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Nickel and Dimed

Millions of Americans work full-time, year-round, for poverty level wages. Distinguished journalist Barbara Ehrenreich decided to join them, in order to find out how anyone survives on six to seven dollars an hour. Ehrenreich left home, took the cheapest lodgings she could find and accepted whatever job she was offered, from cleaning to care work, …

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Mani Di Luce

COME CURARE E CURARSI TRAMITE IL CAMPO ENERGETICO UMANO. «Mani di luce» è un libro illuminante che spalanca le porte sulle infinite possibilità dell’uomo «intero», l’uomo in cui spirito e materia sono uniti e si potenziano a vicenda. È un messaggio di amore e di accettazione nei confronti di se stessi e dell’universo. Una dimostrazione …

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Winner of the Newbery Medal and the National Book Award! This #1 New York Times bestselling, modern classic in which boys are forced to dig holes day in and day out is now available with a splashy new look.Stanley Yelnats is under a curse. A curse that began with his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather and has since followed generations of …

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Film Noir Guide

More than 700 films from the classic period of film noir (1940 to 1959) are presented in this exhaustive reference book–such films as The Accused, Among the Living, The Asphalt Jungle, Baby Face Nelson, Bait, The Beat Generation, Crossfire, Dark Passage, I Walk Alone, The Las Vegas Story, The Naked City, Strangers on a Train, …

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A Concrete Approach to Abstract Algebra

A Concrete Approach to Abstract Algebra by W. W. Sawyer Brief, clear, and well written, this introduction to abstract algebra bridges the gap between the solid ground of traditional algebra and the abstract territory of modern algebra. The only prerequisite is high school–level algebra. Author W. W. Sawyer begins with a very basic viewpoint of …

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What to Read and Why

In this brilliant collection, the follow-up to her New York Times bestseller Reading Like a Writer, the distinguished novelist, literary critic, and essayist celebrates the pleasures of reading and pays homage to the works and writers she admires above all others, from Jane Austen and Charles Dickens to Jennifer Egan and Roberto Bolano. In an …