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  1. Hello, Summer Audiobook Hello, Summer
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  2. The Court of Miracles Audiobook The Court of Miracles
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  3. The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (A Hunger Games Novel) Audiobook The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (A Hunger Games Novel)
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  4. Whiskey Beach Audiobook Whiskey Beach
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  5. The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir Audiobook The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir
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  6. Find the Good: Unexpected Life Lessons From a Small-Town Obituary Writer Audiobook Find the Good: Unexpected Life Lessons From a Small-Town Obituary Writer
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  7. Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Be Audiobook Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Be
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  8. Between the World and Me Audiobook Between the World and Me
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  9. The Beekeeper of Aleppo: A moving testament to the human spirit Audiobook The Beekeeper of Aleppo: A moving testament to the human spirit
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  10. Cross My Heart Audiobook Cross My Heart
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The Deviant's War: The Homosexual vs. the United States of America Audiobook

The Deviant's War: The Homosexual vs. the United States of America

Author: Eric Cervini Narrator: Vikas Adam Release Date: June 2020

A Publishers Weekly most anticipated spring book From a young Harvard- and Cambridge-trained historian, the secret history of the fight for gay rights that began a generation before Stonewall. In 1957, Frank Kameny, a rising astronomer working for the U.S. Defense Department in Hawaii, received a summons to report immediately to Washington, D.C. The Pentagon had reason to believe he was a homosexual, and after a series of humiliating interviews, Kameny, like countless gay men and women before him, was promptly dismissed from his government job. Unlike many others, though, Kameny fought back. Based on firsthand accounts, recently declassified FBI records, and forty thousand personal documents, Eric Cervini's The Deviant's War unfolds over the course of the 1960s, as the Mattachine Society of Washington, the group Kameny founded, became the first organization to protest the systematic persecution of gay federal employees. It traces the forgotten ties that bound gay rights to the Black Freedom Movement, the New Left, lesbian activism, and trans resistance. Above all, it is a story of America (and Washington) at a cultural and sexual crossroads; of shocking, byzantine public battles with Congress; of FBI informants; murder; betrayal; sex; love; and ultimately victory. A Macmillan Audio production from Farrar, Straus and Giroux

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The Prison Doctor: Women Inside Audiobook

The Prison Doctor: Women Inside

Author: Dr Amanda Brown Narrator: Sophie Aldred Release Date: June 2020

From the Sunday Times bestselling author Dr Amanda Brown. Insights into the world of a Prison Doctor, this time taking us deeper into the walls of Bronzefield, the UK’s biggest women’s prison. From the drug addicts who call Amanda ‘the mother I never had’ to the women who’ve pushed back at domestic abuse, to women close to release in their 70s, who just want to stay in the place that they’ve always known, these are stories that are heartbreaking, harrowing and heart-warming. Amanda listens, prescribes, and does what she can. After all, she’s their doctor.

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Holographic Ambitions: The Life of a Child Alcoholic and How To Heal Yourself Audiobook

Holographic Ambitions: The Life of a Child Alcoholic and How To Heal Yourself

Author: Andrew Ramy Narrator: Andrew Ramy Release Date: June 2020

Holographic Ambitions is the true story of a kid named Andrew that, when left to his own devices, found innumerable ways to destroy himself. The first section presents amusing tales of a substance-fueled youth. Such stories include: - Taking near-lethal doses of Ketamine - Chugging Beerbongs full of rum - Sneaking onto a party bus with a lottery winner  The second section reveals what it took to reverse the physical damage and learned behaviors associated with a helter-skelter childhood. Holographic Ambitions shows us how you can transform a life of alcohol and drug-induced chaos to one of stability and purpose. Andrew Ramy shows us that you do not need to be a victim of your upbringing. Change is both possible and attainable. 

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Anaconda Audiobook

Anaconda

Author: Alberto Vázquez Figueroa Narrator: Chema Agullo Release Date: June 2020

Este audiolibro está narrado en castellano. En Anaconda, Alberto Vázquez-Figueroa nos hace un recorrido autobiográfico por sus primeros años, por el exilio de su familia y las vicisitudes que lo llevaron a convertirse en periodista, en corresponsal extranjero y, finalmente, en escritor. Contada con el mismo estilo vibrante y dinámico que sus novelas, Anaconda nos lleva de la mano por la vida de nuestro autor como si de uno de sus personajes se tratase.

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The Future of the American Negro Audiobook

The Future of the American Negro

Author: Booker T. Washington Narrator: Andrew L. Barnes Release Date: June 2020

Booker Taliaferro Washington (1856-1915) was an African American political leader, educator and author. He was one of the dominant figures in African American history in the United States from 1890 to 1915. Born into slavery in Franklin County, Virginia, at the age of 9, he was freed and moved with his family to West Virginia, where he learned to read and write while working in manual labor jobs. He later trained as a teacher, and in 1881 was named the first leader of the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. The Future of the American Negro was written to put more definite and permanent form the ideas regarding the condition of the negro. Booker T. Washington, a prominent African American leader, educator, and author, articulates the importance of Industrial education. He emphasized the importance of the development of the Negro in hand and heart training, which would provide the solid foundation necessary to attain the highest form of citizenship. This volume is the outgrowth of a series of articles written to enlighten readers on the doctrine of Industrial education that would address the mistakes of the reconstruction period. Booker T. Washington expresses arguments through sound reason in an impassioned plea to resolve the problems of increased crime, ignorance, discrimination, and debilitating debt crippling the black race. He substantiates his case with inspiring examples of former students of the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute who overcame adversity to achieve their dreams. Listeners will develop a greater understanding of the horrific outcomes of slavery, the colossal errors of the reconstruction period, the extreme levels of poverty and ignorance, the failures of government, and the instability of industry in the south. In the midst of these problems, Booker provides a remedy, which in many respects is still relevant to the future of the American Negro.

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Character Building Audiobook

Character Building

Author: Booker T. Washington Narrator: Andrew L. Barnes Release Date: June 2020

In Character Building are 37 addresses that Booker T. Washington gave before students, faculty, and guests at the Tuskegee Institute. These addresses take the form of timeless advice on a number of subjects. These talks are delivered - in the motivational and uplifting manner one would expect from this American icon - on education, ethics, morals, deportment, spirituality, and the dignity of labor. These short talks contain sage advice fit to focus the mind and heart toward the building up of self, while never relinquishing the personal responsibility we have to one another. 'Let every person get into the habit of planning every day for the comfort and welfare of others, let each one try to live as unselfishly as possible, remembering that the Bible says: 'He that would save his life, must lose it.' And you never saw a person save his life in this higher sense, in the Christ-like sense, unless that person was willing, day by day, to lose himself in the interest of his fellow men. Such persons save their own lives, and in saving them save thousands of other lives.'- 'What About Our Future', Booker T. Washington Booker T. Washington received criticism constantly from his contemporaries for being to conciliatory to whites regarding civil rights; however, the course of his life did reflect a man deeply concerned about the rights of Americans with African descent. Unfortunately, he was not credited for his efforts until shortly after his death in 1915.

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Up From Slavery Audiobook

Up From Slavery

Author: Booker T. Washington Narrator: Andrew L. Barnes Release Date: June 2020

Up from Slavery is the 1901 autobiography of Booker T. Washington detailing his slow and steady rise from a slave child during the Civil War, to the difficulties and obstacles he overcame to get an education at the new Hampton University, to his work establishing vocational schools most notably the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama to help black people and other disadvantaged minorities learn useful, marketable skills and work to pull themselves, as a race, up by the bootstraps. He reflects on the generosity of both teachers and philanthropists who helped in educating blacks and native Americans. He describes his efforts to instill manners, breeding, health and a feeling of dignity to students. His educational philosophy stresses combining academic subjects with learning a trade (something which is reminiscent of the educational theories of John Ruskin). Washington explained that the integration of practical subjects is partly designed to reassure the white community as to the usefulness of educating black people.

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Being Heumann: An Unrepentant Memoir of a Disability Rights Activist Audiobook

Being Heumann: An Unrepentant Memoir of a Disability Rights Activist

Author: Judith Heumann, Kristen Joiner Narrator: Ali Stroker Release Date: May 2020

Tony-award winning actress Ali Stroker reads the story of Judy Heumann—one of the most influential disability rights activists in US history A story of fighting to belong in a world that wasn’t built for all of us and of one woman’s activism—from the streets of Brooklyn and San Francisco to inside the halls of Washington—Being Heumann recounts Judy Heumann’s lifelong battle to achieve respect, acceptance, and inclusion in society. Paralyzed from polio at eighteen months, Judy’s struggle for equality began early in life. From fighting to attend grade school after being described as a “fire hazard” to later winning a lawsuit against the New York City school system for denying her a teacher’s license because of her paralysis, Judy’s actions set a precedent that fundamentally improved rights for disabled people. As a young woman, Judy rolled her wheelchair through the doors of the US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare in San Francisco as a leader of the Section 504 Sit-In, the longest takeover of a governmental building in US history. Working with a community of over 150 disabled activists and allies, Judy successfully pressured the Carter administration to implement protections for disabled peoples’ rights, sparking a national movement and leading to the creation of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Candid, intimate, and irreverent, Judy Heumann’s memoir about resistance to exclusion invites readers to imagine and make real a world in which we all belong.

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Lincoln's Battle with God: A President's Struggle with Faith and What It Meant for America Audiobook

Lincoln's Battle with God: A President's Struggle with Faith and What It Meant for America

Author: Stephen Mansfield Narrator: Stephen Mansfield Release Date: May 2020

Abraham Lincoln is the most beloved of all U.S. presidents. He freed the slaves, gave the world some of its most beautiful phrases, and redefined the meaning of America. He did all of this with wisdom, compassion, and wit. Yet, throughout his life, Lincoln fought with God. In his early years in Illinois, he rejected even the existence of God and became the village atheist. In time, this changed but still he wrestled with the truth of the Bible, preachers, doctrines, the will of God, the providence of God, and then, finally, God's purposes in the Civil War. Still, on the day he was shot, Lincoln said he longed to go to Jerusalem to walk in the Savior's steps. What had happened? What was the journey that took Abraham Lincoln from outspoken atheist to a man who yearned to walk in the footsteps of Christ? In this thrilling journey through a largely unknown part of American history, New York Times best-selling author Stephen Mansfield tells the richly textured story of Abraham Lincoln's spiritual life and draws from it a meaning sure to inspire Americans today.

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¿Cómo escribir un bestseller? Audiobook

¿Cómo escribir un bestseller?

Author: Mario Escobar Golderos Narrator: Ignacio Casa Release Date: May 2020

-Este audiolibro está narrado en castellano. ¿Cuándo se considera una novela excelente? ¿Y un personaje inolvidable? ¿Puedes crear un libro que llegue a miles de lectores? ¿Cómo escribir un libro best seller? Después de dieciocho años de experiencia, casi un millón de libros vendidos, varios libros best seller a lo largo de mi vida, quiero compartir contigo mi secreto. Este libo no trata de 'cómo escribir una novela' sino 'cómo la puedes escribir tú y convertirla en un best seller'. En este libro encontrarás técnicas para organizar tu tiempo, la forma de evitar la hoja en blanco, podrás descubrir tu voz narrativa y escribir historias inolvidables. Te ayudaré a construir una estructura sólida y algunos pequeños trucos que harán de tu obra un best seller. Además, te daré información de cómo publicar tus libros en el mundo editorial y en formato digital. Hay muchos libros sobre escribir y publicar, pero este puede cambiar tu vida y ayudarte a cumplir tus sueños. Pocas veces un libro sobre el oficio de escribir y publicar ha sido tan clarificador y útil.

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Myths and Legends; Kris Kristofferson; Flowers, War and Rebellion; Flashbacks from the 1960s Audiobook

Myths and Legends; Kris Kristofferson; Flowers, War and Rebellion; Flashbacks from the 1960s

Author: Geoffrey Giuliano Narrator: Kris Kristofferson Release Date: May 2020

Kristoffer Kristofferson is an American singer-songwriter and actor. Among his songwriting credits are the songs 'Me and Bobby McGee', 'For the Good Times', 'Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down', and 'Help Me Make It Through the Night', all of which were hits for other artists. Kristofferson composed his own songs and collaborated with Nashville songwriters such as Shel Silverstein In 1985, Kristofferson joined fellow country artists Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash in forming the country music supergroup The Highwaymen, and formed a key creative force in the outlaw country music movement that eschewed the Nashville music machine in favor of independent songwriting and producing. In 2004, Kristofferson was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. He is also known for his starring roles in Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore, Heaven's Gate, Blume in Love, Blade and A Star Is Born, the last of which earned him a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor. Here he remembers his dear friend and collaborator, the great Janis Joplin. Musical consultant Alex Franchi in Milan Production executive Avalon Giuliano in London ICON Intern Eden Giuliano in Delhi Music By AudioNautix With Their Kind Permission ©2020 Icon Audio Arts (P) 2020 Icon Audio Arts LLC

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Return to Wake Robin: One Cabin in the Heyday of Northwoods Resorts Audiobook

Return to Wake Robin: One Cabin in the Heyday of Northwoods Resorts

Author: Marnie O. Mamminga Narrator: Susan Sweeney Release Date: May 2020

Five generations of Marnie O. Mamminga’s family have been rejuvenated by times together in Wisconsin’s Northwoods. In a series of evocative remembrances accompanied by a treasure trove of vintage family photos, Mamminga takes us to Wake Robin, the cabin her grandparents built in 1929 on Big Spider Lake near Hayward, on land adjacent to Moody’s Camp. Along the way she preserves the spirit and cultural heritage of a vanishing era, conveying the heart of a place and the community that gathered there. Bookended by the close of the logging era and the 1970s shift to modern lake homes, condos, and Jet Skis, the 1920s to 1960s period covered in these essays represents the golden age of Northwoods camps and cabins—a time when retreats such as Wake Robin were the essence of simplicity. In Return to Wake Robin, Mamminga describes the familiar cadre of fishing guides casting their charm, the camaraderie and friendships among resort workers and vacationers, the call of the weekly square dance, the splash announcing a perfectly executed cannonball, the lodge as gathering place. By tracing the history of one resort and cabin, she recalls a time and experience that will resonate with anyone who spent their summers Up North—or wishes they had.

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