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A vast collection of popular fiction, non-fiction and classics to read or for listening. Downloading is easy.

Critical Insights: Tim O’Brien

This collection brings together a selection of recent representative critical essays on O’Brien from a variety of perspectives. After opening with several short introductory essays, the volume moves on to consider O’Brien’s semi-autobiographical coverage of his experience in Vietnam and discusses O’Brien’s most famous work, The Things They Carried, in addition to several of his other works.

 Defining Documents in American History: World War I (1914–1919)

Provides readers with a new, interesting way to study the impact of World War I on American history. Through in-depth analysis of important primary documents from 1916 to 1919, readers will gain new insight into the causes, issues and lasting effects of this pivotal time in American history.

Defining Documents in American History: World War II (1939-1946)

Contains 80 primary source documents that provide a compelling view of this unique period of American history.

Introduction to Literary Context: American Poetry of the 20th Century

Introduction to Literary Context series is designed to introduce students to the world’s greatest works of literature – including novels, short fictions, novellas, plays, and poems – not only placing them in the historical, societal, scientific, and religious context of their time, but illuminating key concepts and vocabulary that students are likely to encounter.

Critical Insights: LGBTQ Literature

Critical Insights: LGBTQ Literature presents a genre of literature that is produced by (or especially relevant to) lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgender persons, “queers,” intersexuals, and/or asexual people and this title focuses primarily on American literature of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Careers in Business

Careers in Business explores a variety of growing fields to help young adults gain a head start in learning about the many career opportunities available for those who want to pursue a career in business.

Careers in Human Services

Understanding the wide variety of jobs in human services is important for anyone preparing for that career path. Merging scholarship with occupational development, this single comprehensive guidebook provides human services students with the necessary insight into potential careers, and provides instruction on what job seekers can expect in terms of training, advancement, earnings, job prospects, working conditions, relevant associations, and more.


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