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    • Chesapeake Requiem

    • A Year with the Watermen of Vanishing Tangier Island
    • By: Earl Swift
    • Narrated by: Tom Parks
    • Length: 12 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    A brilliant, soulful, and timely portrait of a 200-year-old crabbing community in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay as it faces extinction from rising sea levels - part natural history of an extraordinary ecosystem, starring the beloved blue crab; part paean to a vanishing way of life; and part meditation on man’s relationship with the environment - from the acclaimed author, who reported this story for more than two years.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A well-told story of a unique culture

    • By BCM on 09-03-18
    • A Year with the Watermen of Vanishing Tangier Island
    • By: Earl Swift
    • Narrated by: Tom Parks
    • Length: 12 hrs and 51 mins
    • Release date: 08-07-18
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 15 ratings

    Regular price: $34.22

    • The Big Roads

    • The Untold Story of the Engineers, Visionaries, and Trailblazers Who Created the American Superhighways
    • By: Earl Swift
    • Narrated by: Rob Shapiro
    • Length: 12 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86

    From author Earl Swift comes the surprising history of the U.S. interstate system, a fascinating route through the dreams, discoveries, and protests that shaped these mighty roads.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Lessons from The Big Roads

    • By Joshua Kim on 05-06-12
    • The Untold Story of the Engineers, Visionaries, and Trailblazers Who Created the American Superhighways
    • By: Earl Swift
    • Narrated by: Rob Shapiro
    • Length: 12 hrs and 30 mins
    • Release date: 12-21-11
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 97 ratings

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Auto Biography

    • A Classic Car, an Outlaw Motorhead, and 57 Years of the American Dream
    • By: Earl Swift
    • Narrated by: Greg Itzin
    • Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    A brilliant blend of Shop Class as Soulcraft and The Orchid Thief, Earl Swift’s wise, funny, and captivating Auto Biography follows an outlaw-genius auto mechanic as he painstakingly attempts to restores a classic 1957 Chevy to its former glory - all while the FBI and local law enforcement close in.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great auto story

    • By B. Ramsey on 07-08-16
    • A Classic Car, an Outlaw Motorhead, and 57 Years of the American Dream
    • By: Earl Swift
    • Narrated by: Greg Itzin
    • Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
    • Release date: 05-06-14
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 19 ratings

    Regular price: $28.51