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J. Paul Getty: The Dysfunctional Billionaire
By Daniel Alef
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
Profile of J. Paul Getty, one of America’s first billionaires. Getty, the richest man in the world in the mid 20th century, was a consummate businessman who built an oil empire and left a vast antiquities and art collection as his legacy. But he was a womanizer, a miser, and a completely dysfunctional parent. This is a tale of great success in business and utter failure as a human being.
Kuwait: Federal Research Study with Comprehensive Information, History, and Analysis - Politics, Economy, Military
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 57,900. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Comprehensive and unique information with professional analysis of Kuwait politics and history, economic, social, military, and national security systems and institutions, written by the experts at the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress. This Country Study is an exceptional review of Kuwait and its history.
Heroes of the RAF - No.43 Squadron
By Leonard James
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,710. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction
Real Life Accounts of Fighting in the Air from 1916 to the 21st Century. This book looks at the heroic men (and more recently women) who have fought with the squadron over the years. It details their exploits in battle, their life with the squadron and in many cases their subsequent careers in the RAF.
SOLO The New World Order
By Ali Shams
Price: Free! Words: 51,440. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011. Category: Fiction
Imagine a future engineered to be perfect, each member coexisting in perfect harmony with one other, in a miraculous world. Yusuf, a quiet and modest man, has always had dreams. One night his dreams take him to a strange place where an even stranger man dwells. Together they will embark on a journey that will not only change Yusuf’s future but that of all humanity as well.
Waiting for War
By James Brokaw
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,700. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2011 by Hedgie Press. Category: Fiction
During the fall of 2002, tens of thousands of American troops were stationed in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, waiting for a war nobody was sure would come at all. This is the story of one such soldier.
Living on Tattooine (a.k.a. Kuwait)
By Christine Cook
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,180. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Meet Lieutenant Colonel Christine Cook, battalion commander of a National Guard unit. In November 2003, deployed to Kuwait, in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. She sent an email letting her friends know she was alive and safe, but the seemed like another universe. Thus begins a year's worth of emails that kept her loved ones amused, but informed, about the doings of an intrepid soldier.
Artemis And Other Spoken Word Poems
By Nada Faris
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 11,030. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Category: Fiction
Artemis and other Spoken Word Poems includes ten award-winning poems that Nada Faris performed, which gave her the nickname of “Kuwait’s Finest Slam Poet.”
Thunder and Lightning: Desert Storm and the Airpower Debates - The War to Liberate Kuwait, Attacks on Iraq and Saddam Hussien, Aerial Bombing
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 69,360. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Colonel Mann undertakes a critical analysis of air and space warfare as planned and waged in Operation Desert Storm. He explores debates about airpower and its uses as they played themselves out before, during, and after the successes of the Gulf War.
Subject to Change
By Timothy Leonard
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 114,150. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
A hybrid metafictional memoir by a prescient Vietnam veteran. He was in Morocco on 9/11. It blends journalism, history, creative nonfiction and world travel. It incorporates abandonment, loss, exile, renewal, creativity, diversity, kindness and gratitude.
A Century is Nothing
By Timothy Leonard
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 185,020. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Category: Fiction
A work of metafiction with a Gonzo attitude. On 9/11 a prescient Vietnam Veteran was in the Sahara. He met Omar, a blind Touareg writer in exile. They moved to Cadiz, Spain and later an isolated mountain pueblo where they wrote about the past, present and future. Their stories inside stories incorporate diverse world cultures and spiritual awareness. Life is CAT: chance, aptitude and timing