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    • The Cold War

    • A New History
    • By: John Lewis Gaddis
    • Narrated by: Jay Gregory, Alan Sklar
    • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 635
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 411
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 408

    Drawing on new and often startling information from newly opened Soviet, Eastern European, and Chinese archives, this thrilling account explores the strategic dynamics that drove the Cold War, provides illuminating portraits of its major personalities, and offers much fresh insight into its most crucial events. Riveting, revelatory, and wise, it tells a story whose lessons it is vitally necessary to understand as America once more faces an implacable ideological enemy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • WOW

    • By Cordell eddings on 10-13-07

    Regular price: $26.27

    • Martin Luther King

    • The Essential Box Set: The Landmark Speeches and Sermons of Martin Luther King, Jr.
    • By: Clayborne Carson, Kris Shepard, Peter Holloran, and others
    • Narrated by: Keith David, Jay Gregory, Martin Luther King
    • Length: 15 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 124
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92

    This definitive box set includes all the landmark speeches of the great orator and American leader Martin Luther King, Jr., from his inspirational "I Have a Dream" to his firey "Give Us the Ballot." Comprised of recordings previously included in A Call to Conscience and A Knock at Midnight, The Essential Box Set is a must-have for any home, library, or school collection.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Great Resource!

    • By Veronica on 01-19-10

    Regular price: $37.63

    • Boss Talk

    • Top CEOs Share the Ideas that Drive the World's Most Successful Companies
    • By: The Editors of the Wall Street Journal
    • Narrated by: Jay Gregory, Robert MacNamara, Bill Meisle, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Timeless and effective business lessons from 21 top CEOs. Every business leader - from manager to entrepreneur - wants to know the ideas that motivate and inspire the world's most successful CEOs. Boss Talk presents expert advice on critical issues from a wide range of CEOs including Michael Dell, Jeff Bezos, Tina Brown, Ian Schrager, Steve Ballmer, and Sanford Weill.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing

    • By Nicolas on 01-27-07

    Regular price: $19.93

    • The Mammoth Book of Travel in Dangerous Places

    • By: John Keay
    • Narrated by: Alex Norton, Charles Reston, Constantine Gregory, and others
    • Length: 20 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9

    The great explorers were the celebrities of their day - the romance and danger of their daring expeditions captured the public imagination and the world's headlines to an extraordinary degree. Not all of them lived to tell the tale, of course, but those who emerged triumphant from jungle, desert, or polar wasteland were hailed as if returning from beyond the grave. Journalists vied for their stories and publishers rushed their firsthand accounts of exciting and dangerous journeys into print for a wide and voracious readership.

    Regular price: $8.25

    • Managing Growth, a Selection from Boss Talk

    • Lessons from CEOs of Cisco, Citigroup and Novartis (Unabr.)
    • By: The Editors of the Wall Street Journal
    • Narrated by: Jay Gregory, Robert MacNamara, Bill Meisle, and others
    • Length: 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    In this selection from Boss Talk, executives John Chambers, Juergen Schrempp, Sanford I. Weill, and Daniel Vasella offer their personal experiences and advice on managing companies during times of change. Whether dealing with a merger, volatile markets or new business acquisitions, these executives explain the key components of managing growth.

    Regular price: $6.60

    • Legally Correct Fairy Tales

    • Bedtime Classics Translated into the Legalese
    • By: David Fisher
    • Narrated by: Jay Gregory, Jack Garrett, Patrick Frederic
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Why did the Three Little-Pigs call 911? Will the Three Bears sue Goldilocks for trespassing? Who cracked the Humpty Dumpty case? Find out the answers to these fascinating legal inquiries and many others in these hilarious reenactments of bedtime classics transferred into the courtroom and translated into legalese. Eleven different voices, including the author's, bring life to such characters as Little-Pigg, Diana Freewoman, the Jolly Green Giant, and of course various attorneys. The perfect tales for our litigious age.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • It's a funny, funny old world.

    • By omahonycm on 01-09-05

    Regular price: $6.83

    • A Thread of Grace

    • By: Mary Doria Russell
    • Narrated by: Jay Gregory
    • Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    It is September 8, 1943, and 14-year-old Claudette Blum is learning Italian with a suitcase in her hand. She and her father are among the thousands of Jewish refugees scrambling over the Alps toward Italy, where they hope to be safe at last, now that the Italians have broken with Germany and made a separate peace with the Allies. The Blums will soon discover that Italy is anything but peaceful.

    Regular price: $21.27

    • Time

    • Questions of Faith: What Do We Believe
    • By: Nancy Gibbs, David Van Biema, John Elson
    • Narrated by: Blair Brown, Jay Gregory
    • Length: 1 hr and 31 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
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    As we face the third millennium, spirituality commands more and more attention - from individuals, families, communities, and even the media. From urban church congregations struggling to meet the challenges of changing neighborhoods and social issues to modern worshippers choosing ancient doctrines and rituals, Americans are searching for answers to their spiritual questions. Do we still believe in miracles? Does heaven exist?

    Regular price: $11.40

    • People

    • Fascinating People: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Famous Lives
    • By: Richard Jerome, Tom Gliatto
    • Narrated by: Eric Conger, Jay Gregory
    • Length: 1 hr and 29 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Golden Globe winning actor Michael J. Fox won't be returning for another season of his hit sitcom Spin City in order to spend more time raising awareness and lobbying for more research for Parkinson's disease. This collection of articles which originally appeared in People Magazine includes an interview with Fox on how he copes with his disease.

    Regular price: $11.40