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    • Freedom Summer

    • The Savage Season That Made Mississippi Burn and Made America a Democracy
    • By: Bruce Watson
    • Narrated by: David Drummond
    • Length: 14 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 162
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 104

    In the summer of 1964, with the civil rights movement stalled, seven hundred college students descended on Mississippi to register black voters, teach in Freedom Schools, and live in sharecroppers' shacks. But by the time their first night in the state had ended, three volunteers were dead, black churches had burned, and America had a new definition of freedom.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Long Hot Summer

    • By Roy on 08-01-10
    • The Savage Season That Made Mississippi Burn and Made America a Democracy
    • By: Bruce Watson
    • Narrated by: David Drummond
    • Length: 14 hrs and 41 mins
    • Release date: 06-10-10
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 162 ratings

    Regular price: $26.59

    • Stephen Colbert

    • Beyond Truthiness
    • By: Bruce Watson
    • Narrated by: Stephen Bowlby
    • Length: 2 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Stephen Colbert is far more than a comedian and improv genius. As head of his fanciful Colbert Nation, the quick-witted host of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and former host of Comedy Central's The Colbert Report has delighted fans with his wit, audacity, and innovative uses of language and the media.

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Light

    • A Radiant History from Creation to the Quantum Age
    • By: Bruce Watson
    • Narrated by: Michael Butler Murray
    • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    Light begins at Stonehenge, where crowds cheer a solstice sunrise. After sampling myths explaining First Light, the story moves on to early philosophers' queries, then through the centuries, from Buddhist temples to Biblical scripture, when light was the soul of the divine. Battling darkness and despair, Gothic architects crafted radiant cathedrals while Dante dreamed a 'heaven of pure light.' Later, following Leonardo's advice, Renaissance artists learned to capture light on canvas.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • GREAT BOOK - UNTIL THE SURPRISE ATHEIST EPILOGUE

    • By CRAIG on 08-29-16

    Regular price: $19.62