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    • Surviving the Oregon Trail, 1852

    • By: Weldon Willis Rau
    • Narrated by: Todd Curless
    • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The 1852 overland migration was the largest on record, with numbers swelled by Oregon-bound settlers as well as hordes of gold-seekers destined for California. It also was a year in which cholera took a terrible toll in lives. Presented here are firsthand accounts of this fateful year, including the words and thoughts of a young married couple, Mary Ann and Willis Boatman.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Black November: The Carl D. Bradley Tragedy

    • By: Andrew Kantar
    • Narrated by: Todd Curless
    • Length: 2 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 4

    On November 18, 1958, when the limestone carrier Carl D. Bradley broke up during a raging storm on Lake Michigan, it became the largest ship in Great Lakes' history to vanish beneath storm-tossed waves. Along with the Bradley, 33 crew members perished. Most of the casualties hailed from the little harbor town of Rogers City, Michigan, a community that was stung with grief when, in an instant, 23 women became widows and 53 children were left fatherless. Nevertheless, this is also a story of survival....

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Turning Face

    • A Tale of Horror, Comedy & Wrestling!
    • By: Terry M. West
    • Narrated by: Todd Curless
    • Length: 2 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
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      4 out of 5 stars 12

    Tojo Smith has a serious problem. He is the number one heel for a small wrestling promotion in Texas. He is also an earthbound demon and his mission is to inspire hatred in people. This is his service to the greater evil. But suddenly, the wrestling fans start to cheer for Tojo. He goes from the most hated villain of his promotion to the most cheered antihero. And no matter how loathsome his actions in the ring become, his popularity soars.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wrestling, good and evil at its best

    • By Mary Karowski on 07-05-16

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Ancient Southwest: Chaco Canyon, Bandelier, and Mesa Verde

    • By: David E. Stuart
    • Narrated by: Todd Curless
    • Length: 3 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
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    Over twenty-five years ago, David Stuart began writing award-winning newspaper articles on regional archaeology that appealed to general readers. These columns shared interesting, and usually little-known, facts and stories about the ancient people and places of the Southwest. Stuart's unusual perspective focuses on both the past and the present.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating but read terribly

    • By SouthwestDude on 04-29-16

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Prehistoric World Cultures

    • By: Renee Walker
    • Narrated by: Todd Curless
    • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Prehistoric World Cultures provides a broad overview of world prehistory while highlighting significant events, developments, and cultures through time. Organized chronologically and geographically, it gives students a clear understanding of changes through time from the evolution of our species to the development of complex civilizations.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • American Indians in U.S. History

    • The Civilization of the American Indian Series
    • By: Roger L. Nichols
    • Narrated by: Todd Curless
    • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
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    This one-volume narrative history of American Indians in the United States traces the experiences of indigenous peoples from early colonial times to the present day. It demonstrates how Indian existence has varied and changed throughout our nation's history. Although popular opinion and standard histories often depict tribal peoples as victims of US aggression, that is only a part of their story. In this book Roger L. Nichols focuses on the ideas, beliefs, and actions of American Indian individuals and tribes.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Overview

    • By Stacie Court on 07-30-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • How to Become an Online Teacher

    • How to Make Money Online
    • By: Bri
    • Narrated by: Todd Curless
    • Length: 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
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    Online teaching is an exciting career with lots of opportunities. It can be a full-time career or you can use it to supplement other income sources. Either way, it is fulfilling and rewarding. In the following chapters, we will look at online schools in more depth, review what it takes to become an online teacher, help you land your first job, and then teach you what you need to know to excel in this new field. So, let's get started!

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Lincoln's Final Hours

    • Conspiracy, Terror, and the Assassination of America's Greatest President
    • By: Kathryn Canavan
    • Narrated by: Todd Curless
    • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
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    When John Wilkes Booth fired his Derringer point-blank into President Abraham Lincoln's head, he set in motion a series of dramatic consequences that would upend the lives of ordinary Washingtonians and Americans alike. In a split second, the story of a nation was changed. During the hours that followed, America's future would hinge on what happened in a cramped back bedroom at Petersen's Boardinghouse, directly across the street from Ford's Theatre.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Tintillating Tidbits from Tragedy

    • By Mary on 08-30-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • American Rodeo: From Buffalo Bill to Big Business

    • By: Kristine Fredriksson
    • Narrated by: Todd Curless
    • Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    The working cowhand of old was a dusty laborer, but today's rodeo performers can hone their skills before small-town crowds and be stars in urban coliseums.Historian Kristine Fredriksson follows the evolution of rodeo from the range to Buffalo Bill's Wild West to the extravaganzas in modern times.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Who's That Sitting at My Desk?

    • By: Jan Yager, PhD
    • Narrated by: Todd Curless
    • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
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    Building on two decades of original research into workplace issues and friendship patterns, sociologist and consultant Dr. Jan Yager offers insights into how to succeed by mastering workplace relationships. Based on an international survey of 400 men and women and over 100 interviews, Yager discovered a relationship unique to the workplace and business. She calls it a workship - more connected than an acquaintance but not as intimate as a friendship.

    Regular price: $18.50

    • Deadly Voyage

    • The S.S. Daniel J. Morrell Tragedy
    • By: Andrew Kantar
    • Narrated by: Todd Curless
    • Length: 2 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
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    This is the harrowing story of one of the worst shipwrecks in Great Lakes history. In the early morning hours of November 29, 1966, the SS Daniel J. Morrell was caught in a deadly storm on Lake Huron. Waves higher than the ship crested over it, and winds exceeding 60 miles per hour whipped at its hull, splitting the 603-foot freighter into two giant pieces. Twenty-eight men drowned in the icy waters of Lake Huron, but one sailor - 26-year-old Dennis Hale - miraculously survived the treacherous storm....

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Two Samurai

    • By: Byron E. Veatch, Samantha V. Hutton
    • Narrated by: Todd Curless
    • Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    First published in 1913, this classic tale by Byron Veatch is of a retired colonel who related a story of two samurai youngsters - two of the bravest men he had ever met. It was 1880 when he was in command of Fort Huachuca, Arizona on the Sonora border. He took his troops out to check on a reservation of American Indians who had slipped across the border into Mexico. He tells about his experiences with these two former Japanese samurai who had come to the US just a few weeks before enlisting in the calvary.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The War of 1812, Conflict and Deception

    • The British Attempt to Seize New Orleans and Nullify the Louisiana Purchase
    • By: Ronald J. Drez
    • Narrated by: Todd Curless
    • Length: 12 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
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    Perhaps no conflict in American history is more important yet more overlooked and misunderstood than the War of 1812. At the climax of the war, inspired by the defeat of Napoleon in early 1814 and the perceived illegality of the Louisiana Purchase, the British devised a plan to launch a three-pronged attack against the Northern, Eastern, and Southern US borders.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A thorough defense of the 1812 war

    • By Amazon Customer on 05-13-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Survival Shelter

    • The Urban Preppers Quickstart Guide to Preparing Shelter for Extreme Catastrophes and Modern Day Disasters
    • By: Amy Rife
    • Narrated by: Todd Curless
    • Length: 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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    In this audiobook, you will discover the systematic way of preparing your home for any disaster. The first step is gaining knowledge about your house, your location’s geographical profile, and your community. Being an independent family doesn't keep you away from being a part of your community. At the end of the day, coordinating with other community members help prepare you and your household. Upon knowing vital information, the next covered topic is carrying out the actual preparation steps.

    • The Urban Preppers Quickstart Guide to Preparing Shelter for Extreme Catastrophes and Modern Day Disasters
    • By: Amy Rife
    • Narrated by: Todd Curless
    • Length: 17 mins
    • Release date: 12-29-14
    • 3 out of 5 stars 1 rating

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Pressure Point

    • The Randall Lee Mysteries, Book 2
    • By: Charles Colyott
    • Narrated by: Todd Curless
    • Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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    Just back from a relaxing vacation, acupuncturist and Tai Chi master Randall Lee returns to find his friend, Detective John Knox, in critical condition following a bizarre attack by a seemingly unstoppable assailant. Against the wishes of the police and his own girlfriend, Randall begins to look into the case...but in vowing to help Knox, Lee must descend into a world of organized crime, mysterious assassins, and his own shadowy past to discover the truth.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved It

    • By paul on 08-30-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Lives of Fort de Chartres

    • Commandants, Soldiers, and Civilians in French Illinois, 1720-1770
    • By: David MacDonald
    • Narrated by: Todd Curless
    • Length: 8 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    Fort de Chartres, built in 1719-1720 in the heart of what would become the American Midwest, embodied French colonial power for half a century. Lives of Fort de Chartres, by David MacDonald, details the French colonial experience in Illinois from 1720 to 1770 through vivid depictions of the places, people, and events around the fort and its neighboring villages.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Zen for Beginners

    • How to Incorporate Zen into Your Life and Achieve Inner Balance, Peace, and Happiness
    • By: Linda Harris
    • Narrated by: Todd Curless
    • Length: 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When you hear the word Zen, you might imagine a group of Buddhist monks sitting cross-legged in robes, with their thumb tips touching their fingertips. The practice of Zen actually goes far beyond any spiritual group or cultural stereotypes. It's an effective and popular method of meditating, connecting your mind, spirit, and body, and living a life that is balanced and happy. The purpose of Zen is to directly capture and understand the meaning of life.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Easy

    • By Jeanelle on 09-29-16
    • How to Incorporate Zen into Your Life and Achieve Inner Balance, Peace, and Happiness
    • By: Linda Harris
    • Narrated by: Todd Curless
    • Length: 38 mins
    • Release date: 07-04-16
    • 4 out of 5 stars 5 ratings

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Remove Organize Focus

    • By: Douglas Phelan
    • Narrated by: Todd Curless
    • Length: 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Many people eventually reach a point in their lives where they have acquired too many things, have too many obligations, know too many people, and are overwhelmed by thoughts and information. If you are one of these people, this book is a guide to lead you to a life of greater simplicity and more focus. The process we will use to do this is remove, organize, and focus.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Vikings - Wolves of War

    • Critical Issues in World and International History
    • By: Martin Arnold
    • Narrated by: Todd Curless
    • Length: 4 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
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    This concise and balanced history traces the 300-year saga of the pirates and warlords who poured out of Scandinavia between the eighth and 11th centuries, terrorizing, conquering, and ultimately settling vast tracts of land throughout Europe. Undaunted by the might of the Arab caliphates and the Byzantine Empire, they founded Russia, originated the bloodline that came to rule France, and created a North Sea empire that included England.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Sex and the Founding Fathers

    • Sexuality Studies
    • By: Thomas A. Foster
    • Narrated by: Todd Curless
    • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4
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    Biographers, journalists, and satirists have long used the subject of sex to define the masculine character and political authority of America's Founding Fathers. Tracing these commentaries on the Revolutionary Era's major political figures in Sex and the Founding Fathers, Thomas Foster shows how continual attempts to reveal the true character of these men instead exposes much more about Americans and American culture than about the Founders themselves.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • C+ read

    • By James H. Spradlin on 08-16-15

    Regular price: $19.95

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