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Don Yaeger

Biography

Don Yaeger

Born and raised in Hawaii, Don Yaeger is currently living in Tallahassee, FL, Yaeger spends much of his time sharing the lessons he’s learned throughout his career with audiences across the country. He is also an entrepreneur and recognized business leader. He owns a political consulting business and a public relations firm.

Don Yaeger

Books by Don Yaeger

by Joe Namath, written with Sean Mortimer and Don Yaeger - Memoir, Nonfiction, Sports

Three days before the 1969 Super Bowl, Joe Namath promised the nation that he would lead the New York Jets to a victory against the seemingly invincible Baltimore Colts. When the final whistle blew, that promise had been kept. But beneath the eccentric yet charismatic personality was a player plagued by injury and addiction, both sex and substance. When failing knees permanently derailed his career, he turned to Hollywood and endorsements, not to mention a tumultuous marriage and fleeting bouts of sobriety, to try and find purpose. Now 74, Namath is ready to open up, brilliantly using the four quarters of Super Bowl III as the narrative backbone to a life that was anything but charmed.

by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger - History, Nonfiction

When the British fought the young United States during the War of 1812, they knew that taking the mouth of the Mississippi River was the key to crippling their former colony. Capturing the city of New Orleans and stopping trade up the river sounded like a simple task --- New Orleans was far away from Washington, out of sight and out of mind for the politicians. What the British didn't count on was the power of General Andrew Jackson.

by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger - History, Nonfiction

When Thomas Jefferson became president in 1801, America was deeply in debt and needed its economy to grow quickly. But its merchant ships were under attack by pirates from North Africa’s Barbary coast who routinely captured American sailors and held them as slaves. In response, Jefferson sent the U.S. Navy’s new warships and a detachment of marines to blockade Tripoli --- launching the Barbary Wars and beginning America’s journey toward future superpower status.

by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger - History, Nonfiction

When General George Washington beat a hasty retreat from New York City in August 1776, many thought the American Revolution might soon be over. Instead, Washington rallied --- thanks in large part to a little-known, top-secret group called the Culper Spy Ring. Drawing on extensive research, Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger have painted compelling portraits of Washington’s secret six.

by John Smoltz and Don Yaeger - Nonfiction

From starting pitcher to closer, and miraculously back to the starting rotation, John Smoltz shares the story of his twenty-two year career in professional baseball, including his struggles and triumphs over the kind of “career-ending” injuries that have sidelined many other players.