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    • First Man

    • The Life of Neil A. Armstrong
    • By: James R. Hansen
    • Narrated by: Jeremy Bobb
    • Length: 16 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 109
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 104
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 103

    When Apollo 11 touched down on the Moon’s surface in 1969, the first man on the Moon became a legend. In First Man, author James R. Hansen explores the life of Neil Armstrong. Based on over 50 hours of interviews with the intensely private Armstrong, who also gave Hansen exclusive access to private documents and family sources, this "magnificent panorama of the second half of the American twentieth century" (Publishers Weekly, starred review) is an unparalleled biography of an American icon.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not really 'unabridged'

    • By A Reader on 06-06-18

    Regular price: $28.34

    • Truth, Lies, and O-Rings

    • Inside the Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster
    • By: Allan J. McDonald, James R. Hansen - contributor
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Yen
    • Length: 26 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    On a cold January morning in 1986, NASA launched the Space Shuttle Challenger, despite warnings against doing so by many individuals including Allan McDonald. The fiery destruction of Challenger on live television moments after launch remains an indelible image in the nation's collective memory. In Truth, Lies, and O-Rings, McDonald, a skilled engineer and executive, relives the tragedy from where he stood at Launch Control Center. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A great look into what happened

    • By Daniel L Carmony on 08-16-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • First Man

    • The Life of Neil A. Armstrong
    • By: James R. Hansen
    • Narrated by: Boyd Gaines
    • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 187
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123

    In a penetrating exploration of American hero worship, Hansen addresses the complex legacy of the First Man, as an astronaut and as an individual. In First Man, the personal, technological, epic, and iconic blend to form the portrait of a great but reluctant hero who will forever be known as history's most famous space traveler.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not great, but pretty good

    • By Tim on 12-13-06

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Storms of My Grandchildren

    • The Truth about the Coming Climate Catastrophe
    • By: James Hansen
    • Narrated by: John Allen Nelson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 145
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74

    In Storms of My Grandchildren, James Hansen - the nation's leading scientist on climate issues - speaks out for the first time with the full truth about global warming: the planet is hurtling even more rapidly than previously acknowledged to a climatic point of no return. Although Hansen was Al Gore's science adviser for the 2006 documentary An Inconvenient Truth, his recent data shows that our situation is even more dire today.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Too Bad this critical read is so boring!

    • By Michael G on 07-06-10

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The New Yorker Festival

    • Global Warming: Confronting Climate Change
    • By: James Hansen, Martin Hoffert, Robert Socolow, and others
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Kolbert
    • Length: 1 hr and 26 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    This panel discussion on global warming was recorded live at the 2006 New Yorker Festival in New York City.

    Regular price: $9.95

    • Aufbruch zum Mond

    • Neil Armstrong - Die autorisierte Biografie
    • By: James R. Hansen
    • Narrated by: Frank Arnold
    • Length: 17 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Am 21. Juli 1969 hält die Welt den Atem an: Neil Armstrong setzt als erster Mensch seinen Fuß auf den Mond. So berühmt Armstrong dadurch wurde, so wortkarg und scheu trat er in der Öffentlichkeit auf. James Hansen gewährte er erstmals exklusiven Zugang zu privaten Dokumenten und persönlichen Quellen. Von Armstrongs Kindheit bis zum unfassbaren Ruhm durch die Apollo-11-Mission und Armstrongs Beteiligung an der Untersuchung der Challenger-Katastrophe - First Man erzählt das Leben eines Mannes, dessen "kleiner Schritt" Geschichte schrieb.
     

    >> Diese ungekürzte Hörbuch-Fassung wird Ihnen exklusiv von Audible präsentiert und ist ausschließlich im Download erhältlich.

    Regular price: $29.58

    • Domino Lady

    • Sex as a Weapon
    • By: Joan Hansen, K. G. McAbee, C. J. Henderson, and others
    • Narrated by: Kalinda Little
    • Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Los Angeles, the 1930s. The city of angels. Just beneath the surface is a city stinking of corruption with criminal bosses and politicians squeezing the life out of the city. Stunned by the murder of her crusading politician father, socialite Ellen Patrick determines to bring her father's killers to justice - at any cost! Donning a distinctive white dress and a black domino mask, she becomes the Domino Lady, one of the sexiest - and most elusive - crime fighters of all time.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Monster Aces, Volume 2

    • By: Jim Beard, Teel James Glenn, Nancy Hansen, and others
    • Narrated by: William Turbett
    • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    While the world's still choked with monsters - their work is never done. Tireless and dedicated, the Aces scour the globe in pursuit of the creatures that seek to terrorize humanity. For this ongoing mission, they leave no stone unturned - and no monsters alive. Whether it be in far-off wilderness, small-town America, or among the concrete canyons of the big city, Cap'n, Gats, Joker, Digger, and Trill continue to risk their lives at the cost of their own identities to keep us safe from the things that go bump in the night.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The New Adventures of the Whirlwind

    • By: Teel James Glenn, Nancy A. Hansen, Allan Gilbreath
    • Narrated by: Bob Kern
    • Length: 3 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Johnston McCulley, the author responsible for Zorro, also created the mysterious avenger known as The Whirlwind. A young man leaves behind a life of wealth and privilege in Spain and journeys to California. He builds a new life with a new name, Pedro Garzos. As he settles into his new home, the man known as Pedro discovers tyrants, bandits, and other dangers that threaten the weak and powerless!

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Fantasy And Fear Volume 1

    • By: Don Thomas, Ron Fortier, Lee Houston, and others
    • Narrated by: Fiona Thraille
    • Length: 6 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Knights! Monsters! Dwarves! Killers! Find it all and more in the debut issue of Pro Se Productions' Fantasy and Fear Vol. 1. Featuring stories of horror and fantasy from the newest writers and artists side by side with seasoned professionals in the world of Pulp!!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A fantastic collection of fantasy tales

    • By Ray Johnson on 05-14-18

    Regular price: $12.79