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    • Inventing Niagara

    • Beauty, Power, and Lies
    • By: Ginger Strand
    • Narrated by: Karen White
    • Length: 13 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
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      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Americans call Niagara Falls a natural wonder, but the falls aren't very natural anymore. In fact, they are a study in artifice. Water diverted, riverbed reshaped, brink stabilized, and landscape redesigned, the falls are more a monument to man's meddling than to nature's strength.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Works on All Levels

    • By Chris Reich on 03-09-09

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Brothers Vonnegut

    • Science and Fiction in the House of Magic
    • By: Ginger Strand
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    In the mid-1950s, Kurt Vonnegut takes a job in the PR department at General Electric in Schenectady, where his older brother, Bernard, is a leading scientist in its research lab - or "House of Magic". Kurt has ambitions as a novelist, and Bernard is working on a series of cutting-edge weather-control experiments meant to make deserts bloom and farmers flourish.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Engaging yet disquieting

    • By Jean on 12-06-15

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Why Look at Fish?

    • By: Ginger Strand
    • Narrated by: Paige McKinney
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The American aquarium boom can be reduced to this equation: aquarium + shopping malls = urban renewal. Where’s the education in that?

    Regular price: $2.99