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Fever: Gentle Aching Fever (Book IV)
Series: Fever. Price: $4.40 USD. Words: 64,160. Language: British English. Published: April 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Fever is an exposition of a heady but not inscrutable abstract tale conceived on the likeness of bodily symptoms to a dysfunctional family, coexisting like the nation it is indigenous to, resembles and lives within. Its nature points seemingly to a fictional story it likens in every aspect and symbolizes with such inane clarity. This is the historical tale of the Nigerian nationhood and its people
Celine's Landing
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 128,540. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014 by Icebox Media. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Back Cover Blurb Draft: With the Second World War ravaging France, the Nazis prepare to annihilate the Jews living in the French Alpine village of Treaire. Six mid-twenties Treaire citizens, lifelong friends—all born within ten days of each other, risk everything to rescue their Jewish neighbors and save the strategic Saint Laurnee railroad trestle from Nazi destruction.
Representing the Poor: Legal Advocacy and Welfare Reform During Reagan's Gubernatorial Years
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 82,130. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Services, Nonfiction » Law » Legal History
An extended, multifaceted case study of a kind not much found in scholarship on social cause lawyering. The narrative highlights the forceful presence of Ronald Reagan and the key role in representing the welfare poor of Ralph S. Abascal, a legal aid attorney. To fight Reagan’s welfare policies, Abascal with other legal services lawyers affected judicial, legislative, and administrative change.
Lost in Mangroves
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,910. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Lost in Mangroves is the sixth anthology put together by Tropical Writers. You will find here creative non-fiction which tries to capture a sense of place and, sometimes, time. The place? Tropical North Queensland. The time? From the 19th to the 21st centuries. By the time you have read this collection you will be ready to pack your bags and visit us here, in Far North Queensland.
German Identity and Patriotism-Healing the Wounds, Integrating the Shadow (The Future of Western Civilization Series 1)
Series: Future of Western Civilization, Book 25. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,700. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Adrian Wagner interviewed by Psychiatrist Dr Nicholas Beecroft. Adrian is an emerging German leader. Aged 26, from the Millennial Generation “X,” he writes on social transformation and integral consciousness. In this interview, he discusses German Identity and Patriotism; the state of German consciousness, it’s healing and integration.
1,001 Things You Didn't Know Happened in April
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 215,640. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This is a quirky and unique take on the history of the world to today, all seen through events and peoples in the month of April, since the beginnings of recorded history. Each entry is explained in a short paragraph of 100 to 125 words, comprising not only traditional history, but also social history, the history of science, and a sad catalog of disasters, both natural and man-made. Enjoy!
The Zimmermann Telegram: Analysis and Criticism
Series: Continuing Education, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Adult & continuing education
The Zimmermann Telegram by Barbara Tuchmann is a key work examining the question of what prompted the U.S. to enter World War I. This short analysis and criticism, part of our Continuing Education Series, hopes to provide readers with a general, but thoughtful, review of Barbara Tuchmann's research into how Woodrow Wilson, despite his long held stand on non-intervention, managed a shift to war.
"Hejmdal" 1903-04
Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 25,180. Language: Danish. Published: April 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Dagbog, ført paa Vintertogtet til Middelhavet fra 15' Oktober 1903 til 16' Februar 1904, samt fra denne Dato i de danske Farvande til 30' Marts 1904. Af Gustav Kragh, Underskibsminør i Flaaden.
Generational Cycles-Predicting the Future (The Future of Western Civilization Series 1)
Series: Future of Western Civilization, Book 20. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,000. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography
In this interview with Dr Nicholas Beecroft, Neil Howe explains the theory and sets out his observations of the current stage of the generational cycle during this “Fourth Turning” crisis period. He describes the interactions between all the various generations and predicts how the future in areas as diverse as security, immigration, family life and spiritual values.
The American Indians
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,030. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » American
Who were the first real Americans? In this book you will be introduced to the American Indians, their society and their culture! You’ll learn amazing facts which you never would have guessed, from cuisine and sports to crafts, pottery, sculptures or even ships. ”The American Indians” will interest general readers as well as scholars and students.