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    • Tangled Vines

    • Greed, Murder, Obsession, and an Arsonist in the Vineyards of California
    • By: Frances Dinkelspiel
    • Narrated by: Dina Pearlman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 105
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 100
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      4 out of 5 stars 101

    On October 12, 2005, a massive fire broke out in the Wines Central wine warehouse in Vallejo, California. Within hours, the flames had destroyed 4.5 million bottles of California's finest wine worth more than $250 million, making it the largest destruction of wine in history. The fire had been deliberately set by a passionate oenophile named Mark Anderson, a skilled con man and thief with storage space at the warehouse who needed to cover his tracks.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very interesting story but the narration......

    • By S. Tomlinson on 10-28-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • History

    • Unknown Los Angeles (2009): Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
    • By: Chip Jacobs, Frances Dinkelspiel, D. J. Waldie
    • Narrated by: William Deverell
    • Length: 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 2
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    The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them. The festival was an immediate success and has become the largest and most prestigious book festival in the country, attracting more than 130,000 book lovers each year.

    Regular price: $4.19