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    • All the Pieces Matter

    • The Inside Story of The Wire®
    • By: Jonathan Abrams
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Abrams, January LaVoy, Prentice Onayemi, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 287
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 265
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 263

    Since its final episode aired in 2008, HBO's acclaimed crime drama The Wire has only become more popular and influential. The issues it tackled, from the failures of the drug war and criminal justice system to systemic bias in law enforcement and other social institutions, have become more urgent and central to the national conversation. But while there has been a great deal of critical analysis of the show and its themes, until now there has never been a definitive, behind-the-scenes take on how it came to be made.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • There's a reason you hire professional talent

    • By Shawnald on 02-13-18

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Boys Among Men

    • How the Prep-to-Pro Generation Redefined the NBA and Sparked a Basketball Revolution
    • By: Jonathan Abrams
    • Narrated by: Mirron Willis
    • Length: 11 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70

    When Kevin Garnett shocked the world by announcing that he would not be attending college - as young basketball prodigies were expected to do - but instead would enter the 1995 NBA draft directly from high school, he blazed a trail for a generation of teenage basketball players to head straight for the pros. That trend would continue until the NBA instituted an age limit in 2005, requiring all players to attend college or another developmental program for at least one year.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Names mispronounced

    • By Jonathan Lee on 03-03-18
    • How the Prep-to-Pro Generation Redefined the NBA and Sparked a Basketball Revolution
    • By: Jonathan Abrams
    • Narrated by: Mirron Willis
    • Length: 11 hrs and 53 mins
    • Release date: 06-07-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 74 ratings

    Regular price: $30.09