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    • Murder in the Stacks

    • Penn State, Betsy Aardsma, and the Killer Who Got Away
    • By: David DeKok
    • Narrated by: Eddie Frierson
    • Length: 15 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 48

    On the day after Thanksgiving in 1969, Betsy Aardsma, a 22-year-old graduate student in English at Penn State University, was stabbed to death in the stacks of Pattee Library at the university's main campus in the small town of State College. For more than 40 years, her murder went unsolved. Aardsma was smart, pretty and kind, and the Pennsylvania State Police could not figure out why anyone would want to kill her.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • FASCINATING! SOLVED!

    • By Eddie38 on 11-11-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Epidemic

    • A Collision of Power, Privilege, and Public Health
    • By: David DeKok
    • Narrated by: Eddie Frierson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    The Epidemic tells the true story one of the last and worst typhoid epidemics in America, occurring in the early winter of 1903 in Ithaca, NY, home of Cornell University. At least 85 people died in the epidemic, including 29 Cornell students. More than 10 percent of Ithaca's 13,000 citizens contracted typhoid, mostly from drinking the town's water. The Epidemic details Ithaca's existential struggle to survive, examining medical procedures of the era, how the epidemic was finally broken, and who the heroes and villains were.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Compelling

    • By Anonymous User on 02-10-18
    • A Collision of Power, Privilege, and Public Health
    • By: David DeKok
    • Narrated by: Eddie Frierson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 12 mins
    • Release date: 01-19-18
    • 4 out of 5 stars 4 ratings

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Fire Underground

    • The Ongoing Tragedy Of The Centralia Mine Fire
    • By: David DeKok
    • Narrated by: Eddie Frierson
    • Length: 14 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    How an underground fire turned a Pennsylvania community into a ghost town. On May 27, 1962, a fire set to clean up the town dump outside Centralia, Pennsylvania, spread by accident into abandoned coal mines beneath the small town. This spawned the environmental disaster known around the world today as the Centralia Mine Fire.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Truth is stranger than fiction!!!

    • By Di on 07-24-17

    Regular price: $24.95