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    • What Is America

    • A Short History of the New World Order
    • By: Ronald Wright
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    Ranging with dazzling expertise through anthropology, history, and literature, Wright reconfigures our self-perception, arguing that the "essence" of America can be traced to the foundations of our history--literally to the collision of worlds that began in 1492, as one civilization subsumed another--and exploring how these currents continue to shape our world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • insightful overview

    • By rm3154 on 04-19-12

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Gold Eaters

    • A Novel
    • By: Ronald Wright
    • Narrated by: Luis Moreno
    • Length: 12 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    Plucked from his small fishing village and captured by the conquistadors looking to plunder the gold of Peru, young Waman is the everyman thrown into extraordinary circumstances, caught up in history's throes. He finds himself at every major moment in the empire building of the Spanish explorers, including Francisco Pizarro, and in the culture clash and violent overthrow of the Incan leaders.

    Regular price: $20.99