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henry holt and co april 2014 sedition a novel katharine grant a wicked delicious romp a rollicking tale of sex intrigue marriage revenge and the sordid side of the pianoforte katherine howe new york times bestselling author of the physick bo an unforgettable historical tale of piano playing passions and female power fiction historical general henry holt and co 4/1/2014 9780805099928 $26.00 hardback 320 pages carton qty 24 5.500 in w 8.250 in h 1.000 lb wt subrights 1st serial 2nd serial other available formats ebook isbn 9780805099935 marketing the setting of sedition by katharine grant london 1794 the problem four nouveau rich fathers with five marriageable daughters the plan the young women will learn to play the piano give a concert for young englishmen who have titles but no fortunes and will marry very well indeed the complications the lascivious and french piano teacher the piano maker s jealous and musically gifted daughter the one of these marriageable daughters

henry holt and co may 2014 snow in may stories kseniya melnik a remote siberian town with a darkly fascinating history teems with life in this luminous linked debut collection melnik waves her literary wand and the world cracks into color alina simone kseniya melnik s snow in may introduces a cast of characters bound by their relationship to the port town of magadan in russia s far east a former gateway for prisoners assigned to stalin s forcedlabor camps comprised of a surprising mix of newly minted professionals exprisoners intellectuals musicians and faithful party workers the community is vibrant and resilient and life in magadan thrives even under the cover of nearperpetual snow by blending history and fable each of melnik s stories transports us somewhere completely new a married magadan woman considers a proposition from an italian footballer in 70s moscow an ailing young girl visits a witch doctor s house where nothing is as it seems a middleaged dance teacher is

henry holt and co july 2014 my family and other hazards a memoir june melby a funny heartwarming memoir about saying goodbye to your childhood home in this case a quirky oneofakind familyrun miniature golf course in the woods of wisconsin when june melby was ten years old her parents decided on a whim to buy the miniature golf course in the small wisconsin town where they vacationed every summer without any business experience or outside employees the family sets out to open tom thumb miniature golf to the public naturally there are bumps along the way in my family and other hazards melby recreates all the squabbling confusion and ultimately triumph of one family s quest to build something together and brings to life the joys of one of america s favorite pastimes in sharp funny prose we get the hazards that taunted players at each hole and the dedication and hard work that went into each one s creation all the familiar delights of summer are here snowcones and popcorn and long days

jacket cover metropolitan books april 2014 untitled nonfiction elizabeth warren an unlikely political star tells the inspiring story of the two decade journey that taught her how washington really works and really doesn t as a child in smalltown oklahoma elizabeth warren yearned to go to college and then become an elementary school teacher an ambitious goal given her family s modest means early marriage and motherhood seemed to put even that dream out of reach but fifteen years later she was a distinguished law professor with a deep understanding of why people go bankrupt then came the phone call that changed her life could she come to washington dc to help advise congress on rewriting the bankruptcy laws thus began an impolite education into the bareknuckled often dysfunctional ways of washington she fought for better bankruptcy laws for ten years and lost she tried to hold the federal government accountable during the financial crisis but became a target of the big banks she came

metropolitan books august 2014 getting schooled the reeducation of an american teacher garret keizer in this powerful eloquent story of his return to the classroom a former teacher offers a rousing defense of his beleaguered vocation perhaps no profession is so constantly discussed regulated and maligned by non practitioners as teaching the voices of the teachers themselves are conspicuously missing defying this trend teacher and writer garret keizer takes us to school literally in this arresting account of his return to the same rural vermont high school where he taught fourteen years ago education metropolitan books 8/5/2014 9780805096439 $26.00 $30.00 can hardback 320 pages carton qty 20 5.500 in w 8.250 in h 1.063 in t 1.000 lb wt subrights first serial second serial selection audio other available formats ebook isbn 9780805096446 marketing much has changed since then a former student is his principal standardized testing is the reigning god and smoking in the boys room

times books may 2014 eight world cups my journey through the beauty and dark side of soccer george vecsey on the eve of the 2014 world cup new york times sports columnist george vecsey offers a personal perspective on the beautiful game blending witty travelogue with action on the field and shady dealings in back rooms george vecsey offers an eyeopening globetrotting account of the last eight world cups he immerses himself in the great national leagues historic clubs and devoted fans and provides his upclose impressions of charismatic stars like sócrates maradona baggio and zidane while also chronicling the rise of the u.s men s and women s teams vecsey shows how each host nation has made the world cup its own from the allnight street parties in spain in 1982 to the roar of vuvuzelas in south africa in 2010 as the game in the stadium is backed up by the game in the street but the joy is sometimes undermined by those who style themselves the game s protectors with his characteristic

college board july 2014 scholarship handbook 2015 allnew 18th edition the college board guides students to legitimate programs where they have a real chance of qualifying educational dealer the scholarship handbook 2015 provides the most complete and authoritative facts about more than 1.7 million awards including scholarship internship and loan programs offered by foundations charitable organizations and state and federal government agencies every entry is verified by the college board to be legitimate uptodate accurate and portable to more than one college this guide includes a planning calendar and worksheets to organize and keep track of scholarship applications indexes help students find programs by eligibility criteria such as minority status religious affiliation state of residence and intended field of study so they can quickly zero in on scholarships for which they qualify the college board is a notforprofit membership association whose mission is to connect students to

college board july 2014 clep official study guide 2015 the college board the only clep guide written by the test maker complete and uptodate for all exams every year students save countless hours and dollars by taking advantage of the college board s clep® examinations clep allows students to get college credit by earning a passing score on any of 33 exams covering introductorylevel subjects there are more than 2,900 colleges and universities that will grant credit for clep the clep official study guide 2015 developed by the test maker is the only study resource for all 33 clep exams it includes practice questions for all exams exam descriptions and testtaking tips and strategies praise study aids clep college level examination program college board 7/29/2014 9781457303227 $24.99 $28.99 can paperback softback 550 pages carton qty 8.250 in w 10.875 in h 1.000 lb wt a study guide some practice questions and what you already know can get you college credit in just a few weeks

index angwin julia dragnet nation a quest for privacy security and freedom in a world of relentless surveillance 24 blaser martin j md missing microbes how the overuse of antibiotics is fueling our modern plagues 3 book of majors 2015 all-new ninth edition 19 cheshire scott high as the horses bridles a novel 9 cities of empire tristram hunt 16 clep official study guide 2015 23 college handbook 2015 all new 52nd edition 18 dragnet nation a quest for privacy security and freedom in a world of relentless surveillance julia angwin 24 eight world cups my journey through the beauty and dark side of soccer george vecsey 17 emeralds included a jana bibi adventure betsy woodman 11 francis-sharma lauren til the well runs dry a novel 2 getting financial aid 2015 all-new ninth edition 21 getting schooled

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