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In Search of the Unknown
by William Jevning

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English

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Publication Date

March 22, 2017

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Sometimes the smallest event can have the greatest impact on a person’s life, early one cold mid-December morning in 1972 this happened to me. The simple act of walking to a friend’s home, and the subsequent events have greatly impacted my life for over 40 years to date. I grew up fishing and hunting the forests of the Pacific Northwest, and thought I knew all the creatures that inhabited the forests. I would learn differently that morning, never realizing what lurked in the shadows, watching.
Slouching Towards Bethlehem: Essays
by Joan Didion

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English

Pages

179

Publication Date

March 21, 2017

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<DIV><B>The “dazzling” and essential portrayal of 1960s America from the author of <I>South and West</I> and <I>The Year of Magical Thinking </I>(<I>The New York Times</I>).</B><BR /><BR /> Capturing the tumultuous landscape of the United States, and in particular California, during a pivotal era of social change, the first work of nonfiction from one of American literature’s most distinctive prose stylists is a modern classic.<BR />  <BR /> In twenty razor-sharp essays that redefined the art of journalism, National Book Award–winning author Joan Didion reports on a society gripped by a deep generational divide, from the “misplaced children” dropping acid in San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury district to Hollywood legend John Wayne filming his first picture after a bout with cancer. She paints indelible portraits of reclusive billionaire Howard Hughes and folk singer Joan Baez, “a personality before she was entirely a person,” and takes readers on eye-opening journeys to Death Valley, Hawaii, and Las Vegas, “the most extreme and allegorical of American settlements.”<BR />  <BR /> First published in 1968, <I>Slouching Towards Bethlehem </I>has been heralded by the <I>New York Times Book Review </I>as “a rare display of some of the best prose written today in this country” and named to <I>Time</I> magazine’s list of the one hundred best and most influential nonfiction books. It is the definitive account of a terrifying and transformative decade in American history whose discordant reverberations continue to sound a half-century later.<BR /><BR />  </DIV>
The Way to Wealth (Illustrated)
by Benjamin Franklin

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English

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Publication Date

March 20, 2017

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<b>This new edition of Benjamin Franklin’s <i>The Way to Wealth</i> draws upon the authoritative text first published in the early nineteenth century.</b> <br /><br /><br /> <br />The original images from the timeless publication have been recovered and placed within this new text, bringing the original writings of Franklin fully into their historical context. For further authenticity, the text – including archaisms – has been preserved as Franklin wrote it. <br /><br /><br /> <br />The sayings introduced and promoted by Benjamin Franklin in this book promote a good work ethic and wise attitude to life and wealth. The aphorisms and lessons within this short text are consistent with the life of Franklin, whose multi-faceted career spanned the fields of inventing, public service, activism, diplomacy and the sciences. <br /><br /><br /> <br />Rather than speak the words directly, Franklin draws upon a character – Poor Richard – as a surrogate person who acts upon his lessons. By following the advice herein, Richard is no longer so poor and has begun to accumulate wealth thanks to being responsible and diligent in both work and leisure, combined with frugality. The words exemplify the Protestant work ethic for which Franklin would become recognised posthumously by economic thinkers such as Max Weber. <br /><br /><br /> <br />Much of the wisdom herein is timeless and imbued by the life experience of the Founding Father himself. Despite the archaic imagery and wording, it is possible to gain insight and inspiration in work from this book even today. Were such a text updated and authored for the modern day, we might refer to it as something of a ‘self-help’ guide – to Franklin however, these words were simple good sense.
THE NICHOLS BROTHERS SUBURBIA TO DESTRUCTION
by Mark Nichols

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English

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Publication Date

March 23, 2017

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In 2005 Brian Nichols brought the city of Atlanta to a complete stand still.The largest man hunt in Georgia was launched looking for my brother who just killed a judge,a court reporter a sheriff and later a customs agent after escaping from the Fulton County Courthouse. He was on trial for allegedly raping his girlfriend of 9 years. This book gives you a behind the scenes look into this tragedy that was watched all over the world. I answer a lot of questions you may have had about this incident. It's raw and gritty -a true story of how two brothers from middle class America take two devastating paths that changed the lives of so many people,.
Searching for MacArthur
by Geoffrey Perret

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English

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Publication Date

March 20, 2017

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An overheard remark sent Geoffrey Perret off on a years-long quest to discover the truth about General Douglas MacArthur, a man whose power to inspire both rage and reverence has only grown after his death in 1964. Here, in this essay, are Perret's revelations.
Le carceri russe (Italian Edition)
by Vera Nikolaevna Figner

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Italian

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Publication Date

March 24, 2017

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La mattina del 10 febbraio 1883 Vera Figner uscì di casa. In via Caterina si trovò improvvisamente circondata dai gendarmi, caricata su una slitta e portata al posto di polizia...
Le confessioni (Italian Edition)
by Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy

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Italian

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Publication Date

March 24, 2017

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Le confessioni by Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy.
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by Jonas Attlan

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French

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Publication Date

March 24, 2017

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How to Be a Smart SOB Like Me
by Larry Landgraf

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English

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Publication Date

March 24, 2017

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Work, money, food, relationships, life in general—these are the everyday struggles for billions crowded into our challenging world. Larry Landgraf tells us his story and the many lessons he’s learned for finding extraordinary happiness. How to Be a Smart SOB Like Me is a stark but heartfelt examination of a life well-lived. You might like him, and you might not, but you can’t help but learn ways you, too, can achieve your best.
Victimless Crime: Introduction to Crime
by Dr. Jaquetta Stevens

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English

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Publication Date

March 24, 2017

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Natalie Davies is a thirty-eight-year-old single mother of two—an eleven-year-old daughter, Brandi, and a seven-year-old third grader, Jenny. Natalie married young and never attended college. After her divorce four years ago, she went back to school and obtained a certificate in paralegal studies. After returning to the workforce, she was motivated by others, as well as her modest salary, to return to school to work on her bachelor’s degree. She tells family and friends that she wants to be a role model for her daughters and also wants to be able to provide for their college education when the time comes.<br /><br />Natalie decided to enroll in an online program to accommodate her work schedule and hectic family life that includes spending as much time as possible with her daughters, while also making time for herself. Natalie has hopes of working toward a master’s degree, possibly in counseling. Because of her two daughters and interest in working with people, she has decided to pursue an undergraduate degree in psychology.<br /><br />A week after classes started, there was a commotion on Natalie’s block. Two police cruisers were at a house down the street, along with an unmarked police car. Natalie did not know the neighbor who lived there very well. It was another single mother with three young children. Natalie learned that the woman was arrested for possession of a controlled substance. Her three children were placed in foster care while the woman waited for trial, or could find the money to post her bond.<br /><br />Apparently, the woman was using painkillers that she had purchased from an undercover police officer. She had injured her back several years ago and became addicted to the pills. Although her injury no longer bothered her, she continued to use the painkillers. Her mood would fluctuate if she did not get the pills and she would at times take out her anger on the children. When using the pills, she was disoriented and would at times jeopardize her children’s safety. She wanted to go into rehab but could not afford the treatment.<br /><br />Natalie cannot decide who the victim in this crime is. Are the victims the children, the people without insurance, or society in general? Natalie’s daughters asked her why the neighbor was arrested and her children were in foster care away from their “mommy?”<br /><br /> <br /><br />Research the concept of “victimless crime” using the textbook, the Argosy University online library resources, and the Internet. Select two resources for use in your discussion. Be sure that you have the following types of resources:<br /><br />A news media report of what may be considered a victimless crime, such as the given example.<br />A scholarly, peer-reviewed article on the type of crime covered in your selected news media report. The peer-reviewed article should identify potential costs of the crime to society as well as intervention approaches.<br />Based on the scenario, and drawing on your readings and observations, respond to the following:<br /><br />Do you think the term victimless crime is misleading? Why or why not?

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