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Last Lion, The: Volume 1: Winston Churchill Visions of Glory 1874 - 1932
Little, Brown and Company
[*This is the MP3CD audiobook format in Vinyl case.] VOLUME ONE -- The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill, Visions of Glory, 1874-1932 [Read by Frederick Davidson] Winston Churchill is perhaps the most important political figure of the twentieth century. His great oratory and leadership during the Second World War were only part of his huge breadth of experience and achievement. Studying his life is a fascinating way to imbibe the ...
The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York
Robert A. Caro
For the sheer magnitude, depth and authority of its revelations, The Power Broker stands alone---a huge and galvanizing biography revealing not only the virtually unknown saga of one man's incredible accumulation of power, but the hidden story of the shaping (and mis-shaping) of New York through the past half-century. Robert Caro's monumental book makes public what few outsiders have known: that Robert Moses was the single most powerful man ...
Brooklyn NY: A Grim Retrospective
This explosive autobiographical volume is a gripping account of entertainer Jerry Castaldo growing up on the mean streets of Brooklyn, NY, his agonizing descent into the darkness of the city's underbelly and his desperate struggle back to normalcy. Celebrated NY Post columnist, author and playwright Chip Deffaa edited this dark, yet highly inspirational story. "Heartbreaking," "surprising," "emotionally charged." "Shocking," "volatile," ...
The Caged Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill, 1932-40
Michael Joseph Ltd
This is the second in William Manchester's masterly 3 volume life of Winston Churchill. It contests the favoured view that Churchill's finest hour was as Britain's wartime leader, viewing his greatest period as a statesman during 1932 to 1940, ignored in Parliament and disowned by the social and political establishment as a warmonger, he stood his ground, both in the Commons and outside of it, maintaining his principles until ultimately he ...
The Anatomy of PEACE
The Arbinger Institute
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The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
Seven men in one--naturalist, writer, lover, hunter, cowboy, soldier, and politician, Theodore Roosevelt, by the turn of the century, built himself up from a frail, asthmatic boy to become the youngest and most charismatic president in our history to that time. 10 cassettes.
America the Beautiful: Rediscovering What Made This Nation Great
Ben Carson M.D.
What is America becoming? Or, more importantly, what can she be if we reclaim a vision for the things that made her great in the first place? In America the Beautiful, Dr. Ben Carson helps us learn from our past in order to chart a better course for our future. From his personal ascent from inner-city poverty to international medical and humanitarian acclaim, Carson shares experiential insights that help us understand ... what is good about ...
Sins of South Beach
PEGASUS PUBLISHING HOUSE, INC., 2007
Sins of South Beach is the true story of sex, drugs, violence, corruption, murder, and the making of Miami Beach. The book is an autobiographical portrait of one of the most spectacular renovations that any city has ever undergone, and the seedy underside that fueled its rise. Sins of South Beach reveals the city’s renaissance, and the crime and corruption that fueled it. Alex Daoud, who served as Miami Beach’s Commissioner and Mayor from ...
No True Glory: A Frontline Account of the Battle for Fallujah
"This is the face of war as only those who have fought it can describe it."–Senator John McCain Fallujah: Iraq’s most dangerous city unexpectedly emerged as the major battleground of the Iraqi insurgency. For twenty months, one American battalion after another tried to quell the violence, culminating in a bloody, full-scale assault. Victory came at a terrible price: 151 Americans and thousands of Iraqis were left dead. The epic battle ...
Half the Sky
From two of our most fiercely moral voices, a passionate call to arms against our era’s most pervasive human rights violation: the oppression of women and girls in the developing world. With Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn as our guides, we undertake an odyssey through Africa and Asia to meet the extraordinary women struggling there, among them a Cambodian teenager sold into sex slavery and an Ethiopian woman who ...
A Primate's Memoir: A Neuroscientist's Unconventional Life Among the Baboons
Robert M. Sapolsky
"I had never planned to become a savanna baboon when I grew up; instead, I had always assumed I would become a mountain gorilla," writes Robert Sapolsky in this witty and riveting chronicle of a scientist's coming-of-age in remote Africa. An exhilarating account of Sapolsky's twenty-one-year study of a troop of rambunctious baboons in Kenya, A Primate's Memoir interweaves serious scientific observations with wry commentary about the ...
Foreclosure Defense Guidebook: An EASY to Understand Guide to Saving Your Home From Foreclosure.
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
In this EASY to read, EASY to follow guide , we show you how to defend your home from foreclosure written in plain English without the legalese. Discover the shocking truth behind foreclosure fraud that banks don't want you to know . Over 85% of subprime loans in the US have been securitized in the last 10 years. This means, chances are, your loan is too. And if your loan has been securitized, then your bank does not own your loan ...
The Prime Ministers: An Intimate Narrative of Israeli Leadership
The Toby Press, LLC
The Prime Ministers is the first and only insider account of Israeli politics from the founding of the Jewish State to the near-present day. It reveals stunning details of life-and-death decision-making, top-secret military operations and high level peace negotiations. The Prime Ministers brings readers into the orbits of world figures, including Menachem Begin, Yitzhak Rabin, Ronald Reagan, Jimmy Carter, Henry Kissinger, Yasser Arafat, Margaret ...
The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else In Business
Patrick M. Lencioni
There is a competitive advantage out there, arguably more powerful than any other. Is it superior strategy? Faster innovation? Smarter employees? No, New York Times best-selling author, Patrick Lencioni, argues that the seminal difference between successful companies and mediocre ones has little to do with what they know and how smart they are and more to do with how healthy they are. In this book, Lencioni brings together his vast experience ...
Economic Warfare: Secrets of Wealth Creation in the Age of Welfare Politics
New insights for investors and business people looking to create wealth in the turbulent post-crisis world In a no holds barred expose of the 2008 financial meltdown from the inside, Ziad K. Abdelnour argues that the political and financial elites have done nothing to fix the structural problems and instead have worsened the situation. By creating more market bubbles, they are actually waging a war on the most productive members of society. For ...
The Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States of America
A pocket edition of America's founding documents. To encourage people everywhere to better understand and appreciate the principles of government that are set forth in America’s founding documents, the Cato Institute published this pocket edition of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States of America. With more than three million copies in print, this edition’s influence has been observed far and ...
Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets
Houghton Mifflin (T)
From the creator of HBO's The Wire , the classic book about homicide investigation that became the basis for the hit television show The scene is Baltimore. Twice every three days another citizen is shot, stabbed, or bludgeoned to death. At the center of this hurricane of crime is the city's homicide unit, a small brotherhood of hard men who fight for whatever justice is possible in a deadly world. David Simon was the first reporter ...
Marked For Death
Blackstone Audio, Inc.
[Audiobook CD Library Edition in vinyl case.] [Read by Lou Lander] Geert Wilders is a hunted man. He lives in a heavily protected safe house that is bombproof and bulletproof. Why? Because Geert Wilders is marked for death by Islamic extremists. In his new book, Marked for Death , Dutch parliamentarian Geert Wilders tells his never-before-published story about the jihad being waged against him and the West. Revealing how he has been ...
The Death and Life of Great American Cities (50th Anniversary Edition) (Modern Library)
Published to coincide with the 50th anniversary of its initial publication, this special edition of Jane Jacobs’s masterpiece, The Death and Life of Great American Cities, features a new Introduction by Jason Epstein, the book’s original editor, who provides an intimate perspective on Jacobs herself and unique insights into the creation and lasting influence of this classic. The Death and Life of Great American Cities was described by ...
Free Market Revolution: How Ayn Rand's Ideas Can End Big Government
Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
NATIONAL BESTSELLER A look at how our current crises are caused by too much government, and how Ayn Rand’s bold defense of free markets can help us change course. The rise of the Tea Party and the 2010 election results revealed that tens of millions of Americans are alarmed by Big Government, but skeptical that anything can or will be done to stop the growth of the state. In Free Market Revolution, the keepers of Ayn Rand’s ...
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