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Silent Sons: A Book for and About Men

By: Ackerman, Robert

Price: $15.33

Publisher: Touchstone: 1994-11-10

Seller ID: 9780671892869


It could be you or someone you love. Strong, silent types are everywhere, and it is their telltale silence that has kept their problems hidden until now. A silent son can come from a family that coped with violence, alcoholism, child abuse, extreme rigidity, or divorce, but all silent sons have certain common characteristics: They keep things that bother them to themselves. They deny that unpleasant events occur. They fear letting people k... View more info

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Fascinating Womanhood: The Updated Edition of the Classic Bestseller That Shows You How to Strengthen Your Marriage and Enrich Your Life

By: Andelin, Helen

Price: $8.18

Publisher: Bantam: 1990-01-01

Seller ID: 9780553292206


How to Make Your Marriage a Lifelong Love Affair What makes a woman fascinating to her husband? What is happiness in marriage for a woman? These are just two of the questions Helen B. Andelin answers in the bestselling classic that has already brought new happiness and life to millions of marriages. "Fascinating Womanhood """offers timeless wisdom, practical advice, and old-fashioned values to meet the needs and challenges of today's fascinating woman. Inside you... View more info

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Effective Communication Techniques for Child Care

By: Arnold, Mary E.

Price: $35.91

Publisher: Cengage Learning: 2004-07-22

Seller ID: 9781401856830


This text is an exemplary communication instruction manual for the entire spectrum of child care professionals, from directors and owners to teachers and other staff. Students will learn how to make the most of staff meetings and ensure that the lines of communication remain open between the center management and staff. The text also includes a step-by-step plan for designing family friendly newsletters, handouts and other forms of written communication--all aimed at imp... View more info

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The Discovery of King Arthur

By: Ashe, Geoffrey

Price: $22.47

Publisher: The History Press: 2005-08-01

Seller ID: 9780750942119


Attempts to find the person (if any) behind the legend of King Arthur have been going on for a long time. The search has revealed many interesting facts and it has also led to sharp disagreements. By the 1980s, the search was more or less abandoned, having reached a dead-end. The Discovery of King Arthur presents an investigation that broke the deadlock. Arthur emerged from it with a firmer status in history. He was also more interesting - more like his legend - than onc... View more info

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Liquid Times: Living in an Age of Uncertainty

By: Bauman, Zygmunt

Price: $19.82

Publisher: Polity: 2006-12-26

Seller ID: 9780745639871


The passage from 'solid' to 'liquid' modernity has created a new and unprecedented setting for individual life pursuits, confronting individuals with a series of challenges never before encountered. Social forms and institutions no longer have enough time to solidify and cannot serve as frames of reference for human actions and long-term life plans, so individuals have to find other ways to organise their lives. They have to splice together an unending series of short-te... View more info

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The Dark Side Of Man (Helix Books)

By: Bilmes, Joshua; Ghiglieri, Michael

Price: $18.93

Publisher: Basic Books: 2000-04-07

Seller ID: 9780738203157


In "The Dark Side of Man, " Michael Ghiglieri, a biologist and protege of Jane Goodall, takes on one of the most highly charged debates in modern science: the biological roots of bad behavior. Beginning with rape, and moving on to murder, war, and genocide, Ghiglieri offers the most up-to-date, comprehensive look at the male proclivity for violence. In a strong narrative voice, he draws on the latest research and his own personal experiences--both as a primatologist and ... View more info

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On Paradise Drive: How We Live Now (And Always Have) in the Future Tense

By: Brooks, David

Price: $15.35

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2005-06-02

Seller ID: 9780743227391


Take a look at Americans in their natural habitat: guys shopping for barbecue grills, doing that special walk men do when in the presence of lumber; superefficient soccer Ubermoms who chair school auctions, organize PTAs, and weigh less than their kids; and suburban chain restaurants, which if they merged would be called Chili's Olive Garden Hard Rock Outback Cantina. Are we as shallow as we look? Many around the world see us as the great bimbos. Sure, Americans work har... View more info

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The Mother-in-Law Dance: Can Two Women Love the Same Man and Still Get Along?

By: Chapman, Annie

Price: $13.55

Publisher: Harvest House Publishers: 2004-07-01

Seller ID: 9780736914567


Can two women love the same man and still get along? Absolutely Annie Chapman believes that a mother-in-law and daughter-in-law can become friends--even close friends. However, this connectedness often takes years to develop. Now that journey can be a joyful one Offering practical advice and biblical wisdom, this book helps mothers-in-law and daughters-in-law nurture their relationships. Readers will learn how to dance together on topics that include--dealing with t... View more info

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Ancient Encounters: Kennewick Man and the First Americans

By: Chatters, James C.

Price: $15.35

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2002-08-13

Seller ID: 9780684859378


In 1996, two young men found a skeleton along the Columbia River near Kennewick, Washington. "Kennewick Man," as he became known, was brought to forensic anthropologist Jim Chatters, who was astonished when tests revealed the skeleton to be nearly 9,500 years old, one of the oldest intact skeletons ever found in North America -- and one that bore little resemblance to modern Native Americans. So who was Kennewick Man, and where did he come from? Chatters set off to ... View more info

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Everyday Opportunities for Extraordinary Parenting: Simple Ways to Make a Difference in Your Child's Life

By: Conner, Bobbi

Price: $18.92

Publisher: Sourcebooks: 2000-11-01

Seller ID: 9781570716256


Every parent can take advantage of everyday opportunities to help a child grow and thrive. Filled with thoughtful advice and easy-to-use ideas, Everyday Opportunities for Extraordinary Parenting gives parents practical tools and creative tips for guiding kids through a happy, healthy childhood. Nationally recognized parenting expert Bobbi Conner helps parents understand the emotional, intellectual, physical and social context of their children's actions, then offers ... View more info

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Women, Culture & Politics

By: Davis, Angela Y.

Price: $15.30

Publisher: Vintage: 1990-02-19

Seller ID: 9780679724872


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Black Bourgeoisie: The Book That Brought the Shock of Self-Revelation to Middle-Class Blacks in America

By: E. Franklin Frazier

Price: $16.20

Publisher: Free Press: 1997-02-13

Seller ID: 9780684832418


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This Fight Is Our Fight: The Battle to Save America's Middle Class

By: Elizabeth Warren

Price: $15.99

Publisher: USA, Metropolitan Books: 2017

Seller ID: 9781250120618


The fiery U.S. Senator from Massachusetts and bestselling author offers a passionate, inspiring book about why our middle class is under siege and how we can win the fight to save it Senator Elizabeth Warren has long been an outspoken champion of America’s middle class, and by the time the people of Massachusetts elected her in 2012, she had become one of the country’s leading progressive voices. Now, at a perilous moment for our nation, she has written a book tha... View more info

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Bury Me Standing: The Gypsies and Their Journey

By: Fonseca, Isabel

Price: $16.25

Publisher: Vintage: 1996-10-29

Seller ID: 9780679737438


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Class: A Guide Through the American Status System

By: Fussell, Paul

Price: $15.35

Publisher: Touchstone: 1992-10-01

Seller ID: 9780671792251


In "Class" Paul Fussell explodes the sacred American myth of social equality with eagle-eyed irreverence and iconoclastic wit. This bestselling, superbly researched, exquisitely observed guide to the signs, symbols, and customs of the American class system is always outrageously on the mark as Fussell shows us how our status is revealed by everything we do, say, and own. He describes the houses, objects, artifacts, speech, clothing styles, and intellectual proclivities o... View more info