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  • Wanderer

    A Novel

    by Sarah Léon and 1 more

    **Named a Best Book of the Year by The AdvocateAn exceptional debut novel that explores the stifled, unspoken feelings of a music teacher and his former student, and the damage done by their years of silence**Hermin, a composer and instructor, leads a secluded life near the Bourbonnais Mountains in France, composing an homage to Schubert. On a bitter January night, this studious peace is broken ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Melmoth the Wanderer 1820

    with an introduction by Sarah Perry

    by Charles Robert Maturin and 1 more

    When a young Dublin student goes to pay his last respects to his dying uncle, he never imagines that he might chance upon a terrifying family secret. Who is the sinister old man in the portrait and why is his uncle so anxious for him to burn it? Why is the Spanish man who saves him from drowning so frightened when he hears the name Melmoth?As he digs deeper into the mystery, an intricate and blood ... Read more

    $3.14 USD

  • Imaniman

    Poets Writing in the Anzaldúan Borderlands

    by ire'ne lara silva and 55 more

    In homage to Gloria Anzaldúa and her iconic work Borderlands/La Frontera, award-winning poets ire'ne lara silva and Dan Vera have assembled the work of 54 writers who reflect on the complex terrain—the deeply felt psychic, social, and geopolitical borderlands—that Anzaldúa inhabited, theorized, explored, and invented.Named for the Nahuatl word meaning "their soul," Imaniman presents work that is ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • Emerging from Turbulence

    Boeing and Stories of the American Workplace Today

    by Leon Grunberg and 1 more

    The book looks at workers in three stages of their careers early career, midcareer, and retirement, sheds light on generational differences in the workplace, and addresses issues such as job training and work moving overseas. Long-time employees reminisce fondly about the family and engineering culture of Heritage Boeing and many are sad and angry about the new, financially driven ethos brought in ... Read more

    $25.19 USD

  • At the Top of the Grand Staircase

    The Late Cretaceous of Southern Utah

    by Alan L. Titus and 45 more

    series Life of the Past
    The Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument is the location of one of the best-known terrestrial records for the late Cretaceous. Prior fieldwork confirmed the richness of the area, but a major effort begun in the new century has documented over 2,000 new vertebrate fossil sites, provided new radiometric dates, and identified five new genera of ceratopsids, two new species of hadrosaur, a ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • A Christmas Prayer

    How Noah and Sarah Saved Christmas

    by Maria Loewen and 1 more

    When Noah and Sarah learn their dad wont make it home for Christmas due to a snow storm in another town, it leaves their family devastated. Knowing they must do something, they set out to save Christmas the only way they know how. ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Cosmopolitan Film Cultures in Latin America, 1896-1960

    by Nicolas Poppe and 10 more

    series New Directions in National Cinemas
    Cosmopolitan Film Cultures in Latin America examines how cinema forged cultural connections between Latin American publics and film-exporting nations in the first half of the twentieth century. Predating today's transnational media industries by several decades, these connections were defined by active economic and cultural exchanges, as well as longstanding inequalities in political power and ... Read more

    $34.19 USD

  • Black Mirror and Critical Media Theory

    by Angela M. Cirucci and 26 more

    Black Mirror is The Twilight Zone of the twenty-first century. Already a philosophical classic, the series echoes the angst of an era, a civilization and consciousness fully engulfed in the 24/7 media spectacle spanning the planet. With clever plots and existential themes, Black Mirror presents near-futures where humans collide with technology and each other—tomorrows that might arrive in five ... Read more

    $34.19 USD

  • Field Rhetoric

    Ethnography, Ecology, and Engagement in the Places of Persuasion

    by Candice Rai and 28 more

    series Albma Rhetoric Cult & Soc Crit
    A survey of the innovative scholarship emerging at the intersections of rhetoric, and fieldworkA variety of research areas within rhetorical studies—including everyday and public rhetorics, space and place-based work, material and ecological approaches, environmental communication, technical communication, and critical and participatory action research, among others—have increasingly called for ... Read more

    $39.59 USD

  • Turbulence

    by Edward S. Greenberg and 3 more

    This timely book investigates the experiences of employees at all levels of Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA) during a ten-year period of dramatic organizational change. As Boeing transformed itself, workers and managers contended with repeated downsizing, shifting corporate culture, new roles for women, outsourcing, mergers, lean production, and rampant technological change. Drawing on a unique ... Read more

    $22.59 USD

  • Immigrant Children

    Change, Adaptation, and Cultural Transformation

    by Susan S. Chuang and 28 more

    Over the past several decades, the demographic populations of many countries such as Canada as well as the United States have greatly transformed. Most striking is the influx of recent immigrant families into North America. As children lead the way for a 'new' North America, this group of children and youth is not a singular homogenous group but rather, a mosaic and diverse ethnic, racial, and ... Read more

    $43.69 USD