New Titles for MOSE Lifelong Learning

September 21, 2012

Annotations from Baker & Taylor or Ingram
Sorted by Author
 
102 Ways To Write A Novel: Indispensable Tips for the Writer of Fiction
Quick, Alex
This step-by-step guide to the art — and the craft — of writing fiction is a refreshing blend of the practical (how to find an agent), with the more cerebral (how to handle point of view; the importance of rhythm).  Full of wit and lightly-worn erudition, 102 Ways to Write a Novel is an elegant, useful and even inspiring vade mecum. It will become a classic of its kind…the book no writer of fiction should be without.
 
AARP Great Jobs for Everyone 50+: Finding Work That Keeps You Happy and Healthy… and Pays the Bills
Hannon, Kerry
Accompanied by real-life stories, this practical guide for job seekers 50 years and older provides a wealth of information for finding lasting financial security and personal and professional fulfillment through part-time, temporary, work-at-home or seasonal employment.
 
The Generals: American Military Command from World War II to Today
Ricks, Thomas E.
Describes the values, strategic thinking and leadership qualities of military leaders from World War II to the present day and how the widening separation between performance and accountability has not resulted in any recent Marshalls, Eisenhowers or Pattons.
 
A Gift of Hope: Helping the Homeless
Steel, Danielle
The internationally best-selling author of such works as Matters of the Heart and His Bright Light presents a poignant memoir of her long-time work with San Francisco’s homeless while sharing a heartfelt call for more effective action.
 
I’d Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had: My Year As a Rookie Teacher at Northeast High
Danza, Tony
The star of such television classics as Taxi and Who’s the Boss? recounts the year he spent teaching the 10th grade at Philadelphia’s largest high school, the challenges he encountered keeping today’s technologically alienated students engaged and his memories of posing disciplinary challenges to his own instructors as a teenager.
 
The Man Who Saved the Union: Ulysses Grant in War and Peace
Brands, H.W.
Ulysses Grant rose from obscurity to discover he had a genius for battle, and he propelled the Union to victory in the Civil War.  . In this page-turning biography, Brands now reconsiders Grant’s legacy and provides a compelling and intimate portrait of a man who saved the Union on the battlefield and consolidated that victory as a resolute and principled political leader.
 
When America First Met China: An Exotic History of Tea, Drugs, and Money in the Age of Sail
Dolin, Eric Jay
Traces the history of the relationship between America and China back to its earliest days, when the United States traded with China for furs, opium and rare sea cucumbers, but left an ecological and human rights disaster that still reverberates today. 
Posted by Jenifer Brown
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: