Recommended books by James Jones

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Product picture for Notes of a Native Son by James Baldwin
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#26 on The Guardian's list of 100 best nonfiction books of all time, the essays explore what it means to be Black in America

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 films like I Am Not Your Negro and the forthcoming If Beale Street Could Talk bringing renewed interest to Baldwin's life and work, Notes of a Native Son serves as a...
Book cover from Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig
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2013 Audie Award Finalist for Children’s Titles for Ages Up to 8

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....
Book cover from Lean Thinking: Banish Waste and Create Wealth in Your Corporation, Revised and Updated by James P. Womack
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Expanded, updated, and more relevant than ever, this bestselling business classic by two internationally renowned management analysts describes a business system for the twenty-first century.

Expanded, updated, and more relevant than ever, this bestselling business classic by two internationally renowned management analysts describes a business system for the twenty-first century that supersedes the mass production system of Ford, the financial control system of Sloan, and the strategic...
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.

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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 The Complete Audio Holy Bible: King James Version: The New Testament as Read by James Earl Jones; The Old Testament as Read by Jon Sherberg by James Earl jones and Jon Sherberg
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James Earl Jones (New Testament reading) and Jon Sherberg (Old Testament) combine their incredible vocal talents in one of the most critically acclaimed Holy Bible recordings ever. These two lush baritone vocals are the perfect complement to one another.

Mr. Jones' skilled and resonating reading has been hailed as one of the greatest New Testament recordings of all time. Combined with Jon Sherberg's powerful and passionate delivery of the Old Testament, this beautiful audio rendition of...
Audiobook cover from Bad Blood: The Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment, New and Expanded Edition by James H. Jones
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From 1932 to 1972, the United States Public Health Service conducted a non-therapeutic experiment involving over 400 black male sharecroppers infected with syphilis. The Tuskegee Study had nothing to do with treatment. Its purpose was to trace the spontaneous evolution of the disease in order to learn how syphilis affected black subjects.

From 1932 to 1972, the United States Public Health Service conducted a non-therapeutic experiment involving over 400 black male sharecroppers infected...
Book cover from I Am Mixed (I Am Book) by Garcelle Beauvais
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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 James Earl Jones Reads the Bible: King James Version by Garcelle Beauvais
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In a voice as rich as it is familiar, James Earl Jones lends his narrative talents to the King James Version of the New Testament. In over 19 hours on 12 digitally remastered cassettes or 16 CDs enhanced with a complete musical score, James Earl Jones reads The Bible interprets the most enduring book of our time utilizing the acclaimed actor's superb storytelling and skilled characteriziations. Hailed as the greatest spoken word Bible version ever, and with almost half a million copies sold in...
Audiobook cover from From Here to Eternity: A Novel (Modern Library 100 Best Novels) by James Jones
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Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all time

THE COMPLETE UNCENSORED EDITION • THE WORLD WAR II MASTERPIECE AS IT WAS MEANT TO BE READ • WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD
 
Diamond Head, Hawaii, 1941. Pvt. Robert E. Lee Prewitt is a champion welterweight and a fine bugler. But when he refuses to join the company’s boxing team, he gets “the treatment” that may break him or kill him. First Sgt. Milton Anthony Warden knows how to soldier better...