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The Planet Factory: Exoplanets and the Search for a Second Earth

Elizabeth Tasker · Bloomsbury Sigma
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Twenty years ago, the search for planets--and life--outside the solar system was a job restricted to science fiction writers. It is now one of the most rapidly growing fields in astronomy, with thousands of these "exoplanets" discovered so far. The detection of these worlds...
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The Oxford Handbook of Dance and Theater

Nadine George-Graves (Editor) · Oxford University Press
Pages: 1056
Format: Paperback

The Oxford Handbook of Dance and Theater collects a critical mass of border-crossing scholarship on the intersections of dance and theatre. Taking corporeality as an idea that unites the work of dance and theater scholars and artists, and embodiment as a negotiation of power dynamics with...
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Chronicles of a Liquid Society

UMBERTO ECO · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A posthumous collection of essays by the great novelist, essayist, literary critic, and philosopher Umberto Eco. Umberto Eco began writing a regular column called "La Bustina di Minerva" for the Italian weekly magazine L'Espresso in 1985. Its title referred to a brand of matchbook...
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Leopard Warrior: A Journey into the African Teachings of Ancestry, Instinct, and Dreams

John Lockley · Sounds True
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

A Teaching Memoir That Crosses the Barriers Between Worlds A shaman is one who has learned to move between two worlds: our physical reality and the realm of spirits. For John Lockley, shamanic training also meant learning to cross the immense divide of race and culture in South Africa....
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Lessons for Non-Profit and Start-Up Leaders: Tales from a Reluctant CEO

MAXINE PH D HARRIS · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 196
Format: Hardcover

Lessons for Non-Profit and Start-Up Leaders: Tales from a Reluctant CEOuses the experiences of a real company, Community Connections, to bring to life the practical dilemmas that an organization founded on a mission and guided by a set of ideals must confront and solve if it is to thrive....
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Michael Graves: Design for Life

Ian Volner · Princeton Architectural Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

One of the most prominent and prolific designers and architects of the late twentieth century, Michael Graves is best known for his popular product designs, including the world-famous Alessi whistling-bird teakettle, and controversial buildings, such as the Portland Building in Oregon,...
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Whitman Guide to Coin Collecting: An Introduction to the World of Coins

Kenneth E Bressett · Whitman Pub Llc
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

As the old saying goes, "Find a penny, pick it up, and all day long you ll have good luck." Now Kenneth Bressett, former president of the American Numismatic Association, has written the definitive reference to finding just how lucky you can be as a coin collector. From how to get started...
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Navigating Life with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

MB Bromberg · Oxford University Press
Pages: 280
Format: Paperback

Navigating Life with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis provides accessible, comprehensive, and up-to-date information about the challenges patients, family members, and caregivers face when confronted by ALS, a disease that affects approximately 5,600 Americans every year, with as many as 30,000...
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The Farmhouse Chef: Recipes and Stories from My Carolina Farm

Jamie DeMent · The University of North Carolina Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

In this richly illustrated cookbook, Jamie DeMent opens a bright kitchen window onto the newest kind of North Carolina farming life. On fifty-five acres of beautiful Piedmont farmland in Hillsborough, North Carolina, DeMent and her family raise sustainably nurtured and sought-after heirloom...
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The Little Book of Common Sense Investing: The Only Way to Guarantee Your Fair Share of Stock Market Returns

John C Bogle · Wiley
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

The best-selling index investing "bible" offers new information and is updated to reflect the latest market data The Little Book of Common Sense Investing is the classic guide to getting smart about the market. Legendary mutual fund veteran John C. Bogle reveals his key to getting...
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