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Wyman, Oliver

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Works: 19 works in 80 publications in 1 language and 4,259 library holdings
Genres: History  Miscellanea  Fiction  Juvenile works  Psychological fiction  Film adaptations  Love stories 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: HM846, 330.90511
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Publications about Oliver Wyman
Publications by Oliver Wyman
Most widely held works by Oliver Wyman
The world is flat a brief history of the twenty-first century by Thomas L Friedman( Sound Recording )
21 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 2,024 libraries worldwide
Offers a concise history of globalization, discussing a wide range of topics, from the September 11 terrorist attacks to the growth of the middle class in both China and India
That used to be us [how America fell behind in the world it invented and how we can come back] by Thomas L Friedman( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 517 libraries worldwide
Thomas L. Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum analyze globalization, the revolution in information technology, the nation's chronic deficits, and its pattern of energy consumption. They offer a way out of the trap into which the country has fallen, which includes the rediscovery of some of the most valuable traditions and the creation of a new third-party movement
The wrecking crew how conservatives rule by Thomas Frank( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
Thomas Frank explored why Americans vote for politicians who cater to the rich in his previous book. Now he explains what the politicians have given us: a corrupt Washington
Longitudes and attitudes the world in the age of terrorism by Thomas L Friedman( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
"In 2002, Thomas L. Friedman won his third Pulitzer Prize for his "clarity of vision, based on extensive reporting, in commenting on the worldwide impact of the terrorist threat" after the attacks of September 11, 2001. This virtually unprecedented recognition underlines Friedman's unique ability to interpret and illuminate the world for Americans clearly, insightfully, and memorably. Longitudes and Attitudes is made up of Friedman's New York Times columns as well as a diary of his private experiences and reflections as he travels to Europe, the Mideast, and the Far East. He talks with the major players in the story and to men and women in the street as he develops and refines his unique perspective on the new kind of war America finds itself fighting"--Publisher's web site
Don't know much about American history by Kenneth C Davis( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
Presents, in question and answer format, a history of the United States from the exploration of Christopher Columbus to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001
The anatomy of peace resolving the heart of conflict ( file )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
This work proposes a solution to the potentially devastating problem of conflict and its resulting bitterness and regret, contending that only through developing an understanding of ourselves can we confront external conflicts to achieve real peace
The real crash [America's coming bankruptcy-- how to save yourself and your country] by Peter D Schiff( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
In The Real Crash, Peter Schiff details the issues facing our current economy and predicts that if changes are not made, the worst is still to come. He argues that the American consumers are to blame, and that the government is exacerbating the situation by creating bailouts and stimulus plans that are blowing the bubble back up instead of revamping the broken system. His fix is this: consume less and save more while companies invest for the long-term and the government tightens its belt
Our iceberg is melting [changing and succeeding under any conditions] by John P Kotter( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
One penguin finds a problem that could become a big problem for the whole colony. However, none of the other penguins want to listen
The world is flat [a brief history of the twenty-first century] by Thomas L Friedman( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
Translating complex foreign policy and economic issues, Friedman demystifies the new "flat" world for listeners, making sense of the advances in technology and communications, and showing how governments and societies can, and must, adapt
The best American short stories ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Presents selections from the 2003 edition of Best American Short Stories
A short history of the United States by Robert V Remini( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Robert V. Remini, professor emeritus of history and humanities at the University of Illinois, provides an accessible and concise history of The United States of America. Beginning with the migration and settlement of Native Americans in North America and progressing up to modern day terrorism fears, this text highlights the majorly influential historical events of this country
Raymond + Hannah [a love story] by Stephen Marche( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
A week before leaving for a nine-month stay in Jerusalem to study the Torah, Hannah begins a love affair with Raymond, an atheist gentile
Don't know much about history [everything you need to know about America history but never learned] by Kenneth C Davis( file )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
As bestselling author Kenneth C. Davis knows, history can be fun, fascinating, and memorable. Davis now does for young people what his earlier book did for adults. In his trademark question-and-answer style--peppered with surprising facts and historic reproductions--Davis introduces our ancestors who settled the East and expanded the West, as well as those who had been living here all along. His sure touch brings the drama and excitement of the American story vividly to life
Maestro a surprising story about leading by listening by Roger Nierenberg( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
A conductor reveals powerful leadership lessons by explaining the inner workings of a symphony orchestra Roger Nierenberg, a veteran conductor, is the creator of The Music Paradigm, a unique program that invites people to sit INSIDE a professional symphony orchestra as the musicians and conductor solve problems together. He captures that experience in Maestro: A Surprising Story about Leading by Listening, a parable about a rising executive tough challenges. The narrator befriends an orchestra conductor and is inspired to think about leadership and communication in an entirely new way
Night on the galactic railroad ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
A young boy named Giovanni had a life filled with hardships. He toiled late into the night, he cared for his sick mother, and he was scorned by all the other children. But one night, as he gazes into the starry sky, a mysterious galactic train appears and Giovanni embarks on a magical adventure through the Milky Way
The world is flat : a brief history of the twenty-first century by Thomas L Friedman( Book )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Undetermined and English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
This book is an update on globalization, its history, successes, and discontents. It discusses a wide range of topics, from the September 11 terrorist attacks to the growth of the middle class in both China and India. This new edition is the author's account of the great changes taking place in our time, as lightning-swift advances in technology and communications put people all over the globe in touch as never before, creating an explosion of wealth in India and China, and challenging the rest of us to run even faster just to stay in place. Updated and expanded, it features more than a hundred pages of fresh reporting and commentary, drawn from the author's travels around the world and across the American heartland from anyplace where the flattening of the world is being felt. Here he shows how and why globalization has accelerated, and demystifies the new flat world for readers, allowing them to make sense of the often bewildering scene unfolding before their eyes. Translating complex foreign policy and economic issues, he explains how the flattening of the world happened at the dawn of the twenty-first century; what it means to countries, companies, communities, and individuals; how governments and societies can, and must, adapt; and why terrorists want to stand in the way
Hot, flat, and crowded why we need a green revolution and how it can renew America by Thomas L Friedman( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
New York Times columnist and Pulitzer Prize winner Thomas L. Friedman addresses the red-hot topic of global climate change. Here, he proposes a national plan for going green that will not only benefit the earth, but also make America's economy stronger and its borders more secure
The wrecking crew how conservatives rule by Thomas Frank( file )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Thomas Frank explored why Americans vote for politicians who cater to the rich in his previous book. Now he explains what the politicians have given us: a corrupt Washington
The World Is Flat 3.0 A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century by Thomas L Friedman( file )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
This Independence Day edition of The World is Flat 3.0 includes an an exclusive preview of That Used to Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back, by Thomas L. Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum, on sale September 5th, 2011.A New Edition of the Phenomenal #1 Bestseller "One mark of a great book is that it makes you see things in a new way, and Mr. Friedman certainly succeeds in that goal," the Nobel laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz wrote in The New York Times reviewing The World Is Flat in 2005. In this new edition, Thomas L. Friedman includes fresh stories and insights to help us understand the flattening of the world. Weaving new information into his overall thesis, and answering the questions he has been most frequently asked by parents across the country, this third edition also includes two new chapters--on how to be a political activist and social entrepreneur in a flat world; and on the more troubling question of how to manage our reputations and privacy in a world where we are all becoming publishers and public figures. The World Is Flat 3.0 is an essential update on globalization, its opportunities for individual empowerment, its achievements at lifting millions out of poverty, and its drawbacks--environmental, social, and political, powerfully illuminated by the Pulitzer Prize--winning author of The Lexus and the Olive Tree
 
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Zarustica, Pete
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