Summary: "Based on twelve years of research, thought leader Dr. Brené Brown argues that vulnerability is not weakness, but rather our clearest path to courage, engagement, and meaningful connection."--Publisher's description.
Summary: Documents the story of the Gilded Age mansion Biltmore, tracing George Vanderbilt's construction of his European-style estate and the efforts of his bride, Edith Stuyvesant Dresser, to become its protector in the face of changing fortunes and times.
Summary: Evidence-Based Practice for Nurses: Appraisal and Application of Research, Fourth Edition is the definitive reference for transitioning research into nursing practice. The text is based on the innovation-decision process (IDP), and is shaped according to the five steps of the IDP: knowledge, persuasion, decision, implementation, and confirmation.
Summary: Social scientist Brené Brown, PhD, LMSW, has sparked a global conversation about the experiences that bring meaning to our lives -- experiences of courage, vulnerability, love, belonging, shame, and empathy. Now Brown redefines what it means to truly belong in an age of increased polarization. Brown argues that we're experiencing a spiritual crisis of disconnection, and introduces four practices of true belonging that challenge everything we believe about ourselves and each other.
Summary: "Before Nic Sheff became addicted to crystal meth, he was a charming boy, joyous and funny, a varsity athlete and honor student adored by his two younger siblings. After meth, he was a trembling wraith who lied, stole, and lived on the streets. David Sheff traces the first warning signs. His preoccupation with Nic became an addiction in itself, and the obsessive worry and stress took a tremendous toll.
Summary: Presents an illustrated tale, told in various books and folded sheets, about the residents in a three-story Chicago apartment building, including a lonely single woman, a couple who are growing to despise each other, and an elderly landlady.
Summary: Oncologist Sandy Glass and scientist Marion Mendelssohn desperately work for a grant to fund their cancer research, and pin their hopes on the experiments of Cliff Bannaker, but when Cliff's girlfriend reveals that Cliff's results are fraudulent, Sandy and Marion must choose between their dreams and the truth.
Summary: "Interdisciplinary Research: Process and Theory offers a comprehensive and systematic presentation of the interdisciplinary research process and the theory that informs it. The authors illustrate each step of the decision-making process by drawing on student and professional work from the natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, and applied fields.
Summary: In 1953, a twenty-seven-year-old factory worker named Henry Molaison -- who suffered from severe epilepsy -- received a radical new version of the then-common lobotomy, targeting the most mysterious structures in the brain. The operation failed to eliminate Henry's seizures, but it did have an unintended effect: Henry was left profoundly amnesic, unable to create long-term memories.
Content: Approaches to American religious history -- European-Indian encounters -- Religious life in the British colonies -- Awakening and revolution -- Religion in the early republic -- Antebellum immigration and social tensions -- War, defeat, and apocalyptic religion -- The new immigration and urban reform -- Intellectual controversies -- Assimilation and adaptation -- War and religion -- Religion and protest movements -- Religion and counter culture -- New immigrants and religious multiculturalism -- Religion, politics, and the Constitution.