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    • Boone

    • A Biography
    • By: Robert Morgan
    • Narrated by: James Jenner
    • Length: 20 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 277
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 230
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 228

    Robert Morgan's Gap Creek was an Oprah's Book Club selection and a phenomenal New York Times best-seller. Here he turns his talent to chronicling the life of American frontier legend Daniel Boone.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A movie for your mind

    • By Phillip on 03-11-10

    Regular price: $38.49

    • The Plague

    • By: Albert Camus
    • Narrated by: James Jenner
    • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 630
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 479
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 488

    In the small coastal city of Oran, Algeria, rats begin rising up from the filth, only to die as bloody heaps in the streets. Shortly after, an outbreak of the bubonic plague erupts and envelops the human population. Albert Camus' The Plague is a brilliant and haunting rendering of human perseverance and futility in the face of a relentless terror born of nature.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Translator Please!

    • By Plain English on 06-04-11

    Regular price: $31.47

    • The Big Rich

    • The Rise and Fall of the Greatest Texas Oil Fortunes
    • By: Bryan Burrough
    • Narrated by: James Jenner
    • Length: 22 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 402
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 270
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 270

    Best-selling author Bryan Burrough reveals how four Texas oil tycoons transformed America. Rising from humble beginnings through hard work and shrewd dealings, they shifted the balance of power in American politics. While hobnobbing with movie stars and presidents, the Big Rich also created the legend of the swaggering Texas oilman with island hideaways and sprawling ranches.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Houston Oilman

    • By Andrew on 10-12-09
    • The Rise and Fall of the Greatest Texas Oil Fortunes
    • By: Bryan Burrough
    • Narrated by: James Jenner
    • Length: 22 hrs and 10 mins
    • Release date: 03-26-09
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 402 ratings

    Regular price: $41.99

    • Coyote Blue

    • By: Christopher Moore
    • Narrated by: James Jenner
    • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,130
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 650
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 655

    With New York Times best-sellers like Bloodsucking Fiends to his credit, Christopher Moore has developed a devoted cult following. Coyote Blue introduces Samuel Hunter, a young man who's running from his past while being tormented by an ancient Crow God with a talent for mischief.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • You Can't Go Wrong with Moore

    • By Mari on 05-02-09

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Too Soon Old, Too Late Smart

    • 30 True Things You Need to Know Now
    • By: Gordon Livingston
    • Narrated by: James Jenner
    • Length: 4 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 331
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 134
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 135

    Full of things we may know but have not articulated to ourselves, Too Soon Old, Too Late Smart is a gentle and generous alternative to the trial-and-error learning that makes wisdom such an expensive commodity. For everyone who feels a sense of urgency that the clock ticks and still we aren't the person we'd like to be, it offers solace, guidance, and hope.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not for the

    • By T. Combs on 06-07-07

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Every Time I Find the Meaning of Life, They Change It

    • Wisdom of the Great Philosophers on How to Live
    • By: Daniel Klein
    • Narrated by: James Jenner
    • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10

    From the vantage point of his eighth decade, Klein revisits the wisdom he relished in his youth with this collection of philosophical gems, adding new ones that strike chords with him at the end of his life. From Epicurus to Emerson and Camus to the theologian Reinhold Niebuhr - whose words provided the title of this audiobook - each pithy extract is annotated with Klein's inimitable charm and insights.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Fighting Men

    • By: Ralph Cotton
    • Narrated by: James Jenner
    • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
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      4 out of 5 stars 11

    In Fighting Men by Pulitzer Prize nominee Ralph Cotton, Civil War veteran and former schoolmaster Sherman Dahl rides the Southwest as a gun for hire. Known by both the lawful and the lawless as “The Teacher,” Dahl sells his services to those seeking justice - and is relentless in his pursuit of wanted men.

    Regular price: $27.99

    • You Are Not a Stranger Here

    • Stories
    • By: Adam Haslett
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley, Norman Dietz, James Jenner, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    An elderly inventor, burning with manic creativity, tries to reconcile with his estranged gay son. A bereaved boy draws a thuggish classmate into a relationship of escalating guilt and violence. A genteel middle-aged woman, a longtime resident of a psychiatric hospital, becomes the confidante of a lovelorn teenaged volunteer. Told with Chekhovian restraint and compassion, and conveying both the sorrow of life and the courage with which people rise to meet it, You Are Not a Stranger Here is a triumph of storytelling.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great performances of sensitive stories

    • By Jeff Lacy on 04-17-17

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Travels with Epicurus

    • A Journey to a Greek Island in Search of a Fulfilled Life
    • By: Daniel Klein
    • Narrated by: James Jenner
    • Length: 4 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 49

    Daniel Klein journeys to the Greek island Hydra to discover the secrets of aging happily. Drawing on the lives of his Greek friends, as well as philosophers ranging from Epicurus to Sartre, Klein learns to appreciate old age as a distinct and extraordinarily valuable stage of life. He uncovers simple pleasures that are uniquely available late in life, as well as headier pleasures that only a mature mind can fully appreciate.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Bad News

    • By Victoria R. Shemaria on 08-20-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Rabbit Factory

    • By: Marshall Karp
    • Narrated by: James Jenner, Tom Stechschulte
    • Length: 14 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 42

    Dean Lamaar is the architect of an entertainment empire and the creator of iconic characters like Rambunctious Rabbit and McGreedy the Moose. When his company falls on hard times, the only hope to get it back in the black is Familyland, an amusement park in Las Vegas. But after an actor playing Rambunctious Rabbit is found dead on the park grounds, everyone senses foul play. And after more characters wind up murdered, it becomes obvious that someone has it in for Lamaar.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Marshall Karp Writes… Good :-)

    • By Ted on 07-13-15

    Regular price: $48.97

    • Led Astray

    • By: Sandra Brown
    • Narrated by: James Jenner
    • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 79
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 72
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 70

    Jenny Fletcher had selflessly put her needs and dreams behind those of her fiancé, Hal, a man more committed to a cause than to her. On the eve of his departure for Central America, he gave Jenny what she wanted more than anything... one passionate night. It was his final gift. Cage Hendren was the opposite of his brother, Hal, in every way. The black sheep of the family, he was all rough edges, with a soft spot for just one thing: Jenny.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Touching and Great Story

    • By Zombie Valentine on 10-20-17

    Regular price: $22.63

    • Gunman's Song

    • By: Ralph Cotton
    • Narrated by: James Jenner
    • Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    Best-selling author Ralph Cotton is one of the finest Western novelists writing today. Gunman’s Song is a fast-paced adventure story that begins with tragedy and is propelled forward by the raw lust for revenge. Fast Larry Shaw is a deadly Old West gunman who has taken to the bottle as of late. When he is out drinking and carousing one night, a band of fiends raid his home, robbing and murdering his beloved family. Now Fast Larry is wholly consumed by one fiery impulse—kill them, kill them all.

    Regular price: $21.52

    • Why Football Matters

    • My Education in the Game
    • By: Mark Edmundson
    • Narrated by: James Jenner
    • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
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      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Acclaimed essayist Mark Edmundson reflects on his own rite of passage as a high school football player to get to larger truths about the ways America's Game shapes its men. Football teaches young men self-discipline and teamwork. But football celebrates violence. Football is a showcase for athletic beauty and physical excellence. But football damages young bodies and minds, sometimes permanently. Football inspires confidence and direction. But football instills cockiness, a false sense of superiority.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Holding Lies

    • A Novel
    • By: John Larison
    • Narrated by: James Jenner
    • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    With Holding Lies, John Larison takes us deep into a thriving subculture of the Northwest, one born of the ferns and firs, rain and hot-springs, firebombs and whitewater. He takes us even deeper into the troubles of Hank Hazelton, a 59-year-old river guide, as he struggles to reconnect with his only daughter after a 14-year estrangement. His failure as a father haunts him, along with other deep regrets, tragedies, and longings. In the days before his daughter's arrival, Hank discovers a drift boat stranded below a rapid, empty except for a long smear of blood on its seat.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Sun Going Down

    • By: Jack Todd
    • Narrated by: James Jenner
    • Length: 20 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    Mavis Gallant Award-winning author Jack Todd—an American expat living in Canada—pens an epic work of historical fiction based partly on his own relatives. Spanning the Civil War to the Roaring Twenties, Sun Going Down details three generations of the Paint family as they work to find their places on the untamed American frontier.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I didn't want the story to end

    • By Xavier on 02-07-13

    Regular price: $38.49

    • The Burning Range

    • By: Ralph Compton, Joseph A. West
    • Narrated by: James Jenner
    • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    The legacy of legendary Western author Ralph Compton can be heard in the explosive tales penned by Joseph A. West. A ruthless murderer known as the Fat Man is terrorizing Green Meadow, Oklahoma, which sits over a massive store of black gold. The Fat Man will kill anyone who stands in his way. But gambler Chauncey Drake and Pinkerton agent Reuben Withers aren’t the kind to back down easy, and the stars are aligning for a showdown of epic proportions.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Through Black Spruce

    • By: Joseph Boyden
    • Narrated by: James Jenner
    • Length: 15 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 151
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 110
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 110

    Joseph Boyden's first novel, Three Day Road, was a Today Show Book Club selection. Through Black Spruce is the exceptional follow-up to his acclaimed debut. Cree bush pilot Will Bird lies comatose in a hospital, while his wayward niece Annie arrives to sit in silent vigil by his side. Slowly their stories reveal two people previously separated by great distances, beaten and broken, and searching for some sense of where they belong in the world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A writer to watch

    • By Timothy on 09-01-09

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Highway Cats

    • By: Janet Taylor Lisle
    • Narrated by: James Jenner
    • Length: 2 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Frequently honored by the ALA and recipient of a Newbery Honor distinction, Janet Taylor Lisle's work offers thrills and adventure for all young listeners. Into a colony of feral cats a trio of kittens comes to stay. Living in a small patch of woods near a mall, the colony is frightened by continued human incursion. But can these strange kittens be the key to saving their home?

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Panhandle

    • By: Brett Cogburn
    • Narrated by: James Jenner
    • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    The great-grandson of iconic Old West hero Rooster Cogburn, acclaimed author Brett Cogburn delivers Panhandle, a novel of the Texas frontier. Cowboys Nate Reynolds and Billy Champion, one a well-to-do young man and the other a stubborn troublemaker, couldn’t be more different -- yet that doesn’t stop them from becoming friends. Determined to rid the frontier of the violent men who kill innocents without hesitation, they soon learn that playing hero can be deadly business.

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Ghost of Apache Creek

    • By: Ralph Compton, Joseph A. West
    • Narrated by: James Jenner
    • Length: 5 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    The only folk left behind in Apache Creek are ghosts, including Marshall Sam Pace. Three years of solitude have turned Sam into a phantom, but when a woman on the run stumbles into town, the former lawman must protect her and make use of gunslinger skills long out of practice...

    Regular price: $20.99

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