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    • The Rise and Fall of Alexandria

    • Birthplace of the Modern Mind
    • By: Justin Pollard, Howard Reid
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 11 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 838
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    Founded by Alexander the Great and built by self-styled Greek pharaohs, the city of Alexandria at its height dwarfed both Athens and Rome. It was the marvel of its age, legendary for its vast palaces, safe harbors, and magnificent lighthouse. But it was most famous for the astonishing intellectual efflorescence it fostered and the library it produced. If the European Renaissance was the "rebirth" of Western culture, then Alexandria, Egypt, was its birthplace.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A good listen

    • By Jeffrey on 10-02-08

    Regular price: $26.59

    • Public Speaking Superstar

    • Overcome Stage Fright, Develop Compelling Stories and Riveting Presentations
    • By: Dianna Booher, Les Brown, Patricia Fripp, and others
    • Narrated by: Dianna Booher, Les Brown, Patricia Fripp, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 41
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      4 out of 5 stars 22
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      4 out of 5 stars 20

    Even though public speaking is the most common of all fears, it doesn’t have to be a roadblock on the path to your success. Whether you’re speaking to five or five hundred, you can learn to do it with confidence and charisma. The best advice from some of the world’s most inspiring speakers is gathered right here. These powerful tips and techniques will help you develop winning material, mentally prepare for your presentation, and communicate a powerful message.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • like it? not so much

    • By bethann on 10-16-10

    Regular price: $20.97