World War II put the plans of a generation on hold, and Andrew Hubbard was no exception. After joining the United States Marines and facing a long and bloody war, Andy fights not only for his country but also for his ability to make it home to the life he treasures. Based on a true story.
Up-and-coming ingénue Catrina Lang is burned out on Hollywood. Sick of paparazzi, her handlers, and her fans, she wants to cruise under the radar for a while, so she invites her loudmouthed sister on a backcountry motorcycle ride down Baja.
A unique anthology that draws together the work and musings of our leading pioneers of short-form writing, this book features writers who take this time-honored literary form to new heights.
If you strip away the rosy language of “school-business partnership,” “win-win situation,” “giving back to the community” and the like, what you see when you look at corporate marketing activities in the schools is example after example of the exploitation of children for financial gain.
In 1959 when her mother dies, twelve-year-old Ayumi leaves her home in Japan to find her American father.
Four months after surviving an IED blast in Afghanistan, Army sergeant Jacob Fitzgerald has recovered from his physical injuries but his invisible wounds continue to fester.
What makes a fifty-year-old man quit a highly successful career in charity work to take on the low-paid, dangerous job of being a police officer?
One, Two, Family tells the story of one family comprising of a mother, a girl and a boy. This particular family is very much like most, in which more often than not there are two parents and one or more children, but it differs from most in that this is a single parent family.
Pediatrician Nimali Fernando and feeding therapist Melanie Potock (aka Dr. Yum and Coach Mel) know the importance of giving your child the right start on his or her food journey — for good health, motor skills and even cognitive and emotional development. In Raising a Healthy, Happy Eater they explain how to expand your family’s food horizons, avoid the picky eater trap, identify special feeding needs and put joy back into mealtimes.
Crested Butte . . . Love at First Sight is a sequel to Sandra’s first book Crested Butte Stories . . . Through My Lens. She blends her experiences of more than 40 years as a photojournalist with true tales of Crested Butte, its foibles, goofiness, tragedies, and resilience. Her rich vignettes chronicle a few of the natives, second and third generation Europeans and Slavs, who remained in their homes after the coal mines closed in 1952, and many who arrived later, drawn by the beauty of the mountains, but captured by the love of the people and tightly knit community.
Martin Price outlines why mountains matter at the global level, and addresses the existing and likely impacts of climate change on mountain, hydrological and ecological systems.
In language that resonates with power and beauty, this compilation of personal letters written from 1844 to 1864 tells the compelling story of controversial newspaper editor Will Tomlinson, his opinionated wife (Eliza Wylie Tomlinson), and their two children (Byers and Belle) in the treacherous borderlands around that abolitionist hellhole, Ripley, Ohio.
For over three decades, contemporary Native American artist Hock E Aye Vi Edgar Heap of Birds has pursued a disciplined practice in multiple media, having shown his paintings, drawings, prints and text-based conceptual art throughout numerous national and international galleries and public spaces.
Our social unity is under attack from extremists on opposite sides of the political spectrum. Often the loudest and most influential public voices today are also the most divisive.
Are you at a loss for how to help your friend? Do you worry that you’re going to say the wrong thing? If you’ve ever tried to help a friend cope with a difficult and painful time in her life, then this book is for you.
Misplaced Talent takes a hard look at the cluttered field of Talent Management, and offers a clear guide to making better people decisions in any organization.
Step out of a world governed by clocks and calendars and into the worldview of the Kootenai and Blackfeet peoples. Fo r countless years, they made their seasonal rounds in the landscape that is now Glacier National Park.
2009 eleven female remains and an unborn fetus were discovered on the West Mesa outside of Albuquerque, New Mexico. Irene Blea has synthesized what she experienced while living in the region and introduces us to Dora, a single mother, and her two daughters, Luna and Andrea.
Charlie, the proud hero of this strong and gripping story, is known to his fellow truckers, loggers, and fishermen as Hawk. His father, a full-blooded Hupok, taught him his Indian heritage; his Scots-Irish mother gave him a lifelong love of reading.
Karen M. Paget shows how the CIA turned the National Student Association into an intelligence asset during the Cold War, with students used — often wittingly and sometimes unwittingly — as undercover agents inside America and abroad.
Pumping gas in a small Colorado town in the summer of 1964 is hot, grimy work — especially if you want to be a rock ‘n roll star, like Bobby Masters and the members of his struggling band.
Spirituals originated among enslaved Africans in America during the colonial era. They resonate throughout African American history from that time to the civil rights movement, from the cotton fields to the concert stage, and influenced everything from gospel music to blues and rap.
The tragic death of hockey star Derek Boogaard at twenty-eight was front-page news across the country in 2011 and helped shatter the silence about violence and concussions in professional sports.
Professional assassin John Lago faces off against his deadliest adversary yet—his wife—in Hostile Takeover, the exciting sequel to Shane Kuhn’s bestselling debut The Intern’s Handbook.
Colin Rath (Econ’86) has published It Is What It Is: A True Manhattan Real Estate Nightmare with a Silver Lining.
Make Yourself Indispensable is a practical, compelling guide to career success. It addresses the key behaviors and techniques to assure that you maximize your chances of attaining success
John Lago is a very bad guy. But he’s the very best at what he does. And what he does is infiltrate top-level companies and assassinate crooked executives while disguised as an intern.
Most 21st-century children don’t get enough daily exercise and enter school lacking the basic strength and coordination they need to be successful at simple tasks, such as gripping a pencil or sitting upright at a desk.
Prostitution, gambling and saloons were a vital, if not universally welcome, part of life in frontier boomtowns.
In the year 2060, the next plague has arrived.