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    • Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls

    • By: David Sedaris
    • Narrated by: David Sedaris
    • Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,931
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,191
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,148

    From the unique perspective of David Sedaris comes a new collection of essays taking his listeners on a bizarre and stimulating world tour. From the perils of French dentistry to the eating habits of the Australian kookaburra, from the squat-style toilets of Beijing to the particular wilderness of a North Carolina Costco, we learn about the absurdity and delight of a curious traveler's experiences.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Always a Sedaris fan, but this isn't his best

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-29-15

    Regular price: $28.50

    • A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again

    • Essays and Arguments
    • By: David Foster Wallace
    • Narrated by: Paul Garcia
    • Length: 17 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 589
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 511
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 509

    In this exuberantly praised book - a collection of seven pieces on subjects ranging from television to tennis, from the Illinois State Fair to the films of David Lynch, from postmodern literary theory to the supposed fun of traveling aboard a Caribbean luxury cruiseliner - David Foster Wallace brings to nonfiction the same curiosity, hilarity, and exhilarating verbal facility that has delighted readers of his fiction.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful book, terrible narration!

    • By Karen on 08-20-13

    Regular price: $22.80

    • The Lost City of Z

    • A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon
    • By: David Grann
    • Narrated by: Mark Deakins
    • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,056
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,320
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,332

    A sensational disappearance that made headlines around the world. A quest for truth that leads to death, madness or disappearance for those who seek to solve it. The Lost City of Z is a blockbuster adventure narrative about what lies beneath the impenetrable jungle canopy of the Amazon. After stumbling upon a hidden trove of diaries, acclaimed New Yorker writer David Grann set out to find out what happened to the British explorer Percy Fawcett and his quest for the Lost City of Z.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Worthy Read for Armchair Explorers

    • By Jennifer on 03-01-09

    Regular price: $31.93

    • David Attenborough: The Early Years Collection

    • The BBC Collection
    • By: David Attenborough
    • Narrated by: David Attenborough
    • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 14

    David Attenborough first appeared in front of a television camera in the 1950s when, together with London Zoo's Curator of Reptiles, Jack Lester, he persuaded the BBC to mount and film an animal-collecting expedition. The result was Zoo Quest. Specially recorded for audio, David Attenborough's early adventures are sometimes life-threatening, often hilarious and always totally absorbing. The warmth and enthusiasm that have made him a broadcasting legend are instantly apparent here as he recounts this magical journey.

    Regular price: $22.71

    • The White Darkness

    • By: David Grann
    • Narrated by: Will Patton
    • Length: 2 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90

    Henry Worsley spent his life idolizing Ernest Shackleton, the 19th-century polar explorer who tried to become the first person to reach the South Pole and later sought to cross Antarctica on foot. Worsley felt an overpowering connection to those expeditions. In 2008, Worsley set out across Antarctica with two other descendants of Shackleton's crew, battling the freezing, desolate landscape and life-threatening physical exhaustion. He soon felt compelled to go back. In 2015, Worsley bid farewell to his family and embarked on his most perilous quest: to walk across Antarctica alone.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Will Patton's narration

    • By Carol on 01-18-19

    Regular price: $14.00

    • High Exposure

    • An Enduring Passion for Everest and Unforgiving Places
    • By: David B. Breashears, Foreword by Jon Krakauer
    • Narrated by: Michael Gross
    • Length: 6 hrs and 18 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 150
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 99

    The story of the famed large format cinematographer, adventurer, and mountaineer whose terrifying experiences on Mount Everest during the deadly 1996 season became the defining moment of his life. By 1995, David Breashears had already twice reached Mt. Everest's summit. Then he faced the greatest challenge of his life: to scale the 29,028-foot peak, hauling the giant IMAX® camera to film the large format film, Everest.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good Book (but print copy may be a better choice)

    • By Steve Anderson on 01-03-05

    Regular price: $17.50

    • We Die Alone

    • A WWII Epic of Escape and Endurance
    • By: David Howarth
    • Narrated by: Stuart Langton
    • Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 322
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 258
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 260

    It begins with an ambushed commando raid that leaves all but one of the expatriate resistance fighters dead or captured. Though wounded, Jan Baalsrud, the sole survivor, takes off on a courageous, incredible trek into the wilds of the Lyngen Alps, while the Nazis pursue him relentlessly. He suffers frostbite, snowblindness, and a terrible fall in an avalanche. At last, delirious and near death, he chances on to a cabin, where the first in a series of remarkably brave and clever men and women come to his aid.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An unbelievable journey

    • By Erik on 12-14-08

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Great Age of Discovery, Volume 2

    • Captain Cook and the Scientific Explorations
    • By: Paul Herrmann
    • Narrated by: Charlton Griffin
    • Length: 13 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 144
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 73
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 74

    As the 18th century approached its midpoint, commercial and military competition between the European states became fierce. And whoever obtained accurate information about distant lands would hold an advantage. Were there continental landmasses in the Pacific? Was there a Northwest Passage to Japan and China? What lay in the interior of Africa? Was it possible to cross the Sahara? Where did the rivers Nile and Congo originate?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining and moving

    • By Aaron on 05-09-05

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Extreme Frontiers

    • Racing Across Canada from Newfoundland to the Rockies
    • By: Charley Boorman
    • Narrated by: David John
    • Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 25

    Charley Boorman is back on his bike exploring the world's second-largest country - home to some of the most stunning and challenging terrain known to man. Canada is a country of extremes, and Charley knows all about pushing the limits. He goes dirt biking in New Brunswick, dives through old shipwrecks in Tobermory and rides along Butch Cassidy's old Outlaw Trail. He also meets a fascinating mix of people on his journey.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Less about the ride and more about the other stuff

    • By Theodore John on 09-04-15

    Regular price: $17.55

    • Dave N Dave's Awesome Audio Guide to San Diego, California

    • By: David Rytell, David Nietz
    • Narrated by: David Rytell, David Nietz
    • Length: 9 hrs and 31 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    A fun and educational audio program about San Diego. Dave and Dave will fill you in on what to know and what to do in America's Finest City.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Shipwreck Hunter

    • A Lifetime of Extraordinary Discoveries on the Ocean Floor
    • By: David L. Mearns
    • Narrated by: Dan Woren
    • Length: 16 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67

    David L. Mearns has discovered some of the world's most fascinating and elusive shipwrecks. The Shipwreck Hunter chronicles his most intriguing finds. It describes the extraordinary techniques used, the detailed research, and mid-ocean stamina and courage required to find a wreck thousands of feet beneath the sea, plus the moving human stories that lie behind each of these oceanic tragedies. Combining the adventuring derring-do of Indiana Jones with the precision of a scientist, The Shipwreck Hunter opens an illuminating porthole into the shadowy depths of the ocean.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Delivered More Than I Expected!

    • By Jason V. Kilmer on 08-07-18

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Limits of the Known

    • By: David Roberts
    • Narrated by: David Chandler
    • Length: 12 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    David Roberts, "veteran mountain climber and chronicler of adventures" (Washington Post), has spent his career documenting voyages to the most extreme landscapes on earth. In Limits of the Known, he reflects on humanity's - and his own - relationship to extreme risk. Part memoir and part history, this book tries to make sense of why so many have committed their lives to the desperate pursuit of adventure.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good stories, disappointing narration

    • By John A. Mccreary Jr. on 03-25-19

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Dogtripping

    • 25 Rescues, 11 Volunteers, and 3 RVs on Our Canine Cross-Country Adventure
    • By: David Rosenfelt
    • Narrated by: Jeff Steitzer
    • Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 255
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 231
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 231

    When best-selling mystery writer David Rosenfelt and his family moved from Southern California to Maine, he thought he had prepared for everything. They had mapped the route, brought three GPSs for backup, as well as refrigerators full of food, and stoves and microwaves on which to cook them. But traveling with 25 dogs turned out to be a bigger ordeal than he anticipated, despite RVs, the extra kibble, volunteers (including a few readers), and camping equipment.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Only about 1 hour of the book is about the trip

    • By Gretchen on 10-29-13
    • 25 Rescues, 11 Volunteers, and 3 RVs on Our Canine Cross-Country Adventure
    • By: David Rosenfelt
    • Narrated by: Jeff Steitzer
    • Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
    • Release date: 07-23-13
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 255 ratings

    Regular price: $19.49

    • Dark Summit

    • The True Story of Everest's Most Controversial Season
    • By: Nick Heil
    • Narrated by: David Drummond
    • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 636
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 452
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 447

    In early May 2006, a young British climber named David Sharp lay dying near the top of Mount Everest while forty other climbers walked past him on their way to the summit. A week later, Lincoln Hall, a seasoned Australian climber, was left for dead near the same spot. Hall's death was reported around the world, but the next day he was found alive after spending the night on the upper mountain with no food and no shelter.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good summary of the 2006 season

    • By Don Lance on 05-30-09
    • The True Story of Everest's Most Controversial Season
    • By: Nick Heil
    • Narrated by: David Drummond
    • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
    • Release date: 08-20-08
    • 4 out of 5 stars 636 ratings

    Regular price: $22.04

    • Alone on the Ice

    • The Greatest Survival Story in the History of Exploration
    • By: David Roberts
    • Narrated by: Matthew Brenher
    • Length: 11 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 360
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 321
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 324

    On January 17, 1913, alone and near starvation, Douglas Mawson, leader of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, was hauling a sledge to get back to base camp - the dogs were gone. Mawson plunged through a snow bridge, dangling over an abyss by the sledge harness. A line of poetry gave him the will to haul himself back to the surface. On February 8, when he staggered back to base, his features unrecognizable, the first teammate to reach him blurted out, "Which one are you?"

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Historic Death-defying Antarctic Expedition

    • By Jacqueline on 01-30-13

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Zoo Quest for a Dragon

    • By: David Attenborough
    • Narrated by: David Attenborough
    • Length: 3 hrs and 13 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 28

    David Attenborough's books and broadcasts have opened the incredible world of natural history to millions of viewers and listeners. Zoo Quest for a Dragon takes us back to one of his earliest projects, when the BBC and London Zoo joined forces on several animal-collecting expeditions.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Attenborough Begins

    • By Janice F. on 02-09-08

    Regular price: $14.46

    • Backpacking

    • The Essential Guide to Hiking and Backpacking for Beginners
    • By: Emerson Woods
    • Narrated by: Dave Wright
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 46

    Hitting the trails can be a great adventure for the whole family. Psychologists know that spending time in nature has many benefits including making you happier, giving you time to reflect, and helping you be more creative. It is beneficial for the entire family from the youngest member to the oldest member. The trick is choosing the right backpacking adventure and planning properly for it. There is so much to learn before heading out into the great outdoors.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Too basic

    • By K. Dammann on 05-11-18
    • The Essential Guide to Hiking and Backpacking for Beginners
    • By: Emerson Woods
    • Narrated by: Dave Wright
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
    • Release date: 01-06-16
    • 4 out of 5 stars 50 ratings

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Climb Up to Hell

    • By: Jack Olsen
    • Narrated by: David L. Stanley
    • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 48

    In the heart of the Swiss Alps stand the three majestic peaks of the Bernese Oberland, Europe's most famous mountain range. The highest, at 13,638 feet, is the Jungfrau. Next is the Mönch at 13,465 feet. But it is the smallest, the Eiger, rising 13,038 feet above sea level, that is by far the deadliest.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great Story...Horrid Narration

    • By Melissa on 04-23-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Memoirs of a Gas Station

    • A Delightfully Awkward Journey Across the Alaskan Tundra
    • By: Sam Neumann
    • Narrated by: Daniel David Shapiro
    • Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 29

    Early one May, Sam Neumann arrived in the breathtaking wilderness of Denali, Alaska with a smile on his face and adventure in his heart. But less than 24 hours later, both had evaporated as he stood behind the counter of a filthy gas station - his new place of employment - and tried to piece together what exactly had gone wrong.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Funny and intersting

    • By Geek Reader on 05-16-16

    Regular price: $18.50

    • The Will to Climb

    • Obsession and Commitment and the Quest to Climb Annapurna - the World's Deadliest Peak
    • By: David Roberts, Ed Viesturs
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
    • Length: 10 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 305
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 279
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 276

    The best-selling author of No Shortcuts to the Top and K2 chronicles his three attempts to climb the world's tenth-highest and statistically deadliest peak, Annapurna in the Himalaya, while exploring the dramatic and tragic history of others who have made - or attempted - the ascent, and what these exploits teach us about facing life's greatest challenges.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great overview of Annapurna climbing history

    • By Lori on 02-04-13

    Regular price: $28.00

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