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Reimagining The Man Who Would Be King - Narrative Fictional Adventure Story to Impart Counterinsurgency Theory to Busy and Easily Distracted Service Members Based on Afghanistan and Iraq Experience
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 28,790. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
How can counterinsurgency theory and hard-won lessons learned from the recent battlefields in Iraq and Afghanistan be better captured and then conveyed in a narrative format that will appeal to a wide spectrum of military personnel—from the most junior enlisted to senior officers? This thesis reimagines Kipling's The Man Who Would Be King and sets it in the near future.
Old World ... New World: From a picnic at La Perouse to the Western Front
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,010. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Australia was, is, and always will be a nation of immigrants. Old World … New World provides backgrounds to the author's grandparents’ formative years in northern and southern England and in Redfern, Sydney, their experiences during four years of world war, and their familial relationships and tragedies from the 1920s to Sara Ongley’s death in 1977.
Cinq contes à l'intention des petits loups
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,770. Language: French. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Voici cinq petits contes. Ils sont tout autant destinés à des cheftaines ou des louvetiers pour se familiariser avec les aspects mystérieux du monde de l'enfance, qu'aux louveteaux et aux louvettes eux-mêmes auxquels on les racontera lors d'une réunion à la tanière ou d'une veillée au camp. Ces derniers pourront tout aussi bien les lire eux-même à la maison sur tablette.
The Jungle Book - simplified version
Series: Simple English readers. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,100. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Children’s books » Classics
Rudyard Kipling's timeless tales of Mowgli and his jungle friends (and enemies) retold in simplified English so it is accessible to younger readers and to EFL/ESL students.
Over his Shoulder
Price: $1.35 USD. Words: 65,240. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
A study of the aesthetics of the masculine novel of action and the romance form in the late Victorian and Edwardian periods.
The Complete Mowgli Stories, Duly Annotated
Series: Bapton Books Annotated Classics. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 85,760. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 7, 2013 by Bapton Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Classics, Fiction » Classics
The stories that concern Mowgli’s adventures have been collected, placed in their internal chronological order, and annotated in this volume by the historians GMW Wemyss and Markham Shaw Pyle. Prefatory essays and over three hundred and fifty footnotes accompany the text, delving into history, geography, ethnology, Imperial politics, and much else beside.
The Devil Still Has My Lawnmower & Other Tales of the Weird
Price: Free! Words: 27,720. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
A man loans his lawnmower to the Devil and must make a trip to Hell to avoid a fine by the Homeowner's association. An extremely boring person negotiates the release of his chicken nugget (which contains the secret to universal peace, prosperity, and happiness) with some extragalactic aliens. A frustrated writer launches her manuscript into deep space, igniting a fierce war in the stars.
Elephant: An Indian Tale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,760. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011 by White Sun Press. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Didier lives life as a normal, largish elephant in Mumbai, India with his mother and the rest of the herd owned by Mr. Rahol. Discontent with his elephant life, Didier wonders if he’d prefer to be another animal, instead. His mother tells fantastic tales of the wild, before humans turned her into a domestic animal, but neither she nor the rest of Mr. Rahol’s herd understand Didier's need for more.
Vintage Reading: From Plato to Bradbury: A Personal Tour of Some of the World's Best Books
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,750. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Vintage Reading brings eighty of the world's most unforgettable books out from behind the high castle walls, lowers the drawbridge, and welcomes readers inside. With lively and concise commentary, award-winning author Robert Kanigel throws an arm around the reader and becomes the tour guide to classics, best-sellers, lesser-known greats, and everything in-between.