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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

    • To Repair the World

    • Paul Farmer Speaks to the Next Generation
    • By: Paul Farmer, Bill Clinton (foreword), Jonathan Weigel (editor)
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett, David Ledoux, Kevin T. Collins
    • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 62

    Here, for the first time, is a collection of short speeches by the charismatic doctor and social activist Paul Farmer. One of the most passionate and influential voices for global health equity and social justice, Farmer encourages young people to tackle the greatest challenges of our times. Engaging, often humorous, and always inspiring, these speeches bring to light the brilliance and force of Farmer's vision in a single, accessible volume.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Exceptional documentary

    • By david on 10-05-13

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Where Am I Eating?

    • An Adventure Through the Global Food Economy
    • By: Kelsey Timmerman
    • Narrated by: David Ledoux
    • Length: 11 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    America now imports twice as much food as it did a decade ago. What does this increased reliance on imported food mean for the people around the globe who produce our food? Kelsey Timmerman set out on a global quest to meet the farmers and fisherman who grow and catch our food, working alongside them: loading lobster boats in Nicaragua, splitting cocoa beans with a machete in Ivory Coast, and hauling tomatoes in Ohio. Where Am I Eating? tells fascinating stories of the farmers and fishermen around the world who produce the food we eat.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • who cooking for you

    • By melissa.weers on 07-13-14

    Regular price: $24.95

    • On Romantic Love

    • Simple Truths About a Complex Emotion
    • By: Berit Brogaard
    • Narrated by: David Ledoux
    • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Romantic love presents some of life's most challenging questions. Can we choose who to love? Is romantic love rational? Can we love more than one person at a time? And can we make ourselves fall out of love? In On Romantic Love, Berit Brogaard attempts to get to the bottom of love's many contradictions.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A very helpful book

    • By Elena on 04-28-15

    Regular price: $19.95