Books tagged: trains

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The Strike
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,570. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set in 1980s India, The Strike follows twelve-year-old Hari as he tries to make sense of his tumultous and complex world of Brahmanical rituals, silver screen love, and seedy politics in Tamil Nadu. Matters come to a head when MGR dies and Hari is trapped in a train strike.
Rise of the Sky Drafter
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Adrian discovers more of his father's past. He is soon thrust into a magical world, only to find it in danger. This is a continuation from the short story "Sky Drafter".
High Speed Rail Meets the Laws of Physics - and Loses
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
In this paper John Hay-Heddle sets out serious problems with the HS2 Project relating to energy reserves, climate change, safety matters, costs and other operational concerns. He demonstrates that a 250mph Super-train is nothing like as “Green” as it
Into the Everything
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,370. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2011 by Punkin House. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
-Twenty something Rey Ovitz moved to the city for one reason: To be a hero in a luke-warm world. Into the Everything is the story of a man trying to understand the tragedy and majesty of life, looking everywhere outside of himself to find what it means to be himself, and failing wildly.
The Trestle
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Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Tom craves danger—to forget. He persuades his cousin Will to walk across High Bridge, a single track railroad bridge with no railings. Danger follows them onto the track, and Tom has to make a deadly choice.
Last Train of Thought
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011 by San Marco Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A young woman's solo and unsettling visit to a Communist country ends with more than just a souvenir and a post card description of her travels. The memory of the beautifully haunting city of Prague will, in fact, haunt her until the day she dies.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Railway Operating and Safety Rules Field Manual - FM 55-21 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,620. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Railway Operating and Safety Rules Field Manual (FM 55-21) provides a standard code of operating rules for personnel engaged in the operation of military railways.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Rail Transport in a Theater of Operations Field Manual - FM 55-20 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,070. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Rail Transport in a Theater of Operations Field Manual (FM 55-20) sets forth transportation rail doctrine and organizational structure. Coverage includes facilities, signals, procedures, rolling stock classification, and both steam and diesel locomotives.
The Train To Howth
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,070. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
A brief history of the short branchline to Howth off the main Dublin to Belfast mainline. Written to mark the 150th anniversary of the branch opening in 1846. The branch was part of the much loved Great Northern Railway of Ireland.
Daytrippers
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 31,980. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011 by All Mouse Media. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The night before the morning after. Everybody loves a good after hours party, except for when the Boss has somehow managed to get himself invited, and the home brew ginger beer would make a hippy proud...