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The Deal, the Dance, and the Devil By Victoria Christopher Murray

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The Deal, the Dance, and the Devil By Victoria Christopher Murray
What would you do for five million dollars? Adam and Evia Langston have lived in their own little garden of Eden since the two married at the age of seventeen. Working their way up from the humblest of beginnings, the Langstons have thrived beyond anything they could have ever imagined. Now they live in the finest home, drivE the best cars, and indulge in all the trimmings that signify their massive success. But then the recession hits and rips apart the family?s financial stability. Unable to support their three children and other relatives, Adam and Evia find themselves drowning in financial trouble and teetering on the brink of complete disaster. With nowhere to turn, the Langstons have no idea what to do. Until Shay-Shaunté, Evia?s multimillionaire boss, comes to the Langstons with a five-million-dollar offer that seems so hard to refuse. Will the Langstons make this deal? Or will they recognize that the glitter of f…

The Real America By Glenn Beck

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The Real America By Glenn Beck
There are some things people think but don't say...."Political correctness is the classic Great Idea Gone Wrong. All it's done is shut us up. It hasn't changed anybody's mind. It hasn't changed our hearts. It's changed our faces. It's taken every opinion we have, it's taken every joke we have, and it's forced us to conceal it and hide it and bury it. It's made us superficial.""Terrorism isn't caused by poverty, poverty is caused by terrorism. Terror is a tool used by those seeking power to keep the masses in need of an answer.""Too many people blame everything on everybody else, and because they do, they will expect too little from themselves and too little from their children."Glenn Beck says all that, and more.As one of the most listened to nationally syndicated radio talk-show hosts and the driving force behind the Rallies for America, Glenn Beck entertains, inspires, and informs…

The Insurgents By Fred Kaplan

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The Insurgents By Fred Kaplan
A finalist for the Pulitzer PrizeThe Insurgents is the inside story of the small group of soldier-scholars, led by General David Petraeus, who plotted to revolutionize one of the largest, oldest, and most hidebound institutions?the United States military. Their aim was to build a new Army that could fight the new kind of war in the post?Cold War age: not massive wars on vast battlefields, but ?small wars? in cities and villages, against insurgents and terrorists. These would be wars not only of fighting but of ?nation building,? often not of necessity but of choice.Based on secret documents, private emails, and interviews with more than one hundreD key characters, including Petraeus, the tale unfolds against the backdrop of the wars against insurgents in Iraq and Afghanistan. But the main insurgency is the one mounted at home by ambitious, self-consciously intellectual officers?Petraeus, John Nagl, H. R. McMaster, and others?many of them classmates or coll…

Child of Vengeance By David Kirk

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Child of Vengeance By David Kirk
Honour, duty, vengeance... The way of the Samurai. A thrilling new adventure from a bold new voice in historical fiction, for fans of Conn IgguldenScholar. Warrior. Samurai.His name was Bennosuke, son of the great Munisai Shinmen, known throughout the empire as one of the greatest warriors who ever lived. His destiny was to become a great warrior like his father - a Samurai, one of the most feared and respected in the world. But before fame comes action, and Bennosuke must prove himself on the battlefield before he can claim his inheritance. And in his way stands the vengeful Hayato, son of Lord Nakata, the face of the enemy, a man who is determined to kill Bennosuke. It is a battle between honour and vengeance, pride and reputation. And Bennosuke must look death in the eye before he can call himself a warrior. Before he can call himself Musashi, the greatest warrior of all time? 'A fascinating, exciting book, beautifully observed. Kirkcreates chara…

Science And Human Behavior By B.F Skinner

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Science And Human Behavior By B.F Skinner
The psychology classic?a detailed study of scientific theories of human nature and the possible ways in which human behavior can be predicted and controlled?from one of the most influential behaviorists of the twentieth century and the author of Walden Two.?This is an important book, exceptionally well written, and lOgically consistent with the basic premise of the unitary nature of science. Many students of society and culture would take violent issue with most of the things that Skinner has to say, but even those who disagree most will find this a stimulating book.? ?Samuel M. Strong, The American Journal of Sociology?This is a remarkable book?remarkable in that it presents a strong, consistent, and all but exhaustive case for a natural science of human behavior?It ought to be?valuable for those whose preferences lie with, as well as those whose preferences stand against, a behavioristic approach to human activity.? ?Harry Prosch, Ethics

Unlimited Power a Black Choice By Tony Robbins

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Unlimited Power a Black Choice By Tony Robbins
YES, YOU CAN BE, DO, HAVE AND ACHIEVE THE THINGS YOU WANT IN LIFEUnlimited Power, the international bestseller by Anthony Robbins, has guided millions along the path to success. Now, in Unlimited Power: A Black Choice, Robbins and his longtime associate and friend Joseph McClendon III. an authority in the African-American community and Head Trainer for Robbins Research International, address the specific needs of African Americans in search of knowledge, couraGe, success, and a better quality of life.Robbins and McClendon here provide the inspiration and tools to help African Americans overcome roadblocks and cultural conditioning that might keep them from enjoying the life of their dreams. Step by step, Robbins and McClendon show how to eliminate fears and phobias, fuel the body with renewed health and energy, dramatically improve relationships, and become a persuasive communicator. Readers learn:* The seven lies of success* How to duplic…

Sound and Fury By Dave Kindred

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Sound and Fury By Dave Kindred
Muhammad Ali and Howard Cosell were must-see TV long before that phrase became ubiquitous. Individually interesting, together they were mesmerizing. They were profoundly different -- young and old, black and white, a Muslim and a Jew, Ali barely literate and Cosell an editor of his university's law review. Yet they had in common forces that made them unforgettable: Both were, above all, performers who covered up their deep personal insecurities by demanding -- loudly and often -- public acclaim. Theirs was an extraordinary alliance that produced drama, comedy, controversy, and a mutual respect tHat helped shape both men's lives. Dave Kindred -- uniquely equipped to tell the Ali-Cosell story after a decades-long intimate working relationship with both men -- re-creates their unlikely connection in ways never before attempted. From their first meeting in 1962 through Ali's controversial conversion to Islam and refusal to be inducted into the U.…