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The Echo

Minette Walters - Fiction - 2009 - 352 pages
Minette Walters. the thrashing I received, was when I bought a pornographic
magazine at the age of twelve and attempted to smuggle it into my house with the
intention of admiring my erections in front of a mirror.” The sergeant chuckled.
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Shakespeare and Modern Culture

Marjorie Garber - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 326 pages
Shakespeare and Modern Culture is a brilliant recasting of our own mental and emotional landscape as refracted through the prism of the protean Shakespeare. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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The Persistence of the Color Line: Racial Politics and the Obama Presidency

Randall Kennedy - Social Science - 2011 - 288 pages
Timely—as the 2012 presidential election nears—and controversial, here is the first book by a major African-American public intellectual on racial politics and the Obama presidency.
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Christian Beliefs and Teachings

John C. Meyer - Religion - 1997 - 143 pages
This book brings together a digest of the basic beliefs and teachings associated with the Christian religion.
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Don't Sleep, There are Snakes: Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle

Daniel Leonard Everett - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 300 pages
Although Daniel Everett was a missionary, far from converting the Pirahas, they converted him.
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Havana Red

Leonardo Padura, Peter Bush - Fiction - 2005 - 310 pages
A young transvestite found strangled in a Havana park. The stifling death of a beloved Cuba.
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The Challenge for Africa

Wangari Maathai - Social Science - 2009 - 190 pages
Infused with her unique luminosity of spirit, Wangari Maathai’s remarkable story of courage, faith, and the power of persistence is destined to inspire generations to come. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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The Age of Empathy: Nature's Lessons for a Kinder Society

Frans de Waal - Science - 2009 - 304 pages
In this thought-provoking book, the acclaimed author of Our Inner Ape examines how empathy comes naturally to a great variety of animals, including humans.
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