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McCain, John 1936-

Overview
Works: 363 works in 617 publications in 1 language and 38,687 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Case studies  Miscellanea  Anecdotes  History  Military history  Interviews  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Drama  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Interviewee, Speaker, Correspondent
Classifications: E840.8.M467, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John McCain
Why courage matters : the way to a braver life by John McCain ( Book )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,896 WorldCat member 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
Hard call : great decisions and the extraordinary people who made them by John McCain ( Book )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At some point in our lives, we all face tough decisions and have to make that hard call. In this remarkable book, Senator McCain and Mark Salter use experiences of both extraordinary people and people in extraordinary circumstances to dramatically 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
Why we fight ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores a half-century of U.S. foreign policy from World War II to the Iraq War, revealing how, as Dwight Eisenhower had warned in his 1961 Farewell Address, political and corporate interests have become alarmingly entangled in the business of war. On a deeper level, what emerges is a portrait of a nation in transition--drifting dangerously far from her founding principles toward a more imperial and uncertain future
Character is destiny : inspiring stories every young person should know and every adult should remember by John McCain ( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A volume of moral and ethical lessons for parents to share with their children presents a collection of original profiles of individuals who exemplify such qualities and values as diligence, forgiveness, humor, confidence, and honesty
Hard call great decisions and the extraordinary people who made them by John McCain ( Recording )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,258 WorldCat member 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 ( Recording )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member 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 ( Recording )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Faith of my fathers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member 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 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member 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 310 WorldCat member 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 309 WorldCat member 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
Why courage matters : stories of bravery in action by John McCain ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member 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
Hard call : the art of great decisions by John McCain ( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member 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
Mr. Conservative Goldwater on Goldwater ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member 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
Barack Obama the power of hope ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member 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
Ultimate World War II collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1. Pearl Harbor : legacy of attack includes original footage of the attack and interviews with veteran survivors. 2. The Battle for Midway includes original footage of this major battle of the Pacific Campaign of WWII, firsthand accounts from American and Japanese veteran survivors, and footage of the underwater explorations led by Robert Ballard to find downed aircraft carriers and planes. 3. Untold stories of WWII includes original footage of occupied Norway and tells the story of the efforts of Norweigan resistant fighters to dismantle the Nazis plans to create the bomb. Documents battles at sea with Japan. Includes interviews with those originally involved. 4. Search for the battleship Bismarck includes historical footage of the ship and Ballard's explorations of the Atlantic to find the sunken ship. 5. The lost fleet of Guadalcanal includes original footage at the site of this major battle plus Ballard's underwater searches for the lost ships. 6. The boys of Normandy includes footage of the invasion and interviews with veteran survivors
Unfinished business : Afghanistan, the Middle East, and beyond : defusing the dangers that threaten America's security by Harlan Ullman ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes how the after effects of the Cold War and the Gulf War in South Asia and the Middle East led to the terrorist attack on the United States and continued dangers to national security, and suggests ways to respond
Great speeches ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents famous speeches, each with an introduction detailing the time, place and events surrounding it
Character is destiny [inspiring stories every young person should know and every adult should remember] by John McCain ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
McCain has been called "one of the most inspiring public figures of his generation" by The Washington Post. In Character Is Destiny, he shows us why, by telling the stories of celebrated historical figures and lesser-known heroes whose values exemplify the best of the human spirit. He illustrates these qualities with moving stories of triumph against the odds, righteousness in the face of iniquity, hope in adversity, and sacrifices for a cause greater than self-interest
Faith of my fathers by John McCain ( Book )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is a powerful story of a war hero. In it we learn much of what matters most, character and courage. Character passed down from generation to generation by examples; courage that ultimately comes from whithin
 
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Alternative Names
MacCain, John, 1936-
MacCain, John S., 1936-
Maikaien, 1936-
Mc Cain, John 1936-
McCain, John
McCain, John S.
McCain, John Sidney.
McCain, John Sidney, 1936-
جون ماكين، 1936-
Languages
English (240)
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