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Mother of My Mother: The Intimate Bond Between Generations

In her acclaimed New York Times bestseller, Motherless Daughters, Hope Edelman explored the profound and lasting effects of mother loss, as well as her own search for healing.��Now, in her compelling new work, Edelman explores another complex, life-changing relationship, the intricate bond between generations.Drawing from her own experience and the recollections of over se

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Hos, Hookers, Call Girls, and Rent Boys: Professionals Writing on Life, Love, Money, and Sex

The only thing the writers in this book have in common is that theyve exchanged sex for money. Theyre PhDs and dropouts, soccer moms and jailbirds, $2,500-a-night call girls and $10 crack hos, and everything in between. This anthology lends a voice to an underrepresented population that is simultaneously reviled and worshipped.Hos, Hookers, Call Girls, and Rent Boys is a

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Walk Across America

Reading Jenkins book is the next best thing to having actually walked along beside him. Associated PressWith his own feelings echoing the disillusionment of his whole generation, Peter Jenkins set out with his dog Cooper to walk across America and find out what his country was really about. Along the way, Jenkins faith and pride in his country -- and himself -- were te

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Remember the Ladies: Celebrating Those Who Fought for Freedom at the Ballot Box

2017 begins the centennial celebrations of women first winning the right to vote, culminating in national suffrage three years later. This book documents the milestones in that hard won struggle and reflects on womens impact on politics since.p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Geneva} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Geneva; min-heigh

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Nauru Burning

In Nauru Burning: An uprising and its aftermath, Mark Isaacs goes behind the veil of secrecy around Australia�s offshore immigration detention centres to reveal a climate of fear and hopelessness, culminating in the riot and fire which destroyed much of the Nauru regional processing centre in July 2013. The book reveals how the tinderbox ignited and examines the investigat

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De wereld volgens Bob(Bob The Cat 2)

Bob is geen gewone kat. Gezeten op de schouders van zijn baasje James, is hij een bekende verschijning in de straten van Londen. James is straatmuzikant enze treden samen op. Overal worden ze herkend en Bob is simpelweg onweerstaanbaar. In Bob de straatkat beschreef voormalig zwerver en drugsverslaafde James hoe hij door de vriendschap met Bob een nieuwe invulling aan zijn

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The Authors Craft

The author of The Grand Babylon Hotel, How to Live on 24 Hours a Day, The Old Wives Tale and much more, English writer Arnold Bennetts fictional and non-fictional works have stood the test of time. Bennett also wrote for stage and screen. The Authors Craft, contains some of Bennetts essays on the art of writing, with his thoughts on applying the craft to both novel and

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Five Strides on the Banked Track: The Life and Times of the Roller Derby

((from the dust jacket flaps)) Five Strides on the Banked Track is the incredible chronicle of the most acutely neglected and misunderstood entertainment in America�the Roller Derby. Part sport, past spectacle, part murderous put-on, the Roller Derby attracts an audience of well over twenty million per year in person, and who know how many million through television.This i

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Dying To Be Me: My Journey from Cancer, to Near Death, to True Healing

In this truly inspirational memoir, Anita Moorjani relates how, after fighting cancer for almost four years, her body�overwhelmed by the malignant cells spreading throughout her system�began shutting down. As her organs failed, she entered into an extraordinary near-death experience where she realized her inherent worth . . . and the actual cause of her disease. Upon regai

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Thing Explainer: Complicated Stuff in Simple Words

In Thing Explainer: Complicated Stuff in Simple Words, things are explained in the style of Up Goer Five, using only drawings and a vocabulary of the 1,000 (or ten hundred) most common words. Explore computer buildings (datacenters), the flat rocks we live on (tectonic plates), the things you use to steer a plane (airliner cockpit controls), and the little bags of water

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