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    • Who We Are and How We Got Here

    • By: David Reich
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 10 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
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    Geneticists like David Reich have made astounding advances in the field of genomics, which is proving to be as important as archaeology, linguistics, and written records as a means to understand our ancestry. In Who We Are and How We Got Here, Reich allows listeners to discover how the human genome provides not only all the information a human embryo needs to develop but also the hidden story of our species.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great information in a very academic format.

    • By Anthony Gaetano Biagio Pape on 07-16-18

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Church History

    • By: Eusebius, Paul L. Maier - translator, Paul L. Maier - commentary by
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 13 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Often called the "Father of Church History", Eusebius was the first to trace the rise of Christianity during its crucial first three centuries from Christ to Constantine. Our principal resource for earliest Chrisitianity, The Church History presents a panorama of apostles, church fathers, emperors, bishops, heroes, heretics, confessors, and martyrs. This audiobook edition includes Paul L. Maier's clear and precise translation, historical commentary on each book in The Church History, and numerous maps, illustrations, and photographs. 

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Iliad & The Odyssey

    • By: Homer
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 28 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Little is known about the Ancient Greek oral poet Homer, the supposed 8th century BC author of the world-read Iliad and his later masterpiece, The Odyssey. These classic epics provided the basis for Greek education and culture throughout the classical age and formed the backbone of humane education through the birth of the Roman Empire and the spread of Christianity.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Audio

    • By Tiffany on 02-18-07

    Regular price: $28.95

    • I and Thou

    • By: Martin Buber
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 5 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 75
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    Martin Buber’s I and Thou has long been acclaimed as a classic. Many prominent writers have acknowledged its influence on their work; students of intellectual history consider it a landmark; and the generation born after World War II considers Buber one of its prophets. Buber’s main proposition is that we may address existence in two ways: (1) that of the “I” toward an “It,” toward an object that is separate in itself, which we either use or experience; (2) that of the “I” toward “Thou,” in which we move into existence in a relationship without bounds.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful, Spiritual, Philosophical Masterpiece

    • By Theo Horesh on 02-28-13

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The God Who Is There, 30th Anniversary Edition

    • By: Francis A. Schaeffer
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 50
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
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      5 out of 5 stars 43

    For decades, The God Who Is There has been the landmark book that changed the way the church sees the world. In Francis Schaeffer's remarkable analysis, we learn where the clashing ideas about God, science, history, and art came from and where they are going. This edition includes a foreword by James W. Sire that places Schaeffer's seminal work in the context of the intellectual turbulence of the early 21st century.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Relevant,Loving God

    • By Miss Dixon, Amazon Customer on 06-09-17

    Regular price: $23.07

    • The Iliad

    • By: Homer, Samuel Butler - translator
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 16 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 181
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    One of the most extraordinary achievements in world literary history. Too good to be relegated to the dustbin of high-school required reading, the first of Homer's epic poems tells of the counsel of Nestor, Achilles' slaying of Hector, and the defeat of the Trojans by the Greeks. (Translated by Samuel Butler.)

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Illiad at three or four times the price worth it?

    • By James M on 12-29-03

    Regular price: $23.80

    • Winning the Loser's Game

    • Timeless Strategies for Successful Investing
    • By: Charles D. Ellis
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 4 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 114
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    This indispensable investment guide asks the question: how can an individual invest successfully when the majority always fails?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Classic on Efficient Market Hypothesis

    • By JOSHUA HELMAN, M.D. on 03-13-06

    Regular price: $19.60

    • Ancient Greece, Second Edition

    • From Prehistoric to Hellenistic Times
    • By: Thomas R. Martin
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 12 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
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    In this compact yet comprehensive history of ancient Greece, Thomas R. Martin brings alive Greek civilization from its Stone Age roots to the fourth century BC. Focusing on the development of the Greek city-state and the society, culture, and architecture of Athens in its Golden Age, Martin integrates political, military, social, and cultural history in a book that will appeal to students and general audiences alike. Now in its second edition, this classic work now features updates throughout.

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Safe Strategies for Financial Freedom

    • By: Van K. Tharp, D.R. Barton, Steve Sjuggerud
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 4 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 71
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      4 out of 5 stars 39
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      4 out of 5 stars 40

    Safe Strategies for Financial Freedom shows you how to know in 30 seconds whether you should be in or out of the market. The authors show you how great investors avoid mistakes, and win big. With Van Tharp's legendary risk-control techniques, learn how the world's most profitable investors reduce their risk and leave their wealth-generating potential unlimited, and how you can too.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Avoid !!!

    • By Tehzeeb on 12-13-06

    Regular price: $19.60

    • The Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie and The Gospel of Wealth

    • By: Andrew Carnegie
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 12 hrs
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 7
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    His good friend Mark Twain dubbed him "St. Andrew." British Prime Minister William Gladstone called him an "example" for the wealthy. Such terms seldom apply to multimillionaires. But Andrew Carnegie was no run-of-the-mill steel magnate. At age 13 and full of dreams, he sailed from his native Dunfermline, Scotland, to America. Here, in one volume, are two impressive works by Andrew Carnegie himself: his autobiography and The Gospel of Wealth, a groundbreaking manifesto on the duty of the wealthy to give back to society all of their fortunes.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Inspirational Man

    • By Tony Mc on 05-23-18

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Theory of the Leisure Class

    • By: Thorstein Veblen
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 11 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this, his best-known work, the controversial American economist and social critic Thorstein Veblen appropriates Darwin's theory of evolution to analyze the modern industrial system. For Veblen, the shallowness and superficiality observed in society results from the tendency to believe that true accomplishment lies in arriving at a condition of ostentatious wealth and status.

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Six Sigma Way

    • How GE, Motorola, and Other Top Companies are Honing Their Performance
    • By: Peter S. Pande, Robert P. Neuman, Roland R. Cavanagh
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 4 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3 out of 5 stars 123
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 77

    Cost reduction, productivity improvement, customer retention, these are the promises of the Six Sigma quality management system. The Six Sigma Way reveals how GE, Motorola, and numerous other companies are successfully using Six Sigma to fine-tune products and processes, improve performance, and increase profits. Now you can learn the roadmap for implementing Six Sigma in your manufacturing or service organization.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • a struggle

    • By Patrick on 04-01-07

    Regular price: $19.60

    • The Art of Flavor

    • Practices and Principles for Creating Delicious Food
    • By: Daniel Patterson, Mandy Aftel
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 4 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 18
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      4 out of 5 stars 14
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    Two masters of composition - a chef and a perfumer - present a revolutionary new approach to creating delicious food. Michelin two-star chef Daniel Patterson and celebrated natural perfumer Mandy Aftel are experts at orchestrating ingredients. Yet in a world awash in cooking shows and food blogs, they noticed, home cooks get little guidance in the art of flavor. In this trailblazing guide, they share the secrets to making the most of your ingredients via an indispensable set of tools and principles.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Pallets be like give me some more

    • By John on 08-17-17

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Beautiful Losers

    • By: Leonard Cohen
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki, Bronson Pinchot, John Lescault
    • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    One of the best-known experimental novels of the 1960s, Beautiful Losers is Cohen's most defiant and uninhibited work. As imagined by Cohen, hell is an apartment in Montreal, where a bereaved and lust-tormented narrator reconstructs his relations with the dead. In that hell, two men and a woman twine impossibly and betray one another again and again. Memory blurs into blasphemous sexual fantasy - and redemption takes the form of an Iroquois saint and virgin who has been dead for 300 years but still has the power to save even the most degraded of her suitors.

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Why Not Socialism?

    • By: G. A. Cohen
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 56
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    Is socialism desirable? Is it even possible? In this concise book, one of the world's leading political philosophers presents with clarity and wit a compelling moral case for socialism and argues that the obstacles in its way are exaggerated. There are times, G. A. Cohen notes, when we all behave like socialists.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not compelling, but OK

    • By Angel D. on 01-17-12

    Regular price: $6.00

    • Transformational Church

    • Creating a New Scorecard for Congregations
    • By: Thom Rainer, Ed Stetzer
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
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    Churches committed to following Christ's example want this world changed for the sake of eternity. While the supernatural piece of making that happen goes without saying, how does a body of believers do its part to be in that "sweet spot" where true spiritual transformation occurs?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Content Bad Narrator

    • By ajglenn1822 on 12-14-17

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Empire of Self

    • A Life of Gore Vidal
    • By: Jay Parini
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 16 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
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    The product of 30 years of friendship and conversation, Jay Parini's Empire of Self probes behind the glittering surface of Gore Vidal's colorful life to reveal the complex emotional and sexual truth underlying his celebrity-strewn life. But there is plenty of glittering surface as well - a virtual who's who of the American Century, from Eleanor Roosevelt and Amelia Earhart through the Kennedys, Princess Margaret, and the creme de la creme of Hollywood.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well done!

    • By Christopher on 03-22-16

    Regular price: $27.97

    • Do Not Find Me

    • By: Kathleen Novak
    • Narrated by: Lisa Flanagan, John Lescault
    • Length: 6 hrs
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 8
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    As a young man, Gigi Paulo arrives in New York and is immediately drawn to a girl he sees in a bar near Penn Station. Before he can approach her, she is gone. He returns to the bar for weeks in hopes of seeing her again, dreams of her at night, and searches the crowds for her face. Quiet and careful, he is not the type to become obsessed by a stranger. But obsessed he is. Two years later he meets her at a party. Her name is Corrine.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautifully read and written

    • By RueRue on 10-31-16

    Regular price: $20.97

    • What the Best CEOs Know

    • Seven Exceptional Leaders and Their Lessons for Transforming Any Business
    • By: Jeffrey Krames
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 4 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 17
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    What the Best CEOs Know examines the careers of seven CEOs, world-renowned for their consistent and phenomenal success, and details the methodologies that propelled them to the top as industry leaders. Going beyond anecdotes and quotes to introduce proven methods to help you become a better leader, best-selling business author Jeffrey Krames uses cases, self-assessments, and concise summaries to provide a blueprint-like framework for success.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Best Audiobok about Lucky Businessmen

    • By Daniel on 08-28-12

    Regular price: $19.60

    • Openings in the Old Trail

    • By: Bret Harte
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 7 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Although American author Bret Harte is most readily associated with stories about the West, it is his skill with characterization that distinguishes him from the hundreds of others who set fictional tales in the region. The miners, soldiers, gamblers, entrepreneurs, and lost souls who populate these pages are limned with Harte's unique combination of dry wit and tender pathos. This charming collection of Harte's short stories focuses on life in old California.

    Regular price: $20.97

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