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Borrowed Time
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

Borrowed Time


by Sue Armstrong
  • Release Date : 2019-01-24
  • Genre: Science

As featured on BBC Radio 4's Start the Week 'A rich, timely study for the era of "global ageing"' Nature The ageing of the world population is one of the most important issues facing humanity in the 21st century – up there with climate change in its potential global impact. Sometime before 2020, the number of people over 65 worldwide will, for the first time, be greater than the number of 0–4 year olds, and it will keep on rising. The strains this is causing on society are already evident as health and social services everywhere struggle to cope with the care needs of the elderly. But why and how do we age? Scientists ...

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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
Score: 3
From 492 Ratings

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies


by Seth Grahame-Smith
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Humor

As a mysterious plague falls upon the village of Meryton and zombies start rising from the dead, Elizabeth Bennett is determined to destroy the evil menace, but becomes distracted by the arrival of the dashing and arrogant Mr. Darcy....

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Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali


by Patañjali
  • Release Date : 1993
  • Genre: Philosophy

A fresh translation of the writings of Patanjali, the first man to record the ancient practice of yoga, by Iyengar, the man who introduced yoga to the West. Serious students and teachers of yoga, especially those studying Iyengar yoga (the most popular form in North America), will find this an indispensable guide to wholeness, poise, and peace....

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Criminal Justice Today
Score: 1
From 1 Ratings

Criminal Justice Today


by Frank Schmalleger
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Law

In a substantially revised eighth edition, Criminal Justice Today continues to set the standard by which all other introductory criminal justice textbooks are measured. The hallmark features that have made Criminal Justice Today the most widely read college criminal justice textbook form the core of this new edition. They include: A thematic approach that contrasts the justice system's twin goals of ensuring public order and safety while guaranteeing individual rights. The book's theme, present since the first edition, is more relevant today and continues to significantly influence the direction of American society. Timely...

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The Angel Experiment
Score: 4.5
From 46 Ratings

The Angel Experiment


by James Patterson
  • Release Date : 2005-04-01
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Max soars above the world . . . but in James Patterson's thrilling adventure, fantasy can come crashing down to reveal the nightmares of the Angel Experiment. Maximum Ride and her "flock" -- Fang, Iggy, Nudge, Gasman and Angel -- are just like ordinary kids, only they have wings and can fly. It may seem like a dream come true to some, but their lives can morph into a living nightmare at any time. Angel, the youngest member of the flock, is kidnapped and taken back to the "School" where she and the others were experimented on by a crew of whack jobs. Her friends brave a journey to blazing hot Death Valley, CA, to save Angel...

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Historical Thinking Skills

Historical Thinking Skills


by John P. Irish
  • Release Date : 2016-03-31
  • Genre: History

John Irish and Barbara Ozuna, both experienced history teachers, have teamed up to develop this workbook to focus on the historical thinking skills that high school students in the AP* World History course must master in order to perform well on the exam....

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Heal

Heal


by Kelly Noonan Gores
  • Release Date : 2019-10-22
  • Genre: Health & Fitness

Go on a fascinating scientific and spiritual journey in this eye-opening book that explores the body’s incredible ability to heal itself—perfect for fans of Deepak Chopra and Anita Moorjani. When we receive diagnoses from medical professionals, we are often so overwhelmed that we give up authority over our own health and well-being. But the truth is, we have more control over our health and life that we have been led to believe, and that belief is at the core of our body’s capacity to heal itself. Based on the groundbreaking documentary of the same name, Heal follows two people on their healing journeys, while combin...

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Pedagogy of the Oppressed

Pedagogy of the Oppressed


by Paulo Freire
  • Release Date : 2017-04-06
  • Genre:

This text argues that the perceived passivity of the poor is the direct result of economic, social and political domination. The book suggests that in some countries the oppressors use the 'piggy bank' system - treating students as passive, empty vessels - to preserve their authority and maintain a culture of silence. Through cooperation and dialogue, Freire suggests, the authoritarian teacher-pupil model can be replaced with critical thinking so that the student becomes co-creator of knowledge. Crucial to Freire's argument is the belief that every human being, no matter how impoverished or illiterate, can develop an aware...

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Maangchi s Real Korean Cooking

Maangchi s Real Korean Cooking


by Maangchi
  • Release Date : 2015-05-19
  • Genre: Cooking

A complete course on Korean cuisine for the home cook by the YouTube star and the world's foremost authority on Korean cooking Her millions of fans compare her to Julia Child. An Internet sensation, Maangchi has won the admiration of home cooks and chefs alike with her trademark combination of good technique and good cheer as she demonstrates the vast and delicious cuisine of Korea. In Maangchi’s Real Korean Cooking, she shows how to cook all the country’s best dishes, from few-ingredient dishes (Spicy Napa Cabbage) to those made familiar by Korean restaurants (L.A. Galbi, Bulgogi, Korean Fried Chicken) to homey one-po...

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Praying for Boys
Score: 4.5
From 15 Ratings

Praying for Boys


by Brooke McGlothlin
  • Release Date : 2014-01-21
  • Genre: Religion

What Are Your Biggest Concerns for Your Son? Instead of trying harder to change your boy's behavior or worrying about his future, enjoy the peace that comes when you pray specific prayers for him straight from the Bible. This encouraging book helps you target your prayers on what your son needs most--from patience and self-control to having a pure heart and making wise decisions. Today you can start giving whatever concerns you have to God and - learn to fight for your son's heart in prayer - look at raising boys as a gift - see how even quick prayers make a difference - understand boys' deepest struggles, no matter their ...

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