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Harvard Law Review: Volume 126, Number 6 - April 2013
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 134,670. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Emigration & Immigration, Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
The Harvard Law Review, April '13, features active Contents and linked notes. Issue 6 includes articles and student case notes, as well as as an extensive annual Developments in the Law survey. This year's subject is immigration law & policy. Further articles include analysis of transaction costs under the Coase Theorem (Lee Anne Fennell) and an essay on the unwritten constitution (David Strauss).
Yale Law Journal: Volume 123, Number 1 - October 2013
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 113,960. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
Yale Law Journal (No. 1 of Vol. 123, academic year 2013-14) includes articles and essays by internationally recognized scholars. Contents include “Mandatory Sentencing and Racial Disparity: Assessing the Role of Prosecutors and the Effects of Booker,” by Sonja Starr & M. Marit Rehavi and “Firearm Localism,” by Joseph Blocher, plus Benjamin Sachs on labor law, and a student Note and Comment.
99 Jobs: Blood, Sweat, and Houses
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,790. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home repair
A carpenter can fix the house. But how do you fix a broken home? In this award-winning memoir, Joe Cottonwood recalls a lifetime making repairs. Everybody needs a little help, a little warmth: the blonde in the hot tub—the dying billionaire—the wounded war vet—the rebel teen— the lonely French teacher—and the author himself. "Expertly crafted!"—Kirkus. "Gritty and entertaining."—Publishers Weekly.
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,810. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Pregnancy and Child Birth
Featuring articles previously published in Midwifery Today magazine, this e-book focuses on doulas. With recent research showing that a doula's presence at a birth significantly improves outcomes, this e-book is timely and relevant for today's birth workers and expectant parents.
Shoulder Dystocia
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 20,830. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Pregnancy and Child Birth
An important read for midwives, doulas, doctors and nurses about how to handle a shoulder dystocia. Filled with articles previously published in Midwifery Today magazine, this e-book contains top-notch information from the brightest minds in natural childbirth, including Ina May Gaskin, Gail Tully and Michel Odent.
The Colorado Labor Wars: Cripple Creek, 1903-1904
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,580. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Essays
Commemorating the centennial of the Cripple Creek Labor Wars, 1903-1904, this book recalls the causes and consequences of one of the era's violent labor strikes that spread throughout the Colorado mine fields. A "must read" for those interested in labor history, mining, and a time when the Western Federation of Miners asked, "Is Colorado in America?"
1872 Chicago Firefighter Directory
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » History » North America
I am publishing an 1872 Directory of Fireman for the City of Chicago. It includes railroads and Chicago businesses. I researched the book from the U.S. Business Directory of 1872, among other references. 1872 was the year after the great conflagration, i.e the Great Chicago Fire of October 8-10, 1871. In this era firefighting was handled by steam engines. They were often pulled by teams of horses.
OSHA 30 Years, 30 Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,340. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Government & business
Ever wonder what it was like to work for OSHA for 30 years? Come along and learn the language of OSHA and see what highlights happened in the agency from 1983-2012 from John Newquist. John started out as a CSHO and worked as a Team Leader, Area Director and Assistant Regional Administrator. Some stories are funny like Chapter 6 and others more serious.
1880 Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad Directory Topeka, Kansas
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
The Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad was completed to Santa Fe, New Mexico in 1880. I have used ancestral records to compile an employee directory for A.T.& S.F.R.R. for Topeka, Kansas. The directory lists titles of railroad workers, their family members, and where the came to Kansas from. The publication will be useful for students of railroad history and those doing family ancestry profiles.
Mudder Stew
Series: In the Eyes of the Clones. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,880. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The world has evolved into a thing Hank Goode hardly recognizes. Witnessing the mudders march in the streets, banging their drums and singing their songs, only increases his sense of alienation. Hank sees that his beloved city is about to leave him behind, but he fails to suspect how ill fortune will force Hank to call the mudders his brothers so that he can accept a bowl of warm, mudder stew.