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Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960-2010

Charles Murray - Social Science - 2012 - 416 pages
In Coming Apart, Charles Murray explores the formation of American classes that are different in kind from anything we have ever known, focusing on whites as a way of driving home the fact that the trends he describes do not break along ...
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Coming Apart

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Losing Ground: American Social Policy, 1950-1980

Charles Murray - Business & Economics - 2008 - 464 pages
This classic book serves as a starting point for any serious discussion of welfare reform. Losing Ground argues that the ambitious social programs of the1960s and 1970s actually made matters worse for
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The Power Electronics Handbook

Timothy L. Skvarenina - Technology & Engineering - 2001 - 664 pages
The Power Electronics Handbook is your key to understanding those devices, incorporating them into controllable circuits, and implementing those systems into applications from virtually every area of electrical engineering.
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Delizia!: The Epic History of the Italians and Their Food

John Dickie - History - 2008 - 288 pages
Delizia! is much more than a history of Italian food. It is a history of Italy told through the flavors and character of its cities.
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50 Ways to Wear a Scarf

Lauren Friedman - Self-Help - 2014 - 128 pages
From the Audrey to the Paris, the Top Down, or the Easy Breezy, there are 50 scarf styles in this book for any occasion or mood.
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10th Anniversary

James Patterson, Maxine Paetro - Fiction - 2011 - 448 pages
With James Patterson's white-hot speed and unquenchable action, 10th Anniversary is the most deliciously chilling Women's Murder Club book ever.
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Practical Research: Planning and Design

Paul D. Leedy, Jeanne Ellis Ormrod - Education - 2012 - 384 pages
This text guides the reader, step-by-step, from the selection of a problem, through the process of conducting authentic research, to the preparation of a completed report, with practical suggestions based on a solid theoretical framework ...
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100 Cupboards: Book 1 of the 100 Cupboards

N. D. Wilson - Juvenile Fiction - 2007 - 304 pages
Henry soon understands that these are not just cupboards, but portals to other worlds. 100 Cupboards is the first book of a new fantasy adventure, written in the best world-hopping tradition and reinvented in N. D. Wilson’s inimitable ...
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Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life

Anne Lamott - Reference - 2007 - 272 pages
Then my father sat down beside him, put his arm around my brother's shoulder, and said, 'Bird by bird, buddy. Just take it bird by bird.'" From the Trade Paperback edition.
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The Probabilistic Method

Noga Alon, Joel H. Spencer - Mathematics - 2011 - 376 pages
Praise for the Second Edition: "Serious researchers in combinatorics or algorithm design will wish to read the book in its entirety...the book may also be enjoyed on a lighter level since the different chapters are largely independent and ...
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Flawless Consulting: A Guide to Getting Your Expertise Used

Peter Block - Business & Economics - 2011 - 368 pages
This Third Edition to Peter Block's Flawless Consulting addresses business changes and new challenges since the second edition was written ten years ago.
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1862: A Novel

Robert Conroy - Fiction - 2007 - 416 pages
From the Mississippi bayou to the Pennsylvania farmlands to the woods of Maine, the great armies of Generals Grant and Lee face off in the nation’s deadliest conflict. And to the victor goes history. From the Paperback edition.
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6 Rainier Drive

Debbie Macomber - Fiction - 2013 - 368 pages
So Justine and Seth are trying to make plans and sort out their future. (And let me tell you, that kind of crisis is hard on a marriage!) Thankfully, they have a lot of good things in their lives, including Leif, my adorable grandson, and ...
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Combinatorial Optimization: Theory and Algorithms

Bernhard Korte, Jens Vygen - Mathematics - 2012 - 678 pages
Thus, this book represents the state of the art of combinatorial optimization.
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Speak Up: An Illustrated Guide to Public Speaking

Douglas M. Fraleigh, Joseph S. Tuman - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2011 - 784 pages
Instructors appreciate the book's serious coverage of concepts and theories, fascinating real-life examples, and visual explanations that clarify complex ideas. And all this comes at less than half the price of competing texts.
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A Pocket Style Manual: A PDF-style e-book

Diana Hacker, Nancy Sommers - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2011 - 304 pages
In the Hacker tradition, new coauthor Nancy Sommers has crafted solutions for the challenges today’s college students face. The new edition provides even more help with research writing and supports students in every discipline.
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Wheelock's Latin, 6th Edition Revised

Frederic M. Wheelock, Richard A. LaFleur - Foreign Language Study - 2010 - 560 pages
The classic beginning Latin texbook offers forty chapters with grammatical explanations and readings based on ancient Roman authors, along with self-tutorial exercises and an answer key for independent study.
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