Books tagged: controversy

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Delirium: My Fascination for the 1978 World Cup Final
Price: Free! Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Essays
(2.00)
The 1978 World Cup Final was one of the most spectacular but controversial sporting events in recent memory. All of Argentina, backed by the ruling military junta was willing them to win against a talented Dutch Team. This is my take on a truly gripping but heavily tarnished match and the events that surrounded it.
Angel with Drumsticks
You set the price! Words: 24,530. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
(4.00)
The Church asked them to play, then betrayed their trust. The concert that should have propelled them to international stardom instead destroyed their careers. This is the story of Angel and the Brains and the La Messa Dei Giovani.
The Great Physician As Counsellor
Price: $9.45 USD. Words: 19,850. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health
This ebook will challenge your thinking about health, how to maintain it and live with it. Trusting in a relationship is key to finding meaningfulness in life, so discover what is holding you back from a better life. Learn how to tell your story in counselling and regain the sensation of being somebody.
The God Component
Price: $3.33 USD. Words: 44,290. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
The God Component cleverly reveals the systematic control engulfing our freedom while fearlessly promoting our "karmatic acceptance." Freeman controversially exposes the faults in modern theism, skeptical science, social normality, and more. From Libertarianism to particle physics to the art of pick-up, Dr. Freeman finds plenty of ways to promote love's truth while dismissing control's hate.
1001 Changes To Get America Back On Track
Price: Free! Words: 41,420. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Reference, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Modern day self help book for America, geared specifically for the 99.99%. Provides a roadmap of where we have been, how we got where we are and how we formulate a vision for the future of America.
The Mindset of a Champion: Your Favorite Rapper's Least Favorite Book
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,680. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers, Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop
Memoir by the legendary hip-hop blogger, charting the rise and fall of his career as a semi-professional hip-hop journalist.
Tebow: Throwing Stones
You set the price! Words: 15,120. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / General
Can he play? Should he pray? This short eBook looks at Tim Tebow now that the hype has died down (mostly) and prior to his trade to the New York Jets. It asks the above questions, and looks at how a possible career in the NFL might ... pardon the pun ... play out. It's a brief examination of the two main questions people asked in his breakout season, plus a nod to the future. Thank you.
The Gospel of Ivan
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 35,080. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What does it mean to have perfect faith? How do we prove our loyalty to the ideals we hold dear? Follow Jack Korbanski, Ivan Piper and Earl Hading as each comes to terms with what it means to believe... and how much that belief can cost.
Beware of For-Profit Online Education: What Every New Student Should Know Before Enrolling Online
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,000. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Education, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Distance & online education
This is an insider's account of the reality of the for-profit online education hoax. David Ramses reveals the quality of education available, the quality most often recieved, the reality of academic dishonesty in the online environment, the sales tactics used to lure students in, the true value of the degree, and what many employers really think of online graduates who are new to the industry.
Wolf in Sheep's Clothing: Did the Continental Army Try and Stage a Coup After the Revoluntionary War?
Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
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A 2200 word history short about a possible military coup after the Revolutionary War. The Society of the Cincinnati was formed by disgruntled members of the Continental Army as the Revolutionary War drew to a close. They were unhappy with lack of pay and supplies promised to them by the Continental Congress. Was formation of the Society an attempt to form a milita junta to rule the new country?