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    • The Discoverers

    • A History of Man's Search to Know His World and Himself
    • By: Daniel J. Boorstin
    • Narrated by: Christopher Cazenove
    • Length: 5 hrs and 18 mins
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    Why didn't the Chinese discover America? Why were people so slow to learn the earth goes around the sun? How and why did we begin to think of "species" of plants and animals? How, when, and why did people begin digging in the earth to learn about the past? How did the study of economics begin? These are but a few of the fascinating questions answered by Dr. Boorstin, Librarian of Congress Emeritus.

    Regular price: £16.99

    • Spirits of the Wild

    • The World's Greatest Nature Myths
    • By: Gary Ferguson
    • Narrated by: Gary Ferguson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "A long time ago, when the land was yet wrapped in grand sweeps of forest, when nearby meadows wore nothing but the scent of wildflowers..." So begins the first tale of Spirits of the Wild, an enchanting collection of 60 nature myths from around the world, many of them hundreds - or thousands - of years old. Each myth is charmingly retold by Gary Ferguson, one of the West's best-loved nature writers.

    Regular price: £12.19

    • Pulp Physics

    • Astronomy: Humankind in Space and Time
    • By: Dr. Richard Berendzen
    • Narrated by: Richard Berendzen
    • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
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    In this unscripted recording, renowned astrophysicist Dr. Richard Berendzen takes you on a journey through space and time that is captivating from the moment he begins to speak. Enjoy the best of both worlds: an expert's knowledge in a user-friendly format!

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    • A Great Cosmic Story

    • By Anonymous User on 24-03-18

    Regular price: £20.29

    • Love, Groucho

    • Letters from Groucho Marx to His Daughter Miriam
    • By: Groucho Marx
    • Narrated by: Frank Ferrante
    • Length: 1 hr and 31 mins
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    Having saved virtually every letter her father wrote to her between the years 1938, when she was 11 years old, and 1967, Miriam Marx' letters from her famous father Groucho show an extraordinary father-daughter relationship.

    Regular price: £7.49

    • The Creators

    • A History of Heroes of the Imagination
    • By: Daniel J. Boorstin
    • Narrated by: Michael Jackson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
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    In this companion volume to The Discoverers, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Daniel J. Boorstin brings to life more than three thousand years of human artistic achievement, examining painting, sculpture, architecture, theology, philosophy, history, poetry, drama, literature, dance, music, and film.

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    • A taster menu of creators of all kinds of ideas

    • By Wras on 24-02-18

    Regular price: £16.99

    • The Nixon-Kennedy Debates

    • The Complete and Authentic Recordings of the Historic Debates
    • By: Peter Marcus, John F. Kennedy (contributor), Richard Nixon (contributor)
    • Narrated by: Sander Vanocur
    • Length: 4 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This compilation contains the complete audio recordings of all four of the landmark debates complemented by narration by Sander Vanocur (one of the original panel of journalists during the first debate), enabling listeners to hear, word for word, history in the making and to draw his or her own conclusions about who won this face-off between two of America's most noted Presidents.

    Regular price: £16.39

    • Anonymous Rex

    • By: Eric Garcia
    • Narrated by: Maxwell Caulfield
    • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
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    Private investigator Vincent Rubio is down on his luck: He's out of work. His partner has died mysteriously. And his tail just won't stay put. Vincent is a velociraptor. The dinosaurs faked their extinction 65 million years ago and still roam the planet, disguising themselves as doctors, janitors, senators, athletes, and yes, even P.I.s. When an arson case lures Vincent to New York - the scene of his partner's death and a dangerous nexus of dinosaur-human intermingling - he faces a sinister situation.

    Regular price: £16.99

    • Damascus Gate

    • By: Robert Stone
    • Narrated by: Frank Muller
    • Length: 9 hrs
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    Christopher Lucas, an expatriate American journalist on assignment to investigate religious fanatics in Jerusalem, stumbles upon a plot to bomb the Temple Mount. A violent confrontation in the Gaza Strip, a race through riot-filled streets, a cat-and-mouse game in an underground maze - as Lucas follows his leads, he uncovers an attempt to seize political advantages that reveals duplicity and depravity on all sides of Jerusalem's sacred struggle.

    Regular price: £19.69

    • The Chieftains

    • By: John Glatt
    • Narrated by: Nanci Griffith
    • Length: 4 hrs and 4 mins
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    The history of the chieftains is the history of Irish music, and the story of how an unlikely group of enthusiasts came together to rescue some of the world's most beautiful music from near extinction, brought it to an audience of millions, and became acclaimed stars.

    Regular price: £16.99

    • Deraindamaged

    • By: Vince Valenzuela
    • Narrated by: Vince Valenzuela
    • Length: 50 mins
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    Who is this guy? Vince Valenzuela is a man who is not without, but is not a country! Okay...but how did he develop a warped sense of humor? It's easy when you're raised the youngest of five kids, all living on a teacher's salary, with a Mexican father and a chain-smoking German/English mother. Now add the depressing, gray, rain-filled skies of Seattle, be the only Mexican kid in school, and make sure nobody in your family wants to listen to you talk!

    Regular price: £10.29

    • Crank(y) Calls

    • By: Jonathan Winters
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Winters
    • Length: 47 mins
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    This recording - clearly made before the days of caller ID - is made up of actual phone messages left by Jonathan Winters on his friend's answering machine. The result is a tribute to comedy's brightest mind at his improvisational best.

    Regular price: £8.79

    • Waltzing the Cat

    • By: Pam Houston
    • Narrated by: Pam Houston
    • Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Sometimes it's tough to be Lucy O'Rourke. Disasters of all sorts seem to seek out this globe-trotting photographer. Whether it's on a raft in Cataract Canyon, a crocodile attack on the Amazon, a hurricane in the Gulf Stream or even the two-legged kind (men), Lucy just can't seem to help making the wrong choice at precisely the wrong moment. This collection of eleven linked stories features the unique blending of romance and adventure that is the trademark of Pam Houston.

    Regular price: £16.09

    • Alternative Golf

    • By: Marty Trachtenberg
    • Narrated by: Marty Trachtenberg
    • Length: 1 hr and 44 mins
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    Fore! If you love golf and you love to laugh, then you'll want to tee up this volume. Marty Trachtenberg, the founder of Alternative Golf, a golf instruction school in Santa Monica, CA, shares all his secret methods and ruminations on making the game fun again for duffers and masters of all skill levels. A hole-in-one of laughs!

    Regular price: £12.19

    • Misadventures in the (213)

    • By: Dennis Hensley
    • Narrated by: Dennis Hensley, Kathy Griffin
    • Length: 3 hrs and 11 mins
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    What Tales of the City did for San Francisco, Misadventures in the (213) does for Los Angeles in this tale of a struggling screenwriter, his circle of celebrity-seeking friends, and their madcap attempts to make it in "The Biz." Misadventures? What else would you call making off with fish from Tina Louis's koi pond, calling Leeza Gibbons mid-flight to ask who does her headshots, or auctioning off Andrew Shue's chicken-wing and Heather Locklear's lip print for charity?

    Regular price: £12.19