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From Native Son to King's Men: The Literary Landscape of 1940s America

Robert McParland · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

In FromNative Son to King's Men: The Literary Landscape of 1940s America, Robert McParland examines notable works published throughout the decade. Among the authors covered are James Baldwin, Pearl S. Buck, James Gould Cozzens, William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway, John Hersey, Norman...
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Journeys: An American Story

ANDREW TISCH · RosettaBooks
Pages: 360
Format: Hardcover

Every family has a story of how they arrived in America, whether it was a few months, years, decades, or centuries ago. Journeys: An American Story celebrates the vastness and variety of immigration tales in America, featuring seventy-two essays about the different ways we got here. This...
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Shadowlands: Fear and Freedom at the Oregon Standoff

Anthony McCann · Bloomsbury Publishing
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

An "epic exploration" of the 2016 right-wing Oregon Occupation-"an excellent microcosm by which we might better understand our difficult national history and distressing political moment" (Maggie Nelson) .In 2016, a group of armed, divinely inspired right-wing protestors...
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Smart Mom, Rich Mom: How to Build Wealth While Raising a Family

Kimberly Palmer · American Management Association
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Of all life's financial shocks, few compare to bringing home an infant. Just one tiny person costs $250,000 to raise-- not including college! How will you pay for it? That agonizing question fuels mothers' choices about their careers, budgets, and families. Some lean in, some scale back...
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The Posy Book: Garden-Inspired Bouquets That Tell a Story

Teresa H. Sabankaya · Countryman Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

"Like a favorite recipe, a posy is meant to be savored and shared. Try it yourself, and ... welcome a bit of floral enchantment into your life." -- Amy Stewart, author ofThe Drunken Botanist Inspired by the Victorian-era language of flowers, a posy is a small, round bouquet...
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How to Use a Crystal: 50 Practical Rituals and Spiritual Activities for Inspiration and Well-Being

Richard Webster · Llewellyn Publications
Pages: 312
Format: Paperback

A World of Possibilities with Just One Stone All you need is one crystal to deepen your magical practice and reach your goals. Bestselling author Richard Webster presents an accessible and inspiring guide filled with practical rituals and spiritual activities that can be performed with...
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Overcomplicated: Technology at the Limits of Comprehension

Samuel Arbesman · Penguin Books
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

The acclaimed author of The Half-Life of Facts explains the challenges of overly complex technology. On July 8th, 2015, something weird happened. The NYSE computers went down and trading was suspended for several hours. The culprit wasn't hackers or a rogue algorithm. It was just... a glitch....
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Breaking and Entering: The Extraordinary Story of a Hacker Called "Alien"

Jeremy N. Smith · Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

This taut, true thriller dives into a dark world that touches us all, as seen through the brilliant, breakneck career of an extraordinary hacker - a woman known only as Alien. When she arrived at MIT in the 1990s, Alien was quickly drawn to the school's tradition of high‑risk physical...
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Silence: The Power of Quiet in a World Full of Noise

Thich Nhat Hanh · HarperOne
Pages: 189
Format: Print book

The Zen master and one of the world's most beloved teachers returns with a concise, practical guide to understanding and developing our most powerful inner resource - silence - to help us find happiness, purpose, and peace.Many people embark on a seemingly futile search for happiness, running...
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The Mayo Clinic: Faith, Hope,Science

David Blistein · RosettaBooks
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

Based on the PBS documentary by Ken Burns, Erik Ewers, and Christopher Loren Ewers airing September 25. On September 30, 1889, W.W. Mayo and his sons Will and Charlie performed the very first operation at a brand-new Catholic hospital in Rochester, Minnesota. It was called Saint Marys.The...
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Tartine All Day: Modern Recipes for the Home Cook

Elisabeth M Prueitt · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

An all-purpose, comprehensive cookbook with 200 recipes for the whole-foods way people want to eat and bake at home today, from James Beard Award-winning and best-selling author Elisabeth Prueitt, cofounder of San Francisco's acclaimed Tartine Bakery.Tartine All Day is Tartine cofounder...
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Scott Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue 2016: Countries N-sam

Charles Snee · Scott; 172 edition
Format: Print book

"Includes new stamp listings through the June 2015 Linn's stamp news monthly catalogue update."
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Best Perennials for Sun and Shade

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

A quick-reference guide to planting perennials for gardeners with little experience and time Choosing perennials for a garden can be a daunting task, considering that there are thousands of choices. Yarrow? Columbine? Aster? To make the selection easier, this guide profiles the easiest-to-grow...
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Sea Devils: Pioneer Submarines

John Swinfield · Spellmount
Format: Book

A detailed history of the submarine, from the first man-powered submersibles to the deep sea exploration and military crafts of todayPioneer submariners built astonishing contraptions which made perilous voyages or sank like stones. Some were driven by muscle-power or steam engines...
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No Time to Spare: Thinking About What Matters

Ursula K Le Guin · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

From acclaimed author Ursula K. Le Guin, and with an introduction by Karen Joy Fowler, a collection of thoughts - always adroit, often acerbic - on aging, belief, the state of literature, and the state of the nation. Ursula K. Le Guin has taken readers to imaginary worlds for decades. Now she's...
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