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The Psychoactive Café
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,120. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
"It would have been developed anyway. Our little team just sped it up by a couple of years.” On an isolated campus in the far North, researchers develop a device that triggers instant euphoria by stimulating the brain’s pleasure centers. Once it’s in the wild, there will be no more need for narcotics and no way to control the spread of addiction. Their goal: To end the war on drugs
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Initial Ethics Orientation 2011 (IS-33.11)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,980. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social services
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI), in written form, provides initial ethics orientation for all employees of FEMA.
Agent Ethics and Responsibilities
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 41,880. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Law » General law
A discussion on the need for ethical codes of conduct in the insurance industry, and on agent responsibilities.
The Meaning of Life in Three Easy Steps
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,820. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
Guides to the meaning of life are often hopelessly complex, unlikely, dangerous or just plain goofy. How do we make the big question reasonable and manageable? Can contemporary scientific research shed any light on this project? Thurston draws on broad evidence and boils it down to to three steps: Don’t worry; be happy Don’t be an asshole Do it yourself
WHEN YOU ARE DYING: A Personal Exploration of Life, Suffering and Belief, ADDITIONAL CHAPTERS
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Price: Free! Words: 40,760. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011 by Gilead Books Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
‘This book is a thoughtful reflection on the encounter with dying and death and the issues they raise about faith in God. I strongly recommend it for personal and group reflection.’ Kenneth Leech
Lawyers on Their Own: The Solo Practitioner in an Urban Setting
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,460. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Renowned socio-legal study of lawyers in solo practice in Chicago during the 1960s, as updated in 1994. Includes new 2011 Foreword by law professor William Gallagher. The book is considered foundational for studies of the legal profession and legal ethics for small-client practice. Carlin exposes the underbelly of practice among solo lawyers and their methods of getting business, in many settings.
Eagle Bay
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 129,890. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Eagle Bay is a work of fiction based on a true story, with a look at management ethics (or lack thereof) in a Nuclear Power Plant. The two main characters must solve a reactor blockage with the reactor running at full power. A fatal accident occurs at one of the plants that uses their fix. It’s an inside viewpoint of a nuclear incident and how far people are willing to go in a conspiracy.
Property Management in California
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 130,850. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Real estate and property law
Property Management in California provides an overview of the field of property management and describes the major functions of property managers, including their legal, interpersonal, maintenance, accounting, administrative, and other duties. It also covers specific practices and problems in the management of various types of property.
Insurance Adjusting After Hurricanes and Tornadoes
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 12,180. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Real estate and property law
Insurance Adjusting After Hurricanes and Tornadoes covers the issues adjusters in Florida encounter when a natural disaster occurs and how to handle the special circumstances in processing these claims.
Utopian Ordeal
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,280. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
An old adage discusses how 'for want of a nail' a kingdom was eventually lost. In Utopian Ordeal the author proves that an extra nail can be just as bad. A brilliant Neurosurgeon adds computer tech to his repertoire and creates a nail that tumbles society and the economy down to their knees. This novella presents as a whimsical story, but is too close to the truth in our increasingly gadget de