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jacket/cover - click for larger view Mortal sins : sex, crime, and the era of Catholic scandal
Michael D'Antonio
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An explosive, sweeping account of the pedophile scandal that has sent the Catholic church into a tailspin and the fight to bring it to justice
2013; 400 p.; isbn:9780312594893 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Living and dying in Brick City : an E.R. doctor returns home
Sampson Davis with Lisa Frazier Page.
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Presents a narrative exploration of the health-care crisis in inner-city communities as drawn from the author's experiences as an emergency room resident in the Newark community where he grew up, in an account that illuminates the complicated human realities behind the statistics.
2013; 241 p.; isbn:1400069947 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view The Dust Bowl : an illustrated history
by Dayton Duncan ; with a preface by Ken Burns ; picture research by Aileen Silverstone and Susan Shumaker.
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Draws on reports, newspaper articles, and interviews to chronicle the American Dust Bowl, providing photographs to illustrate the catastrophe as well as offer a tribute to man's relationship to the land and his ability to persevere.
2012; 231 p.; isbn:1452107947 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Girl trouble : panic and progress in the history of young women
Carol Dyhouse
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2013; 366 p.; isbn:1780324944 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Pastel painting atelier : essential lessons in techniques, practices, and materials
Ellen Eagle ; foreword by Maxine Hong Kingston
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2013; 192 p; isbn:9780823008414 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view In the kingdom of the sick : a social history of chronic illness in America
Laurie Edwards.
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"Thirty years ago, Susan Sontag wrote, "Everyone who is born holds dual citizenship in the kingdom of the well and the kingdom of the sick ... Sooner or later each of us is obliged, at least for a spell, to identify ourselves as citizens of that other place." Now more than 133 million Americans live with chronic illness, accounting for nearly ...
2013; 243 p.; isbn:0802718019 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Essays by Ralph Waldo Emerson : with Introduction by Irwin Edman ; first and second series complete in one volume.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882.
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A collection of essays by Emerson including Self-reliance, The over-soul, Experience, and Nature
1926; 438 p.; isbn:0060909064 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view The annals of unsolved crime
by Edward Jay Epstein.
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An insider's guide to the art of reporting draws on more than four decades of investigative work to provide revisionary insights into some of the most controversial and mysterious crimes from the past two centuries.
2012; 347 p.; isbn:1612190480 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view War and decision : inside the Pentagon at the dawn of the War on terrorism
Douglas J. Feith
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Of all the players in the planning and evolution of the Bush Administration's war on terrorism, few were more integral--or more controversial--than Douglas Feith, the chief strategist on Donald Rumsfeld's Pentagon policy team. A highly influential international policy analyst for more than a quarter century, Feith worked closely with Rumsfeld, Paul ...
2008; 674 p.; isbn:9780060899738 More Information

image not found The last investigation
Gaeton Fonzi
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Report of the President's Commission on the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy
1993; 448 p.; isbn:1560250526 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view The end of the good life : how the financial crisis threatens a lost generation-- and what we can do about it
Riva Froymovitch.
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2013; 228 p.; isbn:0062217844 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Imperial dreams : tracking the imperial woodpecker through the wild Sierra Madre
Tim Gallagher.
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"Naturalist Tim Gallagher journeys deep into the savagely beautiful Sierra Madre, home to rich wildlife and other natural treasures--and also to Mexican drug cartels--in a dangerous quest to locate the rarest bird in the world--the possibly extinct Imperial Woodpecker, the largest of all carpinteros"-- Provided by publisher.
2013; 277 p; isbn:1439191522 More Information

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