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    • Dragon Seed

    • Archemi Online, Volume 1
    • By: James Osiris Baldwin
    • Narrated by: Justin Thomas James, Jeff Hays, Laurie Catherine Winkel
    • Length: 12 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Before being conscripted to fight in the Total War, Private Hector Park had a shattered family, a collection of old video games, and a promising career as a motorcycle stuntman. Now, he is dying from a virus threatening humankind with extinction. He has three days to live. When Hector’s brother contacts him after years of hostile silence, Hector goes to try and make peace. But his brother has an offer even more unbelievable than reconciliation: the chance to cheat death by joining him in Archemi, a full-immersion fantasy VR-RPG video game. 

    Non-member price: $34.76

    • Great American Authors Read from Their Works, Volume 1

    • James Baldwin Reading from Giovanni's Room
    • By: Calliope Author Readings, James Baldwin
    • Narrated by: James Baldwin
    • Length: 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    James Baldwin gives an electrifying reading about a young gay American in Paris recalling a dramatic and transforming incident from his boyhood, as he struggles to accept his sexual identity.

    Non-member price: $2.56

    • Bound for Distant Seas

    • A Voyage Alone to Asia Aboard the 28-Foot Sailboat Atom
    • By: James Baldwin
    • Narrated by: Nick O'Kelly
    • Length: 13 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Bound for Distant Seas begins sailing author James Baldwin's epic tale of his second circumnavigation. His story is seasoned by his adventures during his first circumnavigation in 1984-86 as told in Across Islands and Oceans. Alone with little money aboard Atom, his now-engineless 28-foot sailboat, James embarks on his odyssey without the comforts and equipment most sailors consider essential.

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    • A great account of a man, people and the world!

    • By Andrew on 07-06-2017

    Non-member price: $36.54

    • Across Islands and Oceans

    • A Journey Alone Around the World By Sail and By Foot
    • By: James Baldwin
    • Narrated by: Spencer King
    • Length: 13 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Across Islands and Oceans is the memoir of 25 year-old James Baldwin and his epic two-year, solo circumnavigation in Atom, his trusty but aging 28-foot sailboat.

    Non-member price: $36.54

    • The Pilgrim's Progress

    • For Young Adults
    • By: John Bunyan, James Baldwin (abridgment)
    • Narrated by: Veronica Murphy
    • Length: 3 hrs and 20 mins
    • Abridged
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    One of the most powerful dramas of Christian faith ever written, this captivating allegory of man's religious journey in search of salvation follows the pilgrim as he travels an obstacle-filled road to the Celestial City. Along the way, he is confronted by monsters and spiritual terrors, among them Worldly Wiseman, Giant Despair, and the demons of the Valley of the Shadow of Death. An enormously influential 17th-century classic, universally known for its simplicity, vigor, and beauty of language.

    Non-member price: $15.93

    • Great American Authors Read from Their Works, Volume 1

    • Great 20th-Century Authors Read from Their Works
    • By: Calliope Author Readings, James Baldwin, William Styron, and others
    • Narrated by: Mr. James Baldwin, Mr. William Styron, Mr. James Jones, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    James Baldwin reading from Another Country and Giovanni's Room; WIlliam Styron reading from Lie Down in Darkness; James Jones reading from From Here to Eternity; and Philip Roth reading from Letting Go.

    Non-member price: $16.21

    • Four Great Americans

    • By: James Baldwin
    • Narrated by: Andrew L. Barnes
    • Length: 4 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    James Baldwin writes about the beginnings of four formidable figures, which were central to the founding of America. He tells the stories of George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Daniel Webster and Abraham Lincoln.

    Non-member price: $21.69

    • Fifty Famous Stories Retold

    • By: James Baldwin
    • Narrated by: Cliff Roles
    • Length: 3 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Legendary tales of the lives of famous people and historic episodes. Of these 50 stories, some have historical value, some are useful as giving point to certain great moral truths, and others are intended only to amuse. A few of these stories are from very ancient sources and are current in the literature of many lands, while many of more recent origin have come to us through the ballads and folk tales of the English people. Nearly all are frequently alluded to in poetry and prose.

    Non-member price: $29.02

    • Great American Authors Read from Their Works, Volume 1

    • James Baldwin Reading from Another Country
    • By: Calliope Author Readings, James Baldwin
    • Narrated by: James Baldwin
    • Length: 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In the first passage James Baldwin reads with passion about the suicide of a young black man in despair. The second passage takes place at his funeral service, where Baldwin speaks with both anger and eloquence, in the voice of the minister attempting to comfort his friends and family.

    Non-member price: $2.54

    • The Next Distant Sea

    • The 28-Foot Sailboat Atom Continues Her Second Circumnavigation
    • By: James Baldwin
    • Narrated by: James Baldwin
    • Length: 13 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Narrated in his own voice, in this third book about his travels aboard the 28-foot sailboat Atom, James Baldwin creates an ode to the sea and to those who venture upon her in small voyaging sailboats. The Next Distant Sea continues the memoir of his second adventurous circumnavigation as begun in his earlier book Bound for Distant Seas.

    Non-member price: $34.76

    • Beale Street Blues

    • By: James Baldwin
    • Narrated by: Constanze Becker
    • Length: 5 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Harlem, Anfang der 70er-Jahre: Tish und Fonny sind ein Paar. Ihren zerrütteten Familien setzen sie trotzige Hoffnung entgegen. Tish ist schwanger, sie wollen heiraten und malen sich eine große Zukunft in der Beale Street aus. Doch dann wird Fonny der Vergewaltigung einer Puertoricanerin beschuldigt und inhaftiert. Tish und ihr Anwalt unternehmen alles Menschenmögliche, Fonnys Unschuld zu beweisen, bevor das Baby zur Welt kommt - gegen die Widerstände einer weißen Justiz. Der Fall spaltet die Nachbarschaft, führt aber auch zusammen, was einst zerrüttet war.

    Non-member price: $21.94

    • Robinson Crusoe (Retold for the Modern Listener)

    • By: Daniel Defoe, James Baldwin (compiler)
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 2 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In Daniel Defoe’s 17th century masterpiece of English literature, hero Robinson Crusoe relates his story of shipwreck, perseverance, hope, and redemption. Full of adventure, suspense, and daring heroics, this celebration of Robinson Crusoe, updated for the modern young reader, retains all of the classic elements of Defoe’s original tale of courage, insight and the power of endurance.

    Non-member price: $22.30

    • The King and His Hawk

    • By: James Baldwin
    • Narrated by: Maximus Finn
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Originally part of American author and editor James Baldwin’s collection called Fifty Famous Stories Retold, this short fable tells the story of Genghis Khan and his favorite hunting hawk. It covers themes such as anger, trust, and regret, and its moral ending is both touching and powerful.

    Non-member price: $0.96

    • Greek Myths

    • By: James Baldwin
    • Narrated by: Michael Scott
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The ancient texts we call Greek Myths are our window into the distant past, a view of a world that existed not only in the mind of the poets, but also in the hearts of the humble natives of ancient Greece. Listen to the wonderful journeys and adventures of these ancient Greek Gods and heroes.

    Non-member price: $1.31

    • Four Great Americans

    • By: James Baldwin
    • Narrated by: Sibella Denton
    • Length: 3 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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    An engaging introduction to four of the greatest Americans George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Daniel Webster, and Abraham Lincoln. Their lives are set forth in a simple manner, yet with many interesting details, and a glimpse is given of the trials and successes which combined to mold their character and afford such stirring examples for the youth of today. The stories are patriotic in every line, readable in every paragraph, and inspire the reader to the best thoughts and deeds.

    Non-member price: $13.69

    • Von dieser Welt

    • By: James Baldwin
    • Narrated by: Wanja Mues
    • Length: 8 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    Ein einziger Tag kann deine Welt zum Einstürzen bringen, ein einziger Tag kann deine Rettung sein. John Grime ist ein schwarzer empfindsamer Junge aus Harlem, sexuell unschlüssig, seine einzige Waffe zur Selbstverteidigung ist sein kristallklarer Verstand. Aber was nützt es schon, von den weißen Lehrern geschätzt zu werden, wenn der eigene Vater einem tagtäglich predigt, man sei wertlos, solange man sich nicht von der Kirche retten lässt.

    Non-member price: $20.56

    • Four Great Americans

    • George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Daniel Webster, and Abraham Lincoln
    • By: James Baldwin
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 4 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    An engaging introduction to four of the greatest Americans: George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Daniel Webster, and Abraham Lincoln. Their lives are set forth in a simple manner, yet with many interesting details. A glimpse is given of the trials and successes which combined to mold their character and afford such stirring examples for the youth of today. The stories are patriotic in every line, and inspire the listener to the best of thoughts and deeds. Written in the 1800s, the Young Listeners Collection features children's stories from yesterday's classics.

    Non-member price: $20.83

    • Fifty Famous Stories Retold

    • By: James Baldwin
    • Narrated by: Laura Caldwell
    • Length: 3 hrs and 16 mins
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    Includes fifty legendary tales depicting certain romantic episodes in the lives of well-known heroes and famous men, or in the history of a people. Children naturally take a deep interest in such stories. The reading of them will not only give pleasure but will lay the foundation for broader literary studies, as nearly all are the subjects of frequent allusions in poetry and prose. Ages 6 - 9.

    Non-member price: $13.69

    • Four Great Americans

    • Benjamin Franklin, Abraham Lincoln, Daniel Webster, and George Washington
    • By: James Baldwin
    • Narrated by: David Thorn, Bobbie Frohman
    • Length: 4 hrs and 7 mins
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    Essential learning for any young student of American History, biographies of George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Daniel Webster and Abraham Lincoln. These stories help us get to know the gentleman as people and then take us through their great accomplishments that make us appreciate their place in American history.

    Non-member price: $8.19

    • Fifty Famous Stories Retold

    • By: James Baldwin
    • Narrated by: Bobbie Frohman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 25 mins
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    Here are 50 famous stories of long-ago times, retold in a short form for all young people. These are tales of valor, bravery, and kindness, as well as high adventure. Included are "The Story of William Tell", "Damon and Pythias", "Androclus and the Lion", "The Story of Robin Hood" and many more.

    Non-member price: $8.11

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