books about: jacob
Astoria: John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson's Lost Pacific Empire: A Story of Wealth, Ambition, and ...
In the tradition of The Lost City of Z and Skeleton in the Zahara , Astoria is the thrilling, true-adventure tale of the 1810 Astor Expedition, an epic, now forgotten, three-year journey to forge an American empire on the Pacific Coast. Peter Stark offers a harrowing saga in which a band of explorers battled nature, starvation, and madness to establish the first American settlement in the Pacific Northwest and opened up what would become ...
The Dash Diet Weight Loss Solution: 2 Weeks to Drop Pounds, Boost Metabolism, and Get Healthy (A DASH Diet ...
Grand Central Life & Style
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER--BASED ON THE DIET RANKED "#1 BEST DIET OVERALL" BY US NEWS & WORLD REPORT --FOR 4 YEARS IN A ROW! The DASH diet isn't just for healthy living anymore-now it's for healthy weight loss, too. Using the key elements of the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet and proven, never-before-published NIH research, bestselling author, foremost DASH dietitian and leading nutrition expert Marla Heller has ...
Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales
They are the stories we've known since we were children. Rapunzel . Hansel and Gretel . Cinderella . Sleeping Beauty . But the works originally collected by the Brothers Grimm in the early 1800s are not necessarily the versions we heard before bedtime. They're darker and often don't end very happilybut they're often far more interesting. This elegant edition of Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales includes all our cherished favorites Snow ...
The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm: The Complete First Edition
Princeton University Press
When Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published their Children's and Household Tales in 1812, followed by a second volume in 1815, they had no idea that such stories as "Rapunzel," "Hansel and Gretel," and "Cinderella" would become the most celebrated in the world. Yet few people today are familiar with the majority of tales from the two early volumes, since in the next four decades the Grimms would publish six other editions, each extensively revised ...
Revival: A Novel
A dark and electrifying novel about addiction, fanaticism, and what might exist on the other side of life. In a small New England town, over half a century ago, a shadow falls over a small boy playing with his toy soldiers. Jamie Morton looks up to see a striking man, the new minister. Charles Jacobs, along with his beautiful wife, will transform the local church. The men and boys are all a bit in love with Mrs. Jacobs; the women and girls feel ...
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children)
A New York Times #1 best seller On the New York Times Best Seller List for more than 52 consecutive weeks Includes an excerpt from the much-anticipated sequel and an interview with author Ransom Riggs A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. A strange collection of very curious photographs. It all waits to be discovered in Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children , an ...
Property (Aspen Casebook)
James E. Krier
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Jesse Dukeminier's trademark wit, passion, and human interest perspective has made Property, now in its Eighth Edition, one of the best--and best loved--casebooks of all time. A unique blend of authority and good humor, you'll find a moveable feast of visual interest, compelling cases, and timely coverage of contemporary issues. In the Eighth Edition, the authors--along with new co-author Lior Jacob Strahilevitz--have created a thoughtful and ...
Eat to Live: The Amazing Nutrient-Rich Program for Fast and Sustained Weight Loss, Revised Edition
Little, Brown and Company
The Eat To Live 2011 revised edition includes updated scientific research supporting Dr. Fuhrman's revolutionary six-week plan and a brand new chapter highlighting Dr. Fuhrman's discovery of toxic hunger and the role of food addiction in weight issues. This new chapter provides novel and important insights into weight gain. It explains how and why eating the wrong foods causes toxic hunger and the desire to over consume calories; ...
Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen
An epic adventure that began with one simple question: Why does my foot hurt? Isolated by Mexico's deadly Copper Canyons, the blissful Tarahumara Indians have honed the ability to run hundreds of miles without rest or injury. In a riveting narrative, award-winning journalist and often-injured runner Christopher McDougall sets out to discover their secrets. In the process, he takes his readers from science labs at Harvard to the sun-baked ...
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
Back Bay Books
The tipping point is that magic moment when an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips, and spreads like wildfire. Just as a single sick person can start an epidemic of the flu, so too can a small but precisely targeted push cause a fashion trend, the popularity of a new product, or a drop in the crime rate. This widely acclaimed bestseller, in which Malcolm Gladwell explores and brilliantly illuminates the tipping point ...
Adulterio (Spanish Edition)
Quiero cambiar. Necesito cambiar…. Yo no soy así, pero poco a poco estoy perdiendo el contacto conmigo misma. Adulterio , la provocativa nueva novela de Paulo Coelho, explora el verdadero significado de cómo llevar una vida plena y feliz. ¿Cómo podemos equilibrar lo cotidiano con el deseo de algo nuevo? Para todos los que la conocen, Linda lleva una vida sacada de un cuento de hadas: un marido que la ama, unos hijos adorables, ...
The Artist's Way
Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam
The Artist’s Way is the seminal book on the subject of creativity. An international bestseller, millions of readers have found it to be an invaluable guide to living the artist’s life. Still as vital today — or perhaps even more so — than it was when it was first published one decade ago, it is a powerfully provocative and inspiring work. In a new introduction to the book, Julia Cameron reflects upon the impact of The Artist’s Way ...
The Millionaire Real Estate Agent: It's Not About the Money...It's About Being the Best You Can Be!
Take your real estate career to the highest level! "Whether you are just getting started or a veteran in the business, The Millionaire Real Estate Agent is the step-by-step handbook for seeking excellence in your profession and in your life." --Mark Victor Hansen, cocreator, #1 New York Times bestselling series Chicken Soup for the Soul "This book presents a new paradigm for real estate and should be required reading for real estate ...
Just Between Us: A No-Stress, No-Rules Journal for Girls and Their Moms
Meredith and Sofie Jacobs have been sharing a journal since Sofie was nine. They created this fun, fresh volume to help other moms and daughters get to know each other in a whole new way. Advice and thoughtful writing prompts pave the way to discussing everything from friends and school to crushes and growing up. Also includes pages for drawing pictures and making lists and plenty of free space for writing about whatever comes to mind. With ...
A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose (Oprah's Book Club, Selection 61)
With his bestselling spiritual guide The Power of Now , Eckhart Tolle inspired millions of readers to discover the freedom and joy of a life lived "in the now." In A New Earth , Tolle expands on these powerful ideas to show how transcending our ego-based state of consciousness is not only essential to personal happiness, but also the key to ending conflict and suffering throughout the world. Tolle describes how our attachment to the ego ...
Contemporary Nursing: Issues, Trends, & Management, 6e (Cherry, Contemporary Nursing)
Barbara Cherry DNSc MBA RN NEA-BC
Susan R. Jacob PhD MSN RN
Contemporary Nursing, Issues, Trends, & Management, 6 th Edition prepares you for the rapidly evolving world of health care with a comprehensive yet focused survey of nursing topics affecting practice, as well as the issues facing today's nurse managers and tomorrow's nurse leaders. Newly revised and updated, Barbara Cherry and Susan Jacob provide the most practical and balanced preparation for the issues, trends, and management topics you ...
A Return to Love: Reflections on the Principles of "A Course in Miracles"
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 inner peace. Williamson reveals how we each can become a miracle worker by accepting God and by the expression of love in our daily lives. Whether psychic pain is in the area of relationships, career, or health, ...
The Red Tent: A Novel
A New York Times Bestseller A decade after the publication of this hugely popular international bestseller, Picador releases the tenth anniversary edition of The Red Tent . Her name is Dinah. In the Bible, her life is only hinted at in a brief and violent detour within the more familiar chapters of the Book of Genesis that tell of her father, Jacob, and his twelve sons. Told in Dinah's voice, Anita Diamant imagines the traditions and ...
The Highly Sensitive Person
Elaine N. Aron Ph.D.
Are you a highly sensitive person? Do you have a keen imagination and vivid dreams? Is time alone each day as essential to you as food and water? Are you "too shy" or "too sensitive" according to others? Do noise and confusion quickly overwhelm you? If your answers are yes, you may be a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP). Most of us feel overstimulated every once in a while, but for the Highly Sensitive Person, it's a way of life. In ...
Cutting for Stone
Marion and Shiva Stone are twin brothers born of a secret union between a beautiful Indian nun and a brash British surgeon. Orphaned by their mother’s death and their father’s disappearance, bound together by a preternatural connection and a shared fascination with medicine, the twins come of age as Ethiopia hovers on the brink of revolution. Moving from Addis Ababa to New York City and back again, Cutting for Stone is an unforgettable ...
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