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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 Robert Clark. 2017
In his thirty years in the Canadian prison system, Robert Clark rose from student volunteer to deputy warden. He worked… with some of Canada's most dangerous and notorious prisoners, including Paul Bernardo and Tyrone Conn. He dealt with escapes, lockdowns, prisoner murders, prisoner suicides, and a riot. But he also arranged ice-hockey games in a maximum-security institution, sat in a darkened gym watching movies with three hundred inmates, took parolees sightseeing, and consoled victims of violent crimes. He has managed cellblocks, been a parole officer, and investigated staff corruption. He challenges head-on the popular belief that a "tough-on-crime" approach makes prisons and communities safer, arguing instead for humane treatment and rehabilitation, and wades into the controversy about long-term solitary confinement. 2017.
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 Elly Danica. 1988
The author graphically describes the humiliation and terrible pain she suffered as a victim of incest. She endured verbal abuse,… beatings and degradation as her father sold her services to strange men, and forced her to pose and perform in his pornographic photo studio. Strong language and extreme descriptions of sex and violence. 1990, c1988.
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 Kate Lines. 2015
A criminal profiler, former Chief Superintendent of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), recounts her remarkable story using pivotal cases she… worked on during the course of her career. Always taking care not to aggrandize in any way the notorious criminals whose names we know all too well, Kate knows that it is much more important to focus on the courage of the victims and their families. Bestseller. 2015.
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
By Charles W Colson. 1976
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.
Six M.I.T. students figured out how to beat the casinos and managed to get away with more than three million… dollars in less than two years' time by playing the blackjack tables. Includes an explanation of how card counting is done. 2002.
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 Bruce Cutler, Lionel Rene Saporta. 2003
Known for his tenacious defence of John Gotti, Cutler became almost as infamous as his client. Recounts his time as… an aggressive assistant DA and how he switched sides and became a defence attorney. This is the inside story of how Cutler and Gotti frustrated the feds so much that they had to break the rules to convict the Teflon Don. 2003.
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 James B Stewart. 1999
Questions why Dr. Michael Swango was allowed to continue practising medicine despite clear evidence that he was a serial psychopathic… killer and a convicted felon - for poisoning his fellow workers. Criticizes the medical establishment's "code of silence." Bestseller. 1999.