Recommended books by James Jones

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Product picture for 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 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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#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 Charles White: A Retrospective by James Baldwin
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A revelatory reassessment of one of the most influential American artists of the 20th century 

Charles White (1918–1979) is best known for bold, large-scale paintings and drawings of African Americans, meticulously executed works that depict human relationships and socioeconomic struggles with a remarkable sensitivity. This comprehensive study offers a much-needed reexamination of the artist’s career and legacy. With handsome reproductions of White’s finest paintings,...
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 Leadership from 30,000 Feet: Attributes of Effective Leaders as Told by Five Air Force Generals by H. D. "Jake" Polumbo
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Do you have what it takes to be a leader others are willing to follow?


Five Air Force general officers, each with decades of global, high-level leadership experience, offer their insight into the five characteristics every effective leader must possess.


By offering their own stories and profiling men and women they’ve led and who have led them, these five generals showcase leadership in action.


The stories within place you at 30,000 feet, from being forced to...
Book cover from Princess: A Private Novel by James Patterson
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A secret and the British crown make a murderous combination in this page-turning suspense novel in the #1 bestselling Private series.

Private, the best investigation unit in the world, has agents who are the smartest, fastest, and most technologically advanced in the world -- and they always uncover the truth. No wonder the most influential men and women on the planet seek their help on a daily basis.

But there's only one client who can make its founder, Jack Morgan, drop...
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 Optimizing Ace King: The Right Strategy For Playing Pokers Most Complex Starting Hand by James Sweeney
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Ace King is a massively profitable hand. In fact, AK is in the top-5% of winning hands and accounts for a good chunk of your winrate. But despite that fact, many players are confused about how to approach this hand. Should you 3bet it preflop, or just call it? Should you play the suited and offsuit versions the same, or differently? Should you c-bet with air, or check instead? And how many streets of value is top pair really worth?Most players struggle with AK due to small leaks in their...
Book cover from James Earl Jones Reads the Bible: KJV-New Testament by James Sweeney
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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...