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    • He Wanted the Moon

    • The Madness and Medical Genius of Dr. Perry Baird, and His Daughter's Quest to Know Him
    • By: Mimi Baird, Eve Claxton
    • Narrated by: Jane Alexander, Paul Boehmer, John Bedford Lloyd
    • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 24

    Texas-born and Harvard-educated, Dr. Perry Baird was a rising medical star in the late 1920s and 1930s. Early in his career, ahead of his time, he grew fascinated with identifying the biochemical root of manic depression, just as he began to suffer from it himself. By the time the results of his groundbreaking experiments were published, Dr. Baird had been institutionalized multiple times, his medical license revoked, and his wife and daughters estranged.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Solid, fantastic read.

    • By SBey on 05-13-15

    Regular price: $24.50

    • The Bridesmaid's Daughter

    • From Grace Kelly's Wedding to a Women's Shelter - Searching for the Truth About My Mother
    • By: Nyna Giles, Eve Claxton
    • Narrated by: Nyna Giles
    • Length: 7 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
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      4 out of 5 stars 11

    Nyna Giles was picking up groceries at the supermarket one day when she looked down and saw the headline on the cover of a tabloid: "Former Bridesmaid of Princess Grace Lives in Homeless Shelter". Nyna was stunned, shocked to see her family’s private ordeal made so public - the woman mentioned on that cover, Carolyn Scott Reybold, was her mother. In this powerful memoir of friendship and motherhood, Nyna Giles uncovers her mother’s past to answer the questions she never knew to ask.

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Poverty Tour

    • By: Brooke Gladstone, Bob Garfield, Jack French, and others
    • Length: 25 mins
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    Today, more than 45 million Americans live in poverty. The problem has been addressed countless times since the nation’s founding...

    Regular price: $0.95

    • The Bridesmaid's Daughter

    • By: Nyna Giles, Eve Claxton
    • Narrated by: Nyna Giles
    • Length: 7 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A daughter's poignant search to understand her mother, Carolyn Scott - once a bridesmaid to Princess Grace and a world-renowned Ford model - who spent her final years in a homeless shelter. Nyna Giles was picking up groceries at the supermarket one day when she looked down and saw a woman on the cover of a tabloid beneath the headline: 'Former Bridesmaid of Princess Grace Lives in Homeless Shelter'. Nyna was stunned, afraid that someone would know the woman on that cover, Carolyn Scott, was her mother.

    Regular price: $15.98