The Revolutionary War: The Making of America retells the story of the American Revolution in a way that captures your attention and is as educational as it is entertaining. This book covers the events of the American Revolution, but also their cultural and historical significance. This book also overviews the most important players on both sides of the conflict, and pays special attention to the key figures who led this military and political struggle and went on to found the American republic.
The Ottoman Empire was a strong world power for over 600 years beginning in the late 13th century. How did it rise from one man who was given charge of a small parcel of land to an empire that spanned three continents? Why did it begin to lose battle after battle, eventually reaching a point where it was beaten back by its enemies? Which sultans presented the empire with the tools for success and which destroyed the unity? What contributed to its demise?
"Inaccurate historical details, worthless..."
John Adams didn't cut a dashing figure like George Washington. He was not the darling of France, as was Benjamin Franklin. He was not a wealthy and statuesque plantation owner like Thomas Jefferson. Adams was highly opinionated, blunt, and often tactless in his social interactions. To top it off, he was short, fat, and awkward. This does not sound like the description of a Founding Father we should want to know any better - but that's where you're wrong.
Vine ingenues, YouTube megastars, hip-pop sensations, and best friends Jack & Jack bring their own brand of irreverent comedy, on-point style, and heartfelt life advice to You Don't Know Jacks. This is an insider look at the lives of Jack & Jack, as told by the guys themselves.
I want to take you on a journey of what anger is and how to conquer it or use it for good. Everyone has their own beliefs about what anger is and if it's good or bad. For 20 years of my life, I lived in fear, and that caused me to feel angry about my life. I was hanging around angry people, and I felt like I had no control. I worked out that most people who are depressed have repressed anger inside, and that's why they feel that way.
You can live your ideal life if you see the big picture of where you're heading. We're always rationalizing that "someday I'll be happy", and someday never comes. Today is your day to wake up and start living with purpose, and I'll show you the secret formula to get you there.
"very useful information"
What I have learned over the last decade is that everyone experiences anxiety, but most people let it run their lives, and it makes you feel like you're not in control. I want to help you and give you all of the tips that can help you overcome your fears and start living the life you're truly meant to live.
Have you ever felt nervous before a job interview because you didn't know what the interviewer was going to say? Are you struggling to find a job in a world that is moving so fast? Would you like to learn the secrets to getting yourself an interview and being able to show up with confidence? I wrote this audiobook for anyone who wants to find a job, land a job, and have an advantage over other people.
Women Spies: A Novel of Remembrance of Mata Hari, Mary Bowser, Noor Inayat Khan, Nancy Wake and other Strong Women of History is a historical fiction that uses the "grandmother's chair" method to recount the very real histories of famous and infamous female spies down through the ages. The story begins with Lannie (a fictitious character) watching a mysterious neighbor moving in next door. Her grandmother (also fictitious) collects stories about spies.
"A serious subject with a child like attitude"
This is certainly a quick listen, but it is densely packed with information that so many historians tend to overlook. Lincoln's story is a gripping tale, from beginning to end. Given the massive nature of his accomplishments and the nearly six decades he lived, you might wonder how these words can adequately cover so much ground. This book will give you an excellent grasp of the man - as a son, as a younger brother, as a father, as a thinker, as a politician, and, of course, as our 16th president.
You might know Ulysses S. Grant as a Civil War hero and as the 18th president of the United States, but we will introduce you to the heart and soul of the man who brought freedom and equality to a troubled America. Within this book, you'll discover how Grant motivated and inspired a nation to rise above the dark days of slavery and financial ruin and search their hearts for justice for all. You'll battle with Grant and his men at Vicksburg, and be there when General Lee surrenders at Appomattox.
The audiobook begins with Caesar's early life, and the humble background from which he came. His accounts of great triumphs and great defeats are all included, as his exciting and eventful life is traced through the minutes of the book. Caesar was part of a time where record keeping was incredibly proficient, and the pieces we have to put together the life of this man and those around him are plentiful. Caesar's story is important down to the last detail, and this book encapsulates the details that matter.
Hear the voices of old-time boxing greats, including Jack Dempsey, Luis Firpo, Al Mayer, Nat Fleisher, Joe Louis, Max Schmeling, Jack Johnson, Jim Jeffries, Tony Galento, Benny Leonard, and Bill Corum.
Growing up during The Cold War: A Personal Perspective from the Forties to Today relates in narrative form the tumultuous, exciting and sometimes frightening era referred to as the Cold War Era. Civil Rights, Women's Lib, Anti-War Drafts and changes in the educational system all characterized the times.
"The Larger, but Quieter Than Bundy, Push to Take Over Federal Land" is from the US section of The New York Times. It was written by Jack Healy and Kirk Johnson and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.