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  • Modified: GMOs and the Threat to Our Food, Our Land, Our Future
    Views : 264
    Pages : 352

    by: Caitlin Shetterly

    Publisher: pG.P. Putnam's Sons

    Book Description

    A journalist on a mission to expose the dangers of genetically modified organisms tells nearly as much about her personal life as about the issue bothering her.

    Shetterly (Made for You And Me: Going West, Going Broke, Finding Home, ... more

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    2016-09-20

    ISBN-10: 0399170677

    ISBN-13: 9780399170676

    Language: English

  • Let Them Eat Dirt: Saving Your Child from an Oversanitized World
    Views : 321
    Pages : 304

    by: B. Brett Finlay Marie-Claire Arrieta

    Publisher: pAlgonquin Books

    Book Description

    Why dirt and microbes are good for your child.

    With the development of antibiotics, vaccines, and sterilization techniques, the world has seen a sharp decline in the spread of infectious diseases. However, Finlay (Microbiology/Univ. of B ... more

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    2016-09-20

    ISBN-10: 1616206497

    ISBN-13: 9781616206499

    Language: English

  • The Middle Class Comeback: Women, Millennials, and Technology Leading the Way
    Views : 45
    Pages : 190

    by: Munir Moon

    Publisher: pMGN Books

    Book Description

    A diagnosis of American middle-class woes and a hopeful blueprint for its revival.

    The embattlement of the middle class has, more than ever, become a recurrent theme in political discourse, especially since the catastrophic hou ... more

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    2016-08-02

    ISBN-10: 0991372166

    ISBN-13: 9780991372164

    Language: English

  • Hopeless but Optimistic: Journeying through America's Endless War in Afghanistan
    Views : 258
    Pages : 192

    by: Douglas A. Wissing

    Publisher: pIndiana University Press

    Book Description

    A scathing dispatch from an embedded journalist in Afghanistan.

    Demoralization, staggering waste, and corruption: this is the norm in Afghanistan as U.S. troops move into full retrograde (meaning retreat) and other foreign entities like N ... more

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    2016-08-08

    ISBN-10: 0253022851

    ISBN-13: 9780253022851

    Language: English

  • We're Still Right, They're Still Wrong: The Democrats' Case for 2016
    Views : 42
    Pages : 272

    by: James Carville Ryan Jacobs

    Publisher: pBlue Rider Press

    Book Description

    An update of the author’s 1996 book, We’re Right, They’re Wrong, delivered with his signature passion and earthiness.

    Outspoken Democratic pundit Carville (co-author, with Mary Matalin: Love & War: Twenty Years, T ... more

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    2016-08-23

    ISBN-10: 0399576223

    ISBN-13: 9780399576225

    Language: English

  • Company Confessions: Secrets, Memoirs, and the CIA
    Views : 273
    Pages : 368

    by: Christopher Moran

    Publisher: pThomas Dunne Books

    Book Description

    A concise overview of the CIA’s troubled dealings with spies-turned-authors.

    For an organization guided by the oft-quoted proverb “the secret of our success is the secret of our success,” the breadth of CIA literature, especially me ... more

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    2016-08-23

    ISBN-10: 1250047137

    ISBN-13: 9781250047137

    Language: English

  • Writings on the Wall: Searching for a New Equality Beyond Black and White
    Views : 473
    Pages : 256

    by: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Raymond Obstfeld

    Publisher: pTime

    Book Description

    Insights into life from the cultural commentator and former Hall of Fame basketball player.

    Combining his personal experiences as a black Muslim male with statistical data, research, and a bit of humor, Abdul-Jabbar (On the Shoulders o ... more

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    2016-08-23

    ISBN-10: 1618931717

    ISBN-13: 9781618931719

    Language: English