"A practical guide to thriving at work, based on a popular course offered at the Standford Graduate School of Business"--Dust jacket flap. "In today's workplace, the traditional boundaries between 'work' and 'personal' are neither realistic nor relevant. Office hours bleed into evenings and weekends; e-mails and calls can be fielded from home; and the stresses of life -- young kids, aging parents, financial hardships -- don't evaporate when we walk...
A Southern story of friendship forged by books and bees, when the timeless troubles of growing up meet the murky shadows of World War II. Deep in the tobacco land of North Carolina, nothing's been the same since the boys shipped off to war and worry took their place. Thirteen-year-old Lucy Brown is precocious and itching for adventure. Then Allie Bert Tucker wanders into town, an outcast with a puzzling past, and Lucy figures the two of them can...