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Blackwell's Dilemma
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,110. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The last thing any newly inaugurated US President wants is a sudden, major international crisis, but that's exactly what President Blackwell had to face. The weeks and months that followed tested the President's skills in military planning and strategy, global diplomacy and sheer nerve in ways that no other world leader had ever been tested.
How Not To Make Millions - but Still Enjoy a Rich Rural Life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 140,160. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming
The sample download is not fully representative of the contents, which is a synopsis of 60 years farming and gardening in several countries and is the base for suggestions that can be used by those with less experience. For a better guide see my blog "Snippets" published in June 2013. It is particularly useful for first time owners and novice food growers. 140k words.
Sweet Times, Sweet Places
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 147,330. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The modern generation could hardly believe there was quality life without the social and technological innovations of the new millennium. But my generation(1930s-1950s)made out quite nicely, thank you, without these innovations. Come let me tell you through the childhood adventures of a southern country bumpkin about a more laid back, less complicated, and some would say, less contaminated era.
Elk River
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,140. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
2012 Nominee Benjamin Franklin Award in LGBT and Global Ebook for Young Adults. Gregory C. Randall unveils, during the summer of 1956, a family’s fears and triumphs. He explores a region of America set apart from the chaos of the world. It is a place of migrant pickers, backwoods people living off the land, and the grand Lake Michigan that encloses them all. And it is also a realm of miracles
Sweet Land of Mine
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Series: Sweet, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,150. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Ruth's story from "Sweet Farm of Mine" continues. As her father Arlan's distraction with the lively widow and neighbor Gretta continues, Ruth finds plenty of challenge in managing their farm on her own and teaching. But Gretta is like a breath of fresh air, making Ruth aware of changes she needs to make. Moua and Sting, Hmong wanting to become farmers, become a big help to Ruth and Arlan.
Simple Green: Confessions of a Former Earthchild
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Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011 by Seven Rivers Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Simple Green," by a semi-lapsed environmentalist, is a rumination on keepsakes and mementos and how best to Reduce, Reuse, & Recycle them after somebody dies and leaves all their stuff behind -- a life's residue, inevitably destined for the landfill, unless a sentimental collector intervenes. A personal essay/memoir by Deborah J. Lightfoot, author of the "Waterspell" fantasy trilogy.
A Farmer's Goodbye
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Price: Free! Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
After a half century of farming, an old man takes one last walk across his land.
Cases With a Consicience: Entrepreneurial Solutions to Global Challenges
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 33,160. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
Written by students, for students of the global economy, Cases with a Conscience highlights innovative ventures that combine a passion for change with new products, technologies, and business models. As a classroom supplement or casual read, Cases with a Conscience inspires new thinking on the role of entrepreneurship in sustainable development.
On Sarpy Creek
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,860. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011 by Riverbend Publishing. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
"On Sarpy Creek" is a deeply moving family saga about a small Montana farming community in the decade after World War I. The simple, unadorned style and strong story make "On Sarpy Creek" a true page-turner about life and love.
ZippityZern's Uncommon Nonsense - A Farmer's Almanac
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Price: Free! Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
There are personal essays. There are creative non-fiction essays which are essays dressed up to go to a party, and then there are ZippityZern's essays, and that's a whole other kind of not-faux story dressed up to go to a party. Subjects covered in the Almanac include: gelding sheath cleaning and feral chicken trouble.