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    • The Particle at the End of the Universe

    • How the Hunt for the Higgs Boson Leads Us to the Edge of a New World
    • By: Sean Carroll
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Hogan
    • Length: 10 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 316
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 273
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 274

    Scientists have just announced an historic discovery on a par with the splitting of the atom: The Higgs boson, the key to understanding why mass exists has been found. In The Particle at the End of the Universe, Caltech physicist and acclaimed writer Sean Carroll takes readers behind the scenes of the Large Hadron Collider at CERN to meet the scientists and explain this landmark event.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A History of Modern Particle Physics

    • By Matthew on 12-22-12

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Ragged Edge

    • A US Marine’s Account of Leading the Iraqi Army Fifth Battalion
    • By: Michael Zacchea, Ted Kemp
    • Narrated by: John Pruden
    • Length: 13 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 12
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      5 out of 5 stars 12
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      5 out of 5 stars 12

    At a time when the United States debates how deeply to involve itself in Iraq and Syria, Lieutenant Colonel Michael Zacchea, USMC (Ret.), holds a unique vantage point on our still-ongoing war. Deployed to Iraq in March 2004, his team's mission was to build, train, and lead in combat the first Iraqi army battalion trained by the US military. Zacchea tells a deeply personal and powerful story while shedding light on the dangerous pitfalls of training foreign troops to fight murderous insurgents.

    Regular price: $29.95

    • On the Edge: Shelter Island & Capsized

    • By: Carla Neggers, Sharon Sala
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix
    • Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
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      4 out of 5 stars 24

    What better place to hide from a deranged stalker than a ramshackle cottage on a desolate coastal island? But two men have followed Dr. Antonia Winters to her refuge. One simply wants her. The other wants her dead.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Stories are great. Just to short.

    • By Rhonie on 04-13-13

    Regular price: $17.95

    • At the Brink

    • Will Obama Push Us Over the Edge?
    • By: John R. Lott Jr.
    • Narrated by: Jim Vann
    • Length: 6 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
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      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Over the past four years, President Barack Obama has systematically undermined every pillar of America’s strength and vitality from the economy to health care to immigration to energy policy to personal liberty. With a bloated federal bureaucracy, staggering national debt, crippling unemployment, a crushing burden of regulation and red tape for private business and entrepreneurs, zealous pursuit of far-left pet projects, and attacks on every Constitutional freedom imaginable, Obama has brought America to the brink of disaster.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Confusing

    • By Letta Mego on 07-13-13

    Regular price: $19.95