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    • League of Denial

    • The NFL, Concussions and the Battle for Truth
    • By: Mark Fainaru-Wada, Steve Fainaru
    • Narrated by: David H. Lawrence XVII
    • Length: 14 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 251
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 236
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 233

    So concluded the National Football League in a December 2005 scientific paper on concussions in America's most popular sport. That judgment, implausible even to a casual fan, also contradicted the opinion of a growing cadre of neuroscientists who worked in vain to convince the NFL that it was facing a deadly new scourge: A chronic brain disease that was driving an alarming number of players - including some of the all-time greats - to madness.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Overall, well worth the credit

    • By David P. McGivern on 03-07-14

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Big Boy Rules

    • America's Mercenaries Fighting in Iraq
    • By: Steve Fainaru
    • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
    • Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 45

    A parallel army lives on the margins of the Iraq war - nearly 100,000 armed men, invisible yet in plain sight, doing jobs the overstretched and understaffed military can't or won't do. The U.S. media call them "security contractors." They call themselves "mercs," and they operate under their own rules. Washington Post reporter Steve Fainaru traveled with several groups of security contractors to find out what motivates them to put their lives in danger every day.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A must read....

    • By Joe Arrigoni on 11-10-09

    Regular price: $20.99