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A Listmania! list by Rick Gleason (Seattle, Wa. U.S.A.)
The list author says: "A list of some of my favorite books I've read in the last several years in order of the most recent on down."
Deal Me In: Twenty of The World's Top Poker Pros Share How They Turned Pro
1.  Deal Me In: Twenty of The World's Top Poker Pros Share How They Turned Pro by Stephen John
The list author says:
  "I enjoyed reading this book where some of the top poker players share their personal stories about how they became the players they are today.

I learned a lot and especially came to appreciate the difficulties some of the games brightest stars had to endure to get where they are today.

If this sounds like something that would interest you, then I highly recommend it!"
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Big Deal: A Year as a Professional Poker Player
2.  Big Deal: A Year as a Professional Poker Player by Anthony Holden
The list author says:
  "Interesting read on one semi-professional's year in the big leagues of tournament poker around the world."
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Annie Duke: How I Raised, Folded, Bluffed, Flirted, Cursed, and Won Millions at the World Series of Poker
3.  Annie Duke: How I Raised, Folded, Bluffed, Flirted, Cursed, and Won Millions at the World Series of Poker by Annie Duke
The list author says:
  "I just read in half-a-day Duke's 2005 book (260 pages).  I couldn't put it down.  It was a great read about her life, family and poker career.  It included worthy advice on how to play better poker and was well-well worth the time invested."
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Nearing Home: Life, Faith, and Finishing Well
4.  Nearing Home: Life, Faith, and Finishing Well by Billy Graham
The list author says:
  "I enjoyed reading this book from one of my all-time favorite speakers who I've appreciated from the time I was a small boy.

For all ages, especially those on the downhill slopes.  It's a great read.  Full of encouragement and promise.  I highly recommend it.

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Growing Up Amish: A Memoir
5.  Growing Up Amish: A Memoir by Ira Wagler
The list author says:
  "An interesting account of the author's repeated struggles to reconcile his attraction to the outside world with the deep-rooted, closed society of his faith."
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SEAL Team Six: Memoirs of an Elite Navy SEAL Sniper
6.  SEAL Team Six: Memoirs of an Elite Navy SEAL Sniper by Howard E. Wasdin
The list author says:
  "Could hardly put this one down.  Keeps you on the edge of your set as Howard remembers his days and missions with the top tier of one of the most elite military organizations in the world.

A true patriot, I highly recommend this!"
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Onward: How Starbucks Fought for Its Life without Losing Its Soul
7.  Onward: How Starbucks Fought for Its Life without Losing Its Soul by Howard Schultz
The list author says:
  "I highly recommend this book for anyone considering starting their own business.  Howard Schultz' humanity, his love for his company and his fellow employees is beyond commendable."
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North and South (North and South Trilogy Part One)
8.  North and South (North and South Trilogy Part One) by John Jakes
The list author says:
  "I'm not much for reading fiction, but Jake's blending of his own characters with real-life people and places was a great read.

A great insight as to the challenges facing those from both sides of the Mason-Dixon Line leading up to the outbreak of the Civil War.

A definite improvement to my understanding of the issues and the people during those days."
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The Perfect Thing: How the iPod Shuffles Commerce, Culture, and Coolness
9.  The Perfect Thing: How the iPod Shuffles Commerce, Culture, and Coolness by Steven Levy
The list author says:
  "An amazing story regarding the iPods wide-sweeping influence and changes this gadget has brought to the world.

I had no idea!"
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My Life
10.  My Life by Bill Clinton
The list author says:
  "Not a big "President" Clinton fan, but I still admire the man.  Call me crazy!"
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Here's Johnny!: My Memories of Johnny Carson, The Tonight Show, and 46 Years of Friendship
11.  Here's Johnny!: My Memories of Johnny Carson, The Tonight Show, and 46 Years of Friendship by Ed McMahon
The list author says:
  "Lots of great "insider" stories from the guy who outta know!"
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Added Upon
12.  Added Upon by Nephi Anderson
The list author says:
  "Our past, present and future from an eternal perspective.  A classic read especially for those who believe we had a beginning before our births and life that continues beyond the grave."
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D-Day June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II
13.  D-Day June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II by Stephen E. Ambrose
The list author says:
  "The stories behind the soldiers that fought in this giant campaign unparalleled in human history.   Written by one of the war's best historians and prolific authors.  Highly recommended!"
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Faith of My Fathers
14.  Faith of My Fathers by John McCain
The list author says:
  "McCain's experiences as a young Naval Officer and his days as a P.O.W.  Brutal and honest in his struggles for individual identity as the son and grandson of Navy Admirals."
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Worth the Fighting For: A Memoir
15.  Worth the Fighting For: A Memoir by John McCain
The list author says:
  "An excellent narrative of Senator McCain's experiences as a politician.  Lots of behind-the-scenes stories.  Bold and self-effacing."
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Standing for Something: 10 Neglected Virtues That Will Heal Our Hearts and Homes
16.  Standing for Something: 10 Neglected Virtues That Will Heal Our Hearts and Homes by Gordon Bitner Hinckley
The list author says:
  "Values that can change the world -- and how to stand up for them. Interesting and an easy to read."
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Dogs Never Lie About Love: Reflections on the Emotional World of Dogs
17.  Dogs Never Lie About Love: Reflections on the Emotional World of Dogs by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
The list author says:
  "For the dog lover everywhere and those that might be. You'll never look at "man's best friend" the same again.  Amazing stories and an inspirational read for the dog owner and admirer."
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First Son : George W. Bush and the Bush Family Dynasty
18.  First Son : George W. Bush and the Bush Family Dynasty by Bill Minutaglio
The list author says:
  "Want to know the real George W. Bush?  A well-written book about our man in the White House."
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How to Write Your Own Life Story: The Classic Guide for the Nonprofessional Writer
19.  How to Write Your Own Life Story: The Classic Guide for the Nonprofessional Writer by Lois Daniel
The list author says:
  "A MUST HAVE for the personal history writer with many great ideas for leaving your story behind."
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In the Gravest Extreme: The Role of the Firearm in Personal Protection
20.  In the Gravest Extreme: The Role of the Firearm in Personal Protection by Massad F. Ayoob
The list author says:
  "If you own a gun, especially for self-protection, this is a MUST READ!  The facts about responsible gun ownerhip and expert advice from one of the country's foremost authorities."
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Awaken the Giant Within : How to Take Immediate Control of Your Mental, Emotional, Physical and Financial Destiny!
21.  Awaken the Giant Within : How to Take Immediate Control of Your Mental, Emotional, Physical and Financial Destiny! by Anthony Robbins
The list author says:
  "Easy to read and a common-sense approach to change.  Wake up and take control of your life from one of the most remarkable counselors of our day."
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The Most Important Thing I Know: Life Lessons fromColin Powell, Stephen Covey, Maya Angleou and 1 Other Emine
22.  The Most Important Thing I Know: Life Lessons fromColin Powell, Stephen Covey, Maya Angleou and 1 Other Emine by Lorne Adrian
The list author says:
  "A great gift book and excellent advice from among the world's greatest achievers."
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Men at Work: The Craft of Baseball
23.  Men at Work: The Craft of Baseball by George F. Will
The list author says:
  "My all-time favorite baseball book from someone who knows the game and how to write about it."
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Growing Up Amish 1 Jun 2, 2014
Sequel for the iPhone? 0 Jun 11, 2012
the Ambrose history factory 1 May 22, 2012
Welcome to the My Life forum 1 Oct 2, 2011
Kindle 0 Jul 25, 2011
SEAL Team Six Product Placement vs. Competitive Edge 4 Jun 30, 2011
Does anyone consider Howard Schultz a mentor? From afar, of course 2 Jun 14, 2011
I just had a revelation-Do you think Schultz could have leaked the memo? 0 May 26, 2011
Anything about the new logo in this book? 0 May 14, 2011
Starbucks Card 0 Apr 3, 2011
Starbucks Card 0 Apr 3, 2011
The Fourth Estate on John McCain 0 Sep 14, 2008
 
   

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Last updated: 6/26/12
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