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    • Speak Like Churchill, Stand Like Lincoln

    • 21 Powerful Secrets of History's Greatest Speakers
    • By: James C. Humes
    • Narrated by: Norman Dietz
    • Length: 6 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 445
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      4 out of 5 stars 386
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      4 out of 5 stars 379

    In this book, you'll discover how Napoleon Bonaparte mastered the use of the pregnant pause to grab attention, how Lady Margaret Thatcher punctuated her most serious speeches with the use of subtle props, how Ronald Reagan could win even the most hostile crowd with carefully timed wit, and much, much more. Whether you're addressing a small nation or a large staff meeting, you'll want to master the tips and tricks in Speak Like Churchill, Stand Like Lincoln.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • WHAT SPEAKING IS ALL ABOUT

    • By J. Jason on 02-20-12

    Regular price: $20.28

    • Target Churchill

    • By: Warren Adler, James Humes
    • Narrated by: Nick Howden-Steenstra
    • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    As Great Britain and the United States celebrate a victorious end to WWII, Joseph Stalin's relentless Soviet Union is creeping across Eastern Europe, leaving a trail of devastation and murder in its wake. Winston Churchill, the cigar-puffing icon of the British fighting spirit, embarks on a crusade to lift the veil of secrecy that hangs over Stalin's mission. Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri sets the diplomatic stage upon which the world's political players grapple for supremacy as Churchill delivers his fated Iron Curtain speech on March 5, 1946.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • "To give it up for him would be an honour.'

    • By Norma Miles on 09-15-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Very Best Vampire Short Stories

    • By: M. R. James, Hume Nisbet, Bram Stoker, and others
    • Narrated by: Emma Hignett
    • Length: 1 hr and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 5

    A selection of some of the best short stories about vampires ever written. Includes 'The Vampire Maid' by Hume Nisbet, 'Fragment of a Novel' by Lord Byron, 'Dracula's Guest' by Bram Stoker, and 'Count Magnus' by M.R. James.

    Regular price: $13.40

    • Churchill

    • The Prophetic Statesman
    • By: James C. Humes
    • Narrated by: Matthew Brenher
    • Length: 6 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    James C. Humes reveals the astonishingly accurate predictions of Britain's most famous prime minister and how his critics' perceptions of them shaped his political career. Who could have foreseen the start of World War I twenty-five years before the assassination of a Serbian archduke plunged Europe into war? Who could have predicted the rise of al-Qaeda nearly eight decades before anyone had heard of Osama bin Laden? Winston Churchill did.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The voice in the wilderness--Are we listening yet?

    • By Jean on 12-16-12

    Regular price: $23.07

    • Halloween Scary Stories

    • By: Lord Byron, Saki, M. R. James, and others
    • Narrated by: Emma Hignett, Emma Topping, Bart Wolffe
    • Length: 3 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 4

    A classic collection of short stories to thrill and delight. Watch out for the twist in the tale.

    Regular price: $10.32

    • Ghost Stories

    • By: M. R. James, Hume Nisbet, Ambrose Bierce, and others
    • Narrated by: Bart Wolffe, Emma Hignett, David Moore, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
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    Classic spine-tingling tales to thrill you.

    Regular price: $13.78