Daniel James Brown's robust book tells the story of the University of Washington's 1936 eight-oar crew and their epic quest for an Olympic gold medal, a team that transformed the sport and grabbed the attention of millions of Americans. The sons of loggers, shipyard workers, and farmers, the boys defeated elite rivals first from eastern and British universities and finally the German crew rowing for Adolf Hitler in the Olympic games in Berlin, 1936.
"Do you believe in miracles??"
In this gripping narrative, New York Times best-selling author Daniel James Brown sheds new light on one of the most infamous events in American history. Following every painful footstep of Sarah's journey with the Donner Party, Brown produces a tale both spellbinding and richly informative.
"Wonderful story but..."
Womack and Jones, the authors of The Machine That Changed the World and creators of the "lean enterprise" theory, take leanness to the next step with a focus on what the customer really wants, not what it is possible to get him to accept. This is the management book for the next business generation.
"Aaaargh, get the book instead"
Berlin, 1936. The Olympic finals of the eight-oared rowing race. Germany, Italy, USA. The American boat touches the finish line first, beating all odds and sending Hitler away in a silent rage. In the midst of the Great Depression, the nine rowers showed the world what true grit really meant. They were western, working-class boys who never expected to beat the elite teams of the East Coast and Great Britain, yet they did.
"Boys in the Boat"
This collection has everything from first experiences to sexy vampires; you'll also find blisteringly hot stories from gangbangs to first anal sex. Sex with strangers? Oh yeah, we got that. Sex in public? What an adventure! Threesome erotica; lesbian erotica; gangbang erotica; anal and double penetration erotica; domination and submission erotica; paranormal erotica, and more. Warning: This audiobook contains explicit descriptions of sexual activity.
"Great for Couples"
On September 1, 1894, two forest fires converged on the town of Hinckley, Minnesota, trapping over 2,000 people. Daniel J. Brown recounts the events surrounding the fire in the first and only book to chronicle the dramatic story that unfolded. Whereas Oregon's famous "Biscuit" fire in 2002 burned 350,000 acres in one week, the Hinckley fire did the same damage in five hours. The fire created its own weather, including hurricane-strength winds, bubbles of plasmalike glowing gas, and 200-foot-tall flames.
This title offers a first-person diary account of living through the Great Depression, with haunting parallels to our own time. Benjamin Roth was born in New York City in 1894. When the stock market crashed in 1929, he had been practicing law for approximately ten years, largely representing local businesses. After nearly two years, he began to grasp the magnitude of what had happened to American economic life, and he began writing down his impressions in a diary that he maintained intermittently until he died in 1978.
"Instructive and enjoyable"
In their best-selling business classic Lean Thinking, James Womack and Daniel Jones introduced the world to the principles of lean production, principles for eliminating waste during production. Now, in Lean Solutions, the authors establish the groundbreaking principles of lean consumption, showing companies how to eliminate inefficiency during consumption.
"Great ideas with customer focus"
In this brief and timely audiobook, best-selling authors and experts in their field look at what conspires against "a culture of candor" in organizations for disastrous results and suggest ways that leaders can achieve healthy honesty and openness.
"Very superficial "
There's nothing like an erotic story to help you escape from the doldrums, and this collection is packed full of sexy stories. Some are sweet and romantic (but still sexy) while others are hot enough to make you blush! Sex with a stranger? It's in there! Group sex? Yes, indeed - from threesomes to gangbangs! Do things get rough? Hey, sometimes we all want our men to take charge, right? First anal sex, first lesbian sex, group sex, public sex... all the best fantasies are just a click away!
"Poor narration obscures some good stories"
There's something extra special about the first sexual experience, right? In this scorching collection of explicit erotica shorts you'll get lots of first times. There's first lesbian sex, first double penetration, first anal sex, and even a first gangbang!
It takes drive, persistence, and plenty of stamina to practice cardiology at the highest level. The competition for training fellowship spots is intense. Hundreds of applicants from all over the world compete to be accepted into the Cardiovascular Disease Training Fellowship at Johns Hopkins. Only nine are chosen each year. This is the story of one of those fellows.
Still wildly popular today, this collection of ghost stories was first published in 1919. A few of the stories reflect the prejudices and language of the era and would not be considered "politically correct" now but are nonetheless excellent stories. Arthur B. Reeves, an American writer who also wrote screenplays compiled this anthology. His introduction is considered by many to be the definitive explanation of the popularity and diversity of this genre. Turn off the lights and prepare to be thrilled and chilled by this unique assemblage of spooky tales.
Warning: The descriptions of sex in this audiobook are very explicit. It contains sex acts such as first anal sex, group sex (including gangbangs, threesomes, and more), first lesbian sex, lesbian seduction, and even paranormal sex that includes some danger and horror elements. Only mature adults who won't find these sexual situations offensive should listen to this collection.
"terrible. the worst"
Classic Tales Of Horror offers up fifteen slices of powerful story-telling from the world's great mystery & classic horror authors. From Henry James and Ambrose Bierce to Bram Stoker and Charles Dickens. Read by John Waite (BBC Radio 4), Sarah Douglas (Superman I & II), Michael Fenton-Stevens (Spitting Image, KYTV, Hitch-Hiker's Guide) and Ben Onwukwe (London's Burning, Othello).
"loved how they were read but..."
This collection of group sex stories is sure to please. From threesomes to gangbangs, you can be sure the experiences of these lovely heroines are overwhelming and sexy as hell. Whether it's first lesbian sex that excites you or a scorching rough double penetration, this collection is going to get your blood pumping and your chest heaving.
"Story of a Hot amateur that could become a Pro."
Sometimes it's rough. Sometimes it's sweet. Sometimes it comes with double penetration! If first anal sex and reading about a woman pushed beyond her boundaries is something you like, you'll love this collection. With rough sex, group sex, and more, the 25 stories in this value-priced bundle are sure to please!
In this 15-story collection, hot women experience anal sex for the very first time. If you're looking for first anal sex, rough anal sex, anal sex with a stranger, reluctant bondage anal sex, hot double penetrations, and even an outdoor first anal sex experience, you won't be disappointed with this collection!
Matthew Cahill is a simple man leading a quiet life... until he is tragically killed in an avalanche at a ski resort. Three months later his corpse is found and sent to the morgue - but then something inexplicable happens. He wakes up. Now he can see evil... as a festering rot that eats people alive from the inside out. And he can see Mr. Dark, the horrific figure who gleefully spreads it like a plague... and whois the only one who can tell Matt whether he is still a man... or the walking dead.For Matt, each day is a journey into a supernatural world he knows nothing about....
"Interesting connected short horror stories..."
In this collection, lovely women experience backdoor bliss for the very first time. Whether you're looking for group sex with first anal sex or a rough and tumble first anal explosion, you're sure to find something here you'll love. There's even an outdoor first anal sex experience with bondage. It's all just a click away, and believe us... this collection is tight!