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Rūta
You set the price! Words: 12,480. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Rūta delves into the conscience of a secondary school teacher, optimistic and enthusiastic at the start of his career. He falls in love with his tutor group, one of whom, Rūta, a new arrival from Lithuania, seems to him a perfect student. He fixates on what she represents, as the reality of modern schools saps his energy and weakens his resolve.
Essays in Sociological Explanation
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 119,850. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology
Smelser's much-referenced collection of writings on issues of sociological theory and practice--by one of the world's leading social scientists of the past half-century. This informative book is now republished in the Classics of the Social Sciences Series from Quid Pro Books. Quality ebook formatting includes active TOC, linked chapter endnotes, and legible graphs and images from the original.
The Forest Awakes: Landscape and Imagery of Japan
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 81,940. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Asian poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry
A vivid, emotional trip throughout Japan is presented in this collection of haiku by author Kenneth Thomas with a Foreword written by Dr. Nakato Hiroshi, president of the Minneapolis Japanese School. In these three line, light verses you will be able to visualize Japan with fun, sensitive and intimate details of Japanese culture. This visual transit of Japan that will leave the reader enchanted.
Unfinished Glory Unedited Hope
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
It is the early 2000s, a time of great upheaval whether it be the coming of the new millennium, 9-11 or an ever growing gap between the world's Haves and Have Nots. Yet, through various journeys, the poet is uplifted by the constant discovery of earnestness, love and the unwillingness of good people to rest. The collection spans three years worth of work covering travels across 3 continents.
Little Cutie Poems
Price: Free! Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
A collection of poems dealing with Life, Love, Society, Religion, Depression, Drugs, Loneliness, and Politics.
Masters of Life on Meaningful Living: Conversations between Tom, Guru Dick and Guru Harry
Series: Conversations with Guru Dick and Guru Harry · Wisdom of Life and Living · Masters of Life. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,970. Language: American English. Published: July 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
In this book, a young man, Tom, has conversations with Guru Dick and Guru Harry. In the conversations, the gurus offer contrasting views on what is meaningful living. The gurus finally give their own definitions on living a meaningful life. For those who are interested in meaningful living, this book offers a fresh perspective!
Good vs Good: Why the 8 Great Goods are behind every good (and bad) decision
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,440. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013 by North Star Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management
This book is philosophy of the most practical kind. Based on six years of research in more than 20 cultures and involving over 3000 people, Good vs Good describes eight categories of Goods on which we all make our daily decisions. Each of us has our own almost unique prioritization of these goods—but it is an unspoken, unexamined order that makes our decisions erratic and unpredictable at times.
The Role of Productivity in Community Success: The Jesuit-Guaraní Cultural Confluence
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics / comparative
This historical essay, drawn from the deepest jungles of Uruguay in South America, examines the creation of a flourishing culture and economy that lasted for almost two centuries. It explores the guided development of a virtuous web of social and economic controls that mixed the philosophy of Catholic Jesuits with the traditions of the native Guaraní peoples. Suggests application to our times.
Sarah Cole En route
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Inspirational
Sarah Cole En route is a story that speaks to the critical necessity for courageous, sensitive, and life affirming communication between the older and younger members of the human family. Between the hours of 5 and 6 am, newly retired Sarah Cole has an unforeseen occurrence that changes her life. Her experience helps to put her scarred past into perspective and thus frees her to face her future.
'Alex Hamilton's phone call changed my life'
Price: Free! Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
This is a story of human spirit,human bonds, love kindness and generosity...They say you are among the blessed people of God,when in your heart surges a sea of kindness and love,you desire to love & help every person around you....how does this sea come to be?...Khalil Gibran said 'generosity is giving you what i need more than you do',but why does man practice generosity at all in the first place