The White Company is a motley group of English mercenaries, fighting under the leadership of Sir Nigel Loring. Bound by an unquestioning respect for social order, patriotism and a lust for adventure, the company makes its way to France to fight in the local wars. With assiduous attention to historical detail, Conan Doyle paints a convincing picture of the chivalric life and manners of the 14th century.
"Chivalric High Jinks, by My Ten Finger Bones!"
She is the last hope of good in the war against the evil sorceress known as the Lady. From a secret base on the Plains of Fear, where even the Lady hesitates to go, the Black Company, once in service to the Lady, now fights to bring victory to the White Rose. But now an even greater evil threatens the world. All the great battles that have gone before will seem a skirmishes when the Dominator rises from the grave.
"Concluding the first major arc"
The Desire of Ages lays out the life of Christ so intimately that the listener will feel as if he or she were walking the paths of Galilee with the master relaying a parable, or sitting on the Mount of Olives watching the agony of our Lord. At its heart, the book is devotional saying to the listener that Jesus Christ fulfills the deepest longings of the human soul.
The White Company is a motley group of English mercenaries, fighting under the leadership of Sir Nigel Loring. Bound by an unquestioning respect for social order, patriotism, and a lust for adventure, the company makes its way to France to fight in the local wars. Encountering pirate ships and other dramas during their crossing, they finally land at Bordeaux and become involved with the fighting at the siege of Chateau of Villefranch du Perigord and in the Spanish Pyrenees.
"No wonder this was Doyle's favorite"
Mary Buffett and David Clark clearly outline Warren Buffett's strategies in a way that will appeal to newcomers and seasoned Buffettologists alike. Inspired by the seminal work of Buffett's mentor, Benjamin Graham (The Interpretation of Financial Statements, 1937), this book presents Buffett's interpretation of financial statements with anecdotes and quotes from the master investor himself.
"A great basic walk-through"
U.S. companies spend millions annually on diversity programs and policies. Mission statements and recruitment materials touting companies’ commitment to diversity are ubiquitous. And many managers are tasked with the complex goal of “managing diversity” - which can mean anything from ensuring equal employment opportunity compliance, to instituting cultural sensitivity training programs, to focusing on the recruitment and retention of minorities and women.
Over half of all Americans take nutritional supplements, and that number is rising every day. If you want to be a part of the growing $27 billion dollar nutritional supplement industry, you need to know the ins and outs of how to do it, how to do it right and how to keep customers coming back to you.
God is the harmony of infinite energy and infinite possibility. Infinite energy is the total of all that does exist. Infinite possibility is the total of all that does not exist. This audiobook is dedicated to the fearful and fearless, everyone, everywhere - may our hearts find peace.
"Hotels Embrace a Growing Culture of Company Retreats " is from the Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Martha C. White and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.
From the pages of The Wall Street Journal comes a special report on e-commerce in education. Part 3 reports on the effect of high tech on established education institutions. Download the special entire report.
In 1920, James Howard “Billy” Williams took a job in the teak business so he could work with elephants. He believed that just living with them made him a better man. Over time, Williams developed a rapport with the elephants that earned him the nickname Elephant Bill. During World War II, Elephant Bill built a company of elephants that helped build bridges and evacuate refugees. Vicki Croke tells his remarkable story in a new book, Elephant Company: The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II.