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Freedom's Forge: How American Business Produced Victory in World War II - Page 82

Arthur Herman - History - 2012 - 432 pages
How American Business Produced Victory in World War II Arthur Herman. serve
Building, the Nl)AC's temporary home. They were the first of the so-called dollar-a
-year men who would begin to descend on Washingtoli from scores of other ...
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Freedom's Forge

Hector Akcan - 2002
eISBN: 9780679604631 1. World War, 1939–1945—Economic aspects—United
States. 2. Industrial mobilization—United States—History—20th century. 3.
Industrial management—United States—History—20th century. 4. Manufacturing
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The Twilight War: The Secret History of America's Thirty-Year Conflict with Iran

David Crist - History - 2012 - 656 pages
Crist describes the series of secret negotiations between Iran and the United States after 9/11, culminating in Iran's proposal for a grand bargain for peace-which the Bush administration turned down.
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Into the Fire: A Firsthand Account of the Most Extraordinary Battle in the ...

Dakota Meyer, Bing West - Biography & Autobiography - 2012 - 256 pages
"The story of what Dakota did . . . will be told for generations.
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Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction

David Sheff - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 336 pages
Beautiful Boy is a fiercely candid memoir that brings immediacy to the emotional rollercoaster of loving a child who seems beyond help.
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Grace: A Memoir

Grace Coddington - Design - 2012 - 416 pages
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY FINANCIAL TIMES “If Wintour is the Pope . . . Coddington is Michelangelo, trying to paint a fresh version of the Sistine Chapel twelve times a year.”—Time From the Hardcover edition.
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The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz ...

Deborah Blum - Medical - 2011 - 336 pages
***PBS's AMERICAN EXPERIENCE released a film based on The Poisoner's Handbook in January 2014*** Equal parts true crime, twentieth-century history, and science thriller, The Poisoner's Handbook is "a vicious, page-turning story that reads ...
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Sex at Dawn: How We Mate, Why We Stray, and What It Means for Modern ...

Christopher Ryan, Cacilda Jetha - Social Science - 2012 - 432 pages
In the tradition of the best historical and scientific writing, Sex at Dawn unapologetically upends unwarranted assumptions and unfounded conclusions while offering a revolutionary understanding of why we live and love as we do.
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Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power

Rachel Maddow - Political Science - 2012 - 288 pages
Written with bracing wit and intelligence, Rachel Maddow's Drift argues that we've drifted away from America's original ideals and become a nation weirdly at peace with perpetual war.
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The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion

Jonathan Haidt - Psychology - 2012 - 384 pages
Why do people so readily assume the worst about the motives of their fellow citizens? In The Righteous Mind, social psychologist Jonathan Haidt explores the origins of our divisions and points the way forward to mutual understanding.
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From the Ruins of Empire: The Intellectuals Who Remade Asia

Pankaj Mishra - History - 2012 - 368 pages
But Pankaj Mishra shows that it was otherwise in this stereotype-shattering book.
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How to Be Black

Baratunde Thurston - Humor - 2012 - 272 pages
If You Don't Buy This Book, You're a Racist. Have you ever been called "too black" or "not black enough"? Have you ever befriended or worked with a black person? If you answered yes to any of these questions, this book is for you.
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A Return to Love: Reflections on the Principles of A Course in Miracles

Marianne Williamson - Psychology - 2009 - 336 pages
Back by popular demand -- and newly updated by the author -- the mega-bestselling spiritual guide in which Marianne Williamson shares her reflections on A Course in Miracles and her insights on the application of love in the search for ...
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Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a ...

Gilbert King - History - 2012 - 464 pages
Devil in the Grove is the winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction.
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Predator Nation: Corporate Criminals, Political Corruption, and the ...

Charles H. Ferguson - Business & Economics - 2012 - 368 pages
Charles H. Ferguson, who electrified the world with his Oscar-winning documentary Inside Job, now explains how a predator elite took over the country, step by step, and he exposes the networks of academic, financial, and political influence ...
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Dreaming in Chinese: Mandarin Lessons in Life, Love, and Language

Deborah Fallows - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2010 - 208 pages
In sharing what she discovered about Mandarin, and how those discoveries helped her understand a culture that had at first seemed impenetrable, Deborah Fallows's Dreaming in Chinese opens up China to Westerners more completely, perhaps, ...
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The Art of Urban Sketching: Drawing On Location Around The World

Gabriel Campanario - Art - 2012 - 320 pages
With profiles of leading practitioners and discussions of the benefits of working in this art form, this inspiring book shows how one can participate and experience this creative outlet through modern-day social networks and online activity ...
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Survival of the Sickest

Dr. Sharon Moalem, Jonathan Prince - Medical - 2009 - 304 pages
This is a book about the interconnectedness of all life on earth -- and, especially, what that means for us.
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Paddy Whacked

T. J. English - History - 2009 - 480 pages
Here is the shocking true saga of the Irish American mob.
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Clinical Neuroanatomy: Brain Circuitry and Its Disorders

Hans J. ten Donkelaar - Medical - 2011 - 834 pages
Clinical Neuroanatomy: Brain Circuitry and Its Disorders bridges the gap between neuroanatomy and clinical neurology.
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The Black Hole War: My Battle with Stephen Hawking to Make the World Safe ...

Leonard Susskind - Science - 2008 - 480 pages
THE BLACK HOLE WAR is the thrilling story of their united effort to reconcile Hawking's revolutionary theories of black holes with their own sense of reality-effort that would eventually result in Hawking admitting he was wrong, paying up, ...
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A Survey of Mathematics with Applications

Allen R. Angel, Christine D. Abbott, Dennis C. Runde - Mathematics - 2012 - 1072 pages
In a Liberal Arts Math course, a common question students ask is, “Why do I have to know this?” A Survey of Mathematics with Applications continues to be a best-seller because it shows students how we use mathematics in our daily lives ...
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