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    • The End of the Cold War 1985-1991

    • By: Robert Service
    • Narrated by: Ralph Lister
    • Length: 21 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 84

    Drawing on new archival research, Robert Service's gripping new investigation of the final years of the Cold War - the first to give equal attention to the internal deliberations from both sides of the Iron Curtain - opens a window onto the dramatic years that would irrevocably alter the world's geopolitical landscape and the men at their fore.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Lots of details; not very captivating

    • By KTF on 06-01-17

    Regular price: $41.99

    • The Shooting of Dan McGrew

    • By: Robert W. Service
    • Narrated by: Kevin Yancy, K. Anderson Yancy
    • Length: 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    During the Yukon Gold Rush, a jilted lover returns to settle his score.

    Regular price: $3.68

    • The Trail of Ninety-Eight

    • By: Robert W Service
    • Narrated by: Maynard Villers
    • Length: 14 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    This is the story of the great stampede of gold seekers to Alaska, written from the eyewitness viewpoint of the author. Not just a spectator, the author was among the first gold seekers who took part in the initial mining activities in the northland.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Such a powerful story

    • By Paul on 03-19-12

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The End of the Cold War

    • 1985-1991
    • By: Robert Service
    • Narrated by: Andrew Cullum
    • Length: 24 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    The dismantling of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and the spread of Perestroika throughout the former Soviet bloc was a sea change in world history. Here, acclaimed Russian historian Robert Service examines precisely how that change came about. Drawing on a vast and largely untapped range of sources, he builds a picture of the two men who spearheaded the breakthrough: Ronald Reagan, president of the United States; and Mikhail Gorbachev, last general secretary of the Soviet Union.

    Regular price: $50.09

    • Nightmares on Congress Street, Part IV

    • By: Rhonda Carlson, Clay T. Graybeal, W. W. Jacobs, and others
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    In 2001, a group of Portland, ME area theatrical professionals began creating a series of audio theatre programs: Nightmares on Congress Street, "classic horror stories to chill and thrill". These productions have all been broadcast on Maine's NPR station for the past few Halloween Eves.

    Regular price: $13.99