Hard Call: Great Decisions: John McCain - abridged CD audiobook

Hard Call: Great Decisions: John McCain - abridged CD audiobook

SKU: 9781600242274
 
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  • Written By: John McCain
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio
  • Published: February 2008
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Written by John McCain with Mark Salter - Audio book narrated by John McCain & Daniel Hugh Kelly - Abridged Nonfiction - 7 COMPACT DISCS - 8 hours

Publisher, Hachette Audio (February 2008)

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At some point in our lives, we all face tough decisions and have to make that hard call. In this remarkable book, Senator McCain and Mark Salter use experiences of both extraordinary people and people in extraordinary circumstances to dramatically describe the anatomy of a great decision.

Highlights include:

* competitive edge by reducing the work day and guaranteeing a minimum wage

* Branch Rickey's decision to offer Jackie Robinson a contract to play for the Brooklyn Dodgers in the face of public opposition

* Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf 's decision to return to war torn Liberia after receiving an economics degree from Harvard

* General Fred Weyand's decision to redeploy fifteen of his battalions despite resistance from senior American military commanders in Vietnam

* And much more

About the Authors: John McCain was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1986 and was named one of America's ten best Senators by Time magazine in 2006. During his military career he received a Silver Star, a Bronze Star, the Legion of Merit, the Purple Heart, and a Distinguished Flying Cross. He and his wife, Cindy, live in Phoenix, Arizona.

Mark Salter has worked on Senator McCain's staff for many years. Hired as a legislative assistant in 1989, he has served as the senator's administrative assistant since 1993. Mark Salter wrote Hard Call : Great Decisions and the Extraordinary People Who Made Them with John McCain. He lives in Alexandria, Virginia, with his wife, Diane, and their two daughters.

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