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    • The Dog Stars

    • By: Peter Heller
    • Narrated by: Mark Deakins
    • Length: 10 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,492
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,240
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,234

    Hig survived the flu that killed everyone he knows. His wife is gone, his friends are dead, he lives in the hangar of a small abandoned airport with his dog, his only neighbor a gun-toting misanthrope. In his 1956 Cessna, Hig flies the perimeter of the airfield or sneaks off to the mountains to fish and to pretend that things are the way they used to be. But when a random transmission somehow beams through his radio, the voice ignites a hope deep inside him that a better life exists beyond the airport.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • beautifully written and narrated!

    • By Mike Naka on 06-08-14

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Celine

    • A Novel
    • By: Peter Heller
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 11 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 273
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 249
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 252

    From the best-selling author of The Dog Stars and The Painter, a luminous, masterful novel of suspense - the story of Celine, an elegant, aristocratic private eye who specializes in reuniting families, trying to make amends for a loss in her own past.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • <br /><br />Setting, characters, better than plot

    • By G. Minott on 04-12-17

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Kook

    • What Surfing Taught Me About Love, Life, and Catching the Perfect Wave
    • By: Peter Heller
    • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
    • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 31

    Having resolved to master a big - hollow wave - that is, to go from kook (surfese for beginner) to shredder-in a single year, Heller travels from Southern California down the coast of Mexico in the company of his girlfriend and the eccentric surfers they meet. Exuberant and fearless, Heller explores the technique and science of surfing the secrets of its culture, and the environmental ravages to the stunning coastline he visits.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator....

    • By Jimmy P on 12-14-17
    • What Surfing Taught Me About Love, Life, and Catching the Perfect Wave
    • By: Peter Heller
    • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
    • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
    • Release date: 03-15-16
    • 4 out of 5 stars 36 ratings

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Painter

    • A Novel
    • By: Peter Heller
    • Narrated by: Mark Deakins
    • Length: 11 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 457
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 410
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 411

    Jim Stegner has seen his share of violence and loss. Years ago he shot a man in a bar. His marriage disintegrated. He grieved the one thing he loved. In the wake of tragedy, Jim, a well-known expressionist painter, abandoned the art scene of Santa Fe to start fresh in the valleys of rural Colorado. Now he spends his days painting and fly-fishing, trying to find a way to live with the dark impulses that sometimes overtake him. He works with a lovely model. His paintings fetch excellent prices. But one afternoon, on a dirt road, Jim comes across a man beating a small horse, and a brutal encounter rips his quiet life wide open.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • The good, the bad, and the ugly

    • By Kathy on 05-23-14

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Hell or High Water

    • Surviving Tibet's Tsangpo River
    • By: Peter Heller
    • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
    • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 38

    The Tsangpo Gorge in southeastern Tibet has lured explorers and adventurers since its discovery. Sacred to the Buddhists, the inspiration for Shangri La, the Gorge is as steeped in legend and mystery as any spot on earth. As a river-running challenge, the remote Tsangpo is relentlessly unforgiving, more difficult than any stretch of river ever attempted. Its mysteries have withstood a century's worth of determined efforts to explore its length. The finest expedition paddlers on earth have tried.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Hell or High Water (Unabridged)

    • By Tory on 06-21-05

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Whale Warriors

    • By: Peter Heller
    • Narrated by: James Boles
    • Length: 10 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36

    For two months, journalist Peter Heller rode aboard the vegan pirate ship Farley Mowat as it stalked its prey, a Japanese whaling fleet, through the storms and ice of Antarctica. The ship is black, flies under a jolly roger, and carries members of the Sea Shepherd Society, a radical environmental group who are willing to die to stop illegal whale hunting.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A book everyone needs to read!

    • By Eric Taylor on 07-20-08

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Das Ende der Sterne wie Big Hig sie kannte

    • By: Peter Heller
    • Narrated by: Olaf Pessler
    • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
    • Abridged
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    Die Welt ist untergegangen, aber Hig hat überlebt. Ebenso sein einziger Nachbar, ein menschenfeindlicher Waffennarr mit dem Herz auf dem rechten Fleck, der ihn - brutal...

    Regular price: $7.12

    • Das Ende der Sterne wie Big Hig sie kannte

    • By: Peter Heller
    • Narrated by: Peter Lontzek
    • Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    Die Welt ist untergegangen, aber Hig hat überlebt. Ebenso sein einziger Nachbar, ein menschenfeindlicher Waffennarr mit dem Herz...

    Regular price: $12.90