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    • Courtney's War

    • By: Wilbur Smith, David Churchill
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Unabridged
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    Paris, 1939. Torn apart by war, Saffron Courtney and Gerhard von Meerbach are thousands of miles apart, both struggling for their lives. Gerhard - despite his objections to the Nazi regime - is fighting for the Fatherland, hoping to one day have the opportunity to rid Germany of Hitler and his cronies. But as his unit is thrown into the hellish attrition of the Battle of Stalingrad, he knows his chances of survival are dwindling by the day....

    Regular price: $25.08

    • Unchain Your Brain

    • 10 Steps to Breaking the Addictions That Steal Your Life
    • By: Daniel G. Amen, David E. Smith
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 7 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
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    Do you want to break free from your addictions? If so, you need to optimize your brain. The brain plays a central role in your vulnerability to addiction and your ability to recover. Brain dysfunction is the number one reason people fall victim to addiction, why they can't break the chains of addiction, and why they relapse.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Better in print, or in conjunction with print

    • By flotsette on 06-20-16

    Regular price: $24.47

    • War Cry

    • A Courtney Family Novel
    • By: Wilbur Smith, David Churchill
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 17 hrs
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 105
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 95

    As a member of the remarkable Courtney family, Leon Courtney knows how quickly fortunes can be won and lost. Over the course of more than two centuries, generations of his family have risen and fallen with the tides of history. Leon, too, has experienced his own share of triumph and pain. In the wake of his beloved wife's death, the renowned big-game hunter is raising his young daughter, Saffron, alone in colonial Kenya.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • War Cry

    • By Amazon Customer on 01-02-18

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Athena Rising

    • How and Why Men Should Mentor Women
    • By: W. Brad Johnson PhD, David Smith PhD
    • Narrated by: Dana Hickox
    • Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
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    Increasingly, new employees and junior members of any profession are encouraged - sometimes stridently - to "find a mentor!" Four decades of research reveals that the effects of mentorship can be profound and enduring; strong mentoring relationships have the capacity to transform individuals and entire organizations. Organizations that retain and promote top talent - both female and male - are more likely to thrive. Athena Rising is a book for men about how to mentor women deliberately and effectively.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good mentor tips; deliberate delivery toward men

    • By S. Eding on 05-10-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Unchain Your Brain: An Audio Program for Breaking the Addictions That Steal Your Life

    • By: Daniel G. Amen MD, David E. Smith MD
    • Narrated by: Daniel G. Amen MD, David E. Smith MD
    • Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4 out of 5 stars 8
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    Based on the best-selling book, this audio course offers a breakthrough program based on pioneering brain imaging work - clinically successful in helping thousands to find immediate relief and enduring freedom from chemical and behavioral dependencies.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • A big disappointment. Asking for a refund.

    • By GuitarAaron on 08-30-15

    Regular price: $41.99

    • Episode 57: Zadie Smith and Conservatives Strike Back

    • By: David Remnick, David Frum, Cirocco Dunlap, and others
    • Length: 55 mins
    • Original Recording
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    David Frum is a card-carrying conservative who won’t jump on the G.O.P.’s Trump bandwagon—he believes that America’s fundamental rights will...

    Regular price: $0.95

    • In the Shadow of the Matterhorn

    • Intimate Stories About Life, Love, and Laughter at Disneyland
    • By: David Walter Smith
    • Narrated by: Al Kessel
    • Length: 4 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 25
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    Disneyland - as you remember it, and as you've never seen it before... In the Shadow of the Matterhorn author, - and former cast member - David Smith, takes you inside the Magic Kingdom for a completely different kind of VIP tour. Never-before-published stories about working inside the park, growing up down the street, and the profound effect that Disneyland has had on so many people, are all part of this moving and revealing book.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A man's experience and insight

    • By PowderRiverRose on 07-08-15

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Price of Valor

    • The Life of Audie Murphy, America's Most Decorated Hero of World War II
    • By: David Smith
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 6 hrs
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
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    When he was 17 years old, Audie Murphy falsified his birth records so that he could enlist in the army and help defeat the Nazis. When he was 19, he single-handedly turned back the German army at the Battle of Colmar Pocket by climbing on top of a tank with a machine gun, a moment immortalized in the classic film To Hell and Back, starring Audie himself.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Horrible, Simplistic

    • By Kathy Perow on 10-02-16
    • The Life of Audie Murphy, America's Most Decorated Hero of World War II
    • By: David Smith
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 6 hrs
    • Release date: 04-20-15
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 44 ratings

    Regular price: $26.59

    • Bold They Rise

    • The Space Shuttle Early Years, 1972-1986
    • By: David Hitt, Heather R. Smith
    • Narrated by: Gary L Willprecht
    • Length: 13 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
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      4 out of 5 stars 35
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    After the Apollo program put 12 men on the moon and safely brought them home, anything seemed possible. In this spirit, the team at NASA set about developing the space shuttle, arguably the most complex piece of machinery ever created.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • good

    • By Josh on 10-17-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • businessThink

    • Rules for Getting It Right - Now, and No Matter What!
    • By: David Marcum, Steve Smith, Mahan Khalsa
    • Narrated by: Steve Smith, David Marcum
    • Length: 4 hrs and 51 mins
    • Abridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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    Over 50 percent of all business decisions fail; 82 percent of businesses go under before their 10th anniversary and 8 out of 10 new products fail. In direct contrast, research also shows that 91 percent of all businesspeople are as confident as ever in making decisions. Decision confidence is up. Success is down. While we are an inventive, entrepreneurial society, an innovation explosion has also been marked by business implosion. To improve the odds for success, the authors of businessThink deliver a revolutionary new method.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Piece

    • By Sam on 01-18-15

    Regular price: $16.97

    • How to Mentor a Perfectionist

    • By: W. Brad Johnson, David G. Smith
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Rather than a recipe for success, perfectionism is a “script for self-defeat,” says psychiatrist David Burns. In their quest to avoid mistakes, perfectionists stifle their creativity and avoid taking necessary risks. Self-critical perfectionists are significantly more likely to suffer from symptoms of depression (guilt, anger, sadness, low energy, lack of pleasure), anxiety, hopelessness, and even suicidal thinking.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Selected Shorts: Funny Business

    • By: Simon Rich, David Schickler, Joe Meno, and others
    • Narrated by: Wyatt Cenac, Isiah Sheffer, Kirsten Vangsness, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 12 mins
    • Original Recording
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 23
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    From wild and wacky to knee-slapping, laugh-out-loud fun, these humorous tales represent some of the best of recent seasons of the hit public radio series Selected Shorts. Comedian Wyatt Cenac gives a killer performance of Simon Rich’s hilarious tale of woe from the point of view of a condom in a young man’s wallet. Alec Baldwin gives a delightful over-the-top performance of James Thurber’s wonderfully silly classic tale of the day everybody in a small Ohio town thought the dam broke.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Some very entertaining, some not

    • By D. Littman on 11-22-14

    Regular price: $19.60

    • The Life and the Adventures of a Haunted Convict

    • By: Austin Reed, Caleb Smith - editor, David W. Blight - foreword, and others
    • Narrated by: Dominic Hoffman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
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    In 2009, scholars at Yale University came across a startling manuscript: the memoir of Austin Reed, a free black man born in the 1820s who spent most of his early life ricocheting between forced labor in prison and forced labor as an indentured servant. Lost for more than 150 years, the handwritten document is the first known prison memoir written by an African American.

    Regular price: $28.00

    • War Cry

    • By: Wilbur Smith, David Churchill
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 17 hrs
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
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    In a triumphant return to his much-loved Courtney series, Wilbur Smith introduces us to the bravest new member of the famed family, Saffron Courtney. Saffron grows up on a sprawling Kenyan estate, under the watchful eye of her father, prominent businessman and distinguished war veteran Leon Courtney. Her childhood is idyllic until a family tragedy forces her to grow up much faster than necessary. As she grows into a spirited teenager, her thirst for knowledge and adventure leads her to England.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • You smell the bush!

    • By Anonymous User on 06-28-17

    Regular price: $17.58

    • The Chickamauga Campaign

    • Civil War Campaigns in the Heartland
    • By: Steven E. Woodworth, John R. Lundberg, Alexander Mendoza, and others
    • Narrated by: Gary Regal
    • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
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    From mid-August to mid-September 1863, Union major general William S. Rosecrans's Army of the Cumberland maneuvered from Tennessee to north Georgia in a bid to rout Confederate general Braxton Bragg's Army of Tennessee and blaze the way for further Union advances. Meanwhile, Confederate reinforcements bolstered the numbers of the Army of Tennessee, and by the time the two armies met at the Battle of Chickamauga, in northern Georgia, the Confederates had gained numerical superiority.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Specific aspects of the campaign in detail

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-05-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Afield

    • American Writers on Bird Dogs
    • By: Robert Demott (editor), David Smith (editor)
    • Narrated by: Bryan Brendle
    • Length: 9 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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    This marvelous collection features stories from some of America’s finest and most respected writers about every outdoorsman’s favorite and most loyal hunting partner: his dog. For the first time, the stories of acclaimed writers such as Richard Ford, Tom Brokaw, Howell Raines, Rick Bass, Sydney Lea, Jim Harrison, Tom McGuane, Phil Caputo, and Chris Camuto come together in one collection. Hunters and non-hunters alike will recognize in these poignant tales the universal aspects of owning dogs.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great stories. Poor performance.

    • By Paul on 12-09-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Shadows and Teeth

    • Ten Terrifying Tales of Horror and Suspense
    • By: Guy N. Smith, Adam Millard, Antonio Simon Jr., and others
    • Narrated by: Wyatt S. Gray
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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    Out of the shadows and meaner than ever, volume three of this award-winning horror series packs international star power. Featuring 10 brand-new stories by the legendary Guy N. Smith, the prolific Adam Millard, master of horror Nicholas Paschall, and others, this collection is certain to keep you up at night. Take care as you reach into these dark places, for the things here bite, and you may withdraw a hand short of a few fingers.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Silent Gesture

    • The Autobiography of Tommie Smith (Sporting)
    • By: Tommie Smith, Delois Smith, David Steele
    • Narrated by: Derrick Hardin
    • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    At the 1968 Olympics, Tommie Smith came in first in the 200-meter dash. As they received their medals, he and bronze winner John Carlos each raised a black-gloved fist, creating an indelible image of courage and protest that still resonates 40 years later. In this, his autobiography, Smith fills out the story of that moment - how it came to be and where it led him, and paints a vivid picture of the long, painful backlash that came with his fame, and his fate, all of which was rapped up in his "silent gesture".

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Being Silent They Speak

    • The Story of a WWII Submarine Unbeaten
    • By: David JB Smith
    • Narrated by: Alexander MacDonald
    • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 5
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    His Majesty's Submarine Unbeaten was last heard from via a signal sent to Flag Officer Submarines on November 1, 1942. The signal simply stated: "Operation Bluestone completed". After this date the 58-meter British U-Class submarine inexplicably disappeared. Unbeaten was fully operational for just over two years. During its short tenure, Unbeaten successfully returned to war-torn Malta many times, symbolically flying its Jolly Roger.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • an ok story, not terribly exciting

    • By S. W. Strickland on 03-10-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Native Advertising Advantage

    • Build Authentic Content That Revolutionizes Digital Marketing and Drives Revenue Growth
    • By: Mike Smith, David Carey - foreword
    • Narrated by: Dave Clark
    • Length: 5 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    One of the hottest forms of advertising, native advertising is an extremely effective way to reach customers. Produced by marketers and featured alongside the main content, native advertising breaks down the traditional barrier between advertising and editorial. Industry insider and Hearst ad executive Mike Smith believes that native is not only here to stay but is the future of marketing.

    Regular price: $21.00

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