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Robert Allen Iger is an American media executive, film producer, author and businessman who is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Walt Disney Company
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The Last Lion
Winston Spencer Churchill
Paul Reid - 2012-11-06
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Discover the inspiring story of Winston Churchill in The Last Lion, covering his time as Prime Minister from 1940-1965. Learn about Churchill's courage, intellect, and will to action as he led his nation against Nazi Germany and helped the Allies win the war. Witness how he adapted to the inevitable shift of world power from the British Empire to the United States. Written by William Manchester and Paul Reid, this 20-year masterpiece offers a revelatory and unparalleled portrait of one of history's most dynamic leaders. This is popular history at its most stirring.
Bob Iger
#magicofstorytelling Post your "shelfie" (selfie with a book) and @Disney will donate up to 1 million books for kids in need. I love reading bios & this one is among my favorites. "The Last Lion," Wm Manchester's fine bio of Winston Churchill.      source
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Born to Run
Bruce Springsteen - 2016-09-27
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This autobiography takes readers on a journey through Bruce Springsteen's life, from his Catholic upbringing in New Jersey to his rise as a musician and the personal struggles that inspired his best work. Written with honesty, humor, and originality, this book is not just for Springsteen fans, but for anyone who has ever wanted to be baptized in the holy river of rock and roll.
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Ted Hope
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100 Deadly Skills
The SEAL Operative's Guide to Eluding Pursuers, Evading Capture, and Surviving Any Dangerous Situation
Clint Emerson - 2015-10-13
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Learn how to survive any dangerous situation with this hands-on, practical guide from a retired Navy SEAL. Adapted for civilians from actual special forces operations, 100 Deadly Skills provides easy-to-understand instructions and illustrations for proven self-defense skills, evasion tactics, and immobilizing maneuvers. From escaping a locked trunk to tricking facial recognition software, this complete course in survival will help you take action in numerous “worst case” scenarios using low-tech to “no-tech” methods. Written in an engaging and clear format, this invaluable resource teaches you how to think and act like a member of the special forces to protect yourself against cyber-criminals, an active shooter, and much more.
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Black Flags
The Rise of ISIS
Joby Warrick - 2015-09-29 (first published in 2016)
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Discover the origins of ISIS in "Black Flags" - the gripping Pulitzer Prize-winning account by Joby Warrick. Follow the rise of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, a terrorist mastermind whose movements were inadvertently spurred by Presidents Bush and Obama. Despite a lethal airstrike in 2006, his ultra-conservative Islamist followers sought refuge in unstable territories, leading to the establishment of the Islamic State. With unprecedented access to CIA and Jordanian sources, this definitive history unveils the long arc of today's most dangerous extremist threat.
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Between the World and Me
Ta-Nehisi Coates - 2015-07-14
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This thought-provoking work delves into American history and presents a powerful new framework for understanding the nation's current crisis. Through personal narratives and reimagined history, the author addresses the falsehood of "race" and its damaging effects on black men and women. Written as a letter to his son, this emotionally charged book sheds light on the past, confronts the present, and offers a hopeful vision for the future.
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The Wright Brothers
David McCullough - 2015-05-05
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Discover the gripping tale of two bicycle mechanics who forever changed the world by teaching it how to fly. Fueled by exceptional courage, determination, and curiosity, the Wright brothers risked their lives to take to the air and overcome every obstacle that stood in their way. Master historian David McCullough offers an enjoyable and fast-paced read that captures the marvel of what the Wrights accomplished, drawing on extensive family papers to paint a portrait of the brothers and their indispensable sister, Katharine. This is essential reading, a timeless story of heroic proportions that soars with uncommon empathy and fluency.
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Tenth of December
George Saunders - 2013-01-08
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Explore the depths of morality through the vivid characters and exuberant prose of Tenth of December. This critically acclaimed collection from George Saunders explores big questions and fault lines in our society, making it a must-read for those seeking a thought-provoking and moving literary experience.
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Dave Elitch
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Tender Is the Night
F. Scott Fitzgerald - 1995-07-01 (first published in 1934)
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Experience a tragic romance set in the 1920s French Riviera with Tender Is the Night. Follow the story of the young actress Rosemary Hoyt and the stylish American couple, Dick and Nicole Diver, as their love and lifestyle clash. With aspects of psychiatry and a profound study of character, this poignant novel is both lyrical and hauntingly evocative.