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The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life
The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life
Written by Erving Goffman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385094023
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The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life

Written by Erving Goffman


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: May 20, 1959
Price: $15.95

A study of human behavior in social situations and the way we appear to others. Dr. Goffman has employed as a framework the metaphor of theatrical performance. Discussions of social techniques are based upon detailed research and observation of social customs in many regions. Read more >
The Underground Girls of Kabul
The Underground Girls of Kabul
Written by Jenny Nordberg
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307952493
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The Underground Girls of Kabul
In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan
Written by Jenny Nordberg


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2014
Price: $25.00

An investigative journalist uncovers a hidden custom that will transform your understanding of what it means to grow up as a girl

In Afghanistan, a culture ruled almost entirely by men, the birth of a son is cause for celebration and the arrival of a daughter is often mourned as misfortune. A...

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All Souls
All Souls
Written by Michael Patrick MacDonald
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807072134
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All Souls
A Family Story from Southie
Written by Michael Patrick MacDonald


Format: Trade Paperback, 296 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2007
Price: $14.95

A breakaway bestseller since its first printing, All Souls takes us deep into Michael Patrick MacDonald's Southie, the proudly insular neighborhood with the highest concentration of white poverty in America. Rocked by Whitey Bulger's crime schemes and busing riots, MacDonald's Southie is populated by sharply hewn characters like his Ma, a... Read more >
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The Foxfire Book
The Foxfire Book
Written by Foxfire Fund, Inc., Edited by Eliot Wigginton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385073530
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The Foxfire Book
Hog Dressing, Log Cabin Building, Mountain Crafts and Foods, Planting by the Signs, Snake Lore, Hunting Tales, Faith Healing, Moonshining
Written by Foxfire Fund, Inc.
Edited by Eliot Wigginton


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: February 17, 1972
Price: $19.95

In the late 1960s, Eliot Wigginton and his students created the magazine Foxfire in an effort to record and preserve the traditional folk culture of the Southern Appalachians. This is the original book compilation of Foxfire material which introduces Aunt Arie and her contemporaries and includes log cabin building, hog dressing... Read more >
In a Rocket Made of Ice
In a Rocket Made of Ice
Written by Gail Gutradt
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385353472
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In a Rocket Made of Ice
Among the Children of Wat Opot
Written by Gail Gutradt


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $25.95

A beautifully told, inspiring true story of one woman’s volunteer experiences at an orphanage in rural Cambodia—a book that embodies the belief that love, compassion, and generosity of spirit can overcome even the most fearsome of obstacles.

Gail Gutradt was at a crossroads in her life when she learned of the... Read more >
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The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt
The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt
Written by Toby Wilkinson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553384901
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The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt

Written by Toby Wilkinson


Format: Trade Paperback, 656 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $20.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“Magisterial . . . [A] rich portrait of ancient Egypt’s complex evolution over the course of three millenniums.”—Los Angeles Times

 
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The Washington Post • Publishers Weekly
 
In this landmark volume, one of the world’s most renowned... Read more >
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Undocumented
Undocumented
Written by Aviva Chomsky
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ISBN: 9780807001677
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Undocumented
How Immigration Became Illegal
Written by Aviva Chomsky


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $16.00

Explores what it means to be undocumented in a legal, social, economic and historical context
 
In this illuminating work, immigrant rights activist Aviva Chomsky shows how “illegality” and “undocumentedness” are concepts that were created to exclude and exploit. With a focus on US policy, she probes how people, especially Mexican and... Read more >
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MWF Seeking BFF
MWF Seeking BFF
Written by Rachel Bertsche
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345524942
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MWF Seeking BFF
My Yearlong Search for a New Best Friend
Written by Rachel Bertsche


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $15.00

When Rachel Bertsche first moves to Chicago, she’s thrilled to finally share a zip code, let alone an apartment, with her boyfriend. But shortly after getting married, Bertsche realizes that her new life is missing one thing: friends. Sure, she has plenty of BFFs—in New York and San Francisco and Boston... Read more >
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Man and His Symbols
Man and His Symbols
Written by Carl Gustav Jung
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ISBN: 9780307800558
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Man and His Symbols

Written by Carl Gustav Jung


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2012
Price: $7.99

Illustrated throughout with revealing images, this is the first and only work in which the world-famous Swiss psychologist explains to the layperson his enormously influential theory of symbolism as revealed in dreams.


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The Working Poor
The Working Poor
Written by David K. Shipler
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ISBN: 9780375708213
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The Working Poor
Invisible in America
Written by David K. Shipler


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: January 4, 2005
Price: $16.00

“Nobody who works hard should be poor in America,” writes Pulitzer Prize winner David Shipler. Clear-headed, rigorous, and compassionate, he journeys deeply into the lives of individual store clerks and factory workers, farm laborers and sweat-shop seamstresses, illegal immigrants in menial jobs and Americans saddled with immense student loans and paltry... Read more >
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