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|Author||: Eric Metaxas|
|Editor||: Thomas Nelson|
A beautiful gift edition of this instant classic exclusively for graduates, with a special letter from Eric Metaxas to those entering the next phase of life’s journey. What makes a great man great? In Seven Men, New York Times bestselling author Eric Metaxas explores that most important of questions in through the captivating stories of some of the greatest men who have ever lived. How did George Washington resist the temptation to become the first king of America, and why did William Wilberforce give up the chance to be prime minister of England? What made Eric Liddell cast aside an almost certain Olympic gold medal? What enabled Jackie Robinson to surrender his right to fight back against racists, or Dietrich Bonhoeffer to jeopardize his freedom and safety to defy the Nazis? In this stirring and inspiring work, Eric Metaxas reclaims a long-lost sense of the heroic--the idea that certain lives are worthy of emulation. Get to know the seven men in this book, and your life will be immeasurably richer.
|Author||: Max Beerbohm|
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|Author||: Dave Breese|
|Editor||: Moody Pub|
David Breese identifies seven men who, even though they rest in their graves, influence the world in negative ways through their ideas. They include: Darwin, Marx, Wellhausen, Dewey, Freud, Keynes, and Kierkegaard.
|Author||: Paul De Kruif|
|Editor||: U of Minnesota Press|
An account of the discovery and development of the great iron deposits of the Mesabi Range describes how the seven Merritt brothers found the iron ore in 1890, only to lose control of the resource and the wealth that it would bring to powerful industrialist John D. Rockefeller. Reprint.
|Author||: Dave Breese|
|Editor||: Moody Publishers|
Though their bodies lie cold and dormant, the grave cannot contain the influence these seven men have had on today's world. They continue to rule because they have altered the thinking of society. They generated philosophies that have been ardently grasped by masses of people but are erroneous and antiscriptural. Today these ideas pervade our schools, businesses, homes, and even the church. As we continue to unknowingly subscribe to their philosophies, we keep the grave open for Charles Darwin, Karl Marx, Julius Wellhausen, John Dewey, Sigmund Freud, John Maynard Keynes, and Soren Kierkegaard. Dave Breese warns us of the dangers of believing unreservedly the ideas of these seven men. He also reminds us of the only man whose life and words we can trust completely- Jesus Christ.
|Author||: Noel Behn|
|Editor||: Open Road Media|
Seven small-time crooks pull off a spectacular heist in this whip-smart crime novel from the New York Times–bestselling author of Big Stick-Up at Brink’s! A $31 million bank robbery is the biggest news in the history of tiny Prairie Port, Missouri—and it only gets bigger when the trail of clues leads detectives to a gang of backwoods misfits. The FBI doesn’t believe rank amateurs could have pulled off such a sophisticated heist, however, and only when the Bureau’s most wanted felon confesses to the caper is the case finally closed. No one in law enforcement seems concerned by the outrageous coincidences or high-profile names that appeared in the course of the investigation, but rogue FBI agents Billy Yates and Martin Brewmeister begin to suspect they have stumbled into a deadly and far-reaching conspiracy. As the body count climbs, Yates and Brewmeister go on the run in a desperate attempt to stay alive long enough to uncover the real masterminds behind the crime of the century. Jam-packed with colorful characters, intricate plot twists, and crackling dialogue, Seven Silent Men is entertainment of the highest order—a bravura combination of heist caper and conspiracy thriller that will grab ahold of the reader and never let go.
|Author||: Sir Max Beerbohm|
|Editor||: Good Press|
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|Author||: Walter Isaacson,Evan Thomas|
|Editor||: Simon and Schuster|
A captivating blend of personal biography and public drama, The Wise Men introduces the original best and brightest, leaders whose outsized personalities and actions brought order to postwar chaos: Averell Harriman, the freewheeling diplomat and Roosevelt's special envoy to Churchill and Stalin; Dean Acheson, the secretary of state who was more responsible for the Truman Doctrine than Truman and for the Marshall Plan than General Marshall; George Kennan, self-cast outsider and intellectual darling of the Washington elite; Robert Lovett, assistant secretary of war, undersecretary of state, and secretary of defense throughout the formative years of the Cold War; John McCloy, one of the nation's most influential private citizens; and Charles Bohlen, adroit diplomat and ambassador to the Soviet Union.
|Author||: Del R. F. derfield|
|Editor||: Rowman & Littlefield|
Comrades and heroes, the seven warriors slog through the swirl and tumult of the Napoleonic Wars, fighting for their lives across Europe, until they confront their destiny at Waterloo. This stirring saga is drawn from true stories left behind by the soldiers of the First Empire, a dramatic tale of triumph and defeat.
|Author||: Max Beerbohm|
|Editor||: The Floating Press|
Seven Men is a collection of five stories by the English satirist Max Beerbohm. He studies, satirizes and eulogizes the fin de siecle - the decadent final decade of the 19th Century. His characters are writers: unrecognized poets, fashionable novelists and the author of a tragedy about the entire Italian renaissance.
PRIVATE KETTLE was laying the table. It was a very ordinary table in the room of avery ordinary French farmhouse, the floor of red tiles, the black stove just a blackstove, the chairs plain and practical. Two family photographs hung on the wall, opposite the window, with a picture of the Bleeding Heart between them. One of thephotographs had been smashed. It hung awry, anda piece of sacking applied to one of the lattices explained the disaster. At ten- fiftya.m. on that November morning, a German machine-gun, firing its last burst in thewar, had put a stream of bullets through that farmhouse window..
|Author||: Taylor Jenkins Reid|
|Editor||: Simon and Schuster|
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “If you’re looking for a book to take on holiday this summer, The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo has got all the glitz and glamour to make it a perfect beach read.” —Bustle From the New York Times bestselling author of Daisy Jones & the Six—an entrancing and “wildly addictive journey of a reclusive Hollywood starlet” (PopSugar) as she reflects on her relentless rise to the top and the risks she took, the loves she lost, and the long-held secrets the public could never imagine. Aging and reclusive Hollywood movie icon Evelyn Hugo is finally ready to tell the truth about her glamorous and scandalous life. But when she chooses unknown magazine reporter Monique Grant for the job, no one is more astounded than Monique herself. Why her? Why now? Monique is not exactly on top of the world. Her husband has left her, and her professional life is going nowhere. Regardless of why Evelyn has selected her to write her biography, Monique is determined to use this opportunity to jumpstart her career. Summoned to Evelyn’s luxurious apartment, Monique listens in fascination as the actress tells her story. From making her way to Los Angeles in the 1950s to her decision to leave show business in the ‘80s, and, of course, the seven husbands along the way, Evelyn unspools a tale of ruthless ambition, unexpected friendship, and a great forbidden love. Monique begins to feel a very real connection to the legendary star, but as Evelyn’s story near its conclusion, it becomes clear that her life intersects with Monique’s own in tragic and irreversible ways. “Heartbreaking, yet beautiful” (Jamie Blynn, Us Weekly), The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo is “Tinseltown drama at its finest” (Redbook): a mesmerizing journey through the splendor of old Hollywood into the harsh realities of the present day as two women struggle with what it means—and what it costs—to face the truth.
|Author||: Tom Wolfe|
|Editor||: Farrar, Straus and Giroux|
From "America's nerviest journalist" (Newsweek)--a breath-taking epic, a magnificent adventure story, and an investigation into the true heroism and courage of the first Americans to conquer space. "Tom Wolfe at his very best" (The New York Times Book Review) Millions of words have poured forth about man's trip to the moon, but until now few people have had a sense of the most engrossing side of the adventure; namely, what went on in the minds of the astronauts themselves - in space, on the moon, and even during certain odysseys on earth. It is this, the inner life of the astronauts, that Tom Wolfe describes with his almost uncanny empathetic powers, that made The Right Stuff a classic.
|Author||: Haruki Murakami|
|Editor||: Bond Street Books|
**International Bestseller **A New York Times Bestseller **An NPR Best Book of 2017 **An Esquire Best Book of 2017 **A Washington Post Notable Book of 2017 **A San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of 2017 The major new work of fiction from the internationally acclaimed, #1 NYT bestselling author--a dazzling collection of short stories. The much-anticipated new short story collection from the beloved Haruki Murakami--his first major new work of fiction since the #1 New York Times bestselling Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage--Men Without Women showcases the author at the peak of his powers. Across seven tales, Murakami draws his piercing observation to the lives of men who, in their own ways, find themselves alone. Here are vanishing cats and smoky bars, lonely hearts and mysterious women, baseball and The Beatles, woven together to tell stories that speak to us all. Marked by the same wry humor that has defined his entire body of work, in this collection Haruki Murakami has crafted another contemporary classic.