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The Last Giant
By Mario Milosevic
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 53,910. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Fiction
Firefly yearns to tattoo giants, just like her mother. But one morning a rogue giant kidnaps her mother and takes her up to the plateau, a dangerous place for all river people. Firefly attempts to rescue her mother, putting her own life in peril. Then she learns her mother harbors a secret that calls into question everything Firefly ever believed about her people, her family, and herself.
TVA and the Grass Roots: A Study of Politics and Organization
By Philip Selznick
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,390. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction
Famous, influential study of organizations in action at all levels in the creation and expansion of the Tennessee Valley Authority with all its land use, agricultural, political and human effects. Landmark application of social theory coupled with prodigious research and insightful analysis made this book legendary. Newly republished in multiple formats in the Classics of Social Sciences series.
FEMA Document Series: Dam Safety in the United States - A Progress Report on the National Dam Safety Program - FEMA P–759
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,290. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) document is a report submitted to Congress outlining progress in the National Dam Safety Program. Dams are a vital part of our Nation’s infrastructure, providing economic, environmental, and social benefits, including hydroelectric power, river navigation, water supply, wildlife habitat, waste management, flood control, and recreation.
FEMA Document Series: Federal Guidelines for Dam Safety: Emergency Action Planning for Dam Owners
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,040. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) document describes federal guidelines for dam safety. There are many types of emergency events that could affect dams. Whenever people live in areas that could be flooded as a result of failure of or operation at a dam, there is a potential for loss of life and damage to property.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Dams Sector Crisis Management Overview Course (IS-870) - Evacuation Planning, Operational Security, Vulnerabilities
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 23,320. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) provides dam owners and operators with information pertaining to security awareness, protective measures, and crisis management.
The Trouble Upstream
By A.L. Means
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,370. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012. Category: Fiction
Home for Beaver is a wild river in Arizona, and like Ratty in Kenneth Grahame’s The Wind in the Willows he can think of no better place to live than somewhere surrounded by water. The snag is that the river is drying up and someone needs to do something about it. The Trouble Upstream chronicles the adventures of Beaver and his friends Skunk and Ringtail as they trek to the river’s source.