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Dancing with Rose: Finding Life in the Land of Alzheimer's
Lauren Kessler

Viking Adult, 2007

One journalist’s riveting—and surprisingly hopeful—in-the-trenches look at Alzheimer’s, the disease that claimed her mother’s life Like many loved ones of Alzheimer’s sufferers, Lauren Kessler was devastated by the ravaging disease that seemed to turn her mother into another person before claiming her life altogether. To deal with the pain of her loss, and to better understand the confounding aspects of living with a disease ...
  
  











  



  
Clever Girl: Elizabeth Bentley, the Spy Who Ushered in the McCarthy Era
Lauren Kessler

Harper, 2003

Communists vilified her as a raging neurotic. Leftists dismissed her as a confused idealist. Her family pitied her as an exploited lover. Some said she was a traitor, a stooge, a mercenary, and a grandstander. To others she was a true American heroine -- fearless, principled, bold, and resolute. Congressional committees loved her. The FBI hailed her as an avenging angel. The Catholics embraced her. But the fact is, more than a half century after ...
  
  











  



  
When Words Collide (Wadsworth Series in Mass Communication and Journalism)
Lauren Kessler, Duncan McDonald

Cengage Learning, 2011

Kessler and McDonald's WHEN WORDS COLLIDE is praised by students for its straightforward and clear-almost conversational-presentation of grammar. This versatile grammar and usage handbook will work for you as a beginning student and as you continue as a media writer. It provides concise, clear explanations and examples, as well as quick and accurate answers to grammar or usage questions. The unique 'from writer to writer' perspective guides you ...
  
  











  



  
The Happy Bottom Riding Club: The Life and Times of Pancho Barnes
Lauren Kessler

Random House, 2000

Pancho Barnes was a force of nature, a woman who lived a big, messy, colorful, unconventional life. She ran through three fortunes, four husbands, and countless lovers. She outflew Amelia Earhart, outsmarted Howard Hughes, outdrank the Mexican Army, and out- maneuvered the U.S. government. In The Happy Bottom Riding Club , award-winning author Lauren Kessler tells the story of a high-spirited, headstrong woman who was proud of her successes, ...
  
  











  



  
When Words Collide: A Media Writer's Guide to Grammar and Style (Wadsworth Series in Mass Communication and ...
Lauren Kessler, Duncan McDonald

Cengage Learning, 2007

Kessler and McDonald's WHEN WORDS COLLIDE is praised by students for its straightforward and clear-almost conversational-presentation of grammar. This versatile grammar and usage handbook will work for you as a beginning student and as you continue as a media writer. It provides concise, clear explanations and examples, as well as quick and accurate answers to grammar or usage questions. The unique 'from writer to writer' perspective guides you ...
  
  











  



  
Counterclockwise: My Year of Hypnosis, Hormones, Dark Chocolate, and Other Adventures in the World of ...
Lauren Kessler

Rodale Books, 2013

In this age of lunchtime lifts, wrinkle-erasing injections, furrow fillers, and lip plumpers, there’s no question that anyone who aims to look younger easily can. But Lauren Kessler wants something more than to follow the cosmetic path to youthfulness. She wants to live with energy, stamina, vitality, resilience, and health for a very, very long time. Her goal: to reverse her biological age from the inside out. Guided by both intense ...
  
  











  



  
My Teenage Werewolf: A Mother, a Daughter, a Journey Through the Thicket of Adolescence
Lauren Kessler

Penguin Books, 2011

"Straight from the trenches, a mom's tale of weathering her daughter's transformation from sweetheart to snark mouth." - People With the eye of a reporter, the curiosity of an anthropologist, and the open-and sometimes wounded-heart of a mother, award-winning author Lauren Kessler launches an eighteen-month mission, embedding herself in her about-to-be-teenage daughter Lizzie's life. Everywhere from middle school classrooms to the mall, ...
  
  











  



  
Counterclockwise: My Year of Hypnoisis, Hormones, and Other Adventures in the World of Anti-Aging
Lauren Kessler

Rodale Books, 2014

At this moment, one in three Americans is entering midlife, and many are wondering, "How did I get to be this old?" Plenty will turn to miracle creams, injections, fillers, and surgery to reverse the hands of time, but Kessler investigates the largely unexplored side of anti-aging: what it takes to be younger, not just look younger. Guided by an open but pleasantly skeptical mind, a thirst for adventure, and a sense of humor, she investigates ...
  
  











  



  
When Words Collide: A Media Writer's Guide to Grammar and Style
Lauren Kessler, Duncan McDonald

Wadsworth Pub Co, 1999

WHEN WORDS COLLIDE is the most versatile grammar and usage handbook for beginning and continuing media writers. As a main text, the book is praised for its straightforward, clear treatment of grammar, offered in a lighthearted, almost conversational tone. As a handbook, the text serves as a reference tool for students throughout their writing careers. It provides concise and clear explanations and examples, and is a great source for a quick and ...
  
  











  



  
Stubborn Twig: Three Generations in the Life of a Japanese American Family (Oregon Reads)
Lauren Kessler

Oregon State University Press, 2008

Stubborn Twig is a classic American story, a story of immigrants making their way in a new land. It is a living work of social history that rings with the power of truth and the drama of fiction, a moving saga about the challenges of becoming an American. Masuo Yasui traveled from Japan across the other Oregon Trail—the one that spanned the Pacific Ocean—in 1903. Like most immigrants, he came with big dreams and empty pockets. Working on the ...
  
  











  



  
Student Workbook for Kessler/McDonald's When Words Collide, 9th
Lauren Kessler, Duncan McDonald

Cengage Learning, 2015

Help your students apply the concepts presented in the text with this exercise workbook containing activities and exercises designed to give them the hands-on practice they need to build their confidence.
  
  











  



  
When words collide: A journalist's guide to grammar and style
Lauren Kessler

Wadsworth Pub. Co, 1984

Kessler and McDonald's WHEN WORDS COLLIDE is praised by students for its straightforward and clear-almost conversational-presentation of grammar. This versatile grammar and usage handbook will work for you as a beginning student and as you continue as a media writer. It provides concise, clear explanations and examples, as well as quick and accurate answers to grammar or usage questions. The unique 'from writer to writer' perspective guides you ...
  
  











  



  
Cengage Advantage Books: When Words Collide (with Student Workbook) (Wadsworth Series in Mass Communication ...
Lauren Kessler, Duncan McDonald

Cengage Learning, 2011

Kessler and McDonald's WHEN WORDS COLLIDE is praised by students for its straightforward and clear-almost conversational-presentation of grammar. This versatile grammar and usage handbook will work for you as a beginning student and as you continue as a media writer. It provides concise, clear explanations and examples, as well as quick and accurate answers to grammar or usage questions. The unique 'from writer to writer' perspective guides you ...
  
  











  



  
Student Workbook for Kessler/McDonald's When Words Collide: A Media Writer's Guide to Grammar and Style, 7th
Lauren Kessler, Duncan McDonald

Wadsworth Publishing, 2007

Help your students apply the concepts presented in the text with this exercise workbook containing numerous activities and exercises designed to give them the hands-on practice they need to build their confidence.
  
  











  



  
When Words Collide
Lauren / McDonald, Duncan Kessler

Wadsworth Pub Co 2011-01-01, 2011

Kessler and McDonald's WHEN WORDS COLLIDE is praised by students and professors alike for its straightforward and clear-almost conversational-presentation of grammar. This versatile grammar and usage handbook works for both beginning and continuing media writers, providing concise, clear explanations and examples, as well as quick and accurate answers to grammar or usage questions. The unique 'from writer to writer' perspective engages students ...
  
  











  



  
The Dissident Press: Alternative Journalism in American History (Commtext Series)
Lauren Kessler

SAGE Publications, Inc, 1984

Kessler challenges the idea that the worlds of media and journalism have ever conformed to a 'free marketplace' image. This present volume investigates a handful of the many fringe groups who, denied access to the mainstream, started marketplaces of their own. Journalistic efforts in six groups are explored: Black Americans; utopians and communitarians; feminists; non-English speaking immigrants; populists, anarchists, socialists, communists; ...
  
  











  



  
When Words Collide
Lauren Kessler, Duncan McDonald

Cengage Learning, 2015

Renowned for its clear presentation of grammar, Kessler and McDonald's WHEN WORDS COLLIDE, 9e equips you with the tips and tools you need to succeed in today's dynamic, cross-platform, multi-media writing environment. This versatile grammar and usage handbook provides an excellent resource for learners and seasoned media writers alike. With its simplified rules, the book appeals to writers from a variety of backgrounds. It combines ...
  
  











  



  
Full-Court Press: Season Life Winning Basketball Team Women Who Made it Happen
Lauren Kessler

Plume, 1998

Judy Runge, a young and ambitious basketball coach, arrived at the University of Oregon in 1993 and discovered a team--the Oregon Ducks--demoralized by its worst season in almost two decades and ignored and underfunded in a male-dominated athletic department. Fighting a legal battle with the administration for equal funding and support, Runge taught the players the importance of self-esteem and commitment, instilling in them a thirst for ...
  
  











  



  
Dancing with Rose: Finding Life in the Land of Alzheimer's [DANCING W/ROSE]
Lauren Kessler

Viking Adult, 2006
  
  











  








   



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