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Jacobs, A. J.

Summary: A.J. explores the big issues of our time--happiness, dating, morality, marriage--by immersing himself in eye-opening situations. In his role as human guinea pig, Jacobs fearlessly takes on a series of life-altering challenges that provides readers with equal parts insight and humor. (And drives his patient wife, Julie, to the brink of insanity.) Among the many adventures: He outsources his life...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 914.54 JAC

Jacobs, A. J.

Summary: Raised in a secular family but interested in the relevance of faith in our modern world, A.J. Jacobs decides to attempt to obey the Bible as literally as possible for one full year. He vows to follow the Ten Commandments. To be fruitful and multiply. To love his neighbor. But also to obey the hundreds of less publicized rules: to avoid wearing clothes made of mixed fibers; to stone adulterers....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 220 JAC

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 220 JAC

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 220 Jac

Jacobs, A. J.

Summary: A book of essays on all of A.J.'s hilarious adventures as a human guinea pig, including "My Outsourced Life" and "The Truth About Nakedness."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814.54 JAC

Jacobs, A. J.

Summary: NPR contributor A.J. Jacobs chronicles his hilarious and seemingly impossible quest to read the Encyclopedia Brittanica from A-Z.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HighBridge 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 031 JAC

Jacobs, A. J.

Summary: Traces the author's three-year investigation into what constitutes family, describing how, after receiving an e-mail from a stranger who claimed to be a distant cousin, he embarked on an effort to build the biggest family tree in history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

Sorry, no copies available

Jacobs, A. J.

Summary: Chronicles the efforts of an NPR contributor to read the "Encyclopedia Britannica" from A to Z, sharing the humorous mishaps that occurred as a result of the endeavor, from changed family relationships to his efforts to join Mensa.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2004

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 031 Jacobs

Jacobs, A. J.

Summary: Raised in a secular family but increasingly interested in the relevance of faith in our modern world, A.J. Jacobs decides to dive in headfirst and attempt to obey the Bible as literally as possible for one full year. He vows to follow the Ten Commandments. To be fruitful and multiply. To love his neighbor. But also to obey the hundreds of less publicized rules: to avoid wearing clothes made of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 220 JAC

Jacobs, A. J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAC

Jacobs, A. J.

Summary: Traces the author's three-year investigation into what constitutes family, describing how, after receiving an e-mail from a stranger who claimed to be a distant cousin, he embarked on an effort to build the biggest family tree in history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 929.1 JAC

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Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Miller 1953

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM