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Katharine Esty’s four books reflect her wide lifetime experience. Trained as a social psychologist, she has been a practicing psychotherapist and a managing partner of a consulting firm, helping people for over 50 years.


A Practical Guide to Letting Go, Aging Well, and Finding Unexpected Happiness

EIGHTYSOMETHINGS is a must-read for people in their eighties, and also for their families. Adult children—often bewildered by their aging parents—need a wise guide like EIGHTYSOMETHINGS to help them navigate their parents’ last stage of life with real-world guidelines and conversation starters. Readers, young and old alike, will find this first-of-its-kind book eye-opening, comforting, and filled with practical tips.


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twenty-seven Dollars and a dream

How Muhammad Yunus Changed the

World and What it Cost Him

In Twenty-Seven Dollars and a Dream: How Muhammad Yunus Changed the World and What it Cost Him, Katharine Esty tells the story of a true hero of our time. It's the story of a man engaged in a lifetime struggle to end poverty by enabling those who have very little.

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A Manager's Guide to Solving Problems and Turning Diversity into a

Competitive Advantage

Workplace Diversity provides business managers with the creative and effective solutions they need to succeed in today's multifaceted and everchanging workplace. With insights into the most difficult and sensitive issues managers encounter, Workplace Diversity offers timely, practical, and invaluable guidance.

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the Gypsies,

Wanderers in Time

Here is an honest and carefully researched picture of the Gypsies from their first appearance in the western world to the present times. The Gypsies takes us far beyond the clichés and prejudices that have obscured our understanding of these fascinating people. The book tells of their world wide traveling lifestyle, their music and dance, their persecutions during World War II, the ongoing discrimination they face, and the story of Gypsies in the USA. Esty’s insights and humor add depth to this much-needed book.


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