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    • Tangled Vines

    • Greed, Murder, Obsession, and an Arsonist in the Vineyards of California
    • By: Frances Dinkelspiel
    • Narrated by: Dina Pearlman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 121
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 115
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 116

    On October 12, 2005, a massive fire broke out in the Wines Central wine warehouse in Vallejo, California. Within hours, the flames had destroyed 4.5 million bottles of California's finest wine worth more than $250 million, making it the largest destruction of wine in history. The fire had been deliberately set by a passionate oenophile named Mark Anderson, a skilled con man and thief with storage space at the warehouse who needed to cover his tracks.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • I was put off by the readers absolute lack of know

    • By SEP on 05-16-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Peers Inc

    • How People and Platforms Are Inventing the Collaborative Economy and Reinventing Capitalism
    • By: Robin Chase
    • Narrated by: Dina Pearlman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 73
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 64

    When Robin Chase cofounded Zipcar, she not only started a business but established the foundation for one of the most important economic and social ideas of our time: the collaborative economy. With this important audiobook, she broadens our thinking about the ways in which the economy is being transformed and shows how the Peers Inc model is changing the very nature of capitalism.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • a deep look into this new economic model

    • By Andy on 07-29-15
    • How People and Platforms Are Inventing the Collaborative Economy and Reinventing Capitalism
    • By: Robin Chase
    • Narrated by: Dina Pearlman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
    • Release date: 06-09-15
    • 4 out of 5 stars 73 ratings

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Identity Unknown

    • Rediscovering Seven American Women Artists
    • By: Donna Seaman
    • Narrated by: Dina Pearlman
    • Length: 17 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    Donna Seaman brings to dazzling life seven forgotten artists, among the best of their day: Gertrude Abercrombie, with her dark, surreal paintings and friendships with Dizzy Gillespie and Sonny Rollins; Bay Area self-portraitist Joan Brown; Ree Morton, with her witty, oddly beautiful constructions; Loïs Mailou Jones of the Harlem Renaissance; Lenore Tawney, who combined weaving and sculpture; Christina Ramberg, who drew on pop culture and advertising; and Louise Nevelson, an art-world superstar.

    Regular price: $23.75

    • The Future of Foreign Intelligence

    • Privacy and Surveillance in a Digital Age
    • By: Laura K. Donohue
    • Narrated by: Dina Pearlman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    As renowned national security law scholar Laura K. Donohue explains in The Future of Foreign Intelligence, global communications systems and digital technologies have changed our lives in countless ways. But they have also contributed to a worrying transformation. New and emerging technologies have radically expanded the amount and type of information that the government collects about US citizens.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Kitty Genovese

    • A True Account of a Public Murder and its Private Consequences
    • By: Catherine Pelonero
    • Narrated by: Dina Pearlman
    • Length: 13 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 239
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 219
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 222

    Written in a flowing narrative style, Kitty Genovese: A True Account of a Public Murder and its Private Consequences presents the story of the horrific and infamous murder of Kitty Genovese, a young woman stalked and stabbed on the street where she lived in Queens, New York in 1964. The case sparked national outrage when the New York Times revealed that dozens of witnesses had seen or heard the attacks on Kitty Genovese and her struggle to reach safety but had failed to come to her aid or even call police until after the killer had fled.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Wow, read this only if details does not annoy you.

    • By Wanda on 04-08-14

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Madame Prosecutor

    • Confrontations with Humanity's Worst Criminals and the Culture of Impunity
    • By: Carla Del Ponte, Chuck Sudetic
    • Narrated by: Dina Pearlman
    • Length: 18 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Carla Del Ponte won international recognition as Switzerland's attorney general when she pursued cases against the Sicilian mafia. In 1999, she answered the United Nations' call to become the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and for Rwanda. In her new role, Del Ponte confronted genocide and crimes against humanity head-on, struggling to bring to justice the highest-ranking individuals responsible for massive acts of violence in Rwanda, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, and Kosovo.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well written and performed

    • By Charles on 09-29-14

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Divided We Stand

    • The Battle Over Women's Rights and Family Values That Polarized American Politics
    • By: Marjorie J. Spruill
    • Narrated by: Dina Pearlman
    • Length: 16 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8

    After the United Nations established International Women's Year (IWY) in 1975, Congress mandated and funded state conferences to elect delegates to attend the National Women's Conference in Houston in 1977. At that conference, Bella Abzug, Gloria Steinem, and other feminists adopted a National Plan of Action, endorsing the hot-button issues of abortion rights, the Equal Rights Amendment, and gay rights - then a new issue in national politics.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Useful scholarship, but a poor audio experience

    • By Jamie on 01-15-18

    Regular price: $29.95

    • We Have Your Husband

    • One Woman's Terrifying Story of a Kidnapping in Mexico
    • By: Jayne Garcia Valseca
    • Narrated by: Dina Pearlman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    In the mountains of Guanajuato, Mexico, sits a picturesque community favored by artists and tourists. But for American-born Jayne Valseca and her husband, Eduardo, son of a legendary Mexican newspaper publisher, it became a hell on earth when Eduardo was ambushed by strangers and kidnapped, in the summer of 2007. Jayne knew that in Mexico kidnapping was a pervasive and lucrative business - a burgeoning criminal industry with few happy endings. This time the merchandise was her husband.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Selling the Fountain of Youth

    • How the Anti-Aging Industry Made a Disease Out of Getting Old - and Made Billions
    • By: Arlene Weintraub
    • Narrated by: Dina Pearlman
    • Length: 7 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10

    The beauty industry - which once revolved around creams and powders, subtle agents to enhance beauty - has become the anti-aging industry, overrun with steroids, human growth hormone injections, and bio-identical hormones, all promoted as cures for getting old. Acclaimed BusinessWeek science reporter Arlene Weintraub takes us inside this world, from the marketing departments of huge pharmaceutical companies to the backroom of your local pharmacy to celebrity enthusiasts like Oprah.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting Foray into a Foreign Land

    • By Teadrinker on 12-11-11

    Regular price: $19.95