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The Great Lakes Binational Region: The Need for Fragmented Sovereignty in Resolving Transnational Water Disputes in the 21st Century
You set the price! Words: 11,140. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2018. Categories: Essay » Political
Resolving water disputes and managing jointly controlled water resources has become increasingly important overuse, pollution, invasive species, and climate change. The Great Lakes Binational Region stands as a potential model for this sort of sub-state agreement operating in lieu of and then leading to an equitable, effective international treaty.
Great Lakes: Collisions, Wrecks and Disasters: Ships 400 to 998 Feet
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,200. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2017 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
This meticulously researched book provides a fact-filled guide to shipwrecks on the Great Lakes. A former harbormaster, “Skip” Kadar became fascinated with the regional history and began researching ships that now lie on the bottom of the freshwater seas. That led to a series of factual books, with this being the first from AAeB. This well-illustrated volume lists the ships and their stories .....
Secrets Behind the Collar
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,450. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2017 by Foremost Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Detectives Nick Greer and Sonny Madison must find out who is killing priests. Their search takes them from churches to strip clubs, from the Arizona desert to the Great Lakes. Could a little town in Pennsylvania hold the answer? More bodies fall. Jealousy and vengeance abound. Trusts are broken, careers are demolished, and families are torn apart.
From Paradise to Hell
Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 87,290. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2016 by Black Bed Sheet Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
From motorcycle zombies to enigmatic vampires, bloodthirsty beasts, vengeful specters, “skinwalkers,” hauntings, killer Walking Dolls to ghost stories straight from the author's past, let author Tom Sawyer take you on an exciting and perilous road trip/exploration of the darker shadows of the otherwise “Pleasant Peninsula” of the Great Lakes: Michigan!
The Griffon Ship of Rene Robert Cavalier de la Salle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
My e-book considers La Salle's exploration of the Great Lakes and his relations with the Native American Senecas. La Salle first came to North America in 1666 and then returned again from France in 1678. Wrecks that might be the remains of the Griffon are located near Manitoulin Island and Russell Island. My text looks at the Niagara Falls Griffon building site as late as the early 20th century.
Life with Big Green: A Memoir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,360. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Why is the environmental movement so ineffective? Here is an insider’s poignant look at his life with one of the biggest environmental organizations in the U.S. After a 30-year relationship with the National Wildlife Federation, including 13 years on its staff, the author learned why environmental groups will never save the earth, however noble their intent.
Jagular Goes Everywhere: (mis)Adventures in a $300 Sailboat
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 64,970. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
With a steadfastly contrarian sensibility and a lively appreciation of both the profound and the absurd, Tom Pamperin sets out with his cantankerous sidekick Jagular (a fourteen-foot sailboat he built from cheap plywood, a 2x4 mast, and a $20 tarp for a sail) on a series of sail and oar (mis)adventures ranging from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes.
After the Last Day
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 432,340. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Alternative history
(4.50)
The world descends into murderous chaos after a global economic disaster. This is the story of progressive people in the Great Lakes basin banding together to survive. Resisting evil dictatorship and internal dissent, they struggle to create local territories that promise a livable future unencumbered by the shadows of the past.
14 Fun Facts About Niagara Falls: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,570. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Niagara Falls is one of the most recognized landmarks in the US and Canada. Millions visit every year. While you may recognize this landmark, how much do you really know about it? Find out: How many waterfalls make up Niagara Falls? How much water goes over the Falls every second? How much of the water in the Niagara River goes over the falls? Educational Version has activities to meet CCSS.
The Amazing Adventures of Cholly Blake
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 109,150. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
(5.00)
A newspaper’s grossly overblown account of a Great Lakes ‘sinking’ dramatically changes a humble sailor’s life in 1879 -- and turns him into a Canadian hero. The fantastical exploits of Cholly Blake include piracy, duels, treasure-hunting, a thrilling raft voyage, terror in a runaway balloon, visits to a vile “sweating den” -- and they nearly trigger an accidental "war" with the United States.