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    • Springsteen on Broadway

    • By: Bruce Springsteen
    • Narrated by: Bruce Springsteen
    • Length: 2 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Springsteen on Broadway is the solo acoustic performance written and performed by Tony Award, Academy Award, and 20-time Grammy Award winner Bruce Springsteen. Based on his worldwide best-selling autobiography Born to Run, Springsteen on Broadway is a unique evening with Bruce, his guitar, a piano, and his very personal stories. In addition, the show features a special appearance by Patti Scialfa.

    Regular price: $17.54

    • The Krays: Kill Order

    • By: Bernard O'Mahoney
    • Narrated by: Bernard O'Mahoney
    • Length: 1 hr and 29 mins
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    Ronnie and Reggie Kray remain two of the most infamous criminals in British history. Legends to many, their fame was built on a fearsome reputation and almost mythical celebrity-like status, but who were the real Kray twins? Born and brought up in the East End of London, the Krays became involved in petty crime at an early age, and their dark and violent temperaments soon became apparent when Ron and Reg became embroiled in all aspects of crime including armed robbery, protection rackets and assault.  

    Regular price: $15.19

    • Listening to the Animals

    • Becoming the Supervet
    • By: Professor Noel Fitzpatrick
    • Narrated by: Professor Noel Fitzpatrick
    • Length: 12 hrs and 58 mins
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    In this inspiring, uplifting and heartwarming memoir, world-renowned veterinary surgeon Professor Noel Fitzpatrick explores his journey to becoming The Supervet. Growing up on the family farm in Ballyfin, Ireland, Noel's childhood was spent tending to the cattle and sheep, the hay and silage, the tractors and land, his beloved sheepdog, Pirate, providing solace from the bullies that plagued him at school. It was this bond with Pirate, and a fateful night spent desperately trying to save a newborn lamb, that inspired Noel to enter the world of veterinary science.

    Regular price: $30.38

    • Michael Carrick: Between the Lines

    • My Autobiography
    • By: Michael Carrick
    • Narrated by: Michael Carrick, Chris Hood
    • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
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    Intelligent, calm and thoughtful, he is the opposite of the archetypal English midfielder. He has won every honour in club football, including five Premier League titles, the Champions League, the Europa League, the Club World Cup, the FA Cup and multiple League Cups. In his first audiobook, Carrick invites us to experience the camaraderie and desire to succeed inside the United dressing room and lets us feel what it's like to walk out on the Old Trafford pitch alongside some of the biggest names in the game - from Ronaldo to Scholes to Pogba and the rest.

    Regular price: $42.54

    • The Sky Is the Limit

    • And Sometimes the Limit Is Just the Beginning
    • By: Meridith Hankenson Alexander
    • Narrated by: Meridith Hankenson Alexander
    • Length: 5 hrs and 37 mins
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    On February 19, 2016, Meridith's youngest daughter, Schuyler, a recent graduate from Yale, was crushed by a boulder while traveling in Colombia, South America. The doctors weren't sure they could keep her alive long enough for Meridith to get down there. On that plane, Meridith realized she had to make a decision. She could let those circumstances define her forever as "the mother of a child who was crushed by a boulder" - or she could dig deep within herself and become the reluctant hero her daughter needed right then. 

    Regular price: $27.79

    • In God's Waiting Room

    • The Only Way to Avoid Death Was to Face Her Life in a Coma
    • By: Barbara Morello, Howard Rankin PhD
    • Narrated by: Noah Michael Levine, Erin deWard
    • Length: 3 hrs and 40 mins
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    In 2009, Barbara Morello-O'Donnell, a successful architectural rendering artist, contracted the deadly H1N1 flu virus. In a coma, in total renal failure and needing a heart transplant, it was not expected she would survive. To complicate matters, she threw a major stroke, which in the unlikely event of survival would have meant that Barbara would be a blind vegetable. Isolated in a coma that trapped her in the cocoon of her own consciousness, Barbara experiences a different world, where every external sensation is transformed into a part of her own struggle for survival.    

    Regular price: $20.83

    • Mary's Story & Song

    • By: Mary Haralson Coleman, Starkishia
    • Narrated by: Rachelle Stone
    • Length: 3 hrs and 55 mins
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    Mary was born in 1933 in Scott County, Mississippi, to sharecroppers. Her memoir described her two fathers as the most significant people in her childhood. One of them was impoverished and indebted to white landowners and the other owned property and was independent. They agreed to expose Mary to both worlds. Change is hard, but Mary found her way and the inspiration to dream. With the gift of song and the mind to step out of the box, Mary broke ground in business and in song.  

    Regular price: $20.83

    • Slave Life in Georgia

    • A Narrative of the Life, Sufferings, and Escape of John Brown, a Fugitive Slave, Now in England
    • By: John Brown
    • Narrated by: Damian Salandy
    • Length: 4 hrs and 54 mins
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    This account of the life, sufferings, and escape of a fugitive slave was published in London in 1855 by the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society. It is the autobiography of a simple, sturdy man who spent 30 years as a slave in Virginia, North Carolina, and Georgia.   

    • A Narrative of the Life, Sufferings, and Escape of John Brown, a Fugitive Slave, Now in England
    • By: John Brown
    • Narrated by: Damian Salandy
    • Length: 4 hrs and 54 mins
    • Release date: 13-12-2018
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    Regular price: $20.83

    • Story of Robert Nay

    • By: Hilton Ballard
    • Narrated by: Hilton Ballard
    • Length: 3 mins
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    While most kids are busy with their school work, games, or simply watching TV, an eighth grader named Robert Nay built an iPhone application which is not only successful but has also been ranked number one in the category of games. Robert Nay named his game as “Bubble Ball”. 

    Regular price: $5.50

    • Bad Mood/Good Mood

    • By: Tim Woodburn
    • Narrated by: Tim Woodburn
    • Length: 2 hrs and 46 mins
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    From author Tim Woodburn comes a very personal book that includes 50 outrageous, ridiculous, and true short stories designed to flip any bad mood into a good mood.

    Regular price: $9.68

    • Blaise Pascal: The Life and Legacy of the Legendary French Mathematician and Theologian

    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Jim D Johnston
    • Length: 1 hr and 22 mins
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    Blaise Pascal: The Life and Legacy of the Legendary French Mathematician and Theologian examines the life and work that made this unconventionally educated yet brilliant scientist, mathematician, and man of letters one of modern history’s most important figures. You will learn about Pascal like never before. 

    Regular price: $9.68

    • Confessions from a Former Aspie Stalker

    • By: Travis Breeding
    • Narrated by: Betty Johnston
    • Length: 8 hrs and 9 mins
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    Has something ever seemed a bit off about someone you met? Have you considered they might have Asperger syndrome? This book is full of confessions from a former stalker who has Asperger syndrome. The author explains his thinking and reasoning behind what he thinks is logical behavior that women think is creepy. Learn how a man with Asperger syndrome perceives the social world he interacts with. This book will give the listener insight into how someone with Asperger syndrome processes advanced social situations like dating and relationships. The author shares an honest and heartwarming account of his experiences trying to date women.

    Regular price: $27.79

    • Who's In, Who's Out

    • The Journals of Kenneth Rose
    • By: Kenneth Rose
    • Narrated by: Barnaby Edwards
    • Length: 24 hrs and 15 mins
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    Kenneth Rose was one of the most astute observers of the establishment for over 70 years. The wry and amusing journals of the royal biographer and historian made objective observation a sculpted craft. His impeccable social placement located him within the beating heart of the national elite for decades. He was capable of writing substantial history, such as his priceless material on the abdication crisis from conversations with both the Duke of Windsor and the Queen Mother.

    Regular price: $39.50

    • Keep Smiling Through

    • My Wartime Story
    • By: Dame Vera Lynn, Virginia Lewis-Jones
    • Narrated by: David Thorpe, Anne Dover
    • Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
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    In the year of her 100th birthday, Dame Vera Lynn's fascinating and life-affirming wartime memoir from the forces' sweetheart of her adventures entertaining the troops in far-flung Burma. "I was just 27 years old when I went to Burma. It was an experience that changed my life for ever. Up until that time I had not really travelled anywhere at all, apart from one touring visit to Holland with a band I was singing with before the war, and I had certainly never been in an aeroplane. But I wanted to make a difference, to do my bit." And she did.

    Regular price: $30.38

    • A Pocketful of Holes and Dreams

    • By: Jeff Pearce
    • Narrated by: Robin Morrissey
    • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
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    Little Jeff Pearce grew up in a postwar Liverpool slum. His father lived the life of an affluent gentleman whilst his mother was forced to steal bread to feed her starving children. Life was tough, and from the moment Jeff could walk he learned to go door to door, begging rags from the rich, which he sold down the markets. Leaving school at the age of 14, he embarked on an extraordinary journey and found himself, before the age of 30, a millionaire. Then, after a cruel twist of fate left him penniless, he, his wife and his children were forced out of their beautiful home.

    Regular price: $25.82

    • Twelve Years a Slave

    • By: Solomon Northup
    • Narrated by: Richard Allen
    • Length: 8 hrs and 3 mins
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    "Twelve Years a Slave" is the memoir of a freeborn African American from New York who is kidnapped and sold into slavery. After being held for twelve years on a Louisiana plantation, he is eventually freed and reunited with his family.

    Regular price: $1.31

    • Martin Luther King, New and Updated Edition: Spirit-Led Prophet, a Biography

    • By: Richard Deats
    • Narrated by: Winston Douglas
    • Length: 3 hrs and 48 mins
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    Martin Luther King Jr. was the most inspiring civil rights leader in American history. He was a scholar and a very gifted orator, but, before all else, he was a pastor, a theologian, a martyr, a Christian. Spirit-Led Prophet uniquely tells his compelling story from the perspective of his faith. In the midst of a tumultous public life, King prayed for guidance and depended upon God’s spirit to lead him. 

    Regular price: $20.83

    • Act It, Become It

    • By: Mortimer
    • Narrated by: Mortimer
    • Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
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    This is the story of a journey from a council house boy to owner and founder of a top 20 branding and advertising agency. For over 20 years "been there, done that". How did he do that? Listen and enjoy a dry, witty, passionate story of success with total focus and a relentless belief in self. Believing in the currency of ideas, each short story will inspire anyone to find the motivation in yourself to do it your way. Find your own flow. 

    Regular price: $9.68

    • No Beethoven

    • An Autobiography & Chronicle of Weather Report
    • By: Peter Erskine
    • Narrated by: Peter Erskine
    • Length: 12 hrs and 16 mins
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    No Beethoven chronicles the life and times of drummer Peter Erskine, with the legendary band Weather Report being the nexus to this firsthand account. Erskine was in the midst of the modern American jazz music scene as it underwent its most dynamic change. Peter Erskine is a musician of his times with incredibly rich stories to tell in this autobiography.   

    Regular price: $19.49

    • The Gospel of Trees

    • A Memoir
    • By: Apricot Irving
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles
    • Length: 14 hrs and 20 mins
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    In this compelling, beautiful memoir, award-winning writer Apricot Irving recounts her childhood as a missionary’s daughter in Haiti during a time of upheaval - both in the country and in her home. Told against the backdrop of Haiti’s long history of intervention - often unwelcome - it grapples with the complicated legacy of those who wish to improve the world. Drawing from family letters, cassette tapes, journals, and interviews, it is an exploration of missionary culpability and idealism, told from within.

    Regular price: $34.76

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