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Atlantic Tales: Contributions to The Atlantic Monthly, 1927-1947
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 7. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 98,520. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
Henry Williamson's occasional contributions to the prestigious American literary magazine Atlantic Monthly are collected here for the first time: nature sketches, short stories and tales of his later experiences when farming in North Norfolk during the late 1930s and early 1940s. Central to the collection is 'Salar the Salmon', a condensed version of Williamson's best-selling 1935 novel.
Indian Summer Notebook: A Writer's Miscellany
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 10. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 34,710. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
A selection of Williamson's work from different sources. The theme is one of people, places and events which had a far-reaching effect on Henry's life – his schooldays; the Christmas truce on the Western Front in 1914 (at which he was present); his Norfolk farm; North Devon; and significant essays on the Victorian nature writer Richard Jefferies and the poet Francis Thompson.
The Young Desert Farmer
Price: Free! Words: 62,990. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
A small dry sluggish feudal village in western Rajasthan came alive after the villagers managed to pump irrigation water from great depth. Tan Dan and his livestock breeding clan became commercial farmers more powerful than the former feudal lords. Tenants became landowners participating in the casteridden political game of the area. Tan Dan tried modern farming based on agricultural science.
WWOOFers’ Handbook: A Down-to-Earth Guide Book for Volunteering
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 65,210. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
The "How To" for WWOOFers: seriously practical advice for anyone wanting to achieve goals (seeing the world, extending visas, learning a language, living with the locals) by exchanging their labour for food and lodging. "WWOOFers' Handbook" teaches you the shortcuts and alerts you to pitfalls, with good advice on how to avoid them.
Rule Your Roost
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,430. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013 by Chad Knight. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Specific Ingredients / Poultry, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
A Beginner's Guide to Raising Chickens by the Experts at Backyard Poultry Magazine
Wild Cow (Mr. Farmer's Adventures, Vol. 2)
Series: Mr. Farmer's Adventures, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 680. Language: American English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming
The second installment in a series of short nonfiction tales, as told by an unnamed storyteller who we will call Mr. John Farmer. This tale is an old story about catching a cow who mysteriously became wild.
Agricultural Value Chains for Development
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Agricultural value chains, when the poor and other marginal groups participate in them, hold considerable promise for helping reduce poverty and promoting inclusive growth. Under the right conditions, value chains can move smallholder farmers from subsistence into commercial agriculture. This ebook focuses on crucial lessons for effective value chains based on Asian Development Bank experience.
Phoebe Comes Home
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,760. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Adventure » General
Phoebe, George, Jeremy, Abby, Glenda, Stephanie and Eddie, a veritable “team of teenage detectives”, must save their hometown from the dangers of climate change, and most urgently, from power hungry Milton Morphy and his crew of henchmen. Determined, and undeterred by danger, the teens summon an emergency that will unveil truths and bring Middletown back together.
Only For You
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,710. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
Emma Delaney has always loved Sam Parker, her childhood friend turned superstar athlete. Sam reminds her of warm sunshine, laughter and passion. In his arms, she dreamed of white picket fences and happily-ever-afters, until the day he abandoned her. She won’t fall for him again, or so she says until he comes home...
Short Stupid Stories: Baby Rae
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,280. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Raised on a mustard farm in Northern Kentucky, a part time brain surgeon practices medicine and helps mankind with skills learned from a correspondence school.