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Oscar de la Renta: His Legendary World of Style
By Skira Rizzoli
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mpn: 100 color and black and white illustrati, ean: 9780847847174, isbn: 0847847179,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews
A sumptuous monograph tracing the life and legacy of fashion luminary Oscar de la Renta. In October 2014 one of the fashion world’s champions, Oscar de la Renta, passed away, a great loss brightened by the innumerable successes of his half-century reign. The acclaimed fashion designer  dressed first ladies from Kennedy to Obama, and celebrities from Beyoncé to Sarah Jessica Parker. Renowned for his unique charm, impeccable taste, and original lifestyle, he married the highest standards

Be Amazing: A Guide to Becoming the Best Version of Yourself
By Beyond Publishing
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ean: 9781947256095, isbn: 1947256092,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 97 reviews
If we all work together and achieve our goals, then we can all have a healthy, happy life. What a wonderful world that will be..I have written this book because I know I will probably never meet everyone, but my book can be read by everyone.Be Amazing is a unique journey full of positivity, encouragement, and guidance. It takes you from the first step of the journey...Begin, all the way to achieving your goals, celebrating accomplishments, and enjoying the... Good Times of Life!This book

Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead
By Knopf Publishing Group
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mpn: 9780385349949, ean: 9780385349949, isbn: 0385349947,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 147 reviews
The #1 international best seller In Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg reignited the conversation around women in the workplace.Sandberg is chief operating officer of Facebook and coauthor of Option B with Adam Grant. In 2010, she gave an electrifying TED talk in which she described how women unintentionally hold themselves back in their careers. Her talk, which has been viewed more than six million times, encouraged women to “sit at the table,” seek challenges, take risks, and pursue their goals

Bill Monroe: The Life and Music of the Blue Grass Man (Music in American Life)
By University of Illinois Press
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ean: 9780252041891, isbn: 0252041895,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 118 reviews
The Father of Bluegrass Music, Bill Monroe was a major star of the Grand Ole Opry for over fifty years; a member of the Country Music, Songwriters, and Rock and Roll Halls of Fame; and a legendary figure in American music. This authoritative biography sets out to examine his life in careful detail--to move beyond hearsay and sensationalism to explain how and why he accomplished so much. Former Blue Grass Boy and longtime music journalist Tom Ewing draws on hundreds of interviews, his personal

Beyond the Pale: The Story of Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
By Wiley
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ean: 9781118007365, isbn: 9781118007365,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 61 reviews
Personal tales of perseverance and beer making from the founderof Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Beyond the Pale chronicles Ken Grossman's journey fromhobbyist homebrewer to owner of Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., one ofthe most successful craft breweries in the United States. Fromyouthful adventures to pioneering craft brewer, Ken Grossman sharesthe trials and tribulations of building a brewery that producesmore than 800,000 barrels of beer a year while maintaining itscommitment to using the finest

Cardiac Arrest: Five Heart-Stopping Years as a CEO On the Feds' Hit-List
By BookBaby
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ean: 9781483588384, isbn: 9781483588384,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 110 reviews
Who polices America’s prosecutors? And when they set their sights on an innocent CEO, can he survive a 5-year, $25 million legal labyrinth to save the company he built, and himself from prison? Howard Root started Vascular Solutions with little more than a dream and an idea for a single medical device. Fifteen years later, his Minnesota company had created over 500 American jobs and developed more than 50 new medical devices that saved and improved lives. But in 2011, the federal government

Streampunks: YouTube and the Rebels Remaking Media
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ean: 9780062657732, isbn: 0062657739,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 75 reviews
An entertainment and tech insider—YouTube’s chief business officer—delivers the first detailed account of the rise of YouTube, the creative minds who have capitalized on it to become pop culture stars, and how streaming video is revolutionizing the media world.In the past ten years, the internet video platform YouTube has changed media and entertainment as profoundly as the invention of film, radio, and television did, more than six decades earlier. Streampunks is a firsthand account of

Andrew Wyeth: People and Places
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mpn: 45713188, ean: 9780847859085, isbn: 0847859088,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
The major paintings of iconic American artist Andrew Wyeth (1917–2009) presented together in an accessible volume.   Andrew Wyeth is an essential introduction to the enduring masterworks of this profoundly popular American artist.   Published on the occasion of the centennial of the artist’s birth, this handsome book highlights works spanning the entirety of the artist’s seven-decade career painting the landscapes and people he knew in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, where he lived, and in

Alibaba: The House That Jack Ma Built
By Ecco
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mpn: 45326092, ean: 9780062413413, isbn: 0062413414,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
In just a decade and half Jack Ma, a man who rose from humble beginnings and started his career as an English teacher, founded and built Alibaba into the second largest Internet company in the world. The company’s $25 billion IPO in 2014 was the world’s largest, valuing the company more than Facebook or Coca Cola. Alibaba today runs the e-commerce services that hundreds of millions of Chinese consumers depend on every day, providing employment and income for tens of millions more. A

The Oligarchs: Wealth And Power In The New Russia
By imusti
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ean: 9781610390705, isbn: 9781610390705,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 89 reviews
In this saga of brilliant triumphs and magnificent failures, David E. Hoffman, the former Moscow bureau chief for the Washington Post, sheds light on the hidden lives of Russia's most feared power brokers: the oligarchs. Focusing on six of these ruthless men— Alexander Smolensky, Yuri Luzhkov, Anatoly Chubais, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Boris Berezovsky, and Vladimir Gusinsky—Hoffman shows how a rapacious, unruly capitalism was born out of the ashes of Soviet communism.PublicAffairs.

Am I Being Too Subtle?: Straight Talk From a Business Rebel
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ean: 9781591848233, isbn: 1591848237,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 103 reviews
The traits that make Sam Zell one of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs also make him one of the most surprising, enigmatic, and entertaining mavericks in American business.   Self-made billionaire Sam Zell consistently sees what others don’t. From finding a market for overpriced Playboy magazines among his junior high classmates, to buying real estate on the cheap after a market crash, to investing in often unglamorous industries with long-term value, Zell acts boldly on supply

Weird in a World That's Not: A Career Guide for Misfits
By HarperBusiness
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ean: 9780062472731, isbn: 0062472739,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 92 reviews
An honest, sharp-witted, practical guide to help you get and keep the job you want—from an outsider whose been there and done it, a woman who went from being a broke, divorced, college dropout to running some of the biggest websites in the world.Jennifer Romolini started her career as an awkward twenty-seven-year-old misfit, navigated her way through New York media and became a boss—an editor-in-chief, an editorial director, and a vice president—all within little more than a decade. Her

Dealers of Lightning: Xerox PARC and the Dawn of the Computer Age
By HarperBusiness
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sku: 9780887309892, mpn: 9780887309892, ean: 9780887309892, isbn: 0887309895,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 117 reviews
In the bestselling tradition of The Soul of a New Machine, Dealers of Lightning is a fascinating journey of intellectual creation. In the 1970s and '80s, Xerox Corporation brought together a brain-trust of engineering geniuses, a group of computer eccentrics dubbed PARC. This brilliant group created several monumental innovations that triggered a technological revolution, including the first personal computer, the laser printer, and the graphical interface (one of the main precursors of the

Steve Jobs: The Man Behind the Bitten Apple: Insight into the Thoughts and Actions of Apple’s Founder (Billionaire Visionaries)
By CAC Publishing
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ean: 9781948489843, isbn: 1948489848,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 132 reviews
Steve Jobs is not just ‘the Man Behind the Bitten Apple’ logo that we all know so well, he is the founder of the world’s first TRILLION ($1,000,000,000,000) dollar company.He is more than an ordinary man; he is, himself, a legend.During his time on earth, his contribution towards the betterment of mankind was far more than what most people realize, or understand.His ideas on aesthetics and his insistence on simplifying came from his natural ability to focus on the necessary and eject the

Jumping into the Parade: The Leap of Faith That Made My Broken Life Worth Living
By BenBella Books
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ean: 9781940363332, isbn: 1940363330,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
On the outside, it looked like Tim Brown was living the American Dream.After overcoming a difficult childhood in a dysfunctional family rife with drugs and alcohol, he became a millionaire by age 30 and had a beautiful wife and young son, a deep commitment to the community, and a big house where he could entertain friends and clients. But all was not as it appeared. Behind closed doors, Tim’s life was like a cracking windshield, splintering further day by day, on the verge of shattering.One

Too Good to Be True: The Rise and Fall of Bernie Madoff
By Portfolio Hardcover
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ean: 9781591842873, isbn: 1591842875,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews
Despite all the headlines about Bernard Madoff, who pleaded guilty to running a $65 billion Ponzi scheme, he is still shrouded in mystery. Why (and when) did he turn his legitimate business into a massive fraud? How did he fool so many smart investors for so long? Who among his family and employees knew the truth? The best person to answer these questions—and tell the full story of Madoff's rise and fall—is Erin Arvedlund. In early 2001, she was suspicious of the amazing returns of Madoff's

How I Retired at 26! A Step-by-Step Guide to Accessing Your Freedom and Wealth at Any Age
By Atd Pub
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ean: 9780967742014, isbn: 0967742013,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
Asha Tyson's own rise from homelessness at 17 to prominence deems her an expert on personal achievement. Now she reveals the secrets of her success by offering you an easy-to-understand blueprint that can afford you the lifestyle you always wanted. Here Tyson examines and shatters the mold of traditional retirement ideas that reek of defeat; she demonstrates a winning and fresh philosophy that is effective for anyone at any age. How I Retired at 26! provides an eye-opening practical process for

Marissa Mayer and the Fight to Save Yahoo!
By Twelve
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mpn: 9781455556618, ean: 9781455556618, isbn: 1455556610,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
A page-turning narrative about Marissa Mayer's efforts to remake Yahoo as well as her own rise from Stanford University undergrad to CEO of a $30 billion corporation by the age of 38. When Yahoo hired star Google executive Mayer to be its CEO in 2012 employees rejoiced. They put posters on the walls throughout Yahoo's California headquarters. On them there was Mayer's face and one word: HOPE. But one year later, Mayer sat in front of those same employees in a huge cafeteria on Yahoo's campus

Zig: The Autobiography of Zig Ziglar
By Brand: WaterBrook Press
SKU: #1002533056
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sku: 1002533056, ean: 9781578565023, isbn: 1578565022,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
''Zig Ziglar epitomizes determination, perseverance, excellence, and a loving Christian spirit more than anyone I know! The world would be a better place if more of us were just like him.''--Kenneth H. Cooper, M.D., The Cooper Clinic, Dallas, TexasZig Ziglar, the motivational speaker who has galvanized audiences around the world and written more than a dozen perennially popular books, brings that same unbounded energy and clarity of vision to this candid, inspiring account of his own life and

White House Nannies: True Tales from the Other Department of Homeland Security
By Tarcher
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sku: 902045494, ean: 9781585424108, isbn: 1585424102,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 9 reviews
A head of a nanny placement agency that caters to a host of influential people in America's capital shares the often humorous experiences of women who have cared for the children of elected officials, cabinet members, presidential advisers, and members of the media..

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