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Audiobooks Narrated by Christopher Ragland

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  3. Burnt Sugar: Longlisted for the Booker Prize 2020 Audiobook Burnt Sugar: Longlisted for the Booker Prize 2020
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  7. Dark Tides: The compelling new novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Tidelands Audiobook Dark Tides: The compelling new novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Tidelands
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  8. The Crown: The Official History Behind Season 3: Political Scandal, Personal Struggle and the Years  Audiobook The Crown: The Official History Behind Season 3: Political Scandal, Personal Struggle and the Years
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What Great Teachers Do Differently: Nineteen Things That Matter Most Audiobook

What Great Teachers Do Differently: Nineteen Things That Matter Most

Author: Todd Whitaker Narrator: Christopher Ragland Release Date: December 2020

What are the beliefs and behaviors that set great teachers apart? In this internationally renowned bestseller, Todd Whitaker reveals 19 keys to becoming more effective in the classroom. This essential third edition features new sections on why it's about more than relationships, how to focus on a consistent, engaging learning environment, and the importance of choosing the right mode?business, parent, child?to improve your classroom management. Perfect for educators at any level of experience, for independent reading or for schoolwide book studies, this practical book will leave you feeling inspired and ready to do the things that matter most for the people who matter most?your students.

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What Great Principals Do Differently: Twenty Things That Matter Most Audiobook

What Great Principals Do Differently: Twenty Things That Matter Most

Author: Todd Whitaker Narrator: Christopher Ragland Release Date: December 2020

Written to accompany the third edition of Todd Whitaker's bestselling title, What Great Principals Do Differently, this study guide can be used by facilitators and participants in workshops, webinars, book study groups, or other professional development events. The guide features a variety of strategies and activities that will help principals apply the book's concepts to their own situation, so they can get the most out of the book, increase their professional growth, and have a greater impact as school leaders. Each chapter includes: Key Concepts Discussion Questions Journal Prompts Group Activities Application Strategies With this study guide, you can gain a deeper understanding of Whitaker's acclaimed book and learn how to apply his concepts and ideas in daily practices.

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Pandemic! The Unseen Enemy Audiobook

Pandemic! The Unseen Enemy

Nature is always on the move. Evolution over untold generations moves, streamlines, sometimes mutates.Since the dawn of life there is little doubt that at any given time disease can strike, slowly growing over time or with a sudden instant ferocity that catches any given species in a consuming catastrophe.The human race has been on the receiving end of many viral and bacterial diseases from the Black Death, to smallpox, polio and a myriad of others that have slaughtered millions in their trail. And as medicine brings them to heel, eradicates their power, so Nature and Evolution brings others to the fore in a ceaseless march to weaken some, to strengthen others.And, as our race understands their mysteries so we begin to weaponize them for our own malevolent use as biological weapons. The movement of the Global Pandemic in the modern age is overwhelmingly quick both in reach and transmission. Covid merely the front runner in the early years of this Century.Authors have always been drawn to this global scale and individual human response. In this collection virus and plague are given their head and the responses must see cure or capitulation within a few short pages.Edgar Allan Poe, Jack London, Fred M White and H G Wells unleash words and thoughts in four startling tales of war with an unseen enemy.

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Christmas Stories - Tales of Joy and Terror Audiobook

Christmas Stories - Tales of Joy and Terror

Christmas may come but once a year but human emotions, the driving force of our characters are with us every day. Yet, somehow these same emotions when they happen at Christmas, seem amplified, we seem more tender to their touch, their words.Whether it's a long-lost returning soldier wondering how best to return to the arms of his family without too great a risk of shock ....... Or a prodigal son whose taken path has driven pain into his own and others hearts..... Or a murderer carrying out his thoughtless deed but then enmeshed in a dialogue for salvation.....These stories reveal much about the human condition. The landscape of our lives reveals that we all have choices, and how we use those choices influences, nourishes, or decays those around us.These stories are tidings of both joy and of terror .

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Christmas - In Stories and Poetry Audiobook

Christmas - In Stories and Poetry

Christmas may come but once a year but human emotions, the driving force of our characters are with us every day. Yet, somehow these same emotions when they happen at Christmas, seem amplified, we seem more tender to their touch, their words.In this volume we take the verse and poems of our classic poets and put them alongside our short story masters to reveal a Christmas that everyone remembers and that everyone wants to be part of.

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The Poetry of Alan Seeger Audiobook

The Poetry of Alan Seeger

Author: Alan Seeger Narrator: Christopher Ragland, Danny Swopes, Eric Meyers Release Date: November 2020

Alan Seeger was born on 22nd June 1888 in New York. When he was one the family moved to Staten Island and nine years later onwards to Mexico for two years. After attending several elite preparatory schools he enrolled at Harvard in 1906, where he also edited and wrote for the Harvard Monthly.He graduated in 1910 and went to live the life of a bohemian in New York's Greenwich Village, and thereafter moved to Paris to continue his poetry writing in the Latin quarter. War's looming dark shadow was to have a transformative effect on the young poet and on 24th August 24th 1914 he joined the French Foreign Legion so he could fight for the Allies.On American Independence day, 4th July 1917 whilst urging on his fellow soldiers in a successful charge at Belloy-en-Santerre he was hit several times by machine gun fire and died.His poetry was published posthumously later that year, it although not a great success his poem 'I Have a Rendezvous with Death . . .' is now regarded as a classic.On the sixth anniversary of his death a memorial to the American volunteers was unveiled in the Place des Etats-Unis. The memorial was created by Jean Boucher who had used a photograph of Seeger as his inspiration. Also inscribed upon it are Seeger's moving words: "They did not pursue worldly rewards; they wanted nothing more than to live without regret, brothers pledged to the honour implicit in living one's own life and dying one's own death. Hail, brothers! Goodbye to you, the exalted dead! To you, we owe two debts of gratitude forever: the glory of having died for France, and the homage due to you in our memories."

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The Poetry of Wallace Stevens Audiobook

The Poetry of Wallace Stevens

Author: Wallace Stevens Narrator: Christopher Ragland, Danny Swopes, Liza Ross Release Date: November 2020

Wallace James Stevens was born on October 2nd, 1879 in Reading, Pennsylvania.His father, a lawyer, sent Wallace to Harvard as a non-degree special student, after which he movedto New York City and worked briefly as a journalist.From there he attended New York Law School and graduated in 1903. On a trip home to Reading in1904 Stevens met Elsie Viola Kachel, a saleswoman, milliner, and stenographer.After working for several New York law firms he was hired in January 1908, as a lawyer for the American Bonding Company.After a 6 year courtship Wallace and Elsie married in 1909 over the objections of his parents. For Wallace it was a seismic event; he never spoke to his father again. By 1914 Wallace had become the vice-president of the New York office of the Equitable SuretyCompany of St. Louis, Missouri. In 1916, he joined Hartford Accident and Indemnity Company and they moved to Hartford. His work was full-time and time for his poetry writing was in short supply.From January 1922 made several business several visits to Key West, Florida. "The place is a paradise," he wrote to Elsie, "midsummer weather, the sky brilliantly clear and intensely blue, the sea blue and green beyond what you have ever seen."In 1923 'Harmonium' was published. At last, at age 38, he was an overnight success. His career wasnot prodigious in quantity but its quality was exceptional.In March 1955 Wallace underwent various medical tests and an operation which resulted in a diagnosis of stomach cancer.He travelled in early June to receive honorary Doctorates at Hartford and Yale.Wallace was readmitted on July 21st to St. Francis Hospital where his condition deteriorated. Wallace Stevens died on the 2nd August 1955 at the age of 75. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his Collected Poems in 1955.

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To Build A Fire Audiobook

To Build A Fire

Author: Jack London Narrator: Christopher Ragland, Ghizela Rowe Release Date: November 2020

John Griffith Chaney was born on January 12th, 1876 in San Francisco. His father, William Chaney, was living with Flora Wellman when she became pregnant. Chaney insisted she have an abortion. Flora's response was to turn a gun on herself. Although her wounds were not severe the trauma made her temporarily deranged.In late 1876 his mother married John London and the young child was brought to live with them as they moved around the Bay area, eventually settling in Oakland where now, calling himself Jack, he completed grade school.Jack worked hard at several jobs, sometimes 12-18 hours a day, but his dream was university. He studied hard and borrowed the money to enrol in the summer of 1896 at the University of California in Berkeley.In 1897, at 21, Jack searched out newspaper accounts of his mother's suicide attempt and for the name of his biological father. He wrote to Chaney, then living in Chicago, who claimed he could not be Jack's father because he was impotent and casually asserted that London's mother had relations with other men. Jack, devastated by the response, quit Berkeley and went to the Klondike. Other accounts suggest that his dire finances presented Jack with the excuse he needed to leave.In the Klondike Jack began to gather material for his writing but also accumulated many health problems, including scurvy, which together with hip and leg problems he would carry for the rest of his life.During the late 1890's Jack was regularly publishing short stories and by the turn of the century full blown novels.By 1904 Jack had married, fathered two children and was now in the process of divorcing. A stint as a reporter on the Russo-Japanese war of 1904 was equal amounts trouble and experience. But that experience was always put to good use in a continuing and remarkable output of work.In 1905 he married Charmian Kittredge who at last was a soul and companion who brought him some semblance of peace despite his advancing alcoholism and his incurable wanderlust.Twelve years later Jack had amassed both wealth and a literary reputation through such classics as 'The Call of the Wild', 'White Fang' and many others. He had a reputation as a social activist and was a tireless friend of the workers. Jack London died suffering from dysentery, late-stage alcoholism and uremia, aged only 40, on November 22nd 1916 at his property in Glen Elen in California.

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Christmas Eve in War Times Audiobook

Christmas Eve in War Times

Author: Edward Payson Roe Narrator: Christopher Ragland, Ghizela Rowe Release Date: November 2020

Edward Payson Roe was born on 17th March 1838 in the village of Moodna, now part of New Windsor, in New York State. He received his education at Williams College and thence entered Auburn Theological Seminary. In 1862 he was appointed as chaplain to the Second New York Cavalry, U.S.V., and a couple of years later, as the chaplain of Hampton Hospital, in Virginia. During the American Civil War, he wrote weekly letters to the New York Evangelist, published in other periodicals and lectured on the Civil war. This also proved the background for one of his most popular and enduring works - 'Christmas Eve in War Times'.In 1866 he became the pastor of the First Presbyterian Church at Highland Falls, New York before in 1874 moving to Cornwall-on-Hudson, where he was at last able to spend all his time writing fiction and pursuing his love of horticulture. His novels found a wide and engaged audience in the English speaking world and most were translated into several European languages. With his religious background and strong moral purpose he helped influence his audience against the puritan prejudice of enjoying works of fiction.Edward Payson Roe died at the age of only 50 on 19th July 1888 at Cornwall-on-Hudson and is buried at the local Willow Dell Cemetery

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Delivering Fantastic Customer Experience: How to Turn Customer Satisfaction Into Customer Relationsh Audiobook

Delivering Fantastic Customer Experience: How to Turn Customer Satisfaction Into Customer Relationsh

Author: Daniel Lafreniere Narrator: Christopher Ragland Release Date: July 2020

'If you don't offer great customer experience, your main competitors will take away 50% of your business. Period. Gone are the days in which businesses could simply offer an ''OK'' experience and get away with it. In today's hypercompetitive environment, companies can no longer be just B2C or B2B. They must become B2Me - more personal, more relevant. With customers having higher expectations and access to more information than ever before, companies must create stellar, frictionless, personalized, and memorable customer experiences, if they plan to stay in the game. In this book, you will learn: • What customer experience truly is. • How emotions can increase customer loyalty...or make customers ditch a brand. • Which behaviors and attitudes lose customers. • Ten easy, practical, and proven ways to immediately improve your customer experience. • What renowned companies do to offer the best customer experience. This book is for anyone who works serving customers in a B2C company or other businesses in a B2B environment. Everyone has an important role to play in creating a good customer experience, whether it be managers, associates, sales reps, marketing professionals, web strategists, accountants, customer service reps, delivery people, or installers. No matter what role you play, this book offers easy tips, recommendations, and examples to help improve customer experience, realistically, sustainably, and affordably.'

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Internationalism or Extinction Audiobook

Internationalism or Extinction

Author: Noam Chomsky Narrator: Christopher Ragland Release Date: June 2020

In his new book, Noam Chomsky writes cogently about the threats to planetary survival that are of growing alarm today. The prospect of human extinction emerged after World War II, the dawn of a new era scientists now term the Anthropocene. Chomsky uniquely traces the duality of existential threats from nuclear weapons and from climate change-including how the concerns emerged and evolved, and how the threats can interact with one another. The introduction and accompanying interviews place these dual threats in a framework of unprecedented corporate global power which has overtaken nation states' ability to control the future and preserve the planet. Chomsky argues for the urgency of international climate and arms agreements, showing how global popular movements are mobilizing to force governments to meet this unprecedented challenge to civilization's survival.

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The Fall of Deadworld Audiobook

The Fall of Deadworld

Author: Matt Smith Narrator: Christopher Ragland, Stephanie Cannon Release Date: June 2020

Brought to you by Penguin. Cometh the hour, cometh the fall In time, the whole world will be a graveyard, a charnel pit for billions. In time, a tiny few will be all that remains, fighting back against the terrible, rotting 'greys' until none are left. In time, the Dark Judges will rule unquestioned over an empty world. But before the end of Deadworld must come the fall... (P) Penguin Audio and Rebellion Publishing 2020

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