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2020 Vision: Imagining An Enlightened and Sustainable Future
You set the price! Words: 53,900. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
We face many difficult challenges today. Dwindling resources, climate change, pollution, overpopulation, and a growing feeling of disconnection from God or religion all must be solved if we are to retain society and culture as we know it. I examine economics, environment, politics and religion and identify at least 2 paradigm shifts within each topic that will enable us to thrive and develop.
Thinking Green: Ethics for a Small Planet
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,560. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Nothing short of an environmental manifesto for mankind, this extraordinary and learned treatise teaches a different way of thinking about humans’ place on the planet.
Séances in Washington: Abraham Lincoln and Spiritualism during the Civil War
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,910. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2011 by Nixon-Carre. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism, Nonfiction » History » American
Séances in the Lincoln White House? This book is the first-hand account of the experiences of Nettie Colburn, a medium in Washington during the Civil War. It includes much of the original work along with background information and explanations of many of the events mentioned, from the Fox sisters and the beginnings of the Spiritualist movement in the 1840’s to table tipping and trance.
Still Life With Lovers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
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"It wasn’t like Gustave to storm out of the flat when Lisette opposed him. Usually Lisette would flee to Margot’s place, returning a few hours later to find Gustave sulking and sauced, but eager to make up..." A century-old diary of a young woman’s frustrated marriage and infatuation with a wild painter named Vincent Van Gogh, gives a contemporary woman new insights into her own marriage.
The Secret Cause
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
The disquieting pleasures of a forty-year-old man are gradually made clear to a young doctor in this short story by the great Brazilian Machado de Assis. Translated by Juan LePuen.
Solar Busters
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,960. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Green business, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Energy
We have lived 100% off grid using solar energy for many years. During those years we have observed many issues with solar energy that are rarely discussed.In this e-book we will discuss those issues. Issues relating to the environment, weather, geographical location & many more points to consider before investing your money in solar. Also included is an easy to create solar location tester.
Purchasing Power
Price: Free! Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Flash fiction about a future that could come terribly true. A story from my collection of short stories, PRESSED LEAVES.
Godfrey: Book Two
Price: Free! Words: 16,260. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
In this second book of the Godfrey series, twenty-one year old Godfrey Leduc must endure the many trials and tribulations of starting life in a new land. Learning English. Getting to know the members of the community. Surviving the harsh winters. A poignant and heartfelt, semi-biographical work, Godfrey: Book Two allows readers to experience early Canadian farm life first hand.
Godfrey: Book Four
Price: Free! Words: 15,070. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
It's 1926 and everything is pretty much the same in small town Wainwright. Except Godfrey's met a girl. And not just any girl - Antoinette - the pretty brunette from Saint Dominique, Quebec. Only trouble is, she's Henri's baby sister.
Practice of Consumption and Spaces for Goods
Price: $6.48 USD. Words: 37,980. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
The practice of consumption and the spaces for goods are in continuous evolution, constantly eluding typological and functional definition. One of the objectives of this book is to understand what mechanisms are at work, what competences, the roles which have impacted on, still impact on today and will continue to impact on this sector in the future.