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    • The Best of Bova, Vol. 2

    • By: Ben Bova
    • Narrated by: Vikas Adam, Gabrielle de Cuir, Paul Baymer, and others
    • Length: 15 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The second volume of the best stories from legendary hard science fiction writer Ben Bova, the creator of the New York Times best-selling Grand Tour science fiction series, a six-time Hugo award winner, and past president of the National Space Society. The stories included in this volume span the five decades of Bova's incandescent career at the center of science fiction and space advocacy. Here are tales of star-faring adventure, peril, and drama.

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    • By Anniebligh on 08-15-17

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Time Capsule in Siberia

    • By: Moira Rankin
    • Narrated by: Barbara Bogaev, Moira Rankin
    • Length: 27 mins
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    A frozen lake in the Arctic Circle is telling us how sensitive the poles are to climate change. Producer Moira Rankin takes us to Lake El'gygytgyn and reports on the 3.6 million year record of climate change that scientists have unearthed from the lake's bottom. Chief scientist Julie Brigham-Grette from the University of Massachusetts details her findings that the slightest change in climate produces significant changes in the environment.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Roads

    • By: Moira Rankin
    • Narrated by: Barbara Bogaev, Moira Rankin
    • Length: 27 mins
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    From reckless taxi drivers to women who are digging ditches and breaking rock by hand, roads are a buzzword in South Africa. Driving cattle is tough under any circumstances. But try crossing a six-lane highway every day: now that is real trouble. When it's your livelihood, you improvise with a daring plan.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Last Out

    • By: Moira Rankin, Dan Collison
    • Narrated by: Barbara Bogaev, Moira Rankin, Dan Collison, and others
    • Length: 23 mins
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    If you are a baseball junkie, this program is for you. Producers Moira Rankin and Dan Collison explore the baseball fan's addiction to the game as they follow two die-hard enthusiasts to see how they endure the off-season. Along the way, they find solace in winter trade news, visit a psychologist, drop in on a support group, and reach nirvana and spring training.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Bourbons, The Wampum and Boodle Boys, and Stalin's Mortimer Snerd

    • By: Moira Rankin
    • Narrated by: Lisa Simeone, Moira Rankin
    • Length: 27 mins
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    It was a year of upsets. 1948 the Democratic party faced extraordinary challenges: how to forge an alliance between Southern conservatives, Western progressives and big city labor; how to incorporate a civil rights plank; how to quell the rise of a third party. Republicans gathered for their convention, confident the party would capture the White House.

    Regular price: $1.95