Books tagged: philanthropy

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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.
Havana Ball
By Mark Plimsoll
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 84,110. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
People with money among people with none! The bilingual Yankee escapes Cuban chaperones to deliver a literate view of Cuba. Meet gays, actors, whores, marijuana addicts, young adults, grandparents renting bedrooms, etc. Witnesses the rebirth of Havana's 'Carnaval' after a lapse of six years, and get to know a middle-aged American named Richard, who seeks a wife in Cuban dancer Wendy.
Driving With No Brakes: How a bunch of hooligans built the best travel company in the world
By Alan Lewis
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 82,940. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Driving With No Brakes is the entire story of the Lewis' wild ride—including a time when Alan literally drove without brakes in Costa Rica. In honor of the 25th anniversary of their ownership of the company, Alan and Harriet recount the story of Grand Circle and their dream to build a company that would allow active, mature Americans to explore the world, and help change people’s lives.
"And Gulliver Returns" Book 7 A Visit to Indus
By Total Health Publications
Price: Free! Words: 36,290. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
This is the third country that the commander visits. While the first two were very rich, Indus is very poor. However its president is working to educate the population. He has some unusual ideas about how the whole population can be educated quickly, including simplification of English to make it more readily understandable. An American, service, Mrs. Doors, is helping this developing country.
Microcosmia
By Ron Sanders
Price: Free! Words: 116,110. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2010. Category: Fiction
A troubled young billionaire heads for drought-stricken Africa to become Ethiopia’s great white savior. Vastly imaginative and hugely original. Microcosmia.
It's Not About the Money
By Terry Munday
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 34,730. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011 by Dust Jacket. Category: Nonfiction
Asking people for money day-in and day-out is no easy task, but in his book, It's Not About the Money, fundraising expert Terry Munday shows how to do it with flair--the flair that only God can give.
U.S. Model for Philanthropy: NAFTA and The European Union Compared
By Dr. Olga Lazin
Price: Free! Words: 5,500. Language: Spanish. Published: March 31, 2011.
U.S. model for philanthropy
George Soros: Robber Barron or Philanthropist
By Dr. Olga Lazin
Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 7,100. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This book focuses on George Soros' life and his actions as a philanthropist. A promoter of the rise of civil society in East-Central Europea, as well as the United States, Soros' Open Society Foundation has been active over 20 years literally changing the world. But Soros also has his detractors, and this digitized book takes up some of the unresolved issues surrounding the financer Soros.
The Art of Viral Fundraising
By Adam Brandt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,780. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Reference guide for all sized non-profits or other organizations looking to increase their cash-flow, using technology based tools. Readers will feel more comfortable using the internet to attract new people towards their organization. Easy to read and understand, highlighting the importance of Facebook, Twitter, and smart phones as fundraising tools.
The Power Inside Me
By Shakti Pradhan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,870. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Do you wish to manage your work-life balance? Can you maintain your body's daily nutritional requirement? Do you aim to be a successful professional and lead your team to fantastic results? Are you willing to increase your efficiency at work? Do you want more time with your family? If your answer to any of these questions is yes,then you are at the right place to learn more about it.