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    • Rocket Men

    • The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts Who Made Man's First Journey to the Moon
    • By: Robert Kurson
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter, Robert Kurson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 79
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      5 out of 5 stars 74
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      5 out of 5 stars 74

    By August 1968, the American space program was in danger of failing in its two most important objectives: to land a man on the moon by President Kennedy's end-of-decade deadline and to triumph over the Soviets in space. With its back against the wall, NASA made an almost unimaginable leap: It would scrap its usual methodical approach and risk everything on a sudden launch, sending the first men in history to the moon - in just four months. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best Apollo book I've listened to

    • By Angus Fitton on 09-08-18
    • The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts Who Made Man's First Journey to the Moon
    • By: Robert Kurson
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter, Robert Kurson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 20 mins
    • Release date: 03-04-18
    • 5 out of 5 stars 79 ratings

    Regular price: £29.29

    • Pirate Hunters

    • Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship
    • By: Robert Kurson
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 36
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 36

    Finding and identifying a pirate ship is the hardest thing to do under the sea. But two men - John Chatterton and John Mattera - are willing to risk everything to find the Golden Fleece, the ship of the infamous pirate Joseph Bannister. At large during the Golden Age of Piracy in the 17th century, Bannister's exploits would have been more notorious than Blackbeard's, more daring than Kidd's, but his story, and his ship, have been lost to time.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Story

    • By Mark on 13-03-19
    • Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship
    • By: Robert Kurson
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
    • Release date: 16-06-15
    • 4 out of 5 stars 36 ratings

    Regular price: £26.29

    • Crashing Through

    • The Extraordinary True Story of the Man Who Dared to See
    • By: Robert Kurson
    • Narrated by: Doug Ordunio
    • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      5 out of 5 stars 4
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      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Blinded at age three, Mike May defied expectations by breaking world records in downhill speed skiing, joining the CIA, and becoming a successful inventor, entrepreneur, and family man. He had never yearned for vision. Then, in 1999, a chance encounter brought startling news: a revolutionary stem-cell transplant surgery could restore May's vision.

    Regular price: £27.19

    • Crashing Through

    • The Extraordinary True Story of the Man Who Dared to See
    • By: Robert Kurson
    • Narrated by: Christopher Evan Welch
    • Length: 6 hrs and 2 mins
    • Abridged
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    Blinded at age three, Mike May defied expectations by breaking world records in downhill speed skiing, joining the CIA, and becoming a successful inventor, entrepreneur, and family man. He had never yearned for vision. Then, in 1999, a chance encounter brought startling news: a revolutionary stem cell transplant surgery could restore May's vision.

    Regular price: £20.29