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    • The Blind Side

    • Evolution of a Game
    • By: Michael Lewis
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
    • Length: 11 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When we first meet the young man at the center of this extraordinary and moving story, he is one of 13 children by a mother addicted to crack; he does not know his real name, his father, his birthday, or any of the things a child might learn in school. And he has no serious experience playing organized football.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Story

    • By PT on 03-02-2016

    Non-member price: $46.77

    • No Shortcuts to the Top

    • Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks
    • By: Ed Viesturs, David Roberts
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
    • Length: 12 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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    For 18 years, Ed Viesturs pursued climbing's holy grail: to stand atop the world's 14 8,000-meter peaks, without the aid of bottled oxygen. But No Shortcuts to the Top is as much about the man who would become the first American to achieve that goal as it is about his stunning quest. As Viesturs recounts the stories of his most harrowing climbs, he reveals a man torn between the flat, safe world he and his loved ones share and the majestic and deadly places where only he can go.

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    • Addictive!

    • By Anonymous User on 07-12-2018

    Non-member price: $39.01

    • Bigger than the Game

    • Restitching a Major League Life
    • By: Dirk Hayhurst
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
    • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    After nearly a decade in the minors, Dirk Hayhurst defied the odds to climb onto the pitcher's mound for the Toronto Blue Jays. Newly married, with a big league paycheck and a brand new house, Hayhurst was ready for a great season in the Bigs. Then fate delivered a crushing hit. Hayhurst blew out his pitching shoulder in an insane off-season workout program. After surgery, rehab, and more rehab, his major-league dreams seemed more distant than ever.

    Non-member price: $28.94

    • Solo Faces

    • A Novel
    • By: James Salter
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
    • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Vernon Rand is a charismatic figure whose great love - whose life, in fact - is climbing. He lives alone in California, where he combats the drudgery of a roofing job with the thrill of climbing in the nearby mountain ranges. Sure of only his talent and nerve, Rand decides to test himself in the French Alps, with their true mountaineering and famed, fearsome peaks. He soon learns that the most perilous moments are, for him, the moments when he feels truly alive.

    Non-member price: $28.94

    • Turning the Black Sox White

    • The Misunderstood Legacy of Charles A. Comiskey
    • By: Tim Hornbaker
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
    • Length: 13 hrs and 33 mins
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    Charles Albert “The Old Roman” Comiskey was a larger-than-life figure - a man who had precision in his speech and who could work a room with handshakes and smiles. Through rigorous research from the National Archives, newspapers, and various other publications, Tim Hornbaker not only tells the full story of Comiskey’s incredible life and the sport at the time, but also debunks the “Black Sox” controversy, showing that Comiskey was not the reason that the Sox threw the 1919 World Series.

    Non-member price: $36.20