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Hidden Harmonies: The Lives and Times of the Pythagorean Theorem
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Hidden Harmonies: The Lives and Times of the Pythagorean Theorem

Ellen Kaplan, Robert Kaplan

A sparkling, widely praised history of the most famous formula in mathematics and what it illustrates about the nature of human reasoning, now in paper

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The Art of the Infinite: The Pleasures of Mathematics
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The Art of the Infinite: The Pleasures of Mathematics

Robert Kaplan, Ellen Kaplan

This is mathematics for the soul-just the way it should be. -New Scientist

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The Selected Letters of Robert Creeley
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The Selected Letters of Robert Creeley

Robert Creeley, Rod Smith, Peter Baker, Kaplan Harris

The author is one of the most celebrated and influential American poets. A stylist of the highest order, he imbued his correspondence with the literary artistry he brought to his poetry. This title deals with his works.

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The Power Behind Your Eyes: Improving Your Eyesight with Integrated Vision Therapy
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The Power Behind Your Eyes: Improving Your Eyesight with Integrated Vision Therapy

Roberto Kaplan, Robert-Michael Kaplan

Dr. Kaplan addresses eyesight problems from a holistic and psychospiritual perspective, empowering readers to begin a self-healing journey.

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Chances Are: Adventures in Probability
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Chances Are: Adventures in Probability

Ellen Kaplan, Robert Kaplan

Combining philosophical and historical background, Chances Are is a lay person's journey into the realm of probability--from poker to politics, weather to war, Monte Carlo to mortality. Illustrations.

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Hidden Harmonies: The Lives and Times of the Pythagorean Theorem
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Hidden Harmonies: The Lives and Times of the Pythagorean Theorem

Ellen Kaplan, Robert Kaplan

With wit, verve, and clarity, the authors trace the life of the Pythagorean theorem, from ancient Babylon to the present.

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 Special priceAsia's Cauldron: The South China Sea and the End of a Stable Pacific
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Asia’s Cauldron: The South China Sea and the End of a Stable Pacific

Robert D. Kaplan

From Robert D. Kaplan, named one of the world's Top 100 Global Thinkers by Foreign Policy magazine, comes a penetrating look at the volatile region that will dominate the future of geopolitical conflict.

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Asia's Cauldron: The South China Sea and the End of a Stable Pacific
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Asia’s Cauldron: The South China Sea and the End of a Stable Pacific

Robert D. Kaplan

From Robert D. Kaplan, named one of the world's Top 100 Global Thinkers by Foreign Policy magazine, comes a penetrating look at the volatile region that will dominate the future of geopolitical conflict.

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Out of the Labyrinth: Setting Mathematics Free
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Out of the Labyrinth: Setting Mathematics Free

Ellen Kaplan, Robert Kaplan

Out of the Labyrinth rejoices in the serious play of mathematics and explains how to think about math as a truly common pursuit... full of fun and full of the wisdom of a lifetime of teaching... -- Barry Mazur, Gerhard Gade...

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The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate
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The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate

Robert D. Kaplan

In this provocative, startling book, Robert D. Kaplan, the bestselling author of Monsoon and Balkan Ghosts, offers a revelatory new prism through which to view global upheavals and to understand what lies ahead for continents and...

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Balkan Ghosts: A Journey Through History
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Balkan Ghosts: A Journey Through History

Robert D Kaplan

From the assassination that triggered World War I to the ethnic warfare in Serbia, Bosnia, and Croatia, the Balkans have been the crucible of the twentieth century, the place where terrorism and genocide first became tools of...

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What You're Really Meant to Do: A Road Map for Reaching Your Unique Potential
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What You’re Really Meant to Do: A Road Map for Reaching Your Unique Potential

Robert Steven Kaplan

Kaplan describes a specific and actionable roadmap for helping readers define their own success and reach their unique potential. This effort requires several key steps in an integrated process, as well as a high level of...

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Fear Your Strengths: What You are Best at Could be Your Biggest Problem
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Fear Your Strengths: What You are Best at Could be Your Biggest Problem

Robert E. Kaplan, Robert B. Kaiser

As a leader, your strengths can work against you. Many leaders know this on some intuitive level, but they tend not to accept it in practice. This work offers a practical psychology of leadership - a better way for leaders to get...

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El Poder Detras de Sus Ojos: Mejore Su Vista Mediante La Terapia de Vision Integral
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El Poder Detras de Sus Ojos: Mejore Su Vista Mediante La Terapia de Vision Integral

Robert-Michael Kaplan, O.D., O D Kaplan

Good vision is more than the ability to see 20/20 on an eye chart. Any vision problem is a message alerting us to an unbalanced inner state. Eyeglasses, medications, and surgery may correct poor vision but they cannot correct this...

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The Collaborator: The Trial and Execution of Robert Brasillach
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The Collaborator: The Trial and Execution of Robert Brasillach

Alice Kaplan

Robert Brasillach was executed in 1945 for what he wrote during the Nazi occupation of France. The author raises the question of whether he was condemned for his writing, or singled out as a homosexual; and why he was shot, when...

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The American Judaism of Mordecai M. Kaplan (POD)
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The American Judaism of Mordecai M. Kaplan (POD)

Goldsmith, Mel Scult, Robert M. Seltzer

A selection of appreciative yet critical essays giving an historical context for the life and works of Mordecai Kaplan. Kaplan's metaphysics, his interpretation of the Bible, his views on education, economic justice and the role...

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Cuidado Con Tus Virtudes!
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Cuidado Con Tus Virtudes!

Robert Kaplan (Harvard Business School), Dr Robert Kaiser

Nationally recognized leadership experts Bob Kaplan and Rob Kaiser have conducted thousands of assessments of senior executives designed to determine when their strengths serve them well, versus betray them. In this groundbreaking...

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The Collaborator: The Trial and Execution of Robert Brasillach
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The Collaborator: The Trial and Execution of Robert Brasillach

Alice Kaplan

Robert Brasillach was executed in 1945 for what he had written during the Nazi occupation of France. The author raises the question of whether he was condemned for his writing, or singled out as a homosexual; and why he was shot,...

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Fear Your Strengths: What You are Best at Could be Your Biggest Problem
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Fear Your Strengths: What You are Best at Could be Your Biggest Problem

Robert B. Kaiser, Robert E. Kaplan

Once you've discovered your strengths, you need to discover something else: your strengths can work against you. You can have too much of a good thing. Many leaders know this on some intuitive level, and they see it in others. But...

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Computeralgebra
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Computeralgebra

Robert Kaplan

Schon seit den 50-er Jahren versucht man, neben rein numerischen Re- nungen auch algebraische Umformungen mit Computern zu erledigen. H- ausgekommen sind dabei kleine und grosse Computeralgebra-Systeme, in - nen teilweise Hunderte...

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Advanced Management Accounting
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Advanced Management Accounting

Robert Steven Kaplan, Anthony A. Atkinson

The third edition of this work offers coverage of innovative management accounting issues faced by major companies throughout the world. It provides a systematic, management-oriented approach to advanced management topics.

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Student Workbook for Kaplan/Saccuzzo's Psychological Testing: Principles, Applications, and Issues, 7th
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Student Workbook for Kaplan/Saccuzzo’s Psychological Testing: Principles, Applications, and Issues, 7th

Robert M Kaplan (Univ Of Calif San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA), Dennis P Saccuzzo, Kaplan, Saccuzzo

More than a traditional study guide, the Student Workbook--written by Katherine Nicolai of Rockhurst University--truly helps students understand the connections between abstract measurement concepts and the development,...

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Warrior Politics
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Warrior Politics

Robert Kaplan

The author of Balkan Ghosts draws on the historical wisdom of Sun-Tzu, Thucydides, Hobbes, Machiavelli, and other great thinkers to provide valuable guidelines for modern-day world leaders--in both politics and business...

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An Empire Wilderness: Travels into America's Future
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An Empire Wilderness: Travels into America’s Future

Robert Kaplan

The author of Balkan Ghosts describes his journey westward from Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, in search of the large-scale political, economic, social, and cultural changes affecting America, in an incisive portrait of America's...

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Language Planning in Europe: Cyprus, Iceland and Luxembourg
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Language Planning in Europe: Cyprus, Iceland and Luxembourg

Robert B. Kaplan, Richard B. Baldauf, Jr., Nkonko M. Kamwangamalu

This volume focuses on language planning in Cyprus, Iceland and Luxembourg, explaining the linguistic diversity, historical and political contexts and current language situation (including language-in-education planning), the role...

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Medical Murder: Disturbing Cases of Doctors Who Kill
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Medical Murder: Disturbing Cases of Doctors Who Kill

Robert M. Kaplan

The Hippocratic Oath commands all doctors to 'first do no harm' - what then makes a doctor cross that line to murder? A fascinating study of doctors on the wrong side of the law.

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 Read reviewMonsoon: The Indian Ocean and the Battle for Supremacy in the 21st Century
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Monsoon: The Indian Ocean and the Battle for Supremacy in the 21st Century

Robert D. Kaplan

Kaplan shows how the rise of India, Pakistan, China, Indonesia and Oman, among others, represents a crucial shift in the global balance of power. It is in 'Monsoon Asia' that the fight for democracy, energy independence and...

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The Exceptional Brain: and How it Changed the World
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The Exceptional Brain: and How it Changed the World

Robert M. Kaplan

From da Vinci to van Gogh, Hitler to Howard Hughes, this is a fascinating investigation into how brain diseases and conditions like epilepsy, syphilis, schizophrenia and tumours have made their sufferers both famous and ...

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Aggression in Children and Youth: Advanced Study Institute : Papers
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Aggression in Children and Youth: Advanced Study Institute : Papers

Robert M. Kaplan, V.J. Konecni, Raymond W. Novaco

Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute, Maratea, Italy, June 17-28, 1981

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: A Kaplan SAT Score-raising Classic
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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: A Kaplan SAT Score-raising Classic

Robert Louis Stevenson

Features: the tale of the classic novel, Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde ; more than 200 vocabulary words frequently tested on the SAT highlighted throughout the text; definitions for each highlighted word on the facing page; a...

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Disease, Diagnoses, and Dollars: Facing the Ever-expanding Market for Medical Care
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Disease, Diagnoses, and Dollars: Facing the Ever-expanding Market for Medical Care

Robert M. Kaplan

The US spends more per capita on health care than any other country, yet it ranks last among comparison nations on the major health indicators. Here, Kaplan analyzes what can be done to turn this situation around and provides...

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Aggression in Children and Youth
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Aggression in Children and Youth

Robert M. Kaplan

Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute, Maratea, Italy, June 17-28, 1981

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Language and Language-in-education Planning in the Pacific Basin
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Language and Language-in-education Planning in the Pacific Basin

Robert B. Kaplan, Richard B. Baldauf

Examines and reviews the ecological context of language planning in 14 countries in the Pacific basin such as: Japan, the two Koreas, Taiwan, the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam, Singapore, Australia, New...

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What to Ask the Person in the Mirror: Critical Questions for Becoming a More Effective Leader and Reaching Your Potential
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What to Ask the Person in the Mirror: Critical Questions for Becoming a More Effective Leader and Reaching Your Potential

Robert Steven Kaplan

Successful leaders know that leadership is less often about having all the answers and more often about asking the right questions. This title presents a process for asking the big questions that enables you to diagnose problems,...

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The Balanced Scorecard: Translating Strategy into Action
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The Balanced Scorecard: Translating Strategy into Action

Robert Steven Kaplan, David P. Norton

Provides the management system for companies to invest in the long term - in customers, in employees, in product development, and in systems - rather than managing the bottom line to pump up short-term earnings. This title...

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Time-Driven Activity-Based Costing: A Simpler and More Powerful Path to Higher Profits
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Time-Driven Activity-Based Costing: A Simpler and More Powerful Path to Higher Profits

Robert Steven Kaplan, Steven R. Anderson

Provides a solution to the problems associated with large-scale ABC implementation. This book offers a model where managers can estimate the resource demands imposed by each transaction, product, or customer, rather than rely on...

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Social Deviance: Testing a General Theory
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Social Deviance: Testing a General Theory

Howard B. Kaplan, Robert J. Johnson

Presents a comprehensive theoretical statement about the social and social psychological processes involved in the onset and course of deviant behavior.

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Social Deviance: Testing a General Theory
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Social Deviance: Testing a General Theory

Howard B. Kaplan, Robert J. Johnson

Presents a comprehensive theoretical statement about the social and social psychological processes involved in the onset and course of deviant behavior.

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Anthropological Theory
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Anthropological Theory

Robert A. Manners, David Kaplan

How is Anthropological theory developed, how is it to be applied, and how can one confirm it? This book answers these questions by presenting essays relating to various aspects of anthropological theory. It presents a...

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The Coming Anarchy: Shattering the Dreams of the Post Cold War
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The Coming Anarchy: Shattering the Dreams of the Post Cold War

Robert D. Kaplan

Debunking overly optimistic theories of an idyllic post-Cold War world, the author of Balkan Ghosts predicts that war, ethnic conflict, random violence, and fear will be hallmarks of the next century. Reprint. 30,000 first...

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Mediterranean Winter: The Pleasures of History and Landscape in Tunisia, Sicily, Dalmatia, and the Peloponnese
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Mediterranean Winter: The Pleasures of History and Landscape in Tunisia, Sicily, Dalmatia, and the Peloponnese

Robert D Kaplan

Artful and intelligent . . . . Kaplan's book has made its own mark. . . I am able to feel the sense of an exotic and timeless part of the world. -- Bob Hoover, Pittsburg Post-Gazette [Kaplan] helps the distant past...

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The Arabists: The Romance of an American Elite
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The Arabists: The Romance of an American Elite

Robert D. Kaplan

This work provides a history of the Arabists , a group of US expatriates who spent much of their lives living and working in the Arab world, in areas such as education and intelligence. It demonstrates their profound influence on...

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Athene Palace: Hitler's  New Order  Comes to Rumania
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Athene Palace: Hitler’s New Order Comes to Rumania

R. G. Waldeck, Robert D. Kaplan

A striking combination of social intimacy and distinterested political analysis, this title evokes the elegance and excitement of the dynamic international community in Bucharest before the world had come to grips with the horrors...

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Forgotten Crisis: The Fin-de-siecle Crisis of Democracy in France
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Forgotten Crisis: The Fin-de-siecle Crisis of Democracy in France

Robert Elliot Kaplan

Examines, in detail, the battle over the income tax which was the main political issue in France during the 1890s but which is virtually absent from histories of the period. It also explains how the Dreyfus Affair has mistakenly...

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The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate
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The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate

Robert D. Kaplan

The insights, discoveries, and theories of great geographers and geopolitical thinkers of the past look back at critical pivots in history and then look forward at the evolving global scene.

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Preventing Illness among People with Coronary Heart Disease
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Preventing Illness among People with Coronary Heart Disease

John D. Piette, Robert M. Kaplan, Joseph R. Ferrari

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the leading cause of death and illness in the United States, and though much progress has been made in reducing cardiac risk factors, obesity and diabetes mellitus are on the rise. Preventing...

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Essential Stories
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Essential Stories

Robert Barry Kaplan

A man is repeatedly abducted by the same aliens. A woman metamorphoses into a giant bird. A man and woman are surgically joined to each other. A man experiences the difficulties of remodeling a haunted house. A woman repeatedly...

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At The Arms
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At The Arms

Robert Barry Kaplan

Managing an apartment building was pretty simple for the most part. I had a few responsibilities, such as keeping the plants watered and making sure everyone paid the rent on time, but other than that, unless someone had a...

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