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    • Ep. 4: Viet Thanh Nguyen's The Sympathizer (Pen and Place)

    • By: Audible Originals, Amy Standen, Michael Epstein
    • Length: 13 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Pulitzer-Prize winning novelist Viet Thanh Nguyen takes us to Southern California's Little Saigon, known for its strip malls and tract homes. There, Nguyen unearths a culture that is firmly set in the U.S. but always looking over its shoulder to Vietnam.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Ep. 5: Charlie LeDuff's Detroit: An American Autopsy (Pen and Place)

    • By: Audible Originals, Amy Standen, Michael Epstein
    • Length: 15 mins
    • Original Recording
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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    [Contains explicit content] Charlie LeDuff takes participatory journalism to new heights in an effort to highlight the tragedies and triumphs of Detroit. He's eaten cat food to lament the lack of funding for Meals on Wheels, and hit golf balls through abandoned buildings to draw attention to city blight. In this episode, we discover how he's tackled rampant arson and the rebuilding of Motor City.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Ep. 6: Natalie Baszile's Queen Sugar (Pen and Place)

    • By: Audible Originals, Amy Standen, Michael Epstein
    • Length: 15 mins
    • Original Recording
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    What happens when a city girl from Los Angeles unexpectedly inherits 800 acres of sugarcane in southern Louisiana? Join author Natalie Baszile – along with former sugarcane farmer Rene Simon and other trusted sources – as she rediscovers her southern roots and mines the landscape for her novel Queen Sugar; the inspiration for the Oprah Winfrey Network TV show.

    Regular price: $2.99