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    • Double Down

    • Reflections on Gambling and Loss
    • By: Frederick Barthelme, Steven Barthelme
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
    • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Double Down is a true story, a terrifying roller-coaster ride deep into the heart of two men and into the world of floating Gulf Coast casinos. When both of their parents died within a short time of each other, the writers Frederick and Steven Barthelme, both professors of English in Mississippi, inherited a goodly sum of money. What followed was a binge during which they gambled away their entire fortune - and more.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • It's a winner!

    • By Ed on 01-23-16

    Regular price: $17.96

    • Waveland

    • By: Frederick Barthelme
    • Narrated by: Mark Vietor
    • Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      1.5 out of 5 stars 7

    In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina on Mississippi's Gulf Coast, mostly retired architect Vaughn Williams, who is beset by the routine but no less troubling difficulties of late midlife, is doing what he can to remain, as he says, "viable". He scans the channels, reads newspapers and blogs online, Googles practically everything, teaches an occasional class at the local junior college, and worries perhaps overmuch about his late father.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Experienced Clinical Depression? Here's A Chance!

    • By W Perry Hall on 01-28-14

    Regular price: $17.96