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    • How to Be a Friend

    • An Ancient Guide to True Friendship
    • By: Marcus Tullius Cicero, Philip Freeman - introduction, Philip Freeman - translator
    • Narrated by: Shaun Grindell
    • Length: 1 hr and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In a world where social media, online relationships, and relentless self-absorption threaten the very idea of deep and lasting friendships, the search for true friends is more important than ever. In this short book, famous Roman politician and philosopher Cicero offers a compelling guide to finding, keeping, and appreciating friends. With wit and wisdom, Cicero teaches not only how to build friendships but also why they must be a key part of our lives. For, as Cicero says, life without friends is not worth living. 

    Regular price: $10.49

    • How to Win an Election

    • An Ancient Guide for Modern Politicians
    • By: Quintus Tullius Cicero, Philip Freeman - translator
    • Narrated by: Doug Kaye
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 282
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      4 out of 5 stars 250

    How to Win an Election is an ancient Roman guide for campaigning that is as up-to-date as tomorrow's headlines. In 64 BC when idealist Marcus Cicero, Rome's greatest orator, ran for consul (the highest office in the Republic), his practical brother Quintus decided he needed some no-nonsense advice on running a successful campaign.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • How to be a politician ...

    • By Benedict on 07-31-13

    Regular price: $6.95

    • How to Run a Country

    • An Ancient Guide for Modern Leaders
    • By: Marcus Tullius Cicero, Philip Freeman - translator
    • Narrated by: James Adams
    • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 62

    Marcus Cicero, Rome's greatest statesman and orator, was elected to the Roman Republic's highest office at a time when his beloved country was threatened by power-hungry politicians, dire economic troubles, foreign turmoil, and political parties that refused to work together. Sound familiar? Cicero's letters, speeches, and other writings are filled with timeless wisdom and practical insight about how to solve these and other problems of leadership and politics. How to Run a Country collects the best of these writings to provide an entertaining, common-sense guide for modern leaders and citizens

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • shorter than I expected

    • By Shawn Whiting on 09-02-18

    Regular price: $6.95