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    • The History of the Snowman

    • From the Ice Age to the Flea Market
    • By: Bob Eckstein
    • Narrated by: Christopher Price
    • Length: 4 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Who made the first snowman? Who first came up with the idea of placing snowballs on top of each other, and who decided they would use a carrot for a nose? Most puzzling of all: How can this mystery ever be solved, with all the evidence long since melted? The snowman appears everywhere on practically everything - from knickknacks to greeting cards to seasonal sweaters we plan to return.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Leonardo da Vinci Was a Wedding Planner

    • By: Bob Eckstein
    • Narrated by: Mike DelGaudio
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    It is Las Vegas, of all places, which shines a light on one of history’s greatest genius’ lesser knowntalents. At an elaborate exhibition at the Venetian (Las Vegas, that is) the show announces, “Leonardowas a well-rounded Renaissance man with interests and hobbies that spanned beyond the scope of hisinventions and life’s work as a painter, a scientist, engineer, mathematician and wedding planner.” Wedding planner?

    Regular price: $1.95