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Old 09-28-2012, 05:26 AM   #111
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Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else by Geoff Colvin from Nicholas Brealey Publishing (1.29) is the Amazon UK Kindle Deal of the Day (September 28) *Wait for price to reflect discount before 1-clicking

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Asked to explain why few people truly excel, most of us offer one of two answers: hard work or natural talent. However, scientific evidence doesn't support either of these notions. According to author Geoff Colvin, the key to achieving greatness is how you practice, how you analyse the results of your progress and learn from your mistakes.
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The Prague Cemetery by UMBERTO ECO from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt ($1.99) is the NOOK Daily Find (September 28)

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Today the NOOK Daily Find brings you a thought-provoking, rewarding mystery and a bona fide literary masterpiece. Controversial and captivating, The Prague Cemetery is Umberto Eco's (The Name of the Rose, Focault's Pendulum) journey through a nineteenth-century Europe where conspiracy and prejudice lie around every corner.

Yes We Can: A Biography of President Barack Obama by Garen Thomas from Feiwel & Friends ($2.99) is the NOOK Daily Find: Election 2012 (September 28)

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From his childhood in Hawaii and Indonesia to his historic victory in 2008, Barack Obama's life forms the basis of this adulatory biography by Garen Thomas. The author focuses on key qualities of the President's personality that have helped him succeed, including his exuberant optimism, fierce determination, and unshakable faith in the power of change.
FYI, Amazon has matched this Nook deal:

Yes We Can: A Biography of President Barack Obama by Garen Thomas also $2.99

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Black April: The Fall of South Vietnam, 1973-75 by George J Veith from Encounter Books ($2.99) is the Kindle Deal of the Day (September 28) *Wait for price to reflect discount before 1-clicking

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The defeat of South Vietnam was arguably America’s worst foreign policy disaster of the 20th Century. George J Veith's expertly researched and enlightening account gives a complete understanding of the endgame--from the January 27, 1973, signing of the Paris Peace Accords to South Vietnam’s surrender on April 30, 1975.
Silly Tilly by Eileen Spinelli by Mike Lupica from Amazon Children's Publishing ($1.99) is the Kindle Kids Daily Deal (September 28) *Wait for price to reflect discount before 1-clicking

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The barnyard animals feel that Tilly is just too silly. However, when she stops entertaining her friends with her antics, the farm becomes a quiet and unhappy place. David Slonim’s acrylic, pencil, and ballpoint pen illustrations add to the hilarity in this story about a one-of-a-kind goose.
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