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The Handbook of Race and Adult Education provides a discourse on the theory, the real-life experiences, and the structure of privileges within race and racism. Edited by leaders in this field, the unique resource presents ways for changes in classrooms, communities, and homes for marginalized or oppressed groups and individuals. As the first comprehensive resource on race, racism, and adult education, this book is essential for introductory level graduate students in understanding the complexity of race and racism in an educational context.
After seven years of tests and more tests, treatments and more treatments, Elizabeth Swire-Falker understands what it means to struggle with infertility. In this frank, reassuring, and thoroughly researched handbook, she shares her own personal experience and offers insight into what challenges to expect along the way-from getting support to finding the right doctor xto dealing with insurance. She helps readers: â ¬ Navigate the maze of infertility tests and treatmentsâ ¬ Handle the financial strain and marital stress that accompany the treatments â ¬ Formulate questions to ask doctors and nurses and learn to be their own advocate for good medical care â ¬ Understand the options: -IUIs-IVF-traditional adoption -embryo adoption-donor eggs-gestational surrogacy-the virtues of living child-free Swire-Falker will tell readers straight-as only a best girlfriend will. This is the only guide anyone will need for navigating such a difficult course.
Secret wishes, sweet surprises, and gifts straight from the heart. Delight in this season's most joyous presents with these four sparkling tales. . . Making Spirits Bright by Fern MichaelsMelanie McLaughlin desperately wants to adopt two orphaned siblings and give them a real home for Christmas. A just-for-the-holiday marriage to Bryce Landry fits her plan perfectly. . . until unexpected sparks have Melanie dreaming of forever by his side. . . Runaway Christmas by Elizabeth BassA glass of wine, lounging in pajamas, and catching up on movies--that's Heidi Bogue's idea of a perfect Christmas. Until her thirteen-year-old niece makes a surprise visit--and a snowstorm turns Heidi's café into a community refuge. Now one handsome cop is giving Heidi plenty more reasons to celebrate. . . Home For Christmas by Rosalind NoonanJo Truman needs a replacement Santa for her gift shop's Christmas Eve party. She'll do whatever it takes to convince lonely soldier Sam Norwood that he's perfect for the part. . . and that the season for love is always. . . Christmas On Cape Cod by Nan Rossiter Maddie Carlson would do anything for her best friend. And helping Asa Coleman babysit a rambunctious puppy Christmas Eve night is her one chance to help the troubled teacher put his past to rest. . . and give the sweetest gift of all.
"I had the privilege of working closely with Marvin and McKinsey for many years. This book makes Marvin come to life and perpetuates him as a role model. " -Peter F. Drucker "A wonderful book about a wonderful man. In many ways, Marvin's McKinsey framed the hypotheses in our own search for excellence-for example, passion for values, belief in people as the prime resource, and willingness to let people experiment. As well as I thought I knew Marvin, however, this remarkable book, drawing on the collective memories of those who worked most closely with him, taught me a ton about how extraordinary the man really was and what made him that way. Many have called Drucker the man who invented management; I think history will conclude that both he and Marvin Bower share that pedestal. " -Bob Waterman, coauthor of In Search of Excellence "Marvin Bower became a legend, not just within McKinsey & Company, but within professional services and the business world more broadly. In everything he did and said, he embodied the professional approach and the importance of values. This book sheds remarkable insight on a remarkable man and on the power of constancy of purpose. " -Ian Davis, Worldwide Managing Director, McKinsey & Co. "It is as Marvin would have wanted it-simple, honest, fact-based, wonderful stories with a long-term perspective. An insightful read about the father of management consulting. " -Lois Juliber, retired COO, Colgate-Palmolive "This book provides fascinating insight into the early days of modern management consulting. It is an extremely enlightening look at the origin of one of America's most important professions and one of America's most innovative leaders. " -Thomas H. Lee, founder, Chairman, and President, Thomas H. Lee Partners L. P.
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That summer feeling: sun-filled days, warm nights, and the sweet expectation that comes with finding--or rediscovering--love. . . His Bride To Be, Lisa JacksonThe job perks: a two-week luxury cruise in the company of one of the most eligible bachelors on the West Coast. But posing as Hale Donovan's fiancée to finesse a takeover deal will challenge all of Valerie Pryce's resolve to keep business and pleasure separate. . . You Again, Elizabeth BassA group yoga tour to Peru is the last place Meredith expects to see her workaholic ex-boyfriend, Sam. Seven years have changed everything--except Meredith's regret at abruptly running away. Yet amid the magnificent views and ancient ruins, a new chance may be waiting. . . Return To Hampton Beach, Mary CarterJacob was the shy, kind twin. Chris was wild and dangerous. As a teenager, Celia Jensen was a little in love with them both. Now Celia is coming back to Hampton Beach for a summer, where she'll untangle the lie that broke her heart. Summer Memories, Holly ChamberlinThere's nowhere Ellen would rather nurse her wounds after her ex's betrayal than Ogunquit, Maine--a little beach town where she spent idyllic childhood summers. Then Ellen meets a charming local artist who challenges her to create new memories. . .
A knowing wink. . . a smile that tugs at the heartstrings. . . a mind-blowing kiss. In this unforgettable collection of stories, four women have a second chance to rekindle an old spark. . . The Apple Orchard by Cathy LambWhen an injury lands Allie Pelletier in the emergency room, she comes face-to-face with the only man she's ever truly loved--Dr. Jace Rios. But can Jace also mend their wounded past and show Allie they're destined to be together? A Kiss Before Midnight by Mary CarterRebecca Ryan has never forgotten the magical night she spent in New Orleans with musician Grant Dodge. Now twenty years later, Rebecca is reunited with Grant. Their attraction is as electric as ever--and they have more to catch up on than either imagined. . . Romeo & Juliet. . . And Jane by Elizabeth BassWhen veterinarian Jane Canfield's first love, Roy McGillum, returns to town, memories of their high school performance as Romeo and Juliet--and their real-life romance--come rushing back. And when Roy shows up at Jane's window, she'll have to decide if it's time for an encore. . . The Devil And Mr. Chocolate by Janet Dailey Art gallery owner Kitty Hamilton is newly engaged to a delicious Belgian chocolatier. But her artist ex-husband, Sebastian, is determined to sabotage her plans with an even more tempting indulgence--the irresistible chemistry they still share.
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