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November of the Soul: The Enigma of Suicide

George Howe Colt - Psychology - 2006 - 640 pages
Written with the same graceful narrative voice that made his bestselling National Book Award finalist The Big House such a success, George Howe Colt's November of the Soul is a ...
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Brothers: On His Brothers and Brothers in History

George Howe Colt - History - 2012 - 480 pages
G E O R G E H OW E C O L T ’ S The Big House is, as the New Yorker said, “full of surprises and contains more than seems possible: a family memoir, a brief history of the Cape ...
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Contested Waters: A Social History of Swimming Pools in America: A Social ...

Jeff Wiltse - History - 2009 - 288 pages
From nineteenth-century public baths to today's private backyard havens, swimming pools have long been a provocative symbol of American life. In this social and cultural ...
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Selling Mrs. Consumer: Christine Frederick and the Rise of Household Efficiency

Janice Williams Rutherford - House & Home - 2010 - 290 pages
This first book-length treatment of the life and work of Christine Frederick (1883-1970) reveals an important dilemma that faced educated women of the early twentieth century ...
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Eating Fossil Fuels: Oil, Food and the Coming Crisis in Agriculture

Dale Allen Pfeiffer - Business & Economics - 2013 - 125 pages
A shocking outline of the interlinked crises in energy and agriculture--and appropriate responses.
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The 1950s American Home

Diane Boucher - Design - 2013 - 64 pages
Modern living began with the homes of the 1950s. Casting aside the privations of the Second World War, American architects embraced the must-have mod-cons: they wrapped fitted ...
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The Bachelor Home Companion: A Practical Guide to Keeping House Like a Pig

P. J. O'Rourke - House & Home - 2007 - 176 pages
From P. J. O'Rourke, best-selling author and expert bachelor, comes a hilarious look at domestic life. Or, as P. J. puts it, "This is a book about cooking, cleaning, and ...
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Spinner Fishing for Trout: A Proven System of Tackle, Techniques, and ...

Jeff Deitrich - House & Home - 2003 - 96 pages
The how-to book on fishing for trout with spinners How to find and take trout in all four seasons and all weather conditions What to look for and how much to spend on rods ...
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Boxes & Chests: How to Make and Decorate 15 Traditional Country Projects

Alan Bridgewater, Gill Bridgewater - Crafts & Hobbies - 1997 - 176 pages
Step-by-step instructions for making a salt box, pipe box, candle box, and blanket chest, more.
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Community Associations: The Emergence and Acceptance of a Quiet Innovation ...

Donald Stabile - Business & Economics - 2000 - 240 pages
Provides an intellectual and social history of the community association movement.
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