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Humanism of the OtherBritish Redcoat 1740-93Above the CloudsSiblings: Brothers and Sisters in American HistoryBusiness Buyout Agreements: A Step-By-Step Guide for Co-Owners [With CDROM]Reagan and Gorbachev: How the Cold War EndedPerfect ChemistryCrohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis: Everything You Need to Know: The Complete Practical GuideGorilitaThe Literary Heritage of the ArabsKabbalah, Science and the Meaning of Life: Because Your Life Has MeaningThe Principles of Art25 Things to Do When Grandpa Passes Away, Mom and Dad Get Divorced, or the Dog Dies: Activities to Help Children Suffering Loss orWinning Local and State ElectionsBlue Guide New YorkStuffed: Adventures of a Restaurant FamilyFamily Favorites Recipes: Over 200 Tried & True Recipes, Memories and Traditions from Gooseberry Patch Family & FriendsInformation Theory and StatisticsAmos / ObadiahThe Complete Idiot's Guide to Writing Your Family HistoryAutumnblingsThe Bad Guys Won: A Season of Brawling, Boozing, Bimbo Chasing, and Championship Baseball with Straw, Doc, Mookie, Nails, the Kid,Dilbert and the Way of the WeaselCat to the Dogs: A Joe Grey MysteryThe Bad Book AffairTrigonometry DemystifiedWriting Matters: A Handbook for Writing and ResearchEncyclopedia of Reptiles and AmphibiansWithout a DoubtMendel's DwarfMaking It Home: Real-Life Stories from Children Forced to FleeThe Battle for America: The Story of an Extraordinary ElectionWill Rogers: An American LegendOur Tragic UniverseRethinking the Soviet Experience: Politics and History Since 1917Political Style: The Artistry of PowerThe Columbia Dictionary of Modern Literary and Cultural CriticismThe Unknown Lenin: From the Secret ArchiveIsms and Ologies: All the Movements, Ideologies and Doctrines That Have Shaped Our WorldNo LOGO: Taking Aim at the Brand BulliesWintering: A Novel of Sylvia PlathThe GuardsThe Cat DancersWhirlwindMama's SarisFannyIron ManBound by MarriageBegin Again: Collected PoemsWhere Did You Sleep Last Night?: A Personal HistoryRules of the Wild: A Novel of AfricaSanta's Toy ShopLife and Death of Adolf HitlerLetters of a Woman HomesteaderBirds of PreyThe Enduring Vision: A History of the American PeopleRiding TemptationThe Haunting of Alaizabel CrayThe Raven and the RoseThe Viking's WomanRule of EvidenceJudge & JuryMurder in MoscowCity of Bad MenIll Wind: Book One of the Weather WardenClassic American AutobiographiesThe AeneidThe Curious World of Drugs and Their Friends: A Very Trippy MiscellanyCooking Know-How: Be a Better Cook with Hundreds of Easy Techniques, Step-By-Step Photos, and Ideas for Over 500 Great MealsCalculus and Pizza: A Cookbook for the Hungry MindThe Secret Life of Dust: From the Cosmos to the Kitchen Counter, the Big Consequences of Little ThingsSurviving Grief ... and Learning to Live AgainSource Book of Medical HistoryEasy Russian Phrase Book: Over 690 Basic Phrases for Everyday UseKenyaThe Economist's View of the WorldCurious Baby: My Curious WorldAt Home in Thrush GreenOllie's Easter Eggs [With Sticker(s)]The Dynamite Club: How a Bombing in Fin-de-Siecle Paris Ignited the Age of Modern TerrorStones of JerusalemOvercoming LawThe Woman That Never Evolved: With a New Preface and Bibliographical Updates, Revised EditionNonviolence: Twenty-Five Lessons from the History of a Dangerous IdeaA Surefire Guide to Gardening in Zones 8,9,10Where Are You Going, Little Mouse?Turbulent Souls: A Catholic Son's Return to His Jewish FamilyContracts: Examples & Explanations, Third EditionFitness Professional's HandbookRacquetball: Steps to SuccessDanger's Hour: The Story of the USS Bunker Hill and the Kamikaze Pilot Who Crippled HerThe Declaration of Independence: How 13 Colonies Became the United StatesThe Princes of Ireland: The Dublin SagaGeriatrics Subspecialty ConsultTraces of Wisdom: Amish Women Reflect on Life's Simple PleasuresKilroy Was Here: The Best American Humor from World War IIDragons of a Vanished MoonHuman FaceAbsolute Beginner's Guide to Wi-Fi Wireless NetworkingSmart Women Know When to Say No


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Humanism of the Other

Product : Humanism of the Other
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : In Humanism of the Other, Emmanuel Levinas argues that it is not only possible but of the highest exigency of understand one's humanity through the humanity of others. In paperback for the first time, Levinas's work here is based in a new appreciation for ethics and takes new distances from phenomenology, idealism, and skepticism to rehabilitate humanism and restore its promises. Painfully aware of the long history of dehumanization that reached its apotheosis in Hitler and Nazism, Levinas does not underestimate the difficulty of reconciling oneself with another. The humanity of the human, Levinas argues, is not discoverable through mathematics, rational metaphysics, or introspection. Rather, it is found in the recognition that the other person comes first, that the suffering and mortality of others are the obligations and morality of the self.
**** PRICE: USD 20.99
Author : Levinas, Emmanuel / Poller, Nidra / Cohen, Richard A.
Publisher : University of Illinois Press
Tags: Humanism of the Other Levinas, Emmanuel / Poller, Nidra / Cohen, Richard A.

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British Redcoat 1740-93

Product : British Redcoat 1740-93
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : During this period, the British army earned itself a formidable reputation as a fighting force. However, due to its role as a police force at home, and demonisation by American propaganda, the army was viewed as little removed from a penal institution run by aristocratic dilettantes. This view, still held by many today, is challenged by Stuart Reid, who paints a picture of an increasingly professional force. This was an important time of change and improvement for the British Army, and British Redcoat 1740-1793 fully brings this out in its comprehensive examination of the lives, conditions and experiences of the late 18th-century infantryman.
**** PRICE: USD 20.60
Author : Reid, Stuart / Hook, Richard
Publisher : Osprey Publishing (UK)
Tags: British Redcoat 1740-93 Reid, Stuart / Hook, Richard

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Above the Clouds

Product : Above the Clouds
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : When Anatoli Boukreev died on the slopes of Annapurna on Christmas day, 1997, the world lost one of the greatest adventurers of our time. In" Above the Clouds," both the man and his incredible climbs on Mt. McKinley, K2, Makalu, Manaslu, and Everest-including his diary entries on the infamous 1996 disaster, written shortly after his return-are immortalized. There also are minute technical details about the skill of mountain climbing, as well as personal reflections on what life means to someone who risks it every day. Fully illustrated with gorgeous color photos, "Above the Clouds" is a unique and breathtaking look at the world from its most remote peaks.
**** PRICE: USD 4.10
Author : Boukreev, Anatoli / Wylie, Linda / Rowell, Galen
Publisher : St. Martin's Press
Tags: Above the Clouds Boukreev, Anatoli / Wylie, Linda / Rowell, Galen

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Siblings: Brothers and Sisters in American History

Product : Siblings: Brothers and Sisters in American History
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Based on a wealth of family papers, period images, and popular literature, this is the first book devoted to the broad history of sibling relations in America. Illuminating the evolution of the modern family system, Siblings shows how brothers and sisters have helped each other in the face of the dramatic political, economic, and cultural changes of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The book illustrates how, in colonial America, sibling relations offered an egalitarian space to soften the challenges of the larger patriarchal family and society, whereas after the Revolution, in antebellum America, sibling relations provided order and authority in a more democratic nation. As Hemphill demonstrates, siblings function across all races as humanity's shock-absorbers as well as valued kin and keepers of memory. This wide-ranging book offers a new understanding of the relationship between families and history in an evolving world and a timely reminder of the role our siblings play in our own lives.
**** PRICE: USD 6.36
Author : Hemphill, C. Dallett
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Tags: Siblings: Brothers and Sisters in American History Hemphill, C. Dallett

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Business Buyout Agreements: A Step-By-Step Guide for Co-Owners [With CDROM]

Product : Business Buyout Agreements: A Step-By-Step Guide for Co-Owners [With CDROM]
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Everything partners need to create a "business prenup" that will protect a business if someone leaves. If you're like many entrepreneurs, being in business means working with one or more co-owners. But what will happen to your company if a co-owner wants out of the business, wants to retire, goes through personal bankruptcy, wants to sell his shares to someone else, goes through a divorce or passes away? Business Buyout Agreements walks you through the creation of a legal contract -- a sort of "premarital agreement" for your business -- that protects everyone's interests. This document will help ensure a smooth transition following someone's departure. Clarify when co-owners can sell their interest, the circumstances when someone must sell, who can buy into the business and what price will be paid. Business Buyout Agreements is updated with the latest laws, and includes a complete business buyout agreement on CD-ROM.
**** PRICE: USD 6.21
Author : Mancuso, Anthony / Laurence, Bethany
Publisher : NOLO
Tags: Business Buyout Agreements: A Step-By-Step Guide for Co-Owners [With CDROM] Mancuso, Anthony / Laurence, Bethany

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Reagan and Gorbachev: How the Cold War Ended

Product : Reagan and Gorbachev: How the Cold War Ended
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : In Reagan and Gorbachev, Jack F. Matlock, Jr., gives an eyewitness account of how the Cold War ended, with humankind declared the winner. As Reagan's principal adviser on Soviet and European affairs, and later as the U.S. ambassador to the U.S.S.R., Matlock lived history: He was the point person for Reagan's evolving policy of conciliation toward the Soviet Union. Working from his own papers, recent interviews with major figures, and archival sources both here and abroad, Matlock offers an insider's perspective on a diplomatic campaign far more sophisticated than previously thought, led by two men of surpassing vision. Matlock details how, from the start of his term, Reagan privately pursued improved U.S.--U.S.S.R. relations, while rebuilding America's military and fighting will in order to confront the Soviet Union while providing bargaining chips. When Gorbachev assumed leadership, however, Reagan and his advisers found a potential partner in the enterprise of peace. At first the two leaders sparred, agreeing on little. Gradually a form of trust emerged, with Gorbachev taking politically risky steps that bore long-term benefits, like the agreement to abolish intermediate-range nuclear missiles and the agreement to abolish intermediate-range nuclear missiles and the U.S.S.R.'s significant unilateral troop reductions in 1988. Through his recollections and unparalleled access to the best and latest sources, Matlock describes Reagan's and Gorbachev's initial views of each other. We learn how the two prepared for their meetings; we discover that Reagan occasionally wrote to Gorbachev in his own hand, both to personalize the correspondence and to prevent nit-picking by hard-liners in his administration. We also see how the two men were pushed closer together by the unlikeliest characters (Senator Ted Kennedy and Francois Mitterrand among them) and by the two leaders' remarkable foreign ministers, George Shultz and Eduard Shevardnadze. The end of the Cold War is a key event in modern history, one that demanded bold individuals and decisive action. Both epic and intimate, Reagan and Gorbachev" "will be the standard reference, a work that is critical to our understanding of the present and the past. "From the Hardcover edition."
**** PRICE: USD 5.73
Author : Matlock, Jack F., Jr.
Publisher : Random House Trade
Tags: Reagan and Gorbachev: How the Cold War Ended Matlock, Jack F., Jr.

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Perfect Chemistry

Product : Perfect Chemistry
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : A fresh, urban twist on the classic tale of star-crossed lovers. When Brittany Ellis walks into chemistry class on the first day of senior year, she has no clue that her carefully created "perfect" life is about to unravel before her eyes. She's forced to be lab partners with Alex Fuentes, a gang member from the other side of town, and he is about to threaten everything she's worked so hard for--her flawless reputation, her relationship with her boyfriend, and the secret that her home life is anything but perfect. Alex is a bad boy and he knows it. So when he makes a bet with his friends to lure Brittany into his life, he thinks nothing of it. But soon Alex realizes Brittany is a real person with real problems, and suddenly the bet he made in arrogance turns into something much more. In a passionate story about looking beneath the surface, Simone Elkeles breaks through the stereotypes and barriers that threaten to keep Brittany and Alex apart.
**** PRICE: USD 7.37
Author : Elkeles, Simone
Publisher : Walker & Company
Tags: Perfect Chemistry Elkeles, Simone

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Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis: Everything You Need to Know: The Complete Practical Guide

Product : Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis: Everything You Need to Know: The Complete Practical Guide
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : " Dr. Saibil's book] should be required reading for those individuals and families who live with the realities of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. It is a treasure trove for those who are new to the illnesses, and a wonderful reference even for those who have long experiences with them." -- Bruce E. Sands, M.D. M.S., Dr. Burill B. Crohn Professor of Medicine Chief, Henry D. Janowitz Division of Gastroenterology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) includes two chronic conditions, Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. It has remained for too long the secret illness no one wants to admit to having, let alone discuss. One percent of North Americans have IBD, yet its cause is unknown and there is no known cure. Revised, updated and expanded, "Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis" is the complete practical guide for anyone dealing with inflammatory bowel disease. Dr. Fred Saibil, a renowned expert on IBD, provides concise and current practical information on Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, and related conditions. There is an entirely new chapter on self-management of IBD, with 7 added tables and drawings to guide you. "Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis" includes important information on: Why people get IBD, including the hygiene hypothesis, and new genetic dataDiagnostic methods, including enteroscopy, capsule endoscopy, CT, MR, and PET scansEffects of diet, including foods and food components that can cause diarrhea and gasSurgical optionsThe expanding choice of drugs, plus probiotics and prebioticsIssues specific to children with IBDEffects on sex, child-bearing and drug usage during pregnancy and breast-feedingSelf-management -- how to help your medical team help youHow to take care of your bonesHow to cope with being in hospital. For patients, their relatives and caregivers, "Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis" explains the plain facts about this terrible disease, which seriously affects the daily lives of so many.
**** PRICE: USD 7.18
Author : Saibil, Fred
Publisher : Firefly Books
Tags: Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis: Everything You Need to Know: The Complete Practical Guide Saibil, Fred

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Gorilita

Product : Gorilita
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : "Little Gorilla's velvety-soft jungle world seems as comfortably secure as the story's evocation of love and friendship. . . . Preschoolers will take pleasure in joining the conversely shrinking animal menagerie in wishing the not-so-little Little Gorilla a happy birthday." -ALA Booklist
**** PRICE: USD 6.65
Author : Bornstein, Ruth
Publisher : Clarion Books
Tags: Gorilita Bornstein, Ruth

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The Literary Heritage of the Arabs

Product : The Literary Heritage of the Arabs
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : The breadth of Arabic literature produced by Arab writers from pre-Islamic times to the Abbasid Dynasty reveals a world of thought and feeling largely unseen and unheard in the English-speaking world. In this wide-ranging and unique anthology, works by Christian, Jewish, and Muslim authors show the genius of Arab civilization through the prism of literature. Through odes (or "Mu'allaqat"); selections from the Qur'an; samples of Hadith and the poetry of rivalry, love, adventure, and mystic transcendence; and prose conveying scientific innovation, philosophical inquiry, theological disputation, and historical analysis, this extraordinary collection provides an authoritative overview of Arabic literature.
**** PRICE: USD 8.04
Author : Bushrui, Suheil / Malarkey, James M.
Publisher : Saqi Books
Tags: The Literary Heritage of the Arabs Bushrui, Suheil / Malarkey, James M.

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Kabbalah, Science and the Meaning of Life: Because Your Life Has Meaning

Product : Kabbalah, Science and the Meaning of Life: Because Your Life Has Meaning
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Kabbalah, Science & the Meaning of Life traces the milestones of the evolution of science with which we are familiar, such as Newton'ss and Einstein'ss theories but goes further to present the science of Kabbalah as the basis for understanding the hidden parts of reality which scientists are now discovering. While other sciences research the definable world around us, Kabbalah teaches us how the spontaneous changes occurring within us affect our surrounding reality. The wisdom of Kabbalah enables us to monitor those changes and control them, and in so doing change our world for the better.
**** PRICE: USD 8.69
Author : Laitman, Michael
Publisher : Bnei Baruch
Tags: Kabbalah, Science and the Meaning of Life: Because Your Life Has Meaning Laitman, Michael

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The Principles of Art

Product : The Principles of Art
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : This treatise on aesthetics begins by showing that the word "art" is used as a name not only for "art proper" but also for certain things which are "art falsely so called." These are craft or skill, magic, and amusement, each of which, by confusion with art proper, generates a false aesthetic theory. In the course of attacking these theories the author criticizes various psychological theories of art, offers a new theory of magic, and reinterprets Plato's so-called "attack on art," showing that it has been entirely misunderstood. Finally, he draws important inferences concerning the position of art in human society.
**** PRICE: USD 16.37
Author : Collingwood, Robin George / Collingwood, R. G.
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Tags: The Principles of Art Collingwood, Robin George / Collingwood, R. G.

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25 Things to Do When Grandpa Passes Away, Mom and Dad Get Divorced, or the Dog Dies: Activities to Help Children Suffering Loss or

Product : 25 Things to Do When Grandpa Passes Away, Mom and Dad Get Divorced, or the Dog Dies: Activities to Help Children Suffering Loss or
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Kids need ways to acknowledge death and loss--and they need to express their sense of grief physically. Some children need activities we consider traditional: they conduct ceremonies or write letters to the people they've lost. Others, full of the anger that is a normal stage of grief, need to pound and punch, run and jump. Yet others express their grief through art. This book combines a description of the grieving process with directions for activities that help bereaved children. Kanyer explains the value of each activity so parents and caregivers can select appropriate projects based on the child's age, loss and stage in the grieving process. She also discusses how learning about grief prepares children for new relationships and to accept losses later in life. Laurie Kanyer is a Yakima, Washington educational consultant who specializes in human development across the lifespan. She is also the parenting columnist for the Yakima Herald-Republic. This book evolved from her research on how people parent when they are suffering a life-threatening illness.
**** PRICE: USD 16.40
Author : Kanyer, Laurie A. / Williams, Jenny
Publisher : Parenting Press
Tags: 25 Things to Do When Grandpa Passes Away, Mom and Dad Get Divorced, or the Dog Dies: Activities to Help Children Suffering Loss or Change Kanyer, Laurie A. / Williams, Jenny

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Winning Local and State Elections

Product : Winning Local and State Elections
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : "Invaluable insight for those on the verge of entering electoral politics at the grassroots. In concise, no-holds-barred fashion, (the authors) take the intimidation out of political campaigning and bring it to the door of the average citizen."--Jim Hightower, Texas Commission of Agriculture.
**** PRICE: USD 17.99
Author : Beaudry, Ann E. / Schaeffer, Bob
Publisher : Free Press
Tags: Winning Local and State Elections Beaudry, Ann E. / Schaeffer, Bob

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Blue Guide New York

Product : Blue Guide New York
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : The "impressive and indispensable" ("New York Times") guide to one of the world's greatest cities. "Blue Guide New York" provides fascinating background history and expert descriptions of the neighborhoods, parks, museums, and landmarks that define the Big Apple. Now featuring the four-color Blue Guide design, with maps and diagrams throughout, this guide offers a remarkable 400-page tour of the city and includes "Blue Guides Recommended" dining and accommodation suggestions. Color photographs, maps, floor plans, and diagrams throughout.
**** PRICE: USD 17.26
Author : Wright, Carol Von Pressentin
Publisher : Somerset Books
Tags: Blue Guide New York Wright, Carol Von Pressentin

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Stuffed: Adventures of a Restaurant Family

Product : Stuffed: Adventures of a Restaurant Family
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Patricia Volk's delicious memoir lets us into her big, crazy, loving, cheerful, infuriating and wonderful family, where you're never just hungry-your starving to death, and you're never just full-you're stuffed. Volk's family fed New York City for one hundred years, from 1888 when her great-grandfather introduced pastrami to America until 1988, when her father closed his garment center restaurant. All along, food was pretty much at the center of their lives. But as seductively as Volk evokes the food, Stuffed" "is at heart a paean to her quirky, vibrant relatives: her grandmother with the "best legs in Atlantic City"; her grandfather, who invented the wrecking ball; her larger-than-life father, who sculpted snow thrones when other dads were struggling with snowmen. Writing with great freshness and humor, Patricia Volk will leave you hungering to sit down to dinner with her robust family-both for the spectacle and for the food.
**** PRICE: USD 14.03
Author : Volk, Patricia
Publisher : Vintage Books USA
Tags: Stuffed: Adventures of a Restaurant Family Volk, Patricia

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Family Favorites Recipes: Over 200 Tried & True Recipes, Memories and Traditions from Gooseberry Patch Family & Friends

Product : Family Favorites Recipes: Over 200 Tried & True Recipes, Memories and Traditions from Gooseberry Patch Family & Friends
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : For over 24 years, neighbors & friends Vickie & Jo Ann have shared their love of antiques, gardening, decorating and food within the pages of their county store mail-order business. Now they're excited about their newest book featuring year-round treasures of family traditions and delicious food. "Family Favorite Recipes" is brimming with photographs, family memories & traditions, tabletop decorating tips, party pointers, gift ideas and tried & true homestyle recipes. You'll rediscover some old favorites as well as find some soon-to-be favorites. Vickie & Jo Ann share some of their favorite personal recipes throughout the years. As you flip through these pages, look for memorable contributions from others in the Gooseberry Patch family as well. Because when it comes to parties, the folks at Gooseberry Patch know how to entertain Let Country Friends] Mary Elizabeth, Holly & Kate guide you through their tips for Stress-Free Party Planning. You'll gain confidence & ease as well as cooking & entertaining success. Tips abound to guide you through these easy, doable recipes. From appetizers to desserts, with lots of hearty entrees, savory side dishes and luscious breads in between, you'll hardly know what to cook first with over 200 recipes to choose from A gift from the kitchen is a true gift from the heart For your next giving occasion, choose from over 20 ideas for homemade treats and creative packaging. They'll be welcomed by all Let Gooseberry Patch guide you through the seasons of the year with 16 menu plans that use recipes from within this cookbook. From a menu of glazed ham, fresh asparagus and potato salad that celebrates spring, to a wintry nightwarmed up with Creamy White Chili and Fiesta Cornbread, each menu features photographs of the finished recipes. Join Vickie & Jo Ann and their Country Friends] as they take a trip down memory lane to celebrate the culinary delights and traditions of "Family Favorite Recipes. "
**** PRICE: USD 12.51
Author : Gooseberry Patch
Publisher : Oxmoor House
Tags: Family Favorites Recipes: Over 200 Tried & True Recipes, Memories and Traditions from Gooseberry Patch Family & Friends Gooseberry Patch

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Information Theory and Statistics

Product : Information Theory and Statistics
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Highly useful text studies the logarithmic measures of information and their application to testing statistical hypotheses. Topics include introduction and definition of measures of information, their relationship to Fisher's information measure and sufficiency, fundamental inequalities of information theory, much more. Numerous worked examples and problems. References. Glossary. Appendix. 1968 2nd, revised edition.
**** PRICE: USD 12.54
Author : Kullback, Solomon / Mathematics
Publisher : Dover Publications
Tags: Information Theory and Statistics Kullback, Solomon / Mathematics

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Amos / Obadiah

Product : Amos / Obadiah
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Radio messages from J. Vernon McGee delighted and enthralled listeners for years with simple, straightforward language and clear understanding of the Scripture. Now enjoy his personable, yet scholarly, style in a 60-volume set of commentaries that takes you from Genesis to Revelation with new understanding and insight. Each volume includes introductory sections, detailed outlines and a thorough, paragraph-by-paragraph discussion of the text. A great choice for pastors - and even better choice for the average Bible reader and student Very affordable in a size that can go anywhere, it's available as a complete 60-volume series, in Old Testament or New Testament sets, or individually.
**** PRICE: USD 10.24
Author : McGee, J. / Thomas Nelson Publishers
Publisher : Thomas Nelson Publishers
Tags: Amos / Obadiah McGee, J. / Thomas Nelson Publishers

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Writing Your Family History

Product : The Complete Idiot's Guide to Writing Your Family History
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : The Complete Idiot's Guide to Writing Your FamilyHistory is a fun, easy-to-follow guide giving basic instruction to researching your past and writing it down in a way that present and future generations will enjoy reading over and over. The book gives you advice on not only finding those long-lost aunts and uncles, but how to ask them just the right questions to get the really good stories out of them. Learn how to ask questions like a journalist, write like a novelist, and research like a genealogist.
**** PRICE: USD 3.95
Author : Stephenson, Lynda Rutledge / Neubauer, Joan R.
Publisher : Alpha Books
Tags: The Complete Idiot's Guide to Writing Your Family History Stephenson, Lynda Rutledge / Neubauer, Joan R.

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Autumnblings

Product : Autumnblings
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : What do you like about autumn? Flying kites? Apple picking? Trick or treat? Frisbee flicking? What do you "not" like about autumn? Back to school? Winds that gust? Bare trees? Rains that rust? This collection of poems and paintings welcomes fall with all the crisp energy of a joyful tumbling run. A companion volume to the highly praised "Winter Eyes" and "Summersaults, Autumnblings" proves once again that Douglas Florian is a poet for all seasons.
**** PRICE: USD 3.95
Author : Florian, Douglas
Publisher : Greenwillow Books
Tags: Autumnblings Florian, Douglas

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The Bad Guys Won: A Season of Brawling, Boozing, Bimbo Chasing, and Championship Baseball with Straw, Doc, Mookie, Nails, the Kid,

Product : The Bad Guys Won: A Season of Brawling, Boozing, Bimbo Chasing, and Championship Baseball with Straw, Doc, Mookie, Nails, the Kid,
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : In The Bad Guys Won, award-winning former Sports Illustrated baseball writer Jeff Pearlman returns to an innocent time when a city worshipped a man named Mookie and the Yankees were the second-best team in New York. It was 1986, and the New York Mets won 108 regular-season games and the World Series, capturing the hearts (and other assorted body parts) of fans everywhere. But their greatness on the field was nearly eclipsed by how bad they were off it. Led by the indomitable Keith Hernandez and the young dynamic duo of Dwight Gooden and Darryl Strawberry, along with the gallant Scum Bunch, the Amazin's left a wide trail of wreckage in their wake -- hotel rooms, charter planes, a bar in Houston, and most famously Bill Buckner and the hated Boston Red Sox. With an unforgettable cast of characters -- including Doc, Straw, the Kid, Nails, Mex, and manager Davey Johnson -- this "affectionate but critical look at this exciting season" (Publishers Weekly) celebrates the last of baseball's arrogant, insane, rock-and-roll-and-party-all-night teams, exploring what could have been, what should have been, and what never was.
**** PRICE: USD 3.95
Author : Pearlman, Jeff
Publisher : Harper Perennial
Tags: The Bad Guys Won: A Season of Brawling, Boozing, Bimbo Chasing, and Championship Baseball with Straw, Doc, Mookie, Nails, the Kid, and t Pearlman, Jeff

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Dilbert and the Way of the Weasel

Product : Dilbert and the Way of the Weasel
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Back after a four-year hiatus, "New York Times" best-selling author Scott Adams presents an outrageous look at work, home, and everyday life in his new book, "Dilbert and the Way of the Weasel." Building on Dilbert' s theory that " All people are idiots, " Adams now says, " All people are idiots. And they are also weasels." Just ask anyone who worked at Enron. In this book, Adams takes a look into the Weasel Zone, the giant grey area between good moral behaviour and outright felonious activities. In the Weasel Zone, where most people reside, everything is misleading, but not exactly a lie. Building on his popular comic strip, Adams looks into work, home, and everyday life and exposes the way of the weasel for everyone to see. With appearances from all the regular comic strip characters, Adams and Dilbert are at the top of their game-- master satirists who expose the truth while making us laugh our heads off.
**** PRICE: USD 3.95
Author : Adams, Scott
Publisher : HarperBusiness
Tags: Dilbert and the Way of the Weasel Adams, Scott

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Cat to the Dogs: A Joe Grey Mystery

Product : Cat to the Dogs: A Joe Grey Mystery
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Joe Grey is so mad his whiskers are twitching. Not only has someone destroyed the charm of sleepy California town Molena Point with a terrible double murder, but now they're trying to frame Chief of Police Max Harper for the killing. Joe and the Chief may not always get along, but Joe knows that Harper is no murderer and certainly wouldn't kidnap little Dillon, the only potential witness to the bloody homicide. Now, all that Joe and his feline sidekick Dulcie have to do is track down the real killer, rescue a little girl, and untangle a web of high-stakes illegal real estate speculation -- all the while keeping their remarkable powers of human speech safe from prying ears
**** PRICE: USD 3.95
Author : Murphy, Shirley Rousseau
Publisher : Harper
Tags: Cat to the Dogs: A Joe Grey Mystery Murphy, Shirley Rousseau

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The Bad Book Affair

Product : The Bad Book Affair
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Description : Israel Armstrong--the hapless duffle coat wearing, navel-gazing librarian who solves crimes and domestic problems whilst driving a mobile library around the north coast of Ireland--finds himself on the brink of thirty. But any celebration, planned or otherwise, must be put on hold when a troubled teenager--the daughter of a local politician--mysteriously vanishes. Israel suspects the girl's disappearance has something to do with his lending her American Pastoral from the library's special "Unshelved" category. Now he has to find the lost teen before he's run out of town--while he attempts to recover from his recent breakup with his girlfriend, Gloria, and tries to figure out where in Tumdrum a Jewish vegetarian might celebrate his thirtieth birthday.
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Author : Sansom, Ian
Publisher : Harper Paperbacks
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Trigonometry Demystified

Product : Trigonometry Demystified
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Description : The practical approach to learning the really tough subjects Say goodbye to dry presentations, grueling formulas, and abstract theory that would put Einstein to sleep--now there's an easier way to master chemistry, biology, trigonometry, and geometry. McGraw-Hill's Demystified Series teaches complex subjects in a unique, easy-to-absorb manner and is designed for users without formal training, unlimited time, or genius IQs. Organized like self-teaching guides, they come complete with key points, background information, questions at the end of each chapter, and final exams. There's no better way to gain instant expertise
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Author : Gibilisco, Stan
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
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Writing Matters: A Handbook for Writing and Research

Product : Writing Matters: A Handbook for Writing and Research
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Description : Writing Matters Tabbed "Make it your own " "Writing Matters Tabbed" unites research, reasoning, documentation, grammar, and style into a cohesive whole, helping students see the conventions of writing as a network of responsibilities writers have . . . . . . to other writers. "Writing Matters Tabbed" clarifies the responsibility writers have to one another, whether they are collaborating in online peer review or drawing on digital and print sources in a research project, to represent the ideas of other writers fairly and accurately, to give credit to those from whom they have borrowed words or ideas, and to consider and address alternative viewpoints. . . . to the audience. "Writing Matters Tabbed" stresses the importance of using conventions appropriate to the audience, to write clearly, and to provide readers with the information and interpretation they need to make sense of a topic. . . . to the topic. "Writing Matters Tabbed" emphasizes the writer's responsibility to explore a topic thoroughly and creatively, to assess sources carefully, and to provide reliable information at a depth that does the topic justice. . . . to themselves. "Writing Matters Tabbed" encourages writers to take their writing seriously and to approach writing tasks as an opportunity to learn about a topic and to expand their scope as writers. Students are more likely to write well when they think of themselves as writers rather than as error makers. By explaining rules in the context of responsibility, "Writing Matters Tabbed" addresses composition students respectfully as mature and capable fellow participants in the research and writing process.
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Author : Howard, Rebecca Moore
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Langua
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Encyclopedia of Reptiles and Amphibians

Product : Encyclopedia of Reptiles and Amphibians
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Description : This Second Edition of Reptiles and Amphibians is a magnificently illustrated book, with highly comprehensive and authoritative text, written by the world's leading herpetologists. The book has more than 200 superb color photographs and 100 original paintings, maps, and diagrams. It is an up-to-date and definitive volume that chronicles the life-histories of some of nature's most secretive yet remarkable creatures.
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Author : Cogger, Harold C. / Zweifel, Richard G. / Kirshner, David
Publisher : Academic Press
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Without a Doubt

Product : Without a Doubt
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Description : The most recognized female attorney in America opens up about life during -- and after -- the trial of the century Without a Doubt is not just a book about a trial. It's a book about a woman. Marcia Clark takes us inside her head and her heart with a story that is both sweeping and deeply personal -- and shocking in its honesty. Her voice is raw, disarming, unmistakable. She tells us how a woman, when caught up in an event that galvanized an entire country, rose to that occasion with singular integrity, drive, honesty, and grace. How did she do it, day after day? What was it like, orchestrating the most controversial case of her career in the face of the media's relentless klieg lights? How did she fight her personal battles -- those of a working mother balancing a crushing workload and a painful, very public divorce? Who stood by her and who abandoned her? As Clark shares the secrets of her own life, we understand for the first time why she identified so closely with Nicole Brown Simpson, in a way no man ever could. Sparing no one in this unflinching account -- least of all herself -- Clark speaks frankly about the mesmerizing and controversial personalities in the Simpson case: Lance Ito, Kato Kaelin, Johnnie Cochran, Mark Fuhrman, and Christopher Darden, among others. She also takes on her critics, the "armchair warriors" who scapegoated her after the verdict, and tells us why they were wrong. In a case that tore America apart, and that continues to haunt us as few events in our recent history have, Marcia Clark emerges as the one true heroine, because she stood for justice, fought the good fight, and fought it well. "A mesmerizing account of the trial and of her complicatedlife before she entered O. J. Hell". -- The Boston Globe "Clark provides one of the liveliest and often most humorous versions of the case to date". -- San Francisco Chronicle "Without a Doubt pulses with life and conviction". -- Los Angeles Times
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Author : Clark, Marcia / Carpenter, Teresa
Publisher : Penguin Books
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Mendel's Dwarf

Product : Mendel's Dwarf
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Description : Like his great, great uncle, the early geneticist Gregor Mendel, Dr. Benedict Lambert is struggling to unlock the secrets of heredity. But Benedict's mission is particularly urgent and particularly personal, for he is afflicted with achondroplasia -- he's a dwarf. He's also a man desperate for love. And when he finds it in the form of Jean -- simple and shy -- he stumbles upon an opportunity to correct the injustice of his own capricious genes. As intelligent as it is entertaining, this witty and surprisingly erotic novel reveals the beauty and drama of scientific inquiry as it informs us of the simple passions against which even the most brilliant mind is rendered powerless.
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Author : Mawer, Simon
Publisher : Penguin Books
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Making It Home: Real-Life Stories from Children Forced to Flee

Product : Making It Home: Real-Life Stories from Children Forced to Flee
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Description : In this inspiring collection, children living all over the world speak about being forced to flee their homes as refugees. With original, autobiographical accounts, Making It Home gives a poignant voice to the millions of young people whose lives have been disrupted by war but who have escaped. With maps, brief histories of each country, and an eight-page photo insert, this book helps young people understand the world and the children who share the dream of freedom.
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Author : Naidoo, Beverley
Publisher : Puffin Books
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The Battle for America: The Story of an Extraordinary Election

Product : The Battle for America: The Story of an Extraordinary Election
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Description : The bestselling, truly gripping account of 2008's landmark election, updated through 2009 The election of 2008 shattered political barriers and ignited an extraordinary battle among some of the most formidable political rivals ever to seek the presidency. Now, Dan Balz and Haynes Johnson, two of America's most respected journalists, offer the first complete picture of the strategies-and singular personalities- that accompanied the candidates' first forays into Iowa and New Hampshire through Obama's historic victory on Election Night. Filled with insider details, this riveting, wholly nonpartisan account of the historic election will capture the attention of everyone who witnessed it, as well as future generations who wished they had. A "Washington Post" and "L.A. Times" Best Book of the Year.
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Author : Johnson, Haynes / Balz, Daniel J.
Publisher : Penguin Books
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Will Rogers: An American Legend

Product : Will Rogers: An American Legend
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Description : "A man only learns by two things," Will Rogers said. "One is reading, and the other is association with smarter people." Will Rogers loved people, and adventure, from the time he was a young boy. As a man, he traveled to the four corners of the globe--and never met a man he didn't like. Filled with Will Rogers's own timeless quotes, this picture book tells the story of a great maverick who lived the American dream. Governor Frank Keating of Oklahoma and award-winning illustrator Mike Wimmer bring to life a role model--and one of Oklahoma's favorite sons--who was quick on his trusty steed but even quicker with his wits.
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Author : Keating, Frank / Wimmer, Mike / Keating, Francis Anthony
Publisher : Silver Whistle Books
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Our Tragic Universe

Product : Our Tragic Universe
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Description : Can a story save your life? Meg Carpenter is broke. Her novel is years overdue. Her cell phone is out of minutes. And her moody boyfriend's only contribution to the household is his sour attitude. So she jumps at the chance to review a pseudoscientific book that promises life everlasting. But who wants to live forever? Consulting cosmology and physics, tarot cards, koans (and riddles and jokes), new-age theories of everything, narrative theory, Nietzsche, Baudrillard, and knitting patterns, Meg wends her way through "Our Tragic Universe," asking this and many other questions. Does she believe in fairies? In magic? Is she a superbeing? Is she living a storyless story? And what's the connection between her off-hand suggestion to push a car into a river, a ship in a bottle, a mysterious beast loose on the moor, and the controversial author of "The Science of Living Forever"? Smart, entrancing, and boiling over with Thomas's trademark big ideas, "Our Tragic Universe" is a book about how relationships are created and destroyed, how we can rewrite our futures (if not our histories), and how stories just might save our lives.
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Author : Thomas, Scarlett
Publisher : Mariner Books
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Rethinking the Soviet Experience: Politics and History Since 1917

Product : Rethinking the Soviet Experience: Politics and History Since 1917
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Description : In this wide-ranging and provocative book, Stephen F. Cohen cuts through Cold War stereotypes of the Soviet Union to arrive at fresh interpretations of that country's traumatic history and its present-day political realities. Cohen's lucidly written, revisionist analysis reopens an array of major historical questions. As he probes Soviet history, society, and politics, Cohen demonstrates how this country has remained stable during its long journey from revolution to conservatism. It the process, he suggests more enlightened approaches to American/Soviet relations. Based on the author's many years of study and research, including numerous visits to the USSR, this book is essential reading for anyone interested in the state of world affairs today.
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Author : Cohen, Stephen F.
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
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Political Style: The Artistry of Power

Product : Political Style: The Artistry of Power
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Description : In this book, Robert Hariman demonstrates how matters of style--of diction, manners, sensibility, decor, and charisma--influence politics. In critical studies of classic texts, Hariman identifies four dominant political styles. The realist style, as found in Machiavelli's "The Prince," creates a world of sheer power, constant calculation, and emotional control; this style is the common sense of modern political science. The courtly style, depicted in Kapuscinski's "The Emperor," is characterized by high decorousness, hierarchies, and fixation on the body of the sovereign; this style infuses mass media coverage of the American presidency. The republican style, reflected in Cicero's letters to Atticus, promotes the art of oratory, consensus, and civility; it informs our ideal of democratic conversation. The bureaucratic style, as captured in Kafka's "The Castle," emphasizes institutional procedures, official character, and the priority of writing; this style structures everday life. Hariman looks at effective political artistry in figures from antiquity to modern politicians such as Vaclav Havel, Ronald Reagan, and Bill Clinton. He discusses the crises to which each style is susceptible, as well as the social and moral consequences of each style's success.
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Author : Hariman, Robert
Publisher : University of Chicago Press
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The Columbia Dictionary of Modern Literary and Cultural Criticism

Product : The Columbia Dictionary of Modern Literary and Cultural Criticism
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Description : -- "Times Literary Supplement"
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Author : Childers, Joseph / Hentzi, Gary
Publisher : Columbia University Press
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The Unknown Lenin: From the Secret Archive

Product : The Unknown Lenin: From the Secret Archive
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Description : Lenin the man, the revolutionary, and world leader has remained an enigma, part myth arising from the tumult of the Russian Revolution and part image carefully controlled for nearly seventy years by the leaders of the Soviet Union and their sympathizers abroad. The Unknown Lenin, containing long concealed documents from the Soviet archives, helps correct that myth and revise the image. Lenin emerges here as a ruthless, manipulative leader who used terror, subversion and persecution to achieve his goals.
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Author : Lenin, Vladimir Ilich / Pipes, Richard
Publisher : Yale University Press
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Isms and Ologies: All the Movements, Ideologies and Doctrines That Have Shaped Our World

Product : Isms and Ologies: All the Movements, Ideologies and Doctrines That Have Shaped Our World
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Description : Have you ever wondered about the difference between Fundamentalism and Evangelicalism and which influenced the other? Do you know where Post-modernism stops and Post-structuralism begins? Would you like to? From Platonism to New Historicism, humankind is constantly coming up with fresh schools of thought to help explain (or at least describe) the mysterious world around us. Here is the ultimate guide to over 450 of the most significant intellectual terms, movements, and religions that help shape the society we live in. Simply, concisely, and with personality, '"Isms and 'Ologies "clarifies buzz terms like "jihad," often defined as "holy war" but which literally means "striving";and illustrates the differences between Conservatism, Paleoconservatism, and Neoconservatism. It explains String Theory (which attempts to unify Quantum Mechanics and Einsteinian Relativity); describes Fauvism (an artistic movement that paved the way for Expressionism and Cubism); defines Locofocoism (an American political ideology named after a "self-lighting cigar)"; and identifies and explores so much more. Helpfully divided into categories-including politics, history, philosophy and the arts, economics, religion, science, and medicine-cross referenced, and thoroughly indexed, "'Isms and 'Ologies" is a must have for the budding intellectual in everyone.
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Author : Goldwag, Arthur
Publisher : Vintage Books USA
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No LOGO: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies

Product : No LOGO: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies
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Description : With a new Afterword to the 2002 edition. "No Logo "employs journalistic savvy and personal testament to detail the insidious practices and far-reaching effects of corporate marketing--and the powerful potential of a growing activist sect that will surely alter the course of the 21st century. First published before the World Trade Organization protests in Seattle, this is an infuriating, inspiring, and altogether pioneering work of cultural criticism that investigates money, marketing, and the anti-corporate movement. As global corporations compete for the hearts and wallets of consumers who not only buy their products but willingly advertise them from head to toe--witness today's schoolbooks, superstores, sporting arenas, and brand-name synergy--a new generation has begun to battle consumerism with its own best weapons. In this provocative, well-written study, a front-line report on that battle, we learn how the Nike swoosh has changed from an athletic status-symbol to a metaphor for sweatshop labor, how teenaged McDonald's workers are risking their jobs to join the Teamsters, and how "culture jammers" utilize spray paint, computer-hacking acumen, and anti-propagandist wordplay to undercut the slogans and meanings of billboard ads (as in "Joe Chemo" for "Joe Camel"). "No Logo "will challenge and enlighten students of sociology, economics, popular culture, international affairs, and marketing."This book is not another account of the power of the select group of corporate Goliaths that have gathered to form our de facto global government. Rather, it is an attempt to analyze and document the forces opposing corporate rule, and to lay out the particular set of cultural and economicconditions that made the emergence of that opposition inevitable."--Naomi Klein, from her Introduction
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Author : Klein, Naomi
Publisher : Picador USA
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Wintering: A Novel of Sylvia Plath

Product : Wintering: A Novel of Sylvia Plath
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Description : This is the story of a woman forging a new life for herself after her marriage has foundered, shutting up her beloved Devonshire house and making a home for her two young children in London, elated at completing the collection of poems she foresees will make her name. It is also the story of a woman struggling to maintain her mental equilibrium, to absorb the pain of her husband's betrayal and to resist her mother's engulfing love. It is the story of Sylvia Plath. In this deeply felt novel, Kate Moses recreates Sylvia Plath's last months, weaving in the background of her life before she met Ted Hughes through to the disintegration of their relationship and the burst of creativity this triggered. It is inspired by Plath's original ordering and selection of the poems in Ariel, which begins with the word 'love' and ends with 'spring, ' a mythic narrative of defiant survival quite different from the chronological version edited by Hughes. At Wintering's" "heart, though, lie the two weeks in December when Plath finds herself still alone and grief-stricken, despite all her determined hope. With exceptional empathy and lyrical grace, Moses captures her poignant, untenable and courageous struggle to confront not only her future as a woman, an artist and a mother, but the unbanished demons of her past.
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Author : Moses, Kate
Publisher : St. Martin's Press
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The Guards

Product : The Guards
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Description : Still stinging from his unceremonious ouster from the Garda Siochana--the Guards, Ireland's police force--and staring at the world through the smoky bottom of his beer mug, Jack Taylor is stuck in Galway with nothing to look forward to. In his sober moments Jack aspires to become Ireland's best private investigator, not to mention its first--Irish history, full of betrayal and espionage, discourages any profession so closely related to informing. But in truth Jack is teetering on the brink of his life's sharpest edges, his memories of the past cutting deep into his soul and his prospects for the future nonexistent. Nonexistent, that is, until a dazzling woman walks into the bar with a strange request and a rumor about Jack's talent for finding things. Odds are he won't be able to climb off his barstool long enough to get involved with his radiant new client, but when he surprises himself by getting hired, Jack has little idea of what he's getting into. Stark, violent, sharp, and funny, "The Guards" is an exceptional novel, one that leaves you stunned and breathless, flipping back to the beginning in a mad dash to find Jack Taylor and enter his world all over again. It's an unforgettable story that's gritty, absorbing, and saturated with the rough-edged rhythms of the Galway streets. Praised by authors and critics around the globe, "The Guards" heralds the arrival of an essential new novelist in contemporary crime fiction.
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Author : Bruen, Ken
Publisher : Minotaur Books
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The Cat Dancers

Product : The Cat Dancers
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Description : An ingenious thriller of murder, revenge, and mystery in remote wilderness, by the acclaimed author of "The Firefly" and "Hunting Season" When two lowlifes rob a gas station, murder the attendant, and then incinerate bystanders who are filling up their minivan, the Manceford County, North Carolina, police quickly arrest the killers at a nearby motel. But a stubborn judge throws out the case because the suspects were not read their rights, leaving Sheriff Bobby Lee Baggett and Lieutenant Cam Richter to face the anger of the victims' families. Soon thereafter, a mysterious e-mail arrives in the department: a link to a video of one of the murderers being executed in a homemade electric chair, ending with a voice announcing, "That's one." The shocking video spreads throughout the Internet, drawing the attention of local, state, and federal authorities and national media, and putting intense pressure on Bobby Lee and Cam to find the vigilante before he claims his second victim. Assigned to head the search, Cam finds himself resented by some of his fellow officers and subtly threatened by others. His job is further complicated by the fact that the offending judge is also his ex-wife and now---after years apart, and an uneasy reconciliation---his sometime lover. Cam's questions lead him to a remote mountain area in western North Carolina and a group of daredevils who call themselves "the cat dancers"---so named because they have tracked the last wild mountain lions in the region to their dens, where they have photographed the animals face-to-face, or died trying. Cam must hunt this group and the cats they seek, or become their next target.
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Author : Deutermann, P. T.
Publisher : St. Martin's Press
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Whirlwind

Product : Whirlwind
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Description : After saving the world's oceans in Firestorm, Jack Danielson goes home to see P.J., his girlfriend and sole remaining touchstone. But she's missing, and blame falls on Jack. Now he's on the run with Gisco, his crafty canine sidekick, and is literally caught up in a whirlwind as he travels to the heart of darkness to rescue P.J.--a journey that will bring him face-to-face with the Dark Lord, the father of his old nemesis. Jack's quest becomes nearly impossible as he discovers that the only person who can stop the Dark Lord is an old man from the future, but no one knows where he is, or if he even exists. But if anyone can find him, it's Jack. The fate of the future is once again in his hands, but will Jack be able to travel halfway around the world, find a missing time traveler, and raise a powerful army in time to save the world?
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Author : Klass, David
Publisher : Square Fish
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Mama's Saris

Product : Mama's Saris
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Description : When a young girl eyes her mother's suitcase full of gorgeous silk, cotton and embroidered saris, she decides that she, too, should wear one, even though she is too young for such clothing. When the mother finally realizes how important it is for her little girl to feel like a big girl on her seventh birthday, she dresses up her daughter in the folds of a blue sari. Feeling grown-up and very pretty, the daughter is thrilled to look just like her mother, even if only for a day. Mama's Saris captures an elegant snapshot of every girl's wish to play dress up.
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Author : Makhijani, Pooja / Gomez, Elena
Publisher : Little, Brown Young Readers
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Fanny

Product : Fanny
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Description : All Fanny wants in the world is a Connie doll, but Mom says "NO " But no one ever said she couldn't make one instead With some scissors, glue, and her craft box in hand, Fanny sets out to replicate Connie, but it's Annabelle who is the result of her efforts. A little lopsided and a little unkempt, Annabelle turns out to be the companion Fanny has always wanted. Though at first her friends turn up their noses, in the end everyone learns that using your imagination and working with your own two hands can result in the best toy of all
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Author : Hobbie, Holly
Publisher : Little, Brown Young Readers
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Iron Man

Product : Iron Man
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Description : THE ORIGINAL HEAVY METAL HERO Millionaire industrialist Tony Stark's genius for designing and building high-tech, ultradestructive weapons for America's armed forces has inspired critics to dub him the modern-day Leonardo da Vinci-as well as "merchant of death," a moniker he embraces with cool arrogance. But when he's ambushed and kidnapped in the middle of a war zone, Stark comes face-to-face with his own mortality . . . and his true destiny. Now, thanks to him, enemy forces are about to meet their maker. And the world of warfare is about to meet its future-a weapon of mass destruction that walks and talks. When man and machine unite, it can only mean one thing: It's time to stand ready or stand back-but don't stand in the way, or else risk the mighty metallic fury of . . .
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Author : David, Peter
Publisher : Del Rey Books
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Bound by Marriage

Product : Bound by Marriage
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : How else to describe the pact Jessica Randall had made with wealthy New Zealand rancher Gabe Dumont? In exchange for marriage and an heir, he would save her family property. The agreement was calculating, completely devoid of any tenderness, just like the man himself. Their relationship was supposed to be a simple arrangement. Instead, it was fraught with secrets and mistrust, jealousy and ultimatums--emotions that wouldn't allow her to maintain the distance she needed. Worse, the sizzling attraction between them made this marriage of convenience decidedly "in"convenient.
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Author : Singh, Nalini
Publisher : Silhouette Books
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Begin Again: Collected Poems

Product : Begin Again: Collected Poems
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : The collected poems-some never previously published-of one of our best-loved, most respected authors. Combining Grace Paley's four previous collections and new unpublished work," Begin Again "traces the career of this direct, attentive, never predictable poet. Whether she describes the vicissitudes and pleasures of life in New York City or the hard beauty of her adoptive rural Vermont, whether she celebrates the blessings of friendship or protests against social injustice, her poems brim with the compassion and tough good humor that have made her stories and essays famous.
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Author : Paley, Grace
Publisher : Farrar Straus Giroux
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Where Did You Sleep Last Night?: A Personal History

Product : Where Did You Sleep Last Night?: A Personal History
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Description : When Danzy Senna's parents got married in 1968, they seemed poised to defy history. They were two brilliant young American writers from wildly divergent backgrounds--a white woman with a blue-blood Bostonian lineage and a black man, the son of a struggling single mother and an unknown father. They married in a year that seemed to separate the past from the present; together, these two would snub the histories that divided them and embrace a radical future. When their marriage disintegrated eight years later, it was, as one friend put it, "the ugliest divorce in Boston's history"--a violent, traumatic war that felt all the more heartrending given the hopeful symbolism of their union. Decades later, Senna looks back not only at her parents' divorce but beyond it, to the opposing American histories that her parents had tried so hard to overcome. On her mother's side of the family she finds--in carefully preserved documents--the chronicle of a white America both illustrious and shameful. On her father's she discovers, through fragments and shreds of evidence, a no less remarkable history. As she digs deeper into this unwritten half of the story, she reconstructs a longburied family mystery that illuminates her own childhood. In the process, she begins to understand her difficult father, the power and failure of her parents' union, and, finally, the forces of history. "Where Did You Sleep Last Night? "is at once a potent statement of personal identity, a challenging look at the murky waters of American ancestry, and an exploration of narratives--the narratives we create and those we forget. Senna has given us an unforgettable testimony to the paradoxes--the pain and the pride--embedded in history, family, and race.
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Author : Senna, Danzy
Publisher : Farrar Straus Giroux
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Rules of the Wild: A Novel of Africa

Product : Rules of the Wild: A Novel of Africa
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : A mesmerizing novel of love and nostalgia set in the vast spaces of contemporary East Africa. Romantic, often resonantly ironic, moving and wise, Rules of the Wild transports us to a landscape of unsurpassed beauty even as it gives us a sharp-eyed portrait of a closely knit tribe of cultural outsiders: the expatriates living in Kenya today. Challenged by race, by class, and by a longing for home, here are " safari boys" and samaritans, reporters bent on their own fame, travelers who care deeply about elephants but not at all about the people of Africa. They all know each other. They meet at dinner parties, they sleep with each other, they argue about politics and the best way to negotiate their existence in a place where they don't really belong. At the center is Esme, a beautiful young woman of dazzling ironies and introspections, who tells us her story in a voice both passionate and self-deprecating. Against a paradoxical backdrop of limitless physical freedom and escalating civil unrest, Esme struggles to make sense of her own place in Africa and of her feelings for the two men there whom she loves--Adam, a second-generation Kenyan who is the first to show her the wonders of her adopted land, and Hunter, a British journalist sickened by its horrors. Rules of the Wild evokes the worlds of Isak Dinesen, Beryl Markham, and Ernest Hemingway. It explores unforgettably our infinite desire for a perfect elsewhere, for love and a place to call home. It is an astonishing literary debut.
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Author : Marciano, Francesca
Publisher : Vintage Books USA
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Santa's Toy Shop

Product : Santa's Toy Shop
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : "Jumping jacks "In this story adapted from a 1932 Disney animated short, Santa Claus is too busy to play with all the toys he delivers-until Mrs. Claus gives him a great idea. Visit the busiest toy shop in the world and relive an old-fashioned Christmas, with vintage illustrations of classic children's toys and the jolliest Santa ever
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Author : Dempster, Al / Walt Disney Productions
Publisher : Random House Disney
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Life and Death of Adolf Hitler

Product : Life and Death of Adolf Hitler
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Many people believe Hitler was the personification of evil. In this intriguing biography, James Cross Giblin penetrates this facade and presents a picture of a complex person--at once a brilliant, influential politician and a deeply disturbed man. In a straightforward and nonsensational manner, the author explores the forces that shaped the man as well as the social conditions that furthered his rapid rise to power. Against a background of crucial historical events, Giblin traces the arc of Hitler's life: his childhood, his years as a frustrated artist in Vienna, his extraordinary rise as dictator of Germany, his final days in an embattled bunker under Berlin. Powerful archival images provide a haunting visual accompaniment to this clear and compelling account of a life that left an ineradicable mark on our world. Author's note, bibliography, index.
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Author : Giblin, James Cross
Publisher : Clarion Books
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Letters of a Woman Homesteader

Product : Letters of a Woman Homesteader
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : "Peopled with the kinds of characters most novelists only dream of"(Christian Science Monitor), this classic account of American frontier living captures the rambunctious spirit of a pioneer who set out in 1909 to prove that a woman could ranch. Stewart's captivating missives from her homestead in Wyoming bring to full life the beauty, isolation, and joys of working the prairie.
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Author : Stewart, Elinore Pruitt / Wyeth, N. C. / Ehrlich, Gretel
Publisher : Mariner Books
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Birds of Prey

Product : Birds of Prey
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : This new series is designed with the beginner in mind. Featuring the original art of celebrated naturalist Roger Tory Peterson; incorporating the Peterson Identification System, the most effective method for bird identification; and using a straightforward design. This series makes field guides accessible and appealing to children. Roger Tory Peterson was the inventor of the modern field guide. Known as the father of modern bird watching, he has been called "the greatest conservationist who ever walked this planet" (ornithologist Chandler S. Robbins). More than anyone else in the twentieth century, his work as an artist, photographer, writer, editor, educator, and conservationist has increased environmental awareness and helped millions to understand and enjoy the natural world. For his work, Dr. Peterson received every major award in the field of conservation; twenty-three honorary degrees from major universities; and the United States' highest civilian award, the Presidential Medal o
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Author : Latimer, Jonathan P. / Nolting, Karen Stray / Peterson, Roger Tory
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
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The Enduring Vision: A History of the American People

Product : The Enduring Vision: A History of the American People
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Noted for its innovative coverage of the West and the environment, this best selling U.S. history text provides students with a clear political narrative that incorporates social, cultural, military, and economic history.Each chapter begins with a dramatic vignette that both draws students into the chapter and presents the chapter's main themes. The vignettes are followed by three to five focus questions that provide a framework to help students understand the most important topics in the chapter.
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Author : Boyer, Paul S. / Clark, Clifford E., JR. / Kett, Joseph F.
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
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Riding Temptation

Product : Riding Temptation
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : From the national bestselling author of awickedly naughtya("Romance Junkies") erotic romance comes the latest scorching Wild Riders novel. Heas a biker working undercover for the Feds. She has reasons of her own for joining the Wild Riders. Together, theyare burning up the asphalt and tearing headlong into danger and passiona] The guys always thought of Jessie as their kid sister, except Diaz Delgado. The past few years heas been watching heraand Jessieas glad "somebody" is. Delgadoas dark good looks and killer body have tempted her since day one. Diazas unbrotherly urges have been hard to fight but the last thing he wants is to hurt Jessie. But when they both go undercover with killer survivalists, he knows itall be hard to keep his distanceaespecially when the mission takes a risky turn. Now Diaz has no choice but to open himself up to the one woman strong enough to take him on.
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Author : Burton, Jaci
Publisher : Berkley Publishing Group
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The Haunting of Alaizabel Cray

Product : The Haunting of Alaizabel Cray
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : The Alienist meets Dracula in this gripping, gothic-horror thriller from young UK phenom Chris Wooding. Thaniel, just seventeen, is a wych-hunter. Together, he and Cathaline--his friend and mentor--track down the fearful creatures that lurk in the Old Quarter of London. It is on one of these hunts that he first encounters Alaizabel Cray. Alaizabel is half-crazed, lovely, and possessed. Whatever dreadful entity has entered her soul has turned her into a strange and unearthly magnet--attracting evil and drawing horrors from every dark corner. Cathaline and Thaniel must discover its cause--and defend humanity at all costs.
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Author : Wooding, Chris
Publisher : Scholastic
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The Raven and the Rose

Product : The Raven and the Rose
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Her hair was black and silk against her ivory skin; her gray eyes burned with opal fire.& #160; & #160; The love child of King Edward IV, Roseanna was pledged to her father's most prized warrior.& #160; & #160; He was dark, strong, and commanding, and in the bedchamber, where he forced her to honor her marriage vows, she learned not to crave his intoxicating touch.& #160; & #160; And still she swore not to love him even as she surrendered to the dark rapture of...the Raven.
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Author : Henley, Vriginia / Henley, Virginia
Publisher : Island Books
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The Viking's Woman

Product : The Viking's Woman
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Her wild spirit made him crave her... Her firebrand--hair blazed as glorious as a sunrise. Her long limbs promised the sweet mysteries of the night. Rhiannon, King Alfred's favorite niece, was enraged when her uncle sealed an alliance of war by pledging her to Eric, the towering golden-haired prince whose blue eyes penetrated her with a glacial stare. But the more she fought the marriage . . . the man . . . the more she became inflamed by the fire that lay beneath his Viking ice. His passion pierced her heart... His broad shoulders as hard as the steel of his sword, Eric bowed to no man. The only battle he feared losing was with Rhiannon. For she had reached into the savage recesses of his heart. No campaign on the field, no treason from within, would he fight as fiercely-or with such desire . . . as the war he waged to possess what was his.
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Author : Graham, Heather
Publisher : Dell Publishing Company
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Rule of Evidence

Product : Rule of Evidence
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : On maneuvers, the "USS Michaelson"'s sister ship, the "USS Maury," is wracked by devastating explosions that destroy its engineering section. Lieutenant Paul Sinclair is overjoyed when his girlfriend, Lieutenant Jen Shen, is found alive--until she faces court-martial for the disaster on the Maury. Paul must find out what really caused the explosions. But the more he learns, the more he faces the terrible possibility that the woman he loves may be guilty of sabotage and murder.
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Author : Hemry, John G.
Publisher : Ace Books
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Judge & Jury

Product : Judge & Jury
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : From #1 bestselling author James Patterson comes the ultimate legal thriller where the judge and jury are terrified. The verdict: run for your life. Failing to escape jury duty, aspiring actress Andie DeGrasse ends up as Juror #11 in a landmark case. In this new Trial of the Century, a Mafia don known as the Electrician is linked to hundreds of gruesome crimes. Tracking this ruthless killer for years, senior FBI agent Nick Pellisante fears that the defendant's power reaches far beyond the courtroom, even if the FBI's evidence is ironclad. Just as the jury finishes deliberations, the Electrician makes a devastating move that shocks the entire nation - and shatters Andie's world. Now she and Pellisante must hunt for the Electrician before he executes his most horrifying endgame.
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Author : Patterson, James / Gross, Andrew
Publisher : Warner Books
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Murder in Moscow

Product : Murder in Moscow
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Mystery writer and amateur sleuth Jessica Fletcher visits Moscow as part of a United States publishing group to help Russia succeed as a democracy' But the poisoning of a Pussies publisher, who possessed information which could topple the government in power, places her in a dangerous situation, Jess furns to the American Embassy for help, only to discover that the United States government is involved....
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Author : Fletcher, Jessica / Bain, Donald
Publisher : Signet Book
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City of Bad Men

Product : City of Bad Men
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Fast Lawrence Shaw is enjoying some solitude for a change-but it's sorely disrupted when an elite businessman asks him to defend his mining venture. A counter-offer comes from the Cut-jaw gang, who'd like to seize the operation. And Shaw will have to play a deadly balancing act between the two...
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Author : Cotton, Ralph
Publisher : Signet Book
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Ill Wind: Book One of the Weather Warden

Product : Ill Wind: Book One of the Weather Warden
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : First in the new Weather Warden series... Joanne Baldwin is a Weather Warden. Usually, all it takes is a wave of her hand to tame the most violent weather. But now, she's trying to outrun another kind of storm: accusations of corruption and murder. So, she's resorting to the very human tactic of running for her life... Her only hope is Lewis, the most powerful warden known. Unfortunately, he's stolen not one but three bottles of Djinn-making him the most wanted man on earth. Still, she's racing hard to find him-before the bad weather closes in fast...
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Author : Caine, Rachel
Publisher : Roc
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Classic American Autobiographies

Product : Classic American Autobiographies
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Includes: "A True History of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson, The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, Old Times on the Mississippi by Mark Twain," and "Four Autobiographical Narratives of Zitkala-Sa."
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Author : Andrews, William L.
Publisher : Signet Classics
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The Aeneid

Product : The Aeneid
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : aI sing of arms and the man...a So begins the ageless epic of Aeneas and his men, who are seemingly destined to wander the ancient world endlessly, the playthings of wrathful gods. Fleeing the ruins of Troy, Aeneas must fight his battles with little notion that Jupiter has ordained that the Trojan champion shall promulgate a race that will be the forebears of Rome.
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Author : Virgil / Dickinson, Patric / Santirocco, Matthew S.
Publisher : Signet Classics
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The Curious World of Drugs and Their Friends: A Very Trippy Miscellany

Product : The Curious World of Drugs and Their Friends: A Very Trippy Miscellany
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : aCuriouser and curiosera afun and fascinating facts from the world of drugs. Following in the tradition of "The Ultimate Book of Useless Information," "The Curious World of Drugs and Their Friends" is a wry potpourri of interesting information about every conceivable kind of drug. Readers can feed their heads with anecdotes, facts, lists, statistics, and illustrations, including: a The test results of animals on LSDacats lose their fear of dogs, and goats walk in geometric patterns a Drugs found in nature, from magic mushrooms to St. Johnas wort to beaver secretions a Celebrities who overdosed at age 27aJimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, Kurt Cobain, Brian Jones, and Jean Michel-Basquiat a Imaginary drugs in literature and film, from spice the mA(c)lange in "Dune" to Moloko plus in "A Clockwork Orange" a Nicknames for a jointafrom doobie to giggly stick to Mr. Boom Bizzle a The global percentages of adults who have used cannabisa.004 percent in Singapore and 12.6 percent in the United States a The uses of opium in ancient Romeafrom treatments for insomnia and epilepsy to colic and deafness a The most glamorous rehab clinics and their celebrity alumni a Mini-biographies of the biggest drug kingpins around the world Wacky but well-researched, unbiased and shameless, "The Curious World of Drugs and Their Friends" dares to take readers on a long, strange trivia trip.
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Author : Sack, Adriano / Niermann, Ingo / Patton, Amy
Publisher : Plume Books
Tags: The Curious World of Drugs and Their Friends: A Very Trippy Miscellany Sack, Adriano / Niermann, Ingo / Patton, Amy

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Cooking Know-How: Be a Better Cook with Hundreds of Easy Techniques, Step-By-Step Photos, and Ideas for Over 500 Great Meals

Product : Cooking Know-How: Be a Better Cook with Hundreds of Easy Techniques, Step-By-Step Photos, and Ideas for Over 500 Great Meals
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Welcome to a whole new kind of cookbook. "Knowing how to cook has challenged lots of men. Women, too. What most people learn is a specific recipe: how to make this pasta sauce, or that loaf of bread. What about learning how to cook in general? And not just the 'how' but the 'how come?' That requires a technique book. "What you'll find in this book is an alphabetical list of sixty-five recipe-driven, technique-centered explications that build out into hundreds of dishes. "Armed with the knowledge of the simple mechanics of a dish, the five or so steps it takes to make it, you can walk into the market, find what's fresh (or on special), bring it home, and have dinner on the table without any worries, any overly romantic pretensions, or any cookbooks piled on the floor: fresh every time--and your way, too." --from the Introduction "The recipes are structured without being fussy and the majority are relatively easy. This is a welcome rarity, imparting a useful, innovative framework as well as the confidence to depart from it." --"Publishers Weekly"
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Author : Weinstein, Bruce / Scarbrough, Mark / Schaeffer, Lucy
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
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Calculus and Pizza: A Cookbook for the Hungry Mind

Product : Calculus and Pizza: A Cookbook for the Hungry Mind
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : CALCULUS + PEPPERONI / FUN = MATH SUCCESS Do you want to do well on your calculus exam? Are you looking for a quick refresher course? Or would you just like to get a taste of what calculus is all about? If so, you've selected the right book. Calculus and Pizza is a creative, surprisingly delicious overview of the essential rules and formulas of calculus, with tons of problems for the learner with a healthy appetite. Setting up residence in a pizza parlor, Clifford Pickover focuses on procedures for solving problems, offering short, easy-to-digest chapters that allow you to quickly get the essence of a technique or question. From exponentials and logarithms to derivatives and multiple integrals, the book utilizes pepperoni, meatballs, and more to make complex topics fun to learn-emphasizing basic, practical principles to help you calculate the speed of tossed pizza dough or the rising cost of eggplant parmigiana. Plus, you'll see how simple math-and a meal-can solve especially curious and even mind-shattering problems. Authoritatively and humorously written, Calculus and Pizza provides a lively-and more tasteful-approach to calculus. "Pickover has published nearly a book a year in which he stretches the limits of computers, art, and thought." -Los Angeles Times "A perpetual idea machine, Clifford Pickover is one of the most creative, original thinkers in the world today." -Journal of Recreational Mathematics
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Author : Pickover, Clifford A.
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Tags: Calculus and Pizza: A Cookbook for the Hungry Mind Pickover, Clifford A.

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The Secret Life of Dust: From the Cosmos to the Kitchen Counter, the Big Consequences of Little Things

Product : The Secret Life of Dust: From the Cosmos to the Kitchen Counter, the Big Consequences of Little Things
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Hannah Holmes A mesmerizing expedition around our dusty world Some see dust as dull and useless stuff. But in the hands of author Hannah Holmes, it becomes a dazzling and mysterious force; Dust, we discover, built the planet we walk upon. And it tinkers with the weather and spices the air we breathe. Billions of tons of it rise annually into the air--the dust of deserts and forgotten kings mixing with volcanic ash, sea salt, leaf fragments, scales from butterfly wings, shreds of T-shirts, and fireplace soot. Eventually, though, all this dust must settle. The story of restless dust begins among exploding stars, then treks through the dinosaur beds of the Gobi Desert, drills into Antarctic glaciers, filters living dusts from the wind, and probes the dark underbelly of the living-room couch. Along the way, Holmes introduces a delightful cast of characters--the scientists who study dust. Some investigate its dark side: how it killed off dinosaurs and how its industrial descendents are killing us today. Others sample the shower of Saharan dust that nourishes Caribbean jungles, or venture into the microscopic jungle of the bedroom carpet. Like The Secret Life of Dust, however, all of them unveil the mayhem and magic wrought by little things. Hannah Holmes (Portland, ME) is a science and natural history writer for the Discovery Channel Online. Her freelance work has been widely published, appearing in the Los Angeles Times Magazine, the New York Times Magazine, Outside, Sierra, National Geographic Traveler, and Escape. Her broadcast work has been featured on Living on Earth and the Discovery Channel Online's Science Live.
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Author : Holmes, Hannah
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
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Surviving Grief ... and Learning to Live Again

Product : Surviving Grief ... and Learning to Live Again
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : An insightful, compassionate account of the grieving process that helps us through the pain and isolation experienced with the loss of a loved one.. We're never really prepared for the loss of someone we love. Thrown into a state of emotional chaos we experience rage, guilt, anxiety, and intense sadness all at once. It's the oldest story in the world, we tell ourselves -- millions of people have had to cope with this before -- and yet, we always believe that what we are experiencing is unique to us. We feel isolated in our anguish and often ashamed of what we are feeling. A profoundly compassionate and insightful book, Surviving Grief. & Learning to Live Again offers you the support and understanding you need to get you through this difficult time. Written by Dr. Catherine Sanders, a therapist and researcher specializing in bereavement issues and one who has lived through the loss of close family members, it helps you to see that what you are feeling is part of a natural process of readjustment and renewal. According to Dr. Sanders, grieving, like any other natural regenerative process, must be allowed to run its proper course if we are ever to regain our equilibrium and continue on with our lives. To help us better understand the process, she describes the five universal phases of grief: Shock, Awareness of Loss, Conservation and The Need to Withdraw, Healing, and Renewal, and guides us through each. Drawing directly from her own experiences and those of her clients and her research studies, she delves deeply and compassionately into the different experiences of grief, and talks about what it means to lose a mate, a parent, or a child. And she discusses the factors that can have an influence on the grieving process, such as age, gender, and the circumstances surrounding the loved one's death.
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Author : Sanders, Catherine M. / Sanders, JR. Thomas
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
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Source Book of Medical History

Product : Source Book of Medical History
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Original accounts ranging from Ancient Egypt and Greece to discovery of x-rays: Galen, Pasteur, Lavoisier, Harvey, Parkinson, others. ..".a book useful to teacher and student alike. It deserves a place on every historian's reference shelf." -- "American Historical Review."
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Author : Clendening, Logan
Publisher : Dover Publications
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Easy Russian Phrase Book: Over 690 Basic Phrases for Everyday Use

Product : Easy Russian Phrase Book: Over 690 Basic Phrases for Everyday Use
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Suitable for business or pleasure trips, this handy volume fosters instant communication. Nearly 700 basic phrases cover everyday topics as well as travel-related subjects, including terms involving restaurants, reservations, health and medical situations, and more. Includes a phonetic pronunciation guide and an index for quick and easy reference.
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Author : Dover Publications Inc
Publisher : Dover Publications
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Kenya

Product : Kenya
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : NATIONAL STANDARDS: Grades K-4 National Social Studies Standards- Culture: I- People, societies, and cultures address needs and concerns in ways that are both similar and different- Cultural unity and diversity can be identified within and across groups- Time, Continuity, and Change: II- Accounts of past events, people, places, and situations contribute to our understanding of the past
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Author : Fontes, Justine / Fontes, Ron
Publisher : Children's Press(CT)
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The Economist's View of the World

Product : The Economist's View of the World
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : This book explains and assesses the ways in which micro, welfare and benefit-cost economists view the world of public policy. In general terms, microeconomic concepts and models can be seen to appear regularly in the work of political scientists, sociologists and psychologists. As a consequence, these and related concepts and models have now had sufficient time to influence strongly and to extend the range of policy options available to government departments. But the 'cross-over' from economic modelling to policy implementation remains obscure and uncertain. This problematic is the central focus of the book. The author first outlines the importance of a wider knowledge of microeconomics for improving the effects and orientation of public policy. He also provides a critique of some basic economic assumptions, notably the 'consumer sovereignty principle'. Within this context the reader is in a better position to understand the 'marvellous insights and troubling blindnesses' of economists where often what is controversial politically is not so controversial among economists.
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Author : Rhoads, Steven E. / Rhoads
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
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Curious Baby: My Curious World

Product : Curious Baby: My Curious World
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : My Curious World is a super-soft accordion-style cloth book for babies. One word per panel text celebrates the creativity and curiosity of kids and monkeys everywhere
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Author : Paprocki, Greg / Rey, H. A. / Rey, Margret
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
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At Home in Thrush Green

Product : At Home in Thrush Green
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : It is spring in the village of Thrush Green. In neighboring Lulling, Charles Henstock admires the blooming garden of his new vicarage, glad that the squabbles with his parishoners in Affairs at Thrush Green are settled. And yet the good vicar wistfully recalls his former home - the ugly, old rectory of Thrush Green, which burned to the ground. Now, from the rectory's ruins, the villagers are building eight retirement homes for the older folks most in need. But how to choose who will live there? How will they get on together? And how will they accommodate the dogs, cats, and birds that must come along? The spring has brought a new crop of dilemmas, but Dr. Henstock and the villagers are determined to make the old people feel at home in Thrush Green. In the end, harmony is restored to this tiny fictional world. With wit and grace, Miss Read has charmed numerous critics and won the loyalty of readers who will happily find themselves once more At Home in Thrush Green.
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Author : Miss Read / Goodall, J. S.
Publisher : Mariner Books
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Ollie's Easter Eggs [With Sticker(s)]

Product : Ollie's Easter Eggs [With Sticker(s)]
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Gossie, Gertie, BooBoo, and Peedie are all dyeing Easter eggs. Ollie wants Easter eggs too and he has a plan on how he'll get them Humor and vibrant ink-and-watercolor illustrations fill Olivier Dunrea's holiday follow-up to "Merry Christmas, Ollie." Dunrea again gets the preschooler emotions exactly right, capturing a range of holiday-inspired feelings, from Ollie's wiggly impatience to be included to the pure joy of the older goslings discovering that Ollie has arranged the best Easter egg hunt of all. Includes sheet of colorful stickers
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Author : Dunrea, Olivier
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
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The Dynamite Club: How a Bombing in Fin-de-Siecle Paris Ignited the Age of Modern Terror

Product : The Dynamite Club: How a Bombing in Fin-de-Siecle Paris Ignited the Age of Modern Terror
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : " The fascinating story of a long-forgotten "war on terror" that has much in common with our own" On a February evening in 1894, a young radical intellectual named Emile Henry drank two beers at an upscale Parisian restaurant, then left behind a bomb as a parting gift. This incident, which rocked the French capital, lies at the heart of "The Dynamite Club, " a mesmerizing account of Henry and his cohorts and the war they waged against the bourgeoisie--setting off bombs in public places, killing the president of France, and eventually assassinating President McKinley in 1901. Paris in the belle epoque was a place of leisure, elegance, and power. Newly electrified, the city's wide boulevards were lined with posh department stores and outdoor cafes. But prosperity was limited to a few. Most lived in dire poverty, and workers and intellectuals found common cause in a political philosophy--anarchism--that embraced the overthrow of the state by any means necessary. Yet in targeting civilians to achieve their ends, the dynamite bombers charted a new course. Seeking martyrdom, believing fervently in their goal, and provoking a massive government reaction that only increased their ranks, these "evildoers" became, in effect, the first terrorists in modern history. Surprising and provocative, "The Dynamite Club" is a brilliantly researched account that illuminates a period of dramatic social and political change--and subtly asks us to reflect upon our own.
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Author : Merriman, John
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
Tags: The Dynamite Club: How a Bombing in Fin-de-Siecle Paris Ignited the Age of Modern Terror Merriman, John

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Stones of Jerusalem

Product : Stones of Jerusalem
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : "Stones of Jerusalem" continues the story of the Zion Legacy Series. Once more we are transported back in time, from the 1948 war in Israel to a stirring drama of the first century A.D. in this sacred city. Amid the chaos of street battle, Israeli strategist Moshe Sachar has taken refuge in a secret tunnel beneath the Temple Mount. There, in "Stones of Jerusalem," he becomes immersed in an ancient scroll and the extraordinary, ongoing biblical love story of a Roman centurion and a beautiful but mysterious young woman. People and events of the Bible, framed by this romance, spring to life in a tapestry of superb storytelling and historical authenticity that will transfix both fans of historical and religious fiction and anyone who loves a page-turning read. "One is watching history unfold when reading the Thoenes' work." ("Houston Chronicle") "Fast-paced, often riveting action . . . scenes that rival those of James Michener." ("New York Post") "Strong characters . . . poignant stories . . . female characters with surprising chutzpah." ("Publishers Weekly")
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Author : Thoene, Bodie / Thoene, Brock
Publisher : Viking Books
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Overcoming Law

Product : Overcoming Law
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Legal theory must become more factual and empirical and less conceptual and polemical, Richard Posner argues in this wide-ranging new book. The topics covered include the structure and behavior of the legal profession; constitutional theory; gender, sex, and race theories; interdisciplinary approaches to law; the nature of legal reasoning; and legal pragmatism. Posner analyzes, in witty and passionate prose, schools of thought as different as social constructionism and institutional economics, and scholars and judges as different as Bruce Ackerman, Robert Bork, Ronald Dworkin, Catharine MacKinnon, Richard Rorty, and Patricia Williams. He also engages challenging issues in legal theory that range from the motivations and behavior of judges and the role of rhetoric and analogy in law to the rationale for privacy and blackmail law and the regulation of employment contracts. Although written by a sitting judge, the book does not avoid controversy; it contains frank appraisals of radical feminist and race theories, the behavior of the German and British judiciaries in wartime, and the excesses of social constructionist theories of sexual behavior. Throughout, the book is unified by Posner's distinctive stance, which is pragmatist in philosophy, economic in methodology, and liberal (in the sense of John Stuart Mill's liberalism) in politics. Brilliantly written, eschewing jargon and technicalities, it will make a major contribution to the debate about the role of law in our society.
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Author : Posner, Richard A.
Publisher : Harvard University Press
Tags: Overcoming Law Posner, Richard A.

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The Woman That Never Evolved: With a New Preface and Bibliographical Updates, Revised Edition

Product : The Woman That Never Evolved: With a New Preface and Bibliographical Updates, Revised Edition
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : What does it mean to be female? Sarah Blaffer Hrdy--a sociobiologist and a feminist--believes that evolutionary biology can provide some surprising answers. Surprising to those feminists who mistakenly think that biology can only work against women. And surprising to those biologists who incorrectly believe that natural selection operates only on males. In "The Woman That Never Evolved" we are introduced to our nearest female relatives competitive, independent, sexually assertive primates who have every bit as much at stake in the evolutionary game as their male counterparts do. These females compete among themselves for rank and resources, but will bond together for mutual defense. They risk their lives to protect their young, yet consort with the very male who murdered their offspring when successful reproduction depends upon it. They tolerate other breeding females if food is plentiful, but chase them away when monogamy is the optimal strategy. When "promiscuity" is an advantage, female primates--like their human cousins--exhibit a sexual appetite that ensures a range of breeding partners. From case after case we are led to the conclusion that the sexually passive, noncompetitive, all-nurturing woman of prevailing myth never could have evolved within the primate order. Yet males are almost universally dominant over females in primate species, and "Homo sapiens" is no exception. As we see from this book, women are in some ways the most oppressed of all female primates. Sarah Blaffer Hrdy is convinced that to redress sexual inequality in human societies, we must first understand its evolutionary origins. We cannot travel back in time to meet our own remote ancestors, but we can study those surrogates we have--the other living primates. If women --and not biology--are to control their own destiny, they must understand the past and, as this book shows us, the biological legacy they have inherited.
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Author : Hrdy, Sarah Blaffer
Publisher : Harvard University Press
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Nonviolence: Twenty-Five Lessons from the History of a Dangerous Idea

Product : Nonviolence: Twenty-Five Lessons from the History of a Dangerous Idea
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : In this timely, highly original, and controversial narrative, "New York Times "bestselling author Mark Kurlansky discusses nonviolence as a distinct entity, a course of action, rather than a mere state of mind. Nonviolence can and should be a technique for overcoming social injustice and ending wars, he asserts, which is why it is the preferred method of those who speak truth to power. "Nonviolence" is a sweeping yet concise history that moves from ancient Hindu times to present-day conflicts raging in the Middle East and elsewhere. Kurlansky also brings into focus just why nonviolence is a "dangerous" idea, and asks such provocative questions as: Is there such a thing as a "just war"? Could nonviolence have worked against even the most evil regimes in history? Kurlansky draws from history twenty-five provocative lessons on the subject that we can use to effect change today. He shows how, time and again, violence is used to suppress nonviolence and its practitioners-Gandhi and Martin Luther King, for example; that the stated deterrence value of standing national armies and huge weapons arsenals is, at best, negligible; and, encouragingly, that much of the hard work necessary to begin a movement to end war is already complete. It simply needs to be embraced and accelerated. Engaging, scholarly, and brilliantly reasoned, "Nonviolence" is a work that compels readers to look at history in an entirely new way. This is not just a manifesto for our times but a trailblazing book whose time has come.
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Author : Kurlansky, Mark / Dalai Lama
Publisher : Modern Library
Tags: Nonviolence: Twenty-Five Lessons from the History of a Dangerous Idea Kurlansky, Mark / Dalai Lama

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A Surefire Guide to Gardening in Zones 8,9,10

Product : A Surefire Guide to Gardening in Zones 8,9,10
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : For gardeners who live in climate zones 8, 9, or 10, this book is the first of its kind to guide you step by step in creating a garden that is sure to flourish in your zone. With a long growing season, strong sun, and mild winters in zones 8, 9, or 10, first-time gardeners and old pros alike will welcome this comprehensive guide that shows you how to plan your garden, put the right plants in the right place, and care for them according to their climatic needs. In The Zone Garden 8- 9- 10, topics include: How to zero in on your particular microclimateBest bets for your zone garden--annuals, perennials, roses, bulbs, and shrubsSurefire garden plans for tropical gardens, seashore gardens, drought-tolerant gardens, shade gardens, and moreWhen to plant in your zone and when your flowers will bloom
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Author : Frieze, Charlotte
Publisher : Fireside Books
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Where Are You Going, Little Mouse?

Product : Where Are You Going, Little Mouse?
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : The hero of the classic Whose Mouse Are You? runs away from home when he decides his family doesn't love him. Luckily, he doesn't run farther than the nearest telephone booth. "Wonderful...resonates with emotions deeply felt by young children."--Publishers Weekly.
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Author : Kraus, Robert / Dewey, Jose / Dewey, Ariane
Publisher : Greenwillow Books
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Turbulent Souls: A Catholic Son's Return to His Jewish Family

Product : Turbulent Souls: A Catholic Son's Return to His Jewish Family
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Description : Two years ago, Stephen J. Dubner wrote a cover story for the New York Times Magazine called "Choosing My Religion". It became one of the most widely discussed articles in the magazine's history. Turbulent Souls, the book that grew out of that article, is an intimate memoir of a man in search of a Jewish heritage he never knew he had. It is also a loving portrait of his parents. Stephen Dubner's family was as Catholic as they come. His devout parents attended mass at every opportunity and named their eight children after saints. Stephen, the youngest child, became an altar boy, studied the catechism, and learned the traditional rituals of the Church -- never suspecting that the religion he embraced was not his by blood. Turbulent Souls is Dubner's personal account of his family's tumultuous journey from Judaism to Catholicism -- and in his own case, back to Judaism -- and the effects, some tragic, some comic, of those spiritual transformations. His parents were Jews, born in Brooklyn to immigrant parents, but -- independent of each other and, indeed, before they met -- each converted to Christianity, only to be shunned by their families. After their marriage, they closed the door on Judaism so firmly that their children had no inkling that their background was far different from what it seemed: They didn't know, for instance, that their mother had a first cousin named Ethel Rosenberg, who was executed for treason in one of the most controversial cases of the cold war era. Stephen Dubner's is a story about discovery: of relatives he never knew existed, of family history he'd never learned, and of a faith he'd never thought of as his own and, in fact, knew nothing about. It's afascinating, thoughtful, and thought-provoking exploration of a subject of intense interest to spiritually minded men and women everywhere.
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Author : Dubner, Stephen J.
Publisher : William Morrow & Company
Tags: Turbulent Souls: A Catholic Son's Return to His Jewish Family Dubner, Stephen J.

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Contracts: Examples & Explanations, Third Edition

Product : Contracts: Examples & Explanations, Third Edition
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : To give your students a full understanding of challenging concepts, require or recommend CONTRACTS: Examples and Explanations, Third Edition for your next course.
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Author : Blum, Brian A.
Publisher : Aspen Publishers
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Fitness Professional's Handbook

Product : Fitness Professional's Handbook
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : "Fitness Professional's Handbook, Fifth Edition, " is back with a new title, an expanded scope, and thoroughly updated material. With three new chapters, numerous ancillaries, and material that reflect the current American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) guidelines, this text will allow both students and professionals to stay abreast of the latest research and information in the field. Formerly titled "Health Fitness Instructor's Handbook, " this full-color text has undergone a title change to better reflect its extensive use in the field. Reflective of updates made in the seventh edition of "ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, " it serves as an essential text for those seeking ACSM health/fitness instructor certification and an invaluable reference for certified fitness professionals striving to stay informed amid ongoing research advances. Every chapter has been updated based on the latest standards, guidelines, and research, allowing readers to explore the newest theories, research findings, and current issues in the field. The following are among the most significant changes to the text: -A completely rewritten chapter on health appraisal that focuses on the sequence of steps to follow in screening participants -Updates based on the most recent dietary guidelines and current standards for nutritional intake -A thorough discussion of how to develop effective exercise prescriptions for strength and endurance in a very small space -A new chapter that focuses on yoga, Pilates, and other mind-body exercises -Additional insight from an expert providing real-life experiences in both fitness- and hospital-based programs and details regarding budget developmentThrough this text, students with little or no background in fitness testing and prescription will learn to screen participants, carry out standardized fitness tests to evaluate major components of fitness, and write appropriate fitness prescriptions. They will also learn how to apply this information to special populations, including children, older adults, women, or those with chronic disease (e.g., hypertension) or a specific condition (e.g., pregnancy). To aid readers with comprehension, the text retains the best features of previous editions, such as reproducible forms, useful key points, interesting sidebars, case study questions and answers, key terms and glossary, and extensive references throughout the book. The text features an array of ancillaries, making it easy for instructors to develop and effectively teach their course. All materials are offered through a convenient product-specific Web site and include a new instructor guide, a revised test bank, and a PowerPoint presentation package that includes art, photos, and tables pulled from the text. In addition, the text's attention to detail regarding the most common fitness tests allows it to be seamlessly integrated into lab experiences associated with fitness a
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Author : Howley, Edward T. / Franks, B. Don
Publisher : Human Kinetics Publishers
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Racquetball: Steps to Success

Product : Racquetball: Steps to Success
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Master the shots and strategies to control center court and win points. "Racquetball: Steps to Success" features expert instruction, clear photographs, 3-D court diagrams, more than 80 drills, and a proven system for improving your game. Stroke mechanics for the forehand and backhand and more than 35 shots, including serves, serve returns, and front-wall, side-wall, ceiling, and back-wall shots, are covered and illustrated. Learn when finesse trumps power, why a risky kill shot may be a better choice than a high-percentage ceiling shot, and what shots will move you into--and your opponent out of--the critical center court position. As part of the popular Steps to Success Sports Series, with more than 1.5 million copies sold, "Racquetball: Steps to Success" covers it all to give you the tools to rule the court
**** PRICE: USD 3.95
Author : Fisher, Dennis, MBA
Publisher : Human Kinetics Publishers
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Danger's Hour: The Story of the USS Bunker Hill and the Kamikaze Pilot Who Crippled Her

Product : Danger's Hour: The Story of the USS Bunker Hill and the Kamikaze Pilot Who Crippled Her
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Description : In the closing months of World War II, Americans found themselves facing a new and terrifying weapon: kamikazes -- the first men to use airplanes as suicide weapons. By the beginning of 1945, American pilots were shooting down Japanese planes more than ten to one. The Japanese had so few metals left that the military had begun using wooden coins and clay pots for hand grenades. For the first time in 800 years, Japan faced imminent invasion. As Germany faltered, the combined strength of every warring nation gathered at Japan's door. Desperate, Japan turned to its most idealistic young men -- the best and brightest college students -- and demanded of them the greatest sacrifice. On the morning of May 11, 1945, days after the Nazi surrender, the USS "Bunker Hill" -- a magnificent vessel that held thousands of crewmen and the most sophisticated naval technology available -- was holding at the Pacific Theater, 70 miles off the coast of Okinawa. At precisely 9:58 a.m., Kiyoshi Ogawa radioed in to his base at Kanoya, 350 miles from the Bunker Hill, "I found the enemy vessels." After eighteen months of training, Kiyoshi tucked a comrade's poem into his breast pocket and flew his Zero five hours across the Pacific. Now the young Japanese pilot had located his target and was on the verge of fulfilling his destiny. At 10:02.30 a.m., as he hovered above the "Bunker Hill," hidden in a mass of clouds, Kiyoshi spoke his last words: "Now, I am nose-diving into the ship." The attack killed 393 Americans and was the worst suicide attack against America until September 11. Juxtaposing Kiyoshi's story with the stories of untold heroism of the men aboard the "Bunker Hill," Maxwell Taylor Kennedy details how American sailors and airmen worked together, risking their own lives to save their fellows and ultimately triumphing in their efforts to save their ship. Drawing on years of research and firsthand interviews with both American and Japanese survivors, Maxwell Taylor Kennedy draws a gripping portrait of men bravely serving their countries in war and the advent of a terrifying new weapon, suicide bombing, that nearly halted the most powerful nation in the world.
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Author : Kennedy, Maxwell Taylor
Publisher : Simon & Schuster
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The Declaration of Independence: How 13 Colonies Became the United States

Product : The Declaration of Independence: How 13 Colonies Became the United States
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Description : How much do most students know about the Declaration of Independence? For that matter, how much do most "adults " know about it? Probably everybody is aware that itas the document that formally severed the 13 American coloniesa ties with England. They also know that itas dated July 4, 1776, and is why we celebrate the Fourth of July holiday. But how many among us can answer questions like these? 1. On what date did Congress actually vote for independence? 2. Who wrote the Declaration of Independence? 3. When did the members of Congress sign the Declaration? 4. Which famous founder did not sign the Declaration? " (Answers below) " BR> These and many more questions are answered in Syl Sobelas newest fun-to-read book that covers another of the most important moments in American history. " The Declaration of Independence " is the latest among his books that enliven major historical events for young readers. Boys and girls will find something unusual and interesting on every page of a book that is virtually guaranteed to become a favorite classroom supplement among history teachers and students alike. Features line art, a glossary, a suggested reading list, and an index. Answers: 1. On July 2, 1776, the Second Continental Congress voted for Independence. They adopted the Declaration of Independence on July 4. 2. Thomas Jefferson wrote the first version. John Adams and Benjamin Franklin made several changes. Then Congress made more changes before giving final approval. 3. The formal signing was on Aug. 2, 1776, although some members of Congress did not sign it until several days later. 4. George Washington was commanding general of the Continental Army and was unavailable for the signing.
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Author : Sobel, Syl / Gilgannon, Denise
Publisher : Barron's Educational Series
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The Princes of Ireland: The Dublin Saga

Product : The Princes of Ireland: The Dublin Saga
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Description : From the internationally bestselling author of London and Sarum -- a magnificent epic about love and war, family life and political intrigue in Ireland over the course of seventeen centuries. Like the novels of James Michener, The Princes of Ireland brilliantly interweaves engrossing fiction and well-researched fact to capture the essence of a place. Edward Rutherfurd has introduced millions of readers to the human dramas that are the lifeblood of history. From his first bestseller, Sarum, to the #1 bestseller London, he has captivated audiences with gripping narratives that follow the fortunes of several fictional families down through the ages. The Princes of Ireland, a sweeping panorama steeped in the tragedy and glory that is Ireland, epitomizes the power and richness of Rutherfurd's storytelling magic. The saga begins in pre-Christian Ireland with a clever refashioning of the legend of Cuchulainn, and culminates in the dramatic founding of the Free Irish State in 1922. Through the interlocking stories of a wonderfully imagined cast of characters -- monks and noblemen, soldiers and rebels, craftswomen and writers -- Rutherfurd vividly conveys the personal passions and shared dreams that shaped the character of the country. He takes readers inside all the major events in Irish history: the reign of the fierce and mighty kings of Tara; the mission of Saint Patrick; the Viking invasion and the founding of Dublin; the trickery of Henry II, which gave England its foothold on the island in 1167; the plantations of the Tudors and the savagery of Cromwell; the flight of the "Wild Geese"; the failed rebellion of 1798; the Great Famine and the Easter Rebellion. With Rutherfurd's well-crafted storytelling, readers witness the rise of the Fenians in the late nineteenth century, the splendours of the Irish cultural renaissance, and the bloody battles for Irish independence, as though experiencing their momentous impact firsthand. Tens of millions of North Americans claim Irish descent. Generations of people have been enchanted by Irish literature, and visitors flock to Dublin and its environs year after year. The Princes of Ireland will appeal to all of them -- and to anyone who relishes epic entertainment spun by a master. "From the Hardcover edition."
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Author : Rutherfurd, Edward
Publisher : Seal Books
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Geriatrics Subspecialty Consult

Product : Geriatrics Subspecialty Consult
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : This handbook from the Washington University School of Medicine is a practical guide for medical students, residents, and fellows treating older adults. It was prepared by residents and fellows in internal medicine, geriatrics, cardiology, ophthalmology, rheumatology, and urology, with faculty advisors from the Division of Nutrition and Aging. The authors provide a framework for approaching the important issues that arise in geriatrics and focus on key aspects of the evaluation and treatment of common geriatric disorders and consultations. The book covers symptoms and diseases, acute and chronic problems, and inpatient and outpatient approaches with the same front-lines practicality as the world-famous Washington Manual(R) of Medical Therapeutics. Tables and appendices provide rapid point-of-care access to information such as cognitive and functional assessment tests and important drug interactions. This handbook is also available electronically for handheld computers. See PDA listing for details. The Washington Manual(R) is a registered mark belonging to Washington University in St. Louis to which international legal protection applies. The mark is used in this publication by LWW under license from Washington University.
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Author : Washington University School of Medicine / Lin, Tammy L. / Moylan Kyle C., Ed
Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Traces of Wisdom: Amish Women Reflect on Life's Simple Pleasures

Product : Traces of Wisdom: Amish Women Reflect on Life's Simple Pleasures
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Description : For the first time, a woman born and bred in the Amish way of life has collected together a book of wisdom and vignettes that bridge their world with our own. In Traces of Wisdom, Louise Stoltzfus draws on her own years as a member of the Lancaster Amish community and hours of candid interviews with other Amish women. The result is a quietly lyrical book of inspirational reflections on the simple yet profound Amish approach to what really matters in life. In Traces of Wisdom, Amish women share thoughts on friendship, beauty, marriage, family, the life of the community, and living a life of sincerity, common sense, compassion, and forgiveness. By sharing their beliefs and attitudes, these women provide insights into our own technology-driven ways of thinking and on ways to rediscover the simple wonder of life we need to restore our sense of personal fulfillment. Taking the successful genre of simplicity books to a new height, Traces of Wisdom brings us inside the world of the Amish, to whom simplicity has meant freedom and dignity for centuries. For contemporary women trying to simplify increasingly hectic lives, Traces of Wisdom provides a welcome breath of fresh air.
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Author : Stoltzfus, Louise
Publisher : Hyperion Books
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Kilroy Was Here: The Best American Humor from World War II

Product : Kilroy Was Here: The Best American Humor from World War II
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Description : Inspired by a ubiquitous piece of graffiti that U.S. servicemen left behind during World War II, Emmy Award-winning television journalist Charles Osgood has collected an assortment of classic stories and comic tales that buoyed the spirits of Americans who served on land, at sea, and in the air, such as: "A lieutenant fresh from jumping instructions was seated next to a sergeant in a parachute regiment during a night time exercise. The lieutenant looked very pale and frightened, so the sergeant struck up a conversation. 'Scared, Lieutenant?' he asked. 'No, just a bit apprehensive, ' the lieutenant replied. 'What's the difference?' 'Apprehensive means I'm scared with a college education.'" -- Kilroy Was Here went back to press four times in hardcover.
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Author : Osgood, Charles
Publisher : Hyperion Books
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Dragons of a Vanished Moon

Product : Dragons of a Vanished Moon
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : The flames of war devour Ansalon. The army of dead souls marches toward conquest, led by the mystical warrior Mina, who serves the powerful One God. A small band of heroes, driven to desperate measures, leads the fight against overwhelming odds. Two unlikely protagonists emerge. One is a dragon overlord who will not easily relinquish her rule. The other is an irrepressible kender who has been on a strange and remarkable journey that will end in startling and unforeseen fashion. The stirring climax of the War of Souls.
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Author : Weis, Margaret / Hickman, Tracy
Publisher : Wizards of the Coast
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Human Face

Product : Human Face
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : The Human Face tells the fascinating story of our most familiar features. We embark on an intriguing and unique journey of self-discovery, exploring the evolutionary, social, and psychological aspects of the face. Why do we have a face? There are six billion human faces and yet we instantly recognize faces that we know. The face is the key to identity, both for ourselves and others. How is it that this small part of us can be such an immediate and effective way to define who we are? Humans have only seven universally recognized facial expressions: anger, fear, happiness, sadness, disgust, surprise, and contempt, and yet it is estimated that we can make about 7,000 discreet expressions. How do we read expressions? And how can we hide our true feelings when they are written on our faces without our even knowing? Is beauty really in the eye of the beholder? All over the world people seem to agree on which faces are beautiful. What is the relationship between facial beauty and sexual attractiveness? And is our concern with personal appearance just about looking good? Is vanity the result of a harmless need to fit in -- or are there other subconscious motives at work? Why are we so obsessed with the famous faces of actors and entertainers? Is it only a matter of media hype, or are there deeper reasons for our fascination? The Human Face reveals that knowing how the face has developed, what it can do, and what it means, is a way of understanding who we are. Beautifully illustrated with striking photography, this book will give you a new insight into human nature and the naked truth behind your facial features.
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Author : Bates, Brian / DK Publishing / Cleese, John
Publisher : DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
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Absolute Beginner's Guide to Wi-Fi Wireless Networking

Product : Absolute Beginner's Guide to Wi-Fi Wireless Networking
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Description : "Absolute Beginner's Guide to Wi-Fi" is a book for beginners who want to join the Wi-Fi revolution. Using easy-to-understand language, this book teaches you all you need to know about Wi-Fi, from choosing the Wi-Fi system that is right for you to adding a Wi-Fi card and related software to finding hotspots and access points. With the help of this book, you will be able to configure a home network and share internet connections quickly and easily. In addition, the book covers all important security issues so that a user is less exposed to threats, as well as the dos and don'ts of traveling with a Wi-Fi enabled laptop.
**** PRICE: USD 3.95
Author : Davis, Harold
Publisher : Que
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Smart Women Know When to Say No

Product : Smart Women Know When to Say No
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Many women try too hard to be nice. It's a way of life for many who live in a culture that expects them to be the ones who "keep everyone happy." But what happens when keeping everyone else happy drains your own happiness? This book by bestselling author Dr. Kevin Leman shows how women who find themselves manipulated by impassivity, guilt, or abusive behavior can learn to assert themselves while maintaining their "pleasing" personalities.
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Author : Leman, Kevin
Publisher : Spire Publishing
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RAW Classic King Size Rolling Papers With RAW Filter Tips
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Harry Potter The Horcrux Bookmark Collection by Noble Set of 7 Gift Boxed
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