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    • Castle of Water

    • A Novel
    • By: Dane Huckelbridge
    • Narrated by: Max Winter
    • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 49

    For Sophie Ducel, her honeymoon in French Polynesia was intended as a celebration of life. For Barry Bleecker, the same trip was meant to mark a new beginning - turning away from his dreary existence in Manhattan finance to seek creative inspiration. But when their small plane is downed in the middle of the South Pacific, the sole survivors of the wreck are left with one common goal: survival.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing story

    • By Cindy Smith on 03-12-18

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The United States of Beer

    • A Freewheeling History of the All-American Drink
    • By: Dane Huckelbridge
    • Narrated by: Corey Snow
    • Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 28
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
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      4 out of 5 stars 23

    Huckelbridge shows how beer has evolved along with the country - from a local and regional product (once upon a time, every American city had its own brewery and iconic beer brand) to the rise of global megabrands, like Budweiser and Miller, that are synonymous with US capitalism. We learn of George Washington's failed attempt to brew beer at Mount Vernon with molasses instead of barley and of the 19th-century "beer barons", like Captain Frederick Pabst, Adolphus Busch, and Joseph Schlitz.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • History Humanized

    • By Dave on 06-25-16

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Castle of Water

    • By: Dane Huckelbridge
    • Narrated by: Max Winter
    • Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 1

    Told in mesmerising prose, with a charm and rhythm entirely its own, Castle of Water is more than just a classic castaway story. It is a stirring reflection on love's restorative potential as well as a poignant reminder that home - be it a flat in Paris, a New York apartment, or a desolate atoll a world away - is where the heart is....

    Regular price: $12.78