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release date: May 01, 2018
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Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER, NAMED BY THE TIMES AS ONE OF "6 BOOKS TO HELP UNDERSTAND TRUMP'S WIN" AND SOON TO BE A MAJOR-MOTION PICTURE DIRECTED BY RON HOWARD

"You will not read a more important book about America this year."—The Economist

"A riveting book."—The Wall Street Journal

"Essential reading."—David Brooks, New York Times

Hillbilly Elegy is a passionate and personal analysis of a culture in crisis—that of white working-class Americans. The disintegration of this group, a process that has been slowly occurring now for more than forty years, has been reported with growing frequency and alarm, but has never before been written about as searingly from the inside. J. D. Vance tells the true story of what a social, regional, and class decline feels like when you were born with it hung around your neck.

The Vance family story begins hopefully in postwar America. J. D.’s grandparents were “dirt poor and in love,” and moved north from Kentucky’s Appalachia region to Ohio in the hopes of escaping the dreadful poverty around them. They raised a middle-class family, and eventually one of their grandchildren would graduate from Yale Law School, a conventional marker of success in achieving generational upward mobility. But as the family saga of Hillbilly Elegy plays out, we learn that J.D.'s grandparents, aunt, uncle, sister, and, most of all, his mother struggled profoundly with the demands of their new middle-class life, never fully escaping the legacy of abuse, alcoholism, poverty, and trauma so characteristic of their part of America. With piercing honesty, Vance shows how he himself still carries around the demons of his chaotic family history.

A deeply moving memoir, with its share of humor and vividly colorful figures, Hillbilly Elegy is the story of how upward mobility really feels. And it is an urgent and troubling meditation on the loss of the American dream for a large segment of this country.

release date: Apr 01, 2017
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Hillbilly Elegy (Chinese version)
Attn: This is a book written in Chinese or translated into Chinese.在《乡下人的悲歌》中,J.D. 万斯真实讲述了社会、地区和阶层衰落会给一生下来就深陷其中的人带来什么样的影响。万斯的外祖父母从肯塔基州的阿巴拉契亚地区向北迁居到俄亥俄州,希望逃离那可怕的贫穷。他们通过努力跻身中产阶层,最后他们的外孙从耶鲁法学院毕业,这是传统意义上成功实现一代人向上流动的标志。但是随着家族故事慢慢发展,我们发现万斯的外祖父母、阿姨、叔叔、姐姐,以及最重要的他的母亲,都在极力适Forest Song Bookstore L.L.C. focus on selling New or Collectible Chinese Books for book lovers, business buyers and libraries. We offer one -stop shop and free shipment for the order over $79.99 (US)/$99.99(International). More than 30 countries' buyers gave us very positive feedbacks. Welcome to contact us by the link: www.amazon.com/shops/chinabook
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release date: Apr 07, 2011
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Science Fiction Gems, Vol. One
Armchair Fiction presents extra large paperback collections of the best in classic science fiction short stories. "Science Fiction Gems, Vol. One" features works by Clifford D. Simak, Isaac Asimov, John Jakes, Henry Slesar, Algis Budrys, Jack Vance, J. F. Bone, Ron Goulart, Eando Binder, and others. This is a brand new anthology of nostalgic science fiction. It’s sure to titillate your imagination, rouse memories of childhood daydreams, and probe the deepest recesses of your mind.
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release date: Apr 04, 2017
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Hillbilly, una eleg�a rural
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release date: Dec 18, 2008
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Science Magazine's State of the Planet 2008-2009: with a Special Section on Energy and Sustainability
Taken from the pages of Science and supplemented by contributions from the magazine’ s editors, State of the Planet 2008-2009 offers contemporary science writing that is sometimes provocative, frequently enlightening, and always authoritative. Published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Science is one of the most respected scientific magazines in the world. With a readership of more than one million people, it offers “ hard science” from top scientists to both educated lay readers and scientists alike.



The articles collected here are arranged thematically and each section is introduced by a prominent scientist or science writer. Donald Kennedy, who was Editor-in-Chief of Science when these articles appeared in the magazine, contributes a preface and several short essays. Focusing on issues of energy and sustainability, sections of the volume are devoted to the prospects of energy-sparing technologies and alternatives to fossil fuel use, including ethanol and cellulosic digestion. Other sections center on climate change, led by a comprehensive essay on the state of scientific knowledge today and followed by contributions about the Antarctic and Greenland ice sheets, as well as the effects of climate change that have been measured to date, including changes in migration and breeding cycles of birds and flowering in plants, changing patterns of hurricanes and extreme weather events, and alterations in forest fire frequency.



Interspersed throughout the book are Science news pieces that highlight particular issues and cases relevant to the main scientific findings. A glossary of key terms and concepts helps students and nonspecialists better understand the terminology and the issues.
release date: Jul 15, 2021
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Hillbilly Elegy AUTOGRAPHED by J.D. Vance (SIGNED EDITION)
37th printing, 2016, 40 39 38 37, SIGNED by the author on a special publisher's page at the front, an otherwise brand-new, unread, unworn, unopened, unmarked hardcover, with an equally fine unclipped ($27.99 top, 0616 bottom, front flap) dust jacket, from Harper. By J. D. Vance. A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis. Note we didn't scan the full page with the author's inscription to keep from breaking the spine at that point. ISBN 978-0-06-280386-3.
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release date: Jul 15, 2021
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release date: Apr 28, 2015
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The Last Bookaneer: A Novel
The bestselling author of The Dante Club takes us deep into a shadowy era in publishing ruled by a forgotten class of criminals

A golden age of publishing on the verge of collapse. For a hundred years, loose copyright laws and a hungry reading public created a unique opportunity: Books could be published without an author’s permission with extraordinary ease. Authors gained fame but suffered financially—Charles Dickens, Mark Twain, Robert Louis Stevenson, to name a few—but publishers reaped enormous profits while readers got their books on the cheap. The literary pirates who stalked the harbors, coffeehouses, and printer shops for the latest manuscript to steal were known as bookaneers.


Yet on the eve of the twentieth century, a new international treaty is signed to protect authors and grind this literary underground to a sharp halt. The bookaneers, of course, would become extinct. In The Last Bookaneer, Matthew Pearl gives us a historical novel set inside the lost world of these doomed outlaws and the incredible heist that brought their era to a close.

On the island of Samoa, a dying Robert Louis Stevenson labors over a new novel. The thought of one last book from the great author fires the imaginations of the bookaneers, and soon two adversaries—the gallant Pen Davenport and the monstrous Belial—set out for the south Pacific island. Pen Davenport—a tortured criminal genius haunted by his past—is reluctantly accompanied by Fergins, the narrator of our story, who has lived a quiet life of bookselling before being whisked across the world on his friend’s final caper. Fergins soon discovers the supreme thrill of aiding Davenport in his quest: to steal Stevenson’s manuscript and make a fortune before the new treaty ends the bookaneers’ trade forever.

Yet Samoa holds many secrets of its own, and the duo’s bookish concerns clash with the island’s violent destiny. A colonial war is afoot between the British, American, and German powers; even as Stevenson himself quietly supports native revolutionaries from high in his mountain compound. Soon Pen and Fergins are embroiled in a conflict larger, perhaps, than literature itself. Illuminating the heroics of the bookaneers even while conjuring Stevenson himself to breathtaking life, Pearl’s The Last Bookaneer is a pageturning journey to the dark heart of a forgotten literary era.

release date: Jul 15, 2021
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The Assembling of Ourselves Together: Ecclesiology in the Twenty-First Century
From the back cover: "An International Collection of Eight Original Essays in Honor of the Sequicentennial Anniversary of Westminster Presbyterian Church (PCA), Rock Tavern, New York (1854-2004)." 210 pages.
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release date: Dec 31, 2018
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Derby Day

As the shadows lengthen over the June grass, all of England is heading for Epsom Down-high life and low life, society beauties and Whitechapel street girls, bookmakers and gypsies, hawkers and thieves. Hopes are high, nerves are taut, hats are tossed in the air-this is Derby Day. For months people have been waiting and plotting for this day. Everyone's eyes are on champion horse Tiberius, on whose performance half a dozen destinies depend.

In this rich and exuberant novel, rife with the idioms of Victorian England, the mysteries pile high, propelling us toward the day of the great race, and we wait with bated breath as the story gallops to a finish that no one expects.

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