they are deep and serious. These ideas, not the color of our skin, the clothes we wear, or the places we live create individuals.
The DNA of Prejudice: On the One and the Many
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Series: Subway Line, no. 2. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 18,610. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
Winner of the 2010 Next Generation Indie Book Award for Social Change. This book takes the reader through the many layers of meaning that accompany the word ‘prejudice’. By critically confronting the ways in which we think and speak about prejudice, Michael Eskin clears the path for a new understanding of prejudice as a concept, a phenomenon, and a lived experience.
November-Rose: Eine Rede über den Tod
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 7,570. Language: German. Published: July 13, 2012 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body
2008 Independent Publisher Book Award Winner. In this penetrating and thought-provoking meditation on the death of the beloved other and the turmoil into which it throws those who were close to him, philosopher Kathrin Stengel pinpoints the personal and social complexities of life after death in a way that cannot but make us doubt some of our common practices in dealing with death and survival.
November Rose: A Speech on Death
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body
2008 Independent Publisher Book Award Winner. In this penetrating and thought-provoking meditation on the death of the beloved other and the turmoil into which it throws those who were close to him, philosopher Kathrin Stengel pinpoints the personal and social complexities of life after death in a way that cannot but make us doubt some of our common practices in dealing with death and survival.
The Vocation of Poetry
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Series: Subway Line, no. 4. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,480. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Category: Essay » Literature
In a sequence of rivetingly personal essays, Europe's premier contemporary poet and essayist, Durs Grünbein, reflects on his own evolution as an artist and on the meaning and importance of poetry for life in general.
Fatal Numbers: Why Count on Chance
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Series: Subway Line, no. 3. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 12,490. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Category: Essay » Sociology
Tracing the interface between chance and probability in medical diagnostics, risk models, economics, and the fluctuations of financial markets, "Fatal Numbers" goes straight to the heart of what it means  to live, plan, and make decisions in a globalized, digitized, hyperlinked, science-driven, and uncertain world ...
The Existence of Souls and Other Blatherings
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Price: Free! Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Essay inspired by an online philosophy class on the subject of souls and whether or not they exist.
Nelson Branco's Soap Opera Uncensored: Issue 38
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Price: Free! Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Essay » Author profile
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Daytime TV's first and only new hot e-zine: Weekly summary of soap opera's hottest news, stories, humour, gossip, blind items, fearless predictions, top stars/stories/couples/characters to watch, snark galore, review and analysis.
Examine diariamente
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Price: Free! Words: 190. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
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There Was a Knock at the Door
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Price: Free! Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
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How would you react if your family was violated by a trusted government agency? It happens every day ...
‘Harry Potter is Funny’: The Tricky Task of Translating Humour and Character Voices in the Harry Potter books -- Presented at Prophecy 2007
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
A lecture presented by María del Pilar Alderete-Diez at Prophecy 2007, a Harry Potter symposium. This presentation discusses "the translation of comedy and character voice" in the Spanish language editions of the Harry Potter series.
Finding Harry Potter in the Real World -- Presented at Prophecy 2007
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
A panel presented by Linda Norris, Robert Norris, Kelly Jean Norris, and Kimberly Norris Fleeger at Prophecy 2007, a Harry Potter symposium. This panel shares how they use different lenses to read and view J. K. Rowling's works through cross-disciplinary and fiction vs. non-fiction approaches.
Is this Fanon or Canon: Fanfiction as Narratorial Exegesis -- Presented at Prophecy 2007
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
A lecture presented by Julie Flynn at Prophecy 2007, a Harry Potter symposium. This presentation discusses fanfiction as a shared practice of literary interpretation.
Hogwarts for Muggles: One Professor's Search for Literary Classroom Magic -- Presented at Prophecy 2007
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
A lecture presented by Kimberly P. Pyne at Prophecy 2007, a Harry Potter symposium. The author describes her experience teaching a college-level literature course on the Harry Potter series.