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A Walking Tour of Ithaca, New York
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of New Orleans' French Quarter from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Sun of the Son
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Caribbean Poetry
Set in Barbados, the poems in Sun of the Son were awarded the Corson Bishop Poetry Prize, the Dorothy Sugarman Poetry Prize and the American Academy of Poets Prize at Cornell University. The voices in this collection incorporate the cultures and creoles of the islands, the remembrance and continuity of Africa, the influence of European and American writers, and mythologies from Old and New Worlds.
Ride a Horse Not an Elevator
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,500. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
A test of young courage. Lisa is a chubby city girl searching for friendship and excitement. She leaves home, and the elevators and bullies of a big apartment complex, to spend a summer in the country at her grandparents' farm. Culture shock! Accompanied only by her loyal beagle, Donald Dog, Lisa faces a summer in a very different environment with its own challenges and dangers.
The miseducation of Michelle Rhee
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Price: Free! Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Michelle Rhee was sold to the public as the savior of the Washington D.C. school system. She was an ivy league darling who would be the person to finally reform the swarthy denizens of its poor neighborhoods and make them see the true value of an education. But the reformations she would initiate after becoming School Chancellor would have her looking more like Lex Luthor than Superman.