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Law of the Jungle: The $19 Billion Legal Battle Over Oil in the Rain Forest and the Lawyer Who'd Stop at Nothing to Win
Law of the Jungle: The $19 Billion Legal Battle Over Oil in the Rain Forest and the Lawyer Who'd Stop at Nothing to Win

Paul M. Barrett · Crown
Format: Hardcover

The gripping story of one American lawyers obsessive crusade—waged at any cost—against Big Oil on behalf of the poor farmers and indigenous tribes of the Amazon rainforest.Steven Donziger, a self-styled social activist and Harvard educated lawyer, signed on to a budding class action...
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The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Our World from Scratch
The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Our World from Scratch

Lewis Dartnell · Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

How would you go about rebuilding a technological society from scratch?If our technological society collapsed tomorrow, perhaps from a viral pandemic or catastrophic asteroid impact, what would be the one book you would want to press into the hands of the postapocalyptic survivors? What...
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Lincoln's Greatest Case: The River, the Bridge, and the Making of America
Lincoln's Greatest Case: The River, the Bridge, and the Making of America

Brian McGinty · Liveright Publishing Corporation
Pages: 259
Format: Print book

The untold story of how one sensational trial propelled a self-taught lawyer and a future president into the national spotlight.In the early hours of May 6, 1856, the steamboat Effie Afton barreled into a pillar of the Rock Island Bridge -- the first railroad bridge ever to span the Mississippi...
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Hold Fast to Dreams: A College Guidance Counselor, His Students, and the Vision of a Life Beyond Poverty
Hold Fast to Dreams: A College Guidance Counselor, His Students, and the Vision of a Life Beyond Poverty

Beth Zasloff · The New Press, 2014. ©2014
Pages: 306
Format: Hardcover

Since Joshua Steckel began work at a Brooklyn public high school as its first-ever college guidance counselor, every one of the hundreds of graduates he has counseled has been accepted to college, many to top-flight schools with all expenses paid. But getting in is only one small part of the drama...
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Blackboard: A Personal History of the Classroom
Blackboard: A Personal History of the Classroom

Lewis Buzbee · Graywolf Press
Format: Hardcover

A captivating meditation on education from the author of The Yellow-Lighted BookshopIn Blackboard, Lewis Buzbee looks back over a lifetime of experiences in schools and classrooms, from kindergarten to college and beyond. He offers fascinating histories of the key ideas informing educational...
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A Field Guide to Lies: Critical Thinking in the Information Age
A Field Guide to Lies: Critical Thinking in the Information Age

Daniel J Levitin · Dutton
Pages: 292
Format: Print book

From The New York Times bestselling author of THE ORGANIZED MIND and THIS IS YOUR BRAIN ON MUSIC, a primer to the critical thinking that is more necessary now than ever. We are bombarded with more information each day than our brains can process - especially in election season. It's raining...
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Game Faces: Sport Celebrity and the Laws of Reputation
Game Faces: Sport Celebrity and the Laws of Reputation

SARAH K FIELDS · University of Illinois Press
Pages: 200
Format: eBook

Sports figures cope with a level of celebrity once reserved for the stars of stage and screen. In Game Faces , Sarah K. Fields looks at the legal ramifications of the cases brought by six of them--golfer Tiger Woods, quarterback Joe Montana, college football coach Wally Butts, baseball...
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Graduate Programs in Business, Education, Information Studies, Law & Social Work 2015
Graduate Programs in Business, Education, Information Studies, Law & Social Work 2015

Peterson's · Peterson's; 49 edition
Format: Hardcover

Graduate Programs in Business, Education, Information Studies, Law & Social Work 2015 contains more than 11,000 graduate programs across all of the relevant disciplines - including accounting and finance, business management, education, law, library and information sciences, marketing,...
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Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Dragon: Why China Has the Best
Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Dragon: Why China Has the Best

Yong Zhao · Jossey-Bass
Pages: 254
Format: Hardcover

The secrets behind China's extraordinary educational system good, bad, and ugly Chinese students' consistently stunning performance on the international PISA exams where they outscore students of all other nations in math, reading, and science have positioned China as a world education...
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CNA Exam Preparation 2016: 1000 Review Questions For the Nursing Assistant Test
CNA Exam Preparation 2016: 1000 Review Questions For the Nursing Assistant Test

Key Points Exam Prep Team · Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Pages: 170
Format: Print book

CNA Exam Preparation 2016 is a compilation of 1000 review questions for the Nurse Assistant Tests for 2016. The review questions are divided into 52 sections for easier comprehension. This item is Non-Returnable.
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