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Everybody Knows Yet Nobody Really Knows
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 31,630. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Here is a fun look at our everyday lives, which won the Pinnacle Book Award for “General Interest” and was runner-up for the International Book Award for “Best Gift & Specialty Book.” You’ll find thought-provoking observations introduced in a light manner followed by a series of intriguing facts. Now you can laugh at how we live while gathering new tidbits of knowledge you can share with friends.
Blue Moon Rising
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,770. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
This story starts off slow-paced like the community in which it is set in. Dan Harter, the local sheriff, is a widower raising a teenage daughter on his own while trying to keep the towns’ single women at bay while solving a string of murders.
The Flame Of Freedom
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,790. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011 by Gabriel Murray. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The untold story of the first American flag and the women's war during the American Revolution.
We Must Cross!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,400. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A novella along with a collection of short stories.
Benjamin Grabbed His Glicken and Ran
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,500. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Benjamin Hackett, lovable, 23 and living on the edge of madness, explores the most remote corners of his mind. Benjamin works on, "Benjamin's Mysteries," in which he pours out his deepest anxieties as well as medieval fantasies of great beauty. He becomes enmeshed in a novel called "Glicken On, Baby, It's Now," a futuristic fantasy whose reverberations smash Benjamin into new dimensions.
Root. Sprout. Blossom: Life Bag of a Flower-Child
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,420. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
One woman’s journey to overcome an anything-but-normal childhood as a southern hippie-child in the 1960’s, to conquer all odds and circumstances that kept her impoverished and unwelcome in her own small southern hometown. The story follows Robin “Birdie” Lormand’s poignant yet anti-heroic rise from the ash heaps to claim her rightful place in her family legacy.
Rescued from the River
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,030. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012 by Astraea Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Darkness engulfs Emma Donley as she sits on the banks of the Cache La Poudre River near Fort Collins, Colorado. Harvey Morgan, a trapper, kidnaps her with plans to keep her on the mountain as his woman for the winter. Morgan’s embittered rage turns deadly when her strong-minded escape thwarted his plans.
Walt Disney and the Facsimile of Reality
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
An essay detailing the benefits and drawbacks of Walt Disney's affect on animation, and childrens' fiction and cinema. The author outlines how Disney the man and the corporation revolutionalized childrens' entertainment and animation, with the unexpected drawback of wounding traditional folk tales and mass-marketing childhood to create a shared experience as consumers.
The Farm: Walking with the Past, Johnston Family History
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
History and anecdotes of the Johnston Family Farm and the Johnstons who've lived there.
Lost Crossings: A Contemplative Look at Western North Carolina's Historic Swinging Footbridges
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,370. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Essay » Sociology
This ebook contains 12 brief, contemplative essays and numerous photographs documenting North Carolina's most historic swinging footbridges. Mitchell and Yancey Counties are home to 13 of the state's 23 remaining footbridges, including the oldest in the state. Lost Crossings is the first book to offer comprehensive footbridge info. Read stories, view the map, and learn about this local feature.