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Product Description: Succinct text from photographer Barbara McKenzie and a foreword by Robert Coles provide context for this moving collection of photographs of the middle Georgia Flannery O’Connor depicted in her fiction. Whether capturing highway signs proclaiming Christ or a restaurant five hundred yards up the road, the frenzied motions of persons seized by the Holy Spirit, or quiet folks, black and white, sitting on benches in town squares, these photographs portray strikingly and sympathetically the world O’Connor wrote about in her remarkable stories...read more
By Robert Coles (foreword by)

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9780820346144 | Reissue edition (Univ of Georgia Pr, October 1, 2013), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Succinct text from photographer Barbara McKenzie and a foreword by Robert Coles provide context for this moving collection of photographs of the middle Georgia Flannery O’Connor depicted in her fiction.

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Product Description: Poetry. Group 18 is a poetry workshop meeting in Northampton, MA, since 1985. Numerous poets, many of whom are now scattered across the country, have participated in its regular weekly sessions. This volume celebrates 25 yrs of vigorous exchange...read more

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9780983147107 | Small Pr Distribution, November 1, 2012, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Poetry.

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Product Description: Seamlessly combining spiritual writing, reportage, travel narrative, humor, and recent history, bestselling author James Martin recalls his time as a young Jesuit working with the refugees in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya. Drawing on his previous experience in the business world, he imagined that he had much to teach the refugees...read more
By Robert Coles (foreword by) and James Martin

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9781570759239 | Orbis Books, April 1, 2011, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Seamlessly combining spiritual writing, reportage, travel narrative, humor, and recent history, bestselling author James Martin recalls his time as a young Jesuit working with the refugees in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya.
9781570752506 | Orbis Books, January 1, 1999, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: A young American Jesuit's memoir of his two years working in Kenya, East Africa.

In an incisive study of moral leadership and its implications, the best-selling author of The Moral Life of Children profiles individuals who have had a profound influence on contemporary American life and examines those qualities that allow people to become moral leaders in their homes, communities, and nation. Reprint. 30,000 first printing.

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9780375758355 | Reprint edition (Random House Inc, October 1, 2001), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: In an incisive study of moral leadership and its implications, the best-selling author of The Moral Life of Children profiles individuals who have had a profound influence on contemporary American life and examines those qualities that allow people to become moral leaders in their homes, communities, and nation.

Miscellaneous:

9780307764829 | Random House Inc, January 12, 2011, cover price $14.95

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9780606221498 | Demco Media, February 1, 2002, cover price $23.40 | About this edition: In this rich and illuminating book, the Pulitzer Prize-winning, bestselling author Robert Coles creates a portrait of moral leadership--what it is, and how it is achieved--through stories of people who have led and inspired him: Robert Kennedy, Dorothy Day, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Erik Erikson, a Boston bus driver, teachers in college, medical school, and elementary school, among others.

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. For months, six-year-old Ruby Bridges must confront the hostility of white parents when she becomes the first African American girl to integrate Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans in 1960.
By Robert Coles and George Ford (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780590439671 | Ill edition (Scholastic, February 1, 1995), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Capturing the courage of a little girl facing racism and hatred alone, the true story of Ruby Bridges reveals how she helped shape American history as the first African American child sent to first grade in a white school

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9780606231893 | Reprint edition (Turtleback Books, September 1, 2010), cover price $17.20 | also contains Story of Ruby Bridges, The Story of Ruby Bridges | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. For months, six-year-old Ruby Bridges must confront the hostility of white parents when she becomes the first African American girl to integrate Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans in 1960.

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9780606231893, titled "The Story of Ruby Bridges" | Reprint edition (Turtleback Books, September 1, 2010), cover price $17.20 | also contains The Story of Ruby Bridges, The Story of Ruby Bridges | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.
9781417778928, titled "The Story of Ruby Bridges" | Reprint edition (Turtleback Books, June 1, 2004), cover price $17.20 | About this edition: For months six-year-old Ruby Bridges must confront the hostility of white parents when she becomes the first African American girl to integrate William Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans in 1960.

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Product Description: Lives We Carry with Us gathers together for the first time a diverse cross section of Coles’s profiles, originally published in our premier magazines over the span of five decades but never before collected in book form. Depicting the famous, the lesser known, and the unknown, the profiles here include portraits of James Agee, Dorothy Day, Erik Erikson, Dorothea Lange, Walker Percy, Bruce Springsteen, Simone Weil, and William Carlos Williams among others...read more

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9781595585028 | New Pr, August 10, 2010, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Lives We Carry with Us gathers together for the first time a diverse cross section of Coles’s profiles, originally published in our premier magazines over the span of five decades but never before collected in book form.

Argues that micro-managing activities and experiences impedes the happiness and healthy development of today's children, and offers solutions for nurturing what really matters.

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9780312263393 | Reprint edition (Griffin, April 7, 2001), cover price $21.99 | About this edition: Argues that micro-managing activities and experiences impedes the happiness and healthy development of today's children, and offers solutions for nurturing what really matters.

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9781429979979 | St Martins Pr Griffin, April 1, 2010, cover price $9.99

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Product Description: In the wise and often witty Forgetting Ourselves on Purpose, Brian Mahan considers the question of how it is possible to create a meaningful spiritual life while living in a culture that measures us by what we have rather than who we are...read more

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9780470621684 | Jossey-Bass Inc Pub, February 8, 2010, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: In the wise and often witty Forgetting Ourselves on Purpose, Brian Mahan considers the question of how it is possible to create a meaningful spiritual life while living in a culture that measures us by what we have rather than who we are.

Book by Coles, Robert

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9780385281348 | Dell Pub Co, September 1, 1974, cover price $3.95 | also contains Star Attack!, Star Attack! | About this edition: Book by Coles, Robert

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9780316090490 | Back Bay Books, November 29, 2009, cover price $10.99

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Product Description: In a course he taught at Harvard Business School and elsewhere for many years, esteemed psychiatrist Robert Coles asked future money market managers and risk arbitrageurs to pause for a semester and reflect on the ethical dimensions of their chosen profession...read more
By Robert Coles (editor) and Albert Lafarge (editor)

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9781595583550 | New Pr, August 1, 2008, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: In a course he taught at Harvard Business School and elsewhere for many years, esteemed psychiatrist Robert Coles asked future money market managers and risk arbitrageurs to pause for a semester and reflect on the ethical dimensions of their chosen profession.

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9781595584854 | Reprint edition (New Pr, February 2, 2010), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: In a course he taught at Harvard Business School and elsewhere for many years, esteemed psychiatrist Robert Coles asked future money market managers and risk arbitrageurs to pause for a semester and reflect on the ethical dimensions of their chosen profession.

Product Description: A collection of original scary stories, poems, riddles, and jokes, combined with works by such writers as Ogden Nash and Bobbi Katz, offers frighteningly funny illustrations that help children laugh at their own imaginary monsters.

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9781439599082 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $16.95 | also contains Scared Silly!: A Halloween Book for the Brave, Scared Silly!: A Halloween Book for the Brave, Scared Silly!: A Halloween Book for the Brave | About this edition: A collection of original scary stories, poems, riddles, and jokes, combined with works by such writers as Ogden Nash and Bobbi Katz, offers frighteningly funny illustrations that help children laugh at their own imaginary monsters.
9780613301176 | Turtleback Books, March 1, 2001, cover price $18.40 | About this edition: An illustrated collection of spooky stories, poems, and riddles including a humorous array of ghosts, monsters, ghouls, and witches.

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Product Description: Through intimate letters, interviews, and stories, this narrative reveals the impact that a life-changing retreat had on a group of inmates at the highest level maximum-security state prison in Alabama. The 38 participants in the first-ever intensive, silent 10-day program inside the walls of a corrections facility—many serving life sentences without parole—detail the range of their experiences, the depth of their understanding of the Buddha’s teachings gained by direct experience, and their setbacks and successes...read more
By Robert Coles (foreword by)

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9781928706311 | Pariyatti Pub, September 1, 2008, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Through intimate letters, interviews, and stories, this narrative reveals the impact that a life-changing retreat had on a group of inmates at the highest level maximum-security state prison in Alabama.

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Product Description: Robin Bowman’s five-year journey into the heart of teenage America created a series of 414 “collaborative portraits,” wherein she shares her discoveries of a generation now coming of age. In searing and intimate photographs, presented alongside the young people’s voices of passion, pride, embarrassment, lust, pain, bewilderment, anxiety, joy, uncertainty, and rage, the book charts the coming of age of the largest generation in America—77 million strong—in every region of the country and every socioeconomic group: from a Texas debutante to teenage gang members in New York City, from a drag queen in Georgia to a coal miner in West Virginia...read more
By Robin Bowman (photographer) and Robert Coles (other contributor)

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9781884167690 | Umbrage Editions Inc, October 1, 2007, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Robin Bowman’s five-year journey into the heart of teenage America created a series of 414 “collaborative portraits,” wherein she shares her discoveries of a generation now coming of age.

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9781414329659 | Saltriver, October 1, 2006, cover price $14.99
9781414361178 | Saltriver, October 1, 2006, cover price $14.99

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The lives and work of Mexican migrant workers in their northeastern Ohio home are captured in colorful photographs and stories that convey their great pride in work and family, as well as their struggles and their joys. Simultaneous.

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9780873388733 | Kent State Univ Pr, September 30, 2006, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The lives and work of Mexican migrant workers in their northeastern Ohio home are captured in colorful photographs and stories that convey their great pride in work and family, as well as their struggles and their joys.

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9780873388924 | Kent State Univ Pr, September 30, 2006, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The lives and work of Mexican migrant workers in their northeastern Ohio home are captured in colorful photographs and stories that convey their great pride in work and family, as well as their struggles and their joys.

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A lyrical guide draws on Buddhist principles to counsel readers on how to identify the important things in life, presenting sample discussions between a psychotherapist and a patient to demonstrate how readers can create states of inquiry, place themselves into hypothetical situations, and act positively on inner thoughts. Original.
By Robert Coles (foreword by) and Robert Langan

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9780861713530 | Wisdom Pubns, June 1, 2006, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A lyrical guide draws on Buddhist principles to counsel readers on how to identify the important things in life, presenting sample discussions between a psychotherapist and a patient to demonstrate how readers can create states of inquiry, place themselves into hypothetical situations, and act positively on inner thoughts.

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Product Description: There would be many more human sacrifices-of that Char was sure. It never occurs to him that he or Quel might become one of those victims who meet their fate at the hands of the cruel warrior-priests!The Maya youth spots something unusual in the Sacred Well of Sacrifice and must satisfy his curiosity...read more

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9780595337156 | Iuniverse Inc, November 30, 2005, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: There would be many more human sacrifices-of that Char was sure.

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Spanning more than two thousand years, an illuminating anthology of outstanding political writings ranges from the great writers of the past to modern-day theorists, with contributions by Sophocles, Tolstoy, George Orwell, Nadine Gordimer, Robert Kennedy, Anna Freud, Carl Sandburg, and many others. Original. 20,000 first printing.
By Robert Coles (editor) and Ryan Smerek (editor)

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9780812971705 | Modern Library, October 18, 2005, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Spanning more than two thousand years, an illuminating anthology of outstanding political writings ranges from the great writers of the past to modern-day theorists, with contributions by Sophocles, Tolstoy, George Orwell, Nadine Gordimer, Robert Kennedy, Anna Freud, Carl Sandburg, and many others.

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Product Description: Paperback. 215 pages. Lots of black and white pictures.
By Mark Chimsky-Lustig (editor), Robert Coles (contributor), Lama Surya Das (contributor), M. Joycelyn Elders (contributor) and Jerry Friedman

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9780976910800 | Earth''s Elders Foundation, September 28, 2005, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Paperback.

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Product Description: All children have an innate moral curiosity that can grow into a solid moral intelligence with deliberate cultivation by parents and role models. This premise guides the research and argument of this groundbreaking and insightful look into children's moral development; it is both a useful how-to guide for parents and a thorough study of juvenile psychology...read more

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9788472454057 | Italian edition edition (Karios Editorial Sa, May 28, 2005), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: All children have an innate moral curiosity that can grow into a solid moral intelligence with deliberate cultivation by parents and role models.

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The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Children of Crisis offers a unique vision of musical legend Bruce Springsteen and the influence of his music on both the lives of ordinary Americans and on the American literary tradition, examining the meaning of Springsteen's lyrics and profiling 'The Boss' as a poet within a larger social, cultural, and philosophical context. Reprint. 26,000 first printing.

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9780375505591 | 1 edition (Random House Inc, October 1, 2003), cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Offers a portrait of Bruce Springsteen and the influence of his music on both the lives of ordinary Americans and on the American literary tradition, examining the meaning of his lyrics within a social, cultural, and philosophical context.

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9780812973006 | Reprint edition (Random House Inc, November 1, 2004), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Children of Crisis offers a unique vision of musical legend Bruce Springsteen and the influence of his music on both the lives of ordinary Americans and on the American literary tradition, examining the meaning of Springsteen's lyrics and profiling 'The Boss' as a poet within a larger social, cultural, and philosophical context.

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A collection of short fiction, compiled by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Children of Crisis, explores the world of education, teaching, and learning in works by Julia Alvarez, Raymond Carver, John Cheever, Anton Chekhov, Thomas Hardy, Toni Morrison, Flannery O'Connor, Tobias Wolff, and other distinguished writers. Original.
By Robert Coles (editor)

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9780812971699 | Modern Library, August 1, 2004, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: A collection of short fiction, compiled by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Children of Crisis, explores the world of education, teaching, and learning in works by Julia Alvarez, Raymond Carver, John Cheever, Anton Chekhov, Thomas Hardy, Toni Morrison, Flannery O'Connor, Tobias Wolff, and other distinguished writers.

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Selections from the author's Pulizer Prize-winning five-volume Children of Crisis series combine in a single, abridged volume, featuring a new introduction by the author, that explores the effects of poverty, wealth, ethnic background, and turmoil on the nation's young people.

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9780316155472 | Little Brown & Co, January 1, 2004, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Selections from the author's Pulizer Prize-winning five-volume Children of Crisis series combine in a single, abridged volume, featuring a new introduction by the author, that explores the effects of poverty, wealth, ethnic background, and turmoil on the nation's young people.

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