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Our Towns: A 100,000-Mile Journey into the Heart of America***NATIONAL BEST SELLER***
A vivid, surprising portrait of the civic and economic reinvention taking place in America, town by town and generally out of view of the national media. A realistically positive and provocative view of the country between its coasts.
For the last five years, James and Deborah Fallows have been traveling across America in a single-engine prop airplane. Visiting dozens of towns, they have met hundreds of civic leaders, workers, immigrants, educators, environmentalists, artists, public servants, librarians, business people, city planners, students, and entrepreneurs to take the pulse and understand the prospects of places that usually draw notice only after a disaster or during a political campaign.
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Storm Lake: A Chronicle of Change, Resilience, and Hope from a Heartland NewspaperFrom a 2017 Pulitzer-winning newspaperman, an unsentimental ode to America's heartland as seen in small-town Iowa--a story of reinvention and resilience, environmental and economic struggle, and surprising diversity and hope.
When The Storm Lake Times, a tiny Iowa twice-weekly, won a Pulitzer Prize for taking on big corporate agri-industry for poisoning the local rivers and lake, it was a coup on many counts: a strike for the well being of a rural community; a triumph for that endangered species, a family-run rural news weekly; and a salute to the special talents of a fierce and formidable native son, Art Cullen.
In this candid and timely book, Cullen describes how the rural prairies have changed dramatically over his career, as ...
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Where There Is No Doctor: A Village Health Care Handbook, Revised EditionUsed Book in Good Condition
Hesperian's classic manual, Where There Is No Doctor, is arguably the most widely-used health care manual in the world.
This 2015 updated reprint features updated medication information, a newly revised family planning chapter, new treatments for a variety of infections, and more.
All Hesperian books are regularly updated and reprinted to reflect accurate medical information.
Useful for health workers, clinicians, and others involved in primary health care delivery and health promotion programs, with millions of copies in print in more than 75 languages, the manual provides practical, easily understood information on how to diagnose, treat, and prevent common diseases. Special attention ...
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