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Product Description: Here is an animated and wonderfully engaging work of cultural history that lays out America’s unruly past by describing the ways in which cutting loose has always been, and still is, an essential part of what it means to be an American...read more

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9780307908179 | Pantheon Books, February 4, 2014, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Here is an animated and wonderfully engaging work of cultural history that lays out America’s unruly past by describing the ways in which cutting loose has always been, and still is, an essential part of what it means to be an American.

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9780345803771 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, November 4, 2014), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Here is an animated and wonderfully engaging work of cultural history that lays out America’s unruly past by describing the ways in which cutting loose has always been, and still is, an essential part of what it means to be an American.

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Product Description: This volume reviews conceptual conflicts at the foundations of physics now and in the past century.  The focus is on the conditions and consequences of Einstein’s pathbreaking achievements that sealed the decline of the classical notions of space, time, radiation, and matter, and resulted in the theory of relativity...read more
By John Beckman (contributor), Christoph Lehner (editor), Jurgen Renn (editor), Matthias Schemmel (editor) and Eric Stengler (contributor)

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9780817649395 | Birkhauser, December 1, 2011, cover price $179.00 | About this edition: This volume reviews conceptual conflicts at the foundations of physics now and in the past century.

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Abandoning his newborn daughter to pursue a life of irresponsibility in Poland, Gurney meets up with his politically connected cousin Jane and clashes with such characters as Jane's rebellious roommate, a sodden American expatriate, an ambitious young scholar, and a former Communist aristocrat. A first novel. 15,000 first printing.

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9780805069044 | Henry Holt & Co, June 1, 2002, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Abandoning his newborn daughter to pursue a life of irresponsibility in Poland, Gurney meets up with his politically connected cousin Jane and clashes with such characters as Jane's rebellious roommate, a sodden American expatriate, an ambitious young scholar, and a former Communist aristocrat.
9780070325845, titled "Structural and Foundation Failures: A Casebook for Architects, Engineers and Lawyers" | McGraw-Hill, July 1, 1982, cover price $54.00 | also contains Structural and Foundation Failures: A Casebook for Architects, Engineers and Lawyers

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