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    • 501: Willpower

    • By: The Splendid Table, John Tierney, Jane Stern, and others
    • Narrated by: Lynne Rossetto Kasper
    • Length: 51 mins
    • Original Recording
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    This week on the Splendid Table, we’re looking at willpower with John Tierney, co-author of Willpower, Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength. Jane and Michael Stern are breakfasting at Green Salmon in Yachats, OR, and we learn what it takes to be a cheesemonger with Steve Jones, proprietor of The Cheese Bar in Portland, OR.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • The Pinch

    • By: Steve Stern
    • Narrated by: David Doersch
    • Length: 14 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    It's the late 1960s. The Pinch, once a thriving Jewish community centered on North Main Street in Memphis, has been reduced to a single tenant. Lenny Sklarew awaits the draft by peddling drugs and shelving books - until he learns he is a character in a book about the rise and fall of this very Pinch. Muni Pinsker, who authored the book in an enchanted day containing years, arrived in the neighborhood at its height and was smitten by an alluring tightrope walker.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Reader doesn't know how to pronounce Yiddish or Hebrew

    • By Emily B. on 10-29-15

    Regular price: $34.99