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Morocco - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

Jillian York · Kuperard
Pages: 168
Format: Paperback

Morocco is a land of spectacular scenery, with a rich history, and heady with tantalizing scents and colorful sights. The call of the muezzin seems to draw people from every corner of the globe. In 1956 Morocco gained independence from French colonial rule and was jolted into the 20th century....
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J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2017: For Preparing Your 2016 Tax Return

J. K. Lasser Institute. · John Wiley & Sons
Pages: 816
Format: Print book

America's number-one all-time best-selling tax guide, with 2,500 money-saving tips J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2017 puts America's most trusted tax advice to work to help you with your 2016 tax return. Reader-friendly and easy to use, this book answers your most pressing questions to help...
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The Pie Life: A Guilt-Free Recipe For Success and Satisfaction

Samantha Ettus · Ghost Mountain Books
Pages: 252
Format: Print book

The Pie Life is the ultimate self-improvement playbook for women who work. Now is the time for you to banish the guilt and start living a life you love Havingworked withthousands of womenover the past two decades, Harvard MBA and best-selling author Samantha Ettus shares the secrets for how you can sustain...
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Grant Writing For Dummies

Beverly A Browning · John Wiley
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

Discover enterprising ways to get grants Write compelling applications for grant funding Find budgets, sample letters and more online Find and win grant money Grant writing can be daunting, but this book gives you everything you need to get started with your application right away! This...
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Nonprofit Board Service for the GENIUS

Susan Schaefer · For the Genius Press
Pages: 397
Format: Print book

Nonprofit Board Service for the GENIUS is a first-of-its kind reference for the millions of people who are seeking to serve on a nonprofit board or already serve on one. It is a fun, informative read that candidly highlights a board member's ups and downs. Perfect for the novice, the veteran...
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Champions Way: Football, Florida, and the Lost Soul of College Sports

MIKE MCINTIRE · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A searing exposé of how the multibillion-dollar college sports empire fails universities, students, and athletes. College sports have never been bigger. Once a roughneck intercollegiate pastime, football now commands millions of fans and generates massive revenues. New York Times investigative...
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Preventing Credit Card Fraud: A Complete Guide for Everyone from Merchants to Consumers

Jen Grondahl Lee · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 250
Format: Hardcover

Everyone is affected by credit card fraud, if they are aware of it or not. Every day there are a variety of ways that scams and fraudsters can get your card and personal information. Today so much business occurs over the Internet or via the phone where no card is present. What can start...
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Pain Killer: An Empire of Deceit and the Origin of America's Opioid Epidemic

Barry Meier · Random House
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The origin story of the opioid epidemic: From a Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporter comes an inside story of corporate greed and government negligence. Between 1999 and 2017, an estimated 250,000 Americans died from overdoses involving prescription painkillers, a plague ignited...
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Doing Good . . . Says Who?: Stories from Volunteers, Nonprofits, Donors, and Those They Want to Help

Connie Newton · Two Harbors Press
Pages: 178
Format: Paperback

Doing Good. . . Says Who? explores the impact of good intentions from the inside. The authors conducted over 400 interviews and synthesized the lessons learned. The end result is that you are on the ground with volunteers, nonprofits, donors, and--most uniquely--the intended beneficiaries...
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Erasing Institutional Bias: How to Create Systemic Change for Organizational Inclusion

Tiffany Jana · Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

All humans have bias, and as a result, so do the institutions we build. Internationally sought after diversity consultant Tiffany Jana offers concrete ways for anyone to work against institutional bias no matter what their position is in an organization.While it is easy to identify intentionally...
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Reinforcements: How to Get People to Help You

Heidi Grant- Halvorson · Harvard Business Review Press
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Imagine walking up to a stranger on the subway and asking them for their seat. What about asking a random person on the street if you could borrow their phone? If the idea makes you squeamish, you're not alone--social psychologists have found that doing these very things makes most...
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What Color Is Your Parachute? 2018: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers

RICHARD N BOLLES · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

With more than 10 million copies sold in 28 countries, the world's most popular job-search book is updated for 2018 and tailors Richard Bolles's long-trusted guidance with up-to-the-minute information and advice for today's job-hunters and career-changers. In today's challenging...
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Saving Capitalism: For the Many, Not the Few

Robert B. Reich · Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.
Pages: 279
Format: Print book

From the author of Aftershock and The Work of Nations, his most important book to date - a myth-shattering breakdown of how the economic system that helped make America so strong is now failing us, and what it will take to fix it. Perhaps no one is better acquainted with the intersection...
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Curators: Behind the Scenes of Natural History Museums

Lance Grande · The University of Chicago Press
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

Over the centuries, natural history museums have evolved from being little more than musty repositories of stuffed animals and pinned bugs, to being crucial generators of new scientific knowledge. They have also become vibrant educational centers, full of engaging exhibits that share those...
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The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century

KIRK WALLACE JOHNSON · Viking
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A rollicking true-crime adventure and a thought-provoking exploration of the human drive to possess natural beauty for readers of The Stranger in the Woods, The Lost City of Z, and The Orchid Thief.On a cool June evening in 2009, after performing a concert at London's Royal Academy of Music,...
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