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Brand NFL: Making and Selling America`s Favorite Sport

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Professional football today is an $8 billion sports entertainment industry and the most popular spectator sport in America, with designs on expansion across the globe. In this astute field-level view of the National Football League since 1960, Michael Oriard looks closely at the development of the sport and at the image of the NFL and its unique place in American life. New to the paperback edition is Oriard's analysis of the offseason labor negotiations and their potential effects on the future...

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Sweetness: The Enigmatic Life of Walter Payton

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The first definitive biography of Chicago Bears superstar Walter Payton. At five feet ten inches tall, running back Walter Payton was not the largest player in the NFL, but he developed a larger-than-life reputation for his strength, speed, and grit. Nicknamed "Sweetness" during his college football days, he became the NFL's all-time leader in rushing and all-purpose yards, capturing the hearts of fans in his adopted Chicago. Crafted from interviews with more than 700 sources, acclaimed...

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The Slav: Move by Move

The Slav: Move by Move ebook download

This is a new series which provides an ideal platform to study chess openings. By continually challenging the reader to answer probing questions throughout the book, Move by Move greatly encourages the learning and practising of vital skills just as much as the traditional assimilation of opening knowledge. Carefully selected questions and answers are designed to keep you actively involved, and allow you to monitor your progress as you learn. This is an excellent way to study any chess opening...

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Bucketfoot Al: The Baseball Life of Al Simmons

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Al Simmons, at top form in the Roaring Twenties, sparked one of baseball's greatest dynasties, the Philadelphia Athletics, to multiple championships, before becoming just another ballplayer. While his achievements demonstrated greatness, he was not an easy man to like--for those competing against him or with him--and he seemed to play to the level of team expectation. Contemporary accounts and other recollections give us a sense of Al Simmons the person and the ballplayer, his connections to...

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The Sports Connection: Integrated Simulation

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Go beyond the basics of computer applications with SPORTS CONNECTION, INTEGRATED SIMULATION 4e. This unique text offers the techniques you need to master essential applications such as word processing, desktop publishing, spreadsheets, database, and electronic presentations. This production simulation gives you ample opportunity to apply your own creativity in problem solving and decision-making. Title: The Sports Connection: Integrated SimulationAuthor: Connie M. Forde, Susie VanHuss...

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Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen

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An epic adventure that began with one simple question: Why does my foot hurt? Isolated by Mexico's deadly Copper Canyons, the blissful Tarahumara Indians have honed the ability to run hundreds of miles without rest or injury. In a riveting narrative, award-winning journalist and often-injured runner Christopher McDougall sets out to discover their secrets. In the process, he takes his readers from science labs at Harvard to the sun-baked valleys and freezing peaks across North America, where...

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Top 10 San Diego

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DK Eyewitness Top 10: San Diego will lead you straight to the best attractions that this ocean side city has to offer. Whether you are looking for hip bars in the Gas Lamp Quarter, beautiful parks and gardens, or fun places for children, such as the world famous San Diego Zoo or SeaWorld, this guide is the perfect pocket sized companion. Rely on the dozens of Top 10 lists, such as the Top 10 museums and art galleries, the Top 10 beaches, and Top 10 harbor sites. And to save you time and money,...

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The Wild Rover: A Blistering Journey Along Britain`s Footpaths

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Mike Parker, bestselling author of Map Addict, is back with a brilliant, intelligent, and witty exploration of a glorious and passionate British subject—footpaths and our rights of way. Mike discovers how these paths have become part of the UK's cultural landscape and why, at the tender age of 44, he suddenly finds himself at a crossroads. Provocative, funny, and personal, this book celebrates Britain’s unique and extraordinary network of footpaths. It examines their surprisingly...

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Top 10 Washington DC

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DK Eyewitness Top 10 Guides make any destination accessible by offering dozens of lists of the 10 best restaurants, bars, neighborhoods, hotels, local attractions, and much more. With insider tips for every visitor, the Top 10 series offers inside knowledge, and now contains a pull-out map and guide that includes fold-out maps of city metro systems, useful phone numbers, and 60 great ideas on how to spend your day. Title: Top 10 Washington DCAuthor: DK Publishing, Ron Burke, Susan Burke...

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CultureShock! Finland: A Survival Guide to Customs and Etiquette

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The CultureShock! series is a dynamic and indispensable range of guides for those travellers who are looking to truly understand the countries they are visiting. Each title explains the customs, traditions, social and business etiquette in a lively and informative style.
Culture Shock! Guides Title: CultureShock! Finland: A Survival Guide to Customs and EtiquetteAuthor: Deborah Swallow Length: 302 pages Edition: 4 Language: English Publisher:Marshall Cavendish Corporation Publication...

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CultureShock! Munich: A Survival Guide to Customs and Etiquette

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The CultureShock! series is a dynamic and indispensable range of guides for those travellers who are looking to truly understand the countries they are visiting. Each title explains the customs, traditions, social and business etiquette in a lively and informative style.
Culture Shock! Guides Title: CultureShock! Munich: A Survival Guide to Customs and EtiquetteAuthor: Elizabeth Smith Length: 309 pages Edition: 3rd Language: English Publisher:Marshall Cavendish Corporation Publication...

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Culture Shock! Ireland: A Survival Guide to Customs and Etiquette

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Whether you're traveling for business, pleasure, or even relocating abroad, one mistake in etiquette can leave a bad taste in everyone's mouth. International travelers, now more than ever, are ambassadors and impression makers for the United States. Newly updated, redesigned, and resized for maximum shelf appeal for travelers, Culture Shock! guides are the most complete reference series for customs and etiquette you can find. There are not just travel guides; they are guides for a way of life. ...

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Culture Shock! Austria: A Survival Guide to Customs and Etiquette

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With over three million copies in print, CultureShock! is a bestselling series of culture and etiquette guides covering countless destinations around the world. For anyone at risk of culture shock, whether a tourist or a longterm resident, CultureShock! provides a sympathetic and fun-filled crash course on the do's and don'ts in foreign cultures. Fully updated and sporting a fresh new look, the revised editions of these books enlighten and inform through such topics as language, food and...

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Culture Shock! Bolivia: A Survival Guide to Customs and Etiquette

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A Survival Guide to Customs and Etiquette in Bolivia The CultureShock! series is a dynamic and indispensable range of guides for those travellers who are looking to truly understand the countries they are visiting. Each title explains the customs, traditions, social and business etiquette in a lively and informative style.
Culture Shock! Guides Title: Culture Shock! Bolivia: A Survival Guide to Customs and EtiquetteAuthor: Mark Cramer Length: 299 pages Edition: 3 Language: English...

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CultureShock! Syria: A Survival Guide to Customs and Etiquette

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With over three million copies in print, CultureShock! is a bestselling series of culture and etiquette guides covering countless destinations around the world. For anyone at risk of culture shock, whether a tourist or a long-term resident, CultureShock! provides a sympathetic and fun-filled crash course on the do's and don'ts in foreign cultures. Fully updated and sporting a fresh new look, the revised editions of these books enlighten and inform through such topics as language, food and...

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CultureShock! Costa Rica: A Survival Guide to Customs and Etiquette

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The CultureShock! series is a dynamic and indispensable range of guides for those travellers who are looking to truly understand the countries they are visiting. Each title explains the customs, traditions, social and business etiquette in a lively and informative style.
Culture Shock! Guides Title: CultureShock! Costa Rica: A Survival Guide to Customs and EtiquetteAuthor: Claire Wallerstein Length: 299 pages Edition: 3 Language: English Publisher:Marshall Cavendish Corporation...

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CultureShock! Thailand: A Survival Guide to Customs and Etiquette

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CultureShock! Thailand provides a valuable crash course on the who's who, and the whats and hows of the country, guiding readers through a wide range of topics for day-to-day living including how to interact with the local people and fit into Thai society. Discover when and how to wai as well as how to use the bathroom upcountry. Pick up useful information for settling in like where to stay, study and play and find out more about the Thai language and how to conduct business the Thai way. Full...

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CultureShock! Russia A Survival Guide to Customs and Etiquette

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This bestselling series of culture & etiquette guides covering countless destinations around the globe provides a sympathetic & fun- filled crash course on the dos & don'ts in foreign cultures, and is designed to enlighten & inform through topics like language, food & entertaining, social customs, festivals & much more. Title: CultureShock! Russia A Survival Guide to Customs and EtiquetteAuthor: Anna Pavlovskaya Length: 310 pages Edition: 2nd Language: English Publisher:Marshall Cavendish...

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Culture Shock! China: A Survival Guide to Customs and Etiquette

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The CultureShock! series is a dynamic and indispensable range of guides for those travellers who are looking to truly understand the countries they are visiting. Each title explains the customs, traditions, social and business etiquette in a lively and informative style.
CONTENTS
FOREWORD
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
Dedication
MAP OF CHINA
FIRST IMPRESSIONS CHAPTER 1
OVERVIEW AND HISTORY CHAPTER 2
THE CHINESE CHAPTER 3
Photo section
SOCIALISING CHAPTER...

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CultureShock! Chicago: A Survival Guide to Customs and Etiquette

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This bestselling series of culture & etiquette guides covering countless destinations around the globe provides a sympathetic & fun- filled crash course on the dos & don'ts in foreign cultures, and is designed to enlighten & inform through topics like language, food & entertaining, social customs, festivals & much more. Title: CultureShock! Chicago: A Survival Guide to Customs and EtiquetteAuthor: Orin Hargraves Length: 270 pages Edition: 3 Language: English Publisher:Marshall Cavendish...

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Sweet and Bitter Island: A History of the British in Cyprus

Sweet and Bitter Island: A History of the British in Cyprus ebook download

On a sweltering day in July, 1878 the men of the 42nd Royal Highlanders -- the Black Watch -- waded ashore at Larnaca Bay to begin the British occupation of Cyprus. Today, Britons on sunbeds colonize the same stretch of sand, the latest visitors to an island which has long held a special place in the English imagination -- and a controversial role in British imperial ambitions. Drawing on largely unpublished material, Tabitha Morgan reflects on why successive administrations failed, so...

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CultureShock! Paris: A Survival Guide to Customs and Etiquette

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This bestselling series of culture & etiquette guides covering countless destinations around the globe provides a sympathetic & fun- filled crash course on the dos & don'ts in foreign cultures, and is designed to enlighten & inform through topics like language, food & entertaining, social customs, festivals & much more. Title: CultureShock! Paris: A Survival Guide to Customs and EtiquetteAuthor: Frances Gendlin Length: 369 pages Edition: 3 Language: English Publisher:Marshall Cavendish...

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Top 10 Italian Lakes

Top 10 Italian Lakes ebook download

Whether you re looking for a peaceful place to stay, classic cities in the region, or the best places to enjoy cultural events in the area, this DK Eyewitness Top 10 Guide will lead you straight to the very best of Italy s Lake District. With user-friendly maps and stunning photography showing you what to expect, this full-color guide will make planning your trip a pleasure. Whatever your budget, you ll find restaurant reviews for every town and village, as well as recommendations for luxury...

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Lonely Planet Mexico, 12th Edition

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Lonely Planet knows Mexico. Whether you want to climb mysterious Maya temples in the Yucat n, eat nouveau Mexican cuisine in the capital, or simply stretch out on a honey-kissed beach at a Pacific coast resort, our 12th edition will guide you through the best of this amazing country.
Lonely Planet guides are written by experts who get to the heart of every destination they visit. This fully updated edition is packed with accurate, practical and honest advice, designed to give you the...

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Lonely Planet USA`s Best Trips

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99 of the Country 's Best Trips!
Whether you re a local looking for a long weekend escape, or a visitor looking to explore, Lonely Planet 's Trips series offers the best itineraries and makes it easy to plan the perfect trip time and again.
Includes the Mid-Atlantic, New England, the South, Florida, the Great Lakes, the Great Plains, Texas, the Rocky Mountains, the Southwest, California and the Pacific Northwest
Easy-to-use maps for every trip, plus driving times and...

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Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself: A Road Trip with David Foster Wallace

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"If you can think of times in your life that you’ve treated people with extraordinary decency and love, and pure uninterested concern, just because they were valuable as human beings. The ability to do that with ourselves.  To treat ourselves the way we would treat a really good, precious friend. Or a tiny child of ours that we absolutely loved more than life itself.  And I think it’s probably possible to achieve that.  I think part of the job we’re here for is to learn how to...

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Istanbul: The Collected Traveler: An Inspired Companion Guide

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THE COLLECTED TRAVELER
For Travelers Who Want More Than a Guidebook Bringing The Collected Traveler along on your trip is like having your own savvy personal tour guide who knows the place intimately. This unique guide to one of today's hottest tourist destinations combines fascinating articles by a wide variety of writers, woven throughout with the editor's own indispensable advice and opinions-providing in one package an unparalleled experience of an extraordinary place. THIS EDITION ON...

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Frommer`s Maine Coast Day by Day

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Maine's majestic shoreline stretches for more than 5,500 miles, dotted with small towns and villages that beckon with adorable bed-and-breakfasts and restaurants where you can eat what was caught from the sea that day. It's a spectacular place to play in the ocean, enjoy coastal views, and tour the state's beautiful wilderness. Filled with tips and itinerary suggestions, hundreds of original color photos, dozens of annotated maps, thematic tours for every taste, and star-rated advice on where...

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Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs ebook download

Based on more than forty interviews with Jobs conducted over two years—as well as interviews with more than a hundred family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues—Walter Isaacson has written a riveting story of the roller-coaster life and searingly intense personality of a creative entrepreneur whose passion for perfection and ferocious drive revolutionized six industries: personal computers, animated movies, music, phones, tablet computing, and digital publishing. At a...

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The Life and Afterlife of St. Elizabeth of Hungary: Testimony from her Canonization Hearings

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In The Life and Afterlife of St. Elizabeth of Hungary, Kenneth Baxter Wolf offers a study and translation of the testimony given by witnesses at the canonization hearings of St. Elizabeth of Hungary, who died in 1231 in Marburg, Germany, at the age of twenty-four. The bulk of the depositions were taken from people who claimed to have been healed by the intercession of this new saint. Their descriptions of their maladies and their efforts to secure relief at Elizabeth's shrine in Marburg provide...

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Henry Ford: An Interpretation

Henry Ford: An Interpretation ebook download

Regarded by many automotive historians as the finest and most dispassionate character study of Henry Ford ever written, Henry Ford: An Interpretation has long been out of print and priced out of the reach of many collectors. Published at the height of Ford s success in 1923, the volume was written by the Reverend Samuel S. Marquis, an Episcopalian minister who was also the head of the sociology department at Ford Motor Company. Instead of a history of Ford Motor Company or a simple retelling of...

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Ghosts of Revolution: Rekindled Memories of Imprisonment in Iran

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"Opening the enormous metal gate, the guard suddenly took away my blindfold and asked me, tauntingly, if I would recognize my parents. With my eyes hurting from the strange light and anger in my voice, I assured him that I would. Suddenly I was pushed through the gate and the door was slammed behind me. After more than eight years, here I was, finally, out of jail . . . ." In this haunting account, Shahla Talebi remembers her years as a political prisoner in Iran. Talebi, along with her...

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SKYJACK: The Hunt for D. B. Cooper

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“I have a bomb here and I would like you to sit by me.” That was the note handed to a stewardess by a mild-mannered passenger on a Northwest Orient flight in 1971. It was the start of one of the most astonishing whodunits in the history of American true crime: how one man extorted $200,000 from an airline, then parachuted into the wilds of the Pacific Northwest and into oblivion. D. B. Cooper’s case has become the stuff of legend and obsessed and cursed his pursuers with...

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Seven Deadly Sins: Settling the Argument Between Born Bad and Damaged Good

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For the first time, Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor speaks directly to his fans and shares his worldview about life as a sinner. And Taylor knows how to sin. As a small-town hero in the early '90s, he threw himself into a fierce-drinking, drug-abusing, hard-loving, live-for-the moment life. Soon Taylor's music exploded, and he found himself rich, wanted, and on the road. His new and ever-more extreme lifestyle had an unexpected effect, however; for the first time, he began to...

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Paris Hilton: A Biography

Paris Hilton: A Biography ebook download

Unlike other biographies that range from the exposé to the gushing, Paris Hilton: A Biography is both detailed and objective. It covers Paris's checkered family history, her privileged yet surprisingly unassuming upbringing, and her explosion with sister Nicky as "It Girls" on the international social scene. Readers will learn how her family influenced her, why she made the decision to step into the limelight, and why she continues today, despite her many critics and setbacks. Each chapter of...

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It`s So Easy: and other lies

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A founding member of Guns N’ Roses and Velvet Revolver shares the story of his rise to the pinnacle of fame and fortune, his struggles with alcoholism and drug addiction, his personal crash and burn, and his phoenix-like transformation via a unique path to sobriety. In 1984, at the age of twenty, Duff McKagan left his native Seattle—partly to pursue music but mainly to get away from a host of heroin overdoses then decimating his closest group of friends in the local punk scene. In L.A....

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To Live Outside the Law: Caught by Operation Julie, Britain`s Biggest Drugs Bust

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To Live Outside the Law is the first insider account of the LSD conspiracy ended by Operation Julie, Britain's biggest drug bust. The book opens with Leaf Fielding's arrest in a pre-dawn police raid and ends five years later with his release from jail. The narrative moves back and forth between the harsh world of prison and his previous life - from a childhood at a brutal boarding school onto undergraduate days and his LSD epiphany in the summer of love, 1967. Acid transformed him in an instant...

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Ernie Kovacs & Early TV Comedy: Nothing in Moderation

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Among the pioneers of television, Ernie Kovacs was one of the most original and imaginative comedians. His zany, irreverent, and surprising humor not only entertained audiences throughout the 1950s and early 1960s, but also inspired a host of later comedies and comedians, including Monty Python, David Letterman, much of Saturday Night Live, Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In, Captain Kangaroo, and even Sesame Street. Kovacs created laughter through wildly creative comic jokes, playful...

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Living with Depression: Why Biology and Biography Matter along the Path to Hope and Healing

Living with Depression: Why Biology and Biography Matter along the Path to Hope and Healing ebook download

One out of four Americans will experience mental illness in their lifetime; major depressive disorder is the leading cause of disability in the United States for ages 15 through 44. However, only a fraction of those suffering will seek treatment; 25 percent will seek treatment for symptoms. Stigma claims the other 75 percent, wedging depressed individuals into a life of silent suffering. In Living with Depression, Serani outlines the various forms of depression, describes the different...

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Royko in Love: Mike`s Letters to Carol

Royko in Love: Mike`s Letters to Carol ebook download

Street-smart, wickedly funny, piercingly perceptive, and eloquent enough to win a Pulitzer Prize, Mike Royko continues to have legions of devoted fans who still wonder “what Royko would have said” about some outrageous piece of news. One thing he hardly ever wrote or talked about, though, was his private life, especially the time he shared with his first wife, Carol. She was the love of his life, and her premature death at the age of forty-four shook him to his soul. Mike’s...

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