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Product Description: This book sheds new light on the political battle to define and construct obesity as a policy issue. Through a rich analysis of the debates in Australia and the UK, it develops a nuanced analysis of the competing narratives that actors rely on to make sense of and argue about this issue, and documents how and to what effect they draw on scientific evidence to support their accounts...read more

Hardcover:

9781137582515 | Palgrave Macmillan, July 22, 2016, cover price $109.00 | About this edition: This book sheds new light on the political battle to define and construct obesity as a policy issue.

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Product Description: Language:Chinese.Paperback. Pub Date: 2012-1-1 Pages: 208 Publisher: Penguin Contents: ACKNOWLEDGMENTSINTRODUCTION: THE MOMENT OF TRUTH1 TEN RULES OF POWER NETWORKING2 GET NOTICED3 BUILD TRUST4 WIN BEFORE YOU BEGIN5 SIZE UP PERSONALITIES6 EVALUATE THE SITUATION7 STACK THE DECK8 MAKE YOUR WORDS COUNT9 RECOGNIZE YOUR LEVERAGE10 NEVER MAKE THE FIRST OFFER11 STAY BALANCEDEPILOGUE: ITS ALL ABOUT ATTITUDEINDEX ACKNOWLEDGMENTSINTRODUCTION: THE MOMENT OF TRUTH1 TEN RULES OF POWER NETWORKING2 GET NOTICED3 BUILD TRUST4 WIN BEFORE YOU BEGIN5 SIZE UP PERSONALITIES6 EVALUATE THE SITUATION7 STACK THE DECK8 MAKE YOUR WORDS COUNT9 RECOGNIZE YOUR LEVERAGE10 NEVER MAKE THE FIRST OFFER11 STAY BALANCEDEPILOGUE: ITS ALL ABOUT ATTITUDEINDE...read more

Hardcover:

9781591842651 | Portfolio, August 20, 2009, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Business and negotiating tactics from a master sports agentDonald Dell is a legend in professional sports.

Paperback:

9781591843467, titled "Never Make the First Offer: (Except When You Should): Wisdom from a Master Dealmaker" | Reprint edition (Portfolio, July 26, 2011), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Language:Chinese.

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Product Description: A snappy book of simple conversational swaps that reveals how to talk so everyone will listen Words matter. They can inform, soothe, sting, reverberate, and leave scars. And the wrong words can turn off―literally― the listener, transforming what should be an exchange of information, feelings, and ideas into dead air time...read more

Hardcover:

9780312580841 | St Martins Pr, August 31, 2010, cover price $32.99 | About this edition: A snappy book of simple conversational swaps that reveals how to talk so everyone will listen Words matter.

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Product Description: Se trata de un libro facil de leer y muy ameno en el cual el autor relata cuales han sido y son los secretos de la negociacion. Lleno de anecdotas que involucran a estrellas del deporte mundial al cual el autor represento, tales como los jugadores de baloncesto Michael Jordan o Patrick Ewing, o los tenistas Arthur Ashe, Jimmy Connors, Ivan Lendl o Andy Roddick, entre otros, el lector aprendera no solo los secretos de la negociacion, sino muchas de las anecdotas de la creacion de toda una nueva industria como es la representacion de deportistas, de la cual se habla cotidianamente en la prensa, pero que practicamente no existia hace 40 anos...read more

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9788492452446 | Italian edition edition (Spanish Pubs Llc, May 15, 2010), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Se trata de un libro facil de leer y muy ameno en el cual el autor relata cuales han sido y son los secretos de la negociacion.

The classic guide, issued to all American service personnel, provides a host of practical survival tools for any type of environment or situation, offering detailed instructions and advice on how to orienteer without a map or compass, forecast weather, tend to injuries, identify hazardous and poisonous plants and animals, survive unusual conditions, and more. Original. 30,000 first printing.
By John Boswell (editor)

Paperback:

9780312331221 | Griffin, August 1, 2004, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: The classic guide, issued to all American service personnel, provides a host of practical survival tools for any type of environment or situation, offering detailed instructions and advice on how to orienteer without a map or compass, forecast weather, tend to injuries, identify hazardous and poisonous plants and animals, survive unusual conditions, and more.

Miscellaneous:

9781429971058 | 1 edition (St Martins Pr Griffin, April 1, 2010), cover price $9.99

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Product Description: Donald Dell is a legend in the sports agent business. He's been at it for almost forty years, with a record of successful deals that puts him in a league of his own. His unique guide to negotiating includes examples from Dell's dealings with some of the biggest names in sports, stars like Michael Jordon, Jimmy Connors, Andy Roddick, and Patrick Ewing...read more

CD/Spoken Word:

9781596593770, titled "Never Make the First Offer: (Except When You Should) Wisdom From a Master Dealmaker" | Unabridged edition (Gildan Audio, March 10, 2010), cover price $29.98 | About this edition: Donald Dell is a legend in the sports agent business.

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Product Description: David Novak—one of today’s most engaging, unconventional, and successful business leaders—lived in thirty-two trailer parks in twenty-three states by the time he reached the seventh grade. He sold encyclopedias door to door, worked as a hotel night clerk, and took a job as a $7,200-a-year advertising copywriter with the hopes of maybe one day becoming a creative director...read more

Paperback:

9780307451798 | Crown Pub, April 28, 2009, cover price $16.00 | also contains The Education of an Accidental CEO: Lessons Learned from the Trailer Park to the Corner Office | About this edition: David Novak—one of today’s most engaging, unconventional, and successful business leaders—lived in thirty-two trailer parks in twenty-three states by the time he reached the seventh grade.

CD/Spoken Word:

9780739354766 | Unabridged edition (Random House, October 2, 2007), cover price $31.95 | About this edition: Chronicling his own path from trailer park upbringing to success in the corporate world, the CEO of Yum Brands, the world's largest restaurant business, shares his wisdom about the importance of motivation and recognition, management style, and the meaning of success.

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Product Description: Do you want to change yourself and your life? Many people believe it s impossible to accomplish profound personal change. They re wrong. I say that with absolute confidence, because this book is the result of my own experience, recovering from an extremely damaging childhood and saving my own life...read more

Paperback:

9780981554105 | Parra Grande Pr, May 1, 2008, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Do you want to change yourself and your life?

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A whimsical parody of Clement C. Moore's classic holiday poem brings the experience of Christmas Eve to life as seen through the eyes of the family cat. 35,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780767918534 | Broadway Books, October 25, 2005, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: A whimsical parody of Clement C.

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The family dog offers its own hilarious take on Christmas Eve in a zany, illustrated parody of Clement C. Moore's holiday classic. 35,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780767918527 | Broadway Books, October 25, 2005, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: A whimsical parody of Clement C.

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A hilarious holiday songbook for the entire dysfunctional family features a a wide array of Christmas song parodies that includes 'Grandpa Fell,' 'Slutty Night,' and other soon-to-be classics. By the authors of Where's Saddam? 75,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780767919074 | Broadway Books, November 2, 2004, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: A holiday songbook for the entire dysfunctional family features a wide array of Christmas song parodies that includes 'Grandpa's Drunk,' 'O Holy Fight,' and 'Silent Wife.

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Presents a parody of Donald Trump's life including why he always wears the same suit, how his hair gives him advice, and how he always gets his way.

Paperback:

9780312340858 | St Martins Pr, September 30, 2004, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Presents a parody of Donald Trump's life including why he always wears the same suit, how his hair gives him advice, and how he always gets his way.

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Readers can help President George W. Bush in his search for Saddam Hussein by opening flaps to reveal answers to such questions as 'Is he in France?' and 'Has he moved to 'the burbs'?'
By Ron Barrett (illustrator), Henry Beard, John Boswell and Gary Hallgren (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780767917179 | Broadway Books, September 1, 2003, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Readers can help President George W.

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Modeled on the survival manual of the United States armed forces, presents survival guidelines for families in the event of a terrorist or nuclear attack, including how to prepare for one and what to do in case of one.
By John Boswell and Dick Crouch (compiler)

Paperback:

9780465007974 | Basic Books, April 2, 2003, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Modeled on the survival manual of the United States armed forces, presents survival guidelines for families in the event of a terrorist or nuclear attack, including how to prepare for one and what to do in case of one.

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Product Description: A book for everyone who's ever cheated just a little bit at golf (I'm only moving the ball to where it should have landed) or gone to a party instead of visiting a sick friend (If I were in the hospital, I wouldn't want a bunch of people bothering me), Rationalizations to Live By offers dozens of perfect rationalizations for behavior that ranges from the selfish, thoughtless, and irresponsible to the boorish, self-destructive, and un-p...read more

Paperback:

9780761116363 | Workman Pub Co, March 1, 2000, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: A book for everyone who's ever cheated just a little bit at golf (I'm only moving the ball to where it should have landed) or gone to a party instead of visiting a sick friend (If I were in the hospital, I wouldn't want a bunch of people bothering me), Rationalizations to Live By offers dozens of perfect rationalizations for behavior that ranges from the selfish, thoughtless, and irresponsible to the boorish, self-destructive, and un-p.

Ranging from easy breakfast dishes to one-pan meals, more than 150 recipes for meals to be cooked in a skillet are drawn from the four major male food groups: chicken, shrimp, steak, and chops.

Hardcover:

9780836278545 | Andrews McMeel Pub, April 1, 1999, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A collection of recipes created to be prepared in a twelve-inch nonstick skillet includes Japanese fried chicken, gaucho steak with chimichurri sauce, challah french toast, white pan pizza, and spaghetti pie

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A humorous look inside the computer guru's supposed personal PC reveals his inner-most thoughts and schemes, pictured as though it were appearing on an actual laptop screen covered with fingerprints and a Coke-stained keyboard. 150,000 first printing.
By Ron Barrett (illustrator), Henry Beard and John Boswell

Hardcover:

9780684854649 | Simon & Schuster, October 1, 1998, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Offers a humorous look inside the computer guru's supposed personal PC

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Product Description: In The Kindness of Strangers, John Boswell argues persuasively that child abandonment was a common and morally acceptable practice from antiquity until the Renaissance. Using a wide variety of sources, including drama and mythological-literary texts as well as demographics, Boswell examines the evidence that parents of all classes gave up unwanted children, "exposing" them in public places, donating them to the church, or delivering them in later centuries to foundling hospitals...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780394572406 | Pantheon Books, January 1, 1989, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Offers a study of how previous societies dealt with the phenomenon of abandoned children

Paperback:

9780226067124 | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, September 1, 1998), cover price $32.00 | About this edition: In The Kindness of Strangers, John Boswell argues persuasively that child abandonment was a common and morally acceptable practice from antiquity until the Renaissance.
9780679724995 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, February 1, 1990), cover price $14.25 | About this edition: Offers a study of how previous societies dealt with the phenomenon of abandoned children

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A revised edition of the best-selling book of golf humor features twenty new additional, compensatory loopholes to the rules of the game designed to put lousy players on a par with their superiors. Original. 50,000 first printing.

Paperback:

9780679741237 | Revised edition (Villard Books, December 1, 1997), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A humorous guide to the exceptions in the rules of golf, specially created for inept golfers, features drawings illustrating the particular extenuating circumstances the exceptions cover

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Numerical lists in various categories

Hardcover:

9781578660087 | Bbs Pub Corp, November 1, 1997, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Numerical lists in various categories
9780670832408, titled "Five Rings, Six Crises, Seven Dwarfs and 38 Ways to Win an Argument: Numerical Lists You Never Knew or Once Knew and Probably Forgot" | Viking Pr, October 1, 1990, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Presents 350 numerical lists organized into categories ranging from anatomy to sports

Paperback:

9780140131956 | Penguin USA, September 1, 1991, cover price $9.00 | About this edition: Numerical lists in various categories

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The authors of French for Cats present a humorous collection of faux memoranda culled from the forbidden files of the First Family, including a revealing placemat from a Little Rock rib joint. Original. $50,000 ad/promo.

Paperback:

9780553067637 | Bantam Dell Pub Group, September 1, 1996, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: Presents a humorous collection of faux memoranda culled from the forbidden files of the First Family

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