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The Water is Wide, Pat Conroy

The Water is Wide

by Pat Conroy

Rent: $6.48

The bestselling Pat Conroy memoirThe moving story of a young teacher’s experience on an island forgotten by the worldThough the childre...

Unabridged: 10 hr 7 min
Narrator: Dan John Miller
Published: 08/10/2010
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The Life and Legend of Chris Kyle: American Sniper, Navy SEAL, Michael J. Mooney

The Life and Legend of Chris Kyle...

by Michael J. Mooney

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New York Times bestseller The life story of Chris Kyle, the American Sniper Journalist Michael J. Mooney reveals the life story of Navy SEAL...

Unabridged: 2 hr 4 min
Narrator: Brian Troxell
Published: 04/23/2013
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An Unquiet Mind, Kay Redfield Jamison

An Unquiet Mind

by Kay Redfield Jamison

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WITH A NEW PREFACE BY THE AUTHORIn her bestselling classic, An Unquiet Mind, Kay Redfield Jamison changed the way we think about moods and ma...

Abridged: 2 hr 46 min
Narrator: Kay Redfield Jamis...
Published: 01/12/2010
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Tuesdays with Morrie An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson, Mitch Albom

Tuesdays with Morrie

by Mitch Albom

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Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague.  Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young ...

Unabridged: 3 hr 42 min
Narrator: Mitch Albom
Published: 06/01/2004
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The Hiding Place, Corrie ten Boom

The Hiding Place

by Corrie ten Boom

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The amazing story of Corrie ten Boom, a heroine of the Dutch Resistance who helped Jews escape from the Nazis and became one of the most rema...

Unabridged: 9 hr 22 min
Narrator: Bernadette Dunne
Published: 02/01/2009
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Wishful Drinking, Carrie Fisher

Wishful Drinking

by Carrie Fisher

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Carrie Fisher reads her New York Times Bestselling Memoir! Finally, after four hit novels, Carrie Fisher comes clean (well, sort of) with t...

Unabridged: 3 hr 6 min
Narrator: Carrie Fisher
Published: 02/17/2009
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Liar's Poker Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street, Michael Lewis

Liar's Poker

by Michael Lewis

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It was wonderful to be young and working on Wall Street in the 1980s: never had so many twenty-four-year-olds made so much money in so little...

Abridged: 3 hr
Narrator: Michael Lewis
Published: 09/18/2007
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A Stolen Life A Memoir, Jaycee Dugard

A Stolen Life

by Jaycee Dugard

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The first work of its kind—Jaycee Dugard’s raw and powerful memoir, her own story of being kidnapped in 1991 and held captive for...

Unabridged: 7 hr 28 min
Narrator: Jaycee Dugard
Published: 07/12/2011
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Gift from the Sea 50th Anniversary Edition, Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Gift from the Sea

by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Rent: $5.79

Over a quarter of a century after its first publication, the great and simple wisdom in this book continues to influence women's lives.

Unabridged: 2 hr 26 min
Narrator: Claudette Colbert
Published: 02/22/2005
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Through Gates of Splendor, Elisabeth Elliot

Through Gates of Splendor

by Elisabeth Elliot

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It was a story that shook the world. In the autumn of 1955 five young men had dared to make contact with a Stone Age tribe deep in the jungle...

Unabridged: 6 hr 23 min
Narrator: Marguerite Gavin
Published: 08/01/2005
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90 Minutes in Heaven A True Story of Death and Life, Don Piper

90 Minutes in Heaven

by Don Piper

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The mega bestselling book that started the heaven publishing phenomenon is now a major motion picture starring Hayden Christensen and Kate Bo...

Unabridged: 8 hr 15 min
Narrator: Don Piper
Published: 09/01/2015
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A Child Called "It" One Child's Courage to Survive, Dave Pelzer

A Child Called "It"

by Dave Pelzer

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Dave Pelzer's astonishing, disturbing account of his early years describes one of the most severe child abuse cases in California history. Th...

Unabridged: 3 hr 47 min
Narrator: Brian Keeler
Published: 10/23/2001
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Twelve Ordinary Men How the Master Shaped His Disciples for Greatness, and What He Wants to Do with You, John MacArthur

Twelve Ordinary Men

by John MacArthur

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Contrary to popular belief, we do not have to be perfect to do God's work. Look no further than the twelve disciples whose many weaknesses ar...

Unabridged: 8 hr 20 min
Narrator: Lloyd James
Published: 02/15/2008
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The Souls of Black Folk, W. E. B. DU BOIS

The Souls of Black Folk

by W. E. B. DU BOIS

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One of the most influential books ever published in America, W. E. B. Du Bois’s The Souls of Black Folk is an eloquent collection of fo...

Unabridged: 7 hr 54 min
Narrator: Toriasuncle
Published: 08/24/2016
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The Diving Bell and the Butterfly A Memoir of Life in Death, Jean-Dominique Bauby

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly...

by Jean-Dominique Bauby

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In 1995, Jean-Dominique Bauby was the editor-in-chief of French Elle, the father of two young childen, a 44-year-old man known and loved for ...

Unabridged: 2 hr 8 min
Narrator: RenA© Auberjo...
Published: 11/20/2007
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Same Kind of Different As Me A Modern-Day Slave, an International Art Dealer, and the Unlikely Woman Who Bound Them Together, Ron Hall

Same Kind of Different As Me

by Ron Hall

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Read the critically acclaimed New York Times best-seller with more than one million copies in print. Same Kind of Different as Me was a ...

Abridged: 3 hr 28 min
Narrator: Daniel Butler
Published: 06/13/2009
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Wonderful Memories of "It's A Wonderful Life", Jimmy Hawkins

Wonderful Memories of "It's ...

by Jimmy Hawkins

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Actor Jimmy Hawkins, who played fouryearold Tommy Bailey, takes you behind the scenes of the movie classic, Its a Wonderful Life, to meet Jim...

Unabridged: 1 hr 32 min
Narrator: Jimmy Hawkins
Published: 06/25/2005
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

by Maya Angelou

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Maya Angelou’s debut memoir is a modern American classic beloved worldwide. Her life story is told in the documentary film And Still I ...

Abridged: 3 hr
Narrator: Maya Angelou
Published: 11/29/2005
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You Don't Look Your Age...and Other Fairy Tales, Sheila Nevins

You Don't Look Your Age...and Oth...

by Sheila Nevins

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"...the decided advantage of the audio book is that it is read by a cast of stars as long as your arm — thanks to Nevins' considerable ...

Unabridged: 4 hr 42 min
Narrator: Lena Dunham
Published: 05/02/2017
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Letter to My Daughter, Maya Angelou

Letter to My Daughter

by Maya Angelou

Rent: $6.39

For a world of devoted fans, a much-awaited new volume of absorbing stories and inspirational wisdom from one of our best-loved writers.Dedic...

Unabridged: 2 hr 32 min
Narrator: Maya Angelou
Published: 09/23/2008
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The Heavenly Man The Remarkable True Story of Chinese Christian Brother Yun, Brother Yun

The Heavenly Man

by Brother Yun

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You've seen the headlines - government crackdowns on Chinese house churches; mass arrests and human rights violations...But this intensely dr...

Unabridged: 9 hr 52 min
Narrator: Cristofer Jean
Published: 09/01/2008
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Twelve Extraordinary Women How God Shaped Women of the Bible, and What He Wants to Do with You, John MacArthur

Twelve Extraordinary Women

by John MacArthur

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Celebrated for their courage, vision, hospitality, and spiritual giftedness, it's no wonder women were so important to God's plan revealed in...

Unabridged: 7 hr 16 min
Narrator: Tamara Adams
Published: 02/15/2008
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If You Ask Me (And of Course You Won't), Betty White

If You Ask Me

by Betty White

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It-girl Betty White delivers a hilarious, slyly profound take on love, life, celebrity, and everything in between. Drawing from a lifetime ...

Unabridged: 2 hr 16 min
Narrator: Betty White
Published: 05/03/2011
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All Over But the Shoutin', Rick Bragg

All Over But the Shoutin'

by Rick Bragg

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This haunting, harrowing, gloriously moving recollection of a life on the American margin is the story of Rick Bragg, who grew up dirt-poor i...

Abridged: 2 hr 41 min
Narrator: Rick Bragg
Published: 04/08/2008
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The Making of the Godfather, Mario Puzo

The Making of the Godfather

by Mario Puzo

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In this entertaining and insightful essay, Mario Puzo chronicles his rise from struggling writer to overnight success after the publication ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 24 min
Narrator: Max Casella
Published: 06/25/2013
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The Witness Wore Red The 19th Wife Who Brought Polygamous Cult Leaders to Justice, Rebecca Musser

The Witness Wore Red

by Rebecca Musser

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Rebecca Musser grew up in fear, concealing her family's polygamous lifestyle from the "dangerous" outside world. Covered head-to-toe in stri...

Unabridged: 14 hr 5 min
Narrator: Rebecca Musser
Published: 09/10/2013
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Uncle Tom's Cabin, Harriet Beecher Stowe

Uncle Tom's Cabin

by Harriet Beecher Stowe

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Among the most “banned” books in the United States, Uncle Tom’s Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly is a novel by American auth...

Unabridged: 17 hr 35 min
Narrator: John Greenman
Published: 04/26/2016
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Wonderful Tonight George Harrison, Eric Clapton, and Me, Pattie Boyd

Wonderful Tonight

by Pattie Boyd

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An iconic figure of the 1960s and ’70s, Pattie Boyd breaks a forty-year silence in Wonderful Tonight, and tells the story of how she fo...

Abridged: 1 hr 57 min
Narrator: Pattie Boyd
Published: 08/28/2007
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Darkness Visible A Memoir of Madness, William Styron

Darkness Visible

by William Styron

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A work of great personal courage and a literary tour de force, this bestseller is Styron's true account of his descent into a crippling and a...

Unabridged: 2 hr 13 min
Narrator: William Styron
Published: 10/04/2016
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The Cross and the Switchblade, David Wilkerson

The Cross and the Switchblade

by David Wilkerson

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The astonishing true story of Wilkerson's outreach to New York teens trapped by drugs and gangs. Gang-fighters! Drug addicts. Teenage runaway...

Unabridged: 6 hr 57 min
Narrator: Paul Michael
Published: 12/01/2007
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I Never Had It Made, Jackie Robinson

I Never Had It Made

by Jackie Robinson

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A straightforward yet inspiring story of what it took to be the first man of color to break into the white world of professional sports. Jack...

Abridged: 2 hr 56 min
Narrator: Ossie Davis
Published: 07/04/2008
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Diana: Her True Story, Andrew Morton

Diana: Her True Story

by Andrew Morton

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Her life has seemed liek a fairy-tale come true. . .yet the shocking truth is that for Diana Princess of Wales, life has been far from perfec...

Abridged: 1 hr 35 min
Narrator: Stephanie Beacham
Published: 12/01/1992
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Growing Up Amish A Memoir, Ira Wagler

Growing Up Amish

by Ira Wagler

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One fateful starless night, 17-year-old Ira Wagler got up at 2 AM, left a scribbled note under his pillow, packed all of his earthly belongin...

Unabridged: 7 hr 39 min
Narrator: Adam Verner
Published: 04/01/2012
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Elon Musk: A Biography of Business, Success and Entrepreneurship (Tesla, SpaceX, Billionaire), My Ebook Publishing House

Elon Musk: A Biography of Busines...

by My Ebook Publishing Hou...

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“If something is important enough, even if the odds are against you, you should still do it.” (Elon Musk) Do you want to know wh...

Unabridged: 45 min
Narrator: Matt Montanez
Published: 01/23/2017
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A Gift of Hope Helping the Homeless, Danielle Steel

A Gift of Hope

by Danielle Steel

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In her powerful memoir His Bright Light, #1 New York Times bestselling author Danielle Steel opened her heart to share the devastating story ...

Unabridged: 2 hr 55 min
Narrator: Angela Dawe
Published: 10/30/2012
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Steve McQueen The Salvation of an American Icon, Greg Laurie

Steve McQueen

by Greg Laurie

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Join Greg Laurie as he takes a cross-country drive in his 1968 Highland Green Ford Mustang 390 GT through the canyons of Malibu, the alleys o...

Unabridged: 7 hr 2 min
Narrator: John Pruden
Published: 06/13/2017
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Richard Cottingham: The True Story of The Torso Killer, Jack Rosewood

Richard Cottingham: The True Stor...

by Jack Rosewood

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The prostitutes working New York City’s Times Square were more than a little bit nervous. A deranged serial killer who apparently melt...

Abridged: 2 hr 34 min
Narrator: Gaius M. Thynne
Published: 10/14/2016
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A Wrestling Life The Inspiring Stories of Dan Gable, Dan Gable

A Wrestling Life

by Dan Gable

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What does it take to be an Olympic gold medalist and to coach a collegiate team to fifteen NCAA titles? In A Wrestling Life: The Inspiring St...

Unabridged: 4 hr 17 min
Narrator: Joe Barrett
Published: 06/09/2015
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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, Frederick Douglass

Narrative of the Life of Frederic...

by Frederick Douglass

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Born into a life of bondage, Frederick Douglass secretly taught himself to read and write. For a slave, it was a crime punishable by death, b...

Unabridged: 4 hr 2 min
Narrator: Jonathan Reese
Published: 08/17/2009
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The Butler A Witness to History, Wil Haygood

The Butler

by Wil Haygood

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The Story That Inspired the Major Motion Picture...Read by its Stars David Oyelowo, Forest Whitaker, and Oprah WinfreyWhen acclaimed Washingt...

Unabridged: 2 hr 32 min
Narrator: Forest Whitaker
Published: 07/30/2013
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Hiding My Candy, The lady Chablis

Hiding My Candy

by The lady Chablis

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The unforgettable life story of the fabulous drag queen from the bestselling Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.The Lady Chablis, the ou...

Abridged: 1 hr 35 min
Narrator: The lady Chablis
Published: 08/01/1996
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Even the Stars Look Lonesome, Maya Angelou

Even the Stars Look Lonesome

by Maya Angelou

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See the difference, read Maya Angelou in Large Print* About Large PrintAll Random House Large Print editions are published in a 16-point type...

Abridged: 1 hr 20 min
Narrator: Maya Angelou
Published: 11/29/2005
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The Fields Of Home, Ralph Moody

The Fields Of Home

by Ralph Moody

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The fatherless Moody family moves from Colorado to Medford, Massachusetts in 1912 as Ralph enters his teen years. He tries as hard as he can ...

Unabridged: 10 hr 18 min
Little Britches #5
Narrator: Cameron Beierle
Published: 12/15/2001
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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglas An American Slave, Frederick Douglas

Narrative of the Life of Frederic...

by Frederick Douglas

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This classic of American literature, a dramatic autobiography of the early life of an American slave, was first published in 1845, when its a...

Unabridged: 4 hr 12 min
Narrator: Raymond Hearn
Published: 10/01/2015
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Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs? Big Questions from Tiny Mortals, Caitlin Doughty

Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?

by Caitlin Doughty

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Best-selling author and mortician Caitlin Doughty answers real questions from kids about death, dead bodies, and decomposition. Every day, f...

Unabridged: 4 hr 29 min
Narrator: Caitlin Doughty
Published: 09/10/2019
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Shockaholic, Carrie Fisher


by Carrie Fisher

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Infused with Carrie Fisher’s trademark incisive wit and perfectly poised on the heels of Wishful Drinking’s instant New York Time...

Unabridged: 4 hr 25 min
Narrator: Carrie Fisher
Published: 11/01/2011
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The Wedding, Alphie McCourt

The Wedding

by Alphie McCourt

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"Jews and Irish Catholics did not often marry each other in the 1970s. Lynn and I did. A few mishaps, an AWOL rabbi, a long delay and a riot...

Unabridged: 16 min
Narrator: Alphie McCourt
Published: 03/13/2012
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Five Days in November, Clint Hill

Five Days in November

by Clint Hill

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The New York Times bestselling authors of Mrs. Kennedy and Me share the stories behind the five infamous, tragic days surrounding JFK’s...

Unabridged: 3 hr 51 min
Narrator: Jeremy Bobb
Published: 11/19/2013
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C.S. Lewis Memories and Reflections, John Lawlor

C.S. Lewis

by John Lawlor

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From his rare vantage point as Lewis student, friend, and professional colleague, Professor John Lawlor recalls Lewis in his habit as he live...

Unabridged: 4 hr 35 min
Narrator: Bernard Mayes
Published: 01/28/2010
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My Stroke of Luck, Kirk Douglas

My Stroke of Luck

by Kirk Douglas

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In the six decades since he took to the stage and screen, Kirk Douglas has starred in eighty-three films, nine plays, written seven books, a...

Abridged: 2 hr 42 min
Narrator: Kirk Douglas
Published: 06/06/2006
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