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    • The Restless Wave

    • Good Times, Just Causes, Great Fights, and Other Appreciations
    • By: John McCain, Mark Salter
    • Narrated by: John McCain, Beau Bridges
    • Length: 14 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,729
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,571
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,563

    In a time when Washington, DC and the country are more polarized than they have been for decades, John McCain is the rare public figure who has earned the respect of people on both sides of the aisle. He is a model for bipartisanship and political integrity. In his 40 years in politics, McCain has never been afraid to buck trends or ruffle a few feathers. His words are more important today than ever.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A true patriot

    • By Diane Peresie on 05-29-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Why Courage Matters

    • The Way to a Braver Life
    • By: John McCain, Mark Salter
    • Narrated by: Dan Cashman
    • Length: 4 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    In this inspiring meditation on courage, Senator John McCain shares his most cherished stories of ordinary individuals who have risked everything to defend the people and principles they hold most dear. These are some of the examples McCain turns to for inspiration and offers to others to help them summon the resolve to be both good and great. He explains the value of courage in both everyday actions and extraordinary feats. Most of all, listeners discover how sometimes simply setting the right example can be the ultimate act of courage.  

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Read with no Politics

    • By Brad on 11-04-04

    Regular price: $17.47

    • 2008 Third Presidential Debate

    • Barack Obama and John McCain (10/15/08)
    • By: Barack Obama, John McCain
    • Length: 1 hr and 29 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 104
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 34

    The third presidential debate between Republican nominee Senator John McCain and Democratic nominee Senator Barack Obama took place at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, on October 15, 2008. The focus of this debate was domestic and economic issues and CBS's Bob Schieffer moderated.

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    • Faith of My Fathers

    • A Family Memoir
    • By: John McCain, Mark Salter
    • Narrated by: John McCain
    • Length: 4 hrs and 49 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 218
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 178
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 180

    This memoir is the story of what McCain learned from his grandfather and father, and how their example enabled him to endure those hard years. It is a story of three imperfect men who faced adversity and emerged with their honor intact. Ultimately, Faith of My Fathers is a story of fathers and sons, what they give each other and what endures.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Meaning of Character

    • By Raymond on 09-14-08

    Regular price: $22.60

    • John McCain Concedes, Barack Obama Accepts (11/04/08)

    • By: Barack Obama, John McCain
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 173
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 58

    Republican presidential nominee Senator John McCain addressed supporters and the nation about yesterday's election. Senator McCain announced that he has conceded the presidential election to Senator Barack Obama. Senator Barack Obama, the president elect, declared victory in his address to supporters at Grant Park in Chicago. (November 4, 2008)

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hope and Graciousness

    • By G. S. Harris on 01-08-09

    Regular price: $0.00

    • 2008 Second Presidential Debate: Barack Obama and John McCain (10/07/08)

    • Barack Obama and John McCain (10/07/08)
    • By: Barack Obama, John McCain
    • Length: 1 hr and 32 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 103
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 37

    The second presidential debate between Republican nominee Senator John McCain and Democratic nominee Senator Barack Obama took place at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, on October 7, 2008. This town hall style debate was open to all topics and Tom Brokaw moderated.

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    • Worth the Fighting For

    • The Education of an American Maverick, and the Heroes Who Inspired Him
    • By: John McCain, Mark Salter
    • Narrated by: Dan Cashman
    • Length: 18 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 17

    After five and a half years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam, naval aviator John McCain returned home a changed man. Regaining his health and flight-eligibility status, he resumed his military career, commanding carrier pilots and serving as the navy’s liaison to what is sometimes ironically called the world’s most exclusive club, the United States Senate. Accompanying Senators John Tower and Henry “Scoop” Jackson on international trips, McCain began his political education in the company of two masters, leaders whose standards he would strive to maintain upon his election to the U.S. Congress.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Maybe he'd be a good president, but ...

    • By Linda on 04-26-08

    Regular price: $38.47

    • 2008 First Presidential Debate

    • Barack Obama and John McCain (9/26/08)
    • By: Barack Obama, John McCain
    • Length: 1 hr and 36 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 163
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 56

    The first presidential debate between Republican nominee Senator John McCain and Democratic nominee Senator Barack Obama took place at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Mississippi, on September 26, 2008. The focus of this debate was foreign policy and national security. PBS's Jim Lehrer was the moderator.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • First Time Listening

    • By Ms. J-Mae on 06-19-18

    Regular price: $0.00

    • Character Is Destiny

    • Inspiring Stories Every Young Person Should Know and Every Adult Should Remember
    • By: John McCain, Mark Salter
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 14 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 84
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34

    John McCain and Mark Salter have written three acclaimed best sellers, but Character Is Destiny may be their most influential and enduring book yet, a work for parents to share with their children and for Americans of all ages to read for inspiration and guidance.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A must read!

    • By S. Ross on 08-24-16

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Six Years in the Hanoi Hilton

    • An Extraordinary Story of Courage and Survival in Vietnam
    • By: Amy Shively Hawk, Senator John McCain - foreword
    • Narrated by: Traber Burns, Caroline Shaffer, Michael Braun
    • Length: 5 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    In 1967, US Air Force fighter pilot James Shively was shot down over North Vietnam. After ejecting from his F-105 Thunderchief aircraft, he landed in a rice paddy and was captured by the North Vietnamese Army. For the next six years, Shively endured brutal treatment at the hands of the enemy in Hanoi prison camps. Bound in iron stocks at the Hanoi Hilton, unable to get home to his loved ones, Shively contemplated suicide. Yet somehow he found hope - and he became determined to help his fellow POWs survive.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wish I had met him

    • By M on 11-13-17

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Thirteen Soldiers

    • A Personal History of Americans at War
    • By: John McCain, Mark Salter
    • Narrated by: John McCain
    • Length: 13 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 34

    John McCain’s evocative history of Americans at war, told through the personal accounts of 13 remarkable soldiers who fought in major military conflicts, from the Revolutionary War of 1776 to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating and Insightful

    • By Majorie on 11-21-14

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Why Courage Matters

    • The Way to a Braver Life
    • By: John McCain, Mark Salter
    • Narrated by: John McCain
    • Length: 2 hrs
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    "Courage," Winston Churchill explained, is "the first of human qualities...because it guarantees all the others." As a naval officer, P.O.W., and one of America's most admired political leaders, John McCain has seen countless acts of bravery and self-sacrifice. Now, in this inspiring meditation on courage, he shares his most cherished stories of ordinary individuals who have risked everything to defend the people and principles they hold most dear.

    Regular price: $13.27

    • 2008 RNC

    • John McCain Acceptance Speech (9/04/08)
    • By: John McCain
    • Length: 49 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 82
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 22

    John McCain, the senior United States Senator from Arizona and the nominee of the Republican Party in the 2008 presidential election, speaks on the final night of the Republican National Convention in Minneapolis, September 4, 2008.

    • John McCain Acceptance Speech (9/04/08)
    • By: John McCain
    • Length: 49 mins
    • Release date: 09-05-08
    • 3 out of 5 stars 82 ratings

    Regular price: $0.00

    • Worth the Fighting For

    • The Education of an American Maverick, and the Heroes Who Inspired Him
    • By: John McCain, Mark Salter
    • Narrated by: John McCain
    • Length: 5 hrs and 8 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    After five and a half years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam, naval aviator John McCain returned home a changed man. Regaining his health and flight-eligibility status, he resumed his military career, commanding carrier pilots and serving as the navy’s liaison to what is sometimes ironically called the world’s most exclusive club, the United States Senate. Accompanying Senators John Tower and Henry “Scoop” Jackson on international trips, McCain began his political education in the company of two masters, leaders whose standards he would strive to maintain upon his election to the U.S. Congress.

    Regular price: $18.13

    • Hard Call

    • Great Decisions and the Extraordinary People Who Made Them
    • By: John McCain, Mark Salter
    • Narrated by: John McCain, Daniel Hugh Kelly
    • Length: 8 hrs and 33 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    There is a point in everybody's life at which a tough decision will have to be made - a hard call. For inspiration and direction, we can look to the remarkable individuals in John McCain and Mark Salter's book, which dramatically describes the anatomy of a great decision.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Character Is Destiny

    • Inspiring Stories Every Young Person Should Know and Every Adult Should Remember
    • By: John McCain, Mark Salter
    • Narrated by: John McCain
    • Length: 4 hrs and 52 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    John McCain and Mark Salter have written three acclaimed best sellers, but Character Is Destiny may be their most influential and enduring book yet, a work for parents to share with their children and for Americans of all ages to read for inspiration and guidance.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Missing chapters

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-04-19

    Regular price: $22.60

    • Hard Call

    • Great Decisions and the Extraordinary People Who Made Them
    • By: John McCain, Mark Salter
    • Narrated by: George Wilson
    • Length: 18 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    In this insightful study, John McCain and Mark Salter examine the qualities that define great decisions. They also identify inspiring people who have engaged in difficult decision-making. Ranging from the political judgments made by Abraham Lincoln to the athletic trials faced by swimmer Gertrude Ederle, each chapter of Hard Call illustrates an exceptional choice made in challenging circumstances.

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Virtues of the Quiet Hero

    • A 'This I Believe' Essay
    • By: John McCain
    • Narrated by: John McCain
    • Length: 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4

    This essay comes from the NPR series This I Believe, which features brief personal reflections from both famous and unknown Americans. The pieces that make up the series compel listeners to rethink not only what and how they have arrived at their beliefs, but also the extent to which they share them with others.

    Regular price: $2.60