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  • Treasure Island | Robert Louis Stevenson

    Treasure Island

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Narrated By Neil Hunt
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    If you happen to find a map in a dead buccaneer's sea trunk, you can't very well ignore it, not if you are Jim Hawkins and his friends Dr. Livesey, Captain Smollett, and Squire Trelawney! But even with a map, buried treasures are not easy things to come by.

    Bryan J. Peterson says: "An excellent job on a classic tale."
  • The Creature from Jekyll Island: A Second Look at the Federal Reserve | G. Edward Griffin

    The Creature from Jekyll Island: A Second Look at the Federal Reserve

    • UNABRIDGED (24 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By G. Edward Griffin
    • Narrated By Mark Bramhall
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    This classic expose of the Fed has become one of the best-selling books in its category of all time. Where does money come from? Where does it go? Who makes it? The money magician's secrets are unveiled. Here is a close look at their mirrors and smoke machines, the pulleys, cogs, and wheels that create the grand illusion called money. A boring subject? Just wait. You'll be hooked in five minutes. It reads like a detective story - which it really is, but it's all true.

    Linda says: "Do you really know what your Politians are doing?"
  • Island of the Blue Dolphins | Scott O'Dell

    Island of the Blue Dolphins

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs)
    • By Scott O'Dell
    • Narrated By Tantoo Cardinal
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    Island of the Blue Dolphins is the remarkable story of a strange and beautiful Indian girl who lives a serene and courageous life as the solitary survivor on an island off the California coast. Left behind when the rest of her tribe fled, she waits, year after year, for a ship to come for her. She fights for her very survival, building a shelter, hunting for food, and making weapons to stave off her enemies, the wild dogs who took her brother.

    Terri O. Johnson says: "Rich in cultural details and extremely well read."
  • Nim's Island | Wendy Orr

    Nim's Island

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 25 mins)
    • By Wendy Orr
    • Narrated By Kate Reading
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    Nim lives on an island in the middle of the wide blue sea, shared by only her father, Jack, a marine iguana called Fred, a sea lion called Selkie, a turtle called Chica, and a satellite dish for her e-mail. No one else in the world lives quite like Nim, and she wouldn't swap places with anyone.

    Carol says: "Enchanting for All"
  • Summer Island | Kristin Hannah

    Summer Island

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs)
    • By Kristin Hannah
    • Narrated By Joyce Bean
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    Thirty-four-year-old Ruby Bridge is a not-too-successful comedienne who uses her mother, a nationally-syndicated "moral and spiritual counselor" as the main fodder for her cynical, rather bitter humor. Her mother Nora, long divorced from Ruby's father, is a woman whose past is just about to catch up with her - in the form of blackmail by a former lover.

    Deborah says: "Thought it would be a typical story"
  • Treasure Island | Robert Louis Stevenson

    Treasure Island

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 10 mins)
    • By Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Narrated By Alan Munro
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    Jim Hawkins, a young cabin boy battles the pirate Long John Silver for a buried treasure. One of the most frequently dramatized novels of all time. The influence of Treasure Island on popular perceptions of pirates is enormous, including treasure maps marked with an "X", schooners, the Black Spot, tropical islands, and one-legged seamen carrying parrots on their shoulders.

    Kristin says: "The narration is so dry!! Might be a good book."
  • Treasure Island | Robert Louis Stevenson

    Treasure Island

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 12 mins)
    • By Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Narrated By Alfred Molina
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    Robert Louis Stevenson's cherished, unforgettable adventure magically captures the thrill of a sea voyage and a treasure hunt through the eyes of its teenage protagonist, Jim Hawkins. Crossing the Atlantic in search of the buried cache, Jim and the ship's crew must brave the elements and a mutinous charge led by the quintessentially ruthless pirate Long John Silver. Brilliantly conceived and splendidly executed, it is a novel that has seized the imagination of generations of adults and children alike.

    Jessica Kos says: "Wonderful!"
  • The Conquering Tide: War in the Pacific Islands, 1942-1944 | Ian W. Toll

    The Conquering Tide: War in the Pacific Islands, 1942-1944

    • UNABRIDGED (27 hrs and 22 mins)
    • By Ian W. Toll
    • Narrated By P. J. Ochlan
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    The devastation of Pearl Harbor and the American victory at Midway were prelude to a greater challenge: rolling back the vast Japanese Pacific empire island by island. This masterful history encompasses the heart of the Pacific War - the period between mid-1942 and mid-1944 - when parallel Allied counteroffensives north and south of the equator washed over Japan's far-flung island empire like a "conquering tide", concluding with Japan's irreversible strategic defeat in the Marianas.

    Matthew says: "Well Researched and Perfectly Detailed History!"
  • Island of the Lost: Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World | Joan Druett

    Island of the Lost: Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 35 mins)
    • By Joan Druett
    • Narrated By David Colacci
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    Auckland Island is a godforsaken place in the middle of the Southern Ocean, 285 miles south of New Zealand. With year-round freezing rain and howling winds, it is one of the most forbidding places in the world. To be shipwrecked there means almost certain death. In 1864, Captain Thomas Musgrave and his crew of four aboard the schooner Grafton wreck on the southern end of the island. Utterly alone in a dense coastal forest, plagued by stinging blowflies and relentless rain, Captain Musgrave inspires his men to take action.

    Tiffany says: "One of the Best Stories Ever Told!"
  • The Island at the Center of the World: The Epic Story of Dutch Manhattan and the Forgotten Colony That Shaped America | Russell Shorto

    The Island at the Center of the World: The Epic Story of Dutch Manhattan and the Forgotten Colony That Shaped America

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 34 mins)
    • By Russell Shorto
    • Narrated By Russell Shorto
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    In a landmark work of history, Russell Shorto presents astonishing information on the founding of our nation and reveals in riveting detail the crucial role of the Dutch in making America what it is today.

    M. E. Blackman says: "Glad that I finally read it."
  • Dance Upon the Air: Three Sisters Island Trilogy, Book 1 | Nora Roberts

    Dance Upon the Air: Three Sisters Island Trilogy, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By Nora Roberts
    • Narrated By Sandra Burr
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    When Nell Channing arrives on charming Three Sisters Island, she believes that she's finally found refuge from her abusive husband - and from the terrifying life she fled so desperately eight months ago. Just as Nell starts to wonder if she'll ever be able to break free of her fear, she realizes that the island suffers from a terrible curse - one that can only be broken by the descendants of the Three Sisters, the witches who settled the island back in 1692.

    AudioAddict says: "Sweet Romance with a Touch of Magic"
  • The Adventure Collection: Treasure Island, The Jungle Book, Gulliver's Travels, White Fang, The Merry Adventures of Robin | Jonathan Swift,Jack London,Rudyard Kipling,Howard Pyle,Robert Louis Stevenson

    The Adventure Collection: Treasure Island, The Jungle Book, Gulliver's Travels, White Fang, The Merry Adventures of Robin

    • UNABRIDGED (40 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By Jonathan Swift, Jack London, Rudyard Kipling, and others
    • Narrated By Simon Vance, Michael Page, Buck Schirner
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    This set includes five tales of extraordinary heroism, marvelous intrigue, and exceptional courage that have inspired and amazed people for generations.

    Lynnette says: "Here are the Chapter Numbers for Each Book"
  • Plum Island | Nelson DeMille

    Plum Island

    • UNABRIDGED (19 hrs and 42 mins)
    • By Nelson DeMille
    • Narrated By Scott Brick
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    Wounded in the line of duty, NYPD homicide cop John Corey is convalescing in rural eastern Long Island when an attractive young couple he knows is found shot to death on the family patio. The victims were biologists at Plum Island, a research site rumored to be an incubator for germ warfare. Suddenly, a local double murder takes on shattering global implications - and thrusts Corey and two extraordinary women into a dangerous search for the secret of Plum Island....

    Alicia says: "narrated to perfection"
  • Island | Aldous Huxley

    Island

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Aldous Huxley
    • Narrated By Simon Vance
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    In his final novel - which he considered his most important - Aldous Huxley transports us to the remote Pacific island of Pala, where an ideal society has flourished for 120 years. Inevitably, this island of bliss attracts the envy and enmity of the surrounding world. A conspiracy is underway to take over Pala, and events are set in motion when an agent of the conspirators, a newspaperman named Faranby, is shipwrecked there. What Faranby doesn't expect is how his time with the people of Pala will revolutionize all his values and - to his amazement - give him hope.

    AndrewL says: "A great narration for a great book."
  • On the Island | Tracey Garvis Graves

    On the Island

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 3 mins)
    • By Tracey Garvis Graves
    • Narrated By Heidi Baker
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    When 30-year-old English teacher Anna Emerson is offered a job tutoring T.J. Callahan at his family's summer rental in the Maldives, she accepts. T.J. Callahan has no desire to leave town, not that anyone asked him. Anna and T.J. are en route to join T.J.'s family in the Maldives when the pilot of their seaplane suffers a heart attack and crash-lands in the Indian Ocean. Their life jackets keep them afloat until they make it to the shore of an uninhabited island. Now Anna and T.J. just want to survive and they must work together to obtain water, food, fire, and shelter.

    Kim says: "Loved this book!"
  • Island Beneath the Sea: A Novel | Isabel Allende

    Island Beneath the Sea: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 58 mins)
    • By Isabel Allende
    • Narrated By S. Epatha Merkerson
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    Born a slave on the island of Saint-Domingue, Zarit - known as Tt - is the daughter of an African mother she never knew and one of the white sailors who brought her into bondage. Though her childhood is one of brutality and fear, Tt finds solace in the traditional rhythms of African drums and in the voodoo loas she discovers through her fellow slaves.

    Madelaine says: "good story, ok narration"
  • The Mysterious Island | Jules Verne

    The Mysterious Island

    • UNABRIDGED (19 hrs and 35 mins)
    • By Jules Verne
    • Narrated By Berny Clark
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    Based on the true story of Alexander Selkirk, who survived alone for almost five years on an uninhabited island off the coast of Chile, The Mysterious Island is considered by many to be Jules Verne’s masterpiece. “Wide-eyed mid-nineteenth-century humanistic optimism in a breezy, blissfully readable translation by Stump” (Kirkus Reviews), here is the enthralling tale of five men and a dog who land in a balloon on a faraway, fantastic island of bewildering goings-on and their struggle to survive....

    Tad Davis says: "Wonderful novel, mediocre translation"
  • Shutter Island | Dennis Lehane

    Shutter Island

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 38 mins)
    • By Dennis Lehane
    • Narrated By Tom Stechschulte
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    Summer, 1954. U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels has come to Shutter Island, home of Ashecliffe Hospital for the criminally insane. Along with his partner, Chuck Aule, he sets out to find an escaped patient, a murderess named Rachel Solando, as a hurricane bears down upon them.

    But nothing at Ashecliffe Hospital is what it seems. Is he there to find a missing patient? Or has he been sent to look into rumors of Ashecliffe's radical approach to psychiatry?

    Barry says: "Outstanding psychological thriller set in the 50s"
  • Windigo Island: Cork O'Connor, Book 14 | William Kent Krueger

    Windigo Island: Cork O'Connor, Book 14

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 46 mins)
    • By William Kent Krueger
    • Narrated By David Chandler
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    The award-winning author of the best-selling Cork O’Connor series, William Kent Krueger pens novels with pulse-racing suspense. In Windigo Island, the corpse of an Ojibwe girl washes ashore, and locals at the Bad Bluff reservation believe it to be the work of the mythical Windigo. But the dead girl’s friend is also missing, and sheriff-turned-PI Cork O’Connor will brave any danger to bring her home.

    C. Telfair says: "All Saints"
  • The Island of Knowledge: The Limits of Science and the Search for Meaning | Marcelo Gleiser

    The Island of Knowledge: The Limits of Science and the Search for Meaning

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 33 mins)
    • By Marcelo Gleiser
    • Narrated By William Neenan
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    How much can we know about the world? In this audiobook physicist Marcelo Gleiser traces our search for answers to the most fundamental questions of existence, the origin of the universe, the nature of reality, and the limits of knowledge. In so doing he reaches a provocative conclusion: Science, like religion, is fundamentally limited as a tool for understanding the world. As science and its philosophical interpretations advance, we face the unsettling recognition of how much we don't know.

    Gary says: "Guidebook for cool things about physics and math"
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