The Trump Survival Guide

Everything You Need to Know About Living Through What You Hoped Would Never Happen

Author: Gene Stone

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062686496

Category: Political Science

Page: 208

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National Bestseller Don’t despair. Don’t retreat. Fight back. The stunning election of Donald J. Trump rocked an already divided America and left scores of citizens, including the nearly sixty-five million voters who supported Hillary Clinton, feeling bereft and powerless. Now, Gene Stone, author of The Bush Survival Bible, offers invaluable guidance and concrete solutions they can use to make a difference in this serious call-to-arms—showing them how to move from anger and despair to activism. Before we can successfully engage, we need to be clear about the battles ahead. Stone outlines political and social concepts—including such issues as Civil Rights, Women’s Rights, the Environment, Obamacare, International relations, and LGBTQ Rights—providing a brief history of each, a refresher on Obama's policies, and an analysis of what Trump’s administration might do. Stone then provides an invaluable guide for fighting back—referring to organizations, people, sites, and countless other resources that support positive and possible goals. While marches and social media are important forms of protest, concrete actions achieve real change. Positive and reinforcing, The Trump Survival Guide presents the essential information we need to effectively make our voices heard and our power felt.
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The Trump Survival Guide

Everything You Need to Know About Living Through What You Hoped Would Never Happen

Author: Gene Stone

Publisher: Dey Street Books

ISBN: 9780062686480

Category: Political Science

Page: 208

View: 9340

Don’t despair. Don’t retreat. Fight back. The stunning election of Donald J. Trump rocked an already divided America and left scores of citizens, including the nearly sixty-five million voters who supported Hillary Clinton, feeling bereft and powerless. Now, Gene Stone, author of The Bush Survival Bible, offers invaluable guidance and concrete solutions they can use to make a difference in this serious call-to-arms—showing them how to move from anger and despair to activism. Before we can successfully engage, we need to be clear about the battles ahead. Stone outlines political and social concepts—including such issues as Civil Rights, Women’s Rights, the Environment, Obamacare, International relations, and LGBTQ Rights—providing a brief history of each, a refresher on Obama's policies, and an analysis of what Trump’s administration might do. Stone then provides an invaluable guide for fighting back—referring to organizations, people, sites, and countless other resources that support positive and possible goals. While marches and social media are important forms of protest, concrete actions achieve real change. Positive and reinforcing, The Trump Survival Guide presents the essential information we need to effectively make our voices heard and our power felt.
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Lemons Into Lemonade

10 Tips to Surviving & Thriving Through a Trump Presidency

Author: H. Michelle Mitchell

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781540507389

Category:

Page: 62

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#SurviveTrump #ThriveAnyway Donald Trump got elected much to the surpriseand dismay of about 2/3 of the American People-but that is now history. What we need now is a planto get through a Trump presidency. There are ways-good ways-to not only cope with this reality, but toalso thrive in spite of it. Lemonade is made from lemons. With your owncreativity thrown in, as the sugar, we can crush thiscurrent reality and make something sweet andrefreshing. Dedicated to everyone who was surprised by the outcome of the 2016 US Presidential election. Like you, I was surprised and reasonably devastated by the election results of the 2016 Presidential election. I thought that the polls were right, that Hillary had it in the bag and the media only was reporting that Donald was 'close' as a ruse to keep us interested. I didn't think in a million years he'd be elected. But - I was wrong... I think there were two major things to blame, maybe more, but two big culprits here. One, we believed the polls. The Hillary supporters were lulled into a false sense of security. Maybe they didn't bother to go out and vote. Maybe not her 'supporters' per-se, because the people who were passionate about her becoming president surely did go out and vote, but others who would have preferred her over 'The Donald', but maybe weren't 'passionate' about it thought that it would be just fine and didn't vote. Two, I think that the Millenials were so disenfranchised after the mistreatment of Bernie Sanders that they chose to sit this one out. Again, all the Millenials I know voted, but if you look at the map of who they said they were going to vote for and consider the numbers they should have had in this election, Hillary should have won by a landslide. But the next generation of voters are a different breed. Once you piss them off or lose their trust, you don't get them back, not easily anyway. So I think they sat this one out because they were disillusioned by what happened just before the Democratic National convention and the controversy over how Bernie was treated. Those are just my theories. I know there are a million more, like the way news is reported through the political points of view. When I grew up, I didn't know or care what Walter Cronkite's political point of view was. We just trusted him to report the news without putting a spin on it. Maybe I was naive, but that is how I remember it. Nowadays, I instantly know the political view points of almost anyone I listen to because the ideologies are so polarized. Just to get this out of the way, I'm remaining anonymous in this book because of the other book I wrote about family dynamics and because I want to practice what I'm going to expound upon in this book and not be distracted by any type of personal attention this book might attract. I'm also not registered with either party. I'm an independent because I want to think for myself and not be labeled by some ideology that I may or may not agree with due to the ever-changing political landscape. It feels to me a bit like the altered future from "Back to the Future" where Biff got the sports results and got really rich and powerful. I am hoping that "Doc" aka Bernie, finds a way to fix everything and we wake up back on the original timeline with President Sanders about to take office. But alas... right now... we are on this timeline! I would also like to say that this book is intended for those people who did not vote for Trump, those shocked by the election result and those afraid of what it might mean for this country. If you voted for Trump, his win is not an endorsement of any bigoted position you may hold. There is no room for bigotry in this country. Our country was founded on and made strong because people came here from all over the map. I hope this helps!
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Trumpism

The Politics of Gender in a Post-Propitious America

Author: Laura Finley,Matthew Johnson

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 1527520315

Category: Social Science

Page: 224

View: 5151

Timely and important, this collection focuses on the meaning of the 2016 presidential campaign and the election of Donald J. Trump as it relates to gender. Authored by scholars in political science, international studies, sociology, peace and conflict studies, psychiatry, and social work, as well as feminist activists from various backgrounds, chapters focus on campaigning for Hillary Clinton; how Trump won the election over a highly qualified female candidate; Trump’s hyper-masculine posturing; the meaning of the election for marginalized populations; the effect of the election on survivors of sexual assault; proposed policies related to women; and how to teach and parent in the era of Trump. Further, the book offers an appendix of recommended resources for persons seeking to better understand the election and its effect on gender relations in 2016 and beyond.
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WHAT WE DO NOW

Standing Up for Your Values in Trump's America

Author: Dennis Johnson,Valerie Merians

Publisher: Melville House

ISBN: 1612196608

Category: Political Science

Page: 182

View: 6462

The National Bestseller The election of Donald Trump to be the 45th President of the United States of America shocked and dismayed progressives across the country. What We Do Now, a collection of passionate manifestos by some of the country's leading progressives, aims to provide a blueprint for how those stunned progressives can move forward. Its powerful contributions -- from economists, environmentalists, activists, artists, politicians, and novelists -- will offer encouragement and guidance to practicing constitutionally protected acts of resistance throughout the unprecedented upcoming administration. Among the contributors are Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Gloria Steinem, Paul Krugman, Robert B. Reich, George Saunders and Dave Eggers as well the heads of the ACLU, the NAACP, the Sierra Club, the Arab American Association, the National GLBTQ Task Force, the Freedom of the Press Association, and other prominent activists.
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Trump

Think Like a Billionaire

Author: Donald J. Trump

Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.

ISBN: 0345481402

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 263

View: 6541

The author describes the secrets of investing in real estate, offers advice on spending money like a billionaire, and includes a behind the scenes look at his television program "The Apprentice."
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Surviving Trump

365 Daily Affirmations to Bring Peace, Joy and Hope Back Into Your Life

Author: J. Lloyd

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781540362988

Category:

Page: 132

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If the words "President Trump" cause your blood pressure to rise, your stomach to tighten into knots, and the feeling your head is about to explode, this is the book for you. Featuring 365 affirmations - one for each day of the year beginning with his inauguration on January 20th - Surviving Trump offers the reader a daily dose of positive words to provide hope for a better world and sustain us all for the fight ahead.
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Full Disclosure

Author: Stormy Daniels

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 1250205573

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 288

View: 4197

"Standing up to bullies is my kind of thing." How did Stormy Daniels become the woman willing to take on a president? In this book, Stormy Daniels tells her whole story for the first time: what it's like to be a leading actress and director in the adult film business, the full truth about her journey from a rough childhood in Louisiana onto the national stage, and everything about her interaction with Donald Trump that led to the nondisclosure agreement and the behind-the-scenes attempts to intimidate her. Stormy is funny, sharp, warm, and impassioned by turns. Her story is a thoroughly American one, of a girl who loved reading and horses and who understood from a very young age what she wanted?and who also knew she'd have to get every step of the way there on her own. People can't stop talking about Stormy Daniels. And they won't be able to stop talking about her fresh, surprising, completely candid, nothing-held-back book.
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Trump: The Art of the Deal

Author: Donald Trump

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1473539900

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 384

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THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER 'I like thinking big. I always have. To me it's very simple: If you're going to be thinking anyway, you might as well think big.' – Donald J. Trump Here is Trump in action – how he runs his business and how he runs his life – as he meets the people he needs to meet, chats with family and friends, clashes with enemies, and changes the face of the New York City skyline. But even a maverick plays by the rules, and Trump has formulated eleven guidelines for success. He isolates the common elements in his greatest deals; he shatters myths; he names names, spells out the zeros, and fully reveals the deal-maker's art. And throughout, Trump talks – really talks – about how he does it. Trump: The Art of the Deal is an unguarded look at the mind of a brilliant entrepreneur and an unprecedented education in the practice of deal-making. It's the most streetwise business book there is – and the ultimate read for anyone interested in making money and achieving success, and knowing the man behind the spotlight.
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The Soul of America

The Battle for Our Better Angels

Author: Jon Meacham

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 039958983X

Category: History

Page: 416

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jon Meacham helps us understand the present moment in American politics and life by looking back at critical times in our history when hope overcame division and fear. NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR Our current climate of partisan fury is not new, and in The Soul of America Meacham shows us how what Abraham Lincoln called the “better angels of our nature” have repeatedly won the day. Painting surprising portraits of Lincoln and other presidents, including Ulysses S. Grant, Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Dwight Eisenhower, and Lyndon B. Johnson, and illuminating the courage of such influential citizen activists as Martin Luther King, Jr., early suffragettes Alice Paul and Carrie Chapman Catt, civil rights pioneers Rosa Parks and John Lewis, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, and Army-McCarthy hearings lawyer Joseph N. Welch, Meacham brings vividly to life turning points in American history. He writes about the Civil War, Reconstruction, and the birth of the Lost Cause; the backlash against immigrants in the First World War and the resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan in the 1920s; the fight for women’s rights; the demagoguery of Huey Long and Father Coughlin and the isolationist work of America First in the years before World War II; the anti-Communist witch-hunts led by Senator Joseph McCarthy; and Lyndon Johnson’s crusade against Jim Crow. Each of these dramatic hours in our national life have been shaped by the contest to lead the country to look forward rather than back, to assert hope over fear—a struggle that continues even now. While the American story has not always—or even often—been heroic, we have been sustained by a belief in progress even in the gloomiest of times. In this inspiring book, Meacham reassures us, “The good news is that we have come through such darkness before”—as, time and again, Lincoln’s better angels have found a way to prevail. Praise for The Soul of America “Appalled by the ascendancy of Donald J. Trump, and shaken by the deadly white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville in 2017, Meacham returns to other moments in our history when fear and division seemed rampant. He wants to remind us that the current political turmoil is not unprecedented, that as a nation we have survived times worse than this. . . . Meacham tries to summon the better angels by looking back at when America truly has been great. He is effective as ever at writing history for a broad readership.”—The New York Times Book Review “This is a brilliant, fascinating, timely, and above all profoundly important book.”—Walter Isaacson
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The Bush Survival Bible

250 Ways to Make It Through the Next Four Years Without Misunderestimating the D angers Ahead, and Other Subliminable Strategeries

Author: Gene Stone

Publisher: Villard

ISBN: 0307416968

Category: Political Science

Page: 144

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Here is the reality: Bush won; Kerry lost. Here is your reaction: AA#RGH*[email protected]&WGRWW!!?! Here is your salvation: The Bush Survival Bible Although many of you may try, you can’t really do anything about the election results. But you can do something about your postelection stress disorder. Here are 250 ways to help you get through the next four years. For instance: • Are you suicidal? Here are 5 antidepressants to consider. • Are you cold? Here are 6 reasons to love global warming. • Are you ready to leave the country? Here are 7 countries to move to. • Are you political? Here are 6 ways to get involved in local politics. • Are you spiritual? Here are 9 prayers to get you through the night. No matter who you are, no matter what you feel, there’s a solution for you. Yes, Bush won. But that doesn’t mean you have to lose. And remember, he can’t run for a third term. Just 1,461 days to go! Light a candle, don’t sweat the Bush stuff, and pray. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump

35 Psychiatrists and Mental Health Experts Assess a President - Updated and Expanded with New Essays

Author: Bandy X. Lee

Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books

ISBN: 9781250212863

Category: Political Science

Page: 496

View: 2443

As this bestseller predicted, Trump has only grown more erratic and dangerous as the pressures on him mount. This new edition includes new essays bringing the book up to date—because this is still not normal. Originally released in fall 2017, The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump was a runaway bestseller. Alarmed Americans and international onlookers wanted to know: What is wrong with him? That question still plagues us. The Trump administration has proven as chaotic and destructive as its opponents feared, and the man at the center of it all remains a cipher. Constrained by the APA’s “Goldwater rule,” which inhibits mental health professionals from diagnosing public figures they have not personally examined, many of those qualified to weigh in on the issue have shied away from discussing it at all. The public has thus been left to wonder whether he is mad, bad, or both. The prestigious mental health experts who have contributed to the revised and updated version of The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump argue that their moral and civic "duty to warn" supersedes professional neutrality. Whatever affects him, affects the nation: From the trauma people have experienced under the Trump administration to the cult-like characteristics of his followers, he has created unprecedented mental health consequences across our nation and beyond. With eight new essays (about one hundred pages of new material), this edition will cover the dangerous ramifications of Trump's unnatural state. It’s not all in our heads. It’s in his.
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Trump's America

The Truth about Our Nation's Great Comeback

Author: Newt Gingrich

Publisher: Center Street

ISBN: 1546077057

Category: Political Science

Page: 352

View: 6862

No one understands the "Make America Great Again" effort with more insight and more experience than former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich. Gingrich was an ally of President Ronald Reagan during his 1980 "Let's Make America Great Again" campaign. In 1994, Newt was the architect of the Contract with America and the campaign that ended 40 years of Democratic control in the House of Representatives. As a friend and supporter of President Donald Trump, Gingrich authored the #1 New York Times bestseller Understanding Trump, which explained the 2016 election and the early Trump presidency in ways no one else could. In Trump's America: The Truth About Our Nation's Great Comeback, Gingrich describes our country's tremendous turnaround under President Donald Trump's leadership - and confronts the desperate efforts by the elites in academia, the media, and the Washington establishment to undermine and distort his achievements. The Americans who elected President Trump expect him to make good on his iconic call to "Make America Great Again." So far, he is making good on his promise. The swamp is being drained, the judiciary is being restored, the economy is growing rapidly, unemployment is in decline, and America's strength and standing as the world's dominant super power is improving daily. Meanwhile, Trump's opponents in Washington and the media are lashing out because they can't stand the fact that the President they deeply oppose is succeeding. Gingrich understands the challenges faced by the White House staff, the role fake news plays in modern politics, and the ropes of legislative infighting in Congress. Trump's America tells the truth that the elites in the media and Washington don't want you to know.
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On Tyranny

Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century

Author: Timothy Snyder

Publisher: Ten Speed Press

ISBN: 0804190119

Category: Political Science

Page: 126

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In previous books, Holocaust historian Timothy Snyder dissected the events and values that enabled the rise of Hitler and Stalin and the execution of their catastrophic policies. With Twenty Lessons, Snyder draws from the darkest hours of the twentieth century to provide hope for the twenty-first. As he writes, "Americans are no wiser than the Europeans who saw democracy yield to fascism, Nazism and communism. Our one advantage is that we might learn from their experience."
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One Nation After Trump

A Guide for the Perplexed, the Disillusioned, the Desperate, and the Not-Yet Deported

Author: E.J. Dionne, Jr.,Norman J. Ornstein,Thomas E. Mann

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 1250164060

Category: Political Science

Page: 256

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THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES AND WASHINGTON POST BESTSELLER A call to action from three of Washington's premier political scholar-journalists, One Nation After Trump offers the definitive work on the threat posed by the Trump presidency and how to counter it. American democracy was never supposed to give the nation a president like Donald Trump. We have never had a president who gave rise to such widespread alarm about his lack of commitment to the institutions of self-government, to the norms democracy requires, and to the need for basic knowledge about how government works. We have never had a president who raises profound questions about his basic competence and his psychological capacity to take on the most challenging political office in the world. Yet if Trump is both a threat to our democracy and a product of its weaknesses, the citizen activism he has inspired is the antidote. The reaction to the crisis created by Trump’s presidency can provide the foundation for an era of democratic renewal and vindicate our long experiment in self-rule. The award-winning authors of One Nation After Trump explain Trump’s rise and the danger his administration poses to our free institutions. They also offer encouragement to the millions of Americans now experiencing a new sense of citizenship and engagement and argue that our nation needs a unifying alternative to Trump’s dark and divisive brand of politics—an alternative rooted in a New Economy, a New Patriotism, a New Civil Society, and a New Democracy. One Nation After Trump is the essential book for our era, an unsparing assessment of the perils facing the United States and an inspiring roadmap for how we can reclaim the future.
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Unhinged

An Insider's Account of the Trump White House

Author: Omarosa Manigault Newman

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1982109726

Category: Political Science

Page: 368

View: 9992

#1 New York Times Bestseller The former Assistant to the President and Director of Communications for the Office of Public Liaison in the Trump White House provides an eye-opening look into the corruption and controversy of the current administration. Few have been a member of Donald Trump’s inner orbit longer than Omarosa Manigault Newman. Their relationship has spanned fifteen years—through four television shows, a presidential campaign, and a year by his side in the most chaotic, outrageous White House in history. But that relationship has come to a decisive and definitive end, and Omarosa is finally ready to share her side of the story in this explosive, jaw-dropping account. A stunning tell-all and takedown from a strong, intelligent woman who took every name and number, Unhinged is a must-read for any concerned citizen.
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You Can't Spell America Without Me

The Really Tremendous Inside Story of My Fantastic First Year as President Donald J. Trump (A So-Called Parody)

Author: Alec Baldwin,Kurt Andersen

Publisher: Bantam Press

ISBN: 9780593079409

Category:

Page: 352

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Political satire as deeper truth: Donald Trump's presidential memoir, as recorded by two world-renowned Trump scholars, and experts on greatness generally. "I have the best words, beautiful words, as everybody has been talking and talking about for a long time. Also? The best sentences and, what do you call them, paragraphs. My previous books were great and sold extremely, unbelievably well--even the ones by dishonest, disgusting so-called journalists. But those writers didn't understand Trump, because quite frankly they were major losers. People say if you want it done right you have to do it yourself, even when 'it' is a 'memoir.' So every word of this book was written by me, using a special advanced word processing system during the many, many nights I've been forced to stay alone in the White House--only me, just me, trust me, nobody helped. And it's all 100% true, so true--people are already saying it may be the truest book ever published. Enjoy." Until Donald Trump publishes his account of his entire four or eight or one-and-a-half years in the White House, the definitive chronicle will be You Can't Spell America Without Me: The Really Tremendous Inside Story of My Fantastic First Year As President. He was elected because he was the most frank presidential candidate in history, a man always eager to tell the unvarnished truth about others' flaws as well as his own excellence. Now that refreshingly compulsive un-PC candor is applied to his time as leader of the free world. The mind-boggling private encounters with world leaders. The genius backroom strategy sessions with White House advisers. His triumphs over the dishonest news media. The historic, world-changing decisions--many of them secret until now. What he really thinks of Melania and Ivanka and Jared, Donald Jr. and Eric and the other one. And many spectacular, historic, exclusive photographs of him in private and public, making America great again.
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A Musician’s Guide to Surviving the Great Recession

Practical Tips for Living a Truly Better Life in a Precarious Economy

Author: A. Musician

Publisher: BookBaby

ISBN: 0988674610

Category: Self-Help

Page: 76

View: 3090

This ebook offers hardcore, real-world, practical advice on how anyone can survive in a precarious economy. Learn useful tips and creative strategies, from a hardworking musician who, like most professional musicians, knows, from hard-won experience, how to not only keep the annoying wolf from the door, but how to give him a painful wedgie, so he’ll finally give up and leave you the f*&k alone. Two reasons you should take seriously what this book has to say: Musicians are experts at living on next-to-nothing. Musicians, notoriously unemployed and underpaid, have always had to get by on less, so we’re well versed in the tricks and strategies of bare-bones,economic survival. But, of course, sheer survival is not nearly enough. 2. Musicians know how to live fun, fulfilling and productive lives without following all the mind-numbing, conventional ‘9 to 5’ rules of mainstream society! Musicians don’t like to admit it out loud, but the truth is... we sleep late, we have more (and better) sex and we have way more fun at our jobs than most folks. Lawyers practice, accountants calculate, plumbers plumb, but musicians... well, when we go to work... we play! In these perilous economic times, anyone who works for a living, and wants to not just survive, but thrive, should read this book!
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