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Power in Words
Power in Words
Written by Mary Frances Berry and Josh Gottheimer, Foreword by Theodore C. Sorensen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807001691
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Power in Words
The Stories behind Barack Obama's Speeches, from the State House to the White House
Written by Mary Frances Berry and Josh Gottheimer
Foreword by Theodore C. Sorensen


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $18.00

The seminal speeches that helped catapult Barack Obama to the White House.

In Power in Words, distinguished historian and civil rights activist Mary Frances Berry and former presidential speechwriter Josh Gottheimer introduce Barack Obama's most memorable speeches. Compelling and enduring, Power in Words delivers the behind-the-scenes account of Obama's rhetorical legacy and...

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Power in Words
The Stories behind Barack Obama's Speeches, from the State House to the White House
Written by Mary Frances Berry and Josh Gottheimer
Foreword by Theodore C. Sorenson


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 12, 2010
Price: $24.95

Whatever his ratings, Obama remains personally popular, widely acknowledged for his soaring oratory. His words were one of the lasting legacies of his presidential campaign and are proving to be among his most effective governing weapons.
 
In Power in Words, distinguished historian and civil rights activist Mary Frances Berry and former presidential speechwriter Josh...

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Remembrances and Celebrations
Remembrances and Celebrations
Written by Jill Werman Harris
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307427458
Our Price: $15.99
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Remembrances and Celebrations
A Book of Eulogies, Elegies, Letters, and Epitaphs
Written by Jill Werman Harris


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $15.99

This rich anthology of memorial tributes serves as a welcome reminder that, although words cannot necessarily assuage grief, they can provide tremendous comfort and perspective during our times of loss. The likes of Dr. Martin Luther King, Benjamin Franklin, W.H. Auden and Diana, Princess of Wales, as well as ordinary folk... Read more >
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The Image of a Second Sun
The Image of a Second Sun
Written by Jeff Mitscherling
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591024316
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The Image of a Second Sun
Plato on Poetry, Rhetoric, And the Techne of Mimesis
Written by Jeff Mitscherling


Format: Hardcover, 479 pages
On Sale: February 28, 2007
Price: $55.99

This absorbing study of Plato’s criticism of poetry offers a new interpretation based upon central features of both the pre-Platonic conception of poetry and previously neglected features of Plato’s various discussions of poetry and the poets. Professor Mitscherling’s analysis is unique in that he concentrates on the philosophical significance of Plato’s... Read more >
The Elements of Great Public Speaking
The Elements of Great Public Speaking
Written by J. Lyman Macinnis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580087803
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The Elements of Great Public Speaking
How to Be Calm, Confident, and Compelling
Written by J. Lyman Macinnis


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2006
Price: $12.99

Great speakers aren't just born; they prepare and they practice. THE ELEMENTS OF GREAT PUBLIC SPEAKING takes the fear out of taking the podium, distilling essential techniques and tricks for just about any speaking occasion. Experienced businesspeople, nervous students, best men, and eulogists alike can benefit from the author's simple, direct... Read more >
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