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April
Absalom, Absalom! - William FaulknerPublished in 1936, Absalom, Absalom! is considered by many to be William Faulkner's masterpiece. Although the novel's complex and fragmented structure poses considerable difficulty to readers, the book's literary merits place it squarely in the ranks of America's finest novels. The story concerns Thomas Sutpen, a poor man who finds wealth and then marries into a respectable family. His ambition and extreme need for control bring about his ruin and the ruin of his family. Sutpen's story is told by several narrators, allowing the reader to observe variations in the saga as it is recounted by
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April
Exploring Geology - Stephen J. Reynolds, Michael Kelly, Julia JohnsonExploring Geology by Reynolds/Johnson/Kelly/Morin/Carter is a new, innovative textbook intended for an introductory college geology course, such as Physical Geology. This ground-breaking, visually spectacular book was designed from cognitive and educational research on how students think, learn, and study. Nearly all information in the book is built around nearly 2,700 photographs and stunning illustrations, rather than being in long blocks of text that are not articulated with figures. These annotated illustrations help students visualize geologic processes and concepts, and are suited to the
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April
Clinical Hematology and Fundamentals of Hemostasis - Denise HarmeningThree books for the price of one--a text, a laboratory procedures manual, and an atlas of cell morphology--all in full color! The tools your students need to quickly master the basic principles of hematology and the fundamentals of hemostasis are here. They'll begin with an introduction to clinical hematology and the anemias, and then progress through white blood cell disorders, and hemostasis to thrombosis, and laboratory methods.
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April
V PUTI: Russian Grammar in Context - Olga Kagan, Anna S. Kudyma, Frank J. MillerThis highly successful program assists in the development of all the language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) by presenting realistic settings, situations, and contexts. Perfect for use in an intermediate or advanced Russian course, "V Puti" offers conversational exercises, various readings (biographies, poems, literature and historical texts) and grammatical explanations and practice.
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April
Modern Algebra: An Introduction - John R. DurbinThis text is appropriate for any one-semester junior/senior level course in Modern Algebra, Abstract Algebra, Algebraic Structures, or Groups, Rings and Fields. Durbin has two main goals: to introduce the most important kinds of algebraic structures, and to help students improve their ability to understand and work with abstract ideas. The first six chapters present the core of the subject; the remainder are designed to be as flexible as possible. Durbin covers groups before rings, which is a matter of personal preference for instructors. The course is mostly comprised of mathematics majors, but
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April
Chemistry: Principles and Reactions (with CD-ROM and InfoTrac) - William L. MastertonThis new edition of CHEMISTRY: PRINCIPLES AND REACTIONS continues to provide students with the "core" material essential to understanding the principles of general chemistry. Masterton and Hurley cover the basics without sacrificing the essentials, appealing to several markets. Appropriate for either a one- or two-semester course, CHEMISTRY: PRINCIPLES AND REACTIONS, Fifth Edition is three hundred pages shorter than most general chemistry texts and lives up to its long-standing reputation as THE student-oriented text. Though this text is shorter in length than most other General Chemistry books,
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April
Terapia del massaggio nell'Ayurveda. Tecnica tradizionale per il benessere fisico e mentale - Bhagwan Dash, Simone ZilliMantenere il corpo in uno stato di salute perfetta, impedendo e prevenendo i processi di invecchiamento, è uno degli scopi principali della medicina dell'India. Per prolungare la durata della vita e rendere la vecchiaia un'età ricca di esperienze e libera da sofferenze e malattie bisogna imparare a nutrire i tessuti del corpo e a liberare il nostro organismo dalle scorie accumulate. L'Ayurveda ha sviluppato nei millenni delle particolari tecniche di massaggio che costituiscono il miglior metodo di prevenzione e di cura di qualsiasi forma patologica. Il massaggio, per la scienza medica dell'India,
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April
Siddhartha - Hermann Hesse, Hilda RosnerIn the novel, Siddhartha, a young man, leaves his family for a contemplative life, then, restless, discards it for one of the flesh. He conceives a son, but bored and sickened by lust and greed, moves on again. Near despair, Siddhartha comes to a river where he hears a unique sound. This sound signals the true beginning of his life -- the beginning of suffering, rejection, peace, and, finally, wisdom.
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April
Treating Alcohol and Drug Problems in Psychotherapy Practice: Doing What Works - Arnold M. Washton, Joan E. ZwebenWritten specifically for the office-based psychotherapist, this practical guide describes how to detect, assess, diagnose, and treat clients presenting with a range of alcohol and drug problems. Detailed is an integrated, flexible psychotherapeutic approach that emphasizes building a strong therapeutic relationship, engaging clients "where they are," and addressing substance use within the larger context of their lives. The authors describe in very pragmatic terms how to use a combination of motivational, cognitive-behavioral, 12-step, and psychodynamic techniques with clients in different stages