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    • DisneyWar

    • By: James B. Stewart
    • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
    • Length: 25 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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    DisneyWar is an enthralling tale of one of America's most powerful media and entertainment companies, the people who control it, and those trying to overthrow them. It tells a story that - in its sudden twists, vivid, larger-than-life characters, and thrilling climax - might itself have been the subject of a Disney classic - except that it's all true.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • One of My Favorites

    • By Casey on 02-14-18

    Regular price: $37.79

    • Den of Thieves

    • By: James B. Stewart
    • Narrated by: Johnny Heller
    • Length: 19 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Pulitzer Prize winner James B. Stewart shows for the first time how four of the biggest names on Wall Street - Michael Milken, Ivan Boesky, Martin Siegel, and Dennis Levine - created the greatest insider-trading ring in financial history and almost walked away with billions - until a team of downtrodden detectives triumphed over some of America's most expensive lawyers to bring this powerful quartet to justice.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome book

    • By Lars Tackmann on 10-23-17

    Regular price: $28.30

    • Blind Eye

    • By: James B. Stewart
    • Narrated by: Boyd Gaines
    • Length: 4 hrs and 55 mins
    • Abridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 60
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    No one could believe the handsome young doctor might be a serial killer. Wherever he was hired - in Ohio, Illinois, New York, South Dakota - Michael Swango at first seemed the model physician. Then his patients began dying under suspicious circumstances.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Abridgement

    • By E O on 03-10-10

    Regular price: $21.27

    • Tangled Webs

    • How False Statements are Undermining America: From Martha Stewart to Bernie Madoff
    • By: James B. Stewart
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
    • Length: 19 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 54
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    In Tangled Webs, James B. Stewart reveals in vivid detail the consequences of the perjury epidemic that has swept our country, undermining the very foundation of our courts.With many prosecutors, investigators, and participants speaking for the first time, Tangled Webs goes behind the scene of the trials of media and homemaking entrepreneur Martha Stewart; top White House political adviser Lewis "Scooter" Libby; home-run king Barry Bonds; and Wall Street money manager Bernard Madoff. Tangled Webs reaffirms the importance of truth.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • in great detail

    • By Andy on 06-22-11
    • How False Statements are Undermining America: From Martha Stewart to Bernie Madoff
    • By: James B. Stewart
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
    • Length: 19 hrs and 7 mins
    • Release date: 06-03-11
    • 4 out of 5 stars 54 ratings

    Regular price: $38.50

    • Facebook Has 50 Minutes of Your Time Each Day. It Wants More

    • By: James B. Stewart
    • Narrated by: Corey M. Snow
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Facebook Has 50 Minutes of Your Time Each Day. It Wants More" is from the May 05, 2016, Business section of The New York Times. It was written by James B. Stewart and narrated by Corey M. Snow.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • A Turnaround at Ralph Lauren, Following a Road Map Used at Ford

    • By: James B. Stewart
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "A Turnaround at Ralph Lauren, Following a Road Map Used at Ford" is from the July 7, 2016 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by James B. Stewart and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • How a Money-Losing Snap Could Be Worth So Much

    • By: James B. Stewart
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Even if you have no interest in sending nude photos of yourself that self-destruct, or in video lenses that enable you to vomit a rainbow, turn your head into a taco or make your eyes into glittering hearts, you may be wondering how such groundbreaking technology could be worth $34 billion.

    "How a Money-Losing Snap Could Be Worth So Much" is from the March 02, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by James B. Stewart and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • After Trump, Executives Ponder Path Into Politics

    • By: James B. Stewart
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Having reached the top of a major corporation and amassed a fortune, chief executives often wonder: What’s next?

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    • A Tax Loophole for the Rich That Just Won’t Die

    • By: James B. Stewart
    • Narrated by: Mike DelGaudio
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    After the billionaire investor Warren Buffett exposed the unfairness of a federal tax code that assessed his secretary at a higher rate than him, it was hard to imagine a tax reform plan that would be even less fair. House Republicans have come up with one.

    "A Tax Loophole for the Rich That Just Won’t Die" is from the November 10, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by James B. Stewart and narrated by Mike DelGaudio.

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    • How 2 Media Moguls’ Once-Warm Friendship Turned Frigid

    • By: James B. Stewart
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When CBS filed suit to strip Shari E. Redstone of her voting control of the company in May, no one purported to be more surprised — and hurt — than Redstone herself.

    "How 2 Media Moguls’ Once-Warm Friendship Turned Frigid" is from the July 19, 2018 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by James B. Stewart and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • A Vacation Minus a Smartphone (It Can Be Done)

    • By: James B. Stewart
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Two weeks ago, my smartphone shut down because of a low battery as I was about to board a flight to Europe. That seemed odd, given that I had barely used it that day. I plugged it in on the plane, but seven hours later, it still wasn’t functioning. When I arrived at my hotel I tried a different charger, to no avail. The phone was dead — terminally so, it turned out.

    "A Vacation Minus a Smartphone (It Can Be Done)" is from the October 19, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by James B. Stewart and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Europe's Case against Google Might Help Rivals More Than Consumers

    • By: James B. Stewart
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Europe's Case against Google Might Help Rivals More Than Consumers" is from the April 29, 2016, Technology section of The New York Times. It was written by James B. Stewart and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Deutsche Bank as next Lehman Bros.: Far-Fetched but Not Unthinkable

    • By: James B. Stewart
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Deutsche Bank as next Lehman Bros.: Far-Fetched but Not Unthinkable" is from the October 06, 2016 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by James B. Stewart and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Risky Business for CEOs: An Invitation From Trump

    • By: James B. Stewart
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    As the Dallas Mavericks owner, Mark Cuban, told The Fort Worth Star-Telegram: “It’s a tough situation for CEOs. You want to make nice with the president because you’re a public company and you have shareholders, and it’s hard to balance doing the right financial thing versus doing what they think is the right thing, whatever your political beliefs are.”

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    • In the Chamber of Secrets: J.K. Rowling’s Net Worth

    • By: James B. Stewart
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "In the Chamber of Secrets: J.K. Rowling’s Net Worth" is from the November 24, 2016 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by James B. Stewart and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Everyone Despises SolarCity Deal, except Tesla Shareholders

    • By: James B. Stewart
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Everyone Despises SolarCity Deal, except Tesla Shareholders" is from the August 04, 2016 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by James B. Stewart and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Secrecy of Settlements at Fox News Hid Bad Behavior

    • By: James B. Stewart
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Secrecy of Settlements at Fox News Hid Bad Behavior" is from the August 18, 2016 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by James B. Stewart and narrated by Caroline Miller.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • The Boycott That Wasn't: How United Weathered a Media Firestorm

    • By: james B. Stewart
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    After videos of David Dao, a medical doctor who in April was dragged kicking and screaming off an overbooked United Airlines plane, went viral and set off a global uproar, the outlook for United looked grim. Within days, the Twitter hashtag #BoycottUnited had been used over 3.5 million times.

    "The Boycott That Wasn't: How United Weathered a Media Firestorm" is from the July 27, 2017 Financial section of The New York Times. It was written by james B. Stewart and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Blood Sport

    • The President and His Adversaries
    • By: James B. Stewart
    • Narrated by: Boyd Gaines
    • Length: 5 hrs and 22 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Blood Sport is the explosive national best seller that became front-page news by exposing the truth about the Clinton White House. With new revelations in this edition, Blood Sport is the definitive account of independent counsel Kenneth Starr's potentially historic investigation of a president and first lady.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great performance!

    • By Dino6610 on 04-26-18

    Regular price: $19.93

    • Trump Says Republican Tax Bills Won’t Benefit Him. That’s Not True.

    • By: James B. Stewart
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    President Donald Trump likes to argue that the tax-reform legislation hurtling through Congress this week will protect low- and middle-income households, “not the wealthy and well connected.” He puts himself forward as Exhibit A. “This is going to cost me a fortune,” he said on Wednesday in Missouri. “This is not good for me.”

    "Trump Says Republican Tax Bills Won’t Benefit Him. That’s Not True." is from the November 30, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by James B. Stewart and narrated by Kristi Burns.

    Regular price: $0.95

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