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    • Reformations

    • The Early Modern World, 1450-1650
    • By: Carlos M. N. Eire
    • Narrated by: David Drummond
    • Length: 39 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Carlos Eire, popular professor and gifted writer, chronicles the 200-year era of the Renaissance and Reformation with particular attention to issues that persist as concerns in the present day. Eire connects the Protestant and Catholic Reformations in new and profound ways, and he demonstrates convincingly that this crucial turning point in history not only affected people long gone but continues to shape our world and define who we are today.

    Regular price: $62.99

    • Waiting for Snow in Havana

    • Confessions of a Cuban Boy
    • By: Carlos Eire
    • Narrated by: David Drummond
    • Length: 16 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 161

    A childhood in a privileged household in 1950s Havana was joyous and cruel, like any other - but with certain differences. The neighbor's monkey was liable to escape and run across your roof. Surfing was conducted by driving cars across the breakwater. Lizards and firecrackers made frequent contact. Carlos Eire's childhood was a little different from most. His father was convinced he had been Louis XVI in a past life. At school, classmates were attended by chauffeurs and bodyguards. Then, in January 1959, the world changed....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing narrator

    • By J Conifer on 06-25-13

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Learning to Die in Miami

    • Confessions of a Refugee Boy
    • By: Carlos Eire
    • Narrated by: Robert Fass
    • Length: 12 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Carlos Eire's story of a boyhood uprooted by the Cuban Revolution quickly lures us in, as eleven-year-old Carlos and his older brother Tony touch down in the sun-dappled Miami of 1962 - a place of daunting abundance where his old Cuban self must die to make way for a new, American self waiting to be born. In this enchanting new work, narrated in Eire's inimitable and lyrical voice, young Carlos adjusts to life in his new country.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A MUST READ BY ALL PEDRO PAN KIDS

    • By Terry on 07-28-12

    Regular price: $24.49