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The Gunners of Shenyang
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 73,410. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Yu Jihui's memoir of his life as a university student in China as the nation starved during Mao's Great Leap Forward.
Exit Strategy: Depriving Death of Its Strangeness
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,590. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
Instead of crawling into a cave, or fighting to futility, David Oliver chose to use his “Stage IV” cancer diagnosis as an opportunity to help others. Although given a death sentence, he has written this compelling and inspirational story that has reached around the world. It will make you laugh, cry, and want to rise up and give him a standing ovation.
George Gamow: The Whimsical Mind Behind the Big Bang
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,070. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
"George Gamow: The Whimsical Mind Behind the Big Bang" is the first complete biography of a colorful and influential physicist who instigated the modern Big Bang theory of the universe's birth. The book, rich in anecdotes reflecting Gamow's humorous and clowning side, is a detailed account of his scientific insights and contributions.
Just A Couple Of Chickens
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,970. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
“Just A Couple of Chickens” is a genuinely enjoyable read. Laugh out loud funny, informative and utterly timely. Getting a couple of chickens was Andrew’s idea, but Corinne took it over the top with thirty fluffy pheasant, five and twenty chickens, over forty chukar, and fifteen ducklings. There were twelve smelly quail, nine girl geese, two roosters, and a partridge in a pine tree.
Science Fiction Novels About Oil Gas Energy
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Frank Herbert's novel touches on addictions to oil. Chase Leo enters bookstores in Ankara, Paris, Istanbul and New York City, only to find that Herbert's readers discuss the petroleum industry with Dune's interplanetary games in much the same way. Chase Leo traveled north of San Francisco to Santa Rosa, California, where Frank Herbert was an editor for the local newspaper The Press Democrat.
Storia di un pilota, dal funerale di Alitalia alla fuga dal Qatar
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,840. Language: Italian. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Un racconto in prima persona di un pilota di Md80 Alitalia sul suo lavoro considerato ricco di privilegi,ma che è solo passione e sacrificio e che finisce improvvisamente nel dicembre 2008. Tra le vicende degli equipaggi,la disoccupazione e gli sforzi per trovare un nuovo lavoro ci porterà lontano fino in Qatar, ricco Paese, ma gabbia dorata per gli stranieri che ci lavorano.
La catedral de Chartres, Gaudí i la Sagrada Família
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 8,200. Language: Catalan. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Notre-Dame de Chartres i la Sagrada Família de Barcelona són dues fites de l’arquitectura i de la humanitat que, malgrat els sis segles que les separen, tenen una sorprenent relació. Ambdós monuments amaguen un profund missatge que pot passar desapercebut al turista superficial, però que pot ser desxifrat per les persones cultes que en coneguin els codis, seguint la llum del sol.
Talking with Strangers
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 92,270. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Why would a woman travel on her own through the Middle East? With an interest in alternate travel and ancient history, she ignores pulped opinion and terrorist hype and goes to find the truth. This book is a journey from Athens to Cairo on local transport; through towns, markets and ancient ruins. It confronts trusted opinions and demands a greater respect for all people.
Windows Into the Past
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,580. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
"Windows Into the Past" is my recollection of growing up on a farm in south Mississippi during the depression. In a series of connected short stories, it highlights the part I played as a young girl and the hard work and pleasures of farm life. It shows how kids can not only survive, but thrive, under unthinkable conditions while doing chores that were dangerous but expected.
Drunk & Crying on Stilts
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,680. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Drunk & Crying on Stilts is a birds-eye view of an unforgettable family out of whack, told through the eyes of a pugnacious child who holds out hope that one of the TV families she worships will one day adopt her. Part nod to her drunken but well-intentioned father, and part trip through her mother's demon battleground, Payne is a master at blending heartbreak and hilarity.
Six Years From Home
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,890. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Six Years From Home tells of the events and atrocities a young American boy experienced when he was caught in Yugoslavia (Croatia) at the outbreak of World War II.
Up, Up and Away
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 48,050. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
Have you ever had a problem and you just couldn’t get it solved? When you feel like you’re making a difference, do more roadblocks seem to be placed in your way? Do you believe that no matter what you do, someone is always trying to hinder your progress? This is a harrowing tale of someone trying to do right but continually butting up against multiple roadblocks that will make the reader cringe.
The Journey Of Darly Estinval
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,920. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013 by Rhonda Turpin. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The Griot Series is an imprint of World Books Etc. that tells the story of extraordinary people, both deceased and alive. THE JOURNEY OF DARLY ESTINVAL is her story while in Danbury Federal Prison Camp, from the perspective of a woman, mother, daughter of the Mayor of Haiti, and Party Promoter. The story is funny, entertaining, and informative.
Lunita Caraveo, la del Niño Jesús
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 9,690. Language: Spanish. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Spanish Poetry
Poem about the life of Refugio Caraveo Aguilar, in Arte Mayor Verses. The poem is a biography of Mrs. Caraveo written by the poet José Tlatelpas. Introduction bvy the Andaluz poet Juan Cervera Sanchís. Written in Spanish. Poema sobre la vida de doña Refugio Caraveo Aguilar en versos de arte mayor. El poema es una biografía de la Sra. Caraveo escrita por el poeta José Tlatelpas, en español.
Arabian Knights - Volume 1
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Series: Knights of Arabia, Book 1 ยท Arabian Knights, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 17,100. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
An interesting collection of stories about the adventures and misadventures of ordinary, famous and infamous real Arabian Knights. Included are the stories of Antarah bin Shaddad, a slave who became a legend; Hatim Al-Taaee, a bedouin who set the standard for generosity; Al-Numan bin Al-Munthir, a king whose boredom causes him to toy with people's lives. Come glimpse some Middle Eastern history!
The Importance of Being Shine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,540. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013 by Inknbeans Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Mamma named me Shine not just because of my sunshine colored fur, but because the day she came to get me I was shining with excitement. There I lived all my days: just me and Mamma, a dog named Luna, 59 cats, a one winged pigeon and an infamous rodent. This is my story...
The Last Great Outlaw
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,440. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Tom Forcade came roaring out of the Arizona desert to become the most overlooked figure in the history of the American counterculture. He founded High Times while becoming one of the biggest pot dealers of his time.
Unsinkable: Find a Job, Create a Career, Build a Business
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,920. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Careers / job hunting
How can you create less stress, more time to enjoy family & friends, and a good paycheck? Molly uses "Irish Story Telling" to give readers spirited advice on how to stay afloat during job interviews and swim upstream through office fiascos and business blunders. She has made the mistakes so you don't have too! Molly's stories are your hot toddy and warm blanket so you can JUMP in with both feet!
Mariuzza, A Life
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,270. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Mariuzza, A Life is the story of Maria Bellino Amato who was born in Sicily, emigrated to the United States when she was 16, and experienced numerous family tragedies. Nevertheless, she prospered and eventually died in the garden in her suburban home near New Brunswick NJ in 1979 at the age of 84.
The Sun Shines Again
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,470. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013 by BWM Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Enjoying a well off comfortable life with her family in Australia, the author looks back at the life she endured during occupied Hungary in WWII and later. Mari takes us back to the years after that very dark period and allows us to travel through some parts of Europe, including the ruins of Pompeii, then to free, but austere Australia of the 1950s.