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    As Deep Space 5's research team tries to investigate the mysterious minefield surrounding Romulan space, Evori remembers a conflict between the Potemkin's engineer and chief of...read more

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    Volume 5. "Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar" began in 1949 as a typical slam-bang detective series and, though consistently well written and acted, the series never really captured an enthusiastic audience. However, in the fall of 1955, Bob Bailey took over the title role, veteran director Jack Johnstone and writers John Dawson, Robert Ryf, and Les Crutchfield joined the production team, and the series was transformed into a quarter-hour, five-a-week "strip" show. The result was a rebirth for "America's favorite freelance insurance investigator", as Bailey assumed the role of a lifetime, the writers had the chance to develop the depth of the stories, and the new cliffhanging nature of the series...read more

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    Volume 4. "Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar" began in 1949 as a typical slam-bang detective series and, though consistently well written and acted, the series never really captured an enthusiastic audience. However, in the fall of 1955, Bob Bailey took over the title role, veteran director Jack Johnstone and writers John Dawson, Robert Ryf, and Les Crutchfield joined the production team, and the series was transformed into a quarter-hour, five-a-week "strip" show. The result was a rebirth for "America's favorite freelance insurance investigator", as Bailey assumed the role of a lifetime, the writers had the chance to develop the depth of the stories, and the new cliffhanging nature of the series...read more

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    Volume 3. "Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar" began in 1949 as a typical slam-bang detective series and, though consistently well written and acted, the series never really captured an enthusiastic audience. However, in the fall of 1955, Bob Bailey took over the title role, veteran director Jack Johnstone and writers John Dawson, Robert Ryf, and Les Crutchfield joined the production team, and the series was transformed into a quarter-hour, five-a-week "strip" show. The result was a rebirth for "America's favorite freelance insurance investigator", as Bailey assumed the role of a lifetime, the writers had the chance to develop the depth of the stories, and the new cliffhanging nature of the series...read more

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    Volume 2. "Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar" began in 1949 as a typical slam-bang detective series and, though consistently well written and acted, the series never really captured an enthusiastic audience. However, in the fall of 1955, Bob Bailey took over the title role, veteran director Jack Johnstone and writers John Dawson, Robert Ryf, and Les Crutchfield joined the production team, and the series was transformed into a quarter-hour, five-a-week "strip" show. The result was a rebirth for "America's favorite freelance insurance investigator", as Bailey assumed the role of a lifetime, the writers had the chance to develop the depth of the stories, and the new cliffhanging nature of the series...read more

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    Volume 1. "Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar" began in 1949 as a typical slam-bang detective series and, though consistently well written and acted, the series never really captured an enthusiastic audience. However, in the fall of 1955, Bob Bailey took over the title role, veteran director Jack Johnstone and writers John Dawson, Robert Ryf, and Les Crutchfield joined the production team, and the series was transformed into a quarter-hour, five-a-week "strip" show. The result was a rebirth for "America's favorite freelance insurance investigator", as Bailey assumed the role of a lifetime, the writers had the chance to develop the depth of the stories, and the new cliffhanging nature of the series...read more

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    A collection of 48 wonderful English language stories from Sholem Alechem, I. L. Perez, Shalom Asch, and others. Tales of humour and drama, tragedy and pathos set mostly in the Jewish communities of 19th-century eastern Europe, Russia, and the Ukraine. Translated from Yiddish by Helena Frank. (Summary by Adrian...read more

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    Lost in the wilderness of The Yellowstone for over a month, nearly dying of starvation and wild animal attack, despairing of ever finding his way out. Here are six relatively unknown early pieces about the U.S.A.’s first national park. The first is a U.S. Geological booklet about initial exploration and Congress’s institution of the park. The next two are articles from Scribner’s Monthly, 1871, a very popular magazine of the time, describing the park’s features (vol 2 #1 pp 1-17 and vol 2 #2 pp 113-128) . The fourth piece is a narrative by the leader of the exploratory expedition described in the first piece, H.V. Hayden (Scribner’s Monthly, vol 3#2 pp 388-396, February...read more

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    The story of America's roots, with a dollop of humor, from the days of Christopher Columbus to the present. Reminisce with great personalities including Benjamin Franklin, Patrick Henry, Thomas Paine, and even the earliest seafaring men who looked upon the New World. Starring Richard Crenna, Leslie Easterbrook, William Windom, Louis Nye, Rene Auberjonois, Ian Abercrombie, Linda Henning, Marty Maguire, Tom Williams, Thomas MacGreevy, and John...read more

  • William S. Burroughs

    William Burroughs closed his classic novel, Junky, by saying he had determined to search out a drug he called 'Yage', a drug that could be 'the final fix'. In The Yage Letters, a mix of travel writing, satire, psychedelia and epistolary novel, he journeys through South America, writing to his friend Allen Ginsberg about his experiments with the strange drug, using it to travel through time and space and derange his senses. Burroughs' letters reveal his desire to escape the norms of American society which hemmed him in, and the extraordinary steps he took to break...read more

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    Love and death, and all of the horror in between. A second helping of the most amazing short stories ever written--each one just 55 words long! Includes stories from Peanuts creator Charles Schulz, Barnaby Conrad. Neil Steinberg, Herbett Gold, Norman Lear, Larry Niven and More. ....read more

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    Murder. Love. Horror. Suspense. All this and much more in the most amazing short stories ever written--each one just 55 words long! Imagine O. Henry's tales if he'd only had the back of a business card to write upon. ....read more

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    Many stories have stood the test of time, but this selection have entranced audiences for thousands of years and remain as fresh today as they were when first told. A fascinating collection which gives vivid insights into lives in ancient times and the issues that occupied the people of the day. Includes tales of ancient Egypt, written to discourage militant women from reviving the old matriarchal system; enchanting stories of the Buddha that were later adapted by Aesop; old humorous stories of the Brahmans; stories from the Greeks in Asia Minor, including the wonderful sketch "The Ladies of Syracuse", which gives a fresh, charming, and lively picture of life in Alexandria; plus the epic...read more

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    A glittering collection of some of the world's finest short stories, including: The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe, The Necklace by Guy de Maupassant, The Mezzotint' by M. R. James, The Phantom Rickshaw' by Rudyard Kipling, The Withered Arm' by Thomas Hardy, The Model Millionaire' by Oscar Wilde, The Monkey’s Paw' by W. W. Jacobs, An Uncomfortable Bed' by Guy de Maupassant, The Mortal Immortal' by Mary Shelley, 'The Black Cat' by Edgar Allan Poe, 'Sredni Vashtar' by Saki, 'The Nose' by Nicolai Gogol, 'Regret' by Kate Chopin, 'One Thousand Dollars' by O. Henry, 'The Fly' by Katherine Mansfield, 'A Descent into the Maelström' by Edgar Allan Poe, 'The Sphinx Without a Secret'...read more

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    Strong female protagonists grace this collection celebrating women in all their incarnations, young and old: mothers, sisters, daughters, grandmothers, lovers, widows ... and a 70-year-old nun. Teolinda Gersão "The Red Fox Fur Coat" translated by Margaret Jull Costa performed by Kathleen Chalfant, Kim Edwards' "The Story of My Life" performed by Holly Hunter, Allan Gurganus' "It Had Wings" performed by Marian Seldes, Richard Russo's "The Whore's Child" performed by Harold Gould, David Haynes' "Taking Miss Kezee to the Polls" performed by Michael Genet, D.H. Lawrence's "The Horse Dealer's Daughter" performed by Jon DeVries Presented by Selected...read more

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    Witches still practice their craft after many centuries despite a long history of persecution. True witchcraft is revealed in this program--the rituals, the potions, the pagan festivals. The true cult of the Goddess is discussed, along with the relationship between witchcraft and traditional Christianity. A strong tension between male-centered religion and the female-centered worship of witchcraft seems to have fueled the intense hatred, suspicion and often downright warfare between the...read more

  • Various Authors

    The Wit and Humor of America is a 10 volume series. In this, the ninth volume, 37 short stories and poems have been gathered from 31 authors. This volume is sure to delight listeners. (Summary by Linette...read more

  • Various Authors

    The Wit and Humor of America is a 10 volume series. In this, the seventh volume, 43 short stories and poems have been gathered from 35 authors. This volume is sure to delight listeners. (Summary by Linette...read more

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    The Wit and Humor of America is a 10 volume series. In this, the third volume, 45 short stories and poems have been gathered from 33 authors. This volume is sure to delight listeners. (Summary by Linette Geisel) The Wit and Humor of America series was edited by American humorist Marshall Pinckney Wilder (1859 - 1915)(from...read more

  • Various Authors

    The Wit and Humor of America is a 10 volume series. In this, the second volume, 44 short stories and poems have been gathered from 31 authors. This volume is sure to delight listeners. (Summary by Linette Geisel)) The Wit and Humor od America series was edited by American humorist Marshall Pinckney Wilder (1859 - 1915)(from...read more