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Sex, Family and Fertility in Haiti, Volume 1
Price: Free! Words: 56,550. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
"Timothy t Schwartz challenges prevailing wisdom ... with a strong set of data. He shows the relationship between marriage, family, fertility, agriculture, and emigration in rural Haiti. He relates beliefs with behavior and opportunities and strategies for living. In the process he makes much sense of rural Haitian life." Bill Wedenoja, Missouri State University
Holy Heifer Tales
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by Our Little Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Have you ever wondered what really happens on a dairy farm? Get a glimpse of the mishaps and mayhem in everyday life on a Wisconsin dairy farm, as told by an honest-to-God farm wife. Get to know the guys, dogs and other critters, deer hunters, tractors and, of course, cows and cow patties. Experience the events that happen behind the scenes when the tractor wheels are no longer turning.
The Doondah Veil
Series: First Holy Communions in Cork. Price: Free! Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / Humorous
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Áine is worried that her gifted little brother will ruin her First Holy Communion with his non-stop flow of chatter. His obsession with a Makem and Clancy song could spoil things for everyone. She devises various plans to make sure he is not in the church on her special day. Tractors and magic play a crucial part.
From the Farm to the Table Olives
Series: From the farm to the table, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Flowers & Plants
Farmer Nick and Farmer Charlie are olive guys. They are neighbor farmers who raise two different varieties of olives, Sevillano and Manzanillo. Farmer Nick worked in olive orchards all through high school, and Farmer Charlie started farming after he was an adult. Text with photographs of Farmer Nick and Farmer Charlie tell the story of how olives are grown.
Participatory Irrigation Management
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
In development, participation is defined as a process through which stakeholders influence and share control of development initiatives and of decisions and resources that affect them. This brief strives to answer the question: how can participation contribute to the sustainable management of irrigation and drainage systems for agriculture?
Rachael's Legacy
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,380. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012 by Canterbury House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
From the sophistication and glamour of upper-class New York City life during the roaring twenties, Erie Carliss travels in distance and time to discover her secret past in the Mennonite country of rural Wellington County. Her journey is filled with intrigue, gangsters, whisky running and romance.
Dales Dotcom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,450. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
DALES dotcom explores themes of love, loyalty and loss against a background of real life events in 2001. An international businessman has to return to his family sheep farm in the Yorkshire Dales when his father dies. As he battles to save both the farm and his business he falls in love with the girl from the farm next door. But one of them will have to change their life they are to be together.
THE SUPpER HERO
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / General, Fiction » Children’s books » Comics & Graphic Novels / Superheroes
A picture book about the importance of farmers.
Buying the Farm
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 118,150. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Buying the Farm captures a newsworthy topic of the day: the fight for survival by America’s family farmers against the power and influence of corporate farming. While written as a novel, it is rooted in the truth of an actual lawsuit.
In A Pickle
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 104,640. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012 by Martin Sisters Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Christian » General
Annie Pickels, a 65 year old widowed pickle entrepreneur is in real trouble. One of her city farmers is growing marijuana on his rented plot of land. Annie, thinking it is marjoram, uses it as a secret ingredient in her pickles. Annie discovers his beloved Mary Jane is not the name of his girlfriend after Annie is arrested for cultivation and sale of marijuana.