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Reprinted Edition"Page-turning excitement...riveting, fast-paced true crime." --M. William PhelpsOn a chilly November afternoon in 1998, a tearful 36-year-old man walked into the Humboldt County Sheriff's Department in Eureka, CA, and confessed to something horrible. "I hurt some people," he said. Inside his pocket was the ghastly proof of his statement. But there was more to Wayne Adam Ford than the trail of mangled victims he left behind. More, even, than the twisted predator inside, which drove him to increasingly perverse sexual appetites. Pulitzer-nominated author Caitlin Rother draws on previously sealed testimony, interviews with the key players in the case, and the killer's shocking confession to explore the demons that drove a damaged man to his unspeakable crimes. Her book is a haunting, unforgettable true-life thriller. Includes dramatic photosPraise for Caitlin Rother"A superb writer who knows how to burrow into a complex case." --Los Angeles Times"A star in the field of true crime." --I>The San Diego Union-Tribune"We've found the next Ann Rule!" --Gregg Olsen
From CWA Diamond Dagger winner Catherine Aird: Caught between an angry government and his employer's profits, an engineer conveniently dies . . . Can Calleshire's greatest detective bring the guilty to justice? What's the value of one British engineer when stacked against the exclusive mining rights to a rare, strategically important, and extremely valuable mineral? The British-based Anglo-Lassertan Mineral Company finds itself in hot water when one of its engineers, Alan Ottershaw, hits and kills a pedestrian while driving in a foreign country--a nation that happens to be "on the sunny side of the Iron Curtain," with thick veins of the strategically important mineral querremitte. This particular country has draconian laws about killings, so Ottershaw is relieved when he's whisked back to Calleshire before the foreign police can throw him in jail. But now that the Lassertan government is threatening to strip the mining company of its most valuable contract, poor Mr. Ottershaw begins to worry about his safety--and when he dies suddenly in a war reenactment, it looks like a very convenient solution to everyone's problem. A little too convenient, if you ask Calleshire detective C. D. Sloan, who, along with his bumbling sidekick, Constable Crosby, must investigate the death. It seems that nearly everyone in town would prefer to forget that the Lassertan debacle ever happened--but why has a man been following around the Calleshire MP dressed as the Grim Reaper? Who has been sending death threats and live scorpions via post? Detective Sloan is on the case.
A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year and Scientific American Book Club selection"Moreno pulls apart the debates on eugenics, abortion, end-of-life decisions, embryonic stem-cell research, reproductive cloning, chimeras and synthetic biology, among others, carefully reassembling what's at stake for each side. In graceful, sparkling prose, he illuminates intricate threads of history and complex philosophical arguments. . . . Highly recommended for anyone interested in the[se] vital issues." -Kirkus Reviews (starred review)We have entered what is called the "biological century" and a new biopolitics has emerged to address the implications for America's collective value system, our well-being, and ultimately, our future. The Body Politic is the first book to recognize and assess this new force in our political landscape-one that fuels today's culture wars and has motivated politicians of all stripes to reexamine their platforms. As Moreno explains the most contentious issues, he also offers an engaging history of the intersection between science and democracy in American life, a reasoned (and often surprising) analysis of how different political ideologies view scientific controversies, and a vision for how the new biopolitics can help shape the quality of our lives.Jonathan D. Moreno is the David and Lyn Silfen University Professor at the University of Pennsylvania and the editor-in-chief for the Center for American Progress' online magazine, Science Progress. He divides his time between Philadelphia and Washington, DC.
From yoga to neuroscience, a tour of major ideas about the body and mind. Body psychotherapy, which examines the relationship of bodily and physical experiences to emotional and psychological experiences, seems at first glance to be a relatively new area and on the cutting edge of psychotherapeutic theory and practice. It is, but the major concepts of body/mind treatment are actually drawn from a wide range of historical material, material that spans centuries and continents. Here, in a massively comprehensive book, Michael Heller summarizes all the major concepts, thinkers, and movements whose work has led to the creation of the field we now know as body/mind psychotherapy. The book covers everything from Eastern and Western thought--beginning with yoga and Taosim and moving to Plato and Descartes. It also discusses major developments in biology--how organisms are defined--and neuroscience. This is truly a comprehensive reference for anyone interested in the origins of the idea that the mind and body are not separate and that both must be understood together in order to understand people and their behavior.
Maggie Lamond Simone details her experience with recovery from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and addiction. Her painful journey provides insight for the thousands of others who similarly cut, starve, pick, drink, pluck, purge, and otherwise hurt themselves in private in order to survive in public. She also explores the issues of substance abuse, anxiety, and depression that commonly occur with OCD.Maggie Lamond Simone is an award-winning columnist and author. Her first column anthology, From Beer to Maternity, was released in November 2009. She has a black belt in Kenpo karate and a master's degree from the Newhouse School of Public Policy.
This is the first book of its kind to advocate utilizing and combining an assortment of trauma treatment models. Based on ideas put forward in the bestselling The Body Remembers, Babette Rothschild emphasizes the importance of tailoring every trauma therapy to the particular needs of each individual client. A breath of fresh air in the competitive 'mine is best' atmosphere currently so divisive in the field of trauma therapy, each varied and complex case (presented in a variety of writing styles: case reports, session-by-session narratives, single session transcripts) is approached with a combination of methods ranging from traditional psychodynamic and cognitive approaches and applications of attachment theory to innovative trauma methods including EMDR and Levine's SIBAM model. Read on its own on or in conjunction with The Body Remembers, clinicians from all disciplines will discover new strategies and gain insight into how to combine various treatment models for increased success with traumatized clients.
For both clinicians and their clients there is tremendous value in understanding the psychophysiology of trauma and knowing what to do about its manifestations.<P><P> This book illuminates that physiology, shining a bright light on the impact of trauma on the body and the phenomenon of somatic memory.<P> It is now thought that people who have been traumatized hold an implicit memory of traumatic events in their brains and bodies. That memory is often expressed in the symptomatology of posttraumatic stress disorder-nightmares, flashbacks, startle responses, and dissociative behaviors. In essence, the body of the traumatized individual refuses to be ignored.<P> While reducing the chasm between scientific theory and clinical practice and bridging the gap between talk therapy and body therapy, Rothschild presents principles and non-touch techniques for giving the body its due. With an eye to its relevance for clinicians, she consolidates current knowledge about the psychobiology of the stress response both in normally challenging situations and during extreme and prolonged trauma. This gives clinicians from all disciplines a foundation for speculating about the origins of their clients' symptoms and incorporating regard for the body into their practice. The somatic techniques are chosen with an eye to making trauma therapy safer while increasing mind-body integration.<P> Packed with engaging case studies, The Body Remembers integrates body and mind in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder. It will appeal to clinicians, researchers, students, and general readers.
For both clinicians and their clients there is tremendous value in understanding the psychophysiology of trauma and knowing what to do about its manifestations. This book illuminates that physiology, shining a bright light on the impact of trauma on the body and the phenomenon of somatic memory. It is now thought that people who have been traumatized hold an implicit memory of traumatic events in their brains and bodies. That memory is often expressed in the symptomatology of posttraumatic stress disorder-nightmares, flashbacks, startle responses, and dissociative behaviors. In essence, the body of the traumatized individual refuses to be ignored. While reducing the chasm between scientific theory and clinical practice and bridging the gap between talk therapy and body therapy, Rothschild presents principles and non-touch techniques for giving the body its due. With an eye to its relevance for clinicians, she consolidates current knowledge about the psychobiology of the stress response both in normally challenging situations and during extreme and prolonged trauma. This gives clinicians from all disciplines a foundation for speculating about the origins of their clients' symptoms and incorporating regard for the body into their practice. The somatic techniques are chosen with an eye to making trauma therapy safer while increasing mind-body integration. Packed with engaging case studies, The Body Remembers integrates body and mind in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder. It will appeal to clinicians, researchers, students, and general readers.
Mainstream health science has let you down.Weight loss is not the key to health, diet and exercise are not effective weight-loss strategies and fatness is not a death sentence.You've heard it before: there's a global health crisis, and, unless we make some changes, we're in trouble. That much is true-but the epidemic is NOT obesity. The real crisis lies in the toxic stigma placed on certain bodies and the impact of living with inequality-not the numbers on a scale. In a mad dash to shrink our bodies, many of us get so caught up in searching for the perfect diet, exercise program, or surgical technique that we lose sight of our original goal: improved health and well-being. Popular methods for weight loss don't get us there and lead many people to feel like failures when they can't match unattainable body standards. It's time for a cease-fire in the war against obesity.Dr. Linda Bacon and Dr. Lucy Aphramor's Body Respect debunks common myths about weight, including the misconceptions that BMI can accurately measure health, that fatness necessarily leads to disease, and that dieting will improve health. They also help make sense of how poverty and oppression-such as racism, homophobia, and classism-affect life opportunity, self-worth, and even influence metabolism.Body insecurity is rampant, and it doesn't have to be. It's time to overcome our culture's shame and distress about weight, to get real about inequalities and health, and to show every body respect.
Body Respect: What Conventional Health Books Get Wrong, Leave Out, and Just Plain Fail to Understand about Weightby Linda Bacon Lucy Aphramor
Body insecurity is rampant, and it doesn't have to be. Think for a moment about your attitudes toward weight: Do you believe that people who are thinner are more healthy and attractive?Do you think dieting is an effective health strategy?Do you judge yourself or others because of weight? If you answered yes to any of those questions, you're not alone. It's much more common for people to feel bad about their bodies than to appreciate them--and to judge others by those standards as well. But people don't have to be packaged in a small size to be valuable and attractive--or healthy for that matter. Saying that they do causes more harm than good, and judgments based on size tell us more about our own prejudice than someone else's health or value. It's time to show every body respect. With the latest findings from the Health at Every Size(c) (HAES) movement, "Body Respect" debunks obesity myths, demonstrates the damage of focusing on weight, and explores how social factors impact health: the world is not a level playing field, and that affects one's opportunities as well as one's size, health and sense of self. Using peer-reviewed evidence and common sense, scientists and nutritionists Linda Bacon and Lucy Aphramor explain the fall-out of a health agenda based on the concept that thinness is the goal and that one's weight is simply a matter of personal choices. They explore why diets don't work and provide alternative paths to better health and well-being for people of all shapes. "Body Respect" is indispensable reading for anyone concerned about widespread body insecurity and size stigma and their many implications.
Toxic chemicals damage the metabolic and appetite-regulating mechanisms of the body's natural Slimming System, a vast network of important body functions that maintain and control proper weight. In this groundbreaking book, Dr. Paula Baillie-Hamilton shows how to identify, avoid, and manage the negative effects of what she calls Chemical Calories with: * detailed food guides enumerating the levels of Chemical Calories in common foods; * helpful tips on how to rid the home of dangerous toxins; * detoxifying menu plans and recipes; and * natural supplement programs to restore and energize the body's Slimming System.
LEGAL BRIEFS. . . Taking orders from egotistical hot shots in suits is no turn-on for legal secretary Lydia Burke, but she knows where to find what shes looking for-at a local BDSM club. Three sexy, commanding men want to show Lydia their version of the law, and shes just the woman to yield to their demands. . . DOCTORS ORDERS. . . Psychologist Roni Smart is willing to play doctor in her spare time, but shes looking for a man who lusts after more than her money. Enter Jake, a computer whiz whose able fingers, red-hot body, and brash take-charge attitude are the perfect antidote for her fever. . . MIDNIGHT SNACK. . . Coffee shop owner Jeanette Williams just cant read the menu when it comes to men. But shes more than happy to serve the knee-weakening biker guy who shows up each morning, stirring a shameless desire within her. So when she catches his hungry eyes on her, she offers him an after-hours culinary lesson hell never forget. . . "Supremely sexy and beautifully emotional, Anne Raineys writing is intensely relevant for todays woman. "-Lucy Monroe
LEGAL BRIEFS...Taking orders from egotistical hot shots in suits is no turn-on for legal secretary Lydia Burke, but she knows where to find what she's looking for--at a local BDSM club. Three sexy, commanding men want to show Lydia their version of the law, and she's just the woman to yield to their demands...DOCTOR'S ORDERS...Psychologist Roni Smart is willing to play doctor in her spare time, but she's looking for a man who lusts after more than her money. Enter Jake, a computer whiz whose able fingers, red-hot body, and brash take-charge attitude are the perfect antidote for her fever...MIDNIGHT SNACK...Coffee shop owner Jeanette Williams just can't read the menu when it comes to men. But she's more than happy to serve the knee-weakening biker guy who shows up each morning, stirring a shameless desire within her. So when she catches his hungry eyes on her, she offers him an after-hours culinary lesson he'll never forget... "Supremely sexy and beautifully emotional, Anne Rainey's writing is intensely relevant for today's woman."--Lucy Monroe
Each chapter of The Body Sacred includes spells, rituals, myths, and meditations designed to help you build a positive self-image and rejoice in the sacred aspects of the female body you were blessed with. Explore six divine female archetypes, and discover how these powerful themes can help you love and celebrate your body as a gorgeous, living temple of the Goddess.
An authoritative yet girlfriend-friendly health book for teen and tween girls written by CBS News Medical Correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton AS an ob-gyn specialing in adolescent care, Dr. Jennifer Ashton understands better than anyone that being a teenage girl these days is fraught with a special kind of angst. But in her practice she talks openly and nonjudgementally to her young patients like a good friend, answering each of their questions respectfully and with candor. Now she shartes this advice in a no-holds-barred guidebook, based on her passion to cut through the embarrassment that girls often feel about their changing bodies and to arm them with the knowledge they need to make smart choices. A comprehensive guide from head to toe, The Body Scoop for Girls covers the basics of puberty and beyond, including: *Breast development and nipple bumps *The decision to wait to have sex, and the benefits of waiting *Birth control *The lowdown on STIs *Eating Disorders *Depression and hormone imbalances *Grooming, from hair removal to hygiene products *Body piercings Writing in a funny and fresh, girl-to-girl voice, Dr. Ashton has created a totally up-to-date health book that speaks directly to young women and the unique pressures they face today. From a doctor who "gets it," The Body Scoop for Girls makes the road to womanhood an empowering one.
NEW EDITION FEATURING THE 14-DAY BODY SCULPTING WORKOUT AND MORE!It's body sculpting at its best--the best exercises and the best training schedule out there, anywhere. Also includes a complete nutrition guide and diet plan for maximum results.The Body Sculpting Bible for Women, Third Edition is now bigger and better than ever! Now with updated and revised material, it contains all the original detailed exercises that made it a best-selling phenomenon, plus:* New Rapid Body Sculpting Workouts and Bodyweight Workouts* Six new diet plans, including milk-free and ovo-lacto-vegetarian diets* Even more tips and helpful information to keep you motivated and help you reach your fitness goalsThis comprehensive guide includes not only exercises but also nutritional tips, psychological tricks, meal charts, workout graphs, different fitness plans, the inside scoop on supplements and vitamins, advice on keeping fit while traveling, and weightlifting information for teens, seniors, and expectant mothers.The 14-Day Body Sculpting Workout for Women has been custom designed by experts to sculpt, slim, and strengthen the unique contours of a woman's body. The workout never stays the same for long and the results --toned arms, flat abs, tight buns, lean legs, and curves in all the right places--just keep on coming.With no diet pills, gimmicks, or gadgets, The Body Sculpting Bible for Women, Third Edition is the gold standard for body sculpting, and the essential guide to getting you the body of your dreams.For more information, visit www.bodysculptingbible.com.
The complete guide to body sculpting with kettlebells.Unlike traditional dumbbells, the true power of the kettlebell lies in its unique shape. Because the kettlebell's center of mass is extended beyond the hand, more muscle groups are utilized in the swinging and movement of a kettlebell as opposed to the lifting of dumbbells, thus producing a much more effective workout. For this reason, the kettlebell has attracted attention from fitness professionals and is being increasingly adapted for the general public.For the first time ever, Body Sculpting with Kettlebells for Men gives readers a comprehensive guide to using this unique fitness tool, complete with workouts for people of all fitness levels. Simple to learn, easy to use and with a ton of benefits, Body Sculpting with Kettlebells for Men provides the perfect core or supplement to your existing workout routine.With Body Sculpting with Kettlebells for Men, you will learn:* How the kettlebell's shape enables endless variety of movement patterns* Sport-specific exercises to enhance performance* Quick, convenient exercises that can be practiced anytime with minimal equipmentUtilizing the unique and proven benefits of kettlebells, Body Sculpting withKettlebells for Men provides instructions, exercises, and routines perfect for gaining strength, packing on muscle, and burning body fat.Kettlebells are a surprisingly simple and incredibly effective tool that works more muscle groups than dumbbells for a full-body workout like you've never seen before.NEW AND EFFECTIVE. Kettlebells are quickly growing in popularity, both among fitness professionals and the general public for overall body sculpting work.NO GYM REQUIRED. With a small investment in the kettlebells equipment, the workouts can be done at home.ACCESSIBLE TO ALL FITNESS LEVELS. Includes detailed exercises for beginners and advanced exercisers. Includes workouts for building muscle mass, toning, and increasing cardio fitness.Body Sculpting with Kettlebells for Men takes this amazing potential and turns it into results, with pinpointed exercise routines and disciplined strength building workouts to maximize the benefits of your kettlebell program.What are you waiting for? Get fit NOW!
Body Sculpting with Yoga's innovative new approach to strength building combines unique body-weight and resistance training exercises with traditional yoga practices. A fresh take on endurance and strength-building workouts, Body Sculpting with Yoga represents the next step forward for reaching your physical peak.Even if you have never tried a yoga workout, you can still feel comfortable with this dynamic approach to training. Including nutritional guidelines, warm-up routines, and motivated guidance, Gwen Lawrence's revolutionary program empowers you to achieve defined arms and shoulders, lean sexy abs, and a strong, sculpted body.With easy to follow instructions, clear photographs, and extensive information on yoga techniques and strength-building tips, Body Sculpting with Yoga provides a comprehensive guide to this unique fitness approach, making these powerful workouts accessible to people of all fitness levels.From the Trade Paperback edition.
THE PRODIGAL SON HAD RETURNEDDale Metcalf had spent fifteen years running from his past. Then a string of suspicious deaths linked to a fierce epidemic forced the outbreak specialist to return to his boyhood home on Lobster Island with Dr. Tansy Whitmore-the one woman he'd never stopped loving.But the sinister incidents that coincided with their arrival on the windswept coastal island-a mysterious plane crash, a raging fire and a near-fatal attack-proved that someone desperately wanted them dead.... And now, in a race against time, could the two stormy lovers combat danger-and desire-before it was too late?
A strategic, bodysensible approach to dieting that is packed with information, new tools, and important life connections.
A strategic, bodysensible approach to dieting that is packed with information, new tools, and important life connections.
When we are first born, before we can speak or use language to express ourselves, we use our physical sensations, our "body sense," to guide us toward what makes us feel safe and fulfilled and away from what makes us feel bad. As we develop into adults, it becomes easy to lose touch with these crucial mind-body communication channels, but they are essential to our ability to navigate social interactions and deal with psychological stress, physical injury, and trauma. Combining a ground-up explanation of the anatomical and neurological sources of embodied self-awareness with practical exercises in touch and movement, provides therapists and their clients with the tools to attain mind-body equilibrium and cultivate healthy body sense throughout their lives.
Hired by the accounting firm of Plumbeck and Ergenweiler to investigate the disappearance of the partner's shared mistress, San Francisco investigator Aaron Asherfeld finds himself embroiled in a sexual harassment suit and a drug dealer's pursuits.
As a scrawny college freshman in the mid-1970s, just before Arnold Schwarzenegger became a hero to boys everywhere and Pumping Iron became a cult hit, Paul Solotaroff discovered weights and steroids. In a matter of months, he grew from a dorky beanpole into a hulking behemoth, showing off his rock hard muscles first on the streets of New York City and then alongside his colorful gym-rat friends in strip clubs and in the homes of the Gotham elite. It was a swinging time, when "Would you like to dance?" turned into "Your place or mine?" and the guys with the muscles had all the ladies--until their bodies, like Solotaroff's, completely shut down. But this isn't the gloom-and-doom addiction one might expect--Solotaroff looks back at even his lowest points with a wicked sense of humor, and he sends up the disco era and its excess with all the kaleidoscopic detail of Boogie Nights or Saturday Night Fever. Written with candor and sarcasm, THE BODY SHOP is a memoir with all the elements of great fiction and dazzlingly displays Paul Solotaroff's celebrated writing talent.