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Five Cities of Refuge: Weekly Reflections on Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus ...

Lawrence Kushner, David Mamet - Religion - 2009 - 62 pages
Weekly Reflections on Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy
Lawrence Kushner, David Mamet. GENESIS! HER ESHIT LK.
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Amelia

Henry Fielding - 1889 - 594 pages
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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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Love in a Time of Loneliness

Paul Verhaeghe - Psychology - 2011 - 212 pages
The author considers human sex and desire and sees personal and cultural longings as infused in familiar triangulation points; 'The Simpsons', 'Monty Python' and 'South Park' share a cultural landscape with Plato and the ancient Greek ...
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Hothouse Flower and the Nine Plants of Desire: A Novel

Margot Berwin - Fiction - 2009 - 266 pages
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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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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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Nuanua: Pacific Writing in English Since 1980

Albert Wendt - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 405 pages
Until the 1960s, most of the literature about Polynesia, Melanesia, and Micronesia was written by outsiders.
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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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