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May
The French Lieutenant's Woman - John FowlesThe scene is the village of Lyme Regis on Dorset's Lyme Bay..."the largest bite from the underside of England's out-stretched southwestern leg." The major characters in the love-intrigue triangle are Charles Smithson, 32, a gentleman of independent means & vaguely scientific bent; his fiancée, Ernestina Freeman, a pretty heiress daughter of a wealthy & pompous dry goods merchant; & Sarah Woodruff, mysterious & fascinating...deserted after a brief affair with a French naval officer a short time before the story begins. Obsessed with an irresistible fascination for the enigmatic
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May
The Perfect Store: Inside eBay - Adam CohenIn this engaging chronicle of one of the most stunning success stories in American business history, Cohen takes readers inside eBay the corporation, revealing the many surprising ways in which eBay's "virtual marketplace" has changed the face of American business and the American cultural landscape.
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May
Small Business Management: Launching and Growing Entrepreneurial Ventures (with Printed Access Card) - Justin G. Longenecker, Carlos W. Moore, J. William Petty IIBacked by a loyal following, SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT: LAUNCHING AND GROWING ENTREPRENEURIAL VENTURES, 14e, continues to lead the market. With its comprehensive approach, precedent-setting coverage, innovative tools, real-world emphasis, and superior package, SBM remains an unparalleled resource for shaping future generations of small business owners and entrepreneurs. An excellent resource for small business management, entrepreneurship, and hybrid courses (especially with our custom options), SBM combines fundamentals of business management with an emphasis on teaching aspiring business owners
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May
Sol y viento Student Edition with Online Learning Center Bind in Card - Bill VanPatten, Michael Leeser, Gregory D. Keating, Esperanza Roman-Mendoza, RomanThis exciting new film-based introductory Spanish program seamlessly integrates the feature-length film "Sol y viento" into the instructional and learning experience. Created specifically for beginning language learners, the movie was filmed on location in Chile, Mexico, and the United States. It tells the story of a Chilean family and their winery, and of a young U.S. Latino businessman who finds himself intricately involved with the family as his company tries to buy their land. Mystery, romance, and the unexplainable forces of nature all play a part of this spellbinding story as it unfolds. The
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May
The Order of Things: An Archaeology of the Human Sciences - Michel FoucaultWhen one defines order as a sorting of priorities, it becomes beautifully clear as to what Foucault is doing here. With virtuoso showmanship, he weaves an intensely complex history of thought. He dips into literature, art, economics and even biology in The Order of Things, possibly one of the most significant, yet most overlooked, works of the twentieth century. Eclipsed by his later work on power and discourse, nonetheless it was The Order of Things that established Foucault's reputation as an intellectual giant. Pirouetting around the outer edge of language, Foucault unsettles the surface of
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May
Peace Like a River - Leif EngerOnce in a great while, we encounter a novel in our voluminous reading that begs to be read aloud. Leif Enger's debut, Peace Like a River, is one such work. His richly evocative novel, narrated by an asthmatic 11-year-old named Reuben Land, is the story of Reuben's unusual family and their journey across the frozen Badlands of the Dakotas in search of his fugitive older brother. Charged with the murder of two locals who terrorized their family, Davy has fled, understanding that the scales of justice will not weigh in his favor. But Reuben, his father, Jeremiah—a man of faith so deep he has been
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May
You May Ask Yourself: An Introduction to Thinking Like a Sociologist - Dalton ConleyDalton Conley s groundbreaking non-textbook teaches students how to think like sociologists. Students learn how to use their sociological imaginations to debunk conventional wisdom. With a strong emphasis on concepts, You May Ask Yourself challenges students to use sociological methods to evaluate facts about their social worlds by making the familiar strange.
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May
The Cambridge Companion to Aristotle (Companions to Philosophy) - Jonathan BarnesAristotle is one of the greatest thinkers in the Western tradition as well as one of the most difficult to understand. Contributors to this volume do not attempt to disguise the nature of that difficulty in the course of offering a clear exposition of the central philosophical concerns in his work.
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May
Healing Arthritis: Complementary Naturopathic, Orthopedic & Drug Treatments - Penny Kendall-Reed, Stephen ReedConsiders natural, pharmaceutical, and surgical treatments as complementary for healing osteoarthritis and inflammatory arthritis.