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    • In the Shadow of the Moon

    • A Challenging Journey to Tranquility, 1965-1969
    • By: Francis French, Colin Burgess
    • Narrated by: Gary L. Willprecht
    • Length: 18 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In the Shadow of the Moon tells the story of the most exciting and challenging years in spaceflight, with two superpowers engaged in a titanic struggle to land one of their own people on the moon. Drawing on interviews with astronauts, cosmonauts, their families, technicians, and scientists, as well as rarely seen Soviet and American government documents, the authors craft a remarkable story of the golden age of spaceflight as both an intimate human experience and a rollicking global adventure.

    Regular price: £24.19

    • Do Tragedies Prove That God Does Not Exist?

    • Is God Causing or Allowing Tragedy and What's the Difference?
    • By: James M. Lowrance
    • Narrated by: Gary L. Willprecht
    • Length: 37 mins
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    Over the years, I have observed the different trends that occur among people who are non-believers in God and also among those who are believers but who for some reason, have become angry with the God they have previously embraced. It has to do with tragedies they witness or experience in life. You can hear them making comments to the effect of: "How could God allow such tragedies and atrocities to occur in this world, when the Bible says he is a loving God?"

    Regular price: £2.89

    • How to Beat Adult Dyslexia

    • By: Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated by: Gary L. Willprecht
    • Length: 1 hr and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This audiobook offers a how-to guide on how to accept and overcome adult dyslexia. You will be able to clear expressions on what strengths dyslexic people have, how to determine whether you have dyslexia, and support offered to adults that have dyslexia. Listen to How to Beat Adult Dyslexia and gain the confidence you need.

    Regular price: £6.79

    • Thwarting Enemies at Home and Abroad

    • How to Be a Counterintelligence Officer
    • By: William R. Johnson
    • Narrated by: Gary L. Willprecht
    • Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Originally published in 1987, Thwarting Enemies at Home and Abroad is a unique primer that teaches the principles, strategy, and tradecraft of counterintelligence (CI). CI is often misunderstood and narrowly equated with security and catching spies, which are only part of the picture. As William R. Johnson explains, CI is the art of actively protecting secrets but also aggressively thwarting, penetrating, and deceiving hostile intelligence organizations to neutralize or even manipulate their operations.

    Regular price: £17.89

    • Trailblazing Mars: NASA's Next Giant Leap

    • By: Pat Duggins
    • Narrated by: Gary L. Willprecht
    • Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Travel to and from Mars has long been a staple of science fiction. And yet the hurdles - both technological and financial - have kept human exploration of the red planet from becoming a reality. Trailblazing Mars offers an inside look at the current efforts to fulfill this dream. Award-winning journalist Pat Duggins examines the extreme new challenges that will be faced by astronauts on the journey there and back. They'll have to grow their own food, find their own water - and solve their own problems.

    Regular price: £15.29

    • The X-15 Rocket Plane

    • Flying the First Wings into Space
    • By: Michelle L. Evans
    • Narrated by: Gary L. Willprecht
    • Length: 20 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    With the Soviet Union's launch of the first Sputnik satellite in 1957, the Cold War soared to new heights as Americans feared losing the race into space. The X-15 Rocket Plane tells the enthralling yet little-known story of the hypersonic X-15, the winged rocket ship that met this challenge and opened the way into human-controlled spaceflight. Drawing on interviews with those who were there, Michelle Evans captures the drama and excitement of, yes, rocket science.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Pretty good, but some odd tangents

    • By David Milne on 23-07-16

    Regular price: £28.99

    • The Well-Balanced Teacher

    • How to Work Smarter and Stay Sane Inside the Classroom and Out
    • By: Mike Anderson
    • Narrated by: Gary L Willprecht
    • Length: 4 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    You've probably heard the advice put on your own oxygen mask before assisting others. This is true both in airplanes and in classrooms. You have to take care of yourself before you can help someone else. If teachers are stressed out and exhausted, how can they have the patience, positive energy, and enthusiasm to provide the best instruction for students? Author Mike Anderson asked that question as a teacher himself, and the answers he found form the basis of The Well-Balanced Teacher.

    Regular price: £14.49

    • Experience and Education

    • By: John Dewey
    • Narrated by: Gary L Willprecht
    • Length: 2 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Experience and Education is the best concise statement on education ever published by John Dewey, the man acknowledged to be the pre-eminent educational theorist of the twentieth century. Written more than two decades after Democracy and Education (Dewey's most comprehensive statement of his position in educational philosophy), this book demonstrates how Dewey reformulated his ideas....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A little dated, but a good reminder!

    • By David on 02-06-14

    Regular price: £6.79

    • Bold They Rise

    • The Space Shuttle Early Years, 1972-1986
    • By: David Hitt, Heather R. Smith
    • Narrated by: Gary L Willprecht
    • Length: 13 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    After the Apollo program put 12 men on the moon and safely brought them home, anything seemed possible. In this spirit, the team at NASA set about developing the space shuttle, arguably the most complex piece of machinery ever created.

    Regular price: £23.49

    • Forex Strategies Revealed

    • By: Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated by: Gary L. Willprecht
    • Length: 4 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    If you are just starting out in the stock trading business or if you are already in it, you may have heard the term Forex trading quite a few times, but you might not have a clue what it actually means.

    Regular price: £14.49

    • Gray Ghost

    • The Life of Col. John Singleton Mosby
    • By: James A. Ramage
    • Narrated by: Gary L. Willprecht
    • Length: 16 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Confederate John Singleton Mosby forged his reputation on the most exhilarating of military activities: the overnight raid. Mosby possessed a genius for guerrilla and psychological warfare, taking control of the dark to make himself the "Gray Ghost" of Union nightmares. Gray Ghost, the first full biography of Confederate raider John Mosby, reveals new information on every aspect of Mosby's life, providing the first analysis of his impact on the Civil War from the Union viewpoint.

    Regular price: £24.19

    • A Thousand Cuts

    • The Bizarre Underground World of Collectors and Dealers Who Saved the Movies
    • By: Dennis Bartok, Jeff Joseph
    • Narrated by: Gary L Willprecht
    • Length: 9 hrs and 32 mins
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    A Thousand Cuts is a candid exploration of one of America's strangest and most quickly vanishing subcultures. It is about the death of physical film in the digital era and about a paranoid, secretive, eccentric, and sometimes obsessive group of film-mad collectors who made movies and their projection a private religion in the time before DVDs and Blu-rays.

    Regular price: £19.39

    • Alvin York: A New Biography of the Hero of the Argonne

    • American Warriors Series
    • By: Douglas V. Mastriano
    • Narrated by: Gary L. Willprecht
    • Length: 8 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In Alvin York, Douglas V. Mastriano sorts fact from myth in the first full-length biography of York in decades. He meticulously examines York's youth in the hills of east Tennessee, his service in the Great War, and his return to a quiet civilian life dedicated to charity. By reviewing artifacts recovered from the battlefield using military terrain analysis, forensic study, and research in both German and American archives, Mastriano reconstructs the events of October 8th and corroborates the recorded accounts.

    Regular price: £18.79

    • America's Religions

    • From Their Origins to the Twenty-First Century
    • By: Peter W. Williams
    • Narrated by: Gary L. Willprecht
    • Length: 33 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this comprehensive survey, Williams offers concise descriptions of the background, beliefs, practices, and leaders of America's most influential and distinctive religious movements and denominations.

    Regular price: £28.99

    • Tomorrow's Air Force

    • Tracing the Past, Shaping the Future
    • By: Jeffrey J. Smith
    • Narrated by: Gary L. Willprecht
    • Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
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    Looking ahead to future airpower requirements, this engaging and ground-breaking book on the history and future of American combat airpower argues that the USAF must adapt to the changes that confront it or risk decline into irrelevance. To provide decision makers with the necessary analytical tools, Jeffrey J. Smith uses organizational modeling to help explain historical change in the USAF and to anticipate change in the future.

    Regular price: £19.39

    • Last Days on Earth

    • Are We in Them? See for Yourself
    • By: Randy Nelson
    • Narrated by: Gary L. Willprecht
    • Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
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    To many of us, this is a scary time to be alive. It seems that every newscast raises more questions about where we are headed. When God's messenger angels appeared to people in scripture, they always said, "Fear not." Fear is based on uncertainty. However, everything about God's plan is certain. This audiobook is like a spiritual GPS! In it, author Randy Nelson takes us on a guided tour through the days and events to come. He unveils God's exciting end-time plan and our place in it.

    Regular price: £18.29

    • Bloody Breathitt: Politics and Violence in the Appalachian South

    • New Directions in Southern History
    • By: T.R.C. Hutton
    • Narrated by: Gary L Willprecht
    • Length: 11 hrs and 10 mins
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    The notorious conflict between the Hatfield and the McCoy families of West Virginia and Kentucky is often remembered as America's most famous feud, but it was relatively brief and subdued compared to the violence in Breathitt County, Kentucky. From the Reconstruction period until the early 20th century, Breathitt's 500 square miles of rugged upcountry land was known as "the darkest and bloodiest of all the dark and bloody feud counties" due to its considerable number of homicides, which were not always related to the factional conflicts that swept the region.

    Regular price: £22.89

    • The Attempted Merging of Protestantism and Catholicism

    • Evangelical Ministers Attempting to Unite Catholics and Protestants
    • By: James M. Lowrance
    • Narrated by: Gary L Willprecht
    • Length: 31 mins
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    From the surface, it sounds very nice and like an event of spiritual peace among these two major denominations, that would be such a wonderful thing to see happen but is it even remotely realistic or achievable? Maybe the more important question would be this: Does God desire for such opposed religious practices to reach a point of saying "Every road leads to God.", when the Holy Scriptures do not at all endorse such a position?

    Regular price: £2.89

    • American Christianity

    • The Continuing Revolution, Discovering America
    • By: Stephen Cox
    • Narrated by: Gary L. Willprecht
    • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
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    Christianity takes an astonishing variety of forms in America, from churches that cherish traditional modes of worship to evangelical churches and fellowships, Pentecostal churches, social-action churches, megachurches, and apocalyptic churches - congregations ministering to believers of diverse ethnicities, social classes, and sexual orientations. Nor is this diversity a recent phenomenon, despite many Americans' nostalgia for an undeviating “faith of our fathers” in the days of yore.

    Regular price: £14.29

    • Wiki at War: Conflict in a Socially Networked World

    • By: Dr. James Jay Carafano PhD
    • Narrated by: Gary L. Willprecht
    • Length: 14 hrs and 12 mins
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    In 2011, amid the popular uprising against Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, the government sought in vain to shut down the Internet-based social networks of its people. WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange has been branded "public enemy number one" by some in the United States for posting material on the World Wide Web that concerns airstrikes in Iraq, US diplomatic communications, and other sensitive matters.

    Regular price: £24.19

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