Practically a classic itself, Invitation to the Classics is a popular guide to those great works of literature that you always meant to read. Full color and engaging, this book is a gateway to the fulfilling pursuit of understanding our culture by exploring its most enduring writings. “These sparkling essays remind us of the deep pleasures of literature and its power to instruct and delight.”–Publishers Weekly “A magnificent resource, an urgently needed publication in an era when politically correct higher education is trying to deconstruct Western civilization. Wonderful!”–Charles Colson “This important publication should be in every library and out on the table in every Christian home.”–Dallas Willard “Immerses us in the wisdom of the ages, those noble thoughts that enrich society’s values and guide our youth along positive paths toward fruitful lives.”–President Jimmy Carter
Experience the history of D-Day through those who were there. Voices of Valor is a stirring tribute to the men who served their country and the world so bravely on that day. With over 150 black and white photos. Includes 2 CDs of eyewitness accounts from those who were there
The introduction deals with man and the Sierra Nevada, the physical features, climate, geological history, plant and animal distribution, modifications by man, the ownership and management in the Sierra, under good conduct in the Sierra, a few ground rules for keeping the area unspoiled.
Constructed around five major themes — play, organization, self, emergence, and coherence — A Simpler Way challenges the way we live and work, presenting a profound worldview.In thoughtful, creative prose, the authors help readers connect their own personal experiences to the idea that organizations are evolving systems. With its relaxed, poetic style, A Simpler Way will help readers increase their organizing capacity and free them from the daily stress that disorganization brings.
The 40th-anniversary edition of the classic Vietnam memoir—featured in the PBS documentary series The Vietnam War by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick—with a new foreword by Kevin Powers.
In March of 1965, Lieutenant Philip J. Caputo landed at Danang with the first ground combat unit deployed to Vietnam. Sixteen months later, having served on the line in one of modern history’s ugliest wars, he returned home—physically whole but emotionally wasted, his youthful idealism forever gone.
A Rumor of War is far more than one soldier’s story. Upon its publication in 1977, it shattered America’s indifference to the fate of the men sent to fight in the jungles of Vietnam. In the years since then, it has become not only a basic text on the Vietnam War but also a renowned classic in the literature of wars throughout history and, as the author writes, of “the things men do in war and the things war does to them.”
“Heartbreaking, terrifying, and enraging. It belongs to the literature of men at war.”–Los Angeles Times Book Review