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    • Freedomnomics

    • Why the Free Market Works and Freaky Theories Don't
    • By: John R. Lott Jr.
    • Narrated by: Brian Emerson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    Economics can explain everything, from why people behave the way they do to how governments and businesses organize themselves. As the blockbuster best-seller Freakonomics demonstrated, economics can explain everything - from why people behave the way they do to how governments and businesses organize themselves. But are the basic assumptions and conclusions in Freakonomics true? Does the free market usually lead to unintended and negative consequences?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Freedomnomics: Why the Free Market Works and Freak

    • By J on 19-09-12

    Regular price: £19.69

    • Confessions of an Economic Hitman

    • By: John Perkins
    • Narrated by: Brian Emerson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 148
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    "Economic hit men," John Perkins writes, "are highly paid professionals who cheat countries around the globe out of trillions of dollars. Their tools include fraudulent financial reports, rigged elections, payoffs, extortion, sex, and murder."

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Filled In So Many Blanks

    • By TheZee on 11-01-16

    Regular price: £18.39

    • Red Star Rogue

    • By: Kenneth Sewell, Clint Richmond
    • Narrated by: Brian Emerson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Early in 1968, a nuclear-armed Soviet submarine sank in the waters off Hawaii, hundreds of miles closer to American shores than it should have been. Compelling evidence strongly suggests that the sub sank while attempting to fire a nuclear missile.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Quick Review

    • By Amazon Customer on 30-07-07

    Regular price: £22.39

    • America Alone

    • The End of the World as We Know It
    • By: Mark Steyn
    • Narrated by: Brian Emerson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 43
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    Talibanic enforcers burning books? The Supreme Court deciding that sharia law doesn't violate the "separation of church and state"? The Hollywood Left embracing polygamy? If you think these things can't happen, you haven't been paying attention, as the hilarious and provocative columnist Mark Steyn shows to devastating effect in this, his first book on American and global politics.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely Essential

    • By Marlow on 24-01-14

    Regular price: £19.69

    • Applied Economics

    • Thinking Beyond Stage One
    • By: Thomas Sowell
    • Narrated by: Brian Emerson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This book is geared to the average citizen with little or no economics background who would like the tools to think critically about economic issues. Many of today's economic issues are obscured by their inherent complexity and the often confusing and conflicting views coming from political talking heads. Sowell, a leading conservative economist and senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, seeks to alleviate this confusion.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Same old Sowell

    • By Gavin Morrice on 28-03-18

    Regular price: £19.69

    • America's Secret War

    • Inside the Struggle Between the United States and Its Enemies
    • By: George Friedman
    • Narrated by: Brian Emerson
    • Length: 13 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
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    Dubbed by Barron's as "The Shadow CIA", Stratfor, George Friedman's global intelligence company, has provided analysis to Fortune 500 companies, news outlets, and even the U.S. government. Now Friedman delivers the geopolitical story that the mainstream media has been unable to uncover, the startling truth behind America's foreign policy and war effort in Afghanistan, Iraq, and beyond.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hugely informative and relevant

    • By Stewart Gibson on 14-06-15

    Regular price: £19.69

    • Basic Economics

    • A Citizen's Guide to the Economy
    • By: Thomas Sowell
    • Narrated by: Brian Emerson
    • Length: 18 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 21
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    Basic Economics has been written with the thought that learning economics should be not only a relaxed experience but also an enjoyable one.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Misleading Title

    • By Helen on 17-08-07

    Regular price: £23.69

    • The World According to Narnia

    • Christian Meaning in C. S. Lewis' Beloved Chronicles
    • By: Jonathan Rogers
    • Narrated by: Brian Emerson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In The World According to Narnia, Jonathan Rogers takes you further into the imaginative world of C. S. Lewis, helping you to view our world in the way that Narnia invites you to view it. Rogers shows how the storylines and characters from Narnia sing with biblical truth.

    Regular price: £14.19

    • Hope and Honor

    • By: Sid Shachnow, Jann Robbins
    • Narrated by: Brian Emerson
    • Length: 16 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Major General Sid Shachnow was ten-years-old when he escaped the notorious Kovno concentration camp in Nazi-occupied Lithuania. Later, he traveled to post-war Germany, and he earned a living as a courier for his mother's black market business. His family eventually came to America where he struggled to get an education, held down three jobs, and courted the girl of his dreams, whom he would marry and raise four daughters with.

    Regular price: £27.09

    • The Sinatra Solution

    • Metabolic Cardiology
    • By: Stephen T. Sinatra M.D. F.A.C.C.
    • Narrated by: Brian Emerson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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    There's no doubt about it: people with heart disease lack energy. The heart needs a large amount of oxygenated blood flow to continuously meet its huge energy demands. Board-certified cardiologist Stephen T. Sinatra knows that understanding energy metabolism in the heart is critical to devising effective therapies for treating heart disease.

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Patton

    • By: Alan Axelrod
    • Narrated by: Brian Emerson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 6
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    George S. Patton was a general who achieved greatness in his field by contradicting his own nature. A cavalryman steeped in romantic military tradition, he nevertheless pulled a reluctant American military into the most advanced realms of highly mobile armored warfare. An autocratic snob, Patton created unparalleled rapport and loyalty with the lowliest private in his command.

    Regular price: £16.39

    • New Stories From the South

    • The Year’s Best, 2005
    • By: Dennis Lehane, Moire Crone, Robert Olen Butler, and others
    • Narrated by: Jessica Almasy, Caroline Clay, Michael Emerson, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Winners of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, O. Henry Award and Edgar Awards, the 19 writers in this 2005 edition are not just considered some of the best Southern writers, but among the best American writers period. With works by such writers as Dennis Lehane, Moira Crone, Robert Olen Butler, Cary Holladay, Tom Franklin, and Rebecca Soppe, this collection provides an electrifying current of deep, dark subjects set in the brutal, but charming south.

    Regular price: £24.39

    • Main Street

    • By: Sinclair Lewis
    • Narrated by: Brian Emerson
    • Length: 16 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The lonely predicament of Carol Kennicott, caught between her desires for social reform and individual happiness, reflects the position in which America's turn-of-the-century "emancipated woman" found herself.

    Regular price: £27.09

    • Sufferings in Africa

    • By: James Riley
    • Narrated by: Brian Emerson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this classic tale of adventure, a young American sea captain named James Riley, shipwrecked off the western coast of North Africa in 1815, was captured by a band of nomadic Arabs and sold into slavery. Thus begins an epic adventure of survival and a quest for freedom that takes him across the Sahara desert.

    Regular price: £19.49

    • The Sea Wolf

    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: Brian Emerson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    He is a man capable of abandoning two sailors in an open boat, yet he is an avid and thoughtful reader of the moral philosophers. He is Wolf Larsen, captain of the seal-hunting Ghost and the unforgettable protagonist of one of the world's great sea novels. Tormented by his own convictions, Larsen is an enigma both fascinating and repellent to his reluctant crewman, Humphrey Van Weyden.

    Regular price: £20.29

    • The Prince of the City

    • Giuliani, New York, and the Genius of American Life
    • By: Fred Siegel
    • Narrated by: Brian Emerson
    • Length: 14 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In the first post-9/11 account of the career of the man who established himself as "America's Mayor" in the dark days after America was attacked, Fred Siegel shows how Rudy Giuliani's successes in New York set a promising example for the rejuvenation of our major cities.

    Regular price: £12.79

    • Masters of Atlantis

    • By: Charles Portis
    • Narrated by: Brian Emerson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Stationed in France in 1917, Lamar Jimmerson comes across a little book crammed with Atlantean puzzles, Egyptian riddles, and extended alchemical metaphors. It's the Codex Pappus - the sacred Gnomon text. Soon he is basking in the lore of lost Atlantis, convinced that his mission on earth is to extend the ranks of this noble brotherhood. He forms the Gnomon Society, an international fraternal order dedicated to preserving that lost city's arcane wisdom.

    Regular price: £20.29

    • The Coming Economic Collapse

    • How You Can Thrive When Oil Costs $200 a Barrel
    • By: Dr. Stephen Leeb, Glen Strathy
    • Narrated by: Brian Emerson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When Dr. Stephen Leeb speaks, smart investors take heed. In his previous books, Dr. Leeb predicted the great bull market of the 1990s and the collapse of technology shares in the new millennium. Now, in The Coming Economic Collapse, Dr. Leeb shows that the U.S. economy is standing on the brink of the biggest crisis in history.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing

    • By A. D. Thacker on 18-06-08

    Regular price: £18.99

    • The Black Flower

    • By: Howard Bahr
    • Narrated by: Brian Emerson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    At twenty-six, Bushrod Carter is already an old soldier, a veteran of all his regiment's campaigns since Shiloh. Now, on an Indian summer afternoon in 1864, Bushrod finds himself in the line of battle once again, on a plain below the obscure village of Franklin, Tennessee. The dark flower of his destiny is opening in the twilight, just as it has on other fields, and Bushrod must pass once again under its shadow if he is to see tomorrow.

    Regular price: £20.29

    • Eisenhower

    • Great Generals Series
    • By: John Wukovits
    • Narrated by: Brian Emerson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this third installment of the Great Generals series, WWII expert John Wukovits explores Dwight D. Eisenhower's contributions to American warfare. Eisenhower led the assault on the French coast at Normandy and held together the Allied units through the European campaign that followed.

    Regular price: £16.99

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