Recommended books by James Jones

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Product picture for Princess: A Private Novel - Hardcover Library Edition by James Patterson
Book › Hardcover

Jack Morgan receives an offer he cannot refuse...

When the head of the world's foremost investigation agency receives at invitation to meet Princess Caroline, third in line to the British throne, he boards his Gulfstream jet and flies straight to London.

The Princess needs Morgan's skills, and his discretion. Sophie Edwards, a close friend of the Princess, has gone missing. She needs to be found before the media become aware of...
Book cover from Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig
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A cherished classic is brought to life with the audio stylings of renowned actor James Earl Jones.

Sylvester can’t believe his luck when he finds a magic pebble that can make wishes come true. But when a lion jumps out at him on his way home, Sylvester is shocked into making a wish that has unexpected consequences. After overcoming a series of obstacles, Sylvester is eventually reunited with his loving family. Illustrated with William Steig’s glowing pictures, this winner of the...
Book cover from Notes of a Native Son by James Baldwin
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In an age of Black Lives Matter, James Baldwin's essays on life in Harlem, the protest novel, movies, and African Americans abroad are as powerful today as when they were first written. With documentaries like I Am Not Your Negro bringing renewed interest to Baldwin's life and work, Notes of a Native Son serves as a valuable introduction.

Written during the 1940s and early 1950s, when Baldwin was only in his twenties, the essays collected in Notes of a Native Son capture a view of black...
Book cover from Lean Thinking: Banish Waste and Create Wealth in Your Corporation, Revised and Updated by James P. Womack
Book › Hardcover
The authors begin by summarizing the five inherent principles in any lean system: Correctly specify value so you are providing what the customer actually wants Identify the value stream for each product family and remove the wasted steps that don't create value but do create muda (waste) Make the remaining value-creating steps flow continuously to drastically shorten throughput timesAllow the customer to pull value from your rapid-response value streams as needed (rather than pushing products...
Book cover from The Machine That Changed the World: The Story of Lean Production-- Toyotas Secret Weapon in the Global Car Wars That Is Now Revolutionizing World Industry by James P. Womack
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The classic, nationally bestselling book that first articulated the principles of lean production, with a new foreword and afterword by the authors.

When The Machine That Changed the World was first published in 1990, Toyota was half the size of General Motors. Twenty years later Toyota passed GM as the world’s largest auto maker. This management classic was the first book to reveal Toyota’s lean production system that is the basis for its enduring success.

Authors Womack,...
Book cover from I Am Mixed (I Am Book) by Garcelle Beauvais
Book › Hardcover
Jay and Nia are the children of two worlds, and as they will discover, they can enjoy the best of both. From Mommy's jazz beats to Daddy's classical piano, we will dance with the twins through a book that explores what it is to be of mixed ancestry, proving that a child is more than the sum of their parents.

Created to be socially and environmentally conscious, I AM MIXED is printed on 100% recycled paper.

"I Am Mixed is an invaluable teaching tool that all children from all...
Book cover from Political Science: An Introduction (14th Edition) by Michael G. Roskin
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For courses in Introduction to Political Science.


Explore the Fundamentals of Political Science

Political Science: An Introduction shows readers how the fundamental tenets of political science have helped important leaders make critical decisions for centuries. The authors present a balance of theoretical abstractions and applied reasoning to help readers understand how to make calm, rational choices when it comes to political manipulation.

Book cover from Private: The Royals (BookShots) by James Patterson
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God save the Queen-only Private can save the Royal Family.
Private is the most elite detective agency in the world. But when kidnappers threaten to execute a Royal Family member in front of the Queen, Jack Morgan and his team have just 24 hours to stop them. Or heads will roll...literally. BookShots
Novels you can devour in a few hours Impossible to stop reading All original content from James Patterson
Book cover from Intermediate Accounting: Reporting and Analysis, 2017 Update by James M. Wahlen
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Boost student confidence like no other product with Wahlen/Jones/Pagach's INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING, 2E and CengageNOW™v2. CengageNOW™v2 's Adaptive Study Plan, "Got it?" quick checks, and Show Me How problem demonstration videos build confidence with detailed remediation, thorough explanations and an appreciation for the course's time requirements. Examples and cases from familiar companies, such as Starbucks, Coca-Cola, Louis Vuitton, and Nestle, reinforce the book's approachable style.
Book cover from Political Science: An Introduction (13th Edition) by Michael G. Roskin
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Explains the basics of political science


Political Science: An Introduction, 13/e, provides a comprehensive and jargon-free introduction to the field’s basic concepts and themes. It draws examples from the U.S. and other countries to introduce the entire field of political science to new readers. The authors stress how exciting politics can be, balancing practical and theoretical knowledge.


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