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McCain, John 1936-

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Works: 529 works in 818 publications in 6 languages and 41,336 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Case studies  Miscellanea  Anecdotes  Documentary films  History  Military history  Interviews  Drama  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Speaker, Narrator, Commentator, Author of introduction, Correspondent
Classifications: E840.8.M467, B
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Most widely held works by John McCain
Why courage matters : the way to a braver life by John McCain( Book )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,829 libraries worldwide
A reflection on courage presents a collection of stories of surpassing bravery and selfless devotion to duty and offers portraits of individuals--both famous and unheralded--who confronted adversity and triumphed
Why we fight ( visu )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,680 libraries worldwide
Reflexió sobre la relació entre la posició dels Estats Units d'Amèrica com a imperi i la seva història d'intervencions militars a l'estranger
Hard call : great decisions and the extraordinary people who made them by John McCain( Book )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,679 libraries worldwide
At some point in our lives, we all face tough decisions and have to make that hard call. In this book, Senator McCain and Mark Salter use experiences of both extraordinary people and people in extraordinary circumstances to describe the anatomy of a great decision. Highlights include: Henry Ford's decision to sacrifice his company's competitive edge by reducing the work day and guaranteeing a minimum wage; Branch Rickey's decision to offer Jackie Robinson a contract to play for the Brooklyn Dodgers in the face of public opposition; Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf 's decision to return to wartorn Liberia after receiving an economics degree from Harvard; General Fred Weyand's decision to redeploy fifteen of his battalions despite resistance from senior American military commanders in Vietnam; and much more.--From publisher description
Character is destiny : inspiring stories every young person should know and every adult should remember by John McCain( Book )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,572 libraries worldwide
A volume of moral and ethical lessons presents a collection of profiles of individuals who exemplify such qualities and values as diligence, forgiveness, humor, confidence, and honesty
Thirteen soldiers : a personal history of Americans at war by John McCain( Book )
6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,199 libraries worldwide
"John McCain's ... history of Americans at war, told through the personal accounts of thirteen remarkable soldiers who fought in major military conflicts from the Revolutionary War of 1776 to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan"--Amazon.com
Hard call great decisions and the extraordinary people who made them by John McCain( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,184 libraries worldwide
McCain pays tribute to men and women who were important examples of composure, wisdom, and intellect in the face of tough decisions, in a volume that cites the examples of such figures as Henry Ford, Branch Rickey, and Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf.--
Why courage matters by John McCain( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 487 libraries worldwide
"In this inspiring meditation on courage, John McCain shares his favorite stories of people who have faced adversity and triumphed. For anyone who has ever wondered where courage comes from and how certain individuals are able to find the resolve to take great risks, McCain offers stories of fortitude and bravery. "I have spent time in the company of heroes," McCain writes, "and I was raised on tales of surpassing courage and selfless devotion to duty. I have seen and heard of Americans who overcame extraordinary challenges on behalf of their country in struggles almost mythic in their dimensions." An empowering audiobook that will strengthen the spirit of anyone who hears it, Why courage matters is a testament to the power of the human spirit"--Container
Character is destiny [inspiring stories every young person should know and every adult should remember] by John McCain( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 376 libraries worldwide
Unabridged
Faith of my fathers ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 367 libraries worldwide
Based on the memoir by Senator John McCain and Mark Salter, Faith of my Fathers chronicles the younger years of Senator McCain's life, beginning as a hotshot Navy pilot through his five years of captivity as a prisoner of war in North Vietnam
On native soil ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 304 libraries worldwide
True story of the tragic events of 9/11, based on the Commission Report study. Features interviews with family members, John McCain, Joe Lieberman and Max Cleland
Last letters home : voices of Americans from the battlefields of Iraq ( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 303 libraries worldwide
Briefly profiles fourteen men and women from the U.S. armed forces who lost their lives fighting in Iraq and presents letters they wrote to their families that reveal the experiences and emotions of individuals changed by the perils of battle
Character is destiny : true stories every young person should know and every adult should remember by John McCain( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 282 libraries worldwide
A volume of moral and ethical lessons parents and children presents a collection of original profiles of individuals who exemplify important virtues and values
13 soldiers : a personal history of Americans at war by John McCain( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 256 libraries worldwide
John McCain's evocative history of Americans at war, told through the personal accounts of thirteen remarkable soldiers who fought in major military conflicts, from the Revolutionary War of 1776 to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan
Mr. Conservative Goldwater on Goldwater ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
Follows Arizona Senator Barry Goldwater's tumultuous election year, as well as other years in a career that encompassed numerous political and ideological triumphs. Though he never achieved the ultimate prize, the election of Ronald Reagan in 1980 vindicated the conservative agenda Goldwater had long championed. Ironically, in later years, Goldwater's support of issues like abortion and gay rights were diametrically opposed to those of the "new conservative" leadership, underscoring both the distance the country has traveled in the last 40 years, as well as the dogged independence Goldwater embodied up to his death in 1998
Hard call : the art of great decisions by John McCain( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
Senator John McCain and Mark Salter describe the anatomy of great decisions and the six qualities often present in the people who make them: awareness, timing, foresight, confidence, humility, and inspiration. These characteristics are personified by the exceptional individuals in this book, each of whom made a hard call
Why courage matters : stories of bravery in action by John McCain( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
A reflection on courage presents a collection of stories of surpassing bravery and selfless devotion to duty and offers portraits of individuals--both famous and unheralded--who confronted adversity and triumphed
Ethos a time for change ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
Hosted by actor and activist Woody Harrelson, Ethos lifts the lid on a Pandora's Box of systemic issues that guarantee failure in every aspect of human lives, from the environment to democracy and our own personal liberty: From terrifying conflicts of interests in politics to unregulated corporate power, to a media in the hands of massive conglomerates, and a military industrial complex that virtually owns our representatives. With interviews from some of today's leading thinkers and source material from the finest documentary film makers of our times Ethos examines and unravels these complex relationships, and offers a solution, a simple but powerful way for you to change this system, through consumer activism
Fighting for a generation : 20 years of the UFC ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
For the 20th anniversary of the organization, this documentary looks at the history of the UFC from its controversial early years to its rise to the fastest growing sports organization in the world. Includes interviews, rare footage, and insight from those who shaped the organization
The official Senate report on CIA torture : Committee study of the Central Intelligence Agency's Detention and Interrogation Program by United States( Book )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Finally declassified and released after five years in the making, the Senate Intelligence Committee's report on the CIA's torture program, which describes in excruciating detail what Obama has called "harsh methods ... inconsistent with our values as a nation," is now available to the American public--citizens who have a right to know the truth
Barack Obama the power of hope ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Historic footage from Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign and 2009 inauguration, including the Iowa caucus victory speech, key debates, and inaugural speech
 
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Alternative Names
Con Makkeyn
Džons Makeins
Ioannes McCain
John Mc Cain
John McCain Amerikaans politicus
John McCain amerykański senator
John McCain politicien américain
John McCain político estadounidense
John McCain politico statunitense
John McCain Senador ti Estados Unidos
John McCain U.S. Senator from state of Arizona, United States; politician
John McCain US-amerikanischer Politiker
MacCain, John 1936-
MacCain, John S. 1936-
Maikaien 1936-
Makkein Džon
Mc Cain, John 1936-
McCain, John
McCain, John S.
McCain John S. 1936-....
McCain, John Sidney.
McCain John Sidney 1936-....
Τζον Μακέιν
Джон Макейн
Джон Маккейн
Джон Сідні Макейн
Жон МакКэйн
Маккейн, Джон американский политик
Џон Мекејн
ג'ון מקיין
דזשאן מעקעין
جان مک‌کین
جون ماكين
جون ماكين، 1936-
जॉन मॅककेन
জন ম্যাককেইন
ஜான் மெக்கெய்ன்
ജോൺ മക്കെയ്ൻ
ජෝන් මැකේන්
จอห์น แมคเคน
ဂျွန်မက်ကိန်း
ჯონ მაკ-კეინი
존 매케인
ジョン・マケイン
强 马凯恩
约翰·麦凯恩 美国政治家、美国联邦参议员
約翰·麥凱恩 美國政治家、美國聯邦參議員
麥堅
Languages
English (257)
Chinese (2)
Danish (1)
Indonesian (1)
Korean (1)
Hindi (1)
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