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    • Life of Black Hawk, or Ma-ka-tai-me-she-kia-kiak

    • Dictated by Himself
    • By: Black Hawk
    • Narrated by: Michael Lackey
    • Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    A controversial figure in his day, Black Hawk was the leader of the Sauk American Indian tribe in the early 1800s. The son of the tribe’s medicine man, Black Hawk’s exploits as a warrior aided his rise to the status of tribal war leader. Here, Black Hawk chronicles his life as well as the story of his tribe, who were forced from their lands in Illinois during a series of skirmishes with American settlers in what came to be known as the Black Hawk War.

    Regular price: $23.09

    • Billy Budd

    • By: Herman Melville
    • Narrated by: Michael Lackey
    • Length: 3 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 30

    In 1797, young Billy Budd is impressed into naval service. It is a perilous time for a British Royal Navy still reeling from mutinies and marauding French ships. When Billy is forcibly transferred to HMS Bellipotent, he evokes the wrath of John Claggart, the ship's master-at-arms. Claggart falsely accuses Billy of conspiracy to mutiny, a charge that will have a profound effect on the fates of both seamen.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • H2O here isn't wide, but deep w/ strong currents

    • By Darwin8u on 12-04-13

    Regular price: $23.09

    • The Jungle

    • By: Upton Sinclair
    • Narrated by: Michael Lackey
    • Length: 17 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    Jurgis Rudkus, an impoverished Lithuanian immigrant, takes a lowly job at Brown's slaughterhouse to support his young wife and their relatives. Once admiring America for its potential, Rudkus has found opportunities to be too far out of his reach. After being evicted, Rudkus is living in a slum and deeply in debt - unable to support his family. As he attempts to make ends meet, the oppressive working conditions and crippling poverty begin to take a toll on Rudkus and his family.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not for the squeamish

    • By GSS on 02-11-15

    Regular price: $23.09

    • Riders of the Purple Sage

    • By: Zane Grey
    • Narrated by: Michael Lackey
    • Length: 13 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    In 1871 Utah, young Jane Withersteen is courted by Elder Tull, the leader of her polygamous Mormon church. When Jane refuses, the local Mormons persecute her. Meanwhile, Jane's friend, Bern Venters, is captured by Tull's posse and faces a harsh sentence. Jane defends him, causing even more friction with the Mormon populace.

    Regular price: $23.09

    • Lee Harvey Oswald: 48 Hours to Live

    • Oswald, Kennedy and the Conspiracy that Will Not Die
    • By: Steven M. Gillon
    • Narrated by: Michael Lackey
    • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Steve Gillon follows Lee Harvey Oswald for the 48 hours after the Kennedy assassination in search of answers to the question that has been troubling America for the past five decades: Why did he shoot JFK? The Warren Commission speculated that Oswald was simply a deranged sociopath. But recently declassified materials raise new troubling questions.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Another Kennedy Assassination Book

    • By George on 04-30-14

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Bartleby, the Scrivener

    • A Story of Wall Street
    • By: Herman Melville
    • Narrated by: Michael Lackey
    • Length: 1 hr and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    In Manhattan, an elderly lawyer's business is growing. Having two scriveners in his employ, the lawyer advertises for a third to meet demand. Enter Bartleby, a glum albeit quality scrivener. However, the lawyer quickly discovers that something is off with his new employee. When asked to perform any duties outside of writing, Bartleby responds with a canned "I would prefer not to." Soon Bartleby is living at the office and performing less and less at work.

    Regular price: $23.09

    • The Rainbow Trail

    • By: Zane Grey
    • Narrated by: Michael Lackey
    • Length: 12 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Ten years after the events of Riders of the Purple Sage, John Shefford, a disillusioned preacher from Illinois travels to Arizona and takes refuge in a village controlled by polygamist Mormons hiding from the federal government.

    Regular price: $23.09

    • The Dark Brand

    • By: H.A. Derosso
    • Narrated by: Michael Lackey
    • Length: 5 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Driscoll is a man with a target on his back. Just released from jail, Driscoll is believed to know where his former cellmate - recently hung for bank robbery and murder - hid his loot. With the robbery fresh in the minds of the townsfolk, it seems like just about everybody wants to know where that money is - and they are prepared to kill for it, too!

    Regular price: $34.99

    • .44

    • By: H.A. Derosso
    • Narrated by: Michael Lackey
    • Length: 6 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 5

    Dan Harland was a legend. A hired gun, Harland had earned a reputation as one of the fastest gunslingers in the West. He didn't like to kill, but he did it with deadly accuracy. The money wasn't too bad, either. However, when he is hired to kill a man who is seemingly all too ready to die, Harland begins to have second thoughts about his occupation and seeks out the shadowy figure who hired him.

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Piazza Tales

    • By: Herman Melville
    • Narrated by: Mark Owen, Pete Cross, Michael Lackey
    • Length: 4 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Written in seclusion following the intense negative public reaction to the publication of his novel Pierre, The Piazza Tales is Herman Melville's accessible and entertaining collection of short stories and novellas concerning love, labor, and loss. The collection includes his three most important achievements in the genre of short fiction: the short story "Bartleby, the Scrivener" and the novellas Benito Cereno and The Encantadas.

    Regular price: $23.09