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  • Singing Was the Easy Part
    Singing Was the Easy Part (English, Paperback) Vic Damone, David Chanoff

    Vic Damone is a lasting legend of American pop music. Befriended by Frank Sinatra and encouraged by legends like Perry Como and Tommy Dorsey, he had one of the greatest voices ever recorded. This title tells his life story.

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  • Seeing Patients
    Seeing Patients (English, Hardback) Augustus A. White, David Chanoff

    If you're going to have an organ transplant, or a joint replacement, here's the key to getting the very best medical care: be a white, straight, middle-class male. This book takes on one of the few topics that haven't figured in the heated debate over health care reform - the largely hidden yet massive injustice of bias in medical treatment.

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  • Warrior
    Warrior (English, Paperback) Ariel Sharon, David Chanoff

    Profiles the often controversial figure who has served Israel as soldier and statesman, detailing his role in the formation of the country and his relations with the other leaders of Israel.

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  • From Crisis to Calling
    From Crisis to Calling (Paperback) Sasha Chanoff, David Chanoff

    Making the Hardest Decisions As a young aid worker, Sasha Chanoff was sent to evacuate a group of refugees from the violence - torn Congo. But when he arrived he discovered a second group. Evacuating them too...

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  • Breaking Ground
    Breaking Ground (English, Paperback) Louis W. Sullivan, David Chanoff

    Tells the extraordinary life of Louis J. Sullivan. His life - from Morehouse to the White House and his ongoing work with medical students in South Africa - is the embodiment of the hopes and progress that the civil rights movement fought to achieve. His story should inspire future generations - of all backgrounds - to aspire to great things.

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  • From Crisis to Calling: Finding Your Moral Center in the Toughest Decisions
    From Crisis to Calling: Finding Your Moral Center in the Toughest Decisions (English, Paperback) Sasha Chanoff, David Chanoff

    We may never know when or where our calling as leaders will be revealed and put to the test. The decisions we make when faced with a crisis may shape our purpose for the rest of our lives. Sasha Chanoff here expands on his own story, first recounted on The Moth podcast as "An Impossible Choice." Charged with evacuating a specific number of refugees, Sasha and his colleague find a group of widows...

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  • In the Jaws of History
    In the Jaws of History (English, Paperback) Bui Diem, David Chanoff

    An important historical account by a senior official of the South Vietnamese government, covering the period after World War II to the end of the Vietnam War.

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  • Into The Heart
    Into The Heart (English, Hardback) Kenneth Good, David Chanoff

    Anthropologist Kenneth Good went to the rain forests of the Amazon to study the Yanomami. He found more than one of the few remaining peoples untouched by modern "civilization." During more than a decade of observation, Good found himself accepted, indeed virtually adopted, by the tribe and eventually fell in love with a young Yanomami woman. In the process, he made exciting new discoveries about...

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  • Vietnam
    Vietnam (English, Paperback) David Chanoff, Doan Van Toai

    The American experience during the Vietnam conflict is universally known: the brutalization of the US fighting men, the drug abuse and the trauma. This book provides an account of dedication and heroism at various levels and also of the brutality and trauma faced by a people in the grip of revolution and war.

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  • Breaking Ground
    Breaking Ground (English, Hardback) Louis W. Sullivan, David Chanoff

    "A Sarah Mills Hodge Fund publication"--Title page verso.

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  • Hacker Cracker
    Hacker Cracker (English, Paperback) David Chanoff

    Like other kids in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, Ejovi Nuwere grew up among thugs and drug dealers. When he was eleven, he helped form a gang; at twelve, he attempted suicide. In his large, extended family, one uncle was a career criminal, one a graduate student with his own computer. By the time Ejovi was fourteen, he was spending as much time on the computer as his uncle was....

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