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    • How the States Got Their Shapes

    • By: Mark Stein
    • Narrated by: Brian Holsopple
    • Length: 6 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Why does Oklahoma have that panhandle? Did someone make a mistake?

    We are so familiar with the map of the United States that our state borders seem as much a part of nature as mountains and rivers. Even the oddities—the entire state of Maryland(!)—have become so engrained that our map might as well be a giant jigsaw puzzle designed by Divine Providence. But that's where the real mystery begins.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible Book for Audio -- Try the Print Version

    • By Mark on 10-14-12

    Regular price: $19.95

    • American Panic

    • A History of Who Scares Us and Why
    • By: Mark Stein
    • Narrated by: David Drummond
    • Length: 10 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In American Panic, New York Times bestselling author Mark Stein traces the history and consequences of American political panics through the years. Virtually every American, on one level or another, falls victim to the hype, intensity, and propaganda that accompany political panic, regardless of their own personal affiliations.

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    • wrong author

    • By David on 04-28-16

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Vice Capades

    • Sex, Drugs, and Bowling from the Pilgrims to the Present
    • By: Mark Stein
    • Narrated by: David Drummond
    • Length: 8 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    From the illegality of bowling in colonial America to violent video games and synthetic drugs, Vice Capades by best-selling author Mark Stein examines the nation's relationship with the actions, attitudes, and antics that have defined morality. This comprehensive yet humorous history reveals that our views of vice are not formed merely by morals but by power. By viewing a variety of vices across the span of American history, Vice Capades brings into focus the nation's inconsistent moral compass.

    Regular price: $27.99

    • At Long Last Leo

    • By: Mark Stein
    • Narrated by: Barbara Bain, Arye Gross, Mary Gross, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 31 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Leo Beagle has spent two years writing a 638-page manifesto on human harmony that just might change the world. The problem is only that no one wants to read it, especially not Leo’s unharmonious family.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Back to the Center, Democrats

    • By: Mark Penn, Andrew Stein
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The path back to power for the Democratic Party today, as it was in the 1990s, is unquestionably to move to the center and reject the siren calls of the left, whose policies and ideas have weakened the party.

    "Back to the Center, Democrats" is from the July 05, 2017 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Mark Penn and Andrew Stein and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

    Regular price: $0.95