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Jason David Kander is an American attorney, author, veteran, and politician. A Democrat, he served as the 39th Secretary of State of Missouri, from 2013 to 2017.
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Rickey
The Life and Legend of an American Original
Howard Bryant - 2022-06-07
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From the author of The Last Hero: A Life of Henry Aaron comes the definitive biography of Hall of Famer Rickey Henderson, baseball’s epic leadoff hitter and base-stealer who also stole America’s heart over nearly five electric decades in the game.Few names in the history of baseball evoke the excellence and dynamism that Rickey Henderson’s does. He...
Jason Kander
2022-08-09T14:56:11.000Z
Props to ⁦@hbryant42⁩. Been reading his Rickey Henderson biography lately and it has inspired me. Played a lot as a young man, and am now in my second season of competitive adult baseball, but last night was my first time stealing home. ⁦@KCHustlers⁩ #RunLikeRickey      source
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Jennifer Government
Max Barry - 2004-01-06 (first published in 2002)
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Taxation has been abolished, the government has been privatized, and employees take the surname of the company they work for. It's a brave new corporate world, but you don't want to be caught without a platinum credit card--as lowly Merchandising Officer Hack Nike is about to find out. Trapped into building street cred for a new line of $2500 sneak...
Jason Kander
2021-01-19T01:59:08.000Z
A few years ago, @DianaKander introduced me to “Jennifer Government” and it instantly became one of my favorite books. This post by the author, @MaxBarry, is pretty great.      source
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Tribe
On Homecoming and Belonging
Sebastian Junger - 2016-05-24
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Sebastian Junger, the bestselling author of War and The Perfect Storm, takes a critical look at post-traumatic stress disorder and the many challenges todays returning veterans face in modern society.There are ancient tribal human behaviors-loyalty, inter-reliance, cooperation-that flare up in communities during times of turmoil and suffering. Thes...
Jason Kander
2020-01-29T03:21:22.000Z
After years of people recommending it, I finally picked up Tribe by @SebastianJunger. I’m halfway done and it’s already the best non-fiction book I’ve read in years.      source