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Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game
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mpn: 9780393057652, ean: 9780393057652, isbn: 0393057658,
"One of the best baseball―and management―books out.... Deserves a place in the Baseball Hall of Fame."―ForbesMoneyball is a quest for the secret of success in baseball. Following the low-budget Oakland Athletics, their larger-than-life general ...
Going Down Jericho Road: The Memphis Strike, Martin Luther King's Last Campaign
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mpn: 16 pages of illustrations, ean: 9780393330533, isbn: 0393330532,
The definitive history of the epic struggle for economic justice that became Martin Luther King Jr.'s last crusade. Memphis in 1968 was ruled by a paternalistic "plantation mentality" embodied in its good-old-boy mayor, Henry Loeb. Wretched condition...
Kafka's Last Trial: The Case of a Literary Legacy
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ean: 9781324001317, isbn: 9781324001317,
The story of the international struggle to preserve Kafka’s literary legacy.Kafka’s Last Trial begins with Kafka’s last instruction to his closest friend, Max Brod: to destroy all his remaining papers upon his death. But when the moment arrived...
The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains
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mpn: 32496703, ean: 9780393339758, isbn: 9780393339758,
Finalist for the 2011 Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction: “Nicholas Carr has written a Silent Spring for the literary mind.”―Michael Agger, Slate “Is Google making us stupid?” When Nicholas Carr posed that question, in a celebrated Atlant...
Favorite African Folktales
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ean: 9780393326246, isbn: 9780393326246,
Favorite African Folktales is a cause for celebration, landmark work that gathers in one volume many of Africa's most cherished folktales. Mandela, a Nobel Laureate for Peace, has selected these thirty-two tales with the specific hope that Africa's o...
Survivor: A Novel
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mpn: 49207875, ean: 9780393355932, isbn: 0393355934,
"Brilliantly satiric and savagely funny, Survivor is a wild amphetamine ride through the vagaries of fame and the nature of belief." ―San Francisco ChronicleTender Branson―last surviving member of the Creedish Death Cult―is dictating his life s...
The China Mission: George Marshall's Unfinished War, 1945-1947
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ean: 9780393240955, isbn: 0393240959,
A spellbinding narrative of the high-stakes mission that changed the course of America, China, and global politics―and a rich portrait of the towering, complex figure who carried it out.As World War II came to an end, General George Marshall was re...
A River Lost: The Life and Death of the Columbia (Revised and Updated)
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mpn: 7 maps, ean: 9780393342567, isbn: 0393342565,
"Superbly reported and written with clarity, insight, and great skill." ―Washington Post Book World After two decades, Washington Post journalist Blaine Harden returned to his small-town birthplace in the Pacific Northwest to follow the rise and fa...
The Rise of China: How Economic Reform is Creating a New Superpower
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ean: 9780393312454, isbn: 0393312453,
Long considered an overpopulated, repressive, backward country, China has in the last decade entered the small circle of advanced industrial nations. Economic reform, more than any other factor, is responsible for this progress, maintains William H. ...
The Political Economy of Urban Poverty
ean: 9780393094107, isbn: 0393094103,
This is a study of poverty in our cities―its causes, its composition, its dimensions, and its solutions. It is not a book which will please those who worship America's high standard of living. Nor will it please liberal reformers who say our social...
An Incomplete Guide to the Future
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mpn: Illustrations, 1facsim., ean: 9780393950069, isbn: 0393950069,
ISBN13: 9780393950069. Condition: New. Notes: BRAND NEW FROM PUBLISHER! 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Tracking provided on most orders. Buy with Confidence! Millions of books sold!. ...
American Dreamer: A Life of Henry A. Wallace (Norton Paperback)
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mpn: 32 pages of black and white photographs, ean: 9780393322286, isbn: 0393322289,
The great politician, agriculturalist, economist, author, and businessman―loved and reviled, and finally now revealed. The great politician, agriculturalist, economist, author, and businessman―loved and reviled, and finally now revealed. The firs...
The Seagull Book of Literature (Fourth Edition)
ean: 9780393631692, isbn: 9780393631692,
Inspire and engage at an affordable price The best-priced alternative to full-length anthologies, this collection offers a compelling blend of classroom favorites and contemporary literary works. Contained in a portable, flexible volume, you’ll fin...
Northanger Abbey (Norton Critical Editions)
mpn: 9780393978506, ean: 9780393978506, isbn: 9780393978506,
Northanger Abbey, written in Jane Austen’s youth and posthumously published, is arguably her most mysterious, imaginative, and optimistic novel. This Norton Critical Edition is the most extensively annotated student edition available. "Backgrounds"...
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (Norton Critical Editions)
mpn: new-Nov09usbook-2017-c115450, ean: 9780393976373, isbn: 9780393976373,
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl is the first full-length narrative written by a former woman slave in America. The text is that of the 1861 first edition. Contexts includes contemporary responses to Incidents, selections from Jacobs's other pub...
Taming the Giant Corporation
ean: 9780393008722, isbn: 039300872X,
“A book no one interested in business and public policy can afford to ignore.” ―Business Week Five years in the preparation, Taming the Giant Corporation is the culminating product of Ralph Nader’s examination of governmental and business irr...
Move: How to Rebuild and Reinvent America's Infrastructure
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ean: 9780393352917, isbn: 0393352919,
One of our “best known and most influential business scholars” (Boston Globe), best-selling author Rosabeth Moss Kanter tackles America’s most urgent domestic issue.Americans are stuck. We live with travel delays on congested roads, shipping de...
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