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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
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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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Misanthrope's Mansion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,880. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Seventeen year old Leah is on a slippery slope to self-destruction. Mad at the world, she doesn’t want any part of this life in New York City. So, when her aunt tells her she has found her a position for a nanny in England, she hopes this is the change she needs. However, when she arrives at the huge mansion in the heart of the English countryside, she learns no nanny position ever existed.
The Greedy Swine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Adventure & Adventurers, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Europe
In this story, a hungry farm worker learns a lesson about stealing and truthfulness.
The Poison Planters
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 111,090. Language: American English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
An exciting, fact-based 'reality novel' of the health dangers and government corruption in the promotion by leading chemical companies of GMO (genetically modified organisms)and rBGH (bovine growth hormones). The book contains dozens of actual incidents, and exciting intrigue following the investigations of ex-CIA biologist Dr. Laura Brett through the US and across Europe, China, and Africa.
The Sisters Will Dance
Series: Novels of the Chain. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 151,480. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Blaine Woosely claws his way back to the living. He has cleaned his blood of his addiction, and an unexpected, family farm home rewards his efforts. Only, the country acres isolate Blaine when a sharp-toothed monster hunts to bring Blaine back to dark. The sad history of Blaine's blood brings magic to the country home's new master, but in the end, only Blaine himself can break his chains.