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Abigail is pursued by two suitors, a Hebrew merchant and a Roman soldier, but neither man wins her heart and. Now an approaching upheaval threatens her faith and courage.
On their way to the top, the Grateful Dead broke every rule in the music industry and cultivated an active community of fans in the process. Scott and Halligan show listeners how to use the same principles employed by the Grateful Dead to create lasting partnerships with fans and untold levels of success.
A teenage girl and an old Indian are brought together by the same haunting dream.
As persecution of Christians intensifies, Julia--a merchant's daughter--finds hope in a new faith. When Jacob is hired to guard her father's caravan, Julia and the young man are drawn together--unaware they both are secretly delivering messages to believers scattered by persecution.
A reference for bosses who never aspired to enter management draws on the author's sometimes haphazard experiences of nurturing talent throughout his career, sharing recommendations for such areas as leading with respect and handling troublesome workers.
Ever since The Burglar on the Prowl climbed the bestseller lists in 2004, fans have been clamoring for a new book featuring the lighthearted and lightfingered Bernie Rhodenbarr. Now everybody's favorite burglar returns in an eleventh adventure that finds him and his lesbian sidekick Carolyn Kaiser breaking into houses, apartments, and even a museum, in a madcap adventure replete with American Colonial silver, an F. Scott Fitzgerald manuscript, a priceless portrait, and a remarkable array of buttons. And, wouldn't you know it, there's a dead body, all stretched out on a Trent Barling carpet ...
In 1848, while on a wagon train headed for Oregon, fourteen-year-old Francis Tucket is kidnapped by Pawnee Indians and then falls in with a one-armed trapper who teaches him how to live in the wild.
Annie McKee, Richard E. Boyatzis, and Fran Johnston are eminent leadership experts and in-demand consultants. Their innovative techniques have helped millions to excel. Here you'll discover how to implement emotional intelligence, find fulfillment, and sustain belief in your organization. You'll also learn to create and develop resonance in yourself and the people you employ.
On the eve of his marriage, the Counselor makes a risky decision to dealve into the cocaine trade along the Texas-Mexico border. His hope is that this one-time deal will set him and his fiancée on a path to financial freedom, but instead he ends up in a brutal game that threatens to destroy everything and everyone he loves.
Traces the author's experiences as a young bullied Jewish-Russian immigrant in Queens, his haphazard college pursuits, and his initial forays into a literary career.
Warren lives a world of adventure every day in his after-school job where he slays monsters and finds a tremendous challenge facing a Gorgon that he must battle without his sword.
Ram Charan shows how top companies approach leadership development as a core competency, recognizing that an adaptable leadership pool is a competitive advantage, and focusing their attention on bringing out the best in the leaders they have.
Follows Hetty "Handful" Grimke, a Charleston slave, and Sarah, the daughter of the wealthy Grimke family. The novel begins on Sarah's eleventh birthday, when she is given ownership over Handful, who is to be her handmaid. "The Invention of Wings" follows the next thirty-five years of their lives. Inspired in part by the historical figure of Sarah Grimke (a feminist, suffragist and, importantly, an abolitionist), Kidd allows herself to go beyond the record to flesh out the inner lives of all the characters, both real and imagined.
A town boy sent to live on a remote wilderness farm forms a friendship with an elderly, disfigured man who teaches him many things.
Garland offers an innovative, accessible new guide on how to market, promote and improve your business, while offering practical advice, as opposed to fluffy theory. Drawing from his own extensive experiences as a successful entrepreneur, Garland will help listeners save time, money, and aggravation whether they're building their 10th business or their first.
The founder of Blackwater, the world's most controversial military contractor, describes how the company took on high-risk security jobs around the world, completing nearly 100,000 missions in Afghanistan and Iraq, only to have opponents tarnish their reputation.
Having separated from the one-armed trapper who taught him how to survive in the wilderness of the Old West, fifteen-year-old Francis gets lost and continues to have adventures involving dangerous men and a friendly mule.
Twelve-year-old Katy always planned to do a great many wonderful things but in the end did something she never planned at all.
Travel north--beyond the Arctic Circle--to Barrow, Alaska, and meet the proud Iñupiaq people. For thousands of years they have hunted whales on the open sea, but now global climate change threatens their way of life. The whale hunt is about to begin, and you're invited to come along! Just as soon as the ice covering the ocean cracks apart, the whales will appear. Set out with the Iñupiaqs in their bearded-sealskin boats to hunt bowhead whales, and witness a tradition that has been followed for 3,000 years. So grab some warm clothes and loosen up your throwing arm--the hunt is on!
Gordon presents a powerful business fable about Nancy--the newly anointed CEO of America's Favorite Soup Company. The business has fallen on hard times, but after a fateful lunch experience, Nancy becomes inspired. She then comes up with innovative strategies to turn the company around and get it back on its feet.
When Invisible Man first appeared in 1952, it remained on best-seller lists for 16 weeks, won the National Book Award, and established Ralph Ellison as one of the pillars of 20th-century American literature. Expelled from a southern black college for introducing a white trustee to some local color, a nameless young man moves to Harlem. There he embarks on what will become a life-long search for truth and a better life. Learning that his former headmaster's letters of recommendation are derogatory only adds to his growing sense of disillusionment. In his search for some degree of social visibility, he becomes a spokesman for a group of activists known as 'the Brotherhood.' Unfortunately, their agenda proves more important to them than racial equality. Although this book chronicles a young black man's search for identity through a maze of American intolerance, it is much more than a story of racial prejudice. It speaks of each individual's search for justice and truth in an increasingly devious and complex world. Peter Francis James' expert narration gives powerful voice to an important message.
Discusses the 1911 fire that killed 146 New York garment factory workers, the conditions that led up to it, and some of the legislation that came about to prevent the occurrence of similar disasters.
Kay illustrates how setting goals of quality rather than quantity often contributes to success and happiness in business and in life. He then goes on to point out many of the traps and pitfalls associated with a more direct approach to achieving one's goals. Counterintuitive, and yet grounded in common sense, Obliquity will change the way we think about success and how it is achieved.