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- Doubleday Canada 2011; US$ 19.95
For readers of Karen Armstrong and Kathleen Norris comes a powerful, unforgettable spiritual autobiography. An Unquenchable Thirst is the story of Mary Johnson's twenty years as a Missionary of Charity ? working alongside Mother Teresa in service to the world's poor ? and a fascinating depiction of the daily struggle to live a life of religious... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS ?A candid, generous, and profound spiritual memoir that deserves a great deal of thoughtful discussion.??Anne Rice At seventeen, Mary Johnson experienced her calling when she saw a photo of Mother Teresa on the cover of Time magazine; eighteen months later she began her training... more...
- Hachette Australia 2011; US$ 28.25
A powerful autobiography about a search for meaning that begins when a young woman follows one of the great religious icons of our time, Mother Teresa, into the convent. After twenty years of service and struggle, she returns to the secular world, disappointing Mother Teresa but remaining true to herself. more...
- Hard Shell Word Factory 2000; US$ 6.50
The Mississippi River flows through this book, interlacing with the bicycle adventures of Barb and Ted. The insistent energy, majesty and abundance of the river became a metaphor for the explorers who see what they missed beforetheir roots from New Orleans to Minnesota. The willful river's meanders encourage them to sample pecan pies, spend time with... more...
- Fulcrum Publishing 2007; US$ 9.95
Global warming is a complicated problem. Gas Trees and Car Turds is a fun, fast read about the carbon cycle: trees are made of air and water, electricity is made from coal that is made from trees, gasoline is made from plankton, and all of these things are related to each other and to our climate through carbon dioxide. This colorfully illustrated... more...
- Temple University Press 2010; US$ 32.95
The racial and ethnic composition of Philadelphia continues to diversify as a new wave of immigrants—largely from Asia and Latin America—reshape the city’s demographic landscape. Moreover, in a globalized economy, immigration is the key to a city’s survival and competitiveness. The contributors to Global Philadelphia examine... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00
Rhys Matters , the first collection of essays focusing on Rhys's writing in over twenty years, encounters her oeuvre from multiple disciplinary perspectives and appreciates the interventions in modernism, postcolonial studies, Caribbean studies, and women's and gender studies. more...
- R&L Education 2009; US$ 23.99
This book is designed for college and secondary educators who are looking for support as they begin their teaching careers. While preparing new instructors for the demands of teaching, the authors outline some of the main theories on learning styles, contemporary trends in education, and a variety of teaching methodologies. more...
- Stenhouse Publishers 2003; US$ 18.00
Designed for mentors, administrators, and teacher educators, Mentoring Across Boundaries builds on the foundations of the authors' previous book, Mentoring Beginning Teachers, to explore many of the specific issues that impact the mentoring relationship. While there are general mentoring strategies that apply to nearly all programs, the success of... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 64.95
Many of the US criticisms of Western European reluctance to engage in the 2004 war in Iraq stem from a perception that these governments are 'weak on defence'. This volume argues for a different explanation of Western European choices and policies, examining the emergent European security approach from multiple perspectives. more...