New titles for Lifelong Learning

January 30, 2012

January 30, 2012
Annotations for Baker & Taylor or Ingram
All In: The Education of General David Petraeus
Broadwell, Paula
Traces the career and achievements of the military leader from his prestigious early years through his command in Afghanistan and nomination as director of the CIA, exploring his contributions to the war and counterterrorism efforts.
 
Be the Miracle: 50 Lessons for Making the Impossible Possible
Brett, Regina
A newspaper columnist for Cleveland’s “Plain Dealer” offers essays and stories to inspire everyone to make positive changes, make a difference in the world around them, and even witness a miracle.
 
Distrust That Particular Flavor
Gibson, William
A collection of nonfiction writings includes essays discussing the Singapore trial of a drug trafficker, what’s wrong with the Internet, and and how music documents modern culture.
 
The Magic Room: A Story About the Love We Wish for Our Daughters
Zaslow, Jeffrey
The author of the best-sellingThe Girls From Amestraces the cultural process through which American women become married as reflected by the experiences of patrons at a family-owned bridal shop in Michigan, offering insight into how the rite of passage reflects national views on marriage.
 
The Partnership: Five Cold Warriors and Their Quest to Ban the Bomb
Taubman, Philip
A former reporter and editor for theNew York Timesdescribes the joint effort between five men behind the U.S. nuclear arsenal during the Cold War and their present-day discussions and efforts to protect America from a nuclear terrorist attack.
 
Strategic Vision: America and the Crisis of Global Power
Brzezinski, Zbigniew
A Johns Hopkins foreign policy strategist explains America’s vital role in achieving global stability, addressing four major areas of concern while outlining recommendations for a long-term plan to help America to reclaim and maintain global power and support.
Posted by Jenifer Brown
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