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    • Humboldt's Cosmos

    • Alexander von Humboldt and the Latin American Journey That Changed the Way We See the World
    • By: Gerard Helferich
    • Narrated by: Ray Childs
    • Length: 15 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 67
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 44

    The thrilling story of the charismatic explorer who Simon Bolivar called "the true discoverer of South America" and the daring expedition that altered the course of science. From 1799 to 1804 German naturalist and adventurer Alexander von Humboldt conducted the first extensive scientific exploration of Latin America.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent book about someone I knew nothing about

    • By Mark D. Jones on 06-19-10
    • Alexander von Humboldt and the Latin American Journey That Changed the Way We See the World
    • By: Gerard Helferich
    • Narrated by: Ray Childs
    • Length: 15 hrs and 23 mins
    • Release date: 01-22-10
    • 4 out of 5 stars 67 ratings

    Regular price: $24.95

    • High Cotton

    • Four Seasons in the Mississippi Delta
    • By: Gerard Helferich
    • Narrated by: Jeremy Gage
    • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    This dirt-under-the-fingernails portrait of a small-time farmer follows Zack Killebrew over a single year as he struggles to defend his cotton against weeds, insects, and drought, as well as 21st-century threats such as globalization.

    Regular price: $22.95