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Thomas E. Ricks

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    • Fiasco

    • The American Military Adventure in Iraq
    • By: Thomas E. Ricks
    • Narrated by: James Lurie
    • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 225
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    Fiasco is a masterful and explosive reckoning with the planning and execution of the American military invasion and occupation of Iraq, based on the unprecedented candor of key participants....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • How not to plan for a war!

    • By Kyle on 08-04-06
    • The American Military Adventure in Iraq
    • By: Thomas E. Ricks
    • Narrated by: James Lurie
    • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
    • Release date: 07-25-06
    • 4 out of 5 stars 559 ratings

    Regular price: $27.95

    • The Generals: American Military Command from World War II to Today

    • By: Thomas E. Ricks
    • Narrated by: William Hughes
    • Length: 15 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    A widening gulf between performance and accountability has caused history to be kinder to the American generals of World War II than to those of later wars....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Provocative

    • By Jean on 04-30-15

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Churchill and Orwell

    • The Fight for Freedom
    • By: Thomas E. Ricks
    • Narrated by: James Lurie
    • Length: 9 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Both George Orwell and Winston Churchill came close to death in the mid-1930s. If they'd died then, history would scarcely remember them....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Elegantly Written

    • By Jean on 06-11-17

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Making the Corps

    • By: Thomas E. Ricks
    • Narrated by: Robin Bloodworth
    • Length: 12 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    The United States Marine Corps, with its proud tradition of excellence in combat, its hallowed rituals, and its unbending code of honor, is part of the fabric of American myth....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyed but not quite the story I was looking for.

    • By Mike Harbour on 06-04-16

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    • The Gamble

    • General David Petraeus and the American Military Adventure in Iraq, 2006-2008
    • By: Thomas E. Ricks
    • Narrated by: James Lurie
    • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 125
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    • Story
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    Thomas E. Ricks uses hundreds of hours of exclusive interviews with top officers in Iraq and extraordinary on-the-ground reportage to document the inside story of the Iraq War since late 2005....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Sure Bet

    • By Joshua Kim on 06-10-12
    • General David Petraeus and the American Military Adventure in Iraq, 2006-2008
    • By: Thomas E. Ricks
    • Narrated by: James Lurie
    • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
    • Release date: 03-03-09
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 125 ratings

    Regular price: $27.95

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