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DISPOSSESSED (RACK SIZE) (P)

$7.99
New/Used: New
Shevek, a brilliant physicist, decides to take action. He will seek answers, question the unquestionable, and attempt to tear down the walls of hatred that have isolated his planet of anarchists from the rest of the civilized universe. To do this dangerous task will mean giving up his family and possibly his life. Shevek must make the unprecedented journey to the utopian mother planet, Anarres, to challenge the complex structures of life and living, and ignite the fires of change.
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9780061054884
Publication Date: 
1994-10-20
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EMOTIONAL LIFE OF YOUR BRAIN (P)

$16.00
What is your emotional fingerprint?

Why are some people so quick to recover from setbacks? Why are some so attuned to others that they seem psychic? Why are some people always up and others always down? In his thirty-year quest to answer these questions, pioneering neuroscientist Richard J. Davidson discovered that each of us has an Emotional Style, composed of Resilience, Outlook, Social Intuition, Self-Awareness, Sensitivity to Context, and Attention. Where we fall on these six continuums determines our own "emotional fingerprint."

Sharing Dr. Davidson's fascinating case histories and experiments, The Emotional Life of Your Brain offers a new model for treating conditions like autism and depression as it empowers us all to better understand ourselves--and live more meaningful lives.

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9780452298880

Holy Quarn

$20.00
New/Used: New
This translation is pure, simple, literal and faithful to the Arabic Text. There are no distracting footnotes and the translation is very easy to understand.
The team of Muslim scholars who translated this work include the first woman to translate the Holy Quran into English. This translation includes the original Arabic text, an extensive Subject Index, an eighty page Glossary, and an eloquent Introduction to the Holy Quran.

This introduction discusses topics such as:
Women in Islam
Concept of Jihad (Holy War)
One Religion: Interfaith Understanding
The Religion of Peace
Why The Holy Qur’ân was Revealed in the Arabic Language
Language and Diction of the Holy Qur’ân
Standards of the Correct Translation & Interpretation of the Holy Qur’ân.
The Holy Qur’ân: Its Preservation and Arrangement
Role of Reason in the Holy Qur’ân

This hard back, DELUXE GIFT EDITION is a must have for anyone interested in the Holy Quran. The excellent paper quality, gold gilding and gold stamping also make this an excellent gift.
ISBN/SKU: 
9780963206732
Publication Date: 
2005-11-01
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STRENGTHS-BASED LEADERSHIP (W/BIND-IN ACCESS CODE)

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$29.99
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From the author of the long-running #1 bestseller StrengthsFinder 2.0 comes a landmark study of great leaders, teams and the reasons why people follow.

Nearly a decade ago, Gallup unveiled the results of a landmark 30-year research project that ignited a global conversation on the topic of strengths. More than 3 million people have since taken Gallup's StrengthsFinder assessment, which forms the core of several books on this topic, including the #1 international bestseller StrengthsFinder 2.0.

In recent years, while continuing to learn more about strengths, Gallup scientists have also been examining decades of data on the topic of leadership. They studied more than 1 million work teams, conducted more than 20,000 in-depth interviews with leaders and even interviewed more than 10,000 followers around the world to ask exactly why they followed the most important leader in their life.

In Strengths Based Leadership, #1 New York Times bestselling author Tom Rath and renowned leadership consultant Barry Conchie reveal the results of this research. Based on their discoveries, the book identifies three keys to being a more effective leader: knowing your strengths and investing in others' strengths, getting people with the right strengths on your team, and understanding and meeting the four basic needs of those who look to you for leadership.

As you read Strengths Based Leadership, you'll hear firsthand accounts from some of the most successful organizational leaders in recent history, from the founder of Teach For America to the president of The Ritz-Carlton, as they discuss how their unique strengths have driven their success. Filled with novel research and actionable ideas, Strengths Based Leadership will give you a new road map for leading people toward a better future.

A unique access code allows you to take a new leadership version of Gallup's StrengthsFinder program. The new version of this program provides you with specific strategies for leading with your top five strengths and enables you to plot the strengths of your team based on the four domains of leadership strength revealed in the book.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781595620255
Publication Date: 
2009-01-06
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Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud: The Rise and Reign of the Unruly Woman

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$25.00
**One of NPR's Best Books of 2017**

"Petersen's gloriously bumptious, brash ode to nonconforming women suits the needs of this dark moment. Her careful examination of how we eviscerate the women who confound or threaten is crucial reading if we are ever to be better."--Rebecca Traister, New York Times bestselling author of All the Single Ladies

From celebrity gossip expert and BuzzFeed culture writer Anne Helen Petersen comes an accessible, analytical look at how female celebrities are pushing the boundaries of what it means to be an "acceptable" woman.

You know the type: the woman who won't shut up, who's too brazen, too opinionated--too much. She's the unruly woman, and she embodies one of the most provocative and powerful forms of womanhood today. In Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud, Anne Helen Petersen uses the lens of "unruliness" to explore the ascension of pop culture powerhouses like Lena Dunham, Nicki Minaj, and Kim Kardashian, exploring why the public loves to love (and hate) these controversial figures. With its brisk, incisive analysis, Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud will be a conversation-starting book on what makes and breaks celebrity today.

"Must-read list."--Entertainment Weekly
Named one of Cosmopolitan's "Books You Won't Be Able to Put Down This Summer"
Selected as one of Amazon's "Best Books of the Month"
A Refinery29 Editors' Pick

ISBN/SKU: 
9780399576850
Publication Date: 
2017-06-20
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