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Nisa: The Life and Words of a !Kung Woman
By Harvard University Press
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mpn: new18-20150802-a162764, ean: 9780674004320, isbn: 9780674004320,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 98 reviews
This classic paperback is available once again―and exclusively―from Harvard University Press. This book is the story of the life of Nisa, a member of the !Kung tribe of hunter-gatherers from southern Africa’s Kalahari desert. Told in her own words―earthy, emotional, vivid―to Marjorie Shostak, a Harvard anthropologist who succeeded, with Nisa’s collaboration, in breaking through the immense barriers of language and culture, the story is a fascinating view of a remarkable woman..

Things a Little Bird Told Me
By Macmillan Australia
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ean: 9781447271123, isbn: 1447271122,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 93 reviews
From gq's 'nerd of the year' to one of time's most influential people in the world, biz stone represents different things to different people but he is known to all as the creative, effervescent, funny, charmingly positive and remarkably savvy co-founder of twitter, the social media platform that singlehandedly changed the way the world works. Now, biz tells fascinating, pivotal and personal stories from his early life and his careers at google and twitter, sharing his knowledge about the

Inside Studio 54
By Rare Bird Books, A Vireo Book
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ean: 9781945572579, isbn: 1945572574,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 62 reviews
In Inside Studio 54, the former owner takes you behind the scenes of the most famous nightclub in the world, through the crowd, to a place where celebrities, friends, and the beautiful people sip champagne and share lines of cocaine using rolled-up hundred-dollar bills. In the early eighties, Mark Fleischman reopened Studio 54, the world's most glamorous and notorious nightclub, after it was closed down by the State of New York. Ten thousand people showed up that night, ready to restart the

Shutterbabe: Adventures in Love and War
By Random House Trade Paperbacks
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ean: 9780375758683, isbn: 9780375758683,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
Fresh out of college and passionate about photography, Deborah Copaken Kogan moved to Paris in 1988 and began knocking on photo agency doors, begging to be given a photojournalism assignment. Within weeks she was on the back of a truck in Afghanistan, the only woman—and the only journalist—in a convoy of mujahideen, the rebel “freedom fighters” at the time. She had traveled there with a handsome but dangerously unpredictable Frenchman, and the interwoven stories of their relationship

Geronimo: Leadership Strategies of an American Warrior
By Gallery Books
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781476734972, isbn: 9781476734972,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 80 reviews
“In the hands of Mike Leach and Buddy Levy, the story of this brilliant Apache leader comes into sharp focus, both in their narrative of his life and in spirited commentaries on its meaning” (S.C. Gwynne, author of Pulitzer Prize finalist Empire of the Summer Moon).Playing cowboys and Indians as a boy, legendary college football coach Mike Leach always chose to be the Indian—the underdog whose success turned on being a tough, resourceful, ingenious fighter. And the greatest Indian

My Bestseller: Social Networks to Success for Netaid.Co.UK
By FastPencil, Inc.
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ean: 9781607465270, isbn: 1607465272,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 140 reviews
From £25 a week in 1984, to the No1 Social Network Profile by 2001, to a Top 20 British Brand Authority Ranking in 2011. ''''Today's largest social network started in 2004, but it took till 2011 for me to be listed 9th & 34th social media titan.'''' Charles McGill Titan. Congratulations titan! You tower over the world of social networking like a colossus. Even the most opulent Oligarch envies your standing. The Sunday Times 2011.

Sneaker Wars: The Enemy Brothers Who Founded Adidas and Puma and the Family Feud That Forever Changed the Business of Sports
By Barbara Smit
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9780061246586, isbn: 0061246581,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
Sneaker Wars is the fascinating true story of the enemy brothers behind Adidas and Puma, two of the biggest global brands of athletic footwear. Adi and Rudi Dassler started their shoe business in their mother's laundry room and achieved almost instantaneous success. But by the end of World War II a vicious feud had torn the Dasslers apart, dividing their company and their family and launching them down separate, often contentious paths. Out of the fires of their animosity, two rival sneaker

TrumpNation: The Art of Being The Donald
By Grand Central Pub
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mpn: 22361730, ean: 9780446696173, isbn: 044669617X,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 116 reviews
Available for the first time in a decade-the book that launched a $5 billion lawsuit--with a new introduction by the author in which O'Brien reflects on the recent wave of TrumpMania. This entertaining look inside the world of Donald Trump is chock full of rip-roaring anecdotes, jaw-dropping quotes, and rigorous research into the business deals, political antics, curious relationships, and complex background of the leading Republican presidential candidate.The world of Donald Trump is seemingly

How to Be an Overnight Success: Making It in Business
By Ebury Press
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mpn: 48075595, ean: 9781785037320, isbn: 1785037323,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 91 reviews
When the skincare company Rodial launched its cult ''snake'' serum, the press quickly called the business an ''overnight success.'' However, Rodial's founder Maria Hatzistefanis had been toiling for 18 years, building the company from scratch in her bedroom. Now, the beauty boss sets out to demonstrate how her success stemmed from sheer hard work, tireless efforts and a lot of patience. She did it by worked hard, surrounded herself with the best, created buzz, and built her own personal brand,

The Coffee Visionary: The Life and Legacy of Alfred Peet
By Roundtree Press
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ean: 9781944903381, isbn: 1944903380,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 106 reviews
“The coffee tells my story.” ―Alfred PeetAt a time when most Americans drank coffee percolated from canned grounds, the son of a coffee roaster from a small town in the Netherlands laid the foundation for specialty coffee in the United States. When Alfred Peet opened Peet’s Coffee, Tea & Spices in Berkeley, California, in 1966, and started selling small batches of on-site, hand-roasted coffee beans, the renowned roastmaster had no way of knowing that he was brewing a coffee revolution

American Dreamer: A Life of Henry A. Wallace (Norton Paperback)
By W. W. Norton & Company
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mpn: 32 pages of black and white photographs, ean: 9780393322286, isbn: 0393322289,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 132 reviews
The great politician, agriculturalist, economist, author, and businessman―loved and reviled, and finally now revealed. The great politician, agriculturalist, economist, author, and businessman―loved and reviled, and finally now revealed. The first full biography of Henry A. Wallace, a visionary intellectual and one of this century's most important and controversial figures. Henry Agard Wallace was a geneticist of international renown, a prolific author, a groundbreaking economist, and a

The King of Oil: The Secret Lives of Marc Rich
By Griffin
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mpn: 28522977, ean: 9780312650681, isbn: 031265068X,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 140 reviews
Billionaire oil trader Marc Rich for the first time talks at length about his private life (including his expensive divorce from wife Denise); his invention of the spot oil market, which made his fortune and changed the world economy; his lucrative and unpublicized dealings with Ayatollah Khomeini's Iran, Fidel Castro's Cuba, war-ravaged Angola, and apartheid South Africa; his quiet cooperation with the Israeli and U.S. governments (even after he was indicted for tax fraud by Rudy Guiliani) and

Whale Hunt in the Desert: Secrets of a Vegas Superhost
By Huntington Press
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mpn: 27 B&W photos, ean: 9781935396598, isbn: 1935396595,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
Whale Hunt in the Desert divulges the unbridled lengths to which casinos go to bag the world's biggest gamblers--the whales. This definitive exposé reveals the shrouded world of ultra-high rollers and the Faustian pacts they forge with their hosts, the casino representatives whose job it is to part them from their fortunes. Private jets, penthouses, personal chefs, show-up money, rebates on losses, and the most beautiful women on Earth--nothing is too excessive.This is the only book ever to

Pit Bull: Lessons from Wall Street's Champion Day Trader
By Brand: HarperCollins e-books
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ean: 9780887309564, isbn: 0887309569,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 84 reviews
Welcome to the world of Martin ''Buzzy'' Schwartz, Champion Trader--the man whose nerves of steel and killer instinct in the canyons of Wall Street earned him the well-deserved name ''Pit Bull.'' This is the true story of how Schwartz became the best of the best, of the people and places he discovered along the way and of the trader’s tricks and techniques he used to make his millions.Used Book in Good Condition.

The World of Charles and Ray Eames
By Rizzoli Intl Pubns
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ean: 9780847847655, isbn: 0847847659,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 106 reviews
This is the first comprehensive book on the Eames' legacy in over a decade, revealing the rich totality of the their work in all media. Produced in close collaboration with Eames estate, this novel publication presents the husband-and-wife team from both personal and professional perspectives, as well as the lively interplay of their public and private lives. Charles and Ray Eames are among the most important twentieth century designers, and the story of the Eames Office is that of the history

Giving It All Away…and Getting It All Back Again: The Way of Living Generously
By HarperCollins Christian Pub.
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mpn: 071853, ean: 9780310347941, isbn: 0310347947,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
David Green believes that generosity and building a legacy based on giving can lead to getting back what you really want: a family that stays together, prays together, and shares life joyfully.Green tells the story of caring for the small things and starting Hobby Lobby in their garage. He shares the difference between the worlds of “having and hoarding” and a world of “giving and generosity,” the principle of working for God and not for men, and that now is not too soon to consider

The Buy Side: A Wall Street Trader's Tale of Spectacular Excess
By Crown Business
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ean: 9780770437176, isbn: 9780770437176,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 147 reviews
New York Times BestsellerThe Buy Side, by former Galleon Group trader Turney Duff, portrays an after-hours Wall Street culture where drugs and sex are rampant and billions in trading commissions flow to those who dangle the most enticements.  A remarkable writing debut, filled with indelible moments, The Buy Side shows as no book ever has the rewards – and dizzying temptations – of making a living on the Street. Growing up in the 1980’s Turney Duff was your average kid from Kennebunk,

Lucifer's Banker: The Untold Story of How I Destroyed Swiss Bank Secrecy
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ean: 9781626343719, isbn: 1626343713,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
Amazon Bestseller in White Collar Crime Amazon Bestseller in Financial Services Amazon Bestseller in Banks & Banking As a private banker working for the largest bank in the world, UBS, Bradley Birkenfeld was an expert in Switzerland's shell-game of offshore companies and secret numbered accounts. He wined and dined ultrawealthy clients whose millions of dollars were hidden away from business partners, spouses, and tax authorities. As his client list grew, Birkenfeld lived a life of money, fast

In the Name of Gucci: A Memoir
By Crown Archetype
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mpn: 40187965, ean: 9780804138932, isbn: 0804138931,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 62 reviews
The gripping family drama—and never-before-told love story—surrounding the rise and fall of the late Aldo Gucci, the man responsible for making the legendary fashion label the powerhouse it is today, as told by his daughter.   Patricia Gucci was born a secret: the lovechild whose birth could have spelled ruination for her father, Aldo Gucci. It was the early 1960s, the halcyon days for Gucci—the must-have brand of Hollywood and royalty—but also a time when having a child out of wedlock

The First Billion Is the Hardest: Reflections on a Life of Comebacks and America's Energy Future
By Pickens, T. Boone
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mpn: 9780307396013, ean: 9780307396013, isbn: 0307396010,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 93 reviews
It’s Never Too Late to Top Your Personal Best.Both a riveting account of a life spent pulling off improbable triumphs and a report back from the front of the global-energy and natural-resource wars, The First Billion Is the Hardest tells the story of the remarkable late-life comeback that brought the famed oilman and maverick back from bankruptcy and clinical depression. Along the way, the man often called the “Oracle of Oil” shares the insights that have made him a legend–and describes

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