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              By Shea, Suzanne Strempek

              • $38.99

              Two years ago, while recovering from radiation therapy, authoress Suzanne Shea volunteered to help in a local bookstore as a way of getting back into the world. Her work was briefly interrupted by an author tour that took her to other great bookstores. Descriptions of these and h ...

              ISBN 9780807072592
              Published 1 April 2005 by Beacon Press
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              Common Fire

              Common Fire (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              By Daloz, Laurent A.; etc.; Keen, Cheryl H.; Keen, James P.

              • $29.99

              This text presents a survey and analysis of more than 100 people who have devoted their lives to the common good. Through their voices and the authors' analysis, this text reveals the experiences that have encouraged young people to understand themselves as part of the world at l ...

              ISBN 9780807020050
              Published 1 October 1997 by Beacon Press
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              When the Rivers Run Dry, Fully Revised and Updated Edition: Water-The Defining Crisis of the Twenty-First Century
               

              When the Rivers Run Dry, Fully Revised and Updated Edition: Water-The Defining Crisis of the Twenty-First Century (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Pearce, Fred

              • $46.99

              A new edition of the veteran science writer's groundbreaking work on the world's water crisis, featuring all-new reporting from the most recent global flashpoints Throughout history, rivers have been our foremost source of fresh water for both agriculture and individual consumpti ...

              ISBN 9780807054895
              Published 28 August 2018 by Beacon Press
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              A Court of Refuge: Stories from the Bench of America's First Mental Health Court
               

              A Court of Refuge: Stories from the Bench of America's First Mental Health Court (Hardback)

              By Lerner-Wren, Ginger

              • $57.50

              The story of America's first Mental Health Court as told by its presiding judge, Judge Ginger Lerner-Wren--from its inception in 1997 to its implementation in over 250 courts across the nation As a young lawyer, Judge Ginger Lerner-Wren bore witness to the consequences of an unde ...

              ISBN 9780807086988
              Published 2 March 2018 by Beacon Press
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              Worst Instincts: Cowardice, Conformity, and the ACLU

              Worst Instincts: Cowardice, Conformity, and the ACLU (Hardback)

              By Kaminer, Wendy

              • $59.99

              A provocative book from a renowned advocate of civil liberties about the virtues of dissent in preserving the moral character of any group or collective, drawing from the author's personal experience as a dissident member of the ACLU national board and detailing the dramatic ethi ...

              ISBN 9780807044308
              Published 1 July 2009 by Beacon Press
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              The Bone Gatherers: THe Lost Worlds of Early Christian Women

              The Bone Gatherers: THe Lost Worlds of Early Christian Women (Hardback)

              By Denzey, Nicola

              • $77.99

              When Nicola Denzey leads tour groups into the Roman Catacombs, participants are struck by the splendor of the burial chambers--many of which were created by or for women. Yet until Denzey began her research for The Bone Gatherers, no one had ever drawn on this evidence to read in ...

              ISBN 9780807013083
              Published 1 August 2007 by Beacon Press
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              Family Sentence: The Search for my Cuban-Revolutionary, Prison-Yard, Mythic-Hero, Deadbeat Dad

              Family Sentence: The Search for my Cuban-Revolutionary, Prison-Yard, Mythic-Hero, Deadbeat Dad (Hardback)

              By Cornillot, Jeanine

              • $34.99

              To classmates and neighbours, Jeanine Cornillot was the daughter of a hard-working single white mum raising four kids in suburban Philadelphia. However, the man who gave the family its last name, Hector Cornillot was a Cuban revolutionary turned anti-Castro militant serving a 30 ...

              ISBN 9780807000380
              Published 1 November 2009 by Beacon Press
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              Hollowing Out the Middle: The Rural Brain Drain and What It Means for America

              Hollowing Out the Middle: The Rural Brain Drain and What It Means for America (Hardback)

              By Carr, Patrick J.; Kefalas, Maria; Maria, Kefalas J.

              • $61.99

              This text is an intimate and provocative look at the largely unknown challenges facing the depopulating middle of the nation. Although they conclude that there is hope for the rebuilding of America's small towns, the future will have to look very different from the present.

              ISBN 9780807041710
              Published 1 November 2009 by Beacon Press
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              The Protest Psychosis: How Schizophrenia Became a Black Disease

              The Protest Psychosis: How Schizophrenia Became a Black Disease (Hardback)

              By Metzl, Jonathan M.

              • $59.99

              A leading psychiatrist and scholar exposes the racialization of a biologically based disease--starting with the civil rights era and continuing today According to genetic science, schizophrenia should occur in 1 percent of all persons, regardless of race, gender, or geographic lo ...

              ISBN 9780807085929
              Published 1 February 2010 by Beacon Press
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              The Lonely American: Drifting Apart in the Twenty-First Century

              The Lonely American: Drifting Apart in the Twenty-First Century (Hardback)

              By Olds MD, Jacqueline; Schwartz MD, Richard S.

              • $59.99

              A fresh look at social isolation in America, from individual choices to social trends to ecological impact.

              ISBN 9780807000342
              Published 1 February 2009 by Beacon Press
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