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  • Various Authors

    This is a collection of remarkable personal accounts of a variety of American Civil War incidents, from both Union and Confederate perspectives. These vivid and absorbing reminiscences provide an inside view of many fascinating events of the time, shedding light on our shared past and illuminating the character and point of view of those who lived through an extraordinary time in our nation's history. Enjoy these excursions back through the mists of time, recounted by those who were...read more

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    Everyone loves a bedtime story. And here are eight of the best, each with a Christmas theme, written by an array of literature's best-known names: Laurie Lee, Charles Dickens and Hans Christian Andersen are just some of the storytellers included in this collection. Amongst those giving voice to these stories are Patricia Routledge, Joss Ackland, Miriam Margolyes, Dame Judi Dench and Richard Briers. Intriguing, funny, poignant and above all entertaining, these eight Christmas stories are the best of BBC Radio 4's 'Book at...read more

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    Volume One introduces classic stories from the original masters of horror, including Edgar Allan Poe, HP Lovecraft and Charles Dickens. Read by horror icon Doug Bradley with music and sound design by Alistair Lock. This volume features William F Harvey's original undead hand story 'The Beast with Five Fingers' that sparked many movies including Sam Raimi's 'The Evil Dead'. Poe's classic 'The Tell Tale Heart' is joined by Lovecraft's creepy tale of alienation, 'The Outsider', and a chilling Dickens ghost story 'The Signalman'. Harvey's other story, 'August Heat', asks a chilling question about a man's fate, and Saki offers something different with a tale of dead hunters returned...read more

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    A glittering collection of humorous stories by classic authors. 'The Tremendous Adventures of Major Brown' by G.K. Chesterton 'The Talking Horse' by Thomas Anstey Guthrie 'The Seventh Pullet' by Saki 'Biffin on the Bassoon' by Harry Graham 'The Scharz-Metterklume Method' by Saki 'The Chaplet' by Saki 'The Facts' by Ring Lardner 'A Dissertation Upon Roasted Pig' by Charles Lamb 'Fur' by Saki 'The Lumber Room' by...read more

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    "I don't want to arrest anyone. I just want to shoot somebody."-Mike Hammer Everybody loves a mystery, and nobody solves them like Mike Hammer. While other detectives bend and manipulate the law, Hammer holds it in total contempt, seeing it as nothing more than an impediment to justice, the one virtue he holds in absolute esteem. Now, the no-holds-barred private eye returns, along with his gorgeous secretary, Velda, and a collection of New York City characters, in two fully dramatized "theater-of-the-mind" audio adventures. "Dangerous Days" and "Oil and Water." "Dangerous Days" - When Hammer rescues a crazed young woman clad only in a medical gown, he's flung into the shadowy world of...read more

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    The non-fiction account of the fictional Da Vinci Code, this is a thorough unveiling of the conspiracy to conceal the offspring of Jesus and Mary Magdalene through the ages. The Knights Templar play a big part, and we see the evidence of their schemes and the codes they used. Discover the final resting place of Mary Magdalene's body, and learn just how she died. Follow the clues beneath the earth that tell a tale of murder and...read more

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    The Greatest Speeches of Sports Legends is a historical audio tribute to those facing the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat. Speeches range from post-event interviews to Hall of Fame inductions. This collection features some of the greatest athletes of all time, including Babe Ruth, Michael Jordan, Muhammad Ali, Dale Earnhardt, and many...read more

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    True stories inspired by one of the most iconic, beloved, bestselling books of our time   In the ten years since its electrifying debut, Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat Pray Love has become a worldwide phenomenon, empowering millions of readers to set out on paths they never thought possible, in search of their own best selves. Here, in this candid and captivating collection, nearly fifty of those readers—people as diverse in their experiences as they are in age and background—share their stories. The journeys they recount are transformative—sometimes hilarious, sometimes heartbreaking, but always deeply inspiring. Eat Pray Love helped one writer to embrace...read more

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    SpeechWorks presents this collection of the greatest speeches of great women. Represented here are some of the most famous women of recent history, including athletes, politicians, businesswomen, diplomats, heads of state, activists, philanthropists, and more. You will hear the actual voices of these women, recorded at public functions at which they were the featured speaker. Included are the following: Amelia Earhart, American aviation pioneer Clare Boothe Luce, American author, politician and diplomat Eleanor Roosevelt, American polician, diplomat, and activist Gold Meir, a teacher, politician, stateswoman, and prime minister of Israel Mother Teresa, Roman Catholic nun and...read more

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    Hypnosis is an altered state of consciousness known to enhance capacity for response to suggestion. It is used for a wide range of therapeutic purposes, including the reduction of pain, healing, treatment of addictions, weight loss, and a way to facilitate relaxation. Here is an exposition of five different methods to induce hypnosis, be it for entertainment or therapeutic purposes: a description of Dr Cocke's method, another of Dr Flint's method; the French method at Paris and Nancy, and the Hindoo Silent method; lastly, a much-needed method to wake a subject from hypnotic sleep. This audiobook is intended for practitioners, listeners who want to deepen their understanding of the methods...read more

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    La Kabalah es la colección de escritos místicos judíos que enseña como se puede desarrollar la mente y el espíritu a través de la contemplación y los hechos. En esta antología se incluyen apartes de la “Cuenta del Omer” (cortesía y con permiso de Chabad Lubavitch) que indica pasos día a día para ser mejor ser humano además del antiquísimo texto del Sepher Yetzirá y la introducción a los misterios de la Kabalah por Eliphas...read more

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    You can fit Bible reading into your already busy life by listening to the One Year Chronological Bible! In as little as 15 minutes a day, you can hear the entire Bible in one unforgettable year, expertly narrated by Todd Busteed. This Bible audio is unique in that you can listen to the Bible text in the order that the biblical events unfolded. The New Living Translation is an authoritative Bible translation, rendered faithfully into today’s English from the ancient texts by 90 leading Bible scholars. The NLT’s scholarship and clarity breathe life into even the most difficult-to-understand Bible passages—but even more powerful are stories of how people’s lives are changing as the...read more

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    Stir your soul and take inspiration from these powerful, mind-bending exercises in transformational thinking. Unlock the secrets of natural law and tap into the universal magic of consciousness. Ancient Esoteric Wisdom once reserved for a select few willing to devote a lifetime to study and meditation is now available for all who dare. Self-realization and personal peace await you at the end of this glorious path--will you take the first...read more

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    Descubre la alegría de leer la Palabra de Dios. Esta grabación tiene más de 69 horas de audio, grabado en un estudio professional. Esta traducción original en Español del texto Reina Valera incluye todos los 66 libros de la Biblia, ni uno más ni uno menos. Disfruta tus salmos e historias inspiradas por Jesús favoritas con la Reina Valera. Disfruta redescubriendo la Biblia Reina Valera nuevamente y permite que las bendiciones del Señor entren a tu vida mientras lees sobre la vida de...read more

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    Librivox's Children's Short Works Collection 006: a collection of 11 short works for children in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox...read more

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    Famine, Death, War, and Pestilence-the Four Horsemen of theApocalypse, the harbingers of Armageddon-these are our guides through theWastelands. From the Book of Revelation to The Road Warrior, from A Canticle for Leibowitz to The Road, storytellershave long imagined the end of the world, weaving eschatological tales ofcatastrophe, chaos, and calamity. In doing so, these visionary authors haveaddressed one of the most challenging and enduring themes of imaginativefiction: the nature of life in the aftermath of total societal collapse. Gathering together the best postapocalyptic literature ofthe last two decades from many of today's most renowned authors of speculativefiction-including...read more

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    'Shakespeare for Every Day of the Year is not just for Christmas, but for all time.' —Helena Bonham Carter A magnificent collection of 365 passages from Shakespeare's works, for the Shakespeare scholar and neophyte alike. Make Shakespeare a part of your daily routine with Shakespeare for Every Day of the Year, a yearlong collection of passages from Shakespeare's greatest works. Drawing from the full spectrum of plays and sonnets to mark each day of the year, whether it's a scene from Hamlet to celebrate Christmas or a Sonnet in June to help you enjoy a summer's day. There are also passages to mark important days in the Shakespeare calendar, both from his own life and from...read more

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    The Bible comes alive in this superb production with all the passion and profound insight that our mighty Creator intended. Bible Alive! is a ground-breaking, dramatized recording of the clear, easy-to-understand New Living Translation. Featuring the brilliant, contemporary voice of Emmy Award-winning narrator Stephen Johnston, Bible Alive! lets you experience the Bible in all of its magnificence and power, inspiration and intrigue. A cast of Tony, Emmy, and Golden Globe Award–winning actors, dramatic sound effects, and a compelling musical score are combined to create this unforgettable listening...read more

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    The text of the books contained in the New American Bible is a completely new translation throughout. From the original and the oldest available texts of the sacred books, it aims to convey as directly as possible the thought and individual style of the inspired writers. The better understanding of Hebrew and Greek, and the steady development of the science of textual criticism, the fruit of patient study since the time of St. Jerome, have allowed the translators and editors in their use of all available materials to approach more closely than ever before the sense of what the sacred authors actually wrote. The New American Bible has accomplished this in response to the need of the church...read more

  • Peter Drucker

    Each audiobook in the Harvard Business School Thoughts: 3 Peter Drucker titles and 4 more! (Seven Audiobook Collection) can be purchased separately. They are included together here for completeness and to offer a better retail value for customers. Three Peter Drucker titles, Managing Oneself, What Makes an Effective Executive?, and The Discipline of Innovation; two by Professor Amar Bhide formerly of Harvard Business School and now at Columbia Business School, Bootstrap Finance and Hustle as Strategy. The final two by Deaver Brown, Harvard Business School Graduate, Simpler & Cheaper: Henry Ford to Google and the timely Free Agent: No Employee World. Approximately 7 hours of listening...read more