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  • All the Real Indians Died Off

    All the Real Indians Died Off : And 20 Other Myths About Native Americans

    Authors: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Dina Gilio-Whitaker

    Product Code: 8307
    Binding Information: Paperback
    Publisher: Beacon Press
    Publication Date: 10/4/2016

    Unpacks the twenty-one most common myths and misconceptions about Native Americans

    Price: $15.00

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  • American Plastic

    American Plastic : Boob Jobs, Credit Cards, and Our Quest for Perfection

    Author: Laurie Essig

    Product Code: 4689
    Binding Information: Paperback
    Publisher: Beacon Press
    Publication Date: 11/8/2011

    A powerful and original commentary on the relationship between cosmetic surgery, credit, and culture.

    Price: $20.00

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  • An African American and Latinx History of the United States

    An African American and Latinx History of the United States

    By author: Paul Ortiz

    Product Code: 6702
    Binding Information: Hardback
    Publisher: Beacon Press
    Publication Date: 1/30/2018

    An intersectional history of the shared struggle for African American and Latinx civil rights


    Price: $27.95

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  • An Examined Faith

    An Examined Faith : Social Context and Religious Commitment

    Author: James Luther Adams

    Product Code: 6088
    Binding Information: Paperback
    Publisher: Beacon
    Publication Date: 1/1/1995


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  • An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States

    An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States

    Author: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

    Product Code: 6447
    Binding Information: Paperback
    Publisher: Beacon Press
    Publication Date: 8/11/2015

    The first history of the United States told from the perspective of indigenous peoples.


    Price: $16.00

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  • Are We Born Racist?

    Are We Born Racist? : New Insights from Neuroscience and Positive Psychology

    Authors: Jason Marsh, Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton, Jeremy Adam Smith

    Product Code: 4828
    Binding Information: Paperback
    Publisher: Beacon Press
    Publication Date: 6/29/2010

    From UC-Berkeley's Greater Good Science Center, a powerful tour of what science reveals about the roots of prejudice-and how we can overcome it

    Price: $18.00

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  • At Blackwater Pond

    At Blackwater Pond

    Author: Mary Oliver

    Product Code: 5053
    Binding Information: CD
    Publisher: Beacon
    Publication Date: 4/15/2006

    The first-ever Mary Oliver recording, featuring the poet reading her selection of forty poems.

    Price: $18.95

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  • At the Broken Places

    At the Broken Places : A Mother and Trans Son Pick Up the Pieces

    Authors: Mary Collins, Donald Collins

    Product Code: 6569
    Binding Information: Paperback
    Publisher: Beacon Press
    Publication Date: 4/25/2017

    In this collaborative memoir a mother and trans son reflect on the emotionally complex journey they shared as Donald transitioned from female to male.


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  • Before They're Gone

    Before They're Gone : A Family's Year-Long Quest to Explore America's Most Endangered National Parks

    Author: Michael Lanza

    Product Code: 4966
    Binding Information: Paperback
    Publisher: Beacon Press
    Publication Date: 4/9/2013

    A veteran outdoors writer embarks on a one-year journey to introduce his children to the grandeur of America's national parks before they are radically altered by the effects of climate change.

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  • Being Both

    Being Both : Embracing Two Religions in One Interfaith Family

    Author: Susan Katz Miller

    Product Code: 2934
    Binding Information: Paperback
    Publisher: Beacon Press
    Publication Date: 10/28/2014

    A book on the growing number of interfaith families raising children in two religions.

    Price: $20.00

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  • Believer Beware

    Believer Beware : First-person Dispatches from the Margins of Faith

    Editors: Jeff Sharlet, Peter Manseau

    Product Code: 6132
    Binding Information: Paperback
    Publisher: Beacon Press
    Publication Date: 7/1/2009

    In a world riven by absolute convictions, these ambivalent confessions, skeptical testimonies, and personal revelations speak to the subtler and stranger dilemmas of faith and doubt.

    Price: $16.00

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  • Beyond $15

    Beyond $15 : Immigrant Workers, Faith Activists, and the Revival of the Labor Movement

    Author: Jonathan Rosenblum

    Product Code: 6557
    Binding Information: Paperback
    Publisher: Beacon Press
    Publication Date: 3/14/2017

    The inside story of the first successful $15 minimum wage campaign that renewed a national labor movement


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  • Beyond (Straight and Gay ) Marriage

    Beyond (Straight and Gay ) Marriage : Valuing All Families under the Law

    Author: Nancy D. Polikoff

    Product Code: 3974
    Binding Information: Paperback
    Publisher: Beacon Press
    Publication Date: 1/1/2009

    Nancy Polikoff writes a brilliant argument for the true equality of love and marriage and how the law can, and must, value all families.

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  • Billionaires' Ball

    Billionaires' Ball : Gluttony and Hubris in an Age of Epic Inequality

    Authors: Linda McQuaig, Neil Brooks

    Product Code: 4427
    Binding Information: Paperback
    Publisher: Beacon Press
    Publication Date: 3/26/2013

    Through vivid profiles of billionaires, Stephen Schwarzman debunks the notion that they "deserve" their grand fortunes, when such wealth is really a by-product of a legal and economic system that's become deeply flawed.

    Price: $18.00

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  • Black Prophetic Fire

    Black Prophetic Fire

    Author: Cornel West   Editor: Christa Buschendorf

    Product Code: 6449
    Binding Information: Paperback
    Publisher: Beacon Press
    Publication Date: 9/1/2015

    Celebrated intellectual and activist Cornel West offers an unflinching look at nineteenth- and twentieth-century African Americans leaders and their visionary legacies .


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