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    • A Curious Mind

    • The Secret to a Bigger Life
    • By: Brian Grazer, Charles Fishman, Brian Grazer - introduction
    • Narrated by: Norbert Leo Butz
    • Length: 5 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,032
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 892
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 899

    From Academy Award-winning producer Brian Grazer and acclaimed business journalist Charles Fishman comes a brilliantly entertaining peek into the weekly "curiosity conversations" that have inspired Grazer to create some of America's favorite and iconic movies and television shows - from 24 to A Beautiful Mind.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Me,Me,and Me

    • By Don Rankin on 07-12-15

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Wal-Mart Effect

    • By: Charles Fishman
    • Narrated by: Alan Sklar
    • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 980
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 400
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 404

    Drawing on unprecedented interviews with former Wal-Mart executives and a wealth of staggering data�including facts such as this: Americans spend $36 million an hour at Wal-Mart stores, this text is an intimate look at a business that is dramatically reshaping the American economy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent, Balanced View

    • By Michael on 05-01-06

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Big Thirst

    • The Secret Life and Turbulent Future of Water
    • By: Charles Fishman
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
    • Length: 13 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 396
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 319
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 320

    The water coming out of your tap is four billion years old and might have been slurped by a Tyrannosaurus Rex. We will always have exactly as much water on Earth as we have ever had. Water cannot be destroyed, and it can always be made clean enough for drinking again. In fact, water can be made so clean that it actually becomes toxic. As Charles Fishman brings vibrantly to life in this delightful narrative excursion, water runs our world in a host of awe-inspiring ways, which is both the promise and the peril of our unexplored connections to it.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Informative Book

    • By Lynn on 04-21-11

    Regular price: $20.28

    • Rocketeer

    • By: Charles Fishman
    • Narrated by: Mark Schectman
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    No one had ever launched, landed and re-launched a rocket into space until Blue Origin’s historic achievement—a feat essential to the future of space exploration.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Up in the Air

    • By: Charles Fishman
    • Narrated by: Desiree Fultz
    • Length: 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    One moment I am my normal self, lying flat on my back, gazing at the ceiling. The next moment, I am released. My body drifts up from the floor, and there is no force on me at all from any direction.

    Regular price: $1.95