How to Read Your Opponents´ Cards:The Bridge Experts´ Way to Locate Missing High Cards Mike Lawrence
Judgment at Bridge 2:Be a Better Player and More Difficult Opponent Mike Lawrence
Everybody in boxing probably makes out well except for the fighter. (Mike Tyson) A lot of ink has been spilled covering the lives of history´s most influential figures, but how much of the forest is lost for the trees? In Charles River Editors´ American Legends series, listeners can get caught up to speed on the lives of America´s most important men and women in the time it takes to finish a commute, while learning interesting facts long forgotten or never known. ´´Iron´´ Mike Tyson was one of the most feared opponents to ever step into a boxing ring. With unbelievable power that floored or stopped all but two of his first 28 professional opponents, Tyson began an unprecedented ascent to the top of the boxing world, becoming the youngest champion in history with a second-round TKO over Trevor Berbick, the last man to box and defeat Muhammad Ali. That victory, in November 1986, prompted one British sports reporter to write, ´´The noble and manly art of boxing can at least cease worrying about its immediate future, now it has discovered a heavyweight champion fit to stand alongside Dempsey, Tunney, Louis, Marciano, and Ali.´´ Tyson became one of the biggest names in sports during the 1980s and could literally do no wrong in the ring, compiling a 37-0 record with 33 KO/TKOs. On top of that, he was the face of the iconic Nintendo game Mike Tyson´s Punch-Out!!, a favorite among every video gamer in Generations X and Y. It was a stunning rise for a kid who grew up poor with no father in rough neighborhoods of New York City. Taunted for his now instantly recognizable high voice and lisp, Tyson was quick to fight and a petty criminal who became orphaned upon his mother´s death when he was 16. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Don Hoeksema. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/034331/bk_acx0_034331_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A new addition to the four-time New York Times best-selling Ring of Fire series from alternate history master Eric Flint.After carving a place for itself among the struggling powers of 17th-century Western Europe, the ´´out-of-time´´ modern town of Grantville, West Virginia must fight for its life against Dark Age domination. A cosmic accident sets the modern town of Grantville, West Virginia, down in war-torn 17th-century Europe and a new nation is forged. Now when United States of Europe ally King Gustavas of Sweden invades Poland, the U.S. of E. is dragged into a full-scale European war against ruthless opponents. Meanwhile Mike Stearns, wily and courageous leader of the up-time West Virginians, has been turned out of office in an election. But, like Churchill (before and after him) Stearns is not done yet. He´s determined to stoke the fires of democratic rebellion in Saxony near the main front, and thus keep the young nation he founded, and once led, out of the hands of medieval tyrants - tyrants who would like nothing better than to wipe those troublesome upstarts from the future off the timeline and go back to the bad old days of oppression and serfdom. 1. Language: English. Narrator: George Guidall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/reco/012995/bk_reco_012995_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Alternate history master Eric Flint returns in top form with an epic addition to the multiple New York Times best-selling Ring of Fire series. After carving a place for itself among the struggling powers of 17th-century Western Europe, the ´´out-of-time´´ modern town of Grantville, West Virginia, must fight for its life against Dark Age domination. A cosmic accident sets the modern town of Grantville, West Virginia, down in war-torn 17th century Europe, and a new nation is forged. Now, when United States of Europe ally King Gustavas of Sweden invades Poland, the US of E is dragged into a full-scale European war against ruthless opponents. Meanwhile Mike Stearns, wily and courageous leader of the up-time West Virginians, has been turned out of office in an election. But, like Churchill before (and after) him, Stearns is not done yet. He´s determined to stoke the fires of democratic rebellion in Saxony near the main front and thus keep the young nation he founded, and once led, out of the hands of medieval tyrants - tyrants who would like nothing better than to wipe those troublesome upstarts from the future off the time line and go back to the bad old days of oppression and serfdom. 1. Language: English. Narrator: George Guidall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/reco/009363/bk_reco_009363_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Some of America´s most important founders have been erased from our history books. In the fight to restore the true meaning of the Constitution, their stories must be told. In the earliest days of our nation, a handful of unsung heroes - including women, slaves, and an Iroquois chief - made crucial contributions to our republic. They pioneered the ideas that led to the Bill of Rights, the separation of powers, and the abolition of slavery. Yet their faces haven´t been printed on our currency or carved into any cliffs. Instead they were marginalized, silenced, or forgotten - sometimes by an accident of history, sometimes by design. In the thick of the debates over the Constitution, some founders warned about the dangers of giving too much power to the central government. Though they did not win every battle, these anti-Federalists and their allies managed to insert a system of checks and balances to protect the people from an intrusive federal government. Other forgotten figures were not politicians themselves but by their thoughts and actions influenced America´s story. Yet successive generations have forgotten their message, leading to the creation of a vast federal bureaucracy that our founders would not recognize and did not want. Senator Mike Lee, one of the most consistent and impassioned opponents of an abusive federal government, tells the story of liberty´s forgotten heroes. In this book you´ll learn the true stories of founders such as: Aaron Burr, who is depicted in the popular musical Hamilton and in history books as a villain, but in reality was a far more complicated figure who fought the abuse of executive power Mercy Otis Warren, one of the most prominent female writers in the Revolution and a protégé of John Adams, who engaged in vigorous debates against the encroachment of federal power and ultimately broke with Adams over her fears of the Constitution Canasatego 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kimberly Farr. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/peng/003153/bk_peng_003153_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Meet Little Mike and his cousin, Joshua: they have engaged in a fierce race. One night, the little boys were getting ready to go to sleep when they decide to have a race to find out who could get into their pajamas quicker. Little Mike’s pants and shirts both have buttons on them. Joshua’s clothes have zippers. They decide to battle it out every night to see who will win. Off they go! Little Mike is quicker and finishes putting them on first. At the end, they both win. But Little Mike wants to race again. They decide to go to the master in order to see if they can race again. Buttons and Zippers is for beginner audiences. I was inspired by my first job and son to write this book. This story reflects the day-to-day life of many Pre-K to third graders, even adults, in their struggle to surpass their opponents. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Anthony Pica. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/121051/bk_acx0_121051_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Al Capone and the Chicago Underworld incorporates some elements of Canasta to the Mystery Rummy series with players scoring various bonuses for collecting complete sets. Sets have varying numbers of cards in them, from Mike Heitler with four cards up to Al Capone with eight. The four types of gavel card make cards accessible everywhere: Agent Meeting´´ searches other players´ hands, ´´Eliot Ness´´ searches the deck, ´´search Warrant´´ looks in the discard pile, and ´´Raid´´ allows you to take an opponent´s already melded cards, provided that you have at least three melded. All these mechanisms help you complete your sets, but also put you on guard against your opponent doing the same.´´