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Innovation and Learning in a Changing Asia: Highlights of the Evaluation Learning Event
Price: Free! Words: 7,870. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
This ebook documents a September 2014 learning event hosted by Independent Evaluation at the Asian Development Bank (ADB), which brought together thought leaders from different parts of the world to explore the vital links involving innovation, learning, and change in the context of development challenges facing Asia and the Pacific—inequality and environmental sustainability.
SOJOURNER, A journey past the end
Series: Fellowship of the Mystery trilogy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 144,350. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014 by Wild Flower Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Christian » Futuristic
SOJOURNER examines the question: What if all the popular predictions about the fate of the world are wrong? A "must read" for those who enjoy adventure, high stakes, and intelligent fiction. The intrigue of SOJOURNER is found first in its captivating characters, and then in an unfolding epic of unbalanced power, destruction, and victory. SOJOURNER is Book 2 in the Fellowship of the Mystery trilogy
Dust in the Wind: Real FEMA Disaster Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,400. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » History » American
Second Edition. Forget the hype of news reports and what media showed you during history-making disasters: Hurricanes Hugo, Andrew and Iniki to the Northridge Earthquake plus more. Follow Robert Winter, a 25-year FEMA inspector, at ground level as he encounters the true story, the grit, triumphs and tragedies of how these disasters played out in people's lives around the world on a daily basis.
Up to Our Asses in Alligators
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Life in Flying Fish is just plain odd, but the locals make the best of their semi-annual disasters. This collection includes one short story (2118 words) and a longer preview of a novel.
Donuts and Disasters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: American English. Published: March 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Flying and fighting in the Interstellar Navy was the only thing Sophia Kane ever wanted to do with her career. She was a crack fighter pilot, one of the best, but her ambition wasn't very far beyond the cockpit until the Battle of Syne-Gamma.
God’s Help When You Suffer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,630. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014 by John Ankerberg. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / Apologetics, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Personal Growth
Whether natural disasters, disease, or struggles in our personal lives, we wonder why God allows suffering and how we are to handle it. As Christians, we know we are not immune to these problems. The good news is that God is there when we struggle with each of life’s challenges, no exceptions. He is not only there; He is also working in our times of struggle.
Fire Answers Fire
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,250. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
What if you found evidence your grandfather was a terrorist? A mysterious letter from 1939 leads to a trail of documents pointing to a favorite relative's complete change of identity and his connection to one of the most well-documented disasters of the 20th Century, the burning of the Hindenburg.
My Eye in the Storm - Katrina Close Up
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,550. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » American
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My Eye In the Storm – Katrina Close Up is a memoir of the time I spent working as a Disaster Housing Inspector in 2005, after the most devastating hurricane of our lifetime hit the Gulf Coast, Hurricane Katrina. This is a story of the victims, the destruction, disaster workers, bad politics, and human behavior during a time when all aspects of life were pushed to the limit.
Survivors
Series: The Survivors Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 70,310. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Futuristic, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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This is the first of three novels which challenge the interpretations of prophecy given by Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins, in the Left Behind series. A string of appendices at the back of the book come from articles McKay wrote before he penned “ Survivors”. With the help of friends in Los Angeles, London, and Sydney, more than a million copies of this title have been sold to the general public...
Prepper Blades! Edged, Primitive and Improvised Weapons for the Apocalypse
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,790. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by Sky Warrior Book Publishing/ Sky Warrior Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Swords don't require you to reload. When all hell breaks loose, will you have the weapons necessary to survive? Being a prepper requires basic knowledge of edged, primitive, and improvised weapons. The author takes you through the basic weapons, including some medieval weapons you probably haven't thought of.