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    • We Are Not Such Things

    • The Murder of a Young American, a South African Township, and the Search for Truth and Reconciliation
    • By: Justine van der Leun
    • Narrated by: Erin Bennett
    • Length: 19 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    The story of Amy Biehl is well known in South Africa. The 26-year-old white American Fulbright scholar was brutally murdered on August 25, 1993, during the final, fiery days of apartheid by a mob of young black men in a township outside Cape Town. Her parents' forgiveness of two of her killers became a symbol of the truth and reconciliation process in South Africa. Justine van der Leun decided to introduce the story to an American audience. But as she delved into the case, the prevailing narrative started to unravel.

    Regular price: $31.47

    • We Are Not Such Things

    • A Murder in a South African Township and the Search for Truth and Reconciliation
    • By: Justine van der Leun
    • Narrated by: Laurel Lefkow
    • Length: 17 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    A Making a Murderer set in South Africa - a gripping true-crime story of murder and the justice system in the shadow of apartheid. In 1993, in the final, fiery days of apartheid, a 26-year-old white American activist called Amy Biehl was murdered by a group of young black men in a township near Cape Town. Four men were tried and convicted of the murder and sentenced to 18 years in prison. A few years later, they had been freed.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Story of real life South Africa

    • By Mr B. on 02-14-18

    Regular price: $17.55

    • Marcus of Umbria

    • What an Italian Dog Taught an American Girl About Love
    • By: Justine van der Leun
    • Narrated by: Coleen Marlo
    • Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 3

    Listeners will delight in this tale of an urbanite who leaves her magazine job to move to Collelungo, Italy, population: 200. There, in the ancient city center of a historic Umbrian village, she sets up house with the enticing local gardener she met on vacation only weeks earlier. This impulsive decision launches an eye-opening series of misadventures when village life and romance turn out to be radically different from what she had imagined. Love lost with the gardener is found instead with Marcus, an abandoned English pointer that she rescues.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Bored

    • By chris teifke on 04-26-17

    Regular price: $17.96