Door To Door

Author: Edward Humes
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062372092
Size: 43.84 MB
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Advance Praise for Door To Door “So much effort goes into moving our bodies and our stuff around. And as this book makes very clear, it could be done so much better!

Garbology

Author: Edward Humes
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101580372
Size: 54.29 MB
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In Garbology, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Edward Humes investigates the trail of that 102 tons of trash—what’s in it; how much we pay for it; how we manage to create so much of it; and how some families, communities, and even ...

The Road Taken

Author: Henry Petroski
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1632863618
Size: 62.88 MB
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Acclaimed engineer and historian Henry Petroski explores our core infrastructure from both historical and contemporary perspectives, explaining how essential their maintenance is to America's economic health.

Ninety Percent Of Everything

Author: Rose George
Publisher: Metropolitan Books
ISBN: 0805096043
Size: 32.90 MB
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Sharply informative and entertaining, Ninety Percent of Everything reveals the workings and perils of an unseen world that holds the key to our economy, our environment, and our very civilization.

Gone Tomorrow

Author: Heather Rogers
Publisher: New Press, The
ISBN: 1595585729
Size: 61.74 MB
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How did we end up with this much rubbish, and where does it all go? Journalist and filmmaker Heather Rogers answers these questions by taking readers on a grisly, oddly fascinating tour through the underworld of garbage.

Empire Of Things

Author: Frank Trentmann
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0241198402
Size: 66.86 MB
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Astonishingly wide-ranging and richly detailed, Empire of Things explores how we have come to live with so much more, how this changed the course of history, and the global challenges we face as a result.

The Big Rig

Author: Steve Viscelli
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520962710
Size: 16.10 MB
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Trucking used to be one of the best working-class jobs in the United States. The Big Rig explains how this massive degradation in the quality of work has occurred, and how companies achieve a compliant and dedicated workforce despite it.

No Matter How Loud I Shout

Author: Edward Humes
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476796831
Size: 72.77 MB
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In an age when violence and crime by young people is again on the rise, No Matter How Loud I Shout offers a rare look inside the juvenile court system that deals with these children and the impact decisions made in the courts had on the ...

School Of Dreams

Author: Edward Humes
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544821661
Size: 68.48 MB
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But there are unintended consequences to attending the school of our dreams, as author Edward Humes found during his year inside this world of high achievement and high pressure.