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Perfect Chaos: A Daughter's Journey to Survive Bipolar, a Mother's Struggle to Save Her

Linea Johnson · St. Martin's Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

The Johnsons were a close and loving family living in the Seattle area - two parents, two incomes, two bright and accomplished daughters. They led busy lives filled with music lessons, college preparation, career demands, and laughter around the dinner table. Then the younger daughter,...
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Not Without My Sister: The True Story of Three Girls Violated and Betrayed by Those They Trusted

Celeste Jones · HarperElement
Pages: 416
Format: Paperback

The bestselling, devastating account of three sisters torn apart, abused and exploited at the hands of a community that robbed them of their childhood. It reveals three lives, separate but entwined, that have experienced unspeakable horror, unrelenting loyalty and unforgettable courage.From...
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Persist: In Praise of the Creative Spirit in a World Gone Mad with Commerce

Peter Clothier · Parami Press, LLC; First edition
Format: Book

Persist In Praise of the Creative Spirit in a World Gone Mad with Commerce is a collection of essays spanning thirty years of engagement with the culture of our times. Peter Clothier is a long-time student of the dharma and a meditation practitioner. In this context he examines the qualities...
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Quiet Kids: Help Your Introverted Child Succeed in an Extroverted World

Christine Fonseca · Prufrock Press
Pages: 191
Format: Paperback

Being an introverted child is difficult, especially in an ever-increasingly noisy world. Often viewed as aloof, unmotivated or conceited, introverted children are deeply misunderstood by parents, educators and even their peers. That's where "Quiet Kids: Helping Your Introverted...
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Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming

Naomi Oreskes · Bloomsbury Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

The U.S. scientific community has long led the world in research on such areas as public health, environmental science, and issues affecting quality of life. Our scientists have produced landmark studies on the dangers of DDT, tobacco smoke, acid rain, and global warming. But at the same...
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If Your Adolescent Has an Eating Disorder: An Essential Resource for Parents

B. Timothy Walsh · Oxford University Press; 1 edition
Format: Book

This is an authoritative guide to understanding and helping a teenager with anorexia nervosa or bulimia nervosa. It is designed for parents of teens who have recently been diagnosed with an eating disorder, or who are at risk of developing one, and for other adults, such as teachers and guidance...
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Bipolar Disorder: A Guide for Patients and Families

Francis Mark Mondimore · Johns Hopkins University Press; third edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Compassionate and comprehensive, Dr. Francis Mondimores pathbreaking guide has helped thousands of people and their loved ones cope with bipolar disorder. Now in its third edition, Bipolar Disorder has been thoroughly updated with new information about the causes of the disorder, tools...
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The Wilderness of Ruin: A Tale of Madness, Fire, and the Hunt for America's Youngest Serial Killer

Roseanne Montillo · William Morrow; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

In late nineteenth-century Boston, home to Herman Melville and Oliver Wendell Holmes, a serial killer preying on children is running loose in the city - a wilderness of ruin caused by the Great Fire of 1872 - in this literary historical crime thriller reminiscent of The Devil in the White...
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Friedrich Nietzsche: A Philosophical Biography

Julian Young · Cambridge University Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

"Ranging across the events of Nietzsche's life, Julian Young combines biography with a detailed description of his philosophy. The book will delight the general reader who knows little about Nietzsche's ideas. The specialist will learn where Young stands in relation to the voluminous...
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The Suicide Index: Putting My Father's Death in Order

Joan Wickersham · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; 1st American edition
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

When you kill yourself, you kill every memory everyone has of you. You’re saying “I’m gone and you can’t even be sure who it is that’s gone, because you never knew me.” Sixteen years ago, Joan Wickersham’s father shot himself in the head. The father...
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The Scent of Desire: Discovering Our Enigmatic Sense of Smell

Rachel Herz · William Morrow; 1 edition
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Shakespeare wrote that a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. But if you cannot smell, does the rose lose its sweetness? The first and definitive book on the psychology of smell, The Scent of Desire traces the importance of smell in our lives, from nourishment to procreation to our relationships...
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Smart Parenting, Smarter Kids: The One Brain Book You Need to Help Your Child Grow Brighter, Healthier, and Happier

Dr. David Walsh Ph.D. · Atria Books; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Every week new discoveries about the brain make the news, often promising parents the latest "right" way to nurture their kids' developing brains and behavior. And every day there's a new technology that demands your child's attention, a new game or toy that purports to make your...
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It's a Boy!: Understanding Your Son's Development from Birth to Age 18

Michael Thompson · Ballantine Books
Pages: 456
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling co-author of Raising Cain, It's a Boy! is the first major parenting book to chart every stage of a boy's life. This upbeat, authoritative, and reassuring guide-written by psychologist Michael Thompson, Ph.D., a leading international expert on boys'...
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The Age of Insight: The Quest to Understand the Unconscious in Art, Mind, and Brain, from Vienna 1900 to the Present

Eric Kandel · Random House; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

A brilliant book by Nobel Prize winner Eric R. Kandel, The Age of Insight takes us to Vienna 1900, where leaders in science, medicine, and art began a revolution that changed forever how we think about the human mind—our conscious and unconscious thoughts and emotions—and how mind...
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The Story of Philosophy

Will Durant · Simon and Schuster
Pages: 432
Format: Paperback

A brilliant and concise account of the lives and ideas of the great philosophers - Plato, Aristotle, Bacon, Spinoza, Voltaire, Kant, Schopenhauer, Spencer, Nietzsche, Bergson, Croce, Russell, Santayana, James, and Dewey - The Story of Philosophy is one of the great books of our time. Few write...
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