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    • Glock

    • The Rise of America's Gun
    • By: Paul M. Barrett
    • Narrated by: Kiff VandenHeuvel
    • Length: 8 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 492
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 444

    Today the Glock pistol has been embraced by two-thirds of all U.S. police departments, glamorized in countless Hollywood movies, and featured as a ubiquitous presence on prime-time TV. It has been rhapsodized by hip-hop artists, and coveted by cops and crooks alike. Created in 1982 by Gaston Glock, an obscure Austrian curtain-rod manufacturer, and swiftly adopted by the Austrian army, the Glock pistol, with its lightweight plastic frame and large-capacity spring-action magazine, arrived in America at a fortuitous time.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great indepth book

    • By Clifton on 04-30-12

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Law of the Jungle

    • The $19 Billion Legal Battle Over Oil in the Rain Forest and the Lawyer Who'd Stop at Nothing to Win
    • By: Paul M. Barrett
    • Narrated by: Joe Ochman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
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    Steven Donziger, a self-styled social activist and Harvard educated lawyer, signed on to a budding class action lawsuit against multinational Texaco. The suit sought reparations for the Ecuadorian peasants and tribes people whose lives were affected by decades of oil production near their villages and fields. During twenty years of legal hostilities in federal courts in Manhattan and remote provincial tribunals in the Ecuadorian jungle, Donziger and Chevron's lawyers followed fierce no-holds-barred rules.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding

    • By HGC on 11-22-15
    • The $19 Billion Legal Battle Over Oil in the Rain Forest and the Lawyer Who'd Stop at Nothing to Win
    • By: Paul M. Barrett
    • Narrated by: Joe Ochman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
    • Release date: 09-23-14
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 16 ratings

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Extreme

    • Why Some People Thrive at the Limits
    • By: Emma Barrett, Paul Martin
    • Narrated by: Sam Devereaux
    • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 3
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    In Extreme, Emma Barrett and Paul Martin explore the challenges that people in extreme environments face, including pain, physical hardship, loneliness, and friction between individuals, and the approaches taken to overcome them. Using many fascinating examples and personal accounts, they argue that we can all benefit from the insights gained.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great read for people drawn to field research in tough places

    • By X on 07-28-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Say Goodbye to the Filet-O-Fish

    • By: Bren Smith, Sean Barrett, Paul Greenberg
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Any funding for N.O.A.A. programs that help consumers reconnect to clean, healthy, sustainable seafood swimming off our shores is funding that we cannot afford to lose.

    "Say Goodbye to the Filet-O-Fish" is from the April 25, 2017 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Bren Smith, Sean Barrett and Paul Greenberg and narrated by Kristi Burns.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Malaise Falchion

    • The Spade Case Files
    • By: Paul Barrett
    • Narrated by: Jack Wayne
    • Length: 8 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    Disgraced during the Demon War, Dwarf investigator Snazdaggin Kundarik (Spade to his friends) wants nothing more than a desk to sleep on, a bottle of grog to drink, and the occasional easy case for quick pay. Then a mysterious female Elf from the posh side of town shows up and offers him exoneration for his past sins and lots of gold. All he has to do is follow her brother and report his activities. Simple, right? He should have known better. The simple job soon spirals out of control.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A fantastical retelling of a classic noir story

    • By Ray Johnson on 03-22-18

    Regular price: $19.95