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Material World: A Global Family Portrait
Charles C. Mann
In an unprecedented effort, sixteen of the world’s foremost photographers traveled to thirty nations around the globe to live for a week with families that were statistically average for that nation. At the end of each visit, photographer and family collaborated on a remarkable portrait of the family members outside their home, surrounded by all of their possessionsa few jars and jugs for some, an explosion of electronic gadgetry for others. ...
Train Like a Mother: How to Get Across Any Finish Line - and Not Lose Your Family, Job, or Sanity
Sarah Bowen Shea
Andrews McMeel Publishing
From the authors of the â€œrunâ€ away success Run Like a Mother, a book that fans are clamoring for on how to train for a race, including practical advice on all aspects of race preparation presented with the authorsâ€™ trademark wit and empathy. Since the publication of their first book, Run Like a Mother , the authors have built up an engaged, vibrant tribe of women runners--more than 10,000 fans on Facebook and an average of ...
Across the Wide & Lonesome Prairie: The Oregon Trail Diary of Hattie Campbell
Thirteen-year-old Hattie Campbell records the details of her family's harrowing migration to Oregon in a covered wagon and describes the many challenges, both joyful and tragic, that mark the journey.
Winterdance: The Fine Madness of Running the Iditarod
Paulsen and his team of dogs endured snowstorms, frostbite, dogfights, moose attacks, sleeplessness, and hallucinations in the relentless push to go on. Map and color photographs.
Heaven's Net Is Wide: A Prequel to Tales of the Otori
HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books, 2007
As Tolkien's The Silmarillion is to The Lord of the Rings, Liam Hearn's Heaven's Net Is Wide is to Tales of the Otori . This is the back story fans have been yearning for. Set before the Tales begin, Heaven's Net recounts the life of Lord Otori Shigeru, the series' spiritual warrior-godfather and the adoptive father of the Tales' Takeo. We learn about Shigeru's training in the ways of the warrior and feudal lord; his relationship ...
Featherweight 221 - The Perfect Portable: And Its Stitches Across History, Expanded
C&T Publishing, 2010
Featherweight history at your fingertips. Enjoy an entertaining look at the history of the Featherweight sewing machine. Expanded third edition updated with the latest research. Packed with photos, stories, and handy information. Learn to date and troubleshoot your machine. A fun read for quilters, Featherweight owners, and history buffs.
The Other Side
Clover's mom says it isn't safe to cross the fence that segregates their African-American side of town from the white side where Anna lives. But the two girls strike up a friendship, and get around the grown-ups' rules by sitting on top of the fence together. With the addition of a brand-new author's note, this special edition celebrates the tenth anniversary of this classic book. As always, Woodson moves readers with her lyrical narrative, ...
Absolutely on Purpose: A Kick-Ass Guide to Unfurling Your Brilliance Across the Universe
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Blinded by a culture of ‘bigger, better, faster’ and seduced into wanting ‘more, more, more’, we’ve become distracted from what matters to us the most, and 'forgotten' how to tap into our own unique blueprint for brilliance. With a crumbling economy and disappearing jobs, established rules and expectations no longer serve us and it's becoming clear that there is only one option: to live Absolutely on Purpose. Cutting through the riff ...
Designing Multi-Device Experiences: An Ecosystem Approach to User Experiences across Devices
Welcome to our multi-device world, a world where a user’s experience with one application can span many devices—a smartphone, a tablet, a computer, the TV, and beyond. This practical book demonstrates the variety of ways devices relate to each other, combining to create powerful ensembles that deliver superior, integrated experiences to your users. Learn a practical framework for designing multi-device experiences, based on the ...
The Longest Bridge across Water
Does God still move today as He did for Moses, Elisha, Peter or Paul? Does He still speak to ordinary people like you and me? Can He use your hands to heal, your lips to prophecy, your words to birth miracles? What does it look like when He invades the life of an average person like you or me? Come along and be amazed at a true, unfolding story as God unexpectedly crashes a normal man’s life, leading a 29-year-old businessman into ...
Featherweight 221 - The Perfect Portable: And Its Stitches Across History, Expanded Third Edition
Featherweight history at your fingertips.
Across From Lapeyrouse (The Savanoys Book 1)
Commess University Press, 2012
"Never before has Carnival, sand, soca and sex met in such a combustible mixture! Across From Lapeyrouse conjures it all as we fall in love with Jeneva Marie, the queen of the bands. The Savanoy family lives large in the pages of this trail blazing work by a Trini expat. You can hear the twang and see the streets of Port of Spain and Toronto as the story unveils with brilliant style and shrewd story telling"
Across the Great Sparkling Water (The Peacemaker Series, book 2)
To live in captivity, adopted by the enemies of her people, or to break the law and tradition by running away? That question did not occur to Onheda until after she fled Little Falls on the spur of the moment, against any better judgment. If she was to die in the woods, making her way back to her people, accused, even by them, of breaking the ancient custom, it was still the better choice. She would not live among the enemies. Two moons of ...
Race Across Alaska: First Woman to Win the Iditarod Tells Her Story
Explores the history of the trail and celebrated the frontiersmen and their dogs who braved its dangers.
Suddenly in Charge: Managing Up, Managing Down, Succeeding All Around
Roberta Chinsky Matuson
Nicholas Brealey America
Truly two books in one, Suddenly in Charge teaches readers how to manage down and establish credibility; it also demonstrates the success strategies necessary for managing up. The keys to reputation and career upkeep can be found in both sections, and readers will find it easy to flip back and forth in order to gain tailored advice.
Amor and Exile: True Stories of Love Across America's Borders
Nicole R Salgado
Cordillera West Books
ACROSS the United States, American citizens are forced underground, exiled abroad and separated from their spouses for a surprising reason. Amor and Exile is the story of American citizens--including Veronica, Ben, J.W., and Nicole--who fall in love with undocumented immigrants only to find themselves trapped in a legal labyrinth, stymied by their country's de facto exclusion of their partners. Journalist Nathaniel Hoffman visited both sides ...
Across Time And Death: A Mother's Search For Her Past Life Children
For as long as she could remember, Jenny Cockell had felt she had lived a former life as Mary Sutton. Finally, Jenny acted on her intense need to find her lost family. After years of painstaking searching, she finally reunited with family members from her previous lifetime. This is her startling, true story.
Across the Dark
C. M. Curtis
He knew that animals could sense when a natural disaster was about to occur and humans were often given warning by observing unusual animal behavior. But there were no animals in the mine. Maybe I m the animal, he thought, maybe what I m feeling right now is what animals feel before a disaster. ACROSS THE DARK begins in the 1920s with the story of Hank and Eliza Steadman, two people deeply in love, and the tale of Hank and his ill-fated crew of ...
The Decision to Trust: How Leaders Create High-Trust Organizations
Robert F. Hurley
A proven model to create high-performing, high-trust organizations Globally, there has been a decline in trust over the past few decades, and only a third of Americans believe they can trust the government, big business, and large institutions. In The Decision to Trust, Robert Hurley explains how this new culture of cynicism and distrust creates many problems, and why it is almost impossible to manage an organization well if its people do not ...
What Spins The Wheel: Leadership Lessons From Our Race For Hope
Hopecam Publishing, 2014
When entrepreneur Len Forkas learned that his nine-year-old son had leukemia, his own life changed forever. In 2003, Len founded Hopecam, a nonprofit that uses technology to connect young cancer patients with their friends at school. Ten years later, Len's fight against childhood cancer rose to a new level. He qualified as a solo competitor in Race Across America, a 3,000-mile bicycle race that traverses scorching deserts and 11,000-foot ...
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