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Braving It: A Father, a Daughter, and an Unforgettable Journey into the Alaskan Wild

James Campbell · Crown Publishers
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

The powerful and affirming story of a father's journey with his teenage daughter to the far reaches of Alaska Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, home to only a handful of people, is a harsh and lonely place. So when James Campbell's cousin Heimo Korth asked him to spend a summer...
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The Todd Glass Situation: A Bunch of Lies about My Personal Life and a Bunch of True Stories about My 30-Year Career in Stand-Up Comedy

Todd Glass · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

A "triumphant" (The New York Times) memoir from beloved comedian Todd Glass about his decision at age forty-eight to finally live openly as a gay man, and the support from his illustrious collection of comedy pals, from Louis CK to Sarah Silverman.As Todd Glass tells it, growing...
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The ADHD Book of Lists: A Practical Guide for Helping Children and Teens with Attention Deficit Disorders

Sandra F Rief · Wiley, 2015.
Pages: 498
Format: Print book

Practical ADHD management techniques for parents and teachers The ADHD Book of Lists is a comprehensive guide to ADHD/ADD, providing the answers parents, teachers, and other caregivers seek in a convenient list format. This new second edition has been updated with the latest research findings...
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Crohn's and Colitis Diet Guide: Includes 175 Recipes

Dr. Hillary Steinhart · Firefly Books Ltd
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

Diet is a huge priority for anyone living with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis. The authors provide crucial guidance for families, friends and caregivers too in helping to manage IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease) symptoms. This updated second edition, in a very informative and easy-to-understand...
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The Book of Isaias: A Child of Hispanic Immigrants Seeks His Own America

Daniel Connolly · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

In a green town in the middle of America, a bright 18-year-old Hispanic student named Isaias Ramos sets out on the journey to college.Isaias, who passed a prestigious national calculus test as a junior and leads the quiz bowl team, is the hope of Kingsbury High in Memphis, a school where...
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The Code of the Extraordinary Mind

Vishen Lakhiani · Rodale
Format: Print book

Blending evolutionary biology, computation thinking, meditation exercises and more, The Code of the Extraordinary Mind provides a new framework for understanding and enhancing the human self. It also includes interviews that Lakhiani has conducted with Elon Musk, Richard Branson, Peter...
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By Women Possessed: A Life of Eugene O'Neill

Arthur Gelb · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 896
Format: Print book

Celebrated for their books on Eugene O'Neill and enjoying access to a trove of previously sealed archival material, the Gelbs deliver their final volume on the stormy life and brilliant oeuvre of this Nobel Prize-winning American playwright. This is a tour through both a magical moment...
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Callings: The Purpose and Passion of Work

Dave Isay · Penguin Books
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Stories of passion, courage, and commitment, following individuals as they pursue the work they were born to do, from StoryCorps founder Dave IsayIn Callings, StoryCorps founder Dave Isay presents unforgettable stories from people doing what they love. Some found their paths at a very young...
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It Gets Worse: A Collection of Essays

Shane Dawson · Keywords Press/Atria
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

New York Times bestselling author Shane Dawson returns with another highly entertaining and uproariously funny essay collection, chronicling a mix of real life moments both extraordinary and mortifying, yet always full of heart.Shane Dawson shared some of his best and worst experiences...
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The Evangelicals You Don't Know: Introducing the Next Generation of Christians

Tom Krattenmaker · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers; 1 edition
Pages: 232
Format: Hardcover

So you have a problem with evangelical Christians? Which ones? These are the provocative questions Tom Krattenmaker poses to his fellow progressives in The Evangelicals You Don’t Know. He challenges stereotypes about evangelical Christians and introduces readers to a movement of “new...
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Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartland

Cynthia Clampitt · University of Illinois Press; 1st Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Food historian Cynthia Clampitt pens the epic story of what happened when Mesoamerican farmers bred a nondescript grass into a staff of life so prolific, so protean, that it represents nothing less than one of humankind's greatest achievements. Blending history with expert reportage,...
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The Syrian Jihad: Al-Qaeda, the Islamic State and the Evolution of an Insurgency

Charles R. Lister · Oxford University Press, USA
Pages: 540
Format: Paperback

The eruption of the anti-Assad revolution in Syria has had many unintended consequences, among which is the opportunity it offered Sunni jihadists to establish a foothold in the heart of the Middle East. That Syria's ongoing civil war is so brutal and protracted has only compounded...
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Absolute Value: What Really Influences Customers in the Age of

Itamar Simonson · HarperCollins
Pages: 232
Format: Print book

Going against conventional marketing wisdom, Absolute Value reveals what really influences customers today and offers a new framework - the Influence Mix, a totally new way of thinking about consumer decision making and marketing, and about developing more effective business strategies.How...
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To Explain the World: The Discovery of Modern Science

Steven Weinberg · Harper; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A masterful commentary on the history of science from the Greeks to modern times, by Nobel Prize-winning physicist Steven Weinberg - a thought-provoking and important book by one of the most distinguished scientists and intellectuals of our time.In this rich, irreverent, and compelling...
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