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By Kurt Vonnegut and Dan Wakefield (introduced by)

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9781609806972, titled "If This Isn't Nice, What Is?: The Graduation Speeches and Other Words to Live By" | 2 expanded edition (Seven Stories Pr, April 26, 2016), cover price $23.95

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Product Description: Twenty-nine Indiana authors write about their love of books, bookstores, and reading. Proceeds from the book support Indianapolis adult literacy program, Indy Reads. The collection features bestselling authors John Green, Will Shortz, Dan Wakefield, Cathy Day and John David Anderson, Victoria Barrett, Frank Bill, Ray Boomhower, Mary Susan Buhner, Lorene Burkhart, Michael Dahlie, Cathy Day, Carol Faenzi, Terence Faherty, Lou Harry, Liza Hyatt, Angela Jackson-Brown, Lyn Jones, Jeff Knurek & David Hoyt, Karen Kovacik, Norbert Krapf, Bonnie Maurer, Susan Neville, Barb Shoup, Amy Sorrells, Gordon Strain & Dianne Moneypenny, Larry Sweazy, and Ben Winters...read more

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9780692300299 | Cardinal Pub Group, November 25, 2014, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Twenty-nine Indiana authors write about their love of books, bookstores, and reading.

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Product Description: Best known as one of our most astonishing and enduring contemporary novelists, Kurt Vonnegut was also a celebrated commencement address giver. He himself never graduated college, so his words to any class of graduating seniors always carried the delight, and gentle irony, of someone savoring an achievement he himself had not had occasion to savor on his own behalf...read more

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9781609805913 | Seven Stories Pr, April 8, 2014, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Best known as one of our most astonishing and enduring contemporary novelists, Kurt Vonnegut was also a celebrated commencement address giver.

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Hardcover:

9780385343756 | Delacorte Pr, October 30, 2012, cover price $35.00

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9780385343763 | Dial Pr, January 14, 2014, cover price $20.00

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Product Description: Christianity in America has become almost synonymous with right-wing fanaticism, conservative politics and — courtousy of Mel Gibson — a brutally sadistic version of the religious experience. Millions of devout Christians, like Dan Wakefield, are appalled by this distortion of their faith, which only three decades ago stood for peace, equality, healing, and compassion for society's outcasts — the issues that made up the Ministry of Jesus...read more

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9781560259565 | Nation Books, January 1, 2007, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Christianity in America has become almost synonymous with right-wing fanaticism, conservative politics and — courtousy of Mel Gibson — a brutally sadistic version of the religious experience.

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A critical analysis of modern-day practices in right-wing fanaticism, conservative politics, and distortions of the Christian faith, written by a devoutly Christian film and television producer, contends that the Bush administration and its supporters have inappropriately used religion to advance political agendas that are inconsistent with true Christian values.

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9781560257455 | Nation Books, February 28, 2006, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: A critical analysis of modern-day practices in right-wing fanaticism, conservative politics, and distortions of the Christian faith, written by a devoutly Christian film and television producer, contends that the Bush administration and its supporters have inappropriately used religion to advance political agendas that are inconsistent with true Christian values.

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Humorous stories from the award-winning author's own spiritually incorrect journey to God punctuate his ultimate revelation that spirituality is not about conforming to a set of rules, but rather discovering the practices that uniquely work for you. Original.
By Marian Delvecchio (illustrator) and Dan Wakefield

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9781893361881 | Skylight Paths Pub, October 1, 2003, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Spirituality is full of rules.

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9781594731372 | Skylight Paths Pub, September 1, 2005, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Humorous stories from the award-winning author's own spiritually incorrect journey to God punctuate his ultimate revelation that spirituality is not about conforming to a set of rules, but rather discovering the practices that uniquely work for you.

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Product Description: Poetry. Sixty-three contributors, including Kim Addonizio, Sherman Alexie, Mary Karr, Maxine Kumin, Molly Peacock, Hal Sirowitz, Virgil Suarez and James Tate. Foreword by Dan Wakefield. "There is nothing irreverent in true poetic imagination: No matter what experience these writers have of Jesus, they honor their visions...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Nick Carbo (editor), Denise Duhamel (editor) and Dan Wakefield (foreword by)

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9780972055901 | Anthology Pr, January 1, 2002, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Poetry.

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Product Description: Come awake to a more creative life―by realizing clarity of mind, body and spirit.Creativity is basic to the very fiber of our being, and not―as many suspect―solely the privilege of a gifted few. When we silence the voice of creativity that lives within us, we confine our spirit...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781893361362 | Skylight Paths Pub, October 1, 2001, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Come awake to a more creative life―by realizing clarity of mind, body and spirit.

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Product Description: One of the leading public intellectuals of twentieth-century America and a pioneering and brilliant social scientist, C. Wright Mills left a legacy of interdisciplinary and hard-hitting work including two books that changed the way many people viewed their lives and the structure of power in the United States: White Collar (1951) and The Power Elite (1956)...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Kathryn Mills and Dan Wakefield (introduced by)

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9780520232099 | Univ of California Pr, August 1, 2001, cover price $36.95 | About this edition: One of the leading public intellectuals of twentieth-century America and a pioneering and brilliant social scientist, C.

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9780140254938 | Penguin USA, April 1, 2001, cover price $10.01

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In this candid and brave memoir, the author of Expecting a Miracle shares the triumphs and disasters of his spiritual pursuit as he stumbles through a minefield of failed marriages, painful career choices, and alcohol, eventually finding yoga and Christianity as his salvation. Read by the author. Book available.

Hardcover:

9780783888194, titled "How Do We Know When Its God?: A Spiritual Memoir" | Large print edition (G K Hall & Co, November 1, 1999), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: The author discusses the pros and cons of modern spirituality, addresses the continual issues that challenge his faith, and offers spiritual guidance and inspiration.
9780316917780 | Little Brown & Co, June 1, 1999, cover price $28.99 | About this edition: The author discusses the pros and cons of modern spirituality, addresses the continual issues that challenge his faith, and offers spiritual guidance and inspiration

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781574533477 | Abridged edition (Audio Literature, February 1, 2001), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: The author discusses the pros and cons of modern spirituality, addresses the continual issues that challenge his faith, and offers spiritual guidance and inspiration.

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Product Description: This modern holiday classic carries the reader around the globe and through the millennia. Beginning 2,000 years before Christ, it explains traditions like exchanging gifts for 12 days (it started in Babylon), decking the halls (part of the Roman Saturnalia festival), and believing in Saint Nick...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9781569750872 | Ulysses Pr, November 1, 1997, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Provides a look at the origins of Christmas celebrations, ranging from before Jesus' birth and includes Rome's pagan Saturnalia customs, the Druids' burning of Yule logs and their use of mistletoe, and the legend of Saint Nicholas

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9781569752357, titled "4,000 Years of Christmas: A Gift from the Ages" | Ulysses Pr, September 1, 2000, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: This modern holiday classic carries the reader around the globe and through the millennia.

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Told in clear and concise prose, the author discusses the pros and cons of modern spirituality, addresses the continual issues that challenge his faith, and offers spiritual guidance and inspiration. Reprint. 15,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

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9780316917193 | Reprint edition (Back Bay Books, August 1, 2000), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Told in clear and concise prose, the author discusses the pros and cons of modern spirituality, addresses the continual issues that challenge his faith, and offers spiritual guidance and inspiration.

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The author tells of his personal search for God and a sense of community, from his rebellious college years to a gradual reawakening to inspiration and the writing of best-selling novels (view table of contents)

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9780385237222 | Doubleday, March 1, 1988, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The author tells of his personal search for God and a sense of community, from his rebellious college years to a gradual reawakening to inspiration and the writing of best-selling novels

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9780807027110 | Beacon Pr, April 1, 1997, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: The author tells of his personal search for God and a sense of community, from his rebellious college years to a gradual reawakening to inspiration and the writing of best-selling novels
9780140117271 | Penguin USA, January 1, 1989, cover price $9.00 | About this edition: The author tells of his personal search for God and a sense of community, from his rebellious college years to a gradual reawakening to inspiration and the writing of best-selling novels

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The journalist describes the exhilarating life of young intellectuals in 1950s Greenwich Village (view table of contents)

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9780395513200 | Houghton Mifflin, May 1, 1992, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The author recounts his early years in New York City during the 1950s and recalls the tastes, politics, culture, and people of the era

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9780312199357 | Reprint edition (Griffin, March 1, 1999), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The journalist describes the exhilarating life of young intellectuals in 1950s Greenwich Village
9780395669259 | Reprint edition (Houghton Mifflin, May 1, 1993), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: The author recounts his early years in New York City during the 1950s and recalls the tastes, politics, culture, and people of the era

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Tells the true stories of people from all walks of life who have experienced incredible healings, encounters, gifts, and loves, and shows how readers can lead more fulfilling lives by learning to recognize and accept the miraculous. Reprint. PW.

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9781885223388 | Har/cas edition (Beyond Words Pub Co, May 1, 1996), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: This book starts with miracles in his own life and then weaves a remarkable tapestry of true mircale stories from people he met in his workshops and in travels to Lourdes, Ireland, and throoughout the United States.
9780060692254 | Harpercollins, May 1, 1995, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: A collection of personal miracle stories shares the experiences of people from different religions and various walks of life, including an Irish factory worker, a Buddhist at Berkley, and a prisoner at Sing-Sing

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9780061013270 | Reprint edition (Harpercollins, July 1, 1998), cover price $5.99 | also contains Ambulatory Care Services and the Prospective Payment System | About this edition: Tells the true stories of people from all walks of life who have experienced incredible healings, encounters, gifts, and loves, and shows how readers can lead more fulfilling lives by learning to recognize and accept the miraculous.
9780802727022 | Large print edition (Christian Large Print, May 1, 1996), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: A collection of personal miracle stories shares the experiences of people from different religions and various walks of life, including an Irish factory worker, a Buddhist at Berkley,and a prisoner at Sing-Sing
9780060692261 | Harper San Francisco, May 1, 1996, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: A collection of personal miracle stories shares the experiences of people from different religions and various walks of life, including an Irish factory worker, a Buddhist at Berkley, and a prisoner at Sing-Sing

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Product Description: Imagine a past you must have known, even if you weren't there. Birney, Illinois. Population 4,742 -- Moose and Odd Fellows -- Welcome! It is December 7,1941. Ten year-old Artie Garber is our guide. His brother Roy is the hero and Roy's girl Shirley is the love interest...read more

Hardcover:

9780253334084 | Reprint edition (Indiana Univ Pr, May 1, 1998), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Imagine a past you must have known, even if you weren't there.

Paperback:

9780253211965 | Reprint edition (Indiana Univ Pr, May 1, 1998), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Imagine a past you must have known, even if you weren't there.

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A collection of personal miracle stories presents the experiences of people from different religions and various walks of life, including an Irish factory worker, a Buddhist at Berkley, and a prisoner at Sing-Sing.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781574530407 | Abridged edition (Audio Literature, April 1, 1998), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: A collection of personal miracle stories presents the experiences of people from different religions and various walks of life, including an Irish factory worker, a Buddhist at Berkley, and a prisoner at Sing-Sing.

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Product Description: "... a passionate and tormented novel about the summer of 1954 as it transpired in the lives of two young Korean War veterans returning to their Indianapolis homes.... it is possible that the current publishing season will produce no book more urgently felt...read more

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9780253210906 | Reprint edition (Indiana Univ Pr, March 1, 1997), cover price $20.00 | About this edition: ".
9780525484721 | Reprint edition (E P Dutton, April 1, 1989), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: ".

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9781574531275 | Abridged edition (Audio Literature, December 1, 1997), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: ".

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Analyzes the traditional myths associated with creative inspirations and uses twenty real-life examples to explain how to unlock natural perceptions and inner creative resources. Reprint. Tour. PW.

Paperback:

9780345413437 | Ballantine Books, June 1, 1997, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: Providing an introduction to the roots of creativity, the author explains how to unleash creativity within and how to bring it to bear in every aspect of life

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Providing a thought-provoking introduction to the roots of creativity, the best-selling author of Expect a Miracle explains how to unleash creativity within ourselves and how to bring it to bear in every aspect of our lives. Tour.

Hardcover:

9780345374301 | 1 edition (Ballantine Books, June 1, 1996), cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Providing an introduction to the roots of creativity, the author explains how to unleash creativity within ourselves and how to bring it to bear in every aspect of our lives

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Discusses how to become more attuned to the spiritual side of life through the sharing of common, meaningful experiences

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9780807027103 | Beacon Pr, September 1, 1990, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Discusses how to become more attuned to the spiritual side of life through the sharing of common, meaningful experiences

Paperback:

9780807027097 | Beacon Pr, September 1, 1990, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Discusses how to become more attuned to the spiritual side of life through the sharing of common, meaningful experiences

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When Perry Moss, a middle-aged literature professor at a Vermont college and writer of modest success, is recruited to bring culture and quality to television, he quickly discovers how intoxicating Hollywood can be

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9780316917742 | Little Brown & Co, May 1, 1985, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: When Perry Moss, a middle-aged literature professor at a Vermont college and writer of modest success, is recruited to bring culture and quality to television, he quickly discovers how intoxicating Hollywood can be

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