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    • Traveling to Infinity

    • The True Story Behind 'The Theory of Everything'
    • By: Jane Hawking
    • Narrated by: Sandra Duncan
    • Length: 19 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this compelling memoir, Jane Hawking relates the inside story of her extraordinary marriage. As Stephen's academic renown soared, his body was collapsing under the assaults of motor neurone disease, and Jane's candid account of trying to balance his 24-hour care with the needs of their growing family is inspirational. This is a book about optimism, love and change that will resonate with listeners everywhere.

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    • Perplexing & Puzzling

    • By Sara on 03-11-15

    Regular price: $27.81

    • Cry to Dream Again

    • By: Jane Hawking
    • Narrated by: Juliette Burton
    • Length: 23 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In 1930s Greater London, Shirley is a talented ballerina who dreams of becoming a principal dancer at the Sadler's Wells Ballet Company. Yet one summer, on the way back from staying with her grandparents in France, she meets a handsome young man, Alan, for a fleeting moment, and her life changes forever. Finding him becomes an obsession for Shirley, and now she longs to fulfil her dreams in the ballet simply so that he might see her name in lights and know where to find her.

    Regular price: $32.71

    • Silent Music

    • By: Jane Hawking
    • Narrated by: Genevieve Swallow
    • Length: 21 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Growing up in London in the aftermath of the Second World War, Ruth is a thoughtful child who finds herself in a confusing adult world. She seeks refuge in her memories of her idyllic stays with her grandparents in the picturesque countryside, which provide comforting visions of a simpler life. As she comes to terms with her surroundings and her adolescence, Ruth finds the motivation to pursue the dream which has governed her childhood, discovering family secrets along the way.

    Regular price: $32.32