James Bradley

1 Flyboys

Author : James Bradley
Genre :  Biographies & Memoirs  Books  History  Military 
Price :  $8.99
Release Date :  2003-09-30
Description :  The classic <i>New York Times</i> bestselling story of heroism and sacrifice--by the author of <i>Flags of Our Fathers, The Imperial Cruise, </i>and <i>The China Mirage</i>.<br /><br />This acclaimed bestseller brilliantly illuminates a hidden piece of World War II history as it tells the harrowing true story of nine American airmen shot down in the Pacific. One of them, George H. W. Bush, was miraculously rescued. What happened to the other eight remained a secret for almost 60 years. <br /><br />After the war, the American and Japanese governments conspired to cover up the shocking truth, and not even the families of the airmen were informed of what happened to their sons. Their fate remained a mystery--until now. <br /><br />FLYBOYS is a tale of courage and daring, of war and death, of men and hope. It will make you proud and it will break your heart.

2 Flags of Our Fathers

Author : James Bradley & Ron Powers
Genre :  Military  Books  History  Biographies & Memoirs 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2000-05-02
Description :  <b>#1&#xa0;<i>NEW YORK TIMES&#xa0;</i>BESTSELLER •&#xa0;This is the true story behind the immortal photograph that has come to symbolize the courage and indomitable will of America</b><br /><br />In this unforgettable chronicle of perhaps the most famous moment in American military history, James Bradley has captured the glory, the triumph, the heartbreak, and the legacy of the six men who raised the flag at Iwo Jima. Here is the true story behind the immortal photograph that has come to symbolize the courage and indomitable will of America.<br /><br /> In February 1945, American Marines plunged into the surf at Iwo Jima—and into history. Through a hail of machine-gun and mortar fire that left the beaches strewn with comrades, they battled to the island's highest peak. And after climbing through a landscape of hell itself, they raised a flag.<br /><br /> Now the son of one of the flagraisers has written a powerful account of six very different young men who came together in a moment that will live forever.<br /><br /> To his family, John Bradley never spoke of the photograph or the war. But after his death at age seventy, his family discovered closed boxes of letters and photos. In <i>Flags of Our Fathers,</i> James Bradley draws on those documents to retrace the lives of his father and the men of Easy Company. Following these men's paths to Iwo Jima, James Bradley has written a classic story of the heroic battle for the Pacific's most crucial island—an island riddled with Japanese tunnels and 22,000 fanatic defenders who would fight to the last man.<br /><br /> But perhaps the most interesting part of the story is what happened after the victory. The men in the photo—three were killed during the battle—were proclaimed heroes and flown home, to become reluctant symbols. For two of them, the adulation was shattering. Only James Bradley's father truly survived, displaying no copy of the famous photograph in his home, telling his son only: “The real heroes of Iwo Jima were the guys who didn't come back. ”<br /><br /> Few books ever have captured the complexity and furor of war and its aftermath as well as <i>Flags of Our Fathers</i>. A penetrating, epic look at a generation at war, this is history told with keen insight, enormous honesty, and the passion of a son paying homage to his father. It is the story of the difference between truth and myth, the meaning of being a hero, and the essence of the human experience of war.

3 The Imperial Cruise

Author : James Bradley
Genre :  Military  Books  History 
Price :  $11.99
Release Date :  2009-11-24
Description :  In 1905 President Teddy Roosevelt dispatched Secretary of War William Howard Taft on the largest U.S. diplomatic mission in history to Hawaii, Japan, the Philippines, China, and Korea. Roosevelt's glamorous twenty-one year old daughter Alice served as mistress of the cruise, which included senators and congressmen. On this trip, Taft concluded secret agreements in Roosevelt's name.<br /><br />In 2005, a century later, James Bradley traveled in the wake of Roosevelt's mission and discovered what had transpired in Honolulu, Tokyo, Manila, Beijing and Seoul.<br /><br />In 1905, Roosevelt was bully-confident and made secret agreements that he though would secure America's westward push into the Pacific. Instead, he lit the long fuse on the Asian firecrackers that would singe America's hands for a century.

4 Flags of Our Fathers

Author : James Bradley, Ron Powers & Michael French
Genre :  History  Books  Young Adult 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2001-05-08
Description :  Now abridged for young people, <i>Flags of Our Fathers</i> is the unforgettable chronicle of perhaps the most famous moment in American military history: the raising of the U. S. flag at Iwo Jima. Here is the true story behind the immortal photograph that has come to symbolize the courage and indomitable will of America. <br /><br /> In February 1945, American Marines plunged into the surf at Iwo Jima–and into history. The son of one of the flag raisers has written a powerful account of six very different men who came together in the heroic battle for the Pacific’s most crucial island.

5 The China Mirage

Author : James Bradley
Genre :  Asia  Books  History 
Price :  $11.99
Release Date :  2015-04-21
Description :  "Bradley is sharp and rueful, and a voice for a more seasoned, constructive vision of our international relations with East Asia." --<i>Christian Science Monitor</i> <br />James Bradley introduces us to the prominent Americans--including FDR's grandfather, Warren Delano--who in the 1800s made their fortunes in the China opium trade. Meanwhile, American missionaries sought a myth: noble Chinese peasants eager to Westernize.<br /><br />The media propagated this mirage, and FDR believed that supporting Chiang Kai-shek would make China America's best friend in Asia. But Chiang was on his way out and when Mao Zedong instead came to power, Americans were shocked, wondering how we had "lost China."<br /><br />From the 1850s to the origins of the Vietnam War, Bradley reveals how American misconceptions about China have distorted our policies and led to the avoidable deaths of millions. <i>The China Mirage</i> dynamically explores the troubled history that still defines U.S.-Chinese relations today.

6 Clade

Author : James Bradley
Genre :  Science Fiction  Books  Sci-Fi & Fantasy  Fiction & Literature  Literary 
Price :  $7.99
Release Date :  2017-09-05
Description :  Adam is in Antartica, marking the passage of the solstice. Across the globe, his wife Ellie is waiting for the results of her IVF treatment. So begins the story of one family in a changing world, where the apocalyptic mingles with the everyday; a father battles a biblical storm; an immigrant is mysteriously drawn to the art of beekeeping; a young girl’s diary chronicles a pandemic; and a young man finds solace in building virtual recreations of the dead…

7 Great Astronomers: Complete Collection (Golden Deer Classics)

Author : Johannes Kepler, Isaac Newton, Galileo Galilei, John Flamsteed, Edmond Halley, James Bradley, William Parsons, William Rowan Hamilton, Pierre-Simon Laplace, Nicolaus Copernicus, William Herschel, Golden Deer Classics & Robert Stawell Ball
Genre :  Classics  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $0.99
Release Date :  2017-06-03
Description :  This book contains the following works with an Active Table of Contents<br/> <br/> -Great Astronomers: Tycho Brahe<br/> <br/> - Great Astronomers: Johannes Kepler<br/> <br/> - Great Astronomers: Isaac Newton<br/> <br/> - Great Astronomers: Nicolaus Copernicus<br/> <br/> - Great Astronomers: Galileo Galilei<br/> <br/> - Great Astronomers: John Flamsteed<br/> <br/> -Great Astronomers: Edmond Halley<br/> <br/> - Great Astronomers: James Bradley<br/> <br/> - Great Astronomers: William Herschel<br/> <br/> - Great Astronomers: Pierre-Simon Laplace<br/> <br/> - Great Astronomers: William Parsons<br/> <br/> - Great Astronomers: William Rowan Hamilton<br/> <br/> Also available :<br/> <br/> Classics Authors Super Set Serie 1 (Golden Deer Classics)<br/> <br/> Classics Authors Super Set Serie 3 (Golden Deer Classics)<br/> <br/> Classics Authors Super Set Serie 4 (Golden Deer Classics)<br/> <br/> 50 Masterpieces you have to read before you die Vol: 1 Golden Deer Classics<br/> <br/> 50 Masterpieces you have to read before you die Vol: 2 Golden Deer Classics<br/> <br/> 50 Masterpieces you have to read before you die Vol: 3 Golden Deer Classics

8 Improving Business Performance With Lean

Author : James Bradley
Genre :  Management & Leadership  Books  Business & Personal Finance 
Price :  $19.99
Release Date :  2012-01-13
Description :  This textbook is a concise introduction to the essential concepts and tools used in the &#34;Lean&#34; method of improving business processes; it constitutes a sufficient &#34;toolkit&#34; to enable a reader to successfully improve business processes in their workplace. While Lean was first applied in manufacturing, arguably evolving out of the Toyota Production System, it is now applied widely to service and administrative processes as well. Lean, in comparison with other business improvement processes such as Six Sigma, relies on intuitive concepts rather than complex mathematics. Thus, a short, non-technical, understandable, and engaging text can successfully convey the essential principles of Lean and empower the reader. Besides describing the concepts of Lean, plentiful examples and brief case studies illustrate the application of Lean in different contexts including manufacturing, healthcare, food service, administrative processes, distribution, and retail. Besides giving a clear idea of how to apply Lean in various contexts, the examples illustrate which Lean tools are most appropriate in the various contexts. This book focuses on &#34;how&#34; to do Lean in terms of what the Lean tools are and how to apply them. What this book is not is an in-depth coverage of other organizational issues associated with the successful implementation of Lean. Because these issues are important, very brief coverage is included in the Section/Chapter entitled &#34;Other Considerations in Lean.&#34; Each subsection in this chapter would be extremely brief and would outline the relevant issues, but in no way would thoroughly discuss these topics. References would be included here for those readers who wish to pursue future study in this area.

9 The Janitor

Author : James Bradley
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2013-02-07
Description :  The journey of a man through war, reporting, trained assassin for his government, and his career as an independent. Running for his life and the safety of his family from the system that employed him as a world wide assassin.

10 The Silent Invasion: The Change Trilogy 1

Author : James Bradley
Genre :  Sci-Fi  Books  Young Adult  Fiction 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2017-03-28
Description :  <b>The Earth is dying. </b><br /><br />Plants, animals and humans are being infected by spores from space and becoming part of a vast alien intelligence. <br /><br />When 16-year-old Callie discovers her little sister Gracie is Changing, she flees with Gracie to the Zone to escape termination by the ruthless officers of quarantine. <br /><br />What Callie finds in the Zone will alter her forever and send her on a journey to the stars, and beyond. <br /><br /><b>The first book in an heart-stopping trilogy from award-winning author James Bradley.</b>

11 The Caldera

Author : James Bradley
Genre :  Sci-Fi & Fantasy  Books 
Price :  $1.99
Release Date :  2013-03-03
Description :  One of Earth’s worst nightmares comes to life, and life as we know today becomes a distant memory. The story of a man and his plan to salvage a small part of the world he knew.<br /><br />A futuristic account, based on historical fact and present day information about the world’s largest SuperVolcano, one of six major SuperVolcanoes on Earth.

12 The Buried Ark: The Change Trilogy 2

Author : James Bradley
Genre :  Sci-Fi  Books  Young Adult  Fiction 
Price :  $7.99
Release Date :  2018-05-29
Description :  <b><i>"tautly written [with a] breakneck speed narrative and a strong, kick-ass female protagonist." The Sun Herald</i></b><br /><b></b><br /><b>BOOK 2 IN THE CHANGE TRILOGY, SEQUEL TO <i>THE SILENT INVASION</i></b><br /><b></b><br />Callie risked everything to get her little sister Gracie to the safety of the Zone. But Matt, the boy she loves, has been killed by Quarantine and Gracie has been absorbed into the Change. <br /><br />Now Callie must learn to survive in the alien landscape of the Zone, a place where the Change is everywhere, and nothing is what it seems. That is, until she stumbles on a secret from her past that may hold the key to defeating the Change. <br /><br />Hunted and alone, she finds refuge in the most unexpected of places. Only to find she is in more danger than ever. <br /><br /><b>PRAISE FOR <i>THE SILENT INVASION</i></b><br /><b></b><br />"...a vivid novel that will leave readers itching for the next instalment" <i>Sydney Morning Herald</i>

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