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This new book reviews critically recent studies of fire control, and describes the essentials of naval gunnery in the dreadnought era. With a foreword by Professor Andrew Lambert, it shows how, in 1913, the Admiralty rejected Arthur Pollen's Argo system for the…
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|May 9, 2016

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This is a major new account of the Battle of Jutland, the key naval battle of the First World War in which the British Grand Fleet engaged the German High Seas Fleet off the coast of Denmark in 1916. Beginning with the building of the two fleets, John Brooks…

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“A moving and riveting memoir about one family’s love and tragedy…beautifully researched, and expressed” (Anne Lamott). Early one Tuesday morning John Brooks went to his teenage daughter’s room. Casey was gone, but she had left a note: The car is parked at the…

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When a nine-year-old boy in a "respectable," middle class family is raped, then repeatedly molested by his father, how does the boy experience the abuse and how does he manage to survive? “Preludes” examines these questions. The boy wakes in the middle of the…
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|August 12, 2014

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From the New York Times –bestselling author of Business Adventures comes the chronicle of the stock market crash of 1929 and its aftermath Legend had it that anyone who passed through Golconda, a city in southern India, attained tremendous wealth. But Golconda,…

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Een van de belangrijkste boeken van financieel expert John Brooks (1920 1993) is Businessavonturen uit 1962. In juli 2014 noemde Bill Gates dit het beste businessboek ooit. Sindsdien is er enorme belangstelling voor. De twaalf verhalen in Business avonturen…
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|April 3, 2017

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If we can't be honest with ourselves, how can we be honest with God. HONEST TO GOD is a clear and unvarnished look at faith as we know it, in light of the realities of daily life. Hope and disappointment, struggles, defeats and victories, fear and faith, all play…

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“ Business Adventures remains the best business book I’ve ever read.” —Bill Gates, The Wall Street Journal What do the $350 million Ford Motor Company disaster known as the Edsel, the fast and incredible rise of Xerox, and the unbelievable scandals at General…
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|March 17, 2016

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Em artigo para o Wall Street Journal , Bill Gates diz que mais de duas décadas depois de Warren ter lhe indicado o livro, ele permanece como o melhor livro de negócios que leu na vida. Em um dos cases, John Brooks usa a política de preço fixo da General Electric…

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Wenn Bill Gates in seinem Blog ein Buch zum "besten Wirtschaftsbuch" kürt und nebenbei erwähnt, dass er es sich vor Jahren von Warren Buffett geliehen hat, dann kommt das dabei heraus: Ein seit Jahren vergriffenes Werk wird wieder zum Bestseller. "Business…

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A humorous and keen look at the roller-coaster boom and bust of the 1960s and 1970s by the New York Times –bestselling author of Business Adventures John Brooks blends humor and astute analysis in this tale of the staggering “go-go” growth of the 1960s stock…

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For much of America’s history, African Americans were discouraged or aggressively prevented from becoming scientists and engineers. Those who did enter STEM fields found that their inventions and discoveries were often neither recognized nor valued. Even today,…