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    • Ladies and Gentlemen, the Bronx Is Burning

    • 1977, Baseball, Politics, and the Battle for the Soul of a City
    • By: Jonathan Mahler
    • Narrated by: David Ledoux
    • Length: 14 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 77

    By early 1977, the metropolis was in the grip of hysteria caused by a murderer dubbed “Son of Sam”. And on a sweltering night in July, a citywide power outage touched off an orgy of looting and arson that led to the largest mass arrest in New York’s history. As the turbulent year wore on, the city became absorbed in two epic battles: the fight between Yankee slugger Reggie Jackson and team manager Billy Martin, and the battle between Ed Koch and Mario Cuomo for the city’s mayoralty. Buried beneath these parallel conflicts - one for the soul of baseball, the other for the soul of the city - was the subtext of race.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • good story, but there's more.

    • By TMo on 06-25-15

    Regular price: $29.95

    • 1995

    • The Year the Future Began
    • By: W. Joseph Campbell
    • Narrated by: David Ledoux
    • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    A hinge moment in recent American history, 1995 was an exceptional year. Drawing on interviews, oral histories, memoirs, archival collections, and news reports, W. Joseph Campbell presents a vivid, detail-rich portrait of those memorable 12 months.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible

    • By David Harris on 07-13-15

    Regular price: $24.95