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  • Emotional Intelligence | Daniel Goleman, Ph.D.

    Emotional Intelligence

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By Daniel Goleman, Ph.D.
    • Narrated By Barrett Whitener
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    Is IQ destiny? Not nearly as much as we think. This fascinating and persuasive program argues that our view of human intelligence is far too narrow, ignoring a crucial range of abilities - emotional intelligence - that matter immensely in terms of how we do in life.

    Stephanie says: "Good info, hard to listen sometimes"
  • A Confederacy of Dunces | John Kennedy Toole

    A Confederacy of Dunces

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By John Kennedy Toole
    • Narrated By Barrett Whitener
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    The hero of John Kennedy Toole's incomparable, Pulitzer Prize-winning comic classic is one Ignatius J. Reilly, "huge, obese, fractious, fastidious, a latter-day Gargantua, a Don Quixote of the French Quarter". His story bursts with wholly original characters, denizens of New Orleans' lower depths, incredibly true-to-life dialogue, and the zaniest series of high and low comic adventures.

    Jon says: "Well Done"
  • Undaunted Courage | Stephen E. Ambrose

    Undaunted Courage

    • UNABRIDGED (21 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Stephen E. Ambrose
    • Narrated By Barrett Whitener
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    In 1803, President Thomas Jefferson selected his personal secretary, Captain Meriwether Lewis, to lead a voyage up the Missouri River, across the forbidding Rockies, and - by way of the Snake and the Columbia rivers - down to the Pacific Ocean. Lewis and his partner, Captain William Clark, endured incredible hardships and witnessed astounding sights. With great perseverance, they worked their way into an unexplored West. When they returned two years later, they had long since been given up for dead.

    Christopher says: "Great detail about this historical event..."
  • The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression | Andrew Solomon

    The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression

    • UNABRIDGED (22 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By Andrew Solomon
    • Narrated By Barrett Whitener
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    With uncommon humanity, candor, wit, and erudition, National Book Award winner Andrew Solomon takes the listener on a journey of incomparable range and resonance into the most pervasive of family secrets. The Noonday Demon examines depression in personal, cultural, and scientific terms. Drawing on his own struggles with the illness and interviews with fellow sufferers, doctors and scientists, policymakers and politicians, drug designers and philosophers, Solomon reveals the subtle complexities and sheer agony of the disease.

    Cristina says: "Moments of awesome but not clear message"
  • Crucial Confrontations | Kerry Patterson,Joseph Grenny,Ron McMillan,Al Switzler

    Crucial Confrontations

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 28 mins)
    • By Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, and others
    • Narrated By Barrett Whitener
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    Discover skills to resolve touchy, controversial, and complex issues at work and at home, now available in this follow-up to the internationally popular Crucial Conversations.

    dancinshoes says: "One of the best books I have read or listened to!"
  • The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors | James D. Hornfischer

    The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 25 mins)
    • By James D. Hornfischer
    • Narrated By Barrett Whitener
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    (317)
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    Told from the point of view of the men who waged this steel-shattering battle, The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors captures Navy pilots attacking enemy battleships with makeshift weapons and sacrificial valor, a veteran commander improvising tactics never taught in Annapolis, and young crews from across America rising to an impossible challenge.

    John says: "Outstanding"
  • How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization | Thomas E. Woods

    How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs)
    • By Thomas E. Woods
    • Narrated By Barrett Whitener
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    Western civilization has given us modern science, the wealth of free-market economics, the security of law, a sense of human rights and freedom, charity as a virtue, splendid art and music, philosophy grounded in reason, and innumerable other gifts we take for granted.

    Michael Kellogg says: "Fascinating and informative"
  • Catch Me If You Can | Frank W. Abagnale

    Catch Me If You Can

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By Frank W. Abagnale
    • Narrated By Barrett Whitener
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    Frank W. Abagnale was one of the most daring conmen, forgers, imposters, and escape artists in history. In his brief but notorious criminal career, Abagnale donned a pilot's uniform and copiloted a Pan Am jet, masqueraded as the supervising resident of a hospital, practiced law without a license, passed himself off as a college sociology professor, and cashed over $2.5 million in forged checks, all before he was 21. His story is now a film starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks.

    Steve says: "Really entertaining!"
  • The Intelligent Asset Allocator: How to Build Your Portfolio to Maximize Returns and Minimize Risk | William Bernstein

    The Intelligent Asset Allocator: How to Build Your Portfolio to Maximize Returns and Minimize Risk

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By William Bernstein
    • Narrated By Barrett Whitener
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    William Bernstein is one of today's most unlikely financial heroes. A practicing neurologist, he used his self-taught investment knowledge and research to build a popular investor's Web site. Now, in the plain-spoken The Intelligent Asset Allocator, he shows independent investors how to build a diversified portfolio without the help of a financial advisor.

    JOSHUA HELMAN, M.D. says: "Great intro to asset allocation"
  • The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History | Thomas E. Woods

    The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By Thomas E. Woods
    • Narrated By Barrett Whitener
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    Everything, well, almost everything, you know about American history is wrong because most textbooks and popular history books are written by left-wing academic historians who treat their biases as fact. But fear not; Professor Thomas Woods refutes the popular myths in The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History.

    Gary says: "Informative, thoughtful, eye opening and funny."
  • The Civil War | Bruce Catton

    The Civil War

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 3 mins)
    • By Bruce Catton
    • Narrated By Barrett Whitener
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    For a person seeking a single volume to serve as a captivating introduction and a dependable guide through all the maze of battles and issues of the Civil War, this is an audiobook without parallel. Bruce Catton understood the Civil War - its participants and battles - and he unfolds it with skill and simplicity.

    Keith says: "The American Civil War"
  • Ringworld's Children | Larry Niven

    Ringworld's Children

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 5 mins)
    • By Larry Niven
    • Narrated By Barrett Whitener
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    The Ringworld is a landmark engineering achievement, a flat band 3-million-times the surface area of Earth, encircling a distant star. Home to trillions of inhabitants, not all of which are human, and host to amazing technological wonders, the Ringworld is unique in all of the universe.

    Wayne K. Werner says: "Distracting narration."
  • The Legend of Bagger Vance | Steven Pressfield

    The Legend of Bagger Vance

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 38 mins)
    • By Steven Pressfield
    • Narrated By Barrett Whitener
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    In Steven Pressfield's richly imagined, vividly detailed story, golf legends Bobby Jones and Walter Hagen are joined by a local unsung opponent, the troubled war hero Rannulph Junah. Played above raging Atlantic surf and under gathering storm clouds, their match is thrilling competition. But the key to the outcome lies with Bagger Vance, a caddie who carries the secret of the Authentic Swing. His mysterious powers guide the play and leave a lasting imprint on the lives he touches that day and in years to come.

    Timothy J. Ireland VMD says: "enjoyable start to finish"
  • Guerilla Marketing Weapons | Jay Conrad Levinson

    Guerilla Marketing Weapons

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 35 mins)
    • By Jay Conrad Levinson
    • Narrated By Barrett Whitener
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    Too many small and mid-sized businesses offer gold-medal quality and service yet struggle to pay their bills and stay in business. Their only missing component is guerrilla marketing, a method that puts energy where the dreams are. The 100 targeted weapons detailed in this audiobook add potency to a marketing attack and substantially increase profits. Most important, they work for all types of small and medium businesses, and even for nonprofit organizations.

    Michael MacDonald says: "Good info narrated horribly"
  • Time for the Stars | Robert A. Heinlein

    Time for the Stars

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By Robert A. Heinlein
    • Narrated By Barrett Whitener
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    Travel to other planets is now a reality, and with overpopulation stretching the resources of Earth, the necessity of finding habitable worlds is growing ever more urgent. There’s a problem though—because the spaceships are slower than light, any communication between the exploring ships and Earth would take years.

    Tom and Pat are identical twin teenagers. As twins they’ve always been close, so close that it seemed like they could read each other’s minds.

    DJM says: "My First Heinlein"
  • Goodbye, Darkness: A Memoir of the Pacific War | William Manchester

    Goodbye, Darkness: A Memoir of the Pacific War

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By William Manchester
    • Narrated By Barrett Whitener
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    This memoir offers an unrivaled firsthand account of World War II in the Pacific - what it looked like, sounded like, smelled like, and most of all, what it felt like to one who underwent all but the ultimate of its experiences.

    Doug says: "The best war memoir ever"
  • Death Match: A Novel | Lincoln Child

    Death Match: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By Lincoln Child
    • Narrated By Barrett Whitener
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    Lewis and Lindsay Thorpe were the perfect couple: young, attractive, and ideally matched. But the veil of perfection can mask many blemishes. When the Thorpes are found dead in their tasteful Flagstaff living room (having committed double suicide), alarms go off in the towering Manhattan offices of Eden Incorporated, the high-tech matchmaking company whose spectacular success and legendary secrecy have inspired awe around the world.

    Susannah French says: "two dimensional"
  • 3-D Negotiation: Powerful Tools to Change the Game in Your Most Important Deals | David A. Lax,James K. Sebenius

    3-D Negotiation: Powerful Tools to Change the Game in Your Most Important Deals

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By David A. Lax, James K. Sebenius
    • Narrated By Barrett Whitener
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    (71)
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    (40)
    Story
    (41)

    Stuck in a "win-win versus win-lose" mind-set, most negotiators focus on the face-to-face process at the table. David Lax and James Sebenius urge bargainers to look beyond tactics at the table. Persuasive tactics are only the "first dimension" of the authors' path-breaking approach, developed from their decades of doing deals and analyzing great dealmakers.

    G says: "Could be a much better audiobook"
  • Villa Incognito | Tom Robbins

    Villa Incognito

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 42 mins)
    • By Tom Robbins
    • Narrated By Barrett Whitener
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    (110)
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    Imagine that there are American MIAs who chose to remain missing after the Vietnam War. Imagine that there is a family in which four generations of strong, alluring women have shared a mysterious connection to an outlandish figure from Japanese folklore. Imagine just those things (don't even try to imagine the love story) and you'll have a foretaste of Tom Robbins's eighth and perhaps most beautifully crafted novel - a work as timeless as myth yet as topical as the latest international threat.

    J. Houlding says: "More excellent Robbins"
  • Bringing Out the Best in People: How to Apply the Astonishing Power of Positive Reinforcement | Aubrey C. Daniels

    Bringing Out the Best in People: How to Apply the Astonishing Power of Positive Reinforcement

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By Aubrey C. Daniels
    • Narrated By Barrett Whitener
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    (152)
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    (87)
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    The classic best seller on performance management is updated to reflect changes in today's working environment. When an employer needs to know how to gain maximum performance from employees, renowned behavioral psychologist Aubrey Daniels is the man to consult. What has made Daniels the man with the answers? His ability to apply scientifically based behavioral stimuli to the workplace while making it fun at the same time.

    Tomasz says: "Unbelivably great"
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