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Unretirement: How Baby Boomers are Changing the Way We Think About Work, Community, and the Good Life

Chris Farrell · Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The budget battles of recent years have amplified the warnings of demographic doomsayers who predicted that a wave of baby boomers would bleed America dry, bankrupting Social Security and Medicare as they faded into an impoverished old age. On the contrary, argues award-winning journalist...
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Cat Wars: The Devastating Consequences of a Cuddly Killer

Peter P Marra · Princeton University Press
Pages: 216
Format: Print book

In 1894, a lighthouse keeper named David Lyall arrived on Stephens Island off New Zealand with a cat named Tibbles. In just over a year, the Stephens Island Wren, a rare bird endemic to the island, was rendered extinct. Mounting scientific evidence confirms what many conservationists have...
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Silver Wheel: The Lost Teachings of the Deerskin Book

ELEN TOMPKINS · Head of Zeus
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

A precious treasure of lost Lemurian wisdom is found in the forest. It is a book, clad in worn white deerskin, and within on pages of bark is inscribed a mysterious and glowing script. It is written in the language of the Elven Ones, who so long ago vanished from our world. Silver Wheel...
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Shenandoah: A Story of Conservation and Betrayal

Sue Eisenfeld · University of Nebraska Press
Format: Print book

For fifteen years Sue Eisenfeld hiked in Shenandoah National Park in the Virginia Blue Ridge Mountains, unaware of the tragic history behind the creation of the park. In this travel narrative, she tells the story of her on-the-ground discovery of the relics and memories a few thousand mountain...
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Cold War Freud: Psychoanalysis in an Age of Catastrophes

Dagmar Herzog · Cambridge University Press
Pages: 318
Format: Hardcover

In Cold War Freud Dagmar Herzog uncovers the astonishing array of concepts of human selfhood which circulated across the globe in the aftermath of World War II. Against the backdrop of Nazism and the Holocaust, the sexual revolution, feminism, gay rights, and anticolonial and antiwar activism,...
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Woodrow Wilson and World War I: A Burden Too Great to Bear

Richard Striner · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 290
Format: Hardcover

Woodrow Wilson is often considered one of the greatest presidents in American history because, in the first two years of his presidency, he succeeded on many fronts. However, acclaimed author and historian Richard Striner now makes the case that a presidency that is too often idealized...
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Leading the Unleadable: How to Manage Mavericks, Cynics, Divas, and Other Difficult People

Alan Willett · AMACOM
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

The control-freak, the narcissist, the slacker, the cynic... Difficult people are the worst part of a manager's job. Whether it comes from direct reports or people above, outbursts, irrational demands, griping, and other disruptions need to be dealt with--and it's your responsibility...
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Meet Me at the Bamboo Table: Everyday Meals Everywhere

A V Crofts · Chin Music Press
Pages: 212
Format: Print book

In our ever-more-globalized world, how better to connect than with food, and who better to connect us than a chowhound communications professor? A.V. Crofts has spent decades eating (and learning) her way around the world. She's studied in China, taught in Italy, and conducted humanitarian...
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Nourishing Fats: Why We Need Animal Fats for Health and Happiness

Sally Fallon · Grand Central Life & Style
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

Bestselling author Sally Fallon Morell predicted the rise of bone broth, an old-fashioned remedy turned modern health craze, in her recent hit NOURISHING BROTH. Now, Sally explains the origins of, and science behind, the next movement in the wellness world--healthy fats. In the style of her beloved...
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Holding Fast to Dreams: Empowering Youth from the Civil Rights Crusade to STEM Achievement

Freeman A. Hrabowski III · Beacon Press
Format: Hardcover

An education leader relates how his experiences with the civil rights movement led him to develop programs promoting educational success in science and technology for African Americans and others. When Freeman Hrabowski was twelve years old, a civil rights leader visited his Birmingham,...
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Growing Christmas Trees: Select the Right Species, Raise the Best Trees, Market for the Holidays. A Storey BASICS® Title

Patrick White · Storey Publishing, LLC; New edition edition
Format: Book

Growing Christmas trees is a great way to generate off-season farm income and make better use of your land. This Storey Basics® guide shows you exactly how to grow and sell your trees, from choosing the best site and preparing the soil to selecting the best tree species, planting seedlings,...
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ART SEX MUSIC LIMITED EDITION

COSEY FANNI TUTTI · FABER AND FABER

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Silent Running: Our Family’s Journey to the Finish Line with Autism

Robyn K. Schneider · Triumph Books
Format: Hardcover

Running is a way of life for the Schneider family, but for them, its about much more than fitness and competition. Silent Running Our Familys Journey to the Finish Line with Autism is the story of how running saved their lives.  At 21 months old, identical twin brothers Alex and Jamie...
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Soft Skills: The software developer's life manual

John Sonmez · Manning Publications; 1 edition
Format: eBook

SummarySoft Skills: The software developer's life manual is a unique guide, offering techniques and practices for a more satisfying life as a professional software developer. In it, developer and life coach John Sonmez addresses a wide range of important "soft" topics, from...
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