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A School of Our Own: The Story of the First Student-Run High School and a New Vision for American Education

Sam Levin · New Press
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

A School of Our Own tells the remarkable story of the Independent Project, the first student-run high school in America. Founder Samuel Levin, a high school junior who had already achieved international fame for creating Project Sprout - the first farm-to-school lunch program in the United...
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Building a Parenting Agreement That Works: Child Custody Agreements Step by Step

Mimi Lyster Zemmelman · NOLO; Eighth edition
Format: Paperback

Avoid custody battles -- save time, money and grief Working out a fair and realistic child custody agreement is one of the most difficult tasks for parents going through a divorce or separation. Building a Parenting Agreement That Works is the only book to show separating or divorcing...
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Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War

Mary Roach · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 285
Format: Print book

A New York Times / National Bestseller "America's funniest science writer" (Washington Post) Mary Roach explores the science of keeping human beings intact, awake, sane, uninfected, and uninfested in the bizarre and extreme circumstances of war.Grunt tackles the science behind...
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Machines of Loving Grace: The Quest for Common Ground Between Humans and Robots

John Markoff · ECCO
Pages: 378
Format: Print book

As robots are increasingly integrated into modern society - on the battlefield and the road, in business, education, and health - Pulitzer-Prize-winning New York Times science writer John Markoff searches for an answer to one of the most important questions of our age: will these machines...
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I Can't Breathe: A Killing on Bay Street

MATT TAIBBI · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A work of riveting literary journalism that explores the roots and repercussions of the infamous killing of Eric Garner by the New York City police - from the bestselling author of The Divide "[A] searing exposé . . . What emerges from the author's superb reporting and vivid writing...
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Electricians' On-Site Companion

Chris Kitcher · Routledge
Pages: 184
Format: Paperback

This book contains useful information for electricians when working on site; it covers not only the health and safety aspects of site work, but also techniques used for fault finding on electrical and heating system controls. Regulations issues are included alongside step-by-step instructions...
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Everybody's Guide to Small Claims Court

Ralph Warner · Nolo
Pages: 424
Format: Paperback

Successfully present and win your small claims court case. Thorough preparation for your day in small claims court can make the difference between writing a check and receiving one, so get the only guide to small claims court that provides tips by former judges. Everybody's Guide...
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Legal guide to social media : rights and risks for businesses and entrepreneurs.

Kimberly A Houser · Allworth
Pages: 208
Format:  Book : English

How should you respond to a request to remove copyrighted materials from a Facebook page? If you create a Twitter handle at work, who owns that handle when you change jobs? Can you be sued for libel if your posts are defamatory? If you’ve ever asked yourself these kinds of questions,...
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Making Contact: Jill Tarter and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

Sarah Scoles · Pegasus Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

For anyone who has ever looked up at the night sky and wondered, "Are we alone?" A brilliant examination of the science behind the search for extraterrestrial intelligence and its pioneer, Jill Tarter, the inspiration for the main character in Carl Sagan's Contact. Jill Tarter...
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A Rift in the Earth: Art, Memory, and the Fight for a Vietnam War Memorial

James Reston, Jr. · Arcade Publishing
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A Distinguished and Bestselling Historian and Army Veteran Revisits the Culture War that Raged around the Selection of Maya Lin's Design for the Vietnam Memorial A Rift in the Earth tells the remarkable story of the ferocious "art war" that raged between 1979 and 1984 over what...
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A Crack in Creation: Gene Editing and the Unthinkable Power to Control Evolution

Jennifer A Doudna · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A trailblazing biologist grapples with her role in the biggest scientific discovery of our era: a cheap, easy way of rewriting genetic code, with nearly limitless promise and peril. Not since the atomic bomb has a technology so alarmed its inventors that they warned the world about its use....
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The Executor's Guide: Settling a Loved One's Estate or Trust

Mary Randolph · NOLO; Sixth Edition edition
Format: Book

The step-by-step guide to serving as an executor. If you need to wrap up the affairs of a loved one who has died, you may feel overwhelmed - especially when you're grieving. But you can do it, and this book will show you how. A roadmap to follow. The Executor's Guide will lead...
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The Anti-Gravity Files: A Compilation of Patents and Reports

DAVID HATCHER CHILDRESS · Adventures Unlimited Press
Pages: 216
Format: Paperback

In the tradition of The Anti-Gravity Handbook and the Time-Travel Handbook comes this all-new compilation of material on anti-gravity, free energy, flying saucers and Tesla technology. With plenty of technical drawings and explanations, this suppressed technology will change the world in ways...
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Graduate Programs in the Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences 2015

Peterson's · Peterson's; 49 edition
Format: Hardcover

Peterson's Graduate Programs in the Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences 2015 contains details on over 11,000 graduate programs of study across all relevant disciplines-including the arts and architecture, communications and media, psychology and counseling, political science and international...
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Chief Engineer: Washington Roebling, The Man Who Built the Brooklyn Bridge

Erica Wagner · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The first full biography of a crucial figure in the American story--Washington Roebling, builder of the Brooklyn Bridge."I know that nothing can be done perfectly at the first trial; I also know that each day brings its little quota of experiences, which with honest intentions, will...
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