Here are thrilling, never-before-heard stories of the Army's elite aviation unit - the most daring and professional helicopter crews in the world. Special Operations pilots are notoriously reticent; they don't talk about their missions, at least not to anyone outside their small community. But now, with the publication of The Night Stalkers, Durant and Steven Hartov shed a fascinating light on these mysterious super commandos and take readers into a world they have only imagined.
"A book that does justice"
One of the most lucrative fields in business, investment banking frequently perplexes even banking professionals working within its complex laws. Investment Banking For Dummies remedies common misconceptions with a straightforward assessment of banking fundamentals. Written by experts in stock market proceedings, this book runs parallel to an introductory course in investment banking.
As the title suggests, Kick Your Own Ass isn't for those who like to take the easy way out, leave the job half-done, or otherwise slack off. So if you're ready to really take your selling to the next level, get this book and get kicking!
There is a new era of marketing upon us. The time of reach, frequency, and campaign-oriented approaches is over. And if businesses don't evolve into this new era, they may find themselves on the wrong side of history. World-renowned marketing experts Robert Rose and Carla Johnson have teamed up and synthesized five years of research with global brands into a set of "better practices" that weave together both the "why" and the "how" of navigating this new landscape.
"great, actionable content"
Short novels are movie length novels that may well be the perfect length for science fiction stories. This unabridged audio collection presents the best-of-the-best short science fiction novels published in 2011, by current and emerging masters of this form. In "The Ice Owl", by Carolyn Ives Gilman, an adolescent, female, Waster, in the iron city of Glory to God finds an enigmatic tutor who provides her with much more than academic instruction while a fundamentalist revolt is underway.
"GOD CREATED HEAVEN, MEN CREATED HELL"
In The Golden World, you are invited to join one of our wisest elders for a candid and unforgettable discussion about the experiences and spiritual epiphanies that changed his life, and how those moments inform the work that has made his legacy.Quest for the "Golden World"In this intimate audio encounter with a living legend, Robert Johnson shares his fascinating memories of the defining moments of his 86 years as a spiritual seeker.
The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them. The festival was an immediate success and has become the largest and most prestigious book festival in the country, attracting more than 130,000 book lovers each year.
Carl Sims, a young virologist, discovers a plot hatched by a group of international scientists to cull, in a matter of weeks, two-thirds of the world's population - some 4.5 billion people - by releasing a deadly virus. Their goal is to reduce Earth's population from an unsustainable seven billion to two billion. What is he to do? Try to stop the conspiracy, or join it?
When the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) came to visit Randy Sowers, it had already seized his entire bank account - over $60,000. The IRS agents, two clean-cut types in dark blue jackets, came unannounced to the dairy farm, South Mountain Creamery, which Randy and his wife have run for more than 30 years. The agents began asking Sowers a series of strange questions: Why did he deposit cash at the bank? Why were so many of his cash deposits in amounts under $10,000?
In Wraith, author Robert Allen Johnson leaves the alleys, battlefields, and politics of ancient Rome behind in favor of fantastical war-torn lands from ages long past. Following the tales of two haunted, fragile protagonists, Wraith drops the listener into dense forests scouted by cruel soldiers, abandoned wilds teeming with dangerous mysteries, scorched villages burned to ash, and hidden rebel camps as both men fight to escape their haunted, tortured pasts.
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Through the Fires is a triumphant comeback story in life and business. Robert Carr reflects on decades of struggle that took him to the brink of financial ruin at age 50. Carr would later make a fortune in the card payments industry only to lose almost everything in 2009 after one of the most devastating data breaches ever.
"Living Through Life Challenges"
"How Trump Got from Point A to Point A on Immigration" is from the September 1, 2016 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Jenna Johnson, Robert Costa, and Philip Rucker and narrated by Jenny Hoops.
What happens to people's lives during times of battle and strife? From the American Revolution to the ongoing war in Iraq, the subject of this collection is how people cope with the dramatic shifts that come with war. Before Independence, a slave fights for freedom by taking up arms for the British; in World War I, a mother goes to the front lines to see her son; and in our time, a teenager in Oregon waits for e-mail from his father in the Middle East.
A concise history of Saddam’s road to ruin – the denouement of Iraq“The Lowdown: A Short History of the First Gulf War” gives an explanation of the causes of the Gulf War in 1990-91 and how the Iran-Iraq War of the 1980s shaped the political and diplomatic landscape that led to a confrontation between President Saddam Hussein of Iraq and a world coalition led by the United States.
Kazhdyj chelovek v nachale svoego zhiznennogo puti mechtaet stat' uspeshnym, bogatym, schastlivym, najti ljubov' svoej zhizni. No prohodjat gody, i zhizn' skladyvaetsja sovershenno ne tak, kak ob jetom mechtalos' v junosti. U mnogih opuskajutsja ruki, oni reshajut, chto v jetoj zhizni ot nih malo uzhe chto zavisit, sud'bu ne peredelaesh'. No esli vy reshili, chto tak bol'she prodolzhat'sja ne mozhet, vy rozhdeny dlja schastlivoj zhizni, to jeta kniga dlja vas.
"Trump and Advisers Remain Split on How Far to Move toward the Middle" is from the August 27, 2016 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Jenna Johnson and Robert Costa and narrated by Jill Melancon.
"Fiorina Ends Her Republican Presidential Campaign" is from the Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Jenna Johnson, Abby Phillip and Robert Costa and narrated by Sam Scholl.