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The War Amongst the Angels: An Autobiographical StoryPresent Tense: Round Two of the Great GameMennyms AloneDays of CainThe Shadow EaterBackwards DayThe Organ GrindersThe Killing BreedSmoking Out a KillerNever a LadyThe Legend of Bagger Vance: A Novel of Golf and the Game of LifeThe Ring on Her FingerA Miracle in ParadiseThe Story of Jean Baptiste Du SableStreeters: Rants and Raves from "This Hour Has 22 Minutes"An Underachiever's DiaryWilderness TipsCurrent DangerEnterprise One to OneListening with My HeartTrampYour Wife Is Not Your Momma: How You Can Have Heaven in Your HomeThe Career Coach: Winning Strategies for Getting Ahead in Today's Job MarketSpiritual Survival Guide: How to Find God When You're SickThe Terminal Spy: A True Story of Espionage, Betrayal and MurderNotes from an Italian GardenMy MumKissBattleground. Chris RyanCookieThe Border: Canada, the Us and Dispatches from the 49th ParallelThe PesthouseThe Fruit Hunters: A Story of Nature, Adventure, Commerce and ObsessionGifted13 Things That Don't Make Sense: The Most Baffling Scientific Mysteries of Our TimePetite AnglaiseThe Way of the WorldThe Kite Runner (Movie Tie-In Edition)BookweirdStrayThe Secret Life of War: Journeys Through Modern ConflictDirect Red: A Surgeon's View of Her Life-Or-Death Profession8 X 10Growing Up Jung: Coming of Age as the Son of Two ShrinksThe ConvictsWhen the Snow FellVixenA Brief Chapter in My Impossible LifeQuality of Service in Optical Burst Switched NetworksContact with Alien CivilizationsWireless CommunicationsGeriatric Medicine Vol. 1: Medical, Psychiatric & Pharmacological TopicsIntroduction to Molecular MedicineSpinning the Web: A Guide to Serving Information on the World Wide WebPelvic Surgery: Adhesion Formation and PreventionReviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 99Experimental Malignant HyperthermiaContraception Research for Today and the Nineties: Progress in Birth Control VaccinesReviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 100Controversies in Diabetes and PregnancyNeuroendocrine Perspectives 7Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 106Longitudinal Study Dyslexia:Interactions Among Aptitudes, Strategies, and Knowledge in Cognitive PerformanceReviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 110Analysis and Interpretation of Range ImagesReviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 114Purines in Cellular Signaling: Targets for New DrugsThe Art of Distributed Applications: Programming Techniques for Remote Procedure CallEffective Technology Integration for Disabled Children: The Family PerspectiveAdvances in Disease Vector Research 7Prevention of Stroke:Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 122Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 125Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 126Breast Care: A Clinical Guidebook for Women S Primary Health Care ProvidersGrowing Through the UglyWaiting to Forget: A MemoirRoses, RosesBiobehavioral Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum DisordersThe Very Richness of That PastThe Mystery of the Pirate GhostUnder ObservationBimmi Finds a Cat CLThe Tangerine TreeEgg-Drop BluesLandscaping with Herbs PaA Weed Is a SeedClaiming Your VictoriesSee Naples: A Memoir of Love, Peace, and War in ItalyOllie All Over CLKaleidoscope, Book 1: Reading and WritingIntermediate Algebra: An Integrated Approach, Preliminary EditionMore Bread or I'll AppearThe Enduring Vision, Volume 2: A History of the American People: From 1865College Algebra: Concepts and Models, Third EditionBeacon Handbook and Desk Reference Set Fifth EditionDo Pigs Have Stripes?How to Be an Ocean Scientist in Your Own HomeThe Injured Athlete


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The War Amongst the Angels: An Autobiographical Story

Product : The War Amongst the Angels: An Autobiographical Story
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : In the latest dazzling example of a lyrical literary genius that defies categorization, The War Amongst The Angels carries the reader across the mystical thresholds viewed from afar in Blood and Fabulous Harbors to reveal the mighty destinies and secret histories of some of Michael Moorcock's most beloved and intriguing characters. It is the story of the incomparable Rose von Bek and her adventures on an alternate, Earth and in the Second Ether -- an infinitely wondrous place where time has no bounds and life is a river of endless reinvention. Here, also, is the love of her life, the volatile and enigmatic Sam Oakenhurst, as well as the ill-fated lovers Colinda Dovero and gambler Jack Karaquazian, who join Rose -- along with a host of exceptional companions -- to fight shoulder-to-shoulder against the agents of evil and stagnation in the ongoing conflict some call the great War in heaven; a struggle whose outcome will determine the very nature of reality itself.
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Author : Moorcock, Michael
Publisher : Eos
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Present Tense: Round Two of the Great Game

Product : Present Tense: Round Two of the Great Game
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : A masterful world-builder and award-winning fantasist nonpareil, DAVE DUNCAN carries us through the hidden portals that link two war-wounded worlds...into a miraculous realm where mortals become gods. THE GREAT GAME IS AFOOT In the midst of the horror of the first World War, a stranger falls from nowhere into the mud and death of the Flanders battlefield--bruised, babbling, and stark naked...with a remarkable story to tell. Wrongly accused murderer Edward Exeter has reappeared on this Earth hearing scars and secrets. From somewhere he calls next door--a place old godly intrigues and an ancient prophecy that he wants no part of. But powerful forces on both sides of a mystical border have other plans for the young fugitive. And now, in the company of loyal comrades, he must flee murderous pursuers from two separate worlds. But there is no escape from his destiny. For Exeter has obligations to the past and the future that must be met...if myriad civilizations are to survive.A masterful world-builder and award-winning fantasistnonpareil, DAVE DUNCAN carries us through the hidden portals that link two war-wounded worlds...into a miraculous realm where mortals become gods. THE GREAT GAME IS AFOOT In the midst of the horror of the first World War, a stranger falls from nowhere into the mud and death of the Flanders battlefield--bruised, babbling, and stark naked...with a remarkable story to tell. Wrongly accused murderer Edward Exeter has reappeared on this Earth hearing scars and secrets. From somewhere he calls next door--a place old godly intrigues and an ancient prophecy that he wants no part of. But powerful forces on both sides of a mystical border have other plans forthe young fugitive. And now, in the company of loyal comrades, he must flee murderous pursuers from two separate worlds. But there is no escape from his destiny. For Exeter has obligations to the past and the future that must be met...if myriad civilizations are to survive.
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Author : Duncan, Dave
Publisher : Eos
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Mennyms Alone

Product : Mennyms Alone
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : The fourth volume in the delightful fantasy series about a family of rag dolls who live on a quiet street in England, keeping to themselves, wearing dark glasses to hide their button eyes, and carefully guarding the secret that they are rag dolls, brought to life by the loving hearts and hands of the woman who created them many years ago. Sir Magnus, the family patriarch, has had a premonition that their world is about to come to an end, and the entire family prepares to meet whatever their fate will be...
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Author : Waugh, Sylvia
Publisher : HarperTrophy
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Days of Cain

Product : Days of Cain
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : In the future, time travel is possible, and Monitors have been selected to preserve the integrity of the past, so that what is to come remains uncompromised and uncorrupted. Now one Monitor, Alma Lewin, has gone renegade and has vanished into the most violent years of the mid-twentieth century. Unless her mentor, Gaspar James, can find and stop her, Alma intends to change the past -- and the future -- by entering Auschwitz, the most terrible place ever created by Man.
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Author : Dunn, J. R.
Publisher : Eos
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The Shadow Eater

Product : The Shadow Eater
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : The second book of the remarkable epic fantasy The Dominions of Irth, from an incomparable world builder and major new voice in the field. Once a hero rose up from the Dark Shore. His courage helped to vanquish an all-devouring evil and his magic restored a fallen kingdom to its prior majesty. But the unborn child of a vengeful goddess has been poisoned by the stranger's presence. And now all manner of beings and charmed entities are allied in a single cause: to drive the interloper from paradise and return him to a realm of darkness, pain, and dread sorcery called "Earth".
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Author : Lee, Adam
Publisher : Avon Books
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Backwards Day

Product : Backwards Day
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : When Timmy gets to school and finds he has his shirt on backwards, he's really embarrassed, especially since all the older kids make fun of him. But it gives him a great idea for a party -- A Backwards Day Party -- and he and his friends think up all kinds of backwards fun.
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Author : Williams, Laura E. / Ulrich, George M.
Publisher : Avon Books
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The Organ Grinders

Product : The Organ Grinders
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : There is evidence that Hindu surgeons may have performed tissue transplants 2,600 years ago. Chapter One San Mateo County, California, March 1975 Paul had big butterflies in his stomach. He was nervous because he was on his way to meet with Mr. Jerry Landis. "The Mr. Jerry Landis, one of the most important men in the country, according to every business magazine Paul had read. And since other important men had a hard time getting an appointment with Mr. Landis, everybody was impressed that Paul had been granted an audience with him -- especially since Paul was just fifteen years old. He was sitting in the back of the bus looking at the blood on his finger. Paul chewed his nails whenever he was anxious, and this time he had torn one below the cuticle, drawing a crimson reminder of his apprehension. Paul took a deep breath and tried to relax, but he would need more than air to settle his nerves today. He was delivering an important document to Mr. Landis and he prayed it would make a difference. Paul just wanted to make the world a better place. The reason Paul had been invited to meet with Mr. Landis in the first place was a civics class project designed to demonstrate the power and importance of a participatory democracy. The project involved writing a letter to someone in a position to influence government or corporate policy. Some of Paul's classmates wrote to city council members; others wrote to senators or representatives. But Paul wrote to Mr. Landis because of something he had read about in the newspaper, something called the Landaq Sierra Nevada Development Project. According to the newspaper, Landaq had recently purchased a vast tract of land in the foothillsof the Sierra Nevadas, a pristine wilderness area where Paul had attended summer camp as a child. Paul still felt the wondrous charge of emotion he'd experienced when he first saw that land. The stunning granite peaks painted with corn lilies and Indian rhubarb were still vivid in his eyes. He had waded in the clear creeks lined with grass hummocks, bushy splashes of green and bright yellow. He could still smell the sugar and ponderosa pines that dusted the cool lakes with patterns of pollen while mergansers paddled noiselessly about. The dogwoods that bloomed fragrant next to maple and cottonwood alive with noisy squirrels and Stellar's jays had somehow gotten into his blood. And the giant sequoia -- awesome, ancient, and primeval -- had moved his young soul. This land so inspired awe that it must have been created, as John Muir wrote, by tender snowflakes noiselessly falling through unnumbered centuries. It was the world the way it should be, Paul thought. But Jerry Landis thought it could be improved. Or, as Landaq's press release said, "developed." The newspaper article quoted Jerry Landis: "Landaq merely intends to capitalize on some of the area's natural resources." And Paul knew that meant the land would be destroyed. Paul had read th
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Author : Fitzhugh, Bill
Publisher : Avon Books
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The Killing Breed

Product : The Killing Breed
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : 1874 Philadelphia. As the United States tries to recover from the War Between the States, the city of Philadelphia is undergoing changes of its own. Large expanses of green are being taken over by horse-drawn carriages and street cars and buildings are springing up virtually overnight. It's the kind of place where smart and savvy Civil War veteran Wilton McCleary can make a name as a city detective, protecting a great and growing town in the last years of the 19th century. That opportunity comes in The Killing Breed when a valuable dog held for ransom and the search for a missing child introduces McCleary to another side of the Quaker City: under the gaslights of Philadelphia, cruelty is cheap -- and the secrets of the past are best left undisturbed.
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Author : Graham, Mark
Publisher : Avon Books
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Smoking Out a Killer

Product : Smoking Out a Killer
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : The suspicious death of a magazine publisher gets ex-NYC cop-turned-cigar aficionado Nick Chase smoking on the trail of a killer in this latest entry in the delightfully aromatic mystery series.
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Author : Lonsdale, Harry Paul
Publisher : Avon Books
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Never a Lady

Product : Never a Lady
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Always a Lord Maximilian Chartwell made a deathbed promise that he would guard and protect his young cousin, the Duke of Penrose. He's not about to let a scheming American heiress trap the impressionable nobleman into marriage. Though Max heartily approves of an arranged marriage to a perfect lady, the beautifully daring and outspoken Virginia Blair is far from an acceptable candidate. Max will do whatever it takes to save his cousin from Virginia and her overbearing stepmother -- even if it means seducing the girl himself. Never a Lady Bound by family tradition, Virgie is resigned to endure her six-month sojourn in the cold aristocracy of England. Having sworn never to marry without love, she is shocked to learn of her stepmother's machinations to marry her to the Duke of Penrose. Though the duke's dashing but protective cousin Max doesn't believe for a minute that she is merely her stepmother's pawn, Virgie is unexplainably drawn to Max's brooding good looks and heroic demeanor. Too adventurous by far, Virgie knows she could never fulfill the role of a perfect lady. Is falling in love with Max and his loveless view of marriage to be her most dangerous escapade of all?
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Author : Suson, Marlene
Publisher : Avon Books
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The Legend of Bagger Vance: A Novel of Golf and the Game of Life

Product : The Legend of Bagger Vance: A Novel of Golf and the Game of Life
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : In the Depression year of 1931, on the golf links at Krewe Island off Savannah's windswept shore, two legends of the game, Bobby Jones and Walter Hagen, meet for a mesmerizing thirty-six-hole showdown. Another golfer will also compete--a troubled local war hero, once a champion, who comes with his mentor and caddie, the mysterious Bagger Vance. Sage and charismatic, it is Vance who will ultimately guide the match, for he holds the secret of the Authentic Swing. And he alone can show his protege the way back to glory.
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Author : Pressfield, Steven
Publisher : HarperTorch
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The Ring on Her Finger

Product : The Ring on Her Finger
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Heiress Lucinda Hollander decides to get engaged -- to a man who thrusts a rock on her finger and promptly disappears -- leaving Lucinda to take the rap for a crime she didn't commit. Lucinda goes on the lam, and even though she's never held -- or used -- a dust mop she goes "underground" as a housekeeper on a large estate. After all, she knows her way around big houses, and making floors sparkle is a whole lot better than making license plates. She quickly figures there's something suspicious going on in the servants' quarters -- especially with Max Hogan, "the car guy." He's strong, sexy -- and sure knows how to work with his hands. But he's more than a little silent about his past, which makes Lucinda wonder what he's up to ... and what will happen when "her secret comes out. Still, she hopes they can have a future together ... If only she could get that darn ring off her finger.
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Author : Bevarly, Elizabeth
Publisher : Avon Books
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A Miracle in Paradise

Product : A Miracle in Paradise
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : The recently transplanted Order of the Illumination of the Sacred Virgin -- a sisterhood well-known, for having witnessed actual, Vatican-verified miracles -- is predicting yet another miraculous event, scheduled to take place in Miami in one month's time. And Lupe Salano has been hired to either substantiate the upcoming phenomenon's verity or expose a brazen hoax and its mastermind. Yet Lupe believes that probable fraud is the very least of the sins possibly being committed -- a belief that is strengthened by the disappearance of the Order's enigmatic Sister Mary Margaret and the appearance of a dead body floating in the waters of Biscayne Bay. As the date of the anticipated wondrous event draws closer, Lupe's hunt for the truth and a killer becomes a race against time. For there is a dark secret being protected behind the convent's fortress-like walls. And more will surely die unless one determined investigator can unveil an evil that may be taking refuge in the most sacred of places.
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Author : Garcia-Aguilera, Carolina
Publisher : William Morrow & Company
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The Story of Jean Baptiste Du Sable

Product : The Story of Jean Baptiste Du Sable
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Born in Haiti in the mid-1700s, Jean Baptiste du Sable carved out an extraordinary life that took him from his island home to Paris, to New Orleans, and up the Mississippi River, where he became known for his hunting and trapping skills. Ready to make his fortune, du Sable then moved to the shores of Lake Michigan, establishing a trading post and founding the settlement called Eschikagou -- the village that would become Chicago.
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Author : Miller, Robert H. / Leonard, Richard
Publisher : Silver Press
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Streeters: Rants and Raves from "This Hour Has 22 Minutes"

Product : Streeters: Rants and Raves from "This Hour Has 22 Minutes"
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : The more than one million Canadians who watch " This Hour Has 22 Minutes" will recognize Rick Mercer's " streeters" --the caustically funny rants that have become one of the best-loved segments of the show. Often called Parliament's " Unofficial Opposition, " Rick Mercer writes all his rants and is also one of the primary writers for the show. Photos and an eye-catching design set off Mercer's memorable expose s of the pretensions of politicians and the foibles of our society. RICK MERCER RANTS ABOUT QUEBEC " If Quebec separates it's only gonna get worse... The first thing they're gonna do once they leave is come over. They'll be like the next door neighbour with an Amway catalogue. How are you? I'm fine. No hard feelings, let's start a carpool, can I stay in the guest room, use your currency, go halves on the army, by the way I'm a king now." RICK MERCER RANTS ABOUT JEAN CHRE TIEN " I wish people would just get off Jean Chre tien's back. The man goes to China, he makes a few deals, makes us a pile of cash and what happens? Everyone is all up in arms just because of a few minor human rights violations. Look, Chre tien has no choice. My next door neighbour and I, we go halves on firewood, I save money. It's a great deal for me. But there's some soft liberals out there would prefer if I didn't even talk to the man. Okay so he ran over a couple of kids in his car because they were making a racket out on the cul-de-sac. And yes he's got a bunch of youngsters chained to the furnace because they talked back. But hey, it's not like I haven't made my feelings known to the man. I've done my part. One time Isaid " That's bad." He changed the topic, we went on with our business, had a beer, whatever. My conscience is clear and like Jean Chre tien, I cannot afford to jeopardize this very special mutually profitable relationship with my neighbour just because of a few people chained up in his basement. And don't give me any grief here. Hey, I'm only following my Prime Minister's lead."
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Author : Mercer, Rick
Publisher : Doubleday Canada
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An Underachiever's Diary

Product : An Underachiever's Diary
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : This is the diary of William, a devout underachiever. He lives by the following principles: 1. Alone in an age of increasing competition and diminished possibilities, the underachiever, when faced with doing battle, will "forfeit" rather than draw blood in the modern arena. He is "powerless," and "deliberately weak." 2. The underachiever is "misanthropic by default." He will use "negativity" as his greatest weapon, and reserve the right to criticize all that is exalted in both secular and religious society. He lives at a "calculated distance" from the mainstream, longing secretly to be included, while, at the same time, voicing his contempt for those who play by the rules, that is, achievers of the garden variety, and especially his nemesis, the overachiever. 3. Rather than saying "Yes, yes" to life, the underachiever will say "No, thank you." If pressed, he will turn "belligerent." 4. Underachievers are not to be confused with younger, slower brothers of southern presidents, like Billy Carter and Roger Clinton. These gentlemen do the best with whatever genetic leftovers they've been given, while the underachiever is entrusted with a master key to opportunity's home office, and misplaces it. 5. If the underachiever were a mixed drink, he would be a dry martini, one part "obscurity" (vermouth), three parts "unhappiness" (gin). --from "Underachieving: A Theory" (William's college term paper) With his debut novel, "An Underachiever's Diary," Benjamin Anastas has written a hymn to the imperfect and created a definitive antihero for the 90s.
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Author : Anastas, Benjamin
Publisher : Dial Press
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Wilderness Tips

Product : Wilderness Tips
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Wilderness Tips is a selection of short stories where survival, in the wilderness of the landscape or the wilds of the city, is the common theme. Some of the plots include: a gruesome gift sent to the wife of an ex-lover, and paintings haunted by the ghost of a young girl. Atwood's dazzling collection reveals the many textures of contemporary life.
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Author : Atwood, Margaret
Publisher : Nan A. Talese
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Current Danger

Product : Current Danger
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : It starts with a phone call luring her into the night -- and before it ends five people will be grotesquely murdered, never knowing why they had to die. Claudia Miller is a strong and independent woman, a successful general contractor in the tough world of the Manhattan building trade. But now relatives of her colleagues are being killed, her own family is at risk, even Claudia herself is being stalked -- but by whom? Someone from her past with a link to them all, someone with a twisted need for revenge. In "Current Danger", veteran writer Marilyn Wallace has created a heart-stopping novel of multiple murder and psychological suspense. Evil lurks on the menacing streets of New York, disguised as an ordinary man, but which man in Claudia's life could it be? The young, ponytailed writer from California, who literally knocks her off her feet and insinuates himself so insistently into her life? The seductive Russian entrepreneur with the dangerous aura, who claims to want her business advice? One of the workers on her current job? The veteran cop she goes to for help? Or someone she's never even met? As time runs out and the stalker closes in, some of the answers become shockingly clear; but not until Claudia's final, face-to-face showdown with her enemy is the full force of his perverted need to see others suffer totally revealed.
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Author : Wallace, Marilyn
Publisher : Doubleday Books
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Enterprise One to One

Product : Enterprise One to One
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Is there anyone out there who isn't worried about staying far in front of the technological tidal wave that is making products smarter and changing everything about what customers buy, how they buy, and where their loyalty goes? Don Peppers and Martha Rogers, authors of the international bestseller" The One to One Future," go beyond that now classic work on how to sell more products to fewer customers. For the last several years, they have been teaching companies how to stay at the head of the pack by harnessing technology to achieve killer competitive advantages in customer loyalty and unit margin. In this brave new world where microchip technology is making it possible for houses to know their occupants better than the occupants know their own houses--know the owners' temperature preferences, water use, lights, appliances--businesses have a great advantage in building unbreakable customer relationships. Peppers and Rogers explain what kinds of strategies are applicable to what kinds of businesses, and under what circumstances--from cars to credit cards, clothing manufacturers to dry cleaners, long distance phone companies to computer resellers. Suddenly car manufacturers, supermarkets, credit card companies, and fashion houses can compete not on commodity rules and price wars, but on bold new rules. Readers of "Enterprise One to One" will learn: * How to improve customer retention, not just incrementally but dramatically, and increase your share of each customer's business over time, despite the increasingly frantic nature of your competitors' campaigns. * How to protect and increase your unit margin despite the commoditization that has begun to infect every businessin every category. * How to create entirely new markets of individual customers with diverse needs. * How to make the transition to the Interactive Age, gaining advantages from new technologies without being threatened by them. No book on marketing is as firmly planted in the competitive future as" Enterprise One to One," Don Peppers is president and founder of Marketing 1: 1, Inc., based in Stamford, Connecticut. Martha Rogers, Ph.D., is a founding partner at Marketing 1: 1, Inc., and professor of telecommunications at Bowling Green State University. Together they are the authors of the bestselling book "The One to One Future,"
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Author : Peppers, Don / Rogers, Martha
Publisher : Broadway Business
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Listening with My Heart

Product : Listening with My Heart
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Heather Whitestone. That name has become synonymous with great adversity, incredible determination and unprecedented achievement. In "Listening With My Heart," Heather tells her own story and the stories of others who have inspired her, proving that no obstacle is too big and that with hard work, perseverance, and faith, each of us can move mountains. Profoundly deaf since she was a year old, Heather struggled against the odds to live a normal life. Ironically, though, because of her deafness she never heard the voices of discouragement that many of us so often hear. She never heard the doctor tell her family that she wouldn't develop beyond third grade abilities, she never heard the voices of those who said she would never dance ballet, or even speak. She did, however, hear the encouraging spirit of her family, and she brought herself along to become Miss America in 1995. Though disabled, her incredible gifts have inspired many throughout the world, and in "Listening With My Heart" she shares her life-changing wisdom to others that with strength and faith, anything is possible.
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Author : Whitestone, Heather / Whitestone
Publisher : Doubleday Books
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Tramp

Product : Tramp
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : If Susan Isaacs had lived in the American West as an American WASP, she would have created Lilly Bennett. By turns sassy and tough, tender and vulnerable, Lilly, a no-longer-so-young Wyoming belle with degrees in criminology and toxicology, is a private investigator and the marshal of Bennett's Fort, a town owned literally lock, stock, and barrel by her cousin. Shod by Chanel, clad in designer suits, and wearing ladylike white gloves, Lilly is an unlikely but highly efficient detective--as she proves when confronted with solving the murder by poisoning of Cyrus Vaile, the incredibly rich, disgustingly lecherous old patron of the local repertory theater. It happens on the night of his birthday celebration, in full view of Lilly and most of his repertory "family," any one of whom might have a pretty good motive for wanting Cyrus dead. And with so much flamboyant emotion obscuring the facts like a theatrical fog, it isn't easy for Lilly to cut through the glycerin tears and get at the unvarnished truth. In Lilly, her eccentric extended family (who made their money in two black crops--oil and Angus cattle), and her dashing suitor Richard Jerome (an ex-Morgan banker turned opera impresario and professional team-roper), Marne Davis Kellogg has invented a fascinating cast of ongoing characters. In "Tramp" she has created a witty, twisty mystery that shows off each of their talents to perfection.
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Author : Kellogg, Marne Davis
Publisher : Doubleday Books
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Your Wife Is Not Your Momma: How You Can Have Heaven in Your Home

Product : Your Wife Is Not Your Momma: How You Can Have Heaven in Your Home
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Taking the saying " your wife is not your momma" as the title of his book, Bishop Wellington Boone offers sound advice to the married man who wants to improve his relationship with his wife, and to the woman who wants to see a change in her man. It is the ideal guide for those who want to have a little bit of heaven in their home. Boone's message is a simple one: Put God first and serve your wife as Jesus served the Church. By using your relationship with God as the model for your marriage, you put yourself in a position to love and, in return, be loved, thereby creating a fulfilling and rewarding home life. Boone shows what works, why it works, and how to apply it to your own life. No matter whether you are single, divorced, newly wed, or celebrating a silver anniversary, this book offers important counsel on the critical issues that must be resolved before getting married; how to prevent problems with your spouse and children; and how to avoid being an outlaw instead of a beloved in-law. Filled with do's and don'ts, tables and checklists, questions to work through, Bible references, and reflective prayers, Your Wife Is Not Your Momma is an invaluable resource for anyone who wants to enjoy the rewards of a God-centered relationship.
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Author : Boone, Wellington
Publisher : Galilee Book
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The Career Coach: Winning Strategies for Getting Ahead in Today's Job Market

Product : The Career Coach: Winning Strategies for Getting Ahead in Today's Job Market
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Description : "I can suggest things you haven't thought of, strategies or resources you had no idea were even available, That's my job. Your job is to be a great engineer or a great dental hygienist or a great salesperson or software programmer; to be the best you can be at what you do. You don't have time to look down the road. I do. That's why this was written; to help you map your career." --Gordon Miller It's common knowledge that today's workplace is more volatile than it was even a decade ago. Mergers, downsizing, and reengineering are the norm, and lifetime career tracks at the same company are rare. Yet, if you're like most people, you don't know exactly "how" to make the necessary changes to compete in this new, high-tech, pressure-cooker world. The Career Coach offers, in book form, the same kind of experienced advice, strategies, motivational pep talks, and career mapping that people are increasingly turning to professional career advisers to get. Written by "America's Career Coach," Gordon Miller, The Career Coach is aimed at both novice job seekers and people reentering the workforce, as well as those farther along their career paths. In a brash, honest style, it give the real scoop on how to search for a job or change jobs (or industries) successfully in today's market. You'll learn how to conduct a dazzling interview, and how to free yourself from the constraints of the traditional resume. It also contains unparalleled counseling on how to become a star performer at the job you currently have, as well as the right way, and time, to ask for a raise or a promotion; strategies for improving job performance and visibility within a company; and how to shape your career to securea future in an ever-changing economy. The Career Coach is filled with countless stories about people who, with a little coaching, were able to steer their careers in a new direction: A woman in the auto industry reinvents herself to such a degree that she becomes the Director of Admissions at a college; a nurse lands a huge pay raise through her carefully researched jump into sales; the president of a multimillion dollar company starts his own small business; a mediocre salesman turns into a star performer by learning to prioritize his time more wisely; a recent college graduate lands a key position with high tech company; a new mother rekindles a career and finds great work/life balance. Anyone, from a homemaker to a recent graduate to a thirty year corporate veteran, can learn the right skills, tools, and savvy to create, or re-create, a successful, exciting, and fulfilling career. Packed with questionnaires and worksheets, lists of websites and references that you won't find anywhere else, The Career Coach is an indispensible resource for anyone whose career needs a kick-start, a small boost, or a radical change " "The Career Coach can teach you how to: Reinvent yourself and think like a "change agent"
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Author : Miller, Gordon
Publisher : Broadway Business
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Spiritual Survival Guide: How to Find God When You're Sick

Product : Spiritual Survival Guide: How to Find God When You're Sick
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Description : Scripture goes to work in this inspiring mixture of practical advice, biblical wisdom, and true-life stories, as the founder and the executive director of the Institute of Faith and Health guide patients and their loved ones through the despair of serious illness to a place of deep spiritual strength. Chronic or life-threatening illnesses exact not only a physical toll, but an emotional and spiritual one as well. Dr. Charles Shields, a prominent pastor who came face-to-face with pain, anger, and fear during his own catastrophic "dance" with cancer, and writer Cynthia Ferrell draw on Shields's experiences and those of others to offer a spiritual lifeline to the chronically ill and those who love them. Shields and Ferrell explore with unflinching honesty the explosions of emotions that engulf seriously ill patients, tackling such profound issues as hopelessness, depression, and the fear of death. Interweaving insightful, emotionally charged passages from the Scriptures, moving first-person stories, and uncomplicated, step-by-step meditations, they demonstrate how Christian faith can play an active role in redirecting thoughts and energy toward achieving physical healing and spiritual wholeness. Filled with practical suggestions for taking advantage of community resources, creating a "healing place" in a home or hospital room, and preparing physically and emotionally for difficult or painful medical treatments, "Spiritual Survival Guide "will help millions navigate the darkness surrounding illness and emerge with their faith forever strengthened.
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Author : Shields, Charles / Ferrell, Cynthia
Publisher : Doubleday Books
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The Terminal Spy: A True Story of Espionage, Betrayal and Murder

Product : The Terminal Spy: A True Story of Espionage, Betrayal and Murder
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Description : In a page-turning narrative that reads like a thriller, an award-winning journalist exposes the troubling truth behind the world's first act of nuclear terrorism. On November 1, 2006, Alexander Litvinenko sipped tea in London's Millennium Hotel. Hours later the Russian emigre and former intelligence officer, who was sharply critical of Russian president Vladimir Putin, fell ill and within days was rushed to the hospital. Fatally poisoned by a rare radioactive isotope slipped into his drink, Litvinenko issued a dramatic deathbed statement accusing Putin himself of engineering his murder. Alan S. Cowell, then London Bureau Chief of the" New York Times, " who covered the story from its inception, has written the definitive story of this assassination and of the profound international implications of this first act of nuclear terrorism. Who was Alexander Litvinenko? What had happened in Russia since the end of the cold war to make his life there untenable and in severe jeopardy even in England, the country that had granted him asylum? And how did he really die? The life of Alexander Litvinenko provides a riveting narrative in its own right, culminating in an event that rang alarm bells among western governments at the ease with which radioactive materials were deployed in a major Western capital to commit a unique crime. But it also evokes a wide range of other issues: Russia's lurch to authoritarianism, the return of the KGB to the Kremlin, the perils of a new cold war driven by Russia's oil riches and Vladimir Putin's thirst for power. Cowell provides a remarkable and detailed reconstruction both of how Litvinenko died and of the issues surrounding his murder. Drawing on exclusive reporting from Britain, Russia, Italy, France, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and the United States, he traces in unprecedented detail the polonium trail leading from Russia's closed nuclear cities through Moscow and Hamburg to the Millenium Hotel in central London. He provides the most detailed step-by-step explanation of how and where polonium was found; how the assassins tried on several occasions to kill Litvinenko; and how they bungled a conspiracy that may have had more targets than Litvinenko himself. With a colorful cast that includes the tycoons, spies, and killers who surrounded Litvinenko in the roller-coaster Russia of the 1990s, as well as the emigres who flocked to London in such numbers that the British capital earned the sobriquet "Londongrad," this book lays out the events that allowed an accused killer to escape prosecution in a delicate diplomatic minuet that helped save face for the authorities in London and Moscow. A masterful work of investigative reporting, "The Terminal Spy" offers unprecedented insight into one of the most chilling true stories of our time.
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Author : Cowell, Alan S.
Publisher : Broadway Books
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Notes from an Italian Garden

Product : Notes from an Italian Garden
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Description : Thirty years ago Joan Marble and her sculptor husband Robert Cook bought an unpromising piece of land north of Rome. Here they built a house and grew a wonderful garden. At first they encountered blank incomprehension from the locals. " There's no water, the ground is like cement, it's too cold in winter and too hot in summer, it never rains, it rains too much, the roads are impassable, the ravines are bottomless--" But Joan and Robert's enthusiasm for the land, their ignorance of the obstacles that faced them, their downright obstinacy, the unexpected friends who helped them - all served to conquer the intransigent terrain.
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Author : Marble, Joan / Marble, Joan
Publisher : Doubleday UK
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My Mum

Product : My Mum
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Description : The perfect book for all mommies - a warm and funny follow-up to the bestselling My Dad. "She's nice, my mum... My mum's a fantastic cook, And a brilliant juggler. She's a great painter, And the strongest woman in the world She's really nice, my mum."
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Author : Browne, Anthony
Publisher : Doubleday UK
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Kiss

Product : Kiss
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Description : Sylvie and Carl have been friends since they were tiny children. They've always played together, eaten with each other's families, called each other boyfriend and girlfriend and deep down, Sylvie has always believed that they'd end up married to each other. They even have a magical fantasy world that belongs to them alone -- and the glass hut where it's all created, at the bottom of Carl's garden. But as they become teenagers, things are starting to change. They each have different friends. Sylvie would still rather spend all her time with Carl. But Carl has a new friend, Paul, who is taking all his attention. And he seems much less happy to be called Sylvie's boyfriend. And in a game of spin the bottle, he avoids having to kiss her. Sylvie can tell his feelings have changed and that her plans for the future may be affected. But can she guess at the true reasons behind it all? A moving, compelling and delicately handled treatment of sexuality from the Children's Laureate.
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Author : Wilson, Jacqueline / Sharratt, Nick
Publisher : Doubleday UK
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Battleground. Chris Ryan

Product : Battleground. Chris Ryan
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Description : The brand new action-packed sixth Code Red adventure thriller for young readers Fourteen-year-old Ben Tracy goes to Pakistan with his environmental-activist mother, who then travels across the border into Afghanistan, leaving Ben behind, where it's safe. But Ben and his new friend, Aarya, are kidnapped and find themselves caught up in a terrifying planned Taliban attack that could destroy Southern Afghanistan killing thousands. And when Ben sees their kidnappers are carrying some sort of weapon that looks like a suitcase, he realizes that their lives are in serious danger.
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Author : Ryan, Chris
Publisher : Doubleday Books
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Cookie

Product : Cookie
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Description : Frequently berated for breaking his hyper-fussy house rules, as well as for her lack of looks, confidence and friends, Beauty lives in uneasy fear whenever Dad's home. Her pretty, sweet mum is equally afraid of him. Eventually, after an unbearable birthday party, amidst fears that Dad's temper is out of control, Mum and Beauty run away. They find themselves in an idyllic seaside resort where their new-found freedom and a moment of culinary inspiration give them a hobby, an income and even a new nickname for Beauty whose dreams all come true -- and she deserves it "From the Trade Paperback edition."
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Author : Wilson, Jacqueline / Sharratt, Nick
Publisher : Doubleday Books
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The Border: Canada, the Us and Dispatches from the 49th Parallel

Product : The Border: Canada, the Us and Dispatches from the 49th Parallel
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Description : Insightful, prescient and often funny, The Border explores what it means to be Canadian and what Canada means to the giant to our south. If good fences make good neighbours, do we have the sort of fence that will allow us to maintain neighbourly relations with the world's only superpower? In The Border, well-known political scientist and journalist James Laxer explores this question by taking the reader on a compelling 5000-mile journey into culture, politics, history, and the future of Canadian sovereignty. Long ignored (or celebrated) as "the world's longest undefended border," the line between us and the US is now a stress point. The attacks on the World Trade Center announced to the world that North America is no longer a quiet neighbourhood and made our relationship with the US one of the most pressing questions facing Canadians. The porousness of the border is sure to be more problematic as the world becomes more troubled. Canadian officials complain of American pornography, drugs, untaxed cigarettes and, especially, guns moving northwards. For their part, the FBI and US Customs Service blame Canada for the infiltration of Chinese gangs smuggling immigrants and, more urgently, third-world terrorist cells based north of the border. Drawing deeply from history and anecdote, Laxer shows that for all our neighbourly good will, the Canada-US border has been contentious since the American War of Independence. In the mid-1800s the Americans tried to seize the west coast up to the 54th parallel. On the other hand, until 1931 the Canadian Army's "Defence Scheme Number One" was to launch a surprise attack on the US with Mexico and Japan as allies. But beyond the fraught politics of the border, Laxer discovers another legacy as well. Travelling the country from Campobello island in the east to Richmond BC in the west all the way up to the Alaska panhandle in the north, Laxer meets people who live within a stone's throw of the foreigners on the other side, and who share with him tales of friendship and rivalry, smuggling and trade that have shaped the character of their communities. "From the Hardcover edition."
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Author : Laxer, James
Publisher : Anchor Canada
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The Pesthouse

Product : The Pesthouse
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Description : During the years of America's ascendancy, the great ships brought waves of immigrants to the promised land. In sight of the Statute of Liberty, the huddled masses disembarked in search of the American dream. In the imagined future, the great ships play a different role. In a work of outstanding originality, Jim Crace's The Pesthouse envisions a future America in ruins and a reversal of history: desperate Americans seeking passage to the promised land of Europe. Crace's future United States is a lawless wasteland. The economy collapses, industry ceases, and the remaining populace returns to subsistence farming. The only hope rests with reaching the east coast and obtaining passage by ship to Europe. Like many Americans, Franklin Lopez and his brother, Jackson, leave their farm to begin the long trek east. Within sight of their goal, Franklin is forced, by an enflamed knee, to stop. While Jackson continues forward, Franklin seeks rest in a seemingly abandoned stone building in a forest. Inside, Jackson discovers Margaret. Margaret is feverish with a deadly illness and is confined to the Pesthouse with little hope of recovery. Franklin should flee. Instead, he is drawn to Margaret and stays by her side while she sweats out the fever. After her recovery, Margaret joins Franklin on the journey east. This journey is fraught with danger. Rule-of-law no longer exists and the land is plagued by roaming bandits and slave traders. The threat of danger slowly draws Margaret and Franklin closer to each other. A bond of love begins to form. They also draw comfort from joining a group of like-minded pilgrims. The illusion of safety is soon shattered. While resting from a day of travel, the group is taken captive by mounted bandits. Franklin is taken as a slave. On account of her recent illness, Margaret is spared along with an elderly couple and a baby. Margaret must continue on without Franklin. A bewildered Margaret slowly pushes eastward with the elderly couple and the baby. She is eventually separated from them and must take sole responsibility for the baby. With hope fading, Margaret stumbles upon the refuge of the Ark; a religious community which provides food and shelter in exchange for denouncing all metal technologies. Margaret accepts the laws of the Ark and is allowed to enter with her baby. While safe, Margaret secretly hopes to be reunited with Franklin. Their paths cross again under tragic circumstances. The Ark is attacked by the same mounted bandits that enslaved Franklin. While the Ark is looted and the community massacred, Margaret and her baby escape. They are reunited with Franklin by chance following a slave uprising in the vicinity of the Ark. Narrowly escaping their pursuers, Franklin, Margaret and the baby continue the journey to the East coast. Upon finally reaching their destination, the dream is shattered. Margaret discovers there is no room for women with young children on the ships bound to Europe. There is no choi
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Author : Crace, Jim
Publisher : Anchor Canada
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The Fruit Hunters: A Story of Nature, Adventure, Commerce and Obsession

Product : The Fruit Hunters: A Story of Nature, Adventure, Commerce and Obsession
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Description : Tasty, lethal, hallucinogenic, and medicinal - fruits have led nations into wars, fueled dictatorships, and even lured us into new worlds. Adam Leith Gollner weaves business, science, and travel into a riveting narrative about one of earth's most desired foods. Readers will discover why even though countless exotic fruits exist in nature, only several dozen varieties are vailable in supermarkets. Gollner explores the political machinations of multinational fruit corporations, exposing the hidden alliances between agribusiness and government and what that means for public health. He traces the life of mass-produced fruits - how they are created, grown, and marketed, and he explores the underworld of fruits that are inaccessible, ignored, and even forbidden in the Western world. Gollner draws readers into a Willy Wonka-like world with mangoes that taste like pina coladas, orange cloudberries, peanut butter fruits, and the miracle fruit that turns everything sour sweet, making lemons taste like lemonade. Peopled with a varied and bizarre cast of characters - from smugglers to explorers to inventors - this extraordinary book unveils the hidden universe of fruit.
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Author : Gollner, Adam
Publisher : Doubleday Canada
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Gifted

Product : Gifted
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Description : A dazzling first novel about a math prodigy who is being groomed by her parents to attend Oxford at the age of fourteen, Gifted heralds the arrival of a remarkable new talent. Numbers have filled Rumi Vashey's world since she first learned to count. But it was on a trip to India at the age of eight that her mathematical powers acquired their almost supernatural significance. At fourteen Rumi is firmly set on the path of a gifted child, speeding headlong towards Oxford University. As her father sees it, discipline is everything if the family is to have any hope of making its mark on its adoptive country. However, as Rumi gets older and the family's stark isolation intensifies, numbers start to lose their magic for the young teenager: she abandons the rigid timetable of her afternoons and replaces equations with rampant spice abuse. As her longing for love and her parents' will to succeed deepen so too does the rift between generations. Gifted captures brilliantly the battle to come of age in an emotional and comic hinterland, where histories, arithmetic and cumin seeds all play a part. In a voice that is by turns very funny and fiercely acute Lalwani vividly brings to life a young family's search for recognition and how that search can break a family apart. A story of high aspirations and deep desires, and of the sometime loneliness of childhood, Gifted is a remarkably passionate, assured and accessible debut.
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Author : Lalwani, Nikita
Publisher : Doubleday Canada
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13 Things That Don't Make Sense: The Most Baffling Scientific Mysteries of Our Time

Product : 13 Things That Don't Make Sense: The Most Baffling Scientific Mysteries of Our Time
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Description : Ninety-six per cent of the universe is missing. The effects of homeopathy don't go away under rigorous scientific conditions. The laws of nature aren't what they used to be. Thirty years on, no one has an explanation for a seemingly intelligent signal received from outer space. The US Department of Energy is re-examining cold fusion because the experimental evidence seems too solid to ignore. The placebo effect is put to work in medicine while doctors can't agree whether it even exists. In an age when science is supposed to be king, scientists are beset by experimental results they simply can't explain. But, if the past is anything to go by, these anomalies contain the seeds of future revolutions. While taking readers on an entertaining tour d'horizon of the strangest of scientific findings - involving everything from our lack of free will to Martian methane that offers new evidence of life on the planet - Michael Brooks argues that the things we don't understand are the key to what we are about to discover. This mind-boggling but entirely accessible survey of the outer limits of human knowledge is based on a short article by Michael Brooks for "New Scientist magazine." It became the sixth most circulated story on the internet in 2005, and provoked widespread comment and compliments (Google "13 things that do not make sense" to see). Michael Brooks has now dug deeply into those mysteries, with extraordinary results. "From the Hardcover edition."
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Author : Brooks, Michael
Publisher : Anchor Canada
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Petite Anglaise

Product : Petite Anglaise
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : "When Tadpole was born, I spent a sleepless night on the maternity ward gazing intently into her inky, newborn eyes, grappling to come to terms with the indisputable fact that this was an actual person looking back at me, not just a version of Mr. Frog, or me, or both, in miniature. From the outset she seemed to know what she wanted, and I realized I could have no inkling of the paths she would choose to follow. But if I watch her life unfold carefully enough, perhaps I will see clear signposts pointing to who or what she will become. Because when I look backward, ransacking my own past for clues with the clarity that only hindsight can bring, a series of defining moments do stand out. Moments charged with significance; snapshots of myself which, if I join the dots together, lead me unswervingly to where I stand today: from French, to France, to Paris, and to Petite Anglaise." ed. note - excerpted from Petite Anglaise, p.4] Catherine Sanderson has a beautiful bilingual daughter, an authentic French boyfriend, and a Paris apartment with bohemian charm. She has what she has always wanted -- a life in France. Growing up in Yorkshire amidst a traditional family, Catherine had set her sights on a different life -- a life that would immerse her in an exotic language and culture. From grammar school French lessons to teaching English in Normandy and finally to a permanent job in Paris, she was determined that France would be the place she would call home. But now that she does, things are not so idyllic. Catherine wonders just when her life in Paris turned from wine to vinegar: She's stuck in a dead-end administrative job, her relationship with her boyfriend has settled into a dreary routine, and the birth of their daughter has not helped to reignite the dying fire of her relationship. The remedy to her dissatisfaction arrives in the morning headlines. While scanning the news of the day, Catherine becomes intrigued by a story profiling an internet diarist. After exploring one blog after another, and in one exhilarating moment, Catherine decides to create her own online persona, her "jardin secret." At that moment, she is transformed from Catherine to Petite Anglaise, her boyfriend to Mr. Frog, her daughter to Tadpole, and her life to something she could never have predicted. What begins as a lighthearted diversion, a place to discuss the fish-out-of water challenges of ex-pat life in Paris, soon gives way to a raw forum for her to bare her most intimate secrets and impulsive desires. Thousands of readers log-on to the blog and are witness to the ever-widening gulf between Petite Anglaise and Mr. Frog. Those public revelations of her growing frustrations, which play out in each successive post, begin to surreptitiously yet irrevocably erode their relationship. "From the Hardcover edition."
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Author : Sanderson, Catherine
Publisher : Anchor Canada
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The Way of the World

Product : The Way of the World
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : National Bestseller Fully Updated Ron Suskind's book promises to be a bracing international thriller - an ensemble of uranium merchants and panicked diplomats, stealthy Jihadist soldiers and CIA operatives, anxious Muslim children and angry world leaders - a diverse cast of players who will define the struggle between hope and fear in the modern era. Suskind will close the Bush years - a period he has helped to define - with a startling glimpse at what America actually faces across the roiling world. In the intelligence and military communities, the overwhelming concern is the uncontrolled spread of nuclear weapons and the ingredients from which weapons can be composed across a globe exploding with conflict and anti-American fervour. It is a failure of government that we are left with this overwhelming security issue - both domestically, where our security is deeply compromised, and internationally, where we face a host of seen and unseen threats. This book will explode in the middle of an election year with unparalleled disclosures and analysis. The book's nature and timing will place it at the very centre of the election battle as it enters its final six months. It will be a must-read for anyone hoping to exercise truly informed consent.
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Author : Suskind, Ron
Publisher : Anchor Canada
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The Kite Runner (Movie Tie-In Edition)

Product : The Kite Runner (Movie Tie-In Edition)
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE Scheduled for theatre release in November 2007, "The Kite Runner" has a stellar team behind it: Golden Globe-nominated director Marc Forster ("Stranger Than Fiction," "Finding Neverland," "Monster's Ball") and screenplay writer David Benioff ("Troy"). The Kite Runner" "is an unforgettable story of honour, courage and betrayal set in war-torn Afghanistan as two small boys test their friendship to its limits. Compelling, heartrending, and etched with details of a history never before told in fiction, The Kite Runner" "explores the ways in which we're damned by our moral failures, and of the extravagant cost of redemption. "From the Paperback edition."
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Author : Hosseini, Khaled
Publisher : Anchor Canada
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Bookweird

Product : Bookweird
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Description : Norman Jespers-Vilnius is just an average eleven-year-old kid-until he absentmindedly nibbles on the edge of a page and wakes up inside his favourite book, the "Undergrowth Series." Norman finds himself smack in the middle of an epic battle of animal kingdoms, where he forms a close friendship with young Malcolm, a future king. After joining Malcolm's fight he winds up back in his own bed, dirty and in torn pyjamas. But his adventures have only just started. It soon becomes clear that Norman has been caught by a mystifying force called "Bookweird"- Norman finds himself inside books his family is reading, mixing up plotlines. When he tries to undo an act of violence in his sister's horse novel, he has to explain the appearance of a pony to some disgruntled policemen at a crime scene in his mother's favourite thriller. Can Norman put all of the stories back on track and return these fictional worlds to normal? Or will Bookweird trap him in the pages forever? Award-winning author Paul Glennon has created a breathtaking, fast-paced story for adventurers of all ages.
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Author : Glennon, Paul
Publisher : Doubleday Canada
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Stray

Product : Stray
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Thirty-year-old Kent McKutcheon has come to Atlanta with little ambition beyond his earnest desire to grow up and be a good person. But after a year of contented, stable existence with his Mennonite wife, Maggie, a defense attorney with a passion for social justice, Kent cannot quiet his longing for Paul, the lover who abandoned him three years before. When an accidental meeting revives their affair, the infatuation they've kept private soon threatens to destroy the public persona each man has created. In a single night that slips out of control, the volatile mix of emotions leads to murder, and all three characters are suddenly more involved with each other's lives than they could have foreseen. And none can hope to escape unscathed.
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Author : Joseph, Sheri
Publisher : Anchor Canada
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The Secret Life of War: Journeys Through Modern Conflict

Product : The Secret Life of War: Journeys Through Modern Conflict
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : A provocative story of war that offers rare insight into the real effects of conflict on civilians, reporters, and societies themselves. Once it was simple to write about war. States or ideologies clashed; battles were fought between national armies or movements. But war has changed. War has become "privatized" by small armed groups, states have fragmented and the conventional arms of the West are found wanting against warlordism. Drawing on the author's experiences as a foreign correspondent in the world's most dangerous places, The Secret Life of War focuses on the human cost of war: to the combatants, to civilians and to the author, as one who bears witness. Every encounter is arresting: a visit to the bombed and abandoned home of Mullah Omar; a deserted Al Qaeda camp where a plan to attack London is found; young bomb-throwers in Rafah refugee camp. Unflinching and exquisitely written, The Secret Life of War goes beyond classic reportage: it is a deeply personal and defining vision of the inner, secret nature of modern war.
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Author : Beaumont, Peter
Publisher : Doubleday Canada
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Direct Red: A Surgeon's View of Her Life-Or-Death Profession

Product : Direct Red: A Surgeon's View of Her Life-Or-Death Profession
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Description : In this powerful and sometimes shocking account, a surgeon reveals her experience of hospital life with rare frankness. In her mid-twenties, Gabriel Weston - an arts graduate with no scientific qualification beyond high school-level biology - decided to become a surgeon. She enrolled at night school, then went through many years of medical school and surgical training. Now in her late thirties, she has achieved her ambition and is working as a surgeon in a British hospital. "But I have never quite managed to shake off the feeling that I am an imposter,"she says. "Even when operating, it sometimes seems like I am on the outside looking in." Direct Red is the result of those observations. It is a superbly written, startlingly raw account of her experience of life in a hospital. All her own doubts, mistakes, and incongruous triumphs are faithfully recorded. It is also a revealing and at times chilling account of what she sees around her. The world of surgery is secret and closed - or was until now. Excerpt I knew that this man needed to be opened up immediately. I phoned the on-call consultant, offering to meet him in theatre. "Not so fast," he objected. "You youngsters are always in such a hurry." When he finally did concede that we needed to go to theatre, he picked up a coffee on the way. Physiology forced pace on the situation: once we cut the man open, we were confronted with the sight of the hollow cavern of the patient's abdomen filling with blood as quickly as a basin fills with water. This consultant did not have a clue what to do; didn't know the simplest emergency measures. He dressed his incompetence in a mannered slowness of action. It took him almost an hour to admit he wasn't coping, at which point he shouted at the scrub nurse: "Get me another surgeon Any surgeon " The night taught me the paramount value of a quick response. "From the Hardcover edition."
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Author : Weston, Gabriel
Publisher : Anchor Canada
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8 X 10

Product : 8 X 10
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Shockingly original and intensely intelligent, 8 10 is a series of snapshots of a world torn apart by war and migration. Fearless in form, Michael Turner's 8 10 casts aside traditional narrative structure and characterization to delve deeper into the issues gnawing at today's global society. Through a sequence of possibly intertwined events, Turner creates a challenging portrait of our modern age, drawing solely on the actions of people rather than their appearance -- whether advertising executives or soldiers, tailors or doctors -- they fall in love, have children, fight in wars, and flee their homes. In 8 10 there are no names, no racial or ethnic characteristics, and only a vague sense of time. Turner's characters, familiar yet implacable, are both no one and everyone.
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Author : Turner, Michael
Publisher : Doubleday Canada
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Growing Up Jung: Coming of Age as the Son of Two Shrinks

Product : Growing Up Jung: Coming of Age as the Son of Two Shrinks
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Description : Micah Toub faced quite a few psychological challenges when he was growing up. And two of the biggest of them were his parents. Part memoir, part introduction to famous and infamous psychological concepts past and present, Growing Up Jung tells the story of a boy raised by two psychologists. It's an extraordinary coming-of-age story, replete with more sexual confusion and domestic dysfunction than even the average adolescent has to endure. And through the telling of that story, Toub is able to discuss such topics as why Freud's obsession with Oedipus threatens our chances today of being close to our mothers; the methods a Jungian psychologist might use to help a young man overcome sexual anxiety; and why it is okay to sometimes let your inner-murderer out for the night. Referencing the written works of the thinkers discussed, books that have been written about them, and relevant contemporary pop culture, Toub discusses and explains such topics as Synchronicity, Archetypes, and the Oedipus Complex, as well as lesser-known corners of the psyche, such as the Ally, the Dreambody, and what Jung called Active Imagination. And he is able to weave all this information seamlessly into his own story, because if there was a psychological problem going, it went Toub's way. Call it synchronicity. And if you don't know what synchronicity is, see chapter 5.
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The Convicts

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Description : After seeing his father hauled off to debtor's prison, Tom Tin sets out to take revenge on Mr. Goodfellow, the man responsible for his family's misfortunes. But the fog-filled London streets are teeming with sinister characters. Tom encounters a blind man who scavenges the riverbed for treasure--and wants what Tom digs up; Worms, a body snatcher who reveals a shocking surprise; and a nasty gang of young pickpockets who mistake Tom for someone ominously known as the Smasher. And ultimately, Tom comes up against the cruel hand of the law. Accused of murder, Tom is given a seven-year sentence. He is to be transported to Van Diemen's Land with other juvenile convicts. But Tom can't abide life on the Hulk, the old ship where the boys are temporarily held. He decides to escape. But if he's to succeed, his luck needs to turn. . . . "From the Hardcover edition."
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Author : Lawrence, Iain
Publisher : Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers
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When the Snow Fell

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Description : "Joel Gustafson's journey toward becoming a man continues." As it has in the past, the first snow of the year signifies to Joel Gustafson his very own New Year's Eve. So when the snow begins to fall on a cold November day, Joel gets busy making new resolutions--three, to be exact. As the winter days pass, life becomes ever more complicated. Joel has questions and the answers don't necessarily come easily, but he is determined to keep his resolutions--for his father, for himself, and for their future. In this companion novel to "A Bridge to the Stars "and "Shadows in the Twilight," readers follow Joel's journey as he realizes along the way that it will require determination, strength, and valor to truly become a man. "From the Hardcover edition."
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Author : Mankell, Henning
Publisher : Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers
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Vixen

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Description : Jazz . . . Booze . . . Boys . . . It’s a dangerous combination.   Every girl wants what she can’t have. Seventeen-year-old Gloria Carmody wants the flapper lifestyle—and the bobbed hair, cigarettes, and music-filled nights that go with it. Now that she’s engaged to Sebastian Grey, scion of one of Chicago’s most powerful families, Gloria’s party days are over before they’ve even begun . . . or are they?   Clara Knowles, Gloria’s goody-two-shoes cousin, has arrived to make sure the high-society wedding comes off without a hitch—but Clara isn’t as lily-white as she appears. Seems she has some dirty little secrets of her own that she’ll do anything to keep hidden. . . .   Lorraine Dyer, Gloria’s social-climbing best friend, is tired of living in Gloria’s shadow. When Lorraine’s envy spills over into desperate spite, no one is safe. And someone’s going to be very sorry. . . .   From debut author Jillian Larkin, VIXEN is the first novel in the sexy, dangerous, and ridiculously romantic new series set in the Roaring Twenties . . . when anything goes.
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A Brief Chapter in My Impossible Life

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Description : Simone's starting her junior year in high school. Her mom's a lawyer for the ACLU, her dad's a political cartoonist, so she's grown up standing outside the organic food coop asking people to sign petitions for worthy causes. She's got a terrific younger brother and amazing friends. And she's got a secret crush on a really smart and funny guy-who spends all of his time with another girl. Then her birth mother contacts her. Simone's always known she was adopted, but she never wanted to know anything about it. She's happy with her family just as it is, thank you. She learns who her birth mother was-a 16-year-old girl named Rivka. Who is Rivka? Why has she contacted Simone? Why now? The answers lead Simone to deeper feelings of anguish and love than she has ever known, and to question everything she once took for granted about faith, life, the afterlife, and what it means to be a daughter. "From the Hardcover edition."
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Author : Reinhardt, Dana
Publisher : Wendy Lamb Books
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Quality of Service in Optical Burst Switched Networks

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Description : Optical Burst Switching (OBS) is a very promising switching technique to support huge bandwidth requirements in optical backbone networks that use Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM). This book will be devoted to a comprehensive discussion on the quality of service (QoS) issues and mechanisms to provide QoS in OBS networks. This book is intended for researchers, senior undergraduate and graduate students in the field of optical networking in particular, and networking in general.
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Author : Chua, Kee Chaing / Gurusamy, Mohan / Liu, Yong
Publisher : Springer
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Contact with Alien Civilizations

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Description : This book describes a wide variety of speculations by many authors about the consequences for humanity of coming into contact with extraterrestrial intelligence. The assumptions underlying those speculations are examined, and some conclusions are drawn. The book emphasizes the consequences of contact rather than the search, and takes account of popular views. As necessary background, the book also includes brief summaries of the history of thinking about extraterrestrial intelligence, searches for life and for signals, contrasting paradigms of how contact might take place, and the paradox that those paradigms allegedly create.
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Author : Michaud, Michael
Publisher : Springer
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Wireless Communications

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Description : This volume contains papers based on invited talks given at the 2005 IMA SummerWorkshop on Wireless Communications, held at the Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications, University of Minnesota, June 22 - July 1, 2005. The workshop provided a great opportunity to facilitate the communications between academia and the industry, and to bridge the mathematical sciences, engineering, information theory, and communication communities. The emphases were on design and analysis of computationally efficient algorithms to better understand the behavior and to control the wireless telecommunication networks. As an achieve, this volume presents some of the highlights of the workshop, and collects papers covering a broad spectrum of important and pressing issues in wireless communications. All papers have been reviewed. One of the book's distinct features is highly multi-disciplinary. This book is useful for researchers and advanced graduate students working in communication networks, information theory, signal processing, and applied probability and stochastic processes, among others.
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Author : Agrawal, Prathima / Andrews, Matthew D. / Fleming, Philip J.
Publisher : Springer
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Geriatric Medicine Vol. 1: Medical, Psychiatric & Pharmacological Topics

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Description : This new edition of a critically-acclaimed text, completely revised and updated, offers practical and comprehensive coverage of the diseases, common problems, and medical care of older persons. Building on the third edition, this revision will present a new approach focusing on Evidence-Based Medicine, with new chapters including: Physiology of Aging, Clinical Strategies of Prescribing for Older Adults, Chronic Disease Management, Prevention, Doctor-Patient Communication Issues, Sources of Suffering in the Elderly, and many others. In addition, there will be a separate chapter on Evidence-Based Geriatrics, as well as sidebars in every chapter, where applicable, on Evidence-Based Medicine. This will be an all-encompassing, authoritative volume on geriatric medicine, needed more than ever because the over-80 population is the fastest growing age group in the country.
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Author : Cassel, C. K. / Walsh, J. R.
Publisher : Springer
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Introduction to Molecular Medicine

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Description : The fully updated and revised second edition of Introduction to Molecular Medicine presents the basics of molecular biology and its impact on medicine in a user-friendly, concise, conversational format. Designed as an entry-level tool for physicians and residents, this volume explains the fundamental principles vital to an understanding of the human genome, gene regulation and transcription, the tools of recombinant DNA technology, and cytometry. These principles are then applied to the diagnosis and treatment of human disease in infectious disease, genetic disease, immunology, oncology, and environmental medicine. New to the second edition is updated information on PCR and PCR diagnostic kits, DNA fingerprinting, viral vectors, gene maps, gene regulation, tumor suppressor genes, a dicussion on advances in the treatment of breast cancer and brca1, and a new chapter on flow and image cytometry. This is a must-have information source for all physicians, residents, and medical students.
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Author : Ross, Dennis W. / Ross, D. W.
Publisher : Springer
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Spinning the Web: A Guide to Serving Information on the World Wide Web

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Description : While most books on the Web describe its usage from the user's end, this book is unique in its focus on serving information on the Web and is invaluable to Web administrators and developers. Some of the topics covered include servers, clients, HTML 3.0, serving documents, interfaces, WWW utilities, and viewer programs such as Netscape 2. The book also includes an introduction to programming with Java and Java script, as well as the complete VRML 1.0 (Virtual Reality Modeling Language) specification.
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Author : Fisher, Yuval
Publisher : Springer
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Pelvic Surgery: Adhesion Formation and Prevention

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Description : This book contains the proceedings of the 3rd International Congress on Pelvic Surgery and Adhesion Prevention. The volume brings together a stellar group of internationally recognized researchers and surgeons to present the latest advances in post-surgical peritoneal repair and adhesion prevention, on developing technology for adhesion prevention, and on recent surgical techniques for adhesion prevention. In addition, the book features a timely section on outcome measures in the economics of surgery, for infertility and ectopic pregnancy, pain, and bowel obstruction as well as a special section on adjuvants for clinical use in ovarian, tubal, uterine, and bowel surgery. This book contains the proceedings of the 3rd International Congress on Pelvic Surgery and Adhesion Prevention, held in San Diego, California from February 29-March 2, 1996.
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Author : Dizerega, Gere S. / Decherney, Alan H.
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Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 99

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Description : "Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology" contains timely review articles concerned with all aspects of chemical contaminants (including pesticides) in the total environment, including toxicological considerations and consequences. It attempts to provide concise, critical reviews of advances, philosophy, and significant areas of accomplished or needed endeavor in the total field of residues of these and other foreign chemicals in any segment of the environment, as well as toxicological implications.
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Author : Ware, G. W.
Publisher : Springer
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Experimental Malignant Hyperthermia

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Description : Malignant hyperthermia is a genetic disease that causes an extremely high body temperature. The syndrome is triggered by depolarizing muscle relaxants and halogenated gaseous anesthetics, such as halothane. The purpose of the book is to present the latest experimental work and important conclusions to anesthesiologists, surgeons, certified registered nurse anesthesists, operating nurses, cardiovascular and temperature oriented physiologists, basic research scientists interested in heat production in muscle, animal scientists, primarily swine physiologists, and finally, muscle biology scientists. The results are based on sixteen years of experimental investigations with a malignant hyperthermia susceptible pig colony. Consequently, the data and conclusions are more concrete than the clinical data from human patients. The first five chapters present fresh material relating to the detailed biochemical mechanism of heat production during malignant hyperthermia. Subsequent chapters present recent data on malignant hyperthermia in horses and dogs; these additional animal models provide useful material for future studies of malignant hyperthermia pathophysiology. Later sections summarize the laboratory methods currently used for diagnosing malignant hyperthermia in human patients and present valuable data on malignant hyperthermia in the greater Kansas city area over a twenty year period.
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Author : Williams, Charles H.
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Contraception Research for Today and the Nineties: Progress in Birth Control Vaccines

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Description : The inauguration of the new National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi, India, drew foremost investigators from all corners of the scientific community to discuss the timely topic "Contraception Research for Today and the " "Nineties." This volume contains the latest findings and the latest thinking on the following broad topics: - Population Control and Development - New Contraceptive Methods at Phase II, III, IV - Neuroendocrine Regulations - Immunobiology of Pregnancy - Birth Control Vaccines - Gamete Antigens - Basic Discussion of Fertility Control by Immunology
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Author : Talwar, G. P. Ed / Talwar, G. P.
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Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 100

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Description : "Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology" contains timely review articles concerned with all aspects of chemical contaminants (including pesticides) in the total environment, including toxicological considerations and consequences. It attempts to provide concise, critical reviews of advances, philosophy, and significant areas of accomplished or needed endeavor in the total field of residues of these and other foreign chemicals in any segment of the environment, as well as toxicological implications.
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Author : Ware, G. W.
Publisher : Springer
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Controversies in Diabetes and Pregnancy

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Description : This volume is both a comprehensive assessment of current approaches to management of diabetic pregnancy and a forum for discussion of alternative treatment protocols. Thyroid dysfunction and diabetic retinopathy during pregnancy, prevention of congenital malformations in infants of diabetic mothers, and the metabolic sequelae in these infants are explored, as are such controversial matters as the use of fetal pancreatic tissue for transplantation, of exercise during pregnancy, and of the oral hypoglycemic agents. The contributions significantly enhance our understanding of maternal, fetal and neonatal physiology under normal conditions and in pregnancies complicated by diabetes.
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Author : Jovanovic, Lois / Gabbe, Steven G.
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Neuroendocrine Perspectives 7

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Description : Neuroendocrine Perspectives, Volume 7, is part of an international book series designed to keep clinicians and researchers appraised of important trends and new data in basic and clinical neuroendocrinology. It focuses on four very rapidly evolving major topics: - the role of dopaminergic regulation of the intermediate pituitary lobe in elucidating intracellular signal transaction pathways and other regulatory mechanisms involved in transsynaptic regulation of peptide biosynthesis, post-translational processing, and hormone secretion; - the physiological and clinical implications of corticotropin releasing factor for such areas as diagnosing Cushing's syndrome, defining the hypothalamic and pituitary origins of secondary adrenal insufficiency, and distinguishing Cushing's syndrome from psychiatric states associated with hypercortisolism; - the large number of neurotrophic factors that affect CNS neurons and of neurite promoting factors that modulate neuronal performance, with emphasis on their mechanisms of action and their possible therapeutic applications to peripheral neuropathies and central diseases; - and the many factors that regulate changes in female reproductive cycles during middle age, with careful distinction between neuroendocrine and ovarian components and special attention to the possible cause-and-effect relationship within the cascade of events resulting in acyclicity and infertility.
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Author : Mhuller, E. E. / Muller, Eugenio Ed
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Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 106

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Description : This second volume contains Health Advisories prepared by the Office of Drinking Water, United States Environmental Protection Agency, for 19 compounds. The substances were selected for the Advisories according to the following criteria: 1) they are either known to occur or might reasonably be expected to occur in drinking water supplies; 2) they have the potential to cause adverse health effects in exposed humans. Each Advisory contains information on the nature of the adverse health effects associated with the contaminant and the concentrations of the contaminant that would not be anticipated to cause an adverse effect following various periods of exposure. In addition, the Health Advisories summarize information on available analytical methods and treatment techniques for the contaminant.
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Author : Ware, George W. / United States Environmental Protection Agencyoffice of Drink
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Longitudinal Study Dyslexia:

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Description : This book reports a longitudinal study of a cohort of 3,200 children who started first grade in 1976 in Bergen, Norway. Approximately 250 of these children had learning disabilities. This sample of learning disabled were studied and treated over an 8-year period. About 190 of the learning disabled children had dyslexia. In addition to collecting extensive psychological data on each of these dyslexic children, the Bergen study sought to diagnose and treat the various subtypes of manifest dyslexia. This comprehensive study demonstrated the seriousness of the problem, exemplified by the fact that the retarded children tended to show greater growth in reading and spelling in the primary grades than the dyslexics. The findings from this important study will have profound implications on the treatment of dyslexic children in the future.
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Author : Gjessing, H. J. / Karlsen, B. / Gjessing, Hans-J2rgen
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Interactions Among Aptitudes, Strategies, and Knowledge in Cognitive Performance

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Description : This book deals with ways describing and explaining developmental changes in cognitive performance. The volume documents the enormous progress in research on interactions among aptitudes, strategies, and knowledge in cognitive performance conducted during the past few years. Highly regarded experts discuss conceptual and methodological issues and provide models of how these interactions occur within a wide range of psychological domains. Contributors critically summarize exemplary studies from a variety of areas including memory, referential communication, thinking, reasoning, and problem solving. Discussion ranges from early cognitive development to exceptional cognitive performance.
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Author : Schneider, Wolfgang / Weinert, Franz E.
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Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 110

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Description : Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology publishes authoritative reviews on the occurrence, effects, and fate of pesticide residues and other environmental contaminants. It will keep you informed of the latest significant issues by providing in-depth information in the areas of analytical chemistry, agricultural microbiology, biochemistry, human and veterinary medicine, toxicology, and food technology.
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Author : Ware, G. W.
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Analysis and Interpretation of Range Images

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Description : Computer vision researchers have been frustrated in their attempts to automatically derive depth information from conventional two-dimensional intensity images. Research on "shape from texture," "shape from shading," and "shape from focus" is still in a laboratory stage and had not seen much use in commercial machine vision systems. A range image or a depth map contains explicit information about the distance from the sensor to the object surfaces within the field of view in the scene. Information about "surface geometry" which is important for, say, three-dimensional object recognition is more easily extracted from "2 1/2 D" range images than from "2D" intensity images. As a result, both active sensors such as laser range finders and passive techniques such as multi-camera stereo vision are being increasingly utilized by vision researchers to solve a variety of problems. This book contains chapters written by distinguished computer vision researchers covering the following areas: Overview of 3D Vision Range Sensing Geometric Processing Object Recognition Navigation Inspection Multisensor Fusion A workshop report, written by the editors, also appears in the book. It summarizes the state of the art and proposes future research directions in range image sensing, processing, interpretation, and applications. The book also contains an extensive, up-to-date bibliography on the above topics. This book provides a unique perspective on the problem of three-dimensional sensing and processing; it is the only comprehensive collection of papers devoted to range images. Both academic researchers interested in research issues in 3D vision and industrial engineers in search of solutions to particular problems will find this a useful reference book.
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Author : Jain, Ramesh C. / Jain, Anil K.
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Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 114

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Description : Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology publishes authoritative reviews on the occurrence, effects, and fate of pesticide residues and other environmental contaminants. It will keep you informed of the latest significant issues by providing in-depth information in the areas of analytical chemistry, agricultural microbiology, biochemistry, human and veterinary medicine, toxicology, and food technology.
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Author : Ware, G. W. / Ware, George
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Purines in Cellular Signaling: Targets for New Drugs

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Description : Research on purine derivatives as potent and selective modulators of physiologic functions has moved to center stage. This volume covers the biology and chemistry of purines and of their receptors broadly under these section headings: - Adenosine Receptors and Effector Systems - Adenine Nucleotide Receptors and Effector Systems - Phosphodiesterase Enzymes and Inhibitors The presentations focus on the potential development of clinically useful drugs and powerful agents that activate or block purinergic receptors or that inhibit phosphodiesterases. Xanthines (caffeine and theophylline) represent one class of such agents. This volume is for pharmacologists, biochemists, and medical chemists in research labs of universities, gov- ernment, and the pharmaceutical industry.
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Author : Jacobson, K. / Jacobson, Kenneth A. / Daly, John W.
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The Art of Distributed Applications: Programming Techniques for Remote Procedure Call

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Description : Powerful networked workstations are adding a new dimension to the world of computing. Programmers are challenged to write applications that exploit the speed and parallelism of such distributed systems, programs that take advantage of the networking and communication features of high-speed workstations. John Corbin, a senior engineer in Sun's networking group, bases his approach on RPC (Remote Procedure Call), a technique for programming communication processes in UNIX environments. A professional reference book as well as a textbook on RPC programming techniques, The Art of Distributed Applications: Programming Techniques for Remote Procedure Call, is for the working programmer who needs to explore the possibilities of designing distributed networked applications under UNIX. The book can also be recommended as a supplemental text in a distributed systems course, providing the basis for lab assignments.
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Effective Technology Integration for Disabled Children: The Family Perspective

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Description : Effective Technology: Integration for Disabled Children: The Family Perspective explores microcomputer-based special education intervention programs aimed at advancing mildly handicapped children and empowering their parents. The book applies the stress, resources and coping model to families with disabled children, examining specific components of the proA posed model through family surveys and studies, and presenting future directions for research and experimentation. The book also offers an overview of the research related to effective integration of computers into the special education system, with particular attention to a cognitive approach to skill development through various software programs. Effective TechnolA ogy: Integration For Disabled Children is intended for researchers and practitioners in a wide range of fields interested in family research and parent-empowering interventions as well as for those involved in technology integration within special education contexts.
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Author : Margalit, Malka
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Advances in Disease Vector Research 7

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Description : This series explores how vectors (carriers of disease agents, such as insects) acquire, carry and subsequently transmit pathogens to hosts. It covers the spectrum of vectors, including carriers of plant pathogens as well as medically related pathogens. The Chapters in Volume 7 include: 1. "K. Gibb, J.W. Randles: " Transmission of velvet tobacco mottle virus and related viruses by the mirid Cyrto- peltis nicotianae. 2. "N. Carter, R. Harrington: " Factors influencing aphid population dynamics and behavior and the consequences for virus spread. 3. "R.H. Bagnall: " Cyclic epidemics of aphid-borne potato viruses in Northern seed-potato-growing areas. 4. "C.J. Andrews, R.C. Sinha: " Interactions between barley yellow dwarf virus infection and winter-stress tolerance in cereals. 5. "J.R. DeLoach, G. " "Spates: " Artificial diets for blood feeding insects: a review. 6. "I. Maudlin: " Transmission of African trypanosomiasis: interactions among Tsetse immune system, symbionts, and parasites. 7. "C. Chastel, I. Humphery-Smith: " Mosquito spiroplasmas. The first four chapters cover topics in plant virus transmission by insects. The final three chapters focus on human and animal disease associations with bollid-feeding flies.
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Author : Harris, Kerry F. / Harris, K. F. / Andrews, Christopher J.
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Prevention of Stroke:

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Description : Prevention of Stroke sums up and critically analyzes our present knowledge and understanding of all major aspects of stroke prophylaxis, medical and surgical. The book is intended for not only neurologists and neurosurgeons directly involved with stroke patients, but also vascular surgeons, internists, family physicians, and health planners. Topics explored include the cellular basis of atherosclerosis; stroke risk factors; head and neck bruits in stroke prevention; the present status of anticoagulant prophylaxis; hypertension and stroke prevention; and prevention of cardioembolic stroke, as well as the efficacy of aspirin and of ticlopidine in stroke prevention. Surgical prophylaxis is examined through discussions of carotid endarterectomy, prevention of stroke from cerebral vascular malformations, prevention of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage, balloon transluminal angioplasty of the carotid artery in the head and neck, and prevention of recurrent stroke.
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Author : Norris, John Ed. / Norris, John W. / Hachinski, Vladimir C.
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Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 122

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Description : Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology publishes authoritative reviews on the occurrence, effects, and fate of pesticide residues and other environmental contaminants. It will keep you informed of the latest significant issues by providing in-depth information in the areas of analytical chemistry, agricultural microbiology, biochemistry, human and veterinary medicine, toxicology, and food technology.
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Author : Ware, G. W.
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Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 125

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Description : Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology publishes authoritative reviews on the occurrence, effects, and fate of pesticide residues and other environmental contaminants. It will keep you informed of the latest significant issues by providing in-depth information in the areas of analytical chemistry, agricultural microbiology, biochemistry, human and veterinary medicine, toxicology, and food technology.
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Author : Ware, G. W.
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Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 126

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Description : Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology publishes authoritative reviews on the occurrence, effects, and fate of pesticide residues and other environmental contaminants. It will keep you informed of the latest significant issues by providing in-depth information in the areas of analytical chemistry, agricultural microbiology, biochemistry, human and veterinary medicine, toxicology, and food technology.
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Author : Ware, G. W.
Publisher : Springer
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Breast Care: A Clinical Guidebook for Women S Primary Health Care Providers

Product : Breast Care: A Clinical Guidebook for Women S Primary Health Care Providers
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Breast Care: A Clinical Guidebook for Women's Primary Health Care Providers presents the expertise and protocols of the renowned Breast Diagnostic Center at USC School of Medicine's Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. A user-friendly reference for the primary care physician, this book details the management of both benign and malignant breast diseases. Topics include: * the clinical examination and instruction for self-exam * mammography for both screening and diagnosis, management of the abnormal mammogram * lactation and breast feeding * diagnosis and treatment of lumps, cysts, fibroadenomas * fine-needle aspiration and ultrasound guided tissue core needle biopsy * evaluation and management of mastalgia * menstrual and hormonal therapy effects on the breast * the cosmetically treated breast * guidelines for follow-up and surveillance An important section on consultation and referrals reviews the roles of the radiologist, oncologist, and surgeon and provides the primary care physician with the information necessary to counsel the patient on the myriad aspects of multidisciplinary treatment planning. The text includes more than 100 illustrations and algorithms -- with 16 in color -- as well as "Practice Guides" which organize the key practice points, signs, and symptoms. This is a must-have handbook for all providers of health care to women.
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Author : Hindle, William H.
Publisher : Springer
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Growing Through the Ugly

Product : Growing Through the Ugly
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Growing Through the Ugly begins: "This is my first day of being dead but I want to return to my abuelita's house." Even though the protagonist, Buzzy Digit, a child-turned-soldier, is dead, his memory is still alive. In lyrical, colorful, and haunting prose, drawing on elements of magic realism, we are transported to the 1960s town of El Paso, Texas, where we relive Buzzy's memories of his life with his extended family on the border between Mexico and America. The border where people speak two languages. Abandoned first by his father, then by his mother, and growing up in an erotically charged household filled with cousins, aunts, and uncles, Buzzy's world is defined by loss, loneliness, and sexual confusion. Eventually Buzzy falls in love with his destructive cousin Red, and finds that his only escape from the claustrophobia of home is what might make him a hero--or kill him: the war in Vietnam.
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Author : Vazquez, Diego, Jr. / Vasquez, Diego
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
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Waiting to Forget: A Memoir

Product : Waiting to Forget: A Memoir
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Described in the New York Times Book Review as "uniquely enlightening", Waiting to Forget is a mother's story of coming to terms with the child she gave up for adoption over thirty years ago. In 1965 Margaret Moorman was unmarried, pregnant, and still in high school. Forced by societal pressures to give her baby up, she suffered emotional trauma both before and for years after the birth. At forty, she gave birth to a daughter and found herself terrified by the possibility of losing her younger child, a fear she can now trace back to her uncertain decision to give up her son. Moorman discusses both her own complicated feelings of loss and motherhood and the issue of adoption from the often overlooked point of view of a birth parent.
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Author : Moorman, Margaret
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Tags: Waiting to Forget: A Memoir Moorman, Margaret

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Roses, Roses

Product : Roses, Roses
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Detective Chief Superintendent Colin Harpur's wife, Megan, lies stabbed to death in a railroad station parking lot. Shocked by this crime so close to home, Harpur outmaneuvers his jealous colleague Desmond Iles and moves swiftly into a shadowy world of informants to find out who killed Megan. Megan had been traveling back from London, where she had met her lover, Tambo, now a high-up in the Metropolitan Police Department. She was planning to tell Harpur she was leaving him, yet she was uneasy at Tambo's new, unexplained wealth and his apparent fear of persons unknown. Bill James is in top form here, the story switching tightly from Megan's last day, as she unwittingly moves toward her death, to Harpur's accelerating pace as he closes in on people who want anyone out of the way who endangers their high-stakes game.
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Author : James, Bill
Publisher : Foul Play Press
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Biobehavioral Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum Disorders

Product : Biobehavioral Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum Disorders
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : People with OCD may be unable to leave their homes, to touch doorknobs that might be covered with germs, to drive down a block without turning back to see if they have run over a child. With a focus on the practical, this book integrates behavioral and pharmacological approaches to OCD and related disorders, such as hypochondriasis, eating disorders, and compulsive self-harm. It covers behavioral, cognitive, biological, and pharmacological treatments.
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Author : Yaryura-Tobias, Jose A. / Neziroglu, Fugen
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Tags: Biobehavioral Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum Disorders Yaryura-Tobias, Jose A. / Neziroglu, Fugen

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The Very Richness of That Past

Product : The Very Richness of That Past
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : This delightful companion volume to "The Wild is Always There" was received with great pleasure across the country. It is a treasure trove of new material, selections chosen for their insight about this country and its inhabitants. Over thirty foreign writers are represented, among them, Raymond Chandler, Theodore Dreiser, Zane Grey, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Rudyard Kipling, Joyce Carol Oates and Wallace Stegner. "The Very Richness of That Past" is a joy for both literary and nationalistic reasons, and the perfect gift this Christmas.
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Author : Gatenby, Greg
Publisher : Knopf Canada
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The Mystery of the Pirate Ghost

Product : The Mystery of the Pirate Ghost
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Illus. in full color. Is there a ghost loose in Boogle Bay? Young Otto the alligator and his Uncle Tooth find out in a funny, high-spirited whodunit for beginning readers. "From the Trade Paperback edition."
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Author : Hayes, Geoffrey
Publisher : Random House Books for Young Readers
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Under Observation

Product : Under Observation
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : The stories of six patients and their doctors at a psychiatric hospital are chronicled in this book. The authors include new research on mental illness and address the impact of the health care crisis on psychiatric care in America.
**** PRICE: USD 3.46
Author : Berger, Lisa / Vuckovic, Alexander
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
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Bimmi Finds a Cat CL

Product : Bimmi Finds a Cat CL
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : An eight-year-old Creole boy on Galveston Island grieves for his beloved cat, Crabmeat, but when another lost cat leads him to a new friend he begins to heal.
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Author : Stewart, Elisabeth J. / Steward, Elizabeth J. / Ransome, James
Publisher : Clarion Books
Tags: Bimmi Finds a Cat CL Stewart, Elisabeth J. / Steward, Elizabeth J. / Ransome, James

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The Tangerine Tree

Product : The Tangerine Tree
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Jamaican-born Regina Hanson drew on her own childhood experiences for this simple, realistic story, brought to glowing life in Harvey Stevenson's tender, light-filled paintings. When Ida finds out that Papa must leave Jamaica to work in America, she's heartbroken. But there is some consolation in knowing that Papa needs her to care of the tangerine tree while he's away, and his parting gift of a book comes with a promise: he'll be home again by the time she's able to read it.
**** PRICE: USD 3.46
Author : Hanson, Regina / Stevenson, Harvey / Feder, Jane
Publisher : Clarion Books
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Egg-Drop Blues

Product : Egg-Drop Blues
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Judge is desperate. He's not doing well in science, not matter how hard he tries, and now his grade depends on the egg-drop competition he's entered with his twin brother. But will Jury cooperate? And even if he does, will it be enough to earn them a place in the competition? In Jacqueline Turner Banks's third book abut the "posse" at Plank Elementary School, it's Judge's turn to tell his story. Worried, sensitive, and learning to come to terms with dyslexia, Judge tells of his struggles with schoolwork, with a sometimes difficult brother, and with finding his own self-esteem. It's a story that readers will enjoy, sympathize with, and eagerly follow to a happy and logical conclusion.
**** PRICE: USD 3.46
Author : Banks, Jacqueline Turner
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
Tags: Egg-Drop Blues Banks, Jacqueline Turner

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Landscaping with Herbs Pa

Product : Landscaping with Herbs Pa
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Landscaping with Herbs, the third and most popular of Jim Wilson's acclaimed landscaping books, shows readers how to use these appealing plants as part of the ornamental garden. With gorgeous photographs and clear, no-nonsense text, separate chapters show how to use herbs in perennial borders, scented gardens, and silver and gray gardens, on walls and in pavements, as hedges and edgings, in containers, and in traditional kitchen gardens. Once again Wilson combines inspiration with clear and specific instructions and recommendations. For seven years he and his wife operated a small commercial herb nursery, and his expertise shows on every page of this beautifully illustrated book.
**** PRICE: USD 3.46
Author : Wilson, Jim / Wilson, James W., III
Publisher : Mariner Books
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A Weed Is a Seed

Product : A Weed Is a Seed
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Readers can see how the same object, event, or activity can be viewed in two different ways, both of them true. The rain that spoils the family's picnic helps crops grow, and autumn leaves that are boring to rake are fun to jump on.
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Author : Wolff, Frida / Wolff, Ferida / Pedersen, Janet
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
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Claiming Your Victories

Product : Claiming Your Victories
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Written to accommodate brief or one-credit student success courses, this new text is especially useful to career college programs and returning adult students. Topics of particular value to this audience include coverage of parenting, job, and time-management issues. In addition, the text's concise format enables busy students to quickly read, practice, and assimilate the skills essential to college success.Supportive pedagogy includes chapter opening "Checklists, "Quick Check margin boxes with questions to reinforce understanding; and chapter-ending "Reviews, with numbers that correlate to original chapter objectives."Step Inside offers a tour of available resources on college campuses.A "Role Play exercise in each chapter allows students to express perceptions about themselves, others, and the world around them, while reinforcing teamwork and group interaction.An Internet exercise in each chapter makes a connection between the use of technology resources and student success strategies.
**** PRICE: USD 3.46
Author : Hjorth, Linda Stevens / Hjorth
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
Tags: Claiming Your Victories Hjorth, Linda Stevens / Hjorth

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See Naples: A Memoir of Love, Peace, and War in Italy

Product : See Naples: A Memoir of Love, Peace, and War in Italy
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : The memoir of a great and misunderstood city, this book is a contribution both to literature and history. A sensuous paean to Italian pleasures, it is also the story of the American military advance northward up the boot of Italy during World War II. See Naples begins four years after the war had ended. Allanbrook, living in a house above the gorgeous ruin of Naples, is passionately involved with an Italian woman who is a ringer for Bette Davis. He is in love with Italy, with the scugnizzi (wiseguys) of the back alleys, with the opera at San Carlo, with this most dramatic of cities. Allanbrook had earlier been among the first Americans to land in North Africa, at Christmas in 1943, and had lived for years uncomfortably close to the fighting, in a division that took heavy casualties. Watching as his friends died, he was among those few who won through to watch the tide of war ebb. See Naples has great sweep, rich humor, and broad learning. It is a remarkable creative act, a stunning tri
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Author : Allanbrook, Douglas / Clarke, Alan R.
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
Tags: See Naples: A Memoir of Love, Peace, and War in Italy Allanbrook, Douglas / Clarke, Alan R.

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Ollie All Over CL

Product : Ollie All Over CL
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Ollie hides from his mother, slipping behind chairs, under a table, between two pillows, and then onto his mother's lap. This board book teaches prepositions while telling a warm story of a mother and son playing hide and seek.
**** PRICE: USD 3.46
Author : Roche, Denis
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
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Kaleidoscope, Book 1: Reading and Writing

Product : Kaleidoscope, Book 1: Reading and Writing
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : This four-book ESL series focuses on the development of essential skills for reading, vocabulary, and academic, business, and everyday writing. Expertly integrating the teaching of reading and writing skills, "Kaleidoscope" offers engaging readings in a variety of genres supported by comprehension checks and skill-building exercises.
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Author : Sokmen / Sokmen, Anita / Mackey, Daphne
Publisher : Cengage Learning
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Intermediate Algebra: An Integrated Approach, Preliminary Edition

Product : Intermediate Algebra: An Integrated Approach, Preliminary Edition
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : This worktext for students in Intermediate Algebra or Algebra II is designed specifically to support instructors seeking a cohesive approach to presenting integrated math topics. Throughout the text, the authors weave together themes of logic, geometry, number sense, probability, and trigonometry at increasing levels of sophistication, enabling students to see mathematics as a unified subject.
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Author : Aufmann, Richard N. / Lockwood, Joanne / Aufmann
Publisher : Thomson Brooks/Cole
Tags: Intermediate Algebra: An Integrated Approach, Preliminary Edition Aufmann, Richard N. / Lockwood, Joanne / Aufmann

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More Bread or I'll Appear

Product : More Bread or I'll Appear
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : At high speed and with wicked humor, Emer Martin introduces us to a family unlike any other. Long after her husband is institutionalized, Molly moves her children from the west of Ireland to Dublin. She is following her eldest daughter Aisling --- her favorite, the beloved --- who is to attend college there. But one summer Aisling disappears. Fifteen years later, Molly persuades the youngest and most reliable of her five children, Keelin, to put her own life on hold to search for Aisling. Traveling the world with various of her siblings, Keelin learns that each is cursed with their father's affliction --- "the doubting disease," as they call it. In one way or another, each is paralyzed and compelled to perform irrational acts. In pursuit of her wild, elusive sister, whose personality defies categorization, Keelin takes on a hip and decadent Japan, a talk-show-worthy United States, and a surreal Central America. Many curious adventures, an uncertain reunion, and a stunning betrayal later, Keelin is forced to question the familial attachments that have always driven her. More Bread or I'll Appear casts a unique eye on the issues of gender, race, and class that are vital to contemporary culture. It is a story about family, an examination of the tyranny of genetic and emotional bonds.
**** PRICE: USD 3.46
Author : Martin, Emer
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
Tags: More Bread or I'll Appear Martin, Emer

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The Enduring Vision, Volume 2: A History of the American People: From 1865

Product : The Enduring Vision, Volume 2: A History of the American People: From 1865
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Chapter outline and summary, key terms and definitions, identification questions, multiple choice questions, short-answer questions, essay questions and skill-building activities such as map exercises.
**** PRICE: USD 3.46
Author : Blumberg, Barbara
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
Tags: The Enduring Vision, Volume 2: A History of the American People: From 1865 Blumberg, Barbara

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College Algebra: Concepts and Models, Third Edition

Product : College Algebra: Concepts and Models, Third Edition
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : As the first text developed specifically for students who may not proceed to upper level math, this best-seller provides just what its users need: a solid understanding of algebra through the use of modeling techniques and real-data applications. Designed to help students develop conceptual understanding, problem-solving skills, and mathematical reasoning abilities, the text's clear explanations and outstanding graphics present mathematics as an intriguing and important modeling language for real-life problem solving.A text-specific web site offers instructor and student resources and online tutorials. The "Programs appendix and the "Career Interviews sections of the previous edition have been moved online."Real-Data Application examples use relevant, current data."Discussing the Concept sections provide options for individual and collaborative work or class discussion.
**** PRICE: USD 3.46
Author : Larson
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
Tags: College Algebra: Concepts and Models, Third Edition Larson

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Beacon Handbook and Desk Reference Set Fifth Edition

Product : Beacon Handbook and Desk Reference Set Fifth Edition
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : "The Beacon Handbook and Desk Reference provides complete coverage of grammar, punctuation, mechanics, diction, and the research and writing processes in a convenient, affordable format. Highly accessible, the text offers grammatical terms and principles explained in everyday language. Hand-edited sentences throughout the book help students learn to correct faulty writing, and "Quick Reference boxes summarize important information for easy review. The book also contains the latest APA and MLA guidelines and advice on using and evaluating Internet sources.A full-color 80-page Almanac at the end of the handbook contains useful information such as proofreading symbols, commonly misspelled words, U.S. presidents, a timeline of American history, and the periodic table of elements.An annotated MLA research paper and a paper that illustrates all stages of the writing process are included.The book features connected discourse exercises throughout. Each exercise examines a single topic, allowing students to apply newly learned information and skills within a realistic, coherent context.
**** PRICE: USD 3.46
Author : Perrin / Perrin, Robert
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
Tags: Beacon Handbook and Desk Reference Set Fifth Edition Perrin / Perrin, Robert

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Do Pigs Have Stripes?

Product : Do Pigs Have Stripes?
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Do monkeys tweet? Do pigs have stripes? Find out for sure in these delightful board books. A series of questions and bright, simple illustrations prompt readers and listeners to guess the answers. Little ones will clamor to participate and to show off their newly acquired knowledge of animal sounds and characteristics.
**** PRICE: USD 3.46
Author : Walsh, Melanie
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
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How to Be an Ocean Scientist in Your Own Home

Product : How to Be an Ocean Scientist in Your Own Home
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : What's in seawater? How do heavy metal ships float? Why are icebergs dangerous? Ocean scientists try to find the answers to these and other questions about the sea by exploring its margins and its depths. But they also learn the answers through experiments and investigations in their laboratories.

Seymour Simon helps you explore the mysteries of the ocean in twenty-four easyto-understand experiments you can do. And you don't need to live near the ocean to perform most of them. With a length of rope you can demonstrate the action of waves-in your bedroom. A sheet of graph paper and pencil are all you need to do a profile of the ocean floor. You can learn how to set up and maintain a saltwater aquarium.

Clearly illustrated with drawings and diagrams by David A. Carter, this informative book will help you learn about the sea by doing your own experiments and investigations. Now, whether you are landlocked or near the shore, you can be an ocean scientist in your own home


**** PRICE: USD 3.46
Author : Simon, Seymour / Carter, David A.
Publisher : HarperCollins
Tags: How to Be an Ocean Scientist in Your Own Home Simon, Seymour / Carter, David A.

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The Injured Athlete

Product : The Injured Athlete
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Thoroughly revised and updated, with a new editor and additional contributors, the Third Edition of The Injured Athlete remains the standard-setting guide to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of athletic injuries and rehabilitation of injured athletes. It provides encyclopedic coverage of the full range of athletic injuries and includes complete descriptions of pre-participation examinations, prescriptions for training programs, instructions for fitting protective equipment, and guidelines for drug testing. Illustrations and photographs--many of them new to this edition--complement the text throughout, showing injury mechanisms, disrupted anatomy, diagnostic methods, and treatments. The Third Edition features new chapters on the back, principles of therapeutic exercise, therapeutic modalities, and preparation for athletic participation. Coverage of head, neck, and maxillofacial injuries has been greatly expanded. Chapters on the shoulder, the torso, hip, and thigh, the knee, the leg, ankle, and foot, and medical concerns of the athlete have been completely rewritten.
**** PRICE: USD 3.46
Author : Perrin, David H. / Perrin
Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Tags: The Injured Athlete Perrin, David H. / Perrin

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RAW Rolling Paper Roach Filter Tips Chlorine Free Filter tips / Roach Book
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Space Pirate Captain Harlock character set collection Leiji Matsumoto artbook
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TINTIN COLLECTION OF 24 FRIDGE MAGNET BOOK COVERS IMANES NEVERA
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Francia Clodion dit Le Chevelu - King of France serial by Caqué - 1840
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Francia Louis X dit Le Hutin - King of France serial by Caqué - around 1840
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Francia Childebert I - King of France serial by Caqué - 1840
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