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Finish In 4: 10 Steps to Graduating College in 4 Years
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Student life & student affairs
Finish In 4: 10 Steps to Graduating College in 4 Years, addresses the problem of sub-standard college graduation rates by offering today’s college student a “10 Step” thought process that enables them to achieve the goal of graduating college ON TIME!
The Translator's Tale
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Price: Free! Words: 73,350. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
1963. An academic’s marriage falls apart because of his narrow and obsessive behaviour. In the hope of being miraculously cured of his naive and concrete thinking he undertakes a journey to Galicia, the Spanish cradle of magical realism. He is accompanied by his daughter who relates their comical progress and deals most effectively with the predations of an unexpected and unwelcome girlfriend.
A requiem for Oxford
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 143,730. Language: British English. Published: February 1, 2013 by David Hetherington. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
This captivating novel is set at a time of momentous transition in Oxford, as the old regime of learning in the late 1970's gives way to the new. A powerful entity from outside is hell-bent on destroying this ancient city using any means available. It is a tale of murder, mystery and espionage.
The Gunners of Shenyang
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 73,410. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Yu Jihui's memoir of his life as a university student in China as the nation starved during Mao's Great Leap Forward.
The Young Are Desperate: two novels
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 70,550. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013 by A. & A. Farmar. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The young are the heroes of these two boisterous novels by the renowned poet Brendan Kennelly. The Crooked Cross tells the dramatic story of a village in the south west of Ireland as it endures a prolonged drought, while The Florentines follows a young man who has left Ireland to go to an English university. Sharply unsentimental, these novels are told in attractive, spare and supple prose.
Inspiring Words for Ambitious Hearts
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Price: Free! Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
INSPIRING WORDS FOR AMBITIOUS HEARTS is a collection of poems and prose poems that readily spark hope and motivation in the minds of its readers. From lines elucidating the meanings of self-discovery, holidays & friendship to deliberate lines oozing insights on wisdom, school days and revealing religious experiences, the chapbook features the kind of poetry that instructs the youth, edifies young
College Success 101: A Professor’s Insider Secrets to Help You Succeed in School
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 43,070. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » College Guides
Do you want to graduate from college in 4 years? Do you want to have a good G.P.A. and graduate with honors? Well, it takes hard work, but it also helps to know the “tricks of the trade.” In College Success 101, you get inside information from an experienced and award-winning college professor who provides you - or you son or daughter - with practical tips and pointers to be a success in school.
The Education Conundrum: One academic's thoughts on a wicked problem
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 81,270. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Higher
The author, who has more than 25 years’ experience of teaching and researching within the Irish university system, casts a critical eye upon a variety of issues relating to education and its place in society; the organization of the education system; the philosophy of teaching and learning; the culture of academic science; PhD-level education and the vagaries of the academic world.