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Blood Done Sign My N (Lib)(CD)
By Books on Tape
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ean: 9781415901076, isbn: 1415901074,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 119 reviews
''Daddy and Roger and 'em shot 'em a nigger.''Those words, whispered to ten-year-old Tim Tyson by one of his playmates in the late spring of 1970, heralded a firestorm that would forever transform the small tobacco market town of Oxford, North Carolina. On May 11, 1970, Henry Marrow, a 23-year-old black veteran, walked into a crossroads store owned by Robert Teel, a rough man with a criminal record and ties to the Ku Klux Klan, and came out running. Teel and two of his sons chased Marrow, beat


Not a Crime to Be Poor: The Criminalization of Poverty in America
By Brilliance Audio
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 73 reviews
In addition to exposing racially biased policing, the Justice Department's Ferguson Report exposed to the world a system of fines and fees levied for minor crimes in Ferguson, Missouri, that, when they proved too expensive for Ferguson's largely poor, African American population, resulted in jail sentences for thousands of people. As former staffer to Robert F. Kennedy and current Georgetown law professor Peter Edelman explains in Not a Crime to Be Poor, Ferguson is everywhere in America


Captivate: The Science of Succeeding with People
By Penguin Audio
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 93 reviews
Do you wish you could decode people? Do you want a formula for charisma? Do you want to know exactly what to say to your boss, your date, or your networking partner? You need to know how people work.  As a human behavior investigator, Vanessa Van Edwards studies the hidden forces that drive our behavior patterns in her lab - and she's cracked the code. In Captivate she shares a wealth of valuable shortcuts, systems, and behavior hacks for taking charge of interactions at work, at home, and in


Murder in the Bayou: Who Killed the Women Known as the Jeff Davis 8?
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
An explosive, true-life southern gothic story, Murder in the Bayou chronicles the twists and turns of a high-stakes investigation into the murders of eight women in a troubled Louisiana parish. Between 2005 and 2009, the bodies of eight women were discovered around the murky canals and crawfish ponds of Jennings, Louisiana, a bayou town of 10,000 in the heart of the Jefferson Davis parish. Local law enforcement officials were quick to pursue a serial killer theory, opening a floodgate of


Louis L'Amour Collection
By Brand: HighBridge Company
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ean: 9781565117372, isbn: 1565117379,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 70 reviews
This collection, presented in a wood gift box, gathers seven popular Louis L'Amour stories, performed by a star-studded cast. Willie Nelson reads six and one is fully dramatized by Nelson, Johnny Cash, Kris Kristofferson, and the late Waylon Jennings, who together were known as The Highwaymen. The collection includes:Riding for the Brand, The Black Rock Coffin Makers, Dutchman’s Flat, The Nester and the Piute, Mistakes Can Kill You, Trail to Pie Town, and Big Medicine.Used Book in Good


Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America
By Tantor Audio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
Jezebel's sexual lasciviousness, Mammy's devotion, and Sapphire's outspoken anger - these are among the most persistent stereotypes that black women encounter in contemporary American life. Hurtful and dishonest, such representations force African American women to navigate a virtual crooked room that shames them and shapes their experiences as citizens. Many respond by assuming a mantle of strength that may convince others, and even themselves, that they do not need help. But as a result, the


Cultura en Espana (Nueva edicion): Libro B1-B2 + audio descargable
By Editorial Enclave-Ele
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ean: 9788415299387, isbn: 8415299389,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 144 reviews
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Video Analysis: Methodology and Methods: Qualitative Audiovisual Data Analysis in Sociology
By Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
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ean: 9783631620410, isbn: 3631620411,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
In the last few years we have witnessed the widespread proliferation of video camcorders as a powerful and sophisticated instrument for data collection. Video is increasingly used in broad areas of research throughout the social sciences. It allows for a rich recording of social processes and provides a completely new kind of data. Used as a «microscope of interaction», this «video revolution» is expected to exert profound impact on research practice. But despite its popularity as an


Dopesick
By Hachette Audio
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
The only book to fully chart the devastating opioid crisis in America: An unforgettable portrait of the families and first responders on the front lines, from a New York Times best-selling author and journalist who has lived through it. In this masterful work, Beth Macy takes us into the epicenter of America's 20-plus year struggle with opioid addiction. From distressed small communities in Central Appalachia to wealthy suburbs; from disparate cities to once-idyllic farm towns; it's a


Hope in the Dark: Untold Histories, Wild Possibilities
By Tantor Audio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
With Hope in the Dark, Rebecca Solnit makes a radical case for hope as a commitment to act in a world whose future remains uncertain and unknowable. Drawing on her decades of activism and a wide knowledge of environmental, cultural, and political history, Solnit argues that radicals have a long, neglected history of transformative victories, that the positive consequences of our acts are not always immediately seen, directly knowable, or even measurable, and that pessimism and despair rest on


Inheriting the Trade: A Northern Family Confronts Its Legacy as the Largest Slave-Trading Dynasty in U.S. History
By Brilliance Audio
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ean: 9781501271205, isbn: 1501271202,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 107 reviews
In 2001, at forty-seven, Thomas DeWolf was astounded to discover that he was related to the most successful slave-trading family in American history, responsible for transporting at least 10,000 Africans to the Americas. His infamous ancestor, U.S. senator James DeWolf of Bristol, Rhode Island, curried favor with President Jefferson to continue in the trade after it was outlawed. When James DeWolf died in 1837, he was the second-richest man in America. When Katrina Browne, Thomas DeWolf’s


Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital
By Random House Audio
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ean: 9780804128094, isbn: 080412809X,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 78 reviews
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The Awakened Family: A Revolution in Parenting
By Penguin Audio
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
''Parents...you will be wowed and awed by [Dr. Shefali].'' (Oprah Winfrey) New from the New York Times best-selling author of The Conscious Parent comes a radically transformative plan that shows parents how to raise children to be their best, truest selves. What if...? What if I told you that you can put an end to all of your parenting struggles? That you can learn to parent without fear or anxiety? That you can end conflict with your children? That you can create close and connected


Malcolm Gladwell Box Set
By Brand: Little, Brown Company
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ean: 9781607882077, isbn: 1607882078,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 135 reviews
For the first time all three of Malcolm Gladwell's bestselling, groundbreaking audiobooks are available together in an ''instant classic'' box set at a value-price. THE TIPPING POINT: The tipping point is that magic moment when an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips, and spreads like wildfire. Just as a single sick person can start an epidemic of the flu, so too can a small but precisely targeted push cause a fashion trend, the popularity of a new product, or a drop in the


Bad Stories: What the Hell Just Happened to Our Country
By Brilliance Audio
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 148 reviews
Like a lot of Americans, Steve Almond spent the weeks after the 2016 election lying awake, in a state of dread and bewilderment. The problem wasn't just the election, but the fact that nobody could explain, in any sort of coherent way, why America had elected a cruel, corrupt, and incompetent man to the Presidency. Bad Stories: What the Hell Just Happened to Our Country is Almond's effort to make sense of our historical moment, to connect certain dots that go unconnected amid the deluge of hot


The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
By Hachette Audio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews
Why did crime in New York drop so suddenly in the mid-90s? How does an unknown novelist end up a best-selling author? Why is teenage smoking out of control, when everyone knows smoking kills? What makes TV shows like Sesame Street so good at teaching kids how to read? Why did Paul Revere succeed with his famous warning? In this brilliant and groundbreaking book, New Yorker writer Malcolm Gladwell looks at why major changes in our society so often happen suddenly and unexpectedly. Ideas,


Madness and Civilization: A History of Insanity in the Age of Reason
By Tantor Audio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
In this classic account of madness, Michel Foucault shows once and for all why he is one of the most distinguished European philosophers since the end of World War II. Madness and Civilization, Foucault's first book and his finest accomplishment, will change the way in which you think about society. Evoking shock, pity, and fascination, it might also make you question the way you think about yourself..


Making Rounds with Oscar: The Extraordinary Gift of an Ordinary Cat
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 120 reviews
Oscar the cat has a very special skill. An otherwise ordinary cat-he'd sooner give you his back or a sideways glance than curl up on your lap-Oscar has the uncanny ability to predict when people are about to die. Adopted by staff members at Steere House nursing home when he was a kitten, the three year-old cat has presided over the deaths of more than twenty-five nursing home residents thus far. His mere presence at the bedside is viewed by physicians and nursing home staff as an almost


Music in Ireland: Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture (Global Music Series)
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780195145557, isbn: 0195145550,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
Music in Ireland is one of several case-study volumes that can be used along with Thinking Musically, the core book in the Global Music Series. Thinking Musically incorporates music from many diverse cultures and establishes the framework for exploring the practice of music around the world. It sets the stage for an array of case-study volumes, each of which focuses on a single area of the world. Each case study uses the contemporary musical situation as a point of departure, covering


Blues People: Negro Music in White America
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 112 reviews
''The path the slave took to 'citizenship' is what I want to look at. And I make my analogy through the slave citizen's music - through the music that is most closely associated with him: blues and a later, but parallel, development, jazz...[If] the Negro represents, or is symbolic of, something in and about the nature of American culture, this certainly should be revealed by his characteristic music.'' So says Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones) in the introduction to Blues People, his classic work



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