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Not Quite Not White: Losing and Finding Race in America

Sharmila Sen · Penguin Books
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

A first-generation immigrant's exploration of race and assimilation in the United States, an American's journey into the heart of not-whiteness.At the age of 12, Sharmila Sen emigrated from India to the U.S. The year was 1982, and everywhere she turned, she was asked to self-report...
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The Robot Book: Build & Control 20 Electric Gizmos, Moving Machines, and Hacked Toys

Bobby Mercer · Chicago Review Press
Format: Book

"The 20 easy-to-build robots in this project book can be constructed for little or not cost using common household objects and repurposed materials."--
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The Promise and the Dream: The Interrupted Lives of Robert F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr.

DAVID MARGOLICK · National Geographic
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Fifty years after the assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert F. Kennedy, acclaimed journalist David Margolick reveals the untold story of the complex relationship between the two remarkable men.With the assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert F. Kennedy, which...
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Insight Guides: India

Insight Guides · Insight Guides
Pages: 464
Format: Print book

India is like nowhere else on earth - thrilling, frustrating and incredibly diverse. Be inspired to visit by the new edition of Insight Guide India, a comprehensive full-colour guide to this fascinating country.Inside Insight Guide India:A thoroughly updated new edition by our expert authors.Stunning...
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The College Application Essay, 6th Ed.

Sarah Myers McGinty · College Board
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

This popular guide helps students write essays that win admissionWinning college application essays take admission officers beyond the numbers and shows them what the students really care about, how they think, and who they really are. But even the best of students can be daunted by the task.This...
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The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row

Anthony Ray Hinton · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A powerful, revealing story of hope, love, justice, and the power of reading by a man who spent thirty years on death row for a crime he didn't commit.In 1985, Anthony Ray Hinton was arrested and charged with two counts of capital murder in Alabama. Stunned, confused, and only twenty-nine...
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Being Wagner: The Story of the Most Provocative Composer Who Ever Lived

Simon Callow · Vintage
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Simon Callow, the celebrated author of Orson Welles, delivers a dazzling, swift, and accessible biography of the musical titan Richard Wagner and his profoundly problematic legacy--a fresh take for seasoned acolytes and the perfect introduction for new fans.Richard Wagner's music dramas...
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Grief Works: Stories of Life, Death, and Surviving

Julia Samuel · Scribner
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

An instant bestseller in the UK, Grief Works is a profoundly optimistic and compassionate handbook for anyone suffering a loss - from the expected death of a parent to the sudden death of a child or spouse - as well as a guide for those who want to help their grieving loved ones.Death affects...
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Sicily

Dorling Kindersley, Inc. · DK Eyewitness Travel
Pages: 252
Format: Paperback

Visit and explore Sicily, the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, and stop by Valle dei Templi, hike Mount Etna, and eat authentic caponata.Discover DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Sicily. * Detailed itineraries and "don't-miss" destination highlights at a glance. * Illustrated...
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Marilyn Monroe: The Private Life of a Public Icon

Charles Casillo · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

Based on new interviews and research, this ground-breaking biography reveals how Marilyn's childhood contributed to her struggle with bi-polar disorder, and impacted her career and personal life.Marilyn Monroe. Her beauty still captivates. Her love life still fascinates. Her story still...
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Following Fifi: My Adventures Among Wild Chimpanzees: Lessons from our Closest Relatives

John Crocker · Pegasus Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

An exhilarating quest into a remote African forest to examine chimpanzees and understand the roots of human behavior.As a young student, John Crocker embarked on the adventure of a lifetime, spending eight months in the Gombe forest working with Jane Goodall. He followed families of wild...
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A Natural Woman: A Memoir

Carole King · Grand Central Publishing; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Carole King takes us from her early beginnings in Brooklyn, to her remarkable success as one of the world's most acclaimed songwriting and performing talents of all time. A NATURAL WOMAN chronicles King's extraordinary life, drawing readers into her musical world, including her phenomenally...
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The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich

Timothy Ferriss · Harmony; 1st, First Edition edition
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

What do you do? Tim Ferriss has trouble answering the question. Depending on when you ask this controversial Princeton University guest lecturer, he might answer:“I race motorcycles in Europe.”“I ski in the Andes.”“I scuba dive in Panama.” “I dance...
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Jig and Mag

Bobby Lynn Maslen · Scholastic
Pages: 10
Format: Paperback

Soft cover Scholastic Beginning Reader. Book 7 from set 1.
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