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    • With Deadly Purpose

    • By: John W. Wood
    • Narrated by: John H Fehskens
    • Length: 2 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Former marines Early and Behr are looking for the man who killed Early’s wife. But after the two declare war on the Detroit drug trade in their search for the killer, they realize that none of their training has prepared them for the moment when they come face-to-face with the killer. A man with a violent history, Early killed 14 men in Afghanistan because they killed his friends. What is he ready to do to the man who killed his loved one?

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Creating Room to Read

    • A Story of Hope in the Battle for Global Literacy
    • By: John Wood
    • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
    • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The inspirational story of a former Microsoft executive’s quest to build libraries around the world and share the love of books What’s happened since John Wood left Microsoft to change the world? Just ask six million kids in the poorest regions of Asia and Africa. In 1999, at the age of 35, Wood quit a lucrative career to found the nonprofit Room to Read. Described by the San Francisco Chronicle as "the Andrew Carnegie of the developing world", he strove to bring the lessons of the corporate world to the nonprofit sector - and succeeded spectacularly.

    Regular price: $24.49

    • California Bound

    • By: Frank Kelso, John O'Melveny Woods
    • Narrated by: Joshua Rivedal
    • Length: 6 hrs and 31 mins
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    For three-years, Jeb Benjamin and Zach Daughtry dreamed of traveling to California to gain their fortune, once released from Camp Douglas, an infamous Union POW hellhole. When the Confederate veterans reach Jeb’s sisters ranch in the Rio Grande valley, they find it in flames, his sister’s family dead and the ranch’s cattle stolen. Death and destruction haunt the veterans. A border war flares with General Juan Cortiña’s irregulars. Jeb learns Juan’s younger brother, Miguel, has raided their ranch, kidnapping his 14-year-old niece.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Civil War Reminiscences by Those Who Were There

    • By: G. A. Forsyth, James Brainerd Taylor Tupper, John Leyburn, and others
    • Narrated by: Andrew Mulcare
    • Length: 5 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This is a collection of remarkable personal accounts of a variety of American Civil War incidents, from both Union and Confederate perspectives. These vivid and absorbing reminiscences provide an inside view of many fascinating events of the time, shedding light on our shared past and illuminating the character and point of view of those who lived through an extraordinary time in our nation's history. Enjoy these excursions back through the mists of time, recounted by those who were there.

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    • By Amazon Customer on 03-04-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Mystery

    • Crime & Punishment (2009): Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
    • By: Paul Levine, Lisa Scottoline, John Shannon, and others
    • Narrated by: Gary Phillips
    • Length: 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them. The festival was an immediate success and has become the largest and most prestigious book festival in the country, attracting more than 130,000 book lovers each year.

    Regular price: $4.19

    • The New Yorker, November 7th 2011 (James Wood, John Lahr, D. T. Max)

    • By: James Wood, John Lahr, D. T. Max
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 2 mins
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    "Occupational Hazards", by Hendrik Hertzberg; "History Lesson", by Ian Frazier; "Turnpike", by Alec Wilkinson; "Shelf Life", by James Wood; "The Natural", by John Lahr; "Her Way", by D. T. Max; and "Home Movies", by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • Jobs for 16 Year Olds: Business Ideas Opportunities

    • By: John Wood
    • Narrated by: Korbid Thompson
    • Length: 37 mins
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    This book explains the best and suitable procedures that 16-year-olds should follow when looking for jobs, applying for them, and the best ways of crafting their cover letters, CVs, and resumes. There are plenty of organizations that opt to hire teens for summer jobs. You will also get to understand where you can find the jobs and how to look for the ones that will effectively suit you.

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    • Summer Jobs for Students

    • Business Ideas for Entrepreneurs
    • By: John Wood
    • Narrated by: Ron Welch
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    For many students, the summer is an opportune time to take on various employment opportunities that are available for young people. Depending on their age and their jurisdiction where they reside, teenagers are able to take on a variety of summer jobs and work more hours than they would normally be able to when school is in session. A lot of students, especially those in college or about to enter college, work during the summer to be able to save up for tuition and other education-related expenses.

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    • Helpful and Fun

    • By Courtney Lamb on 02-04-16

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    • The New Yorker (December 24 & 31, 2007) Part 2

    • By: Caleb Crain, John Updike, James Wood, and others
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
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    There are six articles in the second part of this double issue: "Twilight of the Books", by Caleb Crain; "Visual Trophies", by John Updike; "Squall Lines", by James Wood; "Alma", by Junot Díaz; "The Arbus Factor", by Lore Segal; and "I Hit Hamlet", by Paul Rudnick.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • Online Jobs for Students

    • Business Ideas for Entrepreneurs (Job Search, Book 1)
    • By: John Wood
    • Narrated by: Stephanie Harris
    • Length: 38 mins
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    Some students are generating enough income from online jobs to finance their educations without the need for financial support from their parents. They have been able to convert their spare time into factual cash. Online jobs for students don't only help them while in school, but they also earn their living from these jobs even after they graduate from university. This book will teach students how they can get started and make money online during their free time.

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    • Shout It from the Mountaintop

    • By: John Woods
    • Narrated by: Joshua J. Masters
    • Length: 2 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This is my story... a real life story. It is a story of Hope in this broken world we live in. A story of Hope during a season of hardship, despair, depression, a time of hopelessness.... A story resulting in my heart and soul being washed "upon the rock of confidence in God alone."

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Islands of Space

    • By: John Wood Campbell Jr.
    • Narrated by: Arthur Vincet
    • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Islands of Space" is a science fiction novel generally credited with introducing the concepts of hyperspace and the warp drive to science fiction. The novel concerns the adventures of a trio of heroes, Arcot, Morey and Wade... "As Earth's faster-than-light spaceship hung in the void between galaxies, Arcot, Wade, Morey and Fuller could see below them, like a vast shining horizon, the mass of stars that formed their own island universe.

    Regular price: $7.20

    • Invaders from the Infinite

    • By: John Wood Campbell Jr.
    • Narrated by: Arthur Vincet
    • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
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    "Invaders from the Infinite" is a science-fiction novel by author John W. Campbell, Jr. E. F. Bleiler, noted editor of science-fiction literature, described the novel as "the early John W. Campbell story par excellence: weak novelistic skills combined with very strong speculative, imaginative theoretical physics. While one may be bored with the interminable lectures and rendered drowsy by the repeated space battles, but one must also admire Campbell's ingenuity in creating novel artifacts".

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    • The New Yorker, July 22nd 2013 (John Seabrook, Rachel Louise Snyder, James Wood)

    • By: John Seabrook, Rachel Louise Snyder, James Wood
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 11 mins
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    "Conflicting Interests", by George Packer; "Comeback", by Lizzie Widdicombe; "The Beach Builders", by John Seabrook; "A Raised Hand", by Rachel Louise Snyder; "Sins of the Father", by James Wood; and "Grim Tidings", by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95