Dominic Spano

Biography

Dominic Spano is a Canadian anthropologist, author, poet and former salesman who now spends his time writing and teaching.

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Books

A Blue Collar Introduction to the Guitar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,950. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar, Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Techniques
This is an introductory book aimed at the student who wants to learn how to play the guitar. Basic chords are covered and, for the student who aspires to progress further, the details of the chords are included as well. The fingering is illustrated in dual images: one image highlights the frets upon which to place the fingers and the other image is a close up of a guitarist's fingers in position.
A Blue Collar Introduction to the Accordion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,220. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Exercises
This book gives the aspiring accordionist a quick but thorough introduction to the piano accordion. It employs a hands-on approach to acquaint the student with both the right hand keyboard and the left hand basses. By the end of the course, each exercise will have become merged to form a song.
The Riddled Mystery at Pirate Cove
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,750. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Riddled Mystery at Pirate Cove is a 'who done it' in which the primary problem solvers are two high school kids who inadvertently stumble upon a mysterious verse that soon appears to be linked to a recent crime. The ensuing clues lead the two teenagers to a series of riddles that they soon realize are the key to solving the mystery.
Child At Heart
Price: Free! Words: 15,470. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
This book contains four short stories and excerpts from a novel. The theme central to each story is the transition from childhood to adulthood. Each of the short stories, with nostalgic undertones, juxtaposes the innocence of childhood with the challenging emotions and attitudes that sometimes overcome grown-ups.
Pathways to Sold: The Science Behind the Sale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,960. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Sales & selling / management
This is one of the few books that examine the science inherent to the art of selling. It does not merely look at the reluctance to cold-call or to close, but at the underlying psychological and emotional causes, of that reluctance. While noting that mishandled objections costs sales, this text also speaks to the personality traits that interfere with overcoming the objections of certain customers
In the Twilight of the Moon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,440. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Coming of age
In the Twilight of the Moon is a story of familial love, set against the backdrop of an emotionally dysfunctional family. It follows the lives of three brothers who vie for the approval of their emotionally distant father in destructive ways.
The Defendant: Insights & Motivation for the Salesperson (in Everyone)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,600. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Educational
This book, intended primarily for salespeople, is about overcoming rejection. It is not a clinical textbook, but a story whose plot is geared towards the reader who likes to ‘think and ponder’. As such, the storyline allows many moments of introspection as the journey undertaken by the principal character explores themes peripheral to rejection, including fear, doubt, insecurity & self-esteem.

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