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Shopping for Identity
Shopping for Identity
Written by Marilyn Halter
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307427700
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Shopping for Identity
The Marketing of Ethnicity
Written by Marilyn Halter


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $10.99

In America today, you can connect to your ethnic heritage in dozens of ways, or adopt an identity just for an evening. Our society is not a melting pot but a salad bar--a bazaar in which the purveyors of goods and services spend close to $2 billion a year marketing the... Read more >
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Stars of David
Stars of David
Written by Abigail Pogrebin
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ISBN: 9780307419323
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Stars of David
Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish
Written by Abigail Pogrebin


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $14.99

Sixty-two of the most accomplished Jews in America speak intimately—most for the first time—about how they feel about being Jewish. In unusually candid interviews conducted by former 60 Minutes producer Abigail Pogrebin, celebrities ranging from Sarah Jessica Parker to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, from Larry King to Mike Nichols...

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Chinatown Beat
Chinatown Beat
Written by Henry Chang
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781569474785
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Chinatown Beat

Written by Henry Chang


Format: Trade Paperback, 220 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2007
Price: $14.00

Detective Jack Yu grew up in Chinatown. Some of his friends are criminals now; some are dead. Jack has just been transferred to his old neighborhood, where 99 percent of the cops are white. Unlike the others, confused by the residents who speak another language even when they’re speaking English, Jack... Read more >
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Chinatown Beat

Written by Henry Chang


Format: eBook, 220 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2007
Price: $7.99

Detective Jack Yu grew up in Chinatown. Some of his friends are criminals now; some are dead. Jack has just been transferred to his old neighborhood, where 99 percent of the cops are white. Unlike the others, confused by the residents who speak another language even when they’re speaking English, Jack... Read more >
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Stars of David
Stars of David
Written by Abigail Pogrebin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767916134
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Stars of David
Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish
Written by Abigail Pogrebin


Format: Trade Paperback, 402 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2007
Price: $16.99

Sixty-two of the most accomplished Jews in America speak intimately—most for the first time—about how they feel about being Jewish. In unusually candid interviews conducted by former 60 Minutes producer Abigail Pogrebin, celebrities ranging from Sarah Jessica Parker to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, from Larry King to Mike Nichols... Read more >
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Driven Out
Driven Out
Written by Jean Pfaelzer
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ISBN: 9781588366405
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Driven Out
The Forgotten War Against Chinese Americans
Written by Jean Pfaelzer


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: May 29, 2007
Price: $14.99

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK

The brutal and systematic “ethnic cleansing” of Chinese Americans in California and the Pacific Northwest in the second half of the nineteenth century is a shocking–and virtually unexplored–chapter of American history. Driven Out unearths this forgotten episode in our nation’s past. Drawing on years of groundbreaking...

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The Boston Italians
A Story of Pride, Perseverance, and Paesani, from the Years of the Great Immigration to the Present Day
Written by Steve Puleo


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 1, 2007
Price: $19.00

In this lively and engaging history, Stephen Puleo tells the story of the Boston Italians from their earliest years, when a largely illiterate and impoverished people in a strange land recreated the bonds of village and region in the cramped quarters of the North End. Focusing on this first and crucial... Read more >
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Menace in Europe
Menace in Europe
Written by Claire Berlinski
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400097708
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Menace in Europe
Why the Continent's Crisis Is America's, Too
Written by Claire Berlinski


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: January 23, 2007
Price: $14.95

Old Europe’s new crisis.


Europe, the charming continent of windmills and gondolas. But lately, Europe has become the continent of endless strikes and demonstrations, bombs on the trains and subways, radical Islamic cells in every city, and ghettos so hopeless and violent even the police won’t enter them. In Spain, a terrorist attack prompts... Read more >
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Embracing the Infidel
Embracing the Infidel
Written by Behzad Yaghmaian
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ISBN: 9780553382945
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Embracing the Infidel
Stories of Muslim Migrants on the Journey West
Written by Behzad Yaghmaian


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: October 31, 2006
Price: $14.00

An eye-opening personal account of an epic human drama, Embracing the Infidel takes us on an astounding journey along a modern-day underground railroad that stretches from Istanbul to Paris.  In this groundbreaking book, Iranian-American Behzad Yaghmaian has done what no other writer has managed to do–as he enters the world of... Read more >
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Inheriting the Holy Land
Inheriting the Holy Land
Written by Jennifer Miller
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ISBN: 9780345469250
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Inheriting the Holy Land
An American's Search for Hope in the Middle East
Written by Jennifer Miller


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: September 19, 2006
Price: $14.95

Writing with fierce honesty, Jennifer Miller has created an extraordinary synthesis of history, reportage, and coming-of-age memoir in Inheriting the Holy Land. Her groundbreaking perspective on the conflict is presented through interviews with young Israelis and Palestinians and conversations with some of the most influential officials involved in the Middle East... Read more >
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One in a Billion
One in a Billion
Written by Sandy Thompson, Foreword by Tom Peters
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576872963
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One in a Billion
Xploring the New World of China
Written by Sandy Thompson
Foreword by Tom Peters


Format: Hardcover, 144 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2006
Price: $8.99

China, the world’s largest, fastest developing market, is a place of seduction, opportunity, mystery, and allure. For business, much of the allure is in the numbers: Five thousand years of history; more than 20 percent of the planet’s population; two hundred million people learning English; three hundred million Internet users; four... Read more >
Embracing the Infidel
Embracing the Infidel
Written by Behzad Yaghmaian
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ISBN: 9780440335719
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Embracing the Infidel

Written by Behzad Yaghmaian


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 29, 2005
Price: $11.99

An eye-opening personal account of an epic human drama, Embracing the Infidel takes us on an astounding journey along a modern-day underground railroad that stretches from Istanbul to Paris.  In this groundbreaking book, Iranian-American Behzad Yaghmaian has done what no other writer has managed to do–as he enters the world of... Read more >
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