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By Scott Nearing, Helen Nearing. 1989
Describes how in 1932 a married couple left New York City for the backwoods of Vermont in search of a… life of "simplicity, serenity, utility, and harmony." This account of their pioneering venture tells how they built a house, worked a self-sufficient farm, and lived a satisfying life in nature. c1989. Uniform title: Living the good life
By Barbara Moses. 1999
Workers today are changing how we think about the workplace by making choices that reflect not only economic considerations, but… also individual needs and desires. Today's workplace is more flexible, encouraging us to incorporate our personalities and creativity into our working life. Moses discusses what type of worker will be more successful in the future, warns against today's frenetic busyness, and shows what motivates the new worker and how everyone can profit from future work trends.
By Michael Gorkin. 1991
By Thomas Sancton, Scott MacLeod. 1998
Two Paris-based Time magazine staffers report on the automobile accident that led to Princess Diana's death on August 31, 1997.… They include possible reasons for the crash as well as delve into the lives of the personalities involved. 1998.
By Philip Carr-Gomm. 2002
In the past, Druids and Druidesses were magicians and poets, counsellors and healers, shamans and philosophers. They lived in harmony… with the earth and her seasons, and their mysteries were inspired by the magical energies of the natural world. Today, the wisdom and teachings of the Druids continue to inspire spiritual seekers across the world. Carr-Gomm takes us into the sacred grove of the Druid mysteries, showing us how we can transform our lives and deepen our connection with the world of nature and spirit. 2002.
By Adria Vasil. 2012
Delivers the lowdown on virtually every product that comes into contact with our bodies, from the pollutants clogging your sinus… meds all the way to the outlaw toxins leaching from your sandals. Adria also calls out supplement and shampoo makers that exaggerate their green cred. This guide will arm you with the knowledge you need to keep you and your family healthy, happy and green, all while detoxing the planet. Includes strong language. c2012.
By Benjamin Franklin. 1988
By Murray Rockowitz. 2011
This compact version of Barron's larger GED test preparation manual is designed for test takers who need only moderate preparation… before taking the GED High School Equivalency Exam. It presents one up-to-date full-length practice GED exam with all questions answered and explained. It also offers subject reviews and practice questions with answers in all test topics, which include Language Arts-Writing, Language Arts-Reading, Social Studies, Science, and Mathematics. For senior high and older readers. 2011.
By Stan Persky. 1989
A professional color consultant uses the four seasons of the year to describe women’s complexions and their most complimentary colors.… She tells how to discover your season and use the colors in your seasonal palette to choose the perfect wardrobe, hair color, makeup, and accessories. c1980.
By Collins Publishers Staff, Daphne Day. 2006
Designed to accompany the Collins Easy Learning Italian Dictionary, this text offers beginners a guide to the verbs and grammar… of Italian. It explains the essential points using simple language, with numerous examples showing usage. Key grammatical points are highlighted throughout the text as a means of reinforcement. In addition, a full glossary gives explanations of grammatical terminology. It also provides beginners with all the regular verb forms and conjugations, and the most common tenses of irregular verbs are shown in full. Suitable for use in the classroom or at home. 2006.
By Witold Rybczynski. 1995
Architect and social historian Witold Rybczynski examines how our cities have become what they are, with tree-lined small town streets… around the corner from nightmarish industrial ruins. He reveals how our urban spaces have been shaped by the landscapes and lifestyles of the New World, reflecting the influences of the automobile and the telephone. He finds the situation good and bad, desperate yet hopeful. 1995.
By Margaret Cannon. 1989
As many as 600,000 Hong Kong citizens plan to move to Canada, Australia and other countries before the People's Republic… of China takes back the crown colony in 1997. The author introduces the reader to these immigrants as they describe the changes in their lives and what they expect from Canada. 1989.
By Lucinda Vardey, John Dalla Costa. 2007
We can all be generous when Christmas rolls around, or when disaster strikes, but this kind of giving segregates generosity… and makes it a special activity only for special times. We must investigate other possibilities for being generous, by helping those we interact with every day: our children, colleagues, parents, friends and the homeless men and women we encounter. If we ask, "What do you need?" we may be surprised how readily we can provide assistance, and how a single generous act may turn into something that touches many. 2007.
By Isabel Huggan. 2003
In these memoirs, Isabel Huggins describes her various homes in Ontario, and then around the world as her husband was… relocated for work. Finally settling in France, she ponders the meaning of home and of belonging, deciding that her most valued home is the togetherness she shares with her husband Bob. Added to the book are three short fictional stories, on the same theme. 2003.
Journalist criticizes the New York Times coverage of the plight of European Jews from 1933 to 1945. Analyzes press standards,… office policies, and external pressures that relegated Holocaust news to secondary status, and examines ways media underreporting affected American public opinion and belated awareness of Nazi crimes. 2005.
By Neil Postman. 1999
Postman argues that while the twentieth century has brought about a great deal of technological progress, it has also led… to an overreliance on technology and an increasing disregard for the lessons of history. He looks to the eighteenth century as an example of a time when there was a strong flow of ideas on a variety of intellectual topics. 1999.
By Michael Adams. 2000
How do we gauge our own attitudes when it comes to money? Adams groups Canadians into "tribes" based on information… gathered from in-depth surveys. These "tribes" include the Thrill-seeking materialists with their overt consumption, the New Aquarians with their uncompromising idealism and a new tribe of almost monastic young people whose obsession with money rivals that seen during the Great Depression of the 1930s. This book concludes with a portrait of Canadians who are happy and a description of the values that are associated with happiness. Sequel to "Sex in the Snow". 2000.
Seven-year-old Venus Fox never spoke, never listened, never even acknowledged the presence of another human being in the room with… her. Yet an accidental playground 'bump' would release a rage frightening to behold. The school year that followed would prove to be one of the most trying, perplexing, and ultimately rewarding of Torey's career, as she struggled to reach a silent child in obvious pain. It would be a strenuous journey beset by seemingly insurmountable obstacles and darkened by truly terrible revelations. Yet encouraged by sometimes small, sometimes dazzling breakthroughs, Torey remained committed to helping a 'hopeless' girl. Includes strong language. 2007.
By Peter C Emberley, Waller Randy Newell. 1994
This work details the changes to Canada's educational system over the decades. The authors believe strongly that a grounding in… the liberal arts results in well-educated, strong citizens, but that such education is on the decline, and that the entire system is in a shambles. Though the focus is on Ontario, this book nevertheless provides a new agenda and philosophy of education for all of Canada. 1994.