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And What Did You Get for Christmas?
You set the price! Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015 by VintagEreads. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Christmas, a time of giving. How exciting a prospect! To receive the unexpected, and to give more than just material things, because what counts is the idea, of course. And giving some part of yourself, now that’s some idea, because what is there to lose?
Synthetic Food Production: Solving Global Hunger
Price: Free! Words: 1,740. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Agriculture / Agronomy / Crop Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture
This short technical paper presents a technology with the potential to solve global hunger. A Synthetic Food Production facility is described which can provide daily food supplies for thousands of people at extremely low cost. Using the representative example, and 5 to 10 people operating the facility, it is possible to provide up to 10,000 ears (about 200 bushels) of sweet corn per day.
TIA This Is Africa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,690. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
In 1986, Peggy Walker and her family arrive in Africa to work for a relief and development organisation based in southern Sudan. Against the backdrop of an accelerating civil war and living in a third world culture, Peggy relates the heartwarming, the horrific and the humorous stories of the every day dramas in her own life and that of her family and co-workers, both expatriate and national.
Stir It Up: The CIA Targets Jamaica, Bob Marley and the Progressive Manley Government
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 121,720. Language: American English. Published: June 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A violent outburst brings Scott to a psychologist. What happened in Jamaica four years earlier? Had Bob Marley and the Manley government been under attack by the CIA? Was his father CIA? Had he come at him with a machete? Doc M pushes Scott to relive the fateful year 1976 leading to the historic Smile Jamaica concert and uncover the truth that will either set them both free or be their undoing.
The Man Who Wanted to Come to Dinner
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Categories: Plays » Canadian
(5.00 from 1 review)
We see the wretched of the earth on TV. What if they could come into our comfortable living rooms and demand a more just distribution of food? In this play a group of New Age friends are trying to reach higher consciousness when a hungry man from the Third World arrives.
Fair Dinkum
Price: Free! Words: 80. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Religious, Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
(4.57 from 14 reviews)
This is the Book of James paraphrased as a comic book. It's radical dude! Using a modern Australian context and slang, this powerful twenty two page comic book will challenge and perhaps offend some, and it may even change your life! Don't be an Ozzie Ostrich and stick your head in the sand! Take a look!
Third World
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,550. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Hank Beveridge and Lieutenant Newton Shapiro are a couple of nice guys whose worlds just happen to collide. Hank's getting up in years and Newton has his first independent field command. On Third World, women of marrying age are scarce as hen's teeth. Hank's still looking though. Newton has a job to do, no matter who gets hurt. The Empire is a long ways away, but the locals are at least peaceable.
Century's Endings
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,810. Language: American English. Published: May 6, 2013 by thelittlefrench@zoho.com. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The stories in Century’s Endings narrate the social problems of man and his drama with life. Some are set in a political climate of regimes abolished at the end of the last century and others where the rulers are men of narrow thought.
Health-Care For All: History of a ‘Third-World’ Dilemma
Price: $14.00 USD. Words: 85,930. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
The author argues that a balanced viewpoint between curative and preventive medicine was both essential and the only way forward in both developing and developed countries. That is a simple ‘message’ and the underlying theme in this book.
State Building In Africa: A Comparative Study of South Africa and the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » World politics
With the impetus of industrialization and the eruption of global economies, the growing disparity between poor and wealthy nations has impelled political scientists to ask why some nations are caused to prosper and others doomed to fail. That is, to investigate what inherent or developed factors determine the political, economic, and social realities of the world.