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    • American Desperado

    • My Life - From Mafia Soldier to Cocaine Cowboy to Secret Government Asset
    • By: Jon Roberts, Evan Wright
    • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall
    • Length: 16 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In 2008 veteran journalist Evan Wright, acclaimed for his New York Times best-selling book Generation Kill and co-writer of the Emmy-winning HBO series it spawned, began a series of conversations with super-criminal Jon Roberts, star of the fabulously successful documentary Cocaine Cowboys. Those conversations would last three years, during which time Wright came to realize that Roberts was much more than the de-facto “transportation chief” of the Medellin Cartel during the 1980s, much more than a facilitator of a national drug epidemic.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • BEST First Person (realistic) Criminal Account

    • By aaron on 12-05-11

    Regular price: $35.00

    • It's Business Time

    • Adapting a Corporate Path for Freemasonry
    • By: Robert H. Johnson, Jon T. Ruark
    • Narrated by: Jared Stanley
    • Length: 2 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    Just because Freemasonry isn't inherently a business doesn’t mean the organization can’t benefit from industry-proven best organizational practices. It's Business Time lays out these modern concepts and their relevance to Freemasonry in an easy-to-understand guide. The work explores and adapts each concept for use across the organization, regardless of leadership level. If utilized appropriately, these concepts can be a powerful force multiplier in enabling Lodges to succeed in the modern era. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Resource for Freemason's

    • By Anonymous User on 08-10-18

    Regular price: $6.95

    • War of the Worlds: Global Dispatches

    • By: Kevin J. Anderson (editor), Robert Silverberg, Connie Willis, and others
    • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
    • Length: 12 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 146
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    Nineteen gut-wrenching reports from the front lines of the War of the Worlds, as logged by Albert Einstein, Mark Twain, Theodore Roosevelt, H.P. Lovecraft, Winston Churchill, Jules Verne, and many of the other most famous writers of the time. The most popular and acclaimed science fiction writers of today relive the Martian invasion through the eyes of their famous predecessors.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • GLOBAL

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 03-08-15

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Year's Top Short SF Novels 3

    • By: Elizabeth Bear, Jay Lake, Steven Popkes, and others
    • Narrated by: Tom Dheere, Nancy Linari, Dara Rosenberg
    • Length: 17 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 19
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    Short novels are movie length narratives that may well be the perfect length for science fiction stories. This audio collection presents the best-of-the-best short science fiction novels published in 2012 by current and emerging masters of this vibrant form.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fun and thoughtful sci-fi

    • By DANIEL on 10-29-15

    Regular price: $38.49

    • American Desperado

    • My Life as a Cocaine Cowboy
    • By: Jon Roberts, Evan Wright
    • Narrated by: Christina Rooney, Erik Davies, Johnathan McClain, and others
    • Length: 16 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
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      5 out of 5 stars 12
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    American Desperado is possibly the most jaw-dropping, event-filled, adrenaline-soaked criminal autobiography ever written. Like a real-life Scarface Jon was born into the upper levels of the Gambino crime family and witnessed his first murder at age seven. He became a one-man juvenile crime wave before joining an assassination squad in Vietnam.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • gripping and gritty real-life crime

    • By James Prendergast on 11-03-16

    Regular price: $25.68

    • Betrayal

    • Whitey Bulger and the FBI Agent Who Fought to Bring Him Down
    • By: Robert Fitzpatrick, Jon Land
    • Narrated by: Michael Prichard
    • Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 13
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    The Jack Nicholson film The Departed didn't tell half of their story. A poor kid from the slums, Robert Fitzpatrick grew up to become a stellar FBI agent and challenge the country's deadliest gangsters. Relentless in his desire to catch, prosecute, and convict Whitey Bulger, Fitzpatrick fought the nation's most determined cop-gangster battle since Melvin Purvis hunted, confronted, and killed John Dillinger. In his crusade to bring Bulger to justice, Fitzpatrick faced not only Whitey but also corrupt FBI agents, along with political cronies and enablers from Boston to Washington....

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Great Tome of Fantastic and Wondrous Places

    • The Great Tome Series, Book 3
    • By: Diana Parparita, James Dorr, Tannara Young, and others
    • Narrated by: CB Droege
    • Length: 10 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The wonder and mystery of The Great Tomes series continues with The Great Tome of Fantastic and Wondrous Places. Volume three of this collection features narratives revolving around the exploration of fantasy or alien locales in which the acts of exploration and adventure are central to the plot.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • EgyptAir Flight 804’s Systems Detected Smoke Before It Disappeared

    • By: Andy Pasztor, Jon Ostrower, Tamer El-Ghobashy, and others
    • Narrated by: Paul Ryden
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "EgyptAir Flight 804’s Systems Detected Smoke Before It Disappeared" is from the May 20, 2016 World section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Robert Wall, Tamer El-Ghobashy, Andy Pasztor and Jon Ostrower and narrated by Paul Ryden.

    Regular price: $0.95