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    • The First Billion is the Hardest

    • Reflections on a Life of Comebacks and America's Energy Future
    • By: T. Boone Pickens
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 290
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 140
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 145

    From a businessman who is extraordinarily humble yet is considered one of the world's most visionary, The First Billion Is the Hardest is both a riveting account of a life spent pulling off improbable triumphs and a report back from the front of the global energy and natural-resource wars - of vital interest to anyone who has a stake in America's future.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Guide for a U.S. National Energy Policy.

    • By Eric on 10-20-08

    Regular price: $27.93

    • The First Billion Is the Hardest

    • By: T. Boone Pickens
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 6 hrs and 12 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    When Pickens left Mesa Petroleum at age 68 after a spectacular downward spiral in the company's profits, many counted him out. Indeed, what followed for him was a painful divorce, clinical depression, a temporary inability to predict the movement of energy prices, and the loss of 90-percent of his investing capital. But Pickens was far from out.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wisdom from one of the best

    • By Jack on 10-07-08

    Regular price: $23.93