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    • The Mystery of Banking

    • By: Murray N. Rothbard
    • Narrated by: Jim Vann
    • Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
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    Talk about great timing. Rothbard's extraordinary book unravels the mystery of banking: What is legitimate enterprise and what is a government-backed shell game that can't last? His explanation is clear enough for anyone to follow and yet precise and rigorous enough to be the best textbook for college classes on the topic. This is because its expository clarity - in its history and theory - is essentially unrivaled. Most notably, he uses the T-account method of explaining the relationship between deposits and loans, showing the inherent instability of fractional reserve banking.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I Appreciate This Book

    • By No to Statism on 06-20-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Making Globalization Work

    • By: Joseph E. Stiglitz
    • Narrated by: Jim Vann
    • Length: 11 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 19
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Four years after he outlined the challenges our increasingly interdependent world was facing in Globalization and Its Discontents, Joseph E. Stiglitz offered his agenda for reform. Now in audiobook, Making Globalization Work offers inventive solutions to a host of problems, including the indebtedness of developing countries, international fiscal instability, and worldwide pollution.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Case for Gold

    • By: Ron Paul, Lewis Lehrman
    • Narrated by: Jim Vann
    • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 4
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    In 1982, Ron Paul served on the US Gold Commission to evaluate the role of gold in the monetary system. In fact, the Commission was his idea. It was carrying forth a promise made in the Republican platform. Ron couldn't pick the members, so from the beginning, the deck was stacked. The majority was dominated by monetarists, who saw gold as too scarce and paper as just fine. Ron Paul's team was ready, however, with this marvelous minority report.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Theory of Money and Credit

    • By: Ludwig von Mises
    • Narrated by: Jim Vann
    • Length: 18 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 9
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    Mises wrote this book for the ages, and it remains the most spirited, thorough, and scientifically rigorous treatise on money ever to appear. This classic treatise was the first really great integration of microeconomics and macroeconomics, and it remains the definitive book on the foundations of monetary theory. As Rothbard points out in his introduction to "the best book on money ever written," economists have yet to absorb all its lessons.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Summary of The Art of the Deal from Donald Trump

    • By: Better Business Summaries
    • Narrated by: Jim Vann
    • Length: 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
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    This is a summary and analysis of the book and not the original book. This audiobook contains a summary of the entire book, a chapter-by-chapter breakdown, and an analysis of the listening experience. Trump gives great guidance on negotiating and construction deals. The book offers more inspiration than technical advice to anyone venturing into real estate. From the book he suggests that having a passion for what you are doing is key, and money is secondary. This book has outlined how thinking big unlocks many doors.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent, short and very informative. loved it.

    • By katy on 11-04-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Ten-Gallon War

    • The NFL's Cowboys, The AFL's Texans, and The Feud for Dallas' Pro Football Future
    • By: John Eisenberg
    • Narrated by: Jim Vann
    • Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
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    In the 1960s, on the heels of the “Greatest Game Ever Played”, professional football began to flourish across the country - except in Texas, where college football was still the only game in town. But in an unlikely series of events, two young oil tycoons started their own professional football franchises in Dallas the very same year: the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys, and, as part of a new upstart league designed to thwart the NFL’s hold on the game, the Dallas Texans of the AFL. Almost overnight, a bitter feud was born.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great listen!

    • By Tommy Sobchek on 04-27-16
    • The NFL's Cowboys, The AFL's Texans, and The Feud for Dallas' Pro Football Future
    • By: John Eisenberg
    • Narrated by: Jim Vann
    • Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
    • Release date: 07-17-13
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 25 ratings

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Never a Dull Moment

    • A Libertarian Look at the Sixties
    • By: Murray N Rothbard
    • Narrated by: Jim Vann
    • Length: 5 hrs
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
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    For Murray Rothbard, libertarianism wasn't an intellectual parlor game, nor was it a personal affectation: for him, it was a banner that was meant to be carried into battle. Ever the happy warrior, he sought to bring the radical libertarian perspective to bear on the events of the day, and it was a task he delighted in. From 1967 thru 1968, Rothbard churned out 58 columns for the Freedom Newspapers.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Well worth listening to

    • By David J. Corsi on 10-14-17

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Summary and Analysis of Talk Like TED: 9 Public-Speaking Secrets of the World's Top Minds

    • By: Summary Station
    • Narrated by: Jim Vann
    • Length: 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 23
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    When selecting a presentation topic, it's imperative to choose something unique that you hold a meaningful connection to. Passion is, without a doubt, a necessary emotion that will guide you towards identifying that mastery. Science supports this claim with concrete evidence. Passion is contagious. The only way to create an inspirational presentation is by being inspired yourself.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good Overview

    • By JONATHAN S REA on 02-10-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Rothbard Reader

    • By: Murray Rothbard
    • Narrated by: Jim Vann
    • Length: 11 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 33
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    Few economists manage to produce a body of work that boasts a serious following 20 years after their deaths. Murray N. Rothbard is a rare exception. More than two decades since his passing, his influence lives on, both in the work of a new generation of social scientists, and among a growing number of the general public. One reason for Rothbard's continuing popularity is his ability to reach across disciplines, and to connect them

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Introduction to libertarianism

    • By Jakob on 06-21-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Summary of Peter H. Diamandis & Steven Kolter's Bold: How to Go Big, Create Wealth and Impact the World

    • By: Ant Hive Media
    • Narrated by: Jim Vann
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
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    A radical, how-to guide for using exponential technologies, moonshot thinking, and crowd-powered tools, Bold unfolds in three parts. Part one focuses on the exponential technologies that are disrupting today's Fortune 500 companies and enabling upstart entrepreneurs to go from "I've got an idea" to "I run a billion-dollar company" far faster than ever before.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Washed Away

    • How the Great Flood of 1913, America’s Most Widespread Natural Disaster, Terrorized a Nation and Changed It Forever
    • By: Geoff Williams
    • Narrated by: Jim Vann
    • Length: 12 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 35
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    The incredible story of a flood of near-Biblical proportions - its destruction, its heroes and victims, and how it shaped America’s natural-disaster policies for the next century. The storm began March 23, 1913, with a series of tornadoes that killed 150 people and injured 400. Then the freezing rains started and the flooding began. It was the nation’s most widespread flood ever - more than 700 people died, hundreds of thousands of homes and buildings were destroyed, and millions were left homeless.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • I love these historical narratives

    • By Kim Hamacher on 07-28-15
    • How the Great Flood of 1913, America’s Most Widespread Natural Disaster, Terrorized a Nation and Changed It Forever
    • By: Geoff Williams
    • Narrated by: Jim Vann
    • Length: 12 hrs and 7 mins
    • Release date: 10-29-13
    • 4 out of 5 stars 35 ratings

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Summary and Analysis of Ta-Nehisi Coates' Between the World and Me

    • By: Summary Station
    • Narrated by: Jim Vann
    • Length: 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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    It is clear that many of the things the author talks about in this book are things that most black people would be afraid to talk about in America. However, these are issues that all Americans must have an understanding of. There are many other books that talk about what racial relations in America are like today, but they do not reflect on the long history of racial relations in America. The author brings new insight into the way America was built. It is clear that America has tried to rewrite its history so that people are not aware of all the horrible acts that took place.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Privatization of Roads and Highways

    • Human and Economic Factors
    • By: Walter Block
    • Narrated by: Jim Vann
    • Length: 12 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
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    The Mises Institute is pleased to introduce Walter Block's remarkable new treatise on private roads that'll cause you to rethink the whole of the way modern transportation networks operate. It's bold, innovative, radical, and compelling and shows how free-market economic theory is the clarifying lens through which to see the failures of the state and see the alternative that's consistent with human liberty.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great book but repetitive and poorly edited

    • By Alessio on 10-14-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Mises In America

    • By: William H. Peterson
    • Narrated by: Jim Vann
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The great essayist and economist pens a tribute to his colleague and teacher. Dr. Peterson knew Dr. Mises well. Both were professors at New York University. In this monograph, he describes his temperament and personality as well as his scholarly contributions - all in Peterson's legendary style. It is a fascinating portrait and moving tribute to a master.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Summary of The Code of the Extraordinary Mind by Vishen Lakhiani

    • By: Better Business Summaries
    • Narrated by: Jim Vann
    • Length: 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Vishen Lakhiani is the author of The Code of the Extraordinary Mind. This book is classified as a self-help book and it was written for people who would like to change their lives from a way of living that is on autopilot into a way of conscious living which will bring extraordinary experiences and results. The author of this book is also the founder of a company called Mindvalley. Mindvalley is an educational company that places a focus on self-help and personal growth.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Stellicktricity

    • Stories, Highlights, and Other Hockey Juice from a Life Plugged into the Game
    • By: Gord Stellick
    • Narrated by: Jim Vann
    • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
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    From the youngest general manager in NHL history to veteran on-air hockey analyst - Gord Stellick has seen it all, and now tells it all. Few have been given the opportunity to be on both sides of the hockey rink - managing the Leafs and the Rangers and then regaling his legion of TV and radio fans with the colourful insider knowledge he's amassed - about blockbuster trades, NHL stars, and the talent that got away.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • It was...OK

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-11-15
    • Stories, Highlights, and Other Hockey Juice from a Life Plugged into the Game
    • By: Gord Stellick
    • Narrated by: Jim Vann
    • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
    • Release date: 03-21-13
    • 4 out of 5 stars 7 ratings

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Ego Control: How to Master Your Ego and Prevent Egoism

    • By: Jeremiah T. Robinson
    • Narrated by: Jim Vann
    • Length: 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 8

    By letting go of your ego, you will not only feel like a completely different person, but will also empower your life in every way possible. There are many misconceptions about the human ego. Some tie an over-reaching ego to success, arrogance, and other behaviors. Is it that simple? Ego is really the sum of the false ideas that we have about self. These beliefs are formed early in life, reside in the subconscious, and have an incredibly strong influence on our thoughts, actions, and emotions.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • ego control, but holistic, not scientific

    • By Jack Frasier on 12-07-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Book on New Local Radio

    • Make Money by Making a Difference...with Low Overhead and Captial
    • By: Jim Vann
    • Narrated by: Jim Vann
    • Length: 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Modern technology now offers an opportunity to serve you'd local community and make money doing it. The Book on New local Radio fills the void left by the abdication of local towns by big commercial radio. This step by step explanation is all you need to get started. The potential is only limited by your imagination and drive.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of The Lean Startup from Eric Ries

    • By: Better Business Summaries
    • Narrated by: Jim Vann
    • Length: 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 2
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    The lean start-up has actually taken a very long time to catch on since business owners residing in an outdated world required somebody to open their eyes to the fact that their old-fashioned approaches are triggering more negative than positive outcomes. The lean start-up technique is still not mainstream. Numerous business owners are stuck in their old methods, reluctant to accept modification.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Straight Shooter

    • The Brad Park Story
    • By: Brad Park, Thom Sears
    • Narrated by: Jim Vann
    • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    By the time he retired, Brad Park had surpassed the great Bobby Orr in career assists by a defenseman. Inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame the first year he was eligible, and later named one of the Top-100 NHL players of all time by The Hockey News, Park will forever be remembered as one of the greatest men ever to take the ice. The first and only authorized biography of Park's life and career, Straight Shooter: The Brad Park Story, delves deeper into his legendary success than any book has before.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story!

    • By Brian Harrington on 12-24-16

    Regular price: $24.95

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