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Careers in Focus: Chemistry

by Ferguson Publishing

Everything people need to know in order to get jobs in chemistry-related fields, such as Agricultural Scientists, Biochemists, Chemical Engineers, Chemical Technicians, Chemists, College Professors, Chemistry, Environmental Technicians, Food Technologists, Forensic Experts, Industrial Chemicals Workers, Industrial Safety and Health Technicians, Laboratory Testing Technicians, Medical Laboratory Technicians, Petroleum Engineers, Petroleum Technicians, Pharmacologists, Plastics Engineers, Technicians, Toxicologists, Wood Science and Technology Workers.

Careers in Focus: Family and Consumer Sciences

by Lee Jackson

A unique, timely text for the continued growth of the field of Family and Consumer Sciences.

Careers In International Affairs

by Lisa A. Gihring Maria Pinto Carland

Now in its seventh edition, Careers in International Affairs is the leading guide to job hunting and career development in the field of international affairs. Careers in International Affairs is published in cooperation with Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service, the oldest and largest school of international affairs in the United States.

Careers in Science and Engineering: A Student Planning Guide to Grad School and Beyond

by Committee on Science Engineering Public Policy

As science and technology advance, the needs of employers change, and these changes continually reshape the job market for scientists and engineers. Such shifts present challenges for students as they struggle to make well-informed education and career choices. Careers in Science and Engineering offers guidance to students on planning careers--particularly careers in nonacademic settings--and acquiring the education necessary to attain career goals. This booklet is designed for graduate science and engineering students currently in or soon to graduate from a university, as well as undergraduates in their third or fourth year of study who are deciding whether or not to pursue graduate education. The content has been reviewed by a number of student focus groups and an advisory committee that included students and representatives of several disciplinary societies. Careers in Science and Engineering offers advice on not only surviving but also enjoying a science- or engineering-related education and career-- how to find out about possible careers to pursue, choose a graduate school, select a research project, work with advisers, balance breadth against specialization, obtain funding, evaluate postdoctoral appointments, build skills, and more. Throughout, Careers in Science and Engineering lists resources and suggests people to interview in order to gather the information and insights needed to make good education and career choices. The booklet also offers profiles of science and engineering professionals in a variety of careers. Careers in Science and Engineering will be important to undergraduate and graduate students who have decided to pursue a career in science and engineering or related areas. It will also be of interest to faculty, counselors, and education administrators.

Careers in Social Work

by Carolyn Simpson Dwain Simpson

A discussion of the career opportunities in social work, how to get involved, where to get more information, and how to prepare for a career in this area.

Careers with Dogs

by Kim Campbell Thornton

Today's job market has inspired many in the work force to reevaluate their career choices and to reinvent themselves. Careers with Dogs is an engaging resource book for anyone who wants to learn about the many and varied canine-related jobs available today. From veterinary technician and medical specialist to dog trainer and professional handler, this comprehensive volume covers every imaginable job, offering advice to recent high school and college graduates as well as adults seeking a new profession. Each chapter provides information on individual occupations, in-depth narratives about a day-in-the-life of a professional on the job, the education and training required, salary and job forecast information, as well as an up-to-date listing of resources and career sites to help the hopefuls find their place in the dog-eat-dog world. Careers with Dogs is the best and most complete source on the market for all those who love dogs and want to realize their career potential in a dog-centric industry.

Careers With Horses

by Vicki Hogue-Davies

The comprehensive guide to finding your dream job.

Careers with Horses: The Comprehensive Guide to Finding Your Dream Job

by Vicky Hogue-Davies

Learn how to do what you love and love what you do. Careers with Horses is the ultimate resource to finding the equine job you've always hoped for. Careers with Horses is a comprehensive career guide that includes profiles on more than 100 industry professionals, lists over 200 potential dream jobs, and includes 20 in-depth appendices. Choose from a wide range of equine occupations. (from the Book Jacket)

Careful of the Company You Keep

by Angie Daniels

After finding her husband in a compromising position, romance author Renee Moore goes back to her hometown, hoping to start over. But her ex soon delivers shocking news that could change her life forever. . . Nurse Danielle Brooks' daughter is about to give birth--and the baby's father may be Danielle's ex. To mend her shattered heart, Danielle has been dating Calvin Cambridge. When Calvin proposes, Danielle enlists Renee to test his fidelity. But the seduction goes too far. . . Meanwhile, their best friend is counting on Renee and Danielle to help plan her wedding--whether they're speaking to each other or not. As things come to a head in each woman's life, there's a whole lot of praying going on. Will Renee and Danielle realize that thanks to their faith, second chances--and each other--they are blessed in spite of it all? Praise for Careful of the Company You KeepA romp through the trials and tribulations of four girlfriends. . . a wild and crazy ride. --The RAWSISTAZ ReviewersThis book gives you drama, suspense, laughter, and some very sincere moments. --Urban-Reviews. com

Careful of the Company You Keep

by Angie Daniels

From the acclaimed author of Trouble Loves Company comes a smart, sexy, heartfelt new novel about friendship, love, lust--and a whole lot of trouble in between. After finding her husband in a compromising position, romance author Renee Moore goes back to her hometown, hoping to start over. But once again, she finds herself looking for love in all the wrong places. To make matters worse, just as she decides a healthy relationship may not be her destiny, her ex delivers shocking news that could change her life forever. Practical nurse Danielle Brooks' professional life is picture perfect, but her personal life is a mess. Her daughter is about to give birth to a baby believed to have been fathered by Danielle's ex. In an attempt to mend her shattered heart, Danielle has been dating Calvin Cambridge, a truly nice guy. But when Calvin proposes, Danielle wants to be sure she is ready to commit. She enlists Renee to test his fidelity, but when the seduction goes too far, all their relationships may be in jeopardy. Meanwhile, their best friend is getting married, and she is counting on Renee and Danielle to help her plan the wedding--whether they are speaking to each other or not. But with Renee now being threatened by a mystery woman, and Danielle facing her most serious crisis yet, they can not help wondering if it is all going to get worse before it gets better. As things come to a head in each woman's life, there is a whole lot of praying going on--and Renee and Danielle soon realize they are blessed in spite of it all--with faith, second chances--and each other.

Careful What You Wish For

by Petroff J. David Shani Mckenney

All Angel wanted was to help poor nerdy Max break into the popular crowd. But somehow the wires got crossed and she ended up granting all of Gabi?s secret desires instead. Not that Angel has anything against Gabi getting what she wants. It?s just that the things Gabi dreams about on the QT? 1) starring in a reality TV show with Angel at her side and 2) dating Angel?s boyfriend, Cole?just happen to be the stuff of Angel?s worst nightmares. .

The Caregivers

by Nell Lake

A moving, intimate, and compassionate book that chronicles the experiences of a group of long-term caregivers and illuminates critical issues of old age, end-of-life care, medical reform, and social policy In 2010, journalist Nell Lake began sitting in on the weekly meetings of a local hospital's caregivers support group. Soon members invited her into their lives. For two years, she brought empathy, insight, and an eye for detail to understanding Penny, a fifty-year-old botanist caring for her aging mother; Daniel, a survivor of Nazi Germany who tends his ailing wife; William, whose wife suffers from Alzheimer's; and others with whom all caregivers will identify. Witnessing acts of devotion and frustration, lessons in patience and in letting go, Lake illuminates the intimate exchanges of caregiving and carereceiving. Her work considers important and timely social issues with humanity, warmth, and concern: How can we care for the aging, ill, and dying with skill and compassion, even as the costs and labors of care increase? How might the medical profession take into account the needs of caregivers as well as patients? Nell Lake understands that broad policy questions are experienced personally, in the daily, difficult but rewarding lives of caregivers everywhere. The Caregivers is a thoughtful and tenderly reported depiction of the real-life predicaments that evoke these crucial questions. With more and more people spending their late years ill and frail, and 43 million Americans caring for family members over age fifty, The Caregivers is an important chronicle of a widely shared experience and a public concern. It offers a humane, realistic, and life-affirming portrait of what it means to give and receive love.

The Caregiver's Survival Handbook

by Alexis Abramson

Being a caregiver can be rewarding but demanding work-and more than 40 million adult children find themselves experiencing the double duty of caring for their elders as they try to carry on a life of their own. The mission of this book is to help caregivers figure out how to look after aging loved ones, provide for other family members, and attend to their own career-without losing themselves in the process. In this supportive, reassuring, and practical guide, Doctor Alexis addresses the most pressing concerns, including such issues as how to: * Get all family members to pitch in * Let go of feelings of guilt * Avoid conflict with an aging loved one * Foster independence in the elderly * Balance the demands on one's own time and resources "I have encountered few people who have the knowledge, experience, and passion that Alexis possesses for serving older persons. Alexis has accomplished a lot and has gained a well-deserved national reputation as an authority on issues affecting older persons." -Horace B. Deets, former executive director of AARP

The Caregiver's Survival Handbook (Revised)

by Alexis Abramson Mary Anne Dunkin

Being a caregiver can be rewarding but demanding work-and more than 40 million adult children find themselves experiencing the double duty of caring for their elders as they try to carry on a life of their own. The mission of this book is to help caregivers figure out how to look after aging loved ones, provide for other family members, and attend to their own career-without losing themselves in the process. In this supportive, reassuring, and practical guide, Doctor Alexis addresses the most pressing concerns, including such issues as how to: * Get all family members to pitch in * Let go of feelings of guilt * Avoid conflict with an aging loved one * Foster independence in the elderly * Balance the demands on one's own time and resources "I have encountered few people who have the knowledge, experience, and passion that Alexis possesses for serving older persons. Alexis has accomplished a lot and has gained a well-deserved national reputation as an authority on issues affecting older persons." -Horace B. Deets, former executive director of AARP

The Caregiver's Tao Te Ching

by William Martin Nancy Martin

Those who care for the ailing, whether helping someone recover, grapple with a long-term disability, or face a terminal illness, often feel alone, overwhelmed, exhausted. William and Nancy Martin have worked as counselors, hospice trainers, and Zen guides -- and as caregivers to Nancy's late mother. With empathy and insight, they offer readers solace drawn from the wisdom of the Tao Te Ching. Like the original Chinese text, this book contains eighty-one chapters. Each chapter includes a poem for caregivers, evocative of the verses of the Tao Te Ching, followed by a reflection that presents practical guidance for navigating the emotional and physical hardships of caregiving. The resulting resource gently awakens readers to the grace, growth, and even joy possible at each step along their path.

Careless in Red (Inspector Lynley #15)

by Elizabeth George

He found the body on the forty-third day of his walk . . . Devastated by the senseless murder of his wife, Detective Superintendent Thomas Lynley retreated to Cornwall, where he has spent six solitary weeks hiking the bleak and rugged coastline. But no matter how far he walks, the painful memories do not diminish. Then, at the base of a cliff near a town better known for its surfing than its intrigue, Lynley discovers the body of a young man who has fallen to his death. First a witness, then a suspect when the hand of a killer is revealed, Lynley remains, above all, a policeman willing to aid the gruff head of an understaffed local constabulary in her investigation. But the secrets in this community run dark and deep--and Lynley must somehow find a way to let go of the past long enough to solve a most devious and dreadful crime.

Careless Love

by Peter Guralnick

Careless Love is the full, true, and mesmerizing story of Elvis Presley's last two decades, in the long-awaited second volume of Peter Guralnick's masterful two-part biography.Last Train to Memphis, the first part of Guralnick's two-volume life of Elvis Presley, was acclaimed by the New York Times as "a triumph of biographical art." This concluding volume recounts the second half of Elvis' life in rich and previously unimagined detail, and confirms Guralnick's status as one of the great biographers of our time.Beginning with Presley's army service in Germany in 1958 and ending with his death in Memphis in 1977, Careless Love chronicles the unravelling of the dream that once shone so brightly, homing in on the complex playing-out of Elvis' relationship with his Machiavellian manager, Colonel Tom Parker. It's a breathtaking revelatory drama that for the first time places the events of a too-often mistold tale in a fresh, believable, and understandable context.Elvis' changes during these years form a tragic mystery that Careless Love unlocks for the first time. This is the quintessential American story, encompassing elements of race, class, wealth, sex, music, religion, and personal transformation. Written with grace, sensitivity, and passion, Careless Love is a unique contribution to our understanding of American popular culture and the nature of success, giving us true insight at last into one of the most misunderstood public figures of our times.

Careless People

by Sarah Churchwell

Kirkus (STARRED review) "Churchwell... has written an excellent book... she's earned the right to play on [Fitzgerald's] court. Prodigious research and fierce affection illumine every remarkable page." The autumn of 1922 found F. Scott Fitzgerald at the height of his fame, days from turning twenty-six years old, and returning to New York for the publication of his fourth book, Tales of the Jazz Age. A spokesman for America's carefree younger generation, Fitzgerald found a home in the glamorous and reckless streets of New York. Here, in the final incredible months of 1922, Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald drank and quarreled and partied amid financial scandals, literary milestones, car crashes, and celebrity disgraces. Yet the Fitzgeralds' triumphant return to New York coincided with another event: the discovery of a brutal double murder in nearby New Jersey, a crime made all the more horrible by the farce of a police investigation--which failed to accomplish anything beyond generating enormous publicity for the newfound celebrity participants. Proclaimed the "crime of the decade" even as its proceedings dragged on for years, the Mills-Hall murder has been wholly forgotten today. But the enormous impact of this bizarre crime can still be felt in The Great Gatsby, a novel Fitzgerald began planning that autumn of 1922 and whose plot he ultimately set within that fateful year. Careless People is a unique literary investigation: a gripping double narrative that combines a forensic search for clues to an unsolved crime and a quest for the roots of America's best loved novel. Overturning much of the received wisdom of the period, Careless People blends biography and history with lost newspaper accounts, letters, and newly discovered archival materials. With great wit and insight, acclaimed scholar of American literature Sarah Churchwell reconstructs the events of that pivotal autumn, revealing in the process new ways of thinking about Fitzgerald's masterpiece. Interweaving the biographical story of the Fitzgeralds with the unfolding investigation into the murder of Hall and Mills, Careless People is a thrilling combination of literary history and murder mystery, a mesmerizing journey into the dark heart of Jazz Age America.

The Careless Society: Community and Its Counterfeits

by John Mcknight

Amid all the hand-wringing about the loss of community in America these days, here is a book that celebrates the ability of neighborhoods to heal themselves from within. John McKnight shows how competent communities have been invaded and colonized by professionalized services-often with devastating results. Overwhelmed by these social services, the spirit of community falters: families collapse, schools fail, violence spreads, and medical systems spiral out of control. Instead of more or better services, the basis for resolving many of America's social problems is the community capacity of the local citizens.

Caress

by Marina Anderson

For fans of New York Times bestselling authors E. L. James, Sylvia Day, and J. Kenner comes the sixth part of international bestselling author Marina Anderson's erotic series The Dining Club.Part Six: CaressGrace is starting to question her place in her breathtaking lover David's life. While her erotic challenges at the Dining Club have brought her and David closer together, lately his heated commands feel cold and distant, making her fear she'll lose her membership to the Club, as well as David's attentions. Luckily for Grace, handsome Club member Andrew reveals a few details that will help her succeed in the next sexual challenge. Unfortunately, he also reveals information about David that makes her question everything she's ever thought about him-and herself. After learning David's secret, does Grace have a chance at a future with him?(8,000 words)

A Caress of Twilight (Meredith Gentry #2)

by Laurell K. Hamilton

I am Princess Meredith, heir to a throne - if I can stay alive long enough to claim it. My cousin, Prince Cel, is determined to see that I don't. As long as we both live, we are in a race for the crown: Whichever one of us reproduces first gets the throne. So now the men of my royal guard - frightening warriors skilled with blade, spell, and gun - have become my lovers, auditioning with pleasure for the role of future king and father of my child. And they must still protect me from assasination attempts - for unlike most fey, I am part human, and very mortal. All this royal backstabbing makes it difficult for me to pursue my living as a private investigator in Los Angeles, especially since the media made sure the whole world knows the Faerie princess is alive and well in sunny California. Now, in the City of Angels, people are dying in mysterious, frightening ways. What the human police don't realize is that the killer is hunting fey as well. Havoc lies on the horizon; the very existence of the place known as Faerie is at grave risk. So now, while I enjoy the greatest pleasures of my life with my guardians, I must fend off an ancient evil that could destroy the very fabric of reality. And that's just my day job. . .

A Caress of Wings

by Sylvia Day

Author of Bared to You and A Hunger So Wild Sylvia Day takes us into a shadowy underworld, where a powerful angel breaks all the rules by falling for the mortal whose life she's saved... Chained in the dark, Trevor Descansos endures pain and terror as vampires slowly drain the life from him. He finds mercy in Sentinel Siobhán, a beautiful avenging angel with lethal wings. She draws Trevor from the depths of hell, wrapping him in the softness of the same feathers that she wielded like blades to cut down his tormentors. Ageless and eternal, Siobhán has seen too much to be surprised by anything, but the mortal she finds in the pit of a vampire den shakes her to the core. Broken and near death, his ravaged masculine beauty stirs the heart she hadn't realized she possessed. Though she's tasked with eradicating the vampire disease sweeping across her world, she nurses Trevor back to health, healing him even as he awakens a forbidden longing. But the true test has yet to come. Siobhán faces an even darker fate than Trevor's, as she falls from grace into mortal love... Includes a preview of the next Renegade Angels novel, A Hunger So Wild

Caressed By Ice

by Nalini Singh

Brenna, a she-wolf Psy, was abducted by a serial killer-and returned a monster. The only person who can help her is Judd, a telekinetic and Council defector. But the passion burning between them could push them both over the edge of sanity.

Caressed by Ice (Psy-Changelings #3)

by Nalini Singh

Book three in the Psy-Changelings series. Brenna, a she-wolf Psy, was abducted by a serial killer -- and returned a monster. The only person who can help her is Judd, a telekinetic and Council defector. But the passion burning between them could push them both over the edge of sanity.

The Caretaker Trilogy, Book 1: Firestorm

by David Klass

The face of death watching me. Constantly being chased and tracked, by a nameless, faceless army. Can't trust anyone . . . His mother is not his mother. His father is not his father. And if he hadn't broken the high school rushing record that night, nothing would have changed. He'd just be going out for pizza, playing football, trying yet again to score with his girl friend, P.J. But he did break the record. He appeared on the news. And now they have found him. Ripped from the only world he's ever known, Jack plunges into a space-timebending game of survival with no way out. The rules are shrouded in secrets they say he can't handle. But some things he learns fast: Trust no one. Never forget that your friends could reveal themselves as your enemies at any second. Every turn leads to a betrayal. And if you don't go along with it, you die. After centuries of abuse, the earth is dying, and it's up to Jack to reverse the decline before the Turning Point, when nothing will ever be the same again. Beaten into shape by a ninja babe and a huge, shaggy, telepathic man's best friend, Jack hurtles across the ocean to save the future from the present and to solve the mystery of his purpose. Exactly who, or what, is Firestorm, and what does it have to do with Jack? And what comes next when everything you have ever known turns out to be wrong? In the first book of the Caretaker Trilogy, David Klass has created a thrilling world where nothing is as it seems. Firestorm is an electrifying adventure of hunting truth and raging hormones, all in the name of staying alive.

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