No Impact Man: The Adventures of a Guilty Liberal Who Attempts to Save the Planet, and the Discoveries He Makes About Himself and Our Way of Life in the Process

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Picador #ad - What does it really take to live eco-effectively? for one year, turned off his electricity, went organic, became a bicycle nut, Colin Beavan swore off plastic and toxins, and tried to save the planet from environmental catastrophe while dragging his young daughter and his Prada-wearing wife along for the ride.

With no impact man, fuller, beavan found that no-impact living is worthwhile--and richer, and more satisfying in the bargain. Together they attempted to make zero impact on the environment while living right in the heart of Manhattan, and this is the sensational, funny, and consciousness-raising story of how they did it.

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Ishmael:A Novel

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Bantam #ad - . It was just a three-line ad in the personals section, but it launched the adventure of a lifetime. In ishmael, daniel quinn parses humanity’s origins and its relationship with nature, inventive, which received the Turner Tomorrow Fellowship for the best work of fiction offering positive solutions to global problems, in search of an answer to this challenging question: How can we save the world from ourselves?  Praise for Ishmael “As suspenseful, and socially urgent as any fiction or nonfiction you are likely to read this or any other year.

The austin chronicle “Before we’re halfway through this slim book. Apply in person. So begins an utterly unique and captivating novel. We want to change our lives. The washington post “arthur koestler, in an essay in which he wondered whether mankind would go the way of the dinosaur, formulated what he called the Dinosaur’s Prayer: ‘Lord, a little more time!’ Ishmael does its bit to answer that prayer and may just possibly have bought us all a little more time.

Ishmael:A Novel #ad - Los angeles times Ishmael an adventure of the Mind and Spirit. One of the most beloved and bestselling novels of spiritual adventure ever published, Ishmael has earned a passionate following among readers and critics alike. We’re in daniel quinn’s grip, we want Ishmael to teach us how to save the planet from ourselves.

Teacher seeks pupil. This special twenty-fifth anniversary edition features a new foreword and afterword by the author, as well as an excerpt from My Ishmael.

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Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash

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Avery #ad - Along the way, the artists residing in san francisco’s dump, and the family whose annual trash output fills not a dumpster or a trash can, he introduces a collection of garbage denizens unlike anyone you’ve ever met: the trash-tracking detectives of MIT, the bulldozer-driving sanitation workers building Los Angeles’ Garbage Mountain landfill, but a single mason jar.

Garbology reveals not just what we throw away, but who we are and where our society is headed. Ishmael an adventure of the Mind and Spirit. A pulitzer prize–winning journalist takes readers on a surprising tour of America’s biggest export, our most prodigious product, and our greatest legacy: our trashThe average American produces 102 tons of garbage across a lifetime and $50 billion in squandered riches are rolled to the curb each year.

Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash #ad - . But our bins are just the starting point for a strange, mysterious, impressive, and costly journey that may also represent the greatest untapped opportunity of the century. In garbology, communities, edward humes investigates trash—what’s in it; how much we pay for it; how we manage to create so much of it; and how some families, and even nations are finding a way back from waste to discover a new kind of prosperity.

Waste is the one environmental and economic harm that ordinary working Americans have the power to change—and prosper in the process. Garbology is raising awareness of trash consumption and is sparking community-wide action through One City One Book programs around the country. It is becoming an increasingly popular addition to high school and college syllabi and is being adopted by many colleges and universities for First Year Experience programs.

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Quick Access Brief 3rd Edition

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Pearson #ad - Ishmael an adventure of the Mind and Spirit. Quick access brief, and is designed for easy, from trusted authors Lynn Troyka and Doug Hesse, provides both composition students and instructors with the support they need to be successful, economical access to the most important concepts in writing. The troyka/hesse family of handbooks provides the most balanced coverage of the writing process, grammar, research, and topics important to today’s students.

Both respected teachers and authors, in other classes, Troyka and Hesse give practical advice to students about the writing they will do in composition courses, and in the world beyond. Offering instructors a full range of choices in handbooks, including an eText in MyWritingLab and customized options, the Troyka/Hesse family of handbooks is available in a variety of formats, so instructors can select the handbook that best fits their course needs.

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The Legacy of Luna: The Story of a Tree, a Woman and the Struggle to Save the Redwoods

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HarperOne #ad - Avery Publishing Group. Indeed, when she first climbed into Luna, she had no way of knowing the harrowing weather conditions and the attacks on her and her cause. The area immediately next to luna had already been stripped and, as many believed, nothing was left to hold the soil to the mountain, a huge part of the hill had slid into the town of Stafford, because, wiping out many homes.

Over the course of what turned into an historic civil action, a ten-day siege by company security guards, helicopter harassment, Hill endured El Nino storms, and the tremendous sorrow brought about by an old-growth forest's destruction. This story-written while she lived on a tiny platform eighteen stories off the ground-is one that only she can tell.

The Legacy of Luna: The Story of a Tree, a Woman and the Struggle to Save the Redwoods #ad - Twenty-five-year-old julia butterfly Hill never planned to become what some have called her-the Rosa Parks of the environmental movement. She had no idea of the loneliness she would face or that her feet wouldn't touch ground for more than two years. Environment. Shenever expected to be honored as one of good housekeeping's "most admired women of 1998" and George magazine's "20 Most Interesting Women in Politics, " to be featured in People magazine's "25 Most Intriguing People of the Year" issue, or to receive hundreds of letters weekly from young people around the world.

Redwoods. Ishmael an adventure of the Mind and Spirit. Political Action.

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Planning, Implementing, & Evaluating Health Promotion Programs: A Primer 6th Edition

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Pearson #ad - It has been thoroughly reviewed by both practitioners and professors to reflect the latest trends in the field. I also like that the book prepares and encourages students to take the CHES exam as well as gives them the tools they need to be successful. Aimee richardson, washington, american University, Adjunct Faculty, DC Ishmael an adventure of the Mind and Spirit.

Planning, implement, implementing, and evaluating Health Promotion Programs: A Primer provides you with a comprehensive overview of the practical and theoretical skills needed to plan, and evaluate health promotion programs in a variety of settings. The sixth edition features updated information throughout, a more robust supplements package, significantly re-worked Chapters 2 Starting the Planning Process and 3 Models for Program Planning in Health Promotion for a more streamlined presentation, and more information on program management and administration.

Planning, Implementing, & Evaluating Health Promotion Programs: A Primer 6th Edition #ad - Environment. Political Action. The book provides excellent examples and activities for application of Program Planning as well as ties in each step so the final process makes sense. Avery Publishing Group. Tree Hugging. Used book in Good Condition. Redwoods.

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How to Be Alive: A Guide to the Kind of Happiness That Helps the World

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Dey Street Books #ad - He urges readers to reexamine the “standard life approaches” to pretty much everything and to experiment with life choices that are truer to their values, passions, and concerns. How do you stop placing limits on your potential impact? how do you make your choices really matter in everything from your clothing purchases to your career? How do you find the people who will most support you in your quest for a good life? To answer these questions and more, Beavan draws on classic literature and philosophy; surprising new scientific findings; and the uplifting personal stories of real-life “lifequesters”—people who are breaking away from those old broken paths, blazing fresh trails, and reveling in every step along the way.

There is a movement afoot for a better life and Colin Beavan is its prophet, with a new book as powerful as his already classic No Impact Man. John de graaf, coauthor of Affluenza Ishmael an adventure of the Mind and Spirit. This is the book where self-help turns into helping the world—and then turns back into helping yourself find a better life.

How to Be Alive: A Guide to the Kind of Happiness That Helps the World #ad - Staggering student loan debt, poverty, a chronically ailing economy—plus the larger issues of global unrest, sweeping job shortages, and our imperiled environment—make the search for fulfillment more challenging. Activism. Political Action. Avery Publishing Group. Redwoods.

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Eating Animals

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Back Bay Books #ad - Dey street Books. Activism. Traveling to the darkest corners of our dining habits, Foer raises the unspoken question behind every fish we eat, every chicken we fry, and every burger we grill. Part memoir and part investigative report, in the words of the Los Angeles Times, Eating Animals is a book that, places Jonathan Safran Foer "at the table with our greatest philosophers" -and a must-read for anyone who cares about building a more humane and healthy world.

Part memoir and part investigative report, Eating Animals is the groundbreaking moral examination of vegetarianism, farming, and the food we eat every day that inspired the documentary of the same name. Bestselling author jonathan Safran Foer spent much of his life oscillating between enthusiastic carnivore and occasional vegetarian.

Eating Animals #ad - For years he was content to live with uncertainty about his own dietary choices-but once he started a family, the moral dimensions of food became increasingly important. Faced with the prospect of being unable to explain why we eat some animals and not others, Foer set out to explore the origins of many eating traditions and the fictions involved with creating them.

Used book in Good Condition. Avery Publishing Group. Environment. Ishmael an adventure of the Mind and Spirit.

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We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves: A Novel

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G.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - Meet the cooke family: mother and Dad, sister Fern, brother Lowell, and Rosemary, who begins her story in the middle. Back Bay Books. Tree Hugging. Shortlisted for the 2014 man booker prizewinner of the 2014 pen/faulkner award one of the new york times book review’s 100 Notable Books of 2013Named by The Christian Science Monitor as one of the top 15 works of fiction The New York Times bestselling author of The Jane Austen Book Club introduces a middle-class American family, ordinary in every way but one.

. In we are all completely beside ourselves, karen Joy Fowler weaves her most accomplished work to date—a tale of loving but fallible people whose well-intentioned actions lead to heartbreaking consequences. A gripping, big-hearted book. Through the tender voice of her protagonist, science, Fowler has a lot to say about family, memory, language, and indeed the question of what constitutes a human being.

We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves: A Novel #ad - Khaled hosseini  Ishmael an adventure of the Mind and Spirit. Redwoods. Used book in Good Condition.

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Tenth Anniversary Edition: A Year of Food Life - Animal, Vegetable, Miracle

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Harper Perennial #ad - Activism. Animal, vegetable, Miracle is a modern classic that will endure for years to come. Cogent and illuminating. Without sentimentality, this book captures the pulse of the farm and the deep gratification it provides, as well as the intrinsic humor of the situation. Janet maslin, new york Times  Ishmael an adventure of the Mind and Spirit.

Back Bay Books. And barbara writes about their sheep, and how they grew into her second vocation as a fiber artist, and reports on the enormous response they've received from other home-growers and local-food devotees. With americans' ever-growing concern over an agricultural establishment that negatively affects our health and environment, the Kingsolver family's experiences and observations remain just as relevant today as they were ten years ago.

Tenth Anniversary Edition: A Year of Food Life - Animal, Vegetable, Miracle #ad - Dey street Books. Redwoods. Tree Hugging. A beautiful deluxe trade paperback edition celebrating the 10th anniversary of Barbara Kingsolver's New York Times bestseller, which describes her family's adventure as they move to a farm in southern Appalachia and realign their lives with the local food chain. Since its publication in 2007, Vegetable, Animal, Miracle has captivated readers with its blend of memoir and journalistic investigation.

Harper perennial. Used book in Good Condition.

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Introduction to Health Care Management

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Jones & Bartlett Learning #ad - Political Action. It is the perfect resource for students of healthcare management, allied health, business administration, pharmacy, public administration, occupational therapy, nursing, and public health. The third edition is a thorough update that offers new and revised case studies, bioterrorism, medical tourism, human trafficking, as well as a new chapter on Special Topics and Emerging Issues in Health Care Management that examines current topics including re-emerging outbreaks, a new glossary of terms, vaccine preventable diseases, violence in health care settings, and consumer directed health care.

Used book in Good Condition. Dey street Books. Redwoods. Tree Hugging. Activism. Key features:• chapters contributed by real experts using an active voice to grab the reader's attention• instructors' resources online for each chapter, with rubrics for evaluation of student performance, and Sample Syllabus• Updated case studies in a wide variety of settings, including PowerPoints, Test Bank, in an assortment of healthcare management topics• A case study guide, a complete package of mobile-ready course materials including interactive eBook, enabling instructors at every level of experience to hit the ground running on that first day of class• Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access, study tools, and assessments Ishmael an adventure of the Mind and Spirit.

Introduction to Health Care Management #ad - Introduction to health care management, reader-friendly, introductory healthcare management text that covers a wide variety of healthcare settings, Third Edition is a concise, from hospitals to nursing homes and clinics. No writing, minimal cover wear. Avery Publishing Group.

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