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Jane Fonda: Political Activism

Russell Shorto - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1991 - 104 pages
A biography of the film actress known for her political activism during the Vietnam War and her more recent physical fitness programs.
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Gospel Truth: On the Trail of the Historical Jesus

Russell Shorto - Religion - 2012 - 306 pages
Russell Shorto delves into one of the most controversial and age-old questions: Who was Jesus Christ? For roughly two thousand years, the world has known only the Biblical ...
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Amsterdam: A History of the World's Most Liberal City

Russell Shorto - History - 2013 - 368 pages
An endlessly entertaining portrait of the city of Amsterdam and the ideas that make it unique, by the author of the acclaimed Island at the Center of the World Tourists know ...
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Saints and Madmen: How Science Got Religion

Russell Shorto - Psychology - 2012 - 254 pages
Russell Shorto’s engrossing look at the ever-changing border between psychiatric disorders and religious revelation In Saints and Madmen, bestselling author Russell Shorto ...
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Thomas Jefferson and the American Ideal

Russell Shorto - History - 1988 - 162 pages
Traces the life and achievements of the Virginian who wrote the Declaration of Independence and served as the third president of the United States.
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Jackie Robinson and the breaking of the color barrier

Russell Shorto - Biography & Autobiography - 1991 - 32 pages
A biography of the black athlete who broke the color barrier in major league baseball when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947.
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Careers For The Curious

Russell Shorto, Edward Keating, Carrie Boretz - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1992 - 64 pages
People who like to use their minds, including an antique collector, opinion researcher, and detective, describe what they do in their jobs, how they got there, and what others ...
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Careers for people who like people: interviews

Russell Shorto - Business & Economics - 1992 - 64 pages
Offers examples of careers for those interested in working with the public with commentary from a daycare worker, a flight attendant, a city councilperson, a hotel manager, and ...
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