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    • The Ghost of Freedom

    • A History of the Caucasus
    • By: Charles King
    • Narrated by: Michael Page
    • Length: 11 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    The Caucasus mountains rise at the intersection of Europe, Russia, and the Middle East. A land of astonishing natural beauty and a dizzying array of ancient cultures, the Caucasus for most of the 20th century lay inside the Soviet Union, before movements of national liberation created newly independent countries and sparked the devastating war in Chechnya.

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Odessa

    • Genius and Death in a City of Dreams
    • By: Charles King
    • Narrated by: Andy Caploe
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    In Odessa, the greatest port on the Black Sea, a dream of cosmopolitan freedom inspired geniuses and innovators. Yet here too was death on a staggering scale, as World War II brought the mass murder of Jews carried out by the city's Romanian occupiers. Odessa is an elegy for the vibrant, multicultural tapestry of which a thriving Jewish population formed an essential part, as well as a celebration of the survival of Odessa’s dream in a diaspora reaching all the way to Brighton Beach.

    • Genius and Death in a City of Dreams
    • By: Charles King
    • Narrated by: Andy Caploe
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
    • Release date: 08-02-13
    • 4 out of 5 stars 9 ratings

    Regular price: $23.09

    • Midnight at the Pera Palace

    • The Birth of Modern Istanbul
    • By: Charles King
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 12 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 87
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 79

    At midnight, December 31, 1925, citizens of the newly proclaimed Turkish Republic celebrated the New Year. For the first time ever, they had agreed to use a nationally unified calendar and clock. Yet in Istanbul - an ancient crossroads and Turkey's largest city - people were looking toward an uncertain future. Never purely Turkish, Istanbul was home to generations of Greeks, Armenians, and Jews, as well as Muslims.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Captivating story of transition to modernity

    • By Roger on 01-28-15

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Decline of International Studies

    • By: Charles King

    • Narrated by: Kevin Stillwell
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In October 2013, the U.S. Department of State eliminated its funding program for advanced language and cultural training on Russia and the former Soviet Union.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Zoroastrian Mystical Theology: A Conversation with Charles William King

    • Mystics Magazine
    • By: Marilynn Hughes, Charles William King
    • Narrated by: Dave Wright
    • Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      1 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      1 out of 5 stars 3

    >Mystics Magazine: Zoroastrian Mystical Theology - A Conversation with Charles William King.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Just repackaging, well read though.

    • By Commuting Learner on 05-17-16

    Regular price: $6.95

    • What's My Philosophy?

    • A Story About Making a True Friend, Gaining an Understanding of Yourself, and Learning What It Means to Have a Philosophy
    • By: Charles E. King Jr
    • Narrated by: Charles King
    • Length: 1 hr and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1

    If you want to experience lasting success in life and business, a personal philosophy is essential. More than an action statement, your philosophy expresses the values that drive your actions. Author and entrepreneur Charles King eloquently illustrates this in his contemporary business parable, which tells the fictional story of 35-year-old CEO Jim Lincoln.

    • A Story About Making a True Friend, Gaining an Understanding of Yourself, and Learning What It Means to Have a Philosophy
    • By: Charles E. King Jr
    • Narrated by: Charles King
    • Length: 1 hr and 55 mins
    • Release date: 08-22-16
    • 3 out of 5 stars 1 rating

    Regular price: $6.95