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  • Never Split the Difference

  • Negotiating as if Your Life Depended on It
  • By: Chris Voss
  • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
  • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 12,958
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 11,505
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 11,402

After a stint policing the rough streets of Kansas City, Missouri, Chris Voss joined the FBI, where his career as a hostage negotiator brought him face-to-face with a range of criminals, including bank robbers and terrorists. Reaching the pinnacle of his profession, he became the FBI's lead international kidnapping negotiator. Never Split the Difference takes you inside the world of high-stakes negotiations and into Voss' head.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Needs PDF companion file

  • By John L. Pinkowski on 03-07-17

The premier book of negotiating.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-09-17

Practical, usable advice on how to get the best outcome for most any situation. This is one of those rare books you ll want to reread/listen to over and ove.

  • The Politically Incorrect Guide to Socialism

  • By: Kevin D. Williamson
  • Narrated by: Tom Weiner
  • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 308
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 260
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 259

Liberals scoff when conservatives denounce Obama and his policies as socialist. After all, they argue, Obama isn’t Stalin and America is nothing like the Soviet Union. But socialism doesn’t always resemble the Berlin Wall or the Iron Curtain, as National Review editor Kevin Williamson proves in his new book, The Politically Incorrect Guide to Socialism.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • very informative

  • By karl blau on 10-04-17

Socialists beware!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-06-17

This book should be mandatory reading in all high schools /colleges. To paraphrase the author; and unicorns should spread pixie dust everywhere. Eye opening and frightening at the same time. A number of villains exposed in this informative book.

  • Big Agenda

  • President Trump's Plan to Save America
  • By: David Horowitz
  • Narrated by: Ian Patterson
  • Length: 3 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 793
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 688
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 680

One battle is over, but there are many more to come. This book is an indispensable guide to fighting the opponents of the conservative restoration. It identifies who the adversaries are, as well as their methods, motivations, and agenda, including the particular issues with which they will try to advance their destructive goal - and it lays out a strategy to defeat all of it.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Title doesn't match content.

  • By Gigi on 02-12-17

This is the Conservative playbook.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-11-17

When I say Conservative, I don't necessarily mean Republicans. Many are RINO's that need to be kicked out next time around. The senator from my state (AZ), McCain is a prime example. He is the perfect example of the spineless go along to get along crowd. A couple of election cycles ago, he had an ad on TV where he personally said, "Let's build the dang wall". Now he is opposed to it and everything else Trump wants to do because he is to weak, too old and too enmeshed in the "good ole boy club".
The above is an example of what needs to be done. It will be a long hard road because the libtard socialist whiners will stop at nothing to achieve their misguided agenda. Their first tactic is to launch personal attacks because of their lack of substance. If that doesn't work, you must be a racist, bigot, homophobe or some other label. And lastly, the lies will be told over and over and over until the masses just give up and believe the ideological stench that they espouse. It is time to get down and dirty with these mental terrorists and use their tactics against as is pointed out in this must read book.

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  • The Unstoppable Golfer

  • Trusting Your Mind & Your Short Game to Achieve Greatness
  • By: Dr. Bob Rotella
  • Narrated by: Bob Rotella
  • Length: 6 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 274
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 229
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 225

It is no secret that more than two-thirds of the shots a golfer makes are shorts ones: putts, chips, and pitches. Long drives may garner applause, but whether a golfer wants to win the Masters or just five bucks from a friend on Saturday morning, it’s the little shots that make the difference. In The Unstoppable Golfer, Dr. Bob Rotella takes the same wisdom and experience that have worked for clients like Davis Love III and David Toms to help you master this special art of short shots and avoid all the frustration out of this increasingly challenging element of the game.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Not my favorite

  • By M1Gunner on 03-22-15

Insightful & interesting

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-01-17

Listened to this three times so far, some of the ideas need repetition to sink in and adhere to the thought process. Am anxious to put these into action.

  • Success Is Your Own Damn Fault

  • The Unvarnished Truth About Business, Money, and Life.
  • By: Larry Winget
  • Narrated by: Larry Winget
  • Length: 6 hrs and 11 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 104
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 94
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 94

That principle guided Larry from bankruptcy and despair to massive wealth, worldwide fame as a best-selling author and star of A&E's hit television program Big Spender, and personal harmony and fulfillment. It has transformed the lives of thousands of people who have heard Larry's message and embraced his philosophy. And it's the foundational idea of an audio program unlike any you've heard before.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • either or

  • By Jay on 05-14-17

Common sense....

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-14-17

Which is not very common anymore. A good wake up call for the lazy & entitled. But will they listen? Doubtful but I think a few will convert.
Some good ideas in here. Most of this stuff we all know deep down but it is always helpful to get a reminder/prodding from a guy who doesn't sugar coat. Thanks Larry, hope I run in to you sometime in the Valley.

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  • None Dare Call It Conspiracy

  • By: Gary Allen, Larry Abraham
  • Narrated by: Andrew Heyl
  • Length: 4 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 376
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 324
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 324

None Dare Call It Conspiracy will be a very controversial book. At first, it will receive little publicity, and those whose plans are exposed in it will try to kill it by the silent treatment. For reasons that become obvious as you listen to this book, it will not be reviewed in all the "proper" places or be available on your local book stand. However, there is nothing these people can do to stop a grassroots book distributing system.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Every one needs to read this book.

  • By Jordan Johnson on 03-25-16

Vigilance & stubborn resistance needed to thwart.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-09-16

Bring back the guillotine. The likes of George Soros needs to be first in line. Off with their heads! Storm the Bastille in Washington.

  • Get Smart

  • How to Think and Act Like the Most Successful and Highest-Paid People in Every Field
  • By: Brian Tracy
  • Narrated by: Brian Tracy
  • Length: 4 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,740
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,548
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,526

In business and in life, you must be smart to get ahead. As things shift and change quickly, you need to tap in to your brain - learn how to think smartly - in order to make sure that you maximize your opportunities. In Get Smart!, internationally acclaimed business guru, speaker, author, and productivity expert Brian Tracy has laid the groundwork on how to easily reconfigure your negative thinking patterns and habits and reprogram your brain to achieve its maximum potential.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Not worth it.

  • By Brandon R. on 01-16-17

Excellent & motivational info

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-04-16

This book should be taught in every classroom, church & prison. It is hardly a revelation but effort & determination is what it takes.

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  • A Moveable Feast

  • By: Ernest Hemingway
  • Narrated by: James Naughton
  • Length: 4 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,408
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,080
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,085

Published posthumously in 1964, A Moveable Feast remains one of Ernest Hemingway's most beloved works. It is his classic memoir of Paris in the 1920s, filled with irreverent portraits of other expatriate luminaries such as F. Scott Fitzgerald and Gertrude Stein; tender memories of his first wife, Hadley; and insightful recollections of his own early experiments with his craft.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • INDOOR PLUMBING MAKES YOU WEAK

  • By Jim "The Impatient" on 06-10-16

A silly story

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3 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-03-16

Thought I was going to listen to a great literary piece. It was just a silly story about Hemingway's drunken adventures in Paris. BFD.

  • Talent Is Overrated

  • What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else
  • By: Geoff Colvin
  • Narrated by: David Drummond
  • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,173
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 2,070
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,075

One of the most popular Fortune articles in many years was a cover story called "What It Takes to Be Great." Geoff Colvin offered new evidence that top performers in any field - from Tiger Woods and Winston Churchill to Warren Buffett and Jack Welch - are not determined by their inborn talents. Greatness doesn't come from DNA but from practice and perseverance honed over decades.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • An Even-Handed Look At Talent

  • By Sasha L. Stowers on 01-30-11

Nothing earth shattering but a decent read.

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3 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-13-16

The premise of this book comes down to something most people should know already; if you want to be good at something, you have to work on it, a lot. Point number two is that the nature/nurture argument is alive and well, but this seems to point towards nurture.

  • Killing Patton

  • The Strange Death of World War II's Most Audacious General
  • By: Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard
  • Narrated by: Bill O'Reilly
  • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,472
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,897
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,891

General George S. Patton, Jr., died under mysterious circumstances in the months following the end of World War II. For almost 70 years, there has been suspicion that his death was not an accident - and may very well have been an act of assassination. Killing Patton will take listeners inside the final year of the war and recount the events surrounding Patton's tragic demise, naming names of the many powerful individuals who wanted him silenced.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Bill O'Reilly "Phoned It In" - Poor Performance

  • By Amazon Customer on 10-28-14

Excellent story

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-18-16

An excellent recounting of a great man's life. As always, the background info of all the surrounding characters make this and all of O'Reilly's books an in depth, informative and entertaining read.

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