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A Novel

Alexandria Rose Rizik

In Laguna Beach, California, sixteen-year-old Kendra Dimes is preparing for the 2010 USA Surfing Prime West. She’ll be competing this year in honor of her brother, who was a surfer too,…

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The Chaucer Encyclopedia

Volumes 1-4

Edited by Richard Newhauser

"The Chaucer Encyclopedia" provides the most comprehensive overview to date of the life, times, works, sources/analogues, and influence of Geoffrey Chaucer (b. 1340s – d. 1400). It also…

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At the Hour Between Dog and Wolf

Tara Ison

"At the Hour Between Dog and Wolf" is the story of a twelve-year-old Parisian Jewish girl in World War II France, living “in hiding” as a Catholic orphan with a family in a small village…

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Electrical Properties of Tissues: Quantitative Magnetic Resonance Mapping

Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, 1380

Edited by Rosalind Sadleir and Atul Singh Minhas

This book covers the latest developments in tissue electrical conductivity and current density imaging, increasingly popular as well as challenging applications of MRI. These…

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Next Generation Genres

Teaching Writing for Civic and Academic Engagement

Jessica Singer Early

Students need updated writing genres, and a real reason to write. Evolutions in technology and connectivity have brought about significant changes in the ways writing is produced and…

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Money and Magic in Early Modern Drama

Arden Studies in Early Modern Drama

Edited by David Hawkes

Money, magic and the theatre were powerful forces in early modern England. Money was acquiring an independent, efficacious agency, as the growth of usury allowed financial signs to…

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The House of Memory

Stories by Jewish Women Writers of Latin America

Translated by Elizabeth Rosa Horan

This new edition of "The House of Memory: Stories by Jewish Women Writers of Latin America" revisits the meaning of heritage and home, exploring the experience of losing the familiar to…

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Unwanted Fraternity

An Authentic Journey Toward True Healing After Loss

Greg Tonkinson

Unwanted Fraternity: An Authentic Journey Toward True Healing After Loss is Greg Tonkinson’s record of that challenging time. His honest, conversational writing style includes two main…

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The Independent Voter

Thom Reilly and Jacqueline S. Salit

Independent voters—the 40–50 percent of Americans who reject identification with either of the two major parties or with any party—are increasing in number and impact. Independents are…

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Living a More Thoughtful Life

Thinkable Thoughts and Relevant Reflections

Ervin Cobb and Charlotte D. Grant-Cobb

“Most experts agree that practicing a new and challenging mental activity like this is a clever way of building and maintaining strong cognitive skills. When you strengthen these core…