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Sense and Sensibility: A BabyLit Opposites Primer (BabyLit Books)
Observe the life and loves of the Dashwood sisters, Elinor and Marianne, in Sense & Sensibility: A BabyLit Opposites Primer. Learn the difference between big Norland Park and little Barton Cottage, happy Mr. Willoughby and sad Colonel Brandon, while hoping that one day Elinor and Marianne will leave their single days behind them and celebrate worthy marriages. Jennifer Adams is the author of a dozen books including Remarkably Jane: Notable ...
A Sense of Where You Are: Bill Bradley at Princeton
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
When John McPhee met Bill Bradley, both were at the beginning of their careers. A Sense of Where You Are , McPhee’s first book, is about Bradley when he was the best basketball player Princeton had ever seen. McPhee delineates for the reader the training and techniques that made Bradley the extraordinary athlete he was, and this part of the book is a blueprint of superlative basketball. But athletic prowess alone would not explain Bradley’s ...
Sense and Sensibility (Penguin Classics)
Penguin Classics Hardcover
Marianne Dashwood wears her heart on her sleeve, and when she falls in love with the dashing but unsuitable John Willoughby she ignores her sister Elinor's warning that her impulsive behaviour leaves her open to gossip and innuendo. Meanwhile Elinor, always sensitive to social convention, is struggling to conceal her own romantic disappointment, even from those closest to her. Through their parallel experience of love - and its threatened loss - ...
Sense and Sensibility: An Annotated Edition
Sense and Sensibility (1811) marked the auspicious debut of a novelist identified only as "A Lady." Jane Austen's name has since become as familiar as Shakespeare's, and her tale of two sisters has lost none of its power to delight. Patricia Meyer Spacks guides readers to a deeper appreciation of the richness of Austen's delineation of her heroines, Elinor and Marianne Dashwood, as they experience love, romance, and heartbreak. On display again ...
The Sense of an Ending
Winner of the 2011 Man Booker Prize One of The Atlantic 's Best Books I Read This Year A novel so compelling that it begs to be read in a single setting, The Sense of an Ending has the psychological and emotional depth and sophistication of Henry James at his best, and is a stunning new chapter in Julian Barnes's oeuvre. This intense novel follows Tony Webster, a middle-aged man, as he contends with a past he never thought much ...
Cat Sense: How the New Feline Science Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet
Cats have been popular household pets for thousands of years, and their numbers only continue to rise. Today there are three cats for every dog on the planet, and yet cats remain more mysterious, even to their most adoring owners. Unlike dogs, cats evolved as solitary hunters, and, while many have learned to live alongside humans and even feel affection for us, they still don’t quite get us” the way dogs do, and perhaps they never will. ...
A Sense of Urgency
John P. Kotter
Harvard Business Press
Most organizational change initiatives fail spectacularly (at worst) or deliver lukewarm results (at best). In his international bestseller Leading Change, John Kotter revealed why change is so hard, and provided an actionable, eight-step process for implementing successful transformations. The book became the change bible for managers worldwide. Now, in A Sense of Urgency, Kotter shines the spotlight on the crucial first step in his framework: ...
Sense & Sensibility
From Joanna Trollope, one of the most insightful chroniclers of family life writing fiction today, comes a contemporary retelling of Sense and Sensibility , Jane Austen’s classic novel of love, money, and two very different sisters. John Dashwood promised his dying father that he would take care of his half sisters. But his wife, Fanny, has no desire to share their newly inherited estate. When she descends upon Norland Park, the three ...
The Sense of Wonder
First published more than three decades ago, this reissue of Rachel Carson's award-winning classic brings her unique vision to a new generation of readers. Stunning new photographs by Nick Kelsh beautifully complement Carson's intimate account of adventures with her young nephew, Roger, as they enjoy walks along the rocky coast of Maine and through dense forests and open fields, observing wildlife, strange plants, moonlight and storm clouds, and ...
Sense Memory (A Benjamin Cady Novel)
If our memory is the thing that shapes and defines us, that informs who we are at our very core, then God help us all...for memory, is a wicked and deceitful wretch. Thrust into a search for his own sister's killer, Benjamin Cady flees Colorado and the only world he understands to scour the streets of Los Angeles, plagued by headaches and memories of murder. He quickly discovers that L.A. is not unknown to him, and as his memories of his ...
A Sense of Direction: Some Observations on the Art of Directing
Drama Publishers/Quite Specific Media
pages are in good condition, under 10 pages have pink highlight, 1 page has a center fold, cover has light edge and corner wear, spine is tilted, overall is in good condition
Sex and Common-Sense
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Love Sense: The Revolutionary New Science of Romantic Relationships
Little, Brown and Company
The bestselling author of Hold Me Tight presents a revolutionary new understanding of why and how we love, based on cutting-edge research. Every day, we hear of relationships failing and questions of whether humans are meant to be monogamous. LOVE SENSE presents new scientific evidence that tells us that humans are meant to mate for life. Dr. Johnson explains that romantic love is an attachment bond, just like that between mother and ...
The Sense of Being Stared At: And Other Unexplained Powers of Human Minds
Park Street Press
Explores Rupert Sheldrake’s more than 25 years of research into telepathy, staring and intention, precognition, and animal premonitions • Shows that unexplained human abilities--such as the sense of being stared at and phone telepathy--are not paranormal but normal, part of our biological nature • Draws on more than 5,000 case histories, 4,000 questionnaire responses, and the results of experiments carried out with more than 20,000 ...
The Little Book of Common Sense Investing: The Only Way to Guarantee Your Fair Share of Stock Market Returns ...
John C. Bogle
Investing is all about common sense. Owning a diversified portfolio of stocks and holding it for the long term is a winner’s game. Trying to beat the stock market is theoretically a zero-sum game (for every winner, there must be a loser), but after the substantial costs of investing are deducted, it becomes a loser’s game. Common sense tells us—and history confirms—that the simplest and most efficient investment strategy is to buy and ...
Sense & Sensibility (Marvel Classics)
Alongside incredible artist Sonny Liew (My Faith in Frankie, Wonderland), Butler brings to life the world of Elinor and Marianne Dashwood, two daughters without parents or means, forced to experience hardship, romance, and heartbreak, all in the hopes of achieving love and lasting happiness. Collecting SENSE & SENSIBILITY #1-5.
I Sense a Coldness to Your Mentoring: A Dilbert Book
Andrews McMeel Publishing
Dilbert is the most photocopied, pinned-up, downloaded, faxed, and e-mailed comic strip in the world. Dubbed "the cartoon hero of the workplace" by the San Francisco Examiner, Dilbert has been syndicated since 1989 and now appears in 2,000 newspapers in 65 countries and 25 languages. The boss. Everyone has one, and all of every boss's worst traits are embodied in The Boss in Dilbert . In I Sense a Coldness to Your Mentoring , the ...
Making Sense of Your High Sensitivity
The Highly Sensitive Person Publishing Company, 2013
Do You Really Understand Your Highly Sensitive Nature? Do you feel like a "human sponge" that takes in everything (physically and emotionally) around you? Are you acutely aware of and sensitive to the moods and problems of others? Have you been accused of being too "touchy"? Are you uncomfortable in a crowded environment? If so, perhaps you're a highly sensitive person. Extensive research done by clinical psychologist, Elaine Aron, Ph.D., ...
You Get So Alone at Times That It Just Makes Sense
Black Sparrow Press
Charles Bukowski examines cats and his childhood in You Get So Alone at Times , a book of poetry that reveals his tender side. He delves into his youth to analyze its repercussions.
Igniting the Sixth Sense: The Lost Human Sensory that Holds the Key to Spiritual Awakening and Unlocking the ...
Higher Balance Publishing
The Sixth Sense: a forgotten, hidden key lying dormant within every human.. Is it possible to: - Influence reality with the power of thought? - Push into the universal mind, vastly increasing your intelligence? - Easily reach peak states for real, breakthrough spiritual experiences? Indeed and much more. This is not just another fuzzy New Age book about a magical, vague 'sixth sense'. Igniting the Sixth Sense deals with the ...
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