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    • Richard Pryor and The World That Made Him
    • By: David Henry, Joe Henry
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Richard Pryor was arguably the single most influential performer of the second half of the twentieth century, and certainly he was the most successful black actor/comedian ever. Controversial and somewhat enigmatic in his lifetime, Pryor's performances opened up a new world of possibilities, merging fantasy with angry reality in a way that wasn't just new - it was heretofore unthinkable. His childhood in Peoria, Illinois, was spent just trying to survive.

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    Regular price: $30.09

    • Waterlogg Holiday Collection

    • By: Charles Dawson Butler, Pedro Pablo Sacristán, Joe Bevilacqua, and others
    • Narrated by: Joe Bevilacqua, full cast
    • Length: 5 hrs and 14 mins
    • Original Recording
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    This collection of stories features holiday tales for both young and old! Producer Joe Bevilacqua has unearthed this vintage 1940s recording of the charming Yuletide children's radio play, written by and starring Daws Butler, the voice of Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound, Quick Draw McGraw, and most of the classic Hanna-Barbera cartoon characters. Also heard in this old time radio show is Don Messick, the voice of Boo Boo Bear, Ranger Smith, and Scooby Doo.

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Lime Creek

    • By: Joe Henry
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 3 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A Grammy-winning lyricist and accomplished poet, Joe Henry turns his immense talent to the novel form in this moving debut. Spencer Davis and his wife Elizabeth have carved out a rewarding existence on the fierce plains of Wyoming, where they raise three sons alongside herds of cattle. But as their oldest son Luke comes of age and begins testing the boundaries of his independence, Spencer fears that their simple way of life may not be enough for Luke.

    Regular price: $13.99