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    • The Founding of New Acadia

    • The Beginnings of Acadian Life in Louisiana, 1765-1803
    • By: Carl A. Brasseaux
    • Narrated by: Aaron Henkin
    • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 26
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      4 out of 5 stars 25
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      4 out of 5 stars 24

    In this penetrating study, Carl Brasseaux looks beyond long-standing mythology to provide a critical account of early Acadian culture in Louisiana and the reasons for its survival. He convincingly dispels many received notions about the routes Acadians traveled from Nova Scotia to Louisiana, their original settlement sites, and the patterns of their subsequent migrations within the state, and closely examines the relations of Louisiana's Acadians with their black, Spanish, Indian, and Creole neighbors.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Boring

    • By C.Joy S. on 07-18-17

    Regular price: $17.99

    • Poe

    • By: James M. Hutchisson
    • Narrated by: Aaron Henkin
    • Length: 11 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 9
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
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      3 out of 5 stars 8

    Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was an American original - a luminous literary theorist, an erratic genius, and an analyst par excellence of human obsession and compulsion. The scope of his literary achievements and the dramatic character of Poe's life have drawn readers and critics to him in droves. And yet, upon his death, one obituary penned by a literary enemy in the New York Daily Tribune cascaded into a lasting stain on Poe's character, leaving a historic misunderstanding.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • A History of Horror

    • By: Wheeler Winston Dixon
    • Narrated by: Aaron Henkin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 27
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 25
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      3 out of 5 stars 24

    Ever since horror leapt from popular fiction to the silver screen in the late 1890s, viewers have experienced fear and pleasure in exquisite combination. Wheeler Winston Dixon's A History of Horror is the only book to offer a comprehensive survey of this ever-popular film genre. Arranged by decades, with outliers and franchise films overlapping some years, this one-stop sourcebook unearths the historical origins of characters such as Dracula, Frankenstein, and the Wolfman and their various incarnations in film from the silent era to comedic sequels.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • good not great

    • By eric on 05-24-16

    Regular price: $19.95