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Product picture for Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisisby J. D. Vance
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER, NAMED BY THE TIMES AS ONE OF "6 BOOKS TO HELP UNDERSTAND TRUMP'S WIN" AND SOON TO BE A MAJOR-MOTION PICTURE DIRECTED BY RON HOWARD "You will not read a more important book about America this year."—The Economist "A riveting book."—The Wall Street Journal"Essential reading."—David Brooks, New York TimesFrom a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, a powerful account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the...
Book cover from Science Fiction Gems, Vol. Oneby Clifford D Simak
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Armchair Fiction presents extra large paperback collections of the best in classic science fiction short stories. "Science Fiction Gems, Vol. One" features works by Clifford D. Simak, Isaac Asimov, John Jakes, Henry Slesar, Algis Budrys, Jack Vance, J. F. Bone, Ron Goulart, Eando Binder, and others. This is a brand new anthology of nostalgic science fiction. It’s sure to titillate your imagination, rouse memories of childhood daydreams, and probe the deepest recesses of your mind.
Book cover from The Last Bookaneer: A Novelby Matthew Pearl
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The bestselling author of The Dante Club takes us deep into a shadowy era in publishing ruled by a forgotten class of criminalsA golden age of publishing on the verge of collapse. For a hundred years, loose copyright laws and a hungry reading public created a unique opportunity: Books could be published without an author’s permission with extraordinary ease. Authors gained fame but suffered financially—Charles Dickens, Mark Twain, Robert Louis Stevenson, to name a few—but publishers...
Audiobook cover from Science Magazines State of the Planet 2008-2009: with a Special Section on Energy and Sustainabilityby Matthew Pearl
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Taken from the pages of Science and supplemented by contributions from the magazine’s editors, State of the Planet 2008-2009 offers contemporary science writing that is sometimes provocative, frequently enlightening, and always authoritative. Published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Science is one of the most respected scientific magazines in the world. With a readership of more than one million people, it offers “hard science” from top scientists to...
Book cover from Hillbilly Elegyby J.D. Vance
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New book, never read. Harper Collins, 1/1/2016
Book cover from The Assembling of Ourselves Together: Ecclesiology in the Twenty-First Centuryby Stephen M. Clark, Preston D. Graham, Jr., Allen Mawhinney, Udo W
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From the back cover: "An International Collection of Eight Original Essays in Honor of the Sequicentennial Anniversary of Westminster Presbyterian Church (PCA), Rock Tavern, New York (1854-2004)." 210 pages.
Book cover from The Price of Peaceby Stephen M. Clark, Preston D. Graham, Jr., Allen Mawhinney, Udo W
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Carrots and sticks have always been used in combination in diplomatic affairs, but scholars and policymakers have focused more on the sticks than the carrots. In this provocative study, policy-savvy scholars examine a wide range of cases―from North Korea to South Africa to El Salvador and Bosnia―to demonstrate the power of incentives to deter nuclear proliferation, prevent armed conflict, defend civil and human rights, and rebuild war-torn societies. The book addresses the 'moral hazard' of...
Book cover from Era Uma Vez Um Sonho. A Historia De Uma Familia Da Classe Operaria E Da Crise Da Sociedade Americana (Em Portugues do Brasil)by Lea Viveiros De Castro (Tradutor), Rita Süssekind (Tradutor) J.
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"Era uma vez um sonho retrata o impacto da decadência cultural e econômica de uma sociedade sobre a história pessoal de cada um A história de J.D. Vance poderia ser igual à de milhares de outras pessoas que cresceram nas mesmas condições que ele. Seus avós migraram para a região dos Estados Unidos conhecida como Cinturão da Ferrugem, onde se tornaram operários de classe média. Mas a relativa ascensão social não significou que seus descendentes conseguissem escapar da situação de...
Book cover from The Instructor, Volume 105 Number 10, October 1970by Lea Viveiros De Castro (Tradutor), Rita Süssekind (Tradutor) J.
Book › Single Issue Magazine
The Instructor is filled with articles on teaching methods and gospel subjects to be used by the several Church auxiliary organizations, especially the Sunday School.
Book cover from Biochemistry of Lipids, Lipoproteins, and Membranesby D. E. And J. Vance (editors) Vance
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