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The Outsiders: Exposing the Secretive World of Ireland's Travellers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 82,820. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The Outsiders, first published in 2006, uncovers the secretive world of Irish Travellers where prejudice, crime and a burning loyalty to family, clan and tradition have made the community stand apart. Eamon Dillon investigates Irish Travellers and their worldwide drive to succeed - a hunger that has taken some Traveller gangs into the realms of fraud, bare-knuckle boxing and violent feuds.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Apollo Terminology - Comprehensive Dictionary of Aerospace Terms and Acronyms
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,250. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This invaluable reference work, Apollo Terminology, belongs in the library of every student of the Apollo lunar landing program. The preface states, "Apollo Terminology definitions presented herein are intended to provide Apollo program participants with an updated collection of terminology used on the Apollo program."
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Astronaut Oral Histories, Group 1, including Anders, Armstrong, Bean, Borman, Cernan, Collins, Cunningham, Duke, Evans, Gordon, Haise, Mattingly
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 232,460. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The fascinating oral histories of a dozen famous Apollo lunar program astronauts - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide new insights into this extraordinary effort, with vital observations about an era of space history that changed the world.
The Slayer and the Sphinx
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 187,180. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
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Lost in the wilderness, a Slayer and a sphinx must work together to survive.
Katniss the Cattail: An Unauthorized Guide to Names and Symbols in Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,890. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Literary Criticism & Collections, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Who was Cinna? What do the hawthorn and primrose symbolize? Or President Snow’s roses and Peeta’s bread? What about Katniss’s last name? Bringing details from myths, herbal guides, military histories, and the classics, English professor and award-winning pop culture author Valerie Estelle Frankel sheds light on the deeper meanings behind Panem’s heroes and villains in this hottest of YA trilogies.
Be Who You Want To Be: Knowing Yourself
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 7,500. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
Being who we really are is not as east as it seems. We alter ourselves to fit into different social and work environments, and there is always who we "hope" to be. We examine how to know who you are, your essence. Then there are tips and wisdoms about ways to be who you want to be, your vision and goal. Authenticity is one key to success.
Picasso's Cat & Other Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,350. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
This collection contains 15 tales of humor, hard science, cyberpunk, near-future SF, and space opera--including the three-story "Stealing the Sun" series that first appeared in Analog. The collection is introduced by multi-award-winning author Mike Resnick, and each story is accompanied by short commentary by the author.
The Whispering Fields
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 117,710. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2009 by Foremost Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
In the wilds of Upstate New York, a young dog is abandoned on a lonely country road—an act that propels him into an epic journey of adventure and self-discovery. After meeting four other strays, the newly-formed canine fellowship sets off on a quest to find the Whispering Fields, a legendary, hidden sanctuary for all homeless dogs.