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    • Thank You for Being Late

    • An Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations
    • By: Thomas L. Friedman
    • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
    • Length: 19 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,787
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,470
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,459

    In his most ambitious work to date, Thomas L. Friedman shows that we have entered an age of dizzying acceleration - and explains how to live in it. Due to an exponential increase in computing power, climbers atop Mount Everest enjoy excellent cell phone service, and self-driving cars are taking to the roads. A parallel explosion of economic interdependency has created new riches as well as spiraling debt burdens.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • It really is an optimists guide to scary stuff

    • By Adam Shields on 12-12-16

    Regular price: $31.49

    • The World Is Flat

    • Further Updated and Expanded
    • By: Thomas L. Friedman
    • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
    • Length: 27 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 852
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 428
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      4 out of 5 stars 424

    With the "flattening" of the globe, has the world gotten too small and too fast for human beings and their political systems to adjust in a stable manner? Now in a third edition with a new preface, Friedman's account of the flattening of the earth is a modern classic.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • worth the listen

    • By Paul W. Johnson on 01-14-08

    Regular price: $47.93

    • From Beirut to Jerusalem

    • By: Thomas L. Friedman
    • Narrated by: Thomas L. Friedman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 2 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 292
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      4 out of 5 stars 201
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 201

    In From Beirut to Jerusalem, Thomas L. Friedman, a columnist for The New York Times and a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner, has drawn on his decade in the Middle East to produce the most trenchant, vivid, and thought-provoking book yet on the region.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • This is an abridged version

    • By Theodore on 03-31-14

    Regular price: $15.96

    • The Great Debate: Advocates and Opponents of the American Constitution

    • By: Thomas L. Pangle, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Thomas L. Pangle
    • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 146
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 133
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 131

    Recent years have seen an explosion of interest in and interpretation of the U.S. Constitution. Its authority and stature are routinely invoked by voices from every point on the political spectrum, with frequent references to the Founding Fathers and their true "intent." What really was their true intent? As these 12 surprising lectures show, many of those Founding Fathers-including Thomas Jefferson and Patrick Henry-were highly critical of the new Constitution and staunchly opposed it when it was first put forth for ratification by the states as a replacement for the Articles of Confederation.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A thought provoking review

    • By Glenn M on 07-05-15

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Difficult Mothers, Adult Daughters

    • A Guide for Separation, Liberation & Inspiration
    • By: Karen C.L. Anderson, Katherine Woodward Thomas - foreword
    • Narrated by: Sarah Mollo-Christensen
    • Length: 4 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    The best news on the planet is that your mother doesn't have to change in order for you to be happy. In fact, author Karen C.L. Anderson will take it a step further and say your mother doesn't have to change in order for you to be free, peaceful, contented, and joyful. You can emotionally separate without guilt: Inspired by her own journey, Anderson's Difficult Mothers, Adult Daughters shows women how to emotionally separate from their mothers without guilt and anxiety so they can finally create a life based on their own values, desires, needs, and preferences. 

    Regular price: $13.97

    • Sacred Parenting

    • How Raising Children Shapes Our Souls
    • By: Gary L. Thomas
    • Narrated by: Gary L. Thomas
    • Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 88

    Explore the spiritual dynamics of parenting, and why caring for children is such an effective discipline in shaping our souls and forming the character of Christ within us.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • good parenting book

    • By Zhenya on 02-11-13

    Regular price: $21.67

    • The Lexus and the Olive Tree

    • Understanding Globalization
    • By: Thomas L. Friedman
    • Narrated by: Thomas L. Friedman
    • Length: 23 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 80
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67

    A brilliant investigation of globalization, the most significant socioeconomic trend in the world today, and how it is affecting everything we do - economically, politically, and culturally - abroad and at home. As foreign affairs columnist for The New York Times, Thomas L. Friedman crisscrosses the globe talking with the world's economic and political leaders. Now he has used his years of experience as a reporter and columnist to produce a pithy, trenchant, riveting look at the worldwide market forces that are driving today's economies.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • I am biased

    • By kansas on 01-11-19

    Regular price: $22.63

    • The World Is Flat

    • The New Material from Release 3.0
    • By: Thomas L. Friedman
    • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
    • Length: 2 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 158
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 65

    These are the two completely new chapters from The World is Flat Release 3.0, on how to be a political activist and social entrepreneur in a flat world, and on the troubling question of how to manage our reputations and privacy in a world in which we are all becoming publishers and public figures.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • WTF?

    • By Logan on 09-09-10

    Regular price: $18.87

    • The Social Construction of Reality

    • A Treatise in the Sociology of Knowledge
    • By: Peter L. Berger, Thomas Luckmann
    • Narrated by: David Colacci
    • Length: 9 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Called the "fifth-most important sociological book of the 20th century" by the International Sociological Association, this groundbreaking study of knowledge introduces the concept of "social construction" into the social sciences for the first time. In it, Berger and Luckmann reformulate the task of the sociological subdiscipline that, since Max Scheler, has been known as the sociology of knowledge.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Overwhelming the first listen

    • By Fabian on 04-24-18

    Regular price: $26.59

    • Sacred Pathways

    • Discover Your Soul's Path to God
    • By: Gary L. Thomas
    • Narrated by: Gary L. Thomas
    • Length: 6 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 115
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 104
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 103

    This book encourages readers to see strengths, weaknesses, and tendencies in their devotional approaches to God, and thus learn how to improve their devotional, quiet-time, and personal-worship life with God.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Eye-opening book about spiritual formation

    • By William B Cutrer on 09-24-12

    Regular price: $21.67

    • That Used to Be Us

    • How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back
    • By: Thomas L. Friedman, Michael Mandelbaum
    • Narrated by: Jason Culp
    • Length: 16 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 575
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 473
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 465

    America has a huge problem. It faces four major challenges, on which its future depends, and it is failing to meet them. In That Used to Be Us, Thomas L. Friedman, one of our most influential columnists, and Michael Mandelbaum, one of our leading foreign policy thinkers, analyze those challenges - globalization, the revolution in information technology, the nation's chronic deficits, and its pattern of energy consumption - and spell out what we need to do now to rediscover America and rise to this moment.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • We have met the enemy and it is us.... Pogo

    • By Soudant on 09-16-11

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Trump’s Black Friday Sale: Oil, Guns and Morals

    • By: Thomas L. Friedman
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    I really wrestle with this question: What is the worst thing about President Donald Trump’s approach to foreign policy? Is it that he is utterly amoral or that he is such a chump? Because the combination is terrible — a president who is an amoral chump is the worst thing of all. He sells out American values — awful enough — but then gets nothing of value in return.

    "Trump’s Black Friday Sale: Oil, Guns and Morals" is from the November 20, 2018 Op-Ed section of The New York Times. It was written by Thomas L. Friedman and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Scorpions

    • Star Runners, Book 4
    • By: L. E. Thomas
    • Narrated by: Bob Dunsworth
    • Length: 11 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    How can you oppose an adversary willing to claim victory at any cost? Still reeling from recent events in the intergalactic cold war, former Earth resident Austin Stone enters a new phase of his career as a Star Runner with the Galactic Legion of Planets by joining the covert squadron known as the "Scorpions." The training is demanding and rigid, pushing him to the limits as he continues to improve his natural skill at the stick of a Trident starfighter. 

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Why New Narrator?

    • By Gypsy Madchen on 02-07-19

    Regular price: $24.95

    • How to Make America America Again

    • By: Thomas L. Friedman
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    What is there left to say about the terrible murder of moderate Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and its aftermath? Only one thing, and I have said it before, but I feel it even more strongly now: In the midterm elections, vote for a Democrat, canvass for a Democrat, raise money for a Democrat, drive someone else to a voting station to vote for a Democrat.

    "How to Make America America Again" is from the October 23, 2018 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Thomas L. Friedman and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • The Bonner Incident: Joshua's War

    • Book 2
    • By: Thomas A. Watson, Michael L. Rider
    • Narrated by: Eric A. Shelman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 73

    Joshua Anderson, a logger by trade and small business owner, is not the typical American citizen. When the government threatens his family and attempts to steal his assets, Joshua is forced into hiding. The government thought that Joshua would be an easy mark. They thought that they could easily find him, arrest him, and bury him, so no one would ever know what they are doing. They thought that no one would ever support a "criminal". They thought wrong.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Great Adventure

    • By R.Bishop on 01-23-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Thank You for Being Late

    • An Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations
    • By: Thomas L. Friedman
    • Narrated by: Mr Oliver Wyman
    • Length: 19 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34

    From the Pulitzer Prize winner and number one international best-selling author of The World Is Flat, an essential and entertaining field guide to thriving in the 21st century. We all sense it - something big is going on. You feel it in your workplace. You feel it when you talk to your children. You can't miss it when you read the newspapers or watch the news. Our lives are speeding up - and it is dizzying.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • extremely interesting

    • By Wayne Vercueil on 05-19-17

    Regular price: $25.58

    • Hot, Flat, and Crowded

    • Why We Need a Green Revolution - and How It Can Renew America
    • By: Thomas L. Friedman
    • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
    • Length: 20 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,093
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 336
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 347

    Friedman brings a fresh outlook to the crises of destabilizing climate change and rising competition for energy - both of which could poison our world if we do not act quickly and collectively. His argument speaks to all of us who are concerned about the state of America in the global future.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Long, Flat, and Boring

    • By Sean on 12-12-08

    Regular price: $47.93

    • Homeless in America

    • By: Thomas L. Friedman
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Homeless in America" is from the November 9, 2016 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Thomas L. Friedman and narrated by Caroline Miller.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • General Mattis, Stand Up to Trump or He’ll Drag You Down

    • By: Thomas L. Friedman
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    And then there was one.In March, I wrote a column in the form of a memo to Secretary of Defense James Mattis, National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster, then-Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly, CIA Director Mike Pompeo and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

    "General Mattis, Stand Up to Trump or He’ll Drag You Down" is from the October 24, 2017 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Thomas L. Friedman and narrated by Kristi Burns.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Mission Wraith

    • Star Runners, Book 3
    • By: L.E. Thomas
    • Narrated by: Mikael Naramore
    • Length: 11 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 145
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 133

    On the border of Zahl-Legion space, far from anything Austin Stone has ever known, Star Runners are dying. Lurking in the darkness, the Zahl Empire has a new threat facing the Legion Tridents. After surviving pirates and battling threats to Earth, Austin knows better than most rookies in the Tizona Squadron the dangers that exist in the universe.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • When is the next one?!

    • By Jean on 08-05-16

    Regular price: $24.95

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