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    • Native American Tribes: The History and Culture of the Cherokee

    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Scott Larson
    • Length: 2 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
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    From the "Trail of Tears" to Wounded Knee and Little Bighorn, the narrative of American history is incomplete without the inclusion of the Native Americans that lived on the continent before European settlers arrived in the 16th and 17th centuries. Since the first contact between natives and settlers, tribes like the Sioux, Cherokee, and Navajo have both fascinated and perplexed outsiders with their history, language, and culture.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator a bit abrasive.

    • By Bridgit on 02-26-16

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty | Summary and Analysis

    • By: Summary Station
    • Narrated by: Scott Larson
    • Length: 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
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      4 out of 5 stars 9
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      4 out of 5 stars 10

    Acemoglu's theory and explanation of the differences in global prosperity are as enlightening as they are entertaining. He manages to make the puzzling concept dead simple to understand because the book, rather than a lengthy lecture explaining the theory, is a series of examples supporting it. After the first chapter, you will fundamentally understand the concept and theory behind this book, and each subsequent chapter will support the theory in fascinating ways.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Decent summary, still somewhat interesting

    • By david on 11-08-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Everything Voluntary: From Politics to Parenting

    • By: Skyler J. Collins, Chris R. Brown
    • Narrated by: Scott Larson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 9
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      5 out of 5 stars 6
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      5 out of 5 stars 6

    The purpose of this book is to question the "virtues" of human relations based on violent coercion and to promote instead human relations based on mutual consent. For it is under one type or the other that human interaction in all arenas of life necessarily fall.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Wounded Knee Massacre and the Sand Creek Massacre

    • The History and Legacy of the Two Most Notorious Indian Massacres
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Scott Larson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    On the morning of November 29, 1864, Colonel John Chivington led 700 militiamen in a surprise attack against Cheyenne leader Black Kettle's camp at Sand Creek. Chivington was a fire and brimstone Methodist minister who had publicly advocated indiscriminately killing Native American children because "nits makes lice."

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Native American Tribes: The History and Culture of the Creek (Muskogee)

    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Scott Larson
    • Length: 1 hr and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Though they are not as well known as tribes like the Sioux or Cherokee, the Creek are one of the oldest and most important Native American tribes in North America. With roots that tie them to the Ancient Moundbuilders, the Creek were one of the most established groups in the Southeastern United States, and came to be known as one of the Five Civilized Tribes. It's also believed that the Creek were the first natives encountered by Spanish explorer Hernando De Soto's historic expedition in the mid-16th century.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Legends of the West: The History of the James-Younger Gang

    • By: Sean McLachlan, Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Scott Larson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    The Wild West has made legends out of many men after their deaths, but like Wild Bill Hickok, Jesse James was a celebrity during his life. However, while Hickok was (mostly) a lawman, Jesse James was and remains the most famous outlaw of the Wild West, with both his life of crime and his death remaining pop culture fixtures. James and his notorious older brother Frank were Confederate bushwhackers in the lawless region of Missouri during the Civil War.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Orangutan Butt-Burn Diet

    • Simple Eating, Health, and Exercise for Life
    • By: R. Manolakas, MD
    • Narrated by: Scott Larson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
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      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    This short, practical, healthcare-driven guide, offered by an expert-insider, is nearly everyone's exercise and nutrition blueprint to optimize the length and quality of life, yet focuses on middle aged women who are 25 to 60 pounds overweight and are not consumed by fitness. They merely desire a healthy life with maximum vitality - and to look better naturally.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Effective and Humorous 😊

    • By mandymay on 03-20-17

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Wars of the Shannons

    • The Shannon Trilogy, Book 3
    • By: Allan Cole, Chris Bunch
    • Narrated by: Scott Larson
    • Length: 20 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    In Book 3 of The Shannon Trilogy, young Patrick Shannon is the heir-apparent to the Shannon fortune, but murder and betrayal at a family gathering send him fleeing into the American frontier, with only the last words of a wise old woman to arm him against what would come. And when the outbreak of the Civil War comes he finds himself fighting on the opposite side of those he loves the most.

    Regular price: $29.95

    • A Daughter of Liberty

    • The Shannon Trilogy, Book 2
    • By: Allan Cole, Chris Bunch
    • Narrated by: Scott Larson
    • Length: 16 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2

    The year is 1778 and the Revolutionary War has young America trapped in the crossfire of hatred and fear. Diana, an indentured servant, escapes her abusive master with the help of Emmett Shannon, a deserter from the desperate army at Valley Forge. They fall in love and marry, but their happiness is shattered and Diana Shannon must learn to survive on her own.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Religion is God's Way of Showing Us it's a Lot Earlier in Human Evolution than We Thought

    • The Path of the Doubtful Sojourner: The Spiritual Quest of Nonbelievers
    • By: Douglas Falknor
    • Narrated by: Scott Larson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Radical understanding of ourselves is now possible to our very core - greater insight into whom we really are, where we came from, what our evolution has been, what it has meant, and what it means now and for the future. That quest has been an intellectual one, but it also has been a spiritual one -and answers with spiritual meaning are now possible, even for the atheists, doubters, skeptics, humanists, and freethinkers. In this study, author Douglas Falknor explores the issue of how religion has evolved along with humanity.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • 44 Days of Motivation

    • Paving The Road to Success
    • By: Noel DeJesus
    • Narrated by: Scott Larson
    • Length: 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    44 Days of Motivation takes listeners on an invigorating journey towards unparalleled growth and success. Along the way you'll encounter dynamic concepts and philosophies that will help you discover and maximize your internal motivation.

    Regular price: $3.95