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    • The Contractor

    • How I Landed in a Pakistani Prison and Ignited a Diplomatic Crisis
    • By: Raymond Davis, Storms Reback
    • Narrated by: Stephen R. Thorne
    • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    A lot has been written about the time contractor Raymond Davis spent in a Pakistani jail in 2011. Unfortunately, much of it is misleading - or downright false - information. Now, the man at the center of the controversy tells his side of the story for the very first time. In The Contractor: How I Landed in a Pakistani Prison and Ignited a Diplomatic Crisis, Davis offers an up-close and personal look at the 2011 incident in Lahore, Pakistan, that led to his imprisonment and the events that took place as diplomats on both sides scrambled to get him out.

    Regular price: $26.59

    • Black Mask 9: The Corpse Didn't Kick

    • And Other Crime Fiction from the Legendary Magazine
    • By: Otto Penzler (editor), Whitman Chambers, Milton K. Ozaki, and others
    • Narrated by: Bart Tinapp, Scott Brick, Eric Conger, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    From its launch in 1920 until its demise in 1951, the magazine Black Mask published pulp crime fiction. The first hard-boiled detective stories appeared on its pages. Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler, Erle Stanley Gardner and John D. MacDonald got their start in Black Mask. The urban crime stories that appeared in Black Mask helped to shape American culture. Modern computer games, films, and television are rooted in the fiction popularized by “the seminal and venerated mystery pulp magazine” ( Booklist).

    Regular price: $18.27

    • Leading Through Uncertainty

    • How Umpqua Bank Emerged from the Great Recession Better and Stronger than Ever
    • By: Raymond P. Davis
    • Narrated by: Joel Richards
    • Length: 5 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    In this follow-up to the successful Leading for Growth, Umpqua Bank CEO Ray Davis shares the tactics and strategies that have allowed Umpqua to grow and succeed in the toughest economic environment. The results are clear: despite years of economic uncertainty, Umpqua has continued its upward trajectory - expanding from five locations in 1994 to more than 200 today.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it.

    • By George on 02-25-15

    Regular price: $19.95