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Vagonul de clasa a doua
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,130. Language: Romanian. Published: August 4, 2016 by EdDigitala. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Adventure » General
Cartea reprezintă un melanj constituit din rememorări, proză și pasaje de reportaj, denotând sensibilitate și un acut simț al detaliului cu semnificație. În fiecare dintre cele 31 de fragmente ce compun lucrarea, se regăsește o particularizare pe spații mici, descoperindu-se nimicuri minunate în cenușiul de fiecare zi.
The Hole-in-the-Wall: A study of the mariners and ships in Seaham Harbour 1841 to 1911
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,190. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
This book introduces the reader to the port of Seaham Harbour in County Durham on the lovely North-East coast of England. The early development and growth of the harbour and the town is briefly described and previously unknown maritime information and facts are revealed. Descendants of mariners may find their forefathers in this book listed on board sailing collier ships in Seaham Harbour.
From East to West - The Heir
Series: From East to West. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,110. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Master Sakuma and disciples journey to America to reunite with daughter, Kimko. He has a plan, supported by the Emperor, to safe guard the heir. Kimko and Jonathan join the conflict. Master Sakuma knows the enemies of the emperor are powerful and desire the end of the heir. He launches a secret plant to defeat the Grand master Ninja and safeguard the heir, but the ninja has a plan of his own
Oil for the Lamps of China - Beijing's 21st-Century Search for Energy: Coal, Oil, Natural Gas, Power Distribution System, Environment, Defense, Nuclear, Renewable, Solar, Wind, Geothermal
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 137,820. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / General
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report examines energy sources and planning in the People's Republic of China.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,510. Language: Australian English. Published: October 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Romance » Historical
The Brokenback story is a tale of love, humour, tragedy, and drama. It describes the mateship between the mineworkers and the hardships they face in their everyday routine - and why they wouldn’t want to work anywhere else but the underground. It also looks at the sufferings of miners from earlier years, those who’ve contracted pneumoconiosis, a debilitating and, for most, a fatal lung disease.
AlberTa's Gift
Price: Free! Words: 4,420. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Inspirational
As Albert stood beside Minister Teslo, he thought of that long ago street hockey game ending with his face plant. Severe asthma kept him gasping for breath on that childhood ambulance ride to hospital. Now, as he listened to this Energy of Tomorrow speech at the coal fired power plant he wondered about his gift. Had it been written in his mother’s tear stained eyes or was there much more?
Since Hero: A Mechanic's History of the Age of Power
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,500. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » History
A general-interest history of the development of power technology over the last two thousand years. Steam engines, internal combustion engines, nuclear power, and more are described and simplified for the reader's understanding and enjoyment. The author is a professional mechanic who has worked on everything from humble lawn mower engines to multi-million dollar gas turbines.
Shawnee Wildcat Gold
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
An adventure for two southern Illinois gents who decide to do some prospecting in the Shawnee Hills. What they find may surprise you.
The Arrival: A Timeline Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
As a threat strikes from space, the Challenge Squad must come to terms with their own role as the government's super-team even as they face a threat that endangers the very world.
Solar Power: Economic Disaster
Price: Free! Words: 16,790. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Energy
Even with free solar cells and batteries, solar power is too expensive. If safe nuclear power is expensive, solar power is a disaster (and so is wind). Here I present an analysis showing that wind and solar are NOT the way to go in terms of economics. Nuclear, geothermal and hydro are the way to go. Clean fossil fuel is a last resort. Safe nuclear? I discuss that in my next book.