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Growing Up Muslim
Muslim College Students in America Tell Their Life Stories
Andrew Garrod and Robert Kilkenny present fourteen personal essays by college students of the Muslim faith who are themselves immigrants or are the children of immigrants to the United States.



Resister
A Story of Protest and Prison during the Vietnam War
Bruce Dancis
This insider's account of the antiwar and student protest movements of the '60s also provides a rare look at the prison experiences of Vietnam-era draft resisters.



Mixed
Multiracial College Students Tell Their Life Stories
Mixed presents engaging and incisive first-person experiences of multiracial college students.



Diaries 1924–1933
Prodigal Son
Sergey Prokofiev
The third and final volume of Prokofiev's Diaries covers the years 1924 to 1933, when he was living in Paris.



Reading Classes
On Culture and Classism in America
Barbara Jensen
In Reading Classes, Barbara Jensen explores the anguish caused by class in our society, identifying classism--or anti–working class prejudice--as a central factor in the reproduction of inequality in America.



My Reach
A Hudson River Memoir
Susan Fox Rogers
In this memoir of the Hudson River and of her family, Susan Fox Rogers writes from a fresh perspective: the seat of her kayak. Years of dipping her paddle into the waters off the village of Tivoli made the river her own: her reach.



One Day Longer
A Memoir
Lynn Williams
Lynn Williams remains one of the most influential North American union leaders of the twentieth century.One Day Longer is a profound reflection of Williams's impressive career.



Bureau of Missing Persons
Writing the Secret Lives of Fathers
Roger J. Porter
Analyzing contemporary narratives of the secret lives led by writers' fathers.



My Imaginary Illness
A Journey into Uncertainty and Prejudice in Medical Diagnosis
Chloë G. K. Atkins
My Imaginary Illness is the compelling story of Atkins's decades-long battle with a disease deemed imaginary, her frustration with a succession of doctors and diagnoses and her excruciating physical and emotional journey back to wellness.



When Chicken Soup Isn't Enough
Stories of Nurses Standing Up for Themselves, Their Patients, and Their Profession
In this collection of first-person narratives, we meet RNs working at the bedside, providing home care, managing hospital departments, teaching and doing research, lobbying for quality patient care, and campaigning for health care reform.



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