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    • Son of the Wilderness

    • The Life of John Muir
    • By: Linnie Marsh Wolfe
    • Narrated by: James Armstrong
    • Length: 13 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
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      4 out of 5 stars 67
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 67

    This is the Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of John Muir, the rugged individualist and passionate protector of the wild who saw that the encroachment of civilization into nature would threaten civilization itself.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great read

    • By CM on 06-22-15

    Regular price: $23.07

    • The Western Canon

    • The Books and School of the Ages
    • By: Harold Bloom
    • Narrated by: James Armstrong
    • Length: 22 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 166
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 78
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79

    Harold Bloom explores our Western literary tradition by concentrating on the works of twenty-six authors central to the Canon. He argues against ideology in literary criticism; he laments the loss of intellectual and aesthetic standards; he deplores multiculturalism, Marxism, feminism, neoconservatism, Afrocentrism, and the New Historicism.
    Insisting instead upon "the autonomy of aesthetic," Bloom places Shakespeare at the center of the Western Canon.....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A personal and opinionated book on the Canon

    • By Steffen on 07-23-12

    Regular price: $28.32

    • Hand Me Down World

    • By: Lloyd Jones
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong, Todd Boyce, Jane Collingwood, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This is a story about a woman. And the truck driver who mistook her for a prostitute. The old man she robbed and the hunters who smuggled her across the border. The woman whose name she stole, the wife who turned a blind eye. This is the story of a mother searching for her child. This is a story you cannot stop thinking about.

    Regular price: $14.14

    • The Tug of War

    • By: David Rambo
    • Narrated by: Matthew Arkin, Hugo Armstrong, Seamus Dever, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 40 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    The judgment of an untested president is all that stands between us and WWIII. As Soviet nuclear missiles move ever closer to Cuba, President John F. Kennedy must chart a course between conflicting counsel and unparalleled emotional stakes to prevent nuclear annihilation. The newly minted US president is put to the ultimate test in this riveting original commission from playwright David Rambo (Empire, CSI).

    Regular price: $4.87

    • Cartes Postales from Greece

    • By: Victoria Hislop
    • Narrated by: Dan Stevens, Victoria Hislop, Esther Wane, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Week after week the postcards arrive, addressed to a name Ellie does not know, with no return address, each signed with an initial: A. With their bright skies, blue seas and alluring images of Greece, these cartes postales brighten her life. After six months, to her disappointment, they cease. But the montage she has created on the wall of her flat has cast a spell. She must see this country for herself.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Where are the cartes postal?

    • By Book Addict and Pasta Lover on 08-08-17

    Regular price: $24.51

    • Playing God

    • Seven Fateful Moments When Great Men Met to Change the World
    • By: Charles Mee Jr.
    • Narrated by: James Armstrong
    • Length: 10 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 25
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      3 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Charles Mee, Jr. reproduces seven singular moments when heads of state have come together to decide the future of the world: Pope Leo and Attila the Hun; Henry VIII and Francis I; Cortes and Montezuma; Metternich and Talleyrand; Wilson, Clemenceau and Lloyd George; Churchill, Stalin and Roosevelt; and Gorbachev and the G7 nations.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Very poor sound quality

    • By Brian on 03-22-05

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Pilgrim State

    • By: Jacqueline Walker
    • Narrated by: Jacqueline Walker, Anjoa Andoh, Gareth Armstrong, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 15 mins
    • Abridged
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    Pilgrim State is a stunning memoir which tells the story of Dorothy Walker - equal parts beautiful, headstrong, brave, and tragic. Her life is lovingly recreated by her daughter, Jacqueline, in homage to the remarkable woman she was.

    Regular price: $12.97