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Pink Sari Revolution: A Tale of Women and Power in India
Pink Sari Revolution: A Tale of Women and Power in India

Amana Fontanella-Khan · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A triumphant portrait of a fiery sisterhood changing the lives of Indias women. In Uttar Pradesh—known as the badlands of India—a womans life is not entirely her own. This is one explanation for how Sheelu, a seventeen-year-old girl, ended up in jail after fleeing her service in the home...
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In the Body of the World: A Memoir of Cancer and Connection
In the Body of the World: A Memoir of Cancer and Connection

Eve Ensler · Metropolitan Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling author of The Vagina Monologues and one of Newsweeks 150 Women Who Changed the World, a visionary memoir of separation and connection--to the body, the self, and the worldPlaywright, author, and activist Eve Ensler has devoted her life to the female body--how to talk...
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I Work At A Public Library: A Collection of Crazy Stories from the Stacks
I Work At A Public Library: A Collection of Crazy Stories from the Stacks

Gina Sheridan · Adams Media Corporation
Pages: 157
Format: Paperback

Straight from the library--the strange and bizarre, ready to be checked out!From a patron's missing wetsuit to the scent of crab cakes wafting through the stacks, I Work at a Public Library showcases the oddities that have come across Gina Sheridan's circulation desk. Throughout...
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Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution
Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution

John Paul Stevens · Little, Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

For the first time ever, a retired Supreme Court Justice offers a manifesto on how the Constitution needs to change. By the time of his retirement in June 2010, John Paul Stevens had become the second longest serving Justice in the history of the Supreme Court. Now he draws upon his more...
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The Stranger: Barack Obama in the White House
The Stranger: Barack Obama in the White House

Chuck Todd · Little, Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

Chuck Todds gripping, fly-on-the-wall account of Barack Obamas tumultuous struggle to succeed in Washington. Barack Obama won the presidency in 2008 partly because he was a Washington outsider. But if hed come to the White House thinking he could change the political culture, he soon discovered...
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Life after College: Ten Steps to Build a Life You Love
Life after College: Ten Steps to Build a Life You Love

Tori Randolph Terhune · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Hardcover

Whether employed or not upon completing their college degree, most people experience a significant “culture shock” while transitioning from student to professional life. In Life After College: Ten Steps to Build a Life You Love, authors Tori Randolph Terhune and Betsy A. Hays...
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The Way of Tea and Justice: Rescuing the World's Favorite Beverage from Its Violent History
The Way of Tea and Justice: Rescuing the World's Favorite Beverage from Its Violent History

Becca Stevens · Jericho Books
Format: Hardcover

What started as an impossible dream-to build a café that employs women recovering from prostitution and addiction-is helping to fuel an astonishing movement to bring freedom and fair wages to women producers worldwide where tea and trafficking are linked by oppression and the opiate wars....
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Hunting Season: Immigration and Murder in an All-American Town
Hunting Season: Immigration and Murder in an All-American Town

Mirta Ojito · Beacon Press
Format: Hardcover

2014 International Latino Awards FinalistThe true story of an immigrant's murder that turned a quaint village on the Long Island shore into ground zero in the war on immigration   In November 2008, Marcelo Lucero, a thirty-seven-year-old undocumented Ecuadorean immigrant, was attacked...
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Pill City: How Two Honor Roll Students Foiled the Feds and Built a Drug Empire
Pill City: How Two Honor Roll Students Foiled the Feds and Built a Drug Empire

Kevin Deutsch · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 266
Format: Print book

In 2015, Baltimore plunged into the worst American riots in recent history. In the chaos, two high school honor-roll students, "Brick" and "Wax, used their smarts, computer skills, ambition and gang connections to change the world of illegal drugs forever. With their gang...
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The New Trail of Tears: How Washington Is Destroying American Indians
The New Trail of Tears: How Washington Is Destroying American Indians

Naomi Schaefer Riley · Encounter Books
Pages: 232
Format: Print book

If you want to know why American Indians have the highest rates of poverty of any racial group, why suicide is the leading cause of death among Indian men, why native women are two and a half times more likely to be raped than the national average and why gang violence affects American...
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Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America
Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America

ANONYMOUS. · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 228
Format: Print book

A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW EDITOR'S CHOICE | NAMED A BEST/MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF 2017 BY: The Washington Post * Bustle * Men's Journal * The Chicago Reader * StarTribune * Blavity "One of the most frank and searing discussions on race ... a deeply serious, urgent book, which...
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The New Odyssey: The Story of the Twenty-First Century Refugee Crisis
The New Odyssey: The Story of the Twenty-First Century Refugee Crisis

Patrick Kingsley · Liveright Publishing Corp
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

In the humane tradition of Katherine Boo's Behind the Beautiful Forevers comes a searing account of the international refugee crisis. Intrepid and empathetic, Patrick Kingsley has traveled through seventeen countries to bear witness to the largest forced migration since the end of World...
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The Wolf and the Watchman: A Father, a Son, and the CIA
The Wolf and the Watchman: A Father, a Son, and the CIA

Scott C. Johnson · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

What happens when a father asks his son to lie for the greater good? Growing up, Scott C. Johnson always suspected that his father was different. Only as a teenager did he discover the truth his father was a spy, one of the CIAs most trusted officers. At first the secret was thrilling....
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Agent 110: An American Spymaster and the German Resistance in WWII
Agent 110: An American Spymaster and the German Resistance in WWII

Scott Miller · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

This is the secret and suspenseful account of how OSS spymaster Allen Dulles led a network of Germans conspiring to assassinate Hitler and negotiate surrender to bring about the end of World War II before the Soviet's advance.Agent 110 is Allen Dulles, a newly minted spy from an eminent...
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Border Insecurity: Why Big Money, Fences, and Drones Aren't Making Us Safer
Border Insecurity: Why Big Money, Fences, and Drones Aren't Making Us Safer

Sylvia Longmire · St Martins Pr
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

When confronted with the challenges of border security and illegal immigration, government officials are fond of saying that our borders have never been as safe and secure as they are now. But ranchers in the borderlands of Arizona and Texas fear for their lands, their cattle, their homes,...
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