Born in 1917, Tennessee author Peter Taylor won the Pulitzer Prize for this exceptional work of literature. The well-to-do Carver family moves to Memphis from Nashville, where they become embroiled in a domestic dispute over the widower patriarch's decision to remarry.
"Summons to Boredom"
Why were the American POWs imprisoned at the Hanoi Hilton so resilient in captivity and so successful in their subsequent careers? This book presents six principles practiced within the POW organizational culture that can be used to develop high-performance teams everywhere. The authors offer examples from both the POWs’ time in captivity and their later professional lives that identify, in real-life situations, the characteristics necessary for sustainable, high-performance teamwork.
"WHO selected this narrator?"
In the acclaimed Counterpoints series of books contrasting multiple views, this book explores four different models of church government - their history, foundations, and practical implications. Four predominant approaches to church government are presented by respected proponents.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Peter Taylor uses remarkable events in ordinary people's lives to describe an intricate fabric of tradition. In these four subtle and beautiful stories, a contractor uses a baptismal font as a birdbath, an annual children's party given by an aging brother and sister ends in disaster, a strange woman needlessly sends two men into a burning house, and a woman finds a way to express her frustration.
Enjoy 2 American masterpieces from the pen of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Peter Taylor. In "The Old Forest," a young girl who was with Nat in a car accident is now missing - and it falls upon Nat's fiancie to find her.
Explore the mystery of the 2012 prophecy in a whole new light. This recording goes deeper than the vague predictions made by ancient prophets and seers; it explores how the earth is in the middle of a transformation that will change the way we live our lives forever. Understand how the changes we see around us are unfolding right now.
"The Hunt for ISIS's European Mastermind" is from the March 25, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.
Ein junger Schriftsteller bleibt eines Nachts während eines Unwetters mit dem Auto liegen. Er findet Zuflucht bei einem kultivierten Mann, der in dieser Nacht keinen Schlaf findet. Aus Dankbarkeit liest ihm der Autor aus seinem Manuskript vor. Die Märchen, die er dort zusammen getragen hat, hörte noch nie ein Mensch zuvor. Doch ahnt der junge Autor nicht, wer sein Gastgeber wirklich ist...
Jerry Taylor and Peter Van Doren on what, if anything, Congress should do about high gas prices; Utah legislator Margaret Dayton on opting out of the No Child Left Behind Act; David John on reforming Social Security for the next generation; George Ayittey on how foreign aid undermines Africa's indigenous economy; Vietnam veteran Andrew Bacevich on the dangers of American militarism; and David Boaz on the relentless, but not inevitable, growth of government.