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  • Robert Moore

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of Kursk: A Time To Die by Robert Moore, read by Pete Cross. At 11.30 a.m. on Saturday 12 August 2000, two massive explosions roared through the shallow Arctic waters of the Barents Sea. The Kursk, pride of the Northern Fleet and the largest attack submarine in the world, was hurtling towards the ocean floor. In Kursk (originally published as A Time to Die), award-winning journalist Robert Moore vividly recreates this disaster minute by minute. Venturing into a covert world where the Cold War continues out of sight, Moore investigates the military and political background to the tragedy. But above all, he tells the nail-bitingly poignant...read more

  • Robert Moor

    From a brilliant new literary voice comes a groundbreaking exploration of how trails help us understand the world—from tiny ant trails to hiking paths that span continents, from interstate highways to the Internet. In 2009, while thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail, Robert Moor began to wonder about the paths that lie beneath our feet: How do they form? Why do some improve over time while others fade? What makes us follow or strike off on our own? Over the course of the next seven years, Moor traveled the globe, exploring trails of all kinds, from the miniscule to the massive. He learned the tricks of master trail-builders, hunted down long-lost Cherokee trails, and traced the...read more

  • Robert Moore Williams

    Far, far in the future Earth has achieved real peace and is sending out interstellar expeditions, not to conquer, but to explore. The third such expedition, has made it to the Vega system and discovered to everyone's amazement, not only a solar system but two worlds circling the Vega sun that seem to have atmosphere and water. And apparently intelligent life is there as well because something tries, and almost succeeds, in blasting the expedition ship out of space before it can even get close to either one. Damaged, with 3 dead men aboard, the expedition ship semi-crashes and seeks to hide from this obviously hostile civilization. The three dead members of the crew are buried and four of...read more

  • Sarah Orne Jewett

    Tantor Media presents a collection of some of the most popular Christmas stories read by award-winning narrators Renee Raudman and Alan Sklar. This special anthology will transport listeners back to the Christmases of their youth, when they first heard these holiday tales. From ''Twas the Night Before Christmas,' Clement C. Moore's classic depiction of St. Nicholas at work, to O. Henry's 'The Gift of the Magi,' which embodies the very spirit of Christmas, Favorite Stories of Christmas Past has something for everyone. Also included is Francis Church's moving editorial response to a little girl's Christmastime query, 'Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Clause,' as well as seven other Christmas...read more

  • Robert J Moore

    What does it mean to be a magnetic entrepreneur? Is it something that someone is born with and only they have it, or it is something that you can learn and develop? Thankfully answer is you can learn it.Magnetic entrepreneurs have figured out how to attract clients easily and build their business the fast way and, in this book, you will learn the skills needed to be able to do that too.None of these entrepreneurs were born with silver spoons in their mouth, most of them started from very humble beginnings and decided to become more than what society told them to be. They saw past the limitations placed on them to the possibilities and choose to become more. As each started their...read more