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This is the story of Condoleezza Rice that has never been told, not that of an ultra-accomplished world leader, but of a little girl--and a young woman--trying to find her place in a sometimes hostile world, of two exceptional parents, and an extended family and community that made all the difference.Condoleezza Rice has excelled as a diplomat, political scientist, and concert pianist.
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IN THE FIRST BOOK OF PETER MAY'S CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED ENZO FILES, FORENSICS EXPERT ENZO MACLEOD WAGERS THAT HE CAN SOLVE SIX PERPLEXING COLD CASES--AND UNEXPECTEDLY PLACES HIMSELF DIRECTLY IN HARM'S WAY."ACTION-PACKED." --ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY"BRISK AND THRILLING." --THE BALTIMORE SUN"THOROUGHLY ENGAGING." --LIBRARY JOURNAL Half-Scottish, half-Italian Enzo MacLeod used to be one of the top forensics experts in Scotland, and now he lives in Toulouse, working as a university professor.
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Inside this book, you'll find stories of 50 extraordinary people such as:Evel Knievel, who jumped his motorcycle over 14 Greyhound busesThe Iceman, the most well-preserved human, found in the ice after 5,300 yearsSam Patch, who jumped Niagara Falls for $75Helen Thayer, who walked to the North Pole aloneRoy Sullivan, who was struck by lightning 7 timesThese intriguing facts and hundreds more await curious readers, amateur historians, and anyone who aspires to the altogether extraordinary!
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For the first time in Extraordinary People, the psychiatrist who was a consultant to the movie Rain Man, collects the most fascinating cases of Savant Syndrome both in history and modern times. Dr. Treffert documents the spectacular abilitiesthe islands of geniusin these remarkable persons, and describes as well the love, determination and dedication of their equally remarkable families, teachers and caretakers.
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Dog use their "sixth sense" to help people in many remarkable ways. Working breeds are versatile, strong, and loyal, and can be trained for a wide variety of uses - from bomb sniffing to protection, search and rescue tasks. Episode 1: "Instinct, the Sixth Sense, Part 1" - Meet Diesel who uses his tracking abilities to aid endangered wildlife; guide dog Tommy who gives his owner independence; and Ozzie who tracks poisonous cane toads in Australia.
Dogs use their extraordinary senses and loyalty to aid people who are injured or ill. Dogs can smell or sense diseases and are used as early warning indicators. Dogs can also assist their handicapped owners in maintaining independence in their daily activities. Episode 1: "The Mystery of Healing, Part 1" - See how dogs detect cancer and high or low blood sugar levels in people; how a black Labrador aids a paralyzed veteran; and a Labrador that can forewarn its owner of an impending seizure.
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THESE SIX HABITS WILL MAKE YOU EXTRAORDINARY. After extensive original research and a decade as the world’s highest-paid performance coach, Brendon Burchard finally reveals the most effective habits for reaching long-term success. Based on one of the largest surveys ever conducted on high performers, it turns out that just six habits move the needle the most in helping you succeed.
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Condoleezza Rice has excelled as a diplomat, political scientist, and concert pianist. Her achievements run the gamut from helping to oversee the collapse of communism in Europe and the decline of the Soviet Union, to working to protect the country in the aftermath of 9-11, to becoming only the second woman - and the first black woman ever - to serve as Secretary of State.
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Life after near death
In "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, " author Stephen R. Covey presents a holistic, integrated, principle-centered approach for solving personal and professional problems. With penetrating insights and pointed anecdotes, Covey reveals a step-by-step pathway for living with fairness, integrity, honesty, and human dignity - principles that give us the security to adapt to change and the wisdom and power to take advantage of the opportunities that change creates.
American Story: A Lifetime Search for Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things
This Day in History Wall Calendar: This amazing wall calendar brings the past to life with unique photos and fascinating facts, and all from one of the most respected sources of fascinating historical information. The dramatic design features a historical event for every day on the calendar grid, and two entries which are specially displayed and showcased with dramatic photos.
Dogs are loyal companions and have an extraordinary bond with people. This bond, along with a dog's instinct to protect and willingness to follow commands, make them especially suited to their roles in service, protection, and competition. Episode 1: "Above and Beyond Loyalty" - Meet a young competitor and her border collie at the English National Sheepdog Trials, and meet a German shepherd who alerted police when his family's home was on fire.
Brief and humorous biographies of fascinating people
This latest addition to the IXMarks series tells the story of the revitalization of Guilford Baptist Church in northern Virginia. Weaving together scripture and biblical principles with humor and personal anecdotes, author Michael McKinley asserts that a pastor's faithful exposition of God's Word, passion for sharing the gospel, and care in the training of other godly leaders are more important than the size of his church.
Steve Scott held and lost nine jobs in his first six years after college. He was told more than once that he would never succeed. Yet this former corporate failure not only became a multimillionaire himself, more than forty others have become millionaires
There is nothing in this world that you cannot accomplish, if you know the secret. If you're serious about changing your life. if you're ready to put the past behind you and begin experiencing life at its fullest, then you will find what you need within
A treasure trove of facts for history lovers and trivia buffs! Each day, our fascinating this day in history calendar 2015 features an event in history that shifted the course of the world on that day, or a birth date of a great historical mover and shaker. An on this day in history calendar makes a great gift! Today in history calendar has an easel back.
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AMAZON BESTSELLER IN KNOWLEDGE CAPITOL Diverse, inclusive organizations have a distinct business advantage over other organizations. They innovate faster, outperform other companies, and even produce higher financial returns. Workforce diversity, as a business strategy, drives success and can transform a company. But inclusive diversity is difficult to attain, and honestly, about more than just economic benefit.
Extraordinary Projects for Ordinary People
How did a secretary, a firefighter, a retired naval officer, a housewife, a construction worker, a schoolteacher, and a pharmacist become wealthy? Bestselling author Ric Edelman has studied the wealth-making habits of these 5,000 other ordinary Americans and reveals his findings in this extraordinary book that outlines in eight easy, practical steps to secrets to achieving and maintaining wealth.
Most golfers approach the tee with a complex mental package: worries and judgments about their swing, the other person's swing, the course, the weather, looking good, looking bad. They think about what's wrong instead of what's possible, and this is what Extraordinary Golf teaches: the art of the possible. Drawing on his experience teaching both amateurs and professionals for more than fifteen years, in his clinics around the country, in his Golf in the Kingdom seminars at the Esalen Institute, and at his own School for Extraordinary Golf in California, Shoemaker shows how extraordinary golf can be coached, learned, and practiced, with results not only in people's scores but in their sheer pleasure in the game.
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HIV/AIDS has been reported as one of the most destructive diseases in recent memory, tearing apart communities and ostracizing the afflicted. But the emphasis placed on death and despair hardly captures the many and varied effects of the epidemic, or the stories of the extraordinary people who live and die under its watch. On a remarkable journey through his native Nigeria, Uzodinma Iweala opens our minds to these stories, speaking with people from all walks of life: the ill and the healthy, doctors, nurses, sex workers, students, parents, and children.
An inspirational and practical guide for anyone who wants to incorporate the dynamic skills of entrepreneurs into their own lives and work.A new generation of "life entrepreneurs" is emerging: people who apply their vision, talents, creativity, and energy not only to their work but to their entire lives, changing the world for themselves and those around them.
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This book focuses on Leadership Initiatives in Neighborhoods (LIN), a leadership program which St. Paul Companies (now St. Paul Travelers) founded and managed from 1986 to 2002. Through profiles and photographs by renowned photographer, Wing Young Huie, the book documents the legacy of this exceptional program through the journeys of twenty recipients, including myself, who founded or led non profit arts, community development, educational and health centered agencies in Minneapolis and St.
The bestselling author of The Orchid Thief is back with this delightfully entertaining collection of her best and brightest profiles. Acclaimed New Yorker writer Susan Orlean brings her wry sensibility, exuberant voice, and peculiar curiosities to a fasci
Twice named "BOOK of the YEAR " (Florida Writer's Assn and MilitaryWriters.com) This book relates the stories of many heroic people directly involved in the attack on our country at the World Trade Center on 9/11. On September 11, 2001, American Airlines
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In this heartwarming volume, surprising, true stories illustrate how normal people can move the mightiest mountain. Fascinating anecdotes reveal the ways an extraordinary God uses ordinary Christians to transform lives: a retired landscaper-turned-church
Praise for MULTIPLE STREAMS OF INTERNET INCOME "If ever the world needed some help to succeed on the Internet, this is the moment. Robert Allen's new book is just in time to save the day."-Jack Trout, President, Trout & Partners, Ltd, author, Differen
Courage is Contagious: Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things to Change the Face of America
What They Did for Lov"e is a literary collection of the extraordinary ways people express the heart's finest emotion. A powerful collection of stories that is at once heart-warming and heart-wrenching as writers offer stories of love in its many forms set against the challenges of modern life. Over the years "Reader s Digest" has published stories of couples, families, friends, and even strangers that touch the heartstrings and show ordinary people reaching out and reaching deep within in the name of love.
WAKE UP AND SMELL THE SUCCESS You already know the Starbucks story. Since 1992, its stock has risen a staggering 5,000 percent The genius of Starbucks success lies in its ability to create personalized customer experiences, stimulate business growth, generate profits, energize employees, and secure customer loyalty-all at the same time. "The Starbucks Experience" contains a robust blend of home-brewed ingenuity and people-driven philosophies that have made Starbucks one of the world's "most admired" companies, according to "Fortune" magazine.
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Maybe you know someone who swears by the reliability of psychics or who is in regular contact with angels. Or perhaps you're trying to find a nice way of dissuading someone from wasting money on a homeopathy cure. Or you met someone at a party who insisted the Holocaust never happened or that no one ever walked on the moon. How do you find a gently persuasive way of steering people away from unfounded beliefs, bogus cures, conspiracy theories, and the like? This down-to-earth, entertaining exploration of commonly held extraordinary claims will help you set the record straight.
An inspirational and vivid behind-the-scenes biography of the Gandhi family and the tumult of India's independence by Tara Gandhi Bhattacharjee, granddaughter of Mahatma Gandhi. The granddaughter of both Gandhiji and Rajaji, Tara Gandhi Bhattacharjee's childhood was peopled by freedom fighters and leaders who laid the foundation for an independent India.
The everyday life of a Baka family in the forests of Cameroon is examined-and found to be remarkably similar to life in modern society. Few people have the knowledge and ingenuity to survive in this difficult environment. The Baka have an extraordinary knowledge of the forest, but it is their personality, enriched by the forest itself, that makes the Baka even more remarkable.
This is the new 2016, edition of the International Bestseller. The largely word-of-mouth success is due to its unique approach: instead of just giving the reader the usual do's and don'ts of managing money - which it does in very clear, actionable terms
This is the extraordinary history of the hidden civilizations of the first people of the South American Andes, with over 200 photographs and illustrations. This is a fascinating in-depth guide to the mysterious Inca world, providing an extraordinary insight into everyday life. It offers a vivid account of how the Chavin, Nazca, Moche, Wari, Tiwanaku, Chimu, Inca and other people lived.
Each of us has at least once in our lifetime come into contact with nurses of all backgrounds, whether in the course of being cared for or while they care for our family and friends. More often than not, we have seen nurses as what they truly are: compass
World-Changing Generosity: How You Can Join the Movement of Ordinary People Making an Extraordinary Difference for Those in Need
People can learn how to lead. This was the position John H. Zenger and Joseph R. Folkman took when they wrote their now-classic leadership book "The Extraordinary Leader"-and it's a fact they reinforce in this new, completely updated edition of their bestseller. When it was first published, "The Extraordinary Leader" immediately attracted a wide audience of aspiring leaders drawn to its unique feature: the extensive use of scientific studies and hard data, which served to demystify the concept of leadership and get readers thinking about the subject in a pragmatic way.
The idea that inner change makes outer change possible has always been part of spiritual and psychological teachings. But, until now, it's an idea that hasn't usually been addressed in leadership and management training. With Change the World! Quinn turns this idea into an action guide for organization leaders, managers, parents, and everyone else who wants to make a difference.
Love Lights on Monterey Bay is the final book of an action-packed trilogy. Inspired by true stories interwoven around actual events, readers will experience the intrigue and uncertainty Matthew and Jenny experience while adjusting to civilian life in Mont
Born out of a love that knows no boundaries between dimensions, the second book in the "Death Walker" series, a project between a father and his deceased son, has Galen reporting from the "other side" about how personality and beliefs influence one's e
People Who Inspire: Stories of 27 Ordinary People Who Are Living Extraordinary Lives
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Texas native and veteran ABC journalist John Quinones has traveled the world and the country reporting on hundreds of stories during his illustrious career. Long ago he realized that the stories he was most attracted to had one thing in common-a shared focus on the goodness inherent in ordinary Americans. According to John, truly heroic individuals are people who make difficult choices, even in the face of danger, without giving in to fear.
Who wants to be a millionaire? Who doesn't? From magician to manufacturing magnate, financial columnist to real estate investor, poet to college dropout, here are the profiles of 17 ordinary people who started with nothing-and became millionaires These a
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Every year, thousands of new business are started by people with no knowledge of modern marketing at all?and some of them survive and thrive. "Accidental Branding" tells the story of seven "accidental" brands and how their founders beat bigger competitors by breaking the standard rules of marketing. Successful brands like Burt's Bees, J. Peterman, and Clif Bar reveal how doing things differently can lead to big-time success.
The Pastor has Gorgeous Legs: A Memoir of an Ordinary Pastor on an Extraordinary Journey Who Met Exceptional People
Let your lifelong adventure begin today Lead Yourself to Success is your personal guidebook to greatness. Alan Chambers has led many expeditions to the North and South poles but you don't have to lead a national team or a multinational corporation to be successful, as long as you can lead yourself. The desire to learn is human nature, and lessons from those who have been where you want to go are extraordinary opportunities.
Stories about nurses are scarce, but stories about nurses who have accomplished extraordinary feats are almost non-existent. This beautifully produced, full-color book breaks that trend with stories about nurses who, in their daily lives, have made outsta
Paperback, Backinprint.com, 2006, ISBN13 9780595092390, ISBN10 059509239X
12 Strategies for Success: Ordinary People Achieving Extraordinary Results by Applying Simple Success Strategies
Have you ever wondered what ordinary people went through during important times in our history? Would you like to know the thoughts of the Lenape Indians, the Quakers, or the Irish immigrants? Can you imagine the problems during Washington's encampment at Valley Forge, the Civil War, the Underground Railroad, the two World Wars, the flu epidemic, the Vietnam war, the rebellious Sixties? Follow the people and their dreams during very different times in the town of Norristown and the U.
Paperback, Pearson P T R, 2011, ISBN13 9780132776202, ISBN10 0132776200
Paperback, Jessica Kingsley Pub, 2015, ISBN13 9780857009142, ISBN10 0857009141
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Edited by the leading historian of the Republic of Armenia, this is the definitive history of an extraordinary country - from its earliest foundations, through the Crusades, the resistance to Ottoman and Tsarist rule, the collapse of the independent state
This historical memoir by the widely recognized scholar, Wayne Flynt, chronicles the inner workings of his academic career at Samford and Auburn Universities, as well as his many contributions to the general history of Alabama. Flynt has traveled the stat
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