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DONALD McPHAIL at Books Inc. Palo Alto

Local author (and alum Paly '58 and Menlo College '59), and freelance writer Donald McPhail discusses his compelling debut novel, The Millionaires Cruise: Sailing Toward Black Tuesday. Set in 1929 San Francisco, The Millionaires Cruise vividly tells the story of 300+ millionaires who set sail on a luxurious two-month cruise—completely unaware that everything in their comfortable lives is about to change.

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Published: Donald McPhail - February 9th, 2015

ARNOLD THACKRAY at Books Inc. Mountain View

Distinguished academic and the founding CEO of the Chemical Heritage Foundation, Arnold Thackray discusses Moore’s Law: The Life of Gordon Moore, Silicon Valley’s Quiet Revolutionary.

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ISBN: 9780465055647
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Published: Basic Books - May 5th, 2015

RICK & WENDY WALLEIGH at Books Inc. Mountain View

Former high-tech corporate executives Rick and Wendy Walleigh discuss From Silicon Valley to Swaziland: How One Couple Found Purpose and Adventure in an Encore Career.

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Published: Wheatmark - April 15th, 2015

The Mountain View Library Presents ELIAS CASTILLO

The Mountain View Library presents Three time Pulitzer Prize-nominee and staff writer for the San Jose Mercury News and Associated Press, Elias Castillo for a discussion of his eye-opening look at the true history of Franciscan friars and their enslavement of California Indians, A Cross of Thorns.

For more information visit: http://www.mountainview.gov/depts/library/default.asp

 

 

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ISBN: 9781610352420
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Published: Craven Street Books - February 16th, 2015

TRACI MANN at Books Inc. Mountain View

A widely recognized expert on the psychology of eating, dieting, and self-control, Traci Mann, Ph.D. discusses her fascinating book--which comprises more than two decades of her research--Secrets from the Eating Lab: The Science of Weight Loss, the Myth of Willpower, and Why You Should Never Diet Again.

About Secrets from the Eating Lab:

Is Your Diet Making You Fat?

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ISBN: 9780062329233
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Published: Harper Wave - April 7th, 2015

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