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Beyond the Dance

by Cary Fagan Chan Hon Goh

Shortlisted for the Rocky Mountain Book AwardNominated for The Rocky Mountain Book Award (An Alberta Children's Choice Book Award)Nominated for the 2003 Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children's Non-FictionAn elegant, expressive dancer, Chan Hon Goh is one of the ballet world's great stars. She is a brilliant technician possessing a delicate beauty and radiant stage presence. Born in Beijing to dancer parents, she tells the story of their flight to Canada from an oppressive regime that thwarted her father's career, her rigorous training, and her battle to achieve acceptance as the only Chinese-born primaballerina in the history of the National Ballet.This fascinating look at the life of a dancer will appeal not only to the legions of Chan Hon Goh's admirers and to students of ballet, but also to young readers who understand what it is to pursue a dream.From the Hardcover edition.

Beyond the Cross and the Switchblade

by David Wilkerson

From the Book Jacket: uthor, David Wilkerson, what has happened since its publication in the early 1960s. Their gratifying interest in his story and his ministry has prompted him to bring his many readers up-to-date with a fitting sequel-and BEYOND THE CROSS AND THE SWITCHBLADE is just the book we've all been waiting for. Here is a nostalgic look back at memorable characters from the original book and a brief review of what they're doing today. We are treated to a behind-the- scenes look at the making of the movie version of THE CROSS AND THE SWITCHBLADE, starring Pat Boone, and find that, surprisingly, the venture brought fame but not fortune. The publicity accompanying the book and the movie turned the skinny preacher from Pennsylvania into a reluctant celebrity, and eventually forced him to withdraw from the rat race for a while. Only then was he able to place things in their proper perspective-waiting upon "Holy Ghost timing," as he puts it-thus renewing his person-to-person ministry that had been temporarily sidetracked by other commitments. The past decade was filled with many ups and downs for the entire Wilkerson family, and David frankly recounts it all: his wife Gwen's gallant bout with cancer, his brother Jerry's now- conquered battle with alcoholism. Yet BEYOND THE CROSS AND THE SWITCHBLADE is far more than reminiscences of THE CROSS AND THE SWITCHBLADE; it is a very now book in which David Wilkerson speaks directly to the most pressing needs of today. A large portion of the book is concerned with the phenomenon of drugs in the suburbs. Unfortunately, in the years since David Wilkerson labored for the Lord in the back alleys of the ghettos, drug use has spread to the backyards of suburbia. A chapter is devoted to the related subject of the forgotten teen-agers, those good, clean-cut kids of relative affluence who nevertheless have many serious problems and who need to come to Jesus just as desperately as their more publicized contemporaries, the juvenile delinquents. All in all, David Wilkerson's Teen Challenge is constantly redirecting itself to meet these new challenges. Throughout, spiritual lessons intermingle with heartwarming human interest episodes to imbue BEYOND THE CROSS AND THE SWITCHBLADE with that singular, "can't put it down" quality that marks a sure-fire best seller. The Trusting Place Two Odd "Success" Stories The Day I Quit the Rat Race Drugs in the Suburbs The Forgotten Teen-Ager The Fear I Couldn't Conquer

Beyond the Cleavage

by Raquel Welch

She didn't hatch out of an eagle's nest, circa One Million Years B.C., clad in a skimpy fur bikini. For many years after making her Hollywood entrance as every man's fantasy, Raquel Welch was best known for her beauty and sex appeal.

Beyond the Castle: A Guide to Discovering Your Happily Ever After

by Glen Keane Jody Jean Dreyer Stacy L. Windahl

When the credits roll and you've left the park, when your Disney day is over, how do you take the magic with you into your everyday work and life?Jody Jean Dreyer worked for the Walt Disney Company for 30 years and in Beyond the Castle she shares one-of-a-kind stories and insights into what sets the Disney experience apart, as well as secrets to help readers discover their own “happily ever after.”Beginning with her first position as a summer intern at Walt Disney World, through her role leading synergy and special projects for Disney (reporting to former CEO Michael Eisner), to her work with top leadership at Walt Disney Motion Pictures sharing the magic of Disney films around the world, Jody unpacks secrets that can change the way we understand ourselves, our work and relationships, and how we can find our own path to happiness. You will read her stories about working with Walt’s nephew, Roy E. Disney, her front-line role in the opening of theme parks around the world and her own journey to discovering how to bring some Disney magic into every day.The wish for happy endings is written in our hearts. Every park guest or movie watcher is looking for their own “happily ever after,” as they ask the questions: What’s my story? Does it matter? Will the story end well for me? Jody’s personal experiences and her underpinning faith help her to offer practical and sometimes unexpected principles to better appreciate and navigate our own stories.Jody’s entertaining storytelling will satisfy a reader's desire to open the doors and peek inside the castle – and more, to unlock and illuminate life’s true treasure.

Beyond the Call: Three Women on the Front Lines in Afghanistan

by Eileen Rivers

A riveting account of three women who fought shoulder-to-shoulder with men and worked with local women to restore their lives and push back the TalibanThey marched under the heat with 40-pound rucksacks on their backs. They fired weapons out of the windows of military vehicles, defending their units in deadly battles. And they did things that their male counterparts could never do--gather intelligence on the Taliban from the women of Afghanistan. As females they could circumvent Muslim traditions and cultivate relationships with Afghan women who were bound by tradition not to speak with American military men. And their work in local villages helped empower Afghan women, providing them with the education and financial tools necessary to rebuild their nation--and the courage to push back against the insurgency that wanted to destroy it. For the women warriors of the military's Female Engagement Teams (FET) it was dangerous, courageous, and sometimes heartbreaking work.Beyond the Call follows the groundbreaking journeys of three women as they first fight military brass and culture and then enemy fire and tradition. And like the men with whom they served, their battles were not over when they returned home.

Beyond Survival: Building on the Hard Times, A POW's Inspiring Story

by Gerald Coffee

When life loses its meaning, when suddenly the world is turned upside down, when there's nothing left that resembles life as we've known it, where do we find the strength and sustenance to go on? For naval aviator Jerry Coffee and others who were held as prisoners of war in North Vietnam, there was only one choice: to go within. Beyond Survival is a journey into the invincible human spirit that unites heart and mind in a compelling and unforgettable experience. Drawing from his seven years as a POW, Captain Coffee provides timeless lessons that apply to the physical, emotional, and ethical challenges of everyday life. Proving that leadership and creativity are possible in difficult and uncertain circumstances, Captain Coffee offers a message we can draw on in any trying situation. His story demonstrates that conviction must come from within, and in telling that story he touches the place inside of us where growth begins. Beyond Survival is a positive statement about love and commitment in the midst of war and division. It contrasts the cold reality of war, degradation, and torture with the warmth of human connections, inner serenity, and kinship with all of life. It poignantly illustrates that to be stripped of everything that is familiar and by which we identify ourselves leaves us with only what unites us-our human identity. It conveys truths about relationships at every level-with ourselves, with others, with our country, and with our God. Without inflaming the wounds inflicted by America's involvement in Vietnam, Beyond Survival explores an issue at the heart of every free society: the willingness of ordinary individuals to maintain a passion for freedom so compelling that adversity strengthens rather than weakens personal resolve in the worst of circumstances. Through Gerald Coffee's story you will discover the universal principles of survival and triumph that empower anyone to overcome adversity.

Beyond Rain of Gold

by Victor Villaseñor

Beyond Rain of Gold is the incredible story behind the writing and publication of Victor Villaseñor’s national bestseller Rain of Gold. <P><P>It captures the difficult and courageous path the author followed to ensure that his family’s saga would be published as the authentic, true account it is. The real power of this book lies in the sacred relationship that Villaseñor has with his father, mother, and ancestors. In other words, Beyond Rain of Gold encompasses the magical messages that Villaseñor’s indigenous ancestors told him are universal themes common to native peoples everywhere on this planet . . . and at one time we were all indigenous. <P><P>This is an exciting, raw, and honest work, with events occurring that transcend the boundaries of what we normally call reality. And like Carlos Castaneda’s Don Juan trilogy, Beyond Rain of Gold explores altered states of consciousness, revealing the wisdom and magic inherent in everyday existence. <P><P>This is a book that will make you see the world in an entirely different way, and which will stimulate your mind and emotions to create a New Earth way of thinking and being!

Beyond Powerful Radio: A Communicator's Guide To The Internet Age - News, Talk, Information And Personality

by Valerie Geller

Beyond Powerful Radio is a complete guide to becoming a powerful broadcast communicator on radio or internet! This how-to cookbook is for broadcasters who want to learn the craft and improve. This practical and easy-to-read book, filled with bullet lists, offers techniques to learn everything from how to produce and host a show, to news gathering, coverage of investigative and breaking stories, writing and delivering the commercial copy and selling the air time. With contributions from over 100 top experts across all broadcast fields, Beyond Powerful Radio offers techniques, advice and lessons to build original programming, for news, programming, talk shows, producers, citizen journalism, copy writing, sales, commercials, promotions, production, research, fundraising, and more. <P><P> Plus: Tips to assemble a winning team; to develop, build, and market your brand; get your next job in broadcasting, effectively promote your product; increase sales; write and produce commercials; raise money with your station; deal with creative burnout and manage high ego talent; and to research and grow your audience. <P><P> Never be boring! Get, keep, and grow audiences through powerful personality, storytelling, and focus across any format. Tried-and-true broadcast techniques apply to the myriad forms of audio broadcast available today, including Web radio and podcasting. While the technology and delivery systems change, the one constant is content! Listeners, viewers, and surfers want to be entertained, informed, inspired, persuaded, and connected with powerful personalities, and storytellers.

Beyond Possible: One Soldier, Fourteen Peaks - My Life In The Death Zone

by Nimsdai Purja

'If you're going to get one book this year get Beyond Possible.' - Ant Middleton <P><P>'Not only does Nims have exceptional physical stamina, he's also a leader with great skills in financial management and logistics.' - Reinhold Messner, the first person to climb all fourteen highest mountains in the world***Welcome to The Death Zone. <P><P>Fourteen mountains on Earth tower over 8,000 metres above sea level, an altitude where the brain and body withers and dies. Until recently, the world record for climbing them all stood at nearly eight years. So I announced I was summiting them in under seven months. People laughed. They told me I was crazy, even though I'd sharpened my climbing skills on the brutal Himalayan peaks of Everest and Dhaulagiri. But I possessed more than enough belief, strength and resilience to nail the job, having taken down enemy gunmen and terrorist bomb makers while serving with the Gurkhas and the UK Special Forces. <P><P>Throughout 2019, I came alive in the death zone. Soon after, I was showing the world a new truth: that with bravery and enough heart and drive, the impossible was possible...

Beyond Peace

by Richard Nixon

"Beyond Peace is Mr. Nixon's best book." --The New York TimesBeyond Peace is a manifesto for a new America, written with visionary insight and a realistic idealism by the 37th President of the United States--and only completed weeks before his death. In this last testament, Nixon offers a new agenda for the United States and defines its role in the complex post-Cold War era. Nixon charts the course America should take in the future to ensure that the opportunities of this new era beyond peace are not lost. America's issues, he argues, extend from a crisis of spirit which manifests itself in a corrosive entitlement mentality that he describes as "one of the greatest threats to our fiscal health, our moral fiber, and our ability to renew our nation." With his unrivaled experience in foreign affairs gained over many years as a statesman in the international arena, he gives answers to complex foreign issues facing the United States. And his intimate portraits and analyses of world leaders--past and present--offer us a unique, bird's-eye view of leadership and international politics. This book challenges us to seek more than just peace; it must be a mission that will unify and inspire the country, built on peace but able to transcend it.

Beyond Ophir: Confessions of an Iditarod Musher, An Alaska Odyssey

by Jim Lanier

Jim Lanier had a good life going: a great family, a successful pathologist, a sometimes singer. Then he went to the dogs, ran the Iditarod in 1979, and has never recovered. With that '79 race as the book's backbone, Jim tells its tale--entertaining, exciting, occasionally informative, and mostly the truth. From the bustle of metropolitan Anchorage to Front Street in Nome, it's no how to do. If anything, it's a how not to--how not to prepare, how not to train, how not to run. On the other hand, it's how not to give in to the urge to quit when the going gets tough, in life and in this metaphorical Iditarod.

Beyond Obsession: The Shocking True Story of a Teenage Love Affair Turned Deadly

by Richard Hammer

The chilling true story of a beautiful violin prodigy, her devoted boyfriend, and the devastating family secrets that led to a brutal murder. Joyce Aparo seemed to be the perfect single mother. She doted on her sixteen-year-old daughter, Karin, encouraging her musical ability and lavishing affection on her. But behind closed doors, Joyce was a terror. For thirteen years, she beat Karin savagely, kept her away from other children, and demeaned her relentlessly. When Karin met the troubled yet brilliant Dennis Coleman, the two fell head-over-heels into lustful infatuation. But Joyce disapproved--so she had to die. On August 5, 1987, Joyce's body was found under a bridge near the Connecticut-Massachusetts border. She had been strangled, and was covered in bruises, with paper stuffed in her mouth and pantyhose knotted around her throat. The police investigation soon dragged her horrific treatment of Karin into the open, and the teenage lovers became the prime suspects. Dennis eventually confessed to the murder, testifying that Karin begged him to kill her mother. But Karin had a very different story to tell, claiming to have no knowledge of Dennis's plans. Was she manipulating the police the same way she manipulated her former boyfriend, or was she an innocent victim? Based on meticulous research, court transcripts, and interviews with the survivors, Beyond Obsession is the definitive account of an American tragedy and the basis for a popular TV movie starring Victoria Principal and Emily Warfield.

Beyond Nab End: The Sequel to The Road to Nab End

by William Woodruff

The second volume of Woodruff's memoirs starts with his arrival in the EastEnd of London in the early 1930s. He finds lodgings with a Cockney family inStratford, where he shares a single bed (head to toe) with a stonebreaker.He thinks himself lucky to get a job at an iron foundry until he faces thegruelling, back-breaking work. But William is indomitable. To find his oldsweetheart, he one day cycles to Berkhamstead. She's not there and hereturns in a snowstorm - it takes him eight hours to reach friends in thewest of London and then, after three hours sleep, another four to get towork on time.Eventually he joins a night school to 'get some learnin'; his first whitecollar job starts for the water board in S( Brettenham House! His studiesfinally take him to the Catholic Workers College (which is now PlaterCollege), Oxford.How the foundry worker became a scholar, how war interrupted his studies -and William's concluding description of returning from war to meet the sonhe's never seen - is a deeply moving story.

Beyond Nab End: The Sequel to The Road to Nab End

by William Woodruff

The second volume of Woodruff's memoirs starts with his arrival in the EastEnd of London in the early 1930s. He finds lodgings with a Cockney family inStratford, where he shares a single bed (head to toe) with a stonebreaker.He thinks himself lucky to get a job at an iron foundry until he faces thegruelling, back-breaking work. But William is indomitable. To find his oldsweetheart, he one day cycles to Berkhamstead. She's not there and hereturns in a snowstorm - it takes him eight hours to reach friends in thewest of London and then, after three hours sleep, another four to get towork on time.Eventually he joins a night school to 'get some learnin'; his first whitecollar job starts for the water board in S( Brettenham House! His studiesfinally take him to the Catholic Workers College (which is now PlaterCollege), Oxford.How the foundry worker became a scholar, how war interrupted his studies -and William's concluding description of returning from war to meet the sonhe's never seen - is a deeply moving story.

Beyond My Yesterdays: A Woman's Journey from Darkness to Light

by Jeannie Keneley

<p>A faith-based journey of the heart as a woman seeks healing from a troubled past by looking to one of the Bible’s most misunderstood characters. <p>While many have written about healing in the aftermath of divorce, few have opened their hearts as fully as Jeannie Keneley does in Beyond My Yesterdays. With generosity and candor, Jeannie gives us insight into her private world of devastation and hope in the process of healing from abuse, betrayal, and abandonment. <p>A successful entrepreneur who built and sold four interior design businesses over the course of her career, Jeannie is now a full-time Christian author and speaker with a passionate heart for those who hurt, and an encouraging message for those who finds themselves lonely and lost in life. For at the same time Jeannie was reaching the heights of professional success, she kept making wrong turns in her search for personal happiness. After three destructive marriages and divorces, Jeannie finally came to the end of her “dark night of the soul” and found her answers in the arms of her Creator. <p>In Beyond My Yesterdays, Jeannie explores the biblical story of the Woman at the Well. She shares a story of two women separated by two thousand years, yet intrinsically bonded by one shared experience. As we look at these women, our eyes are opened to new insights and truths of the magnificent power of healing through God’s amazing grace.</p>

Beyond The Music

by Joe Biel

Punk is notorious for its loud music, aggressive attitude, and safety-pinned style. Less well known is the radical value system that has emerged hand in hand with the sound and aesthetic. Since the 1970s, punks have built their music, fashion, and lifestyles around core values of social justice, creative freedom, community integrity, fiercely democratic politics and do-it-yourself ingenuity. From journalism to psychology, graphic design to alternative fuel, bodybuilding to the Occupy movement, these interviews show just some of the ways that punk values continue to shape mainstream American life.

Beyond Love and Loyalty

by Thomas Wolfe

Letters--mostly of the nuts-and-bolts, practical variety--between Thomas Wolfe and his literary agent, Elizabeth Nowell. Nowell served as Wolfe's editor for many of his short stories, paring them down to make them acceptable to magazines. Oddly enough, his attitude toward her was grateful rather than adversarial, and their deep mutual respect is clearly evident in these letters.Originally published in 1983. A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value.

Beyond Little Women: A Story about Louisa May Alcott

by Susan Bivin Aller

A biographical account of the life of Louisa May Alcott.

Beyond Invincible: Live Large, Live Long, and Leave a Profound Legacy

by Jennifer L. Carroll

Beyond Invincible urges Alpha Entrepreneurs to live larger and longer with abundant success and leave a profound legacy of significance. This is the story of Phila rock star entrepreneur whose life was tragically cut short because he thought he was invincible. Jennifer shares the true story about her rock-star entrepreneur husband of 22 years, who built a multimillion-dollar houseboating business by 25 years old, married the love of his life, traveled to nearly 50 countries, ran numerous triathlons, raised two children, and had an unstoppable spirit. Tragically he was stopped at age 52 by prostate cancer because he wasnt proactive about his health. Yet, at the end of his life he was able to say that he had nothing left on his bucket listexcept to be the worlds greatest grandfather. Entrepreneurs can live large, but they also need to live long. Because in life, length matters. Jennifer speaks to entrepreneurs and their spouses as she entertains, educates, and saves lives by sharing Phils story and emphasizing the importance of being proactive about health. Treat your health the way you treat your businesses, do the due diligence of getting checked, add years to your life, and leave a profound legacy!,

Beyond Happiness

by Anthony Seldon

As Britain's best-known headmaster, Sir Anthony famously introduced happiness, or well-being, lessons at his school, Wellington College. In 2011, he co-founded Action for Happiness, a body to raise awareness of the discovery of happiness and reduction of depression, whose influence is growing rapidly in Britain and across the world. In this book Anthony Seldon distinguishes between pleasure, happiness and joy, and offers an original 8-step approach on how to make our lives far more meaningful and rewarding. The pursuit of happiness can all too easily become a trap which seduces us into thinking there is no more to life than being happy. In fact, the author is highly critical of 'positive psychology' and other dominant schools of thought. In fact, we need to reach beyond this if we are to access the deepest levels of human experience open to us, and find our own unique path in life. The author offers a further 5 steps, which point the way to accessing these deeper levels of experience, which alone result in the joyful life which is our birthright. Paradoxically, as this book demonstrates, stepping off the happiness treadmill will ultimately make for a happier and more fulfilled life. It is time to go beyond happiness.

Beyond Good Intentions: A Journey into the Realities of International Aid

by Tori Hogan

Young and idealistic, Tori Hogan travels to Kenya as an intern for Save the Children, intent upon doing her part to improve the lives of refugees. But the cynicism of a young African boy changes Tori's life and sets her on a course to reconsider everything she thought she knew about helping those in need. Years later, Tori returns to Africa and embarks on a journey through Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda, searching for the truth about what does and does not work in international aid. While there are glimmers of hope along the way, she discovers an aid industry mired in waste, ineffective solutions imposed by well-intentioned outsiders, and humanitarian efforts that do more harm than good. Beyond Good Intentionsis both a moving story of one woman's personal journey and an urgent call to arms to change the way we offer aid overseas. Tori's candid reflections on international aid shine a light on our ability to improve the lives of others, often in ways we would never expect.

Beyond Glory: Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling, and a World on the Brink

by David Margolick

Nothing in the annals of sports has aroused more passion than the heavyweight fights in New York in 1936 and 1938 between Joe Louis and Max Schmeling--bouts that symbolized and galvanized the hopes, hatreds, and fears of a world moving toward total war. David Margolick takes us into the careers of both men. We see Louis in his boyhood and amateur days in Detroit and Chicago, and the blossoming of his boxing genius. e see him, already a near-mythical figure, taking New York by storm in the 1930s, fighting before record crowds, the savior of a sport that had fallen into decline and a long sought after symbol of redemption for black America after the scandalous reign of Jack Johnson two decades earlier. And we witness how with talent, a gentle personality, and shrewd management, Louis managed to trump the brutal racism directed at him and came to dominate what had been primarily a white man's sport, becoming a hero of unprecedented power and influence in black America. Schmeling, we learn, was a kind of chameleon, a cultural icon in Weimar Germany who seamlessly, disconcertingly, maintained his privileged status after the Nazi takeover. He pulled off a remarkable feat, relying on a Jewish manager and a Jewish promoter in New York while being extolled at home as a model of "racial superiority." Margolick meticulously examines all the complex ties that developed between Schmeling and the Nazis, shattering the myth that they frowned upon him before he upset Louis in 1936--he was a ten-to-one underdog--and ostracized him after losing to Louis two years later. We see the extraordinary buildup to the 1938 rematch--the worsening international tensions seemingly raising the stakes--in which Louis would need only 124 seconds to defeat Schmeling, while radio allowed the whole world to listen. Margolick vividly captures the outpouring of emotion that the two fighters aroused in the white South, in the black and Jewish communities in the United States, in Germany, everywhere, and he makes clear the cultural and social divisions the two men came to represent as the threat posed by the Nazis became increasingly clear, and as America began to feel the effects of a nascent civil rights movement. Schmeling's postwar success in business and Louis's sad decline add a poignant coda. A book at once about sports and about a pivotal moment in twentieth-century history, Beyond Glory pulses with energy from first to last.

Beyond Championships Teen Edition: A Playbook for Winning at Life

by Lebron James Chris Morrow Dru Joyce II

In Beyond Championships Teen Edition, Coach Dru Joyce lays out the steps teens can follow to become winners on and off the court. Much more than a sports book, Beyond Championships Teen Edition is a blueprint for anyone looking to make better choices and reach their full potential. The book speaks to athletes aspiring to emulate LeBron’s success, as well as anyone who feels either uninspired or unable to change the direction of their lives. In less than ten years, Coach Dru went from someone resigned to a dull-yet-stable existence to one of the highest profile basketball coaches in the country, despite having virtually no background in the sport. It was an incredible transformation, the type most people only dream of, but one Coach Dru proved can become a reality with the right combination of faith and hard work. Beyond Championships Teen Edition focuses on the nine principles Coach Dru promotes to his players and tries to live his own life. While these principles act as the foundation on which Coach Dru has built so many successful basketball teams, their universality ensures that they can be applied to any situation.

Beyond Championships: A Playbook for Winning at Life

by Lebron James Chris Morrow Dru Joyce II

As the coach of one of high school basketball’s greatest programs, Coach Dru Joyce has been mentor and motivator to some of the nation’s best young players, including basketball legend LeBron James. Despite having virtually no experience in the sport, in less than ten years Dru went from a no-name fan to one of the highest profile basketball coaches in the country. With insight and grit earned from his years on and off the court, Coach Dru shares for the first time the secrets to his teams’ success and his own coaching achievements. Far more than a sports book, Beyond Championships is a blueprint for anyone looking to make better choices, reach their full potential, and become winners in all areas of life. As Dru outlines the nine principles that he promotes to his players and tries to live in his own life as well, you’ll discover that the solid foundation on which he built so many successful basketball programs can be applied to almost any situation. As you assess your chosen path in life and look for ways to embark on a more inspiring and rewarding journey, Coach Dru offers an accessible and relatable roadmap for personal evolution.

Beyond Business

by John Browne

Once a lacklustre organisation, BP became one of the world's biggest, most successful and most admired companies in the new millennium. John Browne, the company's CEO for 12 years, invented the oil 'supermajor' and led the way on issues such as climate change, human rights and transparency. In BEYOND BUSINESS, Browne brings to life what he learned about leadership in a tough industry. His story encompasses the insights gained as he transformed a national company, challenged an entire industry and prompted political and business leaders to change. He takes us across the world on adventures that include going toe-to-toe with both tyrants and elected leaders, and involve engineering feats which in many ways rival those of going to the moon. And he shares his views on the true purpose of business and the leadership needed to tackle the grand challenges of our era. It is also a story of failure and human frailty, as Browne reveals how his private and public lives collided at frightening speed in full view of the world, prompting his abrupt resignation as CEO of BP.

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