Author : John O. Brennan
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Publisher : Celadon Books
ISBN : 9781250241757
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 329 page

**THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER** "John Brennan is one of the hardest-working, most patriotic public servants I've ever seen, and our country is better off for it. As president, he was one of my closest advisors and a great friend. And in his memoir, Undaunted, you'll see why. I hope you'll read it." —President Barack Obama A powerful and revelatory memoir from former CIA director John Brennan, spanning his more than thirty years in government. Friday, January 6, 2017: On that day, as always, John Brennan’s alarm clock was set to go off at 4:15 a.m. But nothing else about that day would be routine. That day marked his first and only security briefing with President-elect Donald Trump. And it was also the day John Brennan said his final farewell to Owen Brennan, his father, the man who had taught him the lessons of goodness, integrity, and honor that had shaped the course of an unparalleled career serving his country from within the intelligence community. In this brutally honest memoir, Brennan, the son of an Irish immigrant who settled in New Jersey, describes the life that took him from being a young CIA recruit enamored with the mystique of spy work, secretly defiant enough to drive a motorcycle and sport a diamond earring, and invigorated by his travels in the Middle East to being the most powerful individual in American intelligence. He details his experiences with very different presidents and what it’s been like to bear responsibility for some of the nation’s most crucial and polarizing national security decisions. He pulls back the curtain on the inner workings of the Agency, describing the selfless, patriotic, and invisible work of the women and men involved in national security. He also examines the insularity, arrogance, and myopia that have, at times, undermined its reputation in the eyes of the American people and of members of other branches of government. Through topics ranging from George W. Bush’s intervention in Iraq to his thoughts on the CIA’s controversial use of enhanced interrogation techniques to his eye-opening account of the planning of the raid that resulted in Bin Laden’s death to his realization that Russia had interfered with the 2016 election, Brennan brings the reader behind the scenes of some of the most crucial moments in recent U.S. history. He also candidly discusses the times he has failed to live up to his own high standards and the very public fallouts that have resulted. With its behind-the-scenes look at how major U.S. national security policies and actions unfolded during his long and distinguished career—especially during his eight years in the Obama administration—John Brennan’s memoir is a work of history with strong implications for the future of America and our country’s relationships with other world powers. Undaunted: My Fight Against America’s Enemies, at Home and Abroad offers a rare and insightful look at the often-obscured world of national security, the intelligence profession, and Washington’s chaotic political environment. But more than that, it is a portrait of a man striving for integrity; for himself, for the CIA, and for his country.

Author : Kara Goldin
Genre : Business & Economics
Publisher : HarperCollins Leadership
ISBN : 9781400220526
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 240 page

Don’t let anyone crush your dreams. Undaunted will inspire you to move past your fears and defy the doubters. It doesn’t matter whether you feel confident; it matters what you actually do. A Wall Street Journal bestseller! CEO of Hint, Inc and author Kara Goldin turned her unsweetened flavored water into one of the most successful beverage businesses of our time. As she started to achieve her goals, Kara found herself being called “fearless”, “confident” and even “unstoppable,” but nothing could be further from the truth. In Undaunted, she shares real stories about her own fears and doubts, the challenges she encountered and what she did to overcome them to eventually build a great business and a life she loves. This book is perfect for anyone who wants to: Get fit and healthy, start a company or business, break an addiction, find a new career, just grow in life, and much more! Part autobiography, part business memoir and lots of insights on self-development, Undaunted offers inspiring stories that impart lessons that any reader can apply to their own path.?While most motivational business and life books try to offer quick fixes, Kara focuses on long-term success, showing you how to take control of breaking down barriers and moving forward. Undaunted won’t solve your problems and challenges, you will. However, it will help you see through other’s experiences that it’s possible to do so. Accept your fears, but decide to be undaunted.

Author : Crystal Daniels
Genre : Fiction
Publisher :
ISBN : 1734754621
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 276 page

Lies Will Be Told, Secrets Will Be Revealed, And What Was Once Lost Will Be Found. As the VP of Kings of Retribution MC, Logan lives and breathes club life. After suffering the loss of two women in his life, he grew cold and indifferent to the idea of love. He doesn't need to let anyone in. Logan has seen the aftermath it can leave in its quake. The last thing he's looking for is someone to fill the void. Until - Bella Jameson. Struggling to keep her head above water, Bella's only concern is taking care of her sister. The last thing she expected was to fall in love with the sexy, tattooed biker, Logan Kane. With evil hiding in the shadows, Bella has no idea the danger she and her sister Alba are about to face.

Author : Christine Caine
Genre : Religion
Publisher : Zondervan
ISBN : 9780310333883
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 208 page

Christine Caine offers life-transforming insights about how not only to overcome the challenges, wrong turns, and often painful circumstances we all experience, but also to actually grow from those experiences and be equipped and empowered to help others. Using her own dramatic life story, Caine shows how God rescued her from a life where she was unnamed, unwanted, and unqualified. She tells how she overcame abuse, abandonment, fears, and other challenges to go on a mission of adventure, fueled by faith and filled with love and courage. Her personal stories inspire readers to hear their name called, just as Christine heard her own—“You are beloved. You are the hope. You are chosen”—to go into a dark and troubled world, knowing each of us possess all it takes to bring hope, create change, and live completely for Christ. Part inspirational tale, part manifesto to stir readers to lives of adventure, Your God Is So Big! shows the way with spiritual wisdom and insight. Her mission to fight injustice by focusing on one person at a time will inspire and awe readers to see how we are joined in a unique mission, products of eternity, positioned in time, pressed to make the most of our lives on a quest filled with adventure and drawn by faith.

Author : Josh D. McDowell
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Publisher : Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
ISBN : 1414377657
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 288 page

Undaunted—both the book and movie—chronicles the riveting true story of a young farm boy named Josh who carried unspeakable memories of an alcoholic father and a farmhand’s abuse, causing him to defy God’s existence. Yet God redeemed a horrible situation with his unbelievable grace. Today Josh McDowell is one of the most popular evangelists in the world who defends the reality of Jesus Christ to millions through his presentations and classic book More Than a Carpenter. Undaunted unfolds the dramatic spiritual transformation in Josh’s life when he faces his past head-on and puts everything entirely in God’s hands. The result is an undaunted faith, a gift freely offered to everyone who seeks it.

Author : Stephen E. Ambrose
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
ISBN : 9780684811079
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 511 page

A chronicle of the two-and-a-half year journey of Lewis and Clark covers their incredible hardships and the contributions of Sacajawea

Author : Suzy Barile
Genre : History
Publisher : Eno Publishers
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 228 page

At the end of the Civil War, spirited Ella Swain--daughter of the University of North Carolina president--shocked citizens of Chapel Hill and the entire state when she fell in love and married the Union general whose troops occupied the town. Author Suzy Barile separates fact from lore, drawing on Ella Swain's never-before-published letters that reveal a love that transcended outrage and scandal.

Author : Christine Caine
Genre : Religion
Publisher : Thomas Nelson
ISBN : 9780310355892
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 225 page

Embrace your identity as God's beloved, step out of your own brokenness, and bring hope to a darkened world. You have a calling to fulfill. Are you ready to take the risk of moving past your past to fulfill it? Christine Caine faced hurdles that seemed insurmountable--abuse, abandonment, and the loss of a child. Yet she decided to answer God's call on her life no matter where it would lead her. Many times, the only thing that kept her going was knowing that she was God's beloved. She was God's chosen. Secure in those truths, she moved beyond her pain so she could live the adventure of bringing God's light and love to others around the world. In this updated and expanded edition of her bestselling book, Undaunted, Christine challenges you to embrace the reality of God's love so you can speak it to others as you live out your own unique calling. As Christine writes, "Love like Christ's can lift you out of betrayal and hurt. It can deliver you from any mess. Love like that can release you from every prison of fear and confusion. And love like God's can fill you up till it spills out of you, and you have to speak about it, share it, spread it around." You already have all you need to bring hope to others. With additional biblical teaching, new stories, and a new epilogue, this updated and expanded edition of Undaunted will awaken you to how God wants to work through you and in you as you dare to become who God created you to be. Also available: Undaunted student edition, video curriculum, and study guide.

Author : Anne Scott McElroy
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Publisher : iUniverse
ISBN : 9780595354061
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File Download : 136 page

Today's military spouses are understandably upset when they see war reports on television. Faster e-mails from their loved ones have replaced the slower snail mail of the past-but war is still war. Military spouses then and now have to be gutsy and are expected to remain strong no matter what comes their way. In the insightful memoir, Undaunted, author Anne Scott McElroy, or Scotty, shares her own experiences as a Navy wife. From being the fiancée of a handsome midshipman who graduated from the Naval Academy in 1943, until the day Scotty's husband retired in 1964, Scotty knew it took a special kind of person to cope with Navy life. At times only true love made the trials and tribulations bearable. See how these devoted wives managed long separations from their seagoing husbands, and be part of their joy when happy reunions occur. Share their frustrations with frequent changes of orders, and enjoy stories of friends and the many places they called home. Chuckle at their social errors and feel their sympathy when they receive heartbreaking news from the battlefront. Undaunted paints a compelling picture of what Navy wives were dealing with while their husbands were off winning World War II.

Author : Charles H. Russell
Genre : History
Publisher : Texas A&M University Press
ISBN : 9781585444533
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File Download : 248 page

Elise Waerenskjold is known to fans of Texas women writers as "the lady with the pen," from the title of a book of her writings. A forward-looking journalist, she sent letters and articles back to Norway that encouraged others to follow her footsteps to Texas, where a small colony of Norwegian settlers were making a new life alongside—but distinct from—other European immigrants. Undaunted is the first full biography of Waerenskjold during her Texas years, a life story that shows much about Texas, especially in the Norwegian colonies, from 1847 until near the end of the century. Moreover, it tells the story of a strong and independent thinker who championed women's rights, was pro-Union and against slavery (though her husband was in the Confederate army and was subsequently murdered in Reconstruction-era violence), and left an intriguing body of writing about life on the edges of Texas settlement. Charles Russell's vivid account of Waerenskjold describes not only her influence among her countrymen but also her own life, which was a saga of considerable drama itself. It offers a clear and entertaining window onto immigrant life in Texas and the issues that shaped women's lives and elicited their talents in an earlier century.